Dr. Vinay Nikam

Dr. Vinay Nikam

Faculty of Civil Engineering Department
vinaynikam@mes.ac.in

Education

  • Ph.D. 2014: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • M.Tech. 2006: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • B.E. 1996: Government College of Engineering, Karad
  • L.L.B. 2004: Mumbai University

Research and Consultancy

  • Stormwater Management
  • Decentralized Wastewater Treatment
  • Flood Risk Assessment
  • Concrete Mix Design

Courses

Repairs, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures

Important Publications

  • Nikam, V. S. and Gupta K. (2014), "A SVM Based Model for Short-term Rainfall Forecast at Local Scale in the Mumbai Urban Area (India)", ASCE, J. Hydrol. Eng., 19 (5), 1048–1052
  • Gupta K., Chaudhari P. and Nikam V. (2012), "Hydraulic Modelling of Flows in Mithi River, Mumbai", Journal of Indian Water Works Association, 54, 2, 228-235
  • Gupta K., Loknadham B. and Nikam V. (2012), "Characterization of Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Monsoon Rainfall Over Mumbai", ISH J. of Hydraulic Engineering, 15, 2, 69-80
  • Nikam V. S., Lalla K. and Gupta K. (2009), "Integrated Approaches to Urban Drainage in India: Case of Thane City", Journal of Indian Water Works Association, 41, 1, 59-64
  • Nikam V. S., Kumar A, Lalla K. and Gupta K. (2009), "Conservation of Thane Creek and Ulhas River Estuary", Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, 51, 3, 157-162

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best paper of year award by Indian Water Works Association
  • 1st prize winner of National Concrete Cube Testing Competition - 1995 in student category, conducted by India Chapter of American Concrete Institute, India
  • 2nd prize winner of National Concrete Cube Testing Competition - 2000 in practicing engineer category, conducted by India Chapter of American Concrete Institute, India
  • 3rd prize winner of National Concrete Cube Testing Competition - 2002 in practicing engineer category, conducted by India Chapter of American Concrete Institute, India

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