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Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni

Assistant Professor (HOD)

Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni has been working as an Associate Professor (HOD) in the Department of Civil Engineering (DOCE) at Galgotias University (GU) Greater Noida, UP since July 2018. He did his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Water Resources Engineering) in 2020 from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana). His area of interest is Irrigation Engineering, On-farm reservoir, Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). At present, 01 Ph.D. Scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. under his esteemed supervision. Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni has also guided 06 Masters’ dissertations. He has conducted and attended a number of workshops and international conferences in the domain of Water Resources Engineering and Civil engineering. He has also published a number of Research Papers/Articles in the journals of National and International repute. Presently, he is acting as Head of the Department and Head Research Coordinator in the Department of Civil Engineering (DOCE). He has delivered a number of expert talks on Remote sensing and GIS Application, On-farm reservoir, Disasters Risk Management related area of interest in different reputed organizations. He has organized more than 20 co-curricular/Extracurricular events for the benefit of students in the past 4 years.


  • 4 years of teaching experience


  • Ph D
  • Tech
  • Tech.

Award & Recognition

  • TEQIP I Scholarship Awarded (M. Tech) National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
  • TEQIP II Scholarship Awarded (Research) National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra


  1. On-farm reservoir irrigation approach to improving the yield response of wheat crop, Journal of Agrometeorology, (2017)
  2. Trend analysis of climatic parameters at Kurukshetra (Haryana), India and its influence on reference evapotranspiration, development of Water Resources in India, Springer 2016
  3. Climatic parameters change trend at Kurukshetra (Haryana), India and its influence on reference evapotranspiration, National conference on Water Resources & Hydropower 2016
  4. Geotechnical site characterization and stabilization of weak deposits – a case study, international journal of civil engineering (IJCE); ISSN 2278-9987; vol-2, issue, Nov- 2013. (Scopus)
  5. Spectral response of different crops at various growth stages with the help of remote sensing international conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology Nov. 9 2012
  6. Land use land cover mapping of Jabalpur block using remote sensing and gis technology” National Conference 2013 in National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  7. Parking Management System for Galgotias University Campus – A case study ICESID 2021
  8. Low-cost rainwater harvesting system for small houses in urban areas- a case study in ‘Climate Change and Pathways to Self-reliant India: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Development’ during 15-16, March, 2021,
  9. Trend Analysis of Air Quality of Greater Noida Using Mann-Kendall and Sen’s Slope Method. International Conference 2022 on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering
  10. Smart village Transformation of Achheja Buzurg. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection (ISSN 0253-7141). FSAET-2022


  • Gender Justice & Workplace Security, Offered by NPTEL
  • Short Course on- " How to Plan, Write and Submit Project Proposals"

Area of Interest

  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Remote sensing and GIS
  • Climate Change, Disasters Risk Management
  • On-farm reservoir

Other Achievements

  • Dr. Rajan Research Award
  • TEQIP Fellowship (MHDR) for pursuing a Ph.D. in NIT Kurukshetra.
  • MHRD Fellowship for pursuing M. Tech in NIT Kurukshetra