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Dr. Prashanth Marpu
Prashanth Marpu

Dr. Prashanth Marpu
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates

Prashanth Marpu's specialization is in machine learning, remote sensing image analysis and GIS. He is currently working as a researcher at the UAE research center for renewable energy mapping at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to joining Masdar Institute, Dr. Marpu was a researcher at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. Before that he was a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Pavia, Italy working on developing advanced methods for hyperspectral data analysis. Mr. Marpu holds a PhD from Freiberg Unviersity of Mining and Technology, Freiberg Germany and MSc in Wireless Engineering from the Technical Unviersity of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. He has developed approaches for automatic change detection in multi-temporal remote sensing images and spectral-spatial classification of remote sensing data. He has been actively involved in the development of new architectures for management and processing of data in high performance computing environment.