FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. S. Srinivasa Gowd
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Geology
+91 9989296469 / 8919151738
ssg_geo@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in / ssgowd@gmail.com
Qualification :
M.Sc. - Geology -1989 (SVU)
M.Phil. - Hydrogeology -1994(SVU)
Ph.D. - Hydrogeology -1998(SVU)
SLET - APCSC -1998
Work experience (PDF/Teaching etc.):
PDF Experience(9 Years)
2000-2005 CSIR-Research Associateship
2005-2006 CSIR-Senior Research Associateship (Scientist’s Pool)
2006-2009 DST-Young Scientist Project
Teaching Experience (12 Years)
2009 to till date Assistant Professor
UG- 3years
PG- 9 years
Area/s of research interests :
i) Hydrogeology
ii) Environmental Geochemistry
Research grants (during the last Five years):
Awarded UGC-Major Research Project for the Academic year 01-07-2015 to 30-06-2018 an amount of Rs. 10,79,400/- (Ten Lakhs Seventy Nine Thousand Rupees only)
Research students (Ph.D working):
Working – 03 (including 01 DST-Inspire Research Fellow)
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 :
Associate Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences (FAPAS) in recognition of contribution to Science & Technology.
Selected publications :
1) S. Srinivasa Gowd and M. Ramakrishna Reddy (2011) Assessment of heavy metal contamination in surface water of Ranipet industrial area, Tamil Nadu, India. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 75 (3), pp. 1926
2) S. Srinivasa Gowd, M. Ramakrishna Reddy and P.K. Govil (2010) 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
3) S. Srinivasa Gowd and M. Ramakrishna Reddy (2010) Heavy metal contamination of surface water at Jajmau (Kanpur) and Unnao industrial areas of the Ganga Plain, Uttar Pradesh, India. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol.74 (12) 1, pp. A 986
4) P.K. Govil, A.K. Krishna, S. Srinivasa Gowd and N.N. Murthy (2009) Global geochemical baseline mapping for environmental management in India. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol.73 (13) 1, pp. A 458
5) S. Srinivasa Gowd and P.K. Govil (2008) Distribution of heavy metals in surface water of Ranipet industrial area, Tamil Nadu, India Environmental Monit. and Assess. (Springer) 136, 197-207
6) S. Srinivasa Gowd, N.N. Murthy and P.K. Govil (2007) Soil contamination due to heavy metals from tannery industries: A case study of Jajmau (Kanpur) and Unnao industrial areas, Uttar Pradesh, India. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol.71 (15) 1, pp. A 964
7) S. Srinivasa Gowd (2005) 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
8) NN. Murthy, GLN. Reddy, AK. Krishna, S. Srinivasa Gowd and PK. Govil (2005) High concentrations of Uranium and Thorium in Residual soils of Wailpalli watershed, Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol.69 (10) 1, pp. A 764
9) S. Srinivasa Gowd (2004) Electricity Resistivity Surveys to Delineate Groundwater Potential Zones in Peddavanka Watershed, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. Environmental Geology (Springer) 46, 118-131
10) S. Srinivasa Gowd and B. Kotaiah (2000) Groundwater pollution by Cystine Manufacturing Industrial Effluent around the Factory. Environmental Geology (Springer) 39, 679-682
Conference/symposia attended (during the last five years):
International /Seminars/Conference/Symposium- 08
National – 10
Regional - 05
Other Information (books, patents, collaborations etc.):
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