Qassim Abdullah

Qassim A. Abdullah, PhD, CP, PRM, RPP, is a geospatial scientist at Woolpert Inc. ( ) and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. An innovator in digital aerial imagery and LiDAR acquisition, Abdullah has more than 30 years of combined industrial, research and development, and academic experience in analytical photogrammetry, digital remote sensing, and civil and surveying engineering. Throughout his career, Abdullah has developed proprietary software applications and integrated airborne GPS as well as LiDAR data acquisition technologies, including precise positioning algorithms and processes. He has published more than 50 technical papers and reports. He is also the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Fairchild photogrammetric award.


Mapping the Earth at the Speed of Light

By Qassim Abdullah
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LiDAR technology provides a giant leap forward in our ability to map the Earth's surface using nonphotographic-based methods.
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