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 2012-2015; NASI Platinum Jubilee Senior Scientist Fellow, University Centre for Earth & Space Science, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 2015-2020.

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: Geospatial Science, Remote Sensing, Natural Resource Management; Forestry and Biodiversity; Landscape Ecology; Climate Change; Land Use and land Cover Change.

Address: Aparna Sarovar, Flat No. B 504, Nalagandala, Kanchi Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500046, Telangana; [Tel: Cell: 9000971952; Email: psroy13@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 2001-2002