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Department of Civil Engineering
Gopal Das Singhal
Assistant Professor,
Department of Civil Engineering,
School of Engineering
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Education Details
Ph. D., Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2009
M.Tech. (Civil Engineering with specialization in Environmental Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2003
B.E. (Civil Engineering), Maulana Azad National Institute of Tecnology, Bhopal, 1998

Professional Experience
Research experience at IIT-Roorkee, Jan 2009-Dec. 2009/July 2003-Dec. 2004.
Research experience at University of Nottingham,  March 2010 – Dec 2010
Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Jan 2011 – May 2012

Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulic Structure, Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests
Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulic Structure

Select Publications
N. Sharma., D. Das and G. D. Singhal, “Vortex Type Sediment Extractor For Jaldhaka Hydroelectric Project In India” International Journal on Dam Engineering, UK, Vol. XX, Issue 4, April, 2010, pp 345-358.

G. D. Singhal, C.S.P. Ojha,and N. Sharma “Design Characteristics of Piano Key Weir”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE (Under Review).

G. D. Singhal, C.S.P. Ojha,and N. Sharma “Evolution of Hydraulically Efficient Piano Key Weir Configuration”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ISH, Pune, Vol. 17, Issue 1, March 2011.

M. Leite Ribeiro, M. Bier, J-L. Boillat, A.J. Schleiss, G. D. Singhal  and N. Sharma “Analyses of discharge capacity of Piano Key Weirs”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138, Issue 2, 2012.

N. Sharma, C.S.P. Ojha and G. D. Singhal, “Hydraulic Model Experimentation on Multi-Slope Stepped Spillways”, International Conference on Water & Environment, Bhopal, India, Dec. 2003.

N. Sharma, C.S.P. Ojha and G. D. Singhal, “Interim Findings on Experimentation on Labyrinth Spillways for Higher Discharges”, International Conference on Water & Environment, Bhopal, India, Dec. 2003.

N. Sharma, C.S.P. Ojha, F. La and G. D. Singhal. “Experimental Research On Piano Key Weir”, International Conference Water India-4,3-4 February 2004, New Delhi (India)

N. Sharma and G. D. Singhal. “The Piano Key Weir : a new dam safety solution for enhanced spillway capacity”, International Conference on Dam safety 2007,9 to 13 September 2007 Austin, Texas, United States.

N Sharma and G. D. Singhal, “A Dam Safety Solution by Piano Key Weir for Enhanced Spillway Capacity”, International Conference on Hydrovision 2008, July 2008, Sacramento, California, United States of America.

N Sharma and G. D. Singhal, “Performance Evaluation of Piano Key Weir For A Hydro Electric Project in India”, International Conference on Waterpower-XVI, July 2009, Spokane, Washington, United States of America

G. D. Singhal and N Sharma, “Rehabilitation of Sawara Kuddu Hydro Electric Project Model studies of Piano Key Weir in India”, International Workshop on Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs Liege, Belgium  9-11 February 2011.

N. Sharma, D. Das and G. D. Singhal, “Experimental Study on Labyrinth Spillways for Higher Discharges”, Conference on Development of Hydro Power projects - A Prospective Challenge, organized by CBIP, Shimla, April 20-22, 2005.

Select Research
“Experimental Investigation and Optimization of Jack Jetty and Porcupine Systems for River Restoration” under the Fast Track Scheme run by DST, New Delhi, India.

Consultancy Projects
Design of Weir at Khakara, Srinagar, Uttrakhand.
Design of Boulder Filled Gallery source of water for Gopeshwar town, Uttarakhand Payjal Nigam, Gopeshwar,  Chamoli (UK).

National and International Recognition
Young Scientist Award, DST, India (2012)
M.H.R.D. Scholarship for Ph.D., INDIA (2005)
M.H.R.D. Scholarship for M.Tech (2001)
Executive member of Indian Water Resources Society, Roorkee
Life member of Indian Water resources Society, Roorkee
Life member of Indian Society for Hydraulic, Pune
Life member of Indian Association Of Hydrologists, Roorkee
Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences, UK

Executive Summary
Dr. Gopal is a renowned in the field of Civil Engineering. He has worked in Hydro engineering assignments in the areas of hydraulic structure, dam safety, Hydropower, sediment removal structure like vortex settling basin or desilting tank for hydraulic design evaluation of engineering structures.
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