University of Kordofan Staff Members

Curriculum vitae

  • Personal data

Name Mohamed Eltom Elhaja Abuelhassan Elhaja
Specialization Major: Soil and Water Sciences, minor Remote Sensing and GIS
Date/place of birth 01.01.1975
Nationality Sudanese
Languages Arabic and English Language
Permanent addresses

Department Desertification Studies Institute of Gum Arabic Research and Desertification Studies, University of Kordofan

Tel. +249-611- 24080

Mobile: +249-122046109

Fax. +249-611-8-32877- +249-611-8-40447- +249-611-8-23108

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Area of interest

  • Assessment of Land Degradation and Desertification
  • Application of Remote sensing and GIS in the field of Natural Resources management.
  • Soil Survey
  • University Education

    • 2009 - 2014
    • 2008-2009 Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing/GIS, African Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education in English, Obafemi Awolo University Campus, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
    • 2003-2006M. Sc. In Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Deanship of Scientific Research, Graduate Studies and Libraries, University of Kordofan, Sudan
    • 1993-1997B.Sc. Hon. Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, El Obeid, Sudan
  • Professional background

    • 2015 - to date: Head Department, Desertification Studies, Institute of Gum Arabic and Desertification Studies, University of Kordofan
    • 2015 Internal examiner: Faculty of Natural resources and Environmental studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
    • 2013- 2014: Member of examination Committee at Faculty of Natural resources and Environmental studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
    • 2012 to date: Member in DAAD Alumni (German graduates’ Society).
    • 2012- 2014: Acting Head Department, Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Natural resources and Environmental studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan
    • 2006- to date: Member of the board: Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Natural resources and Environmental studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
    • 2006-2008: Collaborator Lecturer in the Sudan Open University, Sudan.
    • 2006-2007: Member of the National Expertise Team project, Evaluation of the Current Situation and Future Prospects of Abuhabil Basin, NorthKordofan State the project funded by the government of Kordofan State, Sudan,
    • 2004-2013: Lecturer at the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan,
    • 2001 to date: Member in Sudanese Environmental Conservation Society (SECS).
    • 2001 – to date: Member of Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Staff Association
    • 2001- 2003: Teaching assistant, Department of Soil and Water Sciences Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan
    • Member of the Tem project: Mapping of Natural Resources in the Greater Kordofan, Sudan. The project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
  • Workshops/training/courses

Workshop/training course Date Place
Scientific Cooperation Network on Eco-Peace for Natural Resources Development Continuum 12th Nov 2014 Sudan
DAAD Alumni Workshop on Climate Change & Agricultural Production in Sudan

28th Nov.2013

Sudan
Welcome to Africa Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation Summer School Workshop, organized by DAAD, University of Khartoum and University of Kordofan 9 -12th March, 2013. Sudan
Workshop on Scientific Methods of Research Proposal Writing, German Alumni Collaboration With Secretariat For Academic Affairs, University of Kordofan

4th – 5th July 2012

Sudan
- Effect of Climate Change on National Strategy, Agricultural Research Station 5 – 6th Nov. 2010 Sudan,
Expert Seminar For Revising and Complementing Teaching Module on Research Methodologies of Natural Sciences, organized by DAAD Regional Workshop & University of Kordofan, March 2006. Sudan
Professional Development Course (PDC) and Training of Trainers (TOT) on Knowledge Management and Scaling-up of Knowledge in Soil and Water Management, Agricultural Research Station 14-20th Feb 2006 Sudan
Training Course in Remote Sensing Technology & GIS in Remote Sensing Authority , Ministry of Science & Technology. National Council for Research 27th Sep. – 9thOct. 2003 Sudan.
The Regional DAAD-Alumni Workshop, , 8-12th Dec. 2003. Sudan
DAAD workshop, Cooperation between the DAAD and the Sudan in the field of Agric. Sciences and Research 22-23th Jan. 2001 Sudan
Training in Water & Environmental Sanitation Project on Participatory Learning Appraisal organized by Ground Water & Wadies Directorate July – August 2000 Sudan
Training in Water analysis in the laboratory of Ground Water & Wadies Directorate. March – May 2000 Sudan

Training in Water & Environmental Sanitation Project on Management, organized by Ground Water & Wadies Directorate, Elobied, Sudan.

24 – 30 Oct 2000 Sudan
Training in Water & Environmental Sanitation Project on Monitoring & Evaluation, organized by Ground Water & Wadies Directorate 13- 22 Oct 1999 Sudan
  • Conferences/symposia

Conference/Symposium Date Place
SPIE 2014, SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing 13- 17 th, October, 2014 Beijing, China
34th Asian conference on Remote sensing 20 - 24 th, October 2013. Bali, Indonesia
Deutsche Tropen Tag: Resilience of Agricultural Systems, Against Crises 19-21 th, September, 2012 Göttingen, Germany

Publications

  • Abdelkareem, O. E. A., Elsiddig E. A., Adam H. E., Csaplovics E., Elhaja M. E (2015): Monitoring Deforestation and Degradation processes and Land Use Systems in Umabdalla Natural Forest Reserved, South Kordofan, Sudan. “Welcome to Africa” Workshop on “Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation”. Proceed. Of Summer school pp 56-69;ISBN: 978-3-942934-05-3
  • Elhaja M. E., Ibrahim S. I, H.E Csaplovics (2014) "Soil aggregate stability and wind erodible fraction in a semi-arid environment of White Nile state, Sudan." SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Conference Beijing, China, 2014
  • Elhaja M. E., Ibrahim S. I,       H.E Csaplovics (2013) "Application of Remote sensing and GIS in Monitoring and Mapping of Sand Encroachment in White Nile State, Sudan." Proceedings of ACRS 2013, Bali, Indonesia, 2013.
  • Hassan Elnour Adam1, Elmar Csaplovics2, Mohamed Eltom Elhaja1, Mustafa Mahmoud El Abbas2(2014) "Land use and land cover classification, changes and analysis in gum Arabic belt in North Kordofan, Sudan". Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8893 88931U-1

Books:

  • Elhaja M. E, (2014). Assessment of Sand Encroachment in the White Nile State, Sudan using Remote Sensing and GIS. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Khartoum, Sudan.
  • Elhaja M. E, (2009). Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS for Assessing, Monitoring and Mapping of Sand Encroachment (Desertification) in Khor Abu Habil Area, Kordofan State, Sudan. P. G. D. Thesis, University Obafemi Awolo Campus, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
  • Elhaja M. E, (2006). Assessment & Mapping of Desertification at Khor Abu Habil Area Based on Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Prizes and Scholarships

Organization conferring award Type of award Awarded for Date
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

Ph.D. Study in Sudan

2010-2013
UN-PSA Scholarship Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D). Study in Nigeria 2008-2009
Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship M.Sc. in Sudan 2003-2006
  • Referees

1. Associate Professor Dr. Zeinab Mohamed Hammad, Director of Institute of Gum Arabic Research and Desertification Studies, University of Kordofan, El Obeid, Sudan. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Handy: +249117887222

2. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Saeed Ibrahim. Professor in Dept. of Soil and Environment Sciences. Fact. of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, Sudan. 13314 Shambat, KhartoumNorth, Khartoum, Sudan E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Handy : +249912624298

3. Associate Professor Dr. Amna Ahmed Hamid, Director of Remote Sensing Authority, National Center for Research, Khartoum, Sudan. P.O. Box: 2404, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Handy: +249183770176, Fax: +249183772726 ، 2491770701