Dr. Ghadi Younis - Zakarneh

Dr. Ghadi Younis - Zakarneh


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  • Lecturer in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering
  • Licensed Land Surveyor

      Dr. Ghadi Younis - Zakarneh, PhD
       Palestine Polytechnic University

       College of Engineering & Technology
       Civil & Architectural Eng. Dept.
       (B+) Building - Room (B+304)
       Wadi Alhareya
       P.O. Box :198
Email:             ghadi@ppu.edu

Skype :           ghzakarneh


Oct 2008 – Jan 2013

Technische Universität Darmstadt

PhD, Geodesy

Darmstadt, Germany

Oct 2004 – Jul 2006

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

MSc., Geomatics

Karlsruhe, Germany

Sep 1998 – Aug 2003

Palestine Polytechnic University

B.Eng, surveying and Geomatics Engineering

Hebron, Palestine

Sep 1997 – Jul 1998

Jenin Secondary Boys School

Secondary School, Scientific Branch

Hebron, West Bank, Palestinian Territory



Journal Publications

Ghadi Younis: 3D Modelling of Earth Kinematics in Palestine for GNSS and Geodetic Time-Dependent Positioning. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering 09/2019, 8(3):6034-6039  DOI:10.35940/ijrte.C5577.098319

Ghadi Younis: The Integration of GNSS/Leveling Data with Global Geopotential Models to Define the Height Reference System of Palestine. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 07/2018; 43(7):3639–3645., DOI:10.1007/s13369-017-2912-5

Ghadi Younis: Practical method to solve large least squares problems using Cholesky decomposition. 07/2015; 41(3):113-118., DOI:10.3846/20296991.2015.1086118

Ghadi Younis: Local earth gravity/potential modeling using ASCH. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 01/2015; 8(10):8681–8685., DOI:10.1007/s12517-014-1767-2

Jānis Kaminskis, Inese Janpaule, Reiner Jaeger, Ghadi Younis, Ansis Zarins: DFHRS-based computation of quasi-geoid of Latvia. Geodesy and Cartography 03/2013; 39(1):11 - 17., DOI:10.3846/20296991.2013.788827

Ghadi K. A. Younis, Reiner Jäger, Matthias Becker: Transformation of Global Spherical Harmonic Models of the Gravity Field to a Local Adjusted Spherical Cap Harmonic Model. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 02/2013; 6(2):375–381., DOI:10.1007/s12517-011-0352-1

Jäger R, Kaminskis J, Strauhmanis J, Younis G: Determination of Quasi-geoid as Height Component of the Geodetic Infrastructure for GNSS-Positioning Services in the Baltic States. Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences 01/2012; 49(3).

Reiner Jäger, Ghadi Younis, Simone Kälber: The New RTCM 3.1 Transformation Messages – Declaration, Generation from Reference Transformations and Implementation as a Server-Client Concept for GNSS-Services. Bullettin of Geodesy and Geomatics – BGG 2010; 69(2-3): 267-297

Conference Proceedings

Ghadi Younis: Finite Element Method for Precise Geoid Modeling for GNSS Positioning in Palestine. 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICCE) - Palestine, Bethlehem, Palestine; 11/2019 (in progress)

Ghadi Younis: The use of Smart Phones for solving Mathmatical Problems for Engineering Students. First National Conference in Teaching and Learning, Hebron, Palestine; 12/2014

V Chiriac, L Nistor-Lopatenco, V Grama, A Iacovlev, R Jager, P Spohn, G Younis: Development of new geodetic infrastructure in Republic of Moldova. EUREF Symposia 2011, Chisinau, moldova; 05/2011


Ghadi Younis: Regional Gravity Field Modeling with Adjusted Spherical Cap Harmonics in an Integrated Approach. 01/2013, Degree: PhD, Supervisor: Matthias Becker, Reiner Jäger

Ghadi Younis: Further development of the L2/ L1-norm GO­CA Kal­­man-filtering DLL and extension to the com­putation and visualisation of variance estimations and probability and forecasting states. 07/2006, Degree: Master of Science, Supervisor: Reiner Jäger, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.24581.96489

Ghadi Younis, Mohammed Tbeisheh: Geo-map Calculator. 01/2003, Degree: Bachelor of Engineering, Supervisor: Msc. Kamal Ghatasha, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.20807.09127


Ghadi Younis: Regional Gravity Field Modeling with Adjusted Spherical Cap Harmonics in an Integrated Approach. 1 edited by Schriftenreihe Fachrichtung Geodäsie der Technischen Universität Darmstadt, 01/2013; TU Prints Darmstadt., ISBN: ISBN 978-3-935631-28-0