Civil Engineering Publications

Publications /Conferences

  • Infiltration of fertilizers based pollutants through an unsaturated zone of the soil and its impact on groundwater quality-A case study: Indo-US Workshop on application of   Biotechnology for clean   Environment   and          Energy,     Aug. 5-8, 1998, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India.
  • Studies on excessive use of chemical fertilizers for cash crops in  Chickballapur (Kolar District) and its impact on quality of ground water and soil fertility: National Seminar on Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development, Mar. 12-13, 1999, S.V. University, Tirupathi.
  • Investigations into the assessment of nitrate accumulation in soils during intensive irrigation- a case study:  International seminar on Control Technology, Nov. 9-11, 1999, Bandung.
  • Studies on estimation of residual nitrates in soils during intensive irrigation- a case study for Tirunahalli, Chikballpur, Kolar District:  Second International Conference on Contamination in the Soil Environment in Australia-Pacific Region, Dec. 12-17, 1999, New Delhi.
  • Tracer techniques for predicting movement and fate of pollutants in the     unsaturated soil zone though soil column experiments:  Journal of Indian Geophysical Union, Vol. 4, No. 1, June 2000, pp 31-39., Pondicherry, India.
  • Infiltration models for soils of southern maidan districts, Karnataka state:  44th  Congress ISTAAM, Regional Engineering College, Dec. 22-25, 1999. warangal, India.
  • Migration mechanics of contaminants of chemical fertilizer origin through rock/soil formation- a case study:  National Seminar on Groundwater Resources,   Feb. 8-12, 2000. Udaipur, India.
  • Investigations into the migration mechanics of tracers, viz, artificial nitrate and tritium through undisturbed soil columns:.  Tracers and modeling in Contaminant Hydrology, May 23-25, 2000, New Delhi, India.
  • Fertilizers based nitrate pollutant migration in the unsaturated soil zone and groundwater pollution- a field cum laboratory investigation:  International conference on Groundwater Research, June 6-8, 2000, Denmark.
  • Role of N-fertilisers in sustainable agriculture, their mobility in soils and ill effects on soil and water quality:  XIX ISPRS Congress, June; 16-23, 2000 Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Soil fertility and groundwater quality status in the unsaturated oil zone- a case study:  International Conference on Agricultural Effects on ground and surface Waters, Oct 1-4, 2000, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
  • Rainwater harvesting and utilization at Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Lake 2002:.  Symposium on “Conservation, Restoration and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems”, Indian Institute of Science, 9-13, Dec. 2002, Bangalore, India.
  • Harvesting Utilization of rain water- A case study for SIT campus, Tumkur”, International    Conference   on    Hydrology   and   watershed   Management:   18 Dec 2002-20,.Hyderabad, India.
  • Behavioral Characteristics of soils of Bhadra River Basin, Karnataka- A case study: National Conference on soil –Elixir of Life, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, 26-27, Feb, 2003, Patiala, India.
  • Monitoring Ambient Air Quality of Tumkur, Karnataka, India: International Conference at Orlando, Florida, USA, 17-20, September, 2006 Organised by Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, USA.

Refereed International Journals:

  • Hydrochemical Characteristics and Evaluation of Groundwater Quality of         Tumkur Amanikere Lake Watershed, Tumkur, Karnataka, India: Quarterly International Journal - E-Journal of Chemistry, Vol-7, 2009.
  • Water Quality Index and Regression Models for Predicting Groundwater Quality of Tumkur Amanikere Lake Watershed,  Karnataka , India: Quarterly International Journal - E-Journal of Chemistry, Green Pages – The Global Directory for Environmental Technology, ECO Services International, Information Systems Group Department, Switzerland, July 2009.
  • Predicting Soil Quality Parameters Of A Watershed Using Soft-Computing   Technique: International Journal on Computer Engineering and           Information Technology, SERC, IJCEIT - ISSN 0974-2034, USA, 2009.
  • Application of Expert-Fuzzy System for predicting water quality and suitability:   International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, USA,
  • Expert System in Soft Computing Paradigm for predicting water quality: International Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Jordon.
  • Kohonen’s Self-Organizing Neural network for classifying water quality:  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland,
  • Urbanization Impacts on Ecosystem of Tumkur Amanikere Lake Watershed: Institute of Civil Engineers, UK.
  • Application of Environmental Management System  ISO 14001-2004 to Tumkur Amanikere Lake Watershed: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland.
  • Hydrochemical analysis and evaluation of groundwater quality in Tumkur taluk, Karnataka state, India: International Journal of Environmental           Research and Public Health, Pp, 158-164, 2008.
  • Assessment of Water Quality Index for the Groundwater in Tumkur taluk,  Karnataka state, India: International Quarterly Research Journal of Chemistry, 2009, 6(2), 523-530
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Evaluation of Groundwater Quality in Tumkur taluk, Karnataka, India:, International Journal on Applied Environmental Science.

Refereed International Conferences:

  • Predicting Water Quality Parameters of Bore wells using Artificial Neural   Networks: International Conference on Environment, Ecology & Pollution, 6-7 Jan, 2005, Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvanamali, TN.
  • Soft-computing Technique for Predicting Soil Quality Parameters of a Watershed area – a case study:  International Conference on Emerging Trends In Engineering,  20th – 22nd Dec 2008, Pravara Rural Engineering College, Loni, Maharastra.

Refereed National Conferences:

  • Expert system for assessing ground water quality: National Conference on Urban  transport and the Environment”, June 5th – 7th 2003,  KLECE, Belgaum.