Gourabananda Pahar
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Email: gpahar@iitk.ac.in, Phone: +91-512-259-2011

  • Lagrangian particle methods (SPH, MPS)
  • Urban flood inundation
  • Surface-water and groundwater interaction
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "On Information Coupling in Hybrid ISPH Framework for Fluidized Granular Systems" Advances in Water Resources, 131, 103366, 2019.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "On Modelling of MPS-based Multiphase Fluid Flow with Low Density Ratios" International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, 87(10), 529-542, 2018.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "On Force Consideration in Coupled ISPH Framework for Sediment Transport in Presence of Free-surface Flow" Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 18(3), 555-579, 2018.
  • Pahar, G., Dhar, A., and Islam, M. R. I. "Extending Incompressible SPH Framework for Simulation of Axisymmetric Free-surface Flows" Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 84C, 35-41, 2017.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "On Modification of Pressure Gradient Operator in Integrated ISPH for Multifluid and Porous Media Flow with Free-surface" Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 80C, 38-48, 2017.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "Numerical Modelling of Free-surface Flow-Porous Media interaction using Divergence-free Moving Particle Semi-Implicit Method" Transport in Porous Media, 118(2), 157-175, 2017.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "Coupled incompressible Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics model for continuum-based modelling sediment transport" Advances in Water Resources, 102, 84-98, 2017.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "Robust boundary treatment for open-channel flows in divergence-free incompressible SPH" Journal of Hydrology, 546, 464-475, 2017.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "Mixed miscible-immiscible fluid flow modelling with incompressible SPH framework" Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 73, 50-60, 2016.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "A Robust volume conservative divergence-free ISPH framework for free-surface flow problems" Advances in Water Resources, 96, 423-437, 2016.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "Modeling free-surface flow in porous media with modified incompressible SPH" Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 68, 75-85, 2016.
  • Pahar, G. and Dhar, A. "A dry zone-wet zone based modeling of surface water and groundwater interaction for generalized ground profile" Journal of Hydrology, 519 (Part B), 2215-2223, 2014.
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur [May’18-present]
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur [Jan’18-May'18]
  • Project Officer, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur [Aug’17-Dec’17]
Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur [Jul’13-Sep’17], Advisor: Dr. Anirban Dhar
  • Master of Technology, Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur [Jul’11-Jun'13], Advisor: Dr. Anirban Dhar
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur [Jul’07-Jun'11].
Awards & Recognitions
  • Certification for Excellence in Teaching CE262A: Engineering Hydraulics, 2018-19 II, Academic Senate, IITK.
  • INSPIRE Faculty Award, 2018, Department of Science and Technology, GoI.
  • Best M.Tech. Thesis Award, 2013, Indian Society for Hydraulics.