About Serwan Baban

Professor Serwan Baban BSc(Baghdad) MSc(Baghdad) PhD Cert TL(East Anglia) FRGS FGS FRSPSoc
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Serwan Baban was Professor of Environmental Geoinformatics in the School of Environmental Science and Management at Southern Cross University from 2008-2009.
He obtained his PhD in Environmental Remote Sensing from the University of East Anglia, UK in 1991 and his MSc in Geophysics and BSc in Geology from the University of Baghdad, Iraq during 1983 and 1980 respectively. He has worked as a Research Assistant and Senior Research Associate in the School of Environmental Sciences, The University of East Anglia, UK. Then as a Lecturer and later a Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography in the University of Coventry, UK. He moved to the University of the West Indies during September 2000 to become the Professor of Surveying and Land Information and at a later date the Chairman, School for Gradate Studies and Research at the St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad. He moved to Australia to Join Southern Cross University during January 2007.
His research interests are in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences and in Geinformatics (Environmental Remote Sensing and GIS). He has undertaken extensive research and consultancy work in these areas in Iraq, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Malaysia, United Kingdom, USA and the Caribbean Region.
Serwan has published extensively in international/national journals, international conference proceedings, and chapters in books as well as consultancy reports. He is an academic referee for scientific papers for a wide range of National and International Journals. His research has been funded by various local, regional, national and global organizations worldwide.
To date, Serwan has successfully graduated, and is currently supervising a number of MPhil/PhD students and has been involved in examining MSc and MPhil/PhD student’s worldwide.
Serwan founded and directed the GIS and Remote Sensing Research Utility (GRRU) Group at Coventry University, UK from 1994-2000. He also formed and directed the Center for Caribbean Land and Environmental Appraisal Research (CLEAR) at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. Recently he has established the Centre for Geoinformatics Research and Environmental Assessment Technology (GREAT) at Southern Cross University. This Centre conducts research and consultancy in Environment-related fields underpinned by Geo-sciences.

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