Eklavyya Popat

Postgraduate Research Assistant


Office hours

on appointment


Mail: popat(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de
Tel.: +49 (0)69-798-40218
Room: Geozentrum, 3.113

Eklavyya Popat

Research Interests

  • Global hydrology modelling (WaterGAP@Wikipedia, WaterGAP@internet)
  • GlobeDrought - A global tool to characterize drought and quantify its effects on water resources, productivity in crop production, food trade and the need for international food aid

Curriculum vitae

Research Projects

Since 11/2017 - Hydrology group, Institut für Physische Geographie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

02/2017 - 10/2017 - Institut für Umweltentwicklung und Risikomanagement, TU Dresden, Germany: “Flood Susceptibility Assessment for Building-Inventories with an example of Bennewitz, Germany.”

02/2017 - 8/2017 - Institut für Meteorologie, TU Dresden, Germany: ‘’Data driven modelling for Wernersbach catchment, Germany”

04/2016 - 09/2016 - Institut für Siedlungs- und Industriewasserwirtschaft, TU Dresden, Germany: “Terrain Modelling with GIS as input data for a rainfall-runoff model in Chaohu City, China”

04/2004 - 06/2009 - Department of Construction Technology Management, Dayanada Sagar College of Engineering, India: “Developed an android application “VEAS” to Optimize the Resources and Cost of Construction for a Residential Project”

Professional Experience

11/2016 - 12/2016 - Intern Statistical Climate Data Analyst, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Leipzig, Germany: DAS-Indicator project, research on "Application of German Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany."

07/2014 - 09/2015 - Junior Engineer, Merlin Projects ltd, Kolkata, India, Acropolis Mall

Academic Achievements

10/2016 - 03/2017 - DAAD-GFF Stipendium

06/2017 - 10/2017 - Sponsored by "Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der TU Dresden"

02/2017 - 8/2017 - “Flood Risk Management” Certification from TU Dresden


Since 11/2017 - Doctorial candidate, Hydrology group, Institut für Physische Geographie der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

10/2015 - 10/2017 - Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany: Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering

08/2010 - 05/2014 - Visveswaraya Technological University, India: Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Technology and Management


Since 2017 Member of Deutschen Hydrologischen Gesellschaft e.V. (DHG)

Since 2017 Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)

Since 2016 Member of UNMGCY-young council

Since 2017 Student member of European Geosciences Union

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