Khalid S. Essa

Cairo University

Dr. Khalid S. Essa received his B.Sc. with honors (1997), an M.Sc. (2001), and a Ph.D. (2004) in Geophysics from the Faculty of Science, Cairo University. He joined the staff of Cairo University (1997) and was appointed a Research Professor of potential field methods in the Department of Geophysics (2014). He has undertaken affiliated post-doctoral visits to Strasbourg University, France (2018), Charles University in Prague, Czech (2014), and Western Michigan University, USA (2006) and served as an editor and external reviewer for many top journals. He attended several international geophysical conferences in the USA, Australia, and France. He is a member of SEG, AGU, AAPG, EAGE, and EGS. Also, he is a member of the Petroleum and Mineral Resources Research Council, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt (2018). He has been awarded the Award of Prof. Nasry Matari Shokry in Applied Geology, Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (2017) and the Award of Cairo University for Scientific Excellence in Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary and Future Sciences (2017).

2books edited

4chapters authored

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The book “Geophysics and Ocean Waves Studies” presents the collected chapters in two sections named “Geophysics” and “Ocean Waves Studies”. The first section, “Geophysics”, provides a thorough overview of using different geophysical methods including gravity, self-potential, and EM in exploration. Moreover, it shows the significance of rock physics properties and enhanced oil recovery phases during oil reservoir production. The second section, “Ocean Waves Studies”, is intended to provide the reader with a strong description of the latest developments in the physical and numerical description of wind-generated and long waves, including some new features discovered in the last few years. The section is organized with the aim to introduce the reader from offshore to nearshore phenomena including a description of wave dissipation and large-scale phenomena (i.e., storm surges and landslide-induced tsunamis). This book shall be of great interest to students, scientists, geologists, geophysicists, and the investment community.

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