Dr. Khairul Nizam Tahar
Khairul Nizam Tahar is currently a Senior Lecturer in Centre of Studies for Surveying Science and Geomatics, Faculty of Architecture Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. He obtained his Dip Geomatic Science (GIS), BSc (Hons) Surveying Science and Geomatics and MSc (GIS) degrees from Department of Surveying Science and Geomatics, UiTM, Malaysia in 2005, 2007 and 2008 respectively and PhD degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia in 2013. His major research includes geomatics field such as aerial photogrammetry and close range photogrammetry especially on UAV applications. He has published 1 book, 1 book chapter and over 60 articles in journals and conference proceedings. He also received a number of research grants from university and ministry. He conducts a few research as the principal investigator and co-investigator on UAV positioning, building footprint extraction using UAV, rapid airborne geospatial mapping system and automatic counting of shipping containers using UAV.