HydroSense Research Team

The HydroSense lab was established in 2020 and we are in a phase of rapid growth. If you want to join us, you can read this. We are always looking for motivated research scholars and interns.

Faculty and Staff

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Manabendra Saharia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering

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Dr. Manabendra Saharia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Previously, he worked in the hydrology labs of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and National Center for Atmospheric Research. He is primarily interested in developing techniques and systems for monitoring, forecasting, and mitigating water-related natural hazards, with a special focus on the worst-affected regions of the world. Since 2020, he has started setting up the HydroSense Lab at IIT Delhi for developing solutions to water, weather, and climate issues at local to global scales.

Graduate Students

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Anagha P.

PhD Scholar, Started 2020

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Bhanu Magotra

PhD Scholar [co-advised], Started 2020

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Bhanu Magotra has B.E degree in Civil Engineering from GCET Jammu and M.Tech in Remote Sensing & GIS from NITK Surathkal. He has five years of experience working as an Assistant Professor in LPU Jalandhar and GCET Greater Noida. His research interests include flood forecasting, machine learning and geoinformatics.

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Khusboo Alvi

Masters Student, 2020-21

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Nirdesh Sharma

PhD Scholar, Started 2020

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Nirdesh Sharma has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from NIT Hamirpur and was a DAAD-KOSPIE scholar at TU-Darmstadt during his M.Tech. in IIT Guwahati. His research interests include hydrological modelling, active and passive microwave remote sensing.

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Ravi Raj

PhD Scholar [co-advised], Started 2019

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Sai Kiran Kuntla

PhD Scholar, Started 2020

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Undergraduate Students

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Adil Bin Bhutto

Intern, Tezpur University, Apr 2020

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Data science

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Avish Jain

Intern, IITD, Started Mar 2020

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Data analysis, deep learning, social media analytics

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Ayush Pandey

Intern, IITD, Started Feb 2020

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Data analysis, machine learning, web scraping

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Gautam Kunwar

B.Tech. Project, IITD, 2020-21

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Floods and machine learning

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Jatin Ahuja

B.Tech. Project, IITD, 2020-21

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Streamflow variability

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Ronit Raj Baishya

Intern, Jorhat Engineering College, Apr 2020

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India flood inventory.

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Saagar Haobam

Intern, Jorhat Engineering College, Apr 2020

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CEP Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), Data visualization

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Satyakam Singhal

Intern, IITD, Started Apr 2020

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Dashboard applications, INDRA

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Shreya Gupta

BTP, Thapar University, June 2020

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Data visualization, Modeling

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Yash Gupta

B.Tech. Project, IITD, 2020-21

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Precipitation.