Campus Community Health • HEERF I, II & III

Alfred Kalyanapu, Ph.D.


Alfred J.  Kalyanapu, Ph.D.


Associate Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email Address:


(931) 372-3561


Prescott Hall (PRSC) 334

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the complex interactions of water with urban areas including energy, climate, infrastructure and sustainability.

  • Climate Impacts
  • Computational Hydraulics & Hydrology
  • Hydraulic/Hydrologic Modeling
  • Urban Water Management
  • Regional Scale Flood Modeling & Simulation
  • GIS Applications in Water Resources Engineering

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, USA, 2011
  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, USA, 2007
  • B.Tech., Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, 2003

Selected Publications:

  • Dullo, T. T., Kalyanapu, A. J., and Teegavarapu, R. S. V. "Evaluation of Changing Characteristics of Temporal Rainfall Distribution within 24-hour Duration Storms and their influences on Peak Discharges: A Case Study of Asheville, North Carolina" Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (In Print).
  • Bhuyian, Md. N. M., and Kalyanapu, A. J. (2017). "Accounting Digital Elevation Uncertainties for Flood Consequence Assessment" Journal of Flood Risk Management, DOI: 10.1111/jfr3.12293
  • Ahmadisharaf, E., and Kalyanapu, A. J., Thames, B. A., and Lillywhite, J. (2016). "Application of a probabilistic framework for comparison of dam breach prediction methods", Environmental Modelling & Software Journal, doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.09.022.
  • Ahmadisharaf, E., Kalyanapu, A. J., and Chung, E.-S. (2016) "Spatial probabilistic multicriteria decision making for assessment of flood management alternatives", Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 533, 365-378, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.031.
  • Ahmadisharaf, E., Kalyanapu, A. J., and Chung, E.-S. (2015). "Evaluating the effects of flood duration and velocity on selection of flood management alternatives using spatial multi-criteria decision making", Water Resources Management, 29(8), pp 2543-2561.
  • Bhuyian, Md. N. M., Kalyanapu, A. J., and Nardi, F. "An Approach for Digital Elevation Models (DEM) Correction by Improving Channel Conveyance" Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001020.