Shahnawaz
Shahnawaz Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter | Lehrbeauftragter
  • Schillerstraße 30
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 (0) 662 / 8044-7540
Fax:
+43 (0) 662/8044-7560
s.shahnawaz@sbg.ac.at www.zgis.at

Academic and Professional Functions

     

  • Z_GIS
    • Coordinating Intenational GIScience Education Projects.
    • Designing, developing and delivering international GIScience Education activities i.e. Faculry-Development-Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, Summer Schools etc. 
  • UNIGIS
    • Directing UNIGIS Network in South & Southeast Asia.
    • Authoring and instructing selected UNIGIS (English) Modules.
  • DoGG (Department of Geology and Geography)
    • Teaching various courses.
    • Organising Study Tours / Field Excursions.

Research Interests

     

  • Curricula, Competences and Qualifcations in GIScience Education.
  • Environment and Development in Mountain Ecosystems.
  • Modeliing and Simulation of the Dynamics of Natural Resources-Population Interface in Mountain Ecosystems.
  • Dynamics of Regional Development in various socio-cultural and natural environments.

Teaching

     

  • Courses
    • Advanced Methods in Empirical Social Research.
    • Development and Underdevelopment - Aspects in South Asia.
    • Environmental Management with GIScience.
    • GIS: Data Modelling and Data Structures.
    • Locations, Networks and Regional Disparities.
    • Regional Development - Theories and Experiences.
    • Socio-Cultural Mosaic of India - Harmonies and Conflicts.
    • Status of Environment and Development - The Global Concerns.
    • Themes in the Environment-Development Debate.
  • Study Tours / Field Excursions
    • GI Science Research and Education in South Asia - GIS RESA (with Josef Strobl and Thomas Jekel), Summer School in Southern India, Feb. 2009.
    • Development and Globalisation (with Thomas Jekel and Franz Herzog), Student Excursion to South India, Feb-Mar. 2006
    • GIScience for Coastal Zone Management (with Josef Strobl), Student-Teacher Summer School, Goa, India, Oct. 2004.
    • Imagined Indias (with Thomas Jekel), Student Excursion to North India, Feb. 2003.

Recent Publications / Reports

Recent Projects: Coordination / Participation

     

  • SPATIALreason: Integrating Spatial Reasoning in Interdisciplinary Research and Education - Faculty Development Workshop (2011; www.zgis.at/SPATIALreason????). Funded by ASEA Uninet, Austria.
  • SPATIALtech: Advanced Spatial Techniques for Environmental Analysis and Management (2010; www.zgis.net/SPATIALtech????). Funded by ASEA Uninet, Austria.
  • InWaRM: Integrated Water Resource Management (2010; www.zgis.at/inwarm) Funded by Eurasia Pacific Uninet, Austria.
  • resourceGIS: Natural Resource Management with GIScience (2009; www.zgis.at/resourceGIS). Funded by ASEA Uninet, Austria.
  • GIS4URdev: GIScience for Urban and Regional Development in Asia and Africa (2008; www.zgis.at/GIS4URdev). Funded by German Academic Exchange Services.
  • mountainGIS: Geo-Infomatics for Mountain Environmental Management (2008; www.zgis.at/mountainGIS). Funded by Eurasia Pacific Uninet, Austria.
  • GISedu: GIScience Education for Understanding and Managing the Planet Earth (2008; www.zgis.at/GISedu). Funded by ASEA Uninet, Austria.
  • emGIS: Environmental Management with GIScience (Mar. 2005 - Mar. 2007; www.zgis.at/emGIS). Funded by European Commission under Asia IT&C Programme.
  • Q2LU: Quantifying and Qualifying Landuse Changes using TERRA ASTER Data in Different Cultural and Ecological Environments (Oct. 2003 - Mar. 2004). Funded by Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture jointly with British Council under Academic Research Collaboration Programme.
  • InterGIS: International Cooperation for GIScience Education (May 2003 - Apr. 2005; www.zgis.at/InterGIS). Funded by European Commission under Asia Link Programme.
  • EMGISc: European Masters in GIScience (Jul. 1999 - Jun. 2002, www.zgis.at/euromastergi). Funded by European Commission under SOCRATES, ERASMUS: Institutional Contract Activity.

Recent Conferences: Coordination / Presentation / Participation

     

  • High Mountain ´Remote Sensing and Cartography-X: 8-11 Sep. 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal (http://menris.icimod.net/menris/HMRSC-X).
    • Presentation on "GIScience Education - GIS Training - Application Practice".
  • AGIT 2008: 2-4 Jul, 2008, Saluburg, Austria (www.agit.at).
  • GIS Central Asia Conference - GISCA´08, 15-17 May. 2008, KSUCTA, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (http://gis.org.kg/confer/gisca08).
    • Presentation on "UNIGIS International: A Virtual Univeristy for GIScience Education".
    • Chaired a session on GIS Education programmes.
  • Map Middle East 2008: 8-10 April. 2008, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Map India 2008: 6 - 8 Jan. 2008, Greater NOIDA, India (www.mapindia.org/2008).
    • Coordinated Education Discussion Forum on "GIScience Education - GIS Training - Application Practice". Also gave leading presentation on the theme.
    • Chaired technical session on "Remote Sensing and Image Processing":
  • Map Asia 2007: 14-16  Aug. 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia(www.mapasia.org/2007).
  • emGIS GIScience Symposium: 2nd Feb. 2007, Thimphu, Bhutan (www.zgis.atemGIS)
    • Organised and conducted GIScience Symposium on ´Spatial Data Infrastructure for Environment and Sustainable Development´.
  • Map World Forum: 22-25 Jan. 2007, Hydrabad, India (www.mapworldforum.org).
  • Map Asia 2006: 29 Aug.-1 Sep. 2006, Bangkok, Thailand (www.mapasia.org/2006).
  • Map India 2006: 30 Jan.-1 Feb. 2006, Delhi, India (www.mapindia.org/2006).
    • Coordinated workshop (with Josef Strobl) on "GIScience Education: Design and Delivery":
    • Presentation (with Siva Kumar) on "GIScience Education: Design and Delivery":
  • GIS Central Asia Conference - GISCA´05, KSUCTA, 29 Oct. 2005.
    • Presentation on " Standardising GIScience Education: Z_GIS Initiatives in South Asia".
  • Map Asia 2005: 22-25 Aug. 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia (www.mapasia.org/2005).
    • Coordinated workshop (with Josef Strobl) on "Capacity Building through GIS Education":
    • Chaired session on "Web GIS / Internet GIS".
    • Presentation on "UNIGIS Internation: Educating GIScience Professionals Worldwide".
  • Map India 2005: 7-9 Feb 2005, Delhi, India (www.mapindia.org/2005).
    • Coordinated workshop on "eLearning Platforms for GIScience Education".
    • Leading presentation on "Online Distance Education in GIScience".
    • Presentation on " UNIGIS Online GIScience Education System and Blackboard Platform".
  • GSDI-7: 30 Jan. - 6 Feb. 2004, Banglore, India.
  • Map India 2004: 28-30 Jan. 2004, Delhi, India (www.mapindia.org/2004).
    • Coordinated workshop (with Josef Strobl) on "GIScience Education and Curriculum Development".
     

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