VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Civil Engineering for a Disaster Resilient Society 15-20 March 2021
Jointly Organized By National Institute of Disaster Management, International Water Management Institute, Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network, Institute of Himalayan Risk Reduction
Publication Partner: Springer
Supported By: SIMSG ISSMGE, IAHR, IACRR, ECI, GEO-INSTITUTE, AIWC, ISET, IGS, IGS Suratkhal Chapter
KEYNOTE SESSION 8 (19 March 2021, 6:15 to 08:15 PM, NPT, GMT +5:45)
Session Chair: Dr. RAJU SARKAR, Professor, Delhi Technological University
"Cloudburst- A Major Disaster in The Himalayan States"** Prof. M. L KANSAL, NEEPCO Chair Professor & Ex-Head, Water Development & Management, IIT Roorkee.
"Coastal Disasters and Mitigation Measures." Dr. S NEELAMANI, Senior Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Research, Kuwait.
"Multiscale Data- and Physics-Based Modeling of Backward Erosion Piping in Flood Protection Infrastructure" Dr. ALESSANDRO FASCETTI, Assistant Professor, The University of Pittsburgh.
"Satellite-based analysis of groundwater storage and depletion trends implicating climate change in South Asia: Need for groundwater security" Dr. PENNAN CHINNASAMY, Assistant Professor, IIT-Bombay & Director, Rural Data Research and Analysis (RuDRA) labs.