Dr. Farouk El-Baz serves as Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Boston University. Dr. El-Baz serves as a Member of Board of Directors of the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF). He is a veteran of NASA's Apollo program of lunar exploration, is a pioneer in applying space images in the fields of geology, geography and archaeology. He is particularly noted for research ... on desert landforms and the location of groundwater resources in arid lands.