Soumendra Bhanja currently working on large-scale hydrological modeling and machine learning applications. He has experiences in developing Python-based codes for automated data processing, process-based biogeochemical model in FORTRAN for simulating multiple biogeochemical cycles at one run. He has been working on the groundwater recharge, storage and their controlling factors, and water resources management in India and Canada. He has worked at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center being a recipient of the Fulbright fellowship. Prior to joining ORNL in June-2021, he has completed postdoctoral stints at the Indian Institute of Science, India and Athabasca University, Canada, respectively.