Doctor/PhD member- Dr. PREM CHANDRA PANDEY


PhD (Remote Sensing & Environment) University of Leicester,

United Kingdom, 2016

Research Interests:

Environmental Remote Sensing applications.

Hyperspectral, thermal hyperspectral and Lidar data processing; drone images analysis-

Geospatial Applications; in Agriculture, Forestry and wetlands.

· Biodiversity and species mapping

· Alien species discrimination and mapping

· Biomass estimation and carbon stock assessment,

· Classification and mapping of landscape

· Wetlands studies related to water, aquatic vegetation mapping.

· Precision agriculture using Drones acquired images

· Solid Waste management

Dr. Pandey has more than 7 years of teaching and research experience in the field of remote sensing and environment. He obtained his PhD in Remote sensing technology from University of Leicester, United Kingdom with prestigious international award- commonwealth fellowship. He obtained his M.Tech (Remote Sensing) & M.Sc (Environmental Sciences) and bagged gold medallist awards. Currently He is serving as assistant Professor in Shiv Nadar University India. Earlier, he was awarded with Tel Aviv University Israel University awards for Post-Doctoral Scientist, and DST Government of India for Post-doctoral fellow. He has been recipient of several international and national awards as a feather in his cap. He is life member of ISRS, SPIE, AAG, Indian Society of Geomatics, Wetlands society, CEM IUCN, and Commonwealth Alumni Association United Kingdom.


Publications in Peer reviewed Journals

Part (A) Articles (SELECTED):

  1. Pandey, P.C*., Koutsias, Nikos, Petropoulos, George P., Srivastava, Prashant K., Ben-Dor, Eyal. (2021) "Land Use/Land Cover in view of Earth Observation: Data Sources, Input Dimensions and Classifiers -a Review of the State of the Art", Geocarto International,Volume 36 (Issue 9), 957-988. DOI: Online. DOI:10.1080/10106049.2019.1629647 (Impact factor: 4.889)

  2. Srivastava, P.K., Gupta, M., Singh, U., Prasad, R., Pandey, P.C., Raghubanshi, A.S., and G.P. Petropoulos (2019). "Sensitivity analysis of artificial neural network for chlorophyll prediction using hyperspectral data", Environment, Sustainability and Development (Springer). DOI: factor- 2.219) ISSN- 1387-585X 1573-2975

  3. Malhi, R.K.M., Anand, A., Mudaliar, AN., Pandey, P.C., Srivastava, P.K., and G.Sandhya Kiran (2020). "Synergetic use of in situ and hyperspectral data for mapping species diversity in Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat". Tropical Ecology (Springer) Special issue (Ecosystem Function and Remote Sensing). 61, 106–115. DOI: (Impact factor- 0.850)

  4. Anand, A., Pandey PC *., Petropoulos, GP., Palvides, A., Srivastava , PK., Sharma, JK. and Malhi, R.K.M. (2020). “Use of Hyperion for Mangrove Forest Carbon Stock Assessment in Bhitarkanika Forest Reserve: A Contribution towards Blue Carbon Initiative”. Remote Sensing MDPI, 12(4), 597. DOI: 10.3390/rs12040597 (Impact factor- 4.848)

  5. Pandey, P.C., Srivastava, P.K., Chetri, T. Choudhary, B.K., and Kumar, P (Sep 2019) Forest biomass estimation using remote sensing and field inventory: a case study of Tripura, India, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, volume 191: Article 593. DOI[Impact factor: 2.513]

  6. Srivastava, Kshitij., Jain,A, Sharma, J.K, Sinha, A., & Pandey, P.C*., (2019). UAVs technology for development of GUI based application for precision agriculture and environmental research. Journal: Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment (Elsevier) volume 16: 100258 DOI:

  7. Pandey, P.C., Akash A., and P. K Srivastava (2019). Spatial Distribution of Mangrove Forest species and Biomass Assessment Using Field Inventory and Earth Observation Hyperspectral data, Biodiversity and Conservation. ISSN: 1572-9710, (2019), Volume 28, Issue 8–9, pp 2143–2162, DOI: (Impact factor: 3.549)

  8. Tripathy, B.R.; Sajjad, H.; Elvidge, C.D.; Ting, Y.; Pandey, P.C.; Rani, M.; Kumar, P. (2018). Modeling of electric demand for sustainable energy and management in india using spatio-temporal DMSP-OLS night-time data. Environmental Management 2018, 61, Issue 4, 615-623. Doi- (Impact factor: 3.266)

  9. Pandey, P. C*., Kumar, Pavan.,Katiyar, S., Singh, B.K., Tomar, V., Mandal, V. P., and Patiariya, S. (2016). “Estimation of accumulated soil organic carbon stock in tropical forest using geospatial strategy”, The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, Elsevier, Vol.19,109-123 ,DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrs.2015.12.003 factor: 5.188)

  10. Pandey,P.C*., Kumar, P., Tomar, V., Rani, M., and Katiyar, S. (2015). "Modelling Spatial Variation of Fluoride Pollutant Using Geospatial Approach in the surrounding Environment of an Aluminium Industries", Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol .74:7801-7812. [Impact Factor: 2.784)

  11. Pandey,P.C.,;Mandal, V., Katiyar, S., Kumar, P., Tomar, V., Patairiya, S., Ravisankar, N., and Gangwar, B. (2015) "Geospatial Approach to Assess the Impact of Nutrients on Rice Equivalent Yield using MODIS Sensors’ Based MOD13Q1-NDVI Data," Sensors Journal, IEEE , Vol.15(11):6108-6115 DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2451113, factor: 3.301)

  12. Kumar, P., Pandey,P.C.,Kaushik, V., Tomar, V., and Rani, M. (2015). "Efficient Recognition of Forest Species Biodiversity by Inventory Based Geospatial Approach Using LISS IV Sensor", IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol.15(3):1884-1891 factor: 3.301)

  13. Pandey, P. C*., Tate, N. J., and Balzter, H., (2014). "Mapping Tree Species in Coastal Portugal using Statistically Segmented Principal Component Analysis and Other Methods", IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol.14(12):4434-4441 1530-437X) (Impact factor:3.301)

  14. Kumar, Pavan., Sharma, L.K., Pandey, P. C*., Sinha, S., and Nathawat, M.S., (2013). “Geospatial Strategy for Tropical Forest-Wildlife Reserve Biomass Estimation”, Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of, Vol. 6(2):917-923. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2221123 Corresponding author - (ISSN: 1939-1404) (Impact factor: 5.933)

  15. Sharma, L. K., Kanga, Shruti.,Nathawat, M.S., Sinha, S., and Pandey, P. C. (2012). “Fuzzy-AHP for Forest Fire Risk Modeling”. Disaster Prevention and Management, Emerald publication.Vol. 21 (2) pp. 160-171. factor: 1.521)

  16. Pandey, P. C*., Sharma, L.K., and Nathawat, M.S. (2012). “Geospatial Strategy for Sustainable Management of Municipal Solid Waste for Growing Urban Environment”. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, Vol. 184(4), pp. 2419-2431. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-011-2127-2 factor: 2.513)

Part (B) Books / Book Chapters

Part (i) Edited Books (SELECTED)

  1. Pandey, P C., Sharma LK. (2021): Advances in Remote Sensing Techniques for Natural Resource Monitoring, WILEY publishing, Edited Book, Jan 2021. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. DOI: 10.1002/9781119616016, ISBN-9781119615972 |Online ISBN:9781119616016

  2. Pandey,PC., Srivastava,PK., Balzter,H., Bhattacharya,B and Petropoulos, GP (2020): “HYPERSPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING: Theory and Applications”, Elsevier publishing house, ISBN: DOI: online-

  3. Kumar, P., Rani, M., Pandey, P. C.,Sajjad, H., Chaudhary, B.S. (Eds.) (Nov 2018) "Applications and Challenges of Geospatial Technology Potential and Future Trends, Springer ISBN: 978-3-319-99881-7

  4. Srivastava, P. K., Pandey, P. C., Kumar, P., Raghubanshi, A. S., & Han, D. (2016) Edited book titled "Geospatial Technology for Water Resource Development" published by CRC press, Taylor and Francis, (eds.) Prashant K Srivastava, Prem Chandra Pandey,Pavan Kumar, RS Raghubanshi, Dawai Han. ISBN- 9781498719681

Part (ii) Chapters (SELECTED)

  1. Pandey, PC*., Tripathi, AK., and Sharma, JK. (2021). “GPS Applications in Precision Agriculture: An Evaluation for Opportunity in the Market” in- GPS and GNSS in Geosciences, Elsevier, Page- 337-349

  2. Srivastava, PK., Malhi, R K M., Pandey, PC., Anand, A., Singh, A., Pandey, MK., and Ayushi Gupta (2020) “Revisiting hyperspectral remote sensing: origin, processing, applications and way forward” Chapter 1, ‘In’ Pandey, PC., Srivastava, PK, Baltzer, H., Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, pp 3-21. DOI:

  3. Singh, P., Pandey, PC., Petropoulos, GP., Pavlides, A., Srivastava, PK., Koutsias, N., Kwal Deng, KA., and Yangson Bao (2020) “Hyperspectral remote sensing in precision agriculture: present status, challenges, and future trends” Chapter 8 ‘In’ Pandey, PC., Srivastava, PK, Baltzer, H., Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, pp 121-146. DOI:

  4. Sharma, LK., Naik, R., and Pandey, PC., (2020) “Efficacy of hyperspectral data for monitoring and assessment of wetland ecosystem” Chapter 12 ‘In’ Pandey, PC., Srivastava, PK, Baltzer, H., Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, pp 221-246. DOI:

  5. Pandey, PC., Balzter, H., Srivastava, PK., and Petropolous, GP., (2020) “Future perspectives and challenges in hyperspectral remote sensing” Chapter 21 ‘In’ Pandey, PC., Srivastava, PK, Baltzer, H., Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Theory and Applications, Elsevier, pp 429-439. DOI:

  6. Pandey, P.C., Petropoulos, George P. Srivastava, P.K., and Manevski, K. (2018) “The use of hyperspectral Earth observation data for land use/cover classification: present status, challenges and future outlookin eds Thenkabail Prasad, John Lyon and Alfredo Huete, in Book “Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation”, 2nd Edition Volume 4 CRC Press (2018) pp:147-. 173. ISBN-9781138066250 DOI: 10.1201/9780429431166-8

  7. Pandey, P.C., Srivastava, P.K., Kumar, P., Raghubanshi,AS. And Han, D. (2016), Introduction to water resources” in "Geospatial Technology for Water Resource Development" Chapter- 1, (eds.) Srivastava, PK et al., published by Taylor and Francis, Pp 3-7 First author (ISBN- 9781498719681)

  8. Pandey,P. C, Raghubanshi,AS. Mandal,V, Tomar,V., Katiyar,S., Ravishankar, N., Kumar P and Nathawat, MS., (2016) "Spatial Integration of Rice based Cropping Systems for Soil and Water Quality through Spatial Technique" in "Geospatial Technology for Water Resource Development" Chapter- 3, (eds.) Srivastava, PK et al., Taylor and Francis, pp 78-100.(ISBN- 9781498719681) DOI: 10.1201/9781315370989-11