Astrophysics, Machine learning, GIS and remote sensing, Data science
Wathela Alhassan is a PhD Candidate (Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Geophysics) at AstroCent and scholarship holder at Geoplanet Doctoral School, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center.
He worked as a researcher at Department of Astronomy and Space Science, Institute of Space Research and Aerospace (ISRA) in Sudan, where he was leading tow research projects, the first one is on improving the performance of the FIRST classifier using localization and detection techniques. The second one is at ISRA, on site selection for finding the best location to establish an optical astronomical observatory using satellite imageries and Geographic Information System (GIS) based on multiple criteria.
Wathela Alhassan was a part of the Machine Learning Engineers team building a Machine Learning Model to quantify the influence of climate anomalies on forced displacement of individuals and communities in Somalia through satellite imagery analysis. He was also a teaching assistant at the University of Cape Town.
PhD Student in Seismic Sensors Group
walhassan at camk.edu.pl