Carlos Aiken

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Theses/Dissertations:

M.  Iulia Olariu, PhD, 2007, Development And Testing Of 
           Methods For Analyzing High  Resolution 3-D Digital
           Outcrop Geology: Big Rock  Quarry, Arkansas,  119p.

Mohammed  Saad Alfarhan, 2010, GEOSCIENCES INFORMATION SYSTEM
          (GeoIS): A GEOSPATIAL  PARADIGM FOR REAL AND VIRTUAL
           3D WORLDS, 139p. 
Alfarhan, M. 2010. Geosciences Information System  (GeoIS):
            A geospatial paradigm for real and virtual 3D worlds. Ph.D. 
            Dissertation. University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas. 114 p.

White,  Lionel S,. 2010, The Development of  Computer Algorithms for the 
           Construction and Analysis of Photorealistic 3D Virtual Models of Geologica
           Outcrops, UT-Dallas, Dallas, TX, MS thesis, 125p.

  

Publications:

Oldow, John S.; Walker, J. Douglas; Aiken, Carlos L. V.; Xu, Xueming,
           2006, Digital Acquisition, Analysis, and Visualization in the Earth
		   Sciences Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union,
           Volume 87, Issue 35, p. 351-351

Olariu, Mariana I. , Ferguson, John F., Aiken, Carlos L.V. and Xu, Xueming,
          2008, Outcrop fracture characterization using terrestrial
          laser scanners: Deep-water Jackfork sandstone at Big Rock Quarry,
          Arkansas Geosphere; February; v. 4; no. 1; p. 247-259
Alfarhan, Mohammed, Tuck, Dean, White, Lionel, Aiken, Carlos, 2008,
          Laser Rangefinders and ArcGIS Combined With 3d Photorealistic 
          Modeling For Mapping Outcrops In The Slick Hills, Oklahoma, 
          Geosphere e- v. 4; no. 3; p. 576-587 
Aiken, C., Alfarhan, M., White, L., and Abdelsalam, M, 2009,  
          Three-Dimensional Globally-Accessed Monuments Experiment 
          (3D-GAME): The UT Dallas Missouri & T Effort, Point Virtual 
		  Systems and  Multi Media 2008 Conference Workshop Volume
          "Heritage in the Digital Era", Multi-Science Publishers, 
           London. P 119-129.
Alfarhan, Mohammed; Deng, Jack; White, Lionel; Meyer, Rudy; Oldow, John; 
         Krause,  Federico; Aiken, Carlos; Aguilera, Roberto; “LiDAR Technology
         as a Means of Improving Geologic, Geophysical and Reservoir
         Engineering Evaluations: From Rocks to Realistic Fluid Flow Models”,
         Canadian International Petroleum Conference (CIPC) 2009, 6-18 June,
         2009, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 
Michelle J. Boese_ Hong Sheng, P Mohammed Abdel Salam, 2009, 
         Evaluating the Use of 3D VisualizationTechnology in Geology
         Education, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
         AMCIS 2009 Proceedings, Association for Information Systems Year 2009
Abdelsalam, M., Sheng, H., Boese, M., Aiken, C., Alfarhan, M., White, L.,
        2010, Cyber Mapping for Teaching Geosciences Undergraduate
        Courses, submitted Journal of Geosciences Education 

Olariu, M.I., Aiken, C., Bhattacharya, J., Xu, X., 2010, submitted,
        Interpretation Of Channelized Architecture Using Three Dimensional
        Photo Real Models, Pennsylvanian Deepwater Deposits At Big Rock 
        Quarry, Arkansas, Marine and Petroleum Geology.

Abstracts:

X. Xu and C.L.V. Aiken, 2005, Acquisition, Visualization and Analysis of Photo 
        Real 3D Virtual Geology at High Accuracy: Data Acquisition From the Ground
        With Digital Cameras, Terrestrial Laser Scanners and GPS American
        Geophysical Union; Session on Geodetic Laser Scanning: Space, Airborne, 
        and Ground San Francisco, CA (December 12, 2005) 

Tuck, Dean; Xu,  Xueming; Thurmond, John; Gillespie, Paul; Farseth, Roald;
        Aiken, Carlos. 2005, Capturing  Digital Field Data to create 3D
        Photorealistic Outcrop Models of the Structure  in the Lower Jurassic 
        Interbedded Pelagic Limestones and Marls of the Lias Formation near Kilve,
        Somerset, England. GSA South  Central Sectional Meeting, San Antonio,
        TX. GSA Abstract with Program 37, No. 3.

Carlos Aiken, Xueming Xu, Mohammed Alfarhan, 2006,Virtual Mapping: Photo 
        Real Capture and 3D Modeling, 2006,
 
Dean Tuck, Carlos Aiken, Xueming Xu., 2006, The digital classroom of tomorrow:
        Incorporating digital geology and Cybermapping into the  undergraduate 
        geosciences curriculum.Annual GSA Conference, Philadelphia, October 
        2006. GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 38, No. 7.

Dean Tuck, Carlos Aiken, Xueming Xu, 2006, Developing and utilizing virtual
        outcrops in  undergraduate courses and a call to create and inter-university 
        exchange program of "Virtual Outcrops. Penrose Conference: "Unlocking  
        3D Earth Systems - Harnessing New Digital Technologies to Revolutionize  
        Multi-Scale Geologic Models." Durham, UK. September 2006.

Thurmond, J., 2006, Five years of 3D outcrop analysis: The past, the present,
        and the future, Penrose Conference: "Unlocking 3D Earth Systems-
        Harnessing New Digital Technologies to Revolutionize Multi-Scale Geologic  
        Models." Durham, UK. September 2006.

David Hunt, John  Thurmond, Gunnar Halvorsen, Toni. Simo, Jana Van Alstine, 
        Gemma Labrana de Miguel, Carlos Aiken, 2006, Development of an 
        integrated outcrop dataset for fractured and karsted carbonate reservoir
        analogues using photorealistic models: The Permian Capitan  Platform, 
        Guadalupe Mountains, USA, Penrose Conference: "Unlocking 3D Earth 
        Systems-Harnessing New Digital Technologies to Revolutionize Multi-Scale 
        Geologic Models." Durham, UK.
 
Carlos Aiken and Xueming Xu, 2006, 3D Virtual Models of Geology by Accurate
        Mapping of Photography onto Surfaces, Penrose Conference: "Unlocking 3D 
        Earth Systems - Harnessing New Digital Technologies to Revolutionize 
        Multi-Scale Geologic Models." Durham, UK. September.
 
Alfarhan, M., Aiken, C. and Xu, X., 2006, The use of a laser rangefinder attached 
        to a pocket PC to capture and analyze 3D digital geologic data in the 
        field-a case study-Preston Railroad Cut, Texas. Penrose  Conference:
       "Unlocking 3D Earth Systems - Harnessing New Digital  Technologies to 
        Revolutionize Multi-Scale Geologic Models." Durham, UK.  September. 

Olariu, I., Ferguson, J. and Aiken, C., 2006, Outcrop Fracture Characterization 
        using terrestrial laser scanners, deepwater Jackfork Sandstone at Big Rock
        Quarry, Arkabsas, Penrose Conference: "Unlocking 3D Earth Systems -
        Harnessing New Digital Technologies to Revolutionize Multi-Scale Geologic 
        Models." Durham, UK. September. 

Mulcare,D., Roman, D. Brozena, J., Childres, V., Lyle, S.  Jeffress, G.,
        Prouty, D., Sadovski, D., Smith, R., Aiken, and Guitierrez,R., 2007, Naval 
        Research Laboratory Gulf of Mexico Geoid Model Texas Reference Center 
        Pilot Project, Eos Trans. AGU,88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl.

Oldow, John S., Aiken, Carlos L. V., Walker, J. Douglas, Arrowsmith, J., 2007,
        Building The Interface Facility For Centimeter-Scale, 3d Digital Field Geology 
        Geoinformatics 2007 Conference, Paper No. 3-6, Univ. of California.

Burnham, Brian, S., Tuck, Dean, Biholar, Alex, Cording,  Marie, White, Lionel,
        Alfarhan, Mohammed, Aiken, Carlos, and Oldow, John, 2007,
        Capture and construction of photorealistic 3D geologic models of the 
        Pennsylvanian Hartshorne sandstone of Huckleberry Creek spillway in central
        Arkansas: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs,
        v. 39, 58-25, p. 165.

Biholar, Alex, Tuck, Dean, Burnham, Brian, S., Cording,  Margie, White, Lionel,
        Alfarhan, Mohammed, Aiken, Carlos, and  Oldow, John, 2007,
        Educational applications of photorealistic 3D modeling when applied to a 
        meander point bar sequence of the Pennsylvanian Hartshorne Formation 
        at the Huckleberry Creek  Spillway, Arkansas: Geological Society of America
        Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, 56-4, p. 153.

Alfarhan, Mohammed, and Aiken, Carlos, 2007, Real Time  Integration Of Laser
        Rangefinders And ArcGIS To Capture 3d Geology Features, 17th Annual
        South Central Arc User Group (SCAUG) Conference, 11-13 April 2007,
        New Orleans,  Louisiana.

Alfarhan, Mohammed S., White, Lionel, And Aiken, Carlos, 2007, “Capturing, 
        Visualizing, And Analyzing Geological Outcrops With 3d Laser Rangefinders 
        And Terrestrial Laser Scanners And Digital Camera”, the 28th  Asian 
        Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), 12-16 November 2007, Kuala
        Lumpur, Malaysia.

Alfarhan, Mohammed S., White, Lionel, and Aiken, Carlos, 2007, “Capturing,
        Visualizing And Analyzing Outcrops in 3D Using Laser Rangefinders 
        Integrated With Arcgis”, GSA Denver Annual Meeting, 28–31 October 2007, 
        Denver, Colorado.

Ahmed, Tarig M., White, Lionel S. Jr, Alfarhan, Mohammed, and Aiken, Carlos, 
        2007, “Digital Close Range Photogrammetry as Part of A Terrestrial Based 
        Digital Geologic Mapping Program”, 2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting, 28–31
        October, Denver, Colorado.

Prouty, D B, Lyle, S D,: Roman, D R, Mulcare, D M, Jeffress, G, Sadovski,
         A,: Aiken, C L, Smith,R, Childers, V A, and AU: Brozena, J M, 2007, 
         Naval Research Laboratory Gulf of Mexico Geoid Model Texas Reference
         Center Pilot Project, 2007 Joint Assembly Eos  Trans. AGU, 88(23),
         Joint. Assem. Supplement., Abstract G32A-05.  

Aiken, Aiken, Carlos, Alfarhan, Mohammed, White, Lionel, Ahmed, Tarig, 
         Wang Miao,Prabin  Shilpakar, M. Iris Alvarado, Analyzing 3D Virtual 
         Models built with Terrestrial LiDAR: Now that I have it what do I do with it?,
         2008, UNAVCO  Science Workshop, 11-13 March, 2008, Boulder, Colorado.

Biholar, Alex, Burnham, Brian S., Aiken, Carlos, White,  Lionel, and Alfarhan, 
         Mohammed S., 2008,“Spatially Analyzed Photorealistic 3d Models And Their
         Application To Teaching In The Geosciences. Case Study: The Meander 
         Point Bar Sequence Of the Pennsylvanian Hartshorne Formation at the 
         Huckleberry Creek Spillway Arkansas”, 2008, GSA South-Central Section-
         42nd Annual Meeting. 30 March - 1 April, 2008, Hot Springs Convention 
         Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Alvarado, M. Iris, Alfarhan,  Mohammed, White, Lionel S. Jr, and Aiken, 
         Carlos L.V., 2008,“Geois: A  Software To Facilitate Teaching Geosciences 
         K-12”, 2008, GSA South-Central Section - 42nd Annual  Meeting. 30 March - 1
         April, 2008, Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Burnham, Brian S., Biholar, Alex, Aiken, Carlos, White,  Lionel, and Alfarhan,
        Mohammed S., 2008,“Digital Spatial Analysis Of Photorealistic 3d Geologic 
        Models Of The Pennsylvanian Hartshorne Sandstone Sequence Of 
        Huckleberry Creek Spillway In Central Arkansas”, 2008, GSA 
        South - Central Section - 42nd Annual Meeting. 30 March - 1 April, 2008, 
        Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Lionel White, Mohammed  Alfarhan, Tariq Ahmed and Carlos Aiken, 2008,
        “GeoDimensional Tools-Software Modules to Create and Analyze 3D Virtual 
          Outcrops”, 2008, SEPMOutcrops Revitalized: Tools, Techniques and 
          Applications, 22 - 28  June 2008, Kilkee, Ireland.

Lionel White, Mohammed  Alfarhan, Tariq Ahmed, Alex Biholar, Brian
         Burnham and Carlos Aiken, 2008, “Hands-on Demonstration of
         GeoDimensional Tools Applied to Outcrops Near  Kilkee, Ireland, and 
         Others”, 2008, SEPMOutcrops Revitalized: Tools, Techniques and 
         Applications, 22-28 June 2008, Kilkee,  Ireland.

Lionel White, Mohammed Alfarhan, Tariq Ahmed, Carlos Aiken, 2008,“Structural
         and Orientation Analysis of 3D Virtual Outcrop Models”, 2008, GSA Joint 
         Annual Meeting, 5 - 9 October 2008, Houston, Texas.

White, Lionel, Ahmed, Tarig, Alfarhan, Mohammed, Alvarado, Iris, Biholar,
         Alex, Burnham, Brian, Shilpakar Prabin, and Aiken, Carlos, 2008,
         Application of the GeoDimensional Tools ArcGIS Extension for the Analysis 
         of 3D Virtual models of Outcrops in the Arbuckle Anticline and Other, 2008, 
         GSA Joint Annual Meeting, 5 - 9 October 2008, Houston, Texas.

Burnham, Brian, Kashouh, Michele, Pujana, Ignacio, White, Lionel, Alfarhan,
         Mohammed, Biholar, Alex and Carlos Aiken, 2008, “Three Dimensional 
         Model of Type Section of Santonian Limestone (AustinChalk) at Ten Mile 
         Creek Dallas County, Texas:  Applications to Paleontology of 3D
         VirtualGeologic Methods”, 2008, GSA Joint Annual  Meeting, 5-9 October 
         2008,Houston, Texas.

White, Lionel, Alfarhan, Mohammed, Ahmed, Tarig and Aiken, Carlos, 2008, 
         Structural and Orientation Analysis of 3D Virtual Outcrop Models, 2008,
         GSA Joint Annual Meeting, 5 - 9 October 2008, Houston, Texas.

Alvarado, Iris, Alfarhan, Mohammed, White, Lionel and Aiken, Carlos, 2008,
         K-12 Teacher as An NSF RET (Research Experience for Teachers) 
         Participant in the NSF INTERFACE (Interdisciplinary alliance for digital Field 
         data Acquisition and Exploration) Facility at UT-Dallas, 2008, GSA Joint
         Annual Meeting, 5 - 9 October 2008, Houston, Texas.

Oldow,  J S, Alfarhan, M, White, L S,  Ahmed, T, Alvarado, M I, Cline, J, 
        Shilpakar, P, Aiken, C L, 2008,“Monitoring Growth of the Daisetta, Texas
        Sinkhole With Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Close Range Digital Photography,
        and GPS, 2008 AGU Fall Meeting 15 - 19 December 2008, San Francisco,
        California.

White, Lionel, Alfarhan, Mohammed, Cline, Jarvis, Abdelsalam, Mohamed,
        and Aiken, Carlos, “Analysis Of Geological Outcrop Virtual Models Using 
        The Arcgis Platform”, 2009 GSA, South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting, 
        16-17  March 2009, Dallas, Texas.

Aiken, Carlos L.V.,  Oldow, John S., Alfarhan, Mohammed, White, Lionel S. Jr, 
        and Ahmed, Tarig, “Monitoring Growth Of The Daisetta, Texas Sinkhole 
        With Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Close Range Digital Photography, And GPS”,
        2009 GSA, South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting , 16-17 March 2009, 
        Dallas, Texas.

Alvarado, Iris, Wurtz, Michelle, White, Lionel S. Jr, Alfarhan, Mohammed,
        and Aiken, Carlos L.V., “virtual Model It And They Will Learn”, 2009 GSA, 
        South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting, 16-17 March 2009, 
        Dallas, Texas.

Kashouh, Michele, Burnham, Brian,  Alfarhan, Mohammed, White, Lionel, 
        Pujana, Ignacio, and Aiken, Carlos, “Site Documentation of Global 
        Stratigraphic Sections And Points  (Gssp) Through Methods Of Three 
        Dimensional Geologic Modeling. Case Study: The Wal-Mart Section Of 
        Ten Mile Creek, Dallas Texas”, 2009 GSA, South-Central Section - 43rd 
        Annual Meeting, 16-17 March 2009, Dallas, Texas.

White, Lionel; Alfarhan, Mohammed; Aiken, Carlos, “The Construction and 
        Analysis of 3D Photorealistic Models of Geological Outcrops”, SPAR Point 
        Research, 2009, “3D Imaging and Positioning for Engineering/ Construction/ 
        Manufacturing”, 6th Annual Conference on 3D Laser Scanning, 
        Dynamic Survey, Lidar and Dimensional Control, March 30 - April 1, 2009,  
        Denver, Colorado.
 
Lionel White, Sumanta Chatterjee, Miao Wang, Mohammed Alfarhan, 
       Carlos Aiken, Christopher Kendall, “Cyber Mapping of sequence stratigraphic
       surfaces in outcrops: LIDAR provides a cutting edge to sedimentary
       modeling”, AAPG 2009 Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009, SEPM Research 
       Group for Sequence Stratigraphy,, June 7-10, 2009, Denver, Colorado.

White, Lionel; Alfarhan, Mohammed; Cline, Jarvis; Aiken, Carlos, “Real-time ]
       Mapping of Laser Rangefinder to Photograph in ArcMap”, ESRI International 
       User Conference (ESRI UC), 2009, July 13–17, 2009, San Diego Convention 
       Center, San Diego, California,  Proceeding paper,
       http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc09/uc/papers/pap_1283.pdf.

Rodriguez, Iris*; Cabrelles, Miriam; Lerma, Jose L.; White, Lionel; Alfarhan,
       Mohammed; Aiken, Carlos L.V.: “A Comparison Of The Effectiveness Of 
       Closerange Photogrammetry,  Laser Scanning, And Their Integration In 
       Creating High Resolution 3d Virtual Models Of Geologic Outcrops”, 2009 GSA 
       Annual Meeting, From Volcanoes to Vineyards: Living with Dynamic Landscapes, 
       18 - 21 October • Portland, Oregon, USA, Oregon Convention Center.
Burnham,B.,Kharwat,R., Mills, Graham, and Aiken, C., 2010, Conceptual 
         Visualization Of Immersive (Virtual Realistic) Geologic Environments
         And Their Implication To Geoscience Education, GSA, Denver Annual Meeting 

Alvarado, M. Iris, Aiken, Carlos L.V., Burnham, Brian S., 
         Fotopolous, Georgia, KharwatT, Ranyah, Marine, Deanna,
         Mills, Graham, and Wang, Miao,2010, 3D G.I.I.V.E:
         A collaborative Program for Disseminating and Training
         With 3D Virtual Geology in the North Texas Region;
         Alvarado, M. Iris, Mills, Graham et al; Geological Society of America 
         Abstracts with Programs; Vol. 42; No. 5; p. 422.


Invited Presentations:

Photorealistic Capture and 3D Modeling: The Virtual World 3D Scanning,
		 2005, Houston TX, SPAR 2005 Conference and Exhibit Color from 
		 Real  Photos Applied to Laser Scanning, 2005, Dallas TX, Dallas Rapid
         Transit, DART Seminar Series UTD Virtual Mapping Program: 
         Photorealistic Capture and 3D Modeling, 2006, ExxonMobil
         Research Lab, Houston, TX,

UTD Virtual Mapping Program:Photorealistic Capture and 3D Modeling, 2006,
        ExxonMobil Research Lab, Houston, TX 

3D Virtual Models of Geology by Accurate Mapping of Photography onto
        Surfaces, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, 2007, Missouri

Photorealistic Capture and 3D Modeling The Virtual World, 2007, Pioneer
        Resources, Dallas, TX

Aiken, Carlos,  2006, 3D Virtual Models of Geology by Accurate Mapping 
        of Photography onto Surfaces, invited, University of Missouri-Rolla,
        Rolla, Missouri Photorealistic Capture and 3D Modeling: The Virtual
        World, 2006, Pioneer Resources, Dallas, TX

Laser Scanning  with Color: the Creation and Use of 3D, 2006, 
        Carlos Aiken ,Xueming Xu, Bobbie Neubert, Photo real virtual models 
        with presentations in 3D stereo, 2006, Texas Society of Professional 
        Surveyors, Dallas Training on digital geologic mapping, Univ. of Idaho,
        Moscow, Idaho.

Carlos Aiken, Xueming Xu, Mohammed Alfarhan, 2006,Virtual Mapping:
        Photo Real Capture and 3D Modeling, 2006 GEON  April 6-8 GEON 
        Workshop to Identify Ground-Based Digital Acquisition, Analysis, 
        and Visualization Needs of the Geological Science Community,
        Univ. of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA
Laser Scanning with Color:  the Creation and Use of 3D Photo real virtual
        models with presentations in 3D stereo, 2007, Texas Society of 
        Professional Surveyors, Dallas, TX 

Aiken,  C., Alfarhan, M., White, L., and Abdelsalam, M, 2009,
       Three-Dimensional  Globally-Accessed Monuments Experiment
       (3D-GAME): The UT Dallas-Missouri S&T  Effort Joint Effort, Virtual 
       Systems and Multi Media Conference, Lemasol, Cyprus
   
Oldow, J S, Alfarhan, M, White, L S, Ahmed, T,  Alvarado, M I, Cline, J,
       Shilpakar, P, Aiken, C L, “Monitoring Growth of the Daisetta, Texas
       Sinkhole With Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Close Range Digital
       Photography,9 and GPS”, 2008 
  
Aiken, C., 2009, “Monitoring Growth of the  Daisetta, TexasSinkhole With
       Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Close Range Digital Photography,and GPS,
       Houston Geological Society and Association of Engineering and 
       Environmental Geologists, Daisetta Sinkhole Fieldtrip, Diasetta,  Houston.
   
Four Lectures on 3D Photorealistic geologic modeling, Saudi ARAMCO, 
       Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2009.