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Dr. Sreeja P.  
Associate Professor

Water Resources Engineering and Management

 

M Block

 Room #007

 

 

Tel.:

+91-361-2582408(O)

+91-361-2584414(R)

FAX +91-361-2582440
Email: sreeja@iitg.ernet.in


Education

  • Ph. D., Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

  • M. Tech., Hydraulics Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala, India

  • B. Tech., Civil Engineering, Calicut University, Kerala, India

 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati (March 2014 onwards)
  • Assistant Professor,  IIT Guwahati (July 2007-March 2014)

 

Research Interest

  • Urban Flood Modeling
  • Modeling and Control of Open Channel Flows
  • Infiltration and Artificial Recharge
  • River Mechanics

 

Honors/Awards/Medals

  • Er. C. S. P. Iyer Endowment Prize-2002 by Institution of Engineers (India) for securing first rank in M. Tech. Hydraulics Engineering

  • George Oommen Memorial Medal-2001 by University of Kerala for the outstanding performance in M. Tech.
     

Professional Membership

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Hydraulics (Membership No. LM-778)

  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (Membership ID: 469786)

Publications:

Journals

  1. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2016). “Relationship between peak rainfall intensity (PRI) and maximum flood depth (MFD) in an urban catchment of Northeast India”. Natural Hazards, 83:1527–1544 DOI 10.1007/s11069-016-2374-1.

  2. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2016). “Determination of Effective Impervious Area for an Urban Indian Catchment.” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 05016004 (1-10).

  3. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2015). “Development of Flood Inundation Maps and Quantification of Flood Risk in an Urban Catchment of Brahmaputra River ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civ. Eng., A4015001(1-11).

  4. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2014). “Determination of urbanization based on imperviousness.” Urban Design and Planning, ICE Publishing, Thomas Telford, 167 (DP2), 49-57.

  5. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2014). “A methodology for determining runoff based on imperviousness in an un-gauged peri-urban catchment.” Urban Water Journal, Taylor and Francis, 11(1), 42-54.

  6. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2013). “A review of Decision Support System Application in Flood Management.” International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, Inderscience Publication, 3 (3), 206-220.

  7. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2013) “Role of rainfall events and imperviousness parameters in urban runoff modeling.”  ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 19 (3), 329–334, Taylor and Francis.

  8. Bhave, S. and Sreeja, P. (2013) “Influence of initial soil condition on infiltration characteristics determined using a disk infiltrometer.” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 19 (3), 291–296, Taylor and Francis.

  9. Chandan Kumar and Sreeja, P. (2013). Reply to Discussion on “Evaluation of selected equations for predicting scour at downstream of ski-jump spillway using laboratory and field data”. Engineering Geology, 155, 96, Elsevier Publication.

  10. Chandan Kumar and Sreeja, P. (2013). Reply to Discussion on "Evaluation of selected equations for predicting scour at downstream of ski-jump spillway using laboratory and field data” Engineering Geology, 152, 212, Elsevier Publication.

  11. Sahoo, S. N., and Sreeja, P. (2012). “Application of Geospatial Technologies to Determine Imperviousness in Peri-Urban Areas.” International Journal of Remote Sensing Applications, 2(4), 47-51.

  12. Chandan Kumar and Sreeja, P. (2012). “Evaluation of selected equations for predicting scour at downstream of ski-jump spillway using laboratory and field data”. Engineering Geology, Elsevier Publication, 129-130,  98-103.

  13. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2011). “Determination of infiltration parameters for urban flood modeling.” Journal on Civil Engineering, imanager publications, India, 1 (3), 7-12.

  14. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P (2011). “Total and Effective Impervious Area from low resolution satellite imageries.” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 4 (6), 334-337.

  15. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2008). “Transfer Function Formulation of Saint Venant’s Equations for Modeling Drainage Channel Flow : An Experimental Evaluation” Water Resources Management,  Springer Publication, 22 (12), 1881–1898.

  16. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2007). “An Alternate Approach for Transient Flow Modeling in Urban Drainage Systems.” Water Resources Management, Springer Publication, 21(7), 1225-1244.

  17. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2006). “Modeling of Detention Tank-Gate System using Frequency and Time Domain Approach.” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 12(1), 110-120.

  18. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2006). “Time and frequency domain approaches for dynamic modeling of detention tank systems.” Journal of Applied Hydrology, XIX (4).

  19. Sreeja, P. and Jyothis Thomas (2006). “Evaluation of Linear Perturbation Model for Rainfall-Runoff Transformation.” Journal of Applied Hydrology, XIX (1-2), 46-58.

National / International Conferences

  1. Ghosh, B. and Sreeja, P. (2014). “Comparative study of double ring and tension infiltrometers to measure infiltration properties and hydraulic conductivity” 19 th International conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering, Dec. 18-20, Manit, Bhopal, India.

  2. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. “Flood inundation mapping (FIM): An effective tool for urban flood management.” Communicated to HYDRO-2013, to be held at IIT Madras, India, 4-6 December 2013.

  3. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2012) “Role of rainfall events and imperviousness parameters in urban runoff modeling.” HYDRO-2012, ISH, IIT Bombay, Dec 7-8, India.

  4. Bhave, S. and Sreeja, P. (2012) “Influence of initial soil condition on infiltration characteristics determined using a disk infiltrometer.” HYDRO-2012, ISH, IIT Bombay, Dec 7-8, India.

  5.  Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2012). “Impact of total and effective impervious area on runoff prediction.” In Proceedings of ENSURE, February 24- 26, IIT Guwahati, India.

  6. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2011) “Total and Effective Impervious Area from low resolution satellite imageries.” ACE, October 21 – 23, KLU, Hyderabad, India.

  7. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. “Indirect Determination of Effective Impervious Area (EIA) of an urban city in North East India.” In proceedings of World Environmental Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, May 22 to 26-2011, California.

  8. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2011) “Determination of Effective Impervious Area in Guwahati city: A Case Study.” AMTID, Sept 28– 30, NIT Calicut, Kerala, India.

  9. Sahoo, S. N. and Sreeja, P. (2010) “Evaluation of near saturation infiltration characteristics of a locally available soil.” In proceedings of 6th International Congress in Environmental Geotechniques (6ICEG), New Delhi.

  10. Vijayalakshmi, J., and Sreeja, P. (2010). “Study on the scouring behaviour around piers of two parallel bridges”. In proceedings of World Environmental Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, Jan 5-7, Chennai, India.

  11. Vijayalakshmi, J. and Sreeja, P. “A study on scouring behaviour and flow characteristics due to multiple bridge system.” HYDRO 2009, ISH, 17-18 December, CWPRS Pune, India.

  12. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2006). “Transient Flow Modeling of Urban Drainage System Using Transfer Function Approach.” International Conference-An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, ASCE, New Delhi, India.

  13. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2005). “Dynamic modeling of detention tanks for flood control in urban drainage systems in developing countries”, 10th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Denmark.

  14. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K. (2005) “Dynamic Modeling of Urban Drainage Systems for Controller Design”, 5th International R&D Conference on Developments and Management of Water and Energy Resources, February 15-18, Bangalore.

  15. Gupta, K. and Sreeja, P. (2004). “Urban Flood Management by Non-Structural Measures”, Workshop on Flood and Drought Management, New Delhi, 16-17 September.

  16. Sreeja, P. and Gupta, K.(2002). “Real time control strategy for urban drainage management in India .” International Conference on Water and Wastewater: Perspectives of Developing Countries, Delhi, India, 11-13 December, 351-358.

  17.  Sreeja, P. and Jyothis Thomas (2001). “Application of Rainfall-Discharge Model Achenkovil River Basin.” Regional Seminar on Technological Developments for the third Millennium, March 16-17, Thiruvananthapuram.

In Book

  • Sreeja, P. and Jyothis Thomas “Development of Flood frequency Curves- With special reference to Chaliyar river basin.” In Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management edited by Raju, K. S., Sarkar, A. K. and Dash, M. L., Jain Publishers, New Delhi, 2004.

UG Courses taught/teaching

  • CE 201 - Surveying 

  • CE 213 - Surveying Lab

  • CE 214 - Fluid Mechanics Lab

  • CE 301 - Hydraulics and Control structures

  • CE 311 - Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

  • CE 312 - Hydraulics and Control structures Lab

  • ME 111- Engineering Drawing

PG Courses taught/teaching

  • CE 551 - Surface Water Hydrology 

  • CE 554 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics

  • CE553 - Advanced Hydraulic Engineering

  • CE553 - Advanced Hydraulic Engineering Lab

  • CE570 - River Engineering  (Elective)

Project Guidance
 

Ph. D.

S.No.

Name of Student

Topic

Status

1.

Sanat Nalini Sahoo

Determination of Imperviousness and its Impact on Risk Based Urban Flood Modeling

Completed

2.

Biplab Ghosh

Experimental Evaluation of Infiltration as a Function of Soil Compaction Characteristics

Ongoing

 

M. Tech.

S.No.

Name of Student

Topic

Year of passing

1.

Runart Boro

Comparative Assessment of Methodologies used for INfiltration

2015

2.

Supradeep Singh

A Study on Scouring around Bridge Piers

2014

3.

Bhagwan Das

Evaluation of Infiltration Characteristics of Locally Available Soils

2013

4.

Swathi Bhave

A Study on Infiltration Characteristics of Locally Available Soil

2012

5.

R. Laltleipuii

Rainfall Forecasting using soft Computing Techniques

2011

6.

J. Vijayalakshmi

Estimation of Scour Depth around Bridge Piers 

2009

 

B. Tech.

 

S.No.

Name of Student

Topic

Year of passing

1.

Manish Purbia

Modeling of Tension Infiltrometer and Minidisc Infiltrometer using Hydrus 3D Disc Program

2015

2.

Preety Priya

Modeling of Double Ring Infiltration Process using HYDRUS 3D for IIT Guwahati Campus

2015

3.

Gaurav Ajitsaria

Flood Depth Analysis in Urban Guwahati City

2013

4.

Nalla Nakul reddy

Daily Streamflow Forecasting using Soft Computing Techniques

2011

5.

Chandan kumar

Estimation of Scour Below Spillways

2009

6.

Madhur Gupta

Multi Objective Optimization Model for Construction Projects Incorporating the Rain Impact

2008

 

Research/Consultancy Projects

Sponsored Research:

  1. A Study to Explore the Utility of Electromagnetic Technique for Measuring Transient Infiltration, Sponsored by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India under Startup Research Grant Program (Ongoing).

  2. Development of a Risk Based Decision Support System for Flood Management, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India under Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist. (Ongoing)

Other Activities:

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities

  • In-charge, Water Resources Engineering Laboratory, IIT Guwahati (July 2014 onwards)

  • Dept. Library committee representative- Water Resources Engg. Div. (2014 onwards)

  • Member, Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee (DPPC), Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati (2012-2014)

  • Member, Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee (DUPC), Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati (2009-2010)

  • Laboratory-in-Charge, Surveying Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati (2009-2010)

  • CE 312 - Seminar (Coordinator) (2011-2012)

  • CE 534 - Seminar (Coordinator) (2007-2008)

Reviewer

  • Acta Geophysica, Springer

  • Current Science, A fortnightly Journal of Research, India

  • Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics

  • ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis

  • Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE

  • Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE

  • Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier

  • Journal of Hydro-environment Research, Elsevier

  • Urban Water Journal, Taylor and Francis

  • Water Resources Management, Springer

Lectures Delivered

  1. "Overview of River Engineering", One day crash course of fundamentals of river hydraulics at Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India, Assam, Jan 04, 2016.

  2. “Urban Flood Management-An Integrated Approach for Modeling and Control of Flooding”, QIP-STC on Hydroinformatics for surface and subsurface water resources, June 9-13, 2008.

  3. “Urban Watershed Management”, Workshop on Sustainable Development of Hilly Urban Area for Mitigating Water Related Hazards    – Oct 26-28, 2010.

  4. “Basic surveying-Theory and Practice.” Short-Term Training Program on “Modern Surveying techniques”  – Dec 07-11 and 13-17, 2010.

  5. “Fluvial Hydraulics for River Management-Sediment Transport-With Special Reference to Erosion and Deposition” QIP-STC Large River Management, January 16-20, 2012.


 

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