Arun K. Saraf
Indian Institute of Technology, India
Arun K. Saraf is Ph. D. (Remote Sensing) from University of Dundee, United Kingdom. Presently he is working as Professor (High Academic Grade at Level-15) in the Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and teaches courses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Digital Elevation Models and Applications, Digital Image Processing of Satellite Data, Geomorphology, Advanced Technical Communication etc. to under- and post-graduate students of Geological Technology and Applied Geology respectively. He was also been Head of Department of Earth Sciences between Jan. 2012 â€“ Feb. 2015. He was first in the country to introduce GIS course to post-graduate students in the year 1990. In 1986, he was awarded â€œNational Fellowship to Study Abroadâ€ by Govt. of India for his doctoral degree.
His research work in the field of remote sensing and GIS and its applications in earthquake, groundwater, fog etc. has earned him very high citation (Google Scholar: Total citation: 2769, h-index: 27, i10-index: 58).