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Dr. Vijay Shankar

Head of the Department (Associate Professor)

Focussed on academics and research in Hydraulics and Water Resource Engineering.

Name : Dr. Vijay Shankar
Designation : Head of the Department (Associate Professor)
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph D
Phone : 254340
Email ID : vsdogra@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Vijay Shankar
Designation : Head of the Department (Associate Professor)
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph D
Date of Birth : 06/17/1970
Date of joining : 11/16/1996

Contact Details

Phone : 254340
Email ID : vsdogra@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Water Resource Engineering

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. (Hydraulics) 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee-(UA)
MBA (HRD) 2004 IGNOU Delhi
M.E. (Irrigation and Hydraulics) 1996 PEC Chandigarh
B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) 1993 REC Hamirpur (HP)

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year

Research Experience



Research Interests : Water Resources Engineering, Unsaturated Zone Modelling, River Bank Filtration, Irrigation Scheduling, Water Resources Management.
Brief Research Statement :

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2007 C. S. P Ojha, Vijay Shankar and N. S. Chauhan Ojha, C. S. P., Vijay Shankar and Chauhan, N. S., (2007). “Analysis of flow over horizontal transverse bottom racks”, Journal of Indian Society for Hydraulics, Vol. 18, 2007, pp. 41-50. Journal of Indian Society for Hydraulics SCI and SCOPUS
2008 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert, CSP Ojha, Christoph König Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert, Chandra Ojha, Christoph König, (2008). “Transient 3-D Modelling of Riverbank Filtration at Grind Well Field, Germany. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 17, No 2, 321-326. Hydrogeology Journal SCI and SCOPUS
2009 M. K. Jat, D. Khare, P. K. Garg and V. Shankar M. K. Jat, D. Khare, P. K. Garg and V. Shankar (2009). “Remote sensing and GIS-based assessment of urbanisation and degradation of watershed health”. Urban Water Journal (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 6, No. 3, 251-263. Urban Water Journal SCI and SCOPUS
2009 C.S.P. Ojha, K.S.Hari Prasad, Vijay Shankar, C.A. Madramootoo Ojha, C.S.P., Hari Prasad, K.S., Vijay Shankar, C.A. Madramootoo, (2009). “Evaluation of a non-linear root water uptake model”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation & Drainage, Vol. 135 No. 3, 302-312. ASCE Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2009 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad and C.S.P.Ojha Shankar, V., Hari Prasad, K.S. and Ojha, C.S.P., (2009). “Crop Coefficient Calibration of Maize and Indian Mustard in a Semi-Arid Region” ISH Journal of Hydraulics, Vol. 15, No. 1, 64-80. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering SCOPUS
2012 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and R.S.Govindaraju Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, Ojha, CSP, Govindaraju, R.S., (2012). “Model for Non-Linear Root Water Uptake Parameter”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. Vol. 138, No. 10, 905-917. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2012 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Kumar R., Shankar V., Jat, M.K. (2013). Soil moisture dynamics modeling considering multi-layer root zone. Water Science and Technology, IWA Vol. 67 (8), 1778-85. Doi:10.2166/wst.2013.054. Water Science and Technology SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and R.S. Govindaraju Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and Govindaraju, R.S., (2013). “Optimizing Water Use in Irrigation – A review”, Journal of the Indian Institute of Science Vol. 93:2 Apr.–Jun. 2013, 209-226. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Kumar R., Shankar V., Jat, M.K. (2013). Soil moisture dynamics modeling considering multi-layer root zone. Water Science and Technology, IWA Vol. 67 (8), 1778-85. Doi:10.2166/wst.2013.054. Water Science and Technology SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh K. Jat, Vijay Shankar, (2013). “Soil moisture dynamics modeling enabled by hydraulic redistribution in multi-layer root zone” Current Science, Vol. 105, No. 10, 1373-1382. Current Science SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Kumar, R, Jat, M. and Shankar, V. (2013). Evaluation of modeling of water eco-hydrologic dynamics in soil-root system. Ecological Modelling, 269, 51-60, doi: 10.1016/j.ecomodel.2013.08.019. Ecological Modelling SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Vijay Shankar, Govindraju RS, Ojha CSP, Hari Prasad K.S Vijay Shankar, Rao, S. Govindraju, Ojha CSP, Hari Prasad K.S. (2013). A non-dimensional relationship for root water uptake parameter, ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, ISSN 0733-9437/2013/11-961-964, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000632. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat (2013), Efficacy of Nonlinear Root Water Uptake Model for Multi-Layer Crop Root Zone, ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, Vol. 139, No. 11, ISSN 0733- 9437/2013/11-898-910, Doi: 10.1061 / (ASCE) IR. 1943-4774. 0000626. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and M.K. Jat (2014). “Sensitivity analysis of non-linear model parameters in multi-layer root zone”, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 1084-0699/ 2014/2-462-471, doi 10.1061/ (ASCE) HE. 1943-5584. 0000804. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and M.K. Jat (2014). “Evaluation of Nonlinear Root Uptake Model for Uniform Root Zone vis-à-vis Multilayer Root Zone”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 140, No. 2, 04013010 (2014)/ 1 – 9; http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000655 ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat (2014). Evaluation of root water uptake models – a review, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2014.981955, 1-10. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering SCOPUS
2016 Devatha, C.P., Shankar, V., and Ojha, C.S.P. Devatha, C.P., Shankar, V., and Ojha, C.S.P. (2016). “Assessment of Soil Moisture Uptake under Different Salinity Levels for Paddy Crop”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001009, 1-10. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering SCI and SCOPUS
2017 Rajat Kango, M. A. Alam and Vijay Shankar Rajat Kango, M. A. Alam and Vijay Shankar (2017). “Investigations of wall effect on permeability through porous media at low flow rates”. Water Supply and Technology: Water Supply. ws2017113; DOI: 10.2166/ws.2017.113. Water Supply and Technology : Water Supply SCI and SCOPUS
2018 Rajat Kango, Vijay Shankar and M. A. Alam Kango, R., Shankar, V., & Alam, M. A. (2018). Evaluation of hydraulic conductivity based on grain size distribution parameters using power function model. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. DOI: 10.2166/ws.2018.106. Water Supply and Technology : Water Supply SCI and SCOPUS
2018 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, Vijay Shankar (2018). “Evaluation of two irrigation scheduling methodologies for potato (solanum tuberosum l.) in north-western mid hills of India” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering SCOPUS
2018 Arunava Poddar, P aras Gupta, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar 21. Poddar, A., Gupta, P., Kumar, N., Shankar, V., & Ojha, C.S. (2018). Evaluation of Reference Evapotranspiration Methods and Sensitivity Analysis of Climatic Parameters for Sub-Humid Sub-Tropical Locations in Western Himalayas (India). ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2018.155173 ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering SCOPUS
2019 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar 22. Poddar, A., Kumar, N., & Shankar, V. (2019). Computation of moisture uptake based irrigation schedules to counter ill effects of saline irrigation on agricultural productivity. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems 11(01):1004-1013 Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems SCOPUS

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2018 Andrea Momblanch, Ian Holman, Sanjay K. Jain, Daniel Banister, Andrew Orr, Anil Kulkarni, Vijay Shankar, Sikhululekile Ncube, Lindsay Beevers, Boris Snapir, Toby Waine, Chandra S.P. Ojha, and Adebayo J. Adeloye Systems modelling and nexus assessment to support global change adaptation in the Himalayas European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly, April 8-13 Geophysical Research Abstracts (internationally renowned Conference)
2018 Nitish Mahant and Vijay Shankar Investigations on Infiltration Characteristics of Soils in Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Akshika Guleria and Vijay Shankar Factor analysis of various reference evapotranspiration models for sub-humid sub-tropical climate Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, Vijay Shankar Study of Capillary Rise on Irrigation Requirements for Wheat Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Gaurav Chauhan, Rajiv Ganguly and Vijay Shankar Two dimensional finite time simulation of waste spills in rivers 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Arunava Poddar, Aashish Sharma and Vijay Shankar : Irrigation scheduling for potato (Solanum Tuberosum L.) based on daily crop coefficient approach in a sub-humid sub-tropical region 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar Soil moisture dynamics in vadose zone under different boundary conditions 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Chandel V.S., Bisaria N. and Shankar V Morphometric analysis of five watersheds of Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, March 18-19 International civil engineering symposium (ICES-2017)
2017 Shekhawat K.P., Chauhan T.A., Singh S. Vikram and Shankar V Using artificial neural networks for inflow forecasting of reservoir 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, March 18-19 International civil engineering symposium (ICES-2017)
2016 Vijay Shankar Computation of vadoze zone moisture profiles for successive irrigation scheduling International Conference on Computational methods (ICCM – 2016), August 1 - 4 Scientech Publisher Llc, USA
2014 Vijay Shankar Comparative Evaluation of Root Uptake Models for Developing Moisture Uptake based Irrigation Schedules for Crops International Conference on Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering (ICABE 2014), June 16-17 World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2013 Vijay Shankar A User Friendly Tool for Performance Evaluation of Different Reference Evapotranspiration Methods International Conference on Agriculture and Environment Engineering, (ICAEE – 2013), June 5-6 World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2013 Vijay Shankar Effect of Environment on Transportation Systems International Workshop on Exploring Science of Transportation Systems, April 11-12 Internationally renowned Conference Proceedings
2012 Vijay Shankar Effect of Shallow Groundwater Table on the Moisture Depletion Pattern in Crop Root Zone International Conference on Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ICESE-12), December 6-7 World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2012 Shailza Sharma, Rupam Saha, T. Anand Prabhu and Vijay Shankar River bank filtration in Hamirpur, India: quality analysis and modeling, using visual MODFLOW World Aqua Congress (WAC2012), November 28-30 Internationally renowned Conference
2012 Vijay Shankar, CSP Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad Irrigation Scheduling for Maize and Indian-mustard based on Daily Crop Water Requirement in a Semi-Arid Region International Conference on Civil and Environment Engineering (ICCEE-2012), March 28-30 World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2011 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert and CSP Ojha Assessment of riverbank filtration technique for the efficient water supply in the urban areas National Conference on Water Resources and Hydraulics “HYDRO-2011”, December 29-30 Internationally renowned Conference
2010 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert and CSP Ojha Urban Water Management Through Riverbank Filtration - A case study of Grind Well Field, Duesseldorf, Germany International conference on “Urbanism and Green Architecture” (ICUGA-10), October 30-31 Internationally renowned Conference
2009 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad and CSP Ojha Optimal irrigation schedules based on simulated soil-moisture depletion pattern Water, Environment, Energy, and Society (WEES – 09), January 12-16 Internationally renowned Conference
2008 Vijay Shankar, C.S.P. Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad Simulatiion of Vadoze Zone Moisture Profiles for Optimal Irrigation Scheduling International convention on water resources development and management (ICWRDM–08), October 23rd-26th Internationally renowned Conference
2007 Vijay Shankar, C.S.P. Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad Evaluation of FAO Recommended Crop Coefficients for Maize and Wheat in a Semi-arid Region of India South Asian Conference on Water in Agriculture: Management Options for Increasing Crop Productivity per Drop of Water, Nov. 15th-17th Internationally renowned Conference
2007 Vijay Shankar, CSP Ojha, K.S. Hari Prasad Evaluation of plant moisture extraction for different type of soils using simulation modelling 6th International R&D Conference ‘Sustainable Development of Water and Energy Resources – Needs and Challenges’, 13th-16th February Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, Eckert, Paul, Ojha, C.S.P., Irmscher, R. and Koenig, C.M. Transient 3-D modelling of riverbank filtration at Grind well field, Duesseldorf, Germany EU-India International River Bank Filtration Conference, November 18th-19th Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, C.S.P Ojha Root zone moisture depletion based irrigation scheduling for cash, oil and forage crops using simulation modelling International Conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management” (ICHWAM-2006), December 5th-8th Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, Ojha, C.S.P., Hari Prasad, K.S. Effect of Shallow groundwater table on the Moisture depletion pattern of crop root zone International Conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management” (ICHWAM-2006), December 5th-8th Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Eckert Paul and Vijay Shankar Modelling of river bank filtration at the Ganges river in India and the Rhine river in Germany Grunwassermodellierung-The SPRING user’s conference, August 31st-September 1st Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar Groundwater modelling for riverbank filtration EU-India Working Group Meeting and Workshop with NGOs and Farmers on “Riverbank Filtration”, Feb. 27th-28th Internationally renowned Conference
1998 Goyal, S.K. and Vijay Shankar Effect of saline irrigation water on crop growth UNESCO, IHP and IAHR sponsored African Division Conference on “Coping with Water Scarcity”, August 26th-28th Internationally renowned Conference
1997 Goyal, S.K., and Vijay Shankar Effect of saline irrigation water on soils 2nd International R & D Conference, October 21st-24th Internationally renowned Conference
1997 Goyal, S.K., and Vijay Shankar Conjunctive use of saline tube well waters and canal waters for irrigation International Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Hydrology (ISETH-97)”, Sept. 25th-27th Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Lalit Goyal, R.K.Sharma and Vijay Shankar Effect of Use of Crop Residues (Waste Materials) on Soil Moisture and Soil Temperature in Potato Crop under Mid-Hill Conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India. International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design Springer, Cham
2018 33. Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, and Vijay Shankar Investigation of parameters that effect capillary rise from shallow water table under the influence of crops 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2018), December 19th-21st, 2018, NIT Patna. Internationally renowned Conference
2019 34. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar, Aashish Dhobal and Vijay Shankar Performance Assessment of PSO and GA in estimating Soil hydraulic properties using Near-Surface Soil Moisture Observations International Conference on Computational Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, June 27th-29th, 2019, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore Internationally renowned Conference
2019 35. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar and Vijay Shankar Non Linear Regression for Identifying the optimal Soil Hydraulic Model Parameters International Conference on Numerical Optimization in engineering and Sciences (NOIEAS-2019), June 19th-21st, 2019, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India Internationally renowned Conference
2019 36. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar and Vijay Shankar Optimizing Irrigation through Environmental Canopy Sensing- A Proposed Automated Approach . International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Optimization (ICAMeO-2019), June 19th-21st, 2019, Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Kerala, India Internationally renowned Conference

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
Principle Investigator State Research and Development Project Application of Wollastonite micro fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete overlay for rehabilitating District and Village roads in Himachal Pradesh. State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (SCSTE), Himachal Pradesh 27/12/2017 31/12/2019 Rs. 5.052 Lacs Ongoing Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma, NIT-Harmipur, INDIA SCSTE/F(8)-1/2017 5087-5088 28/12/2017
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project between UK & India Sustaining Himalayan Water Resources in a Changing Climate (SusHi-Wat). Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GOI & Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK 18/01/2017 31/12/2019 Rs. 56.8 Lacs Ongoing Prof C. S. P. Ojha (IIT-Roorkee), Prof. K.S. Hari Prasad (IIT Roorkee), Prof. Anil Kulkarni (IISc Bangalore), Dr. Sanjay Jain (NIH Roorkee), Dr. Sharad Jain (NIH Roorkee) Prof. Adeloye J. Adebayo (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK), Prof Ian Holman (Cranfield University UK) Dr L. Beevers (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK), MoES/NERC/IA-SWR/P3/10/2016-PC-II 18/01/2017
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project between UK & India. Mitigating Climate Change Impacts on Indian Agriculture Through Improved Irrigation Water Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GOI & Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK 09/11/2011 30/11/2016 Rs. 29.6 Lacs Completed Prof. CSP Ojha (IIT Roorkee) Prof. Adeloye J. Adebayo (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK) Prof. K.K. Singh, NIT Kurukshetra, MoES/NERC/16/02/10-PC-II 09/11/2011
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project Social-economic-environmental trade-offs in managing the Land-River-Interface Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, Natural Environment Research Council-UK and National Science Foundation, China 06/08/2019 31/08/2021 Rs. 31.382 Lacs Ongoing Dr. Adani Azhoni (NIT Karnataka), Dr. Brij Bala (CSK HPKV, HAREC, Bajaura),Dr. Robert Grabowski (Cranfield University, UK), Prof. Ian Holman (Cranfield University, UK), Dr. Jeroen Meersmans (Cranfield University, UK), & Dr. Jian Peng (Peking University, Beijing, China) BT/IN/TaSE/69/AA/2018-19 06/08/2019

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Rohitashw Kumar Modeling moisture uptake in multi-layer soil Completed 2013 Dr. M.K. Jat, (MNIT Jaipur)
M.Tech Tanmay Garg Estimation of Reference Evapotranspiration using the FAO Penman-Monteith Method for Climatic Conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India Completed 2014
M.Tech Ashutosh Singh Multivariate Statistical Analysisof Groundwater for Unnao District (UP) Completed 2014
M.Tech Krishan P. Shekhawat Daily Discharge Prediction for a River in a Hilly Subtropical humid Zone using ANN and ANFIS Completed 2015
M.Tech Sumit Jaswal Empolying HEC-RESSIM 3.1 for reservoir maintenance and decision making Completed 2015
M.Tech Nitin Lakhera Water Balance Study of Beas River (up to Pong Dam) in Himachal Pradesh using ARCGIS Technique Completed 2015
M.Tech Ankit Negi Daily Discharge Prediction for a River in a Hilly Subtropical humid Zone using ANN and ANFIS Completed 2015
M.Tech Ashish Dobhal Near-surface soil moisture modelling using Genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization Completed 2016
M.Tech Aman Chandel Sediment yield estimation using RUSLE Model Completed 2016
M.Tech Saurabh Singh Rainfall modeling and prediction using MARKOV model Completed 2016
M.Tech Paras Gupta Performance evaluation of different reference evapotranspiration equations Completed 2017
M.Tech Navsal Kumar Modelling soil moisture dynamics in Unsaturated zone for different boundary conditions Completed 2017
M.Tech Vishal Chaudhary Estimate changes in runoff due to change in land use pattern using various techniques Completed 2017
M.Tech Ashish Sharma Field investigation of soil hydraulic and retention characteristics Completed 2017
M.Tech Shankar Ghosh Hydropower generation and its impact on space time distribution of dissolved oxygen content in Beas river basin Completed 2017
M.Tech Pradeep Kumar Rainfall runoff modelling for sustainable water resources management: Case study Completed 2017
M.Tech Pushpendra Kumar Integration of remote sensing and GIS for delineation of watershed of Ramgarh dam, Jaipur Completed 2017
M.Tech Akshika Guleria Factor analysis of reference evapotranspiration methods for sub-humid sub-tropical climate Completed 2018
M.Tech Snigdha Pandey Application of non-linear regression in estimating soil moisture characteristics Completed 2018
M.Tech Saurav Saini Evaluation of Hydraulic Conductivity based on grian size distribution and angularity on different types of materials Completed 2018
M.Tech Anurag Optimum cropping pattern of Kulsi river basin using simulation and linear programming model Completed 2018
M.Tech Abhishek Assessment of reservoir siltation using remote sensing in Bhakra and Pong reservoirs Completed 2018
M.Tech Nitish Mahant Study of infiltration characteristics of soil in Hamirpur region Completed 2018
M.Tech Ramraj Meena Analysis of hydraulic conductivity of various contaminated soil samples by Ksat Completed 2019
M.Tech Mekharaj Kunwar Chhetri Evaluation of CFD for spillway modelling Completed 2019
M.Tech Sajal Maharshi Estimation of reference evapotranspiration for various agro climatic zones of India using neural network approach Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohammad Umer Jan Deva Impacts of land use and climate change scenarios on the water flux: A case study of KUNAH KHAD river watershed in Hamirpur, H.P. Completed 2019
M.Tech Preeti Bisht Delineation of groundwater recharge zone in Hamirpur district using RS and GIS techniques Completed 2019
M.Tech Shivendra Chaubey The effects of the shape parameters on hydraulic conductivity of different granular materials and their mixtures Completed 2019
Ph.D Arunava Poddar Modelling soil moisture dynamics in crop root zone under shallow ground water table Ongoing 2019
Ph.D Rajat Kango Modelling hydraulic conductivity for flow through porous media Ongoing 2019
Ph.D Lalit Goel Effect of mulching on soil moisture retention characteristics Ongoing 2020 Dr. R. K. Sharma
Ph.D Navsal Kumar Crop Water Stress Index tool for estimating soil moisture depletion Ongoing 2020
Ph.D Suman Kumari Modeling landslide activation under excessive soil moisture regime in mid-hills of northwestern Himalayas Ongoing 2021
Ph.D Abhishish Chandel Modeling of Hydraulic Conductivity of Porous media- A semi-theoretical approach Ongoing 2022
M.Tech Ankush Study for Rainfall thresholds for the initiation of landslides and Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Western Himalayas (H.P, India) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Aakriti Chauhan Study of climate change and its effects on landslidesof Western Himalayas (H.P, India) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Gargi Bindal Spatio-temporal trend analysis of climatic variables for various districts of Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Atul Mishra Effect of land use and land cover on stream flow of Hind on river (Delhi) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Deepanshu Verma Effect of mulching on retention characteristics of soil Ongoing 2020

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Associate Professor Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2009 21/08/2019 10 years 1 month
Assistant Professor (Lecturer SG & AP) Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2006 16/11/2009 3 years
Lecturer and Lecturer (Senior Scale) Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/1996 16/11/2006 10 years

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Chapter Chapter 26: Optimal Use of Irrigation Waterin “Sustainable Water Resources Management” ASCE Publishing Vijay Shankar, Chandra S. P. Ojha, Rao S. Govindaraju, K. S. Hari Prasad, Adeloye J. Adebayo, C. A. Madramoottoo, Hitesh Upreti, R. Shrivastava, and K. K. Singh ISBN 9780784414767 2017
Book Chapter Chapter 06: Design for Slope Protection by using Bio-Engineering Measures in Himalayan Region in “Agroforestry Systems for Resource Conservation and Livelihood Security in Lower Himalayas” New India Publishing Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar ISBN 10: 9381450218 2012

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event
River Bank Filtration and Urban Water Management MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Urban Water Management’ October 12th-16th
Introduction to Finite Difference Method MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Computational Techniques in Engineering’, Oct. 16th-20th
Applications of Finite Difference Method to Hydro-geological Problems MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Computational Techniques in Engineering’, Oct. 16th-20th
Ground Water Recharge Through Rain Water Harvesting NIT Hamirpur 2007 Short Term Training Programme on “Water Harvesting”, Dec. 10th-14th
Successful Rain Water Harvesting at Indore (M.P.)-A Case Study NIT Hamirpur 2007 Short Term Training Programme on “Water Harvesting”, Dec. 10th-14th
Rainwater Harvesting – Environmental Issues NIT Hamirpur 2008 I - D Short Term Course on Sustainable Energy Generation and Environmental Management, June 16th-27th
Water Harvesting through Community Participation NIT Hamirpur 2008 STTP on “Water Supply and Sanitation Practices”(WSSP-08), July 22nd-26th
Various techniques of groundwater recharge through rainwater harvesting NIT Hamirpur 2010 STC on “Water Harvesting” January 11th - 13th
Artificial Recharge Structures and Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting – Design, Costing and Preparation HP State Water & Sanitation Mission, Shimla & CGWB September 28th, Shimla. In 3-day training programme for PHED engineers on preparation of Sustainability plans

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Concurrent Evaluation Studies for the Swan River Flood Management Project Phase-IV HP Irrigation and Public Health (IPH) Department Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA, & Dr. Pardeep Kumar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 4.00 Lacs Completed
Study for Assessment of Flow of Water at Pazina (Pogoda) Khud, a Water Body, Flowing in to Sutlej River Ambuja Cement Company, Darlaghat (HP) Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 2.50 Lacs Completed
Concurrent Evaluation Studies for the Swan River Flood Management Project Phase-IV HP Irrigation and Public Health Department Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 5.90 Lacs Ongoing
Comprehensive Investigations in the catchment of river Swan Una District (HP) for Watershed development and Management. HP Irrigation and Public Health Department Prof. R.K. Sharma NIT-Harmipur, INDIA & Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Harmipur, INDIA Rs. 1.80 Lacs Completed

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description
1 Department of Water Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to attend Course Bank Filtration, and visit various RBF sites in Germany, Chek-Republic and Austria, funded by EU under ECCP during Sept. 3rd to 17th, 2005.
2 Stadtwerke Duesseldorf AG, Duesseldorf, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to study existing RBF sites and processes Under Project “EU-India River Bank Filtration Network” funded by EU under ECCP during September 18th to October 31st, 2005.
3 Delta h, Dortmund, Germany. (Groundwater Modelling Company) To learn GW Modelling using ‘SPRING’ (Simulation of Processes in Ground) software during September 18th to October 31st, 2005.
4 Stadtwerke Duesseldorf AG, Duesseldorf, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to apply the advanced GW Modelling concepts at existing RBF sites, and attend International Conference at Dortmund (Germany), Under Project “EU-India River Bank Filtration Network” funded by EU under ECCP August 14th to September 3rd, 2006.
5 Oxford University, Oxford,UK To attend NERC Changing Water Cycle workshop under MoES-NERC Research Project during June 25th – 26th, 2014
6 University of Cranefield, UK Project Progress Meeting under MoES-NERC Project “MICCI – 2012 -2016” on June 27th, 2014
7 Hariot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK Academic Interactions on Climate Change and its impact on Indian Agriculture, School of Built Environment during June 28th -29th, 2014.
8 Agricultural and Agro-Industries in Peterborough & East Anglia Region of UK Assessment and interaction on farming practices and agro based industrial set-up in UK, Organized by Irrigation consultants (UKIA) UK during June 30th – July 2nd, 2014.
9 British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK Project Progress Meeting under MoES-NERC Project “SusHi-Wat - 2016-2019” during October 2nd – 4th, 2017.

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation for Sustainability (CEC – 2016) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Secretary
conference National Computational Techniques in Engineering NIT Hamirpur 16/10/2015 17/10/2015 Secretary
conference National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-2013) NIT Hamirpur 12/12/2013 14/12/2013 Secretary
conference National Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation without Limits (CEC – 09) NIT Hamirpur 18/09/2009 19/09/2009 Secretary
conference National Infrastructure Development in Civil Engineering (IDCE – 08) NIT Hamirpur 16/05/2008 17/05/2008 Secretary

Profile Summary

Last Update: 02/09/2019 11:06am
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Name : Dr. Vijay Shankar
Designation : Head of the Department (Associate Professor)
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph D
Phone : 254340
Email ID : vsdogra@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-vijay-shankar-dogra-
Date of Birth : 06/17/1970
Date of Joining : 11/16/1996

Specialization

Water Resource Engineering

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. (Hydraulics) 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee-(UA)
MBA (HRD) 2004 IGNOU Delhi
M.E. (Irrigation and Hydraulics) 1996 PEC Chandigarh
B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) 1993 REC Hamirpur (HP)

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Associate Professor Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2009 21/08/2019 10 years 1 month
Assistant Professor (Lecturer SG & AP) Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2006 16/11/2009 3 years
Lecturer and Lecturer (Senior Scale) Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur 16/11/1996 16/11/2006 10 years

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To

Research Experience

Research Interests : Water Resources Engineering, Unsaturated Zone Modelling, River Bank Filtration, Irrigation Scheduling, Water Resources Management.
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Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
Principle Investigator State Research and Development Project Application of Wollastonite micro fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete overlay for rehabilitating District and Village roads in Himachal Pradesh. State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (SCSTE), Himachal Pradesh 27/12/2017 31/12/2019 Rs. 5.052 Lacs Ongoing Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma, NIT-Harmipur, INDIA SCSTE/F(8)-1/2017 5087-5088 28/12/2017
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project between UK & India Sustaining Himalayan Water Resources in a Changing Climate (SusHi-Wat). Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GOI & Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK 18/01/2017 31/12/2019 Rs. 56.8 Lacs Ongoing Prof C. S. P. Ojha (IIT-Roorkee), Prof. K.S. Hari Prasad (IIT Roorkee), Prof. Anil Kulkarni (IISc Bangalore), Dr. Sanjay Jain (NIH Roorkee), Dr. Sharad Jain (NIH Roorkee) Prof. Adeloye J. Adebayo (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK), Prof Ian Holman (Cranfield University UK) Dr L. Beevers (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK), MoES/NERC/IA-SWR/P3/10/2016-PC-II 18/01/2017
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project between UK & India. Mitigating Climate Change Impacts on Indian Agriculture Through Improved Irrigation Water Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GOI & Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK 09/11/2011 30/11/2016 Rs. 29.6 Lacs Completed Prof. CSP Ojha (IIT Roorkee) Prof. Adeloye J. Adebayo (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK) Prof. K.K. Singh, NIT Kurukshetra, MoES/NERC/16/02/10-PC-II 09/11/2011
Principle Investigator International Collaborative Project Social-economic-environmental trade-offs in managing the Land-River-Interface Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, Natural Environment Research Council-UK and National Science Foundation, China 06/08/2019 31/08/2021 Rs. 31.382 Lacs Ongoing Dr. Adani Azhoni (NIT Karnataka), Dr. Brij Bala (CSK HPKV, HAREC, Bajaura),Dr. Robert Grabowski (Cranfield University, UK), Prof. Ian Holman (Cranfield University, UK), Dr. Jeroen Meersmans (Cranfield University, UK), & Dr. Jian Peng (Peking University, Beijing, China) BT/IN/TaSE/69/AA/2018-19 06/08/2019

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2007 C. S. P Ojha, Vijay Shankar and N. S. Chauhan Journal of Indian Society for Hydraulics Ojha, C. S. P., Vijay Shankar and Chauhan, N. S., (2007). “Analysis of flow over horizontal transverse bottom racks”, Journal of Indian Society for Hydraulics, Vol. 18, 2007, pp. 41-50. SCI and SCOPUS
2008 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert, CSP Ojha, Christoph König Hydrogeology Journal Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert, Chandra Ojha, Christoph König, (2008). “Transient 3-D Modelling of Riverbank Filtration at Grind Well Field, Germany. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 17, No 2, 321-326. SCI and SCOPUS
2009 M. K. Jat, D. Khare, P. K. Garg and V. Shankar Urban Water Journal M. K. Jat, D. Khare, P. K. Garg and V. Shankar (2009). “Remote sensing and GIS-based assessment of urbanisation and degradation of watershed health”. Urban Water Journal (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 6, No. 3, 251-263. SCI and SCOPUS
2009 C.S.P. Ojha, K.S.Hari Prasad, Vijay Shankar, C.A. Madramootoo ASCE Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering Ojha, C.S.P., Hari Prasad, K.S., Vijay Shankar, C.A. Madramootoo, (2009). “Evaluation of a non-linear root water uptake model”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation & Drainage, Vol. 135 No. 3, 302-312. SCI and SCOPUS
2009 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad and C.S.P.Ojha ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Shankar, V., Hari Prasad, K.S. and Ojha, C.S.P., (2009). “Crop Coefficient Calibration of Maize and Indian Mustard in a Semi-Arid Region” ISH Journal of Hydraulics, Vol. 15, No. 1, 64-80. SCOPUS
2012 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and R.S.Govindaraju ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, Ojha, CSP, Govindaraju, R.S., (2012). “Model for Non-Linear Root Water Uptake Parameter”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. Vol. 138, No. 10, 905-917. SCI and SCOPUS
2012 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Water Science and Technology Kumar R., Shankar V., Jat, M.K. (2013). Soil moisture dynamics modeling considering multi-layer root zone. Water Science and Technology, IWA Vol. 67 (8), 1778-85. Doi:10.2166/wst.2013.054. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and R.S. Govindaraju Journal of the Indian Institute of Science Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, CSP Ojha and Govindaraju, R.S., (2013). “Optimizing Water Use in Irrigation – A review”, Journal of the Indian Institute of Science Vol. 93:2 Apr.–Jun. 2013, 209-226. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat Water Science and Technology Kumar R., Shankar V., Jat, M.K. (2013). Soil moisture dynamics modeling considering multi-layer root zone. Water Science and Technology, IWA Vol. 67 (8), 1778-85. Doi:10.2166/wst.2013.054. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Current Science Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh K. Jat, Vijay Shankar, (2013). “Soil moisture dynamics modeling enabled by hydraulic redistribution in multi-layer root zone” Current Science, Vol. 105, No. 10, 1373-1382. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Mahesh Kumar Jat and Vijay Shankar Ecological Modelling Kumar, R, Jat, M. and Shankar, V. (2013). Evaluation of modeling of water eco-hydrologic dynamics in soil-root system. Ecological Modelling, 269, 51-60, doi: 10.1016/j.ecomodel.2013.08.019. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Vijay Shankar, Govindraju RS, Ojha CSP, Hari Prasad K.S ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Vijay Shankar, Rao, S. Govindraju, Ojha CSP, Hari Prasad K.S. (2013). A non-dimensional relationship for root water uptake parameter, ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, ISSN 0733-9437/2013/11-961-964, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000632. SCI and SCOPUS
2013 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat (2013), Efficacy of Nonlinear Root Water Uptake Model for Multi-Layer Crop Root Zone, ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, Vol. 139, No. 11, ISSN 0733- 9437/2013/11-898-910, Doi: 10.1061 / (ASCE) IR. 1943-4774. 0000626. SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and M.K. Jat (2014). “Sensitivity analysis of non-linear model parameters in multi-layer root zone”, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 1084-0699/ 2014/2-462-471, doi 10.1061/ (ASCE) HE. 1943-5584. 0000804. SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and M.K. Jat (2014). “Evaluation of Nonlinear Root Uptake Model for Uniform Root Zone vis-à-vis Multilayer Root Zone”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 140, No. 2, 04013010 (2014)/ 1 – 9; http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000655 SCI and SCOPUS
2014 Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Jat (2014). Evaluation of root water uptake models – a review, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2014.981955, 1-10. SCOPUS
2016 Devatha, C.P., Shankar, V., and Ojha, C.S.P. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Devatha, C.P., Shankar, V., and Ojha, C.S.P. (2016). “Assessment of Soil Moisture Uptake under Different Salinity Levels for Paddy Crop”. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001009, 1-10. SCI and SCOPUS
2017 Rajat Kango, M. A. Alam and Vijay Shankar Water Supply and Technology : Water Supply Rajat Kango, M. A. Alam and Vijay Shankar (2017). “Investigations of wall effect on permeability through porous media at low flow rates”. Water Supply and Technology: Water Supply. ws2017113; DOI: 10.2166/ws.2017.113. SCI and SCOPUS
2018 Rajat Kango, Vijay Shankar and M. A. Alam Water Supply and Technology : Water Supply Kango, R., Shankar, V., & Alam, M. A. (2018). Evaluation of hydraulic conductivity based on grain size distribution parameters using power function model. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. DOI: 10.2166/ws.2018.106. SCI and SCOPUS
2018 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, Vijay Shankar (2018). “Evaluation of two irrigation scheduling methodologies for potato (solanum tuberosum l.) in north-western mid hills of India” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, SCOPUS
2018 Arunava Poddar, P aras Gupta, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 21. Poddar, A., Gupta, P., Kumar, N., Shankar, V., & Ojha, C.S. (2018). Evaluation of Reference Evapotranspiration Methods and Sensitivity Analysis of Climatic Parameters for Sub-Humid Sub-Tropical Locations in Western Himalayas (India). ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2018.155173 SCOPUS
2019 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems 22. Poddar, A., Kumar, N., & Shankar, V. (2019). Computation of moisture uptake based irrigation schedules to counter ill effects of saline irrigation on agricultural productivity. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems 11(01):1004-1013 SCOPUS

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing
2018 Andrea Momblanch, Ian Holman, Sanjay K. Jain, Daniel Banister, Andrew Orr, Anil Kulkarni, Vijay Shankar, Sikhululekile Ncube, Lindsay Beevers, Boris Snapir, Toby Waine, Chandra S.P. Ojha, and Adebayo J. Adeloye European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly, April 8-13 Systems modelling and nexus assessment to support global change adaptation in the Himalayas Geophysical Research Abstracts (internationally renowned Conference)
2018 Nitish Mahant and Vijay Shankar Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Investigations on Infiltration Characteristics of Soils in Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Akshika Guleria and Vijay Shankar Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Factor analysis of various reference evapotranspiration models for sub-humid sub-tropical climate Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, Vijay Shankar Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management (STIWM-2018), February 16-19 Study of Capillary Rise on Irrigation Requirements for Wheat Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Gaurav Chauhan, Rajiv Ganguly and Vijay Shankar 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 Two dimensional finite time simulation of waste spills in rivers Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Arunava Poddar, Aashish Sharma and Vijay Shankar 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 : Irrigation scheduling for potato (Solanum Tuberosum L.) based on daily crop coefficient approach in a sub-humid sub-tropical region Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Navsal Kumar and Vijay Shankar 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2017), December 21-23 Soil moisture dynamics in vadose zone under different boundary conditions Internationally renowned Conference
2017 Chandel V.S., Bisaria N. and Shankar V 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, March 18-19 Morphometric analysis of five watersheds of Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh International civil engineering symposium (ICES-2017)
2017 Shekhawat K.P., Chauhan T.A., Singh S. Vikram and Shankar V 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, March 18-19 Using artificial neural networks for inflow forecasting of reservoir International civil engineering symposium (ICES-2017)
2016 Vijay Shankar International Conference on Computational methods (ICCM – 2016), August 1 - 4 Computation of vadoze zone moisture profiles for successive irrigation scheduling Scientech Publisher Llc, USA
2014 Vijay Shankar International Conference on Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering (ICABE 2014), June 16-17 Comparative Evaluation of Root Uptake Models for Developing Moisture Uptake based Irrigation Schedules for Crops World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2013 Vijay Shankar International Conference on Agriculture and Environment Engineering, (ICAEE – 2013), June 5-6 A User Friendly Tool for Performance Evaluation of Different Reference Evapotranspiration Methods World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2013 Vijay Shankar International Workshop on Exploring Science of Transportation Systems, April 11-12 Effect of Environment on Transportation Systems Internationally renowned Conference Proceedings
2012 Vijay Shankar International Conference on Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ICESE-12), December 6-7 Effect of Shallow Groundwater Table on the Moisture Depletion Pattern in Crop Root Zone World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2012 Shailza Sharma, Rupam Saha, T. Anand Prabhu and Vijay Shankar World Aqua Congress (WAC2012), November 28-30 River bank filtration in Hamirpur, India: quality analysis and modeling, using visual MODFLOW Internationally renowned Conference
2012 Vijay Shankar, CSP Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad International Conference on Civil and Environment Engineering (ICCEE-2012), March 28-30 Irrigation Scheduling for Maize and Indian-mustard based on Daily Crop Water Requirement in a Semi-Arid Region World Academy of Science Engineering and technology (WASET)
2011 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert and CSP Ojha National Conference on Water Resources and Hydraulics “HYDRO-2011”, December 29-30 Assessment of riverbank filtration technique for the efficient water supply in the urban areas Internationally renowned Conference
2010 Vijay Shankar, Paul Eckert and CSP Ojha International conference on “Urbanism and Green Architecture” (ICUGA-10), October 30-31 Urban Water Management Through Riverbank Filtration - A case study of Grind Well Field, Duesseldorf, Germany Internationally renowned Conference
2009 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad and CSP Ojha Water, Environment, Energy, and Society (WEES – 09), January 12-16 Optimal irrigation schedules based on simulated soil-moisture depletion pattern Internationally renowned Conference
2008 Vijay Shankar, C.S.P. Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad International convention on water resources development and management (ICWRDM–08), October 23rd-26th Simulatiion of Vadoze Zone Moisture Profiles for Optimal Irrigation Scheduling Internationally renowned Conference
2007 Vijay Shankar, C.S.P. Ojha and K.S. Hari Prasad South Asian Conference on Water in Agriculture: Management Options for Increasing Crop Productivity per Drop of Water, Nov. 15th-17th Evaluation of FAO Recommended Crop Coefficients for Maize and Wheat in a Semi-arid Region of India Internationally renowned Conference
2007 Vijay Shankar, CSP Ojha, K.S. Hari Prasad 6th International R&D Conference ‘Sustainable Development of Water and Energy Resources – Needs and Challenges’, 13th-16th February Evaluation of plant moisture extraction for different type of soils using simulation modelling Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, Eckert, Paul, Ojha, C.S.P., Irmscher, R. and Koenig, C.M. EU-India International River Bank Filtration Conference, November 18th-19th Transient 3-D modelling of riverbank filtration at Grind well field, Duesseldorf, Germany Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, K.S. Hari Prasad, C.S.P Ojha International Conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management” (ICHWAM-2006), December 5th-8th Root zone moisture depletion based irrigation scheduling for cash, oil and forage crops using simulation modelling Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar, Ojha, C.S.P., Hari Prasad, K.S. International Conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management” (ICHWAM-2006), December 5th-8th Effect of Shallow groundwater table on the Moisture depletion pattern of crop root zone Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Eckert Paul and Vijay Shankar Grunwassermodellierung-The SPRING user’s conference, August 31st-September 1st Modelling of river bank filtration at the Ganges river in India and the Rhine river in Germany Internationally renowned Conference
2006 Vijay Shankar EU-India Working Group Meeting and Workshop with NGOs and Farmers on “Riverbank Filtration”, Feb. 27th-28th Groundwater modelling for riverbank filtration Internationally renowned Conference
1998 Goyal, S.K. and Vijay Shankar UNESCO, IHP and IAHR sponsored African Division Conference on “Coping with Water Scarcity”, August 26th-28th Effect of saline irrigation water on crop growth Internationally renowned Conference
1997 Goyal, S.K., and Vijay Shankar 2nd International R & D Conference, October 21st-24th Effect of saline irrigation water on soils Internationally renowned Conference
1997 Goyal, S.K., and Vijay Shankar International Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Hydrology (ISETH-97)”, Sept. 25th-27th Conjunctive use of saline tube well waters and canal waters for irrigation Internationally renowned Conference
2018 Lalit Goyal, R.K.Sharma and Vijay Shankar International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design Effect of Use of Crop Residues (Waste Materials) on Soil Moisture and Soil Temperature in Potato Crop under Mid-Hill Conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India. Springer, Cham
2018 33. Arunava Poddar, Navsal Kumar, and Vijay Shankar 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering (HYDRO-2018), December 19th-21st, 2018, NIT Patna. Investigation of parameters that effect capillary rise from shallow water table under the influence of crops Internationally renowned Conference
2019 34. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar, Aashish Dhobal and Vijay Shankar International Conference on Computational Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, June 27th-29th, 2019, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore Performance Assessment of PSO and GA in estimating Soil hydraulic properties using Near-Surface Soil Moisture Observations Internationally renowned Conference
2019 35. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar and Vijay Shankar International Conference on Numerical Optimization in engineering and Sciences (NOIEAS-2019), June 19th-21st, 2019, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India Non Linear Regression for Identifying the optimal Soil Hydraulic Model Parameters Internationally renowned Conference
2019 36. Navsal Kumar, Arunava Poddar and Vijay Shankar . International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Optimization (ICAMeO-2019), June 19th-21st, 2019, Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Kerala, India Optimizing Irrigation through Environmental Canopy Sensing- A Proposed Automated Approach Internationally renowned Conference

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Chapter Vijay Shankar, Chandra S. P. Ojha, Rao S. Govindaraju, K. S. Hari Prasad, Adeloye J. Adebayo, C. A. Madramoottoo, Hitesh Upreti, R. Shrivastava, and K. K. Singh Chapter 26: Optimal Use of Irrigation Waterin “Sustainable Water Resources Management” ASCE Publishing ISBN 9780784414767 2017
Book Chapter Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay Shankar and Mahesh Kumar Chapter 06: Design for Slope Protection by using Bio-Engineering Measures in Himalayan Region in “Agroforestry Systems for Resource Conservation and Livelihood Security in Lower Himalayas” New India Publishing ISBN 10: 9381450218 2012

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Rohitashw Kumar Modeling moisture uptake in multi-layer soil Completed 2013 Dr. M.K. Jat, (MNIT Jaipur)
M.Tech Tanmay Garg Estimation of Reference Evapotranspiration using the FAO Penman-Monteith Method for Climatic Conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India Completed 2014
M.Tech Ashutosh Singh Multivariate Statistical Analysisof Groundwater for Unnao District (UP) Completed 2014
M.Tech Krishan P. Shekhawat Daily Discharge Prediction for a River in a Hilly Subtropical humid Zone using ANN and ANFIS Completed 2015
M.Tech Sumit Jaswal Empolying HEC-RESSIM 3.1 for reservoir maintenance and decision making Completed 2015
M.Tech Nitin Lakhera Water Balance Study of Beas River (up to Pong Dam) in Himachal Pradesh using ARCGIS Technique Completed 2015
M.Tech Ankit Negi Daily Discharge Prediction for a River in a Hilly Subtropical humid Zone using ANN and ANFIS Completed 2015
M.Tech Ashish Dobhal Near-surface soil moisture modelling using Genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization Completed 2016
M.Tech Aman Chandel Sediment yield estimation using RUSLE Model Completed 2016
M.Tech Saurabh Singh Rainfall modeling and prediction using MARKOV model Completed 2016
M.Tech Paras Gupta Performance evaluation of different reference evapotranspiration equations Completed 2017
M.Tech Navsal Kumar Modelling soil moisture dynamics in Unsaturated zone for different boundary conditions Completed 2017
M.Tech Vishal Chaudhary Estimate changes in runoff due to change in land use pattern using various techniques Completed 2017
M.Tech Ashish Sharma Field investigation of soil hydraulic and retention characteristics Completed 2017
M.Tech Shankar Ghosh Hydropower generation and its impact on space time distribution of dissolved oxygen content in Beas river basin Completed 2017
M.Tech Pradeep Kumar Rainfall runoff modelling for sustainable water resources management: Case study Completed 2017
M.Tech Pushpendra Kumar Integration of remote sensing and GIS for delineation of watershed of Ramgarh dam, Jaipur Completed 2017
M.Tech Akshika Guleria Factor analysis of reference evapotranspiration methods for sub-humid sub-tropical climate Completed 2018
M.Tech Snigdha Pandey Application of non-linear regression in estimating soil moisture characteristics Completed 2018
M.Tech Saurav Saini Evaluation of Hydraulic Conductivity based on grian size distribution and angularity on different types of materials Completed 2018
M.Tech Anurag Optimum cropping pattern of Kulsi river basin using simulation and linear programming model Completed 2018
M.Tech Abhishek Assessment of reservoir siltation using remote sensing in Bhakra and Pong reservoirs Completed 2018
M.Tech Nitish Mahant Study of infiltration characteristics of soil in Hamirpur region Completed 2018
M.Tech Ramraj Meena Analysis of hydraulic conductivity of various contaminated soil samples by Ksat Completed 2019
M.Tech Mekharaj Kunwar Chhetri Evaluation of CFD for spillway modelling Completed 2019
M.Tech Sajal Maharshi Estimation of reference evapotranspiration for various agro climatic zones of India using neural network approach Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohammad Umer Jan Deva Impacts of land use and climate change scenarios on the water flux: A case study of KUNAH KHAD river watershed in Hamirpur, H.P. Completed 2019
M.Tech Preeti Bisht Delineation of groundwater recharge zone in Hamirpur district using RS and GIS techniques Completed 2019
M.Tech Shivendra Chaubey The effects of the shape parameters on hydraulic conductivity of different granular materials and their mixtures Completed 2019
Ph.D Arunava Poddar Modelling soil moisture dynamics in crop root zone under shallow ground water table Ongoing 2019
Ph.D Rajat Kango Modelling hydraulic conductivity for flow through porous media Ongoing 2019
Ph.D Lalit Goel Effect of mulching on soil moisture retention characteristics Ongoing 2020 Dr. R. K. Sharma
Ph.D Navsal Kumar Crop Water Stress Index tool for estimating soil moisture depletion Ongoing 2020
Ph.D Suman Kumari Modeling landslide activation under excessive soil moisture regime in mid-hills of northwestern Himalayas Ongoing 2021
Ph.D Abhishish Chandel Modeling of Hydraulic Conductivity of Porous media- A semi-theoretical approach Ongoing 2022
M.Tech Ankush Study for Rainfall thresholds for the initiation of landslides and Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Western Himalayas (H.P, India) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Aakriti Chauhan Study of climate change and its effects on landslidesof Western Himalayas (H.P, India) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Gargi Bindal Spatio-temporal trend analysis of climatic variables for various districts of Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Atul Mishra Effect of land use and land cover on stream flow of Hind on river (Delhi) Ongoing 2020
M.Tech Deepanshu Verma Effect of mulching on retention characteristics of soil Ongoing 2020

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation for Sustainability (CEC – 2016) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Secretary
conference National Computational Techniques in Engineering NIT Hamirpur 16/10/2015 17/10/2015 Secretary
conference National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-2013) NIT Hamirpur 12/12/2013 14/12/2013 Secretary
conference National Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation without Limits (CEC – 09) NIT Hamirpur 18/09/2009 19/09/2009 Secretary
conference National Infrastructure Development in Civil Engineering (IDCE – 08) NIT Hamirpur 16/05/2008 17/05/2008 Secretary

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event
River Bank Filtration and Urban Water Management MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Urban Water Management’ October 12th-16th
Introduction to Finite Difference Method MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Computational Techniques in Engineering’, Oct. 16th-20th
Applications of Finite Difference Method to Hydro-geological Problems MNIT Jaipur 2007 Short Term Faculty Development Program on ‘Computational Techniques in Engineering’, Oct. 16th-20th
Ground Water Recharge Through Rain Water Harvesting NIT Hamirpur 2007 Short Term Training Programme on “Water Harvesting”, Dec. 10th-14th
Successful Rain Water Harvesting at Indore (M.P.)-A Case Study NIT Hamirpur 2007 Short Term Training Programme on “Water Harvesting”, Dec. 10th-14th
Rainwater Harvesting – Environmental Issues NIT Hamirpur 2008 I - D Short Term Course on Sustainable Energy Generation and Environmental Management, June 16th-27th
Water Harvesting through Community Participation NIT Hamirpur 2008 STTP on “Water Supply and Sanitation Practices”(WSSP-08), July 22nd-26th
Various techniques of groundwater recharge through rainwater harvesting NIT Hamirpur 2010 STC on “Water Harvesting” January 11th - 13th
Artificial Recharge Structures and Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting – Design, Costing and Preparation HP State Water & Sanitation Mission, Shimla & CGWB September 28th, Shimla. In 3-day training programme for PHED engineers on preparation of Sustainability plans

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Concurrent Evaluation Studies for the Swan River Flood Management Project Phase-IV HP Irrigation and Public Health (IPH) Department Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA, & Dr. Pardeep Kumar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 4.00 Lacs Completed
Study for Assessment of Flow of Water at Pazina (Pogoda) Khud, a Water Body, Flowing in to Sutlej River Ambuja Cement Company, Darlaghat (HP) Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 2.50 Lacs Completed
Concurrent Evaluation Studies for the Swan River Flood Management Project Phase-IV HP Irrigation and Public Health Department Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Hamipur, INDIA Rs. 5.90 Lacs Completed
Comprehensive Investigations in the catchment of river Swan Una District (HP) for Watershed development and Management. HP Irrigation and Public Health Department Prof. R.K. Sharma NIT-Harmipur, INDIA & Dr. Vijay Shankar NIT-Harmipur, INDIA Rs. 1.80 Lacs Completed

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description
1 Department of Water Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to attend Course Bank Filtration, and visit various RBF sites in Germany, Chek-Republic and Austria, funded by EU under ECCP during Sept. 3rd to 17th, 2005.
2 Stadtwerke Duesseldorf AG, Duesseldorf, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to study existing RBF sites and processes Under Project “EU-India River Bank Filtration Network” funded by EU under ECCP during September 18th to October 31st, 2005.
3 Delta h, Dortmund, Germany. (Groundwater Modelling Company) To learn GW Modelling using ‘SPRING’ (Simulation of Processes in Ground) software during September 18th to October 31st, 2005.
4 Stadtwerke Duesseldorf AG, Duesseldorf, Germany. Scientific Research Visit to apply the advanced GW Modelling concepts at existing RBF sites, and attend International Conference at Dortmund (Germany), Under Project “EU-India River Bank Filtration Network” funded by EU under ECCP August 14th to September 3rd, 2006.
5 Oxford University, Oxford,UK To attend NERC Changing Water Cycle workshop under MoES-NERC Research Project during June 25th – 26th, 2014
6 University of Cranefield, UK Project Progress Meeting under MoES-NERC Project “MICCI – 2012 -2016” on June 27th, 2014
7 Hariot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK Academic Interactions on Climate Change and its impact on Indian Agriculture, School of Built Environment during June 28th -29th, 2014.
8 Agricultural and Agro-Industries in Peterborough & East Anglia Region of UK Assessment and interaction on farming practices and agro based industrial set-up in UK, Organized by Irrigation consultants (UKIA) UK during June 30th – July 2nd, 2014.
9 British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK Project Progress Meeting under MoES-NERC Project “SusHi-Wat - 2016-2019” during October 2nd – 4th, 2017.

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year