Lab News

Dr. Venkatesh joins the group as IoE Postdoc

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.

Meeting with the dignitaries from the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

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

Brainstorming session with scientists and engineers from Bihar State Disaster Management Association

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.

Ms Chanchal Gupta’s abstract got accepted for the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 19th Congress. Ms Gupta will give an oral presentation remotely in August 2022.

Mr Shairik Sengupta’s paper got accepted for the 39th IAHR World Congress. Mr Sengupta will be travelling to Granada, Spain in June 2022 to present his paper.

Dr Das Bhowmik conducted two lectures on a week-long training session for CWC engineering cadres, jointly organised by the National Water Academy and IISc during April 18-22, 2022.

Dr Das Bhowmik gave a lecture on the ‘Absence of temporal trend on retrospective forecasts’ at the department of civil engineering, University of Lincoln Nebraska, on April 1, 2022.

Dr Das Bhowmik gave a lecture on ‘Making a case for Hydroclimatology’ at the Rural Technology Department, Guru Ghasidas University (Bilaspur, India) on World Water Day, 2022.

Mr. Shairik Sengupta presented his research on snowmelt teleconnection at the 39th world congress, hosted by IAHR at Granda, Spain.