Dr. Kamal Jain received his B.E. (Hons) in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani in 1984, M.E. in Advance surveying and photogrammetry from University of Roorkee in 1986. He joined as lecturer in Department of Civil Engineering at University of Roorkee in Jan 1985. Presently Dr. Kamal Jain is a professor in Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee. He performs a broad spectrum of functions, not merely teaching but also at the forefront of cutting-edge research. His research interests include surveying, photogrammetry, GIS, Remote Sensing, 3D City Modeling, embedded product development, Software and Mobile Development. His expertise has been recognized both at international, nation and regional level. He enjoys mentoring students and helping to create a learning environment that is both challenging and congenial. He has guided more than 100 post graduate dissertation along with number of major and minor projects. He has published more than 150 papers in international journals/conferences. He holds life membership of Indian National Cartography Association (INC A), Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian National Trust For Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Indian Society of Geomatics and Asian Society of Remote Sensing. He serves as a reviewer for number of conferences, journals and academic encyclopedias. Dr. Jain has also served on numerous conference program committees.