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Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management

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The centre for excellence in water resources management (CEWRM) was initiated with the vision of become centre for innovation in sustainable research, education and training in water resources management and allied fields.
It was established as an initiative of the BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus in 2010 as national regional/ international centre to provide innovation in sustainable research, education and training in water resources management and allied fields.
Some of the Milestones of CEWRM are :  
  • Workshop on "Recent Advances in Climatic Modeling for Water Resources Planning and Management" on November 19, 2011.
  • National Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Planning, Management and Impact of Climate Change during April 5-6, 2013.
  • World Water Day on March 22, 2014.
  • Workshop on Research Methodology during April 11-12, 2014.
  • World Water Day on March 22, 2015.
  • Workshop on Research Methodology during April 3-4, 2015.


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"Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management, Department of Civil Engineering, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus is organizing a “Workshop on Research Methodology” during April 11-12, 2016.
Registration fee for the workshop is Rs.2000/-. Participants are requested to send the payment through demand draft in favour of “Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Hyderabad Campus” payable at State Bank of Hyderabad (Code 21092). Alternatively, money can be sent through online bank transfer. Details for online payment of registration fees is IFSC Code SBHY0021092, Account number 62013596336. Registration fee includes refreshments and working lunch on workshop days.
Participants are requested to register online via the following link:
Click here for workshop poster. 


K Srinivasa Raju was awarded Collaborating Sponsored Project “Integrated Urban Flood Management in India: Technology-Driven Solutions”, Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA), Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India. Collaborating Institutes: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, C-DAC, Thiruvanathapuram National Institute of Technology, Warangal. 
K Srinivasa Raju was awarded collaborating Sponsored Project “Multicriterion Analysis for Ranking of Various General Circulation Models to Study Water Resources of India", Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India. Collaborating Institute: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 
A Vasan and Murari R R Varma was awarded sponsored project “Self-Adaptive Differential Evolution Algorithm for Solving Water Distribution System Optimization” University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India. 
K Srinivasa Raju was chosen as Associate Editor, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor & Francis, U.K.
K Srinivasa Raju was chosen as outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA for the year 2014 (Outstanding Reviewer Certificate).  
K Srinivasa Raju was awarded S.N.Gupta Memorial Award for Research Contribution to the field of Water Resources Engineering by Indian Society for Hydraulics, India (Certificate   &   Photo). 
K Srinivasa Raju was given best paper award for the paper entitled Optimal Integrated Water Resources Management for Khadakwasla Complex Reservoir (Session-III), i-Manager International Conference on Engineering and Technologies (IICET-2015), Trivandrum, India, April 11-12, 2015. Co-authors for the paper are D V Morankar and A. Vasan (Certificate of Appreciation).
K Srinivasa Raju was appointed as member, Board of Studies in Civil Engineering for six institutions, namely, (i) VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad; (ii) Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad; (iii) Rajeev Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, Nandyal; (iv) Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad; (v) Osmania University College of Engineering, Hyderabad;  (vi) Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad and (vii) member, Board of Studies, Water Resources Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.  

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