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                              Dr. Rajib Maity
                                      Assistant Professor
        Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
                           Kharagpur – 721302, West Bengal, India
        Ph. No. +91 3222 283442 (O), +91 3222 283443 (R); +91 9433775576 (Mobile)
                                      FAX: 03222 282253
                  e-mail: rajib@civil.iitkgp.ernet.in, rajibmaity@gmail.com
                      URL: http://www.facweb.iitkgp.ernet.in/~rajibmaity/




Research Interests:
      Broad Research Interest: Hydrology       and         Water   Resources   Engineering,
       Hydroclimatology, Watershed development.
      Specific Research Interests:
       1. Climate Impact on Water Resources: Hydroclimatic teleconnection, Effect of large-
          scale atmospheric circulation on basin-scale hydrology and water resources,
          Dependence of rainfall streamflow, reservoir inflow on large-scale atmospheric
          circulation, Forecasting
       2. Stochastic Hydrology: Stochastic analysis of hydrologic variables, Flood frequency
          analysis
       3. Copula: Analysis of dependence between different hydroclimatic time series using
          Copulas
       4. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting: Bayesian dynamic modeling, Box-Jenkins
          Modeling approaches for hydrologic time series analysis and forecasting, Reservoir
          operation
       5. Bayesian Hydrology: Bayesian data analysis, Bayesian dynamic linear modeling for
          hydrologic variables
       6. Soft Computing in Hydrology: Application of Support Vector Machines (SVM),
          Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Genetic Algorithm, Evolutionary optimizer etc. in
          hydrology and water resources engineering and management
       7. Monsoon rainfall: Modeling of Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) at different
          spatio-temporal scales
       8. Watershed Development: Integrated watershed development for large and small river
          basins


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Academic Background:
      Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D):
   Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2007,
   Submitted PhD Thesis in a record time of 2 years 5 months and 16 days in the group of
   Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian
   Institute of Science, Bangalore.
   Title of PhD Thesis: Impact of large-scale coupled Atmospheric-Oceanic circulation on
   hydrologic variability and uncertainty through hydroclimatic teleconnection.

      Master of Engineering (M E):
   In „Hydromechanics and Water Resources Engineering‟ from Department of Civil
   Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 2004. Topper in Civil
   Engineering Department, Gold Medalist (CGPA 7.7 out of 8).
   Title of M E Dissertation: Hydrologic Time Series Analysis and Forecasting with Climatic
   Inputs.

      Bachelor of Engineering (B E):
   In „Civil Engineering‟ from Department Civil Engineering, Bengal Engineering College
   (Deemed University), Howrah, West Bengal, India in 1999. 1st Class (82.16 %). Overall 3rd
   out of 92 students in the department, Topper in the department in 2nd and 7th semester.


Academic Achievements:
       1. Selected as Associate Editor for „Journal of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural
          Engineering‟ published by „Scientific Journals International (SJI)‟. (URL:
          http://www.scientificjournals.org/)
       2. Received academic visit grant from „International Visits and Exchanges Programme‟
          of „International Liaison Programme‟ offered by the „International Centre of
          Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM)‟, Australia in 2008.
       3. Received Fast Track Project Grant for Young Scientists from Science and
          Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science and Technology
          (DST), Govt. of India in 2007.
       4. Awarded National Doctoral Fellowship by All India Council for Technical
          Education (AICTE) in 2004.
       5. Awarded Prof. N. S. Govinda Rao Memorial Gold Medal and cash prize of Rs.
          2000/- by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for the year 2003-2004 for securing 1st
          position among all specilizations in Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute
          of Science, Bangalore.
       6. Obtained GATE Percentile 99.33 and secured 46th All India Rank in 2002.
       7. Awarded Merit Scholarship of Government of India in 1993.
       8. Awarded National Scholarships for talented children from rural areas at secondary
          school study during 1990 – 1991.

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Research Projects:

      Sl.                                                             Ref. No. and
                  Sponsor                Title of the Project                            Remarks
      No.                                                             other details
       1 Indian Institute of          Hydroclimatological               07IR020          Completed
          Technology Bombay,          characteristics of spatio-
          Mumbai, India               temporal rainfall
                                      distribution over India
       2 Fast Track Project for       Assessment of                  SR/FTP/ETA-         Completed
         Young Scientists Scheme,     hydroclimatic                     26/07
         Science and Engineering      teleconnection for basin-
         Research Council (SERC),     scale, real-time streamflow
         Department of Science and    and its use in real-time
         Technology (DST), Govt.      streamflow forecasting
         of India

       3 Space Application Centre River basin stream flow              08ISRO004         Ongoing
         (SAC),                   simulation using remote
         Indian Space Research    sensing data
         Organization (ISRO)
       4 Australia-India Strategic    Managing change in Soil       DST/INT/AUS/P-       Ongoing
         Research Funds (AISRF)       Moisture and Agricultural     27/2009
                                      Productivity under a
                                      Global Warming scenario       (Working as Co-
                                      using a Catchment Scale       PI; Other partner
                                      Climate Change                universities:
                                      Assessment Framework          UNSW Sydney,
                                                                    IISc Bangalore)

       5 National Mission Project     Pilot Phase of the            Partial funding      Ongoing
         on Education through ICT,    National Mission Project      received
         Ministry of Human            on Pedagogic                  (Working as Co-
         Resource Development,        Development for the           PI)
         Government of India          course „Water Resources
                                      Engineering‟
       6 National Programme on        Development of a video        Approved and yet     Yet to be
         Technology Enhanced          course on „Probability        to receive funding   initiated
         Learning (NPTel), Ministry   methods for Civil
         of Human Resources &         Engineering‟
         Development, Government
         of India




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Consultancy Project:

       Sl.
                   Sponsor            Title of the Project    Ref. No.                   Status
       No.
        1 City & Industrial        Expert‟s Opinion on open DRD/CE/TIE-                Completed
           Development Corporation channel Ultrasonic flow    2/07-08
           (CIDCO) of Maharashtra meter.
           Ltd., Mumbai




Research Students (Completed, if mentioned; otherwise ongoing):
       PhD:
           1. Mr. Sathishkumar S Kashid (shared with another faculty)
           2. Parag P Bhagwat
       MTech:
           1. Mr. Ashish Bhatnagar (Completed; shared with another faculty)
               Dissertation Title: Hydrologic time series analysis using support vector regression
           2. Mr. Mahesh D Sawant
           3. Mr. Dhanesh Prashad
           4. Ms. Kiranmala Chanda
           5. Ms. Haritha V P
       Research Associate:
           1. Mr. Sarit K Das


Research Publications:
       Refereed Journals:
       Published


        2006

        1. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2006), Bayesian dynamic modeling for
           monthly Indian summer monsoon rainfall using El Niño-Southern Oscillation
           (ENSO) and Equatorial Indian Ocean Oscillation (EQUINOO), Journal of
           Geophysical Research, American Geophysical Union, 111, D07104,
           doi:10.1029/2005JD006539.



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       2. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2006), Hydroclimatic association of monthly
          summer monsoon rainfall over India with large-scale atmospheric circulation from
          tropical Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean region, Atmospheric Science Letters, Royal
          Meteorological Society (RMetS), Wiley InterScience, 7, 101 – 107, DOI:
          10.1002/asl.141.

       2007

       3. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2007), Hydroclimatic teleconnection between
          global sea surface temperature and rainfall over India at subdivisional monthly scale,
          Hydrological Processes, Wiley InterScience, 21(14), 1802 – 1813, DOI:
          10.1002/hyp.6300.

       4. Nagesh Kumar, D., M. Janga Reddy and Rajib Maity, (2007), Regional Rainfall
          Forecasting using Large Scale Climate Teleconnections and Artificial Intelligence
          Techniques, Journal of Intelligence System, Freund & Pettman, UK, 16(4), 307-322.

       5. Maity, Rajib, D. Nagesh Kumar and Ravi S. Nanjundiah (2007), Review of
          hydroclimatic teleconnection between hydrologic variables and large-scale
          atmospheric circulation patterns with Indian perspective, The ISH Journal of
          Hydraulic Engineering, 13(1), 77 – 92.

       2008

       6. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2008), Basin-scale streamflow forecasting
          using the information of large-scale atmospheric circulation phenomena,
          Hydrological Processes, Wiley InterScience, 22(5), 643 – 650, DOI:
          10.1002/hyp.6630.

       7. D. Nagesh Kumar and Rajib Maity, (2008), Bayesian dynamic modeling for
          nonstationary hydroclimatic time series forecasting along with uncertainty
          quantification, Hydrological Processes, Wiley InterScience, 22(17), 3488–3499, DOI:
          10.1002/hyp.6951.

       8. Rajib Maity and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2008), Probabilistic prediction of hydroclimatic
          variables with nonparametric quantification of uncertainty, Journal of Geophysical
          Research - Atmospheres, American Geophysical Union, 113, D14105,
          doi:10.1029/2008JD009856.




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        2009

        9. Rajib Maity, S. S. Kashid and Ashish Bhatnagar (2009), Hydrometeorological
           modeling approaches using support vector regression and genetic programming,
           Special Issue of the ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, SP1, 15. 244 – 257.

        10. Rajib Maity and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2009), Hydroclimatic influence of large-scale
            circulation on the variability of reservoir inflow, Hydrological Processes, Wiley
            InterScience, 23(6), pp. 934 – 942, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7227.

        11. Rajib Maity and S. S. Kashid (2009), Hydroclimatological approach for monthly
            streamflow prediction using genetic programming, ISH Journal of Hydraulic
            Engineering, In print.

        12. Rajib Maity and S. S. Kashid (2009), Short-term basin-scale streamflow forecasting
            using large-scale coupled atmospheric oceanic circulation and local outgoing
            longwave radiation, Journal of Hydrometeorology, American Meteorological Society
            (AMetSoc), In print.

        13. Rajib Maity, Parag P Bhagwat and Ashish Bhatnagar (2009), Potential of Support
            Vector Regression for Prediction of Monthly Streamflow using Endogenous Property,
            Hydrological Processes, Published online, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7535, In Print.

        Under Review:

        14. Rajib Maity and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2009),Uncertainty quantification for hydrologic
            predictions using Copulas, Hydrology Research, Under Review.



       Book Chapters:

       Published

        2007

        1. Nagesh Kumar D. and Rajib Maity, (2006), An analysis of rainfall in Orissa with sea
           surface temperature anomaly by similarity search technique, In Prediction in
           Ungauged Basins for Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management,
           Edited by K. Srinivasa Raju, Jain Brothers, New Delhi, pp. 27 – 40.




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        2008

        2. D. Nagesh Kumar and Rajib Maity, (2008), Use of Climate Variables for
           Streamflow Prediction, In Recent Advances in Water Quality & Management
           (Chapter 15), Edited by Sudhakar M. Rao, Monto Mani and N.H. Ravindranath,
           Research Publishing Services, Singapore, pp. 292-300.



       Conferences and Symposia:

       Published

        1. Nagesh Kumar D. and Rajib Maity, (2004), Analysis of Orissa rainfall with sea
           surface temperature anomaly by similarity search technique, In the Proceedings of
           Prediction in Ungauged Basin for Sustainable Water Resources Planning and
           Management (PUBSWRPM-2004), BITS, Pilani, India, pp.7 – 15, Invited Paper.

        2. Nagesh Kumar D., M. Janga Reddy and Rajib Maity, (2005), Regional Rainfall
           Forecasting using Large Scale Climate Teleconnections and Evolutionary
           Algorithms, In the Proceedings of 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial
           Intelligence, WR 105, Pune, India, pp. 1169 - 1182.

        3. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2006), Artificial Neural Network approach for
           hydroclimatic streamflow forecasting in India using ENSO and EQUINOO, In the
           Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, EWRI, ASCE,
           Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

        4. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2007), Bayesian dynamic linear modeling for
           streamflow forecasting using large-scale atmospheric circulations, In the Proceedings
           of International Conference on Civil Engineering in the New Millennium:
           Opportunities and Challenges (CENeM-2007), January 11-14, 2007, 150- year
           anniversary conference at Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur,
           Howrah, West Bengal, India, Vol. IV, pp. 2736-2744, Invited Paper.

        5. Maity, Rajib (2007), An Introduction to climate forcing on hydrologic variables, In
           the Proceedings of the national conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources,
           HYDRO - 2007, Organized by SVNIT, Surat, and Indian Society for Hydraulics,
           December 21 - 22, 2007, pp. 40 - 46.

        6. Maity, Rajib, S. S. Kashid and Ashish Bhatnagar (2008) Hydrometeorological
           modeling approachesusing support vector regression and genetic programming, In the

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           Proceeding of the Brainstorming Workshop on Application of Advanced Soft
           Computing Techniques in Geo-Spatial Data Analysis, September 22-23, 2008, IIT
           Bombay, Mumbai, pp. 185-195, Invited paper.

       7. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2009), Uncertainty Quantification for
          Hydrologic Models using Copula, In the Proceedings of International Conference on
          Water, Environment, Energy and Society (WEES-2007), New Delhi, India.

       8. Maity, Rajib and D. Nagesh Kumar, (2009), Rainfall-runoff modeling using system
          concept of watershed characteristics, In the Proceedings of An International
          Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, EWRI, ASCE, 5-7 January
          2009, Bangkok, Thailand.

       9. S.S. Kashid and Rajib Maity, (2009), Analysis of basin-scale streamflow variation
          using local and global climatic inputs, In the Proceedings of the workshop entitled
          Development and Application of Advanced Soft Computing Techniques in
          Multidimensional Geospatial Data Analysis, 15-16 October, 2009, IIT Kanpur,
          Invited paper.

       10. S.S. Kashid and Rajib Maity, (2009), Hydroclimatological Approach for Monthly
           Basin Scale Streamflow Prediction using Genetic Programming, AIAWRM-02, 4th
           Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-09), December 16-
           18, 2009, Tumkur, India, accepted.

       11. S.S. Kashid and Rajib Maity, (2010), Prediction of monthly rainfall over
           homogeneous monsoon regions of India based on large scale circulation patterns
           using genetic programming, In EWRI's 3rd developing nations conference: India
           2010 - An International Perspective on Current & Future State of Water Resources &
           the Environment, January 5-7, 2010, Chennai, India, accepted.

       12. Maity, Rajib (2007), Large-scale climatic forcing along with local meteorological
           influence on hydrologic variables, 5th IWA Young Water Professional Conference,
           July 5 – 7, 2010, Sydney, Australia, Extended abstract accepted.

       13. Maity, Rajib and Mahesh Sawant (2010), Uncertainty quantification for predicted
           stream flow through a semi parametric approach, In the conference on „Sustainable
           Water Resources Management and Impact of Climate Change‟, March 5 – 6, 2010,
           BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India, accepted.




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Personal Details:
      Date of Birth: November 05, 1977.
      Place of Birth: West Bengal, India
      Nationality: Indian
      Whether SC/ST: No
      Marital Status: Married


Professional Experience (Total - 5 years 8 months):
   (Industrial – 3 years + Academic: 2 years 8 months (Till January 2010; After
     completion of PhD)
      Academic Experience (in reverse chronological order):
       1) Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology,
           Kharagpur, West Bengal, from December 15, 2008 to till date.
       2) Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
           Bombay, Mumbai, from June 7, 2007 to December 12, 2008.
       3) Honorary Visiting Scholar, Department of Earth Science, Flinders University,
           Adelaide, Australia, from May 26, 2008 – June 25, 2008
       4) PhD Student, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, from August 2004 to May 2007,
           submitted Thesis on January 16, 2007.

          Additional Information Related to Academic Experience:

           i. Developed a web base course (Course Title: Optimization Methods) contributed
              by the faculty of Indian Institute of Science for an e-learning initiative called
              “National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)” funded by
              MHRD, Government of India, as a Teaching Assistant to Prof D Nagesh Kumar,
              Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science.

           ii. Invited to develop a video course (Course Title: Probability Methods in Civil
               Engineering) for an e-learning initiative called “National Programme on
               Technology Enhanced Learning, phase –II (NPTEL-II)” funded by MHRD,
               Government of India,

           iii. Invited to develop pedagogical methods for various classes, intellectual calibers
                and research in e-learning for „Water Resources Engineering‟ under a National
                Mission Project on Education through ICT (shared with another faculty).


      Industrial Experience (3 years):
       1) Trainee Engineer (6 months) and Assistant Engineer (2 yrs 6 months), Consulting
           Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, from July 1999 to July 2002.


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Teaching Responsibilities:

   Under Graduates:
     At IIT Kharagpur
     1. Water Resources Engineering: For 2nd year BTech Students
     2. Engineering Drawing and Computer Graphics: For 1st year BTech Students, shared
        with another faculty.
     At IIT Bombay
     3. Fluid Mechanics-I: For 2nd year BTech Students
     4. Fluid Mechanics-I lab: For 2nd year BTech Students, shared with another faculty.
     5. Fluid Mechanics-II lab: For 2nd year BTech Students, shared with another faculty.

   Post Graduates:
     At IIT Kharagpur
     1. Applied Hydrology: For MTech and PhD Students.
     2. Integrated Water Resources Management: For MTech and PhD Students, shared
        with another faculty.
     At IIT Bombay
     3. Advanced Stochastic Hydrology: (Self-) proposed course for MTech and PhD
        Students.

Administrative Responsibilities:
   1. Selected as a member of meetings committee of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
      for 2008-2010 term
   2. Faculty advisor for the BTech students for 2009-2013 batch
   3. Departmental ERP representative
   4. Member of Department Post Graduate Committee (DPGC), Department of civil
      Engineering, IIT Bombay (August 2007 - December 12, 2008)
   5. Time table coordinator for the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay (August,
      2008 - December 12, 2008)

QIP/CEP Courses:
   1. Organized a CEP course on „Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change and Sustainable
      Development‟ during July 4-5, 2008 at IIT Bombay.




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   2. Deliver a lecture on „Incorporation of Climate Change Effect for Indian
      Hydroclimatology‟ for QIP/CEP short term course on „Soft Computing Techniques in
      Water Resources Management‟ at IIT Bombay.

Invited Talks (Abroad):
   1. Delivered a lecture on „Probabilistic Prediction of hydroclimatic time series with
      nonparametric quantification of uncertainty‟ at Department of Earth Science, Flinders
      University, Adelaide, Australia.
   2. Delivered a lecture on „Incorporation of Climate Change Effect on Indian
      Hydroclimatology‟ at the Australia Asia Water Centre, Adelaide, Australia, as a part of
      ICE WaRM Seminar Series on „Water resources in India: problems and approaches‟.
   3. Delivered a lecture on „Probabilistic Prediction and nonparametric quantification of
      uncertainty using copula‟ at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
      University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia.

Other Academic Work:
      Associate Editor for „Journal of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering‟
       published     by       „Scientific    Journals    International    (SJI)‟.     (URL:
       http://www.scientificjournals.org/).
      Member of the organizing committee for National Conference on Hydraulics, Water
       Resources, Coastal and Environment Engineering (HYDRO – 2009), December 17-18,
       2009 at CWPRS, Pune
      Reviewer of
           1. Geophysical Research Letters
           2. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering
           3. Journal of the American Water Resources Association
           4. Journal of Indian Society for Hydraulics
           5. Journal of Earth System Science
           6. Journal of Hydrology
           7. ISH Journal of Hydraulics

Membership:
      Life Member of The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), India
      Life Member of Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH), India
      Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU), USA
      Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IASH), UK




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References:
      Prof. D Nagesh Kumar
       Professor
       Department of Civil Engineering
       Indian Institute of Science
       Bangalore – 560 012
       E-mail : nagesh@civil.iisc.ernet.in,
       Ph.No : + 91 80 2293 2666
       FAX : +91 80 2360 0404
       URL : http://civil.iisc.ernet.in/~nagesh

      Prof. P P Mujumdar
       Professor and Chairman
       Department of Civil Engineering
       Indian Institute of Science
       Bangalore – 560 012
       E-mail : pradeep@civil.iisc.ernet.in,
       Ph.No : +91 80 2360 0290; +91 80 2293 2669; +91 80 2293 2323
       FAX : +91 80 2360 0290; +91 80 2360 0404; +91 80 2360 0683
       URL : http://civil.iisc.ernet.in/~pradeep


      Prof. Ravi S Nanjundiah
       Professor
       Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Science (CAOS)
       Indian Institute of Science
       Bangalore – 560012
       Phone : +91-80-2293-3072; +91-80-2293-2505
       FAX : +91 80 2360 0865
       E-mail : ravi@caos.iisc.ernet.in
       URL : http://caos.iisc.ernet.in/faculty/ravi.html




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