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Dr Vivek Agarwal


Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Dr. Vivek Agarwal is a Civil Engineer, with a specialisation in Geospatial Environmental Engineering. He is a result-oriented academic, with a proven ability to conduct research in Environment Engineering, Earth Sciences, InSAR, GIS, Groundwater, and Land subsidence. His expertise is in conducting and designing experiments, analysing and interpreting data, optimising experiments and developing industry application-specified products. He gained expertise in Civil Engineering through research, teaching and learning activities. He has the ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching in Civil Engineering and has a strong publication profile, and can supervise individuals to plan, execute and deliver project goals.

He has coherent experience working with complex data, and he can handle large datasets, to deliver multiple objectives within the set deadline. So far, he has presented his work at various international conferences based on his broad range of technical and software skills in civil engineering, remote sensing, earth observation, data analysis, data visualisation, programming, and research. He has several funding, scholarships and awards under his name, such as Harris Spotlight 2022, Young Researcher Award 2022, Best PhD 2022 - UoN, Engineering Excellence Award, DAAD-IIT Sandwich Award, ESA-Eohops project, Graduate school research prize, and others.

Vivek Agarwal

Campus Address

Wynne Jones Building, Northumbria University
New Castle

+44 7436035061Mobile

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The changes in the air quality of Wazirpur, Delhi due to the COVID-19 shutdown, Agarwal, V., Kumar, A. 1 Mar 2022, In: Cleaner Chemical Engineering
  • Water Saturation and Distribution Variation in Coal Reservoirs: Intrusion and Drainage Experiments Using One- and Two-Dimensional NMR Techniques, Zhang, J., Hu, Q., Chang, X., Qin, Z., Zhang, X., Marsh, S., Grebby, S., Agarwal, V. 16 Jun 2022, In: Energy and Fuels
  • Comparative Study of Groundwater-Induced Subsidence for London and Delhi Using PSInSAR, Agarwal, V., Kumar, A., Gee, D., Grebby, S., Gomes, R., Marsh, S. 23 Nov 2021, In: Remote Sensing
  • Effect of Land Surface Temperature on Urban Heat Island in Varanasi City, India, Kumar, A., Agarwal, V., Pal, L., Chandniha, S., Mishra, V. 6 Aug 2021, In: J - An Open Access Journal of Multidisciplinary Science
  • Study of Ground Movement in a Mining Area with Geological Faults Using FDM Analysis and a Stacking InSAR Method, Qin, Z., Agarwal, V., Gee, D., Marsh, S., Grebby, S., Chen, Y., Meng, N. 6 Dec 2021, In: Frontiers in Environmental Science
  • An overview of SAR sensors and software and a comparative study of open source (SNAP) and commercial (SARscape) software for dinsar analysis using C-band radar images, Agarwal, V., Kumar, A., Gomes, R., Marsh, S. 2020, ACRS 2020 - 41st Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Asian Association on Remote Sensing
  • Monitoring of Ground Movement and Groundwater Changes in London Using InSAR and GRACE, Agarwal, V., Kumar, A., Gomes, R., Marsh, S. 1 Dec 2020, In: Applied Sciences

  • Civil Engineering PhD November 26 2021
  • Civil Engineering MEng July 01 2016
  • Member IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2023
  • Member European Geosciences Union (EGU) 2022
  • Member American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2022

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