Dr.-Ing. Punit Kumar Bhola

Curriculum Vitae

Senior Risk Consultant in the Consulting and Client Services team in Verisk Munich office. Prior to joining Verisk, he worked on research projects with a focus on modelling of hydro-metrological hazards as a research assistant in the Technical University of Munich, where he also received his Ph.D. in the chair of hydrology and river basin management.


10/2010 – 9/2012

Master of Science in Hydro-Informatics and Water Management

Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus & Newcastle University

Hydrology and hydraulic

Hydro-informatics & integrated river basin management
Software engineering / Hydro-informatics systems development

Numerical simulation: free-surface and groundwater modelling

Information and process modelling in hydro-engineering projects

6/2006 – 5/2010

Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (India)

Engineering mathematics and object oriented programming
Fluid mechanics and hydraulics

Surface and groundwater hydrology, water resource and irrigation engineering

Numerical methods & computational hydraulics

Professional Career

4/2014 – Present

Research Assistant Technical University, Munich

Modelling of surface and groundwater systems, Integrated water resource management, Project management

Business or sector Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management

2/2013 – 1/2014

Research Assistant DHI-WASY GmbH, Berlin

Modelling of surface and groundwater systems, Sustainable water resource management

Hydraulic engineering, Project management


Internship DHI-WASY GmbH, Berlin

Master thesis on Hydrological and hydraulic modelling of ungauged Araniyar - Koratalaiyar river basin, Chennai, India