Engr. Dr. Ejaz Hussain
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
IGIS Building, NUST Sector H-12 Islamabad
+92 51 9085 4400
PhD (Geomatics Engineering, Purdue University, USA), MS (Geomatics Engineering, Purdue University, USA), BE (Civil Engineering, MCE Risalpur, Pakistan)
- PhD Geomatics
Engineering (Jan-2007 - Dec-2010) Purdue University, USA.
- MS Geomatics
Engineering (Aug-2000 - Aug-2002) Purdue University, USA.
- BE Civil Engineering (1987 - 1990) MCE, Risalpur,
Engineer, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).
Member, Institution of Engineers Pakistan IE (Pak).
of Remote Sensing data for various Earth resource applications
MS Thesis Supervised
- Geo-Spatial analysis of
Hepatitis C in District Hafizabad Punjab
- Flood Modeling of Soan
River using HEC-RAS
Eutrophication assessment of Kallar Kahar Lake using Remote Sensing data
- Soil Salinity Mapping in
Toba Tek Singh using temporal imagery
- Identifying sediments deposit
patterns in Tarbela Dam using temporal Remote Sensing data
- Post flood drinking water
quality assessment in Charsadda District using geographic information
- Shan, J. and E. Hussain, 2009. Chapter 10, Object-based Data
Integration and Classification for High-Resolution Coastal Mapping, pp.
210-234, in Yeqiao Wang (Ed.), Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments,
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 504 p.
- Shan, J., Hussain, E., Kim, K., Biehl, L., 2009. Chapter 18,
Flood Mapping and Damage Assessment – a Case Study in the State of
Indiana, pp. 473-495, in Li, D, Shan, J., Gong J., Eds, 2009. Geospatial
Technology for Earth Observation, Springer, 558p.
Full Papers in Refereed Journals
Ejaz Hussain & Jie Shan (2016), Urban building extraction through object-based image classification assisted by digital surface model and zoning map, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion,Vol.7
Ejaz Hussain & Jie Shan (2016), Object-based urban land cover classification using rule inheritance over very high-resolution Multisensor and Multitemporal data, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 53:2, 164-182,
- Shan, J., Zaheer, M., Hussain, E., 2003. Study on Accuracy of
1-Degree DEM versus Topographic Complexity Using GIS Zonal Analysis.
Journal of Surveying Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers,
Vol. 129, May 1, pp. 85-89.
- Shan Jie, Ejaz Hussain, KyoHyouk Kim, and Larry Biehl, 2010.
Highlight Article: Flood Mapping with Satellite Images and its Web
Service, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Journal of the
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 76, No. 2,
- Ural Serkan, Ejaz Hussain, Jie Shan, 2011. Building Population
Mapping with Aerial Imagery and GIS Data, International Journal of
Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp.
- Ejaz Hussain, Serkan Ural, KyoKyoukKim,Chiung-Shiuan Fu, Jie
Shan, 2011. Building Extraction and Rubble Mapping for City
Port-au-Prince Post-2010 Earthquake with GeoEye-1 Imagery and Lidar
Data,Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Volume.77, No 10,
October 2011, pp 1011-1023
Waqar MM, Mirza JF, Mumtaz R, Hussain E (2012)
Development of New Indices for Extraction of Built-Up Area & Bare Soil from
Landsat Data. 1: 136. doi:10.4172/scientificreports.136, Jun 2012. Not
Full Papers in Conference or Symposium Proceedings
- Selim Aksoy, Bahadir Ozdemir, Sandra Eckert, Francois
Kayitakire, Martino Pesaresi, Orsan Aytekin, Christoph C. Borel, Jan
Cech, Emmanuel Christophe, Sebnem Duzgun, Arzu Erener, Kivanc Ertugay,
Ejaz Hussain, Jordi Inglada, Sebastien Lefevre, Ozgun Ok, Dilek Koc San,
Radim Sara, Jie Shan, Jyothish Soman, Ilkay Ulusoy, Regis Witz, 2008.
Performance Evaluation of Building Detection and Digital Surface Model
Extraction Algorithms: Outcomes of the PRRS 2008 Algorithm Performance
Contest, in 5th IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing,
Tampa, Florida, December 7.
- Ejaz Hussain, KyoHyouk Kim, Jie Shan, 2009. Object–based Image
Classification and Web-mapping Techniques for Flood Damage Assessment,
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual
Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, March 9 – 13.
- Ejaz Hussain, Jie Shan, 2010. Rule Inheritance in Objet-based
Image classification for Urban Land Cover Mapping, American Society for
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Conference, San Diego,
California, USA, April 26 – 30.
- Ejaz Hussain, Jie Shan, 2010. Mapping major floods with optical
and SAR satellite images, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 25-30.
- Jie Shan, Ejaz Hussain, 2010. Very High Resolution Remote
Sensing Data: Processing Capabilities and Limitations in Urban Areas.
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA,
- Ejaz Hussain, Ural Serkan, Malik Abrar, Jie Shan, 2011.Mapping
Pakistan 2010 Floods Using Remote Sensing Data,American Society for
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Annual Conference, Milwaukee, USA,
Shahid Karim and Ejaz
Hussain, 2012. Soil Salinity Assessment in Toba Tek Singh using Remote Sensing
and GIS: Proceeding -International Conference of GIS Users,TAZA GIS-Days, pp
479-483, May 23-24
- Ibad-Ur-Rehman, Saqib Kazmi,
Saad Ali, Ejaz Hussain, 2012. Comparison of Pixel-based and Object-based
classification for glacier change detection, 2nd International Workshop on
Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications (EORSA), pp 259-262, Shanghai, China, Jun 8-11. ISBN:
- Mahmood, A.,Irfan,
M.,Hussain, Ejaz.(2012). “Highway Asset Management using Geographical
Information System”.Third International Conference on Construction in
Developing Countries being held on 04-06 July, 2012, Bangkok,
Usman, M., Hussain, E., , 2013, Mapping and Monitoring Planned
Development of Vegetation Cover in Desert Area using Temporal Remote Sensing
Data, Proceeding of American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS,) Baltimore, Maryland USA March 24-28
Conference- Presentations only
- Ejaz Hussain, KyoHyouk Kim, 2009. Quick-Look Flood Damage Estimation, Indiana GIS Conference, Feb 17 – 18 2009, Bloomington, IN.
- Ejaz Hussain, Serkan Ural, 2010, Building Extraction and
Population Mapping Using High Resolution Images, Indiana GIS Conference,
Feb 23-24 2010, Bloomington, IN
Hussain, 2013.Dealing with and assessing risks of potential disasters using
space-based information, National Workshop on Disaster Risk Management, May 04,
2013, MCE Risapur, Pakistan
Courses offered to Under-Graduate Programs
- GIE- 102 Introduction to
- GIE-203 Digital Mapping and
Courses offered to Post-Graduate Programs
- GIS - 811 Advanced Remote
- GIS -911 Special Topic in
- GIS - 812 Engineering
Aspects of Remote Sensing
- GIS - 802 GIS and Remote
Sensing & its Application for Civil Engineering
- DME- 802 GIS and Remote
Sensing for Disaster Mapping and Management