Sudershan Gangrade

Bredesen Center Fellow

Sudershan Gangrade is currently a fellow at The Bredesen Center, University of Knoxville Tennessee and researcher in the Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He has a multidisciplinary background spanning the fields of environmental engineering, hydrology, geology andgeophysics. At ORNL, he has conducted high resolution distributed hydrological modeling to enable thedevelopment of an integrated modeling framework to generate estimates for probable maximumprecipitation and flood. His research interests include hydrologic modeling, impacts of climate change on hydrology, flood modeling and hydrologic extreme events. He is also a member of the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute’s Hydrological Technical Committee which fosters solutions to engineering problems created by hydroclimate phenomenon such as climate change. Sudershan holds a M.S in Environmental Engineering and Sciences (2012) from Clemson University, SC, USA and a BS (B.Tech.) in Environmental Engineering (2010) from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.

Prior to joining ORNL, he worked as an Environmental Engineer/Geophysicist at an Environmental Consulting firm in Indianapolis, Indiana where he was involved in a wide variety of projects including environmental assessments and remediation, environmental management and litigation support, water resource exploration, karst mapping and preferential flow pathway detection through geophysical imaging.