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Mohamed Nedal

Name: Mohamed Nedal
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Address: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Cosmic Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Section, Dunsink Observatory, D15 XR2R, Ireland
Email: mnedal (at) dias.ie
Personal website: dias.ie/mnedal (coming soon!)

Research Interests

  • Observations of solar radio bursts.
  • Kinematics and dynamics of solar coronal waves.
  • Acceleration and transport of solar energetic particles.
  • Machine learning and deep learning applications to space weather and heliophysics.

Biographical Sketch

Mohamed is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Solar Physics working under the supervision of Prof. Peter Gallagher and Prof. David Long to probe the origin and evolution of energetic particles in the solar corona using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) and ESA’s Solar Orbiter.

Mohamed obtained a Bachelor degree in Space Science and a Masters degree in Space Physics from the Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt. He also obtained a local scholarship from the Information Technology Institute (ITI) at the Smart Village in Egypt to study an extensive nine-month professional diploma in E-Learning Technologies. Then he was chosen to work at the eLearning Center of Excellence at ITI as a Motion Graphic Designer, Video Editor, and Animator until he got a PhD offer from the Institute of Astronomy and National Astronomical Observatory, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Mohamed has worked in different sectors: as a Physics Teaching Assistant at the Canadian International College in Cairo, Egypt; as a Lieutenant in the Egyptian Armed Forces; as a Science Communicator at the American University in Cairo; and as a Freelancer for various projects.

In his free time, Mohamed enjoys photography, hiking, training, planting, and many other things.


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