Geomatics World Authors

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Adam P. Spring

Adam P. Spring is a consultant and visiting lecturer in Applied Technologies and Reality Capture in the Department of Archaeology, University of Plymouth. He has featured in numerous academic and research publications. In addition to reselling 3DM Analyst, he has been a cons... (read more)

Aleksandra Zaforemska

Aleksandra Zaforemska is a PhD student in Geospatial Systems at Newcastle University, United Kingdom. (read more)

Alias Abdul Rahman

Alias Abdul Rahman holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow, UK, and is a professor at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), where he has headed up the 3D GIS Research Lab since 2000. His research interests include 3D GIS, 3D city modelling and 3D spatial databases. (read more)

Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans is a specialist in application engineering and high-precision positioning who has been with Topcon for over ten years, supporting projects to adopt technology to facilitate collaborative working and automate workflows. His technical specialisms include all eleme... (read more)

Andrew Iwanoczko

Andrew Iwanoczko is currently head of sales and marketing of geoinformation at Telespazio Vega UK. By profession, he is a coastal geomorphologist and hyperspectral earth observation technical specialist, passionate about developing automated digital data analytics and solvin... (read more)

Andrew Trigg

Dr Andrew Trigg is HM Land Registry’s Chief Geospatial and Data Officer. He is responsible for data publication, the creation of a new digital Land Register, and the quality of data in the register. He is a member of the pan-public sector Geographic Information Co-ordi... (read more)

Atteyeh Natanzi

Dr Atteyeh S. Natanzi has various qualifications relating to surveying, structural and material engineering (i.e. diploma and two MScs). She received her PhD from the Urban Modelling Group of the School of Civil Engineering at University College Dublin. She is a postdoctoral... (read more)

Charis Doidge

Charis Doidge is a research scientist for the deep learning team at Ordnance Survey. He has a background in remote sensing, computer science and mathematics. (read more)

Charlton Bland

Charlton Bland is a chartered land surveyor and member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He works as a geomatics consultant for SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business and specialises in aerial photogrammetry and geodetic photo control networks for bot... (read more)

Chintana Herrin

Chintana Herrin is a reality modelling product marketing manager with Bentley Systems primarily focused on applications pertaining to 3D photogrammetry and point clouds. She is responsible for Bentley’s ContextCapture, Descartes, and Pointools applications. Herrin has... (read more)

Chris Gray

Chris Gray, FRICS, is the director of business development for the Mollenhauer Group. (read more)

Chris Preston

Chris Preston is the former chair of the RICS Geomatics Professional Group. (read more)

Christopher Barnes

Dr Chris Barnes (SGT, Inc.) is the Landsat Science communications team lead at the U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center in Sioux Falls, SD, USA. Chris manages a team of scientists and communications specialists responsible for discovering, validating and promoting th... (read more)

Clarissa Augustinus

Clarissa Augustinus is Unit Leader of Land and the Global Land Tool Network, Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch, UN-Habitat. The Global Land Tool Network has 64 international partners including the World Bank, Slum/Shack Dwellers International, the Association of... (read more)

Craig Simmonds

Craig Simmonds FCInstCES is Managing Director of UK-based geomatics surveying firm Macleod Simmonds.  First introduced to GPR technology in 1993, Craig has since focused on designing ways to blend the radar technology output with standard topographical practices for the... (read more)

Dan Wicks

Dan Wicks is a senior Earth observation specialist at the Satellite Applications Catapult, a not-for-profit research organisation focused on promoting the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. He is responsible for leading a range of proje... (read more)

David Selviah

David Selviah is both a UCL academic at Reader level and CTO of Correvate Ltd, a UCL spin-out company commercialising his 3D point cloud processing research. For the last 31 years he has been at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College Lond... (read more)

David Selviah

David R. Selviah is both a UCL academic at Reader level and CSO and Director of Correvate Ltd. For the last 33 years, he has been at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London *UCL) carrying out research on AI, optical processing algor... (read more)

Dr Renalt Capes

Dr Renalt Capes has 26 years experience in satellite remote sensing of which 24 have been devoted to the development of InSAR. He currently contracts to TRE ALTAMIRA in support of the development of the UK market. He can be contacted at (read more)

Durk Haarsma

Durk Haarsma is publishing director of Geomares Publishing. He was publisher at Reed Business Geo for almost five years before Geomares Publishing was formed by a management buy-out on 1 October 2009. Prior to that, he worked for almost ten years as an editor and journalist... (read more)
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