Madhuri Kumari, Ph.D.

madhuri@gcseglobal.org
Senior Data Scientist

Dr. Madhuri Kumari is the Senior Data Scientist at the Global Council for Science and the Environment. Dr. Madhuri has 11 years of vast industry experience and academic experience. From 1999 to 2010 worked as Associate Consultant in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and was involved in several projects of airlines, education and government sector. During her tenure in TCS, she traveled across the globe for project implementation, customer training, business meetings as developer, project leader and manager. She is currently working as Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, U.P since 2010. She holds an additional position of Dy. Director, Placement & Industry relations and is responsible for employability & career progression of engineering students. 

Dr. Mudhari conducted research work in the area of rainfall modeling and has been published in reputed journals. Her research interests include data analytics, application of Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing (GIS&RS) for solving engineering problems, Water Resources Engineering & Management, Hydrology, Hydroinformatics, Irrigation Engineering. She has been editor of two books published bySpringer. She has worked as Co-PI for MoEF&CC funded project on spatial decision support system for River Yamuna. She has worked extensively in the areas like industry interaction for placement and engagement of engineering students.

She has attended several conferences, published technical papers and delivered talks in the field of civil engineering. Dr. Mudhari is an active organizer of international conferences and several student-centric activities, Secretary of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE India) society. She has worked as a governing council member of Indian Building Congress. She is a registered Professional Engineer, Engineers Council of India. She is a member of several professional bodies like IEEE, Institution of Engineering and Technology(IET,UK), ISTE, Indian Society of Hydrologist, Indian Geotechnical Society, Indian Building Congress, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE India). She is serving as Hon. Secretary of WISE India.

Dr. Madhuri Kumari was born in Bihar State of India. She received her Bachelor of Engineering degree in civil engineering from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh in 1997 with distinction and was awarded a gold medal. She completed her M.Tech in hydraulics and water resources engineering from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1999 and was awarded BHU medal for her academic performance. She received her Ph.D from The Energy Resource Institute (TERI) in 2017 for her work on geostatistical modeling for prediction of rainfall in Indian Himalayas. She has done MCA from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India in 2010 and PG Diploma in Design & Construction of Concrete Structures from Annamalai University, India in 2006.