Dr Priyakant Sinha | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

Lecturer at  University of New England, Australia

Dr. Priyakant Sinha is a distinguished researcher and academic in the field of Applied Agriculture Remote Sensing, currently affiliated with the University of New England (UNE) in Armidale, NSW, Australia. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from UNE, with a focus on GIS and remote sensing-based land cover change detection and biodiversity assessment in parts of NSW, Australia.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

Education:

Ph.D.: University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia (2013) Thesis: GIS and remote sensing based land cover change detection, prediction modelling, and assessment of change on biodiversity using time‐series data in parts of NSW, Australia. M.Sc.: Environmental Science and Management – University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia (2018) M.Tech.: Remote Sensing – Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India (1999) Thesis: Wasteland mapping and monitoring of parts of Samastipur district using remote sensing and GIS techniques. (First Class First with distinction 92%) (1999)

Key Achievements:

Led research projects totaling $1,663,166 in external funding. Developed machine learning methodologies for discerning banana genotypes in Uganda. Pioneered research in Canola Windrow Timing Prediction using time-series remote sensing data and machine learning techniques.

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Sinha’s research is deeply rooted in the intersection of remote sensing, GIS, and agriculture. His work spans diverse landscapes, from rangelands to mango orchards, employing cutting-edge techniques like machine learning and high-resolution satellite imagery. He explores the nuances of habitat modeling for seabird colonies and assesses the potential of in-situ hyperspectral remote sensing for banana genotypes in Uganda. With an extensive publication record and ongoing projects, he contributes significantly to characterizing, mapping, and monitoring ecosystems. Dr. Sinha’s research not only advances scientific understanding but also holds practical implications for sustainable agriculture and biodiversity conservation. 🌐🛰️🌱

 

Citations:

Dr. Priyakant Sinha’s citation metrics demonstrate a notable impact in the academic community:

  • Total Citations: 970
  • Citations Since 2019: 690
  • h-index: 15
  • i10-index: 17

These metrics reflect the breadth and significance of Dr. Sinha’s contributions to the field, showcasing sustained academic influence and a consistent citation trajectory. 📚

 

Priyakant Sinha | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

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