World Environment

World Environment is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas related to the environment. These areas include basic science (chemistry, physics, biology and geology), ecology, agriculture, economics, education, engineering, geography, health, law, nanotechnology, planning and policy, politics, sociology, trade and commerce.

Vikram Kumar

Editorial Board Member of World Environment

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Gaya College of Engineering, India

Research Areas

Experimental Hydrology, Water Resources Management, Watershed Modeling, Agriculture Planning, River Engg


2013-2018Ph.D. (Hydrology)Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee – Uttarakhand
2009-2011M. Tech. (Hons.) (Hydraulics and Water Resources Engg)Indian Institute of Technology – BHU, Varanasi
2004-2008B.E. (Civil Engineering) Govt. Engineering College Kota, Rajasthan(Now RTU, Kota)


9/2020–continueHead of Department, Civil Engineering Department, Gaya College of Engineering, Gaya, Bihar
7/2011-12/2012Head of Department and Asst. Prof., Civil Engg. Dept., Poornima Group of Institution, Jaipur.
9/2008-7/2009Planning Engineer, Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company (South Korean Company)

Academic Achievement

 Topper in M. Tech. Civil Engineering branch and passed with an honors degree, 2011.
 Class Representative as well as Training and Placement Representative, Civil Engineering, 2009-2010, IIT BHU, Varanasi.
 Certificate of excellence in reviewing by Asian Soil Research Journal and Applied Journal of Science and Technology
 Silver medalist thrice in State level sports meets in Volly ball and Kho Kho.
 Worked as a social worker for BHARAT SCOUT & GUIDE Federation.

Publications: Journals

[1]  Vikram K. and Santosh P., “Application of High-Frequency Spring Discharge Data: A Case Study of Mathamali Spring Rejuvenation in Garhwal Himalaya”. Water Supply, 2020. (SCI). DOI: 10.2166/ws.2020.223 (SCI)
[2]  Vikram K., Kailash N., Manvendra S. C., Prabaht K. S. D., Shyam B. D., “Identification of Groundwater Prospective Zones of Varuna Watershed using Weighted Overlay Method”. Journal of Environmental Protection. 2020. (Scopus) (Accepted, in Press)
[3]  Vikram K., Sumit S. and Pankaj C., “Prioritization of Aglar sub-watersheds for watershed management perspective in Lesser Himalaya using geospatial approach”, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s40808-020-01000-8 (Scopus)
[4]  Ayatou K.K., Pachoukova I., Raj B., Vikram K. “Influence of Flat-Shaped Aggregates in Granular Skeleton on Its Compactness”. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Vol 72, 41-49, 2020. (Scopus)
[5]  Vikram K. and Sumit S., “Assessment of Spring Potential for Sustainable Agriculture: A Case Study in Lesser Himalayas”, Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Transactions of the ASABE. 36(1): 11-24. 2020 DOI: 10.13031/aea.13520. (SCI)
[6]  Vikram K., “A study of travel time for different open channels”, Journal of The Institute of Engineers (Series A), 101(2): 399-407, Springer, 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s40030-020-00439-3. (Scopus)
[7]  Manish K., Prabhat S., Arun L., Vikram K. “Adsorptive properties of cation added Hydrous Bismuth Oxide on nitrate sorption”. Journal of Water Chemistry and Technology, 41(9): 283–291 2019. DOI: 10.3103/S1063455X19050035 (SCI)
[8]  Aliva N., Sumit S., Vijay J., Anupma S., Vikram K., “Understanding Plot‐Scale Hydrology of Lesser Himalayan Watershed‐ A Field Study and HYDRUS‐2D Modeling Approach”, Hydrological Processes, 32(9): 1254-1266, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11499. (SCI)
[9]  Vikram K. and Sumit S., “Evaluation of spring discharge dynamics using recession curve analysis: a case study in data-scarce region, Lesser Himalayas, India”. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 4(3), 539-557. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40899-017-0138-z. (SCI)
[10]  Shanu, Vikram K and Sandeep, “A Classed Approach towards Rainfall Forecasting: Machine Learning Network”, International Journal of Swarm Intelligence, 3(4): 276–289, 2018. DOI: 10.1504/IJSI.2017.10008892
[11]  Vikram K., Shanu, Jahangeer, “Statistical Distribution of Rainfall in Uttarakhand, India”. Applied Water Science. 7(8), 4765–4776, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s13201-017-0586-5. (SCI)
[12]  Aamir I. S., Sumit S., Mehraj U. D. and Vikram K., “Land-Use/Land-Cover Change Detection and Analysis in Aglar Watershed, Uttarakhand”. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 24(1): 1-11, 2017. DOI: 10.9734/CJAST/2017/36019
[13]  Manvendra S., Vikram K., Atul R., Dikshit P.K. S. and Dwivedi S.B., “Spatial distribution of the suspended sediment of river Ganga at Varanasi, U.P., India”. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 10(3):533-540, 2017. DOI:10.21276/ijee.2017.10.0310
[14]  Vikram K., Jahangeer, Padm N. T. and Shaktibala, “Comparative study of soil physical characteristics of Jaipur district, Rajasthan”. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 11(1):45-55, 2017. DOI:10.5897/AJEST2016.2200
[15]  Vikram K., Sumit S, “Estimation of Uncertainties in Stage-Discharge Curve for an Experimental Himalayan Watershed”. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 2016, (SCI- Conference)
[16]  Manvendra C., Vikram K., Dikshit P. K. S. and Dwivedi S. B., “Comparison of Discharge Data Using ADCP and Current Meter”International Journal of Advances in Earth Science, 3(2):81-86, 2014

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Vikram K. and Dhirendra K., “Swelling Behavior of Expansive Soil”, LAMBERT Publishing, Germany, 2016, ISBN 978-3-659-93480-3.
[2]  Vikram K. and Rama S., “Building Technology”, Priya Tech Publication, 2013, 978-81-9240-90-9-2.
[3]  Vikram K., Sirvi N. L. and Kalirawna M. R., “Theory of Structure – Vol I”, Priya Tech Publication, 2013, 978-81-9240-29-5-6.
[4]  Vikram K., Gupta R. C. and Vishnaliya B. K., “Quantity Surveying and Valuation”, Priya Tech Publication, 2012, 978-81-9240-29-9-4
[5]  Vikram K., “Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines”, Priya Tech Publication, 2012, 978-81-9240-49-9-8.