Speakers Bio & Abstract

Dr A Senthil Kumar Director
Indian institute of remote sensing

BiographyDr. A. Senthil Kumar is presently Director of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun where he guides faculty to conduct advance topic courses and enhance outreach programs of IIRS. He is also the Director of UN affiliated Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific.

He has published about 120 scientific publications in peer reviewed national and international journals. He presently holds the responsibility as Chair of CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy and President of ISPRS Technical Commission-V on Education and Outreach for 2016-2020. He has also recipient of prestigious Satish Dhawan Award for 2015 and ISRO team awards for his contribution in Chandrayaan-1, Cartosat-1 missions and Calibration/Validation.