Graduate Student of the Week: Mahmoud Shehata


Mansoura, Egypt

Previous degrees?

M.Sc (non thesis) in civil Engineering (Washington State University, 2017), Joint M.Sc Degree in Hydroinformatics and water management (University of Nice – France, 2014), and B.Sc in Civil Engineering (Mansoura University -Egypt, 2007)

Who is your adviser and what are you studying?

Dr. Chadi Sayde, I am doing my PhD in finding new applications of the distributed thermal sensing techniques (DTS) in water management of the agricultural activities.

What first made you interested in this field?

I think that finding new approaches to efficiently manage the limited water resources is crucial, especially in places with limited water resources.

What do you like most about BAE, the department, Weaver labs?

I like the unique friendly atmosphere and harmony that exist between the faculty members, administration, and the students.   

What is a little known fact about you?

I like to learn about new applications in different Engineering fields. I also like programming.