Dr. S. Thirumala was born in India. He received PG Degrees from Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India and he obtained his Doctorate in Environmental Science from the same university. He has worked as an Assistant Professor in Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor at Government First Grade College and PG Center, Davangere University, Davangere, India.
He has published many scientific papers at referred international level journals as well as having presented his research papers at national and international conferences, seminars and workshops. Currently, Dr. S. Thirumala is an editor and author of nine textbooks with international and national publishers. These books are very informative for postgraduate and undergraduate students of all foreign and Indian Universities.
His scientific interests focused on water and waste water treatment plants, industrial effluent treatment plants design and execution, air quality monitoring, aero microbiology, analysis of heavy metals, water and waste water, studies on river water quality and ground water quality, and the restoration of lakes.