Dr. Yellapragada Ellam Raj is a Doctorate from IIT Bombay in the field of Water Resource Systems. He is the Dean as well as Professor & Head - Department of Civil Engineering, Sphoorthy Engineering College.
Fields of Interest
Water Resources Systems – Planning and Management and Urban Hydrology
Teaching : 25 years of teaching
Research : 3 ½ years in the field of Water Resources Systems.
Guided 2 PG students from College of Engg.OU 1 MBA student in Banking and Finance from IGNOU Guiding Ph.D students under JNTUH.
13 publications in National & International Conferences, workshops & journals
Set the Syllabus for UG Civil Engg. Students for OU affiliated Engineering colleges in
Surface & Ground Water Management
Flood Forecasting and Management
Intake structure on Farakka
Heavy Water plant at Manuguru,
Pumping Scheme for Tirumala
Power Structure on Kakatiya canal
Channel Transitions etc.
Chief Examiner for various Water Resources subjects @ OU
Set and valued the papers for UG, PG, Pre- Ph.D @ OU, JNTU,Hyderabad
Listed in panel of examiners @ OU, JNTU & Kakatiya University.
Invited as Expert for Ph.D admissions at JNTUH for Water resources 2007-08 and 2008-09, 2009-10
Technical session at International Conference on Hydrology and Water Management, JNTU Hyderabad – 2002, 2006 and several workshops, Symposiums in related fields Co- Chaired International conference on Natural Hazards & Disaster Management (CBIT)Hyderabad – Dec’2007, Co-Chaired National Conference on Soft Computing Applications in Water resources, Dec’ 2007 @ OU & International conference @JNTUH 2010.
To College of Engg (OU) and Engg. Staff College of India (ESCI) and delivered Expert Lectures @ JNTU Hyderabad on Water Resource Systems under UGC sponsored Programmes.
Several Professional bodies like FIE, MISTE, MISH, MAPGS, Member - Quality Circle Forum of India, Member-Indian Institute of Economics, Board of Studies, Center for Water Resources, JNTU Hyderabad.
A National Conference on “Water Resource Development and Management Practices” –WARM 2004-Hyderabad. NBA Coordinator for MVSR Engg.College during the year 2002
Extra Curricular Activities
Represented as Captain – State Junior Kho – Kho in Nationals and OU in Inter University respectively
Represented state in Senior National Kho-Kho championship.
Won the State Junior State Tenni Koit Championship.
Acted as Presiding Officer in General Elections – 2004