Areas of Interest & Expertise
- GIS (Geographical Information Systems)
- Remote Sensing
- Urban and Environmental Planning
I have been associated with the University since 16 August 2016 and my work involves teaching and research in the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Sustainability, Mapping and Remote Sensing for Sustainability. I am also the Mapping Lab Coordinator of the University.
Prior to joining the University, I was working as a Research Associate in CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Divecha Centre of Climate Change, Centre of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. I have also worked as a Senior Research Fellow in the Transportation Sector, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. I have more than 10 years of experience in the field of GIS, Mapping and Remote Sensing.
I hold a Master’s Degree in Geoinformatics from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and a Degree in Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
In my free time, I love to bake, listen to music and read books.
GIS for Sustainability
The course extends student capacity to analyze and understand the spatial dimension of these issues.
Remote sensing for sustainable development
Explores the concepts and practical applications of satellite remote sensing to map and understand transformations in landscapes, relating these to impacts on development and sustainability.
Introduction to Mapping and Geographical Information Systems using Quantum GIS
A 5 day course for development, conservation and education practitioners.
Publications and Writings
Maanya, U. S., Kulkarni, A. V., Tiwari, A., Bhar, E., & Srinivasan, J. (2016). Identification of potential glacial lake sites and mapping maximum extent of existing glacier lakes in Drang Drung and Samudra Tapu glaciers, Indian Himalaya. Current Science, 111(3), 553 – 560. http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/54649