Subhankar Karmakar
Associate Professor
 
 
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: +91 22 25767857
Email: skarmakar@iitb.ac.in
Email: subhankar.karmakar@gmail.com
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Education
 Ph.D. (Water Resour. & Env. Engg.) - 2006
  Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  Thesis: Grey optimization for uncertainty modeling in water resources systems
 B.E. (Civil Engineering) - 1998
  Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College, West Bengal, India
  Thesis: Design of steel truss road bridge
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Research Interests
Environmental and Water Resources Systems: development of optimization models for surface water quality management, irrigation water management, floodplain planning and management, landfill leachate contamination risk assessment, optimal design of water & wastewater conveyance systems, design & evaluation of water quality monitoring network.
Uncertainty Modeling and Decision Science for Environmental Systems: probabilistic, fuzzy and interval approaches; multi-attribute decision making
Hydro-climatic Extremes and Flood Management: multivariate flood and drought frequency analyses, non-stationary modeling of hydro-climatic extremes, mapping vulnerability to natural and human-induced hazards using GIS, flood risk mapping, near-real-time flood forecasting
Environmetrics: multivariate statistical surface water quality assessment, evaluation of trophic states, rationalization of water quality monitoring stations.
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Current Research
Environmental and Water Resources Systems: development of optimization models for surface water quality management, irrigation water management, floodplain planning and management, landfill leachate contamination risk assessment, optimal design of water & wastewater conveyance systems, design & evaluation of water quality monitoring network.
Uncertainty Modeling and Decision Science for Environmental Systems: probabilistic, fuzzy and interval approaches; multi-attribute decision making
Hydro-climatic Extremes and Flood Management: multivariate flood and drought frequency analyses, non-stationary modeling of hydro-climatic extremes, mapping vulnerability to natural and human-induced hazards using GIS, flood risk mapping, near-real-time flood forecasting
Environmetrics: multivariate statistical surface water quality assessment, evaluation of trophic states, rationalization of water quality monitoring stations
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Awards
2014
  Work done in DST Fast Track Project adjudged "Excellent" (May 2014) by expert committee
  Dept. of Science and Tech., Govt. of India.
 
2011
  Fast Track Project Grant for Young Scientists
  Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Dept. of Science & Tech,Govt. of India
 
2009-2010
  BOYSCAST Fellowship to conduct research on Ecological Engineering at Nicholas School of Environmental, Duke University, North Carolina, USA
  Dept. of Science & Tech., Govt. of India,
 
2007
  Article: Karmakar and Mujumdar, 30 (5), 1218
  Selected for 25 hottest articles of AWR (Elsevier)
 
2006
  Article: Karmakar and Mujumdar, 29 (7), 1088-1105
  Selected for 25 hottest articles of AWR (Elsevier)
 
2006
  Post-doctoral fellowship from Dept. of Civil &
  The University of Western Ontario, Canada
 
2002
  Recommendation for the Upgradation of Registration
  Senate Committee, IISc, Bangalore
 
2000
  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering scholarship
 
2000
  The Institute Scholarship for pursuing Ph. D.
  Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
 
1992-94
  National Merit Scholarships in 10th and 12th Std.
 
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Projects
2014-2017
  Near-Real-Time Urban Flood Forecasting System
  Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India (as Principal Investigator)
 
2014- 2017
  Seasonal Hydrologic Predictions based on Regional Forecasts of Monsoon
  Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India (as Co-Principal Investigator)
 
2014 - 2017
  A Comprehensive Mapping of Flood Risk in Changing Climate: An Application to Jagatsinghpur District, Orissa
  STC-IITB (ISRO) (as Principal Investigator)
 
2012-2015
  Trophic States of Lakes in Thane City
  Thane Municipal Corporation; Maharashtra Govt. (as Principal Investigator)
 
2012-2015
  Multivariate Flood Frequency Analysis
   Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (as Principal Investigator)
 
2009 - 2010
  Flood Vulnerability Assessment of Mumbai City
  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) project (as Co-Principal Investigator)
 
2008-2012
  Uncertainty modeling in waste load allocation for a river system
  IIT Bombay (as Principal Investigator)
 
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Affiliations
Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India)
Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Member of International Society of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Germany
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Students
 Jitendra Singh
 Harshit Mishra
 Mohit Prakash Mohanty
 Vinay Yadav
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Publications
Mishra H., Karmakar S., Kumar R., 2018. "Book Chapter : A Systematic Development of Uncertainty Modeling in the Assessment of Health Risk to Environmental Contaminants. In: Gupta T., Agarwal A., Agarwal R., Labhsetwar N. (eds) Environmental Contaminants. Energy, Environment, and Sustainability. Springer, Singapore", (), 
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A. K., & Bhurjee, A. K., 2018. "Interval-valued facility location model: An appraisal of municipal solid waste management system.", Journal of Cleaner Production171(), 250-263
 
Singh, J., Sekharan, S., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S., Zope, P. E., & Eldho, T. I., 2017. "Spatio-temporal analysis of sub-hourly rainfall over Mumbai, India: Is statistical forecasting futile?", Journal of Earth System Science, 126(3), 38
 
Mishra, H., Karmakar, S., Kumar, R., Kadambala, P., 2017. "A long-term comparative assessment of human health risk to leachate-contaminated groundwater from heavy metal with different liner", Environmental Science and Pollution Research(doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-0717-4), 
 
Yadav, V., Bhurjee, A. K., Karmakar, S., & Dikshit, A. K., 2017. " A facility location model for municipal solid waste management system under uncertain environment", Science of The Total Environment603-604(), 760-771
 
Yadav, V., & Karmakar, S., 2017. "Book Chapter: Uncertainty modelling and decision science for water resources and environmental systems. In Sustainable Holistic Water Resources Management in a Changing Climate, Chapter 24, M/s Jain Brothers, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81-8360-253-2.", (), 
 
Singh, J., Vittal, H., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S. & Niyogi D., 2016..... "Urbanization causes Nonstationarity in Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall Extremes", Geophysical Research (Letters, 43,* doi:10.1002/2016GL071238), 
 
Mishra, H., Karmakar, S., Kumar, R., & Singh, J. , 2016..... "A Framework for Assessing Uncertainty Associated with Human Health Risks from MSW Landfill Leachate Contamination", Risk Analysis(doi:10.1111/risa.12713), 
 
Mishra, H., Rathod, M., Karmakar, S., & Kumar, R., 2016..... "A Framework for Assessment and Characterisation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate: An Application to the Turbhe Landfill, Navi Mumbai, India.", Environmental Monitoring and Assessment188(6), 1-23.
 
Mishra, H., Karmakar, S., Kumar, R., Singh, J., 2016.... "A Framework for Assessing Uncertainty Associated with Human Health Risks from MSW Landfill Leachate Contamination.", Risk Analysis, Pub. Wiley (in press).(), 
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A. K., & Vanjari, S., 2016.... "A Facility Location Model for MSW Management Systems Under Uncertainty: A Case Study of Nashik City, India. ", Procedia Environmental Sciences, Pub. Elsevier, 35, 90-100.(), 
 
Vittal H., Subimal Ghosh, Subhankar Karmakar, Amey Pathak, Raghu Murtugudde, 2016... "Lack of Dependence of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall Extremes on Temperature: An Observational Evidence. Scientific Reports", Nature Publishing GroupDOI:10.1038/srep31039(), 
 
Subimal Ghosh, H. Vittal, Tarul Sharma, Subhankar Karmakar, K. S. Kasiviswanathan, Y. Dhanesh, K. P. Sudheer, S. S. Gunthe, 2016... "Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall: Implications of Contrasting Trends in the Spatial Variability of Means and Extremes. PLoS ONE", Public Library of Science (PLOS)11(7): e0158670. doi:10.1(), 
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A.K., Vanjari, S. , 2016.. "A Feasibility Study for the Locations of Waste Transfer Stations in Urban Centers: A Case Study on the City of Nashik, India", Journal of Cleaner Production, Pub: Elsevier, Accepted for publication - Available online 25 March 2016(-), 
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A.K., Vanjari, S. , 2016.. "Transfer Stations Siting in India: A Feasibility Demonstration (in A Glance at the World series)", Waste Management, 47, Elsevier, I-IV(-), 
 
Varekar, V., Subhankar Karmakar and Jha, R., 2016. "Seasonal rationalization of river water quality sampling locations: a comparative study of the modified Sanders and multivariate statistical approaches", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Pub. Springer23 (3), 2308-2328
 
Kalbar, P.P., Subhankar Karmakar, S R Asolekar, 2016. "Life cycle-based decision support tool for selection of wastewater treatment alternatives", Journal of Cleaner Production, Pub: Elsevier117(), 64-72
 
Singh, S., Ghosh, S., Saheer, A.S., Vittal, H., Karmakar, S, 2016. "Do Dynamic Regional Models add Value to the Global Model Projections of Indian Monsoon?", Climate Dynamics, Pub. Springer. [in Print](), 
 
Sherly M. A., Subhankar Karmakar,,Parthasarathy D.,Chan T. and Rau C., 2015.. "Disaster-Vulnerability Mapping for a Densely Populated Coastal Urban Area: An Application to Mumbai, India", Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Pub. Taylor and Francis105(6), 1198-1220
 
Jitendra Singh, H Vittal, Tarkeshwar Singh, Subhankar Karmakar, Subimal Ghosh, 2015.. "A Framework for Investigating the Diagnostic Trend in Stationary and Nonstationary Flood Frequency Analyses Under Changing Climate", Journal of Climate Change1(1, 2), 47-65
 
Sherly M A, Subhankar Karmakar, Chan, T. and Rau, C., 2015. "Design Rainfall Framework using Multivariate Parametric-Nonparametric Approach", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Pub. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)(04015049 1-17), 
 
Vittal, H., Singh, J., Kumar, P. and Subhankar Karmakar, 2015. "A Framework for Multivariate Data-based At-site Flood Frequency Analysis: Essentiality of the Conjugal Application of Parametric and Nonparametric Approaches", Journal of Hydrology, Pub. Elsevier (525), 658-675
 
Shastri, H., Supantha Paul, Subimal Ghosh and Subhankar Karmakar, 2015. "Impacts of Urbanization on Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall Extremes", J. Geophys. Res. Atmos, Pub. American Geophysical Union (AGU) 120(495-516), DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022061
 
Varekar, V., Subhankar Karmakar, Jha, R. and Ghosh, N. C., 2015. " Design of sampling locations for river water quality monitoring considering seasonal variation of point and diffuse pollution loads",  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Pub. Springer 187(6), 1-26
 
PP Kalbar, S Karmakar, SR Asolekar, 2015. "Selection of wastewater treatment alternative: significance of choosing MADM method", Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ)14(5), 
 
Musthafa, O. M., Subhankar Karmakar and P. S. Harikumar , 2014. "Assessment and rationalization of water quality monitoring network: a multivariate statistical approach to Kabbini River (India)", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Pub. Springer, DOI 10.1007/s11356-014-3000-y21(17), 10045-66
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , 2014. "Life cycle-based environmental assessment of municipal wastewater treatment plant in India", International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Pub. Inderscience14(1), 84-98
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , 2013. "Comparative assessment of wastewater treatment technologies: life cycle approach.", Water and Environment Journal, Pub. Wiley27(), 261-268
 
Alameddine, I., Subhankar Karmakar, Song S. Qian, Hans W. Paerl, and Kenneth H. Reckhow, 2013. "Optimizing an estuarine water quality monitoring program through an entropy-based hierarchical spatio-temporal Bayesian framework", Water Resources Research, Pub. American Geophysical Union (AGU)49(10), 6933-6945
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , 2013. "The influence of expert opinions on the selection of wastewater treatment alternatives: a group decision-making approach", Journal of Environmental Management, Pub. Elsevier128(), 844-851
 
Vittal, H., Subhankar Karmakar and S. Ghosh , 2013. "Diametric changes in trends and patterns of extreme rainfall over India from pre-1950 to post-1950", Geophysical Research Letters, Pub. American Geophysical Union (AGU)40(12), 3253-3258
 
Rathod, M., Harshit Mishra and Subhankar Karmakar , 2013. "Leachate characterization and assessment of water pollution near municipal solid waste landfill site.", International Journal of Chemical and Physical Sciences (IJCPS)2, I(), 186-199
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , 2013. "Technology assessment for wastewater treatment technologies using multiple-attribute decision-making.", Technology in Society, Pub. Elsevier34(4), 295-302
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , 2012. "Selection of appropriate wastewater treatment technology: scenario based multiple-attribute decision-making approach", Journal of Environmental Management, Pub. Elsevier113(), 158-169
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar, 2012. "Selection of wastewater treatment alternative: significance of choosing MADM method.", Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Pub. Technical Univ. Of IASI Press. (http://omicron.ch.tuiasi.ro/EEMJ/accepted.htm) [In press](), 
 
Karmakar, Subhankar and O. M. Musthafa , 2012. "Lakes and reservoir: pollution", Chap. in- Encyclopedia of Environmental Management, Ed. Sven Gorgenson, Taylor and Francis, New York, DOI: 10.1081/E-EEM-120047215(), 
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar, 2012. "A framework for selection of an appropriate technology for wastewater treatment: incorporation of sustainability criteria and experts' opinion", International Journal of Sustainable Innovations, Pub. Inderscience2(1), 11-17
 
Subhankar Karmakar , 2011. "Propagation of Uncertainties in Water Distribution Systems Modeling", Desalination and Water Treatment3(1-3), 107-117
 
Subhankar Karmakar, Slobodan P. Simonovic, Angela Peck and Jordan Black, 2010. "An information system for risk-vulnerability assessment to flood", Journal of Geographic Information System2(doi:10.4236/jgis.201), 129-146
 
Praveen Kumar Mishra, Rama Shankar Prasad and Subhankar Karmakar , 2010. "Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment of Mumbai City to Natural Hazards ", Journal of Disaster Advances3(2), 7-17
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, 2010. "An Application of Grey Integer Programming in Floodplain Planning", Journal of Flood Engineering1(2), 185-200
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, 2009. "Advances of grey optimization in water quality management", ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Pub: Taylor & Francis15(SP1), 1-24
 
Subhankar Karmakar and Slobodan P. Simonovic, 2009. "Bivariate flood frequency analysis. Part 2: a copula based approach with mixed marginal distributions (DOI:10.1111/j.1753-318X.2009.01020.x)", Journal of Flood Risk Management (Pub: Wiley)2(1), 1-13
 
Subhankar Karmakar and Slobodan P. Simonovic, 2008. "Bivariate flood frequency analysis: Part 1. Determination of marginals by parametric and nonparametric(DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2008.00022.x)", Journal of Flood Risk Management (Pub:Wiley)1(4), 190-20
 
Pradeep P. Mujumdar and Subhankar Karmakar, 2008. "Grey fuzzy multiobjective optimization ", Book Chap. in: Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Theory and Applications with Recent Developments, edited by Cengiz Kahraman (Pub: Springer)1(1), 453-48
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, 2007. "A two-phase grey fuzzy optimization approach for water quality management of a river system", Advances in Water Resources (Pub: Elsevier, Netherlands)30(5), 1218-1
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, 2006. "An inexact optimization approach for river water quality management", Journal of Environmental Management, Pub: Elsevier, Netherland81(3), 233-24
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, 2006. "Grey fuzzy optimization model for water quality management of a river system", Advances in Water Resources (Pub: Elsevier, Netherlands)29(7), 1088-1
 
Pradeep P. Mujumdar, S. Vedula, Subhankar Karmakar, P. Manavalan and P. P. Nageshwar Rao, 2004. "Irrigation water allocation in canal command areas ", ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (Pub: Indian Society for Hydraulics)10(1), 33-47
 
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Confernce Papers
Mohanty, M.P., Nithya, S., Indu, J., Karmakar, S. , "Impacts of different sources of topographic data and uncertainty assessment on 1-D 2-D coupled flood inundation modelling. United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction- "Building Resilience through Integrated Applications"",  Beijing, China.  held on , 2017
 
Singh, J., Vittal H., Sharma, T., Karmakar, S. and Ghosh, S. , "Signature of Nonstationarity in Precipitation Extremes over Urbanizing Regions in India Identified through a Multivariate Frequency Analyses",  European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria,(Oral Presentation)  held on April 17-22, 2016..
 
Chhabra, S., Sharma, T., Subhankar Karmakar, and Ghosh, S., "Understanding the impacts of Human Intervention and Calibration on water scarce India",  9th International Geographical Union Conference, New Delhi, India  held on March 18-20, 2016.
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A.K., "Understanding Influence of Economical and Environmental Factors Associated with Waste Transfer Station's Siting in Indian Urban Centers. 4th International Conference on Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Processing Technology for Developing Nations",  Surat (poster presentation)  held on February , 2016 .
 
Sharma, T, Murari, H. V., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S., Singh, J. , "Assessing the Agricultural Vulnerability for India under Changing Climate, Paper Number: EGU2016-153, EGU General Assembly 2016",  Vienna, Austria (Oral presentation)  held on April 17-22, 2016 .
 
Mohanty, M.P., Gusain, A., Sherly, M.A., Karmakar, S. and Ghosh, S. , "Estimation of Design rainfall for flood risk mapping in a data scarce situation, 9th International Geographical Union Conference",  New Delhi, India (Oral Presentation)  held on March 18-20, 2016
 
Sherly, M. A., Karmakar, S., Chan, T., Rau, C. , "A Socio-technocratic Approach to Flood Disasters in Mumbai City, India." International conference on Water, Megacities and Global change 2015 (EAUMEGA2015)",  at UNESCO HQ, Paris, France. (poster presentation).  held on December 1-4, 2015.
 
Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A.K., Vanjari, S., "A Facility Location Model for MSW Management Systems under Uncertainty: A Case Study of Nashik City, India. In: Resource Efficient Waste Management",  Proceedings of 5th IconSWM 2015, IISc Bangalore (oral presentation). [This paper received "IconSWM Excellent Paper Award"]  held on November 25-27, 2015 ..
 
Yadav, V., Mishra, H., Karmakar, S., Dikshit, A.K., "Feasibility Study of Transfer Stations Siting: A Case Study on City of Nashik, India. In: Fifteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium Margherita di Pula",  Cagliari, Italy (oral presentation).  held on October 5-9, 2015 ..
 
Sharma, T, Murari, H. V., Vittal, H., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S. and Soora N. S. , "Understanding the Propagation of GCM and Downscaling Uncertainty for Projecting Crop Yield: A Nationwide Analysis over India, Paper Number: GC41H-04",  AGU Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA, (Oral presentation)  held on December 12-16, 2015 ...
 
Mishra, H; Kadambala, P; Karmakar, S and Kumar, R. , "A Comparative Study of Human Health Risk to MSW Landfill Leachate Contamination with Different Liner Systems",  5th International Conference on Solid Waste Management, IISc Bengaluru, (Oral Presentation)  held on November 25 - 27, 2015 .
 
Mishra, H., Yadav, V., Karmakar, S., Kumar, R., , "Quantification of human health risk to MSW landfill leachate contamination under uncertainty: an application to the Turbhe landfill, Navi Mumbai, India. In: Fifteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium S. Margherita di Pula",  Cagliari, Italy (oral presentation).  held on October 5-9, 2015 .
 
Chhabra, S., Sharma, T., Subhankar Karmakar, and Ghosh, S., "Understanding the Individual Impacts of Land Use Land Cover (LULC) and Climate Change on hydrologic variables in India",  European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria  held on April 12-17, 2015
 
Sharma, T., Chhabra, S., Salvi K., Subhankar Karmakar, and Ghosh, S., "Assessing the Uncertainty in Downscaling Approaches using Hydrological Model",  European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria  held on April 12-17, 2015
 
Gusain, A., Mohanty, M.P., Vittal, H., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S. and Rao, G.S. , "Assessment of future change in streamflow through identification of its association with precipitation in Mahanadi Basin, India under data scarce scenario, Paper Number: H43I-1676",  AGU Fall Meeting 2015, San Fransisco, USA (Poster presentation)  held on December 12-16, 2015
 
Vittal H., Subhankar Karmakar and Subimal Ghosh , "Mapping the Decadal Spatio-temporal Variation of Social Vulnerability to Hydro-climatic Extremes over India, Poster Number NH33C-1935",  AGU Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA (poster presentation)  held on December 12-16, 2015
 
Singh, J., Vittal H., Subhankar Karmakar, Ghosh S., "Evidences of Significant Nonstationarity in Precipitation Extremes over Urbanizing Areas in India",  AGU Fall Meeting, H13A-1058, USA  held on , 2014
 
Vittal, H., Singh, J., Subhankar Karmakar, Ghosh, S., "Dependence of Precipitation Extremes on Temperature Over United States.",  AGU Fall Meeting, GC43B-0716, USA.  held on , 2014
 
Sherly, M. A., Subhankar Karmakar, Chan, T., Rau, C., "Analysis of regional temporal pattern of south-west monsoon rainfall over Mumbai as a flood-inducer",  In Proceedings of International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM 2014), CWRDM, Calicut, India  held on , 2014
 
Tejaswini, D. N. Subhankar Karmakar, M. M. Pradhan and V. S. Palkar , "A framework for assessing eutrophication: application to a cluster of lakes in Thane city, India",  Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense change, Elsevier,Shanghai, China  held on October 13-17, 2013
 
Tejaswini, D. N. and Subhankar Karmakar, "Modelling impreciseness of trophic state levels for eutrophication assessment.",  Proceedings of 4th international conference on Environmental Engineering and Application (ICEEA), Singapore, [Published in a special issue of - Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, 2(2), 2014, 140-144, ISSN: 1793-821]  held on August 24-25, 2013
 
Tejaswini, D. N. and Subhankar Karmakar , "A multivariate statistical approach to quantify trophic states of lentic water bodies",  Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication (DIPCON), International Water Association (IWA), Beijing, China  held on August 18-23, 2013
 
Sherly, M. A., Subhankar Karmakar, T. Chan and C. Rau , "Regional depth-duration-frequency curves for Mumbai city",  paper presented at 6th International Conference on Water Resources and Environmental Research (ICWRER 2013), Koblenz, Germany  held on June 3-7, 2013
 
Mishra, H., M. Rathod, Subhankar Karmakar, D. N. Singh and R. Kumar , "Assessment of human health risk to MSW landfill leachate contamination",  Environmental Health 2013: Science and Policy to Protect Future Generation, Elsevier,Boston, USA  held on March 3-6, 2013
 
Sen, S., Vittal, H., Singh, T., Singh, J., and Subhankar Karmakar, "At-sit design rainfall estimation with diagonistic check for nonstationarity: an application to Mumbai rainfall datasets.",  Hydro-2013, IIT Madras, Chennai, India  held on , 2013
 
Singh, J., Singh, T., Vittal, H., and Subhankar Karmakar, "Nonstationary frequency estimation of flood extremes",  Hydro-2013, IIT Madras, Chennai, India  held on , 2013
 
Shastri, H., Ghosh. S., and Subhankar Karmakar, "mpacts of Urbanization on Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall.",  AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA.  held on , 2013
 
Tejaswini, D. N. Subhankar Karmakar, M. M. Pradhan and V. S. Palkar , "A framework for assessing eutrophication: application to a cluster of lakes in Thane city, India.",  Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense change, Elsevier,Shanghai, China  held on October 13-17, 2013
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar , "Selection of appropriate technology for wastewater treatment: incorporation of sustainability criteria and experts' opinion in a multiple attribute decision making framework",  Proceedings of International Symposium on a Sustainable Future (ISSF-2012), IGIDR, Mumbai, India  held on January 19-21, 2012
 
Kalbar, P. P., Subhankar Karmakar and S. R. Asolekar, "Estimation of environmental footprint of municipal wastewater treatment in India: life cycle approach",  Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Chennai, India  held on March 10-11, 2012
 
Tejaswini K. and Subhankar Karmakar , "Development of Modified Trophic State Index for Lakes",  in the proceedings of First International Conference on Global Technology Initiatives, Rizvi College of Engg, Bandra (W), [Published in a special issue of - International Journal of Global Technology Initiatives, 1(1), 2012, ISSN (Print): 2277-6591]  held on March 29-30, 2012
 
Mandal, S., S. Kushwaha and Subhankar Karmakar, "An interval optimization approach for river water quality management",  World Congress on Water Climate and Energy, International Water Association (IWA),Dublin, Ireland  held on May 13-18, 2012
 
Varekar V. B., Subhankar Karmakar and R. Jha R , "Seasonal evaluation and redesign of surface water quality monitoring network: An application to Kali river basin, India",  Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) - American Geophysical Union (AGU) joint assembly 2012, Resorts World Convention Centre, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-07-2049-0.  held on August 13-17, 2012
 
Karmakar, Subhankar, P. Kumar and V. B. Varekar , "Multivariate Flood Frequency Analysis: A Comparative Study of Nonparametric, Parametric and Copula-based Approaches",  Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) - American Geophysical Union (AGU) joint assembly 2012, Resorts World Convention Centre, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-07-2049-0.  held on August 13-17, 2012
 
Vittal, H., Subhankar Karmakar and S. Ghosh, "Detection of spatio-temporal variations of rainfall and temperature extremes over India",  American Geophysical Union (AGU) meet, Fall 2012, San-Francisco, USA  held on December 3-7, 2012
 
Musthafa, O. M., Subhankar Karmakar and P. S. Harikumar, "Evaluation of river water quality monitoring network: A multivariate statistical approach to Kabbini river catchment",  Proceedings of IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition 2012,International Water Association, Busan, Korea  held on September 16-21, 2012
 
Rupas Kumar, M. and Subhankar Karmakar , "A Multiobjective Water Quality Model for River-Lake System, 4th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment (IPWE 2011)",  EWRI of American Society for Civil Engineers, National University of Singapore, Singapore  held on January 4-6, 2011
 
Varekar, V. B. and Subhankar Karmakar , "Design of water quality monitoring network for Ganga river basin",  National Student conference on River Basin Planning (BRiP-2011), IIT Kanpur  held on November 4-5, 2011
 
Rupas Kumar, M. and Subhankar Karmakar , "A Multiobjective Optimization Model for Lake Eutrophication Control, Ninth International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering ICHE- 2010",  Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India  held on August 2-5, 2010
 
Harpreet Kaur, Sushma Pasupala, and Subhankar Karmakar , "Uncertainty Analysis of a Water Distribution System in Conjunction with a Water Quality Model, National Conference on Sustainable Water, Environmental Planning and Management (SWEPM-2010)",  BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus  held on March 5-6, 2010
 
Kasturi Bardhan and Subhankar Karmakar , "A Nonparametric Approach for Estimating Joint Return Periods of Flood Characteristics", 3rd International Perspective on Current and Future State of Water Resources and the Environment",  EWRI of American Society for Civil Engineers,IIT Madras, Chennai  held on Jan 5-7, 2010
 
Subhankar Karmakar , "Significance of Risk and Vulnerability Assessment for Flood Management, National Workshop on Coastal Urban Flood Hazards & Management",  Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay  held on February 19 - 2, 2010
 
Tyagi Nishant Shradhanand and Subhankar Karmakar, "Uncertainty Analysis of a Municipal Water Distribution System, Second International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE 09) & SECOTOX Conference, June 21-26, 2009, Mykonos Island, Greece",  Greece  held on June 21, 2009
 
Subhankar Karmakar, "Invited presentation in Division of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, School of Civil& Environmental Engineering (CEE) under the GlobalTECH programme on "Systems Techniques and Uncertainty Modeling in Water Resources Management", 6-8 April 20",  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  held on April 8, 2009
 
Pradip Kalbar and Subhankar Karmakar , "Advances in Simulation-Optimization Techniques for Surface Water Quality Management, in Workshop on Development and Application of Advanced Soft Computing Techniques in Multidimensional Geospatial Data Analysis",  IIT Kanpur  held on October 15-16, 2009
 
Subhankar Karmakar and Slobodan P. Simonovic, "Bivariate flood frequency analysis using Copula with parametric and nonparametric marginals, CD Proceedings, 4th International Symposium on Flood Defence: Managing Flood Risk, Reliability and Vulnerability, May 14-16, 2008, Westin Harbour Castle,",  Toronto, Canada  held on May 14, 2008
 
Angela Peck, Jordan Black, Subhankar Karmakar and Slobodan P. Simonovic, "A web-based flood information system",  Toronto, Canada  held on May 14, 2008
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, "Advances of grey optimization in water quality management, Proceedings of the Brainstorming Workshop on Application of Advanced Soft Computing Techniques in Geo-Spatial Data Analysis, Sep 22-23, 2008, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay",  Mumbai, India  held on September 22, 2008
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, "A grey integer model for floodplain planning, CD Proceedings, National Conference (45th Annual Conference of IAEM) on Integrated Water and Wastewater Management, Nov 20-22, 2008, School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India,",  Kolkata, India  held on November 20, 2008
 
Rama Shankar Prasad, Praveen Kumar Mishra and Subhankar Karmakar, "7. Rama Shankar Prasad, Praveen Kumar Mishra and Subhankar Karmakar (2008) ",  Kolkata, India  held on November 20, 2008
 
Subhankar Karmakar, "Keynote presentation on - "Assessing Vulnerability to Natural Hazards" in a workshop on ",  Pravara Rural Engineering College, Loni (under Pune University, India)  held on September 26, 2008
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, "Grey fuzzy multiobjective optimization model for river water quality management, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrological Perspectives for Sustainable Development (HYPESD ",  Roorkee, India  held on Febuary 23, 2005
 
Subhankar Karmakar and P. P. Mujumdar, "Uncertainty in fuzzy membership functions for a river water quality management problem, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, S-Y Liong, K-K Phoon & V Babovic (eds), 1507-1514",  Singapore  held on June 21, 2004
 
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Professional Contributions
Web course,Developing a web course on Advanced Hydrology under National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), funded by MHRD (till June 2012).For further detail please visit: (http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/downloads/105101002/)
Reviewer for:,ISH Jl. of Hyd. Engg., Current Science, Advances in Civil Engineering, Jl. of Flood Risk Mng. (Wiley), Water Resources Research (WRR), Climate Dynamics, Climate Research, Environmental Engineering Science, Adv. in Water Res., Jl. of Comp. in Civil Engg. (ASCE), Advances in Engineering Software (Elsevier), Water Resources Research (AGU), International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Journal of Earth System Science, Journal of Climate, DST Sponsored Projects, MoEF Sponsored Projects
QIP and CEP short term course on "Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change and Sustainable Development "30 June-4 July, 2014; on "Advanced Hydrologic Modeling for Climate Change Impacts Assessment" 18-22 February, 2013; and on "Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change and Sustainable Development" July 04 - 05, 2008
An MoU was signed between IIT Bombay and TMC for research collaborations through my initiative. MoU code MOU/ES/SK-1/12-13, Signed and submitted on 28-05-2012
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