Eye in the Sky – Using Drones for Surveying
CIQS Podcast – Knowledge Counts

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In this episode of Knowledge Counts, the CIQS podcast series, we speak with Dr. Taher Hassan about using drones for surveying. Drones help save time and money and can improve safety too. Join us as we explore the possibilities of unmanned flight in construction.

Host: Wendy Hobbs, PQS(F)
Guest: Taher Hassan, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Producer: Ryan Schriml



This episode is eligible for 1 CPD Point

About Our Guest

Taher Hassan, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Taher Hassan is an Instructor at school of construction, South Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary. He received his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, and M.Sc. in Surveying and Photogrammetry from Ain Shams University in Cairo in 1996 and 2002 respectively. He also received his Ph.D. in Geomatics Engineering from The University of Calgary in 2009. 

Taher acted as Secretary working group I/3 Commission I “Multi-Platform Multi–Sensor Inter-Calibration”, The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) from 2008 to 2012. Taher is a professional engineer registered in the province of Alberta. Taher has twenty years of experience in various civil engineering disciplines including but not limited to geomatics, structural, and transportation engineering. His Geomatics expertise covers wide range of fields like photogrammetry, geodesy, digital terrain modelling, earthworks, deformation monitoring. Building information modeling and drones’ applications in Civil engineering are Taher’s latest interests.


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