Fatema Nourin Fatema Tuz Johra Nourin
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Community and Regional Planning
Iowa State University

GIS Technician
Geographic Information Systems Support and Research Facility
Iowa State University

Phone: 307-343-6772
Email: fnourin@iastate.edu

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Hello, I am Fatema, a graduate student in the Department of Community and Regional Planning at Iowa State University (ISU). I have been teaching GIS labs and also working as a GIS Technician at Iowa State University. I am also earning a Minor in Statistics. I have been worked with bothe open source, enterprise and cloud GIS for over 5 years. My career goal is to establish myself as a researcher in Spatial Data Science.

Some of the topics I'm interested in are: GIS, Google Earth Engine, Remote sensing, Statistics.

Send me an email if you want to talk about any of these!


June, 2021-Present GIS Technician at Iowa State University
August, 2020-Present Graduate Teaching Assistant at Iowa State University
Fall 2021 Team Leader at Play Ames: Imagine your City Festival
May, 2021- July, 2021 GIS Intern, UnevictIA
August, 2017- May, 2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Wyoming
May, 2016- June, 2017 Research Associate at Institute of Water and Flood Management


2020-Present Masters in Community and regional Planning with a minor in Statistics (On-going)
Institution Iowa State University
Advisor Alenka Krek Poplin

2017-2018 Masters in Geography
Institution University of Wyoming
Advisor Chan Xu

2010-2015 Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Institution Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Major Courses Taken at Graduate Level

GIS Applications Smart Cities, Internet GIS, Fire Ecology
GIS Programming GIS Programming and Automation, Spatial Modeling, Introduction to Python Spatial Analysis
Remote sensing Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Data Analysis & management Statistical Methods for Research, Regression Analysis, Environmental Data Management, Statistical Theory for Research Workers (Fall2022)
Others Traffic Engineering
Courses taken at Coursera AI For Everyone, A Crash Course in Data Science

Technical Skills

Programming Language Python
GIS Software QGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Google Earth Engine, ILWIS, GDAL
Data Analysis and Management Tools Python library (NumPy, ArcPy, Panda, Matplotlib, geemap), R, Microsoft SQL Server, SPSS, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Excel
Others AutoCAD, Microsoft project

Honors and Awards

  1. Burgess Graduate Scholarship, 2022
  2. Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2019
  3. Induction at the Geographic Honor Society- Eta Eta Upsilon Chapter, 2019
  4. International Student Scholarship, 2018
  5. Graduate Student Travel Award, 2019
  6. Kleinhammer Endowment Award, 2018

Last updated July 5, 2022