(03222)   282-243

Damodhar Rao Mailapalli

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.(IIT Kharagpur)

Specialization :
Land and Water Resources Engineering

Phone :
+91 - 3222 - 283102 (O), +91 - 3222 - 283103 (R)

E-mail :


  • Irrigation hydraulics and modeling
  • Agricultural water and waste management
  • Nonpoint source agricultural pollution
  • Cold region hydrology


  • Assistant Scientist, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2013)
  • Research Associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2010)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Davis, CA (2007)


  • Member : American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, ASABE
  • Life member : Indian Science Congress
  • Member : Institution of Engineers


  • Sediment transport model for surface irrigation systems by Mailapalli,D.R., Raghuwanshi, N.S., and Singh, R. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, (2013)
  • Crop residue biomass effects on agricultural runoff by Mailapalli, D.R., Burger, M., Horwath, W., and Wallender, W.W Applied and Environmental Soil Science, (2013)
  • Nitrogen leaching from Saybrook soil amended with biosolid and polyacrylamide by Mailapalli, DR., and Thompson, A.M Journal of Water Resources and Protection, 4(11): 968-979 (2012)
  • Infiltration, Runoff, and Export of Dissolved Organic Carbon from Furrow-Irrigated Forage Fields under Cover Crop and No- Till Management in the Arid Climate of California by Mailapalli, D.R., Horwath, W., Wallender, W.W., and Burger, M Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 138 (1): 35-42 (2012)
  • Sediment and Phosphorus Loads in Runoff and Leachate using Polyacrylamide Coated MilorganiteTM and Gypsum by Mailapalli, D.R. and A.M. Thompson Agricultural Water Management, 101: 27-34 (2011)
  • Infiltration evaluations strategy for border irrigation management by Raghuwanshi, N.S., Saha, R., Mailapalli, D.R., Upadhyaya, S.K. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 137 (9): 602- 609 (2011)
  • Application of Pesticide Transport Model for Simulating Diazinon Runoff in California’s Central Valley by Joyce, B.A., Wallender, W.W., and Mailapalli, D.R. Journal of Hydrology, 395 (1- 2):79-90 (2010)
  • Field length, tillage and crop residue effects on dissolved organic carbon in furrow irrigation by Mailapalli, D.R., Wallender, W.W., Burger, M. and Horwath, W. Agricultural Water Management, 98:29-37 (2010)
  • Closure to “A quick method for estimating furrow infiltration by D.R. Mailapalli, W.W. Wallender, N.S. Raghuwanshi, R. Singh by Mailapalli, D.R., Wallender, W.W., Raghuwanshi, N. S., Singh, R Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, 134(6): 788-79 (2010)
  • Closure to “Explicit integration algorithm for Green Ampt infiltration equation by D.R. Mailapalli, W.W. Wallender, R. Singh and N.S. Raghuwanshi by Mailapalli, D.R., Wallender, W.W., Singh, R., Raghuwanshi, N. S Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14(10): 1195-1196. (2009)
  • Sediment transport in furrow irrigation by Mailapalli, D.R., Raghuwanshi, N.S., Singh, R Irrigation Science, 27: 449-456 (2009)