Awards and Achievements
Awards and achievements
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
awarded the ‘IEI Young Engineers Award 2023-24’ in the Environmental Engineering discipline. The award consists of a Plaque and a Certificate, presented during the inaugural session of the 37th National Convention of Environmental Engineers held at Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) on 26th October 2023.
Prof. Brijesh K Yadav
Best Paper Award for their work on 'HYDROGEOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF INTERACTING SURFACE-GROUND WATER RESOURCES OF KALI RIVER BASIN' at the Hydro-2023 International Conference held from December 21-23, 2023, at NIT Warangal.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
has been selected as an Executive Committee member of the Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS), 2023 – 2025.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
has been selected as Associate Editor of the Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) Journal.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
has been selected as Associate Editor of the Hydrology and Hydraulics Section of Acta Geophysica journal.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
has been selected as Editor for Cambridge Prisms: Water journal, published by Cambridge University Press
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
has been selected as Editorial Board Member of Data in Brief journal, published by Elsevier.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
Prof. Ankit Agarwal, Department of Hydrology, has been awarded the ‘IEI Young Engineers Award 2023-24’ in Environmental Engineering. The award consists of a Plaque and a Certificate, which will be presented during the inaugural session of the 37th National Convention of Environmental Engineers held at Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) from September 15-16, 2023.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
Department of Hydrology has been awarded the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) travel Grant to participate in the IUGG Union at Berlin during 11-20 July 2023.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been selected as a Young Outstanding Faculty 2023 at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and awarded Institute Research Fellowship for 03 years.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been elevated to Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS) by RMetS, London, UK. His outstanding contribution to meteorology and Climate has been widely recognized..
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
organized a session on “Interaction of urban expansion with natural hazards” at the European Geophysical Union on 23-28th April 2023 held at Vienna, Austria.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been awarded the 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards will be conferred to him during the EGU General Assembly 2023, which will be held from 23–28 April in Vienna, Austria.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
delivered a lecture on Geo & Hydro Science in DAAD PhD Proposal Writing Workshop on 4th April 2023.
Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka
received Technology Readiness Level Booster (TRLB) of Rs. 15 Lacs for the patent application entitled "A superhydrophobic polystyrene/PVDF membrane coated with WO3 nanocomposite for membrane distillation application".
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
joined the Editorial Board of Cambridge Prisms: Water Journal of Cambridge University Press as an Editor.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
selected as Editor's Choice Award and Most Cited Paper 2022-23 in the Water Resources Research (WRR) journal.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
received DAAD Research Ambassador title in an orientation meeting on 18–20 September 2022 at the German Embassy New Delhi.
Ashish Mishra and Dhyan S Arya
, Abstract accepted for poster session at AGU 2022, 'Comparative Assessment between the Satellite Land Surface Temperature and Observed Air Temperature: A Case Study of Dehradun City, India'.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been awarded the 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards will be conferred to him during the EGU General Assembly 2023, which will be held from 23–28 April in Vienna, Austria.
Prof. Brijesh Kumar Yadav
nominated as the Chairperson of the "Expert Committee on Ground Water" by the Sikkim Government on the recommendation of the Honorable High court of the state. The main role of this committee is to provide technical inputs and guidance to the Sikkim State Ground Water Committee (SGWC) for better management of groundwater resources.
Prof. Brijesh Kumar Yadav
selected Association of Global Groundwater Scientists (AGGS)-Fellow award for his contributions in the areas of Groundwater Hydrology.
Prof. D S Arya
nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of Maharashtra State.
Prof. M K Jain
has been nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of West Bengal State.
Prof. Brijesh K Yadav
has been nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of Uttarakhand State.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal and Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
have joined the Water security Journal as guest Editors for Water Security for Sustainable Development Special Issue.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
nominated as a member of the technical committee for the 8th R&D International Conference on “Global Trends in Water Resources, Power and RE Technologies’’, from 20-23rd December 2022 at IIT Gandhinagar by the Central Board of Irrigation & Power, New Delhi.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been nominated as a selection Panel member for the DAAD Falling Lab 2022. https://www.dwih-newdelhi.org/en/event/falling-walls-lab-india-2022/
Prof. Himanshu Joshi and Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka
International training course on "Emerging technologies for water/wastewater treatment" during 28th to 30th November 2022, supported by Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Programme (e-ITEC), Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.Course coordinators: Prof. Himanshu Joshi and Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
SYSTA Award by IAHS presented to Prof. Ankit Agarwal by Prof. Sivapalan Murugesen at the IAHS scientific Assembly 2022 at Montpellier, France on 01st June 2022.
Best paper presentation award:
Deka, B. J.* Green chemical pretreatment of dissolved algal organic matters for efficient seawater desalination. International Conference on “Ecosystem Restoration or Resilience and Sustainability: Living with nature” (World Environment Day-Launch of UN decade for Ecosystem Restoration), 5-7 June 2021.
Prof. Sumit Sen
Selected to serve on the WMO HydroHub Think Tank for the next couple of years. The role will be to actively support the implementation of WMO HydroHub’s activities while identifying the capacity development needs of operational hydrometric monitoring agencies and engaging hydrometric communities around the world.
Prof. Himanshu Joshi and Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka
International training course on "Emerging technologies for water/wastewater treatment" during 28th to 30th November 2022, supported by Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Programme (e-ITEC), Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.Course coordinators: Prof. Himanshu Joshi and Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has been appointed as an Associate Editor for Hydrological Sciences Journal (Q1, I.F.=3.787) initially for the three-year duration.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal
has joined American Meteorological Society as an Associate Editor for Weather, Climate and Society journal.
Prof. Himanshu Joshi
Prof. Himanshu Joshi is a Technical Expert for the evaluation of technologies under TIDES grant schemes at IITR Incubator.
Prof. Himanshu Joshi
Prof. Himanshu Joshi attended (a) the Assessment meeting for new applications under TIDES 2.0 grant on March 15 and July 7, 2020; and the TIDES progress review meeting on Feb 12, 2021.
Dr. Brijesh Kumar Yadav
Dr. Brijesh Kumar Yadav has been promoted to full Professor at Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee w.e.f. March 18, 2021. Congratulations Prof. Yadav!!!
Dr. Brijesh Kumar Yadav
Prof. Birjesh K Yadav has become the Chief Editor of Association of Global Groundwater Scientists (AGGS) quarterly E-journal namely ‘Journal of Ground Water Research (JGWR)’.