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Dr. M. R. D. S. NITISH V


M.TECH: National Institute of Technology Karnataka


POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

PHONE: +91 9663493330

AREAS OF INTEREST: Wastewater treatment; Bioremediation; Environmental Biotechnology; Lake water quality assessment


Courses handled at NIT AP, Tadepalligudem

  • Genetic Engineering (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Bioinformatics (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Genetic Engineering Lab (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Drug Design and Development (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Engineering Biology (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Biotechnology (Elective course for Chemical Engg. Branch; AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Immunology (AY 2019 - 2020)
  • Bioprocess Engineering (AY 2020 - 2021)

Professional Training

  1.  International Training Course On "Ocean Colour Remote Sensing - Data, Processing and Applications" organized by International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India (November 2014)
  2. Summer Training at IPSHEM (Institute of Petroleum Safety Health and Environmental Management), ONGC, Goa, India (June 2012)
  3.  Industrial Training on Zero Liquid Discharge Concept for Textile Effluent at Arulpuram Common Effluent Treatment Plant, Tirupur, O&M by Tamil Nadu Water Investment Company Ltd., India (May 2012)
  4. Training course on “Enzyme Biotechnology” conducted by Azyme BioSciences, Bangalore, India (June 2009)

Conferences and Workshops

  1.      A paper was presented at the “Workshop on Sustainable Soil and Groundwater Protection and Remediation”, held from August 20 to 27, 2017 at National Cheng Kung University               (NCKU), Tainan City, Taiwan.
  2.      A poster was presented at the “National Level Technical Symposium (SELECT ‘10)”, held from February 26 to 27, 2010 at Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi,                     Tamil Nadu, India.
  3.      A poster was presented at the “Workshop on Biochemical Engineering (WBCE ‘09)”, held from August 25 and 26, 2009 at Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  4.      Attended the “Workshop on PCR based Human DNA fingerprinting technique”, held on February 22, 2010 at Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Academic achievements 

  •          MHRD – Gate Scholarship for doctoral and M. Tech academic programmes.
  •          Received 3 Gold Coins of Academic Excellence in B. Tech Biotechnology academic programme.


  • Rao, S. M., Arkenadan, L., Mogili, N. V., Atishaya, S. K., & Anthony, P. (2017). Bioremediation of pit toilet sewage. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science, 12(2), 26-33.
  • Rao, S. M., Arkenadan, L., & Mogili, N. V. (2018). Performance of modified twin pit toilet in Mulbagal town, Karnataka, India. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 8(3), 578-584.
  • Rao, S. M., Anthony, P., & Mogili, N. V. (2019). Biochemical Indicators of Algal Bloom in Sewage-Contaminated Lakes. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 23(4), 04019019.
  • Rao, S. M., Mogili, N. V., & Arkenadan, L. (2020). Role of evaporation in NH4-N transformations in soils artificially contaminated with blackwater. 20 (1): 165–172.
  • Rao, S., Mogili, N. V., Anthony, P. & Arkenadan, L. (2020). Aqueous chemistry of anthropogenically contaminated Bengaluru lakes. Sustainable Environment Research, 30, 1-16.