Dr. Selva Balaji M

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Groundwater Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering, Contaminant Transport, Experimental Hydraulics, Groundwater Modeling, urban floods
Room No : - 1212 H, Faculty Division 1,
Department of Civil Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.




1. Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A. "Homotopy Perturbation Method-Based Analytical Solution for Tide-Induced Groundwater Fluctuations", Groundwater,54(3), 440- 447, 2016. [Blackwell(Wiley), SCI Impact Factor: 2.671, Citation: 4, Q1, Online ISSN:1745-6584]
2. Mandal, U., Sahoo, S.,Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A., Panda, S.N, Kar, A. and Mishra, P.K. "Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones of Coastal Groundwater Basin using Multi-criteria Decision Making Technique", Water Resources Management, 30:4293, 2016. [Springer, SCI Impact Factor: 3.517, Citation: 45, Q1, Online ISSN: 1573-1650]
3. Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A. "Analytical Solution of Groundwater Waves in Unconfined Aquifers with Sloping Boundary", Sadhana, 42 (9), 1571-1578, 2017.[Springer, SCI Impact Factor: 1.188, Citation: 1, Q2, Online ISSN: 0973-7677, DOI:]
4. Sahoo, S.,Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A., Kar, A. and Ram, P."Appraising the Accuracy of Multi-Class Frequency Ratio and Weights of Evidence Method for Delineation of Regional Groundwater Potential Zones in Canal Command System", Water Resources Management,31 (14), 4399-4413, 2017. [Springer, SCI Impact Factor: 3.517, Citation: 14, Q1, Online ISSN: 1573-1650 DOI:]
5. Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A. "On Use of Expanding Parameters and Auxiliary Term in Homotopy Perturbation Method for Boussinesq Equation with Tidal Condition", Environmental Modeling and Assessment,24 (1), pp. 109-120, 2019. [Springer, SCI Impact Factor: 2.333, Citation: 3, Q2, Online ISSN: 1573-2967, DOI:]
6. Dalai, C, Munusamy, S.B. and Dhar, A. "Experimental and numerical investigation of saltwater intrusion dynamics on sloping sandy beach under static seaside boundary condition", Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 75, 101794, 2020. [Elsevier, SCI Impact Factor: 2.037, Citation: 1, Q2, Online ISSN: 0955-5986, DOI:]
Book Chapter
1. Munusamy, S.B., Dhar, A. "Optimal Control of Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers Using Analytical Approximation Based on Density Dependent Flow Correction" in "Nature-Inspired Methods for Metaheuristics Optimization: Algorithms and Applications in Science and Engineering", Edited by Bennis, F. and and Bhattacharjya,  R. K., Springer International Publishing, Cham, 403-420, 2020. [ISBN: 978-3-030-26458-1, DOI: 22 ]