Contact Information:

UIC Civil and Materials Engineering, 2095 Engineering Research Facility, 842 W. Taylor Street (M/C 246), Chicago, Illinois 60607-7023

Office: 2091 ERF

Lab Location: 1227 SEL

Lab Website: SERL & GAGEL

Ph.D., Civil Engineering (1990)
Illinois Institute of Technology

M.S., Civil Engineering (1985)
Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, India

B.S., Civil Engineering (1983)
Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Professional Civil Engineer
State of Illinois

Geoenvironmental Engineering:

Polluted site assessment and remediation, sediments, groundwater, brownfields, electrokinetic remediation, chemical oxidation/reduction, environmental nanotechnology, air sparging, integrated bio-/phyto-remediation, green and sustainable remediation, waste containment, waste mechanics, bioreactor landfills, recycling, beneficial use of waste/recycled materials, sustainable waste management

Geotechnical Engineering:

Subsurface investigations, foundations, earth/earth-retaining structures, ground improvement, geotechnical earthquake engineering, geomechanics

For more details, see Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory

North America Editor, Land Contamination & Reclamation Journal

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Hazardous Materials

Editorial Board Member, Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM

Editorial Board Member, Soil & Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, AEHS

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE

University of Illinois Scholar Award, 2007

Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2007

Best Practice-Oriented Paper Award, Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE, 2006

Outstanding Geotechnical Educator Award, Great Lakes Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Conference, 2005-2006

Faculty Scholar Award, Institute for Environmental Science & Policy, UIC, 2004-2005

Indian Geotechnical Society Best Paper Award for the paper published in the Indian Geotechnical Journal, 2004

Edmund Burke Teaching Award, 2004

Harold A. Simon Award for Excellence in Teaching, UIC, 2003

Faculty Research Award, UIC, 2001

Best Advisor Award, Professional Engineering Societies Council, UIC, 1998

Teaching Recognition Award, UIC, 1997

Best Paper Award, Technology Development Conference, Dept. of Energy, 1995

Clinton E. Stryker Distinguished Service Award, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1989.

Indian Society of Earthquake Technology Best Paper Award for the period 1985-1988.

Gold Medal for first position in M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 1985.

Gold Medal for first position in B.S., Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1983.

Recent Books:

  1. Reddy, K.R., and Cameselle, C., Electrochemical Remediation Technologies for Polluted Soils, Sediments and Groundwater, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 2009 (ISBN: 978-0-470-38343-8)
  2. Sharma, H.D., and Reddy, K.R., Geoenvironmental Engineering: Site Remediation, Waste Containment and Emerging Waste Management Technologies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 2004 (ISBN: 0-471-21599-6).
  3. For others, see Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory

Selected Publications:

See Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory


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