FACULTY PROFILE
Vangala Sunitha
Assistant Professor
+91 9441117475
sunitha@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
Ph.D (2004) Osmania University, Hyderabad
PDF experience :
1.Assistant Professor (2007 onwards), Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
2.Post Doctoral Research Associate (2005-2007) Osmania University, Hyderabad
3.Project Fellow (2004-2005) National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad
4.Project Fellow (2000-2001), National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad
Area/s of research interests :
1.Analytical Geochemistry, Environmental Geochemistry, Hydrogeochemistry, Remote Sensing and GIS
2.Spectroscopy: Fluorescence, UV-Visible, Atomic absorption
3.Analytical Instruments: Sound operational knowledge in handling of Analytical Instruments (e.g. AAS, XRD, ICP-ACS, ICP-MS Ion-analyzer and sample prepared Units).
Projects undertaken :
Young Scientist under Fast Track scheme DST, New Delhi
Title:Geochemistry and health Impact of fluoride in Ground water in parts of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh.D.O.No.SR/FTP/ES 50/2007
Cost :12,00,000
Duration : 2008-2011 3 Years
Agency : Department of Science and Technology New Delhi
Achievements/Awards :
1.Young Scientist: Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi 2007
2.Principal Investigator in the DST Research Project 2007
3.Fellowship from APCOST (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Science & Technology, Hyderabad), 2000
4.Fellowship from UGC, University Grants Commission New Delhi 2005
5.CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) UGC-NET Eligibility for Lectureship, 2000.
Details of significant paper publications :
1.Sunitha.V, M.Ramakrishna Reddy, G.Sudarsana Raju. “Fluoride contamination in groundwater of Uravakonda and its correlation with other water quality parameters, Anantapur district, A.P” Indian Journal of Environmental Protection. IJEP, 29 (5): 451- 460 2009
2.Sunitha.V, Rajeswara Reddy. B and Ramana Kumar. M. “A study on hydrogeochemical Charateristics of Groundwater for Drinking Purpose in Uravakonda Mandal, Ananatapur Ditrict, Andhra Pradesh.” Indian Journal of Geochemistry 22(2): 343-354: December 2007.
3.Sunitha.V, Rajeswara Reddy. B “Nitrate contamination in groundwater of Uravakonda and surrounding areas, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh.” Journal of Applied Hydrology Vol. XIX, No.1&2, pp.111-120, 2006.
Sunitha.V, Sudarshan.V, Rajeswara Reddy.B. “Hydrogeochemistry of Groundwater in Gooty Area, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India.” J. Pollution Research, 2004.
4.Sunitha.V, Rajeswara Reddy and Srinivas.B. “Fluoride in ground water of Anantapur town, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India.” J. Applied Geochemistry. 6, 368-372, 2002.
5.Sunitha.V, Rajeswara Reddy.B and Sudarshan.V. “Hydrogechemistry of ground water in the Katedan and Rajendra Nagar Industrial Area, Ranga Reddy District, Andhra Pradesh, India.” J. Environmental Geochemistry. 5, 23-28, 2002.
6.Sunitha.V, B.Rajeswara Reddy, M.Ramakrishna Reddy “Groundwater Quality Evaluation with special Reference to Fluoride and Nitrate Pollution in Uravakonda, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh”– A Case Study Journal of Chemical & Environmental Research An International Quarterly Journal (CER/JAN-01/09/001.(In Press)
7.Sunitha.V, B.Rajeswara Reddy, M.Ramana Kumar. “Fluoride Distribution in groundwater of Uravakonda, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh.” Journal of Environmental Geology Springer publication. (Communicated)
8.Sunitha.V, M.R.K.Reddy, Fluoride in groundwater and fluorosis http://www.earthscienceindia.info/Sunitha.htm. 31-10-2008.
9.Sunitha.V, “Paryavarana Parirakshna Andari Badhyata”. Saakshi Telugu News Paper, Saturday, June 5, 2010.
Recent Publications
1.V. Sunitha, B. Muralidhara Reddy. “Determination of Fluoride Content in Ground Water by Ion Selective Electrode”, International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review, ISSN 2347 – 3215, Volume 2(8), August 2014, pp.159-166.
2.V. Sunitha, B. Muralidhara Reddy, J. Abdullah Khan. “Groundwater quality with reference to Fluoride Contamination in and around Badvel, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”. Electronic Journal of Chemistry, an International peer reviewed Journal, Volume 02, Issue 1, 2014, pp.64-69.
3.V. Sunitha, B.Muralidhara Reddy, M.Ramakrishna Reddy. “Assessment of nitrate contamination due to groundwater pollution in southeastern part of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh”. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, ISSN 0974-5904, Volume. 05, No.01, pp.113-119, February 2012.
4. V. Sunitha, J.Abdullah Khan, B.Muralidhara Reddy and M.Ramakrishna Reddy. “Groundwater Potential Modelling in hard rock terrain through Remote Sensing and GIS: A case study from Pulivendula- Sanivaripalli, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”. Indian society of Applied Geochemistry, ISSN: 0972-1967, Volume 15, No.2, pp. 213-223, 2013.
5. V.Sunitha, B.Rajeswara Reddy and Haragopal V.V Groundwater Quality Assessment of South eastern part of Anantapur District, using Multivariate analysis Journal of Geo-Environment Observer: Vol 2 No 2.
6.Sunitha Nitrates in Groundwater: Health Hazards and Remedial Measures Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science 1 (3) (2013) 164-170
7. Sunitha.V, Reddy B. Rajeswara, Reddy M. Ramakrishna. Groundwater Quality evaluation with special reference to fluoride and nitrate Pollution in Uravakonda, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh- a case study International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment, Vol.2, Issue 1, January 2012 (88-96).
8.V. Sunitha, J. Abdullah Khan, B. Muralidhara Reddy and M. Ramakrihsna Reddy. “Anthropogenic changes in land use patterns and its influence on global change: implications to Natural resources Assessment”. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, ISSN: 0253 – 7141, 31 (11), pp. 946-954, November 2011.
9. V. Sunitha, B.Muralidhara Reddy, M.Ramakrishna Reddy. “Assessment of nitrate contamination due to groundwater pollution in southeastern part of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh”. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, ISSN 0974-5904, Volume. 05, No.01, pp.113-119, February 2012.
10. V. Sunitha, J.Abdullah Khan, B.Muralidhara Reddy and Anil Kumar. “Land Use/Land Cover Analysis in an Industrial area Using Remote Sensing Techniques: A Case Study from Yerraguntla Mandal, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, ISSN No.: 0253-7141, Volume 34, Number 4, April 2014, pp.322-329.
11. V. Sunitha, J.Abdullah Khan, B.Muralidhara Reddy and M.Ramakrishna Reddy. “Groundwater Potential Modelling in hard rock terrain through Remote Sensing and GIS: A case study from Pulivendula- Sanivaripalli, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”. Indian society of Applied Geochemistry, ISSN: 0972-1967, Volume 15, No.2, pp. 213-223, 2013.
12. V. Sunitha, J.Abdullah Khan, B.Muralidhara Reddy. “Fluoride Contamination in Groundwater in and around Badvel, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”. Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, 2320-0928 Volume 2, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 78-82.