Mohamed Sultan

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Mohamed Sultan
Chair of the Department of Geosciences and Professor of Geosciences
Office: 
(269) 387-5487
Fax: 
(269) 387-5513
Location: 
1185 Rood Hall, Mail Stop 5241
Mailing address: 
Department of Geosciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5241 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Geochemistry, Washington University, 1984
  • M.Sc., Stratigraphy, Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt), 1978
  • B.Sc., Geology, Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt), 1974
Research interests: 
  • Environmental sciences
  • Remote sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems
Bio: 

Dr. Mohamed Sultan is chair of the Department of Geosciences, and professor of geosciences and remote sensing at Western Michigan University.

Sultan leads the Earth Sciences Remote Sensing Lab and supervises graduate students and research scientists. Sultan applies remote sensing and geographic information systems to address a wide range of geological and environmental problems. He is involved in interdisciplinary research in a wide range of fields such as: geochemistry, geochronology, hydrology, surface runoff, groundwater flow modeling, and field geology.

He is nationally and internationally renowned for his research in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.