Dr. Manoj Kumar B. is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering. He holds a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering and earned his Ph.D from Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2006. His primary areas of expertise include advanced water and wastewater treatment systems as well monitoring & modelling of environmental systems.

Email Address
bmanoj@sjce.ac.in
Education Qualification (All qualification including diploma)

 Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai – 2006
 M. Tech., (Environmental Engineering), University of Mysore, Mysore – 1991
 B.E., (Civil Engineering), University of Mysore, Mysore – 1987

Research and Development

Research Projects:
 Co-Investigator, Prepared research proposal on “Novel Hybrid Treatment Process for Treatment of Textile Wastewaters” and submitted to JSS Science & Technology University for research funding from Ministry of Textiles Cost proposed: Rs. 269,34,625.00.

 Principal Investigator, (Dr. PuspaTuppad (Co-PI), Rohini (Collaborator – CDD)), ”Biological nutrient removal from wastewater in modified DEWATS system for reduced land and energy footprint”, approved by Department and Science and Technology
under Water Technology Initiative. Cost: Rs. 35 lakhs.

 Principal Investigator (Dr. H. S. Ramesh (C0-PI) for the research project on ”River Water Quality Modelling Studies to Mitigate the Pollution Load from Coffee Processing Units around Cauvery River Basin” sanctioned by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi. Total cost of the project is Rs. 18,54,720.00 (Rupees Eighteen Lakhs Fifty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty Only).

 Principal Investigator for the research project ”Advanced Treatment Techniques for Fluoride, Hardness and Nitrate Removal” (Sanctioned on 01.01.2010; VTU/Aca/2009-10/A-9/11419), by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka. Total Cost of the
research project is Rs. 11,81,000.00 (Rupees Elevan Lakhs Eighty One Thousand Only).

 European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Department of Biotechnology, poster contest on ”Evoluionary Biology in the 21st Century” for under graduate students and presentation on ”Origin of Life and its Continuity” for high school students of Mysore City) – 2013-14.

 TEQIP funding for M.Tech Project (Ranjini T. H.) on ”Isolation and identification of Microorganisms for efficient Removal of Nitrate from Groundwater”.

 KSCST students projects “Removal of Nitrate from Ground Water” Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology Student Projects Programme (SPP – 30th Series).

 KSCST students projects “Evaluation of Chitosan in different forms for Removal of Nitrate, Flouride and Bacteriological Contaminants from Groundwater”, 2013, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology Student Projects Programme.

CONTRIBUTION TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE FORM OF CONSULTANCY (MAJOR CONSULTANCY PROJECTS)
A Comprehensive Design of Wastewater Collection Treatment and Disposal for Kavaratti Island for Lakshadweep for Lakshadweep Administration; 1993 - 1996.

River Water Quality Studies for Cauvery and Thungabhadra Rivers under National Rivers Action Plan Project, Government of India;1993 - 1994.

Thungabhadra River Water Quality Studies near Harihar Town - part of EIA Studies for Harihar Polyfibres & Grasilene Industries at Harihar; AICWATSAN Consultants Ltd., Bombay; January 1996 – September 1997.

Ambient Air Quality, Noise Monitoring, Surface and Ground Water Quality Studies near Granite Quarry Areas of Chamarajanagar Taluk for Department of Mines and Geology, Government of Karnataka; January 1997 - August 1997

Noise Monitoring in the Industrial Premises and nearby Residential Area for M/s Raman Boards Pvt. Ltd., Premier Studio Premises, Mysore; December 1997 - January 1998

Performance Efficiency Studies of Wastewater Treatment Systems for M/s. Automotive Axles Ltd., Mysore; 1998

Development of Computer Model to Predict the Location of Petroleum Oil Slick, Downstream of River Crossing Locations of Mangalore – Bangalore HPCL Pipeline for Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Bangalore; 1998-1999

Noise Monitoring in the industrial premises of M/s. Zenith Textiles Ltd., Nanjangud for M/s. Zenith Textiles Ltd., Nanjangud.

Comprehensive Wastewater Treatment Scheme for M/s. South India Paper Mills Ltd., Nanjangud; 1999.

River Water Quality Monitoring of River Cauvery and Kabini at Srirangapatna, K.R. Nagar and Nanjangud under NRCD, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India, New Delhi; 1998-2000.

Design of Water Pumping Main for Suttur Mutt, Mysore Suttur Mutt for JSSMVP, Mysore; 2004.

Technical evaluation of project report on “Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Sewage Treatment Plant” at JSS College of Pharmacy and JSS School, Ooty for JSSMVP Civil Division, Mysore; 2004.

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring at Engine Plant of BEML, Mysore, as a part of consultancy on “Air Quality and Ventilation System at Engine Plant” for BEML, Mysore; January 2004.

Water Quality Modelling to the Proposed Waste Dumpsite for JINDAL Vijayanagar Steel Ltd., Toranagallu Village, Vidyanagar, Bellary; 2005.

Design of Pumping Main from Singapura Ground Level Reservoir (GLR) to Bahubalinagar, Bangalore for Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Bangalore; June to September 2006.

Water Quality Predictions in River Kali Due to the Impact of Treated Effluent Discharge for M/s West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., Dandeli, June 2006 to April 2007.

Water Quality and Hydro-Geological Survey in the premises of M/s Samsons Distilleries Pvt. Ltd. for M/s Samsons Distilleries Pvt. Ltd., Duggavathi, Davanagere; September 2008 to December 2008.

“Water and Wastewater treatment facilities” for Malnad Child Care Centre, Madikeri for M/s Malnad Child Care Centre, Madikeri; February 2009.

Lake Water Quality Modeling for Embassy Group M/s Embassy Group, “Embassy Point”, Bangalore; May 2009 – September, 2009.

Water Quality Modeling of Ganga River for the proposed project of Barauni Thermal Power Station (Downstream of the Rajendra Bridge at Chakia village of Begusarai District, Bihar for M/s Enzen Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore; June 2009.

Belandur Lake Water Quality Monitoring at Bangalore for M/s Embassy Group, “Embassy Point”, No. 150, Infantry Road, Bangalore; July – September, 2009.

Kali River Water Quality Study (Rs. 3,08,200/- only) for The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., Dandeli; 2012 -2014.

Project Appraisal of interim report on “Population Projection and Design Parameters for Comprehensive UGD Scheme to Mysore under Jn-NURM Transition Phase”, Rs. 2,00,000.00, Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Mysore; Oct 2013.

Evaluation of Design Reports of 24 x 7 water supply for Mysore city under JN-NURM Phase-2 (Rs. 2,00,000.00), Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Mysore; 2013.

Evaluation of design reports of “Integrated bulk water supply to Mysore city from Cauvery river source near hale Undavadi under UIG sub-mission”, Rs. 2,00,000.00, Feb 2014.

Design of Sewage Network & Sewage Treatment Plant for Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences, Koppal, Karnataka; Government of Karnataka, completed April 2015, Rs. 100,000.00 for KHSDRP (Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project), Public Works Department, Karnataka; January-April, 2015.

Design of Tertiary Treatment System of capacity 20 MLD expandable to 45 MLD for Treating Sewage to use for Secondary Purpose, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewarage Board, Bangalore, Karnataka; Rs. 100,000.00 for ARK Rao Engineering Solutions, Bangalore; May-August 2015.

Kali River Water Quality Study for The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., Dandeli; 2017 -2018

Journals Published

Publications: National Journal - 10; International Journal - 21; Total : 31

Conferences Presented

National Conference 18 International Conference 15 Paper presentation 33; Total: 33

Research and Development projects submitted

01

Research and Development projects Awarded

R&D Projects = 07; Consultancy = 30

Training Programs attended
45 including invited talks and Keynote address
Training Programs conducted and coordinated
18
Awards

Anusha, M., B. Manoj Kumar and Srikantha H., (2012), “Coffee Pulp Waste Management by Different Composting Techniques”, Presentation and Publication in proceedings (ISBN : 81-86862- 45 – 5, Published by Oxford Publishing House, Kolkata, pp 379 – 384) of International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management-Municipal, Industrial and Agricultural, organized by Centre for Quality Management System, Jadavpur University and International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water, July 30 – August 01, 2012 at Mysore (Received Best Paper Award).
Shwetha.H.G and Manoj Kumar. B, (2014), “Performance Evaluation of Coffee Process Wastewater Treatment Plant and Treatability Studies of Coffee Process Wastewater”, Presented and published in Conference Proceedings of First International Conference on “Recent Advances in Science and Engineering (ICRASE-2014)” held on 30th and 31st October 2014 at Bangalore, Organized by Department of Conferences, Institute for Studies on Recent Advances in Science and Engineering, Chikmagalur Karnataka.
Published by Excellent Publishing House Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
(ISBN: 978-93-83083-89-3) (Received Best Paper Award).

Number of PhD students awarded so far
02
Number of PhD students pursuing
03
Research Interests

Monitoring & Mathematical Modeling of River Water Quality Systems;
Computer Applications to design of Water Supply and Sewerage systems,
Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment;
Solid & E-waste Management.

List of Publication

List of Presentation and Publication in the International / National Conferences/ Symposia/ National Conferences and Symposia

Manoj Kumar B. and Dr. T.P. Halappa Gowda, (1992), “Dissolved Oxygen Prediction in Mixing Zones of Rivers for Multiple Outfall System”, Eighth National Convention of Environmental Engineers, Institution of Engineers (India); Allahabad, India, 30th October 1992 (Presentation and Published in proceedings).

Manoj Kumar B., Pushpa T., Deepak K.M., (1997), “Anaerobic Digestion of Yeast Manufacturing Industry Effluent”, National Seminar on Anaerobic Technologies for Waste Treatment; Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai, India 11-12, Dec.1997,(Presentation and full paper published in proceedings).

Manoj Kumar B., and Sanjeev Chaudhari,, (2002), “Biological Phosphorus Removal in Sequential Batch Reactor and Sequential Batch Biofilm Reactor” EnviroVision – 2002; Organised by Indian Environmental Association, Mumbai, held at World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai; 31st May - 1st June 2002, published in the proceedings of Seminar.

Lokesh K. S., Anabazhagan, and Manoj Kumar B., (2004), “Dissolved Oxygen Prediction Using 2 – D models in Mixing Zones of River Cauvery Near Komarapalayam Town, Tamil Nadu”, National Conference on “Developments in Water Science & Management” held at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 11th – 12th March 2004 (Presentation and Published in the proceedings).

Manoj Kumar B., Haraprasad N., Girijamma A.R., Sudevi Basu and Bhuvanendra Kumar H., (2004), “Effect of Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Sludge on Seed Quality”, “2004 - National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Applied Botany, Seed Science and Technology”, Department of Studies in Applied Botany, University of Mysore, Mysore, 4-6 Nov. 2004 (Presentation).

Manoj Kumar B., Deepika K, Sudharani S., Rashmi S., Sowmya and Manonmani H. K., (2005), “Microbial Remediation of Hexachlorocyclohexane in a Laboratory Scale Reactor”, State level conference on Environmental Pollution and Management - Future Challenges, Department of Microbiology, JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Mysore, India, July 29-30, 2005, presentation and abstract published in proceedings.

Manoj Kumar B., K.S. Lokesh, B.M. Krishna, Shiva Nagendra, S.M., Gowda, T.P.H., (2005), “Development of Computer Model to Predict the Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Petroleum Oil Slick Downstream of River Crossings”, National Conference ‘HYDRO-2005, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, 8-9 December, 2005, published in proceedings of National Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources.

Manoj Kumar B., Chaya R., Gayathri H. V., Lavanya V., Swetha Shree, (2006), “Sequencing Batch Reactor as Wastewater Treatment Systems for Rural Communities”, All India Seminar on “Providing Urban Facilities in Rural Areas (PURA)”, organized by Institute of Engineers, Mysore Local Centre, Department of Rural Development & Panchayath Raj, GOK, Karnataka Land Army Corporation Ltd., Bangalore held at IEI, Mysore; 12th March 2006, paper published in the proceedings.

Manoj Kumar B., Chaya R., Gayathri H. V., Lavanya V., Swetha Shree, (2006), “Treatability Studies of Animal and Cage Washwater for Recycle and Reuse – A Case Study in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, Mysore”, Technical Record of Student Projects Programme – 29th Series: 2005-2006 released in the Seminar Cum Exhibition of Selected Projects at PDACE, Gulbarga; 29-30, September 2006, publication.

Manoj Kumar B., Manasa P.Wodeyar, Asha Gururaj, (2009), “Performance Evaluation of Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) and Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor (SBBR) for the Treatment of Wastewater”, presentation and full paper published in the proceedings of National Symposium on “Environmental Safety and Management”, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, India, 07th March 2009.

Manoj Kumar B., Ananya Vishwanath, (2009), “Application of Sequencing Batch Reactor for the Treatment of Coffee Pulping Wastewater”, presentation and full paper published in the proceedings of National Symposium on “Environmental Safety and Management”, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, India, 07th March 2009.

Krishna B.M, Usha N.Murthy, Manoj Kumar B, Lokesh K. S., (2009), “Electrochemical Treatment of Distillery Wastewater Part -1 – COD removal and Energy Consumption”, presentation and full paper published in the proceedings of National Symposium on “Environmental Safety and Management”, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, India, 07th March 2009.

Manoj Kumar B., (2010), “Rural Water Supply Schemes – Design Aspects, Future Challenges and Implications”, Invited Talk and Paper published in seminar proceedings of 2 days National Seminar on “Sustainability of Drinking Water Supply Systems with Special Reference to Multivillage Schemes (SDWMS 10)” organized by Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore , 22nd and 23rd March 2010.

Manoj Kumar B., Anusha M. and Varsha K. G., (2011), “Mathematical Modeling as a Tool in Environmental Management – a Case Study of Rivers”, Key note address and full paper published in the proceedings of National conference on “Environment Pollution and Management (EPM-2011)” held at Government College of Engineering, AURANGABAD-431005, Maharashtra State on 28th and 29th January 2011.

Manoj Kumar B. and J. Bhumika, (2011), “Generation, Handling and Management Practice of E-waste”, Published in the proceedings (ISBN – 978-81-920889-5-2; 2011 pp 15 – 21) of National Conference on “Latest Advancements in Civil Engineering (LACE – 2011) held at RMK Engineering College, Kavaraipettai, Thiruvallur on 23rd April 2011.

Savitha Ulavi and Manoj Kumar B., (2013), “Electrochemical Coagulation followed by Sequencing Batch Reactor for Treating Coffee Pulping Wastewater”, Presented and published in Conference Proceedings (ISBN: 978-81-925287-3-1) of National conference on Industrial Pollution and Control Technology (IPACT – 2013) organized by Annamalai University, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research and Min. of Earth Sciences, GoI, 14th – 15th March 2013.

Manoj Kumar B. and Sagar D Shresthi, (2012), “Model based analysis of Dissolved Oxygen in Cauvery River in Karnataka, India”, Presentation and abstract in the Fourth National Level Symposium
“BIOCADENCE” held at KLESCET, Belgaum on 30th & 31st March, 2012.

Shwetha.H.G and Manoj Kumar. B, (2013), “Performance evaluation of existing coffee process wastewater treatment plant and treatability studies on coffee process wastewater”, Presented and published in Conference Proceedings of National Conference on “Advances in Engineering and Technology” NCAET2013 held on 7th November 2013 at Ekalavya Institute of Technology, Ummathur Chamarajanagar, Karnataka.

Ranjini T.H., Vishishtta Nagaraj and B. Manoj Kumar, (2014), “Nitrate Nitrogen Removal from Simulated Groundwater by Denitrification Process”, Presented and Published in the proceedings of the
first annual conference on Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, ACIDIC-2014, NITK, Surathkal, India, between 19-20 May 2014

Najmussahar H Mulla, B. M. Krishna and B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “River Water Quality Model for Nonpoint Sources”, Presented and published in proceedings of National conference on Water, Environment & Society (NCWES-2015) organized by Centre for Water Resources Institute of Science and Technology Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, India.

International Conferences and Symposia
Manoj Kumar B. and Sanjeev Chaudhari, (2003), “Evaluation of Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) and Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor (SBBR) for Biological Nutrient Removal from Simulated Wastewater containing Glucose as Carbon Source”, Presentation and Published in Conference Proceedings of First International Young Researchers Conference 2002 "European Platform of Doctoral Students and Young Scientists", Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom, 9 - 10 September 2003; (Hosted by The School of Water Sciences Cranfield University and sponsored by Severn Trent Water and held in conjunction with ETNET – European Thematic Network of Education and Training for Environment-Water and its Specific Project).

Sanjeev Chaudhari and Manoj Kumar B., (2004), “Sequencing Batch Reactor for Nutrient Removal from Wastewater”, Indo-French Seminar on “Emerging Technologies for Water and Wastewater Management”, IIT Delhi, India, 9-12 February 2004, presentation and full paper published in the conference proceedings.

Lokesh K.S., Anbazhagan and Manoj Kumar B., (2004), “2-D Models for Prediction of Dissolved Oxygen in Mixing Zones of River – A Case Study”, International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering: Research and Practice (ICON-HERP-2004), IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 26-28 Oct. 2004, Published in proceedings.

Manoj Kumar B. and Sudevi Basu, (2005), “Recycle and Reuse of Domestic Wastewater after treatment in Laboratory Scale SBR”, International Conference on Water and Health 05, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India, 22-23 January, 2005, presentation and published in proceedings.

Manoj Kumar B., Shivaprakash B., and Manoharan V., (2005), “Study of Environmental and Economical Aspects in a Refinery towards Sustainable Development”, International Conference on ‘Environmental Management – ICEM 2005, Centre for Environment, Institute of Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad; 28-30 October, 2005, Presented and Published in the proceedings.

Manoj Kumar B. and Sudevi Basu, (2006), “Evaluation of Bench Scale SBR for Removal of Nutrients from Domestic Wastewater”, ‘World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2006’, Sponsored by Environmental Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 21-25 May, 2006, Published in the Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2006 (ASCE Conf. Proc. / Volume 200 / Issue 40856 / WASTEWATER) Accepted for presentation at ‘World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2006’.

Manoj Kumar B., T.P. Halappa Gowda, K.S. Lokesh, M. Anbazhagan, (2007), “Dissolved Oxygen Prediction in Mixing Zones of River Cauvery Near Komarapalayam Town of Tamil Nadu”, Platform presentation and Published in the proceedings of International Workshop on ‘Integrated Water Resource Management – (IWRM 2007)’, The Institution of Engineers (India) Centre, Bangalore, 5th February 2007.

Manoj Kumar B. and Sudevi Basu, (2007), “Treatment of Domestic Wastewater Using Lab-Scale Sequencing Batch Reactor for Reusable Purpose”, Platform presentation and full paper Published in the conference proceedings of ‘Third International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology’, Sponsored by American Academy of Sciences, Houston, Texas, United States of America, August 5-9, 2007.

Manoj Kumar. B and Madhumati K. Hullur, (2008), “Biological Denitrification of Nitrate contaminated Groundwater in Anoxic-Sand Filter-Disinfection System”, Presented and Published in the conference proceedings of International Water Association - 8th specialized conference on ‘Small Water and Wastewater Systems’ and 2nd specialized conference on ‘Decentralized Water and Wastewater International Network’, Tamil Nadu, India, 6-9th February 2008.

Manoj Kumar B., Sabike Noobia and Manonmani. H. K., (2008), “Biodegradation of different Plastic Packaging Materials in Soil Bioreactor”, Research paper was presented and Published in Conference Proceedings of First international conference on “Technologies and Strategic Management of Sustainable Biosystems” organized by International Organization for Biotechnology and Bioengineering and Murdoch University, Australia, Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia July 6-9, 2008.

K. P. Jayaramu and B. Manoj Kumar, (2011), “Consumption Pattern in 24 x 7 Water Supply – A Case Study of a Demonstration Zone in Hubli City”, Paper presented and abstract published in the Souvenir – Water 2011 of International Conference on “Sustainable Water Resource Management and Treatment Technologies: Water 2011”, organized by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) Nagpur in association with Indian Water Works Association, International Water Association, UK and Indian Association for Environmental management on 19-21 January 2011.

J. Bhumika and B. Manoj Kumar, (2011), “Generation, Handling and Management Practice of E-waste”, Published in the proceedings (ISBN –81-86862-41-2; 2011 Published by Oxford Publishing House, Kolkata, pp 582 – 589) of International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management, organized by Centre for Quality Management System, Jadavpur University and International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water, 9-11, November 2011 at Kolkata.

Manoj Kumar B., Savitha U Ullavi, Asha G, (2012), “Coffee Pulping Wastewater Treatment by Electro Coagulation Process”, Presentation and Publication in conference proceedings of International Conference on Current Trends in Engineering and Management (ICCTEM 2012) held at Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, India on, July 12th - 14th 2012.

Anusha, M., B. Manoj Kumar and Srikantha H., (2012), “Coffee Pulp Waste Management by Different Composting Techniques”, Presentation and Publication in proceedings (ISBN : 81-86862- 45 – 5, Published by Oxford Publishing House, Kolkata, pp 379 – 384) of International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management-Municipal, Industrial and Agricultural, organized by Centre for Quality Management System, Jadavpur University and International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water, July 30 – August 01, 2012 at Mysore (Received Best Paper Award).

Shwetha.H.G and Manoj Kumar. B, (2014), “Performance Evaluation of Coffee Process Wastewater Treatment Plant and Treatability Studies of Coffee Process Wastewater”, Presented and published in Conference Proceedings of First International Conference on “Recent Advances in Science and Engineering (ICRASE-2014)” held on 30th and 31st October 2014 at Bangalore, Organized by Department of Conferences, Institute for Studies on Recent Advances in Science and Engineering, Chikmagalur- Karnataka. Published by Excellent Publishing House Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
(ISBN: 978-93-83083-89-3) (Received Best Paper Award).

K. S. Veethahavya, Rajath B.S.,Sabike Noobia, Manoj Kumar B., (2015), “Biodegradation of Low Density Polyethylene in Aquesous Media”, Presented and Published in conference proceedings of 5th International Conference on Solid Waste Management, 5th IconSWM 2015 held at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India.

Manoj Kumar B., Sabike Noobia, Mythri S., (2016), “Studies on Biodegradation of Plastic Packaging Materials in Soil Bioreactor”, Presented & published in "International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT - 16) 2016" from Feb 26 - Feb 28, 2016 held at SJCE, Mysuru, Karnataka.

Mythri S., Manoj Kumar B., (2016), “Development of Ion Exchange Media using Waste Ceramic and its Application in Water Treatment”, Presented & published in "International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT - 16) 2016" from Feb 26 - Feb 28, 2016 held at SJCE, Mysuru, Karnataka.

Journal Papers

Manoj Kumar B. and T.P. Halappa Gowda, “Rasayanika Visha Wasthugala Malinya Mathu Parisara” (Effect of Toxic Pollutants in Environment), “Kannada Adhyayana” a Kannada Bi-annual journal of Kannada University, Hampi, Karnataka.

Manoj Kumar B. and Sanjeev Chaudhari, (2003), “Evaluation of Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) and Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor (SBBR) for Biological Nutrient Removal from Simulated Wastewater containing Glucose as Carbon Source”, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 73-79, (2003); IWA publishing.

C.B. Shivayogimath, Sunita G, Manoj Kumar B., (2009), “Role of Solid Acid Catalysts in Biodiesel Production”, Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering (NEERI), Vol. 51, No. 3, July 2009, pp 207-212; (ISSN 0367-827 X), pp 207-212.

Krishna B. M., Usha N. Murthy, Manoj Kumar B., Lokesh K. S., Savitha B., (2009), “Improvement of BOD5/COD ratio of Pre-treated Distillery Wastewater by Electrochemical Treatment Method”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 4., No. 1, July-September 2009, pp 90 – 100.

Krishna B. M.; Usha N. Murthy; Manoj Kumar B., Lokesh K. S., (2010), “Electrochemical Pretreatment of Distillery Wastewater using Aluminum Electrode”, International journal Applied Electrochemistry; Vol. 40, No. 3, March 2010, pp 663-673 ( ISSN 0021-891X CODEN JAELBJ), Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Krishna B. M., Usha N. Murthy, Manoj Kumar B., Lokesh K. S., (2010), “Study of the Electrochemical Process for Distillery Wastewater Treatment”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Development; Vol. 5, No. 1, July – September 2010, pp 134-140.
Manoj Kumar B., Krishna B. M., Usha N. Murthy, Lokesh K. S., (2011), “Investigation of the Electrochemical treatment for distillery wastewater”, Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering (NEERI). Vol 53, No. 2, April 2011 (ISSN 0367 – 827 X); pp 191-194.

Manoj Kumar B., Savitha U Ulavi, H. S. Ramesh, G. Asha, and Pallavi R. (2012), “Pretreatment of Coffee Pulping Wastewater by Fenton’s reagent” Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Trade Science Inc., Vol. 19, No. 3, May 2012, pp. 213-217; CODEN: ICHTEU; ISSN: 0971-457X(Print); 0975-0991 (Impact Factor: 0.628).

Savitha Ulavi, and B. Manoj Kumar, (2013), “Electrochemical Coagulation Followed By Sequencing Batch Reactor For Treating Coffee Pulping Wastewater”, International Journal of ChemTech Research Vol.5, No.3, April-June 2013, pp 1387-1389CODEN (USA): IJCRGG ISSN : 0974-4290.

T. S. Mamatha, M. R.Nandini, T. N. Parinitha, S. Umesha, Rizbin Mehra, Pushpa Tuppad, B. Manoj Kumar and B. M. Krishna (2013), “Water Quality Monitoring and Trophic Status Classification of Karanji Lake, Mysore”, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Special Issue1 (Sept 2013) , pp 43-48, ISSN 2277 – 4106.

Rajeshwari R and B. Manoj Kumar, (2014), “Evaluation of Intermittent Water Supply System and Design of 24 x 7 for a Residential Area in Mysore, Karnataka, India”, International Journal of Informative and Futuristic Research, Vol. 1, Issue 11, July 2014, pp 163-173, (ISSN – 2347-1607).

Jayaramu K P., B. Manoj Kumar and Prasanna Rashmi K K., (2014), “Customer Satisfaction with Domestic Water Supply in India – A Study in Hubli city”, Journal of Environment and Earth Science (www.iiste. org) ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948; Vol.4, No.9, 2014; pp 105-117.

Rubeena, Savitha Ulavi and B. Manoj Kumar, (2014), “Algae Control using Rice Straw”, International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology (IJCIET); ISSN Print : 0976 – 6308; ISSN Online: 0976 – 6316; Volume 5, Issue 9 (2014), pp 43-48.

Sahana B., Pushpa Tuppad, B. Manoj Kumar and K. P. Jayaramu, (2014), “Sediment Control at the Source for a Bulk Water Supply Scheme in Mysore, India”, International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology (IJCIET); ISSN Print : 0976 – 6308, ISSN Online: 0976 – 6316; Volume 5, Issue 9 (2014); Copyright ©IAEME, 2010, pp 43-48.

Jayaramu K P and B. Manoj Kumar, (2014), “A Study of Non-Revenue Water in Intermittent and Continuous Water Service in Hubli City, India”, Civil and Environmental Research, Vol 6, No. 10, 2014, pp 14-21, ISSN 2224-5790 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0514.

Jayaramu K P., Zachary Burt and B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “A Study of the Consumption Pattern in a Continuous Water Service Demonstration Zone and Bulk Water Demand Forecasting for Hubli-Dharwad, India”, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, Feb 2015, pp 201-212, IWA publishing.

K.P. Jayaramu , Asavari Devadiga and B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “Connecting the last mile: water access policy in action”, Waterlines, Volume 34, Issue 2, May 06, 2015; IWA Publishing Journals
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.3362 /1756-3488.2015.015; Print ISSN: 0262-8104; Online ISSN: 1756-3488.

Najmussahar H Mulla, B. M. Krishna, B. Manoj Kumar, Mudassira Tahneet B. Lahori, (2015), “C Program for River Water-Quality Nitrogen Model”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 3, Issue 04, 2015, pp 640-642, ISSN (online): 2321-0613.

Kavya Shree M., B. M. Krishna, B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “Assessment of Air Quality using Air Quality Indices for a Roadway Passing through Commercial Area in Mysuru City”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 3, Issue 04, 2015, pp 636-639, ISSN (online): 2321-0613
June 2015.

Murugesh Katti, B. M. Krishna, B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “Design of Sewer Network for Vijayapur City Using SEWER Version 3.0 Software”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 3, Issue 04, 2015, pp 636-639.

Murugesh Katti, B. M. Krishna, B. Manoj Kumar, (2015), “Design of Sanitary Sewer Network Using SewerGEMS V8i Software”, International Journal of Science Technology & Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 01, July 2015, pp 254-258, ISSN (online): 2349-784X.

Asha, G. and Manoj Kumar, B., (2015), “Comparison of Performance Evaluation of Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) and Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactor (SBBR) for the Treatment of Domestic Wastewater”, International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 7, Issue, 07, pp.18147-18150, July, 2015; ISSN: 0975-833X; http://www.journalcra.com

Asha, G. and Manoj Kumar, B., (2015), “Electrochemical Treatment of Coffee Pulping Wastewater using Aluminum Electrodes”, International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 7, Issue, 08, pp.19526-19529,

Asha, G. and Manoj Kumar, B., (2015), “Evaluation of Electrochemical Process for Treating Coffee Processing Wastewater using Aluminum Electrodes”, Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402, p- ISSN: 2319-2399; Volume 9, Issue 9 Ver. I (Sep. 2015), pp 01-09.

Basappa B Kori, Manoj Kumar B., Shashikant R Mise, (2016), “Application of MIXPIPOX model to Karanja River water quality”, Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Vol. 11, ( 2015 ), pp 260 – 265.

K.S. Veethahavyaa, Rajath B.S., Sabike Noobia, Manoj Kumar B., (2016), “Biodegradation of Low Density Polyethylene in Aqueous Media”, Procedia Environmental Sciences, Vol. 35, (2016) pp 709 – 713.

Manoj Kumar B., Sabike Noobia, Mythri S., (2016), “Studies on Biodegradation of Plastic Packaging Materials in Soil Bioreactor”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, Vol. S1, (2016), pp 297-299.

Mythri S., Manoj Kumar B., (2016), “Development of Ion Exchange Media using Waste Ceramic and its Application in Water Treatment”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, Vol. S1, (2016), pp 294-296.

Poojashri, R.N. , Thanushree, M. S., Manoj Kumar, B., (2016), “Studies on Nutrient removal using Polyurethane Foam (PUF) in Moving Bed Bio reactor (MBBR)”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03, Issue: 08, Aug-2016, pp 1854 – 1872 (Impact Factor: 4.45).

Thanushree S., Lokesh K. S., B. Manoj Kumar, Jayaramu K, (2017), “Flow and pressure calibrations in the Kabini Command Areas Bulk Flow Water Systems – A means to Accomplish 24x7 Water Supply”, International Journal for Science and Advanced Research in Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 8, Aug 2017, pp 179-182.

Total Publications

National Journal 09
International Journal 21
National Conference 18
International Conference 15
Paper presentation 33