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

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