Faculty At Civil Department



Vivekanand Singh
Vivekanand Singh
Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Hydraulics and Water Resources, Floods, Climate Change, River Engineering, Physical and Numerical Modelling, Soft Computing
Email :- vsingh@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Hydrodynamics
  2. Floods and Drought
  3. Advanced Hydrology
  4. Fluid Mechanics;
  5. Engineering Hydrology;
  6. Hydraulics and Open Channel Flow;
  7. Irrigation Engineering;
  8. Design of Hydraulic Structures;
  9. Advanced Fluid Mechanics;
  10. Unsteady Flow;
  11. Irrigation Water Management;
  12. Advanced Hydraulics.
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph D, (Hyd. & Water Resources) - IIT Kanpur-208016, UP, India
  2. M Tech, (Hyd. & Water Resources) - IIT Kanpur-208016, UP, India
  3. B Tech, Civil Engineering - BIT Sindri, Dhanbad-828123, India
    Memberships & Society
    1. Affi Member of ASCE - 11859357
    2. Life Member of Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) - 1438
    3. Life Member of International Association for Hydro-Environment Engg. and Research - 64887
    4. Indian Water Resources Society - Life Member, LM-99-5010
    5. Institution of Engineers (India) - Fellow, F-1147869
    6. Indian Association of Hydrologist - Fellow, FM-271
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Member Senate
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Head of the Department, Civil Engineering (March 2015 to March 2018)
        2. Chairman, Hostel Management Committee, NIT Patna (April. 2014 to March 2015);
        3. Nodal Officer, Civil Engg. Deptt., NIT Patna, (Oct. 2013 to March 2015);
        4. Member of the Institute Disciplinary Committee, NIT Patna (2011 to 2014);
        5. Chair Associate Professor of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Chair for Water Resources at NIT Patna ( March 2010 to Feb. 2013);
        6. Professor-Incharge of CWRS ( Feb. 2006- May 2015);
        7. Prof.-Incharge, Central Library, NIT Patna (Jan. 2006 - Oct 2012);
        8. Warden of Boys Hostel, EH1, (July 2007- August 2012);
        9. Scientist Incharge of Soil & Groundwater Lab., NIH Roorkee (1997-02);
        10. Scientist Incharge Soil & Groundwater Lab., at NIH WHRC, Jammu (2003-05);
        11. Scientist Incharge & DDO of NIH WHRC, Jammu (2003-2005);
        12. Scientist Incharge Soil & Groundwater Lab., at NIH WHRC, Jammu (2003-05).
          Work Experiences
          1. Head of Department, Civil Engineering, NIT Patna (March 2015 to March 2018
          2. Professor, Civil Engineering, NIT Patna
          3. Chair Associate Professor of Dr Rajendra Prasad Chair for Water Resources (MoWR) at NIT Patna, 2010-2013.
          4. Nodal Officer, Civil Engineering Department, NIT Patna (Oct. 2013 to March 2015)
          5. Member of the Institute Disciplinary Committee (2011 to 2014);
          6. Chairman, HMC, NIT Patna (April. 2014 to March 2015);
          7. Prof.-Incharge, Central Library (Jan. 2006 - Oct 2012, Established Central Library, NITP with Automated software (LIBSYS) and e-resources (INDEST CONSORTIUM);
          8. Warden of Hostel, EH-1 (July 2007- August 2012, and made EH-I, as first choice of students);
          9. Scientist at NIH Roorkee;
          10. Scientist Incharge of Soil & Groundwater Lab., NIH (1997-2005)
            Journals
            1. Keshav Kumar, Vivekanand Singh and Roshni T, Efficacy of the Hybrid Neural Networks in Statistical Downscalling of Precipitation of the Bagmati River Basin. Journal of Water and Climate Change. - 2019,Https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2019.259.
            2. Shailendra Kumar Mandal, Manoj Kumar and and Vivekanand Singh, Cities and Climate Change: Understanding the Tools of Diagnosis and Dialogue in Water Sector. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology. 9(8) - 2018,705-714, .
            3. Keshav Kumar, Vivekanand Singh and Roshni T , Efficacy of Neural Network in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling of Bagmati River Basin. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology. 9(11) - 2018,37-46, .
            4. Vivekanand Singh and Anshuman Singh , Variation of Temperature and Rainfall at Patna. Mausam. , 68(1) - 2017,Pp-161-168, .
            5. Shweta Kumari, Ramakar Jha, Vivekanand Singh, Klaus Baier and M. K. Sinha , Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment using SINTACS Model and GIS in Raipur and Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 9(41), November - 2016,ISSN (Print) : 0974-6846; (Online) : 0974-5645..
            6. Subha Sinha, V Singh and M P Jakhanwal, RAINFALL RUNOFF MODELING OF PUNPUN RIVER BASIN USING ANN –A CASE STUDY. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Social Sciences. 5(5) - 2015,32-49, .
            7. Shard K Jain, Vijay Kumar and Vivekanand Singh, Comparison of ANN with other methods for rainfall runoff modeling of a catchment with limited data. Hydrology Journal (IAH). 32 - 2009,256-278, .
            8. G. C. Mishra and Vivekanand Singh, A new drain spacing formula. Journal of Hydrological Sciences. 52(2), April - 2007,338-351, .
            9. Vijay Kumar, Pratap Singh and Vivekanand Singh, Snow and Glacier melt contribution in the Beas River at Pandoh Dam , Himachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Hydrological Sciences. 52(2), April - 2007,376-388, .
            10. Vivekanand Singh, Vijay Kumar and Avinash Agarwal, Reference Evapotranspiration by various methods for Kashmir Valley. Journal of Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS), . 26(3-4) - 2006,1-4, .
            11. Vivekanand Singh, Sanjay Mittal and S L Srivastava, Water Retention Characteristics in Lokapavani Catchment. Journal of Applied Hydrology. 19(4) - 2006,82-90, .
            12. Vivekanand Singh, Vijay Kumar, S.L. Srivastava, and Sanjay Mittal , Monitoring of soil moisture movement in unsaturated zone using TDR-A case study. Journal of Indian Water Resources Society. 25(1) - 2005,61-66, .
            13. Vijay Kumar, Vivekanand Singh, and S.L. Srivastava , Hydrological Soil Properties of Sher-Umar river doab in Narsingpur district (MP). Indian Journal of Soil Conservation. 33(2) - 2005,137-140, .
            14. Sanjay Mittal and Vivekanand Singh , Karnataka main Krishnarajasagar command main mrida ke jal vigyanie gunou ka aakalan. Journal of Bhagirathi. - 2005,3-13, .
            15. Vivekanand Singh, S.L. Srivastava, Sanjay Mittal, and N.K. Lakhera , Variation of hydrological properties of soils in Lokapavani catchment in KR Sagar command, Karnataka- A case study. Hydrology Journal, Indian Association of Hydrologists. 27(1-2) - 2004,91-102, .
            16. C. P. Kumar, Vijay Kumar and Vivekanand Singh , Soil moisture characteristics in upper part of Hindon river catchment. Journal of Applied Hydrology. XIV(4) - 2001,1-9, .
            17. Vivekanand Singh , Unsteady Flow Model for Subsurface Drains. Journal of Indian Water Resources Society. 20(4) - 2000,181-191, .
            18. Vivekanand Singh and S. Murty Bhallamudi , Conjunctive Surface Subsurface Modeling of Overland . Advances in Water Resources. 21(7) - 1998,567-579, .
            19. Vivekanand Singh and S. Murty Bhallamudi , Hydrodynamic Modeling of Basin Irrigation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, . 123(6) - 1997,407-414, .
            20. Vivekanand Singh and S. Murty Bhallamudi, Complete Hydrodynamic Border-Strip Irrigation Model. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, . 122(04) - 1996,189-197, .
              International Conferences
              1. Vivekanand Singh and Chandan Raj, Estimation of Groundwater Recharge for sustainable development of Groundwater in Kandi belt of Jammu, India, 24th HYDRO-2019 International Conference.  212-220, University College of Engineeirng, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India,Dec. - 2019, ISBN:978-93-8935-484-3.
              2. Puja Kumari, Chandan Raj, Vivekanand Singh, Migration of River Ganga between Munger and Bhagalpur in Bihar using Satellite Imageries, 24th HYDRO-2019 International Conference.  2713-2721, University College of Engineeirng, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India,Dec. - 2019, ISBN:978-93-8935-489-3(Paperback).
              3. Vivekanand Singh and Chandan Raj , Migration of Main Course of River Ganga from Digha to Didarganj at Patna, International Conference on River Health: Assessment to Restoration,.   IIT(BHU) Vanarasi, UP, India,Feb. - 2019, .
              4. Binit Kumar and Vivekanand Singh, Study of Scour near Pier of Gandhi Setu in Ganga River, Hydro 2018, International.  I-7, NIT Patna, Bihar, India,Dec. - 2018, .
              5. Chandan Raj and Vivekanand Singh , Shifting of main course of River ganga within the reach Bhagalpur to Farraka using Remote Sensing and GIS, Hydro 2018 International.  I-37, NIT Patna, Bihar, India,Dec. - 2018, .
              6. Keshav Kumar, Vivekanand Singh and T. Roshni , Comparison of selection of Predictor for stastical downscaling of precipitation using different stastical Techniques, Hydro 2018 International.  II-94, NIT Patna, Bihar, India,Dec. - 2018, .
              7. Abhishek Kumar Choudhary and Vivekanand Singh , Drought Analysis using Standardized Precipitation Index and Supplemental Irrigation Planning in Banka, Bihar, Hydro 2018 International.  III-162, NIT Patna, Bihar, India,Dec. - 2018, .
              8. Anooja Thomas, Vivekanand Singh and Brijesh Kumar Yadav , Agricultural Water management and Groundwater Recharge using Vadoze Zone Modeling, Hydro 2018 International,.  V-251, NIT Patna, Bihar, India,Dec. - 2018, .
              9. Vivekanand Singh, Chandan Raj and Biswajit Chakraborty, River Aquifer Interaction in Lower Gandak Commend Area in Bihar, India, 8th International Conference on Future Environment and Energy (ICFEE 2018).  Phuket, Thailand. ,January - 2018, .
              10. Shweta Kumari, Vivekanand Singh and Ramakar Jha , Sensitivity Analysis and Validation of the Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment Using the SINTACS method: Application to Raipur and Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, Hydro-2017 International.  L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, India - 2017, .
              11. Shweta Kumari, Ramakar Jha, Vivekanand Singh, Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment Using SINTACS Model And GIS In Raipur And Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India , 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, ASCE-ICES, .  VIT University Vellore,,March - 2016, PAPER ID : ICES-WR003,.
              12. Harshit Shukla, Ramakar Jha, Vivekanand Singh, Klaus Baier,, , Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment Using DRASTIC model – A case study of Raipur and Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, India International Science Festival- Young Scientists’ Meet, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.  New Delhi,December - 2015, Paper Code: Water 10.
              13. Mandal, S. K; Singh, V. & Kumar, M, Building Urban Resiliency and Adaptation Strategies in the Water Sector - A Case Study of Indian City, Third international Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Adaptation Futures .   Fortaleza/Ceara, Brazil,May - 2014, .
              14. Mandal, S. K.; Singh, V. & Garfin M.G. , Making Climate Adaptation Work: Strategies for Resource Constrained Indian Cities, 2nd International UGEC Conference on Urban Transitions and transformations: Science, Synthesis and Policy,.  Taipei, Taiwa,Nov. - 2014, .
              15. Vivekanand Singh , Management of Irrigation Water Application in Border Strip Irrigation and Basin Irrigation, Indo-German Joint Scientific Workshop onWater and Wastewater Management for Sustainable Development.  IIT Delhi,Jan. - 2014, .
              16. Vivekanand Singh and Keshav Kumar , Rainfall-Runoff Modelling of Bagmati River basin using ANN Technique, International Conference on “Decision Support System for Early Warning and Mitigation of Disaster (DSS-EWMD).  NIT Durgapur, India,Dec. - 2014, .
              17. Vivekanand Singh , Flood Hazards of North Bihar Rivers: A Status, International Conference on “Sustainable Water Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation.  NIT Durgapur, India,Feb. - 2011, .
              18. Vivekanand Singh, Sanjay Mittal, Omkar Singh & Avinash Agarwal , Variation of Ground Water Quality Parameters in Jammu District (J&K), Of International Conference on Crisis Management in Water and Environment, ICCMWE 2005.  119-122, Kolkata, India,July - 2005, .
              19. Vivekanand Singh, Vijay Kumar and J. Prabhakara , Estimation of Groundwater Recharge by Soil Moisture Modelling, International Conference on Water and Environment - Planning, Development, Utilization, Conservation and Management, (WE-2003) .  217, RRL Bhopal, India,Dec. - 2003, .
              20. Vivekanand Singh, N. C. Ghosh and A. Sharma , Irrigation Water Requirement of Crop by Soil Moisture Modelling, International Conference on Water Related Disaster (ICWRD 2002), .   131-134, Kolkata, India,,Dec. - 2002, .
              21. A. Sharma, N. C. Ghosh and Vivekanand Singh, Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal aquifer with Regions of High Permeability, International Conference on Water Related Disaster (ICWRD 2002), .  196-199., Kolkata, India,Dec. - 2002, .
              22. Vivekanand Singh, B. Soni and S. L. Srivastava , Characteristic Equation for the Estimation of Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity – A Case Study, International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development.  289-298 , New Delhi, India,Dec. - 2000, .
              23. Vivekanand Singh, G. C. Mishra, S. Kumar and C. P., Kumar , Rainwater Harvesting in Arid & Semi-Arid Regions, International Conference on .  96-103, Alexandria, Egypt,,Oct. - 1998, .
              National Conferences
              1. Vivekanand Singh and Shashi Ranjan , Estimation of Mannings Roughness Coefficient in River Ganga at Baharwa ghat Patna, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering 2019, (RACE-2019).  77 to 87, NIT Patna, Bihar,June - 2019, .
              2. Abhishek Kumar Choudhary and Vivekanand Singh , Drought Analysis and Supplemental Irrigation Requirement in Banka District, Bihar (WRH-42), Water Resources & Flood Management with Special Reference to Flood Modelling, (WRFM2016).  SVNIT Surat, India,Oct. - 2016, .
              3. Vivekanand Singh , Soil Moisture Modelling to Estimate Irrigation Return Flow from cropped field, National Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Application in Sciences & Engineering.  NIT Patna,March - 2013, .
              4. Vivekanand Singh and Vijay Kumar , Comparison of Methods for Estimating Reference-Evapotranspiration, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering 2013, (RACE-2013).  77 - 87, NIT Patna,June - 2013, .
              5. N C Ghosh, Vivekanand Singh , Irrigation Return Flow from Canal Command in the Lokpavani catchment of the Krishna Raja Sagar Reservoir in Karanataka, Workshop on Ground Water Resource Estimation.  119-133, New Delhi,Feb. - 2010, .
              6. Vivekanand Singh and KSP Singh, Climate Change and its Impact on Waer Resources: State-of-Art, National Seminar on Climate Change and its Impact on Water resources.  IWRS, Patna,April - 2010, .
              7. Vivekanand Singh , Flood Hazards in North Bihar due to Bagmati River: A Status, National Workshop on - Case Studies on Real Time Hydrological Modelling for Ganga-Brahmaputra Basins .  NIT Rourkela,Sep. - 2010, .
              8. P K Majumdar, S Kumar, V Singh, MK Jose , Characterization of groundwater flow in depleting water table areas in Central Punjab , XII World Water Congress of IWRA.  Delhi - 2005, .
              9. Vivekanand Singh, S L Srivastava, S., Mittal and N. K. Lakhera , Sinchai Anusuchi Tayyar Karne Ki Saral Vidhi, National conference on “Jal Sansadhan Ke Kshetra Mein Bhavi Chunotian.  521-528, NIH Roorkee,Dec. - 2003, .
              10. Vivekanand Singh, Pratap Singh and S. M. Seth , Status of Development in Urban Hydrology, Tenth National Symposium on Hydrology with Focal Them on Urban Hydrology.  61 – 70, IAH, New Delhi,July - 2000, .
              11. Vivekanand Singh and P. K. Mohapatra , Two-Dimensional Modelling of Overland Flow for Urban Subcatchment, Tenth National Symposium on Hydrology with Focal Them on Urban Hydrology.  27-35, IAH, New Delhi,July - 2000, .
              12. Anupma Sharma, Sudhir Kumar and Vivekanand Singh, Stream Aquifer Interaction, All India Seminar on Ground water Recharge: Strategy for Sustainable water Water World.  74 – 80, The Institution of Engineers (India), UP State Centre, Lucknow. ,July - 2000, .
              13. P. K. Mohapatra and Vivekanand Sing, Effect Of Non-Hydrostatic Pressure Distribution On Dam-Break Flood Wave Movement, Recent Advances in Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering HYDRO 2000.  15-24, R E. C. Kurukshetra, Haryana,Oct. - 2000, .
              14. Vivekanand Singh, P. Singh and A. K. Lohani , URBAN HYDROLOGY, PAMPHLET.  NIH Roorkee - 2000, .
              15. A. B. Palaniappan, S. Kumar, G. C. Mishra, Vivekanand Singh and V. C. Goel , Design of Radial Collector Well- A Case Study, National Workshop on .  144-152, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee,Nov. - 1999, .
              16. Vivekanand Singh, C. P., Kumar and G. C. Mishra, Assessment of Irrigation Return Flow, All India Seminar on Development of Water Resources in India during 50 Year since Independence.  144-161, Calcutta.,June - 1998, .
              17. Vivekanand Singh and S. Murty Bhallamudi, Computation of Canal Seepage Losses, National Symposium on Recent Trends in Design of Hydraulic Structures.  19-22, Univ. of Roorkee,March - 1994, .
              18. Vivekanand Singh and T. Gangadharaiah, Hydraulic Model Study of Training River Ganga near Kanpur, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, 57th R&D Session.  34-38, Jaipur,Feb. - 1992, .
              Projects
              1. Estimation of Irrigation Return Flow in Lokapavani area of KR Sagar Command , Karnataka. ( R & D Project)
              2. Exploration of Construction of Infiltration Gallery inside the bed of River Yamuna at Agra.
              3. Hydro-geological Investigation for lining of Ash pond at Simhadri TPP, AP
              4. Regional Ground Water Modelling of Satluj Beas Sub basins in Central Punjab
              Phd Students
              1. Keshav Kumar - Study of Climate Change Impact on Hydro-Meteorological Parameters in Bagmati River Basin ( 2015 - 2020 ).
              2. Shailendra Kumar Mandal - Climate Change Impact on Water Availability: Measures for Sustainable Development of Historic City of Patna, India ( 2010 - 2018 ).
              3. Chandra Shekhar Singh - Earthquake Resistant Design of Concrete Gravity Dam ( 2006 - 2013 ).
              4. Mrs Subha Sinha - Rainfall-Runoff modeling of Punpun River Basin using ANN Technique ( 2008 - 2014 ).
              5. Amita Kumar Sinha - Distributed Rainfall-Runoff modeling ( 2007 - 2014 ).