Dr. K. Srinivasan

Dr. K. Srinivasan
Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574269
Email: ksrini@iitm.ac.in

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Education
  • B.Tech, Civil engineering, 1977,Regional Engineering College , Warangal, A.P
  • M.Tech, Hydraulic and Water resources,1979,Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Ph.D, Water Resources Planning, 1985, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • B.Tech, Civil engineering, 1977,Regional Engineering College , Warangal, A.P
  • M.Tech, Hydraulic and Water resources,1979,Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Ph.D, Water Resources Planning, 1985, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Professional Experience
  • IIT, Madras, Professor, since Sep2000
  • IIT, Madras, Associate Professor, Dec. 1996-Sep.2000
  • IIT, Madras,Assistant Professor, Nov.1991-Dec.1996
  • IIT, Madras,Lecturer, July 1998-Nov.1991
  • IIT, Madras, Senior Scientific Officer-II,May 1984-July1988
Research Interests
  • Stochastic Modeling of Hydrologic Processes
  • Optimal Operation of Multi-purpose Multi Reservoir Systems
  • Performance based Design and Rehabilitation of Water Distribution System
  • Dynamic Flood Control Operation of Multiple River-Reservoir Systems
  • Regionalization of Hydrologic Information
  • Risk based Design of Water Resources Systems
Recent Publications
  • Jayaram, N. and Srinivasan, K. (2008). Performance Based Optimal Design And Rehabilitation Of Water Distribution Networks Using Life-Cycle Costing, Water Resour. Res., 44, W01417, doi:10.1029/2006WR005316.
  •  Sudheer, K.P., Srinivasan, K., Neelakantan, T. R and Srinivas, V.V. (2008). A nonlinear data-driven model for synthetic generation of annual streamflows, Hydrological Processes, 22(12), 1831-1845.
  • Srinivas VV, and Srinivasan K (2006). Hybrid Matched-Block Bootstrap for Stochastic Simulation of Multi-season streamflows, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier Science Pub., Netherlands, 329(1-2),1-15.
  • Murty, Y. S. R., Murty B S. and Srinivasan, K. (2006). Non-Uniform Flow Effect on Optimal Waste Load Allocation in Rivers, Water Resources Management, 20(4), 509-530.
  • Yandamuri SRM, Srinivasan K, and Bhallamudi SM (2006). Multiobjective optimal waste load allocation models for rivers using Nondominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm-II, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE 132 (3): 133-143.
  • Srinivas VV, and Srinivasan K (2005). Hybrid moving block bootstrap for stochastic simulation of multi-site multi-season streamflows, Journal of Hydrology, 302 (1-4): 307-330.
  •  Srinivas VV, and Srinivasan K (2005). Matched block bootstrap for resampling multiseason hydrologic time series, Hydrological Processes, 19 (18): 3659-3682.
Research and Consultancy
Research Projects
  • Standardization of Damage-Frequency Relationships for Flood Damage Assessment – Department of Science and Technology
  • Reservoir Performance Analysis Using Stochastic Streamflow Models – INCOH, Ministry of Water Resources.
Consultancy Projects
  • Technology study report – Summer storage reservoir, Pipe line designs, dam breach analysis – IFFCO, Nellore.
  • Strengthening of existing water distribution system in Tirupur water supply project – NTADCL, Tirupur
Student Guidance
Ph.D thesis guidance
  • Philipose, M.C., Storage Performance Evaluation for Planning and Management of Reservoirs, 1996.
  • Srinivas, V.V., Stochastic Modelling of Streamflows – A Hybrid Approach, 2001.
  • Om Prakash, Adaptive Multi-objective Framework for Dynamic Flood Control Operation of Multiple River-Reservoir Systems, 2008.
  • Roshan Karan Srivastav, Stochastic Modeling of Hydrologic Processes, Dr. K. P. Sudheer(Co-Guide)

    – expected to complete by Dec. 2010.

MS thesis guidance

  • Sankarasubramanian, A., Application of L-moments to Regional Flood Frequency Analysis, 1996.
  • Murty Yandamuri, S.R., Optimal Waste Load Allocation for Water Quality Management in Rivers, 2003.
Courses
  1. Tech
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
  • Irrigation Water Management
  • Engineering Hydraulics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Irrigation and Water Power Engineering
  1. Tech.
  • Water Resources Planning and Management
  • Surface Water Hydrology
  • Irrigation Technology
  • Groundwater Engineering
  • Simulation Modeling in Water Resources Systems
  • Transport of Water and Wastewater
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Water Resources Systems Engineering
  • Stochastic Methods of Hydroscience
  • Economics of Water Resources Planning
  • Free Surface Flows
  • Advanced Hydrologic Analysis and Design

Laboratory / Design / Seminar Courses Handled:

  1. Tech.
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory I
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory III
  • Water Resources Project Planning and Design
  1. Tech.
  • Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory
  • Seminar
  • Hydrosystems Computational Laboratory
Continuing Education