Dr. Bhabani Shankar Das
Visiting Assistant Professor

Designation:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Water resources and hydraulic engineering

Email:

bs.das@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-7978-848-747

Designation- Visiting Assistant Professor

E-mail id- bs.das@thapar.edu, bsd.nitrkl@gmail.com

Biography-

Dr. Bhabani Shankar Das is working with CED Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since June, 2018. He has completed his PhD degree in Non-uniform flow modelling in non-prismatic compound channel from NIT Rourkela in 2018. His research interests include Computational Fluid Dynamics, River hydraulics, Vegetation effect on floodplains, Sedimentation and Erosion.

Education

  • Ph.D. (NIT Rourkela) in Water Resources Engineering specialisation in Civil Engineering
  • M. Tech in Water Resources Engineering specialisation in Civil Engineering First class (8.81 CGPA)
  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering / Institute of Technical Education and Research, Bhubaneswar / First class (7.94 CGPA)

Experience: Total Teaching Experience: 8 months, Industrial experience: 1 year

  • June 2018 to till date, Civil Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • August 2011 to August 2012, GET-Civil, Soma Enterprises Limited, Thane, Maharashtra

Teaching Interests:

  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Water Resources Planning and Management
  • Engineering Hydrology and Ground Water
  • Design of Hydraulic Structures

Research Interest:

  • Compound open channel flow modelling
  • Vegetation effect on floodplain
  • Non-uniform flow modelling in converging and diverging compound open channel
  • Sedimentation and erosion study

Publications:

Journals

  1. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua: Flow resistance in compound channel having diverging and converging floodplains, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE,144(8) (2018). [SCI Impact Factor 2.01].
  2. Prediction of discharge in converging and diverging compound channel by using gene expression programming. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 2019 [SCOPUS Impact Factor 0.111].
  3. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua: Water surface profile computation for compound channel having diverging floodplains. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, (2018). [Scopus Impact Factor 0.111].
  4. B. S. Das and K.K. Khatua: Numerical method to compute water surface profile for converging compound channel. Arab. J. Sci. Eng., Springer, 43, (2018); [SCI Impact Factor 1.092].
  5. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi Numerical solution of depth-averaged velocity and boundary shear stress distribution in converging compound channels. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 42(3), (2017): pp.1305-1319. [SCI Impact Factor 1.092]
  6. K. Devi, K. K. Khatua, and B. S. Das & J.R. Khuntia: Evaluation of interacting length in prediction of over bank flow. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 23(2), (2017):187-194. [Scopus Impact Factor 0.111].
  7. K. Devi, K. K. Khatua, and B. S. Das : A numerical solution for depth-averaged velocity distribution in an open channel flow. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 22(3), 2016: 262-271. [Scopus Impact Factor 0.111].

International Conferences

  1. B. S. Das., K. Devi, S. Proust, and K.K. Khatua, “Flow distribution in diverging compound channels using improved independent subsection method” in River flow 2018, Lyon, France on 05 - 08 September, 2018 organized by IAHR
  2. K., Devi, B. S. Das, J. R. Khuntia, K. K. Khatua, (2018) An analytical solution for non-uniform flow in compound channels in River flow 2018, Lyon, France on 05 - 08 September, 2018 organized by IAHR
  3. B. S. Das, K. Devi, J. R Khuntia and K.K. Khatua. “Flow distribution in diverging compound channel.” 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering Hydro 2018 on 19-21st December 2018 at NIT Patna, Bihar
  4. K., Devi, B. S. Das, J. R. Khuntia, K. K. Khatua. “Boundary shear stress distribution in narrowing and enlarging compound open channel”. 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering Hydro 2018 on 19-21st December 2018 at NIT Patna, Bihar
  5. J. R. Khuntia, K., Devi, B. S. Das, K. K. Khatua. “Turbulence characteristics in a vegetated open channel under unsteady flow conditions.” 23rd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering Hydro 2018 on 19-21st December 2018 at NIT Patna, Bihar
  6. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi “Application of Lateral Distribution Method and Modified Lateral Distribution Method to the Compound Channel Having Converging Floodplains. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing & Communication Systems (pp. 293-303). Springer, 2018 Singapore.
  7. B. S. Das, and K.K. Khatua.”Prediction of flow discharge in non-prismatic compound channels using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system method.” 22nd International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering Hydro 2017, L.D. Engg. College, Gujarat.
  8. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi. “Prediction of energy loss in compound channels having enlarging floodplains.” In River Flow 2016 held on 12-15th july 2016 at St. Louis University, USA, CRC Press, pp.65-73.
  9. K., Devi, Khatua, K.K. and B. S. Das. “Apparent shear in an asymmetric compound channel.” In River Flow 2016 held on 12-15th july 2016 at St. Louis University, USA, CRC Press, pp.48-56.
  10. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi. “Critical appraisal of various approaches to predict flow in compound channel having converging and diverging floodplains”. In Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro2016), CWPRS Pune, India. 8th–10th December, pp.: 1588-1600
  11. K., Devi, Khatua, K.K. and B. S. Das. “Apparent shear stress in an unsymmetrical compound channel flow.” In Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro2016), CWPRS Pune, India. 8th–10th December, pp.: 1588-1600
  12. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi. “Effect of eddy viscosity and secondary flow circulation in compound channel having non prismatic flood plains.” presented in 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro 2015) organized by IIT Roorkee.
  13. B. S. Das, K.K. Khatua, and K., Devi. “Evaluation of depth averaged velocity and boundary shear stress distribution in compound channels by lateral distribution method.” presented in 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering (Hydro 2015) organized by IIT Roorkee

National Conferences

  1. NIL

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • Life membership of Indian Society of Hydraulics- LM 1278

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