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Dr. Meenal Mategaonkar

(Associate Professor and Head of Department
Ph.D, M.Tech
Specialization: Water Resource Engineering


1.Ph.D. Water Resource Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay(IITB) 2012

2.M.Tech. Hydraulic Engineering Visveswaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), 2000

3.B.Tech. Civil Engineering Visveswaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), 1996

Area of Specialization: Water Resource Engineering

Teaching experience: 10 years

Current membership in professional organizations:

1.Life membership of American Society for Civil Engineering (ASCE)


2. Life membership of Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH)

Honors and Awards:

1. Honored with "Best Faculty Award” for 2015-16 at NMIMS’ MPSTME, Mumbai

2. Awarded "Best Theoretical oriented paper-2014” for the research paper in the Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, ASCE

3. Received "Best Thesis Award” for PhD thesis from IITB(2012)

4. Awarded "Jal-Vigyan-Puraskar-2011” for the best paper in 2011 in the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering by Indian Society for Hydraulics.

Service Activities:

1.Reviewer of Journal of Earth System Science (JESS) and ISH journal of Hydraulic

2.Guest Speaker

3."Groundwater Hydrology”, Department of Civil Engineering, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, January 13,2018

4.Finite Element Analysis and its Applications, Department of Structural Engineering, SPCE- March 28,2017

5.Resource person for ‘One day workshop in water resources and Environmental Engineering in 2016

6.External examiner for M.Tech students in SPCE and Ph.D exams in VJTI

7.Member of Department advisory board (DAB) and board of studies (BOS) at MPSTME

8.Member of committee of IPR cell of MPSTME

9.Faculty Mentor of TEDx at MPSTME

10. Core team member of NAAC for MPSTME

11. Faculty mentor for ASCE international student chapter (CESA) & the Team Technocrats. Team Technocrats participated in international ASCE student conference held at NC & AT (2016), Greensboro, USA, UNC, North Carolina (2017) and VIT, Vellore (2018)


1.Mategaonkar Meenal, Eldho T.I., Kamat Sahajanand, "In-situ bioremediation of groundwater using a meshfree model and particle swarm optimization,” J. Hydroinformatics, IWA publishing, Vol- 20(4), pp. 886-897, 2018.

2.Mategaonkar Meenal, Eldho T.I., "Multiobjective Groundwater Remediation Design Using a Coupled MFree Point Collocation Method and Particle Swarm Optimization,” J. Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE (Technical Note), Vol-19, pp. 1259-1263, 2014.

3.Mategaonkar Meenal, Eldho T.I, "Groundwater remediation using Point Collocation Method and Particle Swarm Optimization,” Environmental Modeling & Software, Vol-32, pp. 37-48, 2014.

4.Mategaonkar Meenal a, and Eldho T.I, "Simulation-Optimization model for in situ bioremediation of groundwater contamination using meshfree point collocation method (PCM) and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO),” J. Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste., ASCE, Vol-16 (3), pp. 207–218, 2013.

5.Mategaonkar Meenal a, and Eldho T.I., "Two-dimensional contaminant transport modeling using meshfree point collocation method (PCM),” Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol- 36, pp. 551-561, 2012.

Professional Development Activities:

1.FDP on Introductory Program on Pedagogy for effective student-centered teaching learning with technology (February,2019)

2.FDP on Contemporary practices in Construction Management (July, 2018)

3.Workshop on Wind Engineering (Jan 2017)



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