Shashikant A. Sharma
Shashikant A Sharma, Scientist-G and Group Director, VEDAS Research Group, Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad, INDIA.
He joined ISRO in 1986 and has worked in the field of Remote Sensing, GIS and Digital Image Processing. He has special interest in applications of Geoinformatics for Agriculture. He is instrumental in development of Geospatial portal – VEDAS (Visualisation of Earth Observation Data and Archival System; URL : https://vedas.sac.gov.in), which has visualisation and analysis capabilities of Geospatial data. Earlier he was a lead role in development of indigenous GIS software.
His current interests are Digital Image Processing, Geospatial analytics on Web and AI/ML applications of RS data. He is recipient of many national awards in the field of Geoinformatics.