The paper entitled ‘Estimation of Secchi Transparency in Turbid Coastal Waters’ by Anuj Kulshreshtha, PhD Research Scholar (OE11D025), Department of Ocean Engineering has been awarded the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Water Resource, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE'15) held at NITK, Surathkal during March 12 to 14, 2015.  He is guided by Prof. P. Shanmugam.