Research Specialist
Phone: (+66) 252-46488


Syams joined the Geoinformatics Center in 2008 to 2009, and then continued in 2011 after completion of his master degree in Applied Earth Science with specialization in Geo-Hazard from the ITC, the Netherlands. He has been working on projects, research activities, and capacity building training related to remote sensing and GIS applications on various topics including landuse/landcover, disaster monitoring and mapping, multi-hazard risk assessment, environmental, agricultural, and forestry in a number of Asian countries including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


  • 2011 – M.Sc. in Applied Earth Science, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • 2006 – B.Eng. in Geodesy and Geomatics, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia

Area of Expertise

  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Disaster Monitoring and Mapping
  • Multi-hazard Risk Assessment