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Water Science Eng & Management Cell

Technological development takes place when the theory and practice go hand in hand. Cutting edge technology should transfer to practice and information from practice should be transferred to theory. Keeping this in view All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) initiated several schemes in technical institutions all over India. In lieu with this concept, considering the environmental concern of the society, AICTE sanctioned a unique unit “WATER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT CELL” under their ‘Industry institution Participation’ Scheme at M.A. College of Engineering, Kothamangalam in 2006. The objective of the WSEM Cell is to reduce the gap between field expectations (practice) and academic offerings (theory) by direct involvement of industry to attain a symbiosis. Hence WSEM Cell serves as a platform to interact between the academy and practicing professionals with mutually benefiting activities.

Chief Co-ordinator: Mr.Bybin Paul.

Activities of the WSEM Cell:

  • Provide solutions to water related management issues for Government Departments and private organizations.
  • Provide facilities for water quality testing for industries as well as individuals.
  • Facilitate continuing education
  • Promote research interest of the students through industrial and Government Department link.
  • Testing, Calibration, Consultancy and R & D
  • Technology transfer in the nearby rural areas

WSEM Cell provides solution to problems related to

  • Water Resources Management
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Economics
  • Geology and Ground Water
  • Environmental Geotechnique
  • Geotechnical Engineering

The WSEM Cell functions as a separate entity within the Parent Institution and enjoy independent administrative and financial status for ensuring effective and speedy implementation of various programmes and activities of the Cell.

Ongoing Project

  • Optimal Sand mining from Kerala rivers – Kerala Sate Council for Science Technology & Environment

Students Projects

  • Environmental Economic Evaluation of Bio-gas plant
  • Simulation study of Vattavada Irrigation Project

Completed project

  • Water Resources Assessment for Sabarimala Project

Training Programme

  • Environmental Engineering and Career Management
  • Irrigation System Management

Water Science Eng & Management Cell