Assistant professor, Department of Geography, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Post-doc Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Institute for Research on Social Issues, Department of Geography 2010-2011 Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN Ph.D. Geography 2010 – Title: Neural network classification of hyperspectral imagery for urban environments: a case study Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN M.A. Geography 2002 – 2005 – Advisors: Ryan Jensen – Thesis: Biomass estimation using statistical and neural network analysis of ASTER data. Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda, India B.E. Electrical Engineering 1996 – 2000
Advanced remote sensing(G436/536), Spring 2014 Advanced GIS(G438/539), Spring 2014 Environmental remote sensing(G336/535), Fall 2013 and Fall 2012 Computer Cartography(G337/537), Fall 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011 • Physical Geography Lab Instructor Indiana State University Graduate Teaching Assistant Fall 2007 – Taught introductory physical geography lab which is a part of general education requirement. • Remote Sensing Indiana State University Graduate Teaching Assistant Fall 2005 – Assisted in lab for Remote Sensing course. – Helped students with all aspects of remote sensing data analysis. • Guest Lectures Lecture about India for World Regional Geography, – November 4, 2008 – April 19, 2009 Research Experience
• Lulla, V. (2009) Hyperspectral applications in urban geography. In J. D. Gatrell & R. R. Jensen (Eds.), Planning and socioeconomic applications (Vol. 1, pp. 79–86). Springer. • Jensen, R. R., M. W. Jackson, and V. Lulla (2008) Single line correction method to remove aircraft roll errors in hyperspectral imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 2:023529 • Jensen, R. R., P. J. Hardin, M. F. Bekker, D. A. Farnes, V. Lulla, and A. Hardin (2008) Modeling Urban Leaf Area Index with AISA+ Hyperspectral Data. Applied Geography • Jensen, R. R., G. Yu, P. Mausel, V. Lulla, E. Moran and E. Brondizio (2004). An integrated approach to Amazon research – the Amazon Information System. Geocarto International 19(3):55–59 • Gonser, R., R. R. Jensen, V. Lulla, and E. McCluskey. 2007. Deer-vehicle collisions in western Indiana. 21st Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment. May 15–17. Terre Haute, Indiana.
Hyperspectral remote sensing, GIS, Spatial Statistics, Spatial Databases, programming, Statistics, Visualization