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  • Prof Elango Lakshmanan

  • Visiting Faculty
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Publications 1996 - 2024

Publications

  • 150
    Journal Articles
  • 11
    Book Chapter
  • 5
    Book
  • 6
    Edited-book
  • 6
    Review
  • 2
    Editorial
  • 1
    Letter
  • 1
    Preprint
  • 6
    Other
  • 32
    Projects
  • 15
  • 9
  • 11
  • 105

Citations / H-Index

4511 Citations
33 h-index
4264 Citations

Altmetrics

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Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Geological Engineering

Hydrogeology, Groundwater modelling, Hydrogeophysics, Hydrogeochemistry, Groundwater Quality, Water Resources Management, Managed Aquifer Recharge, Contaminant Transport, Radionuclide Transport, Groundwater Pollution and Seawater Intrusion

Personal Information

Prof Elango Lakshmanan

Male
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering Group Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - 600036


Experience

  • Visiting Faculty

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Qualification

  • PhD

    Anna University

  • ME

    Anna University

  • MSc

    University of Madras


Honours and Awards

2021

World

2021

2021

Innovation Award - 2021

Centre for Technology Development and Transfer

2017

High impact research publication during 2016-2017

Anna University

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2021

World

2021

2021

Innovation Award - 2021

Centre for Technology Development and Transfer

2017

High impact research publication during 2016-2017

Anna University

2017

Active Consultant Award

Anna University

2017

Excellence in Groundwater Science

International Association of Hydrogeologists - Indian Chapter

2016

CSIR-NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award

CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institution (NGRI)

2016

First Prize National Technical Competition on Water

Ministry of Water Resources

2011

Active Researcher Award Anna University

Anna University

2011

Tamil Nadu State Scientist Award (TANSA)

Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology

2000

British Council Fellowship given by Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU

UK);

1998

AUSAID-IAH Fellowship

Melbourne

1994

Indian National Science Academy International Fellowship

Royal Society of London

1984

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Department of Higher Education

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2023

Potential of natural groundwater recharge in the Chennai Basin with a special emphasis on the urban area

Sajil Kumar P.J, Free University Berlin

2021

Impact of urbanisation and climate change on groundwater resources of Chennai region

Ch. Samurembi Chanu, Anna University

2021

Seawater intrusion along the Indian coast and in Sankaraparani river basin using muti- techniques approach

V. Manivannan, Anna University

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2023

Potential of natural groundwater recharge in the Chennai Basin with a special emphasis on the urban area

Sajil Kumar P.J, Free University Berlin

2021

Impact of urbanisation and climate change on groundwater resources of Chennai region

Ch. Samurembi Chanu, Anna University

2021

Seawater intrusion along the Indian coast and in Sankaraparani river basin using muti- techniques approach

V. Manivannan, Anna University

2021

Integrated modelling of rainfall-runoff process and reservoir operation for balancing water supply and flood mitigation: A case study from Chennai

P. Anandharuban, Anna University

2021

Influence of weathering and fractures on groundwater flow and quality

S. Anbarasu, Anna University

2020

Managed aquifer recharge by a check dam to mitigate the problem of fluoride rich groundwater: A case study

G. Gowrisankar, Anna University

2019

Assessment of carbon flux in a major tropical river of southern India and its implication on climate change

R. RamyaPriya, Anna University

2019

Hydrogeochemistry to assess and groundwater in uranium mineralised region of Gogi Karnataka

S. Manoj, Anna University

2019

Hydrogeological investigation and subsurface characterisation by Geological Geophysical and Geochemical methods

M. Thirumurugan, Anna University

2018

Assessment of effect of ponds for mitigating seawater intrusion

Raicy. M. Christy, Anna University

2018

Assessment of land subsidence using space borne advanced synthetic aperture radar data in a large metropolitan city of India

S. Suganthi, Anna University

2016

Assessment of seawater intrusion in alluvial aquifers by hydrochemical-isotopic signatures and geochemical modelling

Indu. S. Nair, Anna University

2016

Geochemical reactions responsible for fluoride rich groundwater and remediation by induced recharge in Vaniyar river basin

G. Jagadeshan, Anna University

2015

Integrated approach for modelling runoff, infiltration and density dependent groundwater flow: A case study in seawater intruded coastal aquifer north of Chennai, India

S.P Rajaveni, Anna University

2014

Evaluation of impact of check dam as a method of managed aquifer recharge

S. Parimala Renganayaki, Anna University

2014

Regional hydrochemistry and flow modelling of Pambar sub-basin, Tamil Nadu, India

L. Kalpana, Anna University

2013

Modelling of groundwater flow and radionuclide transport around a proposed uranium tailings pond

R. Murugan, Anna University

2013

Geophysical, Geochemical Studies and Groundwater Modelling in South Chennai Coastal Aquifer

S. Sathish, Anna University

2012

Hydrogeology and hydrogeochemical characterisation of groundwater of a part of Nalgonda District

R. Rajesh, Anna University

2012

Assessment of fluoride and uranium in groundwater and hydrogeochemical modelling in a proposed uranium tailings pond area

K. Brindha, Anna University

2010

Hydrogeochemical studies and solute transport modelling to understand the variation in groundwater quality of a part of Cauvery delta

E. Vetrimurugan, Anna University

2010

Groundwater augmentation by flood mitigation in Chennai region

N.G. Anuthaman, Anna University

2008

Hydrochemical studies and effect of irrigation on groundwater quality in Tondiar basin, Tamil Nadu, India

K. Ramesh, Anna University

2008

Hydrochemistry and solute transport modelling to study the impact of tsunami on groundwater quality in Kalpakkam, southern India

C. Sivakumar, Anna University

2006

Migration of major ions and agrochemicals in unsaturated zone

R. Kannan, Anna University

2004

Hydrogeological modelling and hydrochemical characterisation of Palar Basin, India

M. Senthilkumar, Anna University

2001

Hydrogeochemical studies and regional flow modelling of South Chennai Sandy Aquifer

D. Gnanasundar, Anna University

2001

Hydrogeochemical studies in a part of Palar and Cheyyar river basin

N. Rajmohan, Anna University

2000

Spatial and temporal analysis of the groundwater environment of a minor river basin in Tamil Nadu

N. Radhakrishnan, Anna University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2010

Association of Global Groundwater Scientists

Member

2009

The Geological Mining and Metallurgical Society of India

Member

2001

Indian Water Resources Society

Member

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2010

Association of Global Groundwater Scientists

Member

2009

The Geological Mining and Metallurgical Society of India

Member

2001

Indian Water Resources Society

Member

2000

Association of Hydrologists in India

Member

1999

International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Member

1999

International Society for Environmental Information Sciences

Member

1997

International Association of Hydrogeologists

Member

1995

Association of Geoscientists for International Development

Member

1990

Institution of Engineers

Member

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Membership In Committees

2022

DRC, Department of Geology, CUTN

Member

2021

Joint Committee, TNPCB

Member

2021

Committee for framing guidelines for Harvesting RainWater and Recharge of Ground Water, Govt of Tamil Nadu

Member

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2022

DRC, Department of Geology, CUTN

Member

2021

Joint Committee, TNPCB

Member

2021

Committee for framing guidelines for Harvesting RainWater and Recharge of Ground Water, Govt of Tamil Nadu

Member

2021

Research Board, School of Earth Sciences, CUTN

Member

2021

TANCEM

Expert member

2021

Board of Studies in Applied Geophysics - Manonmaniamsundaranar University Tirunelveli

External Expert

2021

Personality Test Board for Combined Geo-Sceintist Examination - UPSC

Advisor

2021

Research Advisory Committee of the Centre for Water Resources Development and Management, Calicut

Memeber

2020

National Green Tribunal

Southern Zone

2020

International Committee on Water Quality of IAHS

President

2020

Board of the PhD school in Civil Engineering, Roma Tre University

Member

2020

Regional Coordination Committee of the National Institute of Hydrology, Kakinada Regional Centre

Member

2019

Quarrying activities committee

National Green Tribunal

2019

State Expert Appraisal Committee formed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, GOI

Member

2019

Administrative Reform Committee - Anna University

E-Tender Coordinator

2019

Board of Studies in Geology, Tiruvalluvar University

Chairman

2018

Academic council of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

Anna University Nominee

2017

Committee for evaluation of all round performance of CGWB

Member

2017

UGC-DRS program, SV University , Tirupati

Expert Advisory Committee Member

2017

State Groundwater Coordination committee- Govt of Tamil Nadu

Member

2017

Scientific Program Committee, International Geological Congress - 2020

Member

2017

Selection committee for National Geoscience Award

Member

2017

Development of groundwater flow models and preparation of aquifer management plan - Evaluation/Expert committee

Member

2017

Question paper setting and evaluation of answer books for Aligarh Muslim University

Examiner

2014

International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Vice president

2014

Research advisory council, NIH, Kakinada

Member

2013

Geoscience Advisory Council, Ministry of Mines, GOI

Member

2013

Framing of syllabus for TNPSC for Geology

Member

2013

State level committee for re-estimation of groundwater resource estimation

Tamil Nadu

2011

International Association of Hydrogeologists-Indian Chapter

Vice president

2011

Ministry of Science and Technologyā€™s Project Advisory Committee-Earth Sciences, Government of India

Member

2010

Association of Global Groundwater Scientists

President

2010

Indian delegation nominated by the Ministry of Science and Technology to explore possibilities of scientific collaboration with Tunisia

Member

2009

Panel of Experts Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi

Advisor

2009

R&D Project Review Committee of the Indian National Committee on Groundwater, Central Ground Water Board

Expert

2009

Selection Committee for faculty positions, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Expert Member

2008

State Eligibility Test (SET)

Government of Maharashtra

2007

Screening cum Selection Committee of trainees of DST short term course

Member

2006

Senate

Member

2006

High Level Committee of Government of Tamil Nadu to survey Sand quarry

Member

2006

Academic Audit, University of Madras

Member

2006

Land fitness assessment committee for Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University

Member

2006

Committee to evaluate petition to CM cell for Tamil Nadu state

Member

2006

Research and recognition for board of studies in Geology

Expert member

2004

National Working Group, International Geological Correlation Program, Geological Survey of India

Member

2003

Expert Committee for identification of Bauxite mining sites, Government of Tamil Nadu

Member

2002

High Level Committee of Government of Tamil Nadu for the study of rivers and river beds in Tamil Nadu for sand quarrying

Member

2002

Committee for site selection for Mother Theresa Women's University, Higher Education Department

Member

1996

National Working Committee for International Geoscience Program: DELTA MAP Project

Member

Recruitment Cell - Career Advancement scheme for Teachers and other Academic Staff - Sub Committee

Member

GSI

Member

Aquamap IITM

Member

Federation of Geosciences Associations (FIGA)

Chairperson

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Research Projects

Field and laboratory investigation to understand the temporal variation between groundwater level and fluoride: Managed Aquifer Recharge for mitigation

Funding Agency : Science and Engineering Research Board

Indo German Partnership in Climate and Water Research on Influence of regional climate change on the groundwater resilience in selected urban regions

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Unravelling submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) zones along the Indian subcontinent and its island (Mission SGD)

Funding Agency : Ministry of Earth Sciences

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Field and laboratory investigation to understand the temporal variation between groundwater level and fluoride: Managed Aquifer Recharge for mitigation

Funding Agency : Science and Engineering Research Board

Indo German Partnership in Climate and Water Research on Influence of regional climate change on the groundwater resilience in selected urban regions

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Unravelling submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) zones along the Indian subcontinent and its island (Mission SGD)

Funding Agency : Ministry of Earth Sciences

Hydrogeological interventions for flood mitigation and augmentation of groundwater recharge (WATER-IC for SUTRAM of Water)

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Modelling of radionuclide transport in groundwater around Gogi uranium mining and tailings pond area

Funding Agency : BRNS

Riverbank filtration through challenging geological formations for rural water supply in south India

Funding Agency : Indo-German (DST-DAAD) Collaborative Project

Assessment of vulnerability of coastal aquifers to climate change by groundwater modelling in Chennai Region

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Innovative models for assessment of water quality in coastal aquifers

Funding Agency : Indo-Italy Collaborative Project (DST)

Enhancement of groundwater recharge by soil ventilation

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Impact of projected climate change on groundwater resources

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission BSR Mid-Career Award

Mitigation strategies to counteract seawater intrusion

Funding Agency : Indo-German (DST-DAAD) Collaborative Project

Environmental impact seawater intrusion on coastal aquifers and groundwater quality-DRS

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Hydrogeochemistry of surface water and groundwater along Cauvery River

Funding Agency : Indian Space Research Organisation

Hydrogeological studies of the proposed uranium mining site

Funding Agency : India

SAPH PANI - Enhancement of natural water systems and treatment methods for safe and sustainable water supply in India

Funding Agency : European Commission Seventh Framework Programme - FP7

Seawater-fresh water dynamics and identification of measures to prevent seawater intrusion in alluvial aquifers north of Chennai by groundwater modelling

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Managed aquifer recharge: Evaluation of the impact of check dam

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Rock water interaction and its implication on high fluoride in groundwater of Dharmapuri district

Funding Agency : 767000

Groundwater prospects identification in alluvial terrain using heat capacity and land subsidence studies

Funding Agency : Indian Space Research Organisation

Assessment of inherent toxicity of certain rock types and its impact on environment

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission - Centre with Potential for Excellence in Environmental Science

Hydrogeological characterisation

Funding Agency : Andhra Pradesh

Environmental geochemistry of groundwater in unconsolidated sediments

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Subsurface characterisation and shallow subsurface modelling

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Water quality assessment in the tsunami affected coastal areas of Tamil Nadu -Kalpakkam

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Geomorphic controls on groundwater flow regime

Funding Agency : 3600000

Environmental Science

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Indo-Russia Research Project on Development of a risk analysis tool for pesticide and nutrient pollution of groundwater in irrigated regions

Funding Agency : Dept. of Science & Technology

Effect of geological formations on movement of solutes

Funding Agency : All India Council for Technical Education

Strategies for prevention of groundwater and coastal pollution for surface applied chemicals

Funding Agency : Australian Research Council

Solute budget approach for modelling groundwater

Funding Agency : Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Hydrogeological investigations in Landslide regions of Nilgiris

Funding Agency : Ministry of Human Resources Development

Impact of irrigated agriculture on groundwater quality

Funding Agency : British Geological Survey

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Patents



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