Dr. A. Krishnakumar

Scientist E, Hydrology Group (HyG)

Email : krishnakumar[dot]a[at]ncess[dot]gov[dot]in

Phone(Off) : 0471-2511620

Phone(Res) : 0470-2603210

Fax : 0471-2442280


Ph.D. : 2003, Environmental Geology (Faculty of Applied Sciences), University of Kerala
M.Phil. : 1999, Environmental Sciences, University of Kerala
M.Sc. : 1997, Geology, Cochin University of Science and Technology

Professional Career:

  • Scientist E, NCESS - 2022 onwards
  • Scientist D, NCESS - 2018 - 2022
  • Scientist C, NCESS - 2013 - 2018
  • Scientist B, CESS - 2010 - 2013
  • Environment Specialist, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of Kerala – 2009-‘10
  • Scientist (DST-SERC-OYS), UoK – 2005-‘08
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, UoK - 2004-‘05
  • Technical Associate, ESD, CESS – 2003
  • Assistant Geologist, Dept. of Mining and Geology, Govt. of Kerala - 2000-‘01

Training Programs attended:

  1. Environmental Management, CWRDM, 1997
  2. Environmental Impact Assessment of Water Resources Projects, CWRDM, 1999
  3. Environmental Laws of India, CPR Environmental Education Foundation Chennai, UoK, 2001
  4. Capacity building in Remote Sensing and Applications of Geomatics, UoK, 2007
  5. Isotope Tracer Techniques for Water Resources Development and Management, Centre for Water Resources Development and Management, Kozhikode, 2014
  6. Integrated Coastal Area and River Basin Management organized by the SAARC Coastal Zone Management Centre (SCZMC), Maldives in academic collaboration with University of Colombo held at Sri Lanka, 2014
  7. 3D Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport Modeling, National Institute of Technology, Kozhikode, 2014
  8. Integrated Catchment Modeling, Training programme conducted by National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, 2015
  9. Geospatial techniques for Climate studies, ISRO-NRSC, Hyderabad, 2019
  10. Climate change and Hydrological impact assessment, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee 2019
  11. Structured Orientation Programme for the development of self-learning materials in accordance with UGC norms, SNGOU, Kerala, 2021

Research Interest:

  • Global Environmental changes
  • Climate change impacts and River basin dynamics
  • Sedimentology and Geochemistry
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development

Membership in Professional Bodies:

  1. Life Member, National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi
  2. Life Member, International Society for Natural Resources and Environmental Management (ISNREM), Trivandrum
  3. Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun
  4. Life Member, Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Aligarh
  5. Life Member, Indian Association of Hydrologists, Roorkee
  6. Life Member, Indian Society of Applied Geochemists, Hyderabad
  7. Life Member, Geological Society of India, Bangalore
  8. Life Member, Geo Marine Society, Kochi
  9. Life Member, VIBHA, New Delhi
  10. Life Member, Indian Association of Analytical Scientists, Trivandrum
  11. Life Member, Gondwana Geological Society, Nagpur
  12. Life Member, Geological Society of Kerala

Honors, Awards, Achievements:

  1. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship/Asst. Professorship, 2001
  2. Awarded DST Young Scientist Project, 2004
  3. Recognized Research Guide of University of Kerala (Geology and Environmental Sciences) and Cochin University of Science and Technology
  4. Expert Member in various Committees constituted by Govt. of Kerala/Hon’ble Courts/Green Tribunal
  5. Member, Academic Committee, Sreenarayanaguru Open University, Kerala
  6. Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Geoscience Research (JGSR), Nagpur, India
  7. Domain expert, Indian Council for Forestry Research Education (ICFRE, MoEFCC), Dehradun in Climate change and environmental related projects
  8. Focal Team Member, State Action Plan for Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala
  9. Reviewer of Journals published by Elsevier, Springer, Taylor and Francis and Wiley
  10. Member of Academic and Research Team of River Centre Project for guidance, participation and financial assistance to SSM, Kerala for implementing Nila Project as part of empowering society to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  11. Reviewer of R& D Project proposals for financial assistance by KSCSTE and SERB-DST