Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Assistant Professor , Remote Sensing
M.Sc.(Phy.), M.Tech. (RS), Ph.D.(Geomatics)
Contact Address
Phone (Office) +91-9431161249
Phone Residence 0651-2413092
Email Id
   Joined Institute on : 5-Dec-2009

  Work Experience
Teaching : 8 Years

Research : 14 Years

Individual: Years

  Professional Background

M.Sc.(Physics) from T.M.Bhagalpur University

M.Tech(Remote Sensing) from BIT,Mesra,Ranchi

PhD(Geomatics) from IIT Roorkee

  Research Areas

Environmental Modeling

Planetary Remote Sensing

  Award and Honours
  • MHRD fellowship in M.Tech
  • MHRD fellowship in Ph.D


International Journal

  1. Singh K, Ghosh M, R. Sharma S, and Kumar P (2014). Blue-Red-NIR Model for Chlorophyll-a Retrieval in Hypersaline-Alkaline Water Using Landsat ETM+ Sensor.IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, VOL. 7, NO. 8,pp. 3553-3559(IEEE Xplore)
  2. Mushtaq F, Lala MGN,  Pandey AC (2015) Assessment of Pollution Level in Himalayan Lake, Kashmir using Geomatics Approach. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 95(11); 1001-1013 (Taylor & Francis)
  3. Nandi  S, Ghosh M, Kundu A, Dutta D and Baksi M (2015). Shoreline shifting and its prediction using remote sensing and GIS techniques: a case study of Sagar Island, West Bengal (India).Journal of Coastal Conservation, DOI 10.1007/s11852-015-0418-4. (Springer)
  4. Singh Kartar, Ghosh M and  Sharma S R (2016). WSB-DA: Water surface boundary detection algorithm using Landsat 8 OLI Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, VOL. 9, NO. 1. (IEEE Xplore)
  5. Mushtaq F, Lala MGN (2016) Remote Estimation of Water Quality Parameters of Himalayan Lake (Kashmir) using Landsat 8 Imagery. Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1140818. (Taylor & Francis)

6.Mushtaq F, Lala MGN (2016) Assessment of climatic variability in the catchments of Himalayan Lake, Jammu & Kashmir. Geocarto International. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1188169. (Taylor & Francis)

  1. Tirkey, A. S, Ghosh M, Pandey A.C. (2016) Soil erosion assessment for developing suitable sites for artificial recharge of groundwater in drought prone region of Jharkhand state using geospatial techniques. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 9:362 DOI 10.1007/s12517-016-2391-0. (Springer)
  2. Tirkey, A. S, Ghosh M, Pandey A.C., Shekhar Shashank  (2017). Assessment of climate extremes and its long term spatial variability over the Jharkhand state of India. Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.12.007.(Elsevier)
  3. Shekhar Shashank, Ghosh M, Pandey A.C. (2017).Impact of geomorphology and lithological setting on fluoride contamination in groundwater in hard rock terrain of India using Geoinformatics approach. Applied Water Science, 7: 2943. (Springer)
  4. Ahmad A, Ghosh M (2017).Variability of lightning activity over India on ENSO time scales.Advances in Space Research(Elsevier).
  5. Mushtaq F, Lala MGN( 2017). Assessment of hydrological response as a function of Land use/land cover change and climatic variability in the catchment of the Wular lake, J&K using geospatial technique.Accepted for publication in Environmental Earth Sciences (Springer).

National Journals/

Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K and Sahu, N.,(2008).Analyzing Educational Disparity inRural Areas: A GIS Approach.Jharakhand Journal of Development and ManagementStudiesVolume -6, No. 4 (XXV), pp. 3089-3110, October December, 2008.

Chapter in books

  •  Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K., (2011). Normative Analysis for Educational Infrastructure Planning in  Rural Area. Infrastructure, The Key to Development, edited by Rudra P Pradhan, Macmillian     Publishers India Ltd.,550-572.

Conference /Syposium

  1. Ghosh, M.,Lala,S. and Nathawat,M.S., (2002).Spatial Decision Support System using GIS based Infrastructure Planning in Health & Education for Ranchi.Map India international conference Feb 6-8, 2002,New Delhi.
  1. GhoshM.andNathawat, M.S.,(2002).GIS Development for Drinking Water Facilities in Rural Habitats of Ranchi District.Nation Conference on Water Resource Development & Management, Feb 9-10, 2002,BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  1. Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K.ArcGIS based query tool for Rural Infrastructure Planning7th ESRI India Users Conference, Dec2-3, 2004, Noida.
  1. Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K.,(2005).Rural Planning Models using GIS and Remote Sensing: A Review.MapIndia international conference, Feb 7-9, 2005, NewDelhi.
  1. Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K.,(2005).GIS based location-allocation model for facility planning.25th ISRS Annual Convention and National Symposium, Dec 6-9, 2005, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  1. Nathawat,M.S.,Ghosh M. and Sisodia, G.S., (2007).Spatial Decision Support System for Need Assessment of Educational Facilities in Tribal Dominated District.Proceedings of 7th International Workshop on Geographical Information System held on 14-15 September,2007,Beijing,P.R.China.
  1. Ghosh M. and Ghosh, S.K., (2010). Normative Analysis for Educational Infrastructure Planning in Rural Area. International Conference on Infrastructure Finance (ICIF-2010), June 03-05, 2010, IIT Kharagpur.
  1. Rathore V S.,Ghosh M.,RajaShekharR.P.,BhattacharyaS.,AryaA.S.,Chauhan P.,Nathawat,M.S.,Ajai,(2011).Study of lava flows and associated Domes in Marius Hills complex using TMC and HySIdata.National Workshop on Lunar Geoscience using Chandrayaan-1 data, March 30-31,2011, Space Application Centre,ISRO,Ahmedabad.
  1. Avinash Kumar, Dr. S.K. Ghosh , Dr.Mili Ghosh , Kishore Kumar ,Siddhartha Khare, Pradeep Chaudhry (2012).GIS based planning for finding optimal gas pipeline route in IITR campus.14th Annual International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Information Technology and Applications.
  1. Singh K, Ghosh M, Sharma S R, (2012). Sambhar Salt Lake, a Ramsar Site: Conservational Issues.National Conference on Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness (SDGC-2012), Dec 04-05, 2012, BIT Mesra,Ranchi.
  2. Ghosh M,Rathore V S,Awasthi N, Arya A.S, Raja ShekharP,Ajai,(2013).Compositional study of Domes/Relief features of Marius Hills Complex using Chandrayaan-1 M3data. 100th Indian Science Congress 2013, Jan 03-07,2013, Calcutta University, Kolkata.
  3. Ghosh M,Rathore V S,Awasthi N, Arya A.S, Raja ShekharP,Ajai,(2013).Compositional study of lava flows and relief features in Marius Hills Complex using Chandrayaan-1 data. Workshop on Lunar & Mars Geosciences, July 30-31, 2013 at Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad

  Member of Professional Bodies

Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing

  Current Sponsored Projects
  • "Refinement of existing algorithms for FeO and TiO2 mapping using HySI data and a comparative assessment of the HySI generated maps with that of Clementine and Moon Mineralogy Mapper-derived FeO and TiO2 products", Sponsored by ISRO, Bangalore.
  • "Estimation of TIS derived Martian Surface temperature and assessment of its inter-annual variability in the current Martian climate in accordance with MCC derived morphological units", Sponsored by ISRO, Bangalore.