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Dr Sunil Datta

Dr Sunil Datta

Bhagavad Gita Research Foundation

President, BGRF Australia Chapter

BScEng (Agr), MEng (AIT), PhD (Cranfield University)
Water Accountant, National Water Account Unit
Business Solutions | Water Program Water | Water Accounting & Regulations Section
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289 Melbourne VIC 3001
Level 9, 700 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Sunil is currently working as a Water Accountant with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne. In the 22 years, he has worked in the capacity of Senior Water Resources Engineer with Golder Associates in Brisbane, Research Engineer with NCEA at USQ, Principal Scientist with DERM, Senior System Modelling Engineer with Gold Coast Water, Catchment System Hydrologist with QCCA in Toowoomba and Irrigation Specialist/Senior Environmental Scientist with Woodward-Clyde. He has previously worked for 18 years as a Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor in the Department of Irrigation & Water Management, Bangladesh Agricultural University.  

Sunil has knowledge and skill in water accounting, hydrological analysis and rainfall-runoff modelling, climate data generation modelling and forecasting streamflow, river water allocation modelling, hydraulic modelling of town water supply, dam break analysis and flood mapping, dam empty analysis, mine site water balance, water quality analysis, and salinity and climate analysis using parametric and non-parametric statistical analysis. 

Sunil has co-authored 22 peer reviewed scientific papers, more than 20 conference papers and research reports and co-edited 2 books.  He is a member of the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (REPQ) and a member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS).

Sunil is a humble servant of Lord Krishna and dedicated to surrender at the lotus feet of the Supreme Godhead. He believes in the scientific explanation of the Shrimad Bhagavat Gita that has been re-introduced by Lord Krishna Himself to His disciple Arjuna for welfare of the mankind so that we do not forget our ultimate Godhead. Sunil strongly believes in:

Chapter 18: Conclusion-The Perfection of Renunciation
sarva-dharman parityajya
mam ekam saranam vraja
aham tvam sarva-papebhyo
moksayisyami ma sucah
    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reaction. Do not fear."