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M.Sc. Subham Mukherjee

Subham Mukherjee

Arbeitsbereich Pof. Dr. Schütt

Malteserstr. 74-100, Haus H
Raum H 143
12249 Berlin
(+49 30) 838 - 458711
  •  Name:                       Subham Mukherjee
  •  Date of Birth:           August 10, 1979
  •  Mobile:                     +49 176 2258 9370


 Qualifications : 


Degree (Discipline)





DAAD-PhD (Physical Geography)

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany




Erasmus Mundus M.Sc.


Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Germany


1.9 (> 85%)



(GIS for Catchment dynamics and Management)

School of Geography,

University of Leeds, UK


Merit (67.8%)



(Remote Sensing & GIS)

University of Burdwan, India


1st Class (77%)



  • Employment Experience                                :           ˜15 years in industrial and academic R & D programs



Position & Organization

Nature of Job



Research Scientist for Physical Geography at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Scientific Research and preparation of groundworks for PhD



Research Scientist for Wetland Ecohydrology at the Capital Normal University, Beijing, P.R.China with Chinese Scholarship Council’s Full Scholarship

Scientific Research and Teaching Assistantship for Master students

09/2014- 08/2016


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



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 Specialist at the Leeds City Council

Research and Development



Ambassador of Geography, Royal Geographic Society, London (Voluntary)

Promoting Geographic knowledge sharing in Schools within England



     Book Chapters

  1. Mukherjee, S; Sundberg, T; Schütt, B. 2021. Issues, Dimensions and Approaches of Assessing Urban Water Security in Developing and Emerging Countries: An Inclusive Perspective. In: Sikdar, P, ed. Environmental Management: Issues and Concerns in Developing Countries. Springer. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-62529-0.
  2. Mukherjee, S; Kar, S; Pal, S. 2021. Environmental Disaster Management and Risk Reduction. In: Sikdar, P, ed. Environmental Management: Issues and Concerns in Developing Countries. Springer. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-62529-0.
  3. Mukherjee, S; Sikdar, PK; Pal, S. 2021. Sustainable Governance of Groundwater as Drinking Water in the Post CoViD-19 World: An Urban Water Security Perspective. Legacy, Pathogenic and Emerging Contaminants in the Environment. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. (in Press)


      Journal Publications (as a first or correspondence author)

  1. Mukherjee, S.; Sikdar, P.K.; Pal, S.; Schütt, B. 2021. Assessment of Environmental Water Security of an Asian Deltaic Megacity and its Peri‐urban Wetland Areas. Sustainability, 13, 2772. (doi: 10.3390/su13052772)
  2. Mukherjee, S.; Sundberg, T.; Schütt, B. 2020. Assessment of Water Security in Socially Excluded Areas in Kolkata, India: An Approach Focusing on Water, Sanitation and HygieneWater, 12, 746. (doi:10.3390/w12030746)
  3. Kar S, Sen E, Mukherjee S. 2020. A geospatial technique-based sitesuitability analysis for construction of water reservoirs in Arsha and Balarampur Blocks,Purulia. World Water Policy. 00:1–36. https://doi.org/10.1002/wwp2.12021
  4. Mukherjee, S.; Bebermeier, W.; Schütt, B. 2018. An Overview of the Impacts of Land Use Land Cover Changes (1980–2014) on Urban Water Security of Kolkata. Land, 7, 91. (doi: 10.3390/land7030091)
  5. 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)
  6. 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 Engineering and Technology. 2(2)-10-21. (ISSN: 2395‐0196)


      MSc Dissertations

  1. Mukherjee, S. (2013). Location analysis of Submarine Groundwater Discharge: A Remote Sensing Approach, MSc Thesis. University of Kiel, Germany.
  2. Mukherjee, S. (2009). Impact of urbanisation on the river pollution: A Geospatial Approach. MSc thesis. University of Leeds, UK.
  3. Mukherjee, S. (2006). Spatio-temporal effects of land use and land cover on urban freshwater bodies: a case study in Burdwan City, India. MSc thesis. University of Burdwan, India.


     Conference Papers & Presentations (Selected)

  1. Mukherjee, S; Sundberg, T; Sikdar, PK; Schütt, B. (2021) Role of data and statistical analysis for assessment of urban water security in the Global South. Virtual International Conference on statistical Tools and Techniques for Research Data Analysis’ (ICSTRDA -2021) from 21.01.2021 to 22.01.2021. Organized by Central University of Gujarat, India.
  2. Mukherjee, S. (2020) Urban Water Security in India: Issues and Challenges in Post COVID World. International Webinar on Contemporary Issues in Geography: Challenges and Management (September 10-11, 2020). Organized by Dept. of Geography and IQAC, Bidhannagar College, Kolkata, India.
  3. Mukherjee, S (2020) Issues and Dimension of Urban water Security: An Inclusive Approach. International Faculty Development Program (June 15-20, 2020)-Recent Trends in Science and Technology (via Webinar). Organized by Academic Staff College, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, India.
  4. Mukherjee, S; Dasgupta, D; Sundberg, T (2020) Water security on a Gender continuum: An overview. Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) water security workshops (February 22-23, 2020), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  5. Mukherjee, S; Dasgupta, D; Sundberg, T (2019) Water security on a Gender continuum: Solutions. Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) water security workshops (August 12-14, 2019), University of Calcutta, India.
  6. Mukherjee, S; Dasgupta, D; Sundberg, T (2019) Water security on a Gender continuum: Issues. Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) water security workshops (May 23-24, 2019), University of Kent, UK.
  7. Mukherjee, S. (2019). Understanding city and its Water Security: Conceptualizing a quantitative assessment framework from an inclusive perspective with an example from Kolkata, India. Presented at the Latin American Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  8. Mukherjee, S. (2018) Urban Water Security in Kolkata, India: Dimensions and Challenges. DAAD conference, Cottbus, Germany.
  9. Mukherjee, S. (2016). Integrated Catchment Decision Support System (ICDSS) for Groundwater Resources Management: An Ecohydrological Approach using GIS. Presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Groundwater Management, Kolkata, India.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.


  • Membership of Professional Bodies:

-    Post Graduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS), UK
     (Membership number: 921736)

  • Prizes & Scholarships:

-   Receiving the DAAD Full Scholarship to study PhD (2017-2020)

-   Received the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop grant (2019)

-   Received the Geo.X Network’s Travel and Research Stay grant (2018)

-   Received Freie Universität Berlin’s Guest Scientist Scholarship (2016)

-   Received the Chinese Scholarship Council’s (CSC) Full Research Scholarship
    for research in China (2014-2016)

-   Received the UNESCO-Erasmus Mundus Full Scholarship to study MSc
    in Eco-Hydrology (2011-2013)

-   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 both 10th and 12th Board
    Examinations, India (1996 & 1998)