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Prasad Hari K.S.
K.S. Prasad Hari Professor suryafce[at]iitr.ac.in +91 - 1332 - 285405
Areas of Interest
  • Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering , Hydraulic Model Studies, Ground Water Modelling, Parameter Estimation, Stochastic Hydrology
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
19982001LecturerUniversity of Roorkee
20012001Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Roorkee
20012007Assistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20072012Associate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2012Till dateProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.TechCivil Engg.J N T University Andhra Pradesh1987
M.E.Hydromechanics and Water ResourcesIndian Institute of Science Bangalore1990
Ph.D.Water ResourcesIndian Institute of Science Bangalore1996
Memberships
  • Indian Society for Hydraulics, Life Member
  • International Association of Hydrologists (IAHS), UK, Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Seepage Analysis Aided Optimal Design of Homogeneous Earth DamsAbdul HussainA2000
Seepage and Stability Analyses of Earthen DamsGopi Siddappa, A2003
Modelling of Moisture Uptake by PlantsVijay ShankarA2004
Analysis and Parameter Estimation of Virus Transport in Subsurface Porous MediaDwarikanath RathaA2005
Estimation of Unsaturated Soil ParametersP. N. Chandra MouliA2006
Analysis of Border Strip irrigation and Estimation of Infiltration ParametersShobha RamA2003
Soil Moisture Uptake by Plants under Saline IrrigationC. P. DevathaA2005
Effect of Soil and Vegetation Characteristics on ENVISAT – ASAR BackscatterKamal KumarA2008
Routing of Suspended Sediment Through Gravel Bed Rivers Nilav Kumar KarnaA2011
Studies on Factors Affecting Vermifiltration for Wastwater TreatmentTarun KumarA2010
Study on Deep Percolation from Surface IrrigationSamuel Dagalo HatiyeA2012
Effect of Infiltration on Sediment Transport in Irrigated ChannelsKapil RohillaA2011
Impact of Climate Change on Irrigation Scheduling and Crop YieldKaushika G SO2013
Solute Dynamic in Root Zone Under Irrigated Saline RegimesSatendra KumarO2014
Modeling Root Water Uptake: Identification of Root Water Uptake and Soil Hydraulic ParametersIckkshaanshu SonkarO2015
Books Authored

Book Chapters

River Bank Filtration, C S P Ojha, K S H Prasad, Vijay P Singh and A K Thakur, 2017, Hand Book of Applied Hydrology, Chapter 147, McGraw Hill Education, ISBN: 978-0-07-183509-1, MHID: 0-07-1835091 

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Water Balance and Water Productivity of Rice Paddy in unpuddled Sandy Loam Soil.”Springer, Hatiye, S.D., Hari Prasad, K.S., and Ojha, C.S.P., Sustain. Water Resour. Manag., doi. 10.1007/s40899-016-0076-1, (in press).
  2. Effect of Infiltration on Sediment Transport in irrigated Channels Rohilla, K.,  Hari Prasad, K.S., and Ojha, C.S.P. 2016. ASCE Journal of Irri. And Drain., doi:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001018
  3. Study of deep percolation in paddy fields using drainage-type lysimeters under varying regimes of water application. Hatiye, S.D., Hari Prasad, K.S. and Ojha, C.S.P. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engg.  doi:10.1080/09715010.2016.1228086.
  4. Evaluating Irrigation Scheduling Efficiency of Paddy Rice and Berseem Fodder Crops in Sandy Loam Soil. Hatiye, S.D., Hari Prasad K.S., Ojha, C.S.P., Kaushika, G.S., and Adeloye, A.J. 2015. Irrigat Drainage Sys Eng., 4:147. doi:10.4172/2168-9768.1000147.  
  5. Estimation and Characterization of Deep Percolation from Rice and Berseem Fields Using Lysimeter Experiments on Sandy Loam Soil-Case Study. Hatiye, S.D., Hari Prasad, K.S., Ojha, C.S.P., and Adeloye, A.J. 2016. ASCE J. Hydrol. Eng., 21(5), 05016006. doi.org/10.1061/ (ASCE) HE.1943-5584.0001365.
  6. Substrate removal kinetics and performance assessment of a vermifilter bioreactor under organic shock load conditions, Kumar, T., Singh, N., Prasad, K.S.H. 2016. Water Science and Technology. 74(5):1177-84.
  7. A comparative study on vermifiltration using epigeic earthworm Eisenia fetida and Eudrilus eugeniae. Kumar, T., Rajpal A., Arora, S., Bhargava R., Prasad, K.S.H. 2016. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57(14), 6347-54.
  8. Performance evaluation of vermifilter at different hydraulic loading rate using river bed material. Kumar, T., Rajpal A., Bhargava R., Prasad, K.S.H. 2014. Ecol. Eng.  62, 77-82.
  9. Evaluation of vermifiltration process using natural ingredients for effective wastewater treatment. Kumar, T., Bhargava, R., Prasad, K.S.H., Pruthi, V. 2015. Ecol. Eng. 75, 370-377.
  10. Geostatistical analysis of soil moisture distribution in a part of Solani River catchment,  Kamal Kumar,  M. K. Arora and K. S. Hari Prasad, 2014, Applied Water Science, DOI 10.1007/s13201-014-0202-x.
  11. Study of water cloud model vegetation descriptors in estimating soil moisture, Kamal Kumar, K. S. Hari Prasad and M. K. Arora, 2014. Hydrological Processes, DOI:10.1002/hyp.10344.
  12. Nondimensional Relatinship for Root Water Uptake in Crops, Vijay Shankar, Rao S. Govindaraju, C. S. P. Ojha and K. S. Hari Prasad, 2013, Journal of Irri. And Drain., ASCE, 139(11):961-964.
  13. Optimizing Water Use In Irrigation – A Review, Vijay Shankar, K. S. Hari Prasad, C. S. P. Ojha and Rao S Govindaraju, 2013, Journal of Indian Institute of Science, 93(2):209-226.
  14. Pathogen Transport in Groundwater – Estimation of Transport Parameters, Ritesh Agrawal, Nitin Nandwani and K. S. Hari Prasad,  2013, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engg., Taylor and Francis, 19(3): 250-256.
  15. Effect of Hydraulic conductivity on soil moisture uptake under saline conditions for wheat crop, C. P. Devatha, C. S. P. Ojha, K S. Hari Prasad and Arun Kumar, T., 2013, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engg., Taylor and Francis, 19(2): 111-120.
  16. A model for nonlinear water uptake parameter, Vijay Shankar, K. S. Hari Prasad, C. S. P. Ojha and Rao S Govindaraju, 2012, Journal of Irri. And Drain., ASCE, 138(10):905-917.
  17. Virus Transport through unsaturated zone: Analysis and Parameter Identification, C. S. P. Ojha, K. S. Hari Prasad, D. N. Ratha and Rao Y Surampalli, 2012, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE 16(2): 96-105.
  18. Estimation of water cloud model vegetation parameters by genetic algorithms, Kamal Kumar, K. S. Hari Prasad and M. K. Arora, 2012, Hydrological Sciences Journal, UK, 57(4): 776-789.
  19. Estimation of border strip soil hydraulic parameters , Shobha Ram, K. S. Hari Prasad, Ajai Gairola, M. K. Jose and M. K. Trivedi, 2012, Journal of Irri. And Drain., ASCE, 138(6): 493-502.
  20. Identification of virus transport parameters in groundwater: Data errors and bias, K. S. Hari Prasad, D. N. Ratha and C. S. P. Ojha, 2012, Journal of Hydro Environment Research, Elsevier, 6, 41-50.
  21. Estimation of Unconfined Aquifer Parameters by Genetic Algorithms, M. Rajesh, Deepak Kashyap and K. S. Hari Prasad 2010, Hydrological Sciences Journal, UK, 55(3):403-413.
  22. A Variably Saturated Numerical Model for Seepage and Stability Analyses of an Embankment Dam with a Central Core K.S. Hari Prasad, C.S.P.Ojha, Gopi Siddappa and I.A. Abdul Hussain, 2010, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, USA, 4(1):139-150.
  23. Estimation of Unsaturated Hydraulic Parameters from Infiltration and Internal Drainage Experiments, K. S. Hari Prasad, C. S. P. Ojha, P. N. Chandramouli and Chandra A. Madramootoo, 2010, Journal of Irri. And Drain., ASCE, 136(11), 766-773.
  24. Analysis of Virus Transport in Groundwater and Identification of Transport Parameters, D. N. Ratha, K. S. Hari Prasad and C. S. P. Ojha, 2009, ASCE Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management, 13(2), 98-109.
  25. Evaluation of  a Non Linear Root Water Uptake Model, C. S. P. Ojha, K. S. Hari Prasad,Vijay Shankar and C. A. Madramootoo, 2009, Journal of Irri. And Drai., ASCE, 135(3), 303-311.
  26. Crop coefficient calibration of Maize and Indian Mustard in a semi Arid Region, Vijay Shankar, C. S. P. Ojha and K. S. Hari Prasad, 2009, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 67-84.
  27.  Evaluation of FAO Recommended Crop Coefficients for Maize and Wheat in a semi arid region of India, Vijay Shankar, C. S. P. Ojha and K. S. Hari Prasad, 2009, Journal of Soil and Water Sciences, 29(1) 52-62.
  28. Estimation of Partially Penetrated Aquifer Parameters from Pumping Test Data by Genetic Algorithm Optimization Technique, Alemayehu Shitaye A., Ojha C. S. P. and  Hari Prasad K. S., 2009, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engg. 32(3-4) 221-240.
  29. Seepage Modeling Assisted Optimal Design of a Homogeneous Earth Dam: Procedure Evolution,  Abdul Hussain, I. A., Kashyap, D. and Hari Prasad, K. S., 2007, Journal of Irri. And Drai., ASCE, 133(2), 116-130.
  30. A Finite Volume Model for the Solution of the Advection – Dispersion Equation, Dwarikanatha Ratha, K. S. Hari Prasad and C. S.P. Ojha, 2007, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 13(2),122-135
  31. A Finite Element Numerical Model for Analysis of Unsaturated Flow In Layered Soils:  K. S. Hari Prasad, I. A. Abdul Hussain and Jitendra Singh, 2007 Water and Energy International, 64(4), 40-46.
  32. Optimal Well Location in a River Bank Filtration System, Hari Prasad, K. S., Grsichek, T., Ojha C. S. P., Ray, C. and Patne M. M., 2007, IWWA Journal, XXXIX (4): 303-311.
  33. Transient Seepage Analysis of an Earth Dam: Sensitivity to Anisotropy and Soil Properties, 2006, Gopi Siddappa, Hari Prasad, K. S., Ojha, C. S. P., Abdul Hussain, I. A. and Pradeep Bhargava, Dam Engineering Journal, UK, Vol. XVI(4):281-292
  34. Stability Analysis of an Earth Dam Based on Transient Seepage Analysis, Gopi Siddappa, Ojha, C. S. P., Hari Prasad, K. S., Abdul Hussain, I. A. and Pradeep Bhargava, 2006, Dam Engineering Journal, UK, XVII, Issue 2, 175-192.
  35. MacCormack Scheme Based Numerical Solution of Advection – Dispersion Equation, Pradeep Verma, Hari Prasad, K. S. and Ojha, C. S. P., 2006, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 12(1):27-38.
  36. A Simple Numerical Model for Assessment of Groundwater Recharge, K. S. Hari Prasad, M. S. Mohan Kumar, M. Sekhar and B. Chandra Sekhar, 2005, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, 25(1): 49-60.
  37. Analysis of Saturated – Unsaturated Flow near a Pumping Well in an Aquifer -  Water Table Aquitard System, Hari Prasad K. S., Mohan Kumar, M. S. and Sekhar M. 2005, Hydrology Journal, 28(1-2):19-31.
  38. Stochastic Analysis of Solute Transport in Soils, Hari Prasad K. S., Mohan Reddy M. M. and  Ojha, C. S. P. 2004, Hydrology Journal,  27(3-4):29-40.
  39. Modelling of Pore Water Pressure Distribution in an Earthen Dam and Evaluation of its Slope Stability, 2004,Abdul Hussain, I. A., Hari Prasad, K. S. and Kashyap, D.  Dam Engineering Journal, UK, Vol. XV(3), 197-217
  40. Estimation of Unsaturated Soil Parameters : Effects of Data Errors and Choice of Objective Function, Hari Prasad K. S., Trivedi M. K. and Agrawal K. K., 2003, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 9 (1), 46-60.
  41. Modelling Flow Through Unsaturated Zone : Sensitivity to Unsaturated Soil Properties, Hari Prasad K. S., Mohan Kumar M. S. and Sekhar M., 2001, Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, 26(6), 517-528.
  42. A Priori Identifiability of Unsaturated Soil Parameters, Ghidaoui M. S. and Hari Prasad K. S., 2000, Journal of Irri. And Drai., ASCE, 126(3), 163-171.