Shivam Tripathi

Ph.D (Purdue University, USAM)

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D., Purdue University, USA, 2009
  • M.E., Indian Institute of Science, India, 2004
  • B.E., Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, India, 2002




  • Eco-Hydrology
  • Statistical Hydrology

  • Mallya, G., S. Tripathi, S. Kirshner, and R. S. Govindaraju (2013), Probabilistic assessment of drought characteristics using Hidden Markov Model, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18 (7), 834–845
  • Hoque, Y. M., S. Tripathi, M. M. Hantush, and R. S. Govindaraju (2012), Watershed reliability, resilience and vulnerability analysis under uncertainty using water quality data, Journal of Environmental Management, 109, 101–112.
  • Tripathi, S. and R. S. Govindaraju (2011), Appraisal of statistical predictability under uncertain inputs: SST to rainfall, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16 (6), 970–983.
  • Dogan, E., S. Tripathi, D. A. Lyn, and R. S. Govindaraju (2009), From flumes to rivers: can sediment transport in natural alluvial channels be predicted from observations at the laboratory scale? Water Resources Research, 45, W08433.
  • Tripathi, S., and R. S. Govindaraju (2008), Engaging uncertainty in hydrologic data sets using principal component analysis: BaNPCA algorithm, Water Resources Research, 44, W10409.

  • Shikha Chourasiya, Manoj Kumar Diwakar, Pankaj Kumar Rai, Hemanta Medhi, Ribhu Shankar Chaubey

  • Alfred Noble Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013
  • Civil Engineering Best Dissertation Award, Purdue University, 2009
  • Jacques W. Delleur Award, Purdue University, 2005 and 2009
  • Gerritt J. Toebes Memorial Fellowship, Purdue University, 2009
  • Donnan Dissertation Fellowship, Purdue University, 2008-09


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Kanpur 208016

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