Indrajeet Chaubey

Head of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences; Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
(765) 494-5013


  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1997
  • M.S., University of Arkansas, 1994
  • B.S., University of Allahabad (India), 1991

Research Summary

Dr. Chaubey's research has focused on understanding the watershed and its transport of nonpoint source pollution. His current research focuses on analyzing how land use changes related to the extraction of biofuels impacts water quality and quantity. He is also currently developing modeling tools designed to optimize best management practices while protecting water quality and sustaining agricultural production.

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Selected Publications

  • Cibin, R., I. Chaubey, and B. Engel. 2011. Watershed Scale Impacts of Corn Stover Removal for Biofuel on Hydrology and Water Quality. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8280.
  • Maringanti, C., I. Chaubey, M. Arabi, and B. Engel. 2011. Application of a Multi-objective Optimization Method to provide Least Cost Alternatives for NPS Pollution Control. Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-011-9696-2.
  • Chaubey, I., L. Chiang, M.W. Gitau, and M. Sayeed. 2010. Effectiveness of BMPs in Improving Water Quality in a Pasture dominated Watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 65(6):424-437.