On the occasion of ninth International Groundwater Conference 2022 on Effective management of (sub) Surface water resources in arid and semi-arid regions, a 2-day preconference workshop on Groundwater modelling using FEFLOW is being jointly organized by Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee and DHI (India).

This 2-day, hands-on course gives you an introduction to FEFLOW and its capabilities for modelling of groundwater. The aim is to enable you to create, edit and run basic groundwater models and to analyse and present the simulation results. The course also covers details of 2D, and 3D flow and mass transport.


Key Speaker: Dr. Carlos Rivera Villarreyes

Dr. Carlos Rivera Villarreyes works as Global Product Specialist for FEFLOW at DHI Germany. He has profound knowledge of groundwater and unsaturated zone modelling as well as parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis (e.g., with PEST), all these in the context of mining applications, among others. He has carried several groundwater modellings projects and trained professionals in groundwater modelling around the globe.


Dipl.-Ing. (FH), Civil Engineering, University of Piura, Peru

MSc, Desert Studies – Water Resources Management, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

PhD, Hydrology, University of Potsdam, Germany


  • Introduction to FEFLOW and its graphical user interface

  • Creating 2D and 3D mesh geometries

  • Setting up flow models with confined and unconfined aquifers

  • Setting up mass-transport models and groundwater-age models

  • Setting up steady-state and transient models

  • Usage of GIS/CAD data interfaces and other formats

  • Results evaluation, visualization and animation

  • Q&A session with the expert


Date: 31 October – 1st November 2022

Time: 10:00 – 5:00 PM


Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee


IGWC2022 registration is mandatory. No separate fee for pre-conference activity. Limited seats are available and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Participation in the workshop is subject to confirmation by the organizer.


Prof. Brijesh Kumar Yadav

Workshop Director

Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Ankit Agarwal

Workshop Coordinator

Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee


Mr. Sajid Alam

Team Lead- MIKE Powered by DHI

+91 8178996608


Registration Process:

We request the participants to kindly register for this workshop by filling out the google form link attached. IGWC 2022 registration is mandatory. No separate fee will be charged for the Pre-conference activity. Limited seats are available and offered on first-come, first-served basis. The final list of participants will be informed once the selection process is completed by the committee. Kindly make sure to fill out the correct contact details (mail and phone number) so we can pass out the relevant information. Participation in the workshop is subject to confirmation by the organizer.

Last date of Registration: This workshop has limited seats only. Request all the IGWC 2022 registered participants (the last date for IGWC 2022 registration is 15th October 2022) to register for this course on or before 20th October 2022.

Lodging & Boarding: Limited rooms shall be available on a paid basis at IIT Roorkee Guest houses. Participants may also book their accommodation at nearby hotels, and lodges around IIT Roorkee. We request all the participants to indicate their choice while registering for the Pre-conference workshop. It is to be noted that rooms might be allotted on sharing basis.

Registration Link:

For any queries, please contact

Mr. Jaswant Singh: +91-9534862216 (

Ms. Akansha Keshariya: +91-8319112382 (

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