Prof. B.S. Daya Sagar

Professor at Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore Ctr
Daya Sagar, B.S.
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Area of Expertise: Remote Sensing, Geosciences, Mathematical Geosciences
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B. S. Daya Sagar is a Full Professor of the Systems Science and Informatics Unit (SSIU) at the Indian Statistical Institute. Sagar received his MSc and PhD degrees in Geoengineering and Remote Sensing from the Faculty of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, in 1991 and 1994 respectively. He is also the first Head of the SSIU. Earlier, he worked in the College of Engineering, Andhra University, and Centre for Remote Imaging Sensing and Processing (CRISP), The National University of Singapore in various positions during 1992-2001. He served as Associate Professor and Researcher in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology (FET), Multimedia University, Malaysia, during 2001-2007. Since 2017, he has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Trento, Trento, Italy. His research interests include mathematical morphology, GISci, digital image processing, fractals and multifractals, their applications in extraction, analyses, and modeling of geophysical patterns. He has published over 85 papers in journals, and has authored and/or guest-edited 11 books and/or special theme issues for journals. He recently authored a book entitled "Mathematical Morphology in Geomorphology and GISci," CRC Press: Boca Raton, 2013, p. 546. He recently co-edited two special issues for IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (v. 6, no. 7, p. 737-886, 2012), and for IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing (v. 10, no. 12, p. 5149-5328, 2017). His recent book “Handbook of Mathematical Geosciences”, Springer Publishers, p. 942, 2018 reached 560000 downloads. He is an elected Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (1999), Indian Geophysical Union (2011), and was a member of New York Academy of Science during 1995-1996. He received the Dr. Balakrishna Memorial Award 1995, the Krishnan Gold Medal in 2002, and the "Georges Matheron Award-2011 ". He is an IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) Distinguished lecturer (2020-22

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