Dr Mukesh Singh Boori is an Assistant Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences at UCA's School of Arts and Sciences. He has over 17+ years of research and teaching experience. Prior to joining UCA, he worked as a Senior Scientist at Samara University, Russia. He has been associated with several institutions, including the United Arab Emirates University UAE, University of Rennes 2 France, the University of Bonn Germany, Hokkaido University Japan, Palacky University Czech Republic, Ruhr University Bochum Germany, Leicester University UK, NOAA/NASA, American Sentinel University USA, ITMO University St. Petersburg, Kazan Federal University Russia, JECRC University, JKLU University, MDS University, and JSAC/ISRO India.
He has a Postdoc from the University of Maryland in the United States, a Ph.D. from Federal University-RN (UFRN) in Brazil, a Predoc from Katholiek University Leuven in Belgium, an MSc from MDS University, and a BSc from the University of Rajasthan in India. He received several prestigious awards, including the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) fellowship through the National Research Council (NRC) central government of the United States, Washington DC; European Union Social Fund; Honorary Fellow, University of Leicester, UK; Prestigious Brazil-Italy government fellowship; Belgian and Indian government space fellowship; and the 2022 Best Paper Award at ICIKM, Hong Kong.
He has published 130+ peer-reviewed papers in reputable journals and conferences with more than 1300 citations (h-index 22), including books as a first author in the earth and space science field. His prime research interest is satellite earth observations through remote sensing and GIS technology, with special attention to ecology, ecosystems, and the environment via machine learning. He is a member of many scientific societies/journals/committees, led several projects, organized several conferences, delivered conference opening ceremony speeches, keynote speakers, plenary session talks, invited talks, invited webinar presentations, chaired sessions, and visited 25 countries on official trips.