Dr. Parth Sarathi Roy
FELLOW, ELECTED 1998
Born in Chakia, Deoria, India on 13 August 1952. Educated at Gorakhpur University, 1968-77; Advanced Diploma in Remote Sensing, University of Freiburg, Germany, 1979; Ph.D, Gorakhpur University, 1980.
Scientist, National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad, 1977-84; Scientist, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, 1984-87; Head, Forestry & Ecology Division, 1987-98, and Dean, 1998-2004, IIRS; Deputy Director, Centre for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia and Pacific (Affiliated to the United Nations), Dehradun, 2002-05; Deputy Director, RS & GIS Applications Area, NRSC, ISRO, Hyderabad, 2004-10; Dean & Associate Director (CB) 2010-11, and Director, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO), Dehradun 2011-12; Director, Centre for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia and Pacific (Affiliated to the United Nations), Dehradun, 2010-12; Chair Professor, University Centre for Earth & Space Science, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 2012-15; NASI Platinum Jubilee Senior Scientist Fellow, University Centre for Earth & Space Science, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 2015-18; Visiting Scientist and NASI Platinum Jubilee Senior Scientist Fellow, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics 2018-20.
Awards/Honours: Indian National Remote Sensing Award, 1991; Sri Hari Om Ashram Preit Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Research Award, 1993; B.P. Pal National Environmental Fellow Award, 1996; ISRO-Astronautical Society of India Award for Space Applications, 2005; ISRO Merit Award, 2007; Dr. Boon Indrambarya Gold Medal Award 2009; Team Excellence Award for Assessment of Irrigation Potential of project in India using Cartosat data, 2009; ISRS Lifetime achievement Bhasakara Award, 2010; Maharana Udai Singh Award for distinguished service of permanent value to the society in the field of Environment, 2012; and ISRO Professional Excellence Award 2016.
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS); Telangana Akademy of Sciences; National Institute of Ecology; Indian Geophysical Union; Academy of Forest and Environmental Sciences.
Research Areas: Observation and Landscape ecology
Address: Senior Fellow, World Resource Institute India, and Visiting Fellow, University of Hyderabad; Flat No. B 504, Nalagandala, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; [Tel: Res. (040) 67768619; Cell: 9000971952; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]
Recognition Award 2001-2002