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Basavaraj Paruti

Dr. Basavaraj Paruti

Professor, Alliance College of Engineering and Design

Dr. Basavaraj Paruti holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Bangalore University and a Master’s degree in Environment Engineering from Karnataka University. He started his career with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Bangalore. He worked for various Government projects related to Science & Technology activities across Karnataka. After twenty years of Government service, Dr. Basavaraj Paruti joined Rolta India Limited and worked as a Manager- Geospatial Division for almost 10 years in Bangalore. Simultaneously he was pursuing his doctoral degree from Bangalore University on the topic ‘Integrated Approach for Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Rapid Urban Growth Using GIS & Remote Sensing’. After acquiring the doctoral degree, he started his academic career as a HOD and Associate Professor in T John Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore. Then he joined as HOD and Professor in Lords Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad. He later shifted to Alliance University’s School of Engineering and Design, Bangalore, where he now works as a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering.

He has presented and published papers in national and international conferences/ journals in his areas of specialization as well as on aspects of Remote Sensing and GIS.

Professional Recognition/Awards

  1. Received an appreciation letter from the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Panchayat Belgaum for effective implementation of GIS in the line departments.
  2. ICORG committee recognized him for taking initiatives for implementing the Utility of Geographic Information Systems for general elections at the district level. This was the 'Best Paper of ICORG-97. (June18-21,1997)


Membership of Professional Societies               

  1. Life member of Institution of Engineers India
  2. Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education
  3. Life member of International Association of Engineers

Papers presented at National/International Seminars/Workshops

  1. Published a paper in the National Workshop on Environmental Pollution and Control, EPC-96 on 12th, 13th April 97 held at KLE's College of Engineering & Technology, Belgaum, India. The paper was titled ‘Study of Urban Environment by using GIS’.
  2. Published a paper titled ‘Utility of Geographic Information Systems for General Elections at the District Level in the International Conference on Remote Sensing and GIS (ICORG-97) held at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. His paper was recognized as the 'Best Paper of ICORG-97 (June18-21, 1997).
  3. Published a paper titled 'Application of GIS for Ground Water Pollution Studies -a case study of Saundati Taluk, Karnataka State, India, in the national level seminar on Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development held at the S.V.U Engineering College Tirupati, Andhra State, India, (March 1999).
  4. Published  a paper titled ‘Role of Teachers and Management to Bring the Quality of Technical Education' in a national level seminar on Quality of Engineering Education in the Cyber Age  held at the  Institute of Engineers (India), Belgaum, on Engineers Day Sept 15, 1999.
  5. Published a paper titled ‘' Impact of Urbanization on Ground Water Quality on Adjoining Rural Watersheds' in a national level seminar on the sustainability of drinking water supply systems (SDWMS 10), held at DSCE, Bangalore, on 22-23 March, 2010.
  6. Published a paper titled ‘' Air Pollution Index- Geospatial Model' in a national level seminar on National Conference on Thrust Areas in Engineering (NCTAE-2012) , held at GAT, Bangalore, on 20-21 January, 2012.


Research Papers Published in International Journals:

  1. “Impact of Urbanization and its Influence on Adjoining Watersheds” in the International Journal of Civil Engineering Research, Volume 2, Number 1 (2011), pp. 51–62 © Research India Publications,
  2. “Air Pollution Index: Geospatial Model” in the International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, ISSN 2231-1319 Volume 2, Number 2 (2011), pp. 149-157 © Research India Publications,
  3. “Solid Waste Disposal Practices and Review of Environmental Impacts:  A case study of dumping site in the International journal IJCE, ISSN (Print):2278-9987; ISSN (Online): 2278-9995; Vol-2, Issue2, May 2013, 69-78 © IASET.
  4. “Land Use / Land Cover Change Detection by Multi-temporal Remote Sensing Imageries: Bangalore city- India (1992-2012)” in the international journal IJCE, ISSN (Print):2278-9987; ISSN (E): 2278-9995, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Jan 2014, 51-58 © IASET.
  5. “Water Quality Index Mapping of Kengeri Industrial Area of Bangalore City Using Geospatial Analysis”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), ISSN (Print):0976-6308; ISSN (E): 0976-6316, Vol. 5, Issue 9, September 2014, pp. 162-168 © IAEME.
  6. “Geospatial Technology for Hazards and Disaster Management” in the International Journal of Combined Research and Development, eISSN: 2321-225X, pISSN: 2321-2241, Vol: 5; Issue: 6, June- 2016.
  7. “Comparison of Spatial Interpolation Methods for the Estimation of Water Quality Index” in the international journal IJCE, ISSN (Print):2278-9987; ISSN (online): 2278-9995; Vol-5, Issue-5, Aug - Sep 2016; 25-34 © IASET. Aug - Sep 2016; 25-34. This paper was selected for the Best Paper Award.
  8. “Rehabilitation of Ancient Structures” in the SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering (SSRG-IJCE) – ISSN: 2348 – 8352 volume 4 Issue 4 – April 2017.