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Pradeep Kumar Majumdar

Department of Civil Engineering, Amicable Knowledge Solution University, Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India

Pradeep Kumar Majumdar
Educations
From 09/1998 to 01/2005, PhD , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
From 07/1985 to 12/1986, ME , Roorkee University (IIT), Roorkee, India
From 07/1985 to 06/1986, PGDiploma , Roorkee University (IIT), Roorkee, India
From 07/1972 to 07/1977, BE , Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, India
Work Experiences
From 08/2014 to 05/2015, Professor , AKS University, Satna, India
From 08/2013 to 04/2014, Visiting Professor , CHARUSAT, Anand, India
From 04/2012 to 07/2013, Professor , ASTU, Adama, Ethiopia
From 07/2008 to 04/2012, Principal/Director , GTU, Ahmedabad, India
From 02/1992 to 06/2008, Research Scientist , NIH, Roorkee, India
From 02/1979 to 02/1992, Gujarat Service Engineer II , Water Resources Department, Gandhinagar, India
From 08/1977 to 02/1979, Engineering Supervisor , Upper Wainganga Project, Seoni, India
Projects
From 11/1994 to 10/1997, Evaluating the Impact of Forest Rehabilitation Strategies. , UNESCO sponcered Project regarding deforestation effects on soil and water
From 7/1997 to 6/1999, Arsenic modelling in West Bengal , GOI sponcered Project dealing with numerical modelling of arsenic effected Nadia district of west Bengal
From 12/1998 to 07/2003, Study of Artificial Recharge in Maharashtra. , World Bank Project encompassing study of 3 specific sites in Ozhar, Bamnod and Baramati in Maharashtra
From 12/1998 to 07/2003, Fresh water Saline water interrelationships in the multi- aquifer system of Krishna Delta in coastal Andhra Pradesh. , World Bank Project for developing numerical model in Krishna Delta in Andhra Pradesh
From 07/2003 to 12/2004, Groundwater modelling in central Punjab under Information Technology for Sustainable Agriculture in Punjab (IT-SAP) , UNDP and TIFAC, DST sponcered Project to understand depleting water table conditions
From 01/1997 to 04/1997, Conceptual Design for Water supply systems Package 1 Villages of Ron and Nargund Taluks in Dharwad. , Neetherland Assisted Project to provide domestic water to water scarce villages
From 01/2004 to 04/2004, Environmental Impact Assessment of a secured Landfill in Ankaleshwar, Gujarat , Concultancy based project eased by Bharuch Enviro Infrastructure Ltd., Ankaleshwar and National Productivity Council, New Delhi to assess the risk and the uncertainties involved in leachate migration to groundwater
From 07/2007 to 06/2008, Seepage estimation in Jaswantsagar project, Jodhpur , Govt of Rajasthan, India forwarded project to analyse the reasons for increase in seepage flow.
Speciality
Groundwater Modelling
Fracture Flow Modelling
Watershed Hydrology
Reservoir Sedimentation
Hydro-geology
Risk and Uncertainty analyses
Hydrological assessment of Landfills
Book
Chapter on “Fracture flow modeling” in the book titled Groundwater Modelling and Management edited by N. C. Ghosh and K. D. Sharma, Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi
Data Mining through Modelling in Irrigation Commands, Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (EBAO) - https://sites.google.com/site/encyclopediaofbusanaopt/
"Groundwater Quality Modelling Study in Upper Palar Zone", CS-110, 1993 NIH Publication
"Development and Application of PC based SUTRA model", CS (AR) 144, NIH Publication
"Status report on Groundwater Quality modelling", SR-33, 1993, NIH Publication
"Failure of Open Wells in Hukkeri Taluk (Karnataka)"- CS (AR) 213. NIH Publication
"Groundwater Quality Modelling in Nargund and Navalgund taluks (Karnataka) of Malaprabha command area", CS (AR) - 30/96-97, NIH Publication
"Regional Groundwater Modelling in Ghataprabha Sub-basin of Krishna River Basin" CS (AR) -31/96-97, NIH Publication
“Conceptual Design for Water supply systems under Integrated Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project with assistance from Netherlands-Package 1 Villages of Ron and Nargund Taluks in Dharwad, KPHED Publication
“Sensitivity Analysis of Aquifer parameters in Hard Rock Region”, CS/AR-18/97-98 NIH Publication
“Estimation of Rainfall recharge in a coastal area through inverse groundwater modelling”, CS/AR-8/99-2000, NIH Publication
“Artificial recharging of an Unconfined Aquifer with an injecting well (Karnataka)”, CS/AR-13/99-2000, NIH Publication
“State of Art on Hydrological Considerations for Landfill and Waste disposal Sites” NIH Publication, SR-3/2000-01
“Flow and Contaminant Transport modelling in Vellar River basin, Tamilnadu” NIH Publication
“Arsenic modelling in West Bengal” NIH Publication
“Application of HELP Model for Evaluation of Groundwater Contamination through Landfill”, NIH Publication
“Modelling of Flow through Fracture media”, NIH Publication
“Status report on Data availability for Regional Groundwater Flow Modelling in Satluj-Beas river basin in Central Punjab” UNDP/TIFAC Consultancy project report
“Regional Groundwater Flow Modelling in Satluj Beas basin Central Punjab” UNDP/TIFAC sponsored R&D project report
“Modelling of Contaminant transport beneath a hazardous waste landfill”, NIH publication
“User Manual for a preprocessor for SWIFT III”, NIH publication
“Training Course on Mountainous Hydrology” SERC-DST Publication
“Groundwater Flow modelling in Limbdi-Bhogavo basin in Gujarat”
“Groundwater Quality Modelling in Yamuna sub-basin in Delhi”
"Concentric Research versus Diffusive Management in Water sector", Indian Water Portal, http://www.indiawaterportal.org/node/29578, posted on 1/8/2012
"Difference in the hydraulics of pumping and recharge through water well", Indian Water Portal, http://www.indiawaterportal.org/node/31229, posted on 12/9/2012
Journal Articles
P. K. Majumdar, N. C. Ghosh & B. Chakravorty, Analysis of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Domain in Nadia District of West Bengal, Journal of Hydrological Sciences, 47S, August 2002, S55-S66.
P. K. Majumdar, M. Sekhar, K. Sridharan & G. C. Mishra, Numerical simulation of groundwater flow with gradually increasing heterogeneity due to clogging, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 3, May/June 2008, pp. 400-404
P. K. Majumdar, G. C. Mishra, M. Sekhar & K. Sridharan, Coupled Analytical Solutions for Forced Well Recharge in Confined Aquifers, ASCE J. Hydrological Engineering , 14(12), 2009, 1351-1358.
P. K. Majumdar, S. Ram & P. R. Rao, Artificial Recharge in multi aquifers of a mountainous watershed, ASCE J. Hydrological Engineering, 14(3), 2009, 215-222
G. C. Mishra & P. K. Majumdar, Unsteady Solution for Well Recharge in A Low Diffusive Aquifer, J. Irrigation and drainage, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 12, December, 2010
P. K. Majumdar, Modeling of Coastal Hydrogeology in Krishna Delta of Southern India, Int. J. Society Systems Science, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2010, 351-374
P. K. Majumdar, Sustainability of Societal Water Management Practices, Int. J. Society Systems Science, Vol. 5, No.2, 2013, 113-135.
P. K. Majumdar, K. Sridharan,G. C. Mishra, M. Sekhar, Unsteady Equation for Free Recharge in a Confined Aquifer, Journal of Geology and Mining Research Vol. 5, No. 5, May 2013, 114-123.
P. K. Majumdar and S Ram, Source and Impact assessment of artificial recharge in water scarce interfaced multi-formation, International Journal of Advanced Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2013, 83-91
P. K. Majumdar, New Dimensions in Reservoir Sedimentation, Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 2015 20: 1–12
N. Yoganarsimhan & P. K. Majumdar "Graphic Aided Design of Minor Irrigation Scheme in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat"; Navnirman, July-December 1990.
P. K. Majumdar, P. V. Seethapathy & B. K. Purandare, "Groundwater Pollution in Palar River Basin, Tamilnadu"; Journal of AHI,Vol.IX, No.3&4,1996 and communication paper in Golden jubilee session of Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, September 1995.
P. K. Majumdar & P. V. Seethapathy, "State of Art for Groundwater Quality Modelling", published in the Journal of Indian Society of Hydraulics, September-October 1996, Vol 2 No 2.
P. K. Majumdar & B. K. Purandare, "Surface Water Availability for reservoir in water scarce zone - A Reappraisal", Journal of Applied Hydrology Vol.X No.1 & 2 Jan. & April, 1997.
P. K. Majumdar, "Conceptual Analysis for Shallow Groundwater recharge Upper Palar Zone of Palar River Basin, Tamilnadu, India”, Journal of Indian Association of Hydrologist (IAH), Vol 24, No. 4, December 2001, pp 29-41.
P. K. Majumdar, Improved Conceptual Development for water-logging and salinity in Irrigation Command, Under review in Int Journal for Society System Science publication.
P. K. Majumdar, Multi-Aquifer Parameterization with well loss in Vertical Flows, Journal of Water Resource and Hydraulic Engineering, Jan. 2015, Vol. 4, Iss. 1, PP. 9-22
Conference Papers
"Planning Through Appraisal of Small Tanks in Gujarat"; Proceedings of Symposium on Large Dams Vs Small Dams, New Delhi, 1991.
"Finite Element Analysis of Jointed Rock Slopes"; Proceedings of Regional Symposium of Rock Slopes, New Delhi, December, 1992.
"Silting of Minor Irrigation Tanks in Saurashtra region of Gujarat"; Proceedings of National Symposium on Hydrology, Patna, February 1993
"Drought: A Hydrologic Extreme?"; International Conference on Hydrology and Water Resources Development held at New Delhi, December,1993
"Surface Water Availability for reservoir in water scarce zone - A Reappraisal", XII Annual convention of AHI and National Seminar on Hydrology, Pune, 1994
"Rainfall-Runoff Correlation for Malaprabha Reservoir", Balekundry memorial lecture by Institution of Engineers, Belgaum, 1995
"Probability Analysis of Groundwater Pollution in Palar River Basin, Tamilnadu, India", International Conference on Disaster and Mitigation, Madras 1996
"Groundwater Availability studies in Ghataprabha sub basin in India", 8th International Conference on Rainwater Catchment Systems held on 21-25 April 1997, Tehran, Iran
"Environmental Litigation: Accepting Model Results As Fact" Proc. of Twelfth National Convention of Environmental Engineers and National Seminar on Pollution Control for Sustainable Development & Human Health, Jabalpur, 12-13 October 1996
" Useful Groundwater Studies in Hard Rock Region", Proc. of Brain Storming Session on Hydrological Problems of Hard Rock Region, Belgaum, 15th March, 1997
“Groundwater Modelling in Fractured media”, Proceeding of Brain Storming Session on Groundwater Modelling, CAZRI, Jodhpur
"Numerical Modelling of Groundwater Quality”, Proceeding of New Millennium Conference on Retrospect of Indian Research on Environmental Pollution: Focus 21st Century, EMRTC, New Delhi
"Numerical Modelling of Artificial Recharge measures in Hukkeri Taluk of Belgaum district in Karnataka", All India Seminar on Groundwater Recharge Strategy for sustainable Water world, IE(I), Lucknow
"Analysis of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Domain in Nadia District of West Bengal", International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development, ICIWRM-2000, Delhi, India
"Study Of Failure of Open Wells in Draught Prone Areas"; Proceeding of Ninth National Water Convention, Bangalore, November 2001, pp 213
"Impact Assessment of Groundwater Regimes"; Proceeding of National Workshop “Environment studies for developmental projects”, New Delhi, 4th and 5th April, 2002
“Integrated Planning of Water Supply Scheme for Areas with Contaminated Drinking Water", International Symposium & 2nd Chinese National Conference on Rainwater Utilisation, September 8-14, 1998, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
“Integrated Planning of Water Supply Scheme for Areas with Contaminated Drinking Water",Tenth National Water Convention, 5-7 November, 2003, Bhuvaneshwar, India.
“Feasibility of Well Injection Projects”, National Seminar on Water Harvesting, November 2003, Hyderabad, India
“Application of HELP model for hydrologic evaluation of a secured landfill” in Gujarat, India, International Conference on Water And Environment, WE-2003, December, 2003, Bhopal, India
“Estimation of aquifer parameter in Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh”, Seminar on Assessment and management of water resources (AMWR-2004), 26th July, 2004, Bangalore
“Impact Assessment of Well Recharge on Regional Base flow”, National Seminar on Survey, Conservation and Utilisation of water sources, January, 2005, Kolkata
“Characterization of Groundwater Flow in Depleting Water Table Areas in Central Punjab”, Proc XII World Water Congress of IWRA, 22-25 November, 2005, New Delhi
“Water Resources Management”, Brain Storming Session on Training and Research in Water Resources under the Concept of DST-SERC School, 2-3 December, 2005, Vishakhapattanam
“Perspective Research and Development plans for sustainable water management”, Brain Storming Session on Training and Research in Water Resources under the Concept of DST-SERC school, 2-3 December, 2005, Vishakhapattanam
“Uncertainties in Groundwater Flow Modeling” Proc. Groundwater-2007, National Seminar on Agriculture Development and Rural Drinking Water, 8-9 Feb., 2007 at Bhopal
“Depleting water table and artificial recharge”, 12th National Water Convention, Pondichery, 2-3 November, 2007
“Groundwater sustainability definition through risk assessment”, First World Aqua Congress, New Delhi, 28-30 November, 2007
“Estimation of aquifer diffusivity using single recharge test observation”, HYDRO-2007, Surat, 21-22 December, 2007
“Uncertainty analysis for leachate transport beneath a hazardous waste Landfill”, Proc. IIIrd World Aqua Congress on Enhancing Water Use Efficiency, 2-4 December 2009, New Delhi, India
“Parameter Estimation of Nash Model using Hydrograph analysis for Shetrunjee Watershed”, Proc. National Conference on Vadodara, 2009
"Parameter Estimation of Nash Model for Shetrunjee Watershed using Geomorphologic Characteristics”, Proc. National Conference on, Vadodara, 2009
“Semi-Analytical Equation for Artificial Recharge in Multi Aquifer through well flooding”, Proc. IVth World Aqua Congress on Emerging New Technologies in Water Sector, 8-10 December 2010, New Delhi, India.
“Adaptive Modelling of Waterlogged groundwater regimes”, Proc. Vth World Aqua Congress on Adaptive and Integrated Technologies in Water Sector, 16-18 November 2011, New Delhi, India
"Groundwater Flow Modelling in Fracture Media - A Case Study"; Proceeding of International Groundwater Conference, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, February 2002
"Modelling of Groundwater Flow in interfaced geologic formations with limited data", International groundwater conference, Jaipur, 19-22 March, 2008
"Multi-aquifer Parameterisation with Vertical Flow", Accepted in WRE-2015, Beijing, China, July, 2015
Honors and Awards
Certificate of merit for Distinction in Engineering Technology from GERI, Vadodara for the technical paper "Graphic Aided Design of Minor Irrigation Scheme in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat"; Navnirman, July-December 1990
Certificate of merit for Distinction in Engineering Technology from GERI, Vadodara for the technical paper "Finite Element Analysis of Jointed Rock Slopes"; Proceedings of Regional Symposium of Rock Slopes, New Delhi, December,1992
Jalvigyan Puraskar from ISH, Pune for the technical paper "State of Art for Groundwater Quality Modelling", published in the Journal of Indian Society of Hydraulics, September-October 1996,Vol 2 No 2
UNDP Visiting Fellow to University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in ENVIRONMENTAL HYDROLOGY WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON GROUNDWATER QUALITY MODELLING, 1995-96
Certificate of Recognition from CPCB, New Delhi for presenting technical paper "Numerical Modelling of Groundwater Quality”, Proceeding of New Millennium Conference on Retrospect of Indian Research on Environmental Pollution : Focus 21st Century, EMRTC, New Delhi
Member of the Expert Committee under Netherlands assisted Integrated Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project -Package 1 Villages of Ron and Nargund Taluks in Dharwad, Govt. of Karnataka 1996-97
Member of Technical Evaluation Committee for Bichhri Remediation Project,Rajasthan, Ministry of Environment and Forest 2002-03
Member of the Thematic Sub-Group on Water Resources under ITSAP project, Department of Science & Technology 2003-04
Executive member of the Indian Association of Hydrologist, Roorkee (IAH) for the term 2005-08 (4 years)
Course Director, Mountain Hydrology, SERC, DST, New Delhi 2007-08
Editorial Board Member in Int Jr of Data Sciences
Editorial Board Member in SPG Jr of Earth Sciences
Edtor In Chief for American Journal of Water Science and Engineering
Invited Talks
Hydrology of reservoir operation and maintenance manual of dam in WALMI, Dharwar
Statistical methods of data processing and analysis in KERS, Mysore
Computational methods in Hydrology in MERI, Nasik
Hydrological analysis and modelling in KLE college of Engineering, Belgaum
Groundwater quantity and quality in SDM College of Engineering, Dharwar
Artificial Recharge of Groundwater in IIT, Roorkee
Water Research at it’s best in LDCE, Ahmedabad
Groundwater Modelling software for hard rock region in NIH, Roorkee
Fracture flow Modelling in NIH, Roorkee
Field validation of Groundwater Models in NIH, Roorkee
Regional Groundwater Flow Modelling in NIH, Roorkee
Hydrological Evaluation of Landfill sites in NIH, Roorkee
GrGroundwater Flow and Storage in fractured aquifers inKalol Engineering college, Kalol
Natural Vs Artificial Recharge in Gujarat Power Research Institute, Mehsana
Groundwater Modelling with VISUALMODFLOW in CHARUSAT, Anand
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