Conferences 2018 - Chennai, India

January 8-12, 2018 - Chennai, India

The 2018 International SWAT Conference and Workshops were held successfully at IIT Madras in Chennai, India January 8-12, 2018. Thank you to everyone who participated and we hope you enjoyed the conference and your time in Chennai, and that you continue to view these gatherings as a positive opportunity for our international research community to share the latest innovations developed for SWAT.

Special issue publications

Four special issue journals are planned. Papers from outside of the conference will be accepted as well, so please share this information with your colleagues. 

Please fill out this form if you are interested in submitting a paper.

About the conference

Conference Topics
  • Large Scale Applications
  • Climate Change Applications
  • Sensitivity Calibration and Uncertainty
  • Biofuel & Plant Growth
  • Environmental Applications
  • BMPs
  • Hydrology
  • Sediment, Nutrients, and Carbon
  • Pesticides, Bacteria, Metals, and Pharmaceuticals
  • Model Development
  • Database and GIS Application and Development
  • Urban Processes and Management
  • Landscape Processes and Landscape / River Continuum
  • InStream Sediment and Pollutant Transport
  • SWAT Development and Application in India
  • River Basin Management in India
  • Hydrological Modeling & Remote Sensing Applications
  • Irrigation Water Management with SWAT
Organizing Committee
  • Balaji Narasimhan, IIT Madras
  • K.P.Sudheer, IIT Madras
  • R. Srinivasan, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Jeff Arnold, USDA-ARS, USA
  • Jaclyn Tech, Texas A&M University, USA
  • K. Srinivasan, IIT Madras
  • B.S.Murty, IIT Madras
  • Ligy Philip, IIT Madras
  • Indumathi Nambi, IIT Madras
  • Shiva Nagendra, IIT Madras
  • Sachin Gunthe, IIT Madras
  • Soumendra Nath Kuiry, IIT Madras
  • Venu Chandra, IIT Madras
  • Mathava Kumar, IIT Madras
  • B.V. Mudgal, Anna University, India
  • N.K. Ambujam, Anna University, India
Scientific Committee
Large Scale Applications
Karim Abbaspour EAWAG, Switzerland
Prasad Daggupati Univeristy of Guelph, Canada
A.K. Gosain Indian Institute of Technology, India
Venkatesh Merwade Purdue University, USA
Yiannis Panagopoulos Iowa State University, USA
Mikołaj Piniewski Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
Rakesh Khosa Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, India
S.K. Jain National Water Development Authority, India
Soumendra Nath Kuiry Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
V.V. Rao National Remote Sensing Center, India
Climate Change Applications
Valentina Krysanova PIK, Germany
Mikołaj Piniewski Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
Xuesong Zhang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
K.P. Sudheer Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
K. Srinivasa Raju BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India
N.H. Ravindranath Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Sachin Gunthe Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
V. Geethalakshmi Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
Vimal Mishra Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar, India
Paul Wagner Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Sensitivity Calibration and Uncertainty
Karim Abbaspour EAWAG, Switzerland
Ann van Griensven UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
K.P. Sudheer Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
K. Srinivasa Raju BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India
Biofuel and Plant Growth
Jeff Arnold USDA-ARS, USA
Philip Gassman Iowa State University, USA
Javier Osorio Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Yiannis Panagopoulos Iowa State University, USA
N.H. Ravindranath Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Environmental Applications
Katrin Bieger Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Jarosław Chormański Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Yihun Dile Texas A&M University, USA
Nicola Fohrer Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Philip Gassman Iowa State University, USA
José Miguel Sánchez-Pérez CNRS-ECOLAB, France
Martin Volk Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany
Sushama Pradhan North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
Ligy Philip Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
T. Sashidhar Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad, India
BMPs
Jarosław Chormański Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Prasad Daggupati Univeristy of Guelph, Canada
Philip Gassman Iowa State University, USA
C. Allan Jones Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Antonio Lo Porto IRSA-CNR, Italy
Yiannis Panagopoulos Iowa State University, USA
Mike White USDA-ARS, USA
Sumit Sen Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, India
Hydrology
Katrin Bieger Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
José María Bodoque Del Pozo UCLM, Toledo, Spain
Yihun Dile Texas A&M University, USA
A.K. Gosain Indian Institute of Technology, India
Jaehak Jeong Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Antonio Lo Porto IRSA-CNR, Italy
Javier Osorio Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Yiannis Panagopoulos Iowa State University, USA
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
K. Srinivasan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
K.V. Jayakumar National Institute of Technology, Warrangal, India
Sumit Sen Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, India
T.I. Eldho Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, India
Sediment, Nutrients, and Carbon
Nicola Fohrer Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Yiannis Panagopoulos Iowa State University, USA
Ann van Griensven UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
Sushama Pradhan North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
Indumathi Nambi Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Sumit Sen Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, India
Venu Chandra Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Pesticides, Bacteria, Metals, and Pharmaceuticals
Jeff Arnold USDA-ARS, USA
Claire Baffaut USDA-ARS, USA
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
Ligy Philip Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
S. Mathava Kumar Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Model Development
Katrin Bieger Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Indrajeet Chaubey Purdue University, USA
Jaehak Jeong Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Javier Osorio Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
Ann van Griensven UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
Mike White USDA-ARS, USA
Xuesong Zhang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Pushpa Tuppad JSS Science and Technology University, India
Database and GIS Application and Development
Pierluigi Cau CRS4, Italy
Venkatesh Merwade Purdue University, USA
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Javier Osorio Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Mikołaj Piniewski Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
Ann van Griensven UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
D. Nagesh Kumar Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
K. Venkata Reddy National Institute of Technology, Warrangal, India
N. Sajikumar Govt. Engineering College, Trissur, India
Urban Processes and Management
Pedro Chambel Leitão IST-MARETEC, Portugal
Jaehak Jeong Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
C. Allan Jones Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Sushama Pradhan North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, USA
B.S. Murty Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Kapil Gupta Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, India
Landscape Processes and Landscape / River Continuum
Katrin Bieger Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Indrajeet Chaubey Purdue University, USA
Valentina Krysanova PIK, Germany
Hendrik Rathjens Stone Environmental, USA
Sabine Sauvage CNRS-ECOLAB, France
Martin Volk Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany
B.V. Mudgal Anna University, India
Subashisa Dutta Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, India
InStream Sediment and Pollutant Transport
Pedro Chambel Leitão IST-MARETEC, Portugal
Prasad Daggupati Univeristy of Guelph, Canada
A.K. Gosain Indian Institute of Technology, India
Jaehak Jeong Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
José Miguel Sánchez-Pérez CNRS-ECOLAB, France
B.S. Murty Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Dhrubajyoti Sen Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, India
River Basin Management in India
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
B.S. Murty Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
B.V. Mudgal Anna University, India
Dhrubajyoti Sen Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, India
K.P. Sudheer Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
K. Venkata Reddy National Institute of Technology, Warrangal, India
K.V. Jayakumar National Institute of Technology, Warrangal, India
Kapil Dev Sharma Former Member, Planning Commission, Govt. of India, India
N.K. Ambujam Anna University, India
P. Rajendra Prasad Andhra University, India
Santosh G. Thampi National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India
SWAT Development and Application in India
A.K. Gosain Indian Institute of Technology, India
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
N.S. Raghuvanshi Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, India
Pushpa Tuppad JSS Science and Technology University, India
Sandhya Rao INRM Consultants, India
V.V. Srinivas Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Paul Wagner Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Hydrologic Modelling & Remote Sensing Applications
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Raghavan Srinivasan Texas A&M University, USA
D. Nagesh Kumar Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
M. Sekhar Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
N.S. Raghuvanshi Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, India
Subashisa Dutta Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, India
V.V. Rao National Remote Sensing Center, India
Paul Wagner Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Irrigation Water Management with SWAT
Philip Gassman Iowa State University, USA
Jaehak Jeong Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA
Balaji Narasimhan Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India
Tasuku Kato Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Atsushi Sakaguchi National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan
Host and Sponsors

The conference is hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in collaboration with the USDA-ARS and Texas AgriLife Research.

Co-sponsors:

  • iit madras logo
  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined

Industry sponsors:

  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined
  • undefined

Contact us

Contact the local organizers at swat2018iitm@gmail.com, and the international organizers at swatmodelconference@gmail.com with any questions.

Back to top