Professor Biswajeet Pradhan is a Distinguished Professor at the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology. University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Dr. Pradhan has more than 17 years of research, teaching, and industrial experience and has published over 300 research articles in referred technical international ISI journals, 11 book chapters and 3 books and more than 150 conference proceedings. He specializes in remote sensing, GIS application and soft computing techniques in natural hazard and environmental problems. He is in the editorial board of many ISI journals. Dr. Pradhan is the Editor of Arabian Journal of Geosciences (ISI); Geomatics, Natural Hazards & Risk (ISI); Landslides (ISI); Central European Journal of Geosciences (ISI). Currently her is the Ambassador Scientist for Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. He is also the recipient of prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship and German Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) and Saxony Scholarship holder, all from German Government.