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Dr Zahra Gharineiat

Dr Zahra Gharineiat
Name Zahra Gharineiat
Position Senior Lecturer (Surveying and Positioning)
Section School of Surveying and Built Environment
Office B432
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4335
Extension 4335
Email
Qualifications BSurv Tabriz , MEngMgt Melb , PhD Newcastle

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 370803 )
  • Oceanography ( 370800 )
  • Geophysics ( 370600 )
  • Satellite-Based Positioning ( 401305 )
  • Machine Learning not elsewhere classified ( 461199 )
  • Geodesy ( 370603 )
  • Machine Learning ( 461100 )
  • Geomatic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401399 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )

Research interests
Satellite altimetry
Climate modelling and statistical analysis
Sea level changes and extreme sea level events
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their applications
Geodetic data capturing
Remote sensing
Photogrammetry

Grants:

2021-2024 Strategic University Reform Fund (SURF). "New Options for Waste And Saving The Environment (NO WASTE) Precinct". $2,000,000. Chief Investigators: Dr. Polly Burey, Dr. Tristan Shelley, Prof. Allan Manalo, Mr. Andreas Helwig, Dr. Gary Elks, Dr. Zahra Gharineiat, Prof. Retha Wiesner and Prof. Peter Schubel.

2021, Innovation Connections Grant-Land Solution Australia. “Stage two: Development of UAV Management, Visualization and Processing (U-MVP) Cloud Service”. $100,000 (Chief Investigator: Dr. Zahra Gharineiat)

2020, Innovation Connections Grant-Land Solution Australia. “Stage One: Development of UAV Management, Visualization and Processing (U-MVP) Cloud Service”. $100,000 (Chief Investigator: Dr. Zahra Gharineiat)

2020-2021, Fight Food Waste CRC - Nutrafruit – 2020, “Preventing Queen Garnet Plum Waste” , $99,604 (Chief Investigators: Dr Polly Burey , Prof. Lindsay Brown, Dr Mark Lynch, Mr Andreas Helwig and Dr Zahra Gharineiat)

2020-2021 USQ Capacity Building Grant, “UAV-BIM Integrated Solutions for Structural Health Monitoring of Queensland bridges”, $15,000 (Chief Investigators: Dr Zahra Gharineiat, Dr Andy Nguyen, Dr Amir Heravi, Mentor: Dr Weena Lokuge)

Professional memberships
Member of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)
Member of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)
  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)
  • Centre for Astrophysics (CA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
SVY2301- Automated Surveying Systems
SVY2303-Construction Surveying
SVY3202-Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
SVY3400-Advanced Surveying
SVY2902-Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 2
SVY2902-Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 3

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
8 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
11 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Major Convenor for Bachelor Spatial Science Honours and Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology

Research most recent
1. Tarsha Kurdi, Fayez and Amakhchan, Wijdan and Gharineiat, Zahra (2021) Random forest machine learning technique for automatic vegetation detection and modelling in LiDAR data. International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources, 28 (2):556234.
2. Gharineiat, Zahra and Deng, Xiaoli (2020) Spectral Analysis of Satellite Altimeters and Tide Gauges Data around the Northern Australian Coast. Remote Sensing, 12 (1). pp. 1-15.
3. Al-Daffaie, Kadhem and Chong, Albert K. and Gharineiat, Zahra (2019) Plantar Pressure Characteristics in Obese Individuals: A Proposed Methodology. In: 2019 3rd International Conference on Imaging, Signal Processing and Communication (ICISPC), 27-29 July, 2019, Singapore, Singapore.


Research most notable
1.Gharineiat, Z. and X. Deng. 2015. Application of the Multi-Adaptive Regression Splines to Integrate Sea Level Data from Altimetry and Tide Gauges for Monitoring Extreme Sea Level Events. Marine Geodesy 38(3): 261-276, doi:10.1080/01490419.2015.1036183.
2.Gharineiat, Z. and X. Deng. 2018. Description and assessment of regional sea-level trends and variability from altimetry and tide gauges at the northern Australian coast, Advances in Space Research, 61 (10): 2540-2554, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2018.02.038.
3.Deng, X., Z. Gharineiat, O.B. Andersen and M. Stewart. 2016. Observing and Modelling the High Water Level from Satellite Radar Altimetry During Tropical Cyclones edited by C. Rizo, P. Willis. IAG 150 Years 143:491-500, doi:10.1007/1345_2015_108. Springer International Publishing.


Publications in ePrints

Lewandowicz, Elzbieta and Tarsha Kurdi, Fayez and Gharineiat, ZahraORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-151X (2022) 3D LoD2 and LoD3 Modeling of Buildings with Ornamental Towers and Turrets Based on LiDAR Data. Remote Sensing, 14 (19):4687. pp. 1-17.

Munawar, Hafiz Suliman and Gharineiat, ZahraORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-151X and Akram, Junaid and Khan, Sara Imran (2022) A Framework for Burnt Area Mapping and Evacuation Problem Using Aerial Imagery Analysis. Fire, 5 (4):122. pp. 1-15.

Raj, Nawin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8364-2644 and Gharineiat, ZahraORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-151X and Ahmed, Abul Abrar Masrur and Stepanyants, YuryORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4546-0310 (2022) Assessment and Prediction of Sea Level Trend in the South Pacific Region. Remote Sensing, 14 (4):986. pp. 1-25.

Tarsha Kurdi, Fayez and Gharineiat, ZahraORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-151X and Campbell, GlennORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4249-2512 and Awrangjeb, Mohammad and Dey, Emon Kumar (2022) Automatic Filtering of Lidar Building Point Cloud in Case of Trees Associated to Building Roof. Remote Sensing, 14 (2):430. pp. 1-23.

McTegg, Stephen and Kurdi, Fayez and Simmons, Shane and Gharineiat, ZahraORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-151X (2022) Comparative Approach of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Restrictions in Controlled Airspaces. Remote Sensing, 14 (4):822. pp. 1-30.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 370803 )
  • Oceanography ( 370800 )
  • Geophysics ( 370600 )
  • Satellite-Based Positioning ( 401305 )
  • Machine Learning not elsewhere classified ( 461199 )
  • Geodesy ( 370603 )
  • Machine Learning ( 461100 )
  • Geomatic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401399 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )