Raj Bhagat Palanichamy

Senior Project Associate, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities


Raj Bhagat works as a GIS and remote sensing analyst with WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, based in the Bangalore office. He supports projects associated with water, transport and energy.  

Prior to joining WRI, Raj worked as a freelancer for projects related to GIS, remote sensing, statistical modelling, and web development with multiple clients.

Raj holds a B.E in Civil Engineering from St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering (affiliated to Anna University) and an M.Sc. in Geo-Informatics and Earth Observation from the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (Indian Space Research Organization) and the University of Twente, The Netherlands.

Apart from work, Raj immerses himself in multiple research areas like big data, artificial intelligence, GPU Computing, and geophysical phenomena like plate tectonics and gravitational anomalies. Raj’s hobbies include playing video games and reading comics. He is an avid fan of international football and pro-wrestling. 

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