is one of the four institutes functioning under the umbrella of School of Civil
and Environmental Engineering (SCEE). All resources of IGIS are augmented by
SCEE in terms of faculty, laboratories, library and transport, thus making it a
very potent institute.
has the distinction of offering for the first time in Pakistan Master’s program
in the field of Remote Sensing (RS) & Geographical Information Systems
(GIS). Keeping in line with its tradition it has again been the first in the
country to offer undergraduate degree program in Geoinformatics and PhD in RS
& GIS. The discipline is though new, but its importance has been recognized
all over the world. As of today many of the top universities of the world are offering
degrees relating to spatial data.
importance of geo spatial data in virtually all fields of life has been
realized in Pakistan. The avenues of employment are also increasing rapidly
along with realization of the importance of spatial data. This will ensure
optimal utilization of resources in minimum time.
Dr Tariq Mahmood
Principal SCEE (NUST)