K. S. Rajan Associate Professor, IIIT, Hyderabad, India
Dr. KS Rajan is an Associate Professor at IIIT, Hyderabad and leads the institute's Lab for Spatial Informatics (LSI). Dr. Rajan is a multi-disciplinarian, with major interests in Geo-Spatial Technologies - GIS and Remote Sensing; Land use modelling and Environmental Policy; and gGovernance. He has taken a key interest in the areas that overlap computer science and geospatial technologies and through his research works has helped focus on bridging this gap be it in developing spatio-temporal data mining algorithms; Spatio-temporal big data analytics; Web-based Geospatial technologies; or New algorithms to help convert satellite imagery to useful satellite based thematic products.
Dr. KS Rajan is also an active proponent of OpenSource in India and for Geospatial technologies in particular. His Lab released two Open Source tools – LSIViewer and VRGeo.in and actively contribute to a few others.