Sriman Pankaj Boindala, originally hailing from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, is a Civil Engineering researcher with a specific focus on Water Resource Management. Armed with a PhD from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science – Pilani Hyderabad campus, his dedication lies in advancing the frontiers of the field by employing state-of-the-art technologies. His research pursuits revolve around applying optimization, machine learning, and data science to address pivotal challenges in civil engineering. Proficient in hydrological modeling, water distribution systems, reservoir operations optimization, prediction modeling, and structural optimization, Dr. Boindala also boasts expertise in concrete and cement chemistry, exemplifying a well-rounded research proficiency in civil engineering. Dr. Boindala is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence.