Richa Ojha

PhD (Purdue University)

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Specialization


Research Interest

 

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University, USA, 2014
  • M.E., Indian Institute of Science, India, 2011
  • B.E., G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India, 2008

Website(s)

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Selected Recent Publications

  • R. Ojha, A. Prakash, C. Corradini, R. Morbidelli, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2015), Temporal moment analysis for stochastic-advective vertical solute transport in heterogeneous soils, Journal of Hydrology, 521, 261-273.

  • M. Ramadas, R. Maity, R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Predictor selection for streamflow using a graphical modeling approach, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-014-0977-1.

  • R. Ojha, A. Prakash, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Local and field-scale stochastic-advective vertical solute transport in horizontally heterogeneous unsaturated soils, Water Resources Research, 50(8), 6658-6678.

  • R. Ojha, R. Morbidelli, C. Saltalippi, A. Flammini, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Scaling of Surface Soil Moisture over Heterogeneous Fields Subjected to a Single Rainfall Event, Journal of Hydrology, 516, 21-36.

Journal Publications

  • R. Ojha, A. Prakash, C. Corradini, R. Morbidelli, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2015), Temporal moment analysis for stochastic-advective vertical solute transport in heterogeneous soils, Journal of Hydrology, 521, 261-273.

  • R. Ojha, M. Ramadas, and R. S. Govindaraju, (2015), Current and Future Challenges in Groundwater I. Modeling and Management of Resources, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 20(1), A4014007.

  • M. Ramadas, R. Ojha, and R. S. Govindaraju, (2015), Current and Future Challenges in Groundwater II. Water Quality Modeling, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 20(1), A4014008.

  • M. Ramadas, R. Maity, R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Predictor selection for streamflow using a graphical modeling approach, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-014-0977-1.

  • R. Ojha, A. Prakash, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Local and field-scale stochastic-advective vertical solute transport in horizontally heterogeneous unsaturated soils, Water Resources Research, 50(8), 6658-6678.

  • R. Ojha, R. Morbidelli, C. Saltalippi, A. Flammini, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Scaling of Surface Soil Moisture over Heterogeneous Fields Subjected to a Single Rainfall Event, Journal of Hydrology, 516, 21-36.

  • R. Ojha, D. Nagesh Kumar, A. Sharma, and R. Mehrotra, (2014), Assessing GCM Convergence for the Indian Region Using the Variable Convergence Score, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 19(6), 1237-1246.

  • R. Ojha, D. Nagesh Kumar, A. Sharma, and R. Mehrotra, (2013), Assessing severe drought and wet events over India in a future climate using a nested bias correction approach, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(7), 760-772, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000585.

Oral and Poster Presentations

  • R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Stochastic scaling of surface soil moisture, Presented in International Conference on Modeing Tools for Sustainable Water Resources Management, December 28-29, I.I.T Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.

  • R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2014), Scaling of surface soil moisture over heterogeneous fields subjected to a single rainfall event, Presented in World Environment and Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, June 1-5, Portland, OR, USA.

  • R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2013), Scaling of surface soil moisture over heterogeneous fields, Presented in Orlob International Symposium, Aug 6-8, U.C. Davis, California, USA.

  • R.Ojha, A. Prakash, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2013), Local and field-scale vertical solute transport in heterogeneous unsaturated soils, Presented in The World Environment and Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, May 22-26, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

  • I. Chaubey, M. Ramadas, G. Mallya, R. Ojha, Rao S. Govindaraju, D. Niyogi, C.X. Song, and K.K.V. Nenduri. (2012). Development of Drought Triggers for Agricultural Applications. Poster Presented at the 2012 Land grant and sea grant national water conference, Portland, OR. May 20-24, 2012.

  • R. Maity, R. Ojha, and Rao S. Govindaraju (2012), Assessment of multi-dimensional coupled association among hydroclimatic variables using graphical modelling approach, Presented in The World Environment and Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, May 20-24, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

  • R. Ojha, D. Nagesh Kumar, A. Sharma, and R.Mehrotra (2012), Application of variable convergence score methodology to assess suitability of atmospheric predictores over India using different GCMs, Presented in The World Environment and Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE, May 20-24, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Trainee engineer, Larsen & Toubro ECC division, 2008-2009 

  • CE Best Dissertation Award, Purdue University, 2014

  • Jacques W. Delleur Award, Purdue University, 2013

  • Ross Fellowship, Purdue University, 2011-2014

  • Prof. N. S. Govinda Rao Memorial Gold Medal, Indian Institute of Science, 2011

  • Practicum Exchange Program Fellowship, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2010

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Room: # 5 Hydraulics Lab
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-6564 (O)

Email: richao[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

   
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