Title : SE
Name : Bhaskar R Nikam
FoS : Water Engineering and Management
Affiliation : Seconded Faculty
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Educational Background

  1. Ph.D. (Water Resources Development and Management) Specialisation – Water Resources Planning and Management
    Institute - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, Roorkee, India
  2. M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
    Specialisation –
    Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
    Institute – G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India.
  3. B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
    Agricultural Engineering
    – Dr. A. S. Collage of Agricultural Engineering, M. P. K. V. Rahuri, India 

Research Interests

  1. Water Resources Planning and Management
  2. Irrigation Systems & Irrigation Water Management
  3. Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Studies
  4. Groundwater Modeling and Conjunctive Water Use Management
  5. Hydrological Parameter Retrieval Using Remote Sensing
  6. Watershed Hydrology and Hydrological Modeling 



Selected Publications

  1. Lilhare, R., Garg, V., and Nikam, B. R. (2014). Application of GIS Coupled Modified MMF Model to Estimate Sediment Yield on a Watershed Scale. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 20(6), doi. 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001063. Padhee, S. K., Nikam, B. R., Aggarwal, S. P. and Garg, V. (2014).
  2. Integrating Effective Drought Index (EDI) and Remote Sensing Derived Parameters for Agricultural Drought Assessment and Prediction in Bundelkhand Region of India. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (ISPRS), Xl-8, 89-100, doi. 10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-89-2014. Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Sachan, P. K., Thakur P. K. and Aggarwal S. P. (2014).
  3. Comparative Evaluation of Different Potential Evapotranspiration Estimation Approaches. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol.3 (6), 544-552. Rajan, S., Nikam, B.R., Aggarwal, S. P. and Garg, V. (2014). cheap viagra meds
  4. Statistical Downscaling of GCM Output and Generation of Future Hydrological Scenario for Ganga Basin, India. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (ISSN : 2277-1581), Vol. 3 (Special Issue), 121-130.
  5. Aggarwal, S.P., Thakur, P. K., Nikam, B. R. and Garg, V. (2014) Integrated approach for Snowmelt Runoff Estimation using Temperature Index Model, Remote sensing and GIS. Current Science, 106 (3), 397:407. 

Ongoing and Completed Projects


Awards and Honors


Professional Affiliations

  1. Life Member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, LM-3266
  2. Life Member of Indian Association of Hydrologists, LM-1577
  3. Life Member of Indian Water Resources Society, LM-2005-6592
  4. Life Member of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, LM-10268
  5. Life Member of Indian Association of Soil & Water Conservationists, LM-1601
  6. Life Member of Astronautical Society of India, LM 3169
  7. Life Member of Indian Society of Geoinformatics, LM 1689 

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