The first GIS school, with an emphasis on environmental engineering, water resources management and urban management

What is GIS School?

Today, GIS is one of the most important tools that have many applications in various fields such as environmental engineering, water resources management, urban engineering, urban management, crisis management, etc. Therefore, in most world-class universities and institutes, it is offered as one of the main units in many fields.

The importance of this tool is such that some sites such as O * net OnLine, which introduces the characteristics of qualified professionals in various fields, making it one of the necessary skills for engineers and professionals working in the field. Introduced related to the environment.

Due to the great importance of GIS for students, professionals, and even managers active in areas related to the field of environment and sustainable development, the Office of Sustainability of the Amirkabir University of Technology decided to establish the first GIS school in the country. The purpose of this school was to teach ArcGIS software completely from basic to advanced stages. The point that distinguishes this set from other GIS training courses is its emphasis on the use of ArcGIS software with environmental engineering, water resources management, urban engineering, urban management, and so on. Therefore, the course instructors, namely “Dr. Mehdi Ahmadi” and “Mr. Goodarz Jalalvand”, are active GIS specialists who have a long history of teaching as well as working on projects related to environmental engineering.

Dr. Mehdi Ahmadi is a faculty member of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, and a graduate of the University of Colorado, USA, with a long history of teaching ArcGIS software. It should be noted that he specializes in environmental projects and water resources management.

Also, Mr. Goodarz Jalalvand has a master’s degree in geography-geomorphology from the University of Tehran and has 18 years of professional experience in the field of GIS and various projects related to the environment, urban management, water resources management, etc. It should be mentioned that he is currently working as a senior expert in the GIS department at Lar Consulting Engineering Company.

The high ability and experience of the instructors of these courses, both in the academic field and in the field of various environmental projects, has created a unique combination of knowledge, expertise, and high experience in the field of GIS that participation in GIS school, the possibility of benefit. Provides participants with them.

The main purpose of the GIS School is to provide specialized training in ArcGIS software from basic to advanced and to prepare course participants for a variety of GIS-related projects. In addition to introductory to advanced courses, the school includes specialized courses in the use of Arc GIS software in the following sections and projects:

These supplementary courses are designed as short-term workshops to train professionals.

Due to the nature of the GIS school, many audiences will be able to benefit from it. It should be noted that the GIS school will start its activities from the introductory period and all the introduced sections will start operating soon. For more information and knowledge of the content of the courses, you can use the attached Pdf file.

Course start time: January 31st, 2019 – Thursdays will be from 10 am to 1 pm for 6 weeks.

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