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Nayan
Sharma
Distinguished Professor
Department of Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering (CESE)
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS)
Shiv Nadar University
Gautam Buddha Nagar Uttar Pradesh
India
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Professor Nayan Sharma was with IIT Roorkee for 35 years. He supervised 174 M.Tech and 21 Ph.D. theses. He has 215 research publications and member of 64 national & international technical committees. He undertook 115 consulting and 12 major national & international Research schemes. He published four books by SPRINGER.

Indian Society of Hydraulics conferred him with prestigious Jalvigyan Puraskar Award and S.N. Gupta Memorial Award in recognition of his research contribution to river engineering. He delivered talks in The Imperial College London, Southampton University in UK, Edinburgh University in Scotland, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne in Switzerland, Iowa University in USA, Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon in Portugal, and Goettingen University in Germany.

He delivered Dr. K. L. Rao Memorial Lecture in 26th National Convention of Civil Engineers, and presented S. N. Gupta Memorial Lecture in 21st HYDRO 2016 of The Indian Society of Hydraulics. He received coveted Indo-Swiss Bilateral Research Award as Visiting Professor in EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland. He is appointed Honorary Professor of River Science by University of Nottingham, UK in view of his eminence in River Science.  His book title “River System Analysis and Management” was adjudged as Top Downloaded Title Performing as Leader in 2017 by SPRINGER during year 2017.

Educational Qualifications 
B.E. (Civil Engg.)
Gauhati University
P.G. Dip. (Water Resources Development)
University of Roorkee
M.E. (Water Resources Development)
University of Roorkee
Ph. D. (Water Resources Development)
University of Roorkee
Work Experience 
20122015
Professor, (Senior HAG Level),
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee,
Roorkee
20102012
Head,
Department of Water Resources Development and Management, IIT Roorkee
20012011
Professor,
IIT Roorkee
19982001
Associate Professor,
University of Roorkee
19962001
Chief Warden,
Khosla International House, IIT Roorkee
19951998
Assistant Professor,
University of Roorkee
19831995
Reader,
University of Roorkee
19731983
Asst. Executive Engineer / Asst. Engineer,
Flood Control & Irrigation Dept., Assam State Govt.
Teaching & Research Interests: 
  • River Engineering
  • Stepped Spillways
  • Piano Key Weir, Fuse Plug           ,
  • Submerged Vanes , Jack Jetty, Chevrons
  • Desilting Basin , Vortex Type Sediment Extractor
  • Braided Stream Morphology and Modelling
  • Watershed Management and Modelling
  • Remote Sensing Applications for Water Resources Development.
  • Hydraulic Structures / Dams / Barrages
  • Irrigation Management
  • Ecosystem Services / Wetlands
  • Climate Change
  • Inland Navigation
  • Concrete Dams
  • Supervised 21 Ph.D. theses and 174 M.Tech dissertations in IIT Roorkee
Awards(Selected): 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
Invited Talks, Interactions with Overseas Universities, Awards  

  • Delivered invited talk on “Modelling and Management of the Brahmaputra River in India” in EPFL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland on 11th October 2005.
  • Delivered invited talk on “Mathematical Modelling and Managing the Brahmaputra River in India” in Civil & Environmental Engg. Deptt., The University of Edinburgh, Scotland on 21st August, 2006
  • Delivered invited talk on “Mathematical Modelling and Managing the Brahmaputra River in India” in Deptt. of Civil & Environmental Engg., The Imperial College, London on 23rd August, 2006.
  • Delivered invited talk on “Morphodynamics: navigation and river training of Brahmaputra and Ganga Rivers in India”, in EPFL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland on 26th June 2008. 
  • Delivered invited talk on “Morphodynamics and Management of Brahmaputra and Ganga Rivers in India” in University of Southampton, UK on 20th July 2009. 
  • Delivered invited talk on “Performance Evaluation of Piano Key Weir for Dam Safety”, in IIHR, University of Iowa, USA on 24th July 2009. 
  • INNO-ASIA kickoff meeting dated Feb. 07-10, 2011, held in Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena (FSU-Jena), Germany.
  • Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), 28-30 March, 2011 Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Delivered Talk on “Morphodynamics and River Training of the Brahmaputra River

    India” in University of Gottingen, Germany on 2nd October, 2012. 

  • Delivered Dr. K. L. Rao Memorial Lecture on “Climate Change and Some Adaptive Technology for Water Resources Sector”, in the 26th National Convention of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineers (India), held in Guwahati on Oct. 9-10, 2010.
  • .Delivered S. N. Gupta Memorial Lecture on "Some critical research areas in water resources management" in HYDRO-2016 INTERNATIONAL Conference held in CWPRS, Pune during December 8-11, 2016 organized by The Indian Society of Hydraulics.
  • Prof. Nayan Sharma was conferred S. N. Gupta Memorial Award by The Indian Society of Hydraulics in their HYDRO-2016 INTERNATIONAL Conference held in CWPRS, Pune during December 8-11, 2016. 
  • The Indian Society of Hydraulics awarded in 2016 JALVIGYAN    PURASKAR jointly to Mohammad Aamir & Prof. Nayan Sharma for their research publication "Riverbank protection with Porcupine systems: development of rational design methodology", published in ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 
  • Adjudged STAR PERFORMER and awarded EXCELLENT rating on overall performance for the year 2005-06 by IIT_Roorkee (evaluation made in 2008

The Springer published book title "River System Analysis and Management" by  Prof. Nayan Sharma, WRD&M is adjudged  as the Top Downloaded Title and Performing as a Leader in 2017 by Springer, Germany

Visiting Professorships

  • Awarded Visiting Professorship in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland during 2008 to further develop hydraulically efficient Piano Key Spillway for Dam Safety, under Indo-Swiss Bilateral Research Initiative (ISBRI) Award.  
  • The University of Nottingham, UK has conferred the Honorary Professorship of River Science for the duration August, 2016 -2019.

Collaborative International Research Projects

  1. Research project on “Performance Evaluation of Piano Key Weirs” with sponsorship and collaboration of HYDROCOOP, Paris, France for US $11,500.
  2. BRAHMATWINN International Research Project on “Integrated Study of the Brahmaputra and European Rivers (Rhine & Danube)”, funded by European Commission in research collaboration with Friedrich-Schiller University of Germany and 17 International Partners from Europe and Asia for Euro1,27,000, 2005-2010.
  3. Indian Team Leader of International Project on Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas sponsored by Natural Environment Research Council, DFID & ESPA, UK; with Univ. of Southampton as the Project Coordinator and Univ. Of Oxford, Univ. Of Dundee, Univ. Of Exeter, Univ. Of East Anglia, Normal Univ. Shanghai, BUET and IITR as partners of the International Research Consortium 2011-2013.  (£242,196.17)
  4. INNO-Asia Networking Project Consortium sponsored by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany 2010- 2014.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)

1.         Sharma Nayan (1992): Flood Flow Characteristics of the Brahmaputra River, Jalvigyan Sameeksha   published by Indian National Committee on Hydrology, Vol. VII, No.1, June 1992.

2.         Supanat Pariyachat  and Sharma Nayan (1996): Evaluation of Water Distribution Practice of an Irrigation System in Thailand, Journal of India Water Resources Society, Vol 2 No. 3, July 1996, pp.65-72.

3.         M. D. Abdullah, Nayan Sharma & C.S.P. Ojha, (1999), Performance Evaluation of Certain Braiding Indicators Using Data of a Reach of The Brahmaputra River in Bangladesh, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol 19 No. 3, July 1999, pp.21-27.

4.         Rasool Shagoofta, Nayan Sharma & C.S.P. Ojha (1999): Re-estimation of Equilibrium Scour Depths For Single Solid Spurs, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol 19 No. 4, Oct. 1999, pp.32-39.

5.         Kumar Venkatesh, Sharma Nayan, and Pandey A. D. (2002): Modelling of Brahmaputra River Cross-Sections Using ANN Technique, Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 59, No 3, July-Sept. 2002, pp.20-29.

6.         Sharma Nayan (1982): A Broad Appraisal of the Exploitable Water Resources and the Projected Water Needs of the Brahmaputra Basin, India’s North East – A Multi-Faced View pp. 169-177, Prakash Publishing House, 1982.

7.         Nayan Sharma,  A. D. Pandey & Kumar Venkatesh (2004): ANN Model Development for Bank-line Migration of River Brahmaputra Using Remote Sensing Data, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, Vol. 10 No. 1, March -2004, pp. 56-64.

8.         Sharma Nayan (2004): Spatio -Temporal Morphological Features, The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources, pp. 214-228, Water Science and Technology Library, Vol. 47, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Feb. 2004.

9.         Sharma Nayan (2004): Mathematical Modelling and Braid Indicators, The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources, pp. 229-260, Water Science and Technology Library, Vol. 47, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Feb. 2004.

10.      Sharma Nayan (2004): Scour Around Spurs at Gumi Site, The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources, pp. 274-298, Water Science and Technology Library, Vol. 47, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Feb. 2004.

11.      Sharma Nayan (2004): Irrigation Development, The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources, pp. 419-435, Water Science and Technology Library, Vol. 47, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Feb. 2004.

12.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P.  (2004): Use of Submerged Vanes For River Training: A Critical Review For Further Research, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 24 No. 2, April, 2004, pp.53-63.

13.      Sharma, Nayan.,  Das, D.Shukla, R. (2004): A Review of Design Aspects for Stepped Spillways, International Water Power and Dam Construction Journal, Wilmington Publishing Ltd., U. K., December 2004 Vol. XV, Issue 3, pp 219-233.

14.      Pandey  A.D, Sharma Nayan,  Kumar Venkatesh, Kulkarni M.D. (2005):  Comparative Study on Analysis of Barrage Raft by Hetenyi’s Method and FEM, Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 62, No 1, pp.40-47, Jan.-Mar, 2005.

15.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2005): Modelling of Local Scour Around Rectangular Submerged Vane, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 57-66, March -2005.

16.      Mittal S. and Sharma Nayan (2005): Control of Rainfall Induced Stream Bank Erosion by Soil Nailing, Hydrology Journal of Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH), Vol. 28, No. 1-2, March-June 2005, pp.33-45.

17.      Sankhua R.N,  Sharma N. and  Pandey A.D. (2005): Use of Remote Sensing and ANN in Assessment of Erosion Activities in Majuli –the World’s Largest River Island, International Journal of Remote Sensing, UK, Vol. 26, No. 20, October 2005 pp 4445-4454.

18.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Economic analysis: Riprap with geo-filter vs. collar as scour protection around submerged vanes, Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 63, No 1, pp.39-45, Jan.-Mar, 2006.

19.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Vorticity with different shapes of submerged vanes, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 13-26, March-2006.

20.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Performance evaluation of submergence ratio of a rectangular submerged vane with a collar, International Journal of Sediment Research, Beijing, China, Vol. 21, No.1, March- 2006, pp 42-49.

21.      Sankhua R.N,  Sharma Nayan and  Pandey A.D. (2006): Application of artificial neural network for daily river stage forecast in the Brahmaputra River, Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 63, No 3, pp.55-62, Jul.-Sep., 2006.

22.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Decay of strength of vortex down stream of submerged vane, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 37-48, Sep-2006.

23.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Dike formation with submerged vane, International Journal of Sediment Research, Beijing, China, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp 200-208, September 2006.

 

24.      N. Rama Rao, M. Kapoor, N. Sharma and K. Venkateswarlu (2007): Yield prediction and water-logging assessment for tea plantation land using satellite image-based techniques, International Journal of Remote Sensing, U. K. Vol. 28, No. 7, pp 1561–1576, April 2007.

25.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2007) Performance Evaluation of Aspect Ratio of Submerged Vanes, Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 64, No 2, pp.20-26, April-June, 2007.

26.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2007): Performance Evaluation of Tapered Vane, Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, USA, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2007, pp 472-477.

27.      R. N. Sankhua, Nayan Sharma, A. D. Pandey and P. K. Garg, (2006), Topological Indices for Study of Spatio-Temporal Changes in the Planform of the Brahmaputra River, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 26 No.1-2, Jan-April, 2006,    pp.24-29. 

28.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2006): Flow Past Tapered Submerged Vanes, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 26 No.1-2, Jan-April, 2006, pp.7-13.

29.      B. R. Parida, B. Oinam, N. R. Patel, Sharma Nayan, R. Kandwal and M. K. Hazarika (2008): Land Surface Temperature Variation in relation to Vegetation Type using MODIS Satellite Data in Gujarat State of India, International Journal of Remote Sensing, U. K. Vol. 29, No. 14, pp 4219–4235, July 2008.

30.      M. P. Akhtar, Z. Ahmad and Nayan Sharma(2008): Prediction of flow resistance and bed profile of river Brahmaputra, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 28 No.3, July 2008, pp.14-22.

31.      Sharma Nayan and Sharma M.N. (2009): Runoff and sediment yield modelling using ANN: Kankaimai Watershed, Nepal, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 29 No.1, January 2009, pp.28-37.

32.      Anupama Nayak, Nayan Sharma and R. D. Garg, (2009), Remote sensing based evaluation of channel instability in Ganga river inhibiting inland navigation, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 29 No. 2, April  2009, pp.32-39.

33.      P. K. Swami, A. Dwivedi and Nayan Sharma, (2008), Lacey regime equations for river Brahmaputra, International Association of Hydraulic Research(IAHR), Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 46, No.5(2008), pp.707-710.

34.      Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, P K Garg, Bettina Böhm, Wolfgang-Albert Flügel, R D Garg, R P Singh (2009): Water Area Extraction Using Geocoded High Resolution Imagery of TerraSAR-X Radar Satellite in Cloud Prone Brahmaputra River Valley, Journal of Geomatics , Indian Society of Geomatics, Vol. 3, No. 1 April 2009, pp 9-12. 

35.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2010): Aspects of Moment of Momentum for Vortex Strength, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 16, No., 1 March 2010, pp 11-19.

36.      Sharma Nayan, Singhal G. D. and Das D. (2010): Performance Evaluation of Vortex Type Sediment Extractor with Diaphragm, Journal of Dam Engineering, UK, Vol. XX, Issue 4, April, 2010, pp 345-358.

37.      Nayan Sharma, Fiifi Amoako Johnson, Craig W. Hutton and Mike Clark (2010), “Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk on the Brahmaputra Basin: A Case Study of River Bank Erosion” published in The Open Hydrology Journal, 2010, Vol. 4, pp 211-226.

38.      S. C. Devkota, A. A. Kazmi, V. K. Tyagi and N. Sharma, (2010), “Mathematical Modeling of BOD Removal in Waste Stabilization Ponds in Northern India”, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 30 No. 3, July 2010, pp.37-43.

39.      Gupta U. P., Sharma Nayan and Ojha C. S. P. (2010): Enhancing Utility Of Submerged Vanes With Collar, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, by American Society of Civil Engineers, USA Vol. 136, No. 9, September 1, 2010, pp 651-655.

40.      Sharma Nayan and Singhal G. D. (2011): Experimental Study of Hydraulically Efficient Piano Key Weir Configuration, The Indian Society for Hydraulics, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 18-33, March-2011.

41.      Lang, S., Kääb, A., Pechstädt, J., Flügel, W.-A., P. Zeil, P., Lanz, E., D. Kahuda, D., Frauenfelder, R., Casey, K., P. Füreder, P., Sossna, I., Wagner, I., , G. Janauer, G., Exler, N., Boukalova, Z., Tapa, R., Lui, J., and Sharma, N. (2011): Assessing components of the natural environment of the Upper Danube and Upper Brahmaputra river basins. - Advances in Science Research Journal, 7, 21–36, 2011, doi:10.5194/asr-7-1-2011, http://www.adv-sci-res.net/7/index.html, Published by Copernicus Publications, Germany.

42.      Boruah, S., Gilvear, D., Hunter, P. and Sharma, N. (2008): Quantifying channel planform and physical habitat dynamics on a large braided river using satellite data - The Brahmaputra, India. - River Research Applications Journal, UK. 24: 650–660.

43.      Dobler, A., Yaoming, M., Sharma, N., Kienberger, S., and Ahrens, B. (2011): Regional climate projections in two alpine river basins: Upper Danube and Upper Brahmaputra. – Advances in Science Research Journal, 7, 11–20, 2011, doi:10.5194/asr-7-1-2011, http://www.adv-sci-res.net/7/index.html. Published by Copernicus Publications, Germany.

44.      G. D. Singhal, N. Sharma and C.S.P. Ojha, (2011), Experimental Study of Hydraulically Efficient Piano Key Weir Configuration, published in ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Volume 17, Issue 1, 2011 page 18-33.

45.      Sanjay A. Burele, Mahanand Singh, Ishwer. D. Gupta, Zulfequar Ahmad Nayan Sharma and Pradeep K Garg (2011): Remote Sensing Satellite Communication Based  Operation/Regulation Of Gates Of Hydraulic Structure, Journal of Instrument Society of India, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 2011 pp 84-87.

46.      M. P. Akhtar, Nayan Sharma, and C. S. P. Ojha (2011): Braiding process and bank erosion in the Brahmaputra River, International Journal of Sediment Research, Beijing, China, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2011, pp. 431–444.

47.      M. Leite Ribeiro, M. Bieri, J.-L. Boillat, A. J. Schleiss, G. Singhal, and N. Sharma (2012):Discharge Capacity of Piano Key Weirs, published in Journal of Hydraulic Engineering of American Society of Civil Engineers, USA, Vol. 138, No. 2,
February  1, 2012, pp 199-203.

48.      Harinarayan Tiwari, Nayan Sharma and Afework Ashagrie Simegn (2012): Bridge Scour by HEC-RAS Model: A Case Study over Ganga Bridge, published in Recent Trends in Civil Engineering & Technology, STM Journals, India Volume 2, Issue 2, August 2012, Page 1-8.

49.      Nayan Sharma and Afework Ashagrie (2012): Simulation Study for Channelization of the Brahmaputra river in Assam, published in Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, Volume 69, No. 6 June 2012, Page 30-36.

50.      Sanjay A. BureleIshwer D. GuptaMahanand Singh, Nayan Sharma & Zulfequar Ahmad  (2012):Experimental study on performance of spurs, published in ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor & Francis, UK, Volume 18, Issue 3, Sept. 2012 pp 152-161.

51.      Patil P. R., Mishra S. K., Sharma Nayan and Swar A. K. (2012), “Two-Parameter Gamma-Based SUH Derivation”, published in International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol. 3, No.5 October 2012 pp.427-432.

52.      M. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas and P. K. Garg (2012). Modeling of spatio-temporal dynamics of land use land cover - a review and assessment, Journal of Geomatics, Vol.6 No.2 pp 93-103

53.      Archana Sarkar, R. D. Garg, Nayan Sharma (2012), “RS-GIS Based Assessment of River Dynamics of Brahmaputra River in India”, International Journal of Water Resources and Protection (JWARP), Vol.4, No.2, pp 63-72.

54.      Nayan Sharma, Georg Janauer, Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Oinam Bakimchandra and R D Garg (2012), “Assessing Wetland Landscape Dynamics in the Deepor Beel of Brahmaputra Basin Using Geospatial Tools”, Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, Thailand, Vol.12,No.1, Thailand.

55.      Nayan Sharma (2013),” Brahmaputra Flooding and Possible Technical Solutions”, Published Book titled “Strategy for developing fisheries in flood affected areas of Assam”, Assam Agricultural University, April 2013, pp 11-28.

56.      Eskinder T. Esubalew and Nayan Sharma (2013). “Numerical Model Applications for Sedimentation and Flushing Behavior of Storage Reservoir (Case Study)” published in Water and Energy International Journal, CBIP, New Delhi, Vol. 70, No.4, pp52-59.

57.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2013), “Introduction of New Flow Resistance Parameter for the Study Coefficients of Vertical Velocity Distribution” published in Journal of Experimental & Applied Meachanics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp9-14.

58.      P. R. Patil, S. K. Mishra and Nayan Sharma (2013), “Prediction of DRH using Simplified Two –parameter Gamma SUH, International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, Vol. 4, Number 4, pp 369-376.

59.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2013) “Empirical models for sediment and discharge of Raidak river” Novus International Journal of Engineering & Technology 2013, Vol. 2, Issue No. 3, pp 11-15.

60.      Nayan Sharma and Harinarayan Tiwari (2013) “Experimental study on vertical velocity and submergence depth near Piano Key Weir” Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs  II-PKW 2013, Published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London pp 93 – 100.

61.      M.P. Akhtar, Nayan Sharma, C.S.P.Ojha and D.J. Bergstrom (2014): “A Numerical Study of Flow Dispersion Stresses in 2D Depth Averaged Model for Curvilinear Flow Domain” International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, Volume No.3 Issue No.7, pp : 925-929, 1 July 2014.

62.      Tiwari H., Sharma Nayan (2014), “Bank shifting of river Ganga in the downstream of Bhagalpur Vikramshila Setu," published in Journal of River Engineering (JRE),Volume 2, Issue 4 pp 31-33.

63.      Sanjay A. Burele, Nayan Sharma, Z. Ahmad & Ishwer D. Gupta, (2014), “Numerical Simulation-Optimization for Channelization of River Kosi” International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, Volume No.3 Issue No.9, pp : 1149-1155.

64.      S. P. Rai, Sharma Nayan and A. K. Lohani (2014), "Risk Assessment for Transboundary Rivers Using Fuzzy Synthetic Evaluation Technique" Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Volume 519, Part B, Pages 1551-1559.

65.      Kumar, D., Pandey, A., Sharma, Nayan & Flügel, W.-A. (2014), Modeling Suspended Sediment Using Artificial Neural Networks and TRMM-3B42 Version 7 Rainfall Dataset. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering doi: 10.1061/ (ASCE) HE. 1943-5584.0001082.

66.      M. Surabuddin Mondal , Nayan Sharma , Martin Kappas & P K Garg (2013): Modeling of spatio- temporal dynamics of land use and land cover in a part of Brahmaputra River basin using  Geoinformatic techniques, Geocarto International, Vol. 28 (7), pp. 632-656.

67.      Vikas Kumar Shukla, T. Nagendra and Nayan Sharma (2014): Numerical modeling technique for tracking of disposed dredged material in offshore area, International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, Volume 5, Number 3 · 2014, UK, pp 127-139.

68.     Tiwari, Harinarayan, and Sharma, Nayan (2014). "Statistical Study of Turbulence Near Piano Key Weir: A Review." Journal of Experimental & Applied Mechanics, 5(3), 16-28, ISSN: 2230-9845 (online), ISSN: 2321-516X (print).

69.      Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas and P. K. Garg, (2015), “Critical Assessment of Land Use Land Cover Dynamics Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Images”, Open Access Environments 2015, 2, 61-90; doi:10.3390 / environments 2010061, ISSN 2076-3298, pp 61-90.

70.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2015). Turbulence study in the vicinity of piano key weir: relevance, instrumentation, parameters and methods. Applied Water Science, Springer, 1-10, DOI: 10.1007/s13201-015-0275-1.

71.      Tiwari, H., & Sharma, N. (2015). Developments to Improve Hydraulic Competence of Spillways. Aquatic Procedia, 4, 841-846.

72.      M. P. Akhtar, Nayan Sharma, and C. S. P. Ojha (2015): 2-D Depth Averaged Modelling for Curvilinear Braided Stretch of River Brahmaputra in India, International Journal of Research in Engineering & Advanced Technology, Volume 3, Issue 1, Feb-Mar, 2015, pp 217-230.

73.      Mohd Aamir and Nayan Sharma (2015), “Riverbank Protection with Porcupine Systems: Development of Rational Design Methodology”, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor and Francis, UK, DOI: 10.1080 /09715010.2015.1029544. 

74.      Nayan Sharma (2014), “Prime Technical Issues for harnessing Brahmaputra river environment for economic breakthrough in Assam” Research Journal of Contemporary Concerns, Vol. 9 (Spl) 2014, pp 1-7, ISSN 0972-7922. 

75.      Arun Kumar Soni, Archana Sarkar and Nayan Sharma (2015), “Snowmelt Runoff Modeling in an Indian Himalayan River Basin using WinSRM, RS & GIS” Water and Energy International Journal, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp 63-72, ISSN 0974-4711.\

76.      Subash Prasad Rai, Nayan Sharma. (2015), Hydro-political Interactions: India-Nepal-Bangladesh. Journal of Water Resource Engineering and Management. 2015; 2(2): 29–32p.

77.      Sharma, N., Zakaullah, M., Tiwari, H., & Kumar, D. (2015). Runoff and sediment yield modeling using ANN and support vector machines: a case study from Nepal watershed. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 1(3), 1-8.

78.      Harinarayan Tiwari & Nayan Sharma (2016) Interaction between flow hydrodynamics and bed roughness in alluvial channel, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol.22 No. 1, 40-49, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2015.1060874.

79.      Harinarayan Tiwari, Subash Pd. Rai, Dheeraj Kumar & Nayan Sharma (2016) Rainfall erosivity factor for India using modified Fourier index, Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research, Vol4 No.2, 83-91,DOI: 10.1080/23249676.2015.1064038.

80.      Kumar, D., Pandey, A., Sharma, Nayan. & Flügel, W.-A. (2015), “Evaluation of TRMM-precipitation with raingauge observation using hydrological model J2000”, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001317.

81.      Tiwari, H., Rai, S. P., Sharma, N., & Kumar, D. (2015). Computational approaches for annual maximum river flow series. Ain Shams Engineering Journal. doi:10.1016/j.asej.2015.07.016.

82.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2015), "Flow hydrodynamics near inlet key of Piano Key Weir (PKW)", Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science, Springer (DOI) 10.1007/s12046-015-0423-1.

83.      Pratibha Warwade, Nayan Sharma, Bodo Ahrens, Ashish Pandey, (2015) “Characterization and analysis of the trend of climate variable (Temperatures) for the North Eastern region of the India” Internatinal Journal of Recent Scientific Research, Vol. 6, Issue, 4, pp.3618-3624, April, 2015. 

84.      Kumar, D., Pandey, A., Sharma, Nayan. & Flügel, W.-A. (2016), “Daily suspended sediment simulation using machine learning approach”, Catena 138 (2016) 77–90, Elsevier.

85.      Nayan Sharma, Subash Prasad Rai and Harinarayan Tiwari “Riparian vs Catchment Hydropolitics” (2015), Geography And You, July - August 2015, 27, Issue - 'Water Matters', pp 26 - 30.

86.      S. P. Rai, Sharma Nayan and A. K. Lohani (2016), "Transboundary Water Sharing: Issues Involved" Environmental Policy and Law, IOS Press, Volume 46, Issue 1, Pages 62-68.

87.      S. P. Rai, and Sharma Nayan (2016), "Benefit Sharing approach for the Transboundary Brahmaputra river basin in South Asia- A Case Study" Water and Energy International, CBIP, Volume 58, No. 12, March 2016, 56-61.

88.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2016), “Nonlinear & entropic velocity distribution in open channel”, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 2, 163–172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2015.1126797.

89.      Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2016), Turbulent Kinetic Energy in the upstream of Piano Key Weir, Arab J Sci Eng, 41:4147–4152, DOI 10.1007/s13369-016-2118-2.

90.      Dheeraj Kumar; Amar Kant Gautam, Santosh S Palmate, Ashish Pandey, Shakti Suryavanshi, Neha Rathore and Nayan Sharma, (2016) “Evaluation of TRMM Multi-Satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) Against Terrestrial Measurement Over a Humid Sub-Tropical Basin, India” Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Springer, 1-17 , DOI 10.1007/s00704-016-1807-9 . 

91.      P. R. Patil, S. K. Mishra and Nayan Sharma, (2016), “Oscillation Free Altered Duration UH Derivation Using Nondimensional Approach” Perspectives in Science, Elsevier, (2016), 8, 686-688, DOI:10.1016/j.pisc.2016.06.059.

92.      Mondal, M.S., Sharma, Nayan, Kappas, Martin, Garg, P. K., (2016), Statistical independence test and validation of CA Markov land use/land cover (LULC) prediction results, The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing Space Sciences  (2016) 19, 259-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.08.001.

93.      Md. Amir Khan, Nayan Sharma and Gopal Das Singhal (2016) “Experimental study on bursting events around  a bar in physical model of a braided channel” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, India, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp 63–70 DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2016.1239554.

94.      Md. Amir Khan, Nayan Sharma (2016), “Three-Dimensional probabilistic analysis of flow around island in a braided river model, Int. Journal of Applied Sciences and Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 2016, pp 189-201. 

95.      Md. Amir Khan and Nayan Sharma (2016) “Analysis of turbulent flow characteristics in the vicinity of the bar in a braided river model” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, India, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2017.1298061.

96.      Subash Prasad Rai,  William Young & Nayan Sharma (2017), “Risk and Opportunity Assessment for Water Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins in South Asia” Water Resource Management, Springer. Volume 31, Issue 7, pp 2187–2205. DOI 10.1007/s11269-017-1637-2.

97.      Sunil Kumar, Anil Jaswal, Ashish Pandey and Nayan Sharma (2017) “Literature Review of Dam Break Studies and Inundation Mapping Using Hydraulic Models and GIS” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Vol. 4, Issue 4.

98.      Md. Amir Khan and Nayan Sharma (2016) “Study of turbulent characteristics of flow around island in a braided river model using quadrant technique” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Indian Society of Hydraulics, India. Volume 24, 2018 - Issue 1, pp 1-8. DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2017.1329033.

99.      Subash Rai, Aaron T. Wolf and Nayan Sharma (2017) “Hydropolitics and hydropolitical dynamics between India and Nepal- An event based study”, Water Policy, IWA Publishing, October 2017, 19 (5) 791-819, DOI:  10.2166/wp.2017.063.

100.  Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2017) “Empirical and Mathematical Modeling of Head and Discharge Over Piano Key Weir, Development of Water Resources in India, Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 75) pp 341-354, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-55125-8_29.

101.  Md. Amir Khan and Nayan Sharma (2017) “Analysis of Turbulent Flow Characteristics Around Bar using the Conditional Bursting Technique for Varying Discharge Conditions” Journal of Civil Engineering, Korean Society of Civil Engineers, July 2018, Volume 22, Issue 7, pp 2315–2324, DOI: DOI 10.1007/s12205-017-0018-y.

102.  Harinarayan Tiwari, Nayan Sharma and Sébastien Erpicum (2017), “Noise in the velocity measurements and boundaries effect in an open channel with Piano Key Weir” ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2018.1434691.

103.   Subash Prasad Rai, Nayan Sharma and Anil Kumar Lohani, (2019), “Novel approach for issues identification in transboundary water management using fuzzy c‑means clustering”, Applied Water Science (2019) 9:11, Springer pp 1 – 11, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-018-0889-1.

104. Md. Amir Khan, Nayan Sharma, (2019), “Study of Depth-wise profiles of Velocity and Turbulence parameters in the proximity of mid-channel bar”, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2019.1570359.

105. Rai, S. P., Sharma, Nayan, and Wolf, A. T. (2019), Perceived Risk of cooperation between India and Nepal on the Kosi River: Case Study, Accepted in Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 2019, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001102.

106. Khan Amir and Sharma Nayan (2019), Turbulence study around bar in a braided river model, Water Resource, Springer, 46(3), 353-366, DOI: 10.1134/S0097807819030023.

107. Khan Amir and Sharma Nayan (2019): “Investigation of coherent flow turbulence in the proximity of mid-channel bar” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s12205-019-1430-2.

108. Gopal Das Singhal, Subhash Gottumukkala and Nayan Sharma (2019): “Review of Climate Change Impacts on Dam Safety and Flood Mitigation Issues in India” Water And Energy International, Vol. 62, RNI, No. 6, December, 2019, pp 60-66.

Conference Publications

1.       Sharma Nayan (1988): Management of a Canal System, proc. Second Indian Engineering Congress of Institution of Engineers (I) Hyderabad, 15-19 Jan., 1988.

2.       Sharma Nayan and P. P. Changkakati    (1988):  Some Aspects of Irrigation Games for Main System Operation, proc. Sixth Congress of Asia Pacific Division of International Association for Hydraulic Research, Kyoto Japan, 20-22, July 1988.

3.       Sharma Nayan and Purandare P. Control Software for Automatic Regulation of Irrigation Canal, proc. National Seminar on Micro-computer Application in Irrigation Water Management, Organised by WALMI, Aurangabad, Feb., 14-15, 1989.

4.       Sharma Nayan and A. Ingle (1989): Computer Aided Gaming Simulation for Main Canal Operation, proc. National Seminar of Micro-computer Application in Irrigation Water Management, Organised by WALMI Aurangabad Feb. 14-15, 1989.

5.       Sharma Nayan and Bachtarudin(1989):  Study of Variation of Roughness Coefficient in Canals, proc. 55th Research and Development Session, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Srinagar, 25-28, July, 1989.

6.       Sharma Nayan and A. Awasthi (1986): A Critical Study of Design Approaches for Raft Floors of Barrages, proc. 53rd Research and Development Session, CBIP, Bhubaneswar, 8-10, May 1986.

7.       Sharma Nayan, Sinha C. P. and Mahanty N. (1986): Study of Looseness Factor for Barrages, proc. 53rd Research and Development Session, CBIP, Bhubaneswar 8-10 May 1986.

8.       Sharma Nayan and Ashok Kumar (1988): Retrogression Down Stream of the Headworks on Kankai River-A Case Study, proc.  of Sixth Congress APD  IAHR, Kyoto Japan, 20-22 July 1988.

9.       C. P. Sinha, Sharma Nayan and C. S. Mathur (1988): Unconventional Approach for Design of Raft Floors for Barrages, proc. 54th Research and Development Session, CBIP, Ranchi, 30th April - 3rd May, 1988.

10.   Sharma Nayan and Anil Kalita (1988): Case Study of Flood Flow Simulation in a Selected Reach of the River Brahmaputra, proc. Sixth Congress of Asian Pacific Division of International Association for Hydraulic Research, Kyoto, Japan 20-22, July, 1988.

11.   Sharma Nayan (1986): Design of Spur for the Brahmaputra River, proc. Seminar on Flood Estimation and Control, Second Annual Convention of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineers (I) Roorkee  Dec 1986.

12.   Sharma Nayan and Haren Kakati (1989): Unconventional Design of Spur, proc. 55th Research and  Development Session, CBIP, Srinagar, 25-28, July 1989.

13.   Sharma Nayan (1981): Expert System for Flood Flow Simulation, proc. Symposium on Preparedness Mitigation Management of Natural Disasters, New Delhi 2-´ August 1981, Organised by Central Water Commission and others.

14.   Sharma Nayan (1988): Problems and Prospects of Dibrugarh Flood Protection, proc. Seminar on Flood  Protection for Dibrugarh and its Suburbs, Organised by Dibrugarh University  Dibrugarh 8-9 Dec., 1988.

15.   Sharma Nayan (1989): Some Aspects of Construction of Mathematical Model for the Brahmaputra, proc. National Workshop on Simulation and Computer Modelling to Control the River Brahmaputra, Organised by the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Assam Science Society, Guwahati, 3-4, Jan. 1989.

16.   Sharma Nayan (1990): Problems and Prospects of Water Resources Development in the Brahmaputra Basin, proc. Seminar of Water Management in Assam, Organised by Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Assam, April 28, 1990.

17.   Sharma Nayan (1990): Strategy for Accelerated Irrigation Development in Assam, proc. Seminar on Water Management in Assam, Organised by Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology Assam April 28, 1990.

18.   G. N. Yoganarasinhan and Sharma Nayan (1990): Graphic Aided Design of Small Irrigation Schemes, proc. International Symposium on Development of Small Scale Water Resources in Rural Area, Khon Kaen University, Thailand 21-25 May, 1990.

19.   Sharma Nayan (1984): Sprinkler Irrigation- An Effective Means of Water Management, proc. Seminar on Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation System, Organised by Ministry of Irrigation, Govt. of   India and CBIP., New Delhi during 8-9 March, 1984.

20.   Sharma Nayan (1989): Some Aspects of Construction of Mathematical Model For Brahmaputra, proc.  National Workshop on Simulation and Computer Modelling to Control the River Brahmaputra, Guwahati, Jan. 4th & 5th 1989.

21.   Sharma Nayan and M. K. Hamed (1991): Computer Aided Design of Barrage, proc. 56th  Research and Development Session of Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Hyderabad, 28 - 30 May, 1991.                  

22.   Sharma Nayan et.al. (1991): Study of Water Logging in Irrigation Command with Reference to Tawa Project, proc. 56th Research and Development Session of Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Hyderabad 28-30 May 1991

23.   Sharma Nayan (1992): Application of Satellite Data for Identification of Flood Plain Changes in the Brahmaputra River, World Congress on Natural Hazard Reduction, Jan., 1992 in New Delhi.

24.   Sharma Nayan (1992): Mathematical Modelling As A Means of Natural Hazard Prediction, World Congress on Natural Hazard Reduction, Jan.,1992 in New Delhi.

25.   Sharma Nayan (1991): Feasibility Study of Introducing Canal Automation to an Existing Canal - A Case Study, proc. International Seminar on Efficient Water Use, organized by International Water Resources Association, October 21 - 25, 1991, Mexico City.

26.   S. C. Sahu, V. R. Joshi and Sharma Nayan (1992): Estimation of Sinking Resistance of Well Foundations, proc. of All India Workshop on R&A in Bridge Engineering Lucknow April 1992.

27.   Sharma Nayan, et.al. (1992) Computer Aided Analysis of River Bank Stability, proc. 57th Research and Development Session of Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Jaipur in Feb. 1992.

28.   Sharma Nayan (1993): Effects of Training Works on the Morphology of the Brahmaputra River as Some Specific Sites, Theme paper at the Fourth National Water Convention, Thiruvanathapuram, Feb 1993 organised by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India.

29.   Singh A. , Sharma Nayan and Vittal N. (1996): Comparative Study of Solid and Permeable Spurs in Single, proc. of International Seminar on Civil Engineering Practices in Twenty First Century, Roorkee, 1996.

30.   Singh A., Sharma Nayan and Vittal N. (1996): Comparative Study of Solid and Permeable Spurs in Series, proc. of International Seminar of Civil Engineering Practices in Twenty First Century, Roorkee, 1996.

31.   Mishra S. K. and Sharma Nayan (1996): Defining Flood Wave Propagation Characteristics Using Hysteresis of Rating Curves, proc. HYDRO-9 an IIT Kanpur Dec. 1996.

32.   Sharma Nayan (1997): Computer Aided Design of Desilting Arrangements, proc. Seminar on Silting   Problems in Hydro Power stations CBIP Roorkee, May 1997.

33.   Sharma Nayan (1999): Prospects of Kinematic Wave Approximations for Mathematical Modelling of Snow Avalanche Motion, proc. National Snow Science Workshop October 1999, Manali, Organized by, Snow and Avalanche Study and Establishment R & D Center of Ministry of Defence Govt. of India.

34.   Probability Analysis of Stream Lengths and Determination of Geomorphologic Parameters of Harhari River Basin In India, Organized by Indian Association of Hydrologists, Nov. 1999.

35.   Computer Modelling of Blocked Border Irrigation, proc. National level Seminar on Resources Management for Self Reliant Agricultural Economy of N. E. Region, Guwahati  on 9-10. February, 2000.

36.   A Case Study of Trans Basin Water Transfer Possibilities between the Godavari and The Krishna Basins in India, proc. USCID conference on Trans Basin Water Transfers Denver, U.S.A. June 2001.

37.   Some Case Studies on Catchment Area Treatment, proc. Workshop on Watershed Management in North Eastern Region, Organized by Ministry of Water Resources & Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, Guwahati, June 13-14,2000.

38.   Das D. and Sharma Nayan (2001) : Upgradation of Small Hydro Power Plant at Maniyar, India, proc. International Conference  on Hydropower in the New Millennium, Honningsvag, Norway 2001.

39.   Sharma Nayan (2002): Irrigation Games for Efficient Main System Management, proc. 18th Congress of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), Montreal July 20-28, 2002.

40.   Sharma Nayan (2002): An Approach For Developing Spatio-Temporal Model of the River Brahmaputra, proc. 18th National Convention of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineers (INDIA), Nov. 9-10, 2002, Guwahati, Assam.  

41.   Sharma Nayan and Singhal G. D. (2003): Experimental Study on Labyrinth Spillways, proc. International Conference on Engineering of Dams And Appurtenant Works Including Power Houses & Transmission Systems – 29-31 January, 2003, New Delhi.

42.   Sharma Nayan (2003) The River Linking Project Vis-a-Vis The Brahmaputra Basin, proc. National Seminar on Linking the Major Rivers of India: Possibilities and Apprehensions, 29thApril, 2003, Guwahati.

43.   Shukla Rajesh and Sharma Nayan (2003): Hydraulic Model Experimentation on Multi-Slope Stepped Spillways, International Conference on Water & Environment, Bhopal, India, Dec. 2003.

44.   Sharma Nayan and Singhal G. D. (2003): Interim Findings on Experimentation on Labyrinth Spillways for Higher Discharges, International Conference on Water & Environment, Bhopal, India, Dec. 2003.

45.   Sharma Nayan (2003): Development of Irrigation Games as Tool for PIM for Efficient Main System Management, Water Summit 2003, New Delhi, Oct. 2003.

46.   Sharma Nayan (2004): Application of Computational River Hydraulics, ANN and Remote Sensing Techniques for Effective River Management in India, Seminar on Silting of Rivers Problems and Solutions, New Delhi, 12-13 February 2004.

47.   Sharma Nayan and Kumar Venkatesh  (2004): Monitoring of Morphological Changes of Indian Rivers through ANN Based Spatio-Temporal Model-An Approach, Seminar on Silting of Rivers Problems and Solutions, New Delhi, 12-13 February 2004.

48.   Sharma Nayan and Gupta U. P. (2004): Submerged Vanes: A Modern Technique For Sediment Management, Seminar on Silting of Rivers Problems and Solutions, New Delhi, 12-13 February 2004.

49.   Sharma Nayan & Singhal G. D. (2004): Experimental Research On Piano Key Weir, International Conference Water India-4, 3-4 February 2004, New Delhi (India)

50.   Sharma Nayan (2004): Flood Management Through Structural and Non-Structural Measures, proc. Workshop on Flood And Drought Management, CBIP, New Delhi, Sept. 16-17, 2004, PP FM 108-119.

51.   Sharma Nayan and R. K. Biswal (2004): Inter Basin Water Transfer and Water Balance Study of Mahanadi Basin, proc. National Conference on Hydraulics & Water Resources, HYDRO-2004, Dec. 27-28, 2004, Nagpur (India), pp 79-84. 

52.   Sharma Nayan (2005): Exploratory Use of Artificial Neural Network and Remote Sensing for Management of Bank Erosion of the Brahmaputra, proc. 4th IWMI-Tata Annual Partners Research Meet at Anand, Feb. 24-26, 2005, pp. 49.

53.   Sharma Nayan (2005): Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Hydrological Variability for the River Brahmaputra using Artificial Neural Network, proc. International Symposium on Role of Water Sciences in Transboundary River Basin Management, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, March 10-12, 2005, pp 25-31.

54.   Sharma Nayan, Singhal G.D. and Das D. (2005): Experimental Study On Labyrinth Spillways For Higher Discharges, proc. Development of Hydro Power Projects - A Prospective Challenge, organized by CBIP & HPSEB, Shimla, April 20-22, 2005.

 55.   Sharma Nayan (2005): Problems of the Trans-Boundary Brahmaputra River Ecosystem Imperilling Eco-Security and Livelihoods of the Riparian States, for International Symposium in Dali, Yunnan Province China, December 10-15, 2005. 

56.   Sharma Nayan, B. R. Parida and B. Oinam, (2006): Assessment of Annual Soil Erosion Rate of Brahmaputra Basin in India Using Remote Sensing and GIS, International Symposium on Sediment Management in South & South East Asia, AIT Bangkok, April 24-25, 2006.

57.   Sharma Nayan, B.Oinam and B.R.Parida(2006): Remote sensing based study on channel changes and wetland eco-system dynamics of the Brahmaputra River in India, proc. International Conference On ‘Riverine Hydroecology: Advances in Research and Applications’, Stirling University, Scotland, August 14-18, 2006, pp 84-85.

58.   Ng. Romeji Singh and Sharma  Nayan (2007): Fluvial Patterns in the Loktak Lake Sub-basin through Two Interlinking Channels, proc. XII World Lakes Conference - Theme ( Special Group of Lakes and Wetlands) Jaipur, Ministry of Environment & Forest (Govt. of India) & International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC) Foundation, Japan, India, 28th Oct -2nd Nov, 2007.

59.   Sharma Nayan and Singhal G. D. (2007): The Piano Key Weir : A New Dam Safety Solution for Enhanced Spillway Capacity”, International Conference on Dam Safety 2007, 9-13 September, 2007 Austin, Texas, United States.

60.   Sharma Nayan (2008): A dam safety solution by Piano Key Weir for enhanced spillway capacity, International Conference on Hydro Vision  2008, July 14-18, 2008 Sacramento, California, USA.

61.   Sharma Nayan (2009): Performance Evaluation of Piano Key Weir for a Hydro Electric Project in India, proceedings of Waterpower XVI held in Spoken, Washington, USA on July 27-30, 2009.

62.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma,P K Garg, R P Singh., (2009).Satellite Data Based Analysis of Wetland Dynamics Focusing on Flood Management. Second India Disaster Management Congress 2009, National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi, India.

63.   Sharma Nayan and Akhtar Parwez (2010) A Satellite Data Based Approach to Study Braiding Behaviour for Monitoring and Management of the Brahmaputra River, published in proceedings of 3rd International Perspective on Current & Future State of Water Resources & the Environment, January 4-6, 2010 organized by American Society of Civil Engineers in IIT Madras, Chennai, India. 

64.   Rakesh Kumar, A. Sarkar, R.D. Singh, N. Sharma, “Application of ANN Technique in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling”, 14th National Symposium on Hydrology with focal theme on “Management of Water Resources under Drought Situation; 01/2010.

65.   Singhal G. D. and Sharma Nayan (2011): “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.

66.   Sharma Nayan and Akhtar Parwez (2011): Satellite Data Based Impact Assessment of Basin Characteristics for Brahmaputra River System of India, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011, ASCE, May 22-26, 2011, Palm, Springs, CA, USA, pp 3792-3802.

67.   Archana Sarkar, R. D. Singh and Nayan Sharma (2011): Spatial Pattern of Rainfall Trends in a Part of Brahmaputra Basin, Proceedings  of National Conference on Water, Energy and Biodiversity with special reference to North Eastern Region, The Institution of Engineers (INDIA) held in Agartala, Tripura on 20-22 August, 2011, pp 92-102.

68.   Sharma Nayan and Singhal Gopal Das (2012): Physical Modelling of Piano Key Weir for Sawara Kuddu Hydro Electric Project in India, Proceedings of International Workshop on Piano Key Weir for In-Stream Storage Creation and Dam Safety (PKWISD-2012), May 30th – June 1, 2012, New Delhi.

69.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, N. Sharma, M. Kappas, P. K. Garg. CA Markov modeling of dynamics of land use land cover and sensitivity analysis to identify sensitive parameter(s), 32nd International Geographical Congress of International Geographical Union (IGU) - IGC Cologne 2012, 26 - 30 August 2012, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany.

70.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, N. Sharma, M. Kappas, P. K. Garg. Modelling of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of  Land Use Land Cover and assessment of filter effects on prediction results using Multi-Temporal  Satellite Images and GIS, Annual Conference of American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote  Sensing, ASPRS 2012: Imaging and Geospatial Technologies Into the Future, 19-23 March, 2012, Sacramento, California, U. S. A.

71.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas, P K Garg. Modelling and validation of Land Use Land Cover Dynamics in a part of Brahmaputra River Basin using Geoinformatics Techniques, Annual meeting of Association of American Geographers (AAG – 2012), 22-28 February, 2012, New York, U. S. A.

72.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, N. Sharma, M. Kappas, P. K. Garg, Modeling of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Land Use and Land Cover Using Geoinformatics Techniques,Climate Change, Deforestation 7 and the Future of African Rainforests Conference at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom (U. K.),4-6 January 2012.

73.   Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas, P. K. Garg. Statistical Independence Test and Validation of Land Use Land Cover Prediction Results when using CA Markov LUCC Model, Annual conference of Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society - RSPSoc 2011: Earth Observation in a Changing World, 13-15 September, 2011, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom (U. K.).

74.   Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma (2012), “A Case Study of Wangchu (Bhutan) Reservoir Sedimentation using HEC-RAS”, Proceedings for Seminar on “Sedimentation in Reservoir”, 21st December 2012, Water Resources Department, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi, pp-122-127.

75.   Archana Sarkar, R. D. Singh, Nayan Sharma, “Climate Variability and Trends in parts of Brahmaputra Basin”, Proc India Water Week 2012, April 10-14, 2012, New Delhi, India.

76.   P. R. Patil, S. K. Mishra, N. Sharma, D. Das, and A. Sharma (2013). “Two-Parameter Gamma-Based SUH Derivation for Design Flood Estimation.” International Seminar on Hydro Power and Sustainable Development, Organized by OHPC in Association with CBIP, 124-133, 21st -22nd February 2013, Bhubaneswar.

77.   Archana Sarkar, R. D. Singh and Nayan Sharma (2013), “Suspended Sediment Flux Modeling in a Transboundary Himalayan River Basin”, published in Proceedings of H04, IAHS-IAPSO-IASPEL Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 2013 (IAHS Publ. 361, 2013) pp 286-293.

78.   Shukla V. K., Nagendra T. and Sharma Nayan (2014), “Numerical modeling technique for tracking of disposed dredged material in offshore area” Published in the Proceedings of the Fifth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (INCHOE2014), 5-7 Feb. 2014, CSIR-NIO, Goa, India.

79.   Dheeraj Kumar, Ashish Pandey, Nayan Sharma and Wolfgang-Albert Flügel (2014): “Evaluation of TRMM- Precipitation With Raingauge Observation Using Hydrological Model J2000” Published in the Proceedings of EWRI- International Weather Radar and Hydrology Symposium to be held April 7-10, 2014, in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

80.   Abhigya Shriwastava, and Nayan Sharma (2014), “Investigation of RCC Jack Jetty as a Cost Effective River Training Structure” Published in the Proceedings of International Conference on Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences (AEBS-2014) April 24-25, 2014 Phuket (Thailand), pp 42-46.

81.   Pooja Singh and Nayan Sharma (2014), “Investigation of impacts of Chevron as a river training measure on river hydraulics” Published in the Proceedings of International Conference on Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences (AEBS-2014), April 24-25, 2014 Phuket (Thailand).

82.   Sanjay A. Burele, Nayan Sharma, Z. Ahmad and I. D. Gupta (2014), “Morphological Changes Of River Kosi From Chatra To Nirmali” published in the Proc. in Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering (HYDRO 2014), Dec. 18-20th, 2014, pp 109-123.

83.   Sanjay A. Burele, Nayan Sharma, Z. Ahmad and I. D. Gupta (2014), “Use Of Artificial Intelligence For Sediment Rating And Gauge-Discharge Curves” Proc. in Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering (HYDRO 2014), Dec. 18-20th, 2014, pp 109-123.

84.   Tiwari, Harinarayan; Sharma, Nayan (2014), “Gaps and Scope of Turbulence Study Near Piano Key Weir (PKW)” Proc. In Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering (HYDRO 2014), Dec. 18-20th, 2014, pp 486-492.

85.   Mohd Aamir, Nayan Sharma (2014), “Sediment Trap Efficiency of Porcupine Systems for Riverbank Protection” Proc. In Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering (HYDRO 2014), Dec. 18-20th, 2014, pp 688-698.  

86.   Harinarayan Tiwari & Nayan Sharma (2015) “Interpretation of near bed RMS velocity & shear stress in the approach flow of Piano Key Weir (PKW)”, Proc. In 2nd International Workshop on Hydraulic Structures: Data Validation, Coimbra, Portugal, 7-9 May, 2015, pp 31-39.

87.   Nayan Sharma (2015) “Harnessing the Brahmaputra: Key to Northeast India’s Economic Regeneration, Proc. In Shared Rivers in South Asia: Challenges & Prospects in Lower Riparian States, Tezpur, Assam, 16-17th March, 2015, pp 86-111.

88.   U. P. Gupta, C. S. P. Ojha and Nayan Sharma "Submerged Vanes As Sediment Management Device In Hydro Schemes”, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-400.

89.   Ashish Chaudhary, Nayan Sharma, Ujjwal Singh, Radha Krishan , "Analytical Study of Some Himalayan Cloud Burst Events", 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-188.

90.   M. A. Khan, Harinarayan Tiwari, Nayan Sharma, "A Review of Reynolds Stress Models for Turbulent Flow", 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-124.

91.   Mohammad Aamir, Nayan Sharma, "Efficiency of Triangular and Prismatic Porcupines in Capturing Sediment for River Training", 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-316.

92.   R. K. Choudhary, S. P. Rai, Harinarayan Tiwari, Pooja Singh, Nayan Sharma, "Hydropolitics between India & China: Status vs. Perspectives",  20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-049.

93.   S. A. Burele, Nayan Sharma, Zulfequar Ahmad, I. D. Gupta, "Mathematical Model to Study Channelization by Lowering the River Bed Through Excavation", 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering, Hydro 2015 International, 17-19 December, 2015, Paper ID HYD-253.

94.   P. R. Patil, S. K. Mishra, Nayan Sharma and V. P. Singh “Nondimensional UH Based Smoothing OF S-Curve Derived UH Oscillations”, International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES-2016), March 15 – 18, 2016.

95.   P. R. Patil, S. K. Mishra and Nayan Sharma, “Oscillation Free Altered Duration UH Derivation Using Nondimensional Approach” ICEMS 2016, Jaipur, India, March 17-19, 2016.

96.   Khan Amir and S. Nayan (2016): A study of Stream Braiding, India Water week, International conference on Water Research 2016.

97.   Tiwari, Harinarayan, Nayan Sharma, Amir Khan, Subash P Rai (2016), “Water Resources in India: A view from third eye.” International Conference ‘India Water Week 2016’ Delhi, India 4-8 April, 2016.

98.   Khan Amir and S. Nayan (2016): Flow Characteristics near the braided island, National Conference on “Water Resources & Hydropower-2016.

99.   Subash Rai, Nayan Sharma and Aaron Wolf, “India-Nepal Transboundary Water Management: A Critical Case of Hydro-Diplomacy” International Conference on the Status and Future of the World's Large Rivers, Delhi, India, April 18-21, 2017.

100.   Sanjay A Burele, Nayan Sharma, Z. Ahmad, I. D. Gupta, “Hydraulic Model Studies For Channelization Of River Kosi By Using T-Type Shape Spur”, Proceedings of Hydro-2017, Indian Society of Hydraulics, pp 1083-1095.

101.   Tiwari, Harinarayan, Dheeraj Kumar, Subash P. Rai, and Nayan Sharma. “Changes in morphometric attributes near Farakka Barrage using satellite Images.” International Conference 'Incessant Ganga', Water and land management Institute, Water Resource Department, Govt. of Bihar, Patna, Bihar, India, 25-26 February 2017.

102.   Rai, Subash P., Harinarayan Tiwari and Nayan Sharma. “Governance issues related to policy for sustainability of the river Ganga.” International Conference 'Incessant Ganga', Water and land management Institute, Water Resource Department, Govt. of Bihar, Patna, Bihar, India, 25-26 February 2017.

103.   Rai, S. P., Wolf, A. T., Sharma, N., & Tiwari, H. (2017). “Hydropolitics in Transboundary Water Conflict and Cooperation”. In River System Analysis and Management (pp. 353-368). Springer Singapore.

104.   Rai, S. P., Wolf, A. T., Sharma, N., & Tiwari, H. (2017). “Introduction”. In River System Analysis and Management (pp. 353-368). Springer Singapore.

105.   Khan Amir and S. Nayan (2018), Experimental study of coherent structure at close proximity of mid channel bar, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management, IIT Roorkee.

106. M. S. Mondal, Nayan Sharma, M. Kappas, P. K. Garg (2019): CA Markov Modeling Of Land Use Land Cover Dynamics And Sensitivity Analysis To Identify Sensitive Parameter(S), The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-2/W13, 2019, ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019, 10–14 June 2019, Enschede, The Netherlands.