Dr.S.Packialakshmi - CIVIL

Dr.S.Packialakshmi, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai. Her research interest includes Water Resources Development and Management, Advanced groundwater hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Quality Modeling and Management, Socio- environmental impacts on Water Resources Water and Waste water treatment. She obtained South Asian Waters fellowship (SAWA) from Wageningen University, Govt. of Netherlands for her doctoral research (2008- 2012). She received Fellowship under Mevlana Teaching Mobility Programme from Turkey  Higher Education Council for Two weeks Teaching Programme at Karabuk University, Turkey during the year 2018. She presented her research papers in many national and international conferences and published more than 30 research papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences. She published one book on Groundwater Resources and 3 Book Chapters in in the field of water treatment options. She is currently guiding 6 Ph.D. students. She has guided 6 Post Graduate projects and 26 Under Graduate projects. Her teaching interests include: Fluid Mechanics, Applied Hydraulics, Water Resources Engineering, Groundwater Engineering, Irrigation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering Construction Materials, Reinforced Concrete Structures, and Environmental Engineering and Solid Waste Management.

  • PhD: Water Resources, January 2013, Anna University / College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai.
  • Post Graduation : M.E Water Resources and Management, 2003-2005, Anna University / College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai
  • Under Graduation :  B.E Civil Engineering at Institute of Road and Transport Technology (IRTT), Erode, Bharathiar University  during 1995-1999
Awards & Recognitions
  • M.E, -First class with Distinction, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
  • Received South Asian Water (SAWA) Fellowship, Wageningen University, Netherlands) for doctoral research, Anna University, Chennai
  • Received Travel Grant from SAWA Fellowship for presenting paper at 3rd International Congress of Environmental Research organized by Journal of Environmental Research And Development , Bhopal (India) and  University of Mauritius, Reduit (Mauritius), September  16-18, 2010
  • Received Travel Grant from Stockholm International Water Institute, Sweden, for presenting paper at 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm organized by Stockholm International Water Institute, Sweden, August  21-27, 2011
  • Received Travel Grant from Saci WATERs(South Asian Consortium for interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies)for participating workshop and conferences at Srilanka, Nepal, and Mumbai
  • Received Fellowship under Mevlana Teaching Mobility Programme from Turkey Higher Education Counsil – Two weeks Teaching Programme at Karabuk University, Turkey, October 2018
  • Invited Speaker for the International Symposium on Railway Engineering, Engineering Faculties, Karabuk University, Turkey, October 2018
  • Received approval for University Seed Funding Rs. 62,000/- for developing cost effective pavement blocks for the Academic year 2020-2021
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Disaster Engineering, Karabuk University, Turkey
  • Associate Editor for  the Journal of Technology Today, ISSN: 2180-0987, Engineering Today (ISSN: 2180-0995), Journal of Engineering Technological Research, ISSN: 2229-9262, Journal of Engineering Technology & Management Science ISSN: 2229-9254
  • Received Innovative Researcher and Dedicated Teaching Professional Award, The society of Innovative Educationalist & Scientific Research Professional Accredited with Innovative Scientific Research Professional Malaysia, 2020
  • Certification Course on Patent Drafting, Anna University, Chennai(July-Aug 2017)
  • Geotechnical Laboratory- Obtained 73%(July-Aug 2017)
  • Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Obtained 73%(July-Oct  2019)
  • Developing Softskills and Personality Obtained 72%(Aug-Oct  2019)
  • Plastic Waste Management, 95% (Jan-Apr 2020)
  • GIAN Certification Course on Water Quality Analysis and Testing using IOT applications (Nov 2017)
  • International Workshop on Climate Models at Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, December 2019
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, L-4506
  • Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences,M-14575
  • Fellow Member, Society of Innovative Educationalist &Scientific Research Professionals, LM171899135
Area of Interest
  • Water Resources development and management
  • Hydro geological implications on Water Resources
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies
  • Sustainable Building Technologies- Green Concepts

HOD - Civil Engineering,
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University,)   
Jeppiaar Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai,
Chennai - 600 119. Tamilnadu, INDIA.
E-mail: civilhod[at]sathyabama.ac.in