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Steve Harwin

  • MSc
  • PhD Candidate
  • University of Tasmania
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Steve's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 18Followers

Recent publications

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Georeferenced Point Clouds Produced via Multi-View Stereopsis from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Imagery

    • Harwin S
    • Lucieer A

Professional experience

PhD Candidate

University of Tasmania

April 2010 - Present

Senior Software Engineer


September 2005 - February 2010(4 years)

Web mapping consultant, development team lead

Computer Science Corporation

August 2004 - August 2005(a year)

GIS Developer

Forestry Tasmania

March 2001 - July 2004(3 years)


Master of Science

University of KwaZulu-Natal

February 1998 - December 1999(2 years)

Bachelor of Surveying (Comp. Sci.)

University of Tasmania

February 1994 - December 1997(4 years)


Having completed a surveying degree with a strong GIS and application development focus Steve undertook a Masters in change detection, analysis and visualisation using GIS and remote sensing. Steve is now returning to that research, his PhD will focus on change mapping using UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), particularly helicopters. Prior to returning to study Steve has worked extensively as a web mapping expert (ArcIMS, Manifold IMS, Erdas Apollo, GeoServer, SVG and VML) and more recently as a senior software engineer on the Eonfusion application ( and the LandscapeMapper product (


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