Archana K

BE MTech ( Water Resources Engg & Management), NITK , Assistant Professor

Phone: 9739912739     Email:


Teaching : 4
Industry : 3



  • Water Resources Engineering & Management
  • Advanced Surveying using Geoinformatics
  • Stochastic Hydrology & Hydro-informatics
  • Climate Change , Urban Hydrology & Urban Flooding
  • Hydropower modelling
  • Ground water detection and desalination of sea water

Memberships in professional bodies

  • Life Member,Indian Concrete Institute
  • Life Member, Indian Water Works Association
  • Indian Water Resources Society
  • Indian Society for Hydraulics
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences


  • Analysis of fluid properties using Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Assessment of Climate Variability using SWAT
  • Advanced surveying methods using GPS-ETS & Remote sensing
  • QGIS, Arc GIS, Arc Hydro, SWAT, SWMM, e-water, SYSTAT, JoSM, MatLAB
  • statistical analyses in hydrology

Workshops/Conferences/Seminars conducted

  • Energy Efficient Buildings Workshop Series on "Low Carbon Materials and Building Systems” - Jan, 2019
  • One-day National Conference on " Advances & Trends in Civil Engineering" - Sep, 2017
  • As a Programme- coordinator for Five Day Faculty Development Program on "Stability of Structures & Applications of FEM", in collaboration with VTU, Belagavi - Jan, 2017
  • As a organising committee member for Five Day Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Engineering Mathematical Models” - Jan, 2017
  • As a coordinator for National Workshop on Sustainability and Advances in Concrete Technology (SACT) - Apr, 2015

Workshops/FDPs/Conferences/Seminars/Internships attended

Details Date
Energy Efficient Buildings Workshop Series on 21-02-2019
Techniques for characterization of Materials- TCM 2017 at BMSIT 20-06-2017
National seminar on “Desalination of sea-water and Management of Droughts” at Bangalore University 31-01-2017
Monsoon School on Urban Floods at IISc, Bengaluru 24-08-2015
International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE) 2015 at BMSCE 05-01-2015
Competent Engineering Teaching – Challenges and Solutions (CETCS-2014) at BMSCE, Bengaluru 18-08-2014

Courses Taught

  • Mechanics of Fluid
  • Applied Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Structures and Irrigation Design & Drawing
  • Hydrology & Irrigation Engineering
  • Elements of Civil Engineering
  • Highway Geometric Design
  • Basic Surveying Practice
  • Applied Hydraulics Lab
  • Ground water Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Structures

Study Materials / Notes / Courseware

Title Course Name Course Code
H&IE-UNIT-CANALS Hydrology & Irrigation Engineering 10CV55
Abstractions from Precipitation-Infiltration Hydrology&Irrigation Engineering 10CV55
Fluid Mechanics- Introduction to Fluid Properties Fluid Mechanics 15CV33
Open Channel Flows Applied Hydraulics 17CV43

Additional Responsibilities

  • Editorial Committee for the college magazine Manthana-2017
  • Tvaksati- Newsletter Editor
  • Department Library Incharge
  • Hydraulics & Hydraulics Machines Lab Incharge
  • RS&GIS Lab Incharge
  • Model Room Incharge
  • NBA coordinator
  • Convener for National Conference on " Advances & Trends in Civil Engineering"
  • Space AllocationCommittee


Journal Name Journal Type Volume Number Issue Number ISSN ISBN Paper Title
Open Access International Journal of Science & Engineering International . OPEN ACCESS Volume 2 Issue 9, 2017 ISSN (Online) 2456-3293 BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT – A CRITICAL REVIEW
International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research International & Indexed 8 10 2229-5518 APPLICATION OF BIOMIMCRY TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY OF BUILDINGS
International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research International & Indexed 8 10 2229-5518 ENERGY CONSERVATION USING EARTH SHELTERING TECHNIQUE-AN APERCU
Journal of Basic And Applied Engineering Research International Open Access Vol 4 Issue 5 p-ISSN:2350-0077 Assessment and reduction of Carbon-dioxide emissions in the built environment: Climate resilient structures- A Critical review
HYDRO 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HYDRAULICS, WATER RESOURCES AND RIVER ENGINEERING PROCEEDINGS Conference Proceedings Vol1, pg 99 Studies on climate change impact on west flowing rivers of Karnataka, India
International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering International Volume 05N (01) ISSN 0974-5904 Comparison of 10 potential evapotranspiration methods across 8 different stations based on their monthly performances


  • Received Gold Medal for 1st Rank in M Tech (WREM)-2012, NITK , Surathkal
  • Conducted Pilot Resurvey Project, Udupi district, Dept of SSLR, Govt of Karnataka
  • Carried out Land surveying & Land acquisition for Varahi Lift Irrigation Project, Siddapura, Dept of SSLR, Govt of Karnataka
  • Forest Land survey using GPS in coordination with Forest Department (Gok) of Mudur Village, Udupi, Dept of SSLR, Govt of Karnataka
  • Guided UG project titled " Sewage Turbines: Hydropower Opportunities from Treated Sewage Water", which was funded and selected as Best Project of the Year - 2018, under KSCST.

Papers Presented In Conferences

Conference Name Conference Type Place Conference Date Days Paper Title
National Conference on " Sustainable Soild Waste Management SSWM-2017 National Amity University, Gurguon 15-11-2017 1 BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT – A CRITICALREVIEW

Online/MOOC Courses Taken

Course Name Registration Details Completed
Marine and Antarctic Science Open2-study- University of Tasmania-December 2017 Yes
Carbon 101x- Essential Tools For The Low Carbon Economy edX- University of Queensland-December 2017 Yes
Chemistry - Building Blocks of the World Open2-study- University of Swinburne- July 2018 Yes