Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hader has over 14 years of experience in the information technologies specially related to satellites and civil engineering applications. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering from University of Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan in 2003. Master of Science in GIS and Geomatics Engineering (Honor Degree 3.92 out 4.0) from University of Putra Malaysia (2007), “Scholarship from Bahrain Center for Studies & Research - Bahrian” and PhD in GIS and Geomatics Engineering (Honor Degree 4.0 out 4.0) from University of Putra Malaysia (2011), “Scholarship from Dubai World- UAE”. Since then, he has been working as a researcher in Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research in Bahrain for 4 years. During this period, he was a part of the research and development team in the field of GIS, Information Technology & Engineering services mainly for underground utilities for water, electricity and communication networks. In 2007, he joined the Geomatics Information Department as a head of the engineering section and a research team member of the infrastructure research &development team in Limitless, Dubai World. In 2009, he joined the Asset Management Directorate as an Asset Information Section Head in AADC-ADWEA.
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hader has several awards in R&D and in Excellence Performance, Project Management, Technical Development; he has three PATENTs and invented several applications & tools in different aspects of the Geomatics Engineering and information technologies. He has a large number of research papers published in several local and international refereed journals & conferences