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Udit Bhatia


Udit Bhatia

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
(Jointly with Computer Science and Engineering)

  • BTech: National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, 2012
  • MS: Northeastern University, 2016
  • PhD: Northeastern University, 2018

Email: bhatia.u -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 6/334
VOIP: 2550

  • Selected Publications

    1. Upadhyay, Divya, Sudhanshu Dixit, and Udit Bhatia*. "Quantifying the role of internal climate variability and its translation from climate variables to hydropower production at basin scale in India." Journal of Hydrometeorology 24, no. 3 (2023): 407-423.

    2. Raj, Surender V., Udit Bhatia, and Manish Kumar. "Cyclone preparedness strategies for regional power transmission systems in data-scarce coastal regions of India." International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 75 (2022): 102957.

    3. Gangwal, Utkarsh, Mayank Singh, Pradumn Kumar Pandey, Deepak Kamboj, Samrat Chatterjee, and Udit Bhatia*. "Identifying early-warning indicators of onset of sudden collapse in networked infrastructure systems against sequential disruptions." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 591 (2022): 126796.

    4. Bhasme, Pravin, Jenil Vagadiya, and Udit Bhatia*. "Enhancing predictive skills in physically-consistent way: Physics Informed Machine Learning for hydrological processes." Journal of Hydrology 615 (2022): 128618.

    5. Upadhyay, Divya, Pranab Mohapatra, and Udit Bhatia* "Depth Duration Frequency of Extreme Precipitation Events Under Internal Climate Variability: Indian Summer Monsoon." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 126, no. 8 (2021): e2020JD03419

    6. Dave, Raviraj, Srikrishnan Siva Subramanian, and Udit Bhatia* "Extreme precipitation induced concurrent events trigger prolonged disruptions in regional road networks." Environmental Research Letters (2021)

    7. Tripathy, Shrabani S., Udit Bhatia, Mohit P. Mohanty, Subhankar Karmakar, and Subimal Ghosh. "Flood evacuation during a pandemic: a multi-objective framework to handle compound hazard." Environmental Research Letters (2021).

    8. Zipper, Samuel C., Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Jillian M. Deines, Kevin M. Befus, Udit Bhatia, Sam J. Albers, Janice Beecher et al. "Balancing open science and data privacy in the water sciences." Water Resources Research 55, no. 7 (2019): 5202-5211.

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (2019 to present)
    • Graduate Research Assistant, Northeastern University (2014 to 2018)
    • Design Engineer(A), MECON Limited, Ranchi (2012 to 2014)

  • Awards

    • College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Research Award 2019, Northeastern University, Boston
    • Best youth paper award candidate, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructures,Shenzhen, China organized by U.S. National Academy of Engineers and Chinese Academy of Engineering
    • Dean Fellowship, Northeastern University, Boston (2014-2015)
    • Director Medal, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (2012)
    • Best graduating student award, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (2012)

  • Patents

    Bhatia, Udit, et al. (2019) "System for Networking and Analyzing Geospatial Data, Human Infrastructure, and Natural Elements." U.S. Patent Application No. 15/134,518. (Status: Granted).