Md. Abdus Salam

GIS Specialist

  Dhaka, Bangladesh

A highly qualified GIS Specialist; spent 6+ years in Geospatial decision making field with eminent national and international organizations funding project. Focus being on working with the government and partners in addressing critical Urban and Regional planning issues, designing & coordinating associated projects to drive pragmatic solutions. Can work under pressure, manage team of diverse personnel, hardworking, self-starter.


Work Experience

Deputy Team Leader

Nagar Daridra Basteebasider Unnayan Sangstha, Dhaka

November 2019 - Present
Taipei, Taiwan

LIUPCP is an UNDP funded project. A component of the project is to build a geographical representation of the Urban Poor Settlements. In this project, I have been working as a GIS Specialist and Deputy Team Leader. My job responsibilities are as follows:

• Increased productivity by supervising daily activities and performance of 10 personnel.
• Developed requirements for application of GIS solution data, including graphical representations.
• Designed standardized protocols for data collection, creating cohesive database input guidelines to streamline intelligence retrieval and exploitation.
• Provided technical recommendations and support documentation to aid in GIS process improvement.
• Analysing the surveyed data and preparing report with graphical representations

GIS Specialist

Development Design Consultants (DDC) ltd.

March 2017 - October 2019
Taipei, Taiwan

To solve the problems arises due to the rapid urbanization in Bangladesh LGED has taken "Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector)” Project.
My activities are focused on-

• Preparing and analyzing Survey Map using GIS
• Providing GIS, spatial analysis, and spatial database management support
• Supervising Survey works, collecting necessary data, compiling analyzing the data and presenting it in an understandable way using GIS.
• To collect, compile, and manage spatial data of the Project
• Assist the Remote Sensing Specialist to prepare the land cover land use maps

GIS Analyst

Development Design Consultants (DDC) ltd.

January 2016 - March 2017
Taipei, Taiwan

“Preparation of Action Area Plan for Narayanganj City Corporation” Project is taken by the LGED to eradicate the problems of Narayanganj in a planned way and distribute the donor fund in more systematic process.
My activities are focused on-
• Preparing survey map using GIS, presenting survey data to the councilors of the city corporation and consulting with them about the problems of their respective works.
• Making the experts of the pourashava to be able to do data export and import of the GIS data
• To collect, compile, and manage spatial data of the Project
• Assist the Remote Sensing Specialist to prepare the land cover land use maps
• Improving multi-user capabilities of the GIS environment
• Developing Geographical data in an open format for use by other systems

GIS Assistant

Crossworld Management Consultants

August 2015 - December 2015
Taipei, Taiwan

• Working as an Assistant consultant on the project focusing on Social Resource Mobilization for Female empowerment
• Database preparation and inventory preparation using SPSS and GIS

GIS Operator

Sheltech Pvt. Ltd.

June 2014 - June 2015
Taipei, Taiwan

Digitized and prepared a GIS Database of Physical Features of Dhaka City under Regional Development Planning (RDP) Project, from June 10, 2014 to June 15, 2015.


Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

Urban and Regional Planning

2010 - 2015

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