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Krishna Kumar Kotra

Academic Background

  • 2010 Ph.D. A Geochemical Assessment Of Groundwater Quality With Focus On Fluoride Along The Coast Of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram And Srikakulam Districts, Andhra Pradesh, India Andhra University, India.

 

  • 2006 M.Phil. Some Studies on the Distribution of Fluoride in Ground Water Samples in Urban and Rural Areas of Visakhapatnam District Annamali University, India.

 

  • 2003 M.Sc. Groundwater quality assessment in rural and urban habitations in and around Visakhapatnam district Andhra University, India.

 

  • 1999 B.Sc. Chemistry & Biology, Andhra University, India.

Positions Held

  • Associate Professor                           2010 - 2014 SVP Engineering College, India.
  • Junior / Senior Research Fellow      2008 - 2010 Andhra University, India.
  • Assistant Professor                            2004 - 2007 Graduate and PG College, India.
  • Lecturer                                             2003 - 2004 Graduate and PG College, India.

Distinctions

  • Best Thesis - Gold Medal: Andhra University, 2011.
  • Junior and Senior Research Fellow Scholarships, Govt. of India, 2008-2010.   
  • Best Teacher Award, 2006.
  • Young Scholar Award, IPRS, India, 2008.
  • Review Member for 09 and 11 national and international journals.
  • Member American Chemical Society.

Research Expertise

  • Fluoride Genesis and Spatial Distribution in Groundwater
  • Chemical, Geological and Geophysical Assessments of Coastal Groundwater
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Groundwater

Teaching

  • CH101 Chemical Principles (F/F) Emalus Campus, Vanuatu.

Publications

  • Subba Rao K, Krishna Kumar Kotra

Fluoride Problem A psychological Perspective.

Parapsychology Today, 2008, VIII (2), 62-66.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra

Geomorphological impact assessment on groundwater quality and fluoride genesis along the Bay of Bengal of Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Clean, Soil, Air, Water, 2011, 39 (10), 925-930.

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra

 Fluorosis Psychological impact on learning and development of children.

Parapsychology Today, 2011, XI (4), 92-96.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra

Impact of geomorphology and fluoride genesis on groundwater quality along the Bay of Bengal of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

 Water and Environment, 2012, 26 (4), 422-428.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra

Groundwater - Fluoride: geochemical assessment along Bay of Bengal of Vizianagaram.

Indian Water Works Association, 2012, XXXXIV (2) / 125-130.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra, Yessayya Vasantha

Coastal groundwaters a geo-hydro chemical exploration for factors controlling genesis and spatial distribution of fluoride.

International Journal of Environment & Resource, 2012, 01 (2), 50-61.

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra

A study on the geochemistry of fluoride groundwater for delineation of fluoride zones.

International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2014, 4 (1), 14-25.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra, Israel Yedluri

Geophysical monitoring for the prospects of groundwater in the hard rock terrain regions along the Thandava River basin.

British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 2014, 4 (2), 338-349.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra,  Israel Y, Sowjanya P

Geochemical assessment of groundwater along Thandava River Basin, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Nature Environment & Pollution Technology, 2013, 12, (4), 709-716.

 

 

  • Krishna Kumar Kotra,  Israel Y, Surendra Prasad, Sowjanya P

 A novel geo-electrochemical interpretation of groundwater.

 Under Review

 

Email: krishna.kotra(at)usp.ac.fj  Mobile: 00 (+678) 54 41 006  Office:  00 (+678) 22748 Ext 142  


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