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Maryam R. Al Shehhi

Maryam R. Al Shehhi

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering


Address: P.O. Box: 54224, Masdar City Campus, Abu Dhabi

Telephone: +97128109188

Email: maryamr.alshehhi@ku.ac.ae

Maryam R. Al Shehhi received her PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Masdar Institute in 2017, with a focus in the application of Environmental remote sensing and Earth Observations. Before obtaining PhD, she received a master’s degree in Water and Environmental Engineering from Masdar Institute in 2012. Her Master’s research focused on optical oceanography for marine pollution monitoring.

In August 20I7, Maryam joined the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at MIT as a visiting scholar and worked on ocean modeling and physical oceanography applied to the gulf waters. In August 2019, she joined Khalifa University as an Assistant Professor. Maryam is interested in addressing the coastal ocean problems, marine habitats and climate change through using physical and optical oceanography. She uses numerical and theoretical frameworks supported by field and satellite data.

  • D., Interdisciplinary Engineering, Masdar Institute-MIT (UAE), 2017
  • Sc., Water and Environmental Engineering, Masdar Institute-MIT (UAE),2012
  • Sc., Chemical Engineering, United Arab Emirates University (UAE), 2009
  • Remote Sensing
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Design
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Data Analysis for Environmental Modeling
  • Optical Oceanography
  • Physical oceanography
  • Climate change
  • Earth observation

Al Shehhi, M.R., Gherboudj, I. and Ghedira, H., 2019. Detection of algal blooms over optically complex waters of the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman using MODIS fluorescence data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 40(10), pp.3751-3771.

Al Shehhi, M.R., Gherboudj, I. and Ghedira, H., 2018. Detection of algal blooms over optically complex waters of the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman using MODIS fluorescence data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, pp.1-21.

Al-Shehhi, Maryam R, Imen Gherboudj, and Ghedira, H. 2017. In situ spectral response to altering bio-optical properties: Chl-a, CDOM and sediments and validation of Chl-a ocean color models in Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman waters. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology: B.

Al-Shehhi, Maryam R, Imen Gherboudj, Zhao, J. and Ghedira, H. 2017. Improved atmospheric correction and chlorophyll-a remote sensing models for turbid waters in a dusty environment. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

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