Brief Biography: I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Norwich University. I teach introductory and advanced courses in Environmental Engineering as well as core Civil Engineering courses and labs. My research program is in sustainable water resource management, Green Infrastructure, and environmental modeling. I am also active in engineering education activities including service learning, K-12 STEM outreach and integrating research into undergraduate curriculum. Kulkarni
Contact Details: 
Tara Kulkarni, Ph.D., P.E.
Norwich University
158 Harmon Dr,
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2268

  • Ph.D. (2004) Florida State University
  • M.S. (1999) University of Toledo
  • B.E. (1998) University of Pune (College of Engineering Pune)


  • Environmental Engineering (class and lab)
  • Fluid Mechanics (class and lab)
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Hydrogeology
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering (lab)


  • Sustainable Water Resource Management
  • Environmental fate and transport modeling
  • Environmental education through Service-Learning and K-12 STEM outreach

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Tau Beta Pi (TBP)

Select Fellowships and Awards (at Norwich University):

  • 2015 Four state campus compact and Davis Foundation grant
  • 2014-2015 P3 Phase 1 Grant, USEPA
  • 2014-2015 VT EPSCoR Pilot Project Grant
  • 2014 ASCE ExCEEd Assistant Mentor
  • 2014 Dana Category 1 Award, Norwich University
  • 2014 Curriculum Development Fellowship, Norwich University
  • 2013 ASCE ExCEEd Fellow
  • 2013-14 VT EPSCoR Pilot Project Grant
  • 2013 Charles A. Dana Fellowship, Norwich University
  • 2012 Curriculum Development Fellowship, Norwich University
  • 2012 NSF’s Science: Becoming the Messenger Fellow
  • 2012 Vermont Campus Compact Faculty Fellow (Scholarship + Grant)
  • 2011 Carol A. Moore Scholarship from the Vermont Women in Higher Education
  • 2011 Chase Junior Faculty Startup Grant, Norwich University


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