Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan

Dr. R. Srinivasan, Ph.D., P.E., is Director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Blackland Research & Extension Center, as well as a professor in the Departments of Ecology and Conservation Biology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Srinivasan is one of the developers of Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and travels around the world teaching SWAT workshops.

Office: Blackland Center, Temple Texas
Email: r-srinivasan@tamu.edu



Educational Training

Work Experience

  • 2020-present: Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Blackland Research & Extension Center at Temple.
  • 2015-present: Regents Fellow.
  • 2014-present: Texas A&M AgriLife Research Fellow.
  • August 2000-present: Director of Spatial Sciences Laboratory, Texas A&M University (TAMU), TX.
  • 2004-present: Professor TAMU and Texas AgriLife Research.
  • 1999-2004: Associate Professor, TAMU and Texas Agricultural Experiment Station (TAES).
  • April 1999- July 2000: Assistant Director of Mapping Science Laboratory, TAMU, College Station, TX.
  • 1998-present: Adjunct Professor, School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, TAMU.
  • 1996-1999: Assistant Professor, TAES, Temple, TX.
  • 1992-1996: Agricultural Engineer and Associate Research Scientist, TAES, Temple, TX.
  • 1989-1992: Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.
  • 1988-1989: Graduate Research Assistant, AIT, Bangkok.

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni (DAA) 
  • Dr. Srinivasan Receives Appointment to Neville P. Clarke '54 Endowed Chair – October 2022
  • University Distinguished Professor – April 2022
  • 2014-2015 Regents Fellow Service Award
  • 2015 College of Agriculture Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award, Purdue University
  • 2014 Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence for International Involvement
  • 2014 Texas A&M AgriLIFE Research Faculty Fellow Award
  • 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean outstanding Achievement Award in the category of Interdisciplinary Research Team "Bacterial Source Tracking Team"
  • Honored with Docteur Honoria Causa from Paul Sabatier University – Toulouse III, July 2013.
  • Recipient of the 2012 Norman Hudson Memorial Award from the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation for the development and world wide application of SWAT.
  • Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence in recognition of outstanding contributions and performance as a member of a research team for 2001 (Soil and Water Assessment Tool Team).
  • Awarded Scientist of the Year at Blackland Research Center, 1998.
  • Nominated for the U.S. EPA Region VI Environmental Excellence Award by Governor George W. Bush for efforts in managing nonpoint source pollution, 1997.
  • Selected for the 1994 summer program in Global Climate Change by Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology, CA, 1994.
  • Recipient of the Ismail Interdisciplinary Program Doctoral Research Award, Purdue University, 1991.
  • President, ALWDP (Agricultural Land and Water Development Program) Club, Asian Institute of Technology, 1988-1989.
  • New Zealand Government Scholarship, AIT, Bangkok, 1988-1989.

Society Memberships