Indian Institute for Human Settlements | Amruth Kiran

Amruth Kiran

Senior Associate - Geospatial Lab | akiran at iihs dot ac dot in


2018    MTech, Geoinformatics, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun
2016    BE, Computer Science, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bengaluru



Countries: India
States: Karnataka, Uttarakhand
Cities: Bengaluru, Dehradun
Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu

Amruth is a technology enthusiast whose interests include big data, cloud computing, UI/UX development, machine learning and incorporating aspects of computer science into remote sensing and GIS.


His studies in earth sciences, remote sensing and GIS from the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing – ISRO helped him understand the importance of modern geospatial technology and what it can offer researchers.


Amruth has previously worked at the Institute of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology, Bengaluru where he developed mobile applications in the realm of GIS and primary healthcare.


At IIHS, Amruth works with the Geospatial Lab as an assistant.

Journal Articles

  • Kiran, A., Gupta, P. K., Saran, S., & Jha, A. K. (2021, Forthcoming). Species distribution modelling using space based analysis ready data – a case of Uttarakhand, India. Journal of the Indian Society of remote Sensing.
  • Kiran, A., Srinivas, A., & Srihari M. R. (2016). Exploring the use of geographic information systems for rural development under primary healthcare. IJREAT International Journal of Research in Engineering & Advanced Technology, 4(2), 61-63.
  • Kiran, A., Gupta, P. K., Jha, A. K., & Saran, S. (2018). Online geoprocessing using multi-dimensional gridded data. In A. S. Kumar, S. Saran, & H. Padalia (Eds.), ISPRS TC V Mid-term Symposium Geospatial Technology – Pixel to People (pp. 29-36). Dehradun, India: Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
  • 2016 Smart Bus Tracking System for College Buses at GITAM University, Bengaluru
  • 2016 Green Computing and it’s Challenges at SJCIT, Bengaluru