Students - Department of Hydrology,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Students

M. TECH. in Hydrology

 

M. TECH. in Dam Safety and Rehabilitation

 

Student Awards and Recognitions

2021

  • Stuti Shah (Ph.D. Scholar), has received the prestigious Berkner Travel Fellowship to attend AGU 2021. It is a prestigious fellowship by AGU that fully funds all the expenses involved in attending AGU conference. This year, it has been awarded to a total of 14 people around the world.
  • Ms Anuradha Garg has received a scholarship to participate in IGCS winter school 2022 co-organized by the University of Stuttgart and IIT Madras on 'Sustainable Waste Management for a circular economy from 21 February - 4 March 2022.
  • Abinesh Ganapathy was provisionally selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Split-site scholarship (PhD) to continue his research at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with Prof David Hannah (Feb 2022 - Jan 2023).
  • Anshul Yadav was provisionally selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Split-site scholarship (PhD) to continue his research at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with Prof Prof. Greg Smith (Feb 2022 - Jan 2023).
  • Ms. Priyanka Singh was provisionally selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Split-site scholarship (PhD) to continue his research at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with Prof. Krause (Feb 2022 - Jan 2023).
  • Aniruddha Saha(Team Lead), Aniket Chandra, Babita Malakar and Shrishti Sharma have secured a spot in the winners' category under the guidance of Prof D S Arya, in MAPATHON organised jointly by ISRO, IIT-B, AICTE. The team had mapped the Urban Sprawl and Groundwater change of Ludhiana District over two time periods- to explain the groundwater change over time due to Urbanisation.
  • Mr. Shubham Tiwari (PhD Scholar) has been received a conference grant to present his research at Interpore 2021 (May 31–June 4, 2021).
  • Ms Anuradha Garg (PhD Scholar) has received a conference grant for attending and presenting her work at Interpore 2021 (31 May – 4 June 2021).
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Guntu (PhD candidate) has been awarded the prestigious DAAD fellowship. He will be visiting GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, from October 2021 to September 2022 for his PhD work with Professor Bruno Merz as the host
  • Ashish Manoj J (Master 1st year) received the Swiss Research Scholarship 2021. Ashish will be visiting Switzerland to work on the topic of compound extremes. 
  • Mr. Shubham Tiwari (PhD Scholar) has received a scholarship to attend Indo-German Summer School on "Sustainable Water Management at the Saltwater- freshwater Interface" 2021 (12 July to 23 July 2021).
  • Mr. Pankaj Dhote (PhD Scholar) received a Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2021, in New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Ms. Mayuri Gadhawe (Master student) received a Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2021, in New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Mr. Shivam Rawat (Master student) received a Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2021, in New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Mr. Shubham Tiwari (PhD Scholar) received a Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2021, in New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Anuradha Garg (Ph.D. Scholar) has received the prestigious Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2021, in New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Team HydroR (Aniruddha Saha, Shrishti Sharma, Ankush Choudhary, Prachi Singhal, Babita Malakar, Ashish Manoj J) consisting entirely of students from Department of Hydrology was selected as one of the eight finalists for the Wave2WebHackathon conducted by WRI India in association with Microsoft and BlackRock. As part of the Hackathon, the team created a neural network model to predict the reservoir water availability one month ahead for the city of Bangalore . The event had over 2130 registrations from across the globe.
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Guntu (PMRF Fellow) delivered an expert lecture on “Data-Driven Modelling: Soft computing techniques in Water Resources Engineering Using MATLAB®” on July 01, 2021, during the Two-week Faculty Development Program on “Smart Cities Enabling Technologies: A Step towards New India (Phase-II)” (Online), June 21-July 3, 2021, organized by BVM Engineering College, Gujarat.
  • Mr. Shubham Tiwari, Research Scholar, received the 'ISH G.M.Nawathe Puraskar (Best Paper in Hydro- 2019 International) for the year 2020 for his paper “Desalinization from Agricultural field through Ditch Drainage system” presented in Hydro- 2019 International at Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre, hosted by Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Guntu (PhD Candidate) was awarded the prestigious “INSPIRE Fellowship” from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to pursue doctoral studies.
  • Mr. Shashi Ranjan guided by Prof. Brijesh K Yadav and Prof. Himanshu Joshi successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “In situ arsenic sequestration using permeable reactive barriers” on Feb 15, 2021.
  • Ms. Aliva Nanda (PhD student) under the supervision of Prof. Sumit Sen successfully defended her PhD thesis “Understanding Hydrological Processes of Lesser Himalayan Hillslopes” on 2nd February 2021.

 

2020

  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Guntu (PhD candidate) has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF).
  • Ashish Mishra (Team Lead), Malla Mani Kanta, Sushmita Gouraha and Aman Kumar under the guidance of Prof D S Arya (Team ID: Mapathon3351), secured a spot in the winners' category in a National Level Map Making competition Mapathon 2020 jointly organised by IIT Bombay, ISRO and AICTE that received over 5000 entries throughout the country.
  • Mr Ravi Kumar Guntu (PhD candidate) received the conference grant for participation in the 6th IAHR Europe Congress 2020 in Warsaw, Poland under the program “PROM - International Scholarship Exchange of Doctoral Students and Academic Staff”. The conference will be organized by International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), and financed by: The Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Ms. Karisma Yuman (Master Student) has been awarded a DAAD-KOSPIE fellowship to work on her master thesis at TU Munich.
  • Mr. Mulugeta Musie Abdi (PhD student) under the supervision of Prof. Sumit Sen successfully defended his PhD thesis “Hydrologic Impacts of Climate and Anthropogenic Changes on an Ethiopian Rift Valley Lake” on 30th of September 2020.

 

2019

  • Ms. Karisma Yumnam (Master Student) has been awarded a DAAD-KOSPIE fellowship to work on her master thesis at TU Munich. (September 2019 – May 2020)
  • Arjun Kaushik (Master Student) has been awarded a DAAD fellowship to work on his master thesis at TU Munich. (September 2019 – May 2020)

 

2018

  • Aliva Nanda (1697001​) received MHRD Doctoral Fellowship, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Berkner Fellowship 2017 and Japan Science Union (JpGU) student travel grant 2018.
  • Anuradha Garg (17917003​) has been awarded the Junior Research Fellowship (2018) conferred by UGC, New Delhi.

 

2017

  • Vivek Gupta (15917003​) received his PhD from the Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee in April 2020. During his PhD, he received SERB International Travel Grant and IITR Foreign Travel Scholarship to attend EGU General Assembly in Vienna, Austria organised in April-2017. Vivek also received AGU Student Travel Grant and CSIR Foreign Travel Grant to attend AGU Fall Meeting in December 2017 organised in New Orleans, USA.

 

 

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