Dr. Anup Kumar Das

Anup Das (Member, 2013; Senior Member 2018) obtained the B.Sc. degree in Physics from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in 1994, the M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Environmental Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi in 1996, 1999 and 2002, respectively.

He worked as a Scientist in National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Dept. of Ocean Development, Chennai during 2003 and 2005. He joined Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad, in 2005. His research interests include applications of SAR polarimetry and interferometry techniques for vegetation and land parameter retrieval, and radar observations of the Moon. He was a co-investigator of ALOS-1 RA and COSMO-Skymed AO principal investigator of RISAT-utilization programme, Chandrayaan-1 Mini-SAR data analysis, Chandrayaan-2 dual-frequency SAR science plan and ALOS-2 RA. He is a member of science team for dual-frequency SAR instrument on Indian lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 and terrestrial mission NASA-ISRO dual-frequency SAR (NI-SAR).

He has authored/co-authored a book on ‘Chandrayaan-1 Mini-SAR data investigation: A scientific approach towards Lunar surface studies (2012), 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals, more than 60 conference proceedings and many scientific articles as on this date. He is a reviewer for several national and international journals. He is a life member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Indian Meteorological Society and Indian Society of Geomatics.