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Name : Dr M V Ravibabu
Education : M.Tech (Remote Sensing), PhD (Geomatics Engineering) - IIT Roorkee;
Post-Doctoral Fellow (Monash University ) – Australian Endeavour Awards
Experience : 10 years
Email : mvravibabu.nird[at]
Phone : (+91) 040-24008465
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Areas of Specialisation

Geospatial Applications towards Natural Resource Management, Climate Change, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Rural Development.

Professional Affiliation

  1. Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) – FIE
  2. Life Member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  3. Life Member of Indian Society of Geomatics
  4. Life Member of Indian Water Resources Society
  5. Life Member of Indian National Cartographic Association

Publications/articles/cases/reviews (Numbers)

Journals - National and International : 54

Books : 2

Chapters in a Book : 20

Conference Proceedings – National and International - 71


Project Completed:

Title: Study and comparison of hydrological parameters using TanDEM-X

Funding Agency: German Aerospace Center (DLR) - Germany.

Cost: In the form of Satellite Data Posting Class 12m and Posting Class 30m over Nallamala Forest Area, India.

Duration: 2017-2018 [as a PI]

Title: Assessment and Change detection of selected tanks in Gurla Mandal, Vizianagaram district using spatial technology

Funding Agency: Dhan Foundation : Rs. 2.25 lac.

Duration: 6 months (Feb-Juy-2018)

DST Fast Track Young Scientist Rs. 17,88,000/- Duration : 2013-2016

Title: Development of Geospatial data module for crop production suitability index (Geo-CROP) [as a PI]


Agency: M/s Geo Climate Risk Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Title: Review of frame work of district and city hazard and vulnerability profiles

Project Ongoing:

Title: Development of spectral library of various rice crops using hyperspectral sensor (AVIRIS) in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Rs. 21, 00, 000/-,

Duration : 2017-2020 [as a PI]

Funding Agency Indian Space Research Organization

Funding Agency: SAC-ISRO

Title: Development of spectral library of various rice crops using hyperspectral sensor (AVIRIS) in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 10, 00, 000/-, Duration: 2016-2018 [as a PI]

Ph.D Guided:

  1. Completed 3 PhD (1 from IIT Roorkee, 2 from VIT University)
  2. Ongoing: 2 (Registered at NIT Warangal)

M.Tech. Guided: Completed - 37 ; Ongoing – 2

Recognised: As a Co-Guide at Geo-Engineering, College of Engineering (A), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam (interested candidates towards PhD in the field of Geo-spatial Technology in Rural Development can be contacted)


National : 4

International : 4

Trainings Conducted

Conducted : 24

Invited Talks / Presentations

  1. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS, Singapore.
  2. Vietnam National University, Vietnam.
  3. UGC – HRDC, Osmania University
  5. AP HRDI, Bapatla, AP.
  6. IARE – Hyderabad
  7. MCET, Hyderabad

Thesis Examiner

  1. Ph.D. Thesis Examiner: RMIT University, Monash University Australia, Andhra University, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  2. M.Tech. Thesis Examiner: NIT Warangal; S.V. University; Bangalore University; Central Agriculture University, Meghalaya.

Honours / Awards:

  1. Endeavour Research Award – 2008, Australia.
  2. DST Young Scientist – Funded Project
  3. MHRD Fellowship, New Delhi
  4. DST Young Scientist International Grant, New Delhi
  5. CSIR International Grant, New Delhi.
  6. Travel Grant – IALE, Netherlands.
  7. Travel Grant – ARCNESS, Australia.
  8. Research Award from VIT University for the year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  9. Best Paper Award from Futuristic Approaches in Civil Engineering (FACE 2019) by Mahendra Ecole Centrale, Hyderabad and Gift voucher (EUR 100) from Springer Publisher.

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