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Faculty

sudeshna
Dr. Sudeshna Bhattacharya, M.A. (Calcutta) & M. Phil., Ph.D. (University of Delhi); Associate Professor.
Training: Computer Based Thematic Cartography (Ilinois University, USA)
PG Diploma in Ecology and Environment
Specialisation: Geomorphology
Area of interest: Physical Geography and Cartography
E-mail: Sudeshna.Bhattacharya@mirandahouse.ac.in

 

Ritu Ahlawat

Dr. Ritu Ahlawat,M.A. (Gold Medalist - University of Delhi), M. Phil. & Ph.D; Associate Professor and Associate NCC Officer of the college

Training: NNMRS-ISRO certificate course in Remote Sensing & GIS Application in Water Resources (IIRS, Dehradun) and training in Cropping System from ICAR; online course with distinction from American Museum of Natural History and The Pennsylvania State University. 
Recipient of First Young Geographer Award for presenting best research paper in 21st Indian Geography Congress, 2000;
Published research papers in various National and International Journals and open access online papers.
Member of several National & International Academic Bodies.
Specialisation: Water Resources
Area of interest: Physical Geography, Regional Planning and Cartography.
E-mail: ritu.ahlawat@mirandahouse.ac.in Webpage: http://people.du.ac.in/~rahlawat/

 

Rakhi

 

Dr. Rakhi Parijat, M.A., M. Phil. & Ph.D. (University of Delhi); Associate Professor
Training: Remote Sensing, Disaster Management and Experiential Education

Specialisation: Environmental Geography
Area of interest: Environment, Remote Sensing & Disaster Management.
E-mail:raklhi.parijat@mirandahouse.ac.in
 

Poonam Kumria
Dr. Poonam Kumria, M.A. & M. Phil. and Ph.D. (University of Delhi), M. Phil. (University of Oslo, Norway); Associate Professor
Training: Certificate Course in Land Information System (IIRS, Dehradun)
Published Monograph on ‘Deforestation in Dehradun, India” (Norway, Center for Development and Environment) and a research paper in Annals of National Association of Geographers of India. Recipient of Young Geographer Award for presenting best research paper in 24th Indian Geography Congress, 2003.
Specialisation: Environmental Planning
Area of interest: Environment, Resources, Remote Sensing & GIS.
E-mail: poonam.kumria@mirandahouse.ac.in

Anindita Sarkar

 

Dr. Anindita Sarkar , M.A., M.Phil (J.N.U.), Ph.D (Geography) J.N.U.; Assistant Professor
Training: Certificate Course on' Remote Sensing & GIS' conducted at Regional Remote Sensing Service Centre (RRSSC), Jodhpur, under National Natural Resource Management System (NNRMS) under the aegis of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Published articles in journals. Member of several academic professional bodies.
Specialization: Agriculture Geography and Regional Development
Area of interest: Agriculture, Natural Resource Management,
Remote Sensing & GIS
E-mail: anindita.sarkar@mirandahouse.ac.in

Anindita Sarkar

 

Dr. Monika Vij, M.A., M. Phil. & Ph.D. (University of Delhi),Post-Doctoral Fellow(ICSSR);Associate Professor
Training: NNRMS Certificate course in Remote Sensing and GIS from IIRS Dehradun and MAPGIS course from Pentasoft Technologies New Delhi. Published articles in national journals and three edited books. Member of several academic professional bodies.
Specialization: Urban and Regional Planning
Area of interest: Remote Sensing &GIS, Rural development
E-mail: monika.vij@mirandahouse.ac.in
Anindita Sarkar

 

Dr. Bashabi Gupta, M.A.(Univ, of London), M.Sc. (Calcutta University), M. Phil. & Ph.D. (J.N.U.); Assistant Professor
Training: NATMO Certificate Course in Remote Sensing and GIS, PG Diploma in Rural Development (IGNOU Univ)
Specialization: Remote Sensing & GIS, Social Geog & Development Studies
Area of interest: Development Studies, Gender, Natural Resource Management, Synthesis of Science & Technology in Social Sciences
E-mail: bashabi.gupta@mirandahouse.ac.in

Dr. Priyanka Puri

Dr. Priyanka Puri- B.Ed.(University of Delhi), M.A.(Geography),
M.Phil.(Geography), & Ph.D.(University of Delhi); Associate Professor

Specialization: Urban (Sustainable Cities), Audio-Visual Education
Area of interest: Urban Studies,Medical Geography & GIS
E-mail:priyanka.puri@mirandahouse.ac.in
Training:

  • Online Course- ‘Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods’, Udemy- 25 Sep.’21
  • Online Course- ‘Systematic Literature Review and Meta Analysis’, Teaching Learning Centre, PMMMNMTT- Ramanujan College, DU, under the aegis of Ministry of Education- 10-16 Aug.’21
  • Online Course- ‘Faculty Induction Programme (Advanced)’, Teaching Learning Centre, PMMMNMTT- Ramanujan College, DU, under the aegis of Ministry of Education- 26 Jul.- 24 Aug.’21
  • Online Refresher Course- ‘Social Sciences and Humanities’, Teaching Learning Centre, PMMMNMTT- Ramanujan College, DU, under the aegis of Ministry of Education- 12- 26 Jul.’21
  • Online FDP Course - ‘Blended Learning and Pedagogical Techniques’, Teaching Learning Centre, PMMMNMTT- Ramanujan College, DU, under the aegis of Ministry of Education- 7-16 Jun.’21
  • Certificate Course- ‘Political Geography’, MGIMO University, Coursera E-learning platform, 2021- 6 weeks
  • Online FDP Course- ‘Psychological Skills for Effective Teaching and Learning’, Teaching Learning Centre- Ramanujan College, DU- 1-7 June’21
  • Online Certificate Course- ‘An Introduction to Peer Review’, Web of Science Academy Course, Clarivate- 4 June’21
  • Online Certificate Course- ‘Good Citation Behaviour’, Web of Science Academy Course, Clarivate- 3 June’21
  • Online Certificate Course- ‘Mentoring in Peer Review’, Web of Science Academy Course, Clarivate- 3 June’21
  • Online two week Interdisciplinary Refresher Course/FDP Course- ‘Research Methodology and Data Analysis’, Teaching Learning Centre,PMMMNMTT- Ramanujan College, DU under the aegis of Ministry of Education- 17-31 May’21
  • Online FDP Course – ‘Recent Trends and Challenges in Research’, Teaching Learning Centre- Ramanujan College, DU under the aegis of Ministry of Education, PMMMNMTT in collaboration with UGC Paramarsh Rayat Shiksha Sanstha’s Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Pandharpur- 10-18 May’21
  • Webinar Training Sessions - ‘Population Grids & their Integration with Remote Sensing Data for Sustainable Development & Disaster Management', NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET)- 30 Mar. and 6 Apr.’21
  • Online Course- ‘Spatial Data Visualisation and Analytics’ with trained competence in QGIS for Mapping and Analysing Vector, Raster and Terrain Datasets, Spatial Thoughts- 13-14 Mar.’21
  • Online FDP Course - ‘Hypothesis Testing and Techniques for Data Analysis’, Dept. of Commerce, Shivaji College, Knowledge Partner- Dept. of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics in collaboration with Mahatama Hansraj Faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, University of Delhi- 5 Mar. -11 Mar.’21
  • Online FDP Course - ‘Qualitative Data Analysis’, Teaching Learning Centre- Ramanujan College, DU, MHRD and PMMMNMTT- 21 Dec.- 28 Dec.’20
  • Online FDP Course - ‘Research Methodology: A Learning Journey from Bivariate Techniques to Multivariate Techniques’, Teaching Learning Centre- Ramanujan College, DU, MHRD and PMMMNMTT- 10 Dec.- 23 Dec.’20
  • Online Certificate Course -‘Advances in SAR Polarimetry and Interferometry’, IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme, 14 Dec.- 18 Dec.’20.
  • Online Certificate Course- ‘Remote Sensing of Land Degradation’, IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme- 1 Dec.-7 Dec.’20
  • Online Faculty Induction Prog./Orientation Course, Teaching Learning Centre- Ramanujan College, DU, MHRD and PMMMNMTT- 10 Nov.- 09 Dec.’20
  • Online Certificate Course- ‘Basics of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Navigation Satellite System’, IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme- 17 Aug.- 11 Nov.’20
  • Online Certificate Course- 'Global Navigation Satellite System', IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme- 28 Sep.- 4 Oct.'20
  • Online Certificate Course- 'Remote Sensing and Digital Image Analysis'- IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme- 31 Aug.- 6 Sep.'20
  • Certificate Course- ‘When Disaster Meets Conflict', Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Coursera E-learning platform, 2020-6 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Population Health- Syndemics', Universiteit Leiden, Coursera E-learning platform, 2020-4 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Evolution: A Course for Educators’, American Museum of Natural History, Coursera E-learning platform, 2020-4 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Disaster Preparedness’, University of Pittsburgh, Coursera E- learning platform, 2020-7weeks
  • FDP Course- ‘Global Navigation Satellite Systems and Applications’, NPTEL and AICTE (IIT Roorkee), MHRD SWAYAM Course, 2019- 4 weeks
  • FDP Course- ‘Geomorphic Processes, Landforms and Landscapes’, NPTEL and AICTE (IIT Kanpur), MHRD SWAYAM Course, 2019- 8 weeks
  • Refresher Course- ‘Disaster Management’, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, MHRD SWAYAM Course, 2019- 3 months
  • Certificate Course- ‘ChM004x: Sensing Planet Earth-Water and Ice’, University of Alberta, edX E-learning platform, Chalmers University of Technology, edX E- learning platform 2018- 5 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Introduction to the Arctic Environment’, University of Alberta, Coursera E-learning platform, 2017- 4 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Our Earth’s Future’, American Museum of Natural History, Coursera E-learning platform, 201, 2017- 4 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Designing Cities’, University of Pennsylvania, Coursera E- learning platform, 2017- 5 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators’, American Museum of Natural History, Coursera E-learning platform, 2017- 4 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Inferential Statistics’, University of Amsterdam, Coursera E- learning platform, 2017- 7 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Basic Statistics’, University of Amsterdam, Coursera E- learning platform, 2017- 8 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Maps and the Geospatial Revolution’, University of Pennsylvania, Coursera E -learning platform, 2017- 5 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Oceanography: A Key to Better Understand Our World’, Universitat de Barcelona, Coursera E-learning platform, 2017- 7 weeks
  • Refresher Course- ‘Environmental Studies’, CPDHE, DU, Nov.- Dec. 2014- 3 weeks
  • Orientation Programme- CPDHE, DU, Jun.- July 2014- 3 weeks
  • Online Specialized Course- ‘Community Based Disaster Risk Management’, World Bank Institute and National Institute of Disaster Management, Delhi, 2008- 8 weeks
  • Online Basic Course- ‘Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management’, World Bank Institute and National Institute of Disaster Management, Delhi, 2008- 8 weeks
  • Certificate Course- ‘Disaster Management’, IGNOU, 2008- 6 months
  • Certificate Course- ‘Heritage Certificate Course: Appreciating Indian Culture’, DU and SPIC MACAY, 18 Sep. - 4 Dec. 2008
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), Central Institute of Education, DU, 2002- 1 year
  • Certificate Course- ‘Energy and Environment Awareness’, DU and Energy Environment Group, Centre for Science Education and Communication, 1999-2000- 1 month