Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Shahid Parvez


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Dr. Shahid Parvez
Dr. Shahid Parvez joined the Department of Space Science, University of the Punjab as Assistant Professor in 2011. He has been teaching various modules of Fundamental, Applied & Advanced Remote Sensing (RS) & Photogrammetry (Optical, Microwave, LIDAR, & Hyperspectral), Digital Image Processing, GIS and applications to B.S (Honors), M.Sc and M.Phil programs and conducting/supervising research. His major research interests are primarily in the fields of RS and GIS pertaining to their applications in the Earth’s Natural Resources and Environmental monitoring, mapping and modelling viz-a-viz Landuse/Landcover, Glaciology, Bio-mass, Soil/Desertification, Eco-systems, Natural Hazards, Archaeology/Tourism, and Urban Planning. He has completed his PhD in Space Science (Title: Studying Ozone Variability, Trends and Climatology over Pakistan using RS & GIS) from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He had done MS in Photogrammetry & Geoinformatics from the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany and B.Sc & M.Sc in Space Science from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He has published/presented 28 research papers in national/international journals/conferences. He was Guest Speaker & Trainer for 15+ RS & GIS trainings at national and international levels on full funding supports. He has supervised 35 research theses and projects in the disciplines of Remote Sensing, GIS and their applications. He is Co-author of book-chapter titled “Delineating Legal Forest Boundaries to Combat Illegal Forest Encroachments”. He has developed the national curriculum of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and Department of Space Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore for the subjects of Remote Sensing, GIS, and Space Science. Earlier, he worked at SUPARCO (Pakistan Space Agency) Headquarters, Karachi as Manager (RS & GIS) and Assistant Manager (RS & GIS) from 1999 to 2011. During this job, more than 15 RS & GIS projects of millions of Pak Rupees are on his credit as Project Manager.
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