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Dr. Satya Prakash

Dr. Satya Prakash

Professor, Civil Engineering (CE)


A technologist with 30+ years of academic, inter-disciplinary research and industry experience in varied fields. Have guided 70 UG and PG dissertation thesis, 2 PhD thesis and currently guiding 5 more. Have 50+ publications in journals, book chapters, magazines and a. Filed 19 in inter-disciplinary patents. On the board of several accreditation committees for Mine Planning, Ground Water exploration, Mineral exploration and EIA as a GIS and Remote Sensing expert. Also served as a GIS expert for Swachh Suravekshan 2021.

  • 30+ years
  • PhD
Award & Recognition

  • GATE 1990, DST Young Scientist Project in 2000
  • Young Scientist Project Award

Editorial Board/ Reviewer

  • Reviewer     for     Environmental     Challenges,  published     by     Elsevier,     Science     Direct (
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Environment and Waste Management (IJEWM), Inderscience Publishers, UK (
  • Reviewer for Advances in Concrete Construction: An international Journal published by Techno-press (, Korea.
  • Member of the editorial board of International Journal of Research and Analysis in Science and Engineering

Members of expert committee

  • GIS expert member of the Accreditation Committee as Prospecting/ Exploration Agency (APA) and Mining Plan Preparing Agency (MPPA) for Coal Exploration by National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), Quality Council of India.
  • GIS Technical expert for Swach Suravekhsn 2021 (MoHUA and QCI, New Delhi)
  • Technical member to the Technical committee on Ground Water Consultant Organisations by NABET, New Delhi.


Publications: 22 SCI/Scopus/WoS; 3 Accepted; 5 under review; 2 Book chapters; 1 edited book; 9 conf proc; 23 magazine articles
Patents: 15 filed and published; 4 granted

Pear Reviewed Journals

  • Pinakana Sai Deepak and Satyaprakash, 2023. Understanding the Ground Vertical Displacement of Joshimath through InSAR Data Processing. Preprint. 
  • Bernard Chome and Satyaprakash, 2023. A Comparison and Co-relation Between Estimated Water Quality Parameters Using Band Ratio Algorithm of Sentinel-2 and Landsat-8 Data and Observed Water Quality Parameters for Kamuzu Reservoir Over Lilongwe River in Malawi, Africa. Preprints. 
  • Satyaprakash, Tinsae Fikru and Pinakana Sai Deepak, 2021. Landslide Hazard Zonation of Amhara region  in  Ethiopia using  techniques of  GIS  and  Remote Sensing and  Statistical  Probabilistic Methods. Submitted to JERA ( - SCI. Accepted for publication with minor reviews.
  • Ziyad Ahmed Abdo and Satyaprakash, 2021. Analysis and Modeling Urban Growth Dynamics and its  Impact  on  Carbon  Sequestration  using  Multi-Temporal Satellite  Image  for  Addis  Ababa, Ethiopia. Arabian Jl of Geosciences 14(6):445. (Springer Nature). - SCIE
  • Himanshhu Garg and Satyaprakash, 2021. Durability of concrete made with steel filings as a replacement of fine aggregate. Materials Today: Proceedings. Available online 24th Jan 2021. Scopus.
  • Satyaprakash, Shikha Saini, Mohit Raja Srivastava and Fida Anjum, 2021. Replacement of water with used  engine coolant and its  effect on the  mechanical properties of  hardened concrete. Materials Today Proceedings (Science Direct, Scopus Indexed). Vol 34, Part-3, pp 604-607 - Scopus
  • Mohit  Srivastava  and  Satyaprakash,  2020.  Urban  Heat  Island  effect  over  Delhi  NCR  using LANDSAT data. International Journal of Global Warming (Inderscience Publishers), Vol 22, No. 3, 272-294. – Scopus, SCIE
  • Ziyad Ahmad Abdo and  Satyaprakash, 2020  A  Review Paper  on Monitoring Environmental Consequences of Land Cover Dynamics with The Help of Geo-informatics Technologies. Geosfera Indonesia, 5(3), 364-377. doi:10.19184/geosi.v5i3.18284 – Web of Science Indexed
  • Satyaprakash and Pinakana Sai Deepak, 2020. COVID-19 India Prediction Model Based on the Trend from Other Countries. Preprints. doi: 10.20944/preprints202006.0214.v1. -
  • Satyaprakash, Nishant Kumar and  Sunil  Kumar, 2020.  Smart Building System,  Jl  of  Critical
  • Reviews, vol7, #10, pp1271-1276. - Scopus
  • Mohit Raja Srivastava1, Reshi Zuraiz Shafi, Avinash Singh and Satyaprakash, 2020. Greenhouse Gas Emission from Institutional Area: A Case Study of Sharda University. Accepted for publication in ADBU Journal of Engineering Technology (AJET) (UGC-CARE).
  • 11.  Satyaprakash, 2020. How to be in the top 100 NIRF ranked Universities. Published in Digital Learning                   Magazine.                   February                   2020,                    pp                    118-120. universities/
  • Satyaprakash, Pashtoon Helmand and Shikha Saini, 2019. Mechanical properties of concrete in presence of Iron filings as a complete replacement of fine aggregates. Materials Today: Proceedings; Volume 15, Part 3, 2019, Pages 536-545. Citations (Scopus) 1 CrossRef 9 Captures - Scopus
  • Okoye Francis, Satyaprakash and NB Singh, 2017. The durability of fly ash-based geopolymer
  • concrete in the presence of silica fume". Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 149, 15 April
  • 2017, Pages 1062-1067. 47 Citations (Scopus) 14, CrossRef 261 Captures (till May 2020).
  • - Scopus, SCIE
  • Satyaprakash, Ayon Kumar Tarafdar and Ravi Gupta, 2005. GeoICT and Development – The inverted pyramid syndrome. Chapter published in “Frontiers of Geographic Information Technology” edited by Sanjay Rana and Jayant Sharma. Publisher - Springer-Verlag, USA. Cited by one.
  • Saswati Paik, Satyaprakash and Rumi Mallick, 2005. ICT in community learning – The example of Mapping  the  Neighbourhood project.  Information Technology, Society  and  Education,  James Nicholson Publishers. ICT Community Learning Centres in the Asia-Pacific region: The global relevance of emerging models (ed. Cameron Richards PhD) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp 55-61.
  • Banerjee, P. and Satyaprakash, 2003. Crustal configuration in  Northwestern Himalaya from gravity measurements along Kiratpur-Leh-Panamik transect. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 61 (5), pp. 529-539. Cited 6 times. - SCIE
  • Banjeree, P. and Satyaprakash, 2003. Crustal Configuration across the north-western Himalaya as inferred from gravity and GPS aided geoid undulation studies. Journal of the Virtual Explorer 12,
  • 93-106. Cited 4 times. (DOI: 10.3809/jvirtex.2003.00073) - Scopus
  • Ravi Gupta, Maneesh Prasad, Bal Krishna, Ayon Tarafdar, Satyaprakash, R. Sivakumar, Saurabh Bagaria, P. Venkatram and Alex Pentland, 2003. GramChitra – Taking GIS to Grassroots. Paper published in “The role of Information and Communication Technologies in Global Development –  Analysis and Policy Recommendations” (edited by Abdul Basit Haqqani), published by the UN and ICT task force. Paper was presented at 2nd International conference on Open Collaborative Design for Sustainable Innovation, held at Bangalore, India on Deember 1-2, 2002.        Paper        is        also        available        online        at filesystem/file?file_id=38024. Cited 2 times.
  • Paramesh Banerjee and Satyaprakash, 1999. Using Global Positioning System for orthometric
  • height determination for gravity surveys in Ladakh Himalaya. Current Science, vol.76, no.2, pp.243-246.  Cited 3 times. - SCIE
  • P.Banerjee, G.R.Foulger, Satyaprakash, C.P.Dabral. , 1999. Geoid undulation modeling at Ladak,
  • NW Himalaya using the Global Positioning System (GPS). Journal of Geodesy, vol. 73, pp.79-86.
  • Cited 12 times. DOI: 10.1007/s001900050221 - SCIE
  • Virendra Kumar, Satyaprakash and Dinesh Chandra, 1995. Application of fiber optic sensors in Geophysics - A Review, Acta Geophysica Polonica, vol.XLIII, no.4, pp.343-370.  Cited 2 times. - Scopus


  • Joel TC Vanlalnunzira and Satyaprakash, 2023. A comparison of different statistical techniques to assign weights for preparation of GIS-based landslide hazard zonation map: A case study of Mizoram state in India.  Paper presented during International conference on Applied And Industrial Mathematics (ICAIM-2023) held at Sharda University from 24th - 26th March 2023.
  • Satyaprakash, 2020. 2019 NIRF rankings of Indian Universities: Decoding the reasons to be in top 100. Presented in the International Summit on Quality Indices in Higher Education (ISQIHE) 2020 held on 6-7th Nov 2020 at Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, India.
  • Himanshu Garg and Satyaprakash, 2020. Mechanical and durability properties of concrete made with different types of wastes as replacement of fine aggregate. Poster presented by the student at International conference held at AMU, Aligarh in Feb 2020.
  • Satyaprakash, Shikha Saini, Mohit Raja Srivastava and Fida Anjum, 2019. Hardened concrete properties with replacement of water with used Engine Coolant. Paper presented in 3rd International Conference on Science and Engineering of Materials (ICSEM-2019) held at Sharda University, Greater Noida, 19th and 20th July, 2019.
  • F.N.Okoye, Satyaprakash and N.B.Singh, 2016. Geopolymer technology: A promising cementing material  for  construction.  Paper  presented  at  TRACE  2016  (11-12  August,  2016),  Amity
  • University, Noida.
  • Satyaprakash, 2003. Beyond Kiosks: Taking ICT to rural areas. Paper presented and published at the MapAsia conference 2003 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during 12-14th October, 2003.
  • Satyaprakash and R. Sivakumar, 2002. Integrated Rural mapping using Remote Sensing and GPS techniques. Paper presented and published in the Asian GPS Conference 2002 held at IIC, New Delhi during 24-25th October, 2002.
  • Paramesh  Banerjee,  Roland  Burgmann,  Satyaprakash,  CPDabral  and  Sanjay  Sood,  2000. Manifestation  of  India-Asia  convergence  process  in  NW  Himalaya  from  GPS easurements. Abstract published in AGU Dec, 2000 meeting at San Francisco, USA.
  • Satyaprakash & Paramesh Banerjee, 2000. Crustal configuration of NW Himalaya, as evident from the isostatic and flexural analysis of gravity data. Abstract published in 15th HKT Workshop, held at Changdu, China.
  • Paramesh Banerjee and Satyaprakash, 1999. Gravity and GPS aided geoid measurements in NW Himalaya: New data and new findings. Abstract published in 14th Hindustan Karakoram Tibet Workshop, held in Germany, March 24-26, 1999.
  • Paramesh Banerjee, Satyaprakash and Chandra P.Dabral, 1997. The prospect of crustal deformation studies in NW Himalaya using GPS aided geodetic technique and results from a model network in Dehra Dun region. Abstract in Indo - US workshop on Paleoseismicity, held at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehra Dun from March 26-28, 1997.

Book Chapters

Edited Book(s):

  • Urban Heat Island: Reexamined, published by Nova Publishers, USA and edited by me and Ang Anne of Charles Darwin University, Australia. DOI: 10.52305/RKFG7202. Published September 2022.

Book Chapter(s):

  • Prakash, S., & Deepak, P. S. (2022). Water Resource Management: Geodata Analysis Through Google Earth Engine for Water Resources Management and Spatial Planning. In A. Hussain, K. Tiwari, & A. Gupta (Ed.), Addressing Environmental Challenges Through Spatial Planning (pp. 197-218). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-8331-9.ch010
  • Satyaprakash and Deepak, P.S. (2022). Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Urban Heat Island: A Multi-City Case Study in India. In “Urban Heat-Island: Reexamined” edited by Satyaprakash and Anne Ng. DOI: 10.52305/RKFG7202. Published by Nova Publishers, USA.


  • “System and method for piped fluid monitoring”. Patent filed vide application number 202211041064 dt 18th July 2022. The present disclosure relates to the piped fluid monitoring. In particular, the present disclosure provides a system and a method for monitoring of piped fluids in an Area of Interest (AoI).
  • “Anti-Snoring device”. Patent filed vide application number 202211009424 dt 22nd Feb 2022. The present invention relates to an anti-snoring device which reduces or stops the snoring with haptic feedback. (FER received and replied).
  • Design application for “Water Lifting Device” vide application number 338724-001 dt 8th Feb 2022. GRANTED
  • “Vehicular lamp system adapted to Indicate a turn and inclement Weather condition”. Patent filed vide application number 202111031720 dt 15th  July 2021. The present invention generally relates to a vehicular lighting system, and more particularly to an improved vehicular lighting system adapted to indicate a vehicle taking turn during an inclement weather condition.
  • Design application on “Food stand” (Design patent) filed vide application number 339622-001 dt13th Feb 2021. The novelty resides in the shape and configuration of the device which takes very less space on the dinner table. GRANTED
  • “A serving stand”. Patent filed with application number 202111008950 A dt 3rd March 2021. The present invention generally relates to equipment that are used when serving edibles to customers in restaurants and the like. More particularly, the present invention relates to a serving stand that occupies less space, maintains temperature of edibles suitable for consumption, while facilitating satisfactory placement and holding of edibles like tacos. (Published on 15th March 2021)
  • Design application on “Water lifting device” (Design patent)  filed vide application number
  • 338724-001 dt 2nd Feb 2021. The novelty resides in the shape and configuration of the device. GRANTED
  • “System and method of detecting vehicles being driven on wrongside and generating a fine”. Patent filed with application number 202111003892 A dt 28th Jan 2021. The invention relates to relates to a system of detecting vehicles being driven on wrong-side and generating a fine using a a camera and an IoT device. (Published on 12th Feb 2021)
  • “Manual water lifting installation and method of assembling the same”. Patent filed with application number 202111000798 dt 7th Jan 2021. The invention relates to a manual water lifting installation which is ergonomically designed in the most simple and economic manner to supply water for agriculture and domestic consumption in small scale. A method of assembling of the manual water lifting installation is also provided. (Published on 15th  Jan 2021
  • Design application on “Smart Helmet” (Design patent) filed vide application number 337257-001 dt 6th Jan 2021. The novelty resides in the shape and configuration of the HELMET. GRANTED
  • “A smart apparatus for waste management and an automatic system therefor”. Patent filed with application number 202011057474 dt 31st Dec 2020. The invention generally relates to waste management. More particularly, the present invention relates to a smart apparatus for waste management and an automatic system therefor. (Published on 8th Jan 2021
  • “A smart helmet”. Patent filed with application number 202011057435 dt 31st  Dec, 2020. The invention generally relates to 5 device and tools to be an individual operating at a construction site. More particularly, the present invention relates to a smart helmet that is capable of real-time monitoring health; productivity; and location of an individual working at a  construction site. (Published on 8th Jan 2021)
  • “Apparatus, System and Method of outlining a Layout Plan on Ground”. Patent filed with application number 20201142733 dt 1st October 2020. The invention relates to apparatus, system and method of outlining a layout plan on ground. (Published on 8th  Jan 2021)
  • Design application filed for Bird Scare Spikes for AC (Design Patent) vide application number
  • 333361-001 dt 18th Sept 2020.  GRANTED.
  • “An apparatus and method for Automated Laying of Bricks”. Patent filed with application number 2002011028066 dt 1st July 2020. The patent pertains to the invention generally relates to construction of high-rise structures. More particularly, the present invention relates to an apparatus and method for laying bricks automatically or semi-automatically. (Published on 18th Sept 2020)
  • “A non-sand, durable,  water  pervious  concrete”.  Patent filed  with  application  number
  • 201813032631 dt 5th Sept 2018. The patent pertains to the development of a new form of concrete devoid of sand and is pervious but has more strength. (Published on 31st May 2019)
  • 16.  "A method of linking a non-geo-referenced map with a geo-referenced map" Patent filed with application number 201811003383 dt 9th Feb 2018. The patent pertains to the process of how the notional map can be linked with a GIS map. (Published on 25th May 2018)
  • "Use of Engine Coolant as a replacement of Water in Concrete Preparation". Patent filed vide patent number 201711018649 dt 23rd May 2018. This invention relates to the use of discarded engine coolant for preparation of concrete. (Published on 22nd June 2018)
  • "Iron filings as sand in concrete and method for the same". Patent filed with application number 201711028554 dt 11th August 2017. This invention relates to the field of construction materials and more particularly to the production of concrete by replacing the fine aggregate (sand) with iron filings. (Published on 6th Oct 2017)



Area of Interest

  • GIS and Remote Sensing; Disaster Mitigation, InSAR data processing, Google Earth Engine, Water Quality Mapping, Urban Heat Islands, Land Surface Temperature