School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Henny Mills

Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship)



Since September 2014, I am the Degree Programme Director for Surveying and Mapping Science and Geographic Information Science.

I teach on a variety of module, ranging from surveying, BIM, photogrammetry and fieldcourses.

I also look after any equipment and software related to the former three subjects.  


Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
PhD title: ‘The Potential of High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing for Mapping Upland Vegetation using Advanced Classification Methods’
June 2005 , University of Newcastle, UK

Diplom-Ingenieur (Equivalent to MSc) of Geodesy of the University of Technology of Dresden, June 2001


English, German and Russian (basic)


Research Interests

My main areas of expertise related to research are:
- Remote Sensing, in particular Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines for the processing of high spatial resolution imagery
-  Surveying,

- E-learning

Current Work

I am currently concentrating on teaching activities, such as e-learning and modern pedagic learning approaches.


Undergraduate Teaching

CEG1701 - Mapping Fieldcourse

CEG1703 - Surveying

CEG2723 - Digital Data Acquisition   

CEG2721 - BIM and Spatial Informatics

CEG3702 - Advanced Survey fieldcourse

as well as: :
CEG1709- Engineering Surveying
CEG2708 - Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning I
CEG2712 - Engineering Surveying II
CEG3706 - Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning II
as well as available for
CEG2710 - GPS Theory and Practice
CEG2703 - Observation Processing and Analysis