Mahesh Rao, Ph.D.

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Mahesh Rao, Ph.D., is a senior image scientist at MTEQ and an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. He has 18+ years of professional experience in environmental applications of remote sensing and geospatial analysis. Prior to joining MTEQ, he served as a faculty member at three universities researching and teaching image processing and geospatial sciences at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He served as a principal investigator on several site characterization projects funded by several local, state, and federal agencies on change detection analysis and impact assessment of land management practices using a suite of electro-optical, hyperspectral imaging, and active sensor data including lidar and radar. More recently, he has focused efforts on workflow development and implementation of machine learning techniques for geospatial intelligence applications involving situational awareness and military sensing.

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