Ajanta Goswami
Associate professor
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Remote Sensing applications in Glaciology, Cryospheric Studies, Urban Heat Island (UHI), Landslides and Geohazards etc.
ajanta.goswami@es.iitr.ac.in
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Educational Details
IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
2008
Ph.D, Geology
Gauhati University, Assam, India
2003
M.Sc, Geology
Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India
2001
B.Sc, Geology
Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
1997
12th Standard,
Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
1995
10th Standard,
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSING ( ESN-401 )
Autumn
BASIC PETROLOGY ( ESN-201 )
Autumn
LANDSLIDE HAZARD MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT ( DM-505 )
Autumn
REMOTE SENSING ( ESN-626 )
Spring
GEOMORPHOLOGY ( ESN-306 )
Spring
ADVANCE GEOMORPHOLOGY ( ES-524 )
Spring
Miscellaneous
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

EMPLOYER

POST HELD

PERIOD

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

-  Department of Earth Sciences &

-  Joint-Faculty “Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management

18.03.2021 onwards

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

-  Department of Earth Sciences &

-  Associated Faculty “Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management

30.01.2015 - 17.03.2021

(06 years, 2 months)

ISRO, DoS, GoI

Indian Institute of Remote

Sensing, Dehradun, INDIA

SCIENTIST/ENGINEER ‘SD’

-  Geosciences & Geohazards Department

-  Associated faculty “Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)” affiliated to United Nation

18.03.2010 – 29.01.2015

(04 years, 10 months)

Weatherford International

Weatherford M.E. Ltd., INDIA

LWD LOG ANALYST (02 years)

01.01.2008 - 10.03.2010

(02 years, 02 months)

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

CSIR JRF/SRF at Department of Earth Sciences

21.04.2004 - 31.12.2007

(03 years, 08 months)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

SL.

NO.

TITLE OF THE PROJECT

SPONSORING

AGENCY

PERIOD

PI/Co-PI

1

Monitoring of Hydrological Processes in Glaciated and Non-Glaciated Watersheds of North-West Himalaya, Mountain Ecosystem, NWH Phase-II Project

IIRS, ISRO

01.04.2022

31.03.2025

Principal Investigator

2

Avalanche Hazard Zoning and Forecasting of Snow Avalanche Using the Machine and Deep Learning Approaches” under the ISRO’s DMSP

IIRS, ISRO

01.04.2022

31.03.2024

Principal Investigator

3

“Mineral Exploration,” collaborative research under Geosciences and Applications Program (GAP), EPSA, Space Applications Centre (ISRO) Ahmedabad

ISRO

24.12.2020

23.12.2023

Principal Investigator

4

Holistic Natural Resources Management for Resilient Sustainable Habitat (NMHS)

NMHS, MoEF

02.04.2019

01.04.2022

Dr. Mahua Mukherjee – PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. Sumit Sen – Co-PI

Dr. Inderdeep Singh – Co-PI

Dr. Pankaj Aggarwal – Co-PI

5

Risk Assessment of Moraine Dammed Glacier Lakes due to Climate Change (IMPRINT PROJECT), consortium of 3 IITs and IISc

MoES & MHRD, India

30.06.2017

31.03.2022

Dr. A.V. Kulkarni IISc – PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. Raaj IITB – Co-PI

Dr. Gulab Singh IITB – Co-PI

Dr. Ajay Dashora IITG – Co-PI

6

Space-based Information System for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) - India – International Training Course sponsored by UN-SPIDER and DST)

- UN-SPIDER

- DST

25.11.2019

29.11.2019

Dr. Mahua Mukherjee – Coordinator

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Coordinator

7

Glacier Mass Balance Estimation: A Ground-Based and Satellite-Based Approach on a Basin Scale (HiCOM)

MoES, NCPOR, India

25.04.2018

24.04.2021

Principal Investigator

8

Vulnerability and Risk Analysis of Geohazards In Himalayan Region

ISRO, SAC, India

19.09.2017

31.03.2020

Principal Investigator

9

Urban Heat Island Study of Selected Indian Cities Using Earth Observation Techniques

DST, India

21.08.2017

30.09.2019

Principal Investigator

10

C V Raman International Fellowship for African Research Program

FICCI, DST

16.10.2017

15.10.2018

Principal Investigator

11

Integrated approach for studying the evolution and growth of high mountain lakes in Uttarakhand Himalaya between 1972-2014 and hazard assessment

IIT Roorkee

01.10.2015

30.09.2017

Principal Investigator

12

Landform Characteristics, Dynamics and Change Detection Analysis in Glacial and Periglacial Terrain in Himalaya

ISRO

01.04.2011

31.03.2014

Principal Investigator

13

Glacier dynamics studies in parts of Western Himalayas using TANDEMx SAR data

JUXA

01.04.2011

31.03.2014

Dr. Praveen Thakur, Scientist, WRD, IIRS Dehradun - PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. D.P. Dobhal, Scientist Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology - PI

14

Space-Based Information Support for Decentralization Planning (SIS-DP)

ISRO & Planning Commission

01.04.2012

29.01.2015

Coordinator for North-East states and Sikkim (08 states), Capacity Building

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

SL.

NO.

TITLE

SPONSORING AGENCY

PERIOD

Co-PI

1

Hydrological survey of the site for groundwater depth estimation for installation of deep tube well

Uttarakhand Pey Jal Nigam Almora, Uttarakhand

29.06.2016

06.07.2016

Prof. A.K. Saraf

2.

Geological Details along road corridors of J&K Himachal & Uttarakhand

M/S L.N. Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

02.01.2017

31.05.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

3

Grouting Design for Masschute Grouting

PWD Tehri

30.01.2017

31.03.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

4

Site Visit to JNV Complex, Pipalkoti

CPWD Srinagar, Garhwal

02.01.2017

31.01.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

5

Site Visit to Gopeshwar Byepass Road

PWD Gopeshwar

15.03.2017

30.06.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

6

Landslide Protection measures in JNV Complex, Pipalkoti

CPWD Srinagar, Garhwal

15.03.2017

31.07.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

7

Site visit to Naina Deviji Temple, H.P.

Temple Trust, Shri Nainadeviji, Himachal Pradesh

04.06.2017

31.10.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

8

Site visit to Gabion Site at Sonprayag, Uttarakhand

PWD Rudraprayag

04.06.2017

30.09.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

9

Protection Against Ground Damages in ITBP Uttarkashi

CPWD, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

13.06.2018

13.07.2018

Prof. R. Anbalagan

10.

Site Visit to ITBP Campus Uttarkashi

CPWD, SSB Campus, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

15.02.2018

30.08.2018

Prof. R. Anbalagan

11.

Geological Investigations for BRO Projects in Himachal Pradesh & Jammu Kashmir

M/S L.N. Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

09.07.2018

31.10.2018

None

12.

Suggesting Remedial measures for SSB Campus Gwaldham (Site Visit)

CPWD, SSB Campus, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

04.01.2019

04.02.2019

None