Ashu Jain

PhD (University of Kentucky, USA)

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, University of Kentucky, USA, 1994
  • M.Tech, IIT Bombay, India 1990
  • B.E., REC Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 1988



  • Advanced Hydrology

  • Statistics in Hydrology

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Maier, H.R., Jain, A., Dandy, G.C., and Sudheer, K.P. (2010), Methods used for the development of neural networks for the prediction of water resources variables in river systems: Current status and future directions, Env. Mod. Software, 25, 891-909, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.02.003.

  • Jain, A. and Kumar, S. (2009), Dissection of trained neural network hydrologic model architectures for knowledge extraction, Wat. Resour. Res, 45, W07420, doi:10.1029/2008WR007194.

  • ain, A. and Srinivasulu, S. (2006), Integrated approach to modelling decomposed flow hydrograph using artificial neural network and conceptual techniques, J. Hydrol., 317(3-4), 291-306.

  • Jain, A. and Srinivasulu, S. (2004), Development of effective and efficient rainfall-runoff models using integration of deterministic, real-coded genetic algorithms, and artificial neural network techniques, Water Resour. Res., 40(4), W04302, doi:10.1029/2003WR002355.

  • Jain, A., Sudheer, K.P., and Srinivasulu, S. (2004), Identification of physical processes inherent in artificial neural network rainfall runoff models, Hydrol. Processes, 118(3), 571-581.

    • Vikash Kumar Vidyarthi

        • Dec 2010 - Present: Professor, Department of Civil Engineering,IIT Kanpur, India

        • Dec 2005 - Nov 2010: Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India

        • May 2009 - Jul 2009 & May 2008 - Jul 2008: Visiting Professor, School of Civil, Environmental, and Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide, Australia

        • Feb 2006 - Jul 2006: Visiting Research Professor, School of Geography; University of Leeds, UK

        • Dec 1997 - Nov 2005: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India

            • Member, Steering Committee, National Guidelines on Urban Flooding, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Government of India.

            • Member, Technical Committee, Environmental Systems (2004-2007), International Association of Science and Technology for Development, IASTED.

            • Member, Program Committee, Third Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: IICAI2007, December 17-19, 2007, Pune, India.

                • Awarded Endeavour Executive Award 2009 by Ministry of Education, Australia

                • Awarded International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM)Fellowship 2008 to visit The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

                • Awarded Royal Society Fellowship 2005-06 to visit The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

                • Awarded Best Discussion Paper Award 2005 by ASCE

                • Fellow of the Indian Water Resources Society and Indian Society for Hydraulics


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