Dr. Venkatesh Budamala joined the group as an IOE Postdoc. He did PhD from the Vellore Institute of Technology. Dr. Venkatesh will be researching on hydrologic modelling for the extremes.
Dr. Das Bhowmik attended a meeting with the dignitaries from the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. Prof Mujumdar and Mr. Manas Bagchi (Curator, VITM) co-chaired the session. ICWaR team discussed the challenges related to modern-day water research
Dr. Das Bhowmik attended a brainstorming session with scientists and engineers from Bihar State Disaster Management Association. The team of ICWaR was led by Prof Mujumdar. Discussions were primarily related to improving the current flood warning system for the Koshi river.