Department of
Areas of Interest
River flow modelling; Prediction in ungauged basins; Process understanding; Hydro-geomorphology; Eco-hydrology; Hydro-climatology; Scale and scaling in hydrology; Channel networks; Self organization and evolution of natural landscapes; Applications of remote sensing and GIS in hydrology
Basudev Biswal
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Phone: +91 40 2301 7094
PhD (2008 - 2011)
University of Padova, Italy
Advisor: Prof. Marco Marani

MTech, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (2005 - 2007)
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

BE, Civil Engineering (2001 - 2005)
Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology Sarang, Odisha, India
Employment History
Assistant Professor (June 2013 - Present)
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India

Research Associate (December 2011 - June 2013)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Assistant Professor (July 2011 - December 2011)
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India

Post-doctoral Researcher (Marc 2011 - June 2011)
University of Padova, Italy

Project Engineer (September 2007- December 2007)
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India


Major Fellowships


Post-doctoral Fellowship by Indian Institute of Science


Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo (CARIPARO) feollowship by CARIPARO foundation (for 3 years of PhD)


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) by MHRD, Government of India (for 2 years of MTech)