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M.Sc. Subham Mukherjee

Subham Mukherjee

Working Group Pof. Dr. Schütt

Malteserstr. 74-100, Building H
Room H 143
12249 Berlin
(+49 30) 838 - 458711
  • Qualifications






DAAD - PhD (Urban Water Security)

Freie University Berlin



Erasmus Mundus M.Sc.


Christian Albrecht University of  Kiel, Germany




(GIS for Catchment dynamics and Management)

School of Geography,

University of  Leeds, UK




(Remote Sensing & GIS)

University of  Burdwan, India



B.Sc. (Geography with honours)

University of  Calcutta, India


  • Employment Experience    :        ~7 years in industrial and academic R & D programmes


Position & Organisation

Nature of Job



Scientific Consultant at the Comtel Consultants & Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd., India

Research and development

09/2014- 09/2016


Project Supervisor for Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) Mapping of West Bengal Coastal Zones under Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), Govt of India

Overseeing technical operations of  Remote Sensing-GIS laboratory including training of laboratory stuffs and development and implementation of analytical and mapping methods



Associate Researcher and Assistant Lecturer of Remote Sensing at the Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Germany

Research and teaching Master students



GIS-Remote Sensing Specialist at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Edinburgh

Providing GIS input for restoration and management of various rivers projects



GIS Technician at Infotech (under the

Rural Payment Agency, Department of Environment, Forestry and Agriculture, Govt of England)

Research and development



GIS Research Intern at IPD, London

Research and development



GIS Specialist at the Leeds City Council

Research and Development



Geography Ambassador

Promoting Geographic knowledge sharing in Schools within England


Journal Publications

  • Mukherjee, S.; Sundberg, T.; Schütt, B. Assessment of Water Security in Socially Excluded Areas in Kolkata, India: An Approach Focusing on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Water 2020, 12, 746.
  • Mukherjee, S.; Sundberg, T.; Schütt, B. (2019). Issues, Dimensions and Approaches of Assessing Urban Water Security in Developing and Emerging Countries: An Inclusive Perspective. In: Sikdar, Pradip, ed. Environmental Management: Issues and Concerns in Developing Countries. Springer. (In press)
  • Mukherjee, S.; Bebermeier, W.; Schütt, B.. An Overview of the Impacts of Land Use Land Cover Changes (1980–2014) on Urban Water Security of Kolkata. Land 2018, 7, 91.
  • Mukherjee, S. 2016. Review of the Role of Remote Sensing for Submarine Groundwater Discharge. New Water Policy and Practice Journal. 2:30-50. (doi: 10.18278/nwpp.2.1.4)
  • Mukherjee, S. 2016. Influence of Discharge of River Daya in Chilika Lagoon: A Brief Study Using Mohid Simulation Model. Suresh Gyan Vihar University International Journal of Environment Science and Technology. 2(2)-10-21.

Conference paper / presentation

  • Mukherjee, S.; Dasgupta, D.; Sundberg, T. (2019). Water security on a Gender continuum: Issues. Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) water security workshop, University of Kent, UK.
  • Mukherjee, S; Dasgupta, D.; Sundberg, T. (2019). Water security on a Gender continuum: solutions. Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) water security workshop, University of Calcutta, India.
  • Mukherjee, S. (2018) Urban Water Security in Kolkata, India: Dimensions and Challenges. DAAD conference, Cottbus, Germa
  • Mukherjee, S. (2009). Impact of urbanisation on the river pollution: A Geospatial Approach. MSc thesis. University of Leeds, UK.
  • Mukherjee, S. (2014). Location analysis of Submarine Groundwater Discharge: A Remote Sensing Approach, MSc Thesis. University of Kiel, Germany
  • Mukherjee, S. (2012). Application of Geospatial Technology for the delineation and assessment of Hyporheic zones. UNESCO-Ecohydrology consortium during the Erasmus Mundus Ecohydrology Summer School, Faro, Portugal.
  • Mukherjee, S. (2013). Location Analysis and Assessment of Submarine Groundwater Discharge: A Geospatial Approach. Poster Presentation at the EGU’s Annual General Conference, Vienna, Austria on 8th April, 2013.
  • Mukherjee, S. (2013). Application of Geospatial Technology for the delineation and assessment of Coastal Groundwater Discharge. The UNESCO-Ecohydrology consortium at the International Symposium on Ecohydrology, Biotechnology and Engineering, Lodz, Poland.


Membership of Professional Bodies: 

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, UK 


Journal Referee

 Serve as Reviewer for New Water Planning & Policy Journal, Washington DC, USA


Prizes & Scholarships

  • Received the GCRF grant for organising workshops in the UK and India on ‘’Water Security on a Gender Continuum’’ along with Dr. Trude Sundberg, University of Kent, UK and Dr. Debanuj Dasgupta, University of Connecticut, USA in 2019.
  • Received the UNESCO-Erasmus Mundus Full Scholarship to study MSc in Eco-Hydrology in 2011 (2 Years)
  • Highest scorer (1st Class First) in M.Sc. in Remote Sensing and GIS in the University of Burdwan, India (2006)
  • Holder of National Scholarships from Govt. of India for 10th and 12th Standard Examinations
  • Ranked 1st (92%) in a State Level Geography Talent Search Contest conducted by Bangiya Bhugol Mancha, India in 1995