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Dr. P. Shoba

Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Educational Details:

  • Ph.D. Geomatic Engineering, Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, 2016.
  • M.Tech. GeoInformatics, University of Madras, 2013.
  • B.E. GeoInformatics, Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, 2007.

Achievements and Awards: 

  • DST Inspire Fellowship Awardee, 2014.
  • Ranked FIRST in the University of Madras in Master of Technology (GeoInformatics), 2013.
  • Best Paper Award from ISRS & MDSURSD, Ajmer Chapter Rajasthan, 2015.
  • Best Paper Award from Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, 2013.
  • Merit Award from Government Polytechnic College for Women 2002 and 2003.
  • Reviewer in Land degradation and Development (SCI IF: 7) Journal from October 2017.
  • Reviewer in Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences (SCI) Journal from October 2018.
  • Resource person in AICTE Sponsored Two Week Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Integrating Geographical Information System (GIS) into E-Health and Telecommunication at KCG College of Technology from 24-25 November 2017 and lecture delivered on “GIS and Web Mapping in Telecommunication”.
  • Special Lecture delivered on “Introduction to Microwave Remote Sensing and its application in Civil Engineering” at Department of Civil Engineering, SONA College of Technology, Salem on 14th September 2018.

Memberships: 

  • Member of European Geosciences Union. Membership ID: 318184.
  • Lifetime member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. Membership ID: L-4826.
  • Annual member of Indian Science Congress. Membership ID: A6764.
     

Courses:

  • Geomatics Surveying
  • Engineering Geology
  • Surveying Laboratory

Research Interests:

  • Land Degradation and Desertification
  • Multispectral Remote Sensing Modeling
  • Microwave Remote Sensing Modeling
  • Geographical Information System
  • Open source Web Mapping Applications
  • Matlab programming in Satellite Image Processing.
     

On-going Funded Project:

  • Title: A Novel approach to model Soil Desertification Risk in Vellore district using Multispectral and Microwave Remote Sensing Techniques, Funding Agency: DST-SERB, Duration: 2019 – 2022, Amount: 21.16 lakhs

Fellowship Awarded:

  • Inspire Award from Department of Science and Technology (2014-2016)

Selected Publications:

  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi, 2019. Spatial simulation of aggregate roughness over vegetated and soil surfaces from Synthetic Aperture Radar of C-band frequency. Catena, Elsevier. (Impact Factor: 3.8, SCI, Status: In pipeline).
  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi, 2020. A novel approach to quantify soil salinity by simulating the dielectric loss of SAR in three-dimensional density space. Remote Sensing of Environment, Elsevier, 251, 1-17. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.112059. ISSN: 0034-4257 (Impact Factor: 9.08, SCI).
  • Shoba Periasamy, Divya Senthil, Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam, 2019. A Soil Texture Categorization mapping from Empirical and Semi-Empirical Modeling of Target Parameters of Synthetic Aperture Radar. Geocarto International, Taylor & Francis, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2019.1618924. ISSN: 1752-0762 (Impact Factor: 3.8, SCI, Published; Volume and Issue to be updated).
  • Shoba Periasamy, 2018. Significance of dual polarimetric synthetic aperture radar in biomass retrieval: An attempt on Sentinel-1. Remote Sensing of Environment, Elsevier, 217, 537-549. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.09.003. ISSN: 0034-4257 [Impact Factor: 6.4, SCI].
  • Shoba Periasamy (2018), “Significance of dual polarimetric synthetic aperture radar in biomass retrieval: An attempt on Sentinel-1”, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 217, pp. 537-549. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.09.003. ISSN: 0034-4257 [IF: 6.457]
  • Shoba Periasamy and Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam, “Multispectral and Microwave Remote Sensing Models to Survey Soil Moisture and Salinity”, Land Degradation & Development, 28(4), 2017. [IF: 8.145]
  • P. Shoba and S.S. Ramakrishnan, “Modeling the contributing factors of desertification and evaluating their relationships to the soil degradation process through geomatic techniques”, Solid Earth, Volume 7(2), 2016. [IF: 3.5].
  • P. Shoba and S.S. Ramakrishnan, “Modeling the contributing factors of desertification and evaluating their relationships to soil degradation process through Geomatic techniques”, Solid Earth Discussions, 7(4), 2015 [Peer Reviewed and Open Discussion Forum of Solid Earth Journal].
  • P. Shoba and S.S. Ramakrishnan , “Identifying and assessing the factors inducing Land Degradation and Desertification in Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu through Geo-Statistical Model”, Indian Cartographer, 35, 2015.
  • Shoba P, “Healthcare Information System – A Web Based Spatial and Aspatial Helpdesk”, International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, 3 (1), 2013.
  • Shoba P, “Explosive Detection – An Integrated Technique”, International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering Research, 1 (5), 2012.

Book Chapter:

  • Shoba Periasamy, Divya Senthil, Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam (2019). A Modified Triangle with SAR Target Parameters for Soil Texture Categorization Mapping. In: El-Askary H., Lee S., Heggy E., Pradhan B. (eds) Advances in Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics Applications. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01440-7_23. Online ISBN: 978-3-030-01440-7.

Papers Presented:

  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi (2020). The effect of varying moisture content in the retrieval of the imaginary part of dielectric constant from C-band frequency SAR. IEEE International India Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India from 2-5 December, 2020. (Extended abstract accepted for publication)
  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi (2020). Empirical Modeling for Soil Moisture by simulating scattering and penetration behaviour of C-Band SAR in two-dimensional density space. 3rd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-2020), Springer Nature in Sousse, Tunisia from 2 to 5 November 2020.
  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi, Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam, Kalaranjini Velappan Sasikala (2020). SAR simulation for Vegetation Roughness to monitor the phenology of Oryza Sativa. 3rd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-2020), Springer Nature in Sousse, Tunisia from 2 to 5 November 2020.
  • Shoba Periasamy, Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam (2019). “Soil Fluoride (F) Modeling from Synthetic Aperture Radar” National Symposium on Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with Special emphasis on NER, November 20-22, 2019, at North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Shoba Periasamy, Kokila Priya Ravi (2019). “Synergetic use of Microwave and Multispectral models for Soil Salinity Accumulation at the root zone” National Symposium on Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with Special emphasis on NER, November 20-22, 2019, at North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Shoba Periasamy (2019). “Soil Desertification Severity Modeling for Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu using Microwave Remote Sensing Techniques”. 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (4th WCDM), IIT Bombay from 29th January - 1st February 2019.
  • Shoba Periasamy, Divya Senthil, Ramakrishnan S. Shanmugam (2018). “A modified Triangle with Target Parameters of SAR for Soil Texture Categorization Mapping”. 1st Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-2018), Springer Nature in Hammamet, Tunisia from 12 to 15 November 2018. (Outstanding paper Award).
  • Shoba. P, S.S. Ramakrishnan (2015). “Identifying and assessing the factors inducing land degradation and desertification in Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu using Geo-statistical Model”, 35th INCA International Congress on Spatial Governance for Development, Planning Smart cities and Disaster Management, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 15-17th December 2015.
  • Shoba. P, S.S. Ramakrishnan (2015). “Identifying the causative factors of desertification and exploring the potentiality of microwave remote sensing models in the estimation of soil salinity”, National Conference on Geomatics for natural Resources and Climate change with special reference to Rain-fed Agriculture and water resources, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, Rajasthan on 8-9th October 2015.
  • Shoba.P (2013). “Early Glaucoma Detection and Real-time Interactive Web Mapping Solutions”, National level Technical Symposium GEOHORIZON ’13, Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, Chennai.

Patent Filed

  • Title: “A System and method for Quantifying Vegetation using a Dual Polarization SAR Vegetation Index (DPSVI)”. Patent Application No: 201841024000. Reference No: E-12/608/2018/CHE. Status: Published
  • Title: “System and method for remote identification of roughness characteristics of land and vegetation.” Patent Application No: 202041001728, Published on 17/01/2020.
  • Title: “System and method for remote quantification of electrical conductivity of soil.” Patent Application No: 202041035999, Published on 04/09/2020.

Working Papers: 

  • Shoba Periasamy with Divya Senthil and Dr.S.S.Ramakrishnan, “A Soil Texture Categorization mapping from Empirical and Semi-Empirical Modeling of Target Parameters of Synthetic Aperture Radar”
  • Shoba Periasamy, “Investigation of Soil Arsenic (As) contamination in Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).”

Work in Progress:

  • Pilot project has been initiated on “Investigating the rate of change of soil fertility characteristics due to the consistent crop burning activity using Microwave Remote Sensing.”
  • The international collaborative research initiated with National Yunling University of Taiwan and Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University.
  • Book under progress "Microwave Remote Sensing for Geomatic Engineers".
  • Documents under preparation for SWAYAM online program to offer Microwave Remote Sensing.
  • Research Proposal to SERB ECR Scheme.

Workshops /Seminars/Conferences:

  • Participated in the short-term training course on “Polarimetric SAR data processing and analysis” at Space Application Centre [ISRO], Ahmedabad during 20-21 December 2016.
  • Participated in Professional Development Workshop on GIS and Spatial Modelling conducted by University of Salzburg, Austria at University of Madras, Chennai during 16-22 December 2012.
  • Participated in the High Level Implementation Workshop on “Integrating Adaptation to climate change into Development planning” conducted by Department of Environment, Tamil Nadu Government at MSSRF, Taramnai, Chennai during 19-22 august 2014.
  • Participated in Author workshop conducted by Springer and Anna University, Chennai on 17th March 2015.

Academic Experience:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, SRM University, since June 1, 2017, to till date.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Junior Research Fellow at Institute of Remote Sensing under DST Inspire Award Scheme from 2014-2016.
  • GIS Engineer at TTK Maps, Chennai from 2007-2009.