University of Kordofan Staff Members

Curriculum vitae

Personal data

Name Mohammed Hamed Mohammed
Specialization Forestry: forest growth and yield modelling
Date/place of birth 01.01.1972/ Lawabid/ North Darfur, Sudan
Nationality Sudanese
Languages Arabic (mother tongue) , English (good), German (Basic)
Permanent addresses

Department of Forestry and Range Sciences

Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

University of Kordofan

Tel. +249 116 116 663

Fax: +249 611 834 268

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

Area of interest:

  • Forest growth and yield modeling
  • Forest ecosystem
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation

University Education

2006-   2011 PhD Forestry, Technical University of Dresden, Germany.
1998-   2001 M.Sc. Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, University of Khartoum, Sudan
1991- 1995 B.Sc. Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, majoring Forestry and Range Sciences, University of Kordofan, Sudan.

Professional background

Nov 2014- Associate professor at the Department of Forestry and Range Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
2014- Assistant Director, Unit of Quality and Strategic Planning, University of Kordofan.
2013- Managing Editor, University of Kordofan Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (UKJNRES).
2011-Nov 2014 Assistant professor at the Department of Forestry and Range Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
2011-2014 Coordinator, Research and postgraduate studies at the same department.
2000-2011 Lecturer at Department of Forestry and Range Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.
2001-2006 Researcher and Head Department of Extension, Training and Documentation, Gum Arabic Research Center (GARC).
2001-2006 Member and Rapporteur of GARC Research Council.
1997- 2000 Teaching Assistant, Department of Forestry, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

Workshops/training/courses

Workshop/training course Date Place
Training on statistical software R 6-10th July 2015 Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Basic concepts of Quality, Evaluation and National Standards for Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Organized by Higher Education, Sudan/ 23-25th Dec 2014 Elmughtaribeen University, Sudan
Basics of Remote Sensing and Image Processing 14-18th Dec 2014 University of Kordofan, Sudan
The 3rd Seminar on Climate Change and Green Low-Carbon Development Sept. 19-Oct 9, 2014 NDRC, China
The 5th (Binhai, Tianjin) International Eco-city Forum and Expo Sept. 23-26, 2014 Tianjin, China
Training of accredited trainers (TOT) in National Strategic Planning, Organized by Higher Academy for Strategic and Security Studies, Sudan. Sept. 7-11, 2014 University of Kordofan, Sudan
Training workshop on National Standards on Quality Assurance of Higher Education, Sudan. June 16-18, 2014 University of Khartoum, Sudan
Training on National Strategic Planning, Organized by Higher Academy for Strategic and Security Studies, Sudan. April 13-17, 2014 University of Kordofan, Sudan
Inception workshop on research and capacity building in climate smart agriculture in the Horn of Africa. Jan. 16-21, 2014 Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Modeling policies and markets in General Equilibrium Models. Held in University of Khartoum, Sudan and organized by University of Hohenheim, Germany. Nov. 16-20, 2013 University of Khartoum, Sudan
Regional Training on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, sponsored by Netherland Fellowship Program (NFP). March 5-16, 2012 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Training of Trainers (TOT): Advanced training in writing research methodology organized by University of Kordofan and TOKTEN programme at UNDP Sudan. Feb. 1-13, 2012 University of Kordofan, Sudan
International DAAD Summer School in Agricultural Technology.

Nov. 6-18, 2011

University of Kassel, Germany
Staff Development. April- May, 2005 University of Khartoum, Sudan
Advance English Course at Sudan English Language Teaching Institute (SELTI). Aug.- Oct. 1997 Elobeid, Sudan
Training (voluntary basis) at the Restocking of the Gum Belt Project, North Kordofan, Sudan. June- Aug. 1996 Elobeid, Sudan

Conferences/symposia

Conference Date Place
2nd International symposium on tropical forest ecosystems science and management September 11-13, 2013 University of Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
5th GAForN Symposium “Sustainable Forestry in South/Southeast Asia and Subsaharan Africa: Incentives for Close to Nature Forestry”. July 8-12, 2013 University of Eldoret, Kenya
International Conference Forestry: Bridge to the Future, University of Forestry. May 13-15, 2010 University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Biophysical and socio-economic frame conditions for the sustainable management of natural resources”. Tropentag 2009. October 6-8, 2009 Hamburg, Germany
International Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Competition for Resources in a Changing World: New Drive for Rural Development”. Tropentag 2008. October 7-9, 2008 Hohenheim, Germany

Publications

BOOKS

  • M.H. Mohammed (2011). Management of natural stands of Acacia seyal Del. variety seyal (Brenan) for production of gum talha, South Kordofan, Sudan. 2011 TUDpress, Verlag der Wissenschaften GmbH, Dresden.

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

  • H. M. Sulieman and M. H. Mohammed (2014). Patterns of Woody Plant Species Composition and Diversity in Dinder National Park, Sudan. University of Kordofan Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, UKJNRES 1(1): 26-36.
  • A. O. Koli, A. M. Eltayeb, M. H. Mohammed (2014). Investigation of gum Arabic yield from Acacia senegal on clay plains of South Kordofan, Sudan. Paper presented in the 2nd conference of Arab Women in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, 5-7 May 2014, Khartoum, Sudan.
  • Z. M. Hammad and M. H. Mohammed (2013). The role of NTFPs in poverty alleviation and sustainable resource management in South Kordofan State, Sudan. Proceedings from the Workshop "Welcome to Africa" Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation: March 4-12, 2013, Khartoum/Elobeid, Sudan.
  • M. B. Zaied, O. E. Adlan and M. H. Mohammed (2013). Computer simulation to study deformations and stresses distribution on some Sudanese local wood materials under constant external load. PRO LIGNO 9(4): pp: 340-346.
  • M.H. Mohammed (2013). Estimating volume of Acacia nilotica tree from stump diameter measurement. Proceedings of the international symposium on tropical forest ecosystems science and management, Bintulu, Malaysia September 11-13, 2013 (Editors: S. Ganaseca, O.H. Ahmed, S.R. Sabri, K. Ahmad, Z. Rosli and R.K.J. Heng), University of Putra Malaysia and IUFRO.
  • A. O. Koli, A. M. Eltayeb, E. M. Sanjak, M. H. Mohammed (2013). Socio-economic aspects of Gum Arabic production in Dalanj Area, South Korodofan, Sudan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 (21): pp: 1407-1410.
  • Eldirdiri, F. E., Adam, Y. O. and Mohammed, M. H. (2012). Development of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and household woodfuel consumption: case study of two rural areas in Gezira State, Sudan. Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development organized by: Georg-August Universität Göttingen and University of Kassel-Witzenhausen. Tropentag 2012, Göttingen, Germany, September 19-21, 2012.
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Evaluation of height functions for Acacia seyal Del. variety seyal in natural stands, South Kordofan, Sudan. International Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, Vol. 3 (3): pp. 88-96.
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Analyzing the effect of management strategies on gum talha yield from Acacia seyal, South Kordofan, Sudan. Journal of Forest Sciences, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 135-141.
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2010). Studying the competition in natural stands of Acacia seyal Del. seyal Forestry Ideas, 2011, vol. 17, No 1 (41).
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Gum talha from Acacia seyal Del. variety seyal in South Kordofan, Sudan. Research Journal of Forestry, vol. 5 (1) 17-26.
  • Eisa, M. A., Mohammed, M. H., Brunk, I. and Röhle, H. (2011). Arthropods infestation detection in Acacia seyal variety seyal (Brenan) natural stands in Kordofan region, Sudan. In VIIth International conference on arthropods: chemical, physiological, biotechnological and environmental aspects (Bialka Tatrzanska, Poland, September 18-23, 2013) Abstract Book, Eds. D. Konopinska and M. Kuczer, ISBN: 978-83-60043-16-5, p. 108.
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Roehle, H. (2009). Effect of stand density and tapping techniques on the productivity of gum talha from Acacia seyal in South Kordofan, Sudan. International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Biophysical and socio-economic frame conditions for the sustainable management of natural resources”. Tropentag 2009. Oct. 6-8, 2009, Hamburg. ISBN: 978-3-9801686-7-0 (Book of abstracts p 402). http://www.tropentag.de/2009/abstracts/full/93.pdf.
  • Mohamedain, M. S., Csaplovics, E. and Mohammed, M. H. (2009). Model for estimation of Acacia senegal volume from NDVI. International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Biophysical and socio-economic frame conditions for the sustainable management of natural resources”. Tropentag 2009. Oct. 6-8, 2009, Hamburg. ISBN: 978-3-9801686-7-0 (Book of abstracts p 387). http://www.tropentag.de/2009/abstracts/full/872.pdf
  • Mohammed, M. H. and Sulieman, H. M. (2008).       Temporal and spatial variation in soil seed banks in Elain Natural Forest Reserve North Kordofan, Sudan. International Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Competition for Resources in a Changing World: New Drive for Rural Development”. Tropentag 2008, October 7-9, 2008, Hohenheim, Germany. http://www.tropentag.de/2008/abstracts/full/97.pdf.

Prizes and scholarships

Referees:

  1. Dr Abdalla M Abdalla, Director Unit of Quality and Strategic Planning, University of Kordofan. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Dr Salih Omer Tutu, Head Department of Forestry and Range Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, Elobeid, Sudan. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. , Institute of Forest Growth and Computer Sciences, TU-Dresden, Germany. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.