Devatha C P


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total: 7 years

At NITK: 8 months

Contact Details


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devathafce [at]


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3971


+91 9483032757

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

Ph.D (IIT Roorkee), 2010

M.E (Anna University), 2003

B.E (Madras University), 2001

Areas of Interest
  • Modelling of Advanced Waste Water Treatment Systems
  • Application of Nanoparticles in Waste Water Treatment
  • Modeling of Soil Moisture in Unsaturated Zone
  • Contaminant Transport Modelling
  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Ground water modeling, Remote sensing and GIS applications to Hydrology and Water Resources Engg.
  • Flood Modelling, Design of Water Supply Networks
Significant Projects

On-going (3)

Significant Publications
  1. Devatha, C. P., Thalla A. K, and Katte, S. Y., (2016) "Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles using different leaf extracts for treatment of domestic waste water", Journal of Cleaner Production, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.09.019 (Impact Factor: 4.959)
  2. Devatha, C. P., Vijay Shankar, and Ojha, C. S. P., (2016) " Assessment of Soil Moisture Uptake under Different Salinity Levels for Paddy Crop'', Journal of Irrigation and Drainage,10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001009, 04016011
  3. Devatha Thalla, Ojha, C.S.P., Hari Prasad, K. S. and Arun Kumar Thalla (2013) "Study on effect of Hydraulic Conductivity on Soil Moisture Uptake Under Saline condition for Wheat Crop", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 19 (2), pp. 111-120. 
  4. Arun Kumar Thalla, Devatha Chella and Michel Torrijos. (2012) “Experimental Evaluation of Activated Sludge-Biofilm reactor: Influence of composite media.”, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management (ASCE), Vol. 15 (2), pp. 134-141.
  5. Sanjay K. Srivatava, Verma, M.K., Devatha, C.P., (2012) “optimization modeling for crop planning of Hasdeo Bango Command”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology”, Vol. 1 (9).
  • SRM University Outstanding Alumnus Award, Silver Jubilee Alumni Reunion of SRM University
  • Secured 13th rank at the University Level from Madras University during UG
  • MHRD Fellowship for Pursuing PhD studies at IIT-Roorkee (2004-2007)

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