Dr. S Parimala Renganayaki

Designation : Associate Professor Grade 2
School / Centre : School of Civil Engineering
Department : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Educational Details

Anna University, Chennai

B.E.
Civil Engineering
Graduated in 2000

Annamalai University, Chidambaram

M.E.
Water Resources Engineering and Management
Graduated in 2005

Anna University, Chennai

Ph.D.
Civil Engineering, Groundwater Hydrology
Graduated in 2014

Post Doctoral Experiences

Post Doctoral Research fellow for the duration of May 2015-Nov 2015 at National Water Centre, United Arab Emirates University, carried out research on the analysis of rate of evaporation, sources of precipitation in GCC countries using stable isotopes, Review of MAR in GCC countries


Research Details

Areas of Specialization
  • Groundwater Hydrology and Managed Aquifer Recharge
  • Hydrogeological investigation
  • Surface and groundwater interaction
  • Groundwater modeling
  • Groundwater quality

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Completed Funded Project Details

Title Funding Agency
Managed aquifer recharge: Evaluating the impact of check dam on groundwater Grant No: SR/WOS-A/ET-49/2010(G) Duration: 2011-2014 Funding Agency: WOS-'A, DST, New Delhi
Feasibility of river bank filtration for rural water supply around check dam in non-perennial rivers Grant No: Early Career Research /2016/000840/EAS, Duration: 2017-2020, Funding Agency: DST, New Delhi
Spatial distribution of U and water quality parameters in Dakshina Kannada, Hassan and Tumkur region Grant No: 36(4)/14/21/2017-BRNS/36198 Duration: 2018-2010 Funding Agency: Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Mumbai
Fate and transport of pesticides during bank filtration from managed aquifer recharge Grant No: DST/INT/DAAD/P-28/2019 Duration: 2019-2020 Funding Agency: DAAD, International Bilateral Cooperation Division, Government of India,DSTs New Delhi-110016, India

Books / Book Chapters Published Details

Title Publisher Published Year
Groundwater responses due to various MAR structures: Case studies from Chennai, Tamil Nadu,India. Chapter 6. In: Natural Water Treatment Syatems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context Saph Pani (2016) (Eds. Thomas Wintgens, Anders Nattorp, Laksmanan Elango and Shyam R. Asolekar) Raicy, M.C, Parimalarenganayaki, S., Munuswamy T, Lutz T, Schneider M and Elango, L. IWA publication 2016

Awards & Recognitions Details

  • Puranic award for best paper presentation, IIT (IIM, Dhanbad), 2016
  • Linnaeus Palme Fellowship (2013) in Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden funded by Swedish International Development corporation Agency (SIDA) (September 2013 to January 2014)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru scholarships for doctoral studies, New Delhi (2011)
  • Award of National testing service for doctoral/post doctoral, Mysore, (2011-12)
  • Ramaswamy endowment award (2005) in Annamalai University, India

International Collaborations

  • Collaboration with Frieie Universitat Berlin, Germany
  • Collaboration with University of Zululand, South Africa

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