The Team

The Australia and New Zealand CRC for Spatial Information (CRCSI) is a leading research centre contributing to the spatial enablement of Australia and New Zealand. Working with university researchers, federal and state agencies, the private sector and international organisations, the CRCSI and its partners deliver research outcomes to help industry grow in key sectors including: agriculture, natural resources and climate change; defence; energy and utilities; built environment; and health.

The LiDAR Team

Dr Nathan Quadros is at the forefront of LiDAR and remote-sensing technology, holding a PhD in Geomatics Engineering and has advised on major LiDAR projects in Australia, the Pacific and South-East Asia. He has provided expertise to the Australian Commonwealth and State Governments, Pacific Islands and the World Bank.

Jessica Keysers’ expertise covers a variety of fields including terrestrial and tidal vertical datums, the quality assurance of airborne topographic and bathymetric LiDAR, and GIS for applications in the areas of climate change, biodiversity, public land, fire, water supply, drainage systems, and environmental resource and asset management. At the CRCSI, Jessica has worked on the quality assurance of numerous airborne LiDAR projects.

Nathan and Jessica published a chapter on airborne LiDAR quality assurance for the AusCover Good Practice Guidelines: A technical handbook supporting calibration and validation activities of remotely sensed data products.

Riyas Deen is the lead developer for the QA4 suite of products. He has over 10 years experience in spatial application development, with his core areas of expertise being in spatial systems architecture and design.

Felix Lipkin is a developer for the QA4 suite of products. He has over 10 years experience in spatial application solutions, with his core areas of expertise being in machine learning, physical modelling and spatial analytics.

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