Junaid is a Geoinformatics Engineer with a Bachelor’s degree (2015) from the National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan and Master’s degree (2019) from the Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan. Since his graduation he has been a part of both Industry and Academia. Starting a professional career in 2015, Junaid has worked on spatial datasets from different application areas including urban planning, vehicle tracking, rescue services, archaeology, and heritage and more. His first professional assignment, he worked on the spatial planning of two cities in Punjab and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. Later, joining Pakistan’s first digital mapping and location-based services platform as the data lead, here they worked to materialise a data development and management system using an open-source database, capable of handling the largest spatial dataset of Pakistan. Junaid is currently working as the Database Manager for Mapping Archaeological Heritage in South Asia (MAHSA) project, where he is working on the design and deployment of Arches open-source database, developing field data collection system using ODK and coding data ETL pipelines. Junaid will teach end to end ODK form development, deployment, setting up on mobile device and analysing collected data.

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