Sanjay Tewari

Assistant Teaching Professor

MSU Program/Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

  • Capacitive deionization
  • Electrokinetic barriers
  • Electrokinetic remediation
  • Greywater/water reuse
  • Resource recovery
  • Water quality
  • Geoenvironmental processes
  • Bio-filters
  • Electrochemical processes
  • Environmental separation processes
  • Geographic information system
  • Sustainability
  • Infrastructure resiliency
  • Engineering education

Certifications/Registrations

  • Engineer in Trainee (EIT)/ Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Certified
  • HAZWOPER training - (40 Hrs.)
  • Hazards Ranking System for Environmental Assessment of Contaminated Sites administered by EPA at TCEQ, Austin, Texas, (May 16, 2005 - May 20, 2005)

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Environmental & Water Resources Institute
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • American Geophysical Union

Projects

Recently funded projects in which Dr. Tewari acted as a Primary/Co-Primary Investigator:

  • Southern Plains Transportation Center (U.S. Department of Transportation Region 6 Regional University Transportation Center) - Combined effect of sea-level rise and coastal land subsidence – Identification of critical transportation infrastructure at-risk in coastal SPTC region, $25,400, PI, (October 2017 - May 2018)
  • The Water Institute of the Gulf through the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana - Protecting subsurface freshwater using electrokinetic barriers against seawater intrusion in coastal Louisiana, $57,519, PI, (September 2017 - August 2018)
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development through Louisiana Transportation Research Center - Transportation Innovation for Research Exploration (TIRE) Award - Identification of Transportation Infrastructure at Risk due to Sea Level Rise and Subsidence of Land in Coastal Louisiana, $28,345, PI, (July 2017 - June 2018)
  • Louisiana Contractors' Educational Trust Fund - Enhancement of Surveying Laboratory of Louisiana Tech University, $131,600, Co-PI
  • College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University via Innovative Education Grant - Augmented Reality Sandbox for Hands-On Learning Environment Using 3D Visualization, $3,956, PI, (March, 2017)
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development through Louisiana Transportation Research Center - Corrosion Map for Metal Pipes in Coastal Louisiana, $49,999, PI, January 2016 - April 2017 (Final Report)
  • NSF EPSCoR and Louisiana Board of Regents through Opportunities for Partnerships in Technology with Industry (OPT-IN) Award - Capacitive Deionization based Treatment and Metal Recovery from Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Wastewater Stream, $15,000 + $15,000, PI, (January 2015 - December 2015)
  • Southern Plains Transportation Center (U.S. Department of Transportation Region 6 Regional University Transportation Center) - Technology-Rich Transportation Engineering Projects, $131,627, PI, (September 2014 - October 2016)

Project in which Dr. Tewari acted as a Primary Investigator as a student:

  • USGS Research Grant through Texas Water Resources Institute - Carbon Aerogel Electrodes: Absorption-Desorption and Regeneration Study for Purification of Water, $5,000, PI, (March, 2005 - February, 2006)

Major Honors and Awards

  • ASCE Student Chapter Crying Towel Award, Louisiana Tech University, (2015-2016)
  • ASCE Student Chapter Crying Towel Award, Louisiana Tech University, (2012-2013)
  • Golden Plum-bob Award, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (2010-2011)
  • Mills Scholarship by Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M University, (2009-2010)
  • Fellow, Graduate Teaching Academy at Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, (2007-2011)
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (2008-2009)
  • Graduate Program Enhancement Scholarship, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (2006-2007)
  • Joseph A. Orr Fellowship, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (2006)
  • Intern of Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Austin, Texas, (May, 2005 - August, 2005)
  • Departmental Fellowship, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, (2002-2004)
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, (2000-2002)

Education:

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 2002
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Surat, India, 2000