Research and Teaching

Research & Teaching

Prof. P. P. Mujumdar

Research Interests

Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change

Detection and Attribution of Change

Statistical Downscaling

Uncertainty Modeling

Reservoir Operation under Uncertainty

Urban Flooding

Water Quality Modeling

Applications of

Fuzzy Systems Theory

Grey Systems Theory

Probabilistic Modeling

Risk Based Approach

Imprecise Probability

Dempster-Shafer Evidence theory

Water Resources Systems

Reservoir Operation

Irrigation Planning

Water Quality Control

River basin Planning

Stream flow Quantity-Quality Modeling

Flood Routing

Floodplain Planning and Management


Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay, 1989 - 92
Assistant Professor, IISc Bangalore, 1992 - June 1998
Associate Professor, IISc Bangalore, June 1998 - June 2004
Professor, IISc Bangalore, June 2004 - date
Visiting Faculty, AIT Bangkok, Sep.- Dec., 1997
Visiting Scholar, IHE Delft, Netherlands, Sep., 1998
Visiting Scholar, DPRI, Kyoto University, Japan, Dec., 1999

Teaching Interests

Systems Techniques in Water Resources
Water Resources Systems Analysis (
NPTEL Video Course)
Surface Water Hydrology
Stochastic Hydrology (
NPTEL Video Course)

Urban Hydrology




Indian Institute of Science

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Chairman, Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research