Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering) - University of Nevad, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2011
MS (Water Resources Management) - Asian Institute of Technology, 2006
Bachelor in Civil Engineering - Institute of Engineering, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003
Assistant Professor (2012 - present) - Alabama A&M University
Research Associate (2011 - 2012) - Idaho Water Center, University of Idaho, Boise, Idaho
Research/Teaching Assistant (2007 - 2011) - University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
Surface Water and Ground Water Interaction
Modeling of Water Resources Systems
HydroClimatic Modeling / Climate Studies and Hydrologic Forecasting
Environmental Impact Assessment (Water Quality Modeling)
GIS Applications in Water Resources
Acharya, A., K. Lamb, and T.C. Piechota. Impacts of climate change on extreme precipitation events over Flamingo Tropicana watershed, Las Vegas (Under Review, Journal of American Water Res. Association).
Acharya, A. and J. Ryu. Development of a simple statistical tool for streamflow disaggregation. (Under Review, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering).
Ryu, J, M. Sohrabi, and A. Acharya (2012). Toward mapping gridded drought indices to mitigate drought impacts in a rapidly changing global environment. (Under Review, Geophysical research Letters)
Acharya, A., T.C. Piechota and G. Tootle (2012). Quantitative assessment of climate change impacts on the hydrology of the North Platte River watershed, Wyoming. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000543.
Acharya, A., T.C. Piechota, H. Stephen and G. Tootle (2011). Modeled streamflow response under cloud seeding in the North Platte River watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 409(1-2):305-314, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.027.
Acharya, A., T.C. Piechota and K. Acharya (2010). ‘Characterization of first flush phenomenon in an urban stormwater runoff: A case study of Flamingo Tropicana Watershed in Las Vegas Valley’. Published by ASCE Environment and Water Resources Congress (EWRI).
Acharya, A. and M.S. Babel (2010). Study of Existing Water Supply System of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Performance Evaluation. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8383-9449-7, 152 pp.