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Dr. Shashi Kumar

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Designation Scientist/Engineer - SE
Department Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Department
Field of Expertise Polarimetric SAR Remote Sensing
Mail Address Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing Department Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ISRO Dept. of Space, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road Dehradun- 248001 India.
  1. SAR Remote Sensing
  2. Interferometric and Differential Interferometric SAR Remote Sensing
  3. Polarimetric SAR (PolSAR) Remote Sensing & Hybrid SAR Polarimetry
  4. Polarimetric SAR Interferometry (PolInSAR)
  5. SAR Tomography
  6. Mathematical and Physical Modeling of Microwave Scattering and SAR Remote Sensing
  1. Life Member (ID: L3518) of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  2. Associate Member of Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
  3. Life Member (ID: LM2761) of Indian Meteorological Society (IMS)
  4. Life Member (ID: LM3173) of Astronautical Society of India (ASI)
  5. Member (ID: 63252) of International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
  1. Ph.D. (2019): Polarimetric SAR Interferometry (PolInSAR) and Polarimetric SAR (Tomography), India Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Roorkee
  2. M.Sc. (2009) : Geoinformatics, (Joint education program of IIRS, Dehradun, India and ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands).
  3. M.Sc. (2006) : Physics, (Patna University, Patna)
  1. Scientist ‘SC’ (December 07, 2009 - December 31, 2013)
  2. Scientist ‘SD’ (January 01, 2014 - December 31, 2017)
  3. Scientist ‘SE’ (January 01, 2018 -till date)
* Recipient of Indian National Geospatial Award -2021
In recognition of the outstanding contributions towards Polarimetric Calibration of SAR data and development of PolSAR and PolInSAR modelling approaches for scattering-based characterization of manmade and natural objects, the Indian Society of Remote Sensing conferred the Indian National Geospatial Award for the year 2021 on Dr. Shashi Kumar
  1. Guest Editor of the Special Collection for AGU Earth and Space Science (ESS) on “Synthetic Aperture Radar Remote Sensing for Characterization of Land Use and Land Cover”
    https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/journal/23335084/call-for-papers.html
  2. Guest Editor for the Special Issue of Advances in Space Research (ASR) on “Spaceborne SAR Remote Sensing for Characterization of Natural and Manmade Features”
    https://cosparhq.cnes.fr/assets/uploads/2021/05/SAR.pdf
Representation in Committee/Group
  1. Science team member of NASA ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission for SAR data based algorithm and tool development (2014-Present).
  2. Science team member of working group 2 and 3 of Chandrayaan-2 mission for lunar volatile and lunar environment (2018-Present).
  3. Member of task group for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) models for forest parameter retrieval under the partnership of Government of India (GoI) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Forest-PLUS program (2015-16).
  4. Member of the committee for Commonwealth Scholarship 2016 at Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Research Development, R.K. Puram, New Delhi (2016).
Professional Contribution as an External Expert
  1. Reviewed an ISRO funded project on Virtual Lab for SAR Image Analysis at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in July 2016.
  2. Reviewed research articles of Advances in Space Research (ASR), CATENA, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IEEE TGRS), IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS), International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (IJAEOG), International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS), ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS), Journal of Environmental Management (JEMA) and Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (JISRS).
Invited Talk and Guest Lectures
  1. A talk (September 28, 2020) on Leveraging Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Remote Sensing and its Applications for Entrepreneurship in a webinar at College of Forestry, Sirsi.
  2. Delivered talk (September 21-22, 2020) in AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Faculty Development Programme (FDP) at Engineering College Bikaner.
  3. Delivered a talk (September 2020) on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Remote Sensing and its Applications for Retrieval of Forest Parameters in a webinar at College of Forestry, Sirsi
  4. Delivered a talk on Basics of SAR polarimetry in the day pre-symposium tutorial on “Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data Processing and Applications under ISG-ISRS National Symposium 2019 at North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam, Meghalaya.
  5. Delivered two days talk on Polarimetric SAR Remote Sensing and its Applications in a short course on "Microwave remote sensing with special emphasis on North East India" from 19th- 23rd August 2019 at North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam, Meghalaya.
  6. Delivered 6 hrs talk on PolInSAR, PSInSAR and SAR Tomography in AICTE approved Quality Improvment Programme (QIP)-Short term course for faculty members on “Optical and Microwave Remote Sensing Techniques and its Applications” from 24.12.2018 to 28.12.2018 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee.
  7. Delivered 8hrs talk on Basics of Remote Sensing & Image interpretation in training program for defence officers & scientists in January and July 2018 at Defence Image Processing and Analysis Centre (DIPAC), New Delhi.
  8. An invited talk on Advances of SAR Remote Sensing for Natural Resources at Keshava Deva Malaviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration (KDMIPE), ONGC, Dehradun on October 06, 2017.
  9. Three hours webinar on SAR data processing for the short course organized by Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD) on August 01, 2017.
  10. Delivered 4.5 hrs talk on Overview of SAR Remote Sensing, SAR data processing and Basics of SAR Polarimetry & Interferometry in a webinar series on " SAR Data Processing and Applications" from 17.04.2017 to 09.06.2017 for international participants of 45 countries in the short course of Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD).http://ceos.org/document_management/Working_Groups/WGCapD/SAR_Webinar_Series_Short_Report.pdf
  11. Delivered two days talk on basic and advance conceps of microwave remote sensing and SAR polarimetry in a short term training program on “Microwave Remote Sensing and it’s applications” from 24.01.2017 to 28.01.2017 at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur.
  12. Delivered 8hrs talk on Basics of Remote Sensing & Image interpretation in training program for officers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Internal Security Academy (ISA), Mount Abu in November 2016.
  13. Delivered 2hrs talk to the trainees of Indian Forest Service (IFS) on Remote Sensing Applications in Forestry at Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun.
  1. Shashi Kumar and Himanshu Govil. (Special Issue). Advances in Spaceborne SAR Remote Sensing for Characterization of Natural and Manmade Features – Part 1, Advances in Space Research, Volume 69, Issue 4, 15 February 2022,
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/advances-in-space-research/vol/69/issue/4
  1. Kumar, S., Singh, A., Sharma, A., Chaudhary, V., Joshi, A., Agrawal, S., & Chauhan, P. (2022). Polarimetric Analysis of L-band DFSAR data of Chandrayaan-2 Mission for Ice Detection in Permanently Shadowed Regions (PSRs) of Lunar South Polar Craters. Advances in Space Research, xxxx, 1–30.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2022.01.038
  2. Verma, S., Kumar, S., Mishra, V. N., & Raj, R. (2022). Multifrequency Spaceborne SAR data for Backscatter-based Characterization of Land Use and Land Cover. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10, 825255:1-24. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2022.825255. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feart.2022.825255 .
  3. Kumar, S., Govil, H., 2022. Preface: Advances in spaceborne SAR remote sensing for characterization of natural and manmade features – Part 1. Adv. Sp. Res. 69, 1681–1683.https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2021.12.038 (IF: 2.152)..
  4. Kumar, S.,Babu, A., Agrawal, S., Asopa, U., Shukla, S., Maiti, A., 2022. Polarimetric Calibration of Spaceborne and Airborne Multifrequency SAR Data for Scattering-Based Characterization of Manmade and Natural Features. Adv. Sp. Res. 69, 1684–1714. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2021.02.023 (IF: 2.152).
  5. Garg, R., Kumar, A., Prateek, M., Pandey, K., Kumar, S., 2022. Land Cover Classification of Spaceborne Multifrequency SAR and Optical Multispectral Data using Machine Learning. Adv. Sp. Res. 69, 1726–1742. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2021.06.028 (IF: 2.152).
  6. Chaudhary, V., & Kumar, S. (2021). Dark Spot Detection for Characterization of Marine Surface Slicks using UAVSAR Quad-pol Data. Scientific Reports, 11, 8975:1-23. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88301-9, (IF: 4.379).
  7. Mukhopadhyay, R., Kumar, S., Aghababaei, H., & Kulshrestha, A. (2021). Estimation of aboveground biomass from PolSAR and PolInSAR using regression-based modelling techniques. Geocarto International, 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2021.1878289 (IF: 4.889).
  8. Babu, A., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2021, Accepted). Polarimetric Calibration and Spatio-temporal Polarimetric Distortion Analysis of UAVSAR PolSAR data. Earth and Space Science, e2020EA001629 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001629 (IF: 2.90).
  9. Maiti, A., Kumar, S., Tolpekin, V. A., & Agarwal, S. (2021). A Computationally Efficient Hybrid Framework for Polarimetric Calibration of Quad-Pol SAR Data. Earth and Space Science, 8(3), e2020EA001447:1-22. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001447 (IF: 2.90).
  10. Bhanu, P. M. E., & Kumar, S. (2021). PolInSAR decorrelation-based decomposition modelling of spaceborne multifrequency SAR data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 42(4), 1398–1419.https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2020.1829155 (IF: 3.151).
  11. Awasthi, S., Kumar, S., Thakur, P. K., Jain, K., Kumar, A., & Snehmani. (2021). Snow depth retrieval in North-Western Himalayan region using pursuit-monostatic TanDEM-X datasets applying polarimetric synthetic aperture radar interferometry based inversion Modelling. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 42(8), 2872–2897.https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2020.1862439 (IF: 3.151).
  12. Vashishtha, A., & Kumar, S. (2021). Characterization of geomorphological features of lunar surface using Chandrayaan-1 Mini-SAR and LRO Mini-RF data. Quaternary International, 575–576, 338–357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.08.018 (IF: 2.130).
  13. Bhanu P. M. E., & Kumar, S. (2021). Multifrequency Analysis of PolInSAR-based Decomposition using Cosine-Squared Distribution. IETE Technical Review, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1080/02564602.2021.1892542 (IF: 2.20).
  14. Kumar, S., Kandasamy, V. S., Babu, A., Thakur, P. K., & Agrawal, S. (2021). PSInSAR-based Surface Deformation Mapping of Angkor Wat Cultural Heritage Site. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 49(4), 827–842. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-020-01257-7 (IF: 1.563).
  15. Babu, A., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2021). Polarimetric Calibration of L-Band UAVSAR Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 49(3), 541–549. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-020-01241-1 (IF: 1.563).
  16. Babu, A., Kumar, S., & Govil, H. (2021). Investigation on the Effects of Polarization Orientation Angle Shift in the UAVSAR Polarimetric Decomposition. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 49(3), 551–557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-020-01234-0 (IF: 1.563).
  17. Garg, R.,Kumar, A.,Bansal, N., Prateek, M., & Kumar, S. (2021). Semantic Segmentation of PolSAR image data using Advanced Deep Learning Model. Scientific Reports, 11, 15365:1-18. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94422-y (IF: 4.379).
  18. Ramya, M. N. S., & Kumar, S. (2021). PolInSAR Coherence-based Decomposition Modeling for scattering characterization: a case study in Uttarakhand, India. Science of Remote Sensing, 3, 100020:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srs.2021.100020
  19. Rawat, A., Kumar, A., Upadhyay, P., & Kumar, S. (2021). A Comparative Study of 1D-Convolutional Neural Networks with Modified Possibilistic c-Mean Algorithm for Mapping Transplanted Paddy Fields Using Temporal Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-020-01303-4 (IF: 1.563).
  20. Rawat, A., Kumar, A., Upadhyay, P., & Kumar, S. (2021). Deep learning-based models for temporal satellite data processing: Classification of paddy transplanted fields. Ecological Informatics, 61, 101214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101214 (IF: 3.142).
  21. Kumar, S., Govil, H., Srivastava, P. K., Thakur, P. K., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2020). Spaceborne Multifrequency PolInSAR-Based Inversion Modelling for Forest Height Retrieval. Remote Sensing, 12(24), 1–27.https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12244042 (IF: 4.848).
  22. Chaudhary, V., & Kumar, S. (2020). Marine Oil Slicks Detection using Spaceborne and Airborne SAR data. Advances in Space Research, 66(4), 854–872. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2020.05.003 (IF: 2.152).
  23. Asopa, U., & Kumar, S. (2020). UAVSAR Tomography for Vertical Profile Generation of Tropical Forest of Mondah National Park, Gabon. Earth and Space Science, 7(10), e2020EA001230; 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001230 (IF: 2.90).
  24. Shafai, S. S., & Kumar, S. (2020). PolInSAR Coherence and Entropy‐Based Hybrid Decomposition Model. Earth and Space Science, 7(10), e2020EA001279: 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020ea001279(IF: 2.90).
  25. Awasthi, S., Thakur, P. K., Kumar, S., Kumar, A., Jain, K., & Mani, S. (2020). Snow Density retrieval using Hybrid polarimetric RISAT-1 datasets. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 13, 3058–3065. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2020.2991156 (IF: 3.784).
  26. Shukla, S., Tolpekin, V., Kumar, S., & Stein, A. (2020). Investigating the retention of solar wind implanted helium-3 on the moon from the analysis of multi-wavelength remote sensing data. Remote Sensing, 12(20), 3350-1–24. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12203350 (IF: 4.848).
  27. Singh, A., Kushwah, S. K. P., & Kumar, S. (2020). Backscatter and coherence analysis using spaceborne C-band data for forest characterization. Journal of Geomatics, 14(1), 39–48. https://isgindia.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/JoG_Vol_14_No_1_April_2020.pdf
  28. Singh, A., Gaurav, K., Meena, G. K., & Kumar, S. (2020). Estimation of Soil Moisture Applying Modified Dubois Model to Sentinel-1; A Regional Study from Central India. Remote Sensing, 12(14), 2266-1–19. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12142266 (IF: 4.848).
  29. Rawat, A., Kumar, A., Upadhyay, P., & Kumar, S. (2020). Multisensor temporal approach for transplanted paddy fields mapping using fuzzy-based classifiers. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 14(2), 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.14.024524 (IF: 1.563).
  30. Kumar, S., Garg, R. D., Govil, H., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2019). PolSAR-decomposition-based extended water cloud modeling for forest aboveground biomass estimation. Remote Sensing, 11(19), 1–27. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11192287 (IF: 4.848).
  31. Babu, A., & Kumar, S. (2019). SBAS interferometric analysis for volcanic eruption of Hawaii island. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 370, 31–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.01.011 (IF: 2.789).
  32. Babu, A., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2019). Polarimetric Calibration of RISAT-1 Compact-Pol Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 12(10), 3731–3736. https://doi.org/10.1109/jstars.2019.2932019 (IF: 3.784).
  33. Shukla, S., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2019). Petrophysical Insights Into Lunar Mafic Extrusive Basalts Over Reiner Gamma Formation. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, PP, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1109/jstars.2019.2909352 (IF: 3.784).
  34. Tomar, K. S., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2019). Evaluation of Hybrid Polarimetric Decomposition Techniques for Forest Biomass Estimation. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 12(10), 3712–3718. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2019.2947088 (IF: 3.784).
  35. Gonnuru, P., & Kumar, S. (2018). PsInSAR based land subsidence estimation of Burgan oil field using TerraSAR-X data. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 9(November 2017), 17–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsase.2017.11.003
  36. Govil, H., Gill, N., Rajendran, S., Santosh, M., & Kumar, S. (2018). Identification of new base metal mineralization in Kumaon Himalaya, India, using hyperspectral remote sensing and hydrothermal alteration. Ore Geology Reviews, 92 (November 2017), 271–283. (IF: 3.809).
  37. Kumar, S., Sara, R., Singh, J., Agrawal, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2018). Spaceborne PolInSAR and ground-based TLS data modeling for characterization of forest structural and biophysical parameters. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 11(April), 241–253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsase.2018.07.010
  38. Khati, U., Singh, G., & Kumar, S. (2018). Potential of Space-Borne PolInSAR for Forest Canopy Height Estimation Over India—A Case Study Using Fully Polarimetric L-, C-, and X-Band SAR Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11(7), 2406–2416. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2835388 (IF: 3.784).
  39. Kumar, S., Joshi, S. K., & Govil, H. (2017). Spaceborne PolSAR tomography for forest height retrieval. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10(12), 5175–5185. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2741723 (IF: 3.784).
  40. Kumar, S., Khati, U. G., Chandola, S., Agrawal, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2017). Polarimetric SAR Interferometry based modeling for tree height and aboveground biomass retrieval in a tropical deciduous forest. Advances in Space Research, 60(3), 571–586. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.04.018 (IF: 2.152).
  41. Kumar, S., Garg, R. D., Kushwaha, S. P. S., Jayawardhana, W. G. N. N., & Agarwal, S. (2017). Bistatic PolInSAR Inversion Modelling for Plant Height Retrieval in a Tropical Forest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, 87(4), 817–826. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40010-017-0451-9 (IF: 1.544).
  42. Kumar, S., Garg, R. D., Kushwaha, S. P. S., & Pandey, U. (2017). Spaceborne SAR Tomography for Vertical Profile Retrieval of Forest Vegetation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, 87(4), 807–816. (IF: 1.544).
  43. oshi, S. K., & Kumar, S. (2017). Performance of PolSAR backscatter and PolInSAR coherence for scattering characterization of forest vegetation using single pass X-band spaceborne synthetic aperture radar data. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 11(2), 026022. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.jrs.11.026022 (IF: 1.563).
  44. Joshi, S. K., & Kumar, S. (2017). Spaceborne PolInSAR tomography for vertical profile retrieval of forest vegetation. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 11(1), 016001. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.jrs.11.016001 (IF: 1.563).
  45. Behera, M. D., Tripathi, P., Mishra, B., Kumar, S., Chitale, V. S., & Behera, S. K. (2016). Above-ground biomass and carbon estimates of Shorea robusta and Tectona grandis forests using QuadPOL ALOS PALSAR data. Advances in Space Research, 57(2), 552–561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2015.11.010
  46. Sai Bharadwaj, P., Kumar, S., Kushwaha, S. P. S., & Bijker, W. (2015). Polarimetric scattering model for estimation of above ground biomass of multilayer vegetation using ALOS-PALSAR quad-pol data. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 83–84, 187–195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2015.09.003 (IF: 2.712).
  47. Kumar, P. A., & Kumar, S. (2014). Estimation of optical maturity parameter for lunar soil characterization using Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3). Advances in Space Research, 53(12), 1694–1719. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2014.01.009 (IF: 2.152).
  48. Kumar, S., Pandey, U., Kushwaha, S. P., Chatterjee, R. S., & Bijker, W. (2012). Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical forest from Envisat advanced synthetic aperture radar data using modeling approach. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6(1), 063588.https://doi.org/10.1117/1.jrs.6.063588 (IF: 1.563).
  1. S. Kumar & P.K. Thakur (Eds.). (2014), Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Applications. Lecture Notes, ISPRS TC VIII Pre-Symposium Tutorial, NRSC, Hyderabad, 7-8 December, 2014
Book Chapters
  1. Agrawal, S., Raghavendra, S., Kumar, S., & Pande, H. (2019). Geospatial Data for the Himalayan Region: Requirements, Availability, and Challenges. In R. R. Navalgund, A. S. Kumar, & S. Nandy (Eds.), Remote Sensing of Northwest Himalayan Ecosystems (pp. 471–500). Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2128-3_22
  2. Bhanu, P. M. E., & Kumar, S. (in press). Emerging Techniques of Polarimetric Interferometric SAR for Scattering-based Characterization. In P. K. Srivastava, D. K. Gupta, R. Prasad, T. Islam, & D. Han (Eds.), Radar Remote Sensing: Application and Challenges (1st ed.). Elsevier.
  3. Kumar, S., & Jayawardhana, W. G. N. N. (in press). Potential of Spaceborne Bistatic Polarimetric Interferometric SAR Modelling for Vegetation Height Estimation. In B. R. Parida, A. C. Pandey, M. D. Behera, & N. Kumar (Eds.), Handbook of Himalayan Ecosystems and Sustainability, Volume 1: Spatio-Temporal Monitoring of Forests and Climate (Ist, pp. 1–21). CRC Press Taylor and Francis.
  4. Monika, Govil, H., & Kumar, S. (in press). Identification of Sub-surface features using L-band SAR data in Jaisalmer, India. In P. K. Srivastava, D. K. Gupta, R. Prasad, T. Islam, & D. Han (Eds.), Radar Remote Sensing: Application and Challenges (1st ed.). Elsevier.
Lecture Notes
  1. Kumar, S. (2016). Advances in SAR polarimetry. In SPIE APRS symposium, pre-symposium tutorial.
  2. Kumar, S. (2014). PolSAR Data Processing. In S. Kumar & P. K. Thakur (Eds.), Lecture Notes of ISPRS TC VIII Pre-Symposium Tutorial on Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Applications (1st ed., pp. 51–73). PPEG & MPF, NRSC.
  3. Kumar, S., & Khati, U. G. (2014). Polarimetric SAR Interferometry (PolInSAR) for Tree Height Estimation. In S. Kumar & P. K. Thakur (Eds.), Lecture Notes of ISPRS TC VIII Pre-Symposium Tutorial on Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Applications (1st ed., pp. 125–137). PPEG & MPF, NRSC.
  4. Kumar, S., & Kumari, S. (2014). Microwave Remote Sensing (SAR). In S. Kumar & P. K. Thakur (Eds.), Lecture Notes of ISPRS TC VIII Pre-Symposium Tutorial on Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Applications (1st ed., pp. 1–14). PPEG & MPF, NRSC.
  5. Kumar, S., & Thakur, P. K. (Eds.). (2014). Lecture Notes of ISPRS TC VIII Pre-Symposium Tutorial on Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Applications (1st ed.). PPEG & MPF, NRSC.
  6. Kumar, S. (2011). Microwave Remote Sensing. In Lecture Notes International Training Course on Microwave Remote Sensing and its Applications (First edit). Center for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia & The Pacific (CSSTEAP), Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO.
  7. Kumar, S., & Balaji, P. M. (2011). Differential SAR Interferometry (DInSAR). In Lecture Notes International Training Course on Microwave Remote Sensing and its Applications (First edit). Center for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia & The Pacific (CSSTEAP), Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO.
  1. Bhanu Prakash, M. E., & Kumar, S. (2021). Extraction of Urban Areas using PolInSAR Decorrelation Based Decomposition. POLINSAR 2021 – 10th International Workshop on Science and Applications of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry, 1.
  2. Mukhopadhyay, R., Kumar, S., Aghababaei, H., & Kulshrestha, A. (2021). Analysis Of Coherence As A Function Of The Ground-to-Volume Scattering Ratio For Forest Region. FRINGE 2021 - 11th International Workshop on Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry, 1.
  3. C K, C., & Kumar, S. (2020). DInSAR based Analysis of January 2020 Eruption of Fernandina Volcano, Galapagos. 2020 IEEE India Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (InGARSS), 250–253.https://doi.org/10.1109/InGARSS48198.2020.9358954
  4. Shukla, S., Maiti, A., Patterson, G. W., Prem, P., Bhiravarasu, S. S., Tolpekin, V. A., & Kumar, S. (2020). Modelling the Physical Nature of Lunar Regolith at S-Band and L-Band Wavelengths using the Chandrayaan-2 DFSAR and LRO Mini-RF Radars. 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2020), 2268. https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/pdf/2268.pdf
  5. Asopa U., Kumar S. (2020) Multi Frequency Polarimetric Decomposition of UAVSAR Data. In: Jain K., Khoshelham K., Zhu X., Tiwari A. (eds) Proceedings of UASG 2019. UASG 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 51. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37393-1_28
  6. Kumar, S., Kumari, V., Alice, ME, B. P., Babu, A., Maiti, A., & Agrawal, S. (2020). Polarimetric SAR Calibration and Processing Tool V1.0: A Tool for Polarimetric Calibration and Processing of SAR Data. 2020 7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN), 459–464. https://doi.org/10.1109/SPIN48934.2020.9071299
  7. Maiti, A., Kumar, S., Tolpekin, V., & Agarwal, S. (2020). Polarimetric Calibration of L-band Airborne SAR. In N. Paparoditis, C. Mallet, F. Lafarge, S. Hinz, R. Feitosa, M. Weinmann, & B. Jutzi (Eds.), ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: Vols. V-1–2020 (Issue March, pp. 369–374). International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-V-1-2020-369-2020
  8. ME, B. P., & Kumar, S. (2020). PolInSAR based Polarimetric Decomposition using Cosine square distribution. 2020 7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN), 465–470. https://doi.org/10.1109/SPIN48934.2020.9071416
  9. Vashishtha, A., & Kumar, S. (2020). Detection of New Potential Site of Lava Tube in Marius Hills Region by Three Component Decomposition Technique of LRO Mini-RF Data. 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2020), 1880. https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/pdf/1880.pdf
  10. Shukla, S., Maiti, A., Patterson, G. W., Prem, P., Cahill, J. T. S., Thomson, B. J., Tolpekin, V. A., & Kumar, S. (2020). Mini-RF Global and Polar S-Band Maps of the Variation in the Moon’s Dielectric Constant. 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2020), 2509. https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/pdf/2509.pdf
  11. Jain, S., & Kumar, S. (2020). Spaceborne Thermal Remote Sensing for Characterization of the Land Surface Temperature of Manmade and Natural Features. Proceedings, 67(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.3390/ASEC2020-07568
  12. Singh, A., Gaurav, K., & Kumar, S. (2020). Evaluating the potential of Sentinel-1 images for the estimation of soil moisture on an alluvial Fan. EGU General Assembly 2020, 19614. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19614
  13. Agrawal, N., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2019). PolInSAR based scattering information retrieval for forest aboveground biomass estimation. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, 42(2/W13), 1913–1920. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W13-1913-2019
  14. Babu, A., & Kumar, S. (2019). InSAR Coherence and Backscatter Images Based Analysis for the Anak Krakatau Volcano Eruption. In J. Martínez-Frías (Ed.), Proceedings (Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 21:1-8). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG). https://doi.org/10.3390/IECG2019-06216
  15. Babu, A., & Kumar, S. (2019). PSInSAR Processing for Volcanic Ground Deformation Monitoring Over Fogo Island. In J. Martínez-Frías (Ed.), Proceedings (Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 3:1-8). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG). https://doi.org/10.3390/IECG2019-06217
  16. Babu, A., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2019). RISAT-1 Compact Polarimetric Calibration and Decomposition. In Q. Wang (Ed.), Proceedings (Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 3:1-7). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG). https://doi.org/10.3390/ECRS-3-06189
  17. Balaji, P. M., & Kumar, S. (2019). Effect of Atmospheric propagation of Electromagnetic Wave on DInSAR Phase. In Q. Wang (Ed.), Proceedings (Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 5:1-8). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG). https://doi.org/10.3390/ECRS-3-06188
  18. Garg, R., Kumar, A., & Kumar, S. (2019). Ship Detection using L & S Band Airborne SAR Data. 2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC), March, 407286.
  19. Majumdar, S., Thakur, P. K., Ling, C., & Kumar, S. (2019). X-band Polarimetric SAR Copolar Phase Difference for Fresh Snow Depth Estimation in the Northwestern Himalayan Watershed. IEEE 2019 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2019), 4104–4105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2019.8898884
  20. Majumdar, S., Thakur, P. K., Ling, C., Kumar, S., & Ryan G., S. (2019). Spaceborne Polarimetric SAR Interferometry for Snow Depth Retrieval in the Northwestern Himalayan Watershed. The Geological Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting, 1. https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2019AM-338916
  21. Shukla, S., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2019). Advancing to Lunar Lava Tube Sensing: A New Radar Perspective of Philolaus Skylight Candidates. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2019, 2283. https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2019/pdf/2283.pdf
  22. Shukla, S., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2019). Revisiting the Retention Framework of Lunar Helium-3 through Space Weathering Processes and its Implications. Lunar ISRU 2019: Developing a New Space Economy through Lunar Resources and Their Utilization, 5108. https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lpi/contribution_docs/LPI-002152.pdf
  23. Singh, A, Meena, G. K., Kumar, S., & Gaurav, K. (2019). Evaluation of the Penetration Depth of L- and S-Band (NISAR mission) Microwave SAR Signals into Ground. 2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC), 1. https://doi.org/10.23919/URSIAP-RASC.2019.8738217
  24. Singh, Awinash, Kumar, S., & Jhajharia, K. (2019). PolInSAR coherence based decomposition for scattering characterization of urban area. 3rd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.3390/ECRS-3-06185
  25. Asopa, U., Kumar, S., & Thakur, P. K. (2018). PSInSAR Study of Lyngenfjord Norway, using TerraSAR-X Data. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV–5, 245–251. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-245-2018
  26. Babu, A., & Kumar, S. (2018). Tree Canopy Height Estimation Using Multi Baseline Rvog Inversion Technique. ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLII–5(November), 605–611. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-5-605-2018
  27. Bhowmick, R. S., Kumar, A., Singh, G. D., & Kumar, S. (2018). Model for land cover estimation using unsupervised machine learning on Google maps color images. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, 42(5), 147–154. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-147-2018
  28. Dini Das, A. S., Kumar, S., Babu, A., & Thakur, P. K. (2018). Insar coherence and polarimetric parameters based characterization of flooded area -case study of a natural world heritage site kaziranga national park. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 4(5), 265–272. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-265-2018
  29. Gonnuru, P., Kumar, S., & Kumar, A. S. (2018). PsInSAR coherence based displacement analysis of Krishna delta using sentinel-1 interferometric wide swath data. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 4(5), 273–278. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-273-2018
  30. Gonnuru, Pratyusha, & Kumar, S. (2018). C-band SAR interferometry for change detection analysis in Krishna River Delta. 2018 3rd International Conference on Microwave and Photonics, ICMAP 2018, 2018-Janua(Icmap), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMAP.2018.8354534
  31. Gonnuru, Pratyusha, & Kumar, S. (2018). TerraSAR-X based PsInSAR for subsidence mapping of Burgan oil field, Kuwait. 2018 3rd International Conference on Microwave and Photonics, ICMAP 2018, 2018-Janua(Icmap), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMAP.2018.8354473
  32. Grover, A., Kumar, S., & Kumar, A. (2018). Ship detection using Sentinel-1 SAR data. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 4(5), 317–324. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-317-2018
  33. Shukla, S., & Kumar, S. (2018). Effect of polarization orientation angle compensation on airborne L - Band UAVSAR data for the Munich area, Germany. Proceedings of the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, EUSAR, 2018-June, 784–789.https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8438115/
  34. Shukla, S., & Kumar, S. (2018). Hybrid polarimetric decomposition modelling of lunar surface for scattering characterization using miniature RADAR data. Proceedings of the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, EUSAR, 2018-June, 794–799.
  35. Shukla, S., Majumdar, S., Maiti, A., & Kumar, S. (2018). New insights into solar wind implanted volatiles for lunar regolith characterization: A simulation based approach. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 4(4), 199–206. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-4-199-2018
  36. Shukla, S, & Kumar, S. (2018). Remote compositional pyroxene estimates in the Reiner gamma formation using feature-oriented PCA: New insights into lunar swirls. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2018-July, 1624–1627. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518857
  37. Singh, A., Meena, G. K., Kumar, S., & Gaurav, K. (2018). Analysis of the effect of incidence angle and moisture content on the penetration depth of L-and S-band SAR signals into the ground surface. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 4(5), 197–202.
  38. Tripathi, A., & Kumar, S. (2018). Effect of Phase Filtering on Interferometry based Displacement Analysis of Cultural Heritage Sites. 2018 5th IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, UPCON 2018, 1, 1–5.
  39. Tripathi, A., Kumar, S., & Maithani, S. (2018). Spaceborne bistatic polarimetrie SAR for scattering analysis and classification of man-made and natural features. 2018 3rd International Conference on Microwave and Photonics, ICMAP 2018, 2018-Janua(Icmap), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMAP.2018.8354494
  40. Tripathi, A., Maithani, S., & Kumar, S. (2018). Minimization of the ambiguity of merging of urban builtup and fallow land features by generating “C2” covariance matrix using spaceborne bistatic dual Pol SAR data. Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, RAIT 2018, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1109/RAIT.2018.8389058
  41. Tripathi, A., Maithani, S., & Kumar, S. (2018). X-band persistent SAR interferometry for surface subsidence detection in Rudrapur City, India. Proc. SPIE 10793, Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments III, October 2018, 28.https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2326267
  42. Awasthi, S., Kumar, S., Thakur, P. K., & Mani, S. (2017). Pol-InSAR based snow depth retrieval using spaceborne TerraSAR-X data. 8th International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies, ICCCNT 2017, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCNT.2017.8204066
  43. Awasthi, Shubham, Kumar, S., & Thakur, P. K. (2017a). Analysis of polarization orientation angle shift on high resolution spaceborne x-band and C band sar data. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob, 1–10. https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/Missing_pro2/Missing_2_180321/Abstract Id- 1511 ANALYSIS OF POLARIZATION ORIENTATION ANGLE SHIFT ON HIGH-RESOLUTION SPACEBORNE X-BAND AND C BAND DATA.pdf
  44. Awasthi, Shubham, Kumar, S., & Thakur, P. K. (2017). Evaluation of RISAT-1 FRS-2 Quad Pol Data to be Fully Polarimetric data. The 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, ACRS 2017, Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, 1–9.http://a-a-r-s.org/acrs/administrator/components/com_jresearch/files/publications/978.pdf
  45. Awasthi, Shubham, Kumar, S., Thakur, P. K., Singh, A., & Mani, S. (2017). Snow density retrieval using hybrid polarimetric spaceborne SAR data. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob, 1–5. https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/Missing_pro2/Missing_2_180321/Abstract Id-162 SNOW DENSITY RETRIEVAL USING HYBRID POLARIMETRIC SPACEBORNE SAR DATA.pdf
  46. Awasthi, Shubham, Kumar, S., Thakur, P. K., & Snehmani. (2017). Snow Depth estimation with Co-polar phase difference using multi-temporal spaceborne TerraSAR-X data. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob, 1–5. https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/Missing_pro2/Missing_2_180321/Abstract Id- 979 SNOW DEPTH ESTIMATION WITH CO-POLAR PHASE DIFFERENCE USING MULTI-TEMPORAL SPACEBORNE TERRASAR-XDATA.pdf
  47. Kulshrestha, A., Kumar, S., & Bijker, W. (2017). Dark Spot Detection for Characterization of Oil Spills Using PolSAR Remote Sensing. The 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, ACRS 2017, Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, 1, 1–7. https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/Missing_pro2/Missing_2_180321/1474.pdf
  48. Kumar, A., Kumar, S., & Srivastav, S. K. (2017). Investigating the scattering mechanism in low calcium pyroxene zones over the Bullialdus crater on Moon using M3 and Mini-RF data. The 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, ACRS 2017, Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, 1–10. http://a-a-r-s.org/acrs/administrator/components/com_jresearch/files/publications/1216.pdf
  49. Kumar, Shashi., Joshi, S. K., Tomar, K. S., Aggarwal, N., Khati, U. G., Chandola, S., Bharadwaj, S. P., Agarwal, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2017). PolInSAR based modelling for scattering characterization and forest parameter retrieval. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob.https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/ID_753_1652/1076.pdf
  50. Kumar, Shashi, & Joshi, S. K. (2017). SAR tomography for forest structure investigation. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference Proceedings, APMC, 0, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1109/APMC.2016.7931452
  51. Ramya, M. N. S., & Kumar, S. (2017). Comparison of PolSAR and PolInSAR coherence based land use/land cover classification. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 1, 1–10.https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/ID_753_1652/1090.pdf
  52. Shukla, S., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2017). Mineral mapping of FeO and TiO2 of the cassini crater using moon mineralogy mapper (M3) of chandrayaan-1. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob.
  53. Tripathi, A., & Kumar, S. (2017). SAR interferometry based displacement mapping of cultural heritage sites. 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing - Space Applications: Touching Human Lives, ACRS 2017, 2017-Octob, 1–6. https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2017/ID_5_749/665.pdf
  54. Agrawal, N., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. (2016). Polarimetric SAR interferometry-based decomposition modelling for reliable scattering retrieval. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987708. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223977
  55. Gupta, A., Kumar, S., & Pandey, U. (2016). Effect of polarization orientation angle shift on X-band TDM SAR COSSC product of TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987726. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223704
  56. Joshi, S. K., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2016). Performance of PolSAR backscatter and PolInSAR coherence for scattering characterization of forest vegetation using TerraSAR-X data. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987707. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223898
  57. Joshi, S. K., Kumar, S., Agrawal, S., & Dinh, H. T. M. (2016). PolInSAR tomography for vertical profile retrieval of forest vegetation using spaceborne SAR data. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987709.https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2228068
  58. Kumar, S., Garg, R. D., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2016). Deorientation of PolSAR coherency matrix for volume scattering retrieval. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987705. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223680
  59. Kumar, S., Gupta, V., Gonnuru, P., & Joshi, S. K. (2016). PolSAR calibration and reconstruction of hybrid polarimetric RISAT-1 data for pseudo quad-pol decomposition: a comparison with quad-pol. Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization IV, 9881(May 2016), 98812C. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2225425
  60. Kumar, S., Kattamuri, H. P., & Agarwal, S. (2016). Dark spot detection for characterization of marine surface slicks using PolSAR remote sensing. Remote Sensing of the Oceans and Inland Waters: Techniques, Applications, and Challenges, 9878(May 2016), 98780K. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2224415
  61. Mangla, R., Kumar, S., & Nandy, S. (2016). Random forest regression modelling for forest aboveground biomass estimation using RISAT-1 PolSAR and terrestrial LiDAR data. Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring XV, 9879(May 2016), 98790Q. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2227380
  62. P., A. K., & Kumar, S. (2016). Estimation of lunar surface maturity and ferrous oxide from Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) data through data interpolation techniques. Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques and Applications VI, 9880(April 2016), 988018. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2228050
  63. Prajapati, R., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2016). Simulation of SAR backscatter for forest vegetation. Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization IV, 9881(May 2016), 98811T. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2224036
  64. Ramya, M. N. S., & Kumar, S. (2016). Feature extraction using multi-temporal fully polarimetric SAR data. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987718. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2227310
  65. Tomar, K. S., Kumar, S., Tolpekin, V. A., & Joshi, S. K. (2016). Semi-empirical modelling for forest above ground biomass estimation using hybrid and fully PolSAR data. Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, 9877(May 2016), 987729. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223639
  66. Gupta, A., Kumar, S., & Joshi, S. K. (2015). Analysis of Polarization Orientation Angle Shift Effect on TerraSAR-X Data. 11th International Conference on Microwaves Antenna Propagation & Remote Sensing, 217–221.
  67. Joshi, S. K., & Kumar, S. (2015). PolSAR Backscatter and PolInSAR Coherence Based Analysis for Forest Tree Species. 11th International Conference on Microwaves Antenna Propagation & Remote Sensing, 205–209.
  68. Khati, U. G., Kumar, S., Agrawal, S., & Singh, J. (2015). Forest Height Estimation Using Space-Borne PolInSAR Dataset over Tropical Forests of India. PolInSAR2015, 729, 27. https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ESASP.729E..27K
  69. Prajapati, R., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2015). Comparative Analysis of Incoherent Decomposition Models for scattering information retrieval. 11th International Conference on Microwaves Antenna Propagation & Remote Sensing, 210–215.
  70. Singh, J., Kumar, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2015). A Study on PolInSAR Coherence Based Regression Analysis of Forest Biomass (BARKOT Reserve Forest India), Using RADARSAT-2 Datasets. PolInSAR 2015, 729, 69. https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ESASP.729E..69S
  71. Gurunadham, R., & Kumar, S. (2014). Extraction of aqueous minerals on Mars surface using CRISM based targeted reduced data records. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, 40(8), 431–436. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-431-2014
  72. Mangla, R., & Kumar, S. (2014). DEM construction using DINSAR. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, XL–8(1), 817–820.
  73. Singh, J., Kumar, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2014). PolInSAR coherence-based regression analysis of forest biomass using RADARSAT-2 datasets. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, 40(8), 631–635.
  74. Tummala, K., Jha, A. K., & Kumar, S. (2014). Study of the Effects of Target Geometry on Synthetic Aperture Radar Images using Simulation Studies. ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XL–8(8), 1227–1231.
  75. Khati, U. G., Kumar, S., & Thakur, P. K. (2013). Effect of Shift in Polarization Orientation Angle on Multi-wavelength Fully Polarimetric Data. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2013, 30–34.
  76. Amrutkar, R. P., Kumar, S., Kushwaha, S. P. S., & Bhatt, G. D. (2012). Forest Biophysical Parameter Retrieval using PolSAR Technique. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2012, 128–133.
  77. Richardson, C. D., & Kumar, S. (2012). Effects of Polarization Orientation Angle Shift Compensation in Total Modelled Power and Span of Coherency Matrix. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2012, 163–168.
  78. Balaji, P. M., Kumar, S., & Huurneman, G. (2011). Estimation and Correction of Tropospheric and Ionospheric Effects on Differential SAR Interferograms. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2011, 47–48.
  79. Kumar, S., Pandey, U., Kushwaha, S. P. S., Chatterjee, R. S., & Bijker, W. (2011). Retrieval of Forest Parameters from Envisat ASAR Data for Biomass Inventory in Dudhwa National Park, U.P., India. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2011, 39–40.
  80. Nandan, V., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2011). Retrieval of Volume Scattering Information using Three Component Decomposition Model Based on Compact Polarimetry. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2011, 45–47.
  81. Richardson, C. D., Kumar, S., & Hussin, Y. A. (2011). Polarimetric Scattering Model for Multilayered Vegetation in Tropical Forest. International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS-2011, 37–38.
  1. Kumar, S., Singh, S., Agrawal, S., & Chauhan, P. (2021). Polarimetric Analysis of South polar crater of the Lunar Surface using L-band SAR data of Chandrayaan-2. Indian Planetary Science Conference (IPSC-2021), 1(1), 32. https://www.prl.res.in/ipsc2021/Volume_of_Abstracts.pdf
  2. Kumar, S., & Chaudhary, V. (2020). Oil Spill and Ship Detection using Airborne L-band SAR data. NISAR ASAR Workshop and Joint Science Team Meeting 2020, SAC, Ahmedabad.
  3. Kumar, S., Kumari, V., Alice, ME, B. P., Babu, A., Maiti, A., & Agrawal, S. (2020). Polarimetric Calibration of Dual-Frequency L & S-band Airborne SAR (ASAR) data and Tool Development. NISAR ASAR Workshop and Joint Science Team Meeting 2020, SAC, Ahmedabad.
  4. Kumar, S., & ME, B. P. (2020). Solutions to Overcome the Challenges in Polarimetric Decomposition Modelling of Simulated NISAR Products. NISAR ASAR Workshop and Joint Science Team Meeting 2020, SAC, Ahmedabad.
  5. Chaudhary, V., & Kumar, S. (2020). Detection and Classification of Marine Slicks through Decomposition and Supervised Classification Using PolSAR Data. In P. Kumar, B. R. Nikam, & A. Siddiqui (Eds.), National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geospatial Technology & Applications (pp. 233–238). Indian Institute of Remote Sensing & Indian Society of Remote Sensing.https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/national-seminar/Proceedings_National_Seminar.pdf
  6. Garg, R., Kumar, A., & Kumar, S. (2020). Implementation of Semantic Segmentation on UAVSAR Data. National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geospatial Technology & Applications, 131–133.https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/national-seminar/Proceedings_National_Seminar.pdf
  7. ME, B. P., & Kumar, S. (2020). Analysis of Multiple Component Scattering Model Decomposition. National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geospatial Technology & Applications, 107–110. https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/national-seminar/Proceedings_National_Seminar.pdf
  8. Kumar, S. (2019). PolInSAR Inversion Modelling for Forest Height Retrieval. National Symposium on Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with Special Emphasis on NER, 1–2.
  9. Kanani, N., & Kumar, S. (2016). PolSAR Remote Sensing for Oil Spill Characterization. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems & Annual Conventions of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing & the Indian Society of Geomatics, 1–17.
  10. Ramya, M. N. S., & Kumar, S. (2016). Fully Polarimetric RADARSAT-2 Data for Land Use and Land Cover Classification. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems & Annual Conventions of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing & the Indian Society of Geomatics.
  11. Joshi, S. K., & Kumar, S. (2015). Dual Frequency Spaceborne SAR Tomography for Understanding Backscattering Behavior in Forest Vegetation. National Symposium On Geomatics For Digital India & Annual Conventions of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing & the Indian Society of Geomatics.
  12. Joshi, S. K., Kumar, S., & Dinh, H. T. M. (2015). Tomographic Processing of Fully Polarimetric Spaceborne SAR Data for Backscatter Power Retrieval at Different Heights of Forest Vegetation. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2015.
  13. Joshi, S. K., Ramya, M. N. S., Agarwal, S., Pande, H., Seth, P., & Kumar, S. (2015). Automated Water Body Extraction by the Synergistic Use of Optical and SAR Data in Hilly Terrain. National Symposium On Geomatics For Digital India & Annual Conventions of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing & the Indian Society of Geomatics.
  14. Kumar, A., Shanu, S., Kainthura, P., Kumar, S., & Prateek, M. (2015). Implementation of Evolutionary Computing Algorithm in PolSARpro SIM Tool. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2015.
  15. Kumar, S., Sai Bharadwaj, P., Amrutkar, R. P., Tomar, K. S., Agrawal, N., Agarwal, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2015). PolSAR and PolInSAR Remote Sensing for Forest Structural and Biophysical Parameter Retrieval. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2015.
  16. Mangla, R., Kumar, S., Nandy, S., Trivedi, M., & Singh, K. (2015). Integration of SAR and LiDAR Remote Sensing using machine learning based regression model for forest aboveground biomass estimation. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2015.
  17. Prajapati, R., & Kumar, S. (2015). Comparative study and analysis of incoherent decomposition models for scattering characterization in urban areas. National Symposium On Geomatics For Digital India & Annual Conventions of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing & the Indian Society of Geomatics.
  18. Tomar, K. S., Kumar, S., & Tolpekin, V. A. (2015). Hybrid polarimetric decomposition for aboveground biomass estimation using semi-empirical modelling. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2015.
  19. Kumar, S., Chandola, S., Khati, U. G., Agrawal, S., & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2014). PolInSAR based Modeling for Forest Aboveground Biomass and Tree Height Retrieval. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Workshop 2014.
  20. Amrutkar, R. P., Kumar, S., & Singh, S. (2013). Forest Tree Height Estimation Using PolInSAR Coherence-based Semi-empirical Modeling. National Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment with Special Emphasis on Marine and Coastal Dynamics, ISG-ISRS, 2013, 1.
  21. Kumar, S. (2011). Hybrid polarimetric data analysis and decomposition modeling of Lunar Surface for scattering information retrieval at S-band wavelength using Chandrayan-1, Mini-SAR. Second Mini SAR Workshop, Space Application Centre (SAC).
  1. R. P. Amrutkar, S. Kumar, S. Singh, "Forest Tree Height Estimation Using POLInSAR Coherence-based Semi-empirical Modeling" in ISG National Symposium 2013, Visakhapatnam, December 2013. (Best Paper Award)
  2. U. Khati, S. Kumar and P. Thakur "Effect of Shift in Polarization Orientation Angle on Multi-wavelength Fully Polarimetric Data" in International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation & Remote Sensing, ICMARS, Jodhpur, December 2013. (Best Paper Award)
  3. R. P. Amrutkar, S. Kumar, S.P.S. Kushuwaha, and G.D. Bhatt, "Forest Biophysical Parameter Retrieval Using PolSAR Technique" in International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation & Remote Sensing, ICMARS, Jodhpur, 11th December 2012. (Best Paper Award)
  4. V. Nandan, S. Kumar, and V. Tolpekin, "Retrieval of Volume Scattering information using three component decomposition model based on Compact Polarimetry," in International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation & Remote Sensing, ICMARS, Jodhpur, 7th December 2011. (Best Poster Award)
  1. Chatterjee, R. S., & Kumar, S. (2017, June). 20th Outreach Programme on “Microwave Radar Remote Sensing and its Applications” (April 10-28, 2017). Contact - Newsletter, 20–21. Retrieved from https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/newsletter/Contact June_2017.pdf
  2. Kumar, S. (2016, December). Short Course on Capacity Building on SAR Data Usage for Forest Carbon Estimation (November 22-26, 2016). Contact - Newsletter, 20–21. Retrieved from https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/newsletter/Contact_December_2016.pdf
  3. Agrawal, S., Tiwari, P. S., Raghvendra, S., & Kumar, S. (2015, December). 3D modelling using Space and Terrestrial Observations. Contact - Newsletter, 12. Retrieved from https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/newsletter/Contact_Newsletter_Dec_2015.pdf
  4. Joshi, S. K., Kumar, S., & Agrawal, S. (2015, December). Tomographic Processing of Fully Polarimetric Spaceborne SAR Data for Forest Vegetation Imaging. Contact - Newsletter, 14. Retrieved from https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/newsletter/Contact_Newsletter_Dec_2015.pdf
  5. Khati, U. G., & Kumar, S. (2014, June). PolInSAR Based Scattering Information and Physical Property Retrieval of Vegetation. Contact - Newsletter, 5–6. Retrieved from https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/pdf/newsletter/contact_newletter_june_2014.pdf
  1. ISRO-DOS Project on Airborne L- and S- band Airborne SAR under NISAR Mission: 7 (ongoing) Projects on Oil spill detection, PolSAR calibration, Snow parameter retrieval, Drainage congestion, linear feature detection, PolSAR processing and Forest parameter retrieval.
    1. Dark Spot Detection for Characterization of Marine Surface Slicks using PolSAR Remote Sensing.
      Duration-3 Years (Ongoing)
      Team: Dr. Shashi Kumar (Investigator)
    2. Polarimetric SAR calibration of L- and S-band PolSAR data for scattering information retrieval of Manmade and Natural Features.
      Duration-3 Years (Completed)
      Team: Dr. Shashi Kumar (Investigator)
    3. Snow physical parameter retrieval and glacier dynamics study using L and S- Band Air-SAR data and assimilation in snow/glacier models.
      Duration - 3 Years (Ongoing).
      Team: Dr. Praveen Kumar Thakur (Investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    4. Potential of dual frequency polarimetry SAR images to understand the effect of drainage congestion due to road network on the flood inundation in the Kosi fan.
      Duration - 3 Years (Ongoing)
      Team: Dr. Kumar Gaurav (Investigator), IISER, Bhopal
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    5. Utilization of dual frequency polarimetric SAR data for scattering based sub-surface geological and linear feature characterization.
      Duration - 3 Years (Ongoing)
      Team: Dr. Himanshu Govil (Investigator), NIT, Raipur
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    6. Implementation of Evolutionary Computing Algorithm for polarimetric SAR data processing and classification.
      Duration - 3 Years (Ongoing)
      Team: Mr. Anil Kumar (Investigator), UPES, Dehradun
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    7. Forest classification and biophysical parameter retrieval using multi-frequency PolSAR techniques.
      Duration - 3 Years (Ongoing)
      Team: Dr. Arjun Koppad (Investigator), College of Forestry, Sirsi
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
  2. ISRO Technology Development Programme (TDP): 4 Projects on Forest parameter retrieval, PolSAR Tomography, Classification of Land use / Land cover, and PolSAR Calibration
    1. Development of semi-empirical/numerical models for biophysical characterization of tropical forest using spaceborne PolSAR and PolInSAR techniques. (2011-2014).
      Team: Dr. Shashi Kumar (Investigator), IIRS, DehradunDr.
      Satya P.S. Kushwaha(Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    2. PolInSAR Tomography for Forest Vegetation. (2014-2017).
      Team: Dr. Shashi Kumar (Investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    3. Polarimetric SAR Calibration of PolSAR Data. (2017-2020).
      Team: Dr. Shashi Kumar (Investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
      Ms. Shefali Agrawal (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
    4. Integration of Optical and SAR data for Land use / Land cover classification. (2017-2020).
      Team: Dr. Sandeep Maithani (Investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
      Dr. Shashi Kumar (Co-investigator), IIRS, Dehradun
  3. Government of India (GoI) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Forest-PLUS program: 1 project on development of SAR-based models.
    1. USAID/India Forest-PLUS program on SAR Technical Protocol for Forest Monitoring. (2015-17).
      Team: Dr. Chandra Shekhar Jha, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad ; Dr. Chakrapani Patnaik, & Dr. Anup Kumar Das, Space Application Centre (SAC), ISRO, Ahmedabad; Dr. Shashi Kumar, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, Dehradun ; Mr. Kamaljeet Singh, Dr. Sunil Chandra, & Mr. Abhay Kumar Saxena, Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun; Dr. Uttara Pandey, IORA Ecological Solutions Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi; Dr. Paul Siqueira, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States.
  1. Kumar, Shashi, Shefali Agrawal, and Arun Babu. 2021. “Polarimetric SAR Calibration of PolSAR Data: TDP Report.” Dehradun, India.
  2. Gaurav, Kumar, Shashi Kumar, Abhilash Singh, and Niranjan Naik. 2021. “Potential of Dual Frequency Polarimetry SAR Images to Understand the Effect of Drainage Congestion Due to Road Network and Their Impact on Flood Hazard in the Kosi Fan (Hyd-01): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  3. Koppad, A.G., Shashi Kumar, Uttara Pandey, Malini, and Syeda Sarfin. 2021. “Forest Classification and Biophysical Parameter Retrieval Using Multi-Frequency PolSAR Techniques (Eco-10): : NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  4. Kumar, Anil, Shashi Kumar, Manish Prateek, Susheela Dahiya, and Rajat Garg. 2021. “Implementation of Evolutionary Computing Algorithm for Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Classification (TEC-07): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Report.” Ahmedabad, India, India.
  5. Kumar, Shashi, and Arun Babu. 2021. “Polarimetric SAR Calibration of L- and S-Band PolSAR Data for Scattering Information Retrieval of Manmade and Natural Features (MIS-01): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  6. Kumar, Shashi, and Vaishali Chaudhary. 2021. “Dark Spot Detection for Characterization of Marine Surface Slicks Using PolSAR Remote Sensing (Oce-03): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  7. Govil, Himanshu, Shashi Kumar, and Monika. 2021. “Utilization of Dual Frequency Polarimetric SAR Data for Scattering Based Sub-Surface Geological and Linear Feature Characterization (Geo-02): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Closure Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  8. Thakur, Praveen K., Vaibhav Garg, Shashi Kumar, Arpit Chouksey, S.P. Aggarwal, Snehmani, and Ajanta Goswami. 2021. “Snow Physical Parameter Retrieval and Glacier Dynamics Study Using L and S band Air-SAR Data and Assimilation in Snow/Glacier Models (Mis 03): NISAR L&S Band Airborne SAR RA Project Closure Report.” Ahmedabad, India.
  9. Maithani, Sandeep, and Shashi Kumar. 2019. “Integration of Optical and SAR Data for Land Use / Land Cover Classification: TDP Report.”, IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun, India.
  10. Kumar, Shashi, & Joshi, S. K. (2017). PolInSAR Tomography for Forest Vegetation: TDP Report. IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun, India.
  11. Kumar, Shashi, & Kushwaha, S. P. S. (2017). ISRO TDP on Development of semi-empirical/numerical models for biophysical characterization of tropical forest using spaceborne PolSAR and PolInSAR techniques. IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun, India.
  12. Kumar, Shashi, & Gonnuru, P. (2016). Hybrid and Quad-pol data processing for scattering pattern identification: In-house project report. IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun, India.

Supervision of M.Sc. Research of Joint Education Programme of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, Dehradun & University of Twente Faculty of Geo-Information and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede, Netherlands

  1. Researcher’s Name: Awinash Singh (2019-2021)
    Research Title: Polarimetric modeling of dual-frequency SAR data for characterization of the lunar surface.
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Ling Chang (ITC, The Netherlands)
  2. Researcher’s Name: Akshat Rawat (2019-2021)
    Research Title: Multi-frequency SAR data based PolInSAR inversion modeling for forest height retrieval
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Hossein Aghababaei (ITC, The Netherlands)
  3. Researcher’s Name: Shahid Shuja Shafai (2018-2020)
    Research Title: PolInSAR coherence based decomposition modeling for scattering characterization of manmade and natural features
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Hossein Aghababaei & Mr. Anurag Kulshrestha (ITC, The Netherlands)
  4. Researcher’s Name: Ritwika Mukhopadhya(2018-2020)
    Research Title: Machine learning regression for above-ground biomass estimation using PolSAR and PolInSAR data
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Hossein Aghababaei & Mr. Anurag Kulshrestha (ITC, The Netherlands)
  5. Researcher’s Name: Yegireddi Sriharsha (2018-2020)
    Research Title: Polarimetric calibration of Hybrid-Pol SAR data for Pseudo-Quad-Pol reconstruction
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Hossein Aghababaei & Mr. Anurag Kulshrestha (ITC, The Netherlands)
  6. Researcher’s Name: Shashwat Shukla (2017-2019)
    Research Title: Lunar Regolith Characterization for Solar Wind Implanted Helium-3 using M3 Spectroscopy and Biastatic Miniature RADAR
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2019/msc/gfm/shukla.pdf
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  7. Researcher’s Name: Abhisek Maiti (2017-2019)
    Research Title: Polarimetric calibration of SAR data using manmade point targets and uniformly distributed natural targets
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2019/msc/gfm/majumdar.pdf
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  8. Researcher’s Name: Sayantan Majumdar (2017-2019)
    Research Title: Snow depth and SWE estimation using Spaceborne Polarimetric and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2019/msc/gfm/majumdar.pdf
    Supervisors: Dr. Praveen K. Thakur & Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Ling Chang (ITC, The Netherlands)
  9. Researcher’s Name: Anurag Kulshrestha (2016-2018)
    Research Title: Dark spot detection for characterization of oil spills using PolSAR remote sensing
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2018/msc/gfm/kulshrestha.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Ir. Wietske Bijker (ITC, The Netherlands)
  10. Researcher’s Name: Krishnakali Ghosh (2016-2018)
    Research Title: Multi-baseline PolInSAR inversion and simulation of interferometric wavenumber for forest height retrieval using spaceborne SAR data
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2018/msc/gfm/ghosh.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  11. Researcher’s Name: Amit K. Haldar (2014-2016)
    Research Title: Terrestrial Laser Scanning based Modelling for Forest Structural Parameter Retrieval
    https://library-itc-utwente-nl.ezproxy2.utwente.nl/login/2016/msc/gfm/haldar.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar & Mr. S. Raghavendra and Prof. Dr. Ir George Vosselman (ITC, The Netherlands)
  12. Researcher’s Name: Gautam Solanki (2014-2016)
    Research Title: Polarimetric SAR interferometry based inversion modelling for tree height estimation
    https://library-itc-utwente-nl.ezproxy2.utwente.nl/login/2016/msc/gfm/solanki.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  13. Researcher’s Name: Kiledar Singh Tomar (2013-2015)
    Research Title: Hybrid polarimetric decomposition for aboveground biomass estimation using semi - empirical modelling
    https://library-itc-utwente-nl.ezproxy2.utwente.nl/login/2015/msc/gfm/tomar.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  14. Researcher’s Name: Neeraj Agrawal (2013-2015)
    Research Title: PolInSAR based scattering information retrieval for forest aboveground biomass estimation
    https://library-itc-utwente-nl.ezproxy2.utwente.nl/login/2015/msc/gfm/agrawal.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  15. Researcher’s Name: Shreya Chandola (2012-2014)
    Research Title: Polarimetric SAR interferometry for forest aboveground biomass estimation
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2014/msc/gfm/chandola.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  16. Researcher’s Name: Abhishek Sobbana (2012-2014)
    Research Title: Non reflection symmetry based polarimetric modeling for forest biophysical characterization using spaceborne PolSAR data
    https://library-itc-utwente-nl.ezproxy2.utwente.nl/login/2014/msc/gfm/sobbana.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar & Prof. Dr. Satya P.S. Kushwaha and Dr. Ir. Wietske Bijker (ITC, The Netherlands)
  17. Researcher’s Name: Sai Bharadwaj Poolla (2011-2013)
    Research Title: Polarimetric scattering model for biophysical characterization of multilayer vegetation using space borne PolSAR data
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2013/msc/gfm/poolla.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar & Prof. Dr. Satya P.S. Kushwaha and Dr. Ir. Wietske Bijker (ITC, The Netherlands)
  18. Researcher’s Name: Bala Bhavya Kausika (2011-2013)
    Research Title: Polarimetric modeling of lunar surface for scattering information retrieval using Mini-SAR data of Chandrayaan-1
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2013/msc/gfm/kausika.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  19. Researcher’s Name: Vishnu Nandan (2010-2012)
    Research Title: Retrieval of volume scatterer information using three component decomposition model, based on compact polarimetry
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2012/msc/gfm/nandan.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  20. Researcher’s Name: Ruchi Verma (2010-2012)
    Research Title: Polarimetric decomposition based on general characterisation of scattering from urban areas and multiple component scattering model
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2012/msc/gfm/verma.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Valentyn A. Tolpekin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  21. Researcher’s Name: Abhishek Banerjee (2010-2012)
    Research Title: Tea bush biomass assessment through polarimetric decomposition and semi empirical modelling
    https://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/StudentThesis/Banerjee_Abhishek_28155_thesis.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar & Prof. Dr. Satya P.S. Kushwaha and Prof. Dr. Ir Alfred Stein & Dr. Ir. Wietske Bijker (ITC, The Netherlands
  22. Researcher’s Name: Charles D Richardson Chelladurai (2009-2011)
    Research Title: Polarimetric scattering model for multilayered vegetation in tropical forest
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2011/msc/gfm/richardson.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Dr. Yousif Hussin (ITC, The Netherlands)
  23. Researcher’s Name: Preethi Malur Balaji (2009-2011)
    Research Title: Estimation and correction of tropospheric and ionospheric effects on differential SAR interferograms
    https://library.itc.utwente.nl/papers_2011/msc/gfm/balaji.pdf
    Supervisors: Shashi Kumar and Mr. Gerrit Huurneman (ITC, The Netherlands)

Supervision of M.Tech. Research Work

  1. Researcher’s Name: Aanchal Sharma (2020-2022)
    Research Title: Polarimetric modeling for lunar surface characterization using Chandrayaan-2 L and S band DFSAR data
    Supervisor: Dr. Shashi Kumar
  2. Researcher’s Name: Elka Siju (2020-2022)
    Research Title: Investigating the polarimetric and interferometric characteristics of SAR data to assess the flood dynamics of Kaziranga National Park
    Supervisors: Mr. Chandra M. Bhatt and Dr. Shashi Kumar
  3. Researcher’s Name: Brij Mohan Bohra (2019-2021)
    Research Title: Evaluation of space-borne SAR and airborne SAR data for Snow Depth and SWE estimation
    Supervisors: Dr. Praveen K. Thakur and Dr. Shashi Kumar
  4. Researcher’s Name: Nilushika Jayawardhana (CSSTEAP Trainee)
    Research Title: Monitoring the changes of forest structural parameters using multi-temporal C-band SAR data (pursuing)
    Supervisors: Dr. Hitendra Padalia, Dr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. K.R.M.U Bandara (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
  5. Researcher’s Name: Bhanu Prakash ME (2018-2020)
    Research Title: PolInSAR coherence based decomposition modeling for manmade and natural features
    Supervisor: Dr. Shashi Kumar
  6. Researcher’s Name: Ankita Vashishtha (2018-2020)
    Research Title: Polarimetric modelling for scattering based dielectric characterization of lunar surface
    Supervisor: Dr. Shashi Kumar
  7. Researcher’s Name: Anuvi Rawat (2017-2019)
    Research Title: Evaluation of Fuzzy and Learning based algorithms for specific crop mapping
    - A temporal approach.
    Supervisors: Dr. Anil Kumar and Dr. Shashi Kumar
  8. Researcher’s Name: Arun Babu (2017-2019)
    Research Title: Polarimetric calibration of SAR data to minimize crosstalk and channel imbalance from scattering matrix
    Supervisors: Dr. Shashi Kumar and Ms. Shefali Agrawal
  9. Researcher’s Name: Udit Asopa (2017-2019)
    Research Title: PolSAR tomography for vertical profile retrieval of forest vegetation using spaceborne SAR data
    Supervisor: Dr. Shashi Kumar
  10. Researcher’s Name: Akshar Tripathi (2016-2018)
    Research Title: Assessment of PolSAR backscatter and optical data for improved image classification
    Supervisors: Dr. Sandeep Maithani and Mr. Shashi Kumar
  11. Researcher’s Name: Pratyusha Gonnuru (CSSTEAP Trainee) (2016-2018)
    Research Title: Multi-temporal SAR Interferometry for change detection and displacement mapping of Krishna River Delta Supervisor: Mr. Shashi Kumar
  12. Researcher’s Name: Shubham Awasthi (2015-2017)
    Research Title: Snow Parameter retrieval using Quadpol and Hybrid SAR data
    Supervisors: Mr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Praveen K. Thakur
  13. Researcher’s Name: Ramya MNS (CSSTEAP Trainee) (2015-2017)
    Research Title: PolInSAR Coherence based Decomposition modelling for characterization of man-made and natural features
    Supervisor: Mr. Shashi Kumar
  14. Researcher’s Name: Sushil K. Joshi (2014-2016)
    Research Title: Tomographic processing of fully polarimetric SAR data for 3D reconstruction of forest area
    Supervisor: Mr. Shashi Kumar
  15. Researcher’s Name: Richa Prajapati (2014-2016)
    Research Title: Impact of Interferometric Wavenumber on PolInSAR Inversion of Spaceborne SAR Data
    Supervisors: Mr. Shashi Kumar and Ms. Shefali Agrawal
  16. Researcher’s Name: Jenia Singh (2013-2015)
    Research Title: PolinSAR and TLS data modeling for forest biophysical parameter characterization
    http://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/StudentThesis/JENIA_MTech_2013-15.pdf
    Supervisors: Mr. Shashi Kumar and Mr. S. Raghavendra
  17. Researcher’s Name: Rohit Mangla (2013-2015)
    Research Title: Machine learning based Regression model for forest Aboveground Biomass Estimation using RISAT-1 POLSAR and TLS Lidar Data
    http://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/StudentThesis/Rohit_Mangla_MTech_2013-15.pdf
    Supervisors: Mr. Shashi Kumar and Dr. Subrata Nandy
  18. Researcher’s Name: Kimeera Tummala (2012-2014)
    Research Title: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data simulation for radar backscatter cross-section retrieval
    http://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/StudentThesis/kimeera_mtech_2012-14.pdf
    Supervisors: Mr. A.K. Jha and Mr. Shashi Kumar
  19. Researcher’s Name: Unmesh Govind Khati (2012-2014)
    Research Title: PolInSAR based scattering information and physical property retrieval of natural features
    http://www.iirs.gov.in/iirs/sites/default/files/StudentThesis/Unmesh_Khati_mtech_2012-14.pdf
    Supervisors: Mr. Shashi Kumar
  20. Researcher’s Name: Rushanka Pramod Amrutkar (CSSTEAP Trainee) (2011-2013)
    Research Title: PolInSAR Coherence based Decomposition modelling for characterization of man-made and natural features
    Supervisor: Mr. Shashi Kumar & Dr. Sarnam Singh
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