Puneet Srivastava

Puneet Srivastava

Director, Water Resources Center, Butler-Cunningham Eminent Scholar and Professor

Auburn University Biosystems Engineering Department



Puneet Srivastava leads the Water Resources Center at Auburn University. The mission of the Auburn University Water Resources Center is to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration among Auburn University faculty and staff on water-related research, outreach, and instruction; conduct innovative research to find practical solutions for current and future water issues and empower private citizens to become active stewards of water resources. His own research interests include climate variability (drought) and change impacts on water resources and agriculture; surface and groundwater quantity and quality; and monitoring and modeling of hydrologic and nonpoint pollutant (nutrients and sediment) transport and transformation processes from point to regional scales. He is a principal or a co-principal investigator of more than $27 million in research funding in the last 15 years. He maintains an active research program that is currently supported by 3 Ph.D. students, 3 M.S. students, and several undergraduate students. Srivastava is a Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and a Fellow of the Alabama Academy of Science.