Geoscience is a multi-disciplinary journal aimed at bringing together top-quality research across the entire spectrum of the Earth Sciences along with relevant work in related areas. Geosciences Journal opens a new era for the publication of geoscientific research articles in English, covering geology, geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, structural geology, mineralogy, petrology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, environmental geology, economic geology, petroleum geology, hydrogeology, remote sensing and planetary geology.

Shahid Parvez

Editorial Board Member of Geosciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Space Science University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Research Areas

Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, GIS, and Applications


2002-2004MSPhotogrammetry & Geoinformatics, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany
1994-1996M.ScSpace Science, University Of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
1992-1994B.ScSpace Science, University Of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan


2011-presentDepartment of Space Science, University of Punjab (, Assistant Professor
2004-2011SUPARCO (Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission, Pakistan), MANAGER (RS&GIS)
1999-2004SUPARCO (Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission, Pakistan), ASSISTANT MANAGER
1997-1999MapTech (Pvt Consultant) RS&GIS ANALYST

Academic Achievement

Obtained 2nd Position in B.Sc (Space Science) from University of the Punjab, Lahore
Awarded Scholarship during B.Sc (Space Science) for 2 years under the auspices of President Talent Farming Scheme, through National Academy of Higher Education, University Grants Commission, Islamabad
'Chess Winner' of annual sports of the Hostels, University of the Punjab, Lahore
Awarded 'Merit Certificate in NCC' during F.Sc (07 May 1991)
Obtained 2nd Position in 'District Science Quiz Competition' during 10th Class (1988-1989)
Obtained 2nd Position in 'District Bait-Bazi (Poetry) Competition' during 9th Class (1987-1988)
Obtained 3rd Position in 'District Bait-Bazi (Poetry) Competition' during 10th Class (1988-1989)


Institute of Space Science & Space Technology (ISSSTECH) Pakistan
Pakistan Association of Scientists & Scientific Professionals (PASSP)
Pakistan Society of Geographic Information System (PSGIS)
Astronomy Newsletter of Astronomy Magazine (online)
Astronomy & Astrophysics (online)
Physics World (online)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Presented research paper 'Use of Space Technology in Precision Farming' in International Seminar on Space Technology for Peace, Rehabilitation and Development (26-29 Sep 2005) Khartoum, Sudan
[2]  Presented research paper 'Augmented Cultural Heritage-A Mobile Tourist Guide for Didyma, Turkey' in International Seminar on Satellite Technology Applications in Communications and Remote Sensing, (9-15 Oct 2004) Tehran, Iran
[3]  Attended a seminar on 'Growth & Development of Cities: A Case Study of Karachi, by Mr Arif Hasan-World renowned Architect, Urban Designer & Social Scientist' on 20 Jan 2011 at the National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics (NCRG), SUPARCO HQ, Karachi
[4]  Delivered a presentation on 'Remote Sensing & GIS Applications' in E-Governance Expert Meeting on Upscaling Participatory Information System of Baluchistan, organized by UNDP (Assistance to Governance Reforms and Practices in Baluchistan) held at Quetta (31 March 2009) Presentation on 'GIS Applications' delivered at Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi (13 June 2006)
[5]  Attended a Seminar on "Challenges in Geospatial Analysis, Integration and Visualization" of Commission IV working groups of International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) held at Stuttgart, Germany (8-9 Sep 2003)
[6]  Attended a seminar on "Space Science & the Challenges of 21 Century" held at Institute of Space & Planetary Astrophysics, University of Karachi (21 Nov 2005) Attended a workshop on "Remote Sensing & GIS Applications" (13-18 Sep 1999) held at Aerospace Institute, SUPARCO (Institute for Space Technology-new name), Islamabad
[7]  Attended Pakistan Developers Conference 2005 (Microsoft) held on 13-15 June 2005 at Karachi