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Head of Department Message


Welcome to the Department of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

The Department of GIS was established in September 2004. The Department has continued to grow in student and staff numbers, in physical facilities, as well as in broadening and advancing academic programme. The Department of GIS holds highly trained & experienced faculty members in Spatial Sciences with PhD and MS degrees from USA and Europe. The GIS Department has state-of the art GIS & Remote Sensing Computer Laboratory with latest version of the ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine Licensed software installed. 

Foremost the Department has continued to offer unique services in the areas of national interest in GIS applications in Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Hydrological Modeling, Climate Change/variability, Glaciers & GLOF studies, Natural Resource Management, Natural Disaster Risk Management, Urban & Regional planning, and Renewable Energy Resources Planning & Management. 

The GIS Department has one of its Strategic Objective of tailoring its academic programs to retain a strong responsiveness to basic training in Spatial Sciences. The GIS department has trained bulk of the GIS professionals within Pakistan and some of them are serving abroad especially in the Middle East. 

The Department is open and welcomes you all who are keen to advance their knowledge in Geospatial Sciences through research and development for a better planet Earth.

 

Dr. Javed Iqbal
Head of Department