Faculty & Staff Profile

Ramchand Oad, Civil & Env

Dr. Ramchand Oad

Emeritus Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Improve productivity of irrigated agriculture through efficient water managegment.
  • Efficient and modern water control and measurement in gravity flow irrigation systems.
  • Efficient and equitable water delivery and distribution among water users in irrigation systems.

Links to Other Information


  • Ph.D. 1982, Cornell University - Agricultural Engineering
  • M.S. 1973, Asian Institute of Technology - Water Science and Engineering
  • B.E. 1970, N.E.D. Engineering College - Civil Engineering

International Connections

  • Country: Afghanistan
    Contact: USAID, Cooperative work with Afghan Government to improve efficiency and productivity of irrigatedd agriculture in Afghanistan
  • Country: Egypt
    Contact: USAID, Development work with Egypt Ministry of Water Resources
  • Country: Egypt
    Contact: USAID, Irrigation Improvement in Egypt
  • Country: Vietnam
    Contact: Water Resources University in Vietnam, Collaborative work with Vietnam University of Water Resources

Contact Information

Office Location: Engineering South/Glover 203
Phone: (970)491-7682
Fax: (970)491-7369
Email: oad@engr.colostate.edu