Sanchita S

External Consultant | ssanchita at iihs dot ac dot in


2013   ME, Environmental Engineering and Management, Coimbatore Institution of Technology, Tamil Nadu

2011   BE, Civil Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Tamil Nadu



Countries: India, Qatar
States: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka
Cities: Chennai, Erode, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Karur, Bengaluru, Doha
Languages: Tamil, Hindi, English

Sanchita has over 8 years of experience in teaching and consulting. Throughout her teaching experience, she has continuously developed curriculum through assessment, applied research, academic activities and handling administrative duties. During her consulting experience, she has worked on a variety of residential projects including planning and designing, performing field work, and ensuring corporate compliance with environmental regulations. She currently works as an External Consultant, with IIHS Urban Practitioners’ Programme. She is engaged in curating and creating course capsule preparation, research support and training for Individual capacity building programmes for various government missions.


Her areas of interest are in water supply and wastewater engineering, water governance, municipal solid waste management, and impact assessment and audit.

Journal Articles

  • Hemalatha, D., Narayanan, R., & Sanchitha, S. (2021). Removal of Zinc and Chromium from industrial wastewater using water hyacinth (E. crassipes) petiole, leaves and root powder: Equilibrium study. Materials Today: Proceedings43, 1834-1838.
  • Sanchita, S., Sangeetha, R., Sivakumar, S., & Vaidhegi, K. (2020).Study on various rating system for green building in Chennai. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine7(6), 1808-1813.
  • Kannan, V. K., Devakandhan, R., & Sanchita, S. (2020). Evaluation on strength and behaviour of concrete containing pulverized  polyethylene terephthalate (PET). Test Engineering and Management, 83, 12202-12207.
  • Kothai, P., Meena, A., Meenaloshini, E., Revathy, A., & Kumar, V. N. (2019). Treatment of tannery effluent using groundnut shells. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 6(3), 2440-2447.
  • Hemalatha, D., Sanchitha, S., & Keerthinarayana, S. (2014). Anaerobic treatment of pulp and paper mill wastewater using hybrid up flow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (HUASBR). International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 3(4), 11576-11584.
  • Muthukumar, S., Sanchita, S., & Harish, G. (2023, October 23-27). Paradigm shifts: Building regional guidance and capacity development action plan for climate resilience and water security in Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu, India [Poster presentation]. 2nd Open Science Conference of the World Climate Programme(WCRP), University of Rwanda.