Aufau International Award 2018 | Young Scientist Award | Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Tarik Mitran

Scientist/ Engineer-SD

Soil & Land Resources Assessment Division

National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO

Hyderabad, Telangana

                Dr. Tarik Mitran is a Scientist/ Engineer-SD of “Soil and Land Resources Assessment Division; Land Resources, Land use Mapping and Monitoring Group, Remote Sensing Application Area of National Remote Sensing Centre. He obtained his Doctoral degree in Soil Science during 201 from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Nadia, West Bengal. He has also completed Post-Doctoral studies in 2017 from The Ohio State University, USA  as awarded SERB INDO-US Post Doctoral Fellowship-2016 by SERB and IUSSTF, DST. He is actively involved as a Principle Investigator/ Co-Principle Investigator in various National, Operational as well as technology development project at NRSC, ISRO. Dr.  Mitran has significantly contributed in the field of Soil and Environmental assessment using space based technologies. He has worked on Soil Carbon Assessment, Soil CO2 efflux assessment and its role in climate change, Pedotransfer functions of soils, Spatial mapping, Predictive soil mapping, Hyperspectral remote sensing of soils, Land degradation assessment using remote sensing, Climate change impact on soil carbon, Land use Land cover Assessment using remote sensing and many other aspects of  soil & environmental sciences. His contributions in land use land cover; soils and land degradation assessment are enabling to address impact of climate change on land resources. He builds up confidence to work on the changing scenario of climate change with the help of Remote sensing and GIS technology. So far, he has published 20 number of research article in peer reviewed International and National Journals. His research papers brings out his capabilities in planning and conducting of R & D activities. Dr. Mitran has also received numbers of prestigious awards and fellowships namely, Junior Scientist of the Year by Internation Foundation for Environment and Ecology and Confederation of Indian Universities 2017, Maulana Azad National Fellowship Award 2009 by University Grants Commission, SERB Indo-US Post-Doctoral fellowship award 2016 by Science and Engineering Research Board and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, India, Certificate of appreciation, 2017 by The Ohio State University, USA, Best poster presentation award 2011& 2012 by Indian Society of Soil Science, University Merit Scholarship, Junior/Senior Research fellowship etc. He is also act as a reviewer for various peer reviewed journals and member for scientific societies.