Civil Engineering

VAJRA Faculty

Dr. Rao Y. Surampalli

Visiting Advanced Joint Research Adjunct (VAJRA)
Global Institute of Energy Environment and Sustainability, USA



Research Interests:

  • Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change mitigation
  • Production of biodiesel, bioplastics, biopesticides from biosolids or waste
  • Occurrence, removal and fate of emerging contaminants
  • Water and wastewater treatment; solid and hazardous waste management
  • Soil and groundwater remediation; sustainable development and life cycle assessment.

  • Prof. Krishna R. Reddy

    Visiting Advanced Joint Research Adjunct (VAJRA)
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA



    Research Interests:

  • Geoenvironmental Engineering: Environmental remediation of soils, sediments, stormwater, and groundwater; Solid and hazardous waste management and landfill engineering; Engineering applications of waste/recycled materials
  • Sustainable & Resilient Engineering: Life cycle assessment, sustainability analytics, resiliency framework, and sustainable & resilient design, with special focus on sustainable and resilient: (a) civil infrastructure materials & systems, and (b) environmental pollution control and remediation technologies
  • Geotechnical Engineering: Soil mechanics and testing, site characterization, foundations, earth-retaining and earth structures, ground improvement, geomechanics, geotechnical earthquake engineering, and sustainable and resilient geo-systems