PhD Candidate


Rajitha Athukorala (University of Sydney

Bachelor of Engineering (Earth resources/Remotes sensing and GIS)

Rajitha Athukorala is a DARE PhD student at University of Sydney joining from 2021. He has worked as a Research Associate at Geoinformatics Center (GIC), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand focusing on remotes sensing and GIS applications for real world problems.

Rajitha has past involvements in projects related to climate projection, modelling, and downscaling, multi hazard risk assessment, and mapping with drones in several countries of central and southeast Asia.

He has also involved in several capacity building programs as a technical lead in remote sensing and GIS applications in agriculture, disaster risk management, and drone image processing for participants from India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand, Laos, and Tajikistan. He is also an Associate member of Institution of Engineers (IESL), Sri Lanka.