Dr. Gopal Das Singhal has obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian
Institute of Technology, Roorkee, M.Tech. (Water Resources Engineering) from the Department
of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology and B.E. from the Department of Civil
Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Bhopal (MNIIT Bhopal), India. Dr. Gopal
is a renowned as an expert in the field of Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering. More
specifically, he has worked in Hydro engineering assignments in the areas of hydraulic structure,
dam safety, Hydropower, sediment removal, structure like vortex settling basin or desilting tank
for hydraulic design evaluation of engineering structures. Besides, he is working and deeply
involved in the projects related to agricultural water management and irrigation hydrology.
He is presently working as a PI in an interdisciplinary DST-funded research project focused on the
development of tool for increasing water use efficiency in agriculture in the background of climate
change. Recently, he organized a SERB-funded high-end workshop on “Agricultural Water
Management in the Backdrop of Climate Change using Remote Sensing, GIS, and IoT
Techniques'' at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (Deemed to be University) (formerly Shiv
Nadar University) which were attended by PhD scholars and a few M. Tech. students from
different academic institutes. In August 2021, he also organized an AICTE-sponsored faculty
development program (FDP) on “Use of GIS & Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Natural
Environment '' which was attended by more than 100 participants across India. He has received a
Young scientist scheme award from DST-SERB. He has completed an externally funded project
under the Fast Track Scheme run by DST, New Delhi, India entitled “Experimental Investigation
and Optimization of Jack Jetty and Porcupine Systems for River Restoration”. Also, he is a
member of various IS code committees of the WRD division.
Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulic Structure, Solid Waste Management
Awarded young scientist project captioned as “Experimental Investigation and Optimization of Jack Jetty and Porcupine Systems for River Restoration” under the Fast Track Scheme run by DST, New Delhi, India cost of Rs. 16 Lakhs.
DST International Travel Support for conference for attending International Workshop on Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs Liege, Belgium.