DR THU

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

• Ph.D., (Civil Engineering), Kuvempu University -2008
• M. Tech., (Environmental Engineering), University of Mysore, Mysore - 1993
• B.E., (Civil Engineering), Bangalore University-1986

Research and Development

Co-Invetigator : A Study on the Transport of Industrial Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) through different Sub-Soil and Ground Water Pollution to MOEF, Government of India. (Completed)

Journals Published

36

Research and Development projects Awarded

01

Training Programs attended
37
Training Programs conducted and coordinated
08
Awards

• Life Fellow, Institution of valuers (LF20575)
• Life Fellow, Indian Water Works Association, India (LFIWWA-989)
• Life Fellow, Institution of Public – Health Engineering, India (LFIPHE-460)
• Life Fellow, Institution of Engineers, India (F109736-5)
• Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 21000)
• Member, Indian Association for Environmental Management.
• Life member- Indian Association of Air Pollution Control (LM-510).
• Chairman – Institution of Engineers Mysore local centre 2014-2016.
• Common Wealth Professional Fellowship award Sponsored by British Council, United Kingdom during 2008.
• Best Engineer award from Institution of Engineers Mysore local centre in 2011.

Number of PhD students pursuing
04
List of Publication

1. Udayashankara, T.H., Manjunath, N.T., Lokesh, K.S., Girijamma, A. R. (2005) “Bioremediation Technique for the Removal of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Soil Using Slurry Phase”, Journal of the Institution of Public Health Engineers, Vol. 2005, No. 3, PP. 5 – 8.
2. Udayashankara, T. H., Shivaprasad, K. H., Nagabhushana, B. M., Pradeep Kumar, B. M., SriramKarikkat, HariKrishan, R.(2014) “ Synthesis, Characterization of Nano MnO2 and its Adsorption Characteristics Over an Azo Dye” Research and Reviews: Journal of Material Science, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp 27- 31.
3. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Madhukar, M. (2014) “A Review on Conventional and Alternative Methods for Defluoridation of Water” Journal of Water Pollution and Purification Research, Vol. 1, No.2, pp 1-12.
4. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Madhukar M. (2015) “Removal of Groundwater pollutants Using Polystyrene Beads”, Everything About Water, Tech20, January Issue, pp 76- 80.
5. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Madhukar M. (2016), “Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Pattern and Reservoir Level”, Journal of Water Resource Engineering and Management, Vol.3, No. 1, pp 10-14.
6. Udayashankara T.H*, RanjaniGnaneshwar, AasimaThayyaba, Nethravathi M. and Sachin N. “Review of the Bioaugmentation Process of a Sequencing Batch Reactor with Usage of Nicotine Degrading Bacteria”, Journal of Water Pollution & Purification Research, Vol 4, Issue 1, pp 1-3.
7. Udayashankara, T. H., Divya, M.,Manjula, M., Shruthi, L., Karthik, K. M. (2014) “Adopting rationing of fuel as an economical measure to enhance fuel sustainability and reduce vehicular emissions” International Journal of scientific Engineering and technology, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp 1078-1081.
8. Udayashankara, T. H.., Lokesh, K. S., Akshata Jain N. (2014) “Review on Bioremediation of Heavy Metals with Microbial Isolates and Amendments on Soil Residue” International Journal of science and research, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp 118-123.
9. Udayashankara, T. H., Lokesh, K. S.,Akshata Jain, N. (2014) “Bioremediation of Heavy Metals Using Mixed Bacterial Culture from Contaminated Soil of Abandoned Kolar Gold Mine Residue”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 34, Issue 8, pp 1624-1628.
10. Udayashankara, T. H., Tarakeshwari,M. (2014) “Health Risks from Contaminated Water in the Public Water Distribution System in Rural Area” International journal of Science and Research, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp 380-383.
11. Udayashankara T. H., Amrutha,M. B. (2014) “Evaluation of food safety and knowledge of finger food vendors along with their socio economic conditions in Mysore, India” International Journal of Science and research, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp 1540-1544.
12. Udayashankara, T. H., Prabha,R. T. (2014) “Removal of Heavy Metal from synthetic wastewater using rice husk and groundnut shell as adsorbents” IOSR journal of Environment Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp 26-34.
13. Udayashankara, T. H., Prabha, R. T. (2014) “Adsorption of Copper Metal Ions from Aqueous Solution Using Rice Husk and Groundnut Shell” International journal of Science and Research, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp 705-709.
14. Udayashankara, T. H., Prabha, R. T. (2014) “Adsorption Isotherms for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solution Using Groundnut Shell and Rice Husk” Journal of Water Pollution and Purification Research, Vol. 1, Issue 3.
15. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Madhukar, M. (2015) “Floating Plant clusters for Urban Runoff pollution Abatement System (FPC-UROPAS): A Bench Scale Study” International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 4, Issue 11, pp 27-29.
16. Udayashankara, T. H., Himabindu, P. A., Madhukar, M. (2015) “A critical Review on Biomedical Waste and Effect of Mismanagement”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp 81-88.
17. Udayashankara, T. H., Nandini, M. R.,Madhukar, M. (2015)“A Review on the bioremediation Process for the Removal of Heavy Metals”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp 658-661.
18. Udayashankara, T. H., Nandini, M. R., Madhukar, M. (2015)“Biosorption studies Using Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria for Depolluting Nickel Contaminated Soil”, International Journal of Science Technology and Engineering, Vol.2, Issue 2, pp 100-106.
19. Udayashankara, T. H., Swetha,D. (2015) “Water Quality Indices and Plankton Diversity in Two Lakes of Mysore City”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 6, pp 381-385.
20. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Adarsh,S. V. (2015) “ A Review on Bio Degradation of VOC’s in Subsoil”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 34, Issue 12, pp 568-571.
21. Udayashankara, T. H., Thanushree, M. S., Rajani, R., Sadhana, K. (2015) “Assessment of Ambient Air Quality in Mysore City”, International Journal of New Technologies in Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp 10-21.
22. Udayashankara, T. H., Nandini, M. R., Madhukar, M. (2015) “Decontamination of Lead Polluted Soil Using Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria: A Biosorption Study”, International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp 370-377.
23. Udayashankara, T. H., Chethana, S. L., Madhukar, M. (2016) “Treatment of Urban Runoff using Agglomerated Floating Weeds – A Review”, International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research, Vol 3, Issue 03. Impact Factor – 4.364
24. Udayashankara, T. H.,Modini, V. (2016) “A Review on Removal and Recovery of phosphorous and Nitrogen from Domestic Wastewater by Struvite Crystallization”, International journal of recent research in physical and chemical sciences, vol 2,issue 2,pp 43- 46.
25. Udayashankara, T. H., Sadashiva Murthy, B. M., Madhukar M. (2016), “Sources of Arsenic in Groundwater and its Health Significance - A Review”, Vol. 15, No. 3
26. Udayashankara, T. H., Namratha, N., Harshini, P., Hamsalekha, S., Sindhu M S. (2016) “A Review on Removal of Phosphate and Nitrate from Kitchen Wastewater by Constructed Wetlands”. International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research. Vol. 3, Iss. 3, ISSN (Online):2349–9745; ISSN (Print):2393-8161, pp 273-276. Impact Factor – 4.364
27. Udayashankara, T. H., Namratha, N., Harshini, P., Hamsalekha, S., Sindhu M S. (2016) “A Study on Potentiality of Vetiveriazizanoides, Boerhaviadiffusa and AlliumCernuum Plants in the Removal of Nitrate and Phosphate from KitchenWastewater”. International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research. Vol. 3, Iss. 3, ISSN (Online):2349–9745; ISSN (Print):2393-8161, pp 154-158. Impact Factor – 4.364
28. Udayashankara, T. H.,Modini, V. (2016). “Formation of Struvite Crystals for Domestic Wastewater using Magnesium Carbonate as an Mg Source”. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology. Vol. 5, Issue 7, pp 12495- 12501. Impact Factor – 6.209
29. Udayashankara, T. H., Karthik, P. (2016). “Improvement of Loss on Ignition (LOI)% in Fly Ash for Cement Production”. International Research Journal of Engineering and technology, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp 1-5. Impact Factor – 5.181
30. Udayashankara, T.H., Pallavi C.K. (2016). “A Review on Microbial Fuel Cells employing Wastewaters as Substrates for Sustainable Energy Recovery and Wastewater Treatment”. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technolgy, Vol. 10, Issue 12, pp 31-36. Impact Factor – 3.462
31. Udayashankara, T.H., Gagana S. (2016). “Co-Composting of Treated Fecal Sludge with Municipal Wet Waste - A Review”. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, Vol. 6, Issue 12, pp 38 – 41. Impact Factor – 5.09
32. Udayashankara, T.H., Shambhavi, R.S., Pallavi C.K. (2017) “Bioelectricity Production in a Double Dual Chambered Microbial Fuel Cell through Anaerobic Treatment of Distillery Wastewater”, International Journal of Latest Engineering and Management Research, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp 58-65.
33. Udayashankara T.H., Lokesh K.S., Akshata Jain N. (2017) “Occupational Health Hazards and Environmental Effects in Mining – An Overview”, International Journal of Latest Engineering and Management Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp 60-67.
34. Udayashankara T.H., Lokesh K.S., Akshata Jain N. (2017) “ Mapping and Assessment of Variation in Contamination Level and Distribution status of Heavy Metals in Soil of Region of that had Undergone Decades of Intense Mining”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp 9-20. Impact Factor – 3.8965
35. Pallavi C K., Sanjay S., Udayashankara T H. (2017) “Feasibility study on treatability of dairy wastewater employing dual compartment microbial fuel cell”, International Research Journal of Engineering and technology, Vol. 4, Issue 7, pp 752-758. Impact Factor – 5.181
36. Gagana S, Udayashankara T H, TanviSahni, Girija R. (2017) “Co-composting of treated faecal sludge with municipal organic solid waste – Devanahalli”, International Research Journal of Engineering and technology, Vol. 4, Issue 7, pp. Impact Factor – 5.181
37. Sanjay S, Udayashankara T H. (2017) “A Feasibility study on the treatability of Dairy wastewater aided with bio-electricity generation using Dual Chambered Mediator-less Microbial Fuel Cell”, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, Issue, pp. Impact Factor – 0.042