Arun Kumar Pratihast

Data Scientist
Wageningen University and Research
Responsible for open knowledge and data sharing portal

Dr. Arun Kumar Pratihast is a Senior Data scientist at Wageningen Environmental Research, team Earth Informatics, Wageningen, The Netherlands with a passion for the effective application of data and technology for biodiversity, agriculture, and environmental monitoring. He focuses on citizen Science, geoinformation technologies, mobile application development, open and big data flow, data standardisation, software engineering and how these can lead to user-friendly applications and quality decision making. He is also actively engaged in the training and capacity building activities of Silva Carbon Global Forest Observation Initiative in many countries around the world. He has also received Google Earth Engine Award 2015. A current list of publications can be found via his GoogleScholar or ResearchGate profile.