How Water Exploration on Planets and Deserts is Revealing the Future of Earth’s Global Environmental Changes by Dr. Essam Heggy (University of Southern California, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory)


June 22, 2023



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Dr. Essam Heggy is a Planetary Scientist at the Viterbi School of Engineering in the University of Southern California and a ROSETTA Co-Investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Heggy’s research interests in space and planetary geophysics aim to understand water and ice distributions in Earth's arid regions, Mars, the Moon, icy satellites, and near-Earth objects. He works in various space exploration projects, including the Mars Express Orbiter, the Chandrayaan-1, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the Rosetta mission. He is also a contributing scientist to several NASA & ESA proposed planetary and terrestrial radar imaging and soundings experiments. He is also an Associate Professor at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris in France and served in several advisory roles for international agencies supporting educational and scientific reforms in the MENA area.

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