Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati






206, M Block

Department of Civil Engineering

IIT Guwahati

Guwahati 781 039, Assam, India.





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Ph.D. Thesis



Thesis title


Present position

Triptimoni Borah

Development of efficient pollution source  identification model using ANN-GMS-GA based simulation-optimization approach

JUL 2011-JUL 2014

Associate Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering,

Assam Engineering College, Guwahati Assam

Hriday Moni Kalita

Optimal Protection Measures for Controlling River Bank Erosion


JUL 2010-

JUL 2014

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India

Swapnali Barman

Change in Snow Cover Area and Flow Scenario of the Brahmaputra and Subansiri Basin Due to Climate Change

DEC 2011-JUN 2017

Scientist C, NIH Roorkee

Leichombam Sophia Development of efficient simulation-optimization methodology for identification of groundwater pollution     sources using meta-heuristic hybrid optimization methods JUL 2012-MAR 2019

Assistant Professor, College of Food  Technology, Central Agricultural University, Imphal

Bhrigumoni Sarma

Management of Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifer: An Experimental and Numerical Investigation

JUL 2013-DEC 2019  
Dilip Kumar Development of water management policies for the Alakhananda river basin considering possible impact of climate change

DEC 2015-MAY 2020

Assistant Professor

GB Pant Engineering College, Uttarakhand, India

Jayanta Goswami

Development of vulnerability index of ground water based rural drinking water supply system

JUL 2015 (Part Time)

Assistant Engineering,

Public Health Engineering Department of Govt. of Assam, Guwahati, Assam, India

Rajeev Gandhi BG


Detection and Management of Virus Sources in an Aquifer Under Equilibrium and Kinetic Sorption


JUL 2015 (Part Time)

Assistant Professor

GB Pant Engineering College, Uttarakhand, India

Mamata Das

Development of Inverse Optimization Model for Identification of Virus Sources in Unsaturated Zone

JUL 2016  
Gaurav Talukdar Utilizing riverine ecosystem for optimal benefit DEC 2016  
Jeffrey Denzil K. Marak Mitigating climate change impacts in a river basin having flow regulating structure DEC 2016(Part Time)  

Prajna Parmita


  JUL 2018 (Part Time)

Assistant Engineering,

Water Resources Department of Govt. of Assam, Guwahati, Assam, India

Anurag Handique   JUL 2019  
Ved Prakash   DEC 2019  
Juhi Dhuriya   DEC 2019  

M. Tech Thesis

  1. Prajna Parmita (2018), A study on the change in flow parameters due to construction of bridges across the river Brahmaputra.

  2. Om Prakash Vats(2018), Groundwater circulation well with partial extraction to avoid saltwater intrusion in coastal zones.

  3. Abhisek Mahapatro (2017), Development of groundwater management policies for Tea Gardens of Assam considering social issues.

  4. Saptarshi Debnath (2017), Riverbank filtration for 2D unconfined aquifer and determination of optimal pumping location.

  5. Bristi Kumar Mudai (2016), laboratory scale study on the effect of sub-surface barrier, pumping, and recharge on saline intrusion.

  6. D. S. Rishi (2016), laboratory scale study and numerical modelling of contaminant transport in coastal aquifers.

  7. Mr. Manti Patel (2013), Impact of Climate Change on Stream Flow of Ranganadi River.

  8. Mr. Rituraj Buragohain (2012), Water table mapping using GPR

  9. Mr. Sharma Ganesh Mohandatta (2011), Classification of watershed using self organizing maps.

  10. Mr. Partha Majumder (2011), Development of simulation-optimization methodology using GMS and GA for groundwater management.

  11. Mr. Sandeep Kumar Chourasia (2011), Distributed rainfall runoff model using WMS and ANN .

  12. Ms. Jyoti Chaubey (2011), Modelling of influence of contaminated surface water on adjoining groundwater (jointly with Prof. C. Mahanta).

  13. Mr. Dilip Kumar Jha (2010), Distributed rainfall-runoff approach using WMS and HEC-HMS.

  14. Sinde Bhushan Vilas (2010), Modulus of elasticity of geocell reinforced foundation beds (Jointly with Dr. S. K. Dash).

  15. Syam P.S. (2010), Bearing capacity of geocell reinforced foundation (Jointly with Dr. S. K. Dash).

  16. Mr. Surajit Debbarma (2008), Optimal design of monitoring well locations using groundwater simulation software WMS and Microsoft excel solver.

  17. Mr. Sirazul Islam (2007), Determination of optimal pumping schedule for conjunctive irrigation management using simulation-optimization approach.



IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India. (May 2008 to present)

  • Subsurface hydrology (Graduate Level)
  • Surface water hydrology (Graduate Level)
  • Optimization Methods (Graduate Level)
  • Genetic Algorithms (Graduate Level)
  • Advanced Hydrology (Graduate Level)
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering (Under Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Mechanics (Under Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Graphics (Under Graduate Level)
  • Water Resources Systems Analysis, Planning & Management (Graduate Level)
  • Seminar (Graduate Level)

National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India. (July 1997 to May 2008)

  • Advanced Groundwater Hydrology (Graduate Level)
  • Advanced Hydraulics (Graduate Level)
  • Project Appraisal and System Analysis (Graduate Level)
  • Numerical Methods (Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Hydrology (Under Graduate Level)
  • Water Resources Development (Under Graduate Level)
  • Open Channel Flow (Under Graduate Level)
  • Evolutionary Algorithms in Search and Optimization (Under Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Surveying (Under Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Mechanics (Under Graduate Level)
  • Structural Analysis (Under Graduate Level)
  • Hydraulic Engineering (Under Graduate Level)

Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam, India. (May 1995 to July 1997)

  • Water Resources Development (Under Graduate Level)
  • Irrigation Engineering (Under Graduate Level)
  • Structural Analysis (Under Graduate Level)
  • Engineering Graphics (Under Graduate Level)
  • Fluid Mechanics (Under Graduate Level)



  • Coordinator, GIAN course on "Optimization methods for engineering planning and design", 4 May to 8 May 2016.

  • Coordinator, Doner sponsored training programme on "Mitigation of river bank erosion problems", 23 January - 3 February and 13 March 23 March.

  • Coordinator, QIP sponsored workshop on "Engineering optimization using Matlab and Excel" from 29 February - 3 March 2012.

  • Technical Chair, ENSURE 2012: International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems, February 24 - 26, 2012.

  • Coordinator, QIP short term course on "Hydro-electric power development" from 5-9 December 2011.

  • Coordinator, Short term training programme on "Modern Surveying Techniques" between 7-11 December and 13-17 December 2010 for the officials of Assam Government.

  • Coordinator, QIP short term course on "Optimization Methods for Water Resources Planning and Management" from 15-20 June 2009.


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