Yong has recently competed a Masters of GIS at University of Queensland, where his major project involved undertaking a flood risk assessment of the St Lucia campus at UQ, using Brisbane River flood levels to map inundation extents and identify buildings at risk.
Yong has well-developed communication and teamwork skills obtained from previous teamwork experiences in university, student council and volunteer experiences. After joining Water technology, he has been involved in a variety of projects, and accumulated professional spatial analysis skills in the field of catchment, coastal and water management.
His skills and experience include:
- Proficiency in GIS: mapping, geospatial analysis, geoprocessing modelling, web mapping, 3D visualization and modelling.
- GIS software suites: Arcmap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, MapInfo, QGIS, 3D Modelling in CityEngine, Google Earth, ArcGIS AppStudio.
- Developing Arcpy and ArcGIS API for Python scripts, analysing large volumes of spatial data.