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Faculty Members

Dr K Srinivasa Raju, Co-ordinator
Dr Komaragiri Srinivasa Raju is Professor of Civil Engineering and Co-Ordinator, Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (CEWRM). He completed M.Tech from IIT Chennai and Ph.D from IIT Kharagpur in water resources engineering.  He worked with Prof Lucien Duckstein in the field of Multicriterion Decision Making (MCDM) with reference to Water Resources Planning during his post-doctoral programme. His research interests include Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources, Water Resources Systems, Multicriterion Decision Making and Soft Computing applications in Water Resources Engineering. 
Email: ksraju[at]

Dr  A. Vasan
Dr A.Vasan is Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. He has been actively involved in teaching, research and administration for the past ten years. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in The University of Western Ontario, Canada during August 2007 to July 2008. His research interests are in mathematical modeling and optimization of water resources systems using non-traditional optimization algorithms.
Email: vasan[at]

 Dr. Jagadeesh Anmala
Dr. Jagadeesh Anmala is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. He had served as a visiting faculty member at Purdue University, University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University (all in USA). He obtained his B.Tech, MS, and PhD degrees from IIT Mumbai, Kansas State University, and Georgia Tech in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He also held various positions in industries such as Microstrategy (Vienna, VA), Verizon Communications (Dallas, TX), Infodat International (Houston, TX), Satyam Computer Services Limited (Hyderabad, India) and Department of Transportation, California. His research interests include: Fluid Mechanics, Computational Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Water Resources, Neural Networks and Numerical Methods.
Email: jagadeesh[at]
Dr. K. Rajitha
Dr. K. Rajitha is Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. Her research area includes applications of remote sensing and GIS in the field of water resource management, medical image processing and artificial neural network. 
Email: rajitha[at]

 Dr. Murari R R Varma
Dr. Murari R R Varma is Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. His research areas include Hydrochemistry of watersheds, Watershed hydrology and management, Experimental and field hydrology, Remote sensing and GIS Applications in water resources, Environmental hydrology, Sustainable technologies related to civil engineering.
Email: murari[at]

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