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About

Haroon Stephen
Associate Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Office: Science and Engineering Building (SEB), Room 3247
Tel: 702-774-1463
Fax: 702-895-4436
Email: haroon.stephen@unlv.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Dissertation: Microwave Remote Sensing of Saharan Ergs and Amazon Vegetation

 Thesis: Assessment of Scatterometer Data for Environmental Studies in the Thar Desert

Positions Held

  • GIS Training Coordinator (1998) GIS Applications Center, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Research Associate (1997-1998) European Space Agency Office, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Courses Taught

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
      CEE 367/367L, Fluid Mechanics (+ Laboratory)
      CEE 404/604, Open Channel Flow
      CEE 468/668, GIS Applications in Civil Engineering
      CEE 768, Applied GIS
      CEE 709, Numerical Methods in Mechanics
      CEE 371, Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECEn), Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
      ECEn 380, Signals and Systems
      ECEn 301, Elements of Electrical Engineering Design
      ECEn 224, Fundamentals of Digital Design
  • Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Nairobi, Kenya
      Remote Sensing Technology and Applications
  • Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
      Fundamentals of Microwave Remote Sensing and Applications

Professional Affiliations

    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), VA
      Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), NY
      Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, IEEE, NY
      Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, NC
      American Geophysical Union (AGU), Washington, DC
      American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC
      Association of American Geographers (AAG), Washington, DC
      State Mapping Advisory Committee, Reno, NV
      Nevada Geographic Information Society, Reno, NV

Academic Recognitions

Year Award
2017
  • UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award
2015
  • Alex G. and Faye Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award
2015
  • Sustainability Prize 2015: Faculty Advisor Fred & Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition
2014
  • Outstanding Teacher 2013-2014: Howard Hughes College of Engineering
  • Outstanding Teacher 2013-2014: Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction
  • Sustainability Prize 2013-2014: Faculty Advisor Fred & Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition
2013
  • NSHE-EPSCoR’s Discoveries Magazine Highlight: Assistant Professor Haroon Stephen
  • AAAS Advancing Science Serving Society News Highlight: A Sliver Lining of Sprawl
2004
  • Student Travel Award, IEEE IGARSS 2004, Toronto, Canada
2002
  • BYU Student Travel Award, IEEE IGARSS 2002, Anchorage, Alaska
1998
  • Best Poster Award, Remote Sensing Society Annual Student Conference, UK
  • Student Travel Award, 18th EARSeL / NSEOG Symposium, The Netherlands
  • Regional Educational Development Program Fellowship, Government of Japan
  • Ranked 2nd in a class of thirty students for M.Eng. degree
  • Selected for Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship, Government of Pakistan
1997
  • Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association Fellowship
1996-97
  • Graduate Fellowship, Government of Japan (2 years)
1995
  • Ranked 1st in a class of twenty nine students for B.S. degree
1991-95
  • Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, Government of Pakistan (4 years)


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