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Deepika Singh

Houston, TX, USA

DEEPIKA B. SINGH
Email: singh.deepika248@gmail.com

Objective Recent GIS graduate with 5 years of experience working with ArcGIS software, familiar to GIS automation techniques using Python scripting. Dedicated to utilizing analytical skills and abilities in creative & challenging environment, where I could constantly learn and work with sincerity and diligence.

Education
• Master’s of Science in Geographic Information Science & Cartography (Jan. 2018-Dec. 2019)
- Sam Houston State University, TX
• Master’s of Science in Botany (June 2012)
(Specialization: Biodiversity & Ecological Informatics, Population Biology)
• Bachelor’s of Science (Honors) in Botany (June 2010)
(Minors: Chemistry & Zoology)
- The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, INDIA

Certification
• Certificate course: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing (Dec. 2014-Jan. 2015)
- Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, INDIA
• Going Places with Spatial Analysis (Oct. 2014- Dec. 2014)
- Udemy
• Advanced certificate course: Geoinformatics (Sept. 2014-Oct. 2014)
- Centre for Environment and Development, Trivandrum, INDIA

Professional Experience
• Graduate Teaching Assistant
Assisting undergraduate students with the Applied GIS Labs.
- Department of Geography & Geology, Sam Houston State University, TX (Aug 2019- Dec. 2019)
• QA Analyst Intern
o Executed regression testing on Quorum GIS (QGIS) tools, which are an extension to ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop for different client environment.
o Worked with Oracle SQL to update database product configuration and to create scripts for data migration
o Analyzed and updated the QGIS Desktop test scripts in the test rail
o Assisted developers with the issue analysis
o Migrated QGIS Web Map test scripts from spreadsheet to Test Rail
o Migrated QGIS Web Map Documentation in ProProfs
o Migrated QGIS Desktop related system admin documentation to Knowledge Base & cloud tool
o Worked on Quorum Land Acquisition (QLA) and Quorum Land System (QLS) during regression testing
- Upstream Land Engineering Team, Quorum Business Solutions, Houston, TX (May 2019-Aug. 2019)
• Graduate Teaching Assistant
Assisting undergraduate students with the Applied GIS, Introduction to GIS and Spatial Database Labs
- Department of Geography & Geology, Sam Houston State University, TX (Aug 2018- May 2019)
• QA Analyst Intern
o Executed regression and smoke testing on Quorum GIS (QGIS) tools, which are an extension to ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop for different client environment.
o Analyzed and updated the QGIS Desktop test scripts in the test rail
o Assisted developers with the issue analysis o Migrated QGIS Desktop Documentation in ProProfs
o Worked on Quorum Land System (QLS) during regression testing
- Upstream Land Engineering Team, Quorum Business Solutions, Houston, TX (May 2018-Aug. 2018)
• Graduate Teaching Assistant
Assisting undergraduate students with the Introduction to GIS Labs.
- Department of Geography & Geology, Sam Houston State University, TX (Jan. 2018- May 2018)
• Junior Research Fellow in Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) sponsored project entitled “Natural Resource Assessment of Ecotourism sites of Gujarat and its surrounding Environment using Remote Sensing and GIS”.
- Department of Geology, M.G. Science Institute, Ahmedabad, INDIA (Apr. 2015-Jul.2016)
• Field Research Assistant in SAC-ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) sponsored project entitled “Forest vitality study and estimation of above-ground biomass (AGB) of forest in a hilly terrain near Rajpipla, Gujarat”.
- Department of Botany, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, INDIA (June 2012-Mar. 2013)

Journal Publications
• Mukherjee F. and Singh Deepika. 2019. Detecting Flood Prone areas in Harris County - A GIS based analysis. GeoJournal. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-019-09984-2
• Singh Deepika, M., Malhi Ramandeep Kaur, G. Sandhya Kiran. 2015. Assessing the impact of agronomic spacing conditions on biophysical and biochemical parameters along with yield and yield components in Cotton. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research 6(1), 36-44, 2015.

Academic Projects
1) Creation of a custom ArcGIS tool using python scripting to automate specific GIS analysis on selected feature classes. 2) Created web map and web mapping application followed by a story map to showcase the impact of increased urbanization on Land Surface Temperature (LST) and Urban Heat Island (UHI) in Surat inner-city, India.
3) Determination of Urban Sprawl using Shannon’s Entropy and identification of Urban Heat Index (UHI) and Urban Hot Spots (UHS)
4) GIS Based Spatial Analysis to identify the Food Desert in Harris County
5) Using GIS Technology to Investigate the Relationship of Crime with Socioeconomic & Demographic Variables in Houston
6) Investigation of Land Surface Temperature Change with Response to Land Use Land Cover and NDVI- A Case Study of Surat City, India
7) GIS based analysis to detect flood prone areas in Harris County
8) Estimation of Forest Canopy Density & Height using LiDAR data
- Department of Geography & Geology, Sam Houston State University, TX (Jan. 2018- Dec 2019)
9) Spatio-temporal change detection of vegetation cover by integrated approach of Remote Sensing and GIS for Dang district in Gujarat, India using Landsat data.
- Indian Institute of Remote Sensing-Dehradun, INDIA (Dec. 2014-Jan. 2015)
10) GIS based analysis of biophysical parameters to assess suitable site for cotton plantation and thereby producing a spatial
overlay that ranks the field on the basis of its suitability for higher Cotton yield.
- Centre for Environment and Development- Trivandrum, INDIA (Sept. 2014-Oct. 2014)
11) Digital image classification of EO-1 Hyperion data using ENVI software and determination of different vegetation indices.
- Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, INDIA (Feb. 2015-Mar. 2015)

Award
• Graduate Achievement Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year, College of Science and Engineering Technology, Sam Houston State University
• Graduate Student Travel Award for presenting research paper at South West Division of American Association of Geographers (SWAAG) Conference organized by Louisiana State University, LA.

Volunteer
• URISA’s GISCorps (June 2017- Present)
• Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (Dec. 2016- Present)

Software Skills
• ArcGIS for Desktop
• ArcGIS Online
• Oracle SQL
• Python
• Google Earth Pro
• ENVI
• ERDAS IMAGINE

References
• Dr. Falguni Mukherjee Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Geology,
Sam Houston State University, TX (email: fsm002@shsu.edu)
• Ms. Alexandra Gajewski Director of Products, Quorum Business Solutions,
Houston, TX (email: alexandra_gajewski@qbsol.com)

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