Dr. Soumendra Nath Kuiry

Dr. Soumendra Nath Kuiry
Assistant Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574309
Email: snkuiry@iitm.ac.in

IITM Scholar profile page

Education
  • Ph.D. Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, INDIA. 2007.
  • M.Tech. Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, INDIA. 2001.
  • B.E. Civil Engineering, Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College, West Bengal, INDIA. 1999.
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, IIT Madras, Oct 2012 – till date.
  • Research Scientist, National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, The University of Mississippi, USA. Dec 2009 – Sep 2012.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, The University of Mississippi, USA. Aug 2007 – Nov 2009.
Research Interests
  • Computational open channel flow – river flow, tidal wave propagation, dam break flow, coastal and estuarine flow.
  • Modelling of hurricane and tsunami wave propagation.
  • Modelling of sediement transport in rivers and coasts.
  • Experimental study on dam break and river network flow.
Recent Publications

Journals

  1. Kuiry, S. N. and Ding, Y. (2015). A hybrid finite-volume/finite-difference based one-dimensional Boussinesq model for waves attenuated by vegetation. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Ecology, Springer (under review).
  2. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Sam S.Y. Wang (2014). Numerical simulations of morphological changes in coasts induced by overflow and overwash using a supercritical flow model. Journal of Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Springer, 8(1), 57-68.
  3. Ding, Y., Kuiry, S. N., Moustafa, E.,Jia, Y. and Altinakar, M. S.(2013). Impact assesment of sea-level rise and hazardous storms on coasts and estuaries using integrated processes model. Ocean Engineering, 71, 74-95.
  4. Kuiry, S. N., Sen, D., and Ding, Y. (2012). A high-resolution shallow water model using unstructured quadrilateral grids. Computers & Fluids, 68, 16-28.
  5. Kuiry, S. N., Wu, W., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2012). A shock-capturing one-dimensional model for long wave run-up, ISH-Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 18(2), 65-79.
  6. Kuiry, S. N., Sen, D., Bates, P. D., and Ding, Y. (2011). Application of the 1D-Quasi 2D model TINFLOOD for floodplain inundation prediction of the river Thames. ISH-Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 17(1), 98-110.
  7. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2010). Modelling coastal barrier breaching flows with well-balanced shock-capturing technique. Computers & Fluids, 39(10), 2051-2068.
  8. Kuiry, S. N., Sen, D., and Bates, P. D. (2010). Coupled 1D-Quasi 2D flood inundation model with unstructured grids. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 136(8), 493-506.
  9.  Kuiry, S. N., and Sen, D. J. (2009). Closure to “Finite volume model for shallow water equations with improved treatment of source terms” by Soumendra Nath Kuiry, Kiran Pramanik, and Dhrubajyoti Sen. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 135(11), 1017-1017.
  10.  Kuiry, S. N., Pramanik, K., and Sen, D. J. (2008). Finite volume model for shallow water equations with improved treatment of source terms. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 134(2), 231-242.

  Conferences

  1. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., McGrath, M. Z., and Altinakar, M. S. (2012). Modeling gated spillways, weirs, drop structures and pump operations by a two-dimensional model DSS-WISETM. In: Proceeding of 10th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2012), Nov. 4-7, 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA, 183-184.
  2. Ding, Y., Altinakar, M. S., Jia, Y., Kuiry, S. N., Zhang, Y., and Goodman, A. (2012). Simulation of storm surge in the Mississippi Gulf Coast using an integrated coastal processes model.EWRI 2012, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 1635-1652.
  3. Zhang, Y., Jia, Y., Altinakar, M. S., Ding, Y., Ramalingam, V., and Kuiry, S. N. (2012). Structured mesh generation along Louisiana-Mississippi coast line for simulation of coastal processes In: Proceeding of 10th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2012), Nov. 4-7, 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA, 62-63 (12 pp in CD-ROM).
  4. Ding, Y., Rusdin, A., Kuiry, S. N., Zhang, Y., Jia, Y., and Altinakar, M. S. (2012). Validation of an integrated coastal processes model by simulating storm-surge and wave in the Mississippi/Louisiana Gulf Coast, In: Proceeding of 3rd International Symposium on Shallow Flows, Iowa City, USA, June 4-6, 2012 (12 pp in CD-ROM).
  5. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., McGrath, M. Z., and Altinakar, M. S. (2012). A two-dimensional finite volume model for tide and storm surge predictions.EWRI 2012, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 1129-1140.
  6. Ding, Y., and Kuiry, S. N. (2012). Optimal control of floods with sediment transport in watersheds. EWRI 2012, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 456-465.
  7. Kuiry, S. N., Wu, W., and Ding, Y. (2011). A hybrid finite-volume/finite-difference scheme for one-dimensional Boussinesq equations to simulate wave attenuation due to vegetation. EWRI 2011, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, USA, 2114 – 2124.
  8. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y (2010).Optimal flood control in alluvial channel using adjoint sensitivity analysis. EWRI 2010, ASCE, Providence, USA, 1250-1265.
  9. Kuiry, S. N., and Ding, Y. (2010). Numerical simulations of morphological changes induced by overflow and overwash using supercritical coastal flow model. ICHE 2010, India, 1450-1465.
  10. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2009a). A process-based unsteady model for wave-current-morphodynamic changes in two-dimensions. EWRI 2009, ASCE, Kansas City, USA, 2772-2787.
  11. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2009b). Numerical model study of morphodynamics of a coastal inlet due to storm surge and wave. In: Midsouth Annual Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 05, 2009, Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN, USA.
  12. Ding, Y., Kuiry, S. N., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2009). Development and validation of a coastal process model with shock capturing technique for simulating coastal barrier breaching flows. In: 33rd IAHR Congress: Water Engineering for a Sustainable Environment, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 6271-6278.
  13. Kuiry, S. N., Ding, Y., and Wang, S. S. Y. (2008). Development of a two-dimensional shock capturing flow model for coastal barrier breaching. In: Symposium on Numerical Modeling of Coastal Hydrodynamics at the First American Academy of Mechanics (AAM) Conference, June 17-20, New Orleans, LA, USA (on CD-Rom).
  14. Kuiry, S. N. (2005). An unstructured finite volume algorithm for two-dimensional shallow water equations. In: National Conference on Advances in Water Resources Engineering for Sustainable Development, IIT Madras, India, 19-25.
  15. Sen, D. J. and Kuiry, S. N. (2005). A high-resolution method for two-dimensional shallow water equations on unstructured quadrilateral grids. In: National Conference on Advances in Water Resources Engineering for Sustainable Development, IIT Madras, India, 11-17.
  16. Kuiry, S.N. and Sen, D. J. (2004). An unstructured finite volume algorithm for two-dimensional shallow water equations. In: International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering – ICON HERP 2004, 649-656.
Research and Consultancy

Current Research Projects

  • Development of an integrated 1D river newtork and quasi-2D flood inundation flow model and validation through experimental study in a physical model. IC&SR, IIT Madras, May 2013- April 2016.
  • Center for environmental technology dissemination, demonstration and R&D for industrial pollution abatement. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (as a co-cordinator, PI – Dr. Indumathi Nambi). 2013-2016.
  • CoE of MoUD (Phase II) performance evaluation study of sewage treatment plants sanctioned under CBULB scheme. DST (as a co-corrdinator, PI: Dr. Ligy Philip). 2014-2018.
Student Guidance
  • Mali Vijay Kisan (Ph. D.) – Experimental and mathematical modelling of flood on river-network and its floodplains
  • Sridharan Balakrishnan (Ph. D.) – Development of a mathematical model for predicting track of cyclones and inundation due to storm surge
Courses

Post graduate courses

  • CE 5450 – Applied Hydraulic Engineering
  • CE 5520 – Industrial Seminar

 Under graduate courses

  • CE 2040 – Hydraulic Engineering
  • CE 4030 – Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory
  • ID 1200 – Ecology and Environment (Co-corrdinator)
Continuing Education

Modelling approaches for free surface flow and water quality management, Role – Organizer, Sponsored by AICTE, 18/11/2013-23/11/2013