Associated-Joint Faculty* - Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management,Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee
Associated-Joint Faculty*

Sl. No.

Faculty Member



 Prof. Rajat Agarwal* (Management Studies)

Research Area: Operations Management: Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Inventory Management, Manufacturing Strategy, IPR, Innovation, Business Models, Entrepreneurship: IP Management, General Management: Indian Models of Management, Ethics in Management, Spirituality.


Prof. D. S. Arya* (Hydrology)

Research Area: Hydrological data analysis, surface water modelling, urban hydrological systems, climate impacts on water resources using hydrological modelling tools, GIS & remote sensing and large data sets.


Prof. J. D. Das* (Earthquake Engineering)

Research Area: Seismo-Tectonics, Remote Sensing, GIS, Seismic Hazards, Related to these areas

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Prof. Amit Dhiman* (Chemical Engineering)

Research Area: Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Non-Newtonian Fluids, Bluff Body Flow and Heat Transfer, Nanofluids, Porous Media, Fire Research and Engineering

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Prof. P. K. Garg (Civil Engineering)

Research Area: Advanced Survey, GPS, UAV (Drone), LiDAR, Satellite and Digital Image Processing, GIS, Geospatial data science, Big Data, Use of AI, IoT, Machine Learning, Resource Mapping and Monitoring

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Prof. N.K. Goel*(Hydrology)

Research Area: Stochastic Hydrology, Extreme value estimation, Flood estimation and forecasting, modelling, Power generation projects and pipeline projects, hydrological analysis and planning, Area specific hydrological problems, Project hydrology

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Prof. Ajanta Goswami* (Earth Sciences)

Research Area: Remote Sensing applications in Glaciology, Cryospheric Studies, Urban Heat Island (UHI), Landslides and Geohazards etc.

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Prof. Anil K. Gourishetty (Physics)

Research Area: Experimental Nuclear Physics, Monte Carlo simulation of response of radiation detectors, Characterization of radiation detectors for different applications, Nuclear Astrophysics, Detector arrays for nuclear structural studies, Radiation induced effects in materials,Environmental Radioactivity.


Prof. Kamal Jain* (Civil Engineering)

Research Area: GeoAI, Geospatial Artificial Intelligence, Application of ML and DL for Remote Sensing Applications, Photogrammetry, Analytical and Digital Photogrammetry, Satellite Photogrammetry, GPS, DGPS, Vehicle Navigation & Tracking, Engineering Survey, Rail/Road/Canal route alignment and layout, Mapping, 3D Virtual City


Prof. Kamal* (Earth Sciences)

Research Area: Seismology, Seismic Hazard Assessment, Earthquake Triggering, Fractals


Prof. P. C. Ashwin Kumar*(Earthquake Engineering)

Research Area:Seismic response and design of steel and reinforced concrete structures, Seismic rehabilitation and retrofitting of steel and concrete structures, Large scale testing and simulation study of structural systems, Non-destructive assessment of structures


Prof. Ravi Kumar* (Mech. & Indl. Engineering)

Research Area:


Prof. H.S. Lakra (Arch & Planning)

Research Area: Economic and Community Development (Neighborhood planning, Infrastructure development and management, International studies in planning, Culture and creative economy studies, Gender studies, Rehabilitation)., Environmental Planning and Management (Environmental psychology, Perception Modeling, Sustainable Development, Green and blue infrastructure, EIA), Indigenous Planning and Rural Development (Model Village Development, Vernacular Architecture), Urban Studies (Planning Legislation and Governance, Urban Resilience, Urban Mobility, Big Data and GIS)

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Prof. B. K. Maheshwari* (Earthquake Engineering)

Research Area: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Soil Dynamics, Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction, Liquefaction, Dynamic Soil Properties, Landslide Hazard, Slope Stability, Shallow/Deep/Machine Foundations

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Prof. Mahua Mukherjee*(Architecture and Planning)

Research Area:

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Prof. Ranjana Pathania* (Biotechnology)

Research Area: Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial Pathogenesis, Small RNA in Acinetobacter baumannii, Chemical genetic approaches for antibacterial drug discovery

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Prof. Sudip Roy (Computer Science & Engineering)

Research Area: Electronic Design Automation and Embedded System Design, Algorithm Design and Optimization Techniques, Microfluidic Biochips, CAD for VLSI, Cyber-Physical and IoT-based System Design, ICT for Disaster Management, Applications of Machine Learning


Prof. Subir Sen*(Humanities and Social Sciences)

Research Area: Microeconomics, Behavioral Economic Analysis with focus on Risk Perceptions, Economics of Climate Change and Disasters, Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Role of Insurance, Industrial Organization (or Economics), Competition Theory and Policy, Economics of Regulation,Performance Evaluation (DEA, SFA, etc.), Issues in Indian Insurance Industry

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Prof. Sumit Sen*(Hydrology), Head

Research Area: Field and modeling experiments to investigate water movement through various watershed components, Understanding Surface Runoff Generation Mechanisms; Rainfall-Runoff Modeling; Hillslope Hydrology; Watershed Management

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Prof. M. L. Sharma* (Earthquake Engineering)

Research Area: Engineering Seismology, Seismotectonics, Seismic hazard analysis,Digital telemetered seismic arrays , SAR Interferometry, Strong ground motion prediction, Seismic Microzonation

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Prof. Inderdeep Singh*(Mech. & Industrial Engineering)

Research Area: Composite Materials; conceptualization and development, Manufacturing of Polymer and Metal Matrix Composites, Natural Fiber Based Green Composites

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Prof. Yogendra Singh(Earthquake Engineering)

Research Area: Performance Based Seismic Design, Performance Based Design of Buildings and Bridges, Seismic Response Evaluation of Structures, Non-Linear Modelling and Analysis of RC Structures, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Structures, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Hospitals and Schools, Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Evaluation, Seismic Vulnerability ans Risk Analysis of Indian Housing Stock, Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction, Effect of Soil on Seismic Performance of Buildings, Towers, and Bridges, Seismic Risk In Hilly Areas, Sesimic Fragility Analysis of Hill Buildings, Seismic Risk In Hilly Areas, Slope-Building Interaction under Seismic Action

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Prof. Shishir Sinha (Chemical Engineering)

Research Area: Blended Polymer Composits , Polymer Surface Modification, Nano Composites, Fire Retardant Composites, Ion Exchangers, Effluent treatment for tannery and textile wastewater

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Founder Head of the Centre



Prof. D. K. Paul, Dept. of Earthquake Engg.

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