पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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faculties

DR. R. K. Prasad

Professor

Groundwater Contamination and Remediation, Soft Computing, Water Distribution Network, Reservoir Operation and Hydrology

e-mail:rkp [AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, Phone(EPBX/Office):03602258579 Ext.: 6133

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  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements (Only Few courses taught in recent years)
  • M. Tech Projects Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • PHDs Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses
  • Courses or Conferences Organised
  • Special Lectures Delivered (last few years)
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From To Designation Organisation
01.01.1998 1.08.2007 Lecturer in  Civil Engineering North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
02.08.2007 11.02.2008 Senior Lecturer in  Civil Engineering  
12.02.2008 9.12.2009 Assistant Professor in  Civil Engineering  
10.12.2009 9.12.2013 Associate Professor in  Civil Engineering  
10.12.2013 

till date

Professor in Civil Engineering

 
Award Institute Year
Scholarship received for  GATE 93 Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai 1993
QIP Fellowship Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 2004
Degree Subject University Year
B. Sc. (Engg.) Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology, Patna 1990
M.Tech. Water Resources Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai 1995
Ph. D.   Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 2008
From To Designation Organisation
27.04. 2011 19.08.2014 HoD of Civil Engineering North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
26.07.2001 30.10. 2003 Warden, Boys Hostel Block-F North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
26.10.98 15.05.2000 Co-ordinator, Faculty on Natural Disaster Management North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
May 2002 . May  2004 Secretary cum Treasurer, ISTE Chapter, NERIST  North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli
Topic Funding Agency Year
Impact Assessment Studies on Recent Flood in Dikrong River FNDM NERIST 1999
S. No Name of Professional Bodies Grade of membership Membership no. with validity
1. The Institution of Engineers (India) Fellow F-1206881
2. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Life Member LM-31542
3. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) Member 7075
4. Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH) Member LM-1348
Title Course Code Module Semester
Environmental Systems Modelling IDE 7007 M. Tech. Jan-May
Water Resources Engineering-II CE 5201 Degree Jan-May
Fluid Mechanics-II CE 5103 Degree July-Dec
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engg. CE 4401 Degree Jan-May
Concrete Technology and RCC Structures CE 4402 Degree Jan-May
Water Resources Engineering II CE 4102 Diploma July-Dec
Fluid Mechanics-I CE 3101 Diploma July-Dec
Title of Project Names of Students
Study of Soil Erosion- An Experimental Approach Mr. N, S. Maurya
Environmentally Sustainable Optimal Reservoir Operation for Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh Ms Mudo Puming
Topic Scholar Name Status of PHD Registration Year
Simulation of Hydraulic and Quality behaviour of Water Distribution Network Mr. P. SivaKumar Submitted 2010
Course Name Sponsored By Date
Appropriate Technology for Rural Development NERIST, Nirjuli August 25-29, 2014
Pedagogical Training for Engineering Teachers NERIST, Nirjuli March 21-23, 2014
Stress Management NERIST, Nirjuli Nov 4-6, 2013.
Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Natural Resource Management NERIST, Nirjuli May 14 -18, 2012
Recent Advances in Mechanics and their Application in Nano Engineering and Technology NERIST, Nirjuli August 1-12, 2011
Soft Computing in Engineering Applications NERIST, Nirjuli January, 25 to February 05, 2010
Conference Name Sponsored By Date
Natural Disaster Management FNDM 13.10.99
Technical Function  SHRISTI 2010 NERIST 01.04.10 to 04.04.10
Title Place Date
Estimation of Peak Discharge and Hydraulic Design of Storm Water Drain TEQIP sponsored faculty development programme on Recent Advances: Pavement Material and Design, NERIST, Nirjuli 23-27 April, 2012
Application of Optimization Techniques in Engineering AICTE sponsored staff development programme on Recent Advances in Mechanics and their Application in Nano Engineering and Technology, NERIST, Nirjuli. August 9, 2011
Constrained Optimization Problems using Genetic Algorithms   AICTE sponsored staff development programme on Soft Computing, NERIST, Nirjuli February, 4, 2010
Use of Soft Computing Techniques in Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport (GFCT) Simulation AICTE sponsored staff development programme on Soft Computing, NERIST, Nirjuli. February, 4, 2010
Chaired a technical session on Renewable Energy Technology: Issues and Prospects National Seminar September 2-3, 2011
  1. Prasad, R.K. and A.K. Sarma, (2002), Frequency behaviour of peak flow of river Ranganadi in Arunachal Pradesh, Advances in Civil Engineering, Allied Publishers Limited, India, 74-82.
  2. SivaKumar, P and Prasad, R. K. (2014), Analysis of looped water distribution network with different head loss formula, Aspects of Mechanical Engineering for Industry, Excel India Publisher, 178-184.
International Journals:
  1. Sivakumar, P., Prasad, R. K., and Chandramoulli, S., (2016), Uncertainty Analysis of Looped Water Distribution Networks Using Linked EPANET-GA Method, Water resources management, 30(5),331-358. [ISSN-0920-4741].
  2. Sivakumar, P., and Prasad, R. K., (2015), Extended Period Simulation of Pressure-Deficient Networks Using Pressure Reducing Valves, Water resources management, 29(5),1713-1730 [ISSN-0920-4741].
  3. Sivakumar, P., Prasad, R. K., and Chandramoulli, S., (2014), Uncertainty Analysis of Water Distribution Networks Using Linked EPANET-Vertex Method, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology, 3(12),17900-17911. [ISSN-2319-8753].
  4. Sivakumar, P., and Prasad, R. K., (2014), Simulation of water distribution network under pressure deficient condition , Water resources management, 28(10), 3271-3290, [ISSN-0920-4741].
  5. Sivakumar, P., Prasad, R. K., and Chandramoulli, S. (2014), Effect of Booster Disinfection on Water Quality Behaviour in Distribution Networks, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology, 3(4), 93-101. [ISSN-2319-8753].
  6. Sudheer ch, Kumar, D., Prasad, R. K., and Mathur, S. (2013), Optimal design of an in-situ bioremediation system using support vector machine and particle swarm optimization, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 151, 105-116, [ISSN-0169-7722].
  7. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2010), Health risk-based remedial alternatives for contaminated aquifer management, Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 14(1), 61-69, [ISSN-2153-5493].
  8. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2010), Groundwater remediation using simulation-optimization approach-a review, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, Inderscience Publishers, 2 (1/2/3), 110-138, [ISSN-1756-8471].
  9. Parmar, D. L. and Prasad, R. K. (2010), Discussion of Multiobjective strategic evaluation for urban development in Kaohsiung, Taiwan: case study by Junn-Yuan Teng, Wen-Chih Huang and Miin-Jye Huang, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),136(3), 285-285, [ISSN-0733-9488].
  10. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2008), Potential well locations in in-situ bioremediation design using neural network embedded Monte Carlo approach, Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 12(4), 260-269, [ISSN-2153-5493].
  11. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2008), Closure of Groundwater flow and contaminant transport simulation with imprecise parameters, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),134(2), 268-269, [ISSN-0733-9437].
  12. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2007), Groundwater flow and contaminant transport simulation with imprecise parameters, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 133(1), 61-70, [ISSN-0733-9437].
  13. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2007), Discussion of Remediation system design with multiple uncertain parameters using fuzzy sets and genetic algorithm by Jiabao Guan and Mustafa M. Aral, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 12(1), 134-135, [ISSN-1084-0699].
  14. Prasad, R. K. and Parmar, D. L. (2007), Discussion of Optimal pumping from skimming wells by S. N. V.Rao, Sudhir Kumar, Shashank Shekhar and D. Chakravorty, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 12(6), 708-709, [ISSN-1084-0699].
  1. Kumar, Abhinay and Prasad, R. K. (2015), Computer Implementation of Slope Matching Method using Excell and MATLAB for Determination of Aquifer Parameters, Int. Conf. organised by Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) held at Singapore, 02-07, August 2015.
  2. Prasad, R. K. and Talley, Bamin (2014), Estimation of aquifer Parameters by graphical and numerical Methods : a case study, Int. Conference on Modeling Tools for sustainable water resources management (MTSWRM ) 2014, held at IIT Hyderabad , 26-29, December 2014.
  3. SivaKumar, P and Prasad, R. K. (2012), Analysis of water distribution Network Using EPANET and VERTEX Method, International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems (ENSURE 2012), IIT Guwahati, during Feb 24-26, 2012.
  4. Puming, Mudo and Prasad, R. K. (2012), Optmal Reservoir Operation with Environmental Flows for Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh, International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems (ENSURE 2012), IIT Guwahati, Feb 24-26, 2012.
  5. Prasad, R. K. and Arya, K. C. (2010), Development of Aggregation Index for Environmental Impact Assessment: A Case Study of Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Proc. of 3 rd Int. Prospective on Current and Future State of Water Resources and the Environment, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 5-7 January, 2010.
  6. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2009), Simulation of aerobic and anaerobic biodegradation processes for contaminated aquifers, Proc. of Int. Conf. on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (WEES)-2009, New Delhi, India, 12-16 Jan. 2009.
  7. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2007), Human health risk-based decision analysis for management of contaminated groundwater, Proc. of Int. Conf. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)- 2007, Bangkok}, 30 July-4 Aug. 2007.
  8. Prasad, R. K. and Mathur, S. (2006), In-situ bioremediation of contaminated groundwater using artificial neural network, Proc., Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, Va.,1-10, held during May 21-25, 2006, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.