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Dr. Gorthi Kasi Viswanadh
Professor & Director, UGC-HRDC
Civil Engineering
Dr. Kasi Viswanadh Gorthi did his Ph.D. in Water Resources from JNTU Hyderabad in 1996.  Presently he is working as Professor of Civil Engineering and Director, Academic & Planning. Dr. Viswanadh’s research interests are in the areas of Integrated Water Resources Management, Watershed Management, Rainwater Harvesting, Management of Lift Irrigation Schemes and GIS Applications in Water Resources Management. Dr. Viswanadh has published 12 well-researched scholarly papers at National and International levels, guided 10 Ph.Ds and 23 M.Tech dissertations.  At present, he is guiding 12 Ph.D. scholars and a large number of M.Tech. students.  He has organized 9 national conferences and workshops besides being a member of organizing committees for several seminars and workshops at National and International levels.  He has been associated with several MHRD and AICTE R&D Projects. Dr.Viswanadh has been actively involved in several Industrial Consultancy Projects like  Third Party Quality control of Irrigation projects, Comparative Evaluation of Minor irrigation Projects, NFFWP works, Fire safety for High rise hospitals etc.  He is the Technical Paper Reviewer for the Civil Engineering Journal published by Institution of Engineers, and the Journal of Spatial Hydrology.  He is also a Fellow of Institution of Engineers and a member of many professional bodies. Dr.Viswanadh visited several countries  for dissemination of his research outputs and  for exchange of ideas like Omaha USA ( 2006) , Hawaii USA (2007), Thailand (2009) , Srilanka (2011), Hong Kong ( 2011) and Urbana Champaign IL , USA (2012). He worked as the Convener for VRO/VRA recruitment examination, Co convener for EAMCET during 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 and Convener for Faculty Eligibility Test- FET 2011 &2012.He received the Young Engineer Award from the Institution of Engineers and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh in 1996, and bagged the Kancha Reddy Memorial Award for the Best Paper published in IWWA, India, in 2007. He received Andhra Pradesh State Level Best Teacher Award for the year 2010.
Areas of Interest:

• Integrated Water Resources Management
• Watershed management
• Rainwater harvesting
• Management of Lift irrigation schemes
• GIS applications in water resources management
• Friction factor studies in pipes
• Modeling techniques in water resources management

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Dr. Gorthi Kasi Viswanadh
Professor & Director, UGC-HRDC
Civil Engineering
JNTUH College of Engineering Hyderabad

Official Email: gkviswanadh@jntuh.ac.in
Alternate Email: kasi.gorthi@gmail.com
Phone: 040-23158439