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Bharat Lohani

Ph.D (ESSC, University of Reading, UK)

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D., ESSC, University of Reading, UK, 1999
  • M.E., IIT, Roorkee, 1990
  • B.E., M.M.M. Engineering College Gorakhpur, 1988



  • Precision Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics, Survey and Geology camp, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Instrumentation, laboratory and field practices in Geoinformatics, Machine Processing of Remotely Sensed Data.

  • Goel Salil and Lohani Bharat (2014), A Motion Correction Technique for Laser Scanning of Moving Objects, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol:11, PP:225-228
  • Ghosh S and Lohani B (2013), Mining LiDAR data with spatial clustering algorithms, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol 34-14, PP: 5119-5135.
  • Dashora A, Lohani B (2013), Turning mechanisms for airborne LiDAR and photographic data acquisition, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol: 7(1), 073488.
  • Dashora A, Lohani B and Deb K ( 2013), Two-Step Procedure of Optimization for Flight Planning Problem for Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition, International Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation (Accepted).
  • Yadav M, Goel S, Singh A K, and Lohani B (2013), Mobile mapping system using laser scanner, GPS and IMU, ISRS (Accepted).

  • Aswani Kumar Munnangi, Arjun B M, Raghavendra Sara, Salil Goel

  • Academic: Professor (2014) (IITK), Associate Professor (2007-14) (IITK), Assistant Professor (2002-07) (IITK), Senior Lecture (1999-02) (IT-BHU), Research Officer (1999-99) (ESSC, The University of Reading), Postgraduate Student (1996-99) (ESSC, The University of Reading), Lecturer (1990-95) (IT-BHU)
  • Invited Lectures: Laser Scanning: Status, Experiences and Challanges in India (Map India 08: Geokosmos LiDAR Workshop, 2008), Remote Sensing and its Applications (GPG Girls College Kanpur, 2007), Research Avenues Unfolded by LiDAR Technology (MapWorld Forum 2007)
  • Conference / Technical Meeting Attended: ISPRS Laser scanning and Silvi Laser (Helsinki University of Technology and Finnish Geodetic Institute, 2007), ISPRS Joint Workshop on Visualisation and exploration of Geospatial data (University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, 2007), AGIT/GI Forum (Zentrum for Geoinformatics, Salzburg, 2007), International conference on Optical 3D measurement techniques (ETH Zurich and TU Vienna, 2007)

  • Institution of Surveyors, India
  • Indian Society for Remote Sensing, India
  • Institution of Engineers, India

  • ISRS National Award for Geospatial Excellence 2012, Presented on 4th December 2013 during ISG-ISRS Annual Symposium at Vishakhapatnam
  • Best paper award at INCA Congress 2012, Dehradun for paper "Flash LiDAR based surveillance system".
  • Best ISBA Start up in ICT category in 2011 for Geokno India Pvt Ltd, being incubated at IIT Kanpur and founded and mentored by me.
  • Silver award for Limulator2.0 for standing second in CATCON-5 during XXI ISPRS Congress, Beijing 3-11 July 2008.
  • Best Poster Award at ISPRS conference on Optical 3D measurement techniques, 9 – 13 July 2007, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.


Room: 113 ,
Western Laboratory Extension

Office Phone: 0512-2597413


  • LiDAR, GPS/INS Integration, Camera calibration, 3D Modelling

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