CeBIT Presents:


Zaffar Sadiq Mohammed Ghouse


Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse is a Lead Consultant at Sinclair Knights Merz’s (SKM) spatial service line and is also the Practice Leader for Spatial database management and mapping practice area. He has about 14 years of experience in consulting studies, design, development and management of spatial databases, review data framework policies, and technology including GIS applications development for major clients in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia and India. Zaffar has published and presented approximately 33 research papers at International and National levels focusing on GIS applications to support such areas as spatial data infrastructure, data quality, natural resource management, water resources, rural administration; public health management and disaster management. Zaffar holds a pivotal role as an advisor to various National and International spatial organisations. Zaffar is  Member and Editor of ISO/Technical Committee 211 Geoinformation/ Geomatics and Standards Australia; Working Group member of International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) WG II / 5 - Multidimensional and mobile data models; Program Management Group member at Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information; Editorial Review Board member of the International Journal of 3D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM) and serves on the committee of the Surveying Spatial Sciences Institute-Victoria. He holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science Engineering; MS by Research degree in Remote Sensing and GIS; and PhD in Engineering-Geomatics from The University of Melbourne. Recently Zaffar received, "Young Spatial Professional of the Year - 2011" award at the 7th Annual Victorian Spatial Excellence Award in Melbourne, 14th September 2011. This award recognizes a young spatial professional who has made a significant contribution in the field and acted as a role model for others in the industry.

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Zaffar Sadiq Mohammed Ghouse
Lead Consultant, Sinclair Knight Merz

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