Associate Professor Muttucumaru Sivakumar areas of expertise include water quality and water resources  engineering; Pollutant export from urban catchments; Water and wastewater treatment; Environmental hydraulics and Modelling; Sediment transport.

He received his BSc Eng at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1970‐1974. He also has a MEng, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand 1975‐1976 and completed his PhD, University of Newcastle, Australia, 1977‐1981. He was also visiting Professor and held academic positions in University of Minnesota, USA; University of Hiedelberg, Germany; Shenyang University, China; Indian Institute of Science, India; Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India; Sri Sathya Sai University, India and James Cook University, Queensland, Australia.

Past projects include

  • Coastal reservoir for Adelaide water supply – water quantity and quality modelling.
  • Lake and river water quality modelling.
  • Sediment transport and deposition in reservoirs.
  • Water source, treatment and distribution of Illawarra water supply for Sydney Water  Corporation.
  • Water quality monitoring and modelling of urban catchments – Wollongong City Council.
  • Dairy effluent waste management within a water supply catchment for Sydney Catchment Authority.

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