Shaikh Abdullah Al Rifat
Senior GIS Analyst
Shaikh Abdullah Al Rifat is a Senior GIS Analyst for The Polis Center. He works in the Geoinformatics area, focusing on the intersection between crisis informatics, natural disasters and environmental change, and geospatial analysis. Prior to joining Polis, he was a graduate teaching assistant at Florida Atlantic University and a graduate research assistant for the Cartographic Research Lab at The University of Alabama. Rifat has a Master’s degree in geography from The University of Alabama and a B.S. degree in urban and rural planning from Khulna University. He is completing a PhD in geosciences from Florida Atlantic University.