Sarit Kumar Das - Department of Civil Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Sarit Kumar Das
Sarit Kumar Das DST INSPIRE faculty sarit.kdas@ce.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Atmospheric Boundary Layer / Planetary Boundary Layer, Sensitivity of changes in lower boundary on average depth of ABL, Hydrometeorological Simulation of Essential Climate Variables, Simulation of land-surface parameters using hydro-climatic inputs, Semi-parametric Approach for Analytical Simulation, Advance Simulation Tools, such as, Dynamic Copula, Entropy, Fractal Geometry scheme
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2016-01-01OngoingDST-INSPIRE FacultyIIT Roorkee, Roorkee
2016-01-01Assistant ProfessorNational Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim
2010-01-015 years Senior Research FellowIIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur
2010-01-01Research AssociateIIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur
2008-01-011 year Graduate Research AssistantUniversity of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
2004-01-011 year Assistant Engineer (Structural)M. N. Dastur & Co. Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2016-01-01Faculty In-charge, Dept. of Civil EngineeringNational Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim
2016-01-01Faculty In-charge, Construction and Maintenance ActivitiesNational Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim
2016-01-01Member, Innovation CellNational Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
DST-INSPIRE Faculty AwardDepartment of Science and Technology (DST), GoI2016
Crescent City Doctoral ScholarshipUniversity of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA2020
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering)IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur2015
M.S.Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering)University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA2009
M.Tech.Environmental Science and EngineeringIIT Bombay, Powai2007
B.E.Civil EngineeringIIEST, Shibpur (erstwhile BESUS) 2004
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Monitoring, Modelling and Forecasting of SM at Regional Scale to Assess Impact of CC on AP Met.DST, GoI2016-01Ongoing
DPR Appraisal for Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in 6 cities and 1 landfill in SikkimUDHD, Govt. of Sikkim2016-014 years 6 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
2nd Hydrology, Ocean, and Atmosphere Conference (HOAC)Beijing, ChinaChinese Academy of Sciences2014-01
HYDRO-2012: Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental EngineeringIIT Bombay, PowaiISH and Dept. of Civil Engg., IIT Bombay2012-01
Annual Conference, Indian Environmental AssociationGoa, IndiaIndian Environmental Association2006-01
Memberships
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU), Member
  • Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA), Member
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Engineering HydrologyCEN-204B.Tech. 2nd yearSpring
Fluid MechanicsCEN-108B.Tech. 1st YearSpring
Channel HydraulicsCEN-205B.Tech. 2nd yearAutumn
Water Resources EngineeringCEN-412B.Tech. 3rd yearAutumn
Practical ProblemCEN-300B.Tech. 3rd yearSpring
Training SeminarCEN-499B.Tech. 4th yearAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Hydraulic Study of Atmospheric Boundary LayerG. Anvesh Kumar
2-D Modelling of ABLKalpit Verma
2-D Modelling of ABL using PythonKuldeep Chaudhary
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Debela KassayeHeat and water transport in unsaturated soil zone
Kalpit Verma2D Simulation of Atmospheric Boundary Layer
G. Anvesh Kumar1D Model of Atmospheric Boundary Layer
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Three Dimensional Simulation Model for Atmospheric TurbulenceShikhar UpadhyayO2017-01
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionDate
Invited for Oral Presentation in 2016 International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE2016)School of Env. Sci. and Engg., Shandong University, China2016-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Solution for Global Warming: One Day Symposium for Innovations in Solving Problems of Global WarmingONGC, India and R&D Cell, IIT Bombay2007-01
International Conference on Geomatics in Civil EngineeringISRO2018-01
Self appraisal - For live discussion, please meet me online on Skype. Skype Name: envocrazy
Refereed Journal Papers

Papers in International Journals

Upadhyay, S., Das, S. K. and Ojha, C. S. P. (2019). Probabilistic Comparison between Turbulence Closure Model and Bulk Richardson Number Approach for ABL Height Estimation using Copula. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 87, 101094, DOI:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2019.05.003.

Pal, M., Maity, R., Suman, M., Das, S. K., Patel, P., and Srivastava, H. S. (2017). Satellite-Based Probabilistic Assessment of Soil Moisture Using C-Band Quad-Polarized RISAT1 Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (3), 1351-1362, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2623378.

Das, S. K. and Maity, R.  (2015). A hydrometeorological approach for probabilistic simulation of monthly soil moisture under bare and crop land conditions. AGU Water Resources Research, 51 (4), 2336–2355, DOI:10.1002/2014WR016043.

Das, S. K. and Maity, R. (2014). On the Application of ProbabilisticHydrometeorological Simulation of Soil Moisture across Different Stations in India. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 2, 159-169, DOI: 10.4236/gep.2014.23021.

Das, S. K. and Maity, R. (2014). Potential of Probabilistic Hydrometeorological Approach for Precipitation-Based Soil Moisture Estimation. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 20(4), ISSN 1084-0699/04014056(14).

 

Papers in National Journals

Das, S. K. and Maity, R. (2013). Probabilistic Simulation of Surface Soil Moisture UsingHydrometeorological Inputs. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 19(3), DOI:10.1080/09715010.2013.798907.

 

Papers/Posters in International Conferences

Upadhyay, S., Das, S. K. and Ojha, C. S. P., 2019. Copula-based Statistical Comparison between Turbulence Closure-based Model and Bulk-Richardson Number-based Model for Estimation of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height in India. Accepted for HYDRO-2012. Organized by Osmania University, Hyderabad and Indian Society of Hydraulics at Osmania University, Hyderabad, Dec. 18-20, 2019.

Pal, M., Suman, M., Das, S. K. and Maity, R., 2017. Probabilistic Assessment of Soil Moisture using C-band Quad-polarized Remote Sensing Data from RISAT1, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, April 23–28, 2017.

Das, S. K. and Maity, R., 2016. Copula-based Probabilistic Estimation of Soil Moisture and its Potential Application in Air Pollution Meteorology, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 12-16, 2016 (Oral Presentation).

Das, S. K. and Maity, R., 2014. On the Application of Probabilistic Hydrometeorological Simulation of Soil Moisture across different Stations in India, 2nd Hydrology, Ocean, and Atmosphere Conference (HOAC), Beijing, June 13-15, 2014 (Oral Presentation).

Mahindrakar, A. B., Das, S. K., Asolekar, S. R. and Kura, B. 2008. Ship Breaking Industry in India: Assessment of Opportunities and Challenges, ACE, AWMA, Portland, Oregon, 2008.

 

Papers/Posters in National Conferences

Das, S. K. and Maity, R., 2012. Probabilistic Simulation of Surface Soil Moisture Using Hydrometeorological Inputs. HYDRO-2012: Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering; organized by IIT Bombay and Indian Society of Hydraulics at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Dec 7-8, 2012 (Oral Presentation).

Das, S. K., Mahindrakar, A. B.,and Asolekar, S. R., 2006. Status of Hazardous Waste Management in Indian Ship Breaking Industry at Annual Conference, Indian Environmental Association, Goa, 2006.

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