Dr. Kuppuswamy Jayaraman

Dr. Kuppuswamy Jayaraman

Title: Full Professor
Department: Engineering Technology
Office: Hubert D Rm. 407
Phone: 912.358.3274
Fax: 912.358.3775
Email: jayaramk@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Kuppuswamy Jayaraman has professional engineering, advisory, teaching and research experience in the area of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He gained this expertise while working in the United States, Africa (Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Zambia), Europe (Germany) and Asia (India). This includes assignments under international agencies like Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA – SWEDEN) and Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC – UK). He also served as External Examiner to universities in Kenya and Tanzania. He has taught students at Diploma, Bachelor and Master level degree programs. This experience provided opportunities for developing new curricula and laboratories. Jayaraman has taught Environmental Engineering, Engineering Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Surveying, Construction Management and Urban Planning. He developed web-based online lecture notes for most of his courses. His research interests include wastewater management, sludge, wastewater byproducts, soil amendments, greenhouse gases and performance evaluation of treatment plants. He has coauthored research papers published in well-known, peer-reviewed, national and international journals of great repute. He has successfully written and implemented grant proposals (with other faculty and other universities) availing of large external funds from National Science Foundation. Jayaraman also held, at SSU, administrative positons of Chair of Engineering Technology (9 years) and Acting Dean of COST (4 years).

Research Interests

wastewater management, wastewater treatment byproducts, soil amendments, livestock and poultry manure utilization, emission of greenhouse gases, performance evaluation of treatment plants, environmental problems in Southern African Region

Education

Doctorate-Other, Environmental Engineering - Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald
MS, Engineering - University of Madras
BS, Civil Engineering - Sri Venkateswara University

Awards & Honors

Not Available

Publications

Title: ChemicalFractionation of Cu, Zn, Cd, Cr, and Pb in Sewage Sludge Amended Soils at the End of Sorghum-sudan Grass Growth.
Publication Date: 9/26/2014
Publisher: Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A
Volume: 49
Issue: 11
Page Number: 1304-1315
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Paramasivam Sivapatham, Jon M Lettimore, Ashok K Alva, Kenneth S Sajwan, Kuppuswamy Jayaraman, Legia M Harper,

Title: Evaluation of wastewater treatment by-products as soil amendment: Growth of sorghum-sudan grass and trace elements concentrations
Publication Date: 9/15/2012
Publisher: Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A
Volume: 47
Issue: 11
Page Number: 1678-1686
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Paramasivam Sivapatham, Mariel C Potts, Jeffrey A Delise, Kenneth S Sajwan, Ashok K Alva, Kuppuswamy Jayaraman,

Title: Evaluation of poultry litter amendment to agricultural soils: Leaching losses and partitioning of trace elements in collard greens.
Publication Date: 6/1/2009
Publisher: Water Air and Soil Pollution Journal
Volume: 202
Issue: 1-4
Page Number: 229-243
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Paramasivam Sivapatham, Karen A Richards, Ashok K Alva, Asha M Richards, Kenneth S Sajwan, Kuppuswamy Jayaraman,

Title: Ammonia volatilization loss from surface applied livestock manure: Effect of soil type, and manure source.
Publication Date: 3/1/2009
Publisher: Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part B
Volume: 44
Issue: 3
Page Number: 317-324
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Paramasivam Sivapatham, Kuppuswamy Jayaraman, Takela C Wilson, Ashok K Alva, Leandra B Jones,