Geomatics World Authors

Below is a list of author biographies that have contributed to Geomatics World. Clicking into their profile will list all the articles they have written. As the occupations of the authors may change in time, they are requested to send updates of their details if needed.

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Jon Mills

Jon Mills is Professor of Geomatic Engineering within the Geomatics group in the School of Engineering at Newcastle University where he teaches, researches and exchanges knowledge in surveying, photogrammetry and laser scanning. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Eng... (read more)

Julia Stolle

Julia Stolle MRICS MAE, is the director of Stolle Surveys Ltd, specialising in boundary demarcation and boundary dispute resolution. She graduated from the Technical University of Berlin with an MSc in Civil Engineering (2000). Her further work experience include projects in... (read more)

Karel Janečka

Karel Janečka is a senior researcher at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic. His research activities are spatial data infrastructures, geographical information systems, spatial databases, spatial data mining and 3D cadastre. He has been the president of... (read more)

Kate Rowlatt

Kate Rowlatt B.Eng (Hons) MCInstCES has worked for the Canal & River Trust – formally British Waterways – since 1998. Kate is currently the senior hydrographic surveyor, managing a small team who cover the hydrographic surveying requirements for the Trust thr... (read more)

Katy Barbier-Greenland

Katy Barbier-Greenland is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and now lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She holds undergraduate degrees in social science majoring in psychology and social work with honours, as well as a Master of Information Management with a research s... (read more)

Kolemann Lutz

Kolemann Lutz developed a passion for satellite imagery after three years of professional experience in the industry. As an international business associate at Trident Space, he believes satellites are one of the most compelling technologies to overcome major problems. Based... (read more)

Kristine White

Kristine White is a writer based in Silicon Valley. A former editor for the San Jose Mercury News, White writes extensively on geospatial technology. For further information contact: (read more)

Leighton Davies

Leighton Davies, Regional Business Manager for Geopositioning at Topcon Positioning GroupWith over 22 years’ experience at Topcon, Leighton has built up a wealth of expertise in geospatial and surveying technologies. He joined the Topcon team in Great Britain in 1997,... (read more)

Linda Owen

Linda Owen (SGT, Inc.) is a Landsat Science communications specialist at the U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center, Sioux Falls, SD, USA. She currently coordinates and supports outreach and communication strategies relating to all aspects of the USGS Landsat Missions... (read more)

Lynn Radford

Lynn Radford is copy-editor at GIM International. She has more than 15 years of international sales and marketing experience (UK, Germany, the Netherlands), spanning sectors covering manufacturing, retail, print media and online media including over 10 years working as inter... (read more)

Mark Greaves

Mark Greaves is Ordnance Survey Lead Consultant for Geodesy. He holds an MSc (with Distinction) in Engineering Surveying and Geodesy from the Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy at Nottingham University and is a member of the RICS. Mark specialises in geod... (read more)

Mark Lawton

Mark Lawton is responsible for fitting the pieces of the puzzle together, he is Survey Manager for the A14 Integrated Delivery team (IDT). Mark will be speaking on this subject at Trimble’s worldwide Dimensions event due to be held in Las Vegas in November. (read more)

Mathias Lemmens

Mathias Lemmens gained a PhD degree from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is an international consultant and is the author of the book Geo-information – Technologies, Applications and the Environment published by Springer in 2011. Currently he is wor... (read more)

Michael Olsen

Michael Olsen is an associate professor of geomatics at Oregon State University, USA, and editor of the ASCI Journal of Surveying Engineering. He received BSc and MSc degrees in civil engineering from the University of Utah and a PhD in structural engineering from the Univer... (read more)

Olivia Wilson

Olivia Wilson is a research scientist for the deep learning team at Ordnance Survey. She has a background in remote sensing, computer science and mathematics. (read more)

Owen Hawkins

Owen Hawkins is Product Development Director at Earth-i, a Space Data Analytics and Satellite Operator in Guildford, UK. He is technical lead on multiple R&D programmes at Earth-i including those using pioneering AI tech. Owen has worked for 13 years on earth imaging, fr... (read more)

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh currently develops content for a variety of portals pertaining to market research. He has a post graduate degree in management, and worked as a content contributor for websites adhering to the UK insurance industry. (read more)

Peter Tapken

Peter Tapken is business development manager for Geo-matching – a leading product platform for surveying, positioning and machine guidance. He is responsible for the website content, product development and online marketing. He has a background in marketing m... (read more)

Peyami Başkaraca

Peyami Baskaraca is general manager of the BIMTAS company of Istanbul Greater Municipality (IBB) and highly experienced in 3D city modelling project management. (read more)
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