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Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar Professor akumafah[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285821
Areas of Interest
  • Planning, Investigation and Designs of SHP, Energy Economics and Policy, Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Award of ExcellenceHimalaya Power Producers Association2017
Eminent Engineer AwardThe Institution of Engineers (India) Dehradun2017
Director of NHPC Ltd.Govt. of IndiaNov 2015
Chair Professor (Renewable Energy)IITR2013, 2015
Uttarakhand Excellent Engineer AwardThe Institution of Engineers (India) Dehradun2015
Coordinating Lead Author-Special Report on Renewable EnergyIntergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) for Hydro power Geneve2009
Surya AwardIIRDSS, Delhi2000
FellowshipNORAD ( Norwegian Government)1988
Cash your ideas AwardCBIP1991
FellowshipUGC1979
National ScholarshipGovt. of India1973
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee (University of Roorkee)1979
M.E.CivilIISCIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore1981
DiplomaHydro Power DevelopmentNTH (now NTNU), Trondheim (Norway)1989
PhdHydro Power DevelopmentIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2008
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
July 2013continueChair Professor (Renewable Energy)AHEC
19982011HeadAHEC
Sep 2001Nov 2015Chief Scientific OfficerAHEC
19901998Dy DirectorSTEP
20082013MemberSRIC board
19821985Residentail WardenGanga Bhawan
Memberships
  • American Society of Civil Engineers(M-1023418), Member
  • American Water Works Association(M-01081163), Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (M-100173557), Member
  • International Association for Hydro – Environment Engineering and Research (M- 43744), Member
  • Institution of Engineers (India) ( F-015964-2), Fellow (Life)
  • Indian Water Resources Society (F-1103), Fellow (Life)
  • Indian Water Works Association, Fellow (Life)
  • Indian Hydraulic Society (F-758), Fellow (Life)
  • International Association of Hydraulic Research (CN-9943), Member
  • Indian Association of Hydrologists (LM-170), Member (Life)
  • Solar Energy Society of India (LM-1136/2005), Member (Life)
  • Indian National Hydropower Association (INHA/LIFE/013), Life member
  • Central Board of Irrigation and Power (ILM-73), Individual Life Member
  • Institution of Public Health Engineers, India (LF 734), Life Fellow
  • Planning Commission, Sub-Committee on R&D Research, Design and Development in Renewable Energy, 2006, Member
  • Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurship Activity (TIEDA) of IIT Roorkee since Dec 2010, Member
  • Planning Commission, Sub-Committee on rivers, lakes and aquifer for 11th plan , 2006, Member
  • 12th Plan proposals preparation for Small Hydro sub group of MNRE (2011), Member
  • Hydro Power seminar, ASSOCHAM and Royal Norwegian Embassy, 2006, Chairman
  • Expert Committee of MoEF for Srinagar Project, (Apr-May, 2013), Member
  • Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (2006 - 2011), Member (Advisory Committee)
  • Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Govt. of India (1997 on wards), Member (Convener)
  • Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) Committee 15.4 on Small Hydro (1984-92), Member (Alternate)
  • Committee for examining the special issue to Varanasi sewage on river Ganga constituted by MoEF 2010, Member
  • Governing Council of Skill Council for Green Jobs since 2015, Member
  • International Scientific Committee constituted by MoEF for World Lake Congress, 2007, Member
  • Project Executive Committee of UNDP-GEF Hilly Hydro Project, MNES, Govt. of India (1995-99), Member
  • Committee for State S+T Intervention Projects, DST, Govt. of India, 2007, Member, Expert member
  • Project Implementation Committee of UNDP-GEF Hilly Hydro Project, MNES, Govt. of India (1998-2000), Member
  • Consultative committee for mid-term evaluation of MoEF constituted by Planning Commission 2009, Member
  • Committee for selection of site for IIT Patna from hydrology aspects, Member, Expert member
  • Purchase Committee of UNDP GEF Hilly Hydro Project, MNES, Govt of India (1998 -2000), Member
  • Uttarakhand State Environment Impact of Hydropower Proj Committee constituted by UK Govt Since 2008, Member
  • Standing Committee for Border area Illumination, Govt. of India, MNRE 2008, Member
  • Examination of Small Hydropower site offers constituted by Uttarakhand Government (2008 till date), Member
  • Renewable Energy Cell of UP State Govt., Aug 2000, Member
  • FICCI Renewable Energy Committee 2009, Member
  • International Council for Science Regional Office for Asia & the Pacific Kualalumpur (Malaysia) 2008, Member
  • Committee constituted by MNES for village hydro cost estimation, 2004, Chairman
  • IREDA (Jul 2000-03), Nominee Director
  • Rural Electrification Committee of Uttaranchal, Aug 2001, Member
  • Project Evaluation Committee of Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam, Jul 2002, Member
  • CII - GBC Godrej Renewable Energy Committee, 2003, Member
  • Uttaranchal State Committee for CDM Projects, 2005, Member
  • Committee for Examining the issues of Loharinag Pala hydro project constituted by MoEF 2010 and 2011, Member
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Development of SHP on Existing Facilities in Eastern MaharashtraSh. Surendra Pimparkhedkar
Automated Test System for Efficiency of Turbine and GeneratorSh. Abhinay Mohan
Rural Electrification Model Based on Integrated Renewable Energy systemsSh. Braj Bhushan
Model Testing for SHP Hydro TurbinesSh. Debasis Mitra
Field Testing of Hydro Mechanical Equipments of SHP StationsSh. Prakash Mishra
Development of a model for testing of SHP electro mechanical machinesSh. M. Bala Subrah- manyam
Modeling of hydraulic transients in small hydropower plant operationSh. Medidi V.M. Kishore
Energy modeling for off grid electrification of clusters of villagesSh. Prasant Kumar Das
Performance & Design of Transmission and Distribution System in Rural AreasSh. Rakesh Sharma
Renewable Energy Development of Andhra Pradesh using GIS softwareShri D. Ravindra Naik
Flow Analysis of a SHP stationShri K. Sridhar Reddy
Water quality assessment and conservation of Umkhrah riverSh. Bantehsonglang Blahwar
Quality improvements in wind energy generationSh. Shrinivas U. Jawdekar
Performance Evaluation of Hydro Turbine Using CFD AnalysisSh. Anil Kumar
Conservation of Thane Creek and Ulhas River EstuarySh. Vinay Nikam
Performance Evaluation of Hydro Turbine Using CFDSh. Anil Kumar
River Conservation Plan For River Cauvery From Mettur Dam to ErodeSh. T. Natarajan
GIS Based Asset Management of Transmission & Distribution SystemSh. Janmejay Upadhyay
Resource Recovery From Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs)Sh. D. Suresh Kumar
Flow Analysis of Multipurpose Low Capacity Turbines Using CFDSh. Khalid Razi
Optimum design of low head small hydro power plantSh. P. Satya Naga Harshada
Internet based small hydro plant databaseSh. Gaurav Bhatiwada
Transmission pricing under open accessSh. Mohan K.S. Rao Potala
GIS based master plan of small hydro power for Maharashtra stateSh. Bhale Ganesh Shankarrao
Rural electrification expansion under CDMSh. Nitesh Kumar Srivastava
CFD based flow analysis of hilly small hydropower stationSh. Sanjay Kumar Sh. V K Jain
Evaluation and Sensitivity analysis of small hydro policy of different statesSh. Devesh Goyal
Conservation plan for lakes in West BengalSh. Diganta Maity
Conservation plan for Kshipra riverSh. Yogendra Kumar Giri
Sensitivity of different clearances in SHP developmentSh. Panugothu Ramaswamy
Conservation plan of Anshupa LakeSh. Biranchi Narayan Das
Web based monitoring of electricity distribution systemSh. Santosh Ghosh
Cost effective hydropower generationSh. Suresh Kumar Vengali
Conservation of Noyyal River in Tamil NaduSh. Nallathambi Kannammal
Hydro Turbine Efficiency Measurement By Thermodynamic MethodSh. Patil Shantaram Subhash
Impact of JNNURM on Ganga River at HaridwarSh. Chandra Bhan
Technical and Financial Evaluation of Automation of Shp StationsMs. Anubhuti Agarwal
Impact Analysis Of Conservation Works Of Hussainsagar Lake In HyderabadSh. G. Deepak Kumar
Erosion Analysis of Hydro Turbine MaterialsSh. Kuldeep Singh Shekhawat
Economic Analysis of Silt Erosion In Hydro TurbinesSh. Rahul Sinha
Scheduling of Wind-Pumped Storage Hydro Power PlantsSh. Kiran Kumar Dondapati
Turbine Efficiency Measurement By Thermodynamic MethodSh. Sasank Sekhar Patnaik
Design of Smart off Grid Energy SystemSh. M.D. Farman
Optimal selection of low head hydro turbineSh. Amit Kumar
Impact of hydro projects on water qualitySh. Sravan Kumar Kota
Economic analysis of automation of small hydropower plantsSh. Pise Prafulla Krishnant
City sanitation planSh. Rafik Abdelfatah
Performance Evaluation of Desilting Devices For SHP sitesSh. Gurdeep Singh
Smart Grid Application in Nigerian Electric Power GridSh. Temitope Aremu
Environmental Management Plan of River BrahmaniSh. Prasanta Kar
Analysis of Sediment Monitoring TechniquesSh. Nitin Swarnkar
Bioremediation for Conservation of lakesSh. Neeraj Gahlawat
Hydropower Development in LaosSh. Sybounheuang Phimmasenh
Hydropower at drinking water supply schemeSh. Ritesh Partro
City sanitation plan for the city of Dhanbad, JharkhandMs. Aparna Dutta
Investigation on inflated weirsSh. Shahid ul Islam
Cumulative Impact Assessment of Development on River Ganga from Haridwar to GarhSh. Mohit Chaudhary
Optimal combination of desilting devices for Small HydropowerMs. Shiri Dhiman
Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco SystemSh. Prashant Singh
Performance Analysis and design of the Fish PassesSh. Nikunj Tomar
Pumped Storage Hydropower in India and its Integration with Renewable EnergySh. Mantosh Kumar Pandey
Integrated Water Resources Management of a River Stretch using GIS & Ground Water Flow ModelingSh. Pooran Singh Patwal
Analysis of Disinfection Systems for Waste-water Treatment with Special Reference to THMMs. Surbhi Tak
Analysis and ptimum design of Forebay TankSh. Santosh Chaudhary
Optimum planning and computer aided design of small hydro power systemsSh. Sarthak Atul
Investigations on impact of River Sediment on Hydropower DevelopmentSh. Udit Batra
Conservation Plan for Adyar RiverSh. Karthik Kumar C
Comparative analysis of Energy and Water use in Irrigation Practices and water availability for otheMs. Vineet Kaur
Cumulative Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro Projects on EcosystemMs. Vaishali
Policy Development of Renewable Energy in South SudanMs. Victoria Apiou Benjamin Ajongo
SHP Development in West AfricaSh. Eliezer Mawuli Ahorlu
Performance evaluation of SHP development in NepalSh. Sagar Shrestha
Performance Evaluation of Hydrokinetic TurbinesSh. Anand P.J.
Comparative Analysis of Hydrocyclone With Vortex Settling Basin and Settling BasinSh. Harihar Bhatta
Assessment and Mapping of SHP Potential in Zambia using GISSh. Karsten Matabishi Mulenga
Impact Analysis of Environmental Flow and Economic and Financial Analysis - OngoingSh. Bhargab Das Sharma
Urban Wastewater ManagementSh. Krishna Kumar Yadav
Pump Storage and its integration with renewable energy sourcesMs. Jyoti Gupta
Performance Evaluation of Trench WeirsSh. Naman Arora
Optimal Power Evacuation for Hydro Projects In NepalSh. Shaligram Bhandari
Parametric Study of SHP - OngoingSh. Ayush Sharma
Siphon Intake for SHP - OngoingSh. Gautam Narula
City Sanitation Plan of KhartoumMs. Walaa Abdalhalim Ahmed
Hydraulic transient analysis for small hydropowerSh. Manoj Kumar
Planning access to hydropower projectsSh. Raju Mandal
Risk Assessment in Hydro Power ProjectsSh. Anjan Mahajan
Economic Supporting Structure Design for Canal Top Solar EnergySh. Karthick Ramanathan K
Study of Technical Parametric in different Hydropower schemes in Nepal - OngoingSh. Guja Raj Khanal
Active Power Control of Photovoltaic Systems and Electric Vehicle Charge Optimization - OngoingMs. Puja Saha
Impact of Riverfront Development Including Weed and Solid Waste ManagementSh. Mohit Gupta
Assessment of Assimilative Capacity of a River for Pollution LoadsSh. Sohil Sisodiya
Multi-Storey Decentralized Waste Water Treatment PlantSh. Anurag Mishra
Impacts of Urbanization on Water BodiesMs. Maansi Suresh Shah
Modelling of Urban Water ManagementSh. Rajeev Ranjan Rathour
City sanitation plan of Saharanpur - OngoingSh. Naveen Jeet Pal
City Sanitation Plan of Gorakhpur - OngoingSh. Shailesh Kumar Gupta
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Scheduling Of Wind - Hydro Power Under Power MarketJaved DhillonA2010
Green house gas emission from reservoirsKawade Swati ManoharraoA2009
Optimal planning of medium head hydro power projectsMukesh Kumar SinghalA2008
Modelling and simulation of building energy systems using intelligent techniquesVSKV HarishA2012
Impact of Sediment on hydropower plantAnant Kumar RaiA2012
Draft tube design developmentAli AbbasO2013
Penstock design optimizationRahul GargO2014
Renewable energy integrated with pump storageRajesh KumarO2015
Solar generation on water bodies and impact on waterManish KumarO2015
Optimization and prediction of hydropower with other renewable energyAkshita GuptaO2016
Flow Measurement and CalibrationNitin Kumar JhankalO2016
Water Reuse: Feasibility, Sustainability and EconomyKirti GoyalO2018
Unsteady pressure loading in Francis turbineFiroz KhanO2018
Storm water resilienceSaumya AryaO2018
Books Authored

Book/special publication

 

  1. Kumar Arun, Water Conservation Technologies Chapter in Hydraulic Rubber Dam Book, Under Press by Elsevier.
  2. Kumar Arun and Shahid Ul Islam, Inflation and deflation of rubber dam Chapter in Hydraulic Rubber Dam Book, Under Press by Elsevier.
  3. Kumar Arun and Shahid Ul Islam, Life Cycle Assessment of Rubber dam Chapter in Hydraulic Rubber Dam Book, Under Press by Elsevier.
  4. J. Dhillon, A. Kumar and SK Singal, “An Approach for Wind-Pumped Storage Plant Scheduling Under Uncertainty”, Book Chapter No. 8, Application of Geographical Information Systems and Soft Computation Techniques in Water and Waste Water Based Renewable Energy Problems, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., 1st Edition, XIX, pp. 167-190, 2018.
  5. Tak S., Kumar A., (2017), Trihalomethanes Occurrence in Chlorinated Treated Effluents at Sewage Treatment Plants of North-Indian Region. In: Kalamdhad A., Singh J., Dhamodharan K. (Eds.) Advances in Waste Management. Springer, Singapore pp 279-288 
  6. Kumar, A., “Policies for Hydropower development in India”, Chapter in book on Advances in Solar Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 4 (2017) : 283-338, Editors : H. P. Garg, S. K. Singh and T. C. Kandpal Today & Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, New Delhi
  7. Kumar, A., “Benchmark cost for small and large hydropower projects” sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, AHEC IIT Roorkee, August 2015.
  8. Proceeding of International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun, Feb 05-07, 2015, pp 568.
  9. Proceedings on National Workshop on Developing an Strategy for Education and Vocational Training for the Renewable Energy Sector in India at New Delhi, Aug 22, 2014, pp 44.
  10. National Standards/Manuals/Guidelines for SHP Projects 2013

     

    1. General 1.1- Small hydropower definitions and glossary of terms, list and scope of different Indian and international standards/guidelines/manuals
    2. General 1.2 and 2.1 - Planning and Layouts
    3. General 1.3 - Project hydrology and installed capacity
    4. General 1.4 - Reports preparation: reconnaissance, pre-feasibility, feasibility/ detailed project report and as built report
    5. General 1.5 - Project cost estimation
    6. General 1.6 - Economic and financial analysis and tariff determination
    7. General 1.7 - Model contracts for execution and supplies of civil and E&M works
    8. General 1.8 - Project Management of Small Hydroelectric Projects
    9. General 1.9 - Environment Impact Assessment
    10. General 1.10 - Performance evaluation of small hydro power plants
    11. General 1.11 – Renovation, Modernization and Uprating
    12. General 1.12 - Site Investigations
    13. Civil Works 2.2 & 2.3 - Hydraulic and Structure design
    14. Civil Works 2.4 - Maintenance of civil works (including hydro-mechanical)
    15. Civil Works 2.5 - Technical specifications for Hydro Mechanical Works
    16. Electro Mechanical works 3.1 - Selection of Turbine and Governing System
    17. Electro Mechanical works 3.2 - Selection of Generator and Excitation systems
    18. Electro Mechanical works 3.3 – Design of switchyard and selection of equipment, main SLD and layout
    19. Electro Mechanical works 3.4 – Selection of Control, Automation, Protection and Monitoring system
    20. Electro Mechanical works 3.5 – Design of Auxiliary systems and selection of equipments
    21. Electro Mechanical works 3.6 - Technical Specifications for procurement of generating equipments
    22. Electro Mechanical works 3.7 - Technical Specifications for procurement of auxiliaries
    23. Electro Mechanical works 3.8 - Technical Specifications for procurement and installation of switchyard equipment
    24. Electro Mechanical works 3.9 - Technical Specifications for procurement of control, automation, protection and monitoring systems
    25. Electro Mechanical works 3.10 - Power Evacuation and Interconnections with Grid
    26. Electro Mechanical works 3.11 - Operation and maintenance
    27. Electro Mechanical works 3.12 Erection, Testing and Commissioning

     

  11. Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific – Emerging Technologies and Research Priorities, Academy of Science Malaysia, ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, 2010. Chapt 6 Hydropower
  12. Small Hydropower – Initiative and Private Sector Participation (Edition 1 in 1997, Edition 2 in 2001, Edition 3 in 2003).
  13. Guidelines For Preparation Of Project Reports Under National River Conservation Plan And National Ganga River Basin Authority, Ministry Of Environment & Forests, National River Conservation Directorate, New Delhi,  Dec 2010.
  14. HK Verma & Arun Kumar; “Performance Testing of SHP Stations: A Guide for Developers, Manufacturers and Consultants”, Dec 2009.
  15. Kumar Arun presented as Anon ((2009): Status Paper on Ganga, National River Conservation Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt of India 31 p. Aug 2009
  16. Arun Kumar ,”Renewable energy for Industrial application- A case study of India”, A chapter on small hydro, UNIDO, Vienna May 2007
  17. Compendium Of The Expertise And Facilities Of Member Organisations; Water For Welfare – An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand; April 2009
  18. Special  publication on Water Policy and Water Conservation, Water For Welfare – An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008
  19. Special publication on Hydro Power Policies and Guidelines, Water For Welfare – An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008.
  20. Special  publication on Impact of Tehri Dam – Lessons Learnt, Water For Welfare – An Uttarakhand Initiative” Virtual Centre Of Excellence In The Form Of Federation Of Existing Institution For Leveraging Hydro/ Power/ Water Resources In Uttarakhand, March 2008.
  21. Syllabi of Additional Courses for Leveraging Rich Potential of Water and Hydro Resources in Uttaranchal”, Oct. 2006.
  22. “Micro hydro Quality standard”, AHEC IIT Roorkee, Sept 2005
  23. Report of Zonal Plan Activities, Vol I_ main report, Vol II Thematic Maps and Vol III Regional Flow duration models, AHEC IIT Roorkee April 2002
  24. Prepared the draft and final version of the guidelines for Bureau of Indian Standard on the "Preliminary dimensions of small, mini & micro hydro power station and selection of turbines"(draft) as an alternate member of committee on hydropower stations. (Published IS 12800 (part 3):1991).
  25. Special Issue on Small Hydro- Urja Bharati, Journal of Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources as Convener of Publication Advisory Committee (Aug. 1992).
Refereed Journal Papers

Journal Peer reviewed Publication

  1. Epari Ritesh Patro, Thomas J. Voltz, Arun Kumar & Thomas Grischek (2018): Micro-hydropower in drinking water gravity pipelines: a case study in Uttarakhand, India, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2018.1492977, 11 page.
  2. Arora N. and Kumar A. (2018), Performance Analysis of Trench Weirs, Water & Energy International Journal, Vol. 60, No. 11, February 2018, pp 37 – 48.
  3. Rai A K. and Kumar A. (2018), Measurements and Financial Analysis for Hydro-Abrasive Erosion in Hydropower Plants, Journal of International Association for Small Hydro, Volume 7 No. 1 January 2018, pp 3 – 10
  4. Rai A. K. and Kumar A., (2017), Hydro-abrasive erosion in Pelton buckets: Classification and field study, Wear 392 – 393 (2017), pp 8 – 20.
  5. Tak, S. and Kumar, A., 2017. Chlorination disinfection by-products and comparative cost analysis of chlorination and UV disinfection in sewage treatment plants: Indian scenario. Environmental Science and Pollution Research24(34), pp.26269-26278.
  6. Kumar Arun and Kumar Manish (2017), Solar Energy in Irrigation, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol 37, No. 2, April 2017 (special issue)
  7. Kumar Arun, Gandhi B. K. and Kulkarni Praveen Kumar (2017), “Effect of Misalignment of Penstocks on Head Loss”, ASCE, J. Pipeline Syst. Eng. Pract., 2017, 8(4): -1—1.
  8. Harish, V. S. K. V., & Kumar, Arun (2016). A review on modelling and simulation of building energy systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 56, 1272-1292.
  9. Kumar Arun, “Ignored value of Small hydro power projects”, Energy Next, New Delhi, March 2017, pp 25 – 29.
  10. Anant Kr. Rai and Kumar Arun, “Sediment monitoring for hydro-abrasive erosion: A field study from Himalayas, India”, International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems, Vol. 10 (2017) No. 2 (April-June) p. 146-153
  11. Singhal M. K., Kumar Arun, A New Approach for Design of Desilting Tanks for Hydro Power Projects, International Journal of Advanced Renewable Energy Research, Vol. 2, Issue. 9, pp. 13-29, 2016
  12. Mohit Chaudhary M, Saurabh Mishra S and Kumar Arun, Estimation of Water Pollution and Probability of Health Risk Due to Imbalanced Nutrients in River Ganga, India, International Journal of River Basin Management, DOI: 10.1080/15715124.2016.1205078
  13. Shahid ul Islam and Arun Kumar; Inflatable Dams For SHP Projects, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 57 (2016), pp. 945-952
  14. A.K. Rai and Arun Kumar, Analyzing hydro abrasive erosion in Kaplan turbine: A case study from India, Journal of Hydrodynamics, DOI 10.1016/S1001-6058(16)60687-X.
  15. Singh Gurdeep and Kumar Arun;  Performance Evaluation Of Desilting Basins Of Small Hydro Power Projects; ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 22Issue 2, 2016, pp 135 – 141
  16. Harish VSKV and Kumar Arun; Reduced order modeling and parameter identification of a building energy system model through an optimization routine, Applied Energy 162 (2016) 1010–1023
  17. Ali Abbas &  Kumar Arun,Development of draft tube in hydro-turbine: A review , International Journal of Ambient Energyn October 2015 , DOI:10.1080/01430750.2015.1111845
  18. A.K. Rai and Kumar Arun, Continuous Measurement of Suspended Sediment Concentration: Technological Advancement and Future Outlook, Measurement (2015), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.measurement.2015.08.013
  19. Singhal M. K.,  Kumar Arun, Optimum Design of Penstock for Hydro Projects, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2015, pp. 216-226. DOI: 10.11648
  20. Tomar N. and Kumar Arun, “Performance Analysis of Fish Passes at Hydraulic Structures Constructed on River Sutlej”, Water & Energy International Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, May 2015, pp 51 - 61.
  21. Pandey MK. and Kumar Arun, “Pumped Storage Hydropower in India for Integration of Intermittent Renewable Energy”, Water & Energy International Journal, Vol. 58, No. 3, June 2015, pp 49 - 57.
  22. Harish VSKV and Kumar Arun, “Demand side management in India: Action plan, policies and regulations: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 33(2014), pp 613–624
  23. Harish, VSKV; Kumar Arun. Development of a Generic and Simplified Mathematical Model of a Building Space in MATLAB/ Simulink. MR International Journal of Engineering & Technology, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 13-17, june 2018. ISSN 0975-4997. 
  24. Javed Dhillon, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Stochastic approach for providing the operation of Wind and pumped storage under Deregulated Environment”, International Journal of Green Energy: Volume 13Issue 1, 2016  (DOI: 10.1080/15435075.2014.909358)
  25. Dhillon J, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Optimization methods applied for Wind–PSP operation and scheduling under deregulated market: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 30 (2014) 682–700
  26. Dhillon J, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Operation of Wind and Pumped Storage Plant under Deregulated Environment, W & E International (Renewable Energy Section), Water & Energy International, November 2012, pp 30 - 34.
  27. Swarnkar N K, Kumar Arun, Estimation of crane capacity and crane span for  small hydro power house, IASH Journal, International Association For Small Hydro, ISSN: 2250 – 0103/2250-0111, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2013.
  28. Kawade S, Kumar Arun, Sharma M P. (2013), GHG emissions from hydropower reservoirs: Review on CO2 and CH4 emission measurements, International Journal of Applied engineering research, Vol 8, No 9, PP 84-90
  29. Singh Gurdeep and Kumar Arun;  “A Review of Desilting Basins Used in Small Hydropower Plants”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, May 2013, Vol 3, Issue 5, pp 440 – 444.
  30.  Dhillon J, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Operation of Wind and Pumped Storage Plant under Deregulated Environment”, International Journal Water and Energy International, Nov 2012, Vol 69, Issue no. 11, pp  30 – 34.
  31. REN21. 2012. Renewables 2012-Global Status Report: (Paris: REN21 Secretariat).  Arun Kumar: lead Topical Contributor for Hydropower pp 171 May 2012
  32. Kumar, Arun, T. Schei, A. Ahenkorah, R. Caceres Rodriguez, J.‐M. Devernay, M. Freitas, D. Hall, Å. Killingtveit, Z. Liu, 2011: Hydropower. In IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation [O. Edenhofer, R. Pichs‐Madruga, Y. Sokona, K. Seyboth, P. Matschoss, S. Kadner, T. Zwickel, P. Eickemeier, G. Hansen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow (eds)], Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. (Invited)
  33. Arvizu, D., Kumar Arun et al 2011: Technical Summary. In IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. (Invited)
  34. IPCC, 2011: Summary for Policymakers. In: IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. team of authors –Kumar Arun (Invited)
  35. Stubauer, I.,   Kumar Arun, and Moog, O. (2010) The Development of an Assessment System to Evaluate the Ecological Status of Rivers in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: introduction to the special feature, Hydrobiologia, Volume 651, Number 1, September 2010 , pp 1-15.
  36. Sharma M.P., Kumar Arun and Rajvanshi Shalini, “Assessment of Trophic State of Lakes: A Case of Mansi Ganga Lake in India”, J. of Hydro Nepal –Journal of Water, Energy and Environment, Issue No. 6, January 2010, 65-72
  37. Saxena, Praveen, and  Kumar Arun. "Small hydro power development in India."Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, New Delhi (2007).
  38. S. K. Singal, Kumar Arun, D. K. Agarwal, O. D. Thapar, and Manoj Arya,  “Implementation Of Dam Based Small Hydro Power Plant - A Case Study”, IEEMA Journal, XXVII (9), 58- 63 (Sept 2007) (invited)
  39. M.P. Sharma, Shailendra Sharma, Vivek  Goel, Praveen Sharma & Kumar Arun, “ Water Quality Assessment of Behta River using Benthic Macroinvertebrates” Life Science Journal, 3 (4), 2006, pp 67-74.
  40.  Kumar Arun, “SHP-Potential, Technology and Environment”, SHP Development and Programme Worldwide, SHP NEWS, Autumn, 2003
  41. Rees, G.H., Croker, M., Singhal, M.K., Saraf, A.K., Kumar Arun & Others, “Flow Regime Estimation of Small Hydropower Development in Himachal Pradesh”, J. Applied Hydrology, Vol. XV(2), 2002, pp 77-90.
  42. Kumar Arun, “New technology for small hydropower projects”, J. of Power and River Valley Develop Vol. XLVIX 1999 pp 134-141. (Invited)
  43. Kumar Arun, "Cost Effective Civil works as Applicable to Small Hydro Power" RN-SHP, Hangzhou Newsletter for Small Hydropower (Published in issue No. 1,1991).

Congress / Conference publications

  1. Kumar Arun, “River Restoration for Water Availability, Aesthetic and Social Benefits”, International Conference on Ecosystem Responses to Global Environmental Changes and Their Impact (ERGECI), Feb 16 – 18, 2017 at Indore
  2. Kumar Arun, Singal S.K., Shivamallu M.,  Kumaraswamy N., “RMU of hydro power stations in Karnataka”; Workshop on Renovation, Modernization, Uprating & Life Extension of Hydro Power Plant - Diverse Issues & Handling Strategies, New Delhi, Dec 2016
  3. Kumar Arun, “Why and how: Renovation, modernization and uprating of hydro power plants”, Workshop on Renovation, Modernization, Uprating & Life Extension of Hydro Power Plant - Diverse Issues & Handling Strategies, New Delhi, Dec 2016
  4. Kumar Arun, “Hydropower is also Clean Energy”, 86th Annual Session of NASI & Symposium on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship for Human Welfare in the Himalayan Region, Dec 02, 2016
  5. Kumar Arun and Kumar Manish, “Solar Energy In Irrigation”, National workshop on Challengers in Irrigation Management for Food Security, Roorkee, Nov 2016.
  6. Kumar Arun and Vaishali, “Cumulative Impact assessment of hydropower projects on the ecosystem”, International Conference Hydro2016 Hydropower & Dams at Montruex, Switzerland, Oct 2016
  7. Kumar Arun, “Experience on Capacity Building for Hydro Power”, International Conference Hydro2016 Hydropower & Dams at Montruex, Switzerland, Oct 2016
  8. Kumar Arun, “Hydropower, Environment and Environmental Flows”, 19th International River Symposium, Delhi, Sept 2016
  9. Rai A, Kumar Arun, Hies T and Nguyen H , Field application of a multi-frequency acoustic instrument to monitor sediment for silt erosion study in Pelton turbine in Himalayan region, India, 28th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Grenoble, July 4-7, 2016
  10. Rai AK, Kumar Arun and Staubli T,  Forces acting on particles in a Pelton bucket and similarity considerations for erosion, 28th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Grenoble, July 4-7, 2016
  11. Surbhi Tak and Arun Kumar, Trihalomethanes Occurrence in Chlorinated Treated Effluents at Sewage Treatment Plants of North-Indian Region, international conference "RECYCLE 2016" held at IIT Guwahati on 1-2 April,2016
  12. Kumar Arun, “Energy Management Practices in Educational campus”, National Seminar on Renewable Energy, Conservation and Efficient Use of Electricity, Institution of Engineers, Roorkee, Feb 12-13, 2016
  13. Kumar Arun; “Dynamics of Environmental Impact (including E-flows and longitudinal connectivity) and Mitigation Efforts”, India-Canada Workshop on Best Practices for Sustainable Hydro Development, CBIP, New Delhi, Jan 2016
  14. Kumar Arun; “Hydropower Development in Today's Time: Changing Scenarios”, Seminar of Power Development in Karnataka, Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd., Bangalore, Jan 2016
  15. Kumar Arun, “Policy and Governance for Energy and Environment  in River Ganga Basin”, National Seminar on  “R&D Perspective for Rejuvenation of River Ganga”, NIH Roorkee, December 2015
  16. Kumar Arun; “Energy in the Indian Mountains”, India-ICIMOD Week 2015: Partnership for Sustainable Mountain Development, MoEF&CC, GBPIHED & ICIMOD, New Delhi, December 2015
  17. Kumar, Arun; “River Ganga: Energy and Environment”, INDIA-UK Workshop on Future Ganga: Science Needs for Water Security,  Centre for Ecology and Hydrology UK, New Delhi, Dec, 2015
  18. Kumar Arun; “Sustainable Development through Renewable Energy in North Eastern states: Opportunity and Barriers”, Industry-Academia Meet on Consultative cum Awareness Meeting on Renewable Energy Application at North East India and Interaction of Finishing students with Industry, Department of Energy, Tezpur, Assam, Nov 3-4, 2015 
  19. Kumar Arun; “Pumped Storage Hydropower in India and its Integration with Renewable Energy”, Workshop on Pumped-storage Development and Integration of Renewable Energy, CEA, CBIP New Delhi, Oct 2015
  20. Kumar Arun; “Issues and Challenges in Hydropower development”, Uttarakhand  Power Enclave 2015, CNFC Media, Dehradun, June 2015
  21. Kumar Arun; Agarwal Abhishek, Bagga Aarushi and Sarda Manoj, “Solar Installation Initiatives in BEG & C Campus”, National Seminar of Defense Personnel, Bengal Engineer Group & Centre, Roorkee, April 2015
  22. Rai Anant Kr., Kumar Arun and Staubli Thomas, “Developing A Test Rig to Measure Hydro-Abrasive Erosion in Pelton Turbine”, International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun, pp 535 - 547, Feb 05-07, 2015
  23. SK Singal, Arun Kumar, Vinit Kumar Singh, MS Verma and Abhilasha Jain, “Hydro Power Development in Arunachal Pradesh - Issues”, International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development, Dehradun, pp 454-462, Feb 05-07, 2015.
  24. Rai Anant Kr., Kumar Arun and Staubli Thomas, “An innovative approach to measure hydro-abrasive erosion in Pelton turbine”, International Conference on Environment and Energy (ICEE-2014) - December 15-17, 2014 at Hyderabad, India.
  25. B.K. Gandhi*, Arun Kumar and HK Verma, “Discharge And Efficiency Measurements In Bassi Hydro Power Station In India”, , International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM-2014), University of Itzjuba, Brazil, Sept 16-19, 2014
  26. Harish, V S K V and Kumar, Arun, "A simplified mathematical approach to develop a thermal model of building in MATLAB/Simulink," National conference on emerging trends in engineering science & technology (NCETEST), vol., no., pp.173, 29-30 March. 2014
  27. Harish, V S K V and Kumar, Arun, "Planning and implementation strategy of Demand Side Management in India," Automation, Control, Energy and Systems (ACES), 2014 First International Conference, vol., no., pp.1,6, 1-2 Feb. 2014.
  28. Kumar Arun and Sinvhal H., “Hydropower, Disaster and E-flows”, National symposium on “Eco-disasters in the Himalayas: Causes, Challenges and Management” organized by H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar during Feb 15 – 16, 2014, Srinagar.
  29. Kumar Arun, “Water Quality Monitoring in India” in the workshop “Integrated Water Management for Ganga Basin: A Workshop on Collaboration Avenues” organized by NMCG, MOEF, New Delhi, Feb 10 – 11, 2014, New Delhi
  30. Harish VSKV and Kumar Arun, Techniques used to construct an energy model for attaining energy efficiency in buildings A Review, International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Energy and communication, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Jan 31 – Feb 02, 2014
  31. Harish, V S K V and Kumar, Arun, "A nonlinear time invariant constrained optimization technique for parameter identification of a building energy model," Conference on Electronics Engineering and Computer Science (IEMCON), International Conference on, vol., no., pp.339-343, 2014.
  32. Harish, V S K V and Kumar, Arun, "Development of an energy model of a building’s conditioned space equipped with a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system," Energy in Buildings (EinB), 2014 3rd International Conference on, pp.242-254, Nov. 2014, ISSN: 2241-9748.
  33. Kumar Arun, International Best Practices” in the Conference on “Small Hydro in India - Issues and Opportunities”, Oct 25, 2013, Power Line at New Delhi
  34. Kumar Arun, “E-flows: A Beginning is required”, workshop on Assessment of Environmental Flows, NIH Roorkee, Oct 02 – 03, 2013
  35. Kumar Arun, “Geo-meteorological Analysis of the Event and Technological Needs” State level workshop on “Responsibility Sharing and Work Distribution on Uttarakhand Disaster – Lesson for Future planning in the Indian Himalayan Region” in FRI Campus, Dehradun on Sept 19, 2013.
  36. Harish, V S K V and Kumar, Arun, "Managing electrical energy in buildings for energy conservation,"  National congress on science and technology, DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology Jalandhar Punjab, India, 30-31 May. 2013.
  37. Kumar Arun, The role of small hydro in the Indian energy system,   Indo-Norwegian seminar: Renewable Energy Respecting Nature 7-8 May 2013, Mumbai
  38. Swati Kawade, Kumar Arun and Sharma MP (2013). Contribution of CO2 and CH4 emissions through different Greenhouse gases emission pathways in total GHG emission from a tropical hydropower reservoir. Renewable energy respecting nature, Indo-Norwegian seminar, Mumbai, India 7-8 May 2013
  39. Swati Kawade, Kumar Arun and Sharma MP (2013). Annual estimate of Green-House gases emissions (GHG) from a tropical reservoir in India. India water week, New Delhi, India 8-12 April 2013, Efficient water management: challenges and opportunities, pp 294
  40. Dhillon J., Kumar Arun and Singal S. K., Optimal Operation of Wind-PSP under Grid Connected Day ahead Market, IEEE International Conference on Research and Development prospects on Engineering and Technology, E.G.S Pillay Engineering college, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India, March, 2013.
  41. Bhatt, Utsav,  Verma, H.K.; Kumar, Arun, Automation and remote control of volumetric calibrator using RS-485/MODBUS protocol, 2nd International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES) Allahabad, 17-19 Dec. 2012, 10.1109/ICPCES.2012.6508038
  42. Dhillon J, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Scheduling of Wind and Pumped storage plant under Day Ahead Market”, 17th International Seminar on Hydropower Plants – Pumped Storage in the Context of Renewable Energy Supply, Nov 2012, Vienna, pp  53 – 62.
  43. Dhillon J, Kumar Arun and Singal SK; “Short term Wind-PSP Scheduling using MINLP approach”, 6th International Multi Conference on Intelligent System, Sustainable, New and Renewable Energy Technology and Nanotechnology (IISN-2012), Klawad, pp. 71-75, March 16-18 , 2012.
  44. Kumar Arun, “Hydropower in Rural Development - Overview of solutions in India”  at  International symposium on “The Place of Water Power in the Renewable Energy Panel held during November 20 – 21, 2012, in Grenoble, France”. (Invited)
  45. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Resource Assessment” ASEAN-India Workshop on Cooperation in New and Renewable Energy by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on Nov 06, 2012 at New Delhi. (Invited)
  46. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro In India”, Indo Swiss Symposium on Renewable Energies and Rational Energy End-use held at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland from October 22 – 25, 2012. (Invited)
  47. Kumar Arun, “Environmental and Social Impact of SHP Projects” in the Conference on “Small Hydro in India - Issues and Opportunities” during Oct 15 –16, 2012 at New Delhi (Invited)
  48. Swati Kawade, Kumar Arun and Sharma MP (2012), “Methodologies use for GHG emissions from Tehri Hydropower reservoir”, International workshop for inter‐comparison of reservoir GHG flux measurement technologies, Beijing, China, hosted by Institute of remote sensing applications Chinese academy of science during 18-24 June 2012
  49. Kumar, Arun  “Establishing The Role Small Hydro Can Play In Developing Countries Through Case Study Analysis”, 4th annual Small Hydro 2012 conference , 25th – 26th April 2012 in Toronto, Canada  (Invited)
  50. Kumar, Arun, Challenges in carrying out CIA of hydropower projects: absence of data, Cumulative Impact Assessment of Hydropower Development in Nepal, March 12-13, 2012 , Kathmandu, Nepal (Invited)
  51. Kumar, Arun, “Shp Development In India”,  National Seminar “Implementation of Hydro Projects through Private Participation” Jan 10, 2012, Pune, India (Invited)
  52. Kumar Arun, “Indian Experience in Micro/small hydro development”,  Regional Workshop on Micro Hydropower Development: Prospects & Challenges in South Asia September 12 - 14, 2011 in Kathmandu, Nepal( Invited)
  53. Kumar Arun, Small Hydropower: Social and Environment service , presented at Second World Renewable Energy Technology Congress-2011, New Delhi Apr 21-23, 2011 (Invited)
  54. Kumar Arun, “Challenges in Implementing Hydropower in India and Relevant Technology Development”, International Symposium on Energy Materials: Opportunities and Challenges, Kolkata, March 1-2, 2011(Invited)
  55. Swati KM, Sharma MP and Kumar Arun, “Green-House Gas From Hydropower Reservoirs”, In proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation, organized by National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur (West Bengal), pp 405-420, Feb.17-19, 2011.
  56. Saxena P, and Kumar Arun,  “Government of India Policy on Hydro Power Development”, International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM-2010), Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee (India), pp.1-6, Oct. (21-23) 2010
  57. Patil SS, Verma HK and Kumar Arun,  Efficiency Measurement of Hydro Machine by Thermodynamic Method, International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM-2010), Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee (India), pp.181-189, Oct. (21-23) 2010.
  58. Jain Sanjay, Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “CFD approach for prediction of efficiency of Francis Turbine”, International Conference on Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM-2010), Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee (India), pp.257-263, Oct. (21-23) 2010.
  59. Shekhawat Kuldeep Singh, Saini R.P. and Kumar Arun, “Finite Element Method (FEM) Analysis of Silt Erosion in Small Hydro Turbine” National Seminar on Advancement of Renewable Energy, presented at Arya College of Engineering, Jaipur
  60. Kumar Arun, “Hydropower : Sustainable Energy Hydropower”, World Renewable Energy Technology Congress-2010, 18– 20 March 2010, New Delhi (Invited)
  61. Kumar Arun, “Introduction to Low Head Hydropower Technology and its' Potential”, Workshop on Low-Head Hydropower Development, Colombo Feb 18-20, 2010, (Invited)
  62. HK Verma & Kumar Arun; “Performance Testing of SHP Stations: A Guide for Developers, Manufacturers and Consultants”, Dec 2009.
  63. Kumar Arun, “Status of SHP Development In India”, National Seminar Hydro Power Stations- Advancement In Harnessing & Up-Keeping July 2 – 3, 2009, Dehradun (Invited)
  64. Kumar Arun and Vinay Shankar, “SHP Development In India”, 5th Hydro Power for Today Forum, May 11-12 2009, Hangzhou, China
  65. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower Development: Recent Indian Initiatives”, International Conference Water India-V, New Delhi (India) on 3-4 November, 2008, (Invited)
  66. Kumar Arun and Vinay Shankar, “Preparation Of A Plan Of Interventions For Conservation Of Vembanad Lake, Kerala, India”,  International workshop on Sustainability of Lake Remediation and Interventions Hyderabad, India
  67. Kumar Arun and Vinay Shankar, “Human Resource Development For Sustainable Remediation and Interventions”, International workshop on Sustainability of Lake Remediation and Interventions Hyderabad, India
  68. Maity D, Sinvhal H and Kumar Arun, “Comprehensive Management Plan of Rabindra Sarovar, Kolkata” presented in International workshop on "Sustainability of Lake Remediation and Interventions", July 22-25, 2008, Hyderabad.
  69. Gardiner D.J., Kumar Arun, et. al., 2008; Science Plan on Sustainable Energy, International Council for Science Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
  70. M.P.Sharma, Vivek Goel and Kumar Arun, “Water quality mapping of Kosi River using benthic macroinvertebrate” presented at “International conference on “Rivers in Hindu Kush-Himalaya: Ecology and Environmental assessment” held at Kathmandu, Nepal on March 03-07, 2008. (Invited)
  71. M.P.Sharma & Kumar Arun, “Water Resources Management Strategies in India”, presented at “International conference on “Rivers in Hindu Kush-Himalaya: Ecology and Environmental assessment” held at Kathmandu, Nepal on March 03-07, 2008
  72. Saxena P and Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Development In India”, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Special Publication on 25 years of Renewable Energy in India, Nov. 2007. (Invited)
  73. Kumar Arun, “Hypolimnic Withdrawal For Lake Conservation”,  World Lake Conference (Taal 2007) at Jaipur Oct 28-30, 2007 ( Key Note Address- Invited)
  74. Kumar Arun, H. K. Verma, Indian initiative to develop standards, guidelines and manuals for small Hydropower, International Conference on Small Hydropower Kandy, Sri Lanka,22-24 October 2007
  75. J. D. Sharma, Kumar Arun, M. K. Singhal, Real time digital simulator for small hydropower plants,  International Conference on Small Hydropower Kandy, Sri Lanka,22-24 October 2007
  76. H. K. Verma, Kumar Arun, Performance testing and evaluation of small hydropower plants International Conference on Small Hydropower Kandy, Sri Lanka,22-24 October 2007
  77. R. P. Saini, Kumar Arun, Water mills for multipurpose applications, International Conference on Small Hydropower Kandy, Sri Lanka,22-24 October 2007
  78. Kumar Arun, SMALL HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT: Non-Fossil Energy for Sustainable development, 7th renewable energy, summit, Sept 12, 2007, New Delhi (invited)
  79. Kumar Arun & Mk Singhal, Small Hydropower Development National Seminar On Recent Advances In Wind And Hydro Energy Generation September 20, 2007 Jammu (invited)
  80. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Power: Growth, Prospects, Barriers And Mitigations”, Capacity Building Initiative Workshop For Financial Institutions In India To Address Risks And Barriers Associated With Re Projects, May 18-19, 2007, Mumbai (Invited)
  81. Kumar Arun, “Training and Education in Small Hydropower and other Renewable Energy”, Strategy for Quality focused training in Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation in India, Feb 21, 2007, New Delhi. (Invited)
  82. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower: Potential And Devlopmnet”, National Seminar On Hydropower: Harnessing The Untapped Potential,  January 04, 2007,  New Delhi (Invited)
  83. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Power – Resource Assessment & Technology Development”, Workshop On India-Asean Cooperation In Renewable Energy 18-19 December 2006, New Delhi (Invited)
  84. Kumar Arun & Verma HK, “Standards And Guidelines For Small Hydropower Development: The Indian Initiative”, International Himalayan Small Hydropower Summit, October 12-13, 2006, Dehradun
  85. Saraf AK & Kumar Arun, “Spatial Technologies In Himalayan Small Hydropower Development”,  International Himalayan Small Hydropower Summit, October 12-13, 2006, Dehradun
  86. Kumar Arun, “Some Specific Aspects Of Small Hydropower Projects For Consideration By Regulators”, International Himalayan Small Hydropower Summit, October 12-13, 2006, Dehradun
  87. Saini RP & Kumar Arun, “Development Of Standard Water Mills In Uttaranchal”, International Himalayan Small Hydropower Summit, October 12-13, 2006, Dehradun
  88. Kumar Arun, “Standards and Performance Testing of Small Hydropower” Workshop on “Development of Small, Mini & Micro Hydropower Plants – Challenges & Related Issues” 16th June,  2006, CBIP, New Delhi, (Invited)
  89. Kumar Arun, “Sustainable Conservation of Lakes” National Consultation on Water Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture,  June 23-24, 2006, Pussa, New Delhi. (Invited)
  90. Kumar Arun, M.K. Singhal, Sejal Kunchwar Small Hydro Power Projects – Issues, Constraints and Suggested Measures during Aug. 23-25, 2005, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. (Invited), (Invited)
  91. Kumar Arun, “DDG Technologies – Potential, Constraints, Application and Relevance to Uttaranchal”
  92. Workshop on Renewable Based DDG From Commissioning to Viability, March 18, 2006, Dehradun. (Invited)
  93. Kumar Arun, Small Hydropower - Untapped Potential, 5th ASSOCHAM Renewable Energy Summit on Commercialization of Renewable Energy Technologies, Aug. 25-26, 2005. (Invited)
  94. Kumar Arun, Saini, R.P., Gandhi B.K., and Verma, H.K., “Performance Testing of Hydropower Stations: Need, Scope and Recommendations”, Conference on Development of Hydropower Projects – A Prospective Challenge, April 20-22, 2005, Shimla. (Invited)
  95. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower: Option for Electricity Generation”, International Seminar on Non-conventional Energy, Renewables Energy Efficiency and Conservation”, Feb. 20-21, 2005, Thiruvananthapuram. (Invited)
  96. Kumar Arun and Verma H.K., “Standards and Testing of Small Hydropower Stations”, International Congress on Renewable Energy, Jan. 20-22, 2005, Pune. (Invited)
  97. Kumar Arun, “Existing Micro Hydro Standards and Quality Programmes in India”, South Asia Regional Workshop on Developing Standards for Micro-Hydro Sector, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept. 5-7, 2004. (Invited)
  98. Verma, H.K. and Kumar Arun, “Instrument Networking for Efficiency Measurement in Small Hydro Power Stations”, international conference on Advances in Hydraulic Efficiency Measurements at Lucern, Switzerland, July 14-16, 2004. (Invited)
  99. Kumar Arun, “Technical issues and design of structure for low head projects”, International seminar on Renewable Energy, June 10-12, 2004 at Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Invited)
  100. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower in Hilly Regions” Presented at International Congress on “Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development”, Jan. 21-23, 2004 at Bangalore. (Invited)
  101. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower Development - Potential and Rural Electrification”, Presented at Regional Seminar on “Small Hydropower”, Nov. 11-15, 2003 at Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala. (Invited) – also included in IREDA news (Jan. 2004).
  102. Kumar Arun, “Rural Electrification: Small Hydro”, Presented at Round Table Meet on “US India Initiative for Hydropower Development”, April 14, 2003, New Delhi. (Invited)
  103. Kumar Arun, “Distributed Generation : Technologies for Power Supply in Rural Areas” Presented at National Workshop on “Rural Electrification: Small Mini/Micro Hydel – Technology Overview” held on Jan. 24-25, 2003 at New Delhi (Invited)
  104. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydropower Development Potential, Technology & Environment”, Presented at National Conclave on “Small Hydropower” held on July 18-19, 2002 at New Delhi. (Invited) – also included in IREDA news and SHP News (China)
  105. Rees, G.H., Kumar Arun, Saraf, A.K., Singhal, M.K., “Application of Regional Flow Estimation method in the Himalayas”, 4th International Conference on FRIEND in Cape Town, South Africa, Mar. 18-22, 2002.
  106. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Potential ans Prospects in India”, International Conference “Green Power 2002”, CII, Feb. 15-16, 2002, Chennai. (Invited)
  107. Kumar Arun, Rees, G., Raghuvanshi, T.K., “Small Hydropower assessment through HP Software”, Annual International Conference Map India 2002, New Delhi, Feb. 6-8, 2002. (Invited).
  108. Kumar Arun, “Selection of sites and low head turbines for Small hydro power development”, business meet on Small Hydro Power Projects 2000-2001, Hyderabad Dec. 14, 2000. (Invited)
  109. Raghuvanshi AK and Kumar Arun, “GIS Based Assessment of Small Hydro Power Potential in Himachal Pradesh” National Seminar on small Hydro, Shimla, Dec. 09, 2000 (Invited).
  110. Kumar Arun, “Small Hydro Power Potential in Uttarakhand Region” Seminar on Harnessing of Uttarakhand Resources for Development of the Himalayas, Dehradun, September 10, 2000. (Invited)
  111. Kumar Arun, Testing and certification of Small Hydro Equipment national Conference on renewable energy, Indore Dec. 20-22, 2000. (Invited)
  112. Kumar Arun and Singal SK, Low Head small hydro power development', national workshop, Chandigargh Jan. 17, 2000. (Invited)
  113. Kumar Arun, "Assessment of Small Hydro Scheme in India", IEA Workshop on Review of Assessment Methodologies and Possible Improvements, Nice, France, Oct. 13-14, 1998. (Invited)
  114. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power - Technology R&D Areas", IEA Workshop at Nice, France, Oct. 13-14, 1998 .(invited)
  115. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro - A National Perspective", ANERT National Conference, Thiruananthapuram, Feb. 10-11, 1999. (Invited)
  116. Kumar Arun, "Private Sector Participation in SHP Development in India - An Introspection", ANERT National Conference, Thiruananthapuram, Feb. 10-11, 1999.
  117. Kumar Arun, "Reviving the Small Hydro Potential in Uttar Pradesh", National Seminar on Development Needs of Uttarakhand Region", Dehradun, Feb. 20-22, 1999. (Invited)
  118. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Schemes in Hilly Areas with Limited Hydrological Data", International Symposium on "Hydrology of ungauged streams in Hilly Region for SHP Development, March 9-10, 1998, New Delhi.
  119. Singh RD, Chaudhary H and Kumar Arun, "Regional Flow Duration for Himalayan Region of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh", 5th International Conference "Hydroenergia 97", Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 29-Oct.1, 1997.
  120. Kumar Arun, "Regional Flow Duration Model for Planning Small Hydro Power Projects in Himalayan Catchments of a North India State", 3rd International Conference of Hydro Power, 1997, Trondheim, Norway, June 30-July 2, 1997.
  121. Kumar Arun, "GIS in Small Hydro Planning and Resource Management", Issue Sept - Oct.' 1997, GIS Development, New Delhi PP 30-37.
  122. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Status" CII organised International Conference on Investment Opportunities in Renewable Energy, Mumbai, Sept. 11-12, 1997.     (Invited)
  123. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power Scenario in Uttar Pradesh", All India Seminar on Development of Hydro Power Potential in India, April 22, 1997, Lucknow.   (Invited)
  124. Kumar Arun, "Survey and Assessment of Small Hydro Potential" International Conference on Small Hydro Power System, Mar 13-14, 1997, New Delhi.      (Invited)
  125. Kumar Arun, "Technology Selection Challenges for Small Hydro Power" International Conference on Small Hydro Power System, Mar 13-14, 1997, New Delhi.
  126. Kumar Arun, "Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Small Hydro Projects Planning & Development. International Conference on Small Hydro Power System, Mar 13-14, 1997, New Delhi.
  127. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power Technology", All India Peoples' Technology Congress, Calcutta, Feb. 21-23' 97.    (Invited)
  128. Kumar Arun, "Selection of member and size of unit of Small Hydro Plant"; First International Conference on Renewable Energy and Small Hydro, Feb. 3-7 1997, Hyderabad.
  129. Kumar Arun, "Resource Assessment-Resource assessment", International workshop for NAM and developing countries on Renewable Energy Application, Photovoltaic, Wind & Small Hydro, New Delhi, Dec. 3-7, 1996.   (Invited)
  130. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power Status, Technology and R&D Areas, Seminar on S&T Inputs to Renewable Energy, Proceeding and Legislation, IIT, New Delhi, Nov. 22, 1995.     (Invited)
  131. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Potential of India', National Symposium on Renewable Energy, Bangalore Mar 6-7, 1995.    (Invited)
  132. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power -Issues and Constraints" National Seminar on Small Scale Hydro Power, New Delhi, Jan 20-21, 1995.    (Invited)
  133. Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power and Role of consultant", National Seminar, Triputhi, Sept. 02,1994.
  134. Kumar Arun, and Singal SK "Sadani Small Hydro Electric Project -  a case Study", National Seminar, Ranchi, Mar 1994. (Invited)
  135. Panesar PS and Kumar Arun, "Ganga - Small Hydro Development", Seminar on Ganga in the Service of Nation", Roorkee, Sept, 1993.
  136. Kumar Arun, "Economic & Financial Analysis of Small Hydro Power Projects", Urja bharati, Journal of Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Vol. 3, No.2, Aug. 1992.
  137. Kumar Arun and Jain MP "Potential of Entrepreneurship in Small Hydro Generation", International Conference on "Science Park Movement, Tiruchirapalli, Dec. 1990.
  138. Kumar Arun, and Sinvhal H "Entrepreneur, Science Parks and Communication Through Video Media", International Conference on Science Park Movement, Tiruchirapalli, Dec. 1990.
  139. Kumar Arun, "Civil Engineer as Manger of Hydraulic Project" 5th National Convention of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineers, Calcutta Jan. 1990.
  140. Kumar Arun, and Saxena NK "Design Aid on Desilting Tanks for Micro Hydro Stations", Seminar on Potential & Development of Small/Micro Hydel Energy Systems in the Himalayan regions at Roorkee, Dec. 1987.   (Invited)
  141. Kumar Arun and Saxena NK, "Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Penstock for Small Hydro Projects", Seminar on Potential & Development of Small/Micro Hydel Energy Systems in the Himalayan Regions at Roorkee, Dec. 1987.
  142. Chauhan G, Kumar Arun and Singhal MK, "Design and Construction of Gates for Small Scale Hydropower III International Symposium on Wave, Tidal, Otec & Small Scale Hydro Energy by British Hydraulic Research Association at Brighton, England, May 1986.
  143. Kumar Arun and Das D, "Environmental Impacts on Small Scale Hydropower Stations" International Seminar on Environmental Impacts Assessments of Water Resources Projects of WRDTC at Roorkee, Dec. 1985.
  144. Kumar Arun and Thapar OD, "Inexpensive Renewable Energy System for Rural Areas" International Water Resource Association V World Congress on Water for Development at Brussels, Belgium, June 1985.
  145. Kumar Arun and Thapar OD, "Integrated Small Hydro Energy Development" Speciality Conference on Water for Resource development by American society of civil Engineers at Idaho, USA, Aug. 1984.
  146. Thapar OD, Das D and Kumar Arun, "Small Hydro Power System Technology and Rural Development", Seminar on Small Hydro Power by Central Board of Irrigation & Power", at Delhi, India, Jan. 1983.    (Invited)
  147. Kumar Arun and Thapar OD, "Manali Mini Hydro Power Project : A Case Study, World Conference on Water Power-1985, by American Society of Civil Engineers and US Army Corps of Engineers at Las Vegas, USA, Sept. 1985.
  148. Thapar OD, Das D and Kumar Arun, "Kakroi Fall Ultra Low Head Hybrid Hydro Energy Development" an international conference Energex-82, by Ministry of Energy, Canada, Aug. 1982.    (Invited)​