Dr. Mohamed Ahmed’s PhD Students Honored with Prestigious Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Award and Scholarships

Ramadan Abdelrehim has been honored with the SEG’s Near-Surface Geophysical Research Award. This esteemed accolade is globally bestowed upon a single graduate or undergraduate student every year, following an intense and competitive selection process. Ramadan intends to utilize this award to procure essential field supplies and cover travel expenses associated with his attendance at scientific conferences. Abdelrehim shared, ‘Beyond its significant financial impact, this award holds profound personal significance. It stands as a reaffirmation of my unwavering commitment to academic excellence and my fervor for advancing geophysical research. The recognition and support extended through this award further ignite my motivation and enthusiasm, propelling me to pursue my academic endeavors with renewed vigor.’

Mohamed Mousa has been awarded both the SEG’s Charlie and Jean Smith Scholarship and the Richard & Rollande Lockhart Scholarship. He plans to allocate these funds towards his fieldwork and travel expenses. Mousa expressed his gratitude, stating, ‘I am deeply honored and fortunate to have been chosen as the recipient of the SEG scholarships. As the first individual in my family to pursue higher education abroad, these scholarships hold a special significance. The financial assistance provided by these scholarships will alleviate the financial burden, affording me more time to dedicate to my studies and propelling me towards a promising future. These awards will facilitate my participation in international conferences, bolster my research efforts, and enable me to achieve my academic aspirations.’