Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Nilanchal Patel
Professor, Remote Sensing
M.Tech.(IIT Roorkee), Ph.D.(IIT Kanpur)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Professor Department of Remote Sensing Birla Institute of Technology Mesra Ranchi - 835215 Jharkhand India
Local Address Professor Department of Remote Sensing Birla Institute of Technology Mesra Ranchi - 835215 Jharkhand India
Phone (Office) 0091-651-2275228
Phone Residence 0091-9431100357
Email Id npatel@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 4-May-1999
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 22 ye Years

Research : 32 ye Years

Individual: 32 ye Years

  Professional Background

(A) Academic Background

Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)

M.Tech. (IIT Roorkee)

(B) Experience

Lecturer and Visiting Faculty, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi.

Scientist Fellow, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR), Nagpur.

Project manager, RMSI, New Delhi.

Associate Professor, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi.

Professor, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, 2005-continuing

(C) Professional Experience

Visiting Assignment

Visiting Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P R China.

Visiting Professor, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar in Geospatial Technology, University of Nova, Lisbon, Portugal.

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar (JEMES), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar (EMAE), University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France.

Visiting Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

 

Conferences Chaired:

  1. Co-chaired a Session on Hazard Mitigation in the 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2002) held at Kathmandu during 25-29 November, 2002.
  1. Co-chaired a Session on Geology, Minerals and Mining at the 25th Annual Symposium of   the Indian Society of Remote Sensing held at Ranchi during 6-9 December, 2005.
  1. Co-chaired a Student Session in the NE-Geo Conference held at Guwahati, India during 21-22 September, 2006.

Guest / Invited Lectures Delivered:

  • Lecture delivered on “Remote Sensing Applications to Meteorology” in Nagpur Chapter of Indian Meteorological Society, at Nagpur, India, February, 1998.
  • Lecture delivered on “Remote Sensing Applications to Agriculture” at the Indian Lac Research Institute, Ranchi, India, March, 2000.
  • Invited as Guest Faculty to deliver lectures on “Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Environmental Impact Assessment” to the professors of technical colleges in a national Quality Improvement Program conducted by the Mining Institute, Koderma, India, June, 2003.
  • Invited as Guest Faculty by the Maharishi Dayananda Saraswati University, Ajmer, India to teach Digital Image Processing to the M.Sc. Students of Remote Sensing, December, 2003.
  • Lecture delivered on “Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resources Monitoring” in the Advanced Training Programme on Natural Resources Planning and Management (sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) at the Institute of Science and Management, Ranchi, India, 3-30 April, 2006.
  • Lecture delivered on “Satellite Remote Sensing, GIS, and Biomass Estimation through Remote Sensing” at the Pre-conference Training Program conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 18-20 September, 2006.
  • Lecture delivered on “Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS” at the QIP sponsored Training Programme on Hydroinformatics and Flood Management conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 16-20 October, 2006.
  • Invited lecture delivered on “Remote Sensing and GIS for Disaster Monitoring” at the MHRD sponsored programme to the faculty members at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in December, 2008.
  • Guest Lectures delivered to the post-graduate students in remote sensing at the North Bengal University, Darjeeling, West Bengal in March 2009.
  • Invited lecture delivered at the Staff Development Programme at the Cambridge Institute of Technology, Ranchi in February, 2009.
  • Guest Faculty for Remote Sensing and GIS for the Civil Engineering Students at the Cambridge Institute of Technology, Ranchi in March and April, 2009.
  • Resource person in the QIP sponsored programme organized by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, 28th  May 2009.
  • Resource Person in the Refreshers’ Course in Geography in the Academic Staff College, University Grants Commission, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram during 4-6 February, 2010.
  • Resource Person in the Orientation Programme in Physical Sciences and Engineering, Academic Staff College, University Grants Commission, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram during 5-6 February, 2010.
  • Resource Person in the Refreshers’ Course in Environmental Sciences in the Academic Staff College, University Grants Commission, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram during 11-13 August, 2010.

 

 

  Research Areas
 
  • Impact of climate change
  • Snow cover area mapping and characterization
  • Landslide hazard zonation
  • Traffic congestion analysis
  • Agronomic suitability assessment
  • Assessment of forest degradation and fragmentation
  • Pattern recognition and image processing
  • Spectral characterization of water, soil and vegetation characteristics
  • GIS-based landscape pattern analysis through landscape metrics
  • NPP and BIOMASS estimation of vegetation and crop
  • Urbanization pattern analysis
  • Vulnerability Analyses of Wetlands
  • Digital land use and land cover change detection studies
  • Rainfall-runoff modelling
  • Thermal remote sensing
  • Soil erosion studies
  • Morphometric analysis and Watershed management
  • Terrain evaluation and site selection
  • Land capability and land degradation studies
  • Desertification
  Award and Honours
 
  • Excellent Associate Editor Award, Journal of Forestry Research, Springer, 2017.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Remote Sensing of Environment (Elsevier), 2017.
  • Senior Member, Hong Kong Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES)
  • Bharat Excellence Award and Gold Medal by the India International Friendship
   Publications
 

 

International Journals:

  1. Nilanchal Patel and K. K. Rampal, Discrimination of Rock Types using Landsat Thematic Mapper Data, Advances in Space Research (Elsevier), Vol. 12, No.7, pp. 35-38, (1992).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and K. K. Rampal, Lithological Discrimination of Sun-facing and Shadowed Portions of Aravalli Region, Advances in Space Research (Elsevier), Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 91-94, (1993).
  1. Hao Yan, Shaoqiang Wang, Changyao Wang, Guoping Zhang and Nilanchal Patel, Losses of Soil Organic Carbon under Wind Erosion in China, Global Change Biology, (11), 828-840, (2005).

 

  1. Zhu Xiao-hua, Nilanchal Patel, Zuo Wei and Yang Xiu-chun, Fractal Analysis Applied to Spatial Structure of China’s Vegetation, Chinese Geographical Science (a SCI journal of China), Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 48-55, (2006).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Arnab Majumdar, Biomass Estimation of Shorea Robusta through Principal Component Analysis of Satellite Data, Journal of Forestry Research ( Springer), 21 (4), pp. 469-474, (2010).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Brijesh Kaushal, Improvement of User’s Accuracy Through Classification of Principal Component Images and Stacked Images, Geo-spatial Information Science (Taylor & Francis), 13 (4), pp. 243-248, (2010).
  1. Pammi N. Sinha, N. Patel, A. T. Jeyaseelan  and Vivek Kr. Singh, Quantification of Urban Landscape Dynamics Using Patch Parameters and Landscape Indices: An Analytical Study of Ranchi, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (Springer),  39 (2), pp.225-233, (2011).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Influence of Shannon’s Entropy on Landslide Causing Parameters for Vulnerability Study and Zonation - A Case Study in Sikkim, India, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer), 5 (3) pp. 421-431, 2010(a).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Arnab Majumdar, Comparative Assessment of the Relationship of Satellite Data with the Above Ground Biomass of Sal Trees (Shorea robusta) Determined from Phenologically Different Time Periods, Geo-spatial Information Science (Taylor & Francis), 14(3), pp.177-183, September (2011).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Brijesh Kaushal, Classification of Features Selected Through OIF for Improving Classification Accuracy, Journal of Forestry Research (Springer), 22(1), pp. 99-105, (2011).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Landslide Vulnerability Assessment and Zonation through Ranking of Causative Parameters Based on Landslide Density-Derived Statistical Indicators, Geocarto International (Taylor & Francis), 26(6), pp. 491-504, (2011).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Assessing Landslide Vulnerability From Soil Characteristics—A GIS-Based Analysis, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer), 5(4), pp. 789-796, 2010(b).
  1. Mani Bhushan, Nilanchal Patel and Gadadhar Sahoo, Artificial Neural Network: A Tool For Classification of Land Use and Land Covers Using Satellite Images, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology, Serials Publications, New Delhi, December (2011).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Amar Kumar Kathwas, Assessment of Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Soil Erosional Severity through Geo-informatics, Geocarto International (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 27, No. 1, February 2012, 3–16, February (2012).
  1. Sangeeta Verma, Ravindra Kumar Verma, Rajani Kant Tiwari, Nilanchal Patel and Shankar Murthy, Relationships between Land-use/ Land-cover Patterns and Surface Water Quality in Damodar River Basin, India, Global Journal of Applied Environmental Science (GJAES) ISSN 2248-9932, Vol. 2 (2), pp. 107-121, (2012).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Geo-Spatial Technology Based Landslide Vulnerability Assessment and Zonation in Sikkim Himalayas in India, Journal of Geomatics, Vol. 6, No. 2, October (2012).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Synergistic Application of Fuzzy Logic  and Geo-informatics for Landslide Vulnerability Zonation - A Case Study in Sikkim Himalayas, India, Applied Geomatics (Springer), 5:271–284 (2013).
  1. Manibhushan, Nilanchal Patel, Gadadhar Sahoo and Anil Kumar Singh, Image Classification for Different Land Use and Land Covers Using Fuzzy Logic for the Improvement of Accuracies, Journal of Agricultural Science; Vol. 5, No. 3; pp. 278-283, ISSN 1916-9752 E-ISSN 1916-9760, doi:10.5539/jas.v5n3p278, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jas.v5n3p278 (Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education), (2013).
  1. Manibhushan, Nilanchal Patel and Gadadhar Sahoo, A Fuzzy Approach for Urban Land use and Land Cover Classification to Enhance Producer’s Accuracy, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Nos. 1-2, pp. 27-32, January-June (2013).
  1. Manibhushan, Gadadhar Sahoo and Nilanchal Patel, Spectral Mixture Analysis – A Tool for Classification of Mixed Pixels of Satellite Images, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Nos. 1-2, pp. 33-37, January-June (2013).
  1. R. Nagarjuna Kumar, K.S. Reddy, M.S. Nathawat, Nilanchal Patel, V.S. Rathore, R.R. Babu, Purnima Mishra and B. Sailaja, Assessing the Sensitivity of Reference Crop Evapotranspiration to Increase in Mean Surface Temperature in a Semi-arid Area Using CROPWAT, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Nos. 1-2, pp. 33-37, January-June (2013).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Application of Frequency Ratio and Likelihood Ratio Model for Geo-spatial Spatial modeling Modeling of Landslide Hazard Vulnerability Assessment and Zonation: A Case Study from the Sikkim Himalayas in India, Geocarto International (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 29, No. 2, 128–146, (2014).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, Categorization of Urban Traffic Congestion Based on the Fuzzification of Congestion Index Value and Influencing Parameters, Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management (TERUM) (Scopus Indexed), Volume 9, Issue 4, Page No. 36-51, November (2014).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Rohit Mukherjee, Extraction of Impervious Features from Spectral Indices using Artificial Neural Network, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer), DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1492-x, (2014).
  1. Nilanchal Patel, Alok Bhushan Mukherjee and A. P. Krishna, Development of Heterogeneity Index for Assessment of Relationship between Land Use Pattern and Traffic Congestion, International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering (IJTTE) (IF 1.1595), 4(4): 397 – 414, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7708/ijtte.2014.4(4).04, (2014).
  1. S. K. Diwakar,  Surinder Kour and Nilanchal Patel, Hydrologic Assessment in a Middle Narmada Basin, India using SWAT Model, International Journal of Engineering Technology and Computer Research (IJETCR) Available Online at www.ijetcr.org, Volume 2 Issue 6; Page No. 10-25 (2014).
  2. Shashi Poonam Indwar and Nilanchal Patel, Classification accuracy analyses using Shannon’s Entropy, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 4, Issue 11 (Version - 4), pp.01-12 November (2014).
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Development and Application of Shannon's Entropy Integrated Information Value Model for Landslide Susceptibility Assessment and Zonation in Sikkim Himalayas in India, Natural Hazards (Springer), IF 1.719, 75:1555–1576, DOI 10.1007/s11069-014-1378-y, (2015).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Anupama Rawat, Comparative Assessment between Area Based and Patch Based Gibbs-Martin Diversification Index for Land Use Pattern Analysis, Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management (TERUM) (SCOPUS Indexed), Volume 10, Issue 4, pp. 66-76 November, (2015).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Assessment of relationship between snow cover characteristics (SGI and SCI) and snow cover indices (NDSI and S3). Earth Science Informatics (Springer) DOI: 10.1007/s12145-015-0216-4, Vol. 8:2, pp. 317-326, (2015).
  1. Nilanchal Patel and Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, Traffic Congestability Value (TCV): A New Index for Assessment of Network Traffic Congestion, Bulletin of Geography: Socio-economic Series (Poland), SCOPUS Indexed, Volume 30, pp. 123-134, DOI 10.1515/bog-2015-0039, December (2015).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Development of a New Thermal Snow Index and its Relationship with Snow Cover and Snow Cover Characteristics Indices, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer) DOI 10.1007/s12517-015-2143-6, 9:71, pp. 1-11, (2016).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Effects of Terrain Attributes on Snow Cover Dynamics in Parts of Chenab Basin, Western Himalayas, Hydrological Sciences (Taylor and Francis), DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2015.1052815, (2016).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Assessment of Temporal Dynamics of Snow Cover and Its Validation with Hydro-Meteorological Data in Parts of Chenab Basin, western Himalayas, SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences (Springer) IF 1.491 DOI: 10.1007/s11430-015-5243-y, 59:5, pp. 1081-1094 (2016).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Climate and hydrological models to assess the impact of climate change on hydrological regime: a review, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer), DOI: 10.1007/s12517-016-2561-0, 9(9), 1-31 (2016).
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Influence of shadow on the thermal and optical snow indices and their interrelationship, Remote Sensing of Environment (Elsevier), DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.10.017 (2016).

    37. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, A. P. Krishna and Nilanchal Patel, Application of AHP-GIS Technology to Assess Congestion Vulnerability, a Case Study of Ranchi city,  India, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR), SCOPUS Indexed, DOI: 10.4018/IJAGR.2017010102, Volume 8, Issue 1, January-March 2017.

 

National Journals:

  1. Arabinda Sharma  and Nilanchal Patel,  Ecological Impact of LULC Dynamics in the Forested Landscape of the Betla National Park, ECO-CHRONICLE, Vol.3., No. 4., pp: 239 – 247, December 2008.
  1. L. P. Sharma, P. Debnath, Nilanchal Patel, and M. K. Ghose, Landslide Vulnerability, Coordinates, November 2009.
  1. R. Nagarjuna Kumar, K.Srinivas Reddy, M.S. Nathawat, Nilanchal Patel, and V.S. Rathore,  Climate Change Implications on Water Resources in India-Review, Environment & Ecology, 31 (3), pp. 1269-1275, April-June 2013.
  1. R. Nagarjuna Kumar, K.Srinivas Reddy, M.S. Nathawat, Nilanchal Patel, L.K. Sharma, V.S. Rathore, Rami Reddy, S. Madhusudan Rao, and B. Sailaja, Identification of Grape Orchard Using Combination of Image Analysis Techniques, Environment & Ecology, 31 (3), pp. 1269-1275, July-September 2013.
  1. R. Nagarjuna Kumar, K.Srinivas Reddy, M.S. Nathawat, Nilanchal Patel, L.K. Sharma, V.S. Rathore, G. Ravindra Chary and Gr. Maruthi Sankar, Long-term Mean Monthly Rainfall Analysis of Ranga Reddy District of Andhra Pradesh Using GIS, Journal of Agro-meteorology, December 2013.
  1. Mohammad Sadegh Keikhosravi Kiany, Seyed Abolfazl Masoodian and Nilanchal Patel, Influence of Terrain Attributes on the Number of Snow-Covered Days Over Karoon River Basin, Iran, Indian Journal of Science and Technology (SCOPUS Indexed in 2016), Vol 9(40), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i40/93180, October 2016.

International Conferences (Selected)

  1. N. Patel, D. C. Singhal and B. B. S. Singhal, Development of Dissolved Oxygen Sag Model for Hindon River Downstream of a Paper Mill Near Saharanpur Town, U.P., India, Proceedings of International Seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment of Water Resources Projects, University of Roorkee, India, Dec., 1985.
  1. N. Patel, Prediction and Mapping of Coal Mine Fire using Remote Sensing Technique, Proceedings of International Conferences on Environmental Issues in Minerals and Energy Industry (ENVIRONMIN), New Delhi, 24-26 Oct., 1994.
  1. P. Pandey, N. Patel, S. M. George and P. Khanna, Satellite Imagery Analysis in conjunction with Genetic Algorithm for the Identification of an Optimal Dump Site, Proc., Map India’98, New Delhi, October, 1998.
  1. N. Patel, Spectral Discrimination of Rock Types in the Aravalli Mountain Ranges of Rajasthan (India) Using Landsat Thematic Mapper Data, Proceedings of the 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2002) held at Kathmandu, Nepal during 25-29 November, 2002.
  1. N. Patel and A. Sharma, GIS–Assisted Landscape Analysis for Assessing Habitat Conditions – A Case Study. , Proceedings of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing – 2003 Annual National Symposium on Resource Management with Special Reference to Geoinformatics and Decentralized Planning held at Thiruvananthapuram, India during 9-12 December, 2003.

 

  1. N. Patel and M. K. Mohanty, Change Detection Analysis: A Case Study in Palamau National Park, Jharkhand, India, Proceedings of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing – 2003 Annual National Symposium on Resource Management with Special Reference to Geoinformatics and Decentralized Planning held at Thiruvananthapuram, India during 9-12 December, 2003.
  1. N. Patel and Babita Kumari, Assessment of Spectral Variability within an Agricultural Terrain through the Analysis of IRS 1C LISS III Satellite Data, Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the International Biometric Society (Indian Region), IBS (IR) 2003 on Statistical Advances in Biosciences held at BHU, Varanasi, India during November 26-27, 2003.
  1. Lakhan Lal Mahato, N. Patel, M. S. R. Murthy and D. Kapoor, Land Use/Land Cover Change Analysis of Rayagada, Koraput and Kalahandi Forest Watershed, Orissa, India Using Satellite Remote Sensing Technology, Proceedings of MAP INDIA 2004, New Delhi, 28-30 January, 2004.
  1. Lakhan Lal Mahato, Nilanchal Patel, Ajay Kumar Pathak, D.Kapoor and M.S.R. Murthy, Surface Water Monitoring and Evaluation of Indravati Reservoir Using Application of Principal Component Analysis through Satellite Remote Sensing Technology", Proceedings of Map Asia 2004, August 2004, Beijing, P.R. China.
  1. Nilanchal Patel, Shi Jun and Liu Jiyuan, Modelling Standage of Plantation Species with Stand Parameters: A Case Study in Heliongjinag Province, Northeast China, Proc., 4th International Colloquium on Landuse and Landcover Change and Environmental Issues in Asia, 15-16 October 2004, Beijing, P.R. China.
  1. Ranjan Panda, Nilanchal Patel and Suraj Dev Kumar Kushwaha, Assessment of the Impact of Urbanization on the Drainage Pattern and Morphometric Characteristics through the Analysis of IRS LISS III and PAN Merged Data: A Case Study in Ranchi Area, Proc. ISRS-2005 held at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India during 6-9 December, 2005 organized by the Indian Society of Remote Sensing.
  1. Suraj Dev Kumar Kushwaha, Nilanchal Patel and Ranjan Panda, Delineation of Change in Road Network Pattern in Ranchi Area through Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, Proc. ISRS-2005 held at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India during 6-9 December, 2005 organized by the Indian Society of Remote Sensing.
  1. Suraj Dev Kumar Kushwaha, Nilanchal Patel and Ranjan Panda, Assessment of Changes in the Environs of Ranchi Area through Remote Sensing and GIS, Proc. 25th International Congress of Indian Cartographic Association held during 28 Nov – 1 Dec, 2005 at the H.S.G. University, Sagar, India.
  1. Lakhan Lal Mahato and Nilanchal Patel, Assessment of Biomass and Carbon Stock in Present Land Use: A Remote Sensing and GIS Approach (only Abstract submitted), DBT sponsored International Symposium on Recent Advances in Contemporary Biology, Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development organized at S.K.M. University, India during 29-30 September, 2007.
  1. Anoop Aravind, Nilanchal Patel and Ranjan Kumar Panda, Assessment of Ecological Vulnerability through Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System: A Case Study in Ranchi Area, International Symposium on Recent Advances in Contemporary Biology, Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development organized at S.K.M. University, India (sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)) during 29-30 September, 2007.

 

  1. Sauvik Pal, Nilanchal Patel, and Ranjan Kumar Panda, Ecological Impact Assessment of Major Wetlands of Ranchi Area through Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Techniques, International Symposium on Recent Advances in Contemporary Biology, Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development organized at S.K.M. University, India (sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)) during 29-30 September, 2007.
  1. L. P. Sharma, Nilanchal Patel, M. K. Ghose and P. Debnath, Geographical Information System Based Landslide Probabilistic Model with Trivariate Approach - A Case Study in Sikkim Himalayas, Eighteenth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-29 October 2009.
  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Estimation of Snowmelt Runoff in Chenab Basin, Western Himalayas, International Conference on Climate Change and Himalaya: Current status and future perspectives (ICCCH), September 2013, at CSIR-NISCAIR, New Delhi.
  1. Manibhushan, Nilanchal Patel and Gadadhar Sahoo, Land Use and Land Cover Classification Using Fuzzy Logic for Better Accuracy, BIT International Conclave on Innovations in Engineering & Management (ICIEM 2013), Birla Institute of Technology Patna Campus, Patna, Bihar, India, 22-23 February, 2013.
  1. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, A. P. Krishna and Nilanchal Patel, Bayesian-Fuzzy GIS Overlay to Construe Congestion Dynamics, in the proceedings titled “Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 433” (eds: S.C. Satapathy et al.), DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2755-7_42, © Springer India (2016).
  1. Ioana Dicu, Premysl Stych, Nilanchal Patel, Banuc Georgiana Teodora, The Spatio Temporal Analysis of Drought Episodes within Czech Republic in Relation with the Land Use and Vegetation Stress, International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference (SGEM), SCOPUS Indexed, Bulgaria, 28.06.2016 - 07.07.2016 (2016).
  1. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, A. P. Krishna and Nilanchal Patel, Application of Remote Sensing Technology, GIS and AHP-TOPSIS Model to Quantify Urban Landscape Vulnerability to Land Use Transformation, in the Conference Proceedings titled “Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems 10, (eds: D.K. Mishra et al.), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3920-1_4, © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. (2018).
  Member of Professional Bodies
 
  • Life member of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • Life member of the Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Life Member of the Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning
  • Life Member of the Journal of Current Sciences
  • Life Member, Indian Journal of Regional Science
  • Honorary Life Member of the Journal “Urban Panorama’
  • Honorary Member, Coordinates (A journal on GPS)
  • Honorary Member, GIS at Development, An International Journal
  Text and Reference Books
 

Books Published:

  1. Sumant. K. Diwakar, Surinder Kour and Nilanchal Patel, Hydrologic Modelling in  Middle Narmada Basin, India using SWAT Model, Lambert Academic Publishing (2015).
  2. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, Akhouri Pramod Krishna and Nilanchal Patel, Geospatial Technologies in Urban System Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities, A volume in the Advances in Geospatial Technologies (AGT) Book Series, IGI Global Publishers (2018).

Book Chapters:

  1. Retinder Kour, Nilanchal Patel and A. P. Krishna, Estimation of Snowmelt Runoff in Chenab Basin, Western Himalayas, Climate Change & Himalayan Ecosystem-indicator, Bio & Water Resources, (Eds.: J. Sundaresan, Pankaj Gupta, K.M. Santosh and Ram Boojh), SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS (INDIA) (2013), ISBN: 978-81-7233-847-3.
  1. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, A. P. Krishna and Nilanchal Patel, Significance of Affective Sciences and Machine Intelligence to Decipher Complexity Rooting in Urban Sciences, in the Book titled “Ubiquitous Machine Learning and Its Applications, Chapter Four (Editors: Pradeep Kumar and Arvind Tiwari”, A Volume in the Advances in Computational Intelligence and Robotics (ACIR) Book Series, SCOPUS indexed, IGI Global Publishers (2017).

Book Reviewed:

Remote Sensing and GIS” authored by Basudev Bhatta published by the Oxford University Press (2008).

  Fellow
 

Fellow, International Society of Ecological Communications (F.I.S.E.C.)

Honorary Fellow of the Society of Environment Sciences (F.S.E.Sc.), India

Honorary Fellow of the Society for Sciences (F.S.Sc.), India

  Member, Editorial Board
 

Member, Editorial Board, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer) 

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology (Taylor & Francis) .

Member, Editorial Board (Associate Editor), Journal of Forestry Research (Springer)

Guest Editor, Earth Science Informatics (Springer)

Editor, Earth Sciences Research Journal

Journal of Ecology and Sustainable Development, Sweden.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Earth Sciences and Climate Change, USA

Member, Editorial Board, Theoretical and Empirical Research in Urban Management (TERUM), Romania

Member, Editorial Board, MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, Romania.

 Associate Editor, International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics (IJEES) (2005-2007)

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences

Member, Editorial Board, AMBIENCIA, Brazil

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Geology and Mining Research, Academic Journals.

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Academic Journals.

Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Applied Research.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Advanced Research in Remote Sensing and Geoscience, Advance Research Publications.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS, STM Journals.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Ecology (Research & Reviews), STM Journals.

Member, Editorial Board, Recent Trends in Civil Engineering & Technology), STM Journals.