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Faculty

Dr Suryawanshi Ramkrishna Kisan

Designation: 

Professor Emeritus, COEP, Ex Chief Engineer (CWC) IES (1981)

Department: 

Civil

Email: 

rks.civil@coep.ac.in
rksurya2000@yahoo.com

Mobile Number: 

9879200530

Phone Number: 

9879200530

Qualifications: 

 

Sr.No Degree Obtained Institution/University Subjects
1 B.Tech. IIT Kanpur Civil Engineering
2 M.E. IIT Roorkee Hydrology and Water Resources Engg.
3 Ph.D. IIT Mumbai Development of Digital Flood
Forecasting Model using Remote Sensing / GIS Tools
4 LL.B. University of Pune Law

 

Date of Joining COEP: 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Prior to joining COEP Industrial Experience (Years): 

23

Prior to joining COEP Teaching/Research Experience (Years): 

12

Area of Research: 

  • River Basin Management
  • Applied Hydrology
  • IWRM
  • Flood Management
  • Geoinformatics applications in Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
  • Dam Break Studies
  • Water Supply and  Sanitation system
  • River rejuvinatin
  • Wet land management

Courses Taught: 

1)IWRM

2)Advance Hydrology and Hydraulics

3)Applications of Geoinformatics in Water Resources and Environmental Engg

Responsibilities Shouldered: 

Post

held

Office/

Institution

From

To

Nature of  Duties

Emeritus  Professor

College of  Engineering

 Pune

(COEP)

Aug 2017

Till date

  • Teaching, Research and conducting Post graduate studies/ Consultancies on subjects :
  • River Basin Management
  • Applied Hydrology
  • IWRM
  • Flood Management
  • Geoinformatics applications in Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
  • Dam Break Studies
  • River rejuvenation
  • River front development
  • Wet land management
  • M Tech Dissertations(9)
  • B Tech Projects(7)
  • Member of Ph D Evaluation Committee (Unv of Pune)
  • Contributed over 35 papers

 

Chief

Engineer

 

 

Narmada-

Tapi    Basin Organization  (NTBO)

Central

Water

Commission,

Gandhinagar

MoWR

Govt of India

May   2012

to

May 2016

  • Overall  management  of  Tapi,  Narmada  &  13  other river  basins  in  Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP,  and Rajasthan  which  include:
  •  Management of Hydrological Information System network 
  • Monitoring  of  irrigation projects under central schemes ( PMKSY, AIBP, RRR, FMP) ,
  • Development of Water Information System and Flood Forecasting for major cities like Surat, Bharuch etc.
  • The scope included all ongoing major irrigation projects in the region including Sardar   Sarovar Project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member

(Environment and R&R)

(Addl.

Charge)

Narmada

Control

Authority

Indore

 

Jan

2013

to

Dec 2013

Overall monitoring of  the  implementation of Environmental

and   R & R issues in Narmada Basin  including the Sardar Sarovar Project by the  participating  states  of  Maharashtra,  Gujarat,  MP  &   and Rajasthan

 

 

Deputy

Secretary

Sardar

Sarovar

Construction

Advisory

Committee,

(MoWR)

Vadodara

April

2010

to

May

2012

Construction monitoring of Sardar Sarovar   Dam, Power House and other components and interstate aspects of the project involving states of Maharashta,  Gujarat,  MP   & Rajasthan.

 

Director

National Water

Academy,

Pune

June

1998

to

April

2010

Being one of the founder Directors,

the tasks included :

  • Overall establishment of National       Water Academy, Pune.
  • Design / organize and conduct training programs related to water resources development & management for in-service engineers of Central and   State Govts.  
  • Use of modern technology  in  water  sector,
  • Induction Training programs for Gr A officers (CWES)
  • Establishment of modern training infrastructure  in the academy

 

Director

MoWR/

CWC,

New Delhi

Sept        1997

to

June

1998

  • Dam  safety / instrumentation aspects,             
  • Implementation of R & D  program in     water sector  under MoWR funding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive.

Engineer

CWC

Pune

Sept

1990

to

Sept

1997

  • Establishment and management of Hydrological Information System (HIS) / Flood forecasting network in Upper Krishna Basin and West flowing rivers of Mah. and Goa
  • Monitoring of Irrigation & Hydropower Projects under construction in   Upper Krishna basin and West flowing rivers of Maharashtra and Goa.

 

Deputy

Director

CWC,

New Delhi

Nov

1987

 To

Aug

1990

Hydrological appraisal of water resources projects for techno-economic clearance by then Planning Commission for the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and  Goa

 

Asst.

Director

 

CWC,

New Delhi

Sept

1983

To

Nov

1987

Preparation of Perspective Plans for

Ganga – Brahmaputra Basins

 

Site Engineer

Cementation

Co Ltd

Mumbai

Aug 1981 to Sept 1983

Work execution at construction   sites

  • Dam foundation strengthening,

 

  • Diaphragm wall
  • Pile foundations  for  bridges and     

high rise building

 

 

Awards / Honors received: 

  • Raobahadur N S Joshi Irrigation Engineer Award -2005” by Institution of Engineers (India),Pune.  
  • “Er. S G Shirke Award” Best Project Guide by IWRS-Pune.
  •  “Khandesh Bhushan” by the Khandesh Mandal, Pune
  •  National Merit Scholarship of Govt of India .

 

 

Number of PhD/ M.Tech/ B.Tech students guided: 

M tech -Nine

B tech -Seven

Research Project & Publication Details: 

  • Suryawanshi R K, Mosumi Chatterjee IWW(2019) Dam break flood inundation studies for Hinglow Dam
  • Suryawanshi R K,  Srujan Gavale IWW (2019) River Rejuvenation by Adopting Continuous Stream Storage Approach in Mula-Mutha Basin using Geospatial &Simulation Tools
  • Suryawanshi R K, Akshata Kothale ICACAC(2020)  Study of Solid Waste Management System  for Pune City using Geospatial tools
  • Suryawanshi R K, Saorab Gangurde ICACAC(2020)  Development of Perspective Plan of  Integrated Water Supply and Sanitation For Dhule City Using Geospatial Tools
  • Suryawanshi,  R.K.,  Gedam,  S.S.,  Sankhua,  R.N.,  (2014)― Flood  Estimation  Using    Advance Geospatial Tools  , Journal Of Geomatics, ISG, April, Pp 20-26.
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N., (2012) ―Use of advance geospatial tools for estimation of spatial rainfall‖ – International Water Resources Association (India) Journal, ISSN : 2277-1298 (Print)ISSN : 2277-1301 (Online), July, Vol.1.No-2, pp 14-17.
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N. (2012) ―Comparative analysis of spatial rainfall-runoff estimation using advance geospatial tools, ANN and empirical   approach‖. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Oct.    Volume 2, Issue 10
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N., (2014) ―Flood forecasting using   advance geospatial tools‖ “Current Science, Current Sciences Association, Indian academy   of Sciences (Accepted)
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N. (2011) ―Estimation of lake inflows using advance geospatial tools‖-Proceedings of World Lake Conference-2011,Texas State University (Austin) USA
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N. (2012) ―Inflow forecasting for lakes using Artificial Neural Networks‖ Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response-III (FRIAR-2012), Online ISSN:1743-3541 Print ISBN:978-1-84564-588-5,Ecology& Environment,Vol-159, Wesex Institute of Technology, London (UK) 146
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N. (2013) ―Rainfall based digital flood estimation techniques. – Proceedings of National seminar on ―Climate change impacts on water resources systems‖, PIET, Vadodara, (India).
  • Suryawanshi, R,K. (2009) ―Advance techniques in water resources management‖ Proceedings of Indo-US Workshop on ―Emerging Issues in Water Management for Sustainable Agriculture in South Asia Region‖, Michigan State University (USA) and CSWCRTI -Ooty (India).
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N.(2014) ―Real time inflow forecasting for reservoir water management using advance geospatial tools‖Asian Federation for   International Technology in Agriculture-2014 (AFITA-2014) 29Sept-2Oct-2014 Perth Australia, (Accepted but could not be presented)
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N. (2014)―Digital flood estimation using advance geospatial tools ―International Conference on Climate Change and Humanity-ICCCH 2014, Melbourne, Australia.(Accepted but could not be presented)
  • Suryawanshi, R.K., Gedam, S.S., Sankhua, R.N., (2014) ―Deterministic approach for flood forecasting using geospatial tools‖ Hydrological Sciences Journal‖ ISSN 0262-6667 (Print), 2150-3435 (Online) Journal of the international Association of Hydrological Sciences ( IAHS), Taylor & Francis (under review).
  • R.K.Suryawanshi, -Major Issues For R&D In Future Water Scenario…… (National workshop on R & D in Water sector, NWA Pune)
  • R.K. Suryawanshi - Decision Support System For Implementation Of Integrated Water Resources Management By River Basin Organisations -- (National workshop on IWRM-NWA Pune)
  • R. K. Suryawanshi “Integrated River Basin Planning & Management” – Indian Scenario ( National workshop on IWRM -NWA Pune)
  • R.K.Suryawanshi, V.M. Natraj, Dhande H. C., Khairnar P D.,Patidar G J.Estimation Of Quantitative Benefits Of Improved Irrigation Efficiency Using Simulation Technique --- (National workshop on IWRM -NWA Pune)
  • R. K. Suryawanshi ,C.L. Bajaj   -Analysis And Interpretation Of   Dam–Instrumentation Data Of Srisailam Dam… (National workshop on Dam Instrumentation-NWA Pune)
  • R. K. Suryawanshi, A B Pandya -Dam Instrumentation- Issues And Options … (National workshop on Dam Instrumentation-NWA Pune)
  • R. K. Suryawanshi -Instrumentation Program – Need Of The Hour…. (National workshop on Dam Instrumentation-NWA Pune)
  • R. K. Suryawanshi , P G Sahasrabuddhe , et al...Decision Support System For Integrared water Resources management  in Godavary basin(National workshop on IWRM -NWA Pune)
  • R K Suryawanshi, S.R.Gaikwad -Hydrological Instrumentation-An Overview…. (National workshop on Dam Instrumentation-NWA Pune)
  • R K Suryawanshi-River Basin Management Information System & Basin Simulation…. NWA Pune
  • R K Suryawanshi --Yield Studies For Ib Irrigation Project In Mahanadi Basin (Orissa) Bagirath , CWC, New Delhi
  • R K Suryawanshi,  K R Joshi--Use Of Modern Tools For ILR Project,  NWA  Pune

Memberships and Affiliations: 

  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers,
  • Life Member of Indian Water Resource Society (IWRS),
  • Life Member Indian Society of Hydraulics (ISH),
  • Life Member Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG).
  • Convenor of IWRS( Pune)
  • Past Chairman ISG(Pune)
  • Past Exe Member of ISH

Current Projects : 

M Tech- Two

B Tech-One

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