S. Shrihari



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, November 12, 1983

Professional Experience: 

Total: 36 Years

At NITK: 36 Years

Contact Details


s.shrihari [at] gmail.com, s_shrihari [at] rediff.com, shrihari [at] nitk.ac.in, surathkal_shrihari [at] yahoo.co.in




+91 9449087533

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D (University of Roorkee, 2000) 
  • M.Tech (I.I.T.Kanpur, 1987) 
  • B.Sc. (Engg.) (Cochin University, 1983)
Areas of Interest

Water Quality Assessment and Treatment

  • Surveillance of drinking water quality
  • Performance evaluation of water treatment facilities
  • Technology development for improvement of water quality
  • Monitoring and management of priority organic pollutants (POPs) and other pollutants
  • Evaluation of water resources for health related water quality parameters
  • Water quality management for pesticides contamination   

Environmental Impact Assessment

Geo-environmental Engineering



Significant Projects
  •  "Studies on the Ground Water Quality in and Around NMPT", Funded by New Mangalore Port Trust, Co-investigator :Dr. M.K.Nagaraj, 2006 – 2008 - 2013; Total Funding R 9.00 Lakhs
  • " Flow Characteristics and Pollutant Dispersion around Buildings", Funded by BRNS, BARC, Co-investigators :Dr. M.K.Nagaraj, Dr.Subhas Yaragal and U.Pruthviraj, 2007 – 2010; Total Funding R 18.68 Lakhs
Supervision of Ph.D

Completed (6)
On-going (4)

Significant Publications
  1.  Vinayak Patki, S.Shrihari, B. Manu and Paresh Chandra Deka (2013) “Fuzzy system modeling for forecasting water quality index in municipal distribution system”, Urban Water Journal, Taylor & Francis Pub., Published Online August 2013. 
  2. Shrikant S Jahagirdar, S. Shrihari, B Manu (2013) “Utilization of Textile Mill Sludge in Burnt Clay Bricks” International Journal of Environmental Protection (IJEP), May. 2013, Vol. 3 Iss. 5, PP. 6-13.
  3. Rajagopal Bhagyanagar, Babita M. Kawal, Gowdagere S. Dwarakish and Shrihari Surathkal (2012) "Land use/land cover change and Urban Expansion during 1983-2008 in the coastal area of Dakshina Kannada district, South India" Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vo. 6., Published online Sep. 2012 
  4. Santhosh M. Avannavar, Ravi kiran Mutnur and Shrihari, S. (2011) “E-Waste Management”, Survival and Sustainability – Environmental Earth Sciences, Part B, SpringerLink, pp. 1433-1438. 
  5. Sunil B.M, Sitaram Nayak,. and Shrihari, S. (2009) “Shear strength characteristics and chemical characteristics of leachate-contaminated lateritic soil" Engineering Geology,Vol. 106(1),pp 20-25, Elsevier Pub.
  • Honoured by the Institution of Engineers (India) Mangalore Local Centre on the Engineers Day 15 September 2015.
  • Awarded the National Design & Research Forum Award for Environmental Engineering Design by the Institution of Engineers (India) on 20 th December 2013 during the 28th Indian Engineering Congress, Chennai.
  • Awarded the Prof. R.C.Singh Memorial Prize for best Paper published in the Journal of Institution of Engineers (India) Environmental Engineering Division on 12 th December 2009 during the 24 th. Indian Engineering Congress, Surathkal.
  • Awarded the Fulbright Indo-American Leadership Program (IAELP) grant, 2002-04. Was associated with Louisiana State University, LA, USA from 01.09.2004 to 31.10.2004.

Contact us

Prof. B R Jayalekshmi,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473041

  • Fax: +91-0824-2474033

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