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Msc. Ankit Agarwal

Msc. Ankit Agarwal
PhD student
Contact:
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A56 / 3.47
Email: agarwal[at]pik-potsdam.de
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Profile

Ankit Agarwal post graduated with Master Degree in Water Resource Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, possess strong civil engineering background. Presently, he is enrolled as a Ph.D. student of nonlinear dynamics at the Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Potsdam, Germany under the framework of "NatRiskChange” graduate school. He works as a doctoral researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany and Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences.

Full CV:
PDF document Ankit_PIK_potsdam_CV.pdf — PDF document, 438 KB
Research Interests

Ankit Agarwal has his research expertise in the field of Hydrology and Meteorology. Particularly, he focuses on Stochastic hydrology, wavelet analysis, ensemble modeling, climate variability studies and some of its extension parts as Regionalization technique, Disaggregation approach, hydrologic classification and related subjects.

Currently, in his doctoral study, he is working in the "Nonlinear dynamics". He focuses on Network theory, event synchronization, network study and its application in hydrology and climatology.

Selected Publications

Publications

Agarwal, A., Marwan, N., Rathinasamy, M., Merz, B., and Kurths, J.: Multi-scale event synchronization analysis for unravelling climate processes: A wavelet-based approach, Nonlin. Processes Geophys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-2017-19, in review, 2017.

Rathinasamy, M., Agarwal, A., Parmar, V., Khosa, R., & Bairwa, A. (2017). Partial wavelet coherence analysis for understanding the standalone relationship between Indian Precipitation and Teleconnection patterns. arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.06568.

Agarwal, A., Maheswaran, R., Kurths, J., & Khosa, R. (2016). Wavelet Spectrum and self-organizing maps-based approach for hydrologic regionalization-a case study in the western United States. Water Resources Management30(12), 4399-4413.

Agarwal, A., Maheswaran, R., Sehgal, V., Khosa, R., Sivakumar, B., & Bernhofer, C. (2016). Hydrologic regionalization using wavelet-based multiscale entropy method. Journal of Hydrology538, 22-32.

Bronstert, A., Agarwal, A., Boessenkool, B., Fischer, M., Heistermann, M., Köhn-Reich, L., Moran T., Wendi, D. (2017): The flood of Braunsbach on May 29, 2016 - the origin, course and damage of a "centuries event". Part 1: Meteorological and hydrological analysis- hydrology & water management, 61, (3), 150-162; DOI: 10.5675 / HyWa_2017,3_1

Vogel, K., Ozturk, U., Riemer, A., Laudan, J., Sieg, T., Wendi, D., Agarwal, A., Rozer, V., Korup, O., Thieken, A (2017): The flood of Braunsbach on May 29, 2016 - the origin, course and damage of a "centuries event". Part 2: Geomorphological processes and damage analysis - Hydrology & Water Management, 61, (3), 163-175; DOI: 10.5675 / HyWa_2017,3_2

Conference proceeding and workshop presentation

Ankit Agarwal, Norbert Marwan, Maheswaran Rathinasamy, Ugur Ozturk, Bruno Merz, Juergen Kurths: Multiscale event synchronization analysis for unraveling climate processes: A wavelet-based approach. American Geophysical Union 2016, San Francisco; 12/2016

Ankit Agarwal, Norbert Marwan, Maheswaran Rathinasamy, Ugur Ozturk, Bruno Merz, Juergen Kurths: Multiscale event synchronization measure: A wavelet-based approach. PERSPECTIVES IN NONLINEAR DYNAMICS 2016, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; 07/2016, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.16589.64485

Ugur Ozturk, Ankit Agarwal, Norbert Marwan, Jürgen Kurths, Oliver Korup: Spatiotemporal Pattern of Seasonal Extreme Rainfall over Japan Using Complex Networks. International school and conference of network science, Seoul, South Korea; 05/2016

A. Agarwal, R. Maheswaran, Juergen Kurths, R. Khosa: Wavelet Spectrum and Self-Organizing Maps-Based Approach for Hydrologic Regionalization -a Case Study in the Western United States. Water Resources Management, EGU-2016; 04/2016

Ankit Agarwal, Maheswaran Rathinasamy, Rakesh Khosa: Hydrologic Regionalization Using Wavelet Based Multi-Scale Entropy Method. AGU-2015, San Fransisco, USA; 12/2015, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.2155.5289 

Technical Reports

Agarwal, A., B. Boessenkool, M. Fischer, I. Hahn, L. Köhn, J. LAUDAN, T. Moran, U. Oztürk, A. Riemer, V. Rözer, T. Sieg, K. Vogel, D. Wendi, A Bronstert, A. THIEKEN (2016): Die Sturzflut in Braunsbach, Mai 2016 - Eine Bestandsaufnahme und Ereignisbeschreibung. Taskforce im Rahmen des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World, Universität Potsdam. 20 S. (in German, PDF-File).


Projects

 

  • Complex Network analysis based on event synchronization of Natural hazard

  • Hydrologic regionalization using wavelet-based multiscale entropy technique 

  • Wavelet spectrum and self-organizing maps-based approach for hydrologic regionalization -A case study in the western United States

Awards

DAAD Scholarship Award for being department topper in IIT-Delhi to complete research work in Technical University-Dresden (Germany).

Singapore University of Technical design (SUTD) Graduate Award Fellowship.

Natural Hazards and Risk in a Changing world (NatRiskChange) Graduate school fellowship funded by DFG.

Ministry of Human Resources and Development Fellowship (A Fellowship by Indian Govt. for higher education) to pursue Master of Technology at IIT-Delhi, India. 
 

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