Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Bellie Sivakumar is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India. He received his Ph. D. degree (in Civil Engineering) from the National University of Singapore in 1999. He has about 25 years of experience in research, teaching, and professional services in the broader field of Geosciences, especially in the fields of hydrology, hydroclimatology, and water resources. Sivakumar is an internationally-recognized researcher for his enormous contributions and commanding role in advancing research in the areas of nonlinear dynamics, chaos, and complex networks theories in Geosciences, with development and applications of new scientific approaches and mathematical techniques. He has received a number of national and international competitive research fellowships for his research contributions. Sivakumar has authored/coauthored three books and over 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as many peerreviewed book chapters and conference papers. He has been an Editor-in-Chief/Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member of over 15 highly-reputed international journals, Guest Editor of 12 journal special issues, and reviewer for over 45 international journals and funding agencies. He has been a member of several professional societies, including AOGS, AGU, EGU, ASCE, IAHS, and MSSANZ. He has and continues to serve in many committees of professional societies and international conferences, including in AOGS, AGU, EGU, and MSSANZ. Sivakumar was the President of the Hydrological Sciences section of AOGS during 2016–2018 (and Vice-President during 2015–2016 and 2018– 2019) and served as a Secretary of the HS section during 2012–2014.