Samir Ahmed

Samir Ahmed

Herbert G. Kayser Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
The City College of New York, CUNY
138th Street & Convent Ave
New York NY10031
Tel: 212-650-7250
Fax: 212-650-5530

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University College London

PhD Electrical Engineering


Cambridge University

England, BA, Engineering


Professional Experience


The City College of New York (New York, NY)

1972 to Present

Section Head

GTE Laboratories (Bayside, NY)

1967 to 1972

Project Manager

RCA David Sarnoff Research Center (Princeton, NJ)

1962 to 1967

Project Engineer

Brown Boveri & Co. (Baden, Switzerland)

1959 to 1962

Research Interests

Selected Publications

(Over 100)

  • Reflectance Changes in Near-Coastal Waters, K-H Szekielda, C. Gobler, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed, Seventh International Conference Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environment, May 2002 (invited paper), Miami, Florida.
  • Microbacterial Mats in a Marsh Environment, Y. Zhang, K-H Szekielda, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed, First Hydrophytic Vegetation Workshop, Atlantic City, NJ March 2002.
  • Analysis of an Iterative Multiwavelength Lidar Scheme to determine Vertically Inhomogeneous Aerosol Profiles. B. Gross, B. Herman, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed, International Laser Radar Conference ILRC Quebec (2002).
  • Regional East Atmospheric Lidar Mesonet: REALM, with R. M. Hoff et al., International Laser Radar Conference ILRC Quebec (2002).
  • Ocean Color Spectrum: Featured Contribution. K-H Szekielda, S. Ahmed, B. Gross, Jorge Peche and Yiping Zhang Backscatter, the journal of the Association of Marine Remote Sensing (AMRS). 18 (2002).
  • Analysis of a Multi-angle FOV Forward Scattering Probe, B. Gross, F. Moshary, Y. Zhang, S. Ahmed, Lidar Remote Sensing for Industry and Environment Monitoring II, Upendra N. Singh, Editor, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4484, 55 (2001).
  • Spectral Properties of Suspended and Dissolved Material in Long Island Sound. Proceedings of the Fifth Marine and Estuarine Shallow Water Science and Management Conference, Atlantic City, NJ (2000).
  • A Comparison of Methods to Estimate Particle Size Distribution Parameters and Associated Errors from Multiwavelength Optical Coefficients, K-H Szekielda, Y. Zhang, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed, Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics (CLEO 2000) TOPS 40 138 B. Herman, B. M. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. A. Ahmed
  • Infrared Imaging of Buried Objects by Thermal Step-Function Excitations, P. Li, A. Maad, F. Moshary, M. Arend, & S. Ahmed, Applied Optics, Vol. 34, No. 25, pp5809-16, Sept. 1995
  • Solid State DIAL for the Remote Sensing of Ambient Air Pollutants, C.A. Smith, J.S. Gergely, J.A. Trainham, F. Moshary & S.Ahmed, Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2112, Bellingham, WA (1994)
  • A Detailed Comparison of Overall Performance of 980 and 1480 nm Pumped EDFA Cascades in WDM Multiple Access Lightwave Networks, M. Ali, A.F. Elrefaie, R.E. Wagner, & S. Ahmed , Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 14, No. 6, June 1996.