Ph.D. student at the Center for Development Studies (ZELF) at Freie Universität Berlin, funded by the PalTel Group and Birzeit University – Palestine
Title: Study of Urban Encroachment: Impact on Environment and Agricultural Land in Ramallah and Al-Bireh Cities
July 2010-Sept. 2012
Teacher in Geography Department, Birzeit University - Palestine
March 2008-Jan. 2011
Lab Technician (GIS and Remote Sensing), and Computer Technician, Birzeit University – Palestine
Master in Geography - Birzeit University - Palestine
Maps and Aerialphotographsanalyst - SKYMAP for Aerial Photo Geometry – Ramallah, Palestine
Teacher Assistant (GIS), Geography Department, Birzeit University – Palestine
Bachelor in Geography - Birzeit University - Palestine
Urbanization and Environment
GIS and Remote Sensing
Using Technology in geographical studies
Policies and development in developing countries
Regional focus: West Bank, Palestine
Trends of Palestinian Hospitality and Tourism: 1995-2008. (Co-Author).
Removing the Trees and Cultivating the Stones in Ramallah and Al Bireh Cities.
Conferences and Workshops
Water rights in Palestine (Jericho Case study): partnership to build capacity for integrated and international water resources management - a workshop that was made successful due to much collaboration with The American Commerce in Jordan (AmCham Jordan), The Global Engineering Program (GEP) at Purdue University, and Al Balqa Applied University. (March 15th – 16th, 2010).
Desertification In Eastern slopes of central Palestinian mountains utilizing GIS and Remote Sensing. The Tenth Workshop of lower-Jordan Valley Basin Research Project, October 6th – 9th 2008. Amman, Jordan. (Partner).
Urban Encroachment on Agricultural Land in Ramallah and Al Bireh Cities using GIS. The Ninth Workshop of lower-Jordan Valley Basin Research Project, September 24-27 2007. Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestine.
Study Urban Encroachment in Ramallah and Al-Bireh cities using Geographic Information system (GIS) and Remote sensing (RS). (In Arabic), Journal of the Arab Geographer, 2009.