Vimala PP

Junior Specialist | vimalapp at iihs dot ac dot in

2015    MTech, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Trivandrum
2013    BTech, Civil Engineering, Government Engineering College, Thrissur


Countries: India
States: Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Cities: Trivandrum, Thrissur, Trichy, Coimbatore
Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam

Vimala is a M.Tech graduate in Environmental Engineering from the College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala. Her area of Interest is in environmental engineering, solid waste management, water supply engineering, wastewater engineering and air quality management. Her research during her post graduation explored methods to enhance the rate of biodegradation of polyolefins using physical and biological means.


At IIHS, she has been working as a Junior Specialist in the Engineering, Planning, and Implementation Support component for the TNUSSP project. She has been involved in the assessment study of Sewage Treatment Plants, decanting stations, environmental baseline studies, and review of detailed project report of Fecal Sludge Treatment Plant in Trichy City Corporation. She also provides technical assistance to the Capacity Building team.

Practice Projects at IIHS

2016 onwards Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP)


Previous Teaching Experience

 2015 Al Ameen engineering College, Shoranur

Journal Articles

Vimala, P. P., & Mathew, L. (2016). Biodegradation of Polyethylene using Bacillus Subtilis. Procedia Technology, 24, 232-239.


Other Writing

Vimala, P. P. (2017, May 4). Thoughts on the Masons’ Training. Tamilnadusanitationmission. Retrived from

  • 2016 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology, Thrissur.
  • 2015 Vimala, P. P., & Mathew, L. (2015, September). Biodegradation of Polyethylene using Biosurfactants. Paper presented at the National Conference on Technological Trends (NCTT). Trivandrum: College of Engineering.