Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Prof. Gupta has worked on several international research projects addressing flood risk reduction, resilience and mitigation in urban areas in Europe, Asia and Australia. His work has emphasized transferring academic research into the field and incorporating state-of-the-art international practices into national manuals and guidelines of India. His most recent projects have focused on maintaining the functionality of critical infrastructure like airports and railways in Mumbai during intense rainfall under climate change. He is presently carrying out a British Council project with University College, London on developing course material for disaster resilience engineering education.