Serwan M. J. Baban

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Prof. Serwan M. J. Baban (BSc, MSc, PhD. Cert. TL, FRGS, FGS, FRSPSoc), Serwan is the professor of Surveying and Land Information at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Trinidad and Tobago. He is also the founder and director of the Centre for Caribbean Land and Environmental Appraisal Research (CLEAR); Campus Coordinator for the Environmental Research Network and the Programme Coordinator for the MSc in GIS and MSc in Geoinformatics Programmes at UWI.

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.

His research interests are in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences and Geoinformatics (Environmental Remote Sensing and GIS). Serwan has undertaken extensive research and consultancy work in these areas in Iraq, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Malaysia, UK, the Caribbean region and USA. He also has interests in teaching innovation and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has published extensively and is an academic referee for a wide range of National and International Journals. His research has been funded by various local, regional, national and global organisations worldwide.

To date, Serwan has successfully graduated and is currently supervising a number of MPhil/PhD students, some of whom were/are jointly supervised with various Universities in the Middle East, UK and the USA, and has been involved in examining MSc and MPhil/PhD student's worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society (FGS), a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society (FRGS), a Fellow of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (FRSPSoc) and a Visiting Fellow at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.

Contact Details:

Department of Surveying & Land Information
Faculty of Engineering,
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine,Trinidad and Tobago
West Indies
Tel: (868) 662-2002
Fax: (868) 662-4414
E-mail: sbaban2001@yahoo.com
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