Prof. Deepak Kashyap

Visiting Professor and Head
(Past Head of Civil Engineering Department and Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Roorkee)
deepakkashyap@iitrpr.ac.in

Areas of Research

Water Resources/ Hydrology/Groundwater

Education

Ph.D.:University of Roorkee (Now, IIT Roorkee), Roorkee, 1977-1982 Hydrology (Thesis topic: Mathematical modeling of groundwater system)
M.Tech : Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1972-1974 (Hydraulics and Water Resources)
B.Tech (Civil Engineering) : Thapar Engineering College, Patiala, 1967-1971

Work Experience

2016 to till date : Visiting Professor and Head of Civil Engineering, IIT Ropar
1992-2016 : Professor of Hydrology/Civil Engg, IIT Roorkee
1981-92 : Reader, IIT Roorkee
1977-81 : Research Associate, IIT Roorkee
1974-77 : Lecturer in Civil Eng. HBTI, Kanpur/Regional Eng. College, Kurukshetra

Selected Publications/Patents

1. Rao, S.S., 1976.A Comparative study of multiple and single surge tank systems. Journal of Water Power and Dam Construction, Vol. 28 No. 2:43-47

2. Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1982. A nonlinear optimization method for aquifer parameter estimation. Elsevier, J. of Hydrology, Vol. 57 No. 1-2:163-173

3. Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1982.  A distributed conjunctive use model for optimal cropping pattern.  IAHS Publ. No. 135 (Proc. of the Exeter Symposium, 7/82, Optimal Allocation of Water Resources):377-384

4. Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1982. Nonlinear optimization for aquifer parameter estimation with inadequate data.  IAHS Publ. No. 136 (Proc. of the Exeter Symposium, 7/82, Improvements of Methods of long Term Prediction of Variations in Groundwater Resources and Regimes Due to Human Activity):179-185

5.    Kashyap, Deepak, Dachadesh, Prasong and Sinha, Jageshwar, L.S., 1988. An optimization model for analysis of test pumping data.  Wiley, Groundwater, Vol. 26 No. 3:289-297

6.    Rao, Mohan, K.M., Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1990. Relative performance of a soil moisture accounting model in estimating return flow. Elsevier, J. of Hydrology, Vol. 115 No. 1-4:231-241

7.    Kashyap, Deepak, 1990. Role of vertical flow in subsurface horizontal drainage.  Hydrology Journal of  IAH, Vol. XIII No. 1:1-12

8.    Ahmad, Saleem, Kashyap, Deepak and Mathur, B.S., 1991. Numerical modeling of two dimensional transient flow to ditches.  ASCE, J. of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 117 No. 6:18-33

9.   Rao, Mohan, K.M., Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1991. A criterion for selection of time step of stimulation in a finite difference solution of Richard's equation. Indian Society of Soil Science, J. Indian Society of Soil Science, Vol. 39 No. 2:233-237

10.    Rao, Mohan, K.M., Kashyap, Deepak and Chandra, Satish, 1991. A method of quantifying field capacity as a flow parameter. Indian Society of Soil Science, J. Indian Society of Soil Science, Vol. 39 No. 2:238-241.

11.  Ahmad, Saleem, Kashyap, Deepak and Mathur, B.S., 1993. Mathematical modeling of saturated - unsaturated flow to drains.  ASCE, J. of Irrig. & Drainage Engineering, Vol. 119 No.1:839-851

12.    Vijayagopal, P. and Kashyap, Deepak, 1996. Safe approach to real design.  Wilmington Business Publishing, International Water Power and Dam Construction, Vol. 48 No. 12:30-32

13.    Sulekha, Kashyap, Deepak and Duijnisveld, W.H.M., 1998. Two-phase-reactive solute-transport simulation in unsaturated zone. ASCE, J. of Irrig. & Drainage Engineering, Vol. 124 No.3:140-147

14.    Swamee, Prabhata K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2001. Design of minimum seepage-loss nonpolygonal canal sections. ASCE, J. of Irrig. & Drainage Engineering, Vol. 127 No. 2:113-117

15.    Sharma, Anupma, Kashyap, Deepak and Asawa, G.L., 2001. New MOC model of seawater transport in coastal aquifers. ASCE, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 6 No. 5:382-396

16.    Sharma, Anupma, Kashyap, Deepak and Asawa, G.L., 2003. Modeling strategies to simulate miscible transport of seawater in coastal aquifers. Hydrology Journal, Vol. 26 No. 1-2:11-30

17.    Joshi, Himanshu, Jha, M.K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2003. River- aquifer interaction with respect to water quality: a case study. Hydrology Journal. Vol. 26, No. 3:7-20

18.    Swamee, Prabhata K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2004. Design of minimum seepage – loss nonpolygonal canal sections with drainage layer at shallow depth. ASCE, J. of Irrig. & Drainage Engineering Vol. 130 No. 2:166-170

19.    Kashyap, Deepak, 2004. Groundwater aspects of inter-basin water transfer. (Invited Paper), Jalvigyan Sameeksha, Vol.19 No. 1-2:17-20

20.    Ihssan, A., Hussain, Abdul, Kashyap, Deepak and Hari Prasad, K.S., 2004. Modeling of pore water pressure distribution in an earth dam and evaluation of its slope stability. Dam Engineering, Vol. XV No. 3:171-196

21.    Shalabey, M.E.E, Kashyap, Deepak and Sharma, Anupma, 2006. Numerical model of saltwater transport towards a pumping well. ASCE, J. of Hydrologic Eng., Vol. 11 No 4:306- 318

22.    Ihssan, A., Hussain, Abdul, Kashyap, Deepak and Hari Prasad, K.S. 2007. Seepage modeling assisted optimal design of a homogenous earth dam: Procedure evolution. ASCE,  J. of Irrig. and Drainage Engineering , Vol. 133 No. 2:116- 130

23.    Maheshwari, Priti and Kashyap, Deepak, 2008. Rationalization of factor of safety in analysis of beams on geosynthetic reinforced random earth beds by Monte Carlo simulation. Taylor & Francis, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 3:277:284

24.    Kashyap, Deepak and Vakkalagadda, Rathnakumar, 2009. New model of variogram of groundwater hydraulic heads. ASCE, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 14 No. 8:872- 875

25.    Maheshwari, Priti and Deepak Kashyap, 2009. Stochastic design of beams on on reinforced random earth beds in determimistic mode. Taylor & Francis, Georisk , Vol.3 No.4:224-231

26.    Rajesh, M., Kashyap, Deepak and Hari Prasad, K.S., 2010. Estimation of unconfined aquifer parameters by genetic algorithms. Taylor & Francis, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol. 55 No. 3:403-413

27.    Kashyap, Deepak, Sharma, P.K. and Subrahmanyam, P., 2011. Stochastic modelling of groundwater contamination around an ash slurry holding dyke. Taylor & Francis, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 17 No. 1:58-70

28.    Maheshwari, Priti and Kashyap, Deepak, 2011. Stochastic analysis of beams on reinforced earth beds. Taylor & Francis, Georisk, Vol. 5 No. 3-4:207-217

29.    Ghosh, Susmita and Kashyap, Deepak, 2012. ANN based model for planning of groundwater development for agricultural usage. Wiley, Irrigation and Drainage, Vol. 61 No. 4:555-564

30.    Ghosh, Susmita and Kashyap, Deepak, 2012. Kernel function model for planning of agricultural groundwater development. ASCE, J. Water Resource Planning and Management, Vol. 138 No. 3:277–286

31.    Singh, Dinesh, Ghosh, J.K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2012. The temporal variation of mean gravity of atmosphere. Elsevier, Advances in Space Research, Vol. 50 No. 7:963–972 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.007)

32.    Singh, Dinesh, Ghosh, J.K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2012. Development of a site specific ZHD model using Radiosonde data. Springer, Journal Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica, Vol. 47 No. 1:90-100 DOI: 10.1556/AGeod.47.2012.1.8.

33.    Trivedi, Manoj, K., Kashyap, Deepak and Gairola, Ajay, 2013. A Physically Based Microscopic Model of Root-Water Uptake. Bowen Publishing, J. of Agricultural Engineering and Biotechnology, Vol.1 No. 3:54-67

34.    Singh, Dinesh, Ghosh, J.K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2014. Precipitable water vapor estimation in India from GPS-derived zenith delays using radiosonde data. Springer, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Vol. 123 No. 3:209–220

35.    Singh, Dinesh, Ghosh, J.K. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2014. Weighted mean temperature model for extra tropical region of India. Elsevier, J. of Atmospheric and Solar- Terrestrial Physics, Vol. 107:48–53

36.    Saravanan, K., Kashyap, Deepak and Sharma, Anupma, 2014. Model assisted design of scavenger well system. Elsevier, J. of Hydrology, Vol. 510:313–324

37.    Trivedi, Niranjan, M. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2016. Modeling of Variably Saturated Flow in Response to Pumping from an Unconfined Aquifer: Numerical Evidence of Delayed Gravity Drainage and its Parameterization. ASCE, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 21 No. 2, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001308

38.    Arora, Himanshu, Ojha, C.S.P. and Kashyap, Deepak, 2016. Effect of Spatial Extent of Atmospheric Variables on Development of Statistical Downscaling Model for Monthly Precipitation in Yamuna-Hindon Interbasin, India. ASCE, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 21 No. 9:05016019. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001400

39.    Chaubey, Jyoti and Kashyap, Deepak, 2017. A data parsimonious model for capturing snapshots of groundwater pollution sources. Elsevier, J. of Contaminant Hydrology, Vol. 197:17-28

 Conferences/Symposia

1. 1984. Extension of flow through porous media equations to hard rock aquifers.  Proc. of International Workshop on Rural Hydrogeology and Hydraulics of Fissured Basement Zone, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee, Roorkee.

2. 1985. Assessment of aquifer response to proposed irrigation in Narmada Command area. Proc. of Seminar on Irrigation Water Management (organized by the Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee, local center, Roorkee).

3.  1986. Evaluation of a soil moisture accounting model for the estimation of return flow.  Proc. Regional Workshop on Groundwater Modeling, Univ. of Roorkee, Roorkee.

4.  1987. Mathematical modeling of unsteady unsaturated water flow for the estimation of return flow. First IWRS   Symposium for Drinking, Agriculture and Industry:  Policies and Issues.

5. 1988. Planning of groundwater development for Yamuna Hindon doab. Proc. All India Seminar on Groundwater Development Organized by Institution of Engineers, U.P. State Centre (Lucknow).   

6.  1988. Boulton's analysis of the test pumping data of unconfined aquifers with low specific yield/storage coefficient ratio.  Proc. All India Seminar on Ground Water Development organized by Institution of Engineers, U.P. State Centre (Lucknow).

7.   1989. Analysis of test pumping data from unconfined aquifers by simulation. Proc. International Workshop on Appropriate Methodologies for Development and Management of Groundwater Resources in Developing Countries, National Geophysical Research Institution, Hyderabad, 2/28 to 3/4/89.

8.   1989. Estimation of recharge and pollutant transfer to groundwater by modeling of unsaturated zone.  Proc.  International Workshop on Appropriate Methodologies for Development and Management of Groundwater Resources in Developing Countries, National Geophysical Research Institution, Hyderabad, 2/28 to 3/4/89.

9.    1989. A Functional relation for capillary suction vs. moisture content, Proc. International Workshop on Appropriate Methodologies for Development and Management of Groundwater Resources in Developing Countries, National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, 2/28 to 3/4/89.

10.    1989. Mathematical Modeling for groundwater management-status in India.  Invited paper presented at Indo-French seminar on Management of Water Resources, Jaipur, 9/22-24/89.

11.    1994. Methodology for assessment of groundwater in Critical/semi critical areas of alluvial/semi consolidated formations.    Proceedings of National Workshop on - Development of Groundwater in Critical and Semi critical areas, Organized by CGWB and NABARD, 1/11- 12/94, New Delhi.

12.    1994. Modeling of pollutant transport in groundwater system.  Regional Workshop on Environmental Aspects of Groundwater Development, held at Dept. of Geology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

13.    2000. Stream-aquifer inflow estimation – evaluation of common algorithms. Proc. International conference on Integrated water Resource Management for Sustainable Development, 19-21 Dec,200, New Delhi , India

14.    2003.  An alternative methodology for estimating groundwater resource of urban areas. Proc.National symposium on conservation and regulation of groundwater resource in urban areas, 7-12, October, 2003, Lucknow

15.    Kashyap, Deepak (2005) “Model-assisted planning of sustainable groundwater development in coastal aquifers. Proc. International conference on hydrological perspectives for sustainable development”, 23-25 Feb., 2005, Roorkee, India, Vol II, 759-769

16.    Saravanan, K., Deepak Kashyap and Anupma Sharma (2006) "Numerical simulation of flow and mass transport in the vicinity of scavenger wells", 12th National Symposium on Hydrology with focal theme on 'Ownership of Groundwater and its Pricing', Nov. 14-15, 2006, New Delhi.

17.    Saravanan, K., Deepak Kashyap and Anupma Sharma (2007) "Numerical simulation of flow and mass transport in the vicinity of recirculation wells", 3rd International Groundwater Conference (IGS - 2007) on Water, Environment &  Agriculture - Present Problems & Future Challenges, Feb. 7-10, 2007, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

18.    Kashyap, Deepak and Nimmagadda Kiran (2007) “An Approximate General Solution for Upconing below a Pumping Well”, 3rd  International Groundwater Conference (IGS - 2007) on Water, Environment & Agriculture - Present Problems & Future Challenges, Feb. 7-10, 2007, Tamil  Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

19. Kashyap, Deepak (2009) “ Role of simulation models in planning of groundwater development”, Key note paper presented at the “National seminar on Recent advances in Hydrology for water resources development and management” WREMI Samiala, Vadodara: Jan 21-22

20.    Kashyap, Deepak and Ghosh, Susmita (2010) “ANN-Assisted Planning of Conjunctive Use of Canal and Ground Water in Canal Commands” Proceedings of the 2nd international symposium on computational mechanics. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1233, pp. 1477-1482 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3452125

21.    Rathore, Vijit, Ahmad, Z. and Kashyap, Deepak (2015) “Modelling of Transient flow in pipes with Dynamic Friction.” HYDRO 2015, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 17-19 Dec 2015, Paper id: HYD-164

22.    Chaubey, Jyoti and Kashyap, Deepak (2015) “Groundwater pollution source identification through inverse modelling.” HYDRO 2015, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 17-19 Dec 2015, Paper id: HYD-345

23.    Bhatt, Jaya, Kashyap, Deepak and Ahmad, Z. (2015) “Estimation of Channel Roughness using Gradually Varied Flow Profiles.” HYDRO 2015, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 17-19 Dec 2015, Paper id: HYD-442

24.    Chaubey, Jyoti and Kashyap, Deepak (2016) “Pseudo steady state numerical model for groundwater pollution source identification.” AGU Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 12-16 Dec 2016

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