University of Calgary

Department of Geomatics Engineering

Quazi K. Hassan

Assistant Professor in Earth Observation for Energy and Environment


BSc (Bangladesh Ins. of Tec., Khulna) 1994
MSc (University Putra Malaysia) 1998
PhD (University of New Brunswick) 2008

Dr. Hassan has over 12 years of experience in the field of remote sensing (i.e., earth observation), digital image processing, and GIS. His research interests fall into:

  • Combining remote sensing data and process-based models for understanding the interactions among soil, vegetation, and atmosphere
  • Use of remote sensing and GIS techniques into the management of natural resources
  • Mapping of the dynamics of natural disasters, such as flooding, forest fire, drought, and water scarcity
  • Application of remote sensing techniques in addressing energy and environmental issues 


Dr. Hassan was a recipient of several scholarships and awards during his Ph.D. research, including (i) National Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarships, (ii) Dorothy and Kenneth Langmaid Forest Soils and Tree Growth Scholarship, and (iii) Fraser Inc. Entrance Scholarship in Forestry, among others.

Professional Activities:

  • Member of Canadian Remote Sensing Society
  • Member of American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  • Member of International Society for Environmental Information Sciences
  • Reviewer for the several Journals, and International Conferences and Symposium
  • Session moderator for ASPRS conference


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