Dr. Renjith K R
Designation
Scientist B
Research Group
Ecology and Environment
Office No
0495 2351 872
  • EDUCATIONAL PROFILE

    • Ph.D. 2008; in Aquatic Chemistry, Department of Chemical Oceanography, Cochin University of Science and Technology
    • Thesis: “Chemodynamics and Ecohydrology of a Tropical Estuary.”
    • M.Sc. in Hydrochemistry (Equivalent to M.Sc. Chemistry) (2001), Department of Chemical Oceanography, Cochin University of Science and Technology
    • Qualified National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET) in the Earth Sciences
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computer Software (PGDACS)

    CAREER DETAILS

    • 2019 - Present  : Scientist B, CWRDM
    • 2016-2019        : Assistant Professor in Marine Chemistry, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Panangad, Kochi.
    • 2015-2016        : EIA Consultant, Asian Consulting Engineers Private Limited, New Delhi.
    • 2012-2015        : Environmental Expert, Society of Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM), Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, (MoEFCC), Govt. of India.
    • 2008-2012        : Principal Investigator, DST SERC Fast Track Project.
    • 2007-2008        : Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Fishery Hydrography, College of Fisheries, Kerala Agricultural University.
    • 2003-2004        : Senior Research Fellow, ICAR-Adhoc Project, Dept. of Fishery Hydrography, College of Fisheries, Kerala Agricultural University.

    AWARDS

    • Young Scientist Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India under SERC Fast Track Scheme (D.O. NO.SR/FTP/ES-55/2007).

    MEMBERSHIPS

    • Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS). Kerala Chapter
    • Ocean Society of India (OSI) 
    • Society of Aquatic Chemists (SAC)
    • Swadeshi Science Movement, Kerala (Kerala Chapter of Vijnana Bharati)
    • Reviewer of Journals: International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, International Journal of Environmental Research, Environmental Earth Sciences, Hydrobiologia, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Environmental Forensics, Journal of Coastal Research, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Geomicrobiology Journal, Science of the Total Environment etc.

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Aquatic Pollution
    • Sustainable Management of Aquatic Systems
    • Environmental Impact Assessment
    • Aquatic Biogeochemistry
    • Water Quality Monitoring
    • Heavy Metal Speciation
    • Nutrient Dynamics and Bioavailability
    • Environmental Biomarkers
    • Biofuels
    • Integrated Coastal Zone Management 

Integrated Wetland Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring System (WIAMS) of Three Ramsar Sites of Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
State Wetland Authority of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
5 Years
Budget:
Rs. 93 lakhs
An inventory of Greenhouse gases emission from Coastal Wetlands of Kerala and their impact on Regional climate change
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Science & Engineering Research Board (Core Research Grant)
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 30.88 Lakhs
Assessment of Nutrient Bioavailability and trophic station of Beypore Estuary for a Integrated Management Plan
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Monitoring of the occurrence, fate and risks of antibiotics in Muvattupuzha River, Central Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 19.57 lakhs
Self-sustainable wastewater treatment for houses/gated communities using microbial fuel cell (MFC): An innovative solution for treatment and resource recovery.
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
12, 23,000 /-
A study on the assimilative capacity of Parvathy Puthanar and the scope of Bioremediation for pollution abatement
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Assessment of Chemical Characteristics and Dynamics of Cochin Estuary for a Sustainable Management
Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency:
Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, GoI
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Environmental Status of Selected Rivers of Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2020 - 2023

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As Co-author
Details

Joseph, C. J., Renjith, K. R., Santhosh, R., Ihjas, K., & Naveena, K. (2023). Distribution of geochemical forms and bioavailability of phosphorus in the surface sediments of Beypore Estuary, southwestern coast of India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 195(12), 1458.

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