Dr. Uma Shankar M

Designation : Associate Professor Senior
School / Centre : School of Civil Engineering
Department : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Educational Details

Anna University, Chennai

B.E.
Civil Engineering
Graduated in 1998

Anna University, Chennai

M.E.
Irrigation and Water Management
Graduated in 2001

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Ph.D.
Geo Environmental Engineering
Graduated in 2014

Post Doctoral Experiences


Research Details

Areas of Specialization
  • Groundwater Modelling
  • Liners in landfill
  • Fluid structure interaction
  • Surface water Modelling
  • Fate and pollutant transport

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Completed Consultancy Project Details

Title Funding Agency
Wading Study across the porous Media Renault Nissan Business Technology Centre, India

Ongoing Funded Project Details

Title Funding Agency
IoT-LoRA enabled detection and prediction of groundwater pollutants in an open dumping yard and modelling the fate and transport of the pollutant” SERB– Core Research Grant DST-SERB -CRG

Books / Book Chapters Published Details

Title Publisher Published Year
Experimental studies on engineering properties of FA-clay liners Lambert Academic Publishing House, Germany, 1-68 (ISBN: 978-620-3-30344-5). 2021
Clay liners – A review Lambert Academic Publishing House, Germany 1-60 (ISBN: 978-620-3-19391-6) 2020
Modelling Water Resources in the Ancient Indus Valley City of Dholavira and Lessons Learnt Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering. Springer, Singapore, 223-238 2019

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