dr. I.E.A.M. Fadel (Islam)

Assistant Professor

About Me

I am an assistant professor of geophysics working on subsurface characterisation and monitoring. My main research interest is constructing models of the subsurface using seismic waves (from the ambient noise field and earthquakes) in integration with potential field methods, and especially satellite observations. I have a bachelor in geophysics from Helwan University, Egypt. After that, I did an MSc in Earth Resources Exploration (2013) and a PhD in geophysics (2018) at the University of Twente. Then, I did a 1-year postdoc at the Technical University of Delft, and finally, I came back to the University of Twente as a postdoc and then Assitant Professor.


Physics & Astronomy
Earth Mantle
S Waves
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Upper Mantle
Wave Velocity


Paulssen, H., Micallef, T., Bouwman, D. R., Ruigrok, E., Herman, M. W. , Fadel, I. , van der Meijde, M., Kwadiba, M., Maritinkole, J., & Ntibinyane, O. (2022). Rifting of the Kalahari Craton Through Botswana? New Seismic Evidence: New seismic evidence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127(4), 1-17. [e2021JB023524]. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JB023524
White-Gaynor, A. L., Nyblade, A. A., Durrheim, R. J., Raveloson, R. , van der Meijde, M. , Fadel, I., Paulssen, H., Kwadiba, M., Ntibinyane, O., Titus, N., & Sitali, M. (2021). Shear-wave velocity structure of the southern African upper mantle: Implications for Craton structure and plateau uplift. Geophysical research letters, 48(7), [e2020GL091624]. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091624
Moorkamp, M., Atekwana, E. , Fadel, I., Gabriel, A-A., Kolawole, F., Shemang, E., Ramotoroko, C. , van der Meijde, M., Mickus, K., Selepeng, A., & Molwalefhe, L. (2020). Integrated geophysical analysis of the April 2017 Moiyabana intra-plate earthquake, Botswana. Abstract from EGU-General Assembly 2020, Vienna, Austria. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-9241
White-Gaynor, A. L., Nyblade, A. A., Durrheim, R., Raveloson, R. , van der Meijde, M. , Fadel, I., Paulssen, H., Kwadiba, M., Ntibinyane, O., Titus, N., & Sitali, M. (2020). Lithospheric boundaries and upper mantle structure beneath Southern Africa imaged by P and S Wave Velocity Models. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21(10), 1-20. [e2020GC008925]. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GC008925

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