On Wednesday 13th April this week at the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Award night as part of Locate 16 , Prof Abbas Rajabifard won the 2015 Professional of the Year award. This award recognises a person who demonstrates achievements deemed by their peers in the industry to be exemplary in promoting the spatial profession and is considered to be at the pinnacle of their career. This is awarded annually by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute.
This award followed on from Abbas having been a winner of an Individual Award category at the Victorian Excellence Awards (VSEA) in September 2015, and subsequently being shortlisted for the 2015 National Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) Individual Awards
We are very proud of this award and in his absence overseas, he was represented by Serene Ho who accepted the award on his behalf on the night.