Dr. B.S.Murty has been working as a faculty member in the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras since December 1998. Prior to this, he taught and researched at IIT Kanpur from July 1989 until December 1998. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Washington State University, Pullman, USA in 1989 and Master’s degree from I.I.Sc., Bangalore in 1984. His main areas of research include computational hydraulics, contaminant transport modeling and pipeline hydraulics. He has guided / co-guided a total of 13 Ph.D., four M.S. (by research) and 48 M. Tech. students in these areas. He has authored / co-authored five book chapters and 76 research publications in peer reviewed international journals. He has carried out several sponsored research projects funded by DST (GoI), Ministry of Water Resources (GoI), Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) and Indo-German Science and Technology Center. He has also played key role in several inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional projects in the area of water resources management. He was the area coordinator (water) of Indo-German Center for Sustainability at IIT Madras from January 2011 until March 2020, and the coordinator of the center from June 2017 until March 2020. Earlier, he was the coordinator for Socially Responsible Projects (SRP) program at IIT Madras for six years from 2006. He has helped several industries such as Larsen & Toubro, Tata Projects Limited, Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam Ltd., APGENCO etc. through his consulting. He is on the editorial board of journals, Sadhna (published by Indian Academy of Sciences) and ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering.