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Dr. Brijesh Kumar Yadav
Brijesh Kumar Yadav Associate Professor brijkfhy[at] +91-1332-284755
Areas of Interest
  • Remediation of Soil-water systems, Bioremediation of NAPL, PRB, Phytoremediation of heavy metals
  • Vadose zone Modeling, Plant water and solute uptake modeling
  • Groundwater Modeling, Numerical simulations, Nitrate and arsenic movement in Subsurface, MODFLOW, HYDRUS
  • Multiple Phase Flow, CO2 Sequestration and risk assessment
Honors and Awards
Ramanujan FellowDST, Government of India2011
Institute Advanced Study (IAS) by Lough borough University, UKLoughborough University UK2018
Member of Research Advisory Group (RAG) of Gujarat Environmental Management Institute (GEMI)Government of Gujarat, India 2018
EU-Asia Link ResearcherUNESCO-IHE Delft2006
Administrative Background
April 2013--SA Gymnasium IIT Roorkee
2012--OC Groundwater LabIIT Roorkee
2012--OC Education ToursIIT Roorkee
20132014Faculty Advisor, Cognizance IIT Roorkee
2013--OC LibraryIIT Roorkee
20142015OC Computer LabIIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Bioremediation of LNAPL polluted land under (semi)-arid coastal environment conditionsDST2011
Multidimensional soil water flow and nonpoint source pollutant movement through deep and heterogeneoMHRD2013
Reactive Transport Modelling for Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) in Porous MediaCCTech 2017
In-situ bioremediation of NAPLs within Baddi-Barotiwala Nalagarh (BBN) Industrial areaIndo-UK2018
Hydrological Survey for sitting of tube wells in NainitalState Irrigation Department2017
Future Secular Changes & Remediation of Groundwater Arsenic in the Ganga River BasinIndo-UK2018
Hydro-geological monitoring and analysis of groundwater in and around Lalitpur thermal power plantSpatial Geotech Pvt. Ltd.2017
In-situ Arsenic sequestration using engineered nanomaterialsDST2016
Hydrogeology study and groundwater quantification of Mirzapur Thermal Power Plant, UPAdani Group2018
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Plant-assisted Bioremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil-water systemMs Shreejita BasuA2011
Groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling in variably saturated heterogeneous zone Mr. JahangeerA2012
Multi-scale fate and transport of LNAPL under varying subsurface flow conditionsMr. Pankaj GuptaA2014
Hydrogeological aspects of CO2 sequestration in subsurfaceMs. Sachi SrivastavaO2014
In situ arsenic sequestration using permeable reactive barriersMr. Shashi RanjanO2015
Plant water uptake modeling using HR and RC mechanismsMs. Annuja ThomasO2016
Role of climate variability on subsurface water resources dynamics and qualityAnuradha GargO2018
Managing Saline water intrusion in shallow aquifers of Mewat region of IndiaShubham TiwariO2018
Surface and Groundwater interaction modeling at watershed scale in EthiopiaTegegn Kassa BeyeneO2018
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
University of California, DavisResearch6 months
University of Utrecht, NetherlandsResearch1.5 Years
UNESCO-IHE Delft, NetherlandsDoctoral Work2 years
San Francisco, CaliforniaAGU Conference1 week
Freudenstadt, GermanyNUPUS meeting3 days
AIT Bangkok, ThailandConference Participation1 week
TU Berlin, GermanyWorkshop Participation3 days
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Integrated Modeling of Subsurface flow and solute transport in porous media: challenges and opportunGIAN (10 days course)Jan 2017
Identification of Contaminated sites and Its treatment technologies, Interferences and data ManagemeCPCB (One week course)Nov 2016
Remediation & Management of Polluted Groundwater SitesGIAN (10-days training course)May-2016
Modeling fate and transport of soil water pollutantsQIP workshop: one day13-02-2016
Bioremediation of LNAPL Polluted Land under (Semi)-arid Coastal Environment ConditionsDST workshop: One day10-11-2014
Special Lectures Delivered
Groundwater flow and contaminant transport simulationL. D. College of Engineering Ahmadabad26-04-2016
Modeling Concepts of water resources systemsGTU, Ahmedabad9-4-2015
National International Collaboration
In-situ bioremediation of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) pollution sponsored by DST – UKIERI (Indo-UK) Loughborough University RP
Future Secular Changes & Remediation of Groundwater Arsenic in the Ganga River Basin. DST-Newton Bhabha-NERC-EPSRC Indo-UK The University of ManchesterRP