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Dr. K.K.Ramachandran Ph.D.

Scientist F, Coastal Processes (CoP)

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Education:

Ph. D. : 1993, Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science & Technology.
M.Sc. : 1982, Marine Geology, First Rank, Cochin University.

Professional career:

  1. 2015 – present Scientist-F and Scientist-in-charge, Coastal Regulation Zone Lab, National Centre for Earth Science Studies, Akkulam, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
  2. 2011(June) -2015(June) Member Secretary,Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, SasthraBhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  3. 2009(October) – 2011(June) Scientist F/ Head of Division of Central Geomatics Lab, Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, kerala.
  4. 2008(November) -2009(October) Project Manager, Shaw Arabia Ltd., Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  5. 2008(September) –2008 (October) Scientist F, Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  6. 2007(September) –2008 (September) GIS Expert in Technical Support Unit of Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project, GIS Expert in Technical Support Unit of Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project
  7. 1983(February) –2007 (September) Scientist B / Scientist C / Scientist EI / Scientist EII/Scientist F, Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Honours/Awards/Fellowships:

  1. Senior Research Associateship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),Govt. of India.(2009-2010).
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship, UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), British Council.(2008-2009).
  3. Research Associateship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India.(2005-2008).
  4. Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) ,Govt. of India.(2002-2004).
  5. Junior Research Fellowship, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India,(1999-2002).

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  1. Life Member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  2. Life Member of Kerala Academy of Science
  3. Fellow, Kerala Academy of Sciences

Training Programs attended:

  1. Participated in scientific cruises in the northwestern Indian Ocean onboard
  2. R V Gaveshani
  3. ORV SagarKanya
  4. FORV SagarSampada
  5. Digital image analysis of satellite remote sensing data at Regional Remote Sensing Servicing Centre, Bangalore.
  6. Digital processing of OCM and LISS III/PAN data using ERDAS at Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad
  7. Undergone training in Desktop Mapping with Imagine Orthobase Pro and Stereo Analyst conducted by ERDAS India, Hyderabad.
  8. Undergone training in processing and interpretation of hyperspectral remote sensing data at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Research Interest:

  1. Marine Sciences
  2. Marine Geology
  3. Coastal Zone Management
  4. Coastal Wetlands
  5. Geoinformtics & GIS