Dr. Firman Hadi
He was a keen birdwatcher but now he is a Spatial IT enthusiast. His research and work experiences on remote sensing for forest ecosystem and natural environment expand for more than 15 years. After graduated from Dept. of Biology, Universitas Padjadjaran with the research on breeding and feeding ecology of Javan Hawk-eagle in 2001, he worked at a local environmental NGO, Yayasan Konus in Bandung. In 2005, one year after receiving his master degree, he was one of the first members of Center for Remote Sensing, Insitut Teknologi Bandung (CRS-ITB). He worked as a full time researcher in CRS-ITB until 2012. During his time at CRS-ITB, he also continue his study for doctoral study and graduated in 2011.
From 2012 until 2014, he worked as a Geomatics Specialist at PT. Integrasia Utama in Jakarta. He involved in leading a GIS development team for private and governmental clients in Indonesia. Since September 2014 until now, he is Research Specialist at GeoInformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology. His main tasks are to work, develop and to conduct capacity building, training, research activities, and projects that related to Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS application, disaster-related activities (Sentinel Asia) and other spatial concerned activities in the center.