B.S. Daya Sagar

Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore, India


B. S. Daya Sagar received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geoengineering and remote sensing from the Faculty of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, in 1991 and 1994, respectively. Sagar currently is an Associate Professor and the Founding Head of Systems Science and Informatics Unit (SSIU) of Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre, India. Earlier, he worked at the College of Engineering, Andhra University and Centre for Remote Imaging Sensing and Processing (CRISP), National University of Singapore, Singapore, in various positions from 1992 to 2001. He served as an Associate Professor and Researcher in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University, Malaysia, from 2001 to 2007. His research interests include applications of mathematical morphology, digital image processing, fractals, and multifractals in extraction, analyses, modeling of terrestrial phenomena and processes, and GISci. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (1999), a Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union, and Senior Member of IEEE, and he was a Member of New York Academy of Science from 1995 to 1996. He received Dr. Balakrishna Memorial Award from Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences in 1995 and the Krishnan Medal from Indian Geophysical Union in 2002. He was selected as Georges Matheron Lecturer in 2011 for the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG). He is on the editorial boards of Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society (2002-2015), Computers & Geosciences, Environmental Informatics-Frontiers, and Image Analysis & Stereology.

Biography Updated on 21 January 2015

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