Said Nawar

Said Nawar holds a Ph.D. degree in Earth science at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Poland. Dr Nawar started his career as a university assistant at Suez Canal University, in Egypt. He worked as a research fellow at Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute, at Cranfield University, UK, for two years (2015-2017). He is currently a Postdoctoral fellow, working in the SiTeMan project within the SiTeMan Group. He has a background in remote sensing and digital soil mapping with 4 years’ experience in proximal soil sensing with specific applications in precision agriculture. Dr Nawar's current work focuses on combining proximal and remote sensing of soil and crop and predictive modelling tools for precision agriculture applications. Key research areas include: digital soil mapping, remote sensing, proximal soil sensing in precision agriculture, near infrared, mid-Infrared and XRF spectroscopy for measurement of soil properties and hydrocarbon contamination in soils.