Kapil Gupta

Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Bombay

Kapil Gupta is Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Bombay. His current areas of involvement include Hydrologic Disaster Management; Urban Water Infrastructure, Urban Climate Systems and Urban Flood Mitigation. He is currently a Review Editor for Chapter 4- Sea Level Rise and Implications for Low Lying Islands, Coasts and Communities, IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (AR6) (to be released later this year). He has been advising the NDMA on urban flooding and was the Convener and Member of the Core expert group for development of “Disaster Management Guidelines: Management of Urban Flooding” during 2007-2010 The guidelines are available at http://ndma.gov.in/ndma/guidelines Management_Urban_Flooding.pdf). He also serves as Member, Editorial Board, Urban Water Journal (Taylor and Francis).