Dr Shaktiman Singh
Dr Shaktiman Singh

Dr Shaktiman Singh

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Lecturer

About

Biography

2018-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

2020-2020: Honorary Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, UK

2017-2018: Research Associate, Sharda University, India

2016-2017: DAAD Binational Fellow, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

2012-2016: Research Fellow, Sharda University, India

2011-2012: Project Officer, Centre for Environment Education, India

2011-2011: Research Assistant, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Research

Research Overview

  • Glaciology
  • Glacio-hydrology
  • Remote sensing and GIS
  • Extreme weather events
  • Environmental data analyses

Research Specialisms

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Geography
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Glaciology and Cryospheric Systems
  • Hydrology

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

  • Spatiotemporal variation of land surface temperature in comparison to air temperature
  • Usability of satellite-based land-surface temperature in glacio-hydrological models
  • Frequency and intensity of extreme weather events
  • In-situ and remotely-sensed monitoring of snow, glaciers, and permafrost
  • Development and application of glacio-hydrological and geospatial models
  • Past glacio-hydrological processes on Martian land-surface
  • Field campaigns for glaciological and Martian analogue research

Funding and Grants

  • Project title: Ice stupas: operational challenges and prospective solutions. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the NERC discipline hopping for environmental solutions.
  • Project title: Studying hazardous ice avalanches, University of Aberdeen Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. 
  • Project title: Assessing the impact of 3D terrain data resolution on thermomechanical modelling of ice avalanches. Funding agency: GRants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. 
  • Project title: Tackling the global change challenges to water security in Tajikistan, the water tower of Central Asia. Funding Agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the GCRF Pump Prime
  • Project title: Ice stupa: a solution to improve Himalayan-Karakoram mountain community resilience to water scarcity. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under GCRF Pump Prime
  • Project title: The intensity and frequency of extreme weather events in Scandinavian Lapland. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
  • Project title: The glacio-hydrological comparison of the glaciers in Scandinavia and Himalaya. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
  • Project title: Robust infrastructure – Adapting railway maintenance to climate change(CliMaint). Funding Agency: VINNOVA Sweden’s Innovation Agency
  • Project title: Development of glacio-hydrological model for application in glaciated catchments in the Himalaya. Head Institute: Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst).
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