Faculty Profile

Rabin Bhattarai

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Rabin Bhattarai
Rabin Bhattarai
Assistant Professor
  • Graduate Advising
332 L Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-0001

Affiliation

  • Graduate Advising

Primary Research Area

  • Soil and Water Resources Engineering

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2014/08 ￿Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering 2012/08 ￿2014/08
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar, North Carolina State University, Department of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Sciences, 2011/10 ￿ 2012/07

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Research Interests

  • Climate Change Impact on Water Quantity and Quality
  • GIS Application in Soil and Water Resources
  • Water Quality Modeling
  • Erosion and Sediment Control

Research Areas

  • Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • Soil and Water Resources Engineering

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Analysis of best management practices implementation on water quality using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool Motsinger, J., Kalita, P. & Bhattarai, R. 2016 In : Water (Switzerland). 8, 4, 145
  • Application of Web ERosivity Module (WERM) for estimation of annual and monthly R factor in Korea Risal, A., Bhattarai, R., Kum, D., Park, Y. S., Yang, J. E. & Lim, K. J. Dec 1 2016 In : Catena. 147, p. 225-237 13 p.
  • Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Water Availability in Bagmati Basin, Nepal Dahal, V., Shakya, N. M. & Bhattarai, R. Mar 1 2016 In : Environmental Processes. 3, 1
  • Overland transport of rotavirus and the effect of soil type and vegetation Davidson, P. C., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K. & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. Mar 1 2016 In : Water (Switzerland). 8, 3, 78
  • Assessment of water quality in little Vermillion river watershed using principal component and nearest neighbor analyses Li, S., Bhattarai, R., Wang, L., Cooke, R. A., Ma, F. & Kalita, P. K. 2015 In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 15, 2, p. 327-338 12 p.
  • Climate Change Impacts on Flow, Sediment and Nutrient Export in a Great Lakes Watershed Using SWAT Verma, S., Bhattarai, R., Bosch, N. S., Cooke, R. C., Kalita, P. K. & Markus, M. Nov 1 2015 In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 43, 11, p. 1464-1474 11 p.
  • Estimating the impact of climate change on streamflow in Bagmati Watershed, Nepal Dahal, V., Bhattarai, R., Shakya, N. M., Talchabhadel, R. & Dugar, S. 2015 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2015. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6, p. 4933-4943 11 p.
  • Field evaluation of sediment retention devices under concentrated flow conditions Garc￿ C. B., Monical, J., Bhattarai, R. & Kalita, P. K. May 30 2015 In : Journal of Soils and Sediments. 15, 9, p. 2022-2031 10 p.
  • Generation and evaluation of digital microtopography elevation models using a laser Distance-Meter Bulnes Garc￿ C., Bhattarai, R., Monical, J. & Kalita, P. K. 2015 In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 31, 6, p. 899-905 7 p.
  • Synergism in nitrate and orthophosphate removal in subsurface bioreactors Goodwin, G. E., Bhattarai, R. & Cooke, R. Nov 1 2015 In : Ecological Engineering. 84, p. 559-568 10 p.