Pratyush Tripathy

Assistant - Geospatial Lab | pratyush at iihs dot ac dot in

2018    Integrated MTech, Geoinformatics, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

Countries: India
States: Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, West Bengal
Cities: Patna, Ranchi, Shimla, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Port Blair, Goa, Delhi
Languages: English, Hindi

Pratyush earned an Integrated MTech degree in Geoinformatics with a specialisation in Urban Applications from the Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.  His Master’s dissertation focussed on classifying a city based on its physical structure to deduce homogeneous urban patches. Prior to joining IIHS, he worked on the Namami Gange project of the Government of India.


At IIHS, Pratyush is part of the Academics and Research Team in the Geospatial Lab. His work involves developing new methods for image classification, analysis and related spatial analysis using remote sensing and geographic information systems. He also assists in producing high quality maps and data visualisation, and managing large spatial databases.

Journal Articles

  • Tripathy, P., & Kumar, A. (2019). Monitoring and modelling spatio-tempforal urban growth of Delhi using Cellular Automata and geoinformatics. Cities, 90, 52-63.
  • Tripathy, P., Raman, R., Bandopadhyay, A., & Singh, S. K. (2018). Urban Growth Modeling Using Logistic Regression and Geo-informatics: A Case of Jaipur, India.  Environment & We: An International Journal of Science & Technology, 13(1), 47-62.


Book/Book Chapters

  • Malladi, T., Mayavel, D., Chatterji, N., & Tripathy, P. (2018). In Revi, A. (Ed.), India Higher Education Atlas (3 volumes). Bengaluru, Karnataka: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.


Other Writing

  • Tripathy, P. (2018). Pyrsgis (Python-for-remote-sensing-and-GIS: Processing satellite data directly from TAR files Version 0.1.8) [Python software].
  • Kumar, A., & Tripathy, P. (2019). Data for: Monitoring and modeling of spatio-temporal urban growth of Delhi, India using cellular automata and geoinformatics. (Mendeley data version. 01).