Keywords: Hydroclimatology, Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Regional Climate Change, Land Use Change, Climate Model Evaluations

Expertise: Kumar’s expertise include land use change and climate interactions, and their feedback on natural resources and climate extremes.

Research Interests: Land-Atmosphere interactions, land use change and climate feedback, soil moisture predictability from season to decade, natural resources availability, climate variability and change, big data applications in natural resources.

Subject areas:

  • Climate
  • Water and Soils
  • Geospatial and Environmental Informatics
  • Natural Resources Management
Wildlife and Wetlands Science, Forestry
PhD, Purdue University, Civil Engineering, 2011
MSCE, Purdue University, Civil Engineering, 2008
BTech, Indian Institute of Technology, India, Civil Engineering, 2001