- Ara Toomanian
Dr. Ara Toomanian is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of GIS and RS, Faculty of Geography, University of Tehran. Dr. Toomanian received his PhD from Lund University, 2012 in the field of GIS. He is a board member of RS application working groups in INSA, consultant of the Iranian National Post Center, member of national GNAF working group, board member of International UNISDR safe school technical working group, secretary of the GIS/ RS commission in the Ministry of science, research and technology. He is also a member of core management group and Iranian coordinator of GeoNetC, an Erasmus+ project for capacity building in Iran and Iraq, funded 2015. Besides that, he is/was involved in several research and capacity building projects in the field of GIS, SDI, SDSS, Data Mining, and Banking Industry in Iran. Recently, together with Lund University, he established a joint MSC program in Geomatics. He has published more than 10 papers in scientific journal, more than 10 papers in international conferences and 2 books and book chapters.