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Prof. Sudhir Kumar Goyal

  • Professor & Head
    Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • Department

    Department of Civil Engineering
  • Contact Details:

    Email : sudhir.goyal@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :8171623460

  • Experience

    35 years

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering. Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA, 1996. Concentration: Hydrologic Modeling and Natural Resource Management using GIS and Remote Sensing.
    • M.Tech., Civil Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, UP, India, 1986. Concentration: Hydraulics and Irrigation Engineering.
    • B.Tech., Civil Engineering, Department of Civil engineering, A. M. U., Aligarh, India, 1984.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed

    None

    Working

    Three Students at GLA Universitry

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed

    2 M.Tech. thesis in USA
    2 M.Tech thesis in GLA University

    Working

    None

Publications in Peer Reviewed International Journals

  • 01Goyal, S. K., Seyfried, M. S., and O'Neill, P. E., 1999. Correction of surface roughness and topographic effects on airborne SAR in mountainous rangeland areas. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 123-136.
  • 02Goyal, S. K., Seyfried, M. S., and O'Neill, P. E., 1998. Effect of Digital Elevation Model resolution on topographic correction of airborne SAR. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 19, No. 16, pp. 3075-3096.

Publications in Peer Reviewed Indian Journals

  • 01Asawa, G. L., and Goyal, S. K., 1995. Mean flow characteristics of radial turbulent flow between parallel plates. The Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH), Jour. of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 49-58.
  • 02Goyal, S. K., and Sikka, A. K., 1987. Estimating evaporation from reservoirs. Jour. of Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBI&P), vol. 21, New Delhi, India, pp. 31-40.

Publication in Proceedings Of International Conferences

  • 01Goyal, S. K., Seyfried, M. S., and DeShazer, J. A., 1996. Soil-water measurement using synthetic aperture radar in mountainous rangeland areas. Proceedings “Optics in Agriculture, Forestry, and Biological Processing II” as a part of SPIE’s International Symposium “Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing”, November 18-22, Haynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 42-53.
  • 02Goyal, S. K., Lohani, V. K., and Bhatia, K. K., 1989. Evaporation reduction measures from water surfaces for drought management. Proceedings international workshop organized by CBI&P at Vadodra, India, November 6-8, pp. 139-144.

Publication in Proceedings of Other Conferences

  • 01Agarwal, B. L. and Goyal, S. K., 1986. Flood control through levees. Proceedings of national seminar organized by the Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Center, India, December 5-7. Kumar, A., Lohani, V. K., and Goyal, S. K., 1990. Drought analysis using Herbst approach - A case study. Proceedings of the third national symposium on hydrology held at Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune, India, July 5-7.
  • 02Kumar, A., Lohani, V. K., and Goyal, S. K., 1989. Rainfall analysis for drought identification - A case study. Proceedings of II national symposium on hydrology held at Jammu, India, January 3-4.
  • 01Performance evaluation of percolation ponds, 1992. A technical report. TR-122, National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), India.
  • 02Identification of formats for collection of data for drought studies, 1992. A status report. SR-10, NIH, India.
  • 03Drought impacts on agriculture, 1992. A case study. CS-52, NIH, India.
    Estimation of evapotranspiration from agricultural lands, a climatological approach, 1991. TN-70, NIH, India.
  • 04Hydrological aspects of droughts up to 1987-88, 1990. A case study. CS-37, NIH, India.
    Evaporation reduction measures from water and land surfaces, 1989. A status report. SR-11. NIH, India.
  • 05Estimating evaporation losses from lakes and reservoirs, 1987.A technical report. TR-14, NIH, India.
    Flood control through levees, 1986. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India.

Membership in Associations Requiring Outstanding Achievements

  • 01The Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, USA

Presentation in International Conferences

  • 01Removal of Relief Effects from SAR for Soil-Water Determination in Semi-Arid Mountainous Areas. AGU Fall 1995 meeting, December 11-15, 1995 in San Francisco, USA.
  • 02Averaging and Aggregation of SAR Data for Reduction of Noise Due to Topography in Mountainous Areas. AGU Fall 1994 meeting, December 5-9, 1994 in San Francisco, USA.

Presentation in Other Conferences and Won Prizes

  • 01Presentation on “Problems in use of SAR for Soil-Moisture in Mountainous Areas” in the workshop organized by USDA-ARS and University of Idaho, at Moscow, ID, USA on March 2nd, 1995.

Organized Workshop

  • 01Organizing Secretary, workshop sponsored by the Institution of Engineers (India), on "Water Conservation and Public Awareness,” September 25-26, 1992, Roorkee, UP, India.
  • 01HOD Civil Eng. Dept. (Jan 2018 – to present)
    GLA University, Mathura UP, India
  • 02Dean (Academic) & HOD Civil Eng. Dept. (Jan 2016 – Jan 2018)
    ABESIT College of Engineering, Ghaziabad UP, India
  • 03Director (Jun 2014- Dec 2015)
    BSA College of Eng. & Tech., Mathura, UP, India
  • 04Adjunct faculty (Jan 2010 - 2017)
    Department of Civil Engineering, Boise State University, Boise Idaho 83706 USA
    Advising Graduate Research Student for their research projects in the area of water resource management and worked on the curriculum development committee of the College of Engineering.
  • 05Technical Hydrologist (July 1996 – May 2014)
    Technical Services Bureau, Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR), Boise, ID, USA.
    Updating, maintaining, and using surface water models for planning and management of reservoirs and surface water supplies. In charge of coordinating the interaction of these studies with those of other state and federal agencies and also with ground water modeling research projects currently underway. Integrating hydrologic modeling, GIS, database, and Internet in visual basic graphical user interface (GUI) environment.
  • 06Graduate Research Assistant (March 1993 – June 1996), Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA.
  • Worked on a project, which aimed at developing means of using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to measure soil-water content in mountainous rangeland areas. The project was in cooperation with NASA and was funded by USDA/ARS. The project involved extensive use of GIS and image processing capabilities.
  • 07Scientist (January 1990 – February 1993) and Senior Research Assistant (March 1986 – December 1989), National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), India.
  • 08Research topics include water quality, water conservation, evaporation estimation and control, drought assessment and management, development of drought indices in GIS environment using remote sensing, meteorological, hydrological, and agricultural data of six drought affected (during 1985 - 1987) states of India. Indices helped federal government in planning short and long-term drought management strategies. Published 10 technical reports and 5 research papers.
  • 09Visiting Scientist (January - March, 1992), International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences (ITC), Enschede, the Netherlands.
  • 10Learned principles and applications of GIS. Interactively incorporated field knowledge into a computer assisted decision-making procedure using GIS. Interactively integrated data and applied decision model. Used GIS for environmentally sound management of natural resources. Worked on use of GIS for hydrological modeling. Evaluated ground water recharge to the Bandung basin (Indonesia) using water balance model in a GIS.