People / Texas A&M AgriLife Extension / Anish Jantrania
Associate Professor / Extension Specialist
Sustainable and Integrated Water Infrastructure
Dr. Anish Jantrania is an Associate Professor/Extension Specialist in the Biological & Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University. He is based at he Blackland Research & Extension Center in Temple, Texas. Dr. Jantrania has over 25 years of experience working in the wastewater industry, in the public and private sectors, with a focus on On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF/septic systems), and decentralized wastewater systems used in areas not served by public sewer. His research and extension interests focus on sustainable infrastructure to ensure the availability of clean water to meet society’s water demands, and to ensure safe sanitation to protect public health and environmental quality. Before coming to Texas, Anish has worked in Virginia, Massachusetts, and West Virginia, and has studied in West Virginia, South Carolina, Ohio, and India. His work in Texas will focus on developing a statewide extension education and research program related to surface and groundwater quality protection with specific emphasis on non-point sources, OSSF, and other environmental issues. His work will also focus on education and research needs in water treatment technologies (such as desalination), water capture and multiuse, and conservation technologies that address identified needs in both agricultural and urban sectors.
B.E. Udaipur University, India
M.S. Ohio State University
Ph.D. Clemson University
M.B.A. West Virginia University