Iaroslav Zifceac

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series December 2023/January 2024

24 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2024

Company: Oficiul de Cadastru si Publicitate Imobiliara Bihor
Current position: Cadaster inspector
Age: 32
Education: University of Oradea

Zaifceanc is an exceptionally dedicated young surveyor who works tirelessly on numerous projects, striving to make a significant impact. With more than six years of experience at the National Agency for Cadastre and Land Registration (ANCPI), he has emerged as one of the leaders shaping the future of cadastre in Romania, a country endeavoring to align with Western European standards in land registration.

His recent achievement of becoming one of the youngest judicial technical experts in topography authorized by the Romanian Ministry of Justice underscores his unwavering dedication and his commitment to advancing the field. Driven by a profound passion for learning and development, Zifcenac has embarked on a journey towards a Ph.D. at the University of Bucharest. His research focuses on the application of remote sensing satellite imagery in the thermal infrared domain for geological purposes.

In addition to his career and academic pursuits, his enthusiasm for giving back and inspiring others through volunteering has led him to serve as president of the Youth Commission of the Romanian Surveyor Union. Alongside a group of young colleagues, he is working on building a network aimed at helping the next generation of surveyors establish themselves in the evolving professional landscape. His active involvement in the new wave of surveyors in Romania, as well as his participation in various international projects, such as serving on logistic and registration teams for different FIG Young Surveyors Meetings, being a member of FIG Commission 8, contributing as an editor for HOT, participating in the Hack for Earth hackathon, and engaging in Erasmus Exchanges, sets him apart as an individual worth following. His influence extends beyond his professional accomplishments, as he actively strives to create positive change in the world around us.

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