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Eswar Rajasekaran

Eswar is a post doctoral researcher in the surface hydrology group at JPL joined in 2016. He was born and educated in India.

  • PhD in Civil Engineering (Specialization: Water Resources) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (2016)
  • B.E. (Geoinformatics) from College of Engineering Guindy Campus, Anna University, Chennai (2010)

Research Interests
  • Hydrologic cycle with emphasis to Evapotranspiration
  • Thermal remote sensing
  • Regional hydrologic modeling

Professional Experience
  • Caltech Post doctoral Scholar at JPL (Sept. 2016 to present)
  • Research Associate at Indian Institute of Science (Jul. 2016 to Sept.2016)
  • Research Scholar at Indian Institute of Science (Aug. 2011 to July.2016)
  • Programmer Analyst at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai (Jul. 2010 to Jul. 2011)

Selected Awards
  • INSPIRE Fellowship from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for Doctoral studies (Aug. 2011 to Jul. 2016)
  • University Gold Medal for securing First Rank in Bachelors Degree at Anna University (2010)

Selected Publications
  • Eswar, R.,Sekhar M. and Bhattacharya, B.K.(2016), Disaggregation of LST over India: Comparative analysis of different vegetation indices, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(5), 1035-1054, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2016.1145363
  • Eswar, R., Sekhar M. and Bhattacharya, B.K. (2013), A simple model for spatial disaggregation of evaporative fraction: Comparative study with thermal sharpened land surface temperature data over India, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118, 12,029-12,044, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020813.

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