Maheshwari Neelam

Maheshwari Neelam

  • Research Scientist
  • 301.286.0399
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 617
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Education

    Ph.D. Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2012 - 2018
    Dissertation: Understanding and Improving Soil Moisture Retrievals under Space, Time and Heterogeneity.

    B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering, JNTU, 2011
    Project: Chirp generation and its implementation for space borne SAR systems

    Awards

    2017 - International Graduate Student Achievement Award (Bill A. and Rita L. Stout), Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University

    2015 - 2017 - Schlumberger Faculty for Future Fellowship, Schlumberger Foundation ($ 50,000/year)

    2014 - International Texas Public Education Grant, Texas A&M University

    2014 - Graduate Scholarship, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University

    2013 - NASA Group Achievement Award (SMAPVEX12 Field Campaign)

    2010 - Outstanding Student Scholarship, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India

    2009 - Certificate of Merit, Indian Red Cross

    2008 - Certificate of Appreciation, Indian Red Cros

    2012 – 2015 Multiple travel awards, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A &M University

    Publications

    Refereed

    Neelam, M., and B. P. Mohanty. 2020. "On the Radiative Transfer Model for Soil Moisture across Space, Time and Hydro-Climates." Remote Sensing, 12 (16): 2645 [10.3390/rs12162645]

    Neelam, M., A. Colliander, B. P. Mohanty, et al. M. H. Cosh, S. Misra, and T. J. Jackson. 2020. "Multiscale Surface Roughness for Improved Soil Moisture Estimation." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1-13 [10.1109/tgrs.2019.2961008]

    Neelam, M., and B. P. Mohanty. 2015. "Global sensitivity analysis of the radiative transfer model." Water Resources Research, 51 (4): 2428-2443 [10.1002/2014wr016534]

    Professional Service

    NASA EPSCoR Technical Monitor

    Served as subject matter expert for NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge.

    Served as a formal reviewer on “Water of the United States” for Frontier Development Lab

    Served on multiple NASA proposal review panels.

    Reviewer for Journal of Hydrology, Remote Sensing of Environment, Journal of Geophysical Research, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Neelam, M., and B. P. Mohanty. 2020. "On the Radiative Transfer Model for Soil Moisture across Space, Time and Hydro-Climates." Remote Sensing 12 (16): 2645 [10.3390/rs12162645]

    Neelam, M., A. Colliander, B. P. Mohanty, et al. M. H. Cosh, S. Misra, and T. J. Jackson. 2020. "Multiscale Surface Roughness for Improved Soil Moisture Estimation." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 1-13 [10.1109/tgrs.2019.2961008]

    Neelam, M., and B. P. Mohanty. 2015. "Global sensitivity analysis of the radiative transfer model." Water Resources Research 51 (4): 2428-2443 [10.1002/2014wr016534]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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