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Prakrut kansara

Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Engineering Systems and Environment,

University of Virginia




University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903

A Bit About Prakrut

Prakrut Kansara is a Ph.D. candidate currently studying at University of Virginia. For the past three years, he has worked on diverse research topics which include water balance studies for continental scale watersheds, hydrological modeling and remote sensing of water resources.

Prakrut is passionate about understanding the impact of changing climate and increasing human-nature interaction on water availability across different parts of the world. Prakrut graduated with Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering with Honors from Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar.


In his spare time, Prakrut enjoys hiking, playing tennis and sketching. He currently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.


August 2019 - Present

August 2018 - July 2019

July 2014 - July 2018

University of Virginia, Department of Engineering Systems and Environment, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of South Carolina, School of Earth, Ocean and Environment, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Ph.D. in Geological Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Civil Engineering Department, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

B.Tech. in Civil Engineering with Honors

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