Global Institute for Water Security

Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Environment and Sustainability, Canada
  • M.Sc., Water Resources Management, Netherlands
  • M.Sc., Environmental Management, Nepal

Areas of Interest

  • Hydrology
  • Water Resources
  • River Ice Processes
  • Watershed Modelling
  • Flood Risk Management
  • GIS and Remote Sensing


Prabin is a Transboundary Water Specialist with the Government of Alberta, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan. He previously served as a Science Coordinator of the Core Modelling and Forecasting Team of the Global Water Futures Program. Prior to that, he was a Research Hydrologist at the Global Institute for Water Security. Prabin’s expertise is on hydrology, watershed modelling, river ice processes and flood risk management. He has carried out research in many large and complex transboundary river basins in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. He has also led several community-based projects in the field of climate change adaptation, poverty reduction, flood risk management and drinking water and sanitation as well as carried out several short-term consultancies with international agencies such as UNDP, UN-Habitat, and WaterAid. Prabin is an Editorial Board member of the journal, Hydrology Research. He previously served as an advisory board member at Water Youth Network and as a Focal Point of Young Scientists’ Platform on Disaster Risk-reduction of UN MGCY.