Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
Purdue University Calumet
Department of Mechanical Engineering
2200 169th Street Hammond, IN 46323-2094
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Ph.D in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India in 1997
M.E in Water Resources Engineering and Management, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India in 1990
B.E in Civil Engineering, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India in 1985
Professional Engineer, Ohio State
- 2008(Aug) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana.
- 2005-2008 Scientist III, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, University of Kentucky &
Adjunct Faculty in Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
- 2004 Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India.
- 2003-2004 Visiting Faculty in Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
- 1999-2003 Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India.
- 1997-1999 Lecturer in Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirappali, Tamil Nadu, India.
- 1995-1997 Assistant Engineer, Water Resources Organization, Government of Tamil Nadu, India.
- 1992-1995 Research Fellow in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
- 1987-1992 Assistant Engineer, Water Resources Organization, Government of Tamil Nadu, India.
- 1986-1987 Engineering Trainee, Fortune International Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
- Water Resources Systems Analysis :Optimization - Reservoir operation and river system water resources planning
- Artificial Intelligence in Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
Neural Networks, Fuzzy logic and Expert Systems
- Floods - Water Resources Engineering related Remote Sensing and GIS applications
- Water Quality Modeling � Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
- Surface Water and Ground Water Modeling
- Groundwater � Field Pumping test, conjunctive use of ground and surface water studies
- Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Statics, Water Resources Engineering, Groundwater hydrology, Surveying, Advanced Hydrological Analysis, Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Water Resources, Water Resources Systems Analysis, Open Channel Hydraulics, Fuzzy logic and ANN applications in Civil Engineering
Selected peer-reviewed publications
chapter written in the book:
Artificial Neural Network Applications in Water Supply Engineering.(2005) Task Committee Report. Water Supply Engineering Committee. ASCE. Editors: Lingireddy, S. and Brion, G.M. ISBN: 0-7844-0765-7.
Chandramouli, V. Neelakantan, T.R., Brion, G.M., and Lingireddy, S.
(2008) �Predicting Enteric Virus Presence in Surface Waters Using
Artificial Neural Networks� Environmental Engineering Sci.,
Chandramouli, V., Brion, G.M., Neelakantan, T.R., Lingireddy, S.
(2007), �Backfilling Missing Microbial Concentrations in a Riverine
Database using Artificial Neural Networks,� Water Research,
Chandramouli, V., Lingireddy, S., Brion, G. (2007), �A Robust
Training Terminating Criterion for Neural Network Modeling of Small
Datasets,� ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering,
T.R.Girija., C. Mahanta ., V. Chandramouli (2007).Water Quality
Assessment of an Untreated Effluent Impacted Urban River: The
Case of the Bharalu Tributary of the Brahmaputra River, India.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 130,221-236.
Paresh Deka, V.Chandramouli, (2005), Fuzzy Neural Network model for
river flow prediction, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering ASCE
(American Society of Civil Engineers), 10(4), 302-314.
Ramesh, S.V.T, V.Chandramouli, (2005) �Improved weighing methods,
deterministic and stochastic data driven models for estimation of
missing precipitation records�, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier, 312,
V.Chandramouli, Paresh Deka, (2005), Neural network based decision support system for optimal reservoir operation, Journal of Water Resources Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Springer, 19, 447-464.
Brion, G, V.Chandramouli, T.R.Neelakantan, Lingireddy, S, Girones,
R, Lees, D, Allard, A and Vantarakis, A, (2005), Artificial Neural
Network prediction of viruses in Shellfish, Applied and
Environmental Microbiology, American Society of Microbiology, Sep,
V.Chandramouli, Baleshwar Singh, Prajnan Goswami (2004), Study on
Bankline migration of Brahmaputra river in Dhubri region, Assam
using remote sensing imageries, Indian Journal of Hydrology, Indian
Association of Hydrologists, Roorkee, India, 8(3),22-25.
Paresh Deka, V.Chandramouli, (2003), Fuzzy-neural network model for
deriving river stage-discharge relationship, Hydrological Sciences
Journal, Oxford, 48(2), 197-209.
V.Chandramouli, K.A.Kuppusamy, K.Manikandan, (2002), Study on water sharing
in a multi reservoir system using dynamic programming � neural
network model, International Journal of Water Resources Development,
Vol.18 (3), 425-438.
Chandramouli, V., and Raman, H., (2001), Multi Reservoir modeling
with dynamic programming and neural network, Jl of Water Resources
Planning & Management, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers),
H.Raman, V.Chandramouli, (1996), Deriving a general Operating Policy
for reservoir using Neural Network, Journal of Water Resources
Planning and Management, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers),
International Conference Articles:
Ormsbee, L., V.Chandramouli, 2008 Pathogen TMDL Development in Karst
Watersheds : Challenges and Solutions, American Society of Civil
Engineers ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress,
May, Hawaii, USA.
V.Chandramouli, Ormsbee, L., Kopp, J., 2007, Land Acquisition Study
at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site using MODFLOWT Modeling,
American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE World Environmental and
Water Resources Congress, May 15-19, Tamba, Florida, USA.
Balla, A., V.Chandramouli, Ramesh, S.V.T, Ormsbee, L., 2007,
Evaluation of Spatial Interpolation Techniques for Estimation of
Missing Precipitation Data, Poster presented at American Society of
Civil Engineers ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources
Congress, May 15-19, Tamba, Florida, USA.
Ramesh, S. V. T, V.Chandramouli, Ormsbee, L., 2006, Effect of DEM
(Digital Elevation Models) Resolution on the Hydrological and Water
Quality Modeling, American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE World
Environmental and Water Resources Congress, May 21-25, Omaha,
V.Chandramouli, Ramesh, S. V. T, Ormsbee, L., Surface Water
Assessment and Hydrologic Modeling under Karst Aquifer conditions,
Poster presented at American Geophysical Union Conference, Nov-Dec,
2005, AGU Conference, San Francisco, USA.
V.Chandramouli, Manish Kumar, Chandan Mahanta, �Optimization of
reservoir operation using dynamic programming and fuzzy neural
network�, accepted for the presentation in the forthcoming
International conference on Hydrology and Watershed Management, held
during Dec, 2002 at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,
C.Sivapragasam, Liong, S.Y, V.Chandramouli, " Towards efficient
Multipurpose reservoir operation : A new approach", presented in
the International conference IAHR, held during Aug, 2002 at National
University, Singapore. Vol.II, pp 569-574.
P.Deka, V.Chandramouli, " River flow prediction using fuzzy � neural
network modeling", accepted for the presentation in the
International conference IAHR, held during Aug, 2002 at National
University, Singapore. Vol.II, pp.711-714.
V.Chandramouli, Y.Stanley, " GIS Based Simulation Model with the aid
of Artificial Neural Network for Optimal Water Resource Management
of a Multi Reservoir System", presented in the International
conference on Remote sensing and GIS/GPS ICORG held during Feb, 2001
at JNTU, Hydrabad, India. Vol.I, Pp 447-452.
H.Raman and V.Chandramouli, 1996, �Optimal operation of
multi-reservoir system using Dynamic Programming and neural
network�, paper presented at the International Conference on
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering XI, Clear
Waters, Florida, USA in September, 1996.
R.Subramanian, V.Chandramouli, �Ground Water assessment and
management in Vaigai Basin�, paper presented at the State Level
Seminar on Vaigai River Basin Management at 20th century at
Irrigation Water Management Training Institute, Trichy during April,
V.Chandramouli, P.Govindan, S.Krishnamoorhi, �Recycling waste water
for Irrigation use � A case study�, Belgaum, India, in April, 1997.
R.Subramanian, V.Chandramouli, � Assessment and management of ground
water potential in Palar River basin, Tamil Nadu�, paper presented
at the National Level Conference on Emerging trends in sustainable
use of ground water resources, Hydrabad, India, July, 1997.
A. Ganesan Santhi, V.Chandramouli, :� Expert System for Paddy
Irrigation�, paper presented at National Conference on Computer
applications in Irrigation, IMTI, Trichy, March, 1998
A.Manuraj, V.Chandramouli, � Socio-economic Analysis of Suriyur Tank
system�, paper presented at National Conference at IMTI, Trichy,
V.Chandramouli, K.Palanichamy, � Multi-reservoir operation using
Dynamic Programming and Neural Network�, paper presented at National
Workshop on �Canal Automation�, by Central Board of Irrigation and
Power, Central Water Commission, Trichy, during July, 1998.
S.Krishnamoorthi, V.Chandramouli � Sustainable Irrigation using
Recent Techniques�, paper presented at the National level Conference
on Irrigation in 2050, Challenges ahead, IMTI, Trichy, March, 1999
V.Chandramouli, Mrs. Geethaletha, S.Krishnamoorthi, K.A.Kuppusamy,
Murugesan, Kalaikko, �Yield from small catchments for sustainable
Water Resources Development�, paper presented at the National
Seminar on Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development,
Sri. Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, March, 1999
P.Deka, V.Chandramouli, " Hydrological modeling of an Urban
watershed � Guwahati City Drainage a case study", submitted for
presentation in the Tenth National Symposium on Hydrology, held in
July, 2000 at Delhi, India.
V.Chandramouli, A.K.Sarma, U.C.Kalita, " Rainfall � Runoff modeling
� A tool for analysing the effectiveness of alternative watershed
management practices", presented in the National Workshop on
Watershed Management in North eastern region, June, 2001, Guwahati,
V.Chandramouli, K.A.Kuppusamy, R & D Project sanctioned by Ministry
of Human Resources Development (M.H.R.D), 1998-2000
Title of the Project : �Real Time Reservoir operation for
sustainable water management using Artificial Neural Networks�
V.Chandramouli, Baleshwar Singh, Thrust area project sanctioned by
Title of the Project
: "Developing a Remote Sensing Laboratory for better water resources
management and flood mitigation in the North-Eastern Region of India
Chandan Mahanta, V.Chandramouli, R & D Project sanctioned by M.H.R.D
Title of the project
: "Distribution, Fractionation and Deposition of Phosphorous in the
Flood Plain Sediments of the Brahmaputra River and their
Arup Kumar Sharma, Chandramouli, Thrust area project sanctioned by
Title of the project
: �Analysing the sediment influence in the Bharalu drainage channel
due to different aspects�
V.Chandramouli, Chandan Mahanta, R & D project sanctioned by
Department of Science and Technology, India 2002-2004
Title of the project : �GIS for Baralu Watershed of the Brahmaputra
river basin for flood control, mitigation and water resources
V.Chandramouli, L.Ormsbee , USGS Grant 2007-2008
Title of the project
: �Assessment of Pathogen Trends in the upper forks of Kentucky