Polytechnic Hyderabad
Polytechnic Hyderabad
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Dr. Mohammad Zakwan

Assistant Professor (Polytechnic)

Email Id :zakwancivil@gmail.com

Phone :091-8309061289

Educational Qualifications:PhD

Profile of Mohammad Zakwan

  • Mohammad Zakwan is presently working as an Assistant Professor in Maulana Azad National University, Hyderabad, India. He was awarded PhD from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He has five years of teaching and research experience.
  • He has published several papers in Science Citation Indexedand Scopus Journals with a demonstrated history of working in Water Resource Engineering. He has over 300 citations to his credit. He is the editor of two Scopus indexed Research books of Elsevier. He has been serving various Science Citation Indexed and Scopus Journals as editorial board member and reviewer. His research interest include soft computing for modelling of infiltration, modelling of pier scour, sediment rating curves, stage discharge curves, Computation of effective discharge and dominant discharge, climate change, trend analysis in water resources, river engineering, hydraulics and hydrology of rivers.  
  • Dr. Mohammad Zakwan was a recipient of Gold medals during his M.Tech and B.Tech. He was awarded MHRD GATE scholarship and CSIR NET JRF (All India Rank -089) scholarship for his M.Tech and PhD, respectively.

Research Publication of Mohammad Zakwan

  1. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohammad-Zakwan
  2. https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=XwH5d5wAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Publication

  • Zakwan, M.,& Niazkar, M. (2021). Discussion of “Reverse Flood Routing in Rivers Using Linear and Nonlinear Muskingum Models” by Badfar et al. (2021) Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 2021.
  • Zakwan, M. and Ahmad, Z. Analysis of sediment and discharge ratings of Ganga River, India.Arabian Journal of Geosciences.
  • Zakwan, M., Pham, Q. B., & Zhu, S. (2021). Effective Discharge Computation in the Lower Drava River. Hydrological Science Journal. 626-637
  • Niazkar, M., and Zakwan, M. (2021). Assessment of Artificial Intelligence Models for Developing Single-value and Loop Rating Curves, Complexity, Volume 2021, Article ID 6627011, 121. DOI: 10.1155/2021/6627011
  • Zakwan, M.,& Niazkar, M. (2021). A Comparative Analysis of Data-Driven Empirical and Artificial Intelligence Models for Estimating Infiltration Rates. Complexity, 2021.
  • Zakwan, M., Ahmad, Z., & Sharief, S. M. V. (2018). Magnitude Frequency Analysis for Suspended Sediment Transport in the Ganga River. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 23(7), 05018013.
  • Zakwan, M. (2018). Comparative analysis of the novel infiltration model with other infiltration models. Water and Environment Journal.
  • Pandey, M., Zakwan, M., Khan, M.A. &Bhawe. S. (2020). Development of Scour Around a Circular Pier and its Modelling Using Genetic Algorithm. Water Supply (in Press)
  • Zakwan, M. and Ahmad, Z. Trend Analysis of Hydrological Parameters of Ganga River Arabian Journal of Geosciences.
  • Zakwan, M. (2018) Spreadsheet-based modelling of hysteresis affected curves. Applied Water Science, 8(4), 101.
  • Open Access to this article was sponsored by King Abdul-Aziz City of Science and Technology (KACST)
  • Aiyelokun, O., Pham, Q. B., Aiyelokun, O., Malik, A. -- and Zakwan, M. Credibility of design rainfall estimates for drainage infrastructures: extent of disregard in Nigeria and proposed framework for practice. Natural Hazards. Article DOI: 10.1007/s11069-021-04889-1
  • Pandey, M., Zakwan, M., Sharma, P. K., & Ahmad, Z. Multiple linear regression and genetic algorithm approaches to predict temporal scour depth near circular pier in non-cohesive sediment. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 1-8.
  • Zakwan, M., &Ara, Z. (2019). Statistical analysis of rainfall in Bihar. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 5(4), 1781-1789.
  • Zakwan, M. (2020) Revisiting Maximum Observed Precipitation and Discharge Envelope Curves. International Journal of Hydrological science and Technology.
  • Sharief, S. M. V. &Zakwan, M. (2021) “Comparative Analysis of Seepage Loss through Different Canal Linings”. International Journal of Hydrological science and Technology.
  • Zakwan, M. (2021) “Application of Excel Optimization Tool in Solving and Teaching Water Resource Problems” International Journal of Hydrological science and Technology.
  • Zakwan, M., & Khan, I. (2020). Estimation of Discharge coefficient for side weirs. Water and Energy International, 62(11), 71-74.
  • Ara, Z. and Zakwan, M. “Rainfall Runoff Modelling for Eastern Canal Basin”. 61 (6), 63-67
  • Zakwan, M.Assessment of Dimensionless Form of Kostiakov Model”. Aquademia: Water, Environment and Technology, 1(1).
  • Zakwan, M., Muzzammil, M., &Alam, J. “Application of data driven techniques in discharge rating curve—an overview.” Aquademia Water Environ Technol, 1(1), 02.
  • Zakwan, M., Muzzammil, M., &Alam, J. “Developing stage–discharge relations using optimization techniques”. Aquademia Water Environ Technol, 1(2), 05.
  • Zakwan, M., Muzzammil, M. and Alam, J. “Application of spreadsheet to estimate infiltration parameters”. Perspective in Sciences, 2016 (8), pp 702-704, doi: 10.1016/j.pisc.2016.06.064
  • Zakwan, M. and Muzzammil, M. (2016). “Optimization Approach for Hydrologic Channel Routing.Water and Energy International,59(3), pp 66-69.,
  • Zakwan, M.“Application of optimization technique to estimate IDF parameters” Water and Energy International, 59(5), pp 69-71,
  • Zakwan, M.Estimation of runoff using optimization technique” Water and Energy International, 59(8), 42-44.

Book Chapters

  • Muzzammil, M., Alam, J., and Zakwan, M. (2018). A Spreadsheet Approach for Prediction of Rating Curve Parameters. In Hydrologic Modeling (pp. 525-533). Springer, Singapore.
  • Zakwan, M. (2021).Trend Analysis of Groundwater Level Using Innovative Trend Analysis. In Springer-Nature Book: Groundwater Resources Development and Planning in the Semi-Arid Region, Springer, Cham.
  • S Sharief, S. M. V., &Zakwan, M. (2021). Groundwater Remediation Design Strategies Using Finite Element Model. In Groundwater Resources Development and Planning in the Semi-Arid Region (pp. 107-127). Springer, Cham.