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Yaseen Taha Mustafa (1979) Professor of Applied Remote Sensing and GIS. In 1996, he joined College of Computer Science and Mathematics, The University of Mosul, Iraq, where he received his Bachelor Degree in Mathematics. From 2000 to 2003 he was appointed as an asst. researcher in the Department of Mathematics, College of Science, The University of Duhok, Kurdistan region, Iraq.In 2005, he earned his MSc degree in Mathematics from the University of Duhok. From 2005 to 2008, he was appointed as a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, College of Education, at the same University. He obtained his PhD in 2012 at the Department of Earth Observation Science, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente (ITC), Enschede, The Netherlands. During his PhD, he published four ISI peer reviewed paper, and presented his research in three international conferences. He received the Best Student Paper Award at the ASPRS conference 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA for his paper.From 2013 until the end of 2016, he was a Directorate of ICT Center at the University of Zakho, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. He is currently a Vice President of Scientific and Postgraduate Affairs at the University of Zakho. His research interests include the area of remote sensing and GIS, spatial statistics and contextual image analysis, including mathematical and statistical tools, such as Bayesian networks.

2008 – 2012: PhD. study in Earth Observation Science department, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente, Enschede-The Netherlands.

2003 – 2005: MSc study in the Dept. of Mathematics, College of Education, The University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region-Iraq.

1996 – 2000: BSc study in the Dept. of Mathematics, College of Computers and Mathematical Sciences, The University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq.

Spatial (and temporal) statistics

Bayesian networks

Principle of remote sensing & GIS

Environmental remote sensing

Satellite image analysis: classification, segmentation

Change detection

The main research fields concern area of remote sensing and GIS, multi-temporal remote sensing, spatial statistics and contextual image analysis, including mathematical and statistical tools, such as Bayesian networks.

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