Professor M. C. Deo

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Areas of Interest:

Analysis of random data, Application of data driven methods, Impact of climate change.


coastal and ocean engineering, hydrology,

Consultancy Areas:

water resources, coastal engineering, offshore engineering, hydraulics.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies

Major Professional Contributions:

Demonstrated the power of modern data driven methods, including advanced statistical and artificial intelligence techniques, to enhance accuracy of estimation/prediction of a variety of ocean and hydrological parameters; assessment of impact of climate change on ocean environment.

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, IIT Bombay~1983 (teaching, research, consulting, admin.)
  • Post-doc: 1985 and 1989 at Liverpool University, UK
  • Head, Civil Engg. Dept., (2005-08); Coordinator, QIP/CDP/EFIP (2002-05)
  • Director, VJTI, Mumbai from 06/2011 to 05/2012.
  • Research Assistant, CWPRS Pune – 1975-‘77


real time prediction of ocean waves, tides, currents, sediment transport; hydrological predictions, impact of climate change .


Contact Information


Dr. M. C. Deo
Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Powai, Mumbai, 400 076.
0 22 2576 7330 (O)
0 22 2576 8330 (R)
(91) 22 2576 7302 (Fax)
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  • Ph. D., I.I.T. Bombay, 1983
  • M. Tech. (Civil Engg.), I.I.T. Bombay, 1979
  • B. E. (Civil Engg.), Poona Univ., 1975


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Institute Chair Professor (May, 2014~)
  • Fellow, INAE, 2013
  • Prof. H H Mathur Award for Excellence in Applied Research- 2009
  • IIT Bombay research award for best paper- 2006
  • Jalavigyan Puraskar -1998 given by Indian Society for Hydraulics

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To : Section I: Civil Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2013

Year of Birth: 1954