From 06/2013 to 06/2015, M. Tech. in Environmental Engineering
From 06/2008 to 06/2012, B.E. in Civil Enigneering
Solid Waste Treatment
'Artificial neural network based modeling to evaluate methane yield from biogas in a laboratory-scale anaerobic bioreactor', Bioresource Technology 217, 2016, Page No. 90 – 99. Authors: Nair, V.V., Dhar, H., Kumar, S., Thalla, A.K., Mukherjee, S., Wong, J.W.C.
'Characterization of municipal solid waste in high altitude sub-tropical regions', Environmental Technology 37 (20), 2016, Page No. 2627 – 2637. Authors: Kumar, S., Dhar, H, Nair, V. V., Bhattacharya, J. K., Vaidya, A. N. and Akolkar, A. B.
'Effective waste treatment and disposal by operating open dumpsites as bioreactors', International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 3, Spcl Iss-1, 2017, Page No. 19-22. Authors: Mohan, S., Nair V. V., Joseph, C. P.
'Impact of leachate from open dumping of municipal solid waste dumpsite on groundwater quality', International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 2017. Authors: Nair, V. V., Joseph, C. P., Mohan, S. (Accepted for Publication)
'Occurrence and impacts of fluoride in drinking water – A Review', Indian Groundwater, ISSN: 2347- 8063, Vol 5, 2015, Page No. 40 – 54. Authors: Satheesh Babu, S., Kumar, S., Roychowdhury. T., Vidyadharan, V., Roychowdhury, N., Samanta, J. and Bhowmick, S.
Vidyadharan, V., Dhar, H., Kumar, S., Vaidya, A.N., Thalla, A.K. and Wong, J.W.C. (2015). Methane yield from biogas using laboratory-scale anaerobic bioreactor. Proceedings of International Conference on Solid Wastes 2015: Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Resource Management, Hong Kong SAR, PR China. 19 – 23 May 2015. [ISBN: 978-988-19988-8-0]
Dhar, H., Vidyadharan, V., Kumar, S., Mukherjee, S. and Vaidya, A.N. (2015). Biogas production from food and vegetable waste in a laboratory scale bioreactor. Proceedings of International Conference on Solid Wastes 2015: Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Resource Management, Hong Kong SAR, PR China. 19 – 23 May 2015. [ISBN: 978-988-19988-8-0]
Kumar, P., Vijay, V., Thalla, A.K., Dhar, H. and Kumar, S. (2015). Methane production from anaerobic digestion of organic fraction in municipal solid waste. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, ASCE- ICES, VIT University, Vellore, India. 12 – 13 March 2015. [ISBN: 978-81-923320-6-2]
Mahendra, S.P., Kumar, N.S., Prasad, K.V.R., Rakesh, S.G., Vijay, V., Likith, T. and Yogesh, B.P. (2013). study on utilization of waste plastic in bituminous mixes for road construction. Proceedings of International Conference on Futuristic Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi. [ISBN: 978-93-80624-88-4]
Mohan, S., Nair V. V., Joseph, C. P. (2017). Effective waste treatment and disposal by operating open dumpsites as bioreactors. Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Science, Engineering, Technology and Management (NCRASETM), Chennai, India. 11th June 2017 (Institute of Research and Journals - IRAJ Excellent Paper Award)
Nair, V. V., Joseph, C. P., Mohan, S. (2016). Impact of leachate from municipal solid waste dumpsite on groundwater in surrounding environs. Proceedings of National Conference on Energy and Environment - 2016, Coimbatore, India. 16 – 17 September 2016.
Honors and Awards
Certificate of Excellence: IRAJ Excellent Paper Award for the paper entitled “Effective Waste Treatment and Disposal by operating Open Dumpsites as Bioreactors” at the Technoarete International Conference held in Chennai on 11th June 2017
Certificate for Academic Excellence for securing First Class with Distinction in all semesters in B.E. Civil Engineering course conducted by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum during the academic year 2008 – 2012
Visvesvaraya Technological University 4th Rank Holder in undergraduate course (Bachelor of Engineering) Civil Engineering during the academic year 2008 – 2012
CTEP Financial Assistance for presenting research paper at the International Conference on Solid Waste (ICSW) organized by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) at Hong Kong SAR, PR China by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India (May 2015)
MHRD GATE Fellowship for pursuing post-graduation (M.Tech) at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India (2013-2015)
Vijay V. Nair, Municipal solid waste treatment using bioreactor landfill technology & leachate treatment using low cost materials (2016). Expert Talk in the Research Colloquium on Environmental and Water Resources Engineering sponsored by TEQIP, Phase II, Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, India