M. Eng. Ravi Kumar Guntu

Ravi Kumar Guntu
M. Eng. Ravi Kumar Guntu
PhD Student
Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, Room 2.24
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28991
+49 331 288-1570
ravi.kumar.guntu@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Ravi Kumar Guntu is a visiting PhD student under the "Bi-Nationally supervised doctoral degree" program funded by DAAD. His recent research activities are dedicated to identifying, quantifying, and predicting compound events in the field of Hydrology.

Research Interests:

  • Application of Information theory to understand the spatiotemporal variability of precipitation and water resources classification.
  • Intrinsic predictability of a time series using innovative methods.
  • Regionalization of Hydrometeorological monitoring networks to predict the hydrological process in un-gauged basins. 
  • Networks-based exploration of the hydrological process of river basins.
  • Climate impact assessment on the likelihood of compound events
  • Developing mathematical approaches towards merging precipitation products.

Career:

Oct’21-present:Visiting doctoral researcher, Section 4.4 Hydrology, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam

Oct’21-present: Guest doctoral researcher, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

Jan’20-present: Doctoral researcher, Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee, India

Dec’18-Dec’19: Junior research fellow at Department of Civil Engineering, MVGR College of Engineering (A)

Education:

Since Jan’20: PhD. (Pursuing)

Department of Hydrology, IIT –Roorkee, India

Aug’16-Aug’18: Master of Technology, Hydraulics, Coastal & Harbor Engineering 

Department of Civil Engineering, Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India

Aug’11-Apr’15: Bachelor of Technology, Civil Engineering

GMR Institute of Technology, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India

Awards:

  • Recipient of Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degree scholarship from DAAD to visit GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Prime Minister’s research fellowship (PMRF) from MHRD, Government of India to pursue doctoral studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India 
  • INSPIRE Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to pursue doctoral studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
  • MHRD fellowship to pursue doctoral studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
  • Institute Gold Medal and Cash Prize for securing 1st rank in M. Tech, Department of Civil Engineering, Andhra University.
  • The International Conference grant from the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

Publications