Professor & Head
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
Dr. Aruna Saxena obtained B.Arch. (Architecture) in 1992 and MUP (Urban Planning) from School of planning & Architecture, New Delhi in 1994. She did Ph.D. in Architecture using Remote Sensing & GIS technology in 2002. She did Specialization in Advance Remote Sensing and GIS from International Institute of Aerospace Survey & Earth Sciences (ITC), Enschede, the Netherlands in 2006. She has traveled to USA, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France, Singapore, Dubai,Egpyt, Australia for academic purpose. Dr. Saxena has published about 70 research papers, guided 5 Ph.D. Thesis, 12 M.Tech. Thesis authored one Textbook on GIS and spatial data published in July 2008 Presently, Dr. Aruna Saxena is Professor & Head, Training, Placement & Students Welfare Cell of MANIT,Bhopal.
My research focuses in the application of Geoinformatics in environment, rural, urban & regional planning, health and agriculture fields. I also work on development of wireless GIS using the concept of Internet GIS and wireless devices such as personal digital assistant (PDA) with mobile phone (GPRS). This technology has been used for real-time spatial data logger and also air-pollution monitoring. My Research Areas are Land Surveying, Topographic Mapping, Remote Sensing, GIS, Cartography, Digitization & Image Processing, GPS, and Natural Resources Inventory & Mapping