Jeyachandran, Indumathi

Lecturer, Department of Regional and Urban Planning
Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering




Preferred: 801.869.0540


  • Ph.D.  2009   Civil Engineering - Water Resources Engineering; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • M.S.    2004    Remote Sensing & GIS; Anna University, Chennai, India 
  • B.E.     2002    Civil Engineering; Govt. College of Engineering, Salem, India                                       

Licenses and Certificates

  • Provisionally Certified Mapping Scientist-Remote Sensing  (offered by ASPRS, RS158P)
  • LEED Accredited Professional with specialty in Building design and Construction (April 2010)


Dr. Jeyachandran earned her PhD in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Utah, preceded by her masters in Remote Sensing & GIS from Anna University, India. She has been working with GIS and remote sensing software and tools for the past 12 years. Dr. Jeyachandran is also a provisionally certified mapping scientist- Remote Sensing offered by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Owing to her interest in creating a sustainable built environment, she has taken initiative to be credentialed as a LEED Accredited Professional with specialization in Building design and Construction. Dr. Jeyachandran was awarded the Green Talents award for outstanding scientists in the field of sustainable development by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany. She has also been as a visiting scientist at the Institute for Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy (University of Stuttgart), where she analyzed the impacts of land use change on energy demand and Green House Gas (GHG) emissions using GIS. Dr. Jeyachandran has also presented her research on using GIS and Remote Sensing for urban applications and also impacts of Green Infrastructure (which is becoming a means to aid sustainability) on urban climate and energy usage in several national and international conferences. Dr. research interests are Urban Hydrology,remote sensing, GIS, modeling and observation techniques for sustainable urban infrastructure planning.