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Dr. Subhasis Mitra
Assistant Professor
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Work Experience

Assistant Professor              Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad                        2017 - present

Postdoc                                Auburn University, USA                                                  2015 - 2017

Research Fellow                  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur                      2010 - 2011



Ph.D.                                    Auburn University, USA                                                  2011 - 2014

M.Tech                                 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur                      2008 - 2010

B.Tech                                  AAIDU, Allahabad                                                          2004 - 2008


Spring 2018                   Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering Laboratory (Sharing with Dr. Athira P.)

Spring 2018                   Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing

Fall 2015                       Geospatial Applications in Biosystems

Research Group


  1. Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., 2018. Sensitivity of Groundwater Components to Irrigation Withdrawals during Droughts on Agricultural Intensive Karst Aquifer - A Case Study in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee Flint River Basin. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (
  2. Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., Lamba, J., 2018. Probabilistic Assessment Of Projected Climatological Drought Characteristics Over The Southeast United States. Climatic Change DOI: 10.1007/s10584-018-2161-y.
  3. Lamba, J.,  Srivastava, P., Mitra, S., Way, T. R., 2018 Using Soil Phosphorus Measurements To Assess The Effectiveness Of Subsurface-Band Application Of Broiler Litter In Reducing Phosphorus Leaching. Transactions Of ASABE. DOI: 10.13031/trans.12496.
  4. Han, X., Liu, J., Mitra, S., Li, X., Srivastava, P., Guzman, S.M., Chen, X., 2018. Selection Of Optimal Scales For Soil Depth Prediction On Headwater Hillslopes: A Modeling Approach.  Catena. 163:257-275.
  5. Singh, S., Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., Abebe, A., 2017. Evaluation Of Water-Use Policies For Baseflow Recovery During Droughts In An Agricultural Intensive Karst Watershed: Case Study Of The Lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, Southeastern USA. Hydrological Processes. 31:36283644. Https://Doi.Org/10.1002/Hyp.11278.
  6. Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., 2016. Spatiotemporal Variability Of Meteorological Droughts in The Southeastern United States. Natural Hazards. DOI: 10.1007/S11069-016-2728-8.
  7. Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., Singh, S., 2016. Effect Of Irrigation Pumpage During Drought On Karst Aquifer Systems In Highly Agricultural Watersheds: Example Of The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, Southeastern USA. Hydrogeology Journal. 24: 1565-1582. DOI: 10.1007/S10040-016-1414-Y.
  8. Singh, S., Srivastava, P., Abebe, A., and Mitra, S., 2015. Baseflow Response To Climate Variability Induced Droughts In The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Journal Of Hydrology. 528, 550-561.
  9. Mitra, S., Srivastava, P., Singh, S., and Yates, D., 2014. Effect Of ENSO-Induced Climate Variability On Groundwater Levels In The Lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Transactions of ASABE, 57(5), 1393-1403.
  10. Mitra, S., Mishra, A., 2014. Hydrologic Response To Climatic Change In The Baitarni River Basin. Journal Of Indian Water Resources Society. 34(1), 24-33.

Research Area
Climate and Anthropogenic Impacts on Surface and Groundwater Hydrology
Additional Information
Sponsored Research and Consultancy Undertaken
  1. Srivastava, P., S. Mitra, E. Reutebuch, and C. Martinez. 2017. Strategic Planning and Research in Support of NIDIS Drought Early Warning System for the Southeast. Funding Agency: National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), USA (Amount: $130,000)
  2. Srivastava, P., E. Reutebuch, R. McGehee, and S. Mitra. 2017. Expanding NIDIS Drought Early Warning System in the Southeast. Funding Agency: National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), USA (Amount: $100,000)