Dr. Irawan Soemarto

Dr. Irawan Soemarto

Dr. Irawan Sumarto received the B.Eng degree in geodetic engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia in 1979, the M.Sc degree from ITC-Enschede, The Netherlands, in 1985, and the Ph.D degree from School of Spatial Sciences, Curtin University of Technology (CUT), Perth, Australia. In 1980, he joined the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, Institute of Technology, Bandung, as a Lecturer and become a Reader. Since then, he has supervised 100 undergraduate, master and doctoral students to completion and is currently supervising three doctoral students. His research interests include photogrammetric mapping and the applicability of airborne videography for topographic mapping. He has published more than 50 scientific paper and articles. He has numerous experiences as a leader in several professional associations. From 1998 to 2003, he was the Head of Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, ITB. Sumarto also served as Director of Land Surveying (2006 – 2007), Director of Base Mapping (2007 – 2011), and Deputy of Surveying and Mapping (2012 – 2015) in the National Land Agency of Indonesia (BPN-RI).