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Agricultural Engineering      (17 scientists)

Dr Roaf Ahmad Parray


Field of Specialisation : Farm Machinery and Power

Dr Roaf Ahmad Parray


M.Sc. : G.B. Pant University Of Agriculture And Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

Ph.D : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agricultural Engineering

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   M. Tech (04 completed ) , 01 under guidance

   Ph.D :   01 (completed) : 04 (under Guidance)

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Bhalekar, D. G., *Parray, R. A., Mani, I., Kushwaha, H., Khura, T. K., Sarkar, S. K., Lande, S. D. & Verma, M. K. (2023). Ultrasonic sensor-based automatic control volume sprayer for pesticides and growth regulators application in vineyards. Smart Agricultural Technology, 4, 100232. [IF: 6.3; NAAS Rating 12.3]
  2. Swain, S. S., Khura, T.K., Chobhe, K. A., Rajput, J., Bandyopadhyay, K., Sahoo, P. K., Parray, R. A., & Malkani, P. (2024). Modelling and optimization of urea super granule (USG) placement depth in paddy cultivation under check basin irrigation using HYDRUS-2D model. Soil and Tillage Research, 241, 106104. [IF: 6.1; NAAS Rating 12.5]
  3. Kumari, K., Parray, R*., Basavaraj., Godara S., Mani, I., Kumar, R., Khura, T., Sarkar, S., Ranjan, R., & Mirzakhaninafchi, H. (2024). Spectral Sensor based device for real time detection and severity estimation of Groundnut Bud Necrosis Virus in Tomato. Journal of Field Robotics, 1-15 DOI: 10.1002/rob.22391[IF: 4.2; NAAS Rating 10.2]
  4. *Mirzakhaninafchi, H., Mani, I., Hasan, M., Nafchi, A. M., Parray, R. A., & Kumar, D. (2022). Development of Prediction Models for Soil Nitrogen Management Based on Electrical Conductivity and Moisture Content. Sensors, 22(18), 6728.[NAAS Rating: 9.576] [IF: 3.187; NAAS Rating 9.35]
  5. Chowdhury, M., Khura, T. K., Upadhyay, P. K., Parray, R. A., Kushwaha, H. L., Singh, C., & Mani, I. (2024). Assessing vegetation indices and productivity across nitrogen gradients: a comparative study under transplanted and direct-seeded rice. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 8, 1351414. [IF: 4.7; NAAS Rating 10.7]
  6. Anand, R; *Parray, R.A., Mani, I., Khura. T.K., Kushwaha, H.L., Sharma, B.B; Sarkar,S., Godara, S. (2024) A Multi-Modal Approach for Enhanced Disease Management in Cauliflower Crops: Integration of Spectral Sensors, Machine Learning Models, and Site- Specific Sprayer Technology. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering. https://doi.org/10.15302/J-FASE-2024572 [IF: 3.6; NAAS Rating 9.6]
  7. *Parray, R. A., & Bhattacharya, T. K. (2022). Effectiveness of Ethyl Acetate, 1-Octanol, and Soy Biodiesel in Stabilizing Ethanol�Diesel Fuel Blends and Performance of Compression Ignition Engine on Stabilized Fuel Blends. ACS Omega. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c03501 [NAAS Rating: 9.51] [IF: 4.132]
  8. Patil, R., Aradwad, P., Arun, T V., *Parray, R A. 2024. Enhancing mango quality control: A novel approach to spongy tissue inspection through image clustering and machine learning models via X‐ray imaging, Journal of Food Process Engineering, 47(6), e14664. [IF: 3.0; NAAS Rating 9.0]
  9. Shivashimpar,A., *Parray,R, A., Mani, i., Kushwaha, H, L., Lande, S., Mirzakhaninafchi,H., Khura, T., Sarkar,S., Pandey, R (2022). On-Farm Cropping Sensor-Based Smart Device for Cutting Energy Measurement of Cereal Crops. Agronomy Journal https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.21225 [NAAS Rating : 8.84; IF:2.65]
  10. Chowdhury, M., Kumar Khura, T., Parray, R, A., Kushwaha, H. L., Upadhyay, P. K., Jha, A., & Kumar Prajapati, V. (2024). The use of destructive and nondestructive techniques in concrete nitrogen assessment in plants. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 1-24.[ IF:2.1; NAAS Rating : 8.1]

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Patent Granted : Powered Integral Equipment (Patent No.490756)
  1. Patent Granted : UAN cum seed applicator (Patent No.544047)
  1. Precision paddy direct seeder (Commercialized)
  1. Control volume sprayer for vineyards (Technology Certified by ICAR)
  1. Field performance measuring apparatus for farm implement(Patent filled) and Technology certified by ICAR

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Agriculture Today Group Young Scientist Award (2023) for significant contribution in precision agriculture and sensor based plant disease detection.
  1. ISAE Distinguished Service Award (2022)
  1. AIASA Young Scientist Award (2021)
  1. 2022: ISTE National Award for Guidance to Best M.Tech Thesis 2021: ISTE National Award for Guidance to Best M.Tech Thesis
  1. 2016 : ISAE TAFE Gold Medal for Outstanding Ph.D. 2012: ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech Thesis in Agricultural Engineering