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Dr. Biswajeet Pradhan

Prof. Biswajeet Pradhan
Dresden University of Technology, Germany


Email: biswajeet@mailcity.com


Qualifications

2006 Ph.D., University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

2000 M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India

1998 M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India

1995 B.Sc., Berhampur University, India


Publications (selected)

1. Pradhan, B. (2010). “Remote sensing and GIS-based landslide hazard analysis and cross-validation using multivariate logistic regression model on three test areas in Malaysia” Advances in Space Research, vol. 45(10), pp. 1244-1256 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2010.01.006

2. Pradhan, B. (2010). “Use of GIS based fuzzy relations and its cross application to produce landslide susceptibility maps in three test areas in Malaysia” Environmental Earth Sciences (Article on-line first available) DOI: 10.1007/s12665-010-0705-1

3. Pradhan, B. (2010). “Flood susceptible mapping and risk area estimation using logistic regression, GIS and remote sensing”. Journal of Spatial Hydrology, vol. 9, no. 2, Fall 2009, pp. 1-18 An official publication of American Spatial Hydrology Union (ASHU)http://www.spatialhydrology.com/journal/Vol_9_%20No_%202_Fall_2009.htm

4. Biro, K., Pradhan, B., Buchroithner MF., Makeschin, F. (2010). “Land use/land-cover change analyses and its impact on soil properties in the northern part of Gadarif region, Sudan”. Land Degradation & Development (submitted on 29 July 2010)

5. Farrokhnia, A., Pirasteh, S., Pradhan, B., Pourkerman, M., Arian, M. (2010). “A recent scenario of mass wasting and its impact on the transportation in Alborz Mountains, Iran: Contribution from Geo information technology”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences (submitted on 07 August 2010)

6. Biro, K., Pradhan, B., Suleiman, H., Buchroithner MF. (2010). “Evaluation of TerraSAR-X data for land use/land cover analysis using object-oriented classification approach in the African Sahel area, Sudan”. Advances in Space Research (submitted on 27 August 2010)

7. Safari, HO., Pirasteh, S., Amid, H., Pradhan, B. (2010). “Geohazards Analysis of Pisa Tunnel in a Fractured Incompetent Rocks in Zagros Mountains, Iran”. Geomechanics and Tunneling (submitted on 17 August 2010)

8. AlFugura A., Pradhan, B., Mohamed, T.A., Rawashdeh, S. (2010). “Coupling of hydrodynamic modelling and aerial photogrammetry-derived digital surface model for flood simulation scenarios using GIS: Kuala Lumpur flood, Malaysia”. Cartography and Geographic Information Science (submitted on 05 August 2010)

9. Mat R.C., Shariff, A.R.M., Mahmud, A.M., Pradhan, B. (2010). “An Exploratory Study of Online 3D GIS for Terrain Visualization”. Applied Geomatics (submitted in April 2010)

10. Pradhan, B. and Pirasteh, P. (2010) “Comparison between prediction capabilities of neural network and fuzzy logic techniques for landslide susceptibility mapping”. Disaster Advances, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 26-34

11. Pradhan, B., Lee, S. (2010). Landslide susceptibility assessment and factor effect analysis: backpropagation artificial neural networks and their comparison with frequency ratio and bivariate logistic regression modelling. Environmental Modeling and Software, Elsevier publican, vol. 25(6), pp. 747-759http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.10.016

12. Pradhan, B. (2010) “Manifestation of an advanced fuzzy logic model coupled with Geoinformation techniques for landslide susceptibility analysis” Environmental and Ecological Statistics (article-on line first available) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10651-010-0147-7

13. Oh, H.J., Choi, J., Pradhan, B., Lee, S. (2010) “Application of an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System to Landslide Susceptibility Mapping, Boun, South Korea”. Geomorphology. (Submitted in July 2010)

14. Pradhan, B., Lee, S., Buchroithner, M.F. (2010). “A GIS-based back-propagation neural network model and its cross application and validation for landslide susceptibility analyses” Computers Environment and Urban Systems, vol. 34, pp. 216-235http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2009.12.004

15. Pradhan, B., Lee, S., Buchroithner, M. (2010). “Remote sensing and GIS-based landslide susceptibility analysis and its cross-validation in three test areas using a frequency ratio model”. Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, GeoInformation, vol. 1. pp.17-32.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/1432-8364/2010/0037

16. Pradhan, B. (2010) “Role of GIS in natural hazard detection, modeling & mitigation”. Disaster Advances, vo. 3, no. 1, pp. 3-4

17. Youssef, A.M., Pradhan, B., Sabtan, A.A., Harbi H.M.E. (2010) “Coupling of remote sensing data aided with field investigations for geological hazards assessment in Jazan area, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”. Environmental Earth Sciences (under review)

18. Pradhan, B., Oh, J.J. and Buchroithner, M.F. (2010). “Weight-of-evidence model applied to landslide susceptibility mapping in a tropical hilly area” Geomatics, Natural Hazards & Risk, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 199-223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2010.498151

19. Pradhan, B. (2010) “Landslide susceptibility mapping of a catchment area using frequency ratio, fuzzy logic and multivariate logistic regression approaches”. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, vol. 39, pp. 47-66

20. Pradhan, B. amd Assilzadeh, H. (2010). “Forest fire detection and monitoring using high temporal MODIS and NOAA AVHRR satellite images in Peninsular Malaysia” Disaster Advances, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 18-23

21. Pradhan, B., Buchroithner, M.F. (2010). “Comparison and validation of landslide susceptibility maps using an artificial neural network model for three test areas in Malaysia” Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 107-126, Allen Press: USA DOI:10.2113/gseegeosci.16.2.107

22. Bolch, T., Peters, J., Pradhan, B., Buchroithner, MF. (2010) “Use of remote sensing data and GIS tools for the identification and monitoring of potentially dangerous glacial lakes in Tien Shan”. Natural Hazards. (under review)

23. Oh, J.J. and Pradhan, B. (2010). “Application of a neuro-fuzzy model to landslide susceptibility mapping in a tropical hilly area” Computers & Geosciences (revision submitted on 23 August 2010), Elsevier publication

24. Youssef, A., Pradhan, B., Hassan, A. M. (2010) “Flash flood risk estimation along the St. Katherine road, southern Sinai, Egypt using GIS based morphometry and satellite imagery”. Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer publication (article on-line first available) DOI 10.1007/s12665-010-0551-1

25. Safari, H.O., Pirasteh, S., Pradhan, B., Gharibhvand, L.K. (2010) “Use of remote sensing data and GIS tools for seismic hazard assessment of shallow oilfields and its impact on the settlements in and around Masjed-i-Soleiman area, Zagros Mountains, Iran”. Remote Sensing, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 1364-1377. DOI:10.3390/rs2051364

26. Pradhan, B., Sezer, E., Gokceoglu, C., Buchroithner, M.F. (2010) “Landslide susceptibility mapping by neuro-fuzzy approach in a landslide prone area (Cameron Highland, Malaysia)”. IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, vol. 48, issue. 10 (in press) http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2010.2050328

27. Sezer, E., Pradhan, B., Gokceglu, C. (2009) “Manifestation of an adaptive neuro-fuzzy model on landslide susceptibility mapping”. Expert Systems with Applications: An International Journal, Elsevier (Under review: Submitted in Nov. 2009)

28. Pradhan, B. (2011) “An assessment of the use of an advanced neural network model with five different training strategies for the preparation of landslide susceptibility maps”. Journal of Data Science: (Accepted: to appear in vol.9, no.1, 2011 (in press))

29. Pradhan, B. Youssef, A.M. & Varathrajoo, R. (2010) “Approaches for delineating landslide hazard areas using different training sites in an advanced artificial neural network model”. Geo-spatial Information Science, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 93-102 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11806-010-0236-7

30. Ayazi, M.H., Pirasteh, S., Arvin, A.K.P., Pradhan, B., Nikouravan, B., Mansor, S. (2010) “Disasters and risk reduction in groundwater: Zagros Mountain Southwest Iran using geoinformatics techniques”. Disaster Advances, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 51-57, January 2010

31. Mahmud, A.R., Setiawan, I., Mansor, S., Shariff, A.R.M., Pradhan, B., Nuruddin, A.A. (2009) “Development of forecasting and mapping system for forest fire hazard”. Central European Journal of Geosciences, vol 1, no. 4, pp. 456-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/v10085-009-0032-5

32. Safari, H.O., Pirasteh, S., Pradhan, B. (2009) “Upliftment estimation of the Zagros Transverse Fault in Iran using geoinformatics technology”. Remote Sensing, vol. 1. no. 4, pp. 1240-1256. doi:10.3390/rs1041240

33. Pradhan, B. and Youssef AM (2010) “Manifestation of remote sensing data and GIS for landslide hazard analysis using spatial-based statistical models”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 319-326 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12517-009-0089-2

34. Pradhan, B., Pirasteh, S., Varatharajoo, R. (2010) “Enhancement of automated lineament extraction from IRS- 1B satellite imagery for part of Himalayan region”. International Journal of Geoinformatics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 41-50

35. II. Pirasteh, S., Pradhan, B., Rizvi, S.M., (2009) “Comparison drainage networks in Zagros Mountain to study tectonic processes: using topography maps dated 1950 - 2001 and GIS techniques”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer publication (on-line first) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12517-009-0100-y

36. JJ. Youssef, A.M., Pradhan, B., Gaber, A.F.D.,Buchroithner, M.F. (2009). “Geomorphological Hazard Analysis along the Egyptian Red Sea Coast between Safaga and Quseir”. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 9, 751-766 http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/9/issue3.html

37. KK. Youssef, M.A., Pradhan, B., Tarabees, E. (2010) “Integrated evaluation of urban development suitability based on remote sensing and GIS techniques: contribution from the analytic hierarchy process”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer (on-line first) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12517-009-0118-1

38. LL. Mahmoud, A., Shendi, M.M., Pradhan, B., Attia, F. (2009) “Utilization of remote sensing data and GIS tools for land use sustainability analysis: case study in El-Hammam area, Egypt”. Central European Journal of Geosciences, vol.1, no. 3, pp: 347-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/v10085-009-0022-7

39. MM. Pradhan, B. (2010) “Application of an advanced fuzzy logic model for landslide susceptibility analysis”. International Journal of Computational Intelligence System, vol. 3, no. 3, pp: 370-381 (September 2010) http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/ijcis.2010.3.3.12

40. NN. Pradhan, B., Assilzadeh, H. (2009) “Oil spill trajectory simulation and coastal sensitivity risk mapping”. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 73-80. http://www.chemenviron.org/environ/rjce/abs.htm

41. OO. Pirasteh, S., Safari, H.O., Pradhan, B., Attarzadeh, I. (2010) “Litho-morphotectonics analysis using Landsat ETM data and GIS techniques: Zagros Fold Belt (ZFB), SW Iran”. International Geoinformatics Research and Development Journal, vol. 1(2), pp. 28-36

42. PP. Mahmud, A.R., Hadipour, M., Hamsa, A.K. Pradhan, B. (2009) “Mathematical modeling of urban air quality: an urban transportation modeling case study in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia”. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment (Accepted: in Press)

43. QQ. Pradhan, B. Mansor, S., Pirasteh, S., Buchroithner, M. (2010). “Landslide hazard and risk analyses at a landslide prone catchment area using statistical based geospatial model”. International Journal of Remote Sensing (Accepted: in Press)

44. RR. Pradhan, B., Bolch, T., Buchroithner, M.F. (2009). “Elevation modeling using radargrammetry: case study in Malaysia”. Proceedings of AGILE 2009, pp 1-12. (Peer reviewed)

45. SS. Pradhan, B. and Saulaiman, Z. (2009). “Landcover mapping and spectral analysis using multi-sensor satellite data: a case study in Tioman Island, Malaysia”. Journal of Geomatics, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 71- 78

46. TT. Pradhan, B. & Pirasteh, S. (2009). “Hydro-chemical analysis of the ground water of the Basaltic catchments: a case study”. Open Hydrology Journal (Revision submitted in July 2010)

47. UU. Pradhan, B. & Shafie M. (2009). “Flood hazard assessment for cloud prone rainy areas in a typical tropical environment” Disaster Advances, vol. 2(2), pp. 7-15

48. VV. Pradhan, B. (2009). “Ground water potential zonation for basaltic watersheds using satellite remote sensing data and GIS techniques” Central European Journal of Geosciences, 1(1), 120-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/v10085-009-0008-5

49. WW. AlFugara A.M., Pradhan, B., Mohamed, T.A. (2009). “Improvement of land-use classification using object-oriented and fuzzy logic approach” Applied Geomatics, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 111-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12518-009-0011-3

50. XX. Pirasteh, S., Tripathi, N. K., Mansor, S., Pradhan, B., Ramli, M.F. (2009). “Landscapes rendition in Zagros Mountain, Iran using geoinformation technology”. Journal of Geomatics, vol. 3, no. 1

51. YY. Pirasteh, S., Pradhan, B., Mahmoodzadeh, A. (2009). “Stability mapping and landslide recognition in Zagros Mountain south west Iran: a case study”. Disaster Advances, vol. 2. no. 1, pp: 47-53

52. ZZ. Pradhan, B., Lee, S. (2010). “Delineation of landslide hazard areas on Penang Island, Malaysia, by using frequency ratio, logistic regression, and artificial neural network models”. Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 60, pp. 1037 - 1054 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12665-009-0245-8

53. AAA. Pradhan, B., Lee, S. & Buchroithner, M.F. (2009). “Use of geospatial data for the development of fuzzy algebraic operators to landslide hazard mapping: a case study in Malaysia”. Applied Geomatics, vol (1), pp.3-15, (Springer publication) .http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12518-009-0001-5

54. BBB. Pradhan, B., Shafie M., Pirasteh, S. (2009). “Maximum flood prone area mapping using RADARSAT images and GIS: Kelantan river basin” International Journal of Geoinformatics, vol. 5(2), 11-23. http://j-geoinfo.net/Content/June2009/p08.html

55. CCC. Pradhan, B. & Lee, S. (2009). “Landslide risk analysis using artificial neural network model focusing on different training sites” International Journal of Physical Sciences, vol. 3 no. 11, pp: 1-15http://www.academicjournals.org/IJPS/abstracts/abstracts/abstracts2009/Jan/Pradhan%20and%20Lee.htm

56. DDD. Pradhan, B. & Lee, S. (2010). “Regional landslide susceptibility analysis using backpropagation neural network model at Cameron Highland, Malaysia”. Landslides, vol. 7, no. 1, pp.13-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10346-009-0183-2

57. EEE. Pradhan, B., Lee, S., Mansor, S., Buchroithner, M. F. and Jallaluddin, N., Khujaimah, Z. (2008). “Utilization of optical remote sensing data and geographic information system tools for regional landslide hazard analysis by using binomial logistic regression model”. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol. 2: pp:1-11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.821511 (http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=821511)

58. FFF. Pradhan, B., Mansor, S., Lee, S. and Buchroithner, M. F. (2008). “Application of data mining model for landslide hazard mapping”, ISPRS, vol. XXXVII, Part B8: Commission VIII, pp. 187-196.http://www.isprs.org/congresses/beijing2008/proceedings/8_pdf/2_WG-VIII-2/07.pdf

59. GGG. Pradhan, B., Sandeep, K., Mansor, S., Ramli Abd. R. and Rashid A. M. (2007). “Second generation wavelet based GIS data compression using Delaunay triangulation” Engineering Computations, vol. 24, no. 1 and 2, pp: 200-213 (Emerald Publication, UK) http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1108/02644400710729572

60. HHH. Mansor, S., Pradhan, B., Daud, M., Khuzaimah, Z. and Lee, S. (2007). “Utilization of optical remote sensing data and GIS tools for regional landslide hazard analysis in Malaysia” Journal of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (Peer Reviewed Journal), vol. 51, pp: 50-55

61. III. Pradhan, B. and Lee, S. (2007). “Utilization of optical remote sensing data and GIS tools for regional landslide hazard analysis by using an artificial neural network model at Selangor, Malaysia”. Earth Science Frontiers, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 143-151. (Elsevier publication) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1872-5791(08)60008-1

62. JJJ. Pradhan, B., Suliman, M. D. H., Awang, M. A. (2007). “Forest fire susceptibility and risk mapping using remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS)”. International Journal for Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 344- 352 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09653560710758297

63. KKK. Pradhan, B., Sandeep, K., Mansor, S., Ramli Abd. R. and Rashid A. M. (2007). “GIS terrain data compression using Lifting Scheme- a new direction”. International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management, vol. 15, no. 2. pp. 9-19

64. LLL. Lee, S. and Pradhan, B. (2006). “Probabilistic landslide risk mapping at Penang Island, Malaysia”. Journal of Earth System Science, vol. 115, No. 6, December, pp. 661-672. (Springer publication) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12040-006-0004-0

65. MMM. Pradhan, B., Singh, R. P. and Buchroithner, M. F. (2006). “Estimation of stress and its use in evaluation of landslide prone regions using remote sensing data”. Advances in Space Research, vol. 37, pp: 698 – 709, Elsevier publication http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2005.03.137

66. NNN. Pradhan, B., Sandeep, K., Mansor, S., Ramli Abd. R. and Rashid A. M. (2006). “A fast processing algorithm for LiDAR data compression using second generation wavelets”. Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 49- 61

67. OOO. Lee, S. and Pradhan, B. (2007). “Probabilistic and statistical landslide susceptibility mapping using GIS and remote sensing at Selangor area, Malaysia”. Landslides, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 33- 41, Springer publication http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10346-006-0047-y

68. PPP. 68. Pradhan, B., Sandeep, K., Mansor, S., Ramli Abd. R. and Rashid A. M. (2006). “Spatial data compression and denoising via wavelet transformation”. Applied GIS, Vol. 2, no. 1, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/ag060006

69. QQQ. Pradhan, B., Sandeep, K., Mansor, S., Ramli Abd. R. and Rashid A. M. (2005). “Light detection and ranging (LIDAR) data compression”. KMITL Science & Technology Journal, vol. 5, no. 3, pp: 515 – 526

70. RRR. Pradhan, B., Sandeep. K., Mansor, S. and Ramli, Abd. R. (2005). “Wavelet based multiresolutional GIS terrain data compression using Delaunay triangulations” Journal of Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (Peer Reviewed Journal), vol. 39.3, pp: 28-35

71. SSS. Patra, B. and Pradhan, B. (2005). “Design of an environmental information system for monitoring water and air quality in urban areas” International Journal for Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 14, no. 3, pp: 326- 342 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09653560510604992


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