National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Baldev Setia
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Current Address :

BT-102, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra-136119, India

Phone 1 (office) : Phone 1 (Personal): +91 9416220222
Phone 2 (office) : Phone 2 (Office): +91 1744-233341
Email :,

Area Of Interest :

  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Fluvial Hydraulics and Sediment Transport
  • Groundwater Engineering
  • Rainwater Harvesting.

Experience :

  • Teaching/Research/Consultation         :                                   34 years
  • Administrative/Technical Education Management     :           03 years

Other :

  • Formerly
    • Dean (Academic)
    • Head, Civil Engineering Department
    • Director, All India Council for Technical Education New Delhi
    • Principal, Maharishi Markandeshwar Engineering College, Mullana (Ambala)

Research Publications:


Journals                                30

Conferences                           130

No. of Ph.D. guided              Completed                   Four

                                                In progress                 Three


Books edited                          01 (Editted)    (ISBN X-81-902465)


Projects                                  Completed                  One

Principal Coordinator of Thrust Area Project, ‘Artificial Ground Water Recharge through Rain Water Harvesting’, funded by MHRD.

Consultation Projects            About 30

Technical Lectures & Invited Talks Delivered:                  More than 40




  • Awarded the GM Nawathe Award Twice) for Best Paper Presentation by the Indian Society for Hydraulics at
    • International Conference  on Hydraulics and Water Resources at IIT Roorkee 2015 (HYDRO 2015), and
    • National Conference on Recent Advances in Hydraulics and Water Resources SIT Tumkur 2005 (HYDRO 2005)
  • Awarded the Certificate of Merit (Second Best Paper) at the National Conference on Recent Advances in Hydraulics and Water Resources HYDRO 2000 by the Indian Society of Hydraulics, Central Water and Power Research Station Pune.


  • Fellow of Indian Society for Hydraulics ISH
  • Fellow of Indian Water Resources Society IWRS
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) IE (I)
  • Member, Executive Committee, Indian Society for Hydraulics (Previously 2 terms)
  • Member of Indian Society for Technical Education ISTE
  • Member Society for Science & Environment, New Delhi
  • Haryana Vigyan Bharati, Kurukshetra
  • Ganga Scientific Council, BHU, Varanasi, NICEE, ARPAN etc.