Prabhakar Singh

School of Engineering Sciences

Prabhakar Singh is an Associate Professor with MEC in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering department. His research primarily focuses on modeling Effects of Contrasting Tillage and Management on Hydrological Processes in Selected Soils of the Pacific Northwest USA, design, fabrication, and testing of diesel engine operated propeller pump and more.

Dr. Prabhakar Singh holds a Ph.D in Land and Water Engineering, Washington State University (WSU), Pullman WA.

Contact: Prabhakar.Singh[at]mechyd.ac.in   040-67135167

  • Ph.d in Land and Water Engineering, Washington State University (WSU), Pullman WA Thesis - Modeling Effects of Contrasting Tillage and Management on Hydrological Processes in Selected Soils of the Pacific Northwest US
  • M. Tech., Water Resources Development and Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India
  • B. Tech., Agricultural Engineering, College of Agricultural Engineering (CAE), Pusa, Bihar, India

Research Funded

Flury, M., W. F. Schillinger, P. Singh. Soil Water Content and Potential in the Seed Zone at the Horse Heaven Hills. Columbia Plateau PM10 Project. 2009-2010. Funds awarded $50,000.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Singh, P., B. Sharratt and W.F. Schillinger. Effect of Soil Properties on Wind Erosion Under Various Tillage Practices in the Dryland Northwest USA. (To be submitted to Soil Science Society of America Journal)
  • Singh. P., H.M. Ibrahim, M. Flury, W.F. Schillinger and T. Knappenberger. 2013. Critical water potentials for germination of wheat cultivars in the dryland Northwest USA. Seed Science Research. doi:10.1017/S0960258513000172.
  • Singh, P., B. Sharratt and W.F. Schillinger. 2012. Wind erosion and PM10 emission affected by tillage systems in the world's driest rainfed wheat region. Soil Tillage Res. 124:219-225.
  • Singh, P., M. Flury and W.F. Schillinger. 2011. Predicting seed-zone water content for summer fallow in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA. Soil Tillage Res. 115-116:94-104.
  • Singh, P., J.Q. Wu, D.K. McCool, S. Dun, C. Lin, and J.R. Morse. 2009. Winter Hydrologic and Erosion Processes in the U.S. Palouse Region: Field Experimentation and WEPP Simulation. Vadose Zone J. 8:426-436
  • Al-Mulla, Y., J.Q. Wu, P. Singh, M. Flury, W.F. Schillinger, D.R. Huggins, and C.O. StÖckle. 2009. Soil water and temperature in chemical versus reduced tillage fallow in a Mediterranean climate.Appl. Eng. Agric. 25(1): 45-54.
  • Greer, R.C., J.Q. Wu, P. Singh, and D.K. McCool. 2006. WEPP simulation of observed winter runoff and erosion in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Vadose Zone J. 5:261-272.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications and Conference Presentations

  • McCool, D.K., J.Q. Wu, R.C. Greer, S. Dun, and P. Singh. 2008. Current water erosion studies at Pullman, WA, USA. 15th international congress of the ISCO (International Soil Conservation Organization), 18-23 May, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Singh, P., C.H. Lin, S. Dun, R.C. Greer, J.Q. Wu, and D.K. McCool. 2007. Performance of WEPP energy-based routine for simulating snow and soil frost in the Pacific Northwest, USA. PNW ASABE/CSBE Meeting, Moscow, Idaho. (Oral Presentation)
  • Singh, P., C.H. Lin, R.C. Greer, S. Dun, J.Q. Wu, and D.K. McCool. 2007. WEPP Energy-Based Winter Routine for Simulating Winter Hydrologic Processes in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Annual International Meeting, ASABE, Minneapolis, MN. (Oral presentation)
  • Singh, P., C.H. Lin, S. Dun, R.C. Greer, J.Q. Wu, and D.K. McCool. 2006. WEPP With an Energy-Based Winter Routine for Simulating Winter Hydrologic Processes in the Pacific Northwest, USA.
  • Singh, P., J.Q. Wu, W.F. Schillinger, D.R. Huggins, and M. Flury. 2006. Reduced Tillage Fallow versus Chemical Fallow for Seed-Zone water Storage the Dryland Inland Pacific Northwest. Annual International Meeting, ASABE, Portland, OR. (Poster Presentation)
  • Sharma, P., P. Singh, and A.K.P. Singh. 2003. Design, fabrication and testing of diesel engine operated propeller pump, Int. Conf. Water and Environ., Bhopal, India.
  • Division Chair: Geotech, Water resources and Transportation, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias University (GU), Greater Noida, UP, India.
  • Associate Professor: School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, GU, Greater Noida, UP, India.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate: Department of Crop and Soil Science, WSU, Pullman WA
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