Jeganathan Chockalingam (He/Him)

Professor, Birla Institute of Technology
  • India

About Jeganathan Chockalingam

Dr. Jeganathan Chockalingam has been working in the field of Geo-Spatial Science and Technology since 1993, and possesses vast teaching and research experience. He started his scientific career at the Regional Remote Sensing Service Centre (RRSSC, ISRO -Dehradun: 1993-1996), then worked at the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS, Department of Space, Dehradun: 1996-2008) and then at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2008-2011). He is the recipient of Indian National Geospatial Award (2015) and Klaas Jan Beek Award (2003). He has participated and contributed in the development of various RSGIS educational programmes at IIRS. He has also contributed significantly in many National Mission Projects (involving RS-GIS) of ISRO and developed many software packages (to say few SPLAM, STAMP, ADAMS for ISRO, ICIMOD and IWMI respectively). He is working as a professor in the Department of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India since 2011. His main research interests include Geoinformatics, Geostatistics, Space-Time Dynamics of Vegetation, Natural Resources Monitoring & Modelling, Spatial Decision Modelling and Downscaling.

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