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Vidhya Ganesh Rangarajan

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Awards & Scholarships
  • First Rank Certificate in M.Tech (Birla Institute of Technology) (2017)
  • GATE Fellowship for pursuing M.Tech (MHRD, Government of India) (2015 to 2017)
  • UVCE Golden Jubilee Commemoration Gold Medal, Bangalore University (2016)
  • K.S. Chakravarthi (Eng.) Gold Medal, Bangalore University (2016)
  • Smt. Sundarammal Chakravarthi Prize, Bangalore University (2016)
  • Sir M Visveswaraya Merit Scholarship for Academic Excellence (Years 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15)
Degrees Obtained
  • M.Tech in Remote Sensing (2017) Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
    Thesis Title: Study of seasonal variations in the thermophysical characteristics at Gale crater, Mars
  • B.E in Civil Engineering (2015) Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
    Thesis Title: Morphometric analysis of the Siddapura watershed using remote sensing and GIS techniques

Research Interest
  • Planetary Geology, Planetary Surface Processes, Hyperspectral and Thermal Remote Sensing
Publications
Journal Publications:
Rangarajan V. G., Ghosh M., (2019). Seasonal Thermal Inertia variations at Gale crater: Role of active surface deposition phenomena, In Press, Icarus (Elsevier) • Rangarajan V. G., Bharti R., Mondal S. K., Pradhan C., Dutta S., (2018). Remote Sensing for Martian Studies: Inferences from Syrtis Major. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing 46, 1537–1551. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-018-0826-7

Conference Abstracts:
• Dhingra D., Rangarajan V. G., Bhoga S. A. D., (2019). Impact Melt Cover on Lunar Impact Crater Central Peaks: Implications for Determining Mineralogical Variations in the Crust. Submitted, AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco (P31C-3479)
Rangarajan V. G., Ghosh M., (2019), Localised seasonal dust deposition activity at Gale crater: Inferences from thermal inertia. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston (Abstract #1330).
• Sahu S. K., Reddy V. C., Rangarajan V. G., Bharti R., Garaga R., Zhang H., Hu J., Ying Q., Kota S. H., (2018), Predicting countrywide PM2.5 concentration and associated mortality in India based on GAM model using aerosol optical depth and meteorological parameters, AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington DC (A43L-3271)
• Patel P., Arjun B. M., Kurbah S., Rangarajan V. G., Bharti R. (2018), Effect of possible diversion of Yarlung Tsangpo water at Zangmu: A semi-distributed model approach, Hydro-2018 International, National Institute of Technology Patna
Rangarajan V. G., Bharti R., Dutta S., (2018), An Investigation of hydrated minerals in Jezero crater, European Planetary Science Congress 2018, Berlin (EPSC2018-682)
Rangarajan V. G., Ghosh M., (2018), Seasonal variations of SEB components over Gale crater, European Planetary Science Congress 2018, Berlin (EPSC2018-14)
Rangarajan V. G., Bharti R., Dutta S., (2018). An Investigation of the Fluvial Geomorphology and Associated Minerals in the Syrtis Major, Mars, in: IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. IEEE, Valencia, Spain, pp. 7415–7418. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8517310
Vidhya Ganesh R, Ramesh H (2017), Effectiveness of Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization Technique on Multispectral Satellite Imagery. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Video and Image Processing (ICVIP 2017). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 234-239. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3177404.3177409

E-books:
Rangarajan V. G., (2016). Effectiveness of Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization on Multispectral Satellite Imagery, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/387601, ISBN (eBook): 9783668682665.