Rabdan Academy Abu-Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Dr. Waheed Ullah received his PhD degree from Nanjing University of Information Sciences and Technology in 2019. He has rich professional experience, and worked as associate professor or lecturer at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, and mentoring undergraduate students in their research synopsis and report and supervised graduate and doctoral candidates with thesis and manuscript assessment. He currently works as associate professor at Rabdan Academy, Abu-Dhabi U.A.E. His research interests focus on Modelling human thermal stress over the Arabian Peninsula from meteorological data including in-situ observations, satellite retrievals, reanalysis and projections, Artificial Intelligence (Deep/Machine learning) for forecasting/predicting urban heat waves and their local drivers, Modeling the impact of the CO2 emissions in changing the state of the land atmosphere interaction, etc. He has published more than 50 papers in international journals. Prof. Waheed Ullah severs as guest editor of special issues in Atmosphere MDPI, review editor for Frontiers in Environmental Sciences-Climate, and the reviewer of 9 international journals, such as Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Hazards, Natural Hazards, etc. He participated in workshops or conferences many times and gave presentations. He received several fellowships and awards, including Chinese Government Scholarship for PhD studies in China, Outstanding international graduate award in China, An outstanding member of the International Meteorological student association in China.