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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

 

 

 

Shiguang Steven Zhao, Ph.D.

Job title: GIS GeoScientist

 

Steven is a web application developer with an emphasis on GIS data management, maintenance and visualization of geological data in British Columbia.

 

Education:

Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, China (B.Sc., 1986)

Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, China (M.Sc., 1991)

Northeast Forestry University, China (Ph.D., 1998)

Camosun College, Canada (Diploma, 2010)

 

Expertise:

After 22 year working as teacher, professor, research forest biologist in the field of biology teaching and research, Steven turned his direction into computer science and became a Java developer working with Natural Resource Canada in 2010. 

 

Steven joined the British Columbia Geological Survey in 2012 as a GIS Geoscientist. Since then he developed the prototype of MapPlace 2. Now he is working on pro-release of this production. While primarily a GIS application developer, Steven works also as DBA and system analyser in maintain the developing server and production server and the related service. The new MapPlace 2 can provide a variety of services to fulfil users of different needs with cutting edge OpenSource technologies.

 

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