Faculty Department

Alok Jhaldiyal

Assistant professor (Senior Scale)

B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering) (2009) – Rajasthan University

M.Tech (Remote Sensing & GIS) (2015) – Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO), Dehradun

Ph.D (Geoinformatics) (Ongoing since 2020) – Symbiosis International University, Pune

Area of Specialization

Remote Sensing, Geo- informatics, GIS and Satellite Image Processing

Career Graphs

  • Assistant Professor (July, 2016 – Present date) in School of Computer Science, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun, India
  • Research Associate (August, 2015 – June, 2016) in Center of Interdisciplinary Research on Climate Studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  • Lecturer (July, 2011 - Aug 2013) in Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions, Dehradun
  • Technical Support (Jan, 2011 – July, 2011), Amadeus India, New Delhi.
  • Network Associate Engineer (March, 2010 – November, 2010), Buzzwork Business Private Ltd.

Research Interest

  • Geoinformatics
  • Urban Microclimate and pollution studies
  • Satellite Image Processing
  • Urban Analytics
  • Fractal Cartography

Journal Publications:

  • Kumar, S., Singh, V., Singh, G., & Jhaldiyal, A. (2013). The Proposed Algorithm: Image Security Technique in Visual Cryptography: (IST-VC).Vol 1, No. 1, 1-6. [ISSN: 2336-0089]
  • Review of methods for estimating surface roughness for understanding urban climate, 2016. Jhaldiyal Alok, Gupta Kshama, Gupta Prasun Kumar, Reddy Shiva K., Kumar Pramod, Pushplata, Vayumandal, Journal of Indian Meteorological Society.
  • Jhaldiyal, A., Gupta, K., Gupta, P. K., Thakur, P., & Kumar, P. (2018). Urban Morphology Extractor: A spatial tool for characterizing urban morphology. Urban climate, 24, 237-246. [IF:6.663]
  • Jhaldiyal, A., & Chaudhary, N. (2022). Semantic segmentation of 3D LiDAR data using deep learning: a review of projection-based methods. Applied Intelligence, 1-12. [IF:5.019]

Conference Publications/ Symposium

  • Jhaldiyal, Alok & Gupta, Kshama & Gupta, Prasun & Kumar, Pramod. (2015). An open source application to compute urban morphometric parameters to understand urban winds. FOSS4G India, Conference, Dehradun, 2015.
  • Gupta, Kshama & Gupta, Prasun & Jhaldiyal, Alok & Garg, Pushplata. (2017). WRF-UME for Computation of Urban Canopy Parameters for Weather Research Forecasting Model. International Tropical Meteorology Symposium for advancements in Space based earth observations and services for Weather and climate, Ahmadabad, India.
  • Bhardwaj, V. P., Chauhan, P., Khare, A., & Jhaldiyal, A. (2019). Comparison of Fault Tolerance Amid Various Irregular MINs. In Recent Findings in Intelligent Computing Techniques (pp. 483-489). Springer, Singapore.


  • GBD MAPS Working Group. (2018). Burden of disease attributable to major air pollution sources in India. Special report, 21.


  • Jhaldiyal A. (2021). IT Application and Data Security: A concise introduction. Notion Press. ISBN – 9798885460286