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
|2016-01-01||Ongoing||DST-INSPIRE Faculty||IIT Roorkee, Roorkee|
|2016-01-01||Assistant Professor||National Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim|
|2010-01-01||5 years||Senior Research Fellow||IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur|
|2010-01-01||Research Associate||IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur|
|2008-01-01||1 year||Graduate Research Assistant||University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA|
|2004-01-01||1 year||Assistant Engineer (Structural)||M. N. Dastur & Co. Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata|
|2016-01-01||Faculty In-charge, Dept. of Civil Engineering||National Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim|
|2016-01-01||Faculty In-charge, Construction and Maintenance Activities||National Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim|
|2016-01-01||Member, Innovation Cell||National Institute of Technology Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim|
Honors and Awards
|DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award||Department of Science and Technology (DST), GoI||2016|
|Crescent City Doctoral Scholarship||University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA||2020|
|Ph.D.||Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering)||IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur||2015|
|M.S.||Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering)||University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA||2009|
|M.Tech.||Environmental Science and Engineering||IIT Bombay, Powai||2007|
|B.E.||Civil Engineering||IIEST, Shibpur (erstwhile BESUS)||2004|
Sponsored Research Projects
|Topic||Funding Agency||Start Date||Period|
|Monitoring, Modelling and Forecasting of SM at Regional Scale to Assess Impact of CC on AP Met.||DST, GoI||2016-01||Ongoing|
|DPR Appraisal for Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in 6 cities and 1 landfill in Sikkim||UDHD, Govt. of Sikkim||2016-01||4 years 6 months|
Participation in seminars
|2nd Hydrology, Ocean, and Atmosphere Conference (HOAC)||Beijing, China||Chinese Academy of Sciences||2014-01|
|HYDRO-2012: Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering||IIT Bombay, Powai||ISH and Dept. of Civil Engg., IIT Bombay||2012-01|
|Annual Conference, Indian Environmental Association||Goa, India||Indian Environmental Association||2006-01|
- American Geophysical Union (AGU), Member
- Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA), Member
- American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Engineering Hydrology||CEN-204||B.Tech. 2nd year||Spring|
|Fluid Mechanics||CEN-108||B.Tech. 1st Year||Spring|
|Channel Hydraulics||CEN-205||B.Tech. 2nd year||Autumn|
|Water Resources Engineering||CEN-412||B.Tech. 3rd year||Autumn|
|Practical Problem||CEN-300||B.Tech. 3rd year||Spring|
|Training Seminar||CEN-499||B.Tech. 4th year||Autumn|
Projects and Thesis Supervised
|Title of Project||Names of Students|
|Hydraulic Study of Atmospheric Boundary Layer||G. Anvesh Kumar|
|2-D Modelling of ABL||Kalpit Verma|
|2-D Modelling of ABL using Python||Kuldeep Chaudhary|
Research Scholar Groups
|Debela Kassaye||Heat and water transport in unsaturated soil zone|
|Kalpit Verma||2D Simulation of Atmospheric Boundary Layer|
|G. Anvesh Kumar||1D Model of Atmospheric Boundary Layer|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Date|
|Three Dimensional Simulation Model for Atmospheric Turbulence||Shikhar Upadhyay||O||2017-01|
|Invited for Oral Presentation in 2016 International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE2016)||School of Env. Sci. and Engg., Shandong University, China||2016-01|
Courses or Conferences Organised
|Conference Name||Sponsored By||Date|
|Solution for Global Warming: One Day Symposium for Innovations in Solving Problems of Global Warming||ONGC, India and R&D Cell, IIT Bombay||2007-01|
|International Conference on Geomatics in Civil Engineering||ISRO||2018-01|
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.