Shankar Acharya KAMARAJUGEDDA
PhD Researcher of Understanding Interdependencies
Shankar is a doctoral researcher in the “Understanding Interdependencies” module of the Future Resilient Systems (FRS) programme affiliated to Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His research focuses on modelling and assessing the linkages between urban growth and infrastructure systems for Southeast Asian cities. His research incorporates remotely sensed data (night-time light and Landsat) to assess and quantify spatio-temporal urban growth dynamics.
Before joining the FRS programme, he was research associate in the Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management (ICRM - NTU) on the Jakarta flood model development project. He performed GIS based flood hazard loss and vulnerability analysis for Jakarta. He also developed flood loss analysis engine for ICRM-CAT v1.0 (catastrophe risk assessment tool) using Matlab software.
He holds a Masters degree in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation - Geoinformatics from the University of Twente, The Netherlands and a Bachelors degree in Geoinformatics from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in India.
Masters in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation - Geoinformatics
Nanyang Technological University