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Arup K. Sarma

Arup K. Sarma

PhD, 1999 (Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering), Gauhati University, Gauhati, India

0361-258 2409    aks[at]iitg.ac.in

Research Area: *Modeling & simulation in Free Surface Flow *Heuristic Method in Reservoir Optimization *GIS based Watershed Modeling

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PhD (1999): Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering), Gauhati University, Gauhati, India
M.E. (1988): Watershed Management and Flood Control, Assam Engineering College, Gauhati University, India

B.E. (1985): Civil Engineering, Jorhat Engineering College, Dibrugarh University, India



2015 - Present
Professor (HAG),Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2011 - 2015
Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
2008 - 2011
Professor and Dean

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
2004 - 2008
Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
2000 - 2004
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

1994 - 2000 :Assistant Professor
Gauhati University

1988 - 1994 : Lecturer
Gauhati University


Administrative Experiences

1.      Convener, Dean Nomination Committee, January 2013-January 2015, IIT Guwahati,

2.      Head, Civil Engineering Department, April 2012-January 2015

3.      Dean (Student Affairs) June2008 -August 2011

4.      Chairman, Hostel Affairs Board, July 2007-June 2008

5.      Secretary, Institute Hostel Management Committee  in 2006

6.      Vice president of IIT Guwahati Club during 2005-06

7.      Course Coordinator of the Post Graduate program “Water Resources: Utilization and Environmental Management”

8.      Member of Institute Construction Monitoring Committee since 2006

9.      Secretary, Departmental Undergraduate Program Committee and Member, Institute Undergraduate Program Committee since July 2006

10.  Member of Institute Library Committee from July 2003 - July 2004

11.  In-charge of Hydraulic Laboratory, June 2003-2006

12.  Warden of Kapili Hostel from June 2003-July 2008

13.  In-charge of Survey Laboratory from Nov. 2000 to July 2004

Visiting Professor

AIT, Bangkok, Thailand [2014-15]
Awarded prestigious B.P.Chaliha Chair Professor for Water Resources

Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India (2009-2018)



Research Interest

  • Modeling and Simulation in Free Surface Flow
  • Heuristic Methods in Reservoir Optimization
  • GIS Based Watershed Modeling



  • Merit Scholarship of Govt. of Assam (During Pre University, 1978-81)
  • Engineering Merit Scholarship of Govt. of Assam (During B.E., 1981-85)
  • Engineering Merit Scholarship of Directorate of Technical Education, Assam (During M.E., 1986-88)

External Examiner of PhD Theses for the Organization

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  • Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
  • NIT Surat, Gujarat, India
  • Tezpur University, Assam, India
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • M.S.University, Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

 Reviewer of Journals     

  • Journals of Hydrology, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)
  • Journal of Water Management, Institution of Civil Engineers, London
  • Journal of Maritime Engineering, Institution of Civil Engineers, London
  • Journal of Water Resources Management (WARM), Klewer/Springer
  • Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA)
  • Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • International Journal of Sustainable Energy (IJSE)
  • International Journal of Hydro Environmental Research (JHER)


Research Publications

Journals (refereed)

1)   Serur Bedewi A. and Sarma A.K, Current and projected water demand and water availability estimates under climate change scenarios in the Weyib River basin in Bale mountainous area of Southeastern Ethiopia, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 133(3), 727-735, DOI 10.1007/s00704-017-2219-1

2)  Patowary, Sand Sarma, A. K. (2018) “GIS-based estimation of soil loss from hilly urban area incorporating hill cut factor into RUSLE”. Water Resources Management, Springer. doi.org/10.1007/s11269-018-2006-5


3) G. Shivam, M. K. Goyal, and A. K. Sarma, Index-Based Study of Future Precipitation Changes over Subansiri River Catchment under Changing Climate, Journal of Environmental Informatics, doi:10.3808/jei.201700376

4) Bandita Barman, Bimlesh Kumar, and Arup Kumar Sarma, Turbulent flow structures and geomorphic characteristics of mining affected alluvial channel. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (2018), DOI:10.1002/esp.4355.              

5) Serur Bedewi A. and Sarma A.K, Climate change impacts analysis on hydrological processes in the Weyib river basin in Ethiopia, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Springer, TAAC-D-17-00521R2, 2017. (Accepted)


6) Bandita Barman, Anurag Sharma, Bimlesh Kumar, Arup Kumar Sarma, “Multiscale characterization of migrating sand wave in mining induced alluvial channel”, Ecological Engineering, Elsevier, 102, pp- 199-206, 2017.

7) Patowary, S. and Sarma A. K. (2017). “Model-based analysis of urban settlement process in eco-sensitive area of developing country: a study with special reference to hills of an Indian city”. Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer, 1-19. DOI 10.1007/s10668-017-9965-1

8) Abdulkerim Bedewi Serur, Sarma A.K, Impact of Spatial Data Availability on Climate Change Prediction in the Weyib River in Ethiopia, Water Resources Management, Springer, doi:10.1007/s11269-017-1613-x, 2017.

9) H. M. Kalita, A. K. Sarma, An implicit scheme for shallow water flow with wet dry interface, Water Resources, Springer, 2016

10) Shivam, Goyal Manish Kumar, Sarma A.K, Analysis of the Change in Temperature Trends in Subansiri River Basin for RCP Scenerious using CMIPS datasets, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, TAAC-D-15-00589R2, 2016.

11) Patowary Sudarshan, Sarma A.K, A Modified Hydrodynamic Model for Routing Unsteady Flow in a River having Piedmont Zone, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, Brno University of Technology, DOI: 10.1515/johh-2016-005, 2016.

12) Maya R.R, Sarma A.K., Influence of time discretization and input parameter on the ANN based synthetic streamflow generation, Water Resources Management, Springer, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-016-1448-x

13) Abdulkerim Bedewi  Serur and Sarma A.K, Evaluation of the ArcSWAT Model in Simulating Catchment Hydrology in Weyb River Basin, Bale Mountainous Area Of Southeastern Ethiopia, International Journal of Innovative and Emerging Research In Engineering,2016, Vol.3 Issue ,pp 3-11.

14) Sarma Banasri, Sarma A.K, Mahanta Chandan and Singh,Vijay P. Optimal Ecological Management Practices for Controlling Sediment Yield and Peak Discharge from Hilly Urban AreasJournal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 2015, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp 04015005-14

15) Kalita Hriday Moni, SarmaA.K, and Bhattacharjya Rajib Kumar, Evaluation of Optimal River Training Work using GA Based Linked Simulation Optimization Approach, Water Resources Management, 2014, 28: 2077-2092

16) Barman D. and Sarma A.K. Applicability of Cartosat Stereo Dem for Understanding Flooding Genesis – A case study from Pagladia river watershed in lower Assam, IndiaInternational Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE); 2013, Vol. 6, Issue 6(01) ISSN0974-5904

17) B. Sarma, A. K. Sarma and Singh V. P., Optimal Ecological Management Practices (EMPs) for Minimizing the Impact of Climate Change and Watershed Degradation Due to Urbanization, Water Resource Management, 2013, 27:4069–4082

18) Patowary S. and Sarma A.K., Hydrodynamic flood routing considering piedmont zone, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, Vol. 3 Iss 3, 2012, March 2013, Pages: 464 – 474 (doi: 10.6088/ijcser.201203013043)

19) Barman, P.J., Sarma B. and Sarma A.K., A Study on Flood Hazard Mitigation of Guwahati City, International Journal of The Asian Review of Civil Engineering, June 2012, Vol. 1, No.1, pp 09-14

20) Kalita, H. M., and Sarma A. K. “Efficiency and performances of finite difference schemes in the solution of Saint Venant’s equation”, International journal of civil and structural engineering, Integrated Publishing Association, 2012, Volume 2, Number 3, pp 941-949.

21) Maya R. R. and Sarma A.K., Minimizing Diurnal Variation of Downstream Flow in Hydroelectric Projects to Reduce Environmental Impact, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 2011, 5, 177-185.

22) M.D. Saikia and Sarma A.K. Numerical Simulation of Flow And Morphological Evaluations In Rivers Under Dam-Break FlowsInternational Journal of  Modelling and Simulation, 2010, Vol. 3., (DOI: 10.2316/Journal.205.2010.3.205-4913)

23) Sarma A.K., GIS and Remote Sensing Application in Water Resources, Journal of Applied Hydrology, Vol. XXII No. 1, Jan 2009 pp 55-62.

24) Ahmed J.A and Sarma A.K., Artificial Neural Network Model for Synthetic Streamflow Generation, Journal of Water Resources Management, Springer, July 2007, Vol. 21, pp.1015-1029.

25) Sarma A.K., Giraud G., Baishya M.D., Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Flood Peak Reduction, My Green Earth-a Journal of Society for Socio Economic Awareness and Environment Protection, SSEAEP, Dec 2006, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 14-21

26) Sarma A.K., Mishra R., Chandramouli V., Application of Genetic Algorithms to Determine Optimal Cropping Pattern, OPSEARCH, Journal of Operational Research Society of India, September 2006, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp 320-29

27) Saikia M.D. and Sarma A.K., Analysis for Adopting Logical Channel Section For 1d Dam Break Analysis In Natural Channels, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied SciencesAsian Research Publication Network, August  2006, Vol.1  No.2, pp 46-54

28) Saikia M.D. and Sarma A.K., Numerical Simulation Model for Computation of Dam Break Flood in Natural Flood Plain Topography, Journal of Dam Engineering, IWPC, June 2006, Vol. XVII, No.1, pp. 31-50

29) Sarma A.K., Influence of Bank Line Configuration on River Bank Erosion, Disaster Management Journal, AASC, October 2005,Vol.1 No.1, pp.1-7

30) Ahmed J.A and Sarma A.K., Genetic Algorithm for Optimal Operating Policy of a Multipurpose Reservoir, Journal of Water Resources Management, Kluwer, April 2005, Vol.19, Number 2, pp.145-161.

31) Das M., Sarma A.K., Das M.M., Effect of Resistance Parameter in the Numerical Solution of Nonlinear Unsteady Equations of Surge Tank, IHS Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 2005 Vol. 11, No.2, pp 101-110

32) Bhakal L., Dubey B., Sarma A.K., Investigation of River Bank Erosion in Brahmaputra Near Agyathuri by Using GIS, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, March 2005, Vol. 33, No.1, pp 81-84

33) Sarma A.K. and Ahmed J.A., An Improved Numerical Integration Method of Computing Flow Profile, Journal of IWRS Oct 2004, Vol. 24 No.4, pp 1-8.

34) Kalsia S. and Sarma A.K., GIS-Based Hydrological Study of Bharalu Basin, Research Journal of Contemporary Concern, CCRS, June 2003, Vol.1, pp 33-38.

35) Sarma A.K. and Das M.M, Analytical Solution of Flood-Wave Resulting from Dike Failure, Journal of Water and Maritime Engineering, ICE, March 2003, Vol. 156, pp. 41-45.

36) Ahmed J.A. and Sarma A.K., Squaring of Non Negative Integers, Journal of Assam Science Society, December 2003, Vol. 44 No.1, pp.19-20

Book/ Paper Published in Book

Published Books

  1. Manish Kumar Goyal, Shivam, Arup K. Sarma and Dhruv Sen Singh, Subansiri: Largest Tributary of Brahmaputra River, Northeast India in  the Book The Indian Rivers, Ed. Durlav Sen Singh, Springer, ISSN 2364-6454 ISSN 2364-6462 [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2984-4] 
  2. Sarma A.K., Singh V.P., Kartha S.A, Bhattacharjya R.K. Urban Ecology, Water Quality and Climate Change, Springer, Water Science and Technology Library, 2018, ISBN 978-3-319-74494-0. 
  3. Arup Kumar Sarma, “Water Resources Management in North East India”, Sustainable Holistic Water Resources Management in a Changing Climate, 2017, pp- 2.1-2.15, ISBN 978-81-8360-253-2.
  4. Bandita Barman, Bimlesh Kumar, and Arup Kumar Sarma, “Experimental study on mining pit migration”, Development of Water Resources in India, Series Title: Water Science Technology Library Series, 2017, Vol. 84, Chapter 26, ISBN: 978-3-319-55124-1.
  5. A.K Sarma, Vijay P. Singh Brahmaputra River Basin, Handbook of Applied Hydrology Second Edition, 2016, pp-105-1-105-6, ISBN-978-07-183509-1.
  6. Debnath M., Mahanta C. & Sarma A.K Fertilizers Input and Corresponding Changes in Plant Nutrient Availability in a Rice Cultivated Soil Of Assam, India, Precision Farming and Resource Management, Excel India Publishers, Printed in New Delhi, 2016, pp-351-359, ISBN 978-9-386-25629-4
  7. Sarma A.K., Singh V.P., Kartha S.A, Bhattacharjya R.K. Urban Hydrology, Watershed Management and Socio-Economic Aspect, Springer, Water Science and Technology Library, 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-40195-9
  8. Mukherjee A and Sarma A. K. 2D flow simulation in alluvial river using MIKE software: A modeling approach, Lambert Academic Publishing. Printed in UK, 2011, ISBN: 978-3-8443-8408-6
  9. Sarma B and Sarma A.K. Impact of Embankment System on Water Bodies of Majuli Island: A GIS Based Study, in the book Sustainable Water Resources Management and Impact of Climate Change, BS Publications, Hyderabad-500095, 2010, pp 333-343, ISBN : 978-81-7800-226-2
  10.  Sarma A.K. and Goswami P., Developing Intensity Duration Curve with Limited Rainfall Data, Jain Brothers, New Delhi, November 2006, pp. 187-194
  11.  Sarma A.K., Hydraulic Structures-chapter 12 in the book The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources, Kluwer Academic Publisher of Netherland, March 2004, pp. 261-273
  12.  Sarma A.K. and Ahmed J.A, Stochastic Model for Synthetic Stream-flow Generation, Statistical Thinking: Method and Application, Capital Publishing Co. 2004, pp 253-258


Conference / Seminar/ Workshop (refereed)

  1. Sarma A.K., Sustainable approach of Rainwater management and application for mitigating Climate Change impact on tea agriculture in Northeast India , keynote paper presented on Climate Change and Global Warming on August 06-07, 2018.
  2. Bandita Barman, Shivam Singh, Shankar Dev Gour, Subhashish Chamua, Bimlesh Kumar and Arup Kumar Sarma.‘ Review on adverse impact of river sand mining’, 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro), L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad,21st -23rd December, 2017.
  3. Bandita Barman, Abhishek Dixit, Arnab Kumar Pal, Bimlesh Kumar and Arup Kumar Sarma.‘Characteristics of bed load in a mined alluvial channel’, 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro), L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, 21st -23rd December, 2017.
  4.  Patowary S., Das T. & Sarma A. K. “Effect Of Urban Settlement on Soil Loss From Hilly Urban Watershed”. Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, Hydro 2017, 21st -23rd Dec, 2017, Gujarat, India.
  5. Bandita Barman, Bimlesh Kumar and Arup Kumar Sarma ‘Statistical Analysis of Bed Feature of an Alluvial Channel at Upstream and Downstream of Mining Pit’, 44th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus, Kollam, Kerala, 14th -16th December, 2017.
  6. Patowary, S., Hazarika J. & Sarma A. K. “Potential Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes for Urban Drainage Management”. Proceedings of Urbanization Challenges in Emerging Economies (Moving Towards Resilient Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure), ASCE, 12th – 14th Dec, 2017, New Delhi, India.
  7. Sarma A.K,“State of Hydrology in the Yarlung Zangbo/Brahmaputra/Jamuna basin”, Water and Neighborhood Media Workshop, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, organized by The Third Pole, 21-23rd August, 2017.
  8.  Sarma A.K, Sarma B., Hazarika J., Patowary S., “Ecological Management Practices: A Participatory Approach for Sustainable Urban Development”, the Thirteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, 26-28th May, University of Toronto, Canada, 2017.
  9. Sarma A.K Understanding the Dynamics of River”, Workshop on Skill and Knowledge Building Training at Ginger Hotel, Guwahati, organized by SaciWATERs, in collaboration with Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES), 13th-14th June, 2017.
  10. Sarma A.K, Dr. Ajay Dashora, Dr. Arun Ch Borsaikia, “Long-Term Sustainability of Traditional Root Bridge of Meghalaya”, Workshop on Living Root Bridge at Mawlynnong, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, organized by National Geographic Society Expedition Council, Meghalaya, 3rd April, 2017.
  11. Sarma A.K, “ Sustainable Approach of Rainwater Management and Application for Mitigating Adverse Impact of Climate Change”, Seminar on Impact on Climate Change in Tea and Ameliorative Measures, organized by Tea Board of India, Jorhat, 25th-26th March, 2017.
  12. Plenary talk by Sarma A.K on "Sustainable Approach of Rainwater Management and Application for Mitigating Climate Change Impact on Society", National Seminar on Climate Change and Society, organized by Dept. of Environmental Science, Tezpur University, 24th-25th February, 2017.
  13. Sarma A.K “Boon of Orienting Rainwater to Useful Niche (BORUN): A concept of Ecologically Sustainable Rainwater Harvesting”, 1 day workshop on the theme- “Rain Water Harvesting” organized by GMDA on 18th January,2017.
  14.  Debnath M., Mahanta C. & Sarma A.K “Fertilizers Input and Corresponding Changes in Plant Nutrient Availability in a Rice Cultivated Soil of Assam, India”, International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering, 27th-30th December, 2016.
  15. Sarma A.K, “Vegetative Measures for Sustainable Solution to Erosion Problems under Changing Climate” [Keynote Speaker], 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development-Opportunities and Challenges, 19th-21st Dec, AEC, 2016.
  16. Banasri Sarma, Arup Kumar Sarma, “Assessing Applicability of Ecological Management Practices (EMPs) in hilly Urban Watershed management”,  International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development-Opportunities and Challenges, 19th-21st Dec, AEC, 2016.
  17.  Patowary S. & Sarma A. K., "Safe IDF curves from daily rainfall data for Guwahati City", presented in A National Conference on Water Resources and Flood Management with Special Reference to Flood Modelling, 14th-15th Oct, 2016.
  18. Hazarika J. & Sarma A. K., "A Study on Impact of Climate Change in Temperature and Precipitation Characteristics of Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya", presented in the HYDRO-2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering,8th-10th Dec. 2016.
  19. Barman B., Kumar B. & Sarma A. K., "What follows after sediment mining-a preliminary investigation", presented in 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 15th-17th Dec, 2016.
  20. Sagarika P., Hazarika J. & Sarma A. K., "Potential Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves of Guwahati city", presented in CESDOC-2016, 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development-Opportunities and Challenges, 19th-21st Dec, 2016, AEC, Guwahati.
  21. Patowary, S. and Sarma A. K. “Safe IDF Curves From Daily Rainfall Data For Guwahati City”. Proceedings of National Conference on Water Resources and Flood Management with Special Reference to Flood Modelling, 14th-15th Oct, 2016, Gujarat, India.
  22. Bandita Barman and Sarma A.KA Study on River Bed Degradation due to Mining of Coarser Top Sediment Layer, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, 2016, ICCMS.
  23. Abdulkerim Bedewi Serur and Sarma A.K (2016) Statistical Downscaling of Daily Temperature and Precipitation Data from Coupled Model Inter-Comparison Project 5 (CMIP): In Weyb River Watershed, Bale Mountainous Area, Ethiopia, International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society ICWEES March 2016, Bhopal, Indian. (Awarded with the best paper)
  24. G. Shivam, M. K. Goyal, and A. K. Sarma Climate change impact assessment on water availability in a North-eastern river of India for sustainable water management. Internation Conference on Sustainability (Sus Con-V) March 2016, IIM Shillong.
  25. Sarma A.K (2016), Water Management in Tea Industry under Changing Climate, Proceedings of 126th AGM of ABITA held on 20th Feb, 2016, Jorhat, Assam.
  26. G. Shivam, M. K. Goyal, and A. K. Sarma, Regionalization of Northeast India on Precipitation Indices Basis using Fuzzy Clustering Approach, HYDRO 2015 International conference, IIT Roorkee, India, 17-19 December, 2015.
  27. Sarma, A.K., and Hazarika, J. (2014), GCM Based Fuzzy Clustering to Identify Homogeneous Climatic Regions of North-East India, Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management organized by World Academy and Science Engineering and Technology (WASET), 11-12 Dec 2014,in Melbourne, Australia.
  28. Sarma, A. K., Kalita, H. M. and Bhattacharjya, R. K. (2013), Simulation-Optimization Linked model for Deciding Optimal River Training Work, International Workshop on Morphology of River Brahmaputra, held in Guwahati, India on 23-24 of October 2013.
  29. Sarma A.K. and B. Sarma Optimal Ecological Management Practices for Minimizing Impact of Climate Change and Watershed Degradation Due to Urbanization, presented in the Seventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science 2012, 25th to 28th June, Barcelona, Spain.
  30.  Sarma A.K Assessment of Carrying Capacity for Hilly Urban Areas: Applicability of the Concept at the Ground Level, Thematic paper , CD Proceedings of International Conference ENSURE 2012, 24-26 Feb,2012.
  31. Thappeta S. K. and A. K. Sarma. Flow analysis in compound channel considering momentum transfer mechanism, CD Proceedings of International Conference ENSURE 2012, 24-26 Feb,2012 PID 366
  32. Patowary, S., and A. K. Sarma, Two Dimensional Numerical model for urban drainage system, CD Proceedings of International conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems (ENSURE 2012), held in IIT Guwahati, India on 24-26 of February 2012.
  33. Kalita, H. M., and A. K. SarmaNeed of two-dimensional consideration for Modeling urban drainage, CD Proceedings of International conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems (ENSURE 2012), held in IIT Guwahati, India on 24-26 of February 2012.
  34.  Vinnarasi R. and A. K. Sarma, Climate Change Consideration in Planning and Development of Semi Urban AreaCD Proceedings of International Conference ENSURE 2012, 24-26 Feb, 2012, PID 280
  35.  D. Barman and A. K. Sarma, Flood plain characterization of a river in lower Assam using digital elevation model data, CD Proceedings of International Conference ENSURE 2012, 24-26 Feb, 2012, PID 242.
  36.  Vinnarasi R. and A. K. Sarma Statistical downscaling of GCM for predicting seasonal rainfall with short duration historical data, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference ICAMB 2012, 9th-11th January 2012, pp-1622-1626.
  37. Maya R. Ray and A. KSarma, Importance of input parameter selection for synthetic streamflow generation of different time step using ANN techniques. Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Computation Theory and Application, NCTA 2011, 24th -27th October, Paris Franc, ISBN: 978-989-8425-84-3., pp-211-217.
  38.  Sarma, A. K., Kalita, H. M. and Bhattacharjya, R. K. (2011), Mathematical model study for controlling bank erosion of Brahmaputra River, International Conference on the Status and Future of the World's Large Rivers, held in Vienna, Austria on 11-14 of April 2011.
  39.  B. Sarma, A. K. Sarma and C Mahanta: Optimal Ecological Management Practices (EMPs) For Controlling Sediment and Water Yield from Hilly Urban Watersheds. Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques for Infrastructure Development (AMTID 2011), NIT Calicut, India, 28 – 30 September 2011.
  40.  C Mahanta, A. K. Sarma  and B. Sarma: Water Quality Degradation in the Tributaries of the Brahmaputra-Barak Basin and Their Environmental Management Strategy, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability  Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress ASCE Conf. Proc. doi:10.1061/41173(414)483.
  41.  B. Sarma, A K Sarma and C Mahanta: Geographic Information System for Environmental Management of Large River Systems, Abstract Book of International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers, 11 to 14 April 2011, Vienna, Page No: 110, ISBN: 978-80-7399-518-8
  42.  B. Sarma, A K Sarma and C Mahanta: GIS Based Inventory of the Rivers of Northeastern Region of India for their Conservation and Management, Proceedings of  the Ninth International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering (ICHE 2010),at  IIT Madras, Chennai, India 2-5 August,2010, Page No: 655-664,ISBN: 978-93-80689-01-02
  43.  Kumar, R. R. and Sarma, A.K. Rain Water Harvesting for Negotiating Impact of Variation in Climatic Parameter on Agriculture, Pre Conf. Proc. of Indo-Italian Workshop on Impact of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activities on Soil and Water Resources, October 22-24, 2010, IIT Roorkee.
  44.  Kalita, H. M., and Sarma A. K. (2010), “2D Mathematical Modeling for Deciding Optimal Bank Protection Measures”, International Conference organized by: Core Professional Group for the Brahmaputra (CPGB), held in Guwahati, India   on  18-19 of December 2010.
  45.  Sarma A. K. “Water Resources Development in India: Need, Scope and Constraints” Proceedings of International Workshop on Water Management, Organized by TIFAC, Dept. of Science & Technology and IIASA, Austria on Sept. 03-04, 2010, New Delhi, India
  46. Ray R.M., and Sarma A.K. “Simulation Study for Minimizing Diurnal Variation of Flow in a Hydroelectric Project to Reduce Downstream Impact”, Proceeding 3rd Perspective on “Current & Future State of Water Resources & The Environment”, organized by EWRI of ASCE, and IIT Madras, Chennai, 5th - 7th January 2010, pp. 000927-37
  47. Ray R.M., and Sarma A.K. “Artificial Neural Network Based Synthetic Stream Flow Generation Model”, Proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Current and Future State of Water Resources and Environment” Organized by EWRI of ASCE and IIT Madras, Chennai India, 5th - 7th January 2010, pp.000942-52
  48.  Sarma B., Sarma A.K. and Mahanta C “Geographic Information System for River Water Quality Monitoring” , Proceedings of National Seminar On “Clean Water For Healthy World, 25th Water resource Day organized by The Institute of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, 26th May 2010, pp  35-40
  49. Nesa, N., Sarma, A.K., Mahanta, C. and Bhattarcharjya, R.K “Assessment of Groundwater Fluoride Contamination in Affected Areas of Guwahati City., Proceedings of Regional Workshop on Iron,Fluoride & Arsenic contaminaion in Groundwater & its Mitigation Measures in North Eastern States, Organised by CGWA and CGWB, MoWRE, GOI.27th March 2010, pp 23-32.
  50. Ray R.M. and Sarma A.K., “ANN Based Synthetic Streamflow Generation Model”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Hydrology for Water Resources Development and Management, 2009, 21-22 January, WREMI, Vadodara , India.
  51. Sarma A.K., “Importance of People Participation in Watershed Development: A Case Study of Kakodonga WM Project, Proc. of the IEI Seminar on People’s Participation in Conservation of Water Resources and Preservation of its Quality, May 30, 2007, Guwahati, pp-9-18.
  52. Sarma. A. K., Ray R.M., “Reservoir Project in North East India: Scope and Constraints” Proc. of National Workshop on Reservoir Planning and Operation, Dec 2007. Guwahati, pp. 14-19.
  53. Sarma, A. K. and Banasri Sarma: Application of Geoinformatics in Watershed Management ,  Silverlining, A Souvenir published by organizing Committee of the Silver Jubilee celebration of the department of Environmental Science , Gauhati University, Guwahati , 9-10 May, 2007.
  54. Saikia, M.D and Sarma A.K., “Dam Break Flood Disaster Management and Damage Estimation”, Proceedings of Indian Engineering Congress, Dec 21-24 2006, Guwahati, pp- 102-111.
  55. Saikia, M. D. and Sarma A. K., 2006 “Simulation Modeling for Planning and Management of River Basins under Flood Disaster” Proceedings of An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, December 18-20, 2006, New Delhi, India, EWRI, ASCE
  56. Saikia, M. D. and Sarma A. K., 2006 “Numerical Modelling of Water Hammer with variable Friction factor ”  Proceedings of 2nd International conference of Computational Mechanics and Simulations,”Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,8-10 December,2006
  57. Saikia, M. D. and Sarma A. K., 2006 “Computational Aspects  for Simulating Dam Break Flood in Natural Channels”  Proceedings of 2nd International conference of Computational Mechanics and Simulations, “Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,8-10 December,2006
  58. Saikia, M. D. and Sarma A. K., 2006 “Dam Break Flood Forecasting with Simple Numerical Model” Third APHW (Asia Pacific Hydrology and Water Management Association) 16-18 October 2006, Bangkok, Thailand
  59. Saikia, M.D and Sarma A.K., Numerical Model for Simulating Flow and River Bed Profiles in a Natural River under Dam Failure Conditions, Proceedings of IASTED Conference Applied Simulation and Modeling, Rhodes, Greece, 26th  to 28th June 2006, Vol. 522, pp. 227-232.  
  60. Sarma A.K. and Saikia M.D., Dam Break Hydraulic in Natural River , Proceedings of EWRI-ASCE Conference 2006, Omaha, USA, 21st to 25th May, 2006.
  61.  Saikia, M.D and Sarma A.K., Simulation of Dam Break Flood in Natural Channel with Conservative and Nonconservative forms of St. Vennant Equations, Proceedings of National Conference on Technology in Disaster Mitigation, sponsored by DST, India, Org. by JITM, Parlakhemundi, Orissa, 27th to 28th January 2006 (In press)
  62.  Sarma A.K., Watershed Management for Mitigating Flood and Landslide, Proc. Of UGC Sponsored National Seminar Environment and Sustainable Development, Organized by Rangia College, 10th-11th September,2005, pp.223-227
  63. Sarma A.K. and N.P. Rao. , Simulation Study for Suggesting Bank Protection Measures in The River Brahmaputra, Proceedings of National Conf. on Advances in Water Engineering for Sustainable Development, IIT Madras, Chennai, 16th to 17th May 2005, pp. 3-9
  64. Sarma A.K., Reservoir Operating Policy Considering Flood Mitigation: A necessity for North-Eastern Part of India, Proc. of 4th IWMI-TATA Annual Partner’s Meet, IRMA, Gujrat, 24th –26th Feb, 2005, pp. 47-48.
  65.  Sarma A.K., Need of Utilizing Surface Water for Water Supply in Greater Guwahati, Proc. of National Convention on Urban Water Supply and Chemical Contamination of Ground Water, Institute of Public Health Engineers (INDIA), Guwahati, 20th - 21st Feb, 2005, IPHE, pp 87-89
  66. Sarma A.K. and Goswami P., Developing Intensity Duration Curve with Limited Rainfall Data, International Symposium on Prediction in Ungaged Basins For Sustainable Water Resources Planning And Management, Pilani 30th October, 2004, pp. 153-158.
  67.  Sarma A.K., and Ahmed J., Optimal Operating Policy for A Multipurpose Reservoir Using Genetic Algorithm, Proc. 15th IASTED Int. Conf. Modelling and Simulation, Merina del Rey, CA, USA, March 1-3, 2004, pp 480-84.
  68. Ahmed J.A and Sarma A.K., Neural Network-Based Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Reservoir Operation, Proc. of International Conference on Advanced Modeling Techniques for Sustainable Management of Water Resources, NIT Warangal, 28-30 January 2004, pp.112-114.
  69.  Sarma A.K., Mishra R., Chandramouli V., Application of Genetic Algorithms to Determine Optimal Cropping Pattern, Proc. of International Conference ICORD, 27-30th December, 2002, Chennai, Paper No. CA-02.
  70.  Sarma A.K., GIS-A Tool for Disaster Mitigation, Proc. of 18th National Convention of Civil Engineers, IE(I), 9-10th  November, 2002,Guwahati.
  71. Prasad R.K. and Sarma A.K.,Frequency Behaviour of Peak Flow of River Ranganadi in Arunachal Project, Proc. of International Conference ACE 2002, Vol.1, IIT, Kharagpur, 3-5th January 2002, Paper No. 08
  72. Sarma A.K., Scope of Developing the River System of Brahmaputra as an Efficient Waterway: Technical Feasibility and Related Aspects, Proc. of All India Seminar on  “Development of Inland Water Transport in Eastern Region with Special Reference to North-east, Guwahati., 9th April 2002,
  73. Sarma A.K, Chetry G., Bora P.K., Stability analysis of Slope Comprising Soil and Rock Mass, Proc. of The 2001 ISRM International Symposium- 2nd Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium on “Frontier of Rock Mechamincs and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century”, Beijing, China, 11-14th September, 2001, pp.663-665
  74. Sarma A.K. and Das M.M, Mathematical Model for Simulating Flood Propagation on Downstream of River Dike, Proc. of International Conference on “Mathematical Modelling”, Roorkee, 29-31st January, 2001, pp. 569- 573
  75. Kaman B. and Sarma A.K., Mathematical Model for Erosion Study in the Braided Channel of Majuli Island, National Seminar on Water and Land Management Including CAD for Socio-economic Upliftment of NE Region, NERIWALM, Tezpur, 22-23rd November, 2001, pp.68-72.
  76. Sarma A.K. and Roy S., Mathematical Simulation of Gradual River Dike Failure, Geotechnical Conference IGC2001, Indoor, 14-16th Dec, 2001, pp. 359-362.
  77.  Sarma A.K. and Kotoky K.,Mitigation of Flood Disaster by Controlling Dike Failure Using Geotextile, Proc. of 16th National Convention of Environmental Engineering, Guwahati, November, 2000, pp. 47-50
  78.  Sarma A.K., Flood Disaster-Scope of its Mitigation, Proc. of National Symposium on “Water Resources Problems of North Eastern Region”, NIH, Guwahati and INCOH, Roorkee, 20th May, 2000, pp. 20-24.
  79.  Sarma A.K. and Juran Ali Ahmed “An improved predictor corrector method of computing flow profile” Souvenir, 13th Water Resources Day, organized by the Institution of Engineers India, Assam State Centre. 1998
  80.  Sarma A.K., Talukdar M., Bodo S., Biswas M., Sinha R., Direct Solution For Sequent Depth of Hydraulic Jump In Trapezoidal Channel, Proc. of 24th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Vol. 1, BE College, Calcutta, 26-28th Dec, 1997, pp. D1-5.
  81. Sarma A.K., Bora P.K., Influence of rainfall on landslide, Proc. of International Conference on Landslide, Kualampur, Malyasia, 13-14th September, 1994, pp.311-316.
  82. Sarma A.K and Deka G., Importance of Site Investigation for Mitigation of Landslide Hazard, Proc. of National Workshop on Landslide Hazard Mitigation and Management, CBIP, New Delhi.,1993, pp. VI 1-7.


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