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Furqan Ahmed, PhD

Dr. Furqan  Ahmed is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center  for Space Research of the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include the application of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) observations for precise geodetic measurements and high-resolution estimation of atmospheric water vapor. He was awarded his Ph.D. (Engineering   Sciences) in 2015 from the University of Luxembourg. His doctoral research was focused   on  the applications   of   GNSS  observations   in   numerical  weather prediction (NWP) and climatology. Furthermore, he possesses MS and BS degrees in Radio and Space Science, and Telecommunication Engineering, respectively.  He has disseminated the findings   of  his   research   in  form of peer-reviewed articles, and several oral and poster presentations in international conferences. In the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Dr. Ahmed serves as the local Qaid of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) in Austin, TX and has recently been appointed to serve the national Finance department of the AMYA.