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Dr. R. Kumutha
Name Dr. R. Kumutha
Designation Professor & Head of the Department
Areas of Interest • Structural Engineering • Geopolymer Composites • FRP Composite Structures • Steel – Concrete Composite Structures
Room No. 14-113
Intercom No. 484
Mobile 9894125626
Email Id (Official) kumuthar@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) kumuthar@yahoo.co.in
Qualification

Ph.D (Civil Engg. )-Anna University,Chennai,India -April 2007.
M.E.(Structural Engg. )-Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai, India -Nov 1998
B.E.(Civil Engg.)- Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai, India -April 1997

Academic Experience
  • Professor & Head, SVCE, Sriperumbudur – 12.03.2020 to Till date
  • Professor, SVCE, Sriperumbudur – 20.01.2020 to 11.03.2020
  • Professor, Dean & Head, Sethu Institute of Technology, Madurai – 8 Years 6 Months
  • Professor & Dean (PG) – Sona College of Technology, Salem – 2 Years 3 Months
  • Assistant Professor – Sona College of Technology, Salem – 1 Year 6 Months
  • Senior Lecturer – VLB Janakiammal College of Engg & Tech, Coimbatore – 6 Months
  • Lecturer – Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi – 6 Years 10 Months
Courses Handled

P.G.
1. Design of Tall buildings
2. Matrix and finite element methods of structural analysis
3. Finite Element Analysis
4. Design of Steel- Concrete Composite Structures.
5. Advanced Concrete Technology
6. Theory of Plates
7. Structural Dynamics
U.G.
1. Structural analysis-Classical and Modern methods
2. Mechanics of solids
3. Engineering Mechanics
4. Concrete Technology
5. Prestressed Concrete Structures
6. Advanced Concrete Design.
7. Basic Structural Design.
8. Reinforced Concrete Structures
9. Basic Civil Engineering

Research & Consultancy

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
• Received a research grant of Rs.10,000 from Tamilnadu State Council for Science & Technology under STUDENT PROJECT SCHEME for the project titled “Hibiscus leaves as binding agent for cement based mortar” in the year 2018
• Received a research grant of Rs.4.46 Lakhs from University Grants Commission under Minor Research Projects Scheme in the year 2016 for the research project titled ‘Cement free paver blocks using fly ash based geopolymer Composites’.
• Received a research grant of Rs.17.39 Lakhs from Department of Science & Technology ,SERB under FAST TRACK SCHEME FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS in the year 2012 for the research project titled ‘Structural Behaviour of GFRP-Geopolymer Concrete Composites’.
• Recipient of Career Award for Young Teachers with a grant of Rs 6 Lakhs from All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi in the year 2012.
• Received a research grant of Rs.10,000 from TNSCST under STUDENT PROJECT SCHEME in the year 2012.
OTHER GRANTS FETCHED:
• Received a Grant of Rs. 7 Lakhs from AICTE, New Delhi in the Year 2017 for the Faculty Development Program on “Limit State Design of Steel Structures”.
• Received a Seminar Grant of Rs.10,000 from ISTE, New Delhi for a National Seminar on “ Seismic Resistant Design of Masonry and Reinforced Concrete Structures” in the year 2017.
• Received a grant of Rs.5,000 from ISTE( TN & P Section) for a National Conference on “ Recent Advancements in Construction Materials and Concrete Technology” in the year 2016.
• Received a grant of Rs.15,000 from TNSCST for “ Environment Awareness Exhibition” under Popularization of Science Activities in the year 2015.
• Received a Seminar Grant of Rs.30,000 from NPCIL in the Year 2012 for a State Level Technical Seminar on “Construction & Safety Aspects of Nuclear Power Plants”.
• Received a Seminar Grant of Rs.60,000 from AICTE in the Year 2010 for a National level Seminar on “ Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Mangement”.
• Received a Seminar Grant of Rs.2,50,000 from AICTE in the Year 2009.for the National level Conference on “ Emerging Trends in Construction and Concrete Technology”.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Scopus Indexed: 23 Publications H index: 7 Total Citations in Scopus: 224
Google Scholar : 55 Publications H Index: 8 Citations in Google Scholar: 473

International Journals (39 publications)
1. Prabu Baskar, Kumutha Rathinam and Vijai Kanagarajan., “Effect of aspect ratio and volume fraction of steel fibres in strength properties of geopolymer concrete”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), ISSN : 2278-3075, Vol. 9, Issue 1, November 2019, pp. 3314-3320.(Scopus Indexed)
2. Kumutha.R , Vijai.K & S.Vijayragavan. “Mechanical properties of Concrete using coconut shells as coarse aggregates”, October 2018, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vo1 13, No.20, pp.8236 – 8242. (Scopus Indexed)
3. Dr.R.Kumutha , S.Aarthy and Dr.K.Vijai. “Properties of Double layer Geopolymer concrete paver blocks with polyester fibres”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, Issue 5, May 2018, pp. 229 –238. (Scopus Indexed)
4. Dr.Kumutha and Dr.K.Vijai, S.Noor Nasifa, M.Nivedhidha , R.Mukila Preethi “ Experimental Investigation on Fly Ash Bricks Incorporating M-Sand and GGBS”, International Journal of Constructive Research in Civil Engineering (IJCRCE) Volume 4, Issue 2, 2018, pp. 1-6.
5. P.Rajeswaran, Dr.Kumutha and Dr.K.Vijai. “Mechanical properties of Fly ash blended Ceramic waste based Geopolymeric binder”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, Issue 3, March 2018, pp. 566–576. (Scopus Indexed)
6. Prabu.B, Kumutha.R and Vijai.K., “Effect of fibers on the mechanical properties of fly ash and GGBS based geopolymer concrete under different curing conditions”, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences, Vol. 24, February 2017, pp. 5-12.(SCI/Scopus Indexed & Web of Science)
7. Dr.Kumutha.R, Syedali Fathima.I and Dr.Vijai.K “Experimental Investigation on Properties of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete”, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684,p-ISSN: 2320-334X, Volume 14, Issue 3 Ver. V. (May – June 2017), pp. 105-109
8. Sarabanu.J, Dr.Kumutha.R and Dr.Vijai.K “A review on Durability studies of Geopolymer Concrete and mortar under aggressive environment”, SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, ISSN: 2348-8352, Volume-4, Issue-5, May 2017 ,pp. 32-35.
9. Dr.Kumutha.R, Aswini. A , Ellakkiya.M ,Karthika.T and Dr.Vijai.K. ‘Properties of I Shaped Paver Blocks using Fly ash based Geopolymer Concrete’, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X, Volume 14, Issue 2 Ver. VI (Mar. – Apr. 2017), pp. 06-12.
10. R.Sanjay Kumar, R.Selvaraj and Dr.Kumutha.R, ‘Development of Superhydrophobic coatings on concrete surfaces’, International Journal of Science and Research, ISSN: 2319-7064, Volume-6, Issue-4, April 2017, pp. 363-368.
11. Dr.Kumutha.R, Aswini. A , Ellakkiya.M ,Karthika.T and Dr.Vijai.K. ‘Experimental investigation on heat resistive paints’, SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, ISSN: 2348-8352, Volume-4, Issue-3, March 2017 ,pp. 34-39.
12. Dr.R.Kumutha, Dr.K.Vijai, S.Naga Priya, R.Rajapriya, P.Sindhusri. ‘Effect of Textile Effluent on Geotechnical Properties of Expansive Soil for Flexible Pavements’, World Journal of Research and Review (WJRR), ISSN:2455-3956, Volume-3, Issue-2, August 2016 ,pp. 38-42.
13. Kumutha.R, Vijai.K & Rajeswaran.P. ‘Structural Behaviour of Ferrogeopolymer slabs under flexure’, Materials Science Forum, (2016), ISSN: 1662-9752, Vol. 866, pp 109-113. (Scopus Indexed)
14. Jayalakshmi.J.S, Bhagavan. N.G., & Kumutha.R. ‘Development of Low Strength and Geopolymer Concrete mix utilizing demolished aggregate’, International Journal of Advanced Research, (2016), Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 1168 – 1179.
15. Rajeswaran.P, Kumutha.R, & Vijai.K. ‘Compressive Strength of Ceramic Waste based geopolymeric binder’, International Journal of Advanced Research, (2016), Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 657-663.
16. Kumutha Rathinam, Basanth Babu Koattaiveedu Mohanram & Vijai Kanagarajan , ‘Geopolymer concrete beam strengthening with glass fibre reinforced polymer’, Journal of the Croatian Association of Civil Engineers- GRADEVINAR, 68 (2016) 1, pp 11-18.(SCI/Scopus Indexed)
17. Vijai.K , Kumutha.R. & Vishnuram.B.G ‘Flexural Behaviour of fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete composite beams’, Computers and Concrete, March 2015, 15(3), pp 437-459. (SCI/Scopus Indexed)
18. Revathi.S, Kumutha R & Vijai.K. ‘Properties of Paver Blocks with Groundnut husk ash as fine aggregates’ International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology , May 2015, 2(2), pp.657 – 660.
19. Revathi.S, Kumutha R & Vijai.K. ‘Effect of Groundnut husk ash as fine aggregate in mortar’ International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology , 2015, 4(3), pp.1314 – 1320.
20. Vijai.K , Kumutha.R. & Vishnuram.B.G ‘Experimental investigations on properties of polypropylene fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete composites’ February – March 2014, Journal of Structural Engineering (SERC), Vol.40, No.6, pp 521- 529. (Scopus Indexed)
21. Hariharan V, Vijai.K & Kumutha.R. ‘Investigation on Properties of Geopolymer Concrete Using Fly Ash & GGBS ’ Chemical Science Review and Letters , 2014, 2(8), pp.620-625.
22. Jayajothi P, Kumutha R & Vijai.K . ‘Properties of Fly Ash and GGBS Based Geopolymeric Binder ’ Chemical Science Review and Letters , 2014, 2(6), pp.470 – 479.
23. Kumutha.R, Vijai.K Ramya. RR , Sujith KJ & Yeshey Dema ‘Geopolymer Concrete using Kaolinite Clay, Fly Ash And GGBS ’ Chemical Science Review and Letters , 2014, 3(10), pp.275 – 280.
24. Kumutha.R , Vijai.K ,Prakash S, Rajeshkumar K, Sakthi S and Shembiang Marthong “Feasibility Study on Utilisation of laterite soil for stabilized earth blocks” (Jul-Sep 2013), Research Desk, 2(3), pp. 229-236.
25. Hariharan, Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Compressive Strength of geopolymer concrete using fly ash and GGBS” (2013) , International Journal of Civil Engineering and Applications , Vol. 3, No.4 Special Issue, pp. 14-17.
26. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Investigations on properties of geopolymer concrete using fly ash and GGBS” (2013), International Journal of Civil Engineering and Applications , Vo1 3, No.5 Special Issue, pp. 68-72.
27. Jayajothi.P., Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Finite Element Analysis of FRP strengthened RC beams using ANSYS” (2013), Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building & Housing), Vol. 14, No.4, pp. 631-642. .(Scopus Indexed)
28. Vijai.K , Kumutha.R. & Vishnuram.B.G ‘Investigations on Properties of Glass Fibre Reinforced Fly Ash based Geopolymer Concrete’ 2012, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 5, No 4, pp .817-824.(Scopus Indexed)
29. Kumutha.R , Vijai.K & Palanichamy M.S “Analytical models for FRP confined circular concrete columns” (2012) , Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building & Housing), Vo1 13, No.4 pp. 489-497 .(Scopus Indexed)
30. Vijai K., Kumutha R and Vishnuram B.G., “Properties of glass fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete composites” (2012) ,Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building & Housing), Vo1 13, No.4 pp.511-520. (Scopus Indexed)
31. Vijai K., Kumutha R and Vishnuram B.G., “Effect of inclusion of steel fibres on the properties of geopolymer concrete composites” (2012), Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building & Housing), Vo1 13, No.3 pp. 377-385 .(Scopus Indexed)
32. Vijai.K, Kumutha.R. and Vishnuram. B.G. “Experimental investigations on mechanical properties of Geopolymer concrete composites” (2012) , Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building & Housing), Vo1 13, No.1 pp. 89-96. (Scopus Indexed)
33. Vijai.K, Kumutha.R. and Vishnuram.B.G. “Effect of types of curing on strength of geopolymer concrete” August 2010, International Journal of Physical Sciences, Vo1 5 No.9 pp.1419-1423. (Scopus Indexed)
34. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K. “Strength of Concrete incorporating Aggregates Recycled from Demolition Waste”, May 2010, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vo1 5, No.5, pp.65-72. (Scopus Indexed)
35. Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Effect of steel fibres in the properties of concrete” 2010, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 29, No. 4,pp 531-538. (SCI / Scopus Indexed)
36. Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Effect of recycled coarse aggregates in properties of concrete”, Fall 2008, Journal of Green Building, Vol 3, No.4, , pp 130 -137. (SCI / Scopus Indexed)
37. Kumutha.R. , Palanichamy M.S. & Vaidyanathan.R”Behaviour of Reinforced concrete Rectangular Columns strengthened using GFRP” ,September 2007, Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier), Volume 29, Issue 8, pp. 609-615. (SCI / Scopus Indexed)
38. Kumutha.R. , Palanichamy M.S. & Vaidyanathan.R “Behaviour of concrete compression specimens strengthened using glass fibre reinforced plastics” , December 2006-January 2007, Journal of Structural Engineering (SERC), Vol.33, No.5, ,pp 401-405. (Scopus Indexed)
39. Kumutha.R & Palanichamy M.S. “Investigation of Reinforced Concrete Columns Confined using Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastics” ,Nov 2006, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 25, Issue 16, pp.1669-1678. (SCI / Scopus Indexed)
National Journals (16 publications)
1. Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Effect of PVC Confinement on behaviour of plain and Reinforced concrete columns”, January -June 2013, Journal of Progress in Civil Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp.1-6.
2. Saravanakumar P. Kumutha.R. & Vijai.K “Prediction of Nonlinear response of Prestressed concrete beam by finite element analysis” January -June 2013 , Journal of Progress in Civil Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp.48-53.
3. Kumutha R.& Vijai.K “Flexural Behaviour of Fly ash based Ferro – Geopolymer Composite Slabs” ,June 2013, New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp.172-180.
4. Vijai K., Kumutha R and Vishnuram B.G “Feasibility study on effective utilization of fly ash from two thermal power stations on the development of geopolymer concrete” (2012), Journal of Industrial Pollution Control, 28(1), pp 35-40. (Scopus Indexed)
5. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Behaviour of axially loaded short rectangular columns wrapped with GFRP”, Vol.6. December 2011, Sethu Journal of Science and Technology, pp.38-43.
6. Vijai K., Kumutha R and Vishnuram B.G “Influence of curing types on strength of geopolymer concrete”, Nov 2010, New Building Materials & Construction World, pp.181-185.
7. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Corrosion Performance of steel reinforcement in GFRP Strengthened Concrete Cylinders”, June 2010, New Building Materials & Construction World, pp.188-198.
8. Vijai.K. & R.Kumutha.R. “Flexural Behaviour of Self- Compacting Concrete with Recron Fibres” ,May 2009, New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 14, Issue 11, pp.222-234.
9. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Concrete with demolished brick waste as fine aggregates” , December 2008, Civil Engineering & Construction Review, Vol.21, No.12, pp.70-78.
10. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Strengthening of Concrete Pedestals using FRP” , December 2007, Construction Journal of India, ,pp. 26-30
11. Vijai.K. & R.Kumutha.R. “Flexural Behaviour of Glass Fibre Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete”, September 2007, Construction Journal of India, ,pp. 28-33
12. Kumutha.R & Vijai.K “Quest for Long Term Durability”, July 2007, Times Journal of Construction & Design (TJCD) , pp 32-35.
13. Kumutha R., Vaidyanathan R. & Palanichamy . M.S. “Fibre wrapping Technology to strengthen R.C.Circular Columns”, March 2006, New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp.142-152.
14. Kumutha.R & Palanichamy M.S. “Behavior of Short Rectangular Columns Strengthened using GFRP”, February 2006, Engineering Today Journal, Journal of Technological, Vol. VIII, Issue 2, pp.20-23.
15. Kumutha.R & Palanichamy M.S. “Behavior of GFRP strengthened concrete compression members” , December 2005, Journal Civil Engineering & Construction Review, Vol.18, No.12, pp.52-58.
16. Kumutha.R. & Palanichamy M.S. “Behavior of GFRP strengthened axially loaded concrete members” , November 2005, New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp.156-161.
International Conferences
1. Basanth Babu K.Mohanram, Kumutha Rathinam and Vijai Kanagarajan, “Strengthening of Geopolymer Concrete Columns with GFRP Composites”, Proceedings of 51st International Research Forum (IRF) International Conference held at Chennai on 24th October 2019, pp.1-6.
2. B.Prabu, R.Kumutha and K.Vijai, “Studies on properties of Steel fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete”, Proceedings of 51st International Research Forum (IRF) International Conference held at Chennai on 24th October 2019, pp.7-12.
3. “External confinement of plain and reinforced concrete columns using PVC pipes” in the 2nd International Conference on Structural Architectural and Civil Engineering held at Dubai on 19th – 20th November 2016, pp.72-78.
4. “Structural Behaviour of Ferrogeopolymer slabs under flexure” in the First International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, Nanyang Executive centre, Singapore on 1st- 3rd May 2016.pp.25-29.
5. “Development of low strength and geopolymer concrete mix utilizing demolished aggregates” in the 1st International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICRTET), St.Joseph’s Institute of Technology, Chennai on 29th April 2016.
6. “Corrosion behaviour of prestressing wire embedded in OPC and PPC concretes” in the International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology, Mount Zion College of Engineering & Technology, Pudukkottai on 13th and 14th March 2014.
7. “Shear Strengthening of Geopolymer Concrete Beams using GFRP Wraps” in the International Conference on Emerging Paradigms in Management Research held at Vivekanandha Institute of Engineering and Technology for women , Namakkal, Tamilnadu on 27th and 28th February 2014.
8. “Investigations on properties of geopolymer concrete using fly ash and GGBS” in the International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 5th and 6th June 2013.
9. “Compressive Strength of geopolymer concrete using fly ash and GGBS” in the International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 5th and 6th June 2013.
10. “Influence of curing types on strength of geopolymer concrete” in the proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques in Civil Engineering organized by VLB Janakiammal college of Engineering & Technology,Coimbatore, 7th to 9th Jan 2010.
11. “Experimental Investigation on GFRP Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Rectangular Columns” in the proceedings of the 27th Conference of the Asean Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO 27) organized by Institution of Engineers Singapore, Nov 30-Dec 2nd 2009, Singapore, pp 157-166
12. “Behaviour of GFRP Jacketed Reinforced Concrete Rectangular Columns” in the proceedings of Structural Engineering World Congress- November 2nd to 7th 2007,pp 123
13. “Investigation of GFRP Strengthened Rectangular Columns”, in the International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, ICEE 2006, 25th & 26th February 2006, SASTRA, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.pp.266 -275.
14. “Strength and Durability Characteristics of FRP Confined Concrete Columns” in the proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Concrete Technology for sustainable development held at Hyderabad during Feb 27-March 03, 2005,pp. 383-395.
15. “Eigen value analysis of composite plates with cutouts using NISA” in the proceedings of the 45th ISTAM International congress held at Mepco Schlenk Engg. College, Sivakasi during Dec 26-29, 2000.
National Conferences
1. “Geopolymer concrete using Kaolinite Clay ,Fly ash and GGBS” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Fundamental and Applied Chemistry held at Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology on 4th October 2013, pp.419-425.
2. “Properties of Fly ash and GGBS based Geopolymeric binder” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Fundamental and Applied Chemistry held at Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology on 4th October 2013,pp.426-435.
3. “Investigation on properties of geopolymer concrete using Fly ash and GGBS” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Fundamental and Applied Chemistry held at Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology on 4th October 2013,pp.449-456.
4. “Finite Element Analysis of FRP strengthened RC beams using ANSYS” in the proceedings of the National Conference on “Innovations in Mechanical, Mechatronics & Building Sciences” organized by Kongu Engineering College, Erode on 25th and 26th April 2013.
5. “Finite Element Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Beam using ANSYS” in the proceedings of the Second National Conference on “Research Advancements in Geotechnical Engineering ” organized by Government College of Technology, Coimbatore on 26th April 2013.
6. “Dynamic analysis and design of power transmission monopole using STAAD Pro” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Research Advances in Communication, Computation, Electrical science and Structures organized by Bharathiyar Institute of Engineering for women,Coimbatore, 23rd February 2013.
7. “Finite Element Analysis of concrete filled steel tubular beams using ANSYS” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Latest Advances in Civil Engineering for sustainable development organized by SNS College of Technology,Coimbatore, 10th April 2013.
8. “Properties of concrete incorporating recycled aggregates from Demolition Waste” in the proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advancements in Construction Materials and Concrete Technology, April 2009,Sethu Institute of Technology, Kariapatti, pp 157-166
9. “Behaviour of GFRP Jacketed Pedestals”, in the National Conference on Frontline Areas of Civil Engineering, NCFACE 2007, VLB Janakiammal college of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.
10. “Strength and Behaviour of GFRP Jacketed reinforced concrete rectangular columns”, in the National seminar on Modern trends in structural design and Construction Practices, Department of civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Anna University,Chennai.
11. “Behaviour of Axially Loaded Columns Strengthened with GFRP” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Materials & Mechanics of Concrete Structures organized by IITM, Chennai, during 12-13, August,2005,pp. 250-257.
12. “Behaviour of GFRP Strengthened Axially Loaded Reinforced Concrete Columns” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Application of Emerging Technologies at Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur for which “BEST PAPER AWARD” was won during March 28, 2005.
13. “Strength and Durability Characteristics of FRP Confined Concrete Columns” in the proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Trends in Composite Construction using Structural Steel organized by Kongu Engineering College in support with SERC Chennai, during 16th -17th December,2004,pp. 177-191.
REVIEWER IN JOURNALS:
1. Elsevier – Structures
2. Elsevier – Construction and Building Materials
3. Technopress – Computers and Concrete
4. Journal of Adhesion Science & Technology.
5. Journal Construction Materials-ICE Publishing, UK
6. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An international Journal, Technopress, Korea
7. International Journal of Physical Sciences,Nairobi
8. Journal of Basic and Applied Research International
9. Journal of Green Building
PROGRAMS ATTENDED:
1. UKIERI-UGC Workshop (UUW-2019) on “Alkali activated earth building products utilising non-organic solid wastes” organized by Centre for Sustainable Technologies, IISC, Bangalore on 15.02.2019.
2. National Research Development Corporation sponsored One day National Workshop on “Role of IPR in Innovation management & Academic – Industry Collaboration” at Sethu Institute of Technology on 07.02.2019.
3. Faculty Development workshop on “Primavera 16.2” at Sethu Institute of Technology from 23rd to 26th July 2018
4. Continuous Professional Development program accredited by Engineering Council of India on “Advances & Innovations in Repair, Rehabilitation & Retrofitting” at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai during 9th & 10th March 2018.
5. National Seminar on “Concrete Mix Design” in association with Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) ,Madurai Centre & Indian Concrete Institute, Madurai Centre at Sethu Institute of Technology on 08.03.2018.
6. AICTE Sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Programme on “Limit State Design of Steel Structures”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Sethu Institute of Technology during 7th to 20th November 2017.
7. National level workshop on “Civil Engineering applications using Remote Sensing & GIS Techniques” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Sethu Institute of Technology during 5th and 6th October 2017.
8. ISTE Sponsored National Seminar on “Seismic Resistant Design of Masonry and Reinforced Concrete Structures” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Sethu Institute of Technology from 23.08.2017 to 24.08.2017.
9. 2nd International Conference on Structural Architectural and Civil Engineering, held on 19th – 20th November 2016, in Dubai
10. National Conference on “Effective Use of Construction Chemicals for durable and sustainable built environment” jointly organized by ICI, Madurai Centre and ACCE(I) , Madurai Centre on 7th & 8th October 2016 at Hotel Fortune Pandiyan, Madurai.
11. Workshop on “Quality Initiatives in Technical & Higher Educational Institutions (in compliance with NBA & NAAC Accreditation ” organized by Engineering Staff College of India, Hyderabad on 7th to 9th September 2016.
12. Two days training program on “ Internal auditors training on Quality Management System ISO 9001: 2015” organized by IQAC, Sethu Institute of Technology on 13th & 14th July 2016.
13. Two Day workshop on “Internal Revenue Generation” organized by Faculty Development Cell of Sethu Institute of Technology on 8th & 9th July 2016.
14. “Geospatial consortium Partnership Collaborative vision development Workshop” conducted by the University of IOWA, USA in association with Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai on 30th June & 1st July 2016.
15. One day workshop on “ Canadian Immigration Integration Program” organized by Construction Industry Development Council, New Delhi in association with Engineering Council of India at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 31st May 2016.
16. Guest lecture on “ Tall Buildings” by Prof.V.Muthu organized by ACCE(I) and ICI, Madurai centre at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 26th May 2016.
17. First International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, Nanyang Executive centre, Singapore on 1st- 3rd May 2016
18. One day workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights & Innovations” organized by Faculty Development Cell of Sethu Institute of Technoloy on 20.04.2016.
19. Symposium on “Smart Cities- Challenges & Constraints” organized by Thiagarajar College of Engineering, in association with ACCE(I) and ICI Madurai Chapter on 10th and 11th March 2016.
20. Tech Talk 2016 on “Infrastructure Management Solutions” organized by Sethu Institute of Technology in association with CADD Centre on 4th February 2016.
21. Guest lecture on “ Durability of concrete” by Dr.K.Arunachalam organized by ICI, Madurai centre at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 12th January 2016.
22. One day workshop on “ Professionalization of Engineers” organized by Engineering Council of India at Hotel Sangam, Madurai on 29th December 2015.
23. Guest lecture on “ Developments in the field of concrete Technology” by Er.S.P.Srinivasan organized by ICI, Madurai centre at Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 23rd December 2015.
24. One day workshop on “ National Institutional Ranking Framework – NIRF” at PSG Institute of Technology, Coimbatore on 23rd November 2015.
25. One day seminar on “Recent trends in Construction Materials & Methods” at Sethu Institute of Technology on 10th September 2015.
26. National level Technical Seminar on “ Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering Software & Prospective Career Opportunities” during 28th February 2014 at Sethu Institute of Technology, Pulloor, Kariapatti.
27. NPCIL Sponsored State level Technical Seminar on “ Construction and Safety Aspects of Nuclear Power Plants” during 4th October 2012 at Sona College of Technology, Salem.
28. AICTE sponsored two weeks faculty development programme on “Design of Steel Structures” during 25th May to 7th June 2012 , at Sona College of Technology, Salem.
29. Two days National Seminar on “Practical Approach to Valuation”, on 9-10, Oct 2010, organized by Institution of Valuers, Madurai Branch.
30. AICTE Sponsored two days seminar on “Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management” during 12th & 13th May 2010 at Sethu Institute of Technology, Pulloor, Kariapatti.
31. 27th Conference of the Asean Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO 27) organized by Institution of Engineers Singapore, Nov 30-Dec 2nd 2009, Singapore
32. Two days National Seminar on “Recent advances and Future Trends in Valuation”, on 2-3, May 2009, Organized by Institution of Valuers, Madurai Branch.
33. National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Construction Materials and Concrete Technology” on 24th April 2009.
34. One day workshop on “Opportunities for Government funded R & D projects for Engineering educational Institutions”, on 5.10.2007 held at J.N.Tata Auditorium, IISC,Bangalore.
35. AICTE sponsored one week QIP on “Seismic Resistant Design of Masonry and Reinforced Concrete Buildings”, during Jan17-21, 2005, at IISC, Bangalore.
36. AICTE-ISTE sponsored one week STTP on “Advances in Construction Materials Technology” during July12-17, 2004, at IITM, Chennai.
37. One day orientation programme on “Professional Ethics” organised by IIPC, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi on 8.04.2004.
38. Two weeks ISTE short term training programme on “Rain water harvesting for urban and rural areas” organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi during 1-12, December 2003.
39. Two weeks ISTE short term training programme on “GIS and Remote sensing applications in Civil Engineering” organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi during 9-22, December 2002.
40. One day seminar on “RECRON 3S – A new generation fibre for reinforcing concrete” organized by Reliance industries on 19.09.2002.
41. One day workshop on “Earthquake resistant design of buildings”, Anna University on 20.7.2002.
42. Two days workshop on “Internet” organised by Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi,during March 2001.
43. 45th International Congress ISTAM organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi,during Dec 26-29,2000.
44. The refresher course on “High performance concrete”, organised by the Dept. of Civil Engg. at REC, Calicut, June 21-23, 2000.
45. One day Seminar on “Curriculum issues in Structural Steel Design” on 29.01.2000 organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi.
46. AICTE-ISTE sponsored two weeks Training Programme on “Software Applications in Structural Engineering” during Dec. 6-19, 1999, at CIT, Coimbatore.
47. Three days training on “Script Writing” during Nov16-18, 1999 organised by EMRC,Madurai Kamaraj University.

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities
Achievements

1.Shayesta Akhtar Memorial National Award for the Best Women Engineering College Teacher ISTE, New Delhi Contribution in Teaching & Research -2018
2.ISTE Periyar Award for the Best Engineering College Teacher ISTE, TN & P Section Outstanding Contribution in Technical Education-Dec.2016
3.Best Guide Award Entrepreneurs Council of India National Level Paper Presentation Contest-Nov.2016
4.Prof.K.Arumugam National Award for Innovative Research ISTE, New Delhi Innovative Research-Nov 2014
5.Career Award for Young Teachers AICTE, New Delhi Research-Mar. 2012
6.Young Scientist DST, New Delhi Research-May 2012
7.Whos who in the World 2009 Marquis, USA Outstanding Contribution in Research -Dec.2009
8.Best Paper Award Adhiyamaan college of Engineering, Hosur Paper presentation in National Conference-Mar 2005
9.Kamaladevi Annamalaisamy Memorial Medal TCE, Madurai First Rank in B.E.-Mar 1998

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