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  • Dr Amit Kumar

  • Assistant Professor
  • Central University of Jharkhand
Publications 2005 - 2023

Publications

  • 100
    Journal Articles
  • 4
    Book Chapter
  • 25
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 10
    Incollection
  • 6
    Book-chapter
  • 1
    Preprint
  • 1
    Other
  • 9
    Projects
  • 6
  • 1
  • 2
  • 17

Citations / H-Index

310 Citations
11 h-index
347 Citations

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Co-author Network


Expertise

Remote Sensing

Dr. Amit Kumar has been involved in interdisciplinary research with a focus on man-environment interactions, disaster-risk-resilience, and climate change implications using geoinformatics and machine learning techniques. He is engaged with various R&D projects including DBT, NISAR, GISAT, and AVIRIS missions for vegetation monitoring, LTEO (Forest) with IISc, Bangaluru. Published >75 research articles including PNAS, & Science of the Total Environment. Member of IUCN-CEM, NAGI, ISEB, GFBI-USA.

Personal Information

Dr Amit Kumar

Male
Central University of Jharkhand Ratu-Lohardaga Road
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India - 835205


Experience

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Geoinformatics

    Central University of Jharkhand


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi


Honours and Awards

2022

Researcher Award

Central University of Jharkhand

2020

Young Scientist Award

The Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), New Delhi

2017

Recipient of SERB – ITS

SERB, Govt. of India

2022

Researcher Award

Central University of Jharkhand

2020

Young Scientist Award

The Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), New Delhi

2017

Recipient of SERB – ITS

SERB, Govt. of India

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2021

Geoinformatics based flood hazard and risk assessment in Kashmir Valley (Jammu & Kashmir, India

Tauseef Ahmad, Central University of Jharkhand

2021

Geoinformatics based flood hazard and risk assessment in Kashmir Valley (Jammu & Kashmir, India

Tauseef Ahmad, Central University of Jharkhand

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2019

International Society of Environmental Botanists (ISEB), Lucknow.

Life Member

2019

The Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment.

Life Member

2017

International Union for Conservation of Nature - Commission of Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM) (Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction, Ecosystem Based Adaptation and Mitigation, Forest Ecosystems, Resilience, Urban Ecosystems, South Asia)

Commission Member 2017-2020 & 2021-2025

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2019

International Society of Environmental Botanists (ISEB), Lucknow.

Life Member

2019

The Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment.

Life Member

2017

International Union for Conservation of Nature - Commission of Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM) (Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction, Ecosystem Based Adaptation and Mitigation, Forest Ecosystems, Resilience, Urban Ecosystems, South Asia)

Commission Member 2017-2020 & 2021-2025

2017

Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative (GFBI), USA

Member

2016

Indian Society of Geomatics- Ranchi Chapter

Secretary & Founder Member

2015

Indian Society of Geomatics, (SAC) Ahmedabad

Life Member

2013

National Association of Geographer (India), NAGI, New Delhi

Life member

2005

Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Dehradun

Life member

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Membership In Committees

2021

Implementation of Project Samarth ERP for CUJ

Member

2021

Central Admission Commitee

Member

2020

Technical Cell

Techincal Cell In-Charge

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2021

Implementation of Project Samarth ERP for CUJ

Member

2021

Central Admission Commitee

Member

2020

Technical Cell

Techincal Cell In-Charge

2020

Department of Geoinformatics

Coordinator

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Research Projects

Monitoring forest structure and dynamics in relation to climate change across different biogeographic zones of India

Funding Agency : MoEFCC coordinated by IISc, Bengaluru

Long-term monitoring of soil processes in forests and grasslands’ of Long-Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) Programme

Funding Agency : MoEFCC coordinated by IISc, Bengaluru

Mapping and Quantitative Assessment of Plant Resources and its Distribution in Madhya Pradesh, Central India.

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechmology, GOI, New Delhi

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Monitoring forest structure and dynamics in relation to climate change across different biogeographic zones of India

Funding Agency : MoEFCC coordinated by IISc, Bengaluru

Long-term monitoring of soil processes in forests and grasslands’ of Long-Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) Programme

Funding Agency : MoEFCC coordinated by IISc, Bengaluru

Mapping and Quantitative Assessment of Plant Resources and its Distribution in Madhya Pradesh, Central India.

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechmology, GOI, New Delhi

Monitoring spatio-temporal dynamics of Above Ground Biomass in forests ecosystems using Airborne L & S band SAR images”f

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Flood prognosis and inundation mapping using Airborne SAR (L bands) images

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Retrieval of biophysical parameters and estimation of gross primary productivity in Indian forests using GISAT

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Monitoring and Mapping of Forest Communities with special reference to Invasive Plant Species using AVIRIS – NG

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Airborne Hyper spectral data forest health and Biomass Estimation in Sholayar RF Kerala

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Feasibility of cost effective and sustainable means of harnessing water stored in stone mine pits: A pilot study of Sanga Village, Ranchi, India

Funding Agency : Columbia Water Centre, Columbia University, New York

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