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  • Prof Arup Kumar Sarma

  • Professor (HAG)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Publications 1993 - 2022

Publications

  • 75
    Journal Articles
  • 15
    Book Chapter
  • 4
    Book
  • 68
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 19
    Other
  • 80
    Projects
  • 4
  • 1
  • 41

Citations / H-Index

605 Citations
13 h-index
557 Citations

Co-author Network


Expertise

Civil Engineering

River Modelling, Rainwater Harvesting, Watershed Management, Reservoir Optimization

Personal Information

Prof Arup Kumar Sarma

Male
Civil Engineering Department Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Kamrup, Assam, India - 781039


Experience

  • Professor (HAG)

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Assistant Professor

    Gauhati University

  • Lecturer

    Gauhati University


Qualification

  • PhD

    Gauhati University

  • Master of Engineering, M.E

    Assam Engineering College, Gauhati University, India

  • Bachelor of Engineering, B.E

    Jorhat Engineering College, Dibrugarh University, India


Honours and Awards

2014

Visiting Professor

AIT, Bangkok, Thailand [2014-15]

2009

Awarded prestigious B.P.Chaliha Chair Professor for Water Resources

Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India (2009-2018)

2014

Visiting Professor

AIT, Bangkok, Thailand [2014-15]

2009

Awarded prestigious B.P.Chaliha Chair Professor for Water Resources

Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India (2009-2018)

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

Hydrodynamic Modelling of Vegetated Alluvial Channel and its Application in Aquatic Ecology

Anupal J Baruah , Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2021

Strategic Management of Transboundary Brahmaputra Basin Under Climate Change

Pulendra Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2020

GCM based Fuzzy Clustering for analyzing impact of Climate Change on Brahmaputra Basin

Jayshree Hazarika, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

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2022

Hydrodynamic Modelling of Vegetated Alluvial Channel and its Application in Aquatic Ecology

Anupal J Baruah , Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2021

Strategic Management of Transboundary Brahmaputra Basin Under Climate Change

Pulendra Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2020

GCM based Fuzzy Clustering for analyzing impact of Climate Change on Brahmaputra Basin

Jayshree Hazarika, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2019

Occurrence, Distribution, Resilience of Soil Organic Carbon and its Dependence on Natural and Anthropogenic Factors

Gilbert Hinge , Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2019

Assessment of the resilience of Indian River Basins to Droughts Under Climate Change Scenario

Ashutosh Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2018

River Routing considering ground water interaction through Piedmont zone

Sudarshan Patowary, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2018

Projection of Urban Settlement in Eco-sensitive Areas and Its Impacts on Watershed Hydrology

Sagarika Patowary, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2018

Turbulent flow structures and morphological characteristics of mining affected alluvial channel

Bandita Barman, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2017

Agricultural Water Management of Brahmaputra Basin Considering Impact of Climate Change

Shivam, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2017

River Basin Management Considering Climate Change: A comparative study Weib river in Africa

Abdul Kerim, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2014

Gespatial Approaches of Deriving Hydro-morphological Information for Flood Hazard Management

Dr. Diganta Barman, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2014

2D Hydrodynamic Model for Brahmaputra River for Determining Optimal Bank Protection Measures for Worst Flow Scenario

Dr. Hriday Mani Kalia, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2012

Optimal Ecological Management Practices for Controlling Sediment and Water Yield from a Hilly Urban System within Sustainable Limit

Dr. Banasri Sarma, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2011

Optimal Operating Policy Considering Environmental Issues of Downstream

Dr. R. Maya Ray, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2008

Simulation of Dam Break Hydraulic in Natural Flood Plain Topography

Dr. Mimi Das Saikia, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

2004

Development of Optimal Operating Policy for Pagladia Multipurpose Reservoir

Dr. Juran Ali Ahmed, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

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Membership In Professional Bodies

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Member

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Life Member

Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS)

Life Member

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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Member

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Life Member

Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS)

Life Member

Institution of Engineers India (IEI)

Life member

Indian Remote Sensing Society (IRS)

Life Member

Advisory Board of The Indian Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Member

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Membership In Committees

2018

NITI Aayog for Water Resources Development of North East India.

Member of Expert Committee

2017

Appointed by Governor of Assam for the purpose of appointment of full time Managing Director, Guwahati Metropolitan Drinking Water and Sewerage Board (GMDW&SB).

Member of Search and Selection Committee

2017

Guwahati Smart City Advisory Forum.

Technical Expert

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2018

NITI Aayog for Water Resources Development of North East India.

Member of Expert Committee

2017

Appointed by Governor of Assam for the purpose of appointment of full time Managing Director, Guwahati Metropolitan Drinking Water and Sewerage Board (GMDW&SB).

Member of Search and Selection Committee

2017

Guwahati Smart City Advisory Forum.

Technical Expert

2017

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Member of Advisory Committee

2016

National Institute of Hydrology

Member of National Coordination Committee

2015

Indian National Committee for Climate Change (INCCC)

Member

2015

Assessment of Flood Prone Area, CWC, Govt. of India

Member of Expert Committee

2015

Assessment of Flood Prone Area, CWC, Govt. of India

Member of Expert Committee

2014

National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee

Member, Technical Advisory Committee

2014

National Water Academy, Pune (NWA)

Member Advisory Board

2013

Brahmaputra Water Diversion by China, Govt. of Assam

Member of Expert Committee

2012

Urban Flood (National Disaster Management Authority, India)

Member of the Steering Committee

2010

National River Conservation (MoEF)

Member of Steering Committee

2010

Flood Management Commission formed by Govt. of Assam

Member

2008

Centre for Flood Management Studies (CFMS), (NIH)

Member of Regional Co-ordination Committee

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Research Projects

Study of Glacial Dynamics and Sustainable Hydrological Resources in Arunachal Himalaya

Funding Agency : DST

Design of an Automatic Communication System through cloud computing using sensor based automated input for efficient operation of Ranganadi HEP with due emphasis on downstream concerns up to Confluence with Subansiri river

Funding Agency : North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd., Shillong, Meghalaya

A functional review for Integrated Water Resource Management in Assam

Funding Agency : Oxford Policy Management

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Study of Glacial Dynamics and Sustainable Hydrological Resources in Arunachal Himalaya

Funding Agency : DST

Design of an Automatic Communication System through cloud computing using sensor based automated input for efficient operation of Ranganadi HEP with due emphasis on downstream concerns up to Confluence with Subansiri river

Funding Agency : North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd., Shillong, Meghalaya

A functional review for Integrated Water Resource Management in Assam

Funding Agency : Oxford Policy Management

Protection of Kundil Bridge from Erosion

Funding Agency : Dhola Infra Project Limited

Mathematical Model for Hydraulic Design of the Subansiri Bridge

Funding Agency : S.A. Infrastructure

Mathematical Model for Hydraulic Design of the Bridge Connecting Jorhat and Majuli

Funding Agency : S.A. Infrastructure

Suggesting Protection Measures to GSPL against the Damage due to Erosion

Funding Agency : Indian Oil Corporation

Statistical Downscaling for hydro-climatic projections with CMIP5 Simulations to assess Impact of Climate Change

Funding Agency : Indian National Committee on Climate Change (INCCC), R&D Programme of MoWR, Govt. of India

Pilot Project for Integrated Landuse Planning and Water Resources Management

Funding Agency : GMDA, Govt of Assam

Mathematical Model Study of River Brahmaputra with Emphasis on Climate Change

Funding Agency : Brahmaputra Board

Investigation of Irrigation Systems in Tea Garden in India

Funding Agency : Kyoto University

Morphological Studies of Rivers Brahmaputra, Subansiri and Pagladia using Remote Sensing Technique

Funding Agency : CWC, Morphology Directorate, MoWR, Govt of India, New Delhi

Technical Guidance for EMP Project for mitigating Flash Flood in a part of Guwahati city

Funding Agency : Soil Conservation Department, Govt of Assam

Mathematical Model Study for Evaluating River Training Work for the Tiding Bridge at Arunachal Pradesh

Funding Agency : CE (P) Udayak, C/O 99 APO, BRTF, Border Roads

Mathematical Model Study of Beki River to Suggest Improvement in River Training Work

Funding Agency : ADB funded project of PWD Department, Govt of Assam

3rd Party Evaluation of Dibrugarh Drainage [Done for Town and Country Planning Department, Govt of Assam

Funding Agency : Project under NLCPS Fund

Investigating Flood at Downstream of Ranganadi and its relation to Dam Operation

Funding Agency : State Disaster Management Authority, Govt of Assam

Hydrological and Hydrodynamic model study of Brahmaputra River in Connection with the Water Intake Problem of Guwahati Refinery

Funding Agency : Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Living Root Bridge Ecosystem and Indigenous Tribal Communities of Meghalaya

Funding Agency : National Geographic Society Expedition Council

A Numerical Modelling Based Study for Assessing Quality of Ground Water of Bharalu River Basin of Guwahati City

Funding Agency : DST

An Integrated Approach for Snowmelt Hydrological Modelling at Downstream of Sikkim Glaciers

Funding Agency : DST

Climatic Data Collection from Tea Garden and other Sources of Northeast India for Climate Change Study

Funding Agency : Tea Associations of Northeast region, with concurrence of Climate Change Directorate of MoWR, Govt. of India

Investigating Technical Suitability of Open Drain/Box Drain for the Dibrugarh Town Protection (DTP) Drain

Funding Agency : AUIIP, Government of Assam

Climate Change Impact on Precipitation of Barak Basin

Funding Agency : Assam State Disaster Management Authority

Estimating Sediment and Water Yield from Hills of Guwahati City

Funding Agency : ASDMA, Govt. of Assam

Implementation of EMP in Jyotinagar Hill in Connection with Noonmati Basin Drain and Vetting of Hydraulic Design of Drain

Funding Agency : GMDA

Hydraulic Transient Analysis for NTPC, Gadarwara Project

Funding Agency : Jindal Water Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd

Hydrological and Hydrodynamic study of Brahmaputra River for Ascertaining Suitability of the Proposed Water Intake Location of GWSP, South Central zone

Funding Agency : JWIL-RANHILL(JV) LIMITED)

Checking Design of Submerged Dike and Gabion Weir in the Champamati River for Water Intake of NTPC

Funding Agency : NTPC

Technical Examination and Recommendation of the River Water Intake Structure

Funding Agency : Assam Petro-chemicals Ltd

Technical Consultation for Preparation of DPR on Soil Erosion Control cum Silt Trapping Measures in the Hills of Greater Guwahati

Funding Agency : Soil Conservation Department, Govt. of Assam, India

Mathematical Model Study for Evaluating River Training Work for the Iphipani Bridge at Arunachal Pradesh

Funding Agency : CE (P) Udayak, C/O 99 APO, BRTF, Border Roads

Mathematical Modelling of Main stem Brahmaputra to Evaluate Impact of Climate Change on River Training Works,

Funding Agency : Taken up as B.P.Chaliha Chair professor

Water Resource and Flood & Erosion Risk Mitigation Planning in Assam: Hydrodynamic Modelling and Climate Change Component

Funding Agency : Colombia University

Development of Hydrodynamic Flood Information and Forecasting System using River Stage and Runoff, Seasonal Rainfall, DEM, and other Components of Hydroinformatics for a Major Flood Prone River Basin in Lower Assam

Funding Agency : EOAM, (DOS) sponsored project in collaboration with NESAC, India

Integrated Landuse Planning and Water Resource Management

Funding Agency : MoUD sponsored Center of Excellence

Evaluating Design of Ro-RoJetty at Dhubri in NW-2, Assam

Funding Agency : CPWD

Model study for identifying best location for water intake for the water supply scheme of North Guwahati

Funding Agency : Jindal Water Infrastructure Limited

Pre-feasibility study, preparation of development plan and zoning plans for ARPA special area in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Funding Agency : Lea Associate South East Asia

Event based Flood Forecasting Model For Flood Hazard Mitigation

Funding Agency : AICTE Sponsored Project

Mathematical Modelling of River Brahmaputra for evaluating bank protection measures proposed from Jatiabari to Nitmari

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt. of Assam,

Preparation of Conceptual DPR for Saripani Watershed Management Project (A sub-watershed of Kakodonga Watershed)

Funding Agency : Agricultural department of Assam and in support of District Administration, Wokha District, Nagaland

A Modeling Based Study Towards Mitigating Fluoride Contamination Hazards in the Affected Areas of Guwahati City

Funding Agency : NRDMS (DST) sponsored project

Spatio-Temporal Analysis of the Natural Resources in the Brahmaputra Basin

Funding Agency : NRDMS (DST) sponsored project

Review of the Report on Mishap at Myntdu Leshka hydroelectric project on 8th October 2009

Funding Agency : MSEB

Mitigating River Bank Erosion of Kalong River

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt. of Assam

Detail hydrologic study of the Dikrong-Panyor river basin and its impact on the downstream

Funding Agency : NEEPCO

Mathematical Modelling of River Brahmaputra for evaluating bank protection measures proposed from Dhing to Hiloikhunda

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt. of Assam

GIS based Inventory of Rivers of the Northeastern India

Funding Agency : Ministry of Env. and Forest sponsored project

Diagnostic Study of Flood and Erosion Problem of Amta And Uday-Narayanpur Area Located at Downstream of Damodar Valley Project, West Bengal, India

Funding Agency : Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited

Performance Evaluation of River Training Work taken up at Brahmaputra River Dholahati

Funding Agency : Brahmaputra Board, Govt. of India

Scope of Protecting River Bank by using Geobag

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt of Assam

Hydrodynamic Study of Brahmaputra River Near Pandu to Assess Suitability of Intake Point for the Water Supply project of GMDA and to Suggest Maintenance Need

Funding Agency : Gammon India Pvt. Ltd.

ADB TA 6456: Flood and Drought Risk Management of Mekong Sub-region

Funding Agency : VisionRi Pvt. Ltd

Setting up of Technical Backup Unit at IIT Guwahati for R&D Interface with Khadi and Village Industries Sector

Funding Agency : R & D

RWH and Management in the National Highway Stretch between Guwahati and Nagaon

Funding Agency : GMS India Pvt. Ltd.

Dam Break Analysis for the Mangdechhu HE Project at Trongsa, Bhutan

Funding Agency : North Bengal University for a NHPC project

Numerical Model Study for Investigating Worst Case Scenario of River Bank Erosion

Funding Agency : Northwest Hydraulic Consultants ltd., 9819-12 avenue SW Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Downstream Impact Study of Subansiri Hydel Project

Funding Agency : National Hydroelectric Power Corporation

River Controlling by Plastic Net and Biosystem

Funding Agency : NEDFI, Govt of Assam

North Eastern Region Urban Development Project, Phase-II

Funding Agency : Asian Development Bank funded project of Govt. of India

Hydraulic and Structural Design of Jengrai and Jakaichuk Drainage scheme

Funding Agency : Brahmaputra Board, GoI

Protection of Matmara Arkep-Baligaon Area from the Erosion of River Brahmaputra

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt. of Assam

Identifying Suitable Location for Inland Water Terminal

Funding Agency : Inland Waterways Authority of India

Dam Break Analysis of the proposed Debang Dam of Northeast India

Funding Agency : National Productivity Council, India

Feasibility Study for Watershed Management Project in the Kakodonga River Basin

Funding Agency : Agricultural department of Assam

North Eastern Region Urban Development Project

Funding Agency : Asian Development Bank funded project of Govt. of India

Urban Flood Hazard Mitigation of Guwahati City by Silt Monitoring and Watershed Modelling

Funding Agency : MHRD

Measuring Flow Velocity of Brahmaputra Near Sualkuchi

Funding Agency : National Games Secretariat

Remote Sensing-Based Study of the Erosion Problem of Agricultural field near Agyathuri

Funding Agency : ASTEC sponsored project

Protection of Sualkuchi Area from Erosion of River Brahmaputra

Funding Agency : Water Resources Department, Govt. of Assam

Preparation of DSI for Hydel Project of Manipur,

Funding Agency : MANIREDA, Manipur

Geotechnical Investigation of Probable Landslide Spot within Guwahati City Area

Funding Agency : AICTE

Investigation of Namdang Silasaku to Check its Sustainability

Funding Agency : District Authority, Sibsagar

Evaluation and Validation of Prefab. Prototype Construction of Additional Classroom and School Building for flood prone area

Funding Agency : DPEP, SSA

Creation of a Regional Environmental Testing Center

Funding Agency : AICTE

Installation of Gauging Station for obtaining Stage Record of Deepar Beel

Funding Agency : Regional Center sponsored project

Landslide Hazard Zonation of Guwahati Area

Funding Agency : DST

Modernization of Survey Laboratory

Funding Agency : MHRD

Development of Physical Model for Study of two-dimensional Flood Propagation due to Dike Failure

Funding Agency : ASTEC

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