On Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 the Department of Geomatics and Land Management hosted Prof. Sridhar Bhaskar from Texas Southern University in the USA for a public lecture. Prof. Bhaskar’s lecture was on Geospatial Analysis for Environmental Health and Management. His presentation started at 2:30pm – 4:00pm and was held at the CEDAT Conference Hall.

At the end of his presentation, Prof. Bhaskar shared with his audience more information about Texas Southern University, including graduate study opportunities and how best to utilize these opportunities to further one’s carreer in research.  

Prof. Bhaskar’s research interests include the application of remote sensing and geospatial techniques for environmental planning and management, landscape ecology, human and environmental health monitoring and economic development. He has developed several satellite models to monitor the soil and water quality, contaminant fate, environmental disasters, invasive plant species and evapotranspiration. He has also served as a principal investigator on several research grants funded through NSF, NASA, DOE and USDA.