Faculty Profile

Shivam Tripathi
Assistant Professor

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

Room: #6 Hydraulics Lab
Phone: (91-512) 259 6709

eMail: shiva[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~shiva/


  • Statistical hydrology
  • Sediment transport
  • Eco-hydrology


  • 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


  • 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.

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