HOD - Civil Engineering
Dr. Mahendra S. Kadu, is presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, RCOEM, Nagpur. He has worked as Chairman, Board of Studies (Civil Engineering), Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), Nagpur and a member of Academic council, Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur for the period 2010 to 2015. He is graduated in Civil Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati; did his M.Tech., Hydraulics, from Visvesvaraiya Regional Engineering College (VRCE), Nagpur; and obtained Ph.D. from Visvesvaraiya National Institute of Technology (VNIT). He has 27 years of teaching experience; and has published 50 + research papers, in International and National Journals and Conferences including American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a PhD research recognized Guide of RTMNU Nagpur. He has guided 4 PhD students till date and guiding many students for PhD and M. Tech research in the area of his research interest. His areas of interest are: optimization of Water Supply and Waste water collection systems using evolutionary programming techniques, water leakage evaluation, detection and reduction, reliability based design of water supply systems, leakage modeling in optimization of water supply systems, artificial Neural Network (ANN) for water recourses engineering, Application of Remote sensing and GIS: Rain water Harvesting and Watershed Management, development and characterization of fly- ash based geo-polymer concrete, water auditing, and conversion of intermittent water supply systems to 24x7 Water Supply systems. He is involved in creating awareness about Environment and water conservation through expert lectures, organization of seminars, workshops and radio talk trough his active association with professional organizations like IWWA, IE(I), ISH, ISTE.