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     Subhankar Debnath

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food Engineering Department
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Ashok Mishra, Dr. Damodhar Rao Mailapalli
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2014 :: In progress
AddressDFE Lab, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurLand and Water Resources Engineering2013
B.Tech.Uttar Banga Krishi ViswavidyalayaAgricultural Engineering2011

Research Areas
  • Crop yield modeling
  • Climate change

  • Programming Languages- Matlab, Python,C, HTML
  • Software- MySQL, ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, MS Office
  • Operating Systems- Windows
  • Crop models- DSSAT, APSIM

  • Qualified ASRB National Eligibility Test- 2018
  • All India Rank- 176 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2011
  • Travel grant to attend ASABE Annual Meeting 2017, Spokane, USA

  • Senior Research Fellow, June 2014 - July 2017, IIT Kharagpur

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute merit scholarship (UBKV), July 2007 - June 2011
  • MHRD Fellowship during Post Graduation, July 2011 - June 2013
  • ITRA Senior Research Fellowship, June 2014 - July 2017

Papers Published in Journals
  • Sensitivity analysis of FAO-56 Penman-Monteith method for different agro-ecological regions of India by S Debnath, S Adamala, NS Raghuwanshi Environmental Processes 2 (4), 689-704 (2015)
  • Quantifying yield gap for rice cropping systems in Lower Gangetic Plains by Debnath, S., Mishra, A., Mailapalli, D.R., and Raghuwanshi, N.S. Paddy and Water Environment 1-15 (2018)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of Irrigation and Nitrogen Managements on Rice Productivity by Debnath, S., Mishra, A., and Mailapalli, D.R. 49th Annual Convention of ISAE and Symposium on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Processing 23 - 25 Feb Ludhiana (2015)
  • Quantifying Yield Gaps in Rainfed Cropping Systems- A Case Study of Rice in India by Debnath, S., Mishra, A., Mailapalli, D.R., and Raghuwanshi, N.S. 50th Annual Convention of ISAE and Symposium on Agricultural Engineering in Nation Building- Contributions and Challenges 19 - 21 Jan Bhubaneswar (2016)
  • Climate Change Impact on Yield Gap of Rice in India for Past Three Decades by Debnath, S., Mishra, A., Mailapalli, D.R., and Raghuwanshi, N.S. ASABE Annual International Meeting 16-19 Jul Spokane USA (2017)

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