Research Projects

Sl. NoTitleInvestigatorsSponsor
1Post-processed Global Climate model outputs for IndiaDr. Rajarshi Das Bhowmik (PI)DST INSPIRE
2Development and application of a stochastic rainfall generator (SRG) to account for unprecedented rainfall events.Dr. Rajarshi Das Bhowmik (PI)
Prof. D Nagesh Kumar (Co PI)
SERB Core Research Grant
3Mapping Terrestrial Water Resources from SpaceDr. Bramha Dutt Vishwakarma (PI)
Prof. D Nagesh Kumar (Co PI)
Dr. Sharad Chander, SAC-ISRO  (Co PI)
Dr. Bhaskar R. Nikam, IIRS-ISRO  (Co PI)
4Improving the spatial resolution of GRACE TWS for India using remote sensing datasets and modeling approachDr. Bramha Dutt Vishwakarma (PI)IISc-ISRO STC
5Advanced Research in Hydrology and Knowledge DisseminationProf P P Mujumdar (PI) Prof  Nagesh Kumar D (Co PI)
Prof  M Sekhar (Co PI)
Prof  V V Srinivas (Co PI)
Prof  Govindasamy Bala (Co PI)
Prof  Venugopal V (Co PI)
Prof  Prosenjit Ghosh (Co PI)
Dr Ramananda Chakrabarti (Co PI)
6Intelligent water supply network monitoring and control for EQuitable Distribution of Water within Mega city ‎(‎EQWATER‎)‎Prof V V Srinivas (PI)
Lakshminarayana Rao M P (Co PI)
Amrutur Bharadwaj (Co PI)
Rajesh Sundaresan (Co PI)
Yogesh Simmhan (Co PI)
R. Parthasarathy (Co PI)
Chiranjib Bhattacharyya (Co PI)
P. N. Ravindra (BWSSB) (Co PI)
7Urban Modelling: Development of Multi-sectorial Simulation Lab and Science- Based Decision Support Framework to Address Urban Environmental IssuesProf P P Mujumdar (PI) Prof B S Murthy (IIT Madras) (Co PI)
Dr G S Srinivasa Reddy (KSNDMC) (Co PI)
DST and MeitY
(Under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM))
8Smart water Solutions in Agriculture‎:‎ Integration of Sensors, Satellite & ICT ‎toolsProf M Sekhar (PI) Rajendra Nath Goswami (Robert Bosch) (Co PI)MHRD
9‎Impact Assessment of Climate and Land‎-‎use‎/ ‎Land-cover Changes on Hydrology and ‎Storm water drain Network of Bangalore Urban areaProf V V Srinivas (PI) Prof Govindasamy Bala (Co PI)DST
10Funding for Post-doctoral Work at Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore Related to Soil water Monitoring and ModellingProf P P Mujumdar (PI) M Sekhar (Co PI) James Hutton Institute (JHI) Scotland (Co PI)CEH, UK
11Estimation of Higher resolution Soil moisture Over UK Combining Active and Passive  Microwave Satellite dataProf  M Sekhar (PI)CEH, UK
12Hydro Nation International Fellows ProgrammeProf M Sekhar (PI) James Hutton Institute (JHI), UK (Co PI) Buvaneshwari S (Co PI)JHI, UK

Sl. NoTitleInvestigatorsSponsor
1Start-up grant Dr. Rajarshi Das Bhowmik (PI)IISc
2Likely Impacts of Climate Change on the Water Resources of Karnataka StateProf P P Mujumdar (PI)EMPRI
3Urban Flood Model for Bangalore (UFM)Prof P P Mujumdar (PI) Dr. G S Srinivasa Reddy (KSNDMC) (Co PI)DST
4Upscaling Catchment Processes for Sustainable Water Management in Peninsular ‎India (Newton – Bhabha Project)‎  (Collaborative project with Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), UK; ICWaR is the Indian Lead)Prof P P Mujumdar (PI) Prof M Sekhar (Co PI)
5‎Statistical Downscaling for Hydro‎-‎climatic projections with CMIP‎5 ‎Simulations ‎ to Assess Impact of Climate Change‎Prof P P Mujumdar (PI)MoWR
6Coupled human and Natural systems environment (CHANSE) for water management under uncertainty in the Indo- Gangetic Plain (Newton-Bhabha Project)‎  (Collaborative project with Imperial College London; IIT Bombay is the Lead; ICWaR is partner)Prof P P Mujumdar (PI)MoES
7DST Urban Climate Network WorkshopProf P P Mujumdar (PI)DST
8Design of an Expert System for Flood forecasting and management for the city of Chennai‎Prof P P Mujumdar (PI)PSA
9Develop a Portal on Downscaled Information for Smart city as a Permanent website for Training Purposes and Organize Monsoon School on Urban Floods using ICT’sProf  P P Mujumdar (PI)UNESCO

  • CEH: Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • DST: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
  • EMPRI: Environmental and Policy Research Institute
  • IISc: Indian Institute of Science
  • INSPIRE: Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research
  • ISRO: Indian Space Research Organisation
  • JHI: James Hutton Institute
  • MHRD: Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • MoES: Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India
  • MoWR: Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India
  • NSM: National Supercomputing Mission
  • PSA: Office of Principal Scientific Advisor
  • SERB: Science and Engineering Research Board
  • STC: Space Technology Cell
  • UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
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