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GIS Analyst

Houston, Texas, United States
August 18, 2018

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Mehrdad Vaziri

mehrdad.(***) vaziri**@***-**** Summary

I am a spatial statistics analyst pursuing my PhD in Geography with a tremendous focus on GIS and visualization applications. I have 10 years of experience working on different projects using GIS. My work has included projects focusing on urban development, transportation planning, as well as movement tracking and analysis. I have the ability to incorporate various methods of spatial statistics and GIS to visualize different phenomena. I am capable of processing different spatial or aspatial dataset using a combination of GIS application, Python, and R. Education

University of South Florida

PhD in Geography and Environmental Science and Policy GIS Graduate Certificate

Tampa, Florida

Graduating December 2018

Geographical information system graduate certificate, python, R, Statistics, movement analysis, movement tracking, mapping eye movements

Instructor of records computer cartography, wetland environment, GIS University Technology Malaysia

Master of Science- GIS Application in Planning

Johor Bahru, Johor

Graduated September 2012

Spatial statistics, Poverty distribution, Spatial pattern, GIS application, Geographically Weighted Regression, Crime Analysis, GIS in Planning, Teaching GIS application, University of Mazandaran

Bachelor in Urban Development

Babolsar, Mazandaran Province

Graduated September 2009

Sustainable development and spatial distribution of urban growth Employment History

University of South Florida

Graduate Assistant

Tampa, Florida

August 2014 - Present

Mapping, Python, R, Model builder, Spatial statistics, pattern recognition, research, movement analysis, eye-tracking

Institute of Urban Studies

Graduate Assistant

Arlington, Texas

January 2014 - May 2014

GIS, mapping, Thoroughfare planning, transportation, metropolitan urban growth, population distribution

Mehraz Fars

GIS specialist

Shiraz, Fars Province

January 2013 - May 2013

GIS, mapping, site planning, tourism planning

University Technology Malaysia-School of Built


Research Assistant

Johor Bahru, Johor

April 2011 - May 2012

GIS, Spatial distribution, Spatial Autocorrelation, Pattern recognition, Spatial Statitics, Urban design, SketchUp, AutoCAD

Javdan Shahr Pars

Urban Planner and GIS analyst

Shiraz, Fars Province

January 2010 - June 2010

Mapping, GIS, Autocad, City planning and spatial development, Rural planning Hobbies & Interests

Running, Soccer, Volleyball, Guitar, Books, Hiking, Camping, Road trips Professional Skills

GIS: Expert

Python: Advanced

R: Intermediate

Microsoft Office: Expert

AutoCAD: Advanced

Idrisi Andes: Intermediate

SketchUp: Intermediate


English: Fluent

Persian: Native

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