The Centre for Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics has been established in the Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology campus in the year 2004, to fulfill the goal of establishing advanced centers in frontier areas of Science and Technology. The centre is a joint initiative of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Government of India and Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology. This Centre was inaugurated by Dr. Kasturirangan, and Dr. G. Madhavan, the then Chairman ISRO and Secretary of Department of space, Government of India. This centre takes initiative to develop capacity building and training on Remote Sensing and Geographical information System (GIS). Centre also takes up research projects from national agencies such as DST, MoEF, MoES, CSIR, ICMR, ISRO and consultancy projects from CWET - NIWE, BHAVINI and NRSC undertaking various application projects in the field of Geospatial Technologies.
• One of the nodal Centre for conducting Geospatial training program by Government agencies
• Our centre successfully completed around 20 projects funded by Government sponsoring agencies and also successfully completed a quite a number of consultancy projects funded by central government institutes.
• Good team of Scientist in various fields namely Agricultural Studies, Coastal Studies, Environmental and Forest Studies, Water Resources, Urban Studies, Climate Studies, Aerial Photograph and Photogrammetric Mapping. Their work is reflected in a good number of publications in reputed journals.