Dr. Quazi Hassan (University of Calgary)

2022 Winner: Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Sustainability – Excellence in Forest Management Research

WINNER: Dr. Quazi Hassan, Professor of Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary

Initiative: Application of Remote Sensing Technologies in Forest Fire Management

Dr. Hassan’s work includes the development of advanced forest fire danger forecasting system using publicly available satellite data from NASA; a wildland fire risk modelling framework for the Greater Athabasca oil sands region; and a policy framework for forest fire-induced risks and community resilience for the people of Fort McMurray.