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Abdulla P K

Senior Principal Scientist, Surface Water Division

Office No 0495- 2351825
Mobile 9447029293
Residence 2371509--0495
Email apk@cwrdm.org

Educational Profile

  • P G Diploma; 1993; Port and Coastal Engineering, Department of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Throndheim, Norway
  • M.Tech; 1986; Structural Engineering; Department of Civil Engineering REC Calicut, Calicut University, Kerala, India
  • B.Tech; 1983; Civill Engineering; Department of Civil Engineering REC Calicut, Calicut University, Kerala, India

Career Details

  • 2009-Present, Senior Principal Scientist, CWRDM
  • 2003-2009, Scientist E1, CWRDM
  • 2001-2003, Scientist C, CWRDM
  • 1997-2001, Scientist C, on deputation from CWPRS to CWRDM
  • 1995-1997, Senior Research Officer, Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune.
  • 1988-1995, Research Officer, Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune
  • 1987-1988, Research Assistant, Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune
  • 1986-1987, Lecturer, Anjuman Engineering College, Karnataka
  • 1983-1984, Lecturer, Anjuman Engineering College, Karnataka

Awards

  • NORAD (Norwegian Agency for International Development) Fellowship for Post Graduate Studies at Norwegian Institute of Technology, Throndheim, Norway during 1992-93

Memberships

  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE)
  • Member, Indian Society for Hydraulics  (MISH)

Research Interests

  • Coastal processes
  • Sediment transport
  • Coastal Zone Management

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Journal Papers
    • Abdulla P K, Pravya Jayaraj C V, Priyalakshmi M T, Chandran K and James E J (2015), Changes to a Drive-in Beach in Southwest India due to Severe Erosion and Subsequent Reformation, Elsevier Aquatic Procedia, 4 (2015), DOI 10.1016/j.aqpro2015.02.048, pp 357-364
    • Abdulla P K and Dinil Sony C (2014), Lessons Learnt from the Manual Dredging of a Minor Port in Northern Malabar. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2277-1581), Issue Special, December, pp 22-27
    • Abdulla P K, Sanma Jishnudas and James E J (2012), Analysis of Nearshore Wave Height, Direction and Breaker Angle of Southwest Coast of India Using Visually Observed Data, International Journal of Ecology and Development, Vol:22, No: 2 pp74-87
    • Abdulla P K, Sanma Jishnudas and Joseph N K (2011), Seasonal and Medium Term Changes in the Shoreline Position at Selected Stations of Malabar Coast, Kerala, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol: 17, No:1, March 2011 pp 1-11
Conference Proceedings
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C and Anitha A B (2014), Manual Dredging of a Minor Port in Northern Malabar, Proceedings of the National Conference on Changing Climatic Scenario and Sustainable Resources Management (CSSR 14) at NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad 17-19 January 2014, pp 165-173
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C, Chandran Kolappadan, Rajeev P C and Anil M T (2014), Impact of Manual Dredging of a Minor Port at Ponnani, in Kerala, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM 2014), February 19-21, 2014 Allied Publishers (ISBN 978-81-8424-907-1) Vol.I pp 500-508
    • Abdulla P K, Praviya Jayaraj C V, Aiswaraya P and James E J (2014), Spatial Variation of Littoral Materials between Two Minor Ports on Southwest Coast of India, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2014, December 18-20, 2014, Kakinada, India, pp 1445-1452
    • Abdulla P K, Priyalakshmi M T, Harshalatha V and Priyanka V V (2014), Grain Size of Beach Sediments along the North Kerala Coast, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2014, December 18-20, 2014, Kakinada, India, pp 1437-1444
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C and Anitha A B (2013), Impact of Manual Dredging of Minor Port of Ponanni in Kerala, , Proceedings of International Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources (HYDRO 2013 International) at Madras on 4-6 December 2013 pp 96-103 on CD
    • Abdulla P K, Dinesan V P and Susanth C M (2012), Tidal Flow Related Problems of Pokkali Fields at Chathanad, Kochi Backwater, Proceedings of National Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources (HYDRO), Mumbai on 7-8 December 2012, pp 1655-1664 on CD.
    • Abdulla P K, Dinesan V P, Susanth C M, Chandran Kolappadan and Rajeev P C (2011), Tidal Effect on Water Table – a Case Study on the Thuruthu in Kochi Backwater, Proceedings of National Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources (HYDRO) at Surat, 29-30 December 2011, pp 1201-1207 on CD.
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C, Chandran Kolappadan and Pramod C V (2011), Composition of Sand in the Sediments of Malampuzha Reservoir, Kerala, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Mining of River Sand and Its’ Impacts on the Environment, 18-19 February 2011, Kozhikode, pp 65-74
    • Abdulla P K, Sanma Jishnudas and James E J (2007), Parametric comparison between visually observed and instrumentally recorded waves in the nearshore region, Proceedings of Fourth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (INCOHE 2007) Surthkal, 12-14 December 2007 pp 82 – 90.
    • Abdulla P K, Usha A P, Sanma Jishnudas, Shiji P R and James E J (2007), Unusual wave conditions and coastal processes at Arattupuzha on the Kerala coast, Proceedings of Fourth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (INCOHE 2007) Surthkal, 12-14 December, 2007 pp 712 -720
    • Abdulla P K and Sanma Jishnudas (2006), Correlation of visually observed waves with concurrently recorded instrumental data, 19th Kerala Science Congress, Kannur 29-31 January 2006 pp 896-898
    • Abdulla P K, Seebai T and Bipinlal B P (2005), Visual wave climate along the Kerala coast, Proceedings of 18th Kerala Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram 29-31 January 2005, pp 314-316.
    • Abdulla P K, Bindu P A, Mohammed Basheer M and Sreedharan K E (2004), Use of abandoned quarries in rainwater harvesting -a case study, Proceedings of Third National Seminar on Inland Water Resources and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram, 2-4 February 2004 pp 221
    • Purandare U V, Abdulla P K, Gupta R S and Rajendra Kumar (1997), Hydraulic model studies for virtual oil jetties in Kandla creek, Proceedings of Second Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (INCOHE 97) Thiruvananthapuram, 7-10 December 1997 pp 828-837.
    • Purandare U V, Abdulla P K and Gupta R S (1996), Morphological changes in the Sogal channel at Kandla, Proceedings of International Conference on Ocean Engineering (COE 96), Madras, December 1996 pp 541-546.
    • Kapileswar P S, Abdulla P K and Ghosh L K (1995), Certain aspects in the deepening of existing port- A case study, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (COPDEC IV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 1995 pp 1601-
    • Poonawala I Z, Abdulla P K, Kapileahwar P S and Phanikumar M (1995), Development of shore connected artificial islands for providing berthing facilities in the gulfs, Proceedings of 3rd PIANC -PCDC Seminar Goa, India, November 1995
    • Vaidyaraman P P, Phansalkar A G, Kapileswar P S and Abdulla P K (1995), Integrated measures for the development of shore based super thermal power station, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (COPDEC IV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 1995 pp 864-876
    • Srinivasan R, Kapileswar P S and Abdulla P K (1991), Consideration in the selection of site for small craft fishing harbor, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (COPDEC III), Mombasa, Kenya, September 1991 pp 594-604
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