Dr. Ahmed F. Elaksher

Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering

Cal Poly Pomona, USA



2002 Ph.D., Purdue University, Photogrammetry

1999 MSc., Purdue University, Geomatics

1997 MSc., Cairo University, Civil Engineering/Surveying

1995 BS., Cairo University, Civil Engineering–General

Publications (Selected)

  1. Elaksher, A., Co-registering satellite images and LIDAR DEMs through straight lines, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, vol. 7 (2), pp. 103-118, 2016.
  2. Gillan, J., Karl, J., Barger, N., Elaksher, A., Duniway, M., Spatially Explicit Rangeland Erosion Monitoring Using High-Resolution Digital Aerial Imagery, Rangeland Ecology & Management, 69 (2), pp. 95–107, 2016.
  3. Elaksher A., Fernald A., and Franck Kapoko, Evaluating the use of GPS heights in water conservation applications, Survey Review, vol. 48 (348), pp. 195-201, 2016.
  4. Elaksher A., Al-Jarrah A., and K Walker, Lunar surface reconstruction from Apollo MC images, Earth, Moon, and Planets, vol. 115 (1), pp. 71-82, 2015.
  5. Gillan J., Karl J., Duniway M., and Elaksher A., Modelling vegetation heights from high resolution stereo aerial photography: an application for broad-scale rangeland monitoring, Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 144, pp. 226 – 235, 2014.
  6. Elaksher, A., 3D Object reconstruction from multiple views using neural networks. Applied Geomatics, 5(3), 193-201, 2013.
  7. Chunsun Z. and A. Elaksher, An unmanned aerial vehicle-based imaging system for 3D measurement of unpaved road surface distresses, Journal of Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, vol. 27 (2), pp. 118-129, 2012.
  8. Elaksher, A., Potential of using line-based transformation models in rectifying satellite imageries, International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 33 (1), pp. 1-2, 2012.
  9. Elaksher, A., Automatic line matching across multiple views based on geometric and radiometric properties, Applied Geomatics, vol. 33 (1), pp. 23-33, 2011.
  10. Elaksher, A. and A. Alharthy, Matching conjugate points between multi resolution satellite images using geometric and radiometric properties, International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 32 (8), pp. 2117-2129, 2011.
  11. Elaksher, A. and J. Bethel, Refinement of digital elevation models in urban areas using breaklines via a multi-photo least squares matching algorithm, The Journal of Terrestrial Observation, 2(2), pp. 67-80, 2010.
  12. Elaksher, A., Using LIDAR based DEM to orthorectify IKONOS panchromatic images, Journal of Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 47(6), pp. 629-635, 2009.
  13. Elaksher, A., Fusion of hyperspectral images and LIDAR-based DEMs for coastal mapping, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 46(7), pp. 493-498, 2008.
  14. Elaksher, A. and J. Bethel, Automatic generation of high quality 3D urban buildings from aerial images, Journal of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, 20(2), pp. 5-14, 2008.
  15. Elaksher, A., Multi image matching of straight lines, Scientific Bulletin, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, 21(3), pp. 345-355, 2007.
  16. Elaksher, A. and A. Nasr, Potential of using LIDAR based DEM and IKONOS images for large scale mapping. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 52(6), pp. 1067-1081, 2005.
  17. Elaksher A., J. Bethel, and E. Mikhail, Roof boundary extraction using multiple images, The Photogrammetirc Record, 18(101), pp. 27-40, 2003.