Water Resource Engineering

Water Resources Engineering is offering the following programs,

PhD in Water Resources Engineering.

M. Tech. in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) in association with Environmental Engineering group. Currently, 2-year (MHRD funded) and    3-year (project funded) MTech programs offered in the EWRE.

Following are some of the research areas that the faculty currently pursuing, i.e, surface hydrology, groundwater hydrology, transport in porous medium, hydrogeology, remote sensing and GIS, climate sciences and applications, statistical modeling, agriculture water management and contaminant hydrology.

(Associate Professor)
K.B.V.N. Phanindra
(Associate Professor)
Seetha N
(Assistant Professor)
Satish Kumar Regonda
(Assistant Professor)
Water Resources Engineering group of IIT Hyderabad is currently focusing on
  • Climate and Land Use Change Impacts on Water Resources
  • Data Sciences
  • Ensemble Streamflow Forecasting
  • Groundwater Modelling
  • Hydroclimatology
  • Hydrogeologic Characterization
  • Multiobjective Optimization
  • Prediction in Ungauged Basins 
  • Rainfall Runoff Modelling
  • Remote Sensing and GIS in Groundwater
  • River Flow Prediction in Ungauged Basins
  • Statistics
  • Uncertainity Analysis
  • Unsaturated Hydrology
  • Urban Hydrology


MTech(RA) positions available in funded projects starting from August 2019:

3 year MTech positions are available in the following funded projects starting from August 2019. If interested, please apply through https://iith.ac.in/mtechadmissions/home.jsp

1. Project: Modeling fluid flow and transport in porous media

Funding Agency: DST, GoI

Number of vacancies: 1

2. Project: Automation of estimation of dynamic groundwater resources using GEC-2015 methodology

Funding Agency: CGWB, Ministry of Jal Shakti, GoI

Number of vacancies: 1