Tushar Sinha

Personnel Profile

Tushar Sinha, Assistant Professor

Tushar Sinha

Education

- Ph.D., Hydrology, Purdue University, 2008
- M.S., Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 2002
- B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Maharana Pratap Univ. of Ag. & Tech., Udaipur, India, 2001

Research Interests

Hydrological modeling; climate change impacts on hydrology; water resources management; and GIS applications

Professional Experiences

- Assistant Professor, TAMUK (Environmental Engineering Dep.), 2014 - present
- Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, 2013-2014
- Postdoctoral Research Scientist, North Carolina State University, 2010-2012
- Postdoctoral Research Associate, Arizona State University, 2008-2010
- Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University, 2004-2008
- Assistant Engineer, Consulting Engineering Services, New Delhi, India, 2003-2004

Honors and Awards

- TAMUK University Research Award, 2015
- NSF Travel Award, Minority Faculty Development Workshop, 2015
- NSF Travel Grant, Water Sustainability and Climate PI Meeting, 2015
- UCOWR-NIWR-CUAHSI Conference Travel Grant, 2014
- American Geophysical Union Travel Grant, Chapman Conference, 2013
- School of life Sciences Research and Training Initiative Grant Award, Arizona State University, 2009
- Sponsored by the ABE Department for Krannert School of Management’s Applied   Management Principles Program, Purdue University, 2006
- Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) scholarship during M.S. at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2001-2002

Sample Publications (*student)

- Seo, S*., T. Sinha, G. Mahinthakumar, A. Sankarasubramanian, and M. Kumar (in review) Identification of Dominant Source of Errors in Developing Streamflow and Groundwater Projection under Near-term Climate Change, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. [Impact Factor (IF): 3.174]

- Mazrooei A*., T. Sinha, A. Sankarasubramanian, S. Kumar, and Christa Peters-Lidard (2015), Decomposition of sources of errors in seasonal streamflow forecasting over the U.S. Sunbelt, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 11,809–11,825, doi:10.1002/2015JD023687. [IF: 3.174]

- Li, W*., A. Sankarasubramanian, R. S. Ranjithan, and T. Sinha (2015), Role of multimodel combination and data assimilation in improving the hydrological model prediction at multiple time scales, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-015-1158-6. [IF: 2.086]

T. Sinha, A. Sankarasubramanian, and A. Mazrooei* (2014), Decomposition of Sources of Errors in Monthly to Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts in a Rainfall-Runoff Regime, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15, 2470–2483. [IF: 3.273].

- Oh, J*., T. Sinha, and A. Sankarasubramanian (2014), The role of retrospective weather forecasts in developing daily forecasts of nutrient loadings over the Southeast US, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1-14, 2014, doi:10.5194/hess-18-1-2014 [IF: 3.587].

- Singh, H*., T. Sinha, and A. Sankarasubramanian (2014), Impacts of near-term climate change and population growth on within-year reservoir systems, J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage, 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000474, 04014078. [IF: 1.71]

- Oludhe, C., A. Sankarasubramanian, T. Sinha, N. Devineni, and U. Lall (2013), Role of Multimodel Climate Forecasts in Improving Water and Energy Management, in press, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52, 11, 2460-2475, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0300.1 (PDF) [IF: 2.02].

- Sinha, T., and A. Sankarasubramanian (2013), Role of initial soil moisture conditions and monthly updated climate forecasts in developing operational streamflow forecasts, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 721-733, doi:10.5194/hess-17-721-2013 (PDF) [IF: 3.587].

- Sabo, J.L., K. Bestgen, W. Graf, T. Sinha and E. Wohl (2012), Dams in the Cadillac Desert: Downstream effects in a geomorphic context, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 1249, The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology, 227-246, DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06411.x. [IF: 4.364]

- Sabo, J.L.,T. Sinha, L. Bowling, G. Schoups, K. Cherkauer, P. Fuller, W. Graf, J. Hopmans, J. Kominoski, S. Trimble, W. Wallender, R. Webb, E. Wohl (2010), Reclaiming sustainable watersheds in the Cadillac Desert, Proc. of National Acad. of Sci., 107, 50, 21263-21269. [IF: 9.74]

Sinha, T., and K. A. Cherkauer (2010), Impacts of future climate change on soil frost in the midwestern United States, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D08105, 1-16, doi:10.1029/2009JD012188. [IF: 3.174]

- Graf, W., E. Wohl, T. Sinha, and J. L. Sabo (2010), Sedimentation and sustainability of western American reservoirs, Water Resour. Res., 46, W12535, 13 pp., doi:10.1029/2009WR008836. [IF: 3.149]

Sinha, T., K. A. Cherkauer and V. Mishra (2010), Impacts of historic climate variability on seasonal soil frost in the Midwestern U.S., Journal of Hydrometeorology, 11, 229-251. [IF: 3.273]

- Cherkauer, K. A., and T. Sinha (2010), Hydrologic impacts of projected future climate change in the Lake Michigan Region, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 36(2), 33-50. [IF: 2.309]

- Sinha, T., and K. A. Cherkauer (2008), Time series analysis of soil freeze-thaw processes in Indiana, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9(5), 936-950. [IF: 3.273]

Contact Information

Department of Environmental Engineering
Engineering Complex 369
MSC 213 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-3061
fax: 361-593-2069
email: Tushar.Sinha@tamuk.edu
Personal Website: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tsinha/

This page was last updated on: July 8, 2016