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national remote sensing center director

Mohamad Radwan Khawlie, Lebanese national remote sensing center director. Certified geologist, environmentalist. Recipient Science Achievement award A.U.B. of Sciences, 1987. Founding member Green Party Lebanon, 2004; Member International Association Impact Assessments, Geosci. International Development, World Information Transfer (director Mid-East).

Background

Khawlie, Mohamad Radwan was born on September 28, 1947 in Accra, Ghana. Arrived in Lebanon, 1950. Son of Radwan Mohamad Khawlie and Amneh Abdulmajid Bayakly.

Education

Bachelor of Science, American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1970. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1975.

Career

Investigator National Council for Science Research, Beirut, 1975. Geologist Al-Rasheed Engineering, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1976, Dames & Moore International, London, 1977. From assistant to full professor American University Beirut, 1978-1995, chairman geology department, 1986-1995.

Director National Center for Remote Sensing, Beirut, since 1995. Consultant Engineering Firms, Lebanon, since 1980, United Nations Development Program, Beirut, since 1992, United Nations Services, since 1994. Board directors World Ecology Report, Beirut.

Chief physical environmentalist Society Protection of Nature, Beirut, since 1990. Chair National International Geosphere Biosphere Program Committee, Beirut, since 1992. Team leader National Climate Change Committee, Beirut, since 1998, National Science Committee on Environment, Beirut, 1995.

Secretary general Development Studies Association, 1999.

Achievements

  • Certified geologist, environmentalist.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Desertification in the Arab World, 1985, 2nd edition, 1990, Beyond the Oil Era: Arab Minerals Resources and Future Development, 1990, Lebanon's Environment-A Lost Treasure, 2000. Co-author: Environment and Development in Lebanon, 1993.

Membership

Founding member Green Party Lebanon, 2004. Member International Association Impact Assessments, Geosci. International Development, World Information Transfer (director Mid-East).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, mountain climbing, reading.

Connections

Married Sawsan Yehia Yamout, February 27, 1985. 1 child, Elissa.

father:
Radwan Mohamad Khawlie

mother:
Amneh Abdulmajid Bayakly

spouse:
Sawsan Yehia Yamout

child:
Elissa Khawlie