Sanjay S. Chauhan

Research Assistant Professor, UWRL/Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electronic Mail: sanjay.chauhan@usu.edu
Phone: +1 (435) 797-3202
FAX: +1 (435) 797-3663
Office: UWRL Room 246
U.S. Mail Address:
Utah State University
Utah Water Research Laboratory
College of Engineering
8200 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322-8200

Education

Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 1999.

M.Tech. Foundation Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (formerly Maulana Azad College of Technology, A Regional Engineering College), Bhopal, India, 1989 (1st division with distinction).

B.E. Civil Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (formerly Maulana Azad College of Technology, A Regional Engineering College), Bhopal, India, 1981 (1st division with distinction).

Areas of Specialization

  • Dam Safety Risk Assessment
  • Spillway Evaluation Floods
  • Hydrologic Modeling
  • Real-Time Reservoir Operation

Experience Record

Research Assistant Professor, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-8200, U.S.A. - 2000 - Present.

Research Engineer, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-8200, U.S.A. - 1999-2000.

Staff Engineer, RAC Engineers & Economists, 1520 Canyon Road, Providence, Utah 84332-9431, U.S.A. - 1997-1998.

Graduate Research Assistant, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, U.S.A. - 1991-1999.

Assistant Engineer/Assistant Director, Bureau of Designs (BODHI), Water Resources Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, India - 1982-1991.

Selected Papers

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Bowles, D.S., J.D. Mathias, S.S. Chauhan, and J.D. Countryman (2004). Reservoir release forecast model for flood operation of the Folsom project including pre-releases. Proceedings of the 2004 USSD Annual Lecture, St. Louis, MO, March.

Chauhan, S.S., D.S. Bowles, and L.R. Anderson (2004). Do current breach parameter estimation techniques provide reasonable estimates for use in breach modeling? Dam Safety 2004, ASDSO 2004 Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, September.

Bowles, D.S., L.R. Anderson, T.F. Glover, and S.S. Chauhan (2003). Dam safety decision-making: Combining engineering assessments with risk information. In Proceedings of the 2003 USSD Annual Lecture, Charleston, SC, April.

Chauhan, S.S. and D.S. Bowles (2003). Dam safety risk assessment with uncertainty analysis. In Proceedings of the Australian Committee on Large Dams Risk Workshop, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, October 2003.

Chauhan, S.S. and D.S. Bowles (2001). Incorporating uncertainty into dam safety risk assessment. Proceedings on Risk Analysis in Dam Safety, at Third International Conference on Dam Safety Evaluation. Goa, India. December.

Bowles, L.S., L.R. Anderson, T.F. Glover, and S.S. Chauhan (1999). Understanding and managing the risks of aging dams: Principles and case studies. Nineteenth USCOLD Annual Meeting and Lecture, Atlanta, Georgia. May 16-21, 1999.

Bowles, D.S., L.R. Anderson, T.F. Glover, and S.S. Chauhan (1998). Portfolio risk assessment: A tool for dam safety risk management. Proceedings of the 1998 USCOLD Annual Lecture, Buffalo, New York. August 1998. (D.S. Bowles, L.R. Anderson, T.F. Glover, and S.S. Chauhan).


Updated: December 22, 2004