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Dr. Andrew B Katumwehe

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  • Geosciences
    Assistant Professor

    Office Location
    Bolin Hall
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2019 Geos 5082-201 21319 Special Grad Topics Bolin Hall 125
    Details Spring 2019 Geos 1134 21227-201 Physical Geology Bolin Hall 127
    Details Spring 2019 Geos 1134 21242-202 Physical Geology Bolin Hall 115
    Details Fall 2018 Geos 3533 Solid Earth and Exploration Geophysics Bolin Hall 105

    Monday: 10-11 am,

    Tuesday: 2-5 pm

    Wednesday: 9-10 am

    Thursday: 9-10 am; 3-4pm

    Friday: 9-11 am 3-5 pm or by appointment

    Details Fall 2018 Geos 1134 Physical Geology Bolin Hall 209

    Office Location: Bolin 307H

    Office Telephone: 9404974031

    Fax: (940) 397-4893

    Office hours

    Fall 2018

    Office hours

    Fall 2018

    Monday: 10-11 am,

    Tuesday: 2-4 pm,

    Wednesday: 9-10 am

    Thursday: 9-10am, 3-4 pm

    Friday: 9-11 am; 3-4pm or by appointment

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Makerere University Bsc Geology and Chemistry
    ITC Delft The Netherlands Msc Applied Geology
    Oklahoma State University PhD Geology
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    Oklahoma State University Visiting Assistant Professor July 2017 August 2018
    Oklahoma State University Postdoctoral Research Associate June 2016 June 2017
    Midwestern State University Assistant Professor September 2018 To-date
  • Publications and Scholarly contributions

    A: Journal Publications

    1.Nyalugwea, V.N, Abdelsalam, M.H, Atekwana, E.A, Katumwehe, A.B, Kevin Mickus, and Jalf Salimad., 2018. Lithospheric structure beneath the Cretaceous Chilwa Alkaline Province (CAP) in southern Malawi and northeastern Mozambique (Submitted to Geophysics, Geosystems and Geochemistry Journal).

    2.Goussi Ngalamo, J. F., D. Bisso, M. G. Abdelsalam, E. A. Atekwana, A. B. Katumwehe, and G. E. Ekodeck., 2017. Geophysical imaging of Metacratonization in the Northern edge of the Congo Craton in Cameroon, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 129 (Supplement C), 94-107.

    3. Katumwehe, A.B., Abdelsalam, M.G., Atekwana, E.A., 2015. The role of pre-existing Precambrian structures in rift evolution: The Albertine and Rhino grabens, Uganda. Tectonophysics 646, 117-129.

    4. Katumwehe, A.B., Abdelsalam, M.G., Atekwana, E.A., Laó-Dávila, D.A., 2015. Katumwehe, A. B., M. G. Abdelsalam, E. A. Atekwana, and D. A. Laó-Dávila (2016), Extent, kinematics and tectonic origin of the Precambrian Aswa Shear Zone in eastern Africa, Gondwana Research, 34 (Supplement C), 241-253,

    5. Abdelsalam, Mohamed., Katumwehe, A.B., Atekwana, E.A., Alan K LePera, Mercy Achang. 2016. The Paleoproterozoic Singo granite in south-central Uganda revealed as a nested igneous ring complex using geophysical data, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 116 (Supplement C), 198-212.

    6. Nyalugwe Victor; Katumwehe A.B Mohamed G. Abdelsalam and Estella Atekwana 2018. Lithospheric Structure beneath the Mesozoic Chilwa Alkaline Province in Southern Malawi and Northeastern Mozambique. Geological Society of America (GSA). Submitted to Journal of African Earth Sciences.     

    7. Katumwehe, A.B., Atekwana, E.A., Abdelsalam, M.G., Kevin Mickus., 2018. Thermal structure and crustal thickness beneath the Albertine Graben: Observations from airborne, satellite gravity and borehole data (submitted to Geophysics Journal International).

    8.Katumwehe, A.B., Tadesse B Alemu., Atekwana, E.A., Abdelsalam, M.G. Integrated Petroleum Analysis for the Albertine Graben in East Africa (To be submitted to Basin research).

    9. Iftekhar Alam M.D and Katumwehe A.B., 2018.Void detection using a combined V¬P, VS and Electrical Resistivity (Submitted to Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP).

    B: Conference Abstracts Presentations at National Meetings

    1. Chase Brandon Franklin., Katumwehe. A.B, Mohamed Abdelsalam. Chase. Kafue Rift: The forgotten Segment of the Southwestern Branch of the East African Rift ID: 310224. Geological Society of America GSA Abstract #310224 - South-Central Section - 52nd Annual Meeting – 2018.

    2. Victor Nyalugwe; Mohamed G. Abdelsalam; Katumwehe A.B; and Estella Atekwana. Lithospheric Structure beneath the Mesozoic Chilwa Alkaline Province in Southern Malawi and Northeastern Mozambique. Geological Society of America (GSA). Abstract #310213 South-Central Section - 52nd Annual Meeting – 2018.     

    3. Iftekhar Alam M.D and Katumwehe A.B. Void detection using a combined V¬P, VS and Electrical Resistivity. Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) 2018 being held in Nashville Tennessee, USA March 25-29.

    4.Katumwehe, A.B, Estella Atekwana, Mohamed G. Abdelsalam, Kevin Mickus, Jeannot F. Goussi Ngalamo Thermal and Crustal Structure beneath the northern segment of the Western branch of the East African Rift System: Constraints from Gravity and Magnetic Data Abstract ID and Title: AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans 11-15 December 2017. Tittle ID 288153 Poster Final Abstract Number: T51F-0548.

    5. Tadesse B. Alemu, Katumwehe A.B, Estella Atekwana and Mohamed Abdelsalam. Integrated Petroleum Analysis for the Albertine Graben in East Africa. American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 22, 2016

    6. Katumwehe, A.B, Tadesse B Alemu, Estella A Atekwana and Mohamed G Abdelsalam. Estimating heat flow and geothermal gradient from Magnetic and gravity data. An example from the Albertine graben East Africa. American Geophysical Union-Society of exploration geophysicist meeting, Potential-field and Electromagnetic Methods Applied to basin studies conference. Keystone Colorado 25-26 Aug 2015.

    7. Katumwehe A.B, E.A. Atekwana, M.G. Abdelsalam, and D. Lao Davila (2014). Integrated analysis of airborne geophysical data to understand the extent, kinematics and tectonic evolution of the Aswa shear zone in East Africa. Abstract T23B-4659 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-19 Dec.

    8. Katumwehe, Andrew B.; Atekwana, Estella; Abdelsalam, Mohamed; Mickus, Kevin., 2015 Thermal Structure and Crustal thickness beneath the Albertine rift, Uganda from Potential Fields data. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 1, p.7.

    9. Katumwehe, A.B, Atekwana, E.A; Abdelsalam, M.G. Rift strain localization, transfer, segmentation, and termination: Aeromagnetic imaging of the role of pre-existing structure in the evolution of the Albertine and Rhino grabens in Uganda and Congo, Abstract presented at Fall 2013 Geological Society of America Meeting , Denver Colorado 27-30 Oct 2013. Vol. 45, No. 7, p.822.

    10.Katumwehe, A.B, E.A. Atekwana; M.G. Abdelsalam Strain localization and transfer facilitated by pre-exiting Precambrian structures in the Western Branch of the East African Rift System. Abstract presented, Fall 2013, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Houston Texas 26-30 Sept 2013.

    11. Achang, M., E.A. Atekwana; Abdelsalam, M.G, Katumwehe, A.B. The Singo granite, mineral occurrences and ring complexes Uganda, Abstract presented at fall 2013 Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver Colorado 27-30 Oct 2013. Vol. 45, No. 7, p.536.

    12. Katumwehe, A.B, E.A. Atekwana, M.G. Abdelsalam, Rift strain localization, transfer, segmentation, and termination: Aeromagnetic imaging of the role of pre-existing structure in the evolution of the Albertine and Rhino grabens in Uganda and Congo, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45 (7) 822.

    13. Katumwehe. A. B, E. A. Atekwana, M.G. Abdelsalam. Extent and kinematics of Aswa Shear Zone in Uganda and South Sudan using airborne geophysical and remote sensing data,  Abstract ED43E-04 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

    14. Katumwehe. A,B E. A. Atekwana, M.G. Abdelsalam, Extent and kinematics of the Aswa Shear Zone (ASZ) in Uganda and South Sudan using airborne geophysical and remote sensing data. Abstract presented 2012, Morrison, NJ Hyatt October 25-27, 2012.

    15.Reford, S., Kwan, K., Nyakaana, J., Katumwehe, A.B., and Wane, O. (2009) airborne geophysics as a tool to promote mineral investment in Africa. ASEG Extended Abstracts 2009: 20th Geophysical Conference: pp. 1-8