Krishna Kumar Kotra -  School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Krishna Kumar Kotra

Dr Krishna Kumar Kotra, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Lecturer in Chemistry

Science Programme Coordinator, Emalus Campus

DFL Building, Emalus Campus, Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Tel: 678-22748 - 142


Teaching/ Technical Help in Teaching:

CH101 Chemical Principles

CH102 Principles and Reactions of Organic Chemistry

CH105 Chemistry for Applied Sciences

CH201 Organic Chemistry

CH203 Physical Chemistry

CH204 Inorganic Chemistry


Current Research Interests:

Groundwater, Climate Change, Impact Assessments, Coastal waters

Involved in collaborative projects

Selected Publications:


Geomorphological impact assessment on groundwater quality and fluoride genesis along the Bay of Bengal of Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India

Krishna Kumar Kotra. Clean, Soil, Air, Water 2011, 39 (10), 925-930. [Impact Factor: 2.17]


Impact of geomorphology and fluoride genesis on groundwater quality along the Bay of Bengal of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India

Krishna Kumar Kotra. Water and Environment 2012, 26 (4), 422-428[Impact Factor: 1.1]


Coastal groundwaters a geo-hydro chemical exploration for  factors controlling genesis and spatial distribution of fluoride

Krishna Kumar Kotra, Yessayya Vasantha. Int. J. Environment & Resource 2012, 01 (2), 50-61.


A study on the geochemistry of fluoride groundwater for delineation of fluoride zones

Krishna Kumar Kotra. International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 2014, 4 (1), 14-25.


Geophysical monitoring for the prospects of groundwater in the hard rock terrain regions along the Thandava River basin

Krishna Kumar Kotra, Israel Yedluri. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 2014, 4 (2), 338-349.


Geochemical assessment of groundwater along Thandava river basin, Andhra Pradesh, India

Krishna Kumar Kotra,  Israel Y & Sowjanya P. Nature Environment & Pollution Technology 2013, 12 (4), 709-716.


Impact of Cyclone PAM on Rainwater Harvesting Prospects in the Pacific Region

Krishna Kumar Kotra, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 2015, 12 (4), 1-11.


Integrated Geophysical and Geochemical Assessment for the Comprehensive Study of the Groundwater

Krishna Kumar Kotra, Israel Yedluri, Surendra Prasad & Sowjanya Pasupureddi. Water, Air, Soil Pollution  2016, 227 (6), 1-16.


Fluoride Problem A psychological Perspective

Subba Rao K, Krishna Kumar Kotra. Parapsychology Today 2008, VIII (2), 62-66.


Fluorosis Psychological impact on learning and development of children

Krishna Kumar Kotra. Parapsychology Today 2011, XI (4), 92-96.


Groundwater - Fluoride: geochemical assessment along Bay of Bengal of Vizianagaram

Krishna Kumar Kotra. Indian Water Works Association 2012, XXXXIV (2) / 125-130.

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