Vivek Gupta

Assistant Professor

Water Resources Engineering

Dr. Vivek Gupta is an Assistant Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, India. Before joining IIT Mandi, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California Merced in the USA and a researcher at the International Water Management Institute in New Delhi, India. Dr. Gupta holds a Ph.D. in Hydrology from IIT Roorkee and an M.Tech. in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Water Resources Engineering and Management from IIT Guwahati. He has published over 30 research articles, including 16 international peer-reviewed journal articles in highly respected journals and three book chapters. His research interests include climate change impact assessment, droughts, climate extremes, development of early warning and climate information systems, hydrological modeling, and flood and drought prediction using numerical and data-based modeling.

Academic Background :

Degree University Year
Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 2020
M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati 2015
B.E. Samrat Ashok Technological Institute Vidisha 2012

Professional Background :

Organisation Post Year
International Water Management Institute Researcher Dec 2020-Apr 2021
University of California Merced Postdoctoral Scholar Apr 2021-Apr 2022
IIT Mandi Assistant Professor Apr 2022 - Present

Awards and Distinctions :

Name Year
AGU Student Travel Grant 2017
SERB International Travel Support 2017
IITR Alumni Travel Support 2017
CSIR Travel Grant 2017
SERB International Travel Support 2022

Events Organised :

Name Location Year
Faculty Development Program for HP govt. polytechnic colleges IIT Mandi 2022
Faculty Development Program for HP govt. engineering colleges IIT Mandi 2022

Role :

Role Name Year
Co-coordinator, Water Resources Engineering Lab 2022-*
Chair, School Website Development Committee 2022