Samer AlMashhawari

Research Scientists

Research Engineer, Environmental Sciences and Engineering


Selected Publications

  • López Valencia, O. M., Johansen, K., Aragón Solorio, B. J. L., Li, T., Houborg, R., Malbeteau, Y., Almashharawi, Samir,… McCabe, M. F. (2020). Mapping groundwater abstractions from irrigated agriculture: big data, inverse modeling, and a satellite–model fusion approach. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24(11), 5251–5277. 
  • Bruno Aragon, Kasper Johansen, Stephen Parkes, Yoann Malbeteau, Samir Al-Mashharawi, Talal Al-Amoudi, Cristhian F Andrade, Darren Turner, Arko Lucieer, Matthew F McCabe, 2020. A Calibration Procedure for Field and UAV-Based Uncooled Thermal Infrared Instruments. Sensors 2020, 20(11), 3316;
  • K Johansen, MJL Morton, Yoann Malbeteau, B Aragon, Samir Almashharawi, Matteo Ziliani, Y Angel, Gabriele Fiene, Sónia Negrão, MAA Mousa, Mark A Tester, Matthew McCabe, 2019. Predicting biomass and yield at harvest of salt-stressed tomato plants using UAV imagery. ISPRS, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-2-w13-407-2019
  • Samir Al-Mashharawi, Abdullah HA Dehwah, Khaled Bin Bandar, Thomas M Missimer, 2015. Feasibility of using a subsurface intake for SWRO facility, south of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Desalination and Water Treatment Volume 55, 2015 - Issue 13


  • M.S.c, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2011
  • B.Sc, College of Environmental Design, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2009

Professional Profile

  • 2014-Present: Research Engineer at hydrology and land observation (HALO) lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011-2014: Field Research Assistant at hydrogeology and geophysics (EHG) lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Research Interests Keywords

Hydrology Agricultural monitoring Evapotranspiration crop health biomass Estimation