Debasmita Misra

Debu Misra

Background and Research Interests

Debasmita Misra's research interest includes Geohydrology and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Ground Water Mechanics, Numerical Methods, Scaling of Flow Parameters, Multiphase Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Reservoir Characterization, Multiphase Flow Simulation, Preferential Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Resource Characterization, Artificial Intelligence, Operations Research, Geostatistical Analysis and Inverse Modeling, Application of GIS to Engineering and Management, Remote Sensing, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, Parallel Computing

Courses

  • GE 420 - Subsurface Hydrology
  • GE 422 - Unsaturated Soils Geoengineering
  • GE 471 - Remote Sensing for Engineering
  • GE 620 - Advanced Groundwater Hydrology
  • GE 635 - Advanced Geostatistical Applications

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1994
  • Graduate Studies in Engineering Hydrology, University College Galway, National University of Ireland, 1987-1988
  • M. Eng. in Water Resources Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 1986
  • B. S. in Agricultural Engineering, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, India, 1984

Awards and Honors

  • Received Feist/Schamel Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award from UAF Academic Advising Center (2007)
  • Received recognition as a nominee for the UAF Chancellor's Diversity Award (2007)
  • Received a certificate of appreciation for review of manuscripts from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (2007)
  • Received Feist/Schamel Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award from UAF Academic Advising Center (2006)
  • Membership in Sigma Xi honor society (2005-)
  • Inducted in Who's Who in Engineering Education (2005)
  • Received a certificate of appreciation for review of manuscripts from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (2005)
  • Received recognition from ARSC Director Williams for significant contribution to ARSC's Science Investment Review (2005)
  • Received appreciation as one of the faculty member in contribution to the Geological Engineering Program from students' chapter of the Association of Engineering Geologists, University of Alaska Fairbanks during SME Annual Awards Banquet (2004)
  • Received recognition from Chancellor Lind for UAF's K-12 outreach efforts (2003)
  • Received recognition from Provost Reichardt for K-12 efforts during 2002 (2003)
  • Membership in Alpha Epsilon honor society (1990)
  • Membership in Gamma Sigma Delta honor society (1990)
  • Received Rotary International - Freedom from Hunger scholarship (1988)
  • Received Government of Ireland scholarship (1987)
  • Received Government of France scholarship (1985)
  • Received Indian Council for Agricultural Research scholarship (1982)