COURSE

QIP Course on Optical and Microwave Remote Sensing Techniques and its Applications
24.12.2018 To 28.12.2018

Speakers


Dr. SHASHI KUMAR

Scientist/Engineer, Department of Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ISRO (GOI) Dehradun
Email: shashi@iirs.gov.in
Phone: 135 – 2524119

Dr. SAMEER SARAN

Head, Department of Geoinformatics Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS/ISRO )       Dehradun
Email: sameer@iirs.gov.in
Phone: 135 - 2524123

ANUP DAS,

Scientist-SF Space Application Centre, ISRO Ahmedabad
Email: anup@sac.isro.gov.in
Phone: 079-2691-4105

Dr.AVIK BHATTACHARYA

Associate Professor Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), IIT Bombay
Email: avikb@csre.iitb.ac.in
Phone: 22-257677-7677

Dr. DHARMENDRA SINGH

Professor, Department of ECE,
IIT Roorkee
Email: dharmfec@iitr.ac.in
Phone: 01332 – 285695

Dr. SUMANTA SARKHEL

Assistant Professor Department of Physics,
IIT Roorkee
Email: sarkhel.fph@iitr.ac.in
Phone: 01332 – 284817


Dr.R.D. GARG

Associate Professor & Course Coordinator Department of Civil Engg., IIT Roorkee
Email: garg_fce@iitr.ac.in
Phone: 01332 – 285893

Dr.RAJIB KUMAR PANIGARHI

Assistant Professor & Course Co-coordinator Department of ECE, IIT Roorkee
Email: rajeebfec@iitr.ac.in
Phone: 01332 – 284767



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Objective of the Course

The objective of this course is to explain and demonstrate the use of spaceborne satellites and challenges in several applications covering agriculture, forestry, oceanography, urban planning, land use-land cover mapping, hydrology, and disaster management. The course is developed to provide a thorough understanding of the remote sensing techniques so that one can independently undertake research in this exciting, challenging and evergreen research area.


Course Contents

a) Satellite Platforms and Sensors
b) Optical remote sensing principles
c) Data pre-processing – radiometric and geometric corrections
d) Image enhancement and information extraction
e) Thermal remote sensing
f) Hyperspectral remote sensing
g) Microwave remote sensing
h) Radar Principles
i) Synthetic aperture radar imaging
j) Polarimetric SAR image decomposition and classification
k) Challenges in radar based Remote Sensing
l) Remote Sensing Applications (Landcover Mapping / Biomass Estimation / Soil Moisture Estimation / Urban Planning / Disaster Management


General Information

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is organizing a course on “Optical and Microwave Remote Sensing Techniques and its Applications” from 24.12.2018 to 28.12.2018. The course is open to teachers from AICTE-recognized engineering colleges. Limited seats are available in this course. Merit will be taken into consideration while selecting candidates. The application on the enclosed form, duly signed by the sponsoring authority, should reach the QIP Office latest by 19.11.2018. The candidate will be informed of his / her selection in advance. Candidates admitted will be provided free hospitality. The boarding and lodging arrangements for all the participants will be made in the Institute Guest House on twin sharing basis. Participants who are not availing this facility will not be entitled to any rebate. Family accommodation is not available on campus. However, personal arrangements in city hotels can be made at own expense. Applications on the attached form with due sponsorship should be sent to the address given below. In case sponsorship takes time, one can send an advance photo copy, so as to reach before the due date by email. However, no candidate will be admitted without due sponsorship. Although, the course is for faculty members from AICTE approved engineering colleges, few seats are available for sponsored candidates from industries. The registration fee is Rs. 10,000/- which includes boarding, course material and other local hospitalities. The DD should be drawn in favour of "Prof. & Head, Continuing Education Centre, IIT Roorkee". This does not include accommodation which can be booked separately on request with payment commitment.


Course Coordinator(s)
1 Dr. R. K. Panigrahi Assistant Professor Deptt. of Electronics & Comm. Engineering Ph.: 01332-284767 (O) 286767 (R) Mob.: 7579467695 Email: rajibfec@iitr.ac.in
2 Dr. R. D. Garg Associate Professor Deptt of Civil Engineering Ph: 01332-285893 (O) 286893 (R) Mob. : 9458314144 Email: garg_fce@iitr.ac.in