Soumendra Nath Bhanja

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Research/thesis Topic:

Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology
Soumendra Bhanja currently works at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), India as a C. V. Raman Postdoctoral Fellow after completing a 2-year postdoctoral stint at the Athabasca University, Canada. He has experience in developing a process-based biogeochemical model for water quality applications and soil greenhouse gas emissions. He is also working on groundwater recharge, storage and their controlling factors, and water resources management in India and Canada. He has   worked at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center being a recipient of the Fulbright fellowship. He has won many awards and recognitions such as C. V. Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, CSIR Shyama PrasadMukherjee Fellowship and Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute’s Student Mobility Grant. He has published in well-reputed scientific journals, and his research has been highlighted in several national and International news agencies including coverage in NASA’s “Image of the Day”.

Present Affiliation:

Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR)

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore

CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012 India

Contact info:

Phone: +91 9748208278


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