Who is Farouk El-Baz?
Farouk El-Baz is an Egyptian American scientist who worked with NASA to assist in the planning of scientific exploration of the Moon, including the selection of landing sites for the Apollo missions and the training of astronauts in lunar observations and photography.
Currently, El-Baz is Research Professor and Director of the Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is Adjunct Professor of Geology at the Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Geological Society of America Foundation, Boulder, Colorado, a member of the Board of Directors of CRDF Global, and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC.
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- Jan 2, 1938
- Also known as
- Farouk Elbaz
- Dr Farouk El-Baz
- Dr. Farouk El-Baz
- United States of America
- University of Missouri
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1962 - 1963)
- Master's Degree, Missouri University of Science and Technology
( - 1961)
- University of Missouri–Columbia
- Bachelor's degree, Ain Shams University
( - 1985)
- Doctorate, Missouri University of Science and Technology
( - 1964)
- Honorary degree, New England College
( - 1989)
- Missouri University of Science and Technology
( - 2002)
- Honorary degree, Mansoura University
( - 2003)
- Doctorate, American University in Cairo
( - 2004)
on July 23, 2013
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