List of INVITED TALKS Delivered

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Keynote Lecture, Reservoir Sedimentation-A case study, Two-day National Workshop on River-Reservoir Water Management and Modelling, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Heriot Watt University UK, at IIT Kharagpur, Aug. 21-22, 2019

89

Keynote address III, Soft Computing Techniques in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling, International Conference on Sustainable Practice and Innovations in Civil Engineering (SPICE 2019), 26th and 27th March. 2019, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai

88

Visiting Professor Talk-I, Research Methodology, Erasmus+ Teacher and Staff mobility programme, EU, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, 4th to 8th March. 2019

87

Visiting Professor Talk-II, Artificial Intelligence in Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Erasmus+ Teacher and Staff mobility programme, EU, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, 4th to 8th March. 2019

86

Visiting Professor Talk-III, Developments in Water Resources Engineering in India, Erasmus+ Teacher and Staff mobility programme, EU, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, 4th to 8th March. 2019

85

(Resource Person Talk) Introduction to Water Resources Engineering, Two day Faculty Development Programme on Water Resources Engineering, Vishwaniketan Institute of Management Entrepreneurship & Engineering Technology (I MEET0, Khapaur, 17th Jan. 2019

84

(Key Note speaker), Comparative study on At-site and Regional Flood Frequency analysis of west flowing rivers in Kerala, Session on Hydrological Analysis, International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Coastal Engineering, HYDRO-2018, Indian Society of Hydraulics, Pune and National Institute of Technology Patna, Dec. 19-21, 2018

83

(Resource Person Talk) Research Methodology, One day workshop on Assessment of Surface water and Ground Water, Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT, Vellore, 21st July 2018.

82

(Resource Person Talk) Spatio-temporal analysis of Rainfall data in a river basin, One day workshop on Assessment of Surface water and Ground Water, Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT, Vellore, 21st July 2018

81

Keynote address on History of a Successful Sanitation Project-A case study of Sewage treatment plant sin Navi Mumbai, India, Leadership Capacity Building Program for Sustainable and Improved Sanitation Strategies for Policymakers, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 11 to 13 July 2018

80

(Inaugural Address), Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Civil Engineering, Inaugurated as Chief Guest, Two days State Level Workshop on Application of Soft Computing Techniques in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Sinhgad Institute of Technology & Science, Narhe, Pune, 21-22 Dec. 2017.

79

Research Methodology and Motivating the Scholars, Civil Engineering Association, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 6th Sep. 2017.

78

How to Write A Project Proposal, An Introduction to Newly Appointed Faculty Members, VP College of Engineering, Baramati, Maharashtra, 22nd July 2017.

77

Research Methodology for Newly Appointed Faculty Members, VP College of Engineering, Baramati, Maharashtra, 22nd July 2017.

76

(Inaugural Address), Effect of an Urban River Flooding in an International Airport and its solution-a case study of Mumbai Airport, Urban Waters ARCUS Workshop, 15-18 February 2017, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University and University of Tours France, Anna University Chennai-India.

75

(Key Note speaker), Reservoir Sedimentation and its Consequences in Estimating the Useful Life of a Reservoir, National workshop on Reservoir Sedimentation-Trends and Techniques of Measurement and Analysis, during February 10th 2017, Centre for Water Reosurces, Anna University, Chennai.

74

(Key Note speaker), Reservoir Sedimentation: its consequences in estimating the useful life of a reservoir, National Conference on Water Resources & Flood Management with special reference to Flood Modelling, during October 14-15, 2016, SVNIT Surat. 15th Oct. 2016, Session TS-5

73

Conventional LP and DP and soft computing GA for Reservoir Rule Curve Optimization, QIP/CEP Course on Groundwater & Surface water management, IIT Bombay, on 11th Dec. 2015

72

Introduction to water Resources Systems Engineering, QIP/CEP Course on Groundwater & Surface water management, IIT Bombay, on 8th Dec. 2015

71

(Key note speaker) "Research Methodology for PhD scholars",Department of Civil Engineering, Pillai HOC College of Engineering & Technology, Rasayani, Short Term Training Programme on "Emerging Technologies in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development" 6th July 2015.

70

(Plenary Talk 1)"Real-time Reservoir inflow Prediction using Artificial Neural Netwroks", International Conference on Global Technology Initiatives 2015, Rizvi College of Engineering and Technology, Bandra, Mumbai, 29th Mar. 2015

69

"Research Methodology for PhD scholars", Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Chennai, 10th Feb. 2015.

68

"Research Methodology", Short Term Training Programme on Modelling Impact of Climate Change on Water resources at SVNIT Surat, 9th Dec. 2014.

67

"Stochastic Hydrology-2", Short Term Training Programme on Modelling Impact of Climate Change on Water resources at SVNIT Surat, 8th Dec. 2014.

66

"Stochastic Hydrology-1", Short Term Training Programme on Modelling Impact of Climate Change on Water resources at SVNIT Surat, 8th Dec. 2014.

65

Road Drainage, Techniques of surface and sub-surface drainage,Refresher cum orientation course on Road Works for BMC Engineers, IIT Bombay, on 19th Aug. 2014.

64

Road Drainage, Techniques of surface and sub-surface drainage, Refresher cum orientation course on Road Works for BMC Engineers, IIT Bombay, on 8th Aug. 2014.

63

Soft Computing Techniques in Rainfall-Runoff Modeling, QIP/CEP Course on Coastal Processes and Modelling, IIT Bombay, on 6th Aug. 2014.

62

(Key note) Chaotic Analysis of Daily Wind Speed Data. Two days National Conference on Water, Environment & Society (NCWES-2014), during Jun 30th, 2014 at JNTU, Hyderabad, India.

61

"Reservoir Optimization Using Hybrid Chaotic Genetic Algorithm", Workshop on River Hydraulics and Management of Indian Rivers, World Water Day Workshop at SVNIT Surat, 24th Mar. 2014.

60

"Soft Computing Techniques in Reservoir Optimization". National Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Development and Management (SWARDAM-2013), Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad, 1st Oct. 2013

59

Motivating the Civil Engineering Students CARE, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu on 2nd Sept 2013.

58

Introduction to Water Resources System Engineering at SASTRA University, Tanjavore, Tamil Nadu on 2nd Sept 2013.

57

Soft Computing Techniques in Hydrological Time Series Modeling QIP-STTP on Advanced Hydrological Modeling and Techniques, SVNIT Surat, 4, Jul. 2013

56

Meteorological Drought Assessment in Agniar River Basin , IITB-Purdue University Workshop, IIT Bombay, 13, Mar. 2013

55

Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Oceanographic parameters-A Chaotic Approach , Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and National Institute of Oceanography workshop, NIO Goa, 7-8 Mar. 2013

54

Motivating the Civil Engineering Students with Recent Developments and Future Scope in Civil Engineering AMACE, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, 26th Feb. 2013.

53

Key Note Speaker: Time series modeling using soft computing Techniques International Conference on Civil Engineering & Infrastructural issues in Emerging Economies, ICCIEE 2013, SASTRA, Thanjavur, 27 and 28 Feb. 2013.

52

Introduction to Water Resources Systems Modelling Techniques National Workshop on Recent Advances in Water Resources Management , Department of Civil Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, 31st Jan. 2013.

51

Water Resources Management Scenario in India National Workshop on Recent Advances in Water Resources Management , Department of Civil Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, 31st Jan. 2013.

50

Multi-Reservoir Inflow Prediction Using Soft Computing Techniques TEQIP - STTP on Genetic Algorithm and Neuro Fuzzy Applications in Engineering (GANEUFAE-2012), Government Engineering College, Aurangabad, 21st Dec. 2012.

49

Real Time Reservoir Inflow Forecasting Using ANN TEQIP - STTP on Genetic Algorithm and Neuro Fuzzy Applications in Engineering (GANEUFAE-2012), Government Engineering College, Aurangabad, 20th Dec. 2012.

48

Genetic Algorithms for Reservoir Operating Policies TEQIP - STTP on Genetic Algorithm and Neuro Fuzzy Applications in Engineering (GANEUFAE-2012), Government Engineering College, Aurangabad, 20th Dec. 2012.

47

Reservoir Inflow Modeling Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques and its Use in Real Life II Indo-Italian Workshop on Advances in Fluvial Hydraulics and Water Resources Development and Management, Venice, Italy, 19th July 2012.

46

Water Management Studies in a run-off river basin, Workshop on Basin Management Studies, SVNIT, Surat on 27th Apr. 2012.

45

Introduction to Basic Knowledge of Hydrology- needed for Rainwater Harvesting, CEP Course on Rainwater Harvesting and Sustainable Water management, IIT Bombay, on 30th Mar. 2012.

44

Application of Soft Computing Techniques for reservoir inflow prediction, on 16th March, 2012, at L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India organized by Gujarat Technological University (GTU), India.

43

Road Drainage - Techniques of surface and sub-surface drainage, Refresher cum orientation course on Road Works for BMC Engineers, IIT Bombay, on 24th Nov. 2011.

42

Introduction to Basic Knowledge of Hydrology- needed for Rainwater Harvesting, CEP Course on Rainwater Harvesting and Sustainable Water management, IIT Bombay, on 24th Nov. 2011.

41

Advanced Water Resources Systems Techniques, Centre for Water Resources, SVNIT, Surat, on 20th Nov. 2011.

40

Introduction to Water Resources Systems Modelling Techniques, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Chennai, on 20th Sep. 2011.

39

Design of Airport drainage networks, Short Term Course on Urban Storm Drain Designing and Modeling, SVNIT, Surat, on 10th Jan. 2011.

38

Design of storm water drainage network in low lying areas, Short Term Course on Urban Storm Drain Designing and Modeling, SVNIT, Surat, on 10th Jan. 2011.

37

Reservoir Inflow Prediction Using Time-Delay Recurrent Neural Network with Spatially Distributed Rainfall Data National Workshop on Geo-Statistics and Soft Computing Techniques for Spatial Data Management, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 23rd Nov. 2010.

36

Modelling river flow using HEC-RAS in an Urban area, Short Term Course on Basics of Flood Modeling, NITTR, Chennai, on 3rd October 2010.

35

Conceptual design of airport drainage network, Short Term Course on Basics of Flood Modeling, NITTR, Chennai, on 3rd October 2010.

34

Design of storm water drainage network in an urban area, Short Term Course on Basics of Flood Modeling, NITTR, Chennai, on 2nd October 2010.

33

Reasons of flooding in an highly populated urban area, Short Term Course on Basics of Flood Modeling, NITTR, Chennai, on 2nd October 2010.

32

Soft Computing Techniques in Water Resources Engineering, National Conference on Civil Engineering for Infrastructural Developments (CID-2010), D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Akurdi, Pune, 30-31 Aug 2010.

31

Rainwater Harvesting Indira Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Athur, Chengalpat, Tamil Nadu 11th Mar. 2009.

30

Soft computing techniques to establish rainfall-runoff relationship and reservoir inflow prediction AICTE-Workshop on Water Resources Systems Engineering, SVNIT Surat, 26th Dec. 2008.

29

Sub-surface drainage design in urban roads International Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies For Developing Countries TPMDC 2008, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Maharashtra, December 3-6, 2008, at IIT Bombay, INDIA.

28

Conventional optimization technique for a large scale irrigation system Pravara Rural College of Engineering, Loni Maharashtra, 26th Sep 2008.

27

Rainfall-Runoff Modeling Techniques Key note in National Conference Spatial Modelling and Soft Computing in Water Resources Management SSWRM-2008, 14th -15th, March 2008, Annamalai University, Chidambaram (near Chennai), Tamil Nadu

26

Dreams and reality of Nanotechnology and its Application in Water Resources, National Conference on Nanotechnology and its Application in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, SRM Deemed University, 29th Sep 2007.

25

Modeling Concept for ground Water Resource Assessment (Indian Scenario) Workshop on Eco-environmental impact on water resources potential towards re-linking and integrating its hydrological cycle, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Chennai 3-5 Jan 2007.

24

Experience in Urban Storm Water design, Workshop on Disaster Mitigation Strategies for River Flood-A case study, SVNIT Surat, 28-29th Dec. 2006.

23

Application of Genetic Algorithms in Civil Engineering, SRES College of Engineering, Kopergoan, Maharastra, 25.8.2006

22

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Civil Engineering, D.Y. Patel College of Engg, Pune, 27.2.2006

21

Genetic algorithms as a water resources modeling technique STTP on Artificial Intelligence in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, 3rd Jan. 2005.

20

GIS and its application in water resources engineering Periyar Maniyammai Girls Polytechnic, Vallam, 23rd Dec. 2004

19

GIS for ground water exploration and management Groundwater quantity estimation TWAD Board, Sub-Training Centre, Tiruchy, 17th Nov. 2004.

18

Groundwater quantity estimation and GIS for groundwater exploration and management TWAD Board, Sub-Training Centre, Tiruchy, 9.11. 2004.

17

Rainwater Harvesting Irrigation Management Training Institute, Tiruchy, 19th Feb. 2004.

16

Rainwater harvesting need of the hour Science Colloquium, J.J. College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli 12th Feb. 2004.

15

Conjunctive use models in Water resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, 24th Jan. 2004.

14

Designing of Percolation Ponds using a software PRIMER, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, 27th Dec. 2003.

13

Planning and Designing of rain water harvesting structures in Plains areas, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, 8th Dec. 2003.

12

Planning and Designing of rain water harvesting structures in Built-up areas, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, 8th Dec. 2003.

11

Need of rainwater harvesting in different topography Inaugural address at the Civil Engineering Association, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering, Vadamavandal, Near Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, 26th Jul. 2003.

10

Planning and Designing of rain water harvesting structures in Plains areas, Periyar Maniyammai Girls Polytechnics, Vallam, 27th Nov. 2002.

9

Planning and Designing of rain water harvesting structures in Built-up areas, Periyar Maniyammai Girls Polytechnics, Vallam, 19th Nov. 2002.

8

Planning and Design of an Integrated rain water harvesting system, Jayaram College of Engineering, Pagalavadi, Tiruchirappalli, , 22nd Jul. 2002.

7

Systems approach for conjunctive use of surface and ground water, College of Agricultural Engineering, Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Raichur, Karnataka, 29th and 30th, Oct. 2001.

6

Planning and Designing of rain water harvesting structures, Institution of Engineers (India) Tiruchirappalli Chapter, 15th May. 2001.

5

Conjunctive use of Surface and Ground Water for Irrigation, Institution of Engineers (India) Tiruchirappalli Chapter, 5th Dec. 2000.

4

Systems Approach in Water Resources Management, Training Program for Junior Level and Middle Level Officers, Irrigation Management Training Institute, Tiruchy, 23rd May. 2000.

3

Water Management Models, Training Program for Junior Level and Middle Level Officers, Irrigation Management Training Institute, Tiruchy, 29th Feb. 2000.

2

Modeling Water Resources System, Training Program for Junior Level Officers, Irrigation Management Training Institute, Tiruchy, 10th Feb. 2000.

1

Ground Water Potential, and Estimation of Basin wise Availability of Ground Water, Training Program for Junior Level Officers, Irrigation Management Training Institute, Tiruchy, 9th Feb. 2000.