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Rajesh Srivastava

Ph.D (University of Arizona, USA)

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • B.E., University of Roorkee, 1980
  • M.E., University of Roorkee, 1982
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona, USA, 1992



  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Sediment Transport
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics

  • Flow through open channels (2008). Oxford University Press, 410 pages. Fifth reprint 2012.
  • Numerical Methods for Engineering and Science (2010). Oxford University Press, 594 pages, Second reprint 2012.
  • R. Srivastava (2013). Groundwater Resources under a Changing Climate, Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 93(2), 251-264.
  • P. K. Sharma, M. Sekhar, R. Srivastava and C.S.P. Ojha (2012). Temporal Moments for Reactive Transport through Fractured? Impermeable / Permeable Formations, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 17(12), 1302-1314.
  • S. A. Kartha and R. Srivastava (2012). Slow and fast transport in heap leaching of precious metals, Transport in Porous Media, 94(3), 707-727.

    • Md Ayaz, Chiranjib Chaudhuri, Pramod Soni

        • Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
        • Sir M. Visvesvaraya Chair Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
        • Hydrogeologist, Water Management Consultants, Inc. (now part of Schlumberger), Tucson, USA (with Amado Guzman)
        • Graduate Associate, Research Scientist, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (with T.-C. Jim Yeh and Mark L Brusseau)
        • Research Associate, Lecturer, University of Roorkee, India

            • G M Nawathe medal of the Indian Society for Hydraulics for best paper at Hydro-2004, Nagpur
            • G M Nawathe medal of the Indian Society for Hydraulics for best paper at Hydro-2005, Tumkur
            • Best paper award in the 15th Congress of Asia and Pacific Division of International Association of Hydraulic Research (APD-IAHR) in August 2006, Chennai.

            • SPORTS:
              Swimming: Prizes at university level tournaments at the University of Roorkee (1982).
              Carrom: Prizes at Hostel and University level tournaments at the University of Roorkee (1976-82).
              Badminton: Gold Medal in Inter-IIT staff and faculty sports meet (2001, 2011, 2012).
              Tennis: Rating of 4.0 in the USTA National Tennis Rating Program (1987). Photo with Leander Paes.
              Fairly good player of Squash, Racquetball, Billiards, and Table Tennis.
            • OTHERS:
              Books: particularly detective short stories.
              Puzzles: Crossword with Cryptic clues, Sudoku.
              Movies: Comedies and Suspense (Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Hitchcock are favorite).
              Music: Hindi Film Songs (particularly, Kishore Kumar).
              Dumb Charade and Quiz Programs.


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