Dr. Shashidhar

Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Email: shashidhar@ce.iith.ac.in
Phone: +91 40 2301 6016


Areas of Interest:

Contaminant Fate and Transport Modeling, Bioremediation and Pore scale modeling of microbial transport, Microbial interactions in contaminated aquifers,EIA, Microfluidics and CFD simulations, Hydraulics, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydro-climatology, Remote Sensing and GIS applications.


PhD (2006): Indian Institute of Technology Madras ,in Environmental and Water Resources Engg. Master of Engineering (2001) : Anna University, Chennai , in Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering Bachelor of Engineering(1999) : Osmania University Hyderabad, in Civil Engineering Diploma in Civil Engg.(1995) : Govt. Polytechnic, Warangal, in Civil Engineering

Professional Experience:

Associate Professor [From April 2016 onwards] Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.
Assistant Professor [From 9th May 2011 – March 2016] Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.
Visiting Professor [From 10th, Jan 2010 to 2nd May 2011] WEM, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.Thailand Seconded by the MHRD, Government of India.
Assistant Professor [From 24th Nov 2006 to 6th May 2011] Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.
Assistant Professor[From 31st May 2006 to 22nd Nov 2006] Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tirchy, India.
Research Fellow [From January 2002 to April 2006] Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Experimental and Modeling studies on Transport and Biotransformation of a chromium contaminated aquifers.
Senior Project officer [From February 2001 to November 2001] Centre for Water Resources, Anna University Project Title: Remote Sensing based Agricultural Drought Information System for Palar and Thamiravaruni basins using GIS. Funded by: Institute for Water Studies, Tharamani, Chennai-600113 through Water Resources Research Fund


  1. Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities, Case Studies, Concepts, and Methods, ISBN 9780128031667, Butterworth-Heinemann, An Imprint of Elsevier, pages: 542.

Papers in International Journals:


  1. Tirupathi Chanapathi, Shashidhar Thatikonda (2020) Investigating the impact of climate and land-use land cover changes on hydrological predictions over the Krishna river basin under present and future scenarios, Science of the Total Environment , Elsevier (accepted)
  2. Sangeetha CJ Shashidhar T, Enhanced biogeogenic controls on dichromate speciation in subsoil containment , Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Elsevier, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.110327
  3. Amarnath C R, Shashidhar Thatikonda . Study on backwater effect due to Polavaram project under different return periods ,  Water, MDPI, 2020 doi:10.3390/w12020576
  4. Ayyanar, Arulpoomalai, and Shashidhar Thatikonda (2019), “Distribution and ecological risks of heavy metals in Lake Hussain Sagar, India.” Acta Geochimica: 1-16. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11631-019-00360-y
  5. Tirupathi Chanapathi, Shashidhar Thatikonda (2019), Fuzzy – based Global Water Quality Index for surface water quality assessment, ASCE’s Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 23(4), 04019010
  6. Jitesh Lalwani , Sangeetha CJ, Shashidhar T, Challapalli Subrahmanyam(2019) Sequential treatment of crude drug effluent for the elimination of API by combined electro-assisted coagulation-photocatalytic oxidation, Journal of Water Process Engineering, Elsevier http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.01.006
  7. Karthik S, Sangeetha C.J. and Shashidhar (2018), A lab-scale biodegradation study of BTEX under the unsaturated condition and its effect on soil matric potential: An International journal, Taylor and Francis  doi:10.1080/15320383.2018.1556597
  8. Ch. Tirupathi, T. Shashidhar, K. Venkata Reddy and P. Naga Sowjanya (2018)Assessment of water resources and crop yield under future climate scenarios: A case study in a Warangal district of Telangana, India, Journal of Earth System Science, springer 129(1), 1-17.
  9. Chanapathi.Tirupathi, Srinivasan Raghavan, Shashidhar Thatikonda, (2018) Analysis of rainfall extremes and water yield of Krishna river basin under future climate scenarios, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Elsevier  19, 287-306.
  10. Chanapathi.Tirupathi, T. Shashidhar, Vishnu P. Pandey, Sangam Shrestha, (2018) Fuzzy-based approach for evaluating groundwater sustainability of Asian cities, Journal: Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier 44, 321-331.
  11. L. Chandana P. Ghosal, T. Shashidhar and Ch. Subrahmanyam (2018) Enhanced photocatalytic and antibacterial activity of plasma-reduced silver nanoparticles, RSC Advances, 2018, Issue 60.
  12. L. Chandana, C J Sangeetha , T. Shashidhar (2018) Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet for the Bacterial Inactivation in an Aqueous Medium, Science of the Total Environment,  640, 493-500.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.342
  13. Kakarla, A., Qureshi, A., Shashidhar, T., De, S., Singh, S.G., Jana, S. (2017) Source localization via aermod-based simulation under mean squared error criterion: Demonstration using field data. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IEEE), Volume 2017-July, 1 December 2017, Article # 8128425, Pages 6201-6204. (37th Annual IEEE IGARSS symposium) http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2017.8128425.
  14. Ritu Gothwal, Shashidhar. T. (2017) Mathematical model for the transport of fluoroquinolone and its resistant bacteria in aquatic environment, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(21), 20439-20452
  15. Ritu Gothwal, Shashidhar. T. (2017) Role of environmental pollution in prevalence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in aquatic environment of river: Case of Musi river, South India, Water and Environment Journal., Wiley 31(4), 456-462.
  16. Ritu Gothwal, Shashidhar. T. (2017) Proliferation of ciprofloxacin resistant bacteria in polluted sediments of Musi river, India, Soil and Sediment Contamination An International Journal, Taylor and Francis, 26(5), 501-509
  17. Ritu Gothwal, Shashidhar. T. (2016) Occurrence of high levels of fluoroquinolones in aquatic environment due to effluent discharges from bulk drug manufacturers, ASCE, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste. 21(3), 05016003
  18. Kookana, R.S., Williams, M., Boxall, A.B.A., Larsson, D.G.J., Gaw, S., Choi, K., Yamamoto, H., Thatikonda, S., Zhu, Y-G., Carriquiriborde, P. (2014) Potential ecological footprints of active pharmaceutical ingredients: an examination of risk factors in low-, middle-and high-income countries. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 369: 20130586.
  19. Ritu Gothwal T. Shashidhar, Antibiotic Pollution in the Environment: A Review, doi: 10.1002/clen.201300989, Clean – Soil, Air, Water, Wiley, 2014, 42 (9999), 1–11.
  20. Basappa. B. Kori, T.Shashidhar and Shashikanth Mise “Application of automated QUAL2Kw for water quality modeling in the river Karanja, India” Global Journal of Bio-Science and Biotechnology , Vol.2 (2) 2013: 193-203.
  21. Basappa. B. Kori, Shashikanth Mise and Shashidhar, Water Quality Modeling and Management of Karanja River in India, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering ISSN 0974-5904, Vol. 05, No. 06, December 2012, pp. 1630-1638.
  22. Shashidhar and Gowri Shanker. M, “Solid waste management of NITW campus using Biomethanization”, Journal of Environmental Research and Development, 6(3A) 2012.
  23. Shashidhar, Krishna Kanth, Nageswara Reddy, V.K. Singh, S. K. Mahapatra,  “Ambient Air Quality Monitoring for Warangal City”, Indian Journal of Airpollution Control vol XI(1), 2011, 31-40
  24. Shashidhar and Ajit Kumar. O.M., “Municipal Solid Waste management of Warangal City”, Journal of Environmental Research and Development, 6(1) 2011
  25. T Shashidhar, N. Nisha, S. Murty Bhallamudi, and Ligy Philip “Design of a passive bio-barrier system for chromium containment in confined aquifer”,Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE, 11(4), 216-224, 2007.
  26. T Shashidhar, S. Murty Bhallamudi, and, Ligy Philip “Development and validation of a model of biobarriers for remediation of Cr (VI) contaminated aquifers using laboratory column experiments”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Elseiver,145, 437-452, 2007.
  27. T Shashidhar, Ligy Philip, and S. Murty Bhallamudi “Bench Scale Column experiments to Study the containment of Cr(VI) in confined aquifers by biotransformation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Elseiver, B (13), 201-209, 2006.
  28. Ravikumar, G., Shahidhar, T., Krishnaveni, M. Karunakaran, K “GIS based ground water quantity assessment model”, International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering,2, 21-30, 2005

Manuscript under review/submission:

  1. Shashidhar and Ritu Gothwal, Modeling transport of antibiotic resistant bacteria in aquatic environment using stochastic differential equations, (Under review)
  2. Shashidhar and  Rama Tammu., Generating a dengue risk map based on environmental and socio-economic factors using GIS, JISORS, Springer, Under review




  1. Karmegam, T.Shashidhar and N.G.Anuthaman Innovative approach to sustaining groundwater in tanneries concentrated domestic area of Chennai Seminar on Status on Urban Infrastructure in Chennai, Anna University, Chennai,2001
  1. Shashidhar, K.Ramakrishna, Ligy Philip, B.S. Murty, “Management of Leachate from Chromium sludge using Bioremediation”, International workshop on Sustainable Landfill Management Anna university, Chennai, India. 2003
  1. Shashidhar and K. Ramakrishn Optimal pumping strategies to contain a contaminated aquifer system”, Paper presented in National conference on Water QualityNational Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India, 2004
  1. Shashidhar and M.Ravindranath Ground water Quality analysis in and around BollaramNational conference on Innovative techniques for sustainable development of water resources, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 2005
  1. T Shashidhar, Ligy Philip and S. Murty Bhallamudi “Modelling of transport and biotransformation of Cr(VI) contaminated aquifer” International congress on chemical environment, Indore, Dec. 2005
  1. Shashidhar and Kaarmegam, “Ground water modelling of a Ambur sub watershed”International conference on Environmental Management, Hyderabad, India. 2005.
  1. Shashidhar, Nisha Nandan, Bhallamudi, S.M., and Ligy Philip Optimal design of bio-barriers for the remediation of Cr(VI) contaminated aquifer International conference, An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, EWRI, ASCE, Delhi, 2006
  1. Shashidhar and Nisha Nandan, Design of a passive bio-barrier system for chromium containment in confined aquifer Symposium on engineering of ground & environmental geo-techniques (s eg2), JNTU Hyderabad, 2008
  1. Shashidhar and Gowri Shanker.M Solid waste management of NITW campus using biomethanization 3rd International Congress Environmental Research (ICER-10) held at Reduit, Mauritius on September 16-18, 2010
  1. Shashidhar and Ajit Kumar. O.M. Municipal Solid Waste management of Warangal City, 3rd International Congress Environmental Research (ICER-10) held at Reduit, Mauritius on September 16-18, 2010
  1. C K Anoop.,E. Venkata Rathnam, T. Shashidhar , A.Shahul Hameed, ,K. V. Jayakumar, Isotopic studies for Lake Hydrology, National Conference, HYDRO 2011, SVNIT Surat, Gujarat
  1. C K Anoop1 E.V. Rathnam2 T.Shashidhar3 A. Shahul Hameed4 K.V.Jaya kumar, Isotope tracer techniques for the study of lake hydro dynamics, LAKE 2012
  1. Tapasay Y S N, Kambhammettu BVN P, and Shashidhar T (2012). “Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones using Geo-Electric Survey – A Case Study”, HYDRO-2012 Conference, IIT Bombay, India Received “G M Nawathe Puraskar Award (for best paper in HYDRO 2012 Conference)
  1. Ponce de Leon Barido, D.; Nelson, H.; Thatikonda, S.; Smith, R.; Roe, T.; Foufoula, E. The Importance of Change: Contextualizing Natural and Anthropogenic Hydrologic Variability in terms of agricultural and sectorial economies in India, AGU conference,2012
  1. , Rama Tammu., and Maria Loureiro, Generating a dengue risk map based on environmental and socio-economic factors using  GIS, 5th Int. Conference on Health GIS-2013, AIT Bangkok 21-23 August 2013.
  1. Vertical Electrical Sounding for finding Groundwater potential zones in IIT Kandi Campus, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, P.Srinivasa Rao,, A. Lokesh Kumar, , P.V.N.Gautam,, S.Karthik, and T.Shashidar, Two day National conference on water, environment & society (NCWES-2014) 30th June and 1 July 2014 at Hyderabad, India Organized by CWR, IST, JNTUH, HYDERABAD
  1. Groundwater Status in Hyderabad, India, T.Shashidhar,  workshop on ‘Enhancing the groundwater management capacity in Asian cities through the development and application of groundwater sustainability index in the context of global change’ from 16-17 January, 2014 at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok, Thailand.
  1. Lakshmi Saileela Manubolu, Shashidhar Thatikonda, Tirupati Bolisetti, Conjunctive use of surface water and ground water in parts of Nagarjuna Sagar Canal command area, Computational Methods in Water Resources 2014, XX. International conference 10th – 13th June, 2014 at the University of Stuttgart, Germany2014
  1. Shashidhar and Ritu Gothwal, Mathematical Model for the Transport of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics and its Resistant Culture in Aquatic Environment, Ecological Modeling, The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016, 8-12 May, 2016, Towson University Baltimore, USA
  1. Tirupathi, T. Shashidhar. Impact of climate change on water resources of Krishna river basin, Hydro-2016, 21st International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering at CW&PRS PUNE, INDIA during 8-10 Dec 2016..
  1. Shashidhar T, “Occurrence of High Levels of Fluoroquinolones And Its Resistant Culture In Aquatic Environment of River Due to Effluent Discharges From Bulk Drug Manufacturers”, International Conference on Water: From Pollution to Purification (ICW 2016) Dec. 12-15, 2016, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala (Invited Speaker)
  1. Amarnath CR, Shashidhar, Assessment of Ecosystem services under present and future Climate scenarios for Godavari basin, has been accepted for presentation at the 2016 International SWAT Conference in Beijing, China.
  1. Sangeetha, CJ and Shashidhar, T ‘A pore-scale evaluation of bacterial mediated transformation of toxic Cr (VI) to Cr (III) by using real-time electrical capacitance method’, 9 th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 8 th to May 11th 2017, ISSN: 2518-3826
  1. Sangeetha, CJ and Shashidhar, T ‘Assessment of indigenous bacterial isolates from a chromium contaminated site for an effective design of permeable bio-barrier to reduce toxic Cr VI toxicity’, Urbanization challenges in emerging economies – ASCE India Conference, New Delhi, India, 12 th to 14 th December, 2017.
  1. Shashidhar, T “Groundwater Pollution in Telangana”, Workshop on “Current Trends and Sustainable Management Options in Water Sector, Telangana State” organised by CGWB, SR, Hyderabad on 8th December 2017 at CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad .
  1. Tirupathi and Shashidhar, T., Extreme event analysis of Krishna River basin under future scenarios, International Watershed Modeling (SWAT) Conference in IIT Madras,

Chennai, INDIA, 2018, 10th-12th Jan. 2018.

  1. Hima Bindu Boddu, T. Shashidhar, (2018). “SWAT-MODFLOW and an Optimization Model for Conjunctive Use of Surface and Groundwater of Nagarjuna Sagar Catchment”. International Watershed Modeling (SWAT) Conference in IIT Madras, Chennai, INDIA, 10th-12th Jan. 2018.
  2. Contamination of the environment from general sewage waste, International Environmental AMR Forum, April 4-5, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada (Panelist)
  1. Amarnath CR, T.Shashidhar, (2018) “Valuing Hydrological outputs as Water related Ecosystem Services under Present and Future Climate Scenarios for Godavari basin, The 2018 International SWAT Conference in Brussels, Belgium


Invited Talks:

  •  “Bioremediation of Hazardous waste”, Periyar Maniyammai College of Engg, Thanjavur, 2004.
  • “Remotesensing based agricultural drought information system for Thamiravaruni and Palar basins using GIS”, Lecture given to PWD Engineers, IMTI, Thuvakudi, Tirichy, 2004-2005.
  • “A study on pollution levels of chennai costal water”, Lecture given to PWD Engineers, IMTI, Thuvakudi, Tirichy, 2004-2005.
  • “Fate and transport of Cr(VI) in aquifers” , QIP short term course on ” Recent Trends and Technologies in Industrial Waste Treatment and Management”, 3-7 December, 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahathi.
  • “Modeling of transport and biotransformation of chromium in contaminated aquifers”, QIP short term course on ” Recent Trends and Technologies in Industrial Waste Treatment and Management”, 3-7 December, 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahathi.
  • “Fate and transport of Cr(VI) in ground water” , QIP short term course on ” Contaminant Transport Modeling: Theory and Practice, 11-16th June 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras.
  • “QUAL2E for stream flow quality modeling” , QIP short term course on ” Contaminant Transport Modeling: Theory and Practice, 11-16th June 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras.
  • “QUAL2K Software ” , QIP short term course on ” Contaminant Transport Modeling: Theory and Practice, 11-16th June 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras.
  • “Program Demonstration of Cr(VI) transport model ” , QIP short term course on ” Contaminant Transport Modeling: Theory and Practice11-16th June 2007, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras.
  • “Leak detection in pipenetworks” , Lecture given on 10th Feb 2007 to the Engineers from Warangal Municiplaity, NIT Warangal.
  • “Remediation of contaminated aquifers” Short term course on ” Water Quality Modeling and Management”, 16-21 June 2008, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • “Stream Flow Quality Modeling” Short term course on ” Water Quality Modeling and Management”, 16-21 June 2008, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • ”Contaminant transport modeling-overview”, NGRI, Hyderabad, 2012
  • “Integrated Management Of Degraded Soils And Land Conservation For Reuse”, CII,Conference on Environmental Resource Conservation Reduce Reuse and Recycle, 20 December, 2012: Hotel ITC Kakatiya: Hyderabad
  • Contaminant transport modeling in aquatic environment the National Workshop on “Water Resources System Modelling”, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, 9th-10th, March,2017.
  • APHRDI has  conducted a  three day Residential Programme viz., on Best Practices in Civil Engineering” from 17 – 19 July, 2017 at Bapatla ,Guntur.
  • Training Program on Surge Analysis and Design of Surge Protection Systems 20th to 22nd July 2017, Centre for Continuing Education, IISc Banglore
  • FDP is “Present Scenario of Treatment of Waste in India: Challenges, Issues and New Techniques of Treatment”, Sanjivani college of engineering ,Kopargaon, Maharashtra. during November, 13 – 25, 2017.
  • Wastewater treatment, Training the Engineers of Telangana State Pollution Control Board.
  • Training Program on Surge Analysis  and Design of Surge Protection Systems 20th to 22nd July 2018, IIT Hyderabad.


CE 3500, Hydraulic Engineering

CE4502 Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

CE 6530, Groundwater Modeling

CE 6520, Air Pollution Control

CE6540, Contaminant Hydrology and Remediation

CE6011, Computer Methods in Civil Engineering

ID 1021 Engineering Graphics

CE/EE/13a, Environmental System Engineering

CE/EE/13b, Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology

CE/EE/1,5 Environmental System Design CE/EE/23,

Solid and Hazardous waste management

CE/EE/31, Air pollution control Engineering

PWRE05, Computational methods in water resources Engineering

CE/EE/16, Computational lab

CE202, Fluid Mechanics lab

CE/EE/26 &CE 356, Environmental lab

CE207,Survey lab

CE102, Environmental studies

CE 353, Environmental Engineering

BCV703, Irrigation and Hydropower Engineering

BIC405, Fluid Mechanics

CE 287, Mechanics of Solids & Fluids

BCV708, Design and drawing-II( Irrigation & Public Health Engineering)


  • No. of MTech students guided: 5 Nos. +2 Nos. as Co-Guide + 1 No. under progress
  • No. of Ph.D. students guiding: 1No. Ritu Gothwal,  7Nos. under progress

M.Tech Students:

 [1]. Miss. Apoorva

Ph.D. Students:

 1. Amarnath

2. Tirupathi

3.Arul Poomalai


5. Jiteesh

6.Rajeev Ranjan

7. Himabindu



Sponsored research projects:

Duration  Project title  Funding agency  Remarks, if any
2001  Remote Sensing based agricultural drought information system for Palar and Thamuravaruni basins using GIS, Institute for Water Studies, Chennai, India WRRF, World Bank funded Centre for Water Resources, Anna University India  Project cost: 14 Lakhs
(Research work, Completed:2010)  Mathematical models for cleanup of Cr (VI) contaminated aquifers using bioremediation Ministry of Water Resources, GoI India Project cost: 22 Lakhs
2011-14  Lake dynamics and their interaction with the aquifers in and around Warangal city by using Isotopes Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI, India Project cost: 19.801 Lakhs
2012-15 Permeable Biobarrier to contain Cr(VI) in contaminated aquifers DST Fast Track, GoI, India  Project cost: 11.1 Lakhs
2014 onwards  Seasonal Hydrologic Predictions based on Regional Forecasts of Monsoon Rainfall with CWRF and Statistical Downscaling, and forecasts of Indian Monsoon at fine resolution with CFS boundary conditions, from weather to climate scale.(Hydrologic application of downscaled products for a test watershed in the Upper Godavari basin) Ministry of Earth Sciences, GOI, India Project cost: 100 Lakhs 
 2016 onwards Developing a process and pilot scale unit for the recovery of chrome and other value added products from chrome ore process residue (CORP) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, GoI, India, under  Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana   Project cost : 400.00 Lakhs
2018 onwards  Development and demonstration of prototype catalytic plasma incinerator for the removal of industrial noxious gases Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana, MHRD, ICMR Position: Co-Investigator ·         Project cost : 130.00 Lakhs 


Consultancy Projects:

  1. Works consisting of the following: Bathymetric and DGPS Surveying 
  2. Vetting of design of surge stand pipes and its drawings 
  3. Analysis of Cr(VI) and CR(III) in the sludge residue,Developing process for the Extraction of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) 
  4. Proof checking of surge analysis. Confirmation configuration and sizing of surge pool 
  5. Surge analysis of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Pranahitha Chevella Lift Irrigation Scheme Package 27 
  6. CFD analysis to assess the functionality of surge pool of Kaleswaram Project Package 10 
  7. Surge analysis of Dr B R AmbedkarPranahitha Chevella Lift Irrigation Scheme Package12 
  8. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Pranahitha Chevellla Sujala Shravanthi Package-11-Vetting of Design and drawings of Delivery Mains and Thickness of M.S.Liner-Requested 
  9. Phase 3 of Package 3 of JCR Devadula Lift Irrigation Scheme Scope of the Project:1.Surge analysis of surge pool 2. Surge pool optimization 3.Studying tunnel Hydraulics 
  10. Seasonal Hydrologic Predictions based on Regional forecasts of Monsoon Rainfall with CWRF & Statistical Downscaling 
  11. Providing technical support for the project ‘Rehabilitation and Revitalization of the Bidar Karez 
  12. Hydraulic Design Checking Kaleshwaram Project of Package 17 
  13. Additional Water Storage Reservoir for Vishakapatnam Steel Plant 
  14. Consultancy Services for Covalent Ltd 
  15. CFD analysis including surge analysis of surge pool, surege pool optimization and studying the tunnel hydraulics 
  16. Testing Soil/Rock Samples for Kaleshwaram 
  17. JCR DL1S Phase III Package 5 Gravity main of 1.7 m dia to carry 5 cumecs Scope : Surge analysis of gravity main and suggesting surge protection measures 
  18. Study and operation of Raw Water Pipe line with varying draw down levels of fore bay at pumping station 1 and its impact on the pipe line 
  19. Third Party Inspection of Orange Category Industries 
  20. Developing a process and pilot scale unit for the recovery of chrome and other value added products from chrome ore process residue (CORP) 
  21. Consultancy Services for APCRDA 
  22. Vetting of Water Supply Scheme Trunk Infra Mains from Intake to Distribution Centers 
  23. Issuing Work Order for Consultancy charges for Vetting Surge Designs for JCR DLIS Phase-III Package 2 Scheme 
  24. HNSS Project Phase-II Alternate Proposal Design approval 
  25. GNNS Package No. 30/2006 – Owk Tunnel-II for feeding of Owk Reservoir from KM 57.700 of GNSS Flood Flow Canal including Construction of Adit-CFD analysis for bypass tunnels 
  26. Visit the cluster and formulation of Project/Gram Panchayat Development Plan 
  27. CFD Analysis of Back lifting of 1 TMC of Water per day for 60 days through irrigation flood flow canal system3 stages of SRSP 
  28. Expert opinion on surge analysis report of pipe 3200 dia MS pressure main stage I and II 
  29. Back water effect due to construction of Plavaram Porject in Andhra Pradesh 
  30. Vetting water Supply Project 
  31. Construction of Smart Trunk Infrastructure with Roads and Utilities Project for Amaravati Development Corporation Limited (ADCL) 
  32. Manufacturing, Supplying, Lowering, Laying of 1800 MS Pipe line from Ganpur to Patancheru along ORR including Inlining and outcoating with cement motor 
  33. Smart Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan for Phase-I Infrastructure Works at Amaravati Capital City Package-9 (N9, N4 and N14 Roads) 
  34. GNSS Package No. 30/2006-CDF Analysis of Chute Spillway 
  35. Smart integrated infrastructure master plan for Phase-I infrastructure works at Amaravati capital city-package VIII(E10,E14 & N16 Roads) and package XII (E7,E9,E11N3A & N3b Roads) for Amaravati development Corporation ltd 
  36. Surge Analysis for Package No. 09 for Kaleswaram Project 
  37. Vetting of Surge Analysis reports for kaleshwaram Project Package 12 Scheme at Siddipet 
  38. Design Vetting of transient analysis of Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project Package 5 
  39. Design Vetting of Pressure mains PS1 and PS2 of Package 14 and 2. 
  40. Widening & Up-Gradation of Dewas Bypass road from Km 0+000 at Ujjain Dewas Junction and Ends at Km 19+800 of Indore Junction to four/Six Laning of in the State of Madhya Pradesh on DBFOT basis- Request for review of pavement design report 
  41. Vetting Design Drawing of road cross section, plan and profile, storm water,sewerage line, Water Pipe line in ULBS Athmakur, Kavali, Gudur of Nellore District, ELSR-Nellore Gudur, GLSR-Nellore,Gudur, Atmakur 
  42. Consultancy Charges for preparing Hydraulic Design of Surge Protection system for the minimum and maximum water level condition of Sita Rama Lift irrigation Project Package 1 In Telangana 
  43. For Conducting surge analysis of Pipe 3000 mm and 3200 mm Daimeter pressure main using CFD Analysis for Chinthalapudi lift irrigation stage I and stage IA project 
  44. Vetting of Designs and Drawings – Development of Water Suply in Baripada, Sambalpur, Rourkela& Jharsuguda 
  45. Design Vetting surge analysis report for lifting of 3TMC from Ramappa tank to Pakhala Lake for JCR DLIC Phase III Ramappa Pakhala LIS 
  46. Design Vetting surge analysis report of JCR DLIC Phase III Package IV 
  47. Design vetting surge analysis of 1100mm diameter pressure main fo rpump house at Km 4.5 on feeder channel to Vyasasamudram tank for Vyasasamudram 
  48. For Vetting of Designs and Drawings for Construction of 10 TMC Reservoir at Keshavapuram Reservoir Project 
  49. CFD Analysis of connecting canal from delivery cistern 2 for 2 pumps to gravity main canal 
  50. Training Program on Surge Analysis and Design of Surge Protection System



Awards, Honours and Recognitions:

[1]. GATE Fellowship, 1999

[2]. UGC Fellowship, 2002

[3]. Best presentation award in Civil Engineering Association at IIT Madras, India, 2005

[4]. Young Engineer of the year 2010 award from Government of Andhra Pradesh and Institute of Engineers India, AP Local chapter

[5]. Young Engineer Award from Institute of Engineers India, Kolkata, 2011

[6]. Visiting faculty, Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok under MHRD, 2011

[7]. University of Santiago De Compostela, Spain-India Fellowship under research excellence program, 2013

[8]. Expert Member to witness Brijesh Kumar Tribunal (KWD-II) on behalf of Telangana for the reservoir operation protocol under deficit conditions

[9]. Expert members in evaluating Hussain Sagar Lake Remediation Project (2013).

[10]. Visiting faculty, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

[11]. Board of studies member JNTU Hyderabad

[12]. Board of studies member JUNTU Pulivendula

[13]. Organized International conference on Modeling Tools for sustainable water resources management, 2014 (First conference in water resources at IITH)

[14]. Expert member of Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation Under Ground Drainage project

[15]. Expert member of Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation water supply project

[16]. Investigating Krishna water supply phase-II leaks, HMWSS

[17] 2017- Swachchata Award from MHRD for the contribution towards development of villages, Kowdipalli Mandal of Medak District 

[18] Expert member for the Amaravathi Capital City Development, Government of Andhra Pradesh

[19] Board of studies member for CMR, Sreenidhi Deemed University

[20] Expert member for the Clean Gaga Rejuvenation Board

[21] Member of Institute of Engineers, India

[22] Task Force Committee Member of Telangana State Pollution Control Board till Feb, 2018

[23] Presently CFE Committee Member of Telangana State Pollution Control Board

[24] Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan, Steering Level Committee Member, Telangana   Administrative activities Institute level

  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IITH coordinator
  • Member construction activities IInd Phase
  • Involved in selection of Project team for IITH 1st phase construction and STP finalization
  • Involved in recruitment of IITH permanent staff for Civil Department
  • Housekeeping committee
  • IITH Coordinator: Clean Gaga Rejuvenation
  • Member of Board of Studies: JNTU Hyderabad and JNTU Pulivendula
  • Radio Safety Officer, IIT Hyderabad ( Received from Atomic Energy Regulatory Board)
  • Organized International conference on MTSWRM-2014(First conference in EWRE at IIT Hyd.)
  • Conducted First GIAN course at IITH
  • Member of Japan International Collaboration Agency Friendship program, IITH- Energy and Environment
  • Faculty Incharge for the construction of STP at NITW




  • Placement Coordinator, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty Recruitments coordinator, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Sunshine coordinator, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Organized workshops (Hydrological Modeling with SWAT & GW Modeling using MODFLOW)
  • Developed MTech. program EWRE and Environmental Engineering Lab
  • Developed Isotope Hydrology Lab (Approved by AERB)
  • Member, Board of Studies in Environmental Science & Techonology, JNTU Hyderabad
  • Project Evaluator, CAPART, Ministry of Rural Development (2007-10)
  • Faculty Incharge: Watersupply and Sanitation at NIT Warangal (2008-10)
  • Faculty Incharge: Construction and operation of waste water treatment plant at NIT Warangal (2007-2010)
  • Resident Warden, NIT Tirchy (2006)