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Prof. Jew Das

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: jdas@nitw.ac.in, jewdas05@gmail.com : 7780169018, 7382341649

Dr. Jew Das is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Warangal. He has done B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering from the College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar in the year 2011, M.Tech and Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal in the year 2013 and 2018, respectively. His research interests and activities are climate change impact assessment, Extreme value analysis, non-stationary analysis, hydrological analysis and modelling, crop modelling, analysis of compound extremes, and ensemble forecasting of hydrologic extremes. Dr. Das is one of the members of the Early Career Editorial Board of the ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. In addition, he serves as an early career committee member of the International Commission on Statistical Hydrology (ICSH) under the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS).

Academic Qualification

  • B.Tech (2007-2011) in Agricultural Engineering from the College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • M.Tech (2011-2013) in Water Resources Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana.
  • Ph.D. (2013-2018) in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana.

 

 

 

 

Course Taught Previously

  • Fluid Mechanics And Hydraulic Machines Laboratory (CE234) for B. Tech II Year – I Semester (Mechanical Engineering) 2023-2024 
  • Land and Water Management (CE5714) for M.Tech I Sem (Water Resources Engineering) 2022-2023 (During Postdoc in NITW)
  • Climate and Climate Change Modelling (CE5763) M. Tech II Sem (Water Resources Engineering) 2022-2023 (During Postdoc in NITW)

Publications

Journal Publications

2023

  • Jew Das, Das, S., Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “Surface latent and sensible heat trigger flash drought events in India”, Hydrological Processes. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.15037  (SCI, IF- 3.2)

  • Dusa, S., Velpuri, M., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “Does the performance enhancement through multi-model averaging at the catchment outlet gets translated to the interior ungauged points?”, Journal of Hydrology. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2023.130389 (SCI, IF- 6.4)

  • Teja, K. N., Velpuri, M., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “Enhancing the predictability of flood forecasts by combining Numerical Weather Prediction ensembles with multiple hydrological models”, Journal of Hydrology. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2023.130176 (SCI, IF- 6.4)
  • Goyal, M. K., Gupta, A. K., Jew Das, V Jain, V., Rakkasagi, S. (2023). “Heatwave magnitude impact over Indian cities: CMIP 6 projections”. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-023-04599-7 (SCI, IF- 3.4)
  • Velpuri, M., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “Spatio-temporal compounding of connected extreme events: Projection and hotspot identification”, Environmental Research. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2023.116615 (SCI, IF- 8.3)
  • Jew Das, Das, S., Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “Population Exposure to Drought Severities under Shared Socioeconomic Pathways Scenarios in India”, Science of the Total Environment. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.161566 (SCI, IF- 9.8)
  • Velpuri, M., Teja. K. N., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2023). “On the verification of ensemble precipitation forecasts over the Godavari River basin”, Journal of Hydrology. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.128794 (SCI, IF- 6.4)

2022

  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “A Non-stationary based Approach to Understand the Propagation of Meteorological to Agricultural Droughts”. Water Resources Management. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-022-03297-9 (SCI, IF- 4.3)
  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “Investigating the Propagation of Droughts under the Influence of Large-scale Climate Indices in India”. Journal of Hydrology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.127900 (SCI, IF- 6.4)
  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “Copula-based Drought Risk Analysis on Rainfed Agriculture under Stationary and Non-stationary Settings”. Hydrological Sciences Journal. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2022.2079416 (SCI, IF- 3.5)
  • Jew Das, Velpuri, M., Teja. K. N., Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “Two Decades of Ensemble Flood Forecasting: A State-of-the-Art on Past Developments, Present Applications, and Future Opportunities”, Hydrological Sciences Journal. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2021.2023157 (SCI, IF- 3.5)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “Investigating Risk, Reliability and Return Period under the Influence of Large Scale Modes, and Regional Hydrological Variability on Hydrologic Extremes”, Hydrological Sciences Journal. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2021.1998512 (SCI, IF- 3.5)
  • Jew Das, Velpuri, M., Umamahesh N. V. (2022). “Population exposure to compound extreme events in India under different emission and population scenarios”, Science of the Total Environment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150424 (SCI, IF- 9.8)

2021

  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2021). “Investigating seasonal drought severity-area-frequency (SAF) curve over Indian region: incorporating GCM and scenario uncertainties”, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-021-02073-2 (SCI, IF- 4.2)
  • Poonia V., Goyal, M. K., Gupta, B. B., Gupta, A. K., Jha, S., Jew Das (2021). “Drought occurrence in Different River Basins of India and blockchain technology based framework for disaster management”, Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127737 (SCI, IF- 11.1)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2021). “Heat Wave Magnitude over India under Changing Climate: Projections from CMIP5 and CMIP6 Experiments”, International Journal of Climatology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.7246 (SCI, IF- 3.9)
  • Jha, S., Goyal, M. K., Gupta, B. B., CH Hsu, C. H.,  E Gilleland, E., Jew Das (2021). “A methodological framework for extreme climate risk assessment integrating satellite and location based data sets in intelligent systems”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/int.22475 (SCI, IF- 7.0)
  • Kumar, N., Goyal, M. K., Gupta, A. K., Jha, S., Jew Das, Madramootoo, C. A. (2021). “Joint behaviour of climate extremes across India: Past and future”, Journal of Hydrology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126185 (SCI, IF- 6.4)
  • Poonia V., Jew Das, Goyal, M. K. (2021).” Impact of Climate Change on Crop Water and Irrigation Requirements Over Eastern Himalayan Region”, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-020-01942-6 (SCI, IF- 4.2)
  • Jha, S., Jew Das, Goyal, M. K. (2021). “Low Frequency Global-Scale Modes and its Influence on Rainfall Extremes over India: Nonstationary and Uncertainty Analysis”, International Journal of Climatology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.6935 (SCI, IF- 3.9)
  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2021). “Non-stationary Modeling of Meteorological Droughts: An Application to a Region in India”, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0002039 (SCI, IF- 2.4)
  • Das, S., Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2021)."Identification of Future Meteorological Drought Hotspots over Indian Region: A Study Based on NEXGDDP Data",  International Journal of Climatology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.7145 (SCI, IF- 3.9) 

2020

  • Jew Das, Poonia, V., Jha, S., Goyal, M. K. (2020). “Understanding the Climate Change Impact on Crop Yield over Eastern Himalayan Region: Ascertaining GCM and Scenario Uncertainty”, Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-020-03332-y (SCI, IF- 3.4)
  • Jha, S., Bharti, B., Reddy, D. V., Shahdeo, P., Jew Das (2020). “Assessment of Climate Warming in the Western Ghats of India in the Past Century using Geothermal Records”, Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-020-03321-1 (SCI, IF- 3.4)
  • Jew Das, Jha, S., Goyal, M. K. (2020). “On the relationship of climatic and monsoon teleconnections with monthly precipitation over meteorologically homogenous regions in India: Wavelet & global coherence approaches”, Atmospheric Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.104889 (SCI, IF- 5.5)
  • Sinha, J., Jew Das, Jha, S., Goyal, M. K. (2020). “Analysing Model Disparity in Diagnosing the Climatic and Human Stresses on Runoff Variability over India”, Journal of Hydrology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124407 (SCI, IF- 6.4)
  • Jew Das, Jha, S., Goyal, M. K. (2020). “Non-stationary and Copula-Based Approach to Assess the Drought Characteristics Encompassing Climate Indices over the Himalayan States in India”, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 580. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124356 (SCI, IF- 6.4)

2019

  • Jha, S., Jew Das, Goyal, M. K. (2019). “Assessment of Risk and Resilience of Terrestrial Ecosystem Productivity under the Influence of Extreme Climatic Conditions over India”, Scientific Reports. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55067-0 (SCI, IF- 4.6)
  • Krishna, M., Jha, S., Jew Das, Singh, A., Goyal, M. K., Sekar, C. (2019). “Air quality modelling using long short-term memory (LSTM) over NCT-Delhi, India”, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11869-019-00696-7 (SCI, IF- 5.1)
  • Jha, S., Jew Das, Sharma, A., Hazra, B., Goyal, M. K. (2019).” Probabilistic evaluation of vegetation drought likelihood and its implications to resilience across India”, Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 179, pp. 23-35. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.01.014 (SCI, IF- 3.9)

2018

  • Jew Das, Tressa, A., Umamahesh N. V. (2018). “Modelling Impacts of Climate Change on a River Basin: Analysis of Uncertainty Using REA & Possibilistic Approach”, Water Resources Management. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-018-2046-x (SCI, IF- 4.3)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2018). “Assessment and Evaluation of Potential Climate Change Impact on Monsoon Flows using Machine Learning Technique over Wainganga River Basin, India”, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol. 63(7), pp. 1020-1046. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2018.1469757 (SCI, IF- 3.5)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2018). “Future Projection of Precipitation and Temperature Extremes Using Change Factor Method over a River Basin: Case Study”, ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, Vol. 22(3). DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000399 (SCI, IF- 2.7)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2018). “Assessment of uncertainty in estimating future flood return levels under climate change”, Natural Hazards. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3291-2 (SCI, IF- 3.7)
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2018). “Spatio-Temporal Variation of Water Availability in a River Basin under CORDEX Simulated Future Projections”, Water Resources Management, Vol. 32, pp. 1399-1419. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-017-1876-2 (SCI, IF- 4.3)

2017

  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2017). “Uncertainty and Nonstationarity in Streamflow Extremes under Climate Change Scenarios over a River Basin”, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 22(10). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001571 (SCI, IF- 2.4)

2016

  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2016). “Downscaling Monsoon Rainfall over River Godavari Basin under Different Climate-Change Scenarios”, Water Resources Management, Vol. 30(15), pp. 5575-5587. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-016-1549-6 (SCI, IF- 4.3)

Book Chapters

  • Jew Das, Goyal, M.K., Umamahesh N. V. (2022) “Integration of Climate Model & Hydrology Model-Tools, Bias-Correction, Downscaling, & Future Focus”, Hydro-Meteorological Extremes and Disasters, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0725-8_9
  • Jew Das, Umamahesh N. V. (2022) “Water Resources Availability and Its Teleconnection with Large Scale Climatic Oscillations Over Godavari River Basin”, Wastewater Assessment, Treatment, Reuse and Development in India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-95786-5_15
  • Jew Das, Goyal, M.K., (2021) “Current Trends and Projections of Water Resources Under Climate Change in Ganga River Basin”, The Ganga River Basin: A Hydrometeorological Approach. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60869-9_16
  • Jew Das, Goyal, M.K., Umamahesh N. V. (2021) “Water Harvesting, Climate Change and Variability”, Handbook of Water Harvesting and Conservation, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119478911.ch28
  • Jew Das, Jha, S., Goyal, M. K., Rao, Y. S. (2020) “Challenges in Sustainability in Agricultural Management”, Sustainability: Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119434016.ch16

 

Workshops/Conferences

Workshops Organized

  • STAHY 2023 - 13th International Workshop on Statistical Hydrology in Boston, USA, November 2023
  • Workshop on "Leveraging Non-traditional Research Data: Advances and Perspectives" at IUGG General Assembly in Berlin, Germany, July 2023
  • Workshop on "Big Data and Machine Learning" at IUGG General Assembly in Berlin, Germany, July 2023
  • Panelist for the Big Theme Event on "Early Career Scientists – Needs, Wishes and Demands!" at IUGG General Assembly in Berlin, Germany, July 2023

Conference Proceedings

  • Jew Das, Umamahesh, N., and Jha, S. “Analysing the Return Period and Risk under the Influence of Physical Covariates on Hydrological Extreme”, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021
  • Kumar, N., Kumar Goyal, M., Kumar Gupta, A., Jha, S., Jew Das, and A. Madramootoo, C. “Copula based Assessment of Climate Extremes across India: Past and Future”, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021
  • Jha, S., Goyal, M. K., Jew Das “Assessment of flash and incessant rainfall risks in India: Integrating the influence of global oscillations and socio-economic vulnerability”, AGU Fall Meeting, online, 1-17 December 2020
  • Jew Das, Jha, S., Goyal, M. K. “Non-Stationary Modelling of Meteorological Drought over India under the Influence of Large-Scale Climate Indices”, 27th IUGG General Assembly, Montreal, Canada: 8-18 July 2019
  • Jew Das, Goyal, M. K. (Presenter), Rao, Y. S. “Reliability-Resilience-Vulnerability Framework Encompassing Climate Variabilities in Meteorological Drought Index over India”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress (EWRI-2019) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: 19–23 May 2019
  • Jew Das, Treesa, A., Umamahesh N. V. “Assessment of Impact of Climate Change on Streamflows using VIC model”, 10th World Congress of EWRA on Water Resources and Environment “Panta Rhei”, Greece, Athens: 5-9 July 2017.

Projects

  • System Studies on the Subarnarekha-Mahanadi Link Project, National Water Development Agency (NWDA), Rs. 82.6 lakhs, 18 months, 2022

Awards and Honors

Awards

  • IUGG Travel Grant to attend The 28th General Assembly of IUGG held in Berlin, Germany: 11-20 July 2023
  • International Travel Support (ITS) from Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to attend 10th World Congress on Water Resources and Environment “PANTA RHEI” held in Athens Greece from 5-9 July 2017.
  • SYSTA Award from International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) to attend 27th IUGG General Assembly, Montreal, Canada: 8-18 July 2019

Additional Responsibility

  • Professor-In-Charge (PIC) of Residential Infrastructure Maintenance (from Oct 2023- till date)
  • Faculty-In-Charge of Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Laboratory
  • Coordinator for Campus Maintenance