FACULTY PROFILE
Dr.Somagouni Srinivasa Gowd
Assistant Professor
+91 9989296469
ssg_geo@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
Ph.D. (1998) Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Teaching experience :
Assistant Professor - 21st July 2009 onwards Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Post – Doctoral Fellowship(9 Years)
1. Principal Investigator (DST-Young Scientist Project) From 4th May 2006 to July 2009 (3 Years)
2. CSIR – Senior Research Associate (Scientists Pool Scheme) From 11th May 2005 to 3rd May 2006 (1 Year)
3. CSIR - Research Associate From 1st April 2000 to 31st March 2005 (5 Years)
Area/s of research interests :
Hydrogeology, Remote Sensing, Environmental Geochemistry etc
Projects undertaken :
1. Principal Investigator (DST-Young Scientist Project): Environmental risk assessment and remediation of contaminated soils due to waste disposal from Tannery industries: Two case studies-Ranipet,Tamil Nadu and Kanpur,Uttar Pradesh,India. (SR/FTP/ES-19/2005 dt.14-09-2005) From 4th May 2006 to 20th July 2009 (3 Years) at National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR),Hyderabad
2. CSIR – Senior Research Associate (Scientists Pool Scheme): Environmental risk assessment and remediation of contaminated soils due to waste disposal from Tannery industries: a case study of Ranipet industrial area,Tamil Nadu,India. (B-10846,dt.04-05-2005) From 11th May 2005 to 3rd May 2006 (1 Year) at National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR),Hyderabad.
3. CSIR - Research Associate: Immobilization of Hexavalent Chromium in Contaminated Soils by Different Site Remediation Techniques. (9/152(227)/2000-EMR-I,dt. 23-03-2000)From 1st April 2000 to 31st March 2005 (5 Years) at National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR),Hyderabad.
Achievements/Awards :
2011 Organized Earth Day Celebrations on 22nd April 2011 at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, under the aegis of MoES, New Delhi and APAS, Hyderabad.
2010 - Associate Fellow of AP Akademi of Sciences, Hyderabad
2006 - DST-Young Scientist Project - Post Doctoral Fellowship, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India, New Delhi.
2005 - CSIR – Senior Research Associateship (Scientist’s Pool), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
2000 - CSIR - Research Associateship Fellowship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. New Delhi.
2003 - Participated in ISRO and GSI collaborated training programme on Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Mineral Exploration at Geological Survey of India Training Institute, Hyderabad from 5th Feb-21st April 2003.
1989 - S.V. University Second Rank in M.Sc. Geology, Tirupati.
Details of significant paper publications :
1. S. Srinivasa Gowd, M. Ramakrishna Reddy and P.K. Govil. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in soils at Jajmau (Kanpur) and Unnao industrial areas of the Ganga plain, Uttar Pradesh, India.Jour.of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier) 174, 113-121 (2010)
2. S. Srinivasa Gowd and P.K. Govil. Distribution of heavy metals in surface water of Ranipet industrial area, Tamil Nadu, India Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer) 136, 197-207 (2008)
3. S. Srinivasa Gowd Assessment of Groundwater Quality for Domestic and Irrigation Purposes: a case study of Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India.Environmental Geology (Springer) 48, 702-712, (2005)
4. S. Srinivasa Gowd Electricity Resistivity Surveys to Delineate Groundwater Potential Zones in Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh.Environmental Geology (Springer) 46, 118-131, (2004)
5. S. Srinivasa Gowd and B.Kotaiah.Characteristics and Treatability Studies of a Ceramic Tile Manufacturing Industrial Effluents. Fresenius Environment Bulletin (Germany) 8, 146-153, (1999)
6. S. Srinivasa Gowd and B. Kotaiah.Groundwater pollution by Cystine Manufacturing Industrial Effluent around the Factory. Environmental Geology (Springer) 39, 679-682, (2000)
7. S. Srinivasa Gowd, S. Srinivasulu, and A.S. Sudheer (1999)Climatic Water-Balance and its Applications: A Case Study of Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India.Malaysian Journal of Tropical Geography (Malaysia) 30, 27-37, (1999)
8. S. Srinivasa Gowd Morphometric analysis of Peddavanka basin, Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of Applied Hydrology (India) XVII, 1-8, (2004)
9. S. Srinivasa Gowd and B. Kotaiah.Seasonal Variation of Water Quality in Tropical Kalyani Reservoir, Near Tirupati, A.P. India.Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 20, 452-455, (2000)
10. S. Srinivasa Gowd, S. Srinivasulu and A.S. Sudheer Estimation of Groundwater Balance of Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, A.P., India.Journal of Applied Hydrology (India) XIII, 36-43, (2000)
11. S. Srinivasa Gowd and A.S. Sudheer Major Ion Hydrogeochemistry of Vadamalapet Mandal, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh.Indian Journal of Geochemistry 14, 47-57, (1999)
12. S. Srinivasa Gowd, A.S. Sudheer, S. Srinivasulu and P.D. Sreedevi Remote Sensing Analysis to Delineate Groundwater Potential Zones of Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, A.P.Geographical Review of India 60, 145-154, (1998)
13. S. Srinivasa Gowd Assessment of soil contamination due to heavy metals at Ranipet industrial area, Tamil Nadu, India. Communicated to Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier) 2011.
14. S. Srinivasa Gowd Assessment of heavy metal contamination of ground water at Jajmau (Kanpur), and Unnao industrial areas of the Ganga Plain, Uttar Pradesh, India.Communicated to Environmental Earth Sciences (Springer) 2011.
15. A.K. Krishna, N.N. Murthy, S. Srinivasa Gowd, K. Rama Mohan, P.K. Govil. Distribution of Heavy metals in sediments of Wailpalli watershed, Nalgonda District, AP., India.Communicated to Environmental Earth Sciences (Springer) 2010.