Dr. Avik Bhattacharya


Education


  • Ph.D. (2007): Jointly at the Department of Traitement et Interprétation des Images (Image Processing and Understanding), Télécom Paris-Tech, Paris, France and INRIA, ARIANA Project Group, Sophia Antipolis, France. (Thesis funded by: CNES, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (The French Space Agency))
  • Integrated M.Sc. (2000): Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

Experience


  • Associate Professor, 2015 - Present: Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.
  • Assistant Professor, 2011 - 2015: Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2008 - 2011: Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Research Assistant, 2004 : Blue - Order, tecmath AG, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
  • Research Assistant, 2001 - 2004 : Fraunhofer Institute, ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Research Interests


  • Microwave Remote Sensing.
  • Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Polarimetry
  • Monostatic and Bistatic SAR Polarimetry Theory.
  • Supervised and Unsupervised Polarimetric SAR classification.
  • Polarimetric SAR Interferometry.
  • Statistical Analysis of SAR images.
  • Radar Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces.