1987 Varsity Letters: Durham University, UK
1991 Harrie Massey prize for post-graduate research in physics and astronomy, UCL, UK
1993 Asteroid, 2942: Cordie. Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
June, 2005-2013 Center of Excellence, PCI Geomatica Geospatial software.
Sept 2004-Sept-2006 NSF “Near-surface drainage within a groundwater basin in southwest Egypt using radar images”.
Sept 2005-Sept 2008 NSF S&T fund, U.S.-Egypt Joint Board. “Influence of structures on drainage patterns in the Tushka region, southwest Egypt”
February 2011; February 2015 Student(s) nomination for “Excellence in Teaching Award”
Sept 2014-2019 USGIF accreditation
June-2015-2018 Earned NGA-USGS Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences Designation
2017, Faculty Advisory Council, Global Resilience Institute