Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences
Department of Geological Sciences
Jadavpur University
Kolkata -700032
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Ph.D. 2010 Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal, India.

Teaching Experience (5)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2014 to Till Date
CIEM, Kolkata Assistant Professor 2013 to 2014
College of Engineering Roorkee Assistant Professor 2011 to 2013
NETGI Engg College Assistant Professor 2010 to 2011
D.S.T India (JRF & SRF) 2007 to 2011
Industrial Experience (4)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
CIEM Kolkata Asst Professor 2013 to May - 2014
College of Engg Roorke Asst Professor 2011 to 2013
NETGI Engg College Asst Professor 2010 to 2011
D.S.T India JRF & SRF 2007 to 2010
Field of Specialization
Engineering & Environmental Geology, Physical Sedimentology & Sediment transport.
Courses Taught/Teaching
Engineering & Environmental Geology, Geo-hydrology, Geo-technology & Soil Mechanics
Research Area
Bridge pier scour; Sediment erosion and transport; Fluvial Hydraulics
Four (04) years
Conference Papers Published (12)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Study on Bridge Pier Scour and Downstream Siltation-An Experimental Approach 2nd Regional Science & Technology Congress, Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal 2017 Das, K. V., Banerjee, R., Chaudhuri. S., Debnath, K. -109
The Study of Mechanical Properties of Bivalve (Mollusca) Shell Structures Geocon 2017 Mukherjee, R., Chaudhuri, S., Ghosh, A. -
Study on major influencing geological and related factors to prepare landslide hazard zonation map Darjeeling hill town , West Bengal, India according to BIS guideline 23th West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress, Presidency University, Kolkata, India 2016 Chaudhuri, S., and Majumdar, E. -196
Flume study on contraction scours in clay - sand mixed cohesive bed HYDRO-16 INTERNATIONAL, 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, CWPRS, Pune 2016 Chaudhuri, S., Debnath, K., Manik, M. K. -29
Sediment removal processes from an evolving scour hole around bridge piers in clay-sand mixed cohesive sediment Conference proceeding - International Conference on Developments in Geosciences in the Past Decade - Emerging Trends for the Future and Impact on Society, IIT KGP 2016 Chaudhuri, S., and Debnath, K. -24
Journal Papers Published (16)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A multi-criteria based methodology for mapping of landslide risk zones for urban planning guidelines: a case study Darjreeling town, eastern Himalayas, India Urban India - A journal of the National Institute of Urban Affairs 2017 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Chaudhuri, S., Mukhopadhyay, B, P. vol.36 (2)-76-101
Pier scour within long contraction in cohesive sediment bed Environmental Fluid Mechanics, (Springer) 2017 Chaudhuri, S., Singh, S., Debnath, K., Manik, M. K. 18(2)-417-441
Flume experiments to study equilibrium scour hole profile at circular bridge pier in clay-sand mixed sediments The Journal, Indian Geological Congress 2014 Chaudhuri, S., and Debnath, K. vol.6 (2)-31-40
Local Scour around Abutment in Clay-Sand Mixed Cohesive Sediment Bed Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society for Hydraulics, Taylor & Francis 2014 Co-author 14(1)-46 -64
Dimensional Analysis and Multiple Regressions of Experimental Results to Predict the Maximum Scour Depth around Circular Pier in Clay-Sand Mixed Cohesive Bed VIVECHAN International Journal of Research 2013 First author 4-18 - 29
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

25th West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress, Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology Best Paper award 2018
Editorial Board of the Elsevier Journal Ocean Engineering Certificate award for Outstanding Contribution on Reviewing 2018
2nd Regional Science & Technology Congress Outstanding Paper award in the Earth Science division 2017
Environmental Engineering Section Jalvigyan Award - 2015 2015
Environmental Engineering Journal of Institution of Engineers, India Rekha Nandi & Bhupesh Nandi prize, awarded for Outstanding Research Paper 2011
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (3)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Vikas Kumar Das Quantification and Prediction of Bank Erosion during Flood at the Bank of the Bhagirathi River, West Bengal, India - an Experimental Approach Ongoing 2016
Ekota Majumder Hydrogeological Characteristics and Geochemical Appraisal of Groundwater from Indpur Block, Bankura District, West Bengal, India Ongoing 2016
Moumita Pal Majumder Groundwater Quality and its Suitability for Irrigation and Domestic Purpose- A study in Taldangra Block, Bankura District, West Bengal Ongoing 2016
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (11)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Rajarshi Banerjee Study on Bridge Pier Scour and Downstream Siltation- An Experimental Approach 2018
Avik Das Hydro-geomorphological Studies on Groundwater Quality variation in pre and post monsoon seasons in Taldangra and Indpur Blocks of Bankura District, West Bengal, India 2018
Ritabrata Mukherjee Study of Taphonomic Attributes and Major Mechanical Properties of Mulluscan Shells from Chandipur Coast, Orissa, India 2017
Sourav Ghosh Quantitative Analysis of Grain Size Distribution for Recent Coastal Sediment from Chandipur Sea Beach, Orissa, India with an Emphasis on its Microfossil Assemblages 2017
Sinchan Bhattacharya Characterizing Different Standing Water-body Sedimentary Environments: A case study from Bagalkot Group, Kalahandi basin 2017
Project Works (4)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Flow within Channel Contraction and its Effect on Bridge Pier Sour for Clay - Sand Mixed Cohesive Sediment Bed J.U. Minor Research Grant 0.5 lakh 2 years 2015 to 2017 Complete
Study on Local Scour around Bridge Pier within Prototype Natural Silt-Clay Mixed Cohesive Sediment Bed - an Experimental Approach C.A.S, Phase VI. 0.5 lakh 2 years  to  Ongoing
Study on Variation of the Major Soil Index Properties along the Course of the River Ganga - from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand to Sagar Island, West Bengal U.P.E.-II (Energy Environment and Climatic Change) 0.5 lakh 2 years  to  Ongoing
Study on Local Scour around Bridge Pier within Silt - an Experimental Approach UGC (under Basic Science Research scheme) 6 lakh 2 years 2016 to 2018 Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (2)

Indian Society of Hydraulics
Indian Science Congress
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (2)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Refresher Course on Disaster Management School of Oceanography, Jadvpur University Jadvpur University, Kolkata 2017 Participated
UGC sponsored 58th Orientation Program UGC Jadavpur University 2015 Participated
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (0)