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Asia and Pacific Division

Upcoming events: 

Division's aims

The main objectives of the Division shall be:

  • to promote the science of hydraulics and its application in all relevant fields in the region;

  • to promote professional competence of individuals in the region engaged in the development and application of the sciences to the hydrosphere; 

  • to contribute to the solution of regional problems in the field of hydraulics;

  • to provide a forum of exchange of information among researchers and practitioners in the regional community.

The Division's activities mainly include: 

  • organizational development of the Division's areas of endeavour;

  • conduct of regional congresses and conferences;

  • publication of monographs, proceedings of congresses, papers in the Journal of Hydraulic Research;

  • cooperation and co-ordination with other divisions and sections; 

  • provision of a regional clearing house for information related to all aspects of hydraulics and their practical application.


APD website

Awards

IAHR Hydro-Environment Asia and Pacific Division Heritage Award

The IAHR Regional Hydro-Environment Heritage Award is conferred by IAHR during one or more of the Asia and Pacific Division Congresses on a local infrastructure of lasting and international importance. It has the purpose of giving international professional recognition to the work of local hydro-environment engineers, and should demonstrably have stood the test of time (and be at least one hundred years old) and be accepted and valued nationally... » More

Distinguished IAHR-APD Membership Award

AHR members of outstanding merit to the region may be awarded Distinguished IAHR APD Member of the Division by the Division executive committee. Not more than two Distinguished IAHR APD Members may be elected at each biennial business meeting of the committee... » More

APD Best Paper Award

The APD Best Paper Award was established by the IAHR Council in its meeting in Moscow of 3rd September 1983, to encourage presentation of results on hydraulic and water resources research at IAHR-APD biennial congresses. To this end biennially two awards can be credited by IAHR-APD to the authors of the two papers judged the most outstanding papers presented at the APD congress... » More

Leadership Team
Chair
Gregory De Costa

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Sri Lanka

Vice Chair
Radianta Triatmadja

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Indonesia

Past Chair
Hyoseop Woo

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Republic of Korea

Secretary General
Won Kim

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT)

Republic of Korea

Member
MUKAND BABEL

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Thailand

Sung-Uk Choi

Yonsei University

Republic of Korea

Vivien Chua

National University of Singapore

Singapore

Ting Fong May Chui

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Shaohua Marko Hsu

Feng Chia University

Taiwan, China

Pengzhi Lin

Sichuan University

China

José Rodríguez

The University of Newcastle

Australia

S.A. Sannasiraj

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

India

Norio Tanaka

Saitama University

Japan

Nor Azazi Zakaria

River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC)

Malaysia

Co-opted
Trung Viet Nguyen

Thuyloi University

Viet Nam

Yasuyuki Shimizu

Hokkaido University, Laboratory of Hydraulic Research

Japan

Programme Officer

  • Derek Cai, IAHR Secretariat, derek.cai@iahr.org

Secretariat 

  • Secretary General: Dr. Won KIM (wonkim@kict.re.kr)

  • Contact person: Dr. Eunkyung Jang (jang@kict.re.kr)

Past events

  • [Online] 22nd Congress of the Asian Pacific Division of IAHR, Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020, Sapporo, Japan | Proceedings | Proceedings from Congress Website

  • 21th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2-5 September 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 

  • 20th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 29-30 August 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka | Proceedings

  • 19th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 21-24 September 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam | Proceedings

  • 18th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 20-23 August 2012, Jeju, Kore | Proceedings

  • 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2010, Auckland, New Zealand | Proceedings

  • 16th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2008, Nanjing, China

  • 15th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2006, Chennai, India

  • 14th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2004, Hong Kong, China

  • 13th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2002, Singapore

  • 12th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 2000, Bangkok, Thailand (2000). Prof. A. Das Gupta, Water Engineering and Management Program, School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang Pathumthani, 12120 Thailand. E-mail: adg@ait.ac.th

  • 11th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 8-10 September 1998, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Prof. Dr. Sri Harto Br., Dip. H., Faculty of Engineering, Gadja Mada University, Jl. Grafika 2, Kampus UGM Yogyakarta, 55281, Indonesia. e-mail: FTUGM@yogya.wasantara.net.id ; sriharto@tsipil.ugm.ac.id

  • 10th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR,1996, Langkawi Island, Malaysia. Secretariat National Hydraulics Research, Institute of Malaysia, Block A, JPS Malaysia (Ampang Branch), Jalan Air Bukit, 6800 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • 9th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, August 24-26, 1994, Singapore. From Ass.Prof. Cheong, Ken-Air Skylinks, 35 Selegie Road, #09-19 Parklane Shopping Mall, Singapore 0718.

  • 8th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, October 20-23, 1992, Pune, India. Dr. P.P. Vaidyaraman, Director Central Water and Power Research Station, Pune 411024, India.

  • 7th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, November 13-16, 1990, Beijing, China. 3 volumes. From Prof. A. Das Gupta, Asian Institute of Technology, Division of WRE, P.O. Box 2754, Bangkok 10501, Thailand Fax: 66-2-5162126 or Mr Wang Lianxiang, Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydro-electric Power Research, P.O. Box 366, Beijing 100044, China. Fax: 86-1-8412539.

  • 6th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR (APD-IAHR), Kyoto, Japan (1988). 6 volumes, 241 papers, 1906 p. Prof. Y. Iwasa, Dept. Dept. of Civil Engineering, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606, Japan.

  • International Conference on Water Resources & Environmental Research Towards the 21st Century, October 29-31, 1996, Kyoto, Japan. Prof. S. Ikebuchi, Water Resources Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611, Japan

  • 5th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 1986, Seoul, Korea.

  • 4th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 1984, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 3rd Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 1982, Bandung, Indonesia

  • 2nd Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 1980, Taipei, China

  • 1st Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of IAHR, 1978, Bangkok, Tailand

Journals:

Journal of Hydro-Environment Research
Sponsored by the Korea Water Resources Association

The journal aims to provide an international platform for the dissemination of research and engineering applications related to water and hydraulic problems in the Asia-Pacific region. The journal provides a wide distribution at affordable subscription rate, as well as a rapid reviewing and publication time. The journal particularly encourages papers from young researchers.

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