El-Baz to receive 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize

Farouk El-Baz, MS GGph’61, PhD GGph’64, will receive the 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University in September.

El-Baz has played a role in six Apollo missions, including the first lunar landing of Apollo 11, assisting in landing site selection for each mission. He also created and directs the Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University, which uses space technology to study the earth and its environment, including finding critically needed groundwater in arid regions around the globe. Based on the analysis of space photographs, El-Baz’s recommendations resulted in the discovery of groundwater resources in Egypt, India, China, Sudan, the Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates and Chad.

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