Associate Professor Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse holds a pivotal role as an adviser to various National and International spatial organisations. He holds an Executive Director appointment at Spatial Vision based in Melbourne.
He had executive roles at Sinclair Knight Merz ( now Jacobs), GHD, CRC for Spatial Information (now Frontier SI). He has over 20 years of experience in client management, strategic consulting studies, business development, project management, systems review and integration for Utility Industry and Government, design, development and management of spatial databases, review data framework policies, develop spatial analyses techniques and technology including GIS applications development for major clients in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Saudi Arabia. He has led several Multi-Million Dollar National Mapping projects for State and Federal governments globally. Zaffar has published research papers focusing on GIS applications to support such areas as: spatial data infrastructure, data quality, groundwater management, water resources, rural administration; asset management; field data capture; public health management and disaster management. He is also a member of several boards and technical committees in Australia and overseas. Zaffar is member of ISO TC/211 since 2010 and contributed to the ISO 19157 Spatial Data Quality. Zaffar is actively engaged with United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UNGGIM)-Geospatial Societies, Private Sector & Academic Network.
- Associate Professor (Principal Fellow),University of Melbourne
- President - Surveying Spatial Sciences Institute
- Executive Board Member & Chair Academia-Industry Committee- World Geospatial Industry Council
- ISDE Representative- United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management
- Vice Chair of the Board - Locate Conferences Australia
- Vice President - International Society of Digital Earth
- Member Steering Committee, Australia's Space and Spatial 2030 Agenda
- Editorial Board Member- Big Earth Data, Taylor & Francis
- Vice Chair, UNGGIM Asia Pacific, Private Sector Network
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Spatial Data Management of Bio Regional Assessments Phase 1 for Coal Seam Gas –Challenges ..
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Spatial Data Management of Bio Regional Assessments Phase 1 for Coal Seam Gas –Challenges and Opportunities
Shaik Mohamed Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse
Conference Proceedings | 2014 | Locate 14
The federal government has identified the need to provide scientific water resources information associated with coal seam gas and..
BEYOND SPATIAL ENABLEMENT OF GROUNDWATER DEPENDENT ECOSYSTEM MAPPING
Shaik Mohamed Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Joanne Poon
Conference Proceedings | 2013 | IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2013
Australia’s mining boom has a significant impact on groundwater resources which in turn affect the ecosystems which are dependent ..
Towards a Stream Hierarchy and Classification System for Victorian Waterways
Phillip Delaney, Joanne Poon, Shaik Mohamed Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Derek Goodin, Kate Wilson, Darren Mckirty
Conference Proceedings | 2011 | SURVEYING & SPATIAL SCIENCES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2011
The Australian State of Victoria’s stream network dataset, contained in the Vicmap Hydro product, is a fundamental data set that i..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
ISDE Conference Organisation Award
Victorian Young Professional of the Year - 2011
CRC for Spatial Information Full Doctorate Scholarship
FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia
FSSSI - Fellow of the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute
FRGS - Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society
SMIEEE - Senior Member IEEE (GRSS)
Spatial Data Infrastructure Group
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Committee Member Victorian Region
Surveying Spatial Sciences Institute
Geoscience And Remote Sensing Society & Computer Science
Instititue of Electrical Electronics Engineers
University of Melbourne
GCert Geographic Information Systems
University of Melbourne
MS by Research Engineering-Remote Sensing & GIS
BE Computer Science Engineering