Hitesh Upreti | Department of Civil

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Hitesh
Upreti
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
Shiv Nadar University
India
Profile Summary 

Dr. Hitesh Upreti obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2018. His Ph.D. was focussed on evapotranspiration analyses and soil moisture modeling in cropped area that can be used for irrigation scheduling. His present research interests include applications of remote sensing in hydrology, evapotranspiration, irrigation water requirements and use of implementable methods for the efficient management of available water resources.

Educational Qualifications 
2018
Ph.D
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2013
M.Tech
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2011
B.Tech
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
Work Experience 
07/19
02/20
Research Associate,
National Institute of Hydrology Roorkee
Teaching & Research Interests: 
  • Evapotranspiration
  • Remote sensing in hydrology
  • Flow in unsaturated soil and root water uptake
  • Irrigation hydrology

Scholarly Activity

Select Publications:

  • Nema, M.K., Thakur, H.P., Upreti, H., Jain, S.K., Mishra, P.K., . . , and Jain, S.K. (2020) “Estimation of evapotranspiration in lesser Himalayas using remote sensing based surface energy balance algorithm.” Geocarto International (IN PRESS, AVAILABLE ONLINE)
  • Upreti, H., and Ojha, C.S.P (2020). “Closure to ‘Evaluation of the vapor pressure models in the estimation of actual vapor pressure and evapotranspiration.’Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (ASCE), 146 (3), 07019015.
  • Upreti, H., and Ojha, C.S.P. (2018). “Evaluation of the vapor pressure models in the estimation of actual vapor pressure and evapotranspiration.” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (ASCE), 144(11), 05018007.
  • Upreti, H., and Ojha, C.S.P. (2018). “Numerical model for soil moisture simulation in cropped area.” AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington DC.
  • Upreti, H., and Ojha, C.S.P. (2017). “Estimation of relative humidity and dew point temperature using limited meteorological data.” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (ASCE), 143(9), 05017005.
  • Shankar, V., Ojha, C.S.P., Govindaraju, R.S., Hari Prasad, K.S., Adeloye, A.J., Madramoottoo, C.A., Upreti, H., Shrivastava, R., and Singh, K.K. (2017). Optimum use of irrigation water. In: (Ojha C.S.P., Surampalli, R.Y., Bardossy, A., Zhang, T.C., Kao, C.M., eds.), ASCE, Reston, VA.