Dr Hossein Rizeei

Geospatial Leader

Hossein is a highly qualified Senior Geospatial Scientist with 17 years’ academic and industry experience. He has designed, developed, and implemented several GIS-based methodologies to assess natural and built environments for resilient urban planning, natural hazard detection, and blue-green grid (renaturalised) infrastructure creation through the unique combination of GIS, remote sensing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hossein’s research interests include spatial data-driven support systems in forest fire, flooding, urban heat island, soil erosion, and tree health assessments – publishing several ISI papers and scientific journal articles and delivering conference presentations on these topics. Hossein was named as a ‘Rising Star of Research’ by The Australian in 2021 for his research on bushfire analysis in NSW.


  • GIS
  • Data Modelling
  • Environmental Analysis


  • Ph.D. in Information Systems
  • Bachelor in Natural Resource Engineering (Watershed Management)
  • M.Sc. in Geospatial Information Systems & Remote Sensing


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