Prof. Anupam Kumar Singh

Designation: Professor

Qualifications: PhD (KIT Germany), MS (KIT Germany)

Academic Area: Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

Brief Profile:

Dr.-Ing. Anupam Kumar Singh is Professor in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering at Adani University Ahmedabad. His expertise is in Infrastructure planning, water & environmental management, and system sustainability. He has over 30-years of experience in academia, research, and industry both in India and Abroad.

Prof Singh taught courses in infrastructure planning and management, geospatial modeling, building information modeling, sustainable buildings, environmental impact assessment, health safety and environmental sustainability. He is well versed with outcome-based education, and uses project based experiential learnings, case study methods, and active in-class activities as pedagogical tools. His current research and consulting include sustainability of civil infrastructure, project planning and appraisals, water and environment engineering, and applications of emerging technologies such as AI &ML, IoT, BIM, and Geo-spatial analysis for decision making.

Prior to joining Adani University, Prof Singh was associated with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT Germany), Nirma University, Pandit Deendayal Energy University (formerly PDPU), JK Lakshmipat University, Indus University, and institutions CGIAR- International Water Management Institute Colombo Sri Lanka, University of Karlsruhe (TH) Germany, Technical University of Szczecin Poland, School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi, and Government of Madhya Pradesh- Ministry of Housing and Environment.

Prof. Singh was awarded with Indian Science Congress Association- Platinum jubilee lecture award in Engineering sciences, Institution of Engineers India, Rajasthan state centre Jaipur- Outstanding engineering services to society award, Indian Society of Technical Education- Best engineering college teacher award Gujarat State, Institution of Engineers India Kolkata- Prof Jai Krishna memorial lecture award in Civil Engineering, IEEE-ACM Udaipur & CSI Jaipur Chapter- Star Ikon award, Institution of Engineers India, Gujarat state centre Ahmedabad- Prof VJ Joni memorial lecture award, Stockholm International Water Institute Sweden- Best poster award, and Association of Agro-meteorologist Best paper/ poster award. In addition, he received fellowships from Germany (DAAD & DFG), Poland (NAUKA), Japan (MEXT) and India (GATE- MHRD) during various professionals stages.

Prof Dr.-Ing. Singh holds a B.Tech. in Civil engineering, MS in Resources engineering, and a PhD (Dr.-Ing.) in Water and environmental engineering.

  • Dr.-Ing. (PhD) in Water and Environment Engineering, 2004, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (formerly University of Karlsruhe), Germany
  • MS in Resources Engineering, 1998, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (formerly University of Karlsruhe), Germany,
  • PG Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, 1994, Technical University of Szczecin, Poland
  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering, 1989, RML Avadh University, Faizabad, India

Academic Experience

  • Professor and Principal- Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering Ahmedabad (October 2021 – till date)
  • Director- Indus Institute of Technology and Engineering at Indus University Ahmedabad (2018- 2021)
  • Dean- Research and Innovation at Indus University Ahmedabad (2020- 2021)
  • Director- Institute of Engineering and Technology at JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur (2013- 2018)
  • Dean- Faculty of Engineering & Technology at JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur (2013- 2018)
  • Professor and Head Department of Civil Engineering at Pandit Deendayal Energy University (formerly PDPU) Gandhinagar (2011- 2013)
  • Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor Civil Engineering at Nirma University Ahmedabad (2004- 2011)
  • Scientific Engineer/ Research Engineer- Institute of Water resources, hydraulics and rural engineering, University of Karlsruhe Germany (1998- 2004)
  • Research Associate at School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi (1992-1996)


Industry Experience

  • Consultant at Government of Gujarat under World Bank funded hydrology project (2007-2008)
  • Consultant at Eco-city project of European Union (2006)
  • Planner/ Engineer at Ministry of Housing and Forest, Government of Madhya Pradesh, India (1991- 1992)

  • Fellow Life, IEI (Institution of Engineers India Kolkata)
  • Fellow Life, GICEA (Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects)
  • Fellow Life, SPE(I) (Society of Power Engineers India)
  • Life Member, ISTE (Indian Society of Technical Education)
  • Life Member, ISG (Indian Society of Geomatics)
  • Life Member, ISRS (Indian Society of Remote Sensing)
  • Life Member, IDA (Indian Desalination Association)
  • Life Member, ISH (Indian Society of Hydraulics)
  • Life Member, IWWA (Indian Water Works Association)
  • Life Member, ITPI (Institute of Town Planners India)
  • Member, IWA (International Water Association London)

  • Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award in Engineering Sciences, Indian Science Congress Association Kolkata, India, 2023
  • CVM Best Engineering College Teacher Award- Gujarat State, Indian Society of Technical Education New Delhi, India, 2009
  • Outstanding Engineering Services to Society Award, IEI- Rajasthan State Centre Jaipur, India, 2021
  • Prof Jai Krishna memorial lecture award in Civil Engineering, Institution of Engineers India Kolkata, 2019
  • Star Ikon Award, Computer Society of India Jaipur Chapter and IEEE- Association for Computing Machinery Udaipur Chapter, 2016
  • ISG Best Chapter Award, Indian Society of Geomatics Jaipur Chapter, 2016
  • Prof VJ Joni memorial lecture award in memorial lecture award, Institution of Engineers India- Gujarat State Centre Ahmedabad, India, 2013
  • Special felicitation by Chairman ISRO and President ISRS Padma-Shri Er AS Kiran Kumar, Ahmedabad, India 2008
  • Best paper award, ISAFS Association of Agro-meteorology, Hyderabad, India 2008
  • Best poster award, Stockholm International Water Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 2002

  • Infrastructure and sustainability
  • Water and environmental engineering
  • Soil moisture retrieval and climate change
  • Soft computing and geospatial analysis

  • Spatial analysis and building information modelling
  • Modelling the impact of land use and climate change
  • Soil moisture retrieval using SAR data
  • IoT enabled water quality modelling system in a piped network

  • Sharma SB, Singh AK, Rajawat AS, 2022. Flood vulnerability and risk assessment with parsimonious hydrodynamic modelling and GIS, In Geospatial modelling and environmental management, Eds. S Kanga, SK Singh, G Meraj, M Farooq, 2022, pp. 3-18, ISBN 9780367702892 (hb), CRC Press, Tailor & Francis
  • Jain AO, Thaker TP, Misra AK, Singh AK, Kumari P. 2020. Determination of sensitivity of drainage morphometry towards hydrological response interactions for various datasets, Environ Dev Sustain, Springer Link.
  • Jain AO, Thaker TP, Chaurasia A, Patel P, Singh AK. 2017. Vertical accuracy evaluation of SRTM-GL1, GDEM-V2, AW3D30 and CartoDEM-V3.1 of 30-m resolution with dual frequency GNSS for lower Tapi basin India, Geocarto Int., Vol. 33 (11): 1237-1256 Tailor & Francis
  • Sharma SB, Singh AK, Rajawat AS. 2016. Runoff estimation from a tributary of lower Tapi basin using SCS-CN method integrated with remote sensing and GIS data. J Geomatics, Vol 10 (1): 29-35 ISSN: 0976-1330
  • Sharma SB, Singh AK. 2014. Assessment of the flood potential on a lower Tapi basin tributary using SCS-CN method integrated with remote sensing and GIS data. J. Geogr Nat Disast, Vol 4 (2): 1000128, doi:10.4172/2167-0587.1000128, OMICS Publ., ISSN 2167-0587
  • Joshi R, Pathak M, Singh AK, 2014. Designing self-energy sufficient buildings in India, Energy Procedia, Vol 57: 3110-3119, ISSN 1876-6102, Elsevier Publ.
  • Jackisch C, Zehe E, Samaniego L, Singh AK. 2013. An experiment to gauge an ungauged catchment: rapid data assessment and eco-hydrological modelling in a data-scarce rural catchment, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol 59 (12): 2103-2125, doi:10.1080/02626667.2013.870662, ISSN 2150-3435, Tailor & Francis
  • Conrad J, Zehe E, Singh A.K., 2011. Applying PUB to real world-I rapid data assessment. Hydrol. Earth syst. Sci. Disc, Vol 8: 7499-7554, Copernicus Publ.
  • Singh A.K., Sharma A.K., 2009. GIS and remote sensing-based approach for urban flood plain mapping for the Tapi Catchment, India. In Hydroinformatics in Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources, Eds. Cluckie Ian D, Chen Y, Babovic V,  Konokow L, Mynett A, Demuth S, Savic DA, IAHS Pub. 331, pp. 389-394, ISBN 978-1-907161-02-5, Tailor & Francis
  • Bhavsar M, Singh A.K., Pradhan S.N., 2008. Performance assessment of computational grid on weather indices from HOAPS data. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 42:704-710, ISSN 2010-3778
  • Eldho T.I., Singh A.K., Jha A., Jana R. 2007. A GIS and SCS-CN based integrated model for rainfall-runoff simulation of un-gauged watershed. Water and Energy International, Vol. 64(4): 30-39, ISSN 0974-4207 CBIP Publ.
  • Zehe E. Singh A.K., Bardossy A. 2006. Modelling monsoon rainfall for a mesoscale catchment in North-West India I: assessment of objective circulation patterns. Hydrol. Earth syst. Sci., Vol. 10 (6): 797-806, Copernicus Publ.
  • Zehe E. Singh A.K., Bardossy A. 2006. Modelling monsoon rainfall for a mesoscale catchment in North-West India II: stochastic rainfall simulations. Hydrol. Earth syst. Sci., Vol. 10 (6): 807-815, Copernicus Publ.
  • Eldho T.I., Jha A., Singh A.K., 2006. Integrated watershed modelling using finite element method and GIS. International Journal of River Basin Management, Vol. 4(1): 17-25, ISSN 1571-5124, Tailor & Francis
  • Singh A.K., Zehe E., Bardossy A, 2005. Down-scaling atmospheric circulation data for monsoon rainfall forecasting. In Regional hydrological impacts of climate change- Hydroclimatic variability, Eds. Wagener T, Steward F, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Vol. 296, pp. 291-298, ISBN 978-1-901502-13-8, Tailor & Francis.

  • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering