Admission
Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering of Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology has been functioning since 2013. Initially the Department was affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Currently, the department offers a four year B.Tech programme under the affiliation of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) . The Department has a sanctioned intake of 60 students under the programme. The Department has grown tremendously over the past six years and have three batches of students who have graduated from the Department. This is a professionally run department, focusing on an education system that emphasizes deep learning of the fundamentals, research and entrepreneurship to contribute to society and environment. 

Apart from academic courses, the department provides various add-on courses, hands-on training of software, industry incorporated expert talks, seminars and workshops to students as well as the faculty.  The department has signed MoUs with various recognized institutions like KKM Soft, which can enhance the knowledge and original thinking of students.  

As a never old discipline of engineering, the graduates from the department have a wide choice of career opportunities, right after their course. The students from the department have been placed in core companies like Dalmia Cements, as part of campus placements. Apart from the private companies, the job opportunities in public sector jobs, like Railways, SAIL, NTPC, BPCL, PWD etc. are higher when compared to other streams of engineering. 

Currently, the department has a strength of 225 students across the four batches, backed up by faculty who have completed their post graduations and PhDs from elite institutions like IITs and NITs. The department has well equipped laboratories and computing facilities to aid the students and faculties in research work and consultancy services.

Vision

  • To emerge as a centre of excellence in Civil Engineering with global perspectives

Mission

  • To impart quality professional education so that the students emerge as a competent professional in the area of civil engineering.

  • To promote innovative thinking and lifelong learning in budding engineers.

  • To produce civil engineers who have imbibed ethical values to serve the society and nation.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Graduates will have a potential to pursue higher studies and research in the field of civil engineering. 

  • Graduates will be able to produce sustainable solutions with professional ethics for real time civil engineering problems. 

  • Graduates will have managerial skills and leadership qualities in execution of civil engineering projects. 

  • Graduates will be able to work with integrity and ethical values.

     

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

After successful completion of B.Tech in civil engineering, the students will be able to:   

  • Check the feasibility and sustainability of civil engineering projects by conducting geotechnical investigation, civil engineering survey and environmental impact assessment.

  • Analyse and design buildings, hydraulic structures and water distribution, waste management and transportation systems.

  • Execute civil engineering projects with their knowledge in estimation, project management, construction materials and technologies

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Keerthy Sivadasan
Estimation Engineer, Dynamic Broadview Roofing India Pvt.Ltd, Australia

My life at Adishankara made me stronger and took me a step ahead for being independent women. I am thankful to all the teachers who supported us and corrected us throughout our bachelors. I loved the atmosphere of Adishankara and its campus life. The events that I took part helped me to grow my confidence level

Keerthy Sivadasan
Gayathri P Nair
Civil Estimation Engineer, Al Avon Contracting LLC Dubai, UAE

My decision to become a civil engineer has become a reality because of ASIET. It made me stronger and took me a step ahead for being a successful Civil Engineer. I am thankful to all the teachers who supported us and corrected us throughout our bachelors. I loved the infrastructure of the institution and its student oriented academics. All the trainings and Industrial Visits that I took part in helped me to grow my confidence level. I would especially like to specially thank the placement cell of the civil department for guiding me and providing me with good nurturing for my corporate career.

Gayathri P Nair

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Program Specific Outcomes (PSO)

PSO1 :

Create the feasibility and sustainability of civil engineering projects by conducing geotechnical investigation, civil engineering survey and environmental impact assessment.

PSO2 :

Analyse and design buildings, hydraulic structure, water distribution, waste management and transportation systems.

PSO3 :

Execute civil engineering projects with their knowledge in estimation, project management, construction materials and technologies

Programme Outcome (PO)

PO1. Engineering knowledge :

Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2. Problem analysis :

Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3. Design/development of solutions :

Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems :

Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5. Modern tool usage:

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6. The engineer and society :

Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7. Environment and sustainability

Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8. Ethics :

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9. Individual and team work :

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10. Communication :

Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11. Project management and finance :

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12. Life-long learning :

Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Course Outcome

Faculty Details
Facilities
COMPUTER AIDED CIVIL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
MATERIAL TESTING LABORATORY
FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY
TRANSPORTATION LABORATORY
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
SURVEYING LABORATORY
MATERIAL TESTING LABORATORY 2
DEPARTMENT CONSULTANCY WORKS
DEPARTMENT CONSULTANCY LAB
Civil Engineering

About Research:

Research is the systematic and comprehensive study of various factors related to materials and sources in order to establish facts and draw new conclusions therefrom. The Department of Civil Engineering focuses on cutting-edge research, with key areas including utilization of waste materials in construction, development of carbon dioxide free concrete, Soil stabilization, water quality analysis, waste management, traffic management, 

Research Facilities:

Materials Testing Research Laboratory:

Material Testing Laboratory is a well-equipped laboratory which provides ideas on the practical knowledge of test several properties of material like ductility, surface roughness, malleability, hardenability etc. Apart from curriculum, some additional experimental setups are there which helps the students to enhance their knowledge. Students also get opportunity to implement their ideas through various application oriented micro projects.

The purpose of establishing this facility : This lab helps the students to enhance their knowledge in various materials testing. Also,Material Testing helps the students to understand and make a well-informed idea on the practical knowledge of test several properties of material like compressive strength, Tensile strength, Flexural strength, Impact strength, etc.

Concrete Testing Research Laboratory:

This is one of the major laboratory for civil engineering as it deals with various construction materials like cement, aggregates, concrete etc. The various machines in the laboratory includes Compression Testing Machine of 2000KN capacity, Concrete vibrator, Specific gravity weigh balance, Compaction Factor Apparatus, Flow Table Test Apparatus, Slump Cones, Tiles Flexural Strength Testing Machine etc, 

Research area:

1. Testing of concrete cubes

2. Testing of concrete Cylinders

3. Testing of Cement, Fine aggregate, Course aggregate etc.

4. Testing of beams, Tiles etc.

Geotechnical Research Laboratory:

The Geotechnical Laboratory aids with the various tests of soil strength and compressibility characteristics of soil. The various equipment in the lab includes Compaction test apparatus (light & heavy), Unconfined compression tester. Consolidation apparatus, Direct shear test apparatus, Permeability apparatus, Over-head tank, CBR test apparatus, Vane shear apparatus, Tri-axial test apparatus, Hand operated extractor, High speed stirrer, Liquid limit device, Shrinkage limit set, Sieve set, Sieve shaker motorized with digital timer, Core cutter, Hydrometer and Pycnometer.

Research area:

1. Soil testing

2. Density test

3. Permeability test

4. Direct shear test

5. Consolidation test

6. Liquid limit test

7. Sieve analysis test

Transportation Engineering Research Laboratory:

The Transportation Engineering lab has modern equipment for testing different properties of pavement materials. The equipment in the lab can be used for consultancy work like pavement mix design and testing the quality of materials used in pavement construction. The laboratory consists of CBR Apparatus, Marshall Stability Test Apparatus, Los Angeles Abrasion Test Apparatus, Aggregate Impact Tester, Aggregate Crushing Value Apparatus, Ductility Testing Machine, Ring and Ball apparatus, Stripping value apparatus, Pensky Martens Apparatus, Standard Tar Viscometer, and Centrifuge Extractor.

Research area:

1. Pavement mix design

2. Crushing value of materials

3. Viscosity and ductility values of bitumen materials

4. Impact test

5. Stripping value test

6. Ring and ball test

Environmental Engineering Research Laboratory:

This laboratory facilitates the students in analyzing and estimating the water quality standards using equipment like Autoclave, Spectro-photometer, BOD incubator, Muffle Furnace, Imhoff Cone, Magnetic Stirrer, Flocuulator etc and a wide variety of chemicals.

Research area:

1. Air Quality Management and Pollution Control.

2. Environmental System Modelling.

3. Solid and Hazardous Waste Management.

4. Water and Wastewater Treatment, Reuse and Management.

MONTH & YEAR

ACTIVITY NAME

DETAILS

April 2022 Associating in Operation Vahini Department has associated with Ernakulam District Administration in Operation Vahini which envisages to clear all the obstructions along Periyar Associating in Operation Vahini and Muvattupuzha rivers and their tributaries before the arrival of monsoon. Mr. Abishek Kumar AA, Assistant Professor is the principal investigator of the project. 
April 2022 CPRIZE, a merit scholarship exam CPRIZE, a merit scholarship exam initiated by National Council for Technology and Training (NACTET), New Delhi and implemented by Armstech Engineers Private Limited, a mechanical construction company based in Kerala was conducted for final year students on 30th April, 2022.
MARCH 2021 SEMINAR ON NEW TRENDS IN WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT A seminar on the topic “New Trends in Waste Water
Management” was organized by the Environmental
Consultancy Companies Association (ECCA) in association with Kirloskar Brothers Limited on 27th March 2021 at ASIET campus. 
MARCH 2021 CONSULTANCY WORK FOR INDOMER, Chennai Prof. Suresh P K and Er Aneesh P C, Head of the department, completed a consultancy work for INDOMER Coastal Hydraulics, Chennai on the study on tidal propagation along the outlet channel of Kaluveli lake. A detailed hydrology and tidal study has been carried out for understanding discharge characteristics and tidal propogation along the lake.
 
FEBRUARY 2021 CONSULTANCY WORK ON STUDY OF GBS The Department has received a consultancy project of Five Lakh Rupees, on the study of Granular sub base as Water Retaining Structures. Dr. Manu S Natesan is the principal investigator and Dr. P K Suresh is the co-principal Investigator. The project team also has department faculties Mr. Abin Joy, Ms. Clydin PA and Ms. Reema Pius
  REJUVENATION OF PERIYAR IN TIE UP WITH WRD The Department has tied up with Water Resources Department Kerala to conduct detailed study of river Periyar from Kalady to Edamula with the objective of restoring the water quality of the polluted stretches in river Periyar. The project team is led by Department Head Mr. Aneesh P C and Professor Dr. P K Suresh along with Department faculties Ms. Harshananda T N, Ms. Nitha Abraham and Ms. Shabnum Suhura.
  SITE VISIT TO WATER METRO CONSTRUCTION SITES The students of the department along with faculties visited the construction sites of water metro. The site visit, organized by the Associate Director Dr. Jacob George in tie up with KMRL was an opportunity to bridge industry-academia gap. Ms. Shabnum Suhura, Ms. Akhila Vijayan, Mr. Abishek Kumar A A, Ms. Clydin P A and Ms. Jeeva P Winto Assistant Professors of the department accompanied students in visiting the construction sites around Vypin, Highcourt and Vytilla
  FACULTY VISIT TO PAVIZHAM
INDUSTRIES
The Department faculties Mr. Aneesh P C,
Mr. Abin Joy and Ms.Jyothilekshmi visited the
Pavizham Industries to understand the various
manufacturing process and water treatment process in the industry. The various technical assistance that can be provided by the faculties to industry and the related various research scopes were also discussed during the visit.
  RESEARCH SEMINAR ON STRUCTURAL LIGHT WEIGHT CONCRETE  A research seminar on the topic “Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete” was presented by Dr. Manu S Nadesan, Associate Professor of the
department on 22nd February 2021. The seminar was focused on improving the research achievements along with the teaching excellence of faculties
  FACULTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARENESS PROGRAM A session on the topic “Faculty Entrepreneurship Awareness Program” emphasized on startup
opportunities for faculties was organized for the faculties of the department as a part of NISP on 25th February 2021. The session was handled by Mr. Ajay Basil, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science.
  NIRF AND ARIIA IN THE  PERSPECTIVE OF NEP NIRF AND ARIIA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF NEP
A session emphasized on providing awareness about NIRF and ARIIA Ranking in the perspective of NEP was organized for the faculties of the Department on 18th February 2021. The
sessions were handled by Dr. Manu S Nadesan, Associate Professor and Mr. Abishek Kumar A A,
Assistant Professor of the Department.
JANUARY 2021 RIVER REJUVENATION PROJECT IN ASSOCIATION WITH WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT,  KERALA

The Department has tied up with Water Resources Department, Kerala for studying the water quality of Periyar river, as a part of River Rejuvenation Project. Before the commencement of work, a visit to the river basin was arranged with the officials of Irrigation Department, Ernakulam. Mr. Abishek Kumar A, Ms. Harshananda TN and Ms. Shabnum Suhura visited the project site extending from Kalady to Edamula, Aluva.

JANUARY 2020 ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN KTU RESULTS

The students of the department excelled in IV and VI semester KTU examinations with 73% and 92.06% overall pass percentage. 25 students of IV semester secured more than 8 SGPA. Nearly 60% of 2017-21 batch secured an SGPA above 8.

DECEMBER 2020 SITE INSPECTION Dr. Suresh P.K and Dr. Manu S Nadesan inspected the old block of Sree Sankara College, Kalady, as per the direction from the college management, to study the condition of the building and a preliminary report of the observation was handed over to the management.  
DECEMBER 2020 CAREER ORIENTATION TALK

Placement Cell, Department of Civil Engineering in association with RUBIX Academy organized a talk on “GATE AND OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMS AFTER ENGINEERING'' as a part of talk series “AFTER ENGINEERING”, focusing on various career opportunities after graduation on  6th December 2020. The speakers Er. Sreejith D K, M.E : IISc Banglore and Er. Baazil P Thampy PhD* (Data Science): CUSAT discussed various competitive exams, exam patterns and career options after the seexams. The session, streamed through Zoom, was coordinated by Ms. Shabnum Suhura, Placement coordinator of the department.

NOVEMBER 2020 INDUSTRIAL EXPERT TALK

Placement Cell, Department of Civil Engineering organized a talk on “UPSC AFTER ENGINEERING” as a part of talk series “AFTER ENGINEERING”, focussing on various career opportunities after graduation on 27th November, 2020. The session, handled by Er. Mohammed Shinas, Director, iLearn IAS Academy, discussed various demands of UPSC Civil Service examination. The session, streamed through google meet, was coordinated by Ms. Shabnum Suhura, Placement coordinator of the department.

NOVEMBER 2020 ONLINE COURSES THROUGH ASDA

Adi Shankara group of Institutions launched Adi Shankara Digital Academy(ASDA)  on 27th November 2020, which was inaugurated by  Honourable Vice President of India, Dr. Venkaiyah Naidu. As a part of this new venture, the department is offering a 16 hour course on Fundamentals of Vedic Vaastu Shastra.  The course is handled by department faculties Dr. Manu S. Nadesan and Ms. Shabnum Suhura.

NOVEMBER 2020 FACULTY INTERACTION The faculties of the department had an interactive session with the expert in Vaastu Shasthra, Dr. Nishanth Thoppil and had a discussion over the importance of Vaastu in modern construction world. 
OCTOBER 2020

INDUSTRIAL EXPERT TALK

The Department of Civil Engineering organized an “Industrial Expert Talk” as part of Orientation Program for Fresher’s on 16th October 2020. The resource person for the session was Er. Dino Mani Vithayathil, Project Management Consultant, KITCO Ltd.
  ALUMNI TALK

The Department of Civil Engineering organized an “Alumni Talk” as part of Orientation Program for Fresher’s on 16th October 2020. Er. Rohith P and Er. Afra A R 2019, shared their experiences within the campus as well as in the field of Civil Engineering to the fresher’s.

 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR FRESHER’S, 2020

An orientation program was conducted for B.Tech 2020-2024 Batch students with the objective of giving the fresher’s an overview about the history, various branches, job prospects and significance of the field of Civil Engineering. 

 

COLLAGE MAKING COMPETITION ON SUSTAINABILITY

A Collage Making Competition on “Sustainability” as part of World Sustainability Day was organised by the department for creating awareness among the public about the importance of sustainable development. under the coordination of Ms. Clydin P A, Assistant Professor of the department and Aneendra Anil, Niya Thomas and Surya K S, students of 2019-2023 Batch as student coordinators.

  ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN KTU RESULTS The students of the department excelled in VIII semester KTU exams with 100% pass percentage. An SGPA of 10 was secured by 9 students and 73% students secured an SGPA above 8. S Gladis topped the position in the BTech programme with a CGPA of 9.27, followed by Jananipriyanka P.R (CGPA 9.11) and Dinu Scaria (9.04).
  Industrial Webinars The Department of Civil Engineering in association with Industry Institute Partnership Cell (IIPC) organized industrial webinars on the topic “Industrial Structural Analysis and Design in General” , handled by  Er. Dilip Chandran, Structural Engineer, Dynaxcel Engineers Pvt. Ltd., Bahrain. The second session was organized on the topic “Future of Energy” on 19th September 2020 by Mr. Stephen Babu, Assistant Manager, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.
August 2020 CHAKRAVYUH  The Department under the coordination of Third semester students conducted online general quiz competition on August 15 with Participation over 350 contestants across the country. 
  VIGHNANA The Department under the coordination of Fifth semester students conducted online technical quiz competition on August 15 with Participation over 900 contestants across the country.
July 2020 Webinar Series on “Sustainability in Infrastructure Development” The department of Civil Engineering organised a Webinar Series on the topic “Sustainability in Infrastructure Development” from July 13th to 27th 2020.

June 2020

End to Vyuha, Nationwide Technical Fest

  • Conducted from May 8th to June 10th with immense nationwide participation, the event focused on showing the inner spirit to fight against the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • It showcased the inner talents of more than 200 school as well as college students across the country for the six events namely Crafterina, Artistry, Kids Shoot, Lenstrax, IdeaQ and Invoptic.

 

A Lending Hand Through Civilians Care

  • As a part of Civilians Care, an initiative under the banner of Friday’s for a Change, the final year students of the Department raised fund and contributed a tablet to a student of SNDP School, Kottamam, on the light of online classes being conducted due to COVID 19 pandemic.
  • The student, with physical and financial concerns was selected after consulting the school   authority and the tablet was handed over to the family by the students, in the presence of college faculty and the school Principal in Charge.

May 2020

A Lending Hand Through Civilians Care

  • As a part of Civilians Care, an initiative under the banner of Friday’s for a Change, the final year students of the department raised fund and contributed a tablet to a student of SNDP School, Kottamam, on the light of online classes being conducted due to COVID 19 Pandemic.
  • The student, with physical and financial concerns was selected after consulting the school   authority and the tablet was handed over to the family by the students, in the presence of college faculty and the school Principal in Charge.

 

Semester  I Academic Excellence In KTU Results 2019

 

  • The results of KTU examination for the Semester I during the month of December, 2019 was declared by the university.
  •  The students of the department have excelled in the exams with many of the students having scores above 8 CGPA.
  • Saniyamol A. A. (SGPA – 9.65) topped the position in the semester.

 

Civil Webinar

  • Department Of Civil Engineering in association With Intercad, conducted A Webinar on “Introduction To Visualization And Rendering Using 3DS MAX” on 20th May 2020.
  • The Webinar Focused On Introduction To 3DS Max, Modelling, Modifying Models, Modelling The Building Using AEC Extended Object And Importing Model.

April 2020

 

Academic Excellence In KTU Results, 2019
 

 

  • The results of KTU examinations for the semesters III, V and VII during the month of December, 2019 are declared by the university.
  • The students of the department have excelled in the exams with many of the students having scores above 8 CGPA.
  • Janani Priyanka (SGPA- 8.93) of eighth semester, Arathy Surendran (SGPA- 9.54) of sixth semester and Sandra Sasi (SGPA- 9) of fourth semester topped the position in their respective semesters VII, V and III.
  • Prof. Ann Mary Paul, Assistant Professor of the department secured 100% pass percentage for the subject Environmental Impact Assessment of VII semester.
  • Prof. Jyothilekshmi R and Prof. Angitha Sasidharan, of the department also secured 100% pass percentage in fifth semester subjects Geotechnical Investigation and Disaster Management respectively.

February 2020

 

Virtual Reality Workshop

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  • A workshop on virtual reality was conducted by Heptals Innovations and Technology, Kalamassery for students.
  •  The demonstration on Virtual Reality as well as Augmented Reality was given to students.

 

Rebuilt Kerala Initiative

  • A team of staff and students of the Department conducted soil testing on a Kalady Panchayat Construction site.
  • The team was guided by the faculties of the Department Mr. Abishek Kumar, Ms. Jeeva P Winto and Ms. Akhila Vijayan

January 2020

 

Design software training course on STAAD. Pro

  • Conducted for the 6th semester students of the department from 13th January 2020 to 18th January 2020.
  •  The training was provided as a part of ASAP

 

Training course of project management software Primavera P6 Professional R16.1

  • Conducted as a part of ASAP from 6th January 2020 to 10th January 2020.
  • The training was provided for the 8th semester students of the department.

 

Industrial visit

  • Organized for 2nd Semester students of the department to Mattupetty dam and Kundala dam on 18th January 2020.
  • Prof. Aneesh P C and Prof. Chithra C J accompanied the students for the visit.

 

Rebuilt Kerala Initiative

  • A team of staff and students conducted a road survey undertaken by LSGD as a part of “Rebuilt Kerala Initiative”.
  • The team was guided by Dr. Manu S Nadesan and Prof. Abin Joy. The survey work was carried out from 13th January 2020 to 17th January 2020 in the flood affected area of Kalady Panchayat.
  • Prof. Aneesh P C and Prof. Abin Joy attended the review meeting of LSGD roads - Rebuilt Kerala Initiative at Govt. guest house, Thycaud, Trivandrum on 15th January 2020. 
PEDAGOGICAL INITIATIVES

Faculty members of the department follows innovative methodologies in the teaching learning process in addition to the conventional methods like, Blackboard teaching, sharing learning materials and interactions in every class. These innovative methods employed helps the students to get actively involved in the process.

Major objectives of the use of innovative methods in teaching learning process include

1.To impart quality education through the use of modern technology

 2. To make use of the virtual learning platforms for a better learning experience

3. To provide opportunities for the students to interact with the outside world and get updated with the practices in industry

4. To develop design thinking ability in students

PEDAGOGICAL INITIATIVES

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Month & Year

Faculty

Achievement

July 2023 Dr. A N Swaminathen

Published a paper titled "Use of Plastic for Sustainable Concrete", in the Journal of Engineering Analysis and Design, Volume 5, Issue 2, HBRP publications. He also received a patent for the design of "TOUCH CONTROLLED CONCRETE HARDNESS TESTING DEVICE ".

June 2023 Mr. Aneesh P C

Resource person for the 5 day Faculty Development Programme on "Technological Advancements in Civil Engineering" organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Mangalam College of Engineering. He delivered a session on "Sustainable Solutions to Environmental Problems" on 23th June 2023.

June 2023 Dr. Dhanasekar K

Participated in the five day workshop on "Computer Applications in Water Resources Engineering (CAWRE- 2023)" organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Rourkela, during 01 to 05 June 2023.

June 2023 Dr. P K Suresh

Presented a paper on "Hydraulic Model Studies for Artificial Reef Type Protection Measures of Sagar Island, India" at the 6th International conference in Ocean Engineering organized by Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras.

June 2023 Mr. Abin Joy Completed the 30 - day International Online Workshop on "Scholarly Writing & Publishing: Emerging Areas and Challenges from AI" conducted by CMS College Kottyam, Marian College Kuttikkanam, Farook College Calicut in association with Lore & Ed Research Associates Kottayam from 29th May to 3rd July 2023.
June 2023 Dr. Dhanasekar K Published a paper titled "Evaluation on Mechanical properties and Abrasion resistance of Precast Paver blocks using Copper Slag", European Chemical Bulletin, PP:614-634, 2023, Vol-12, Issue-5, Scopus Publication.
March 2023 Dr. Dhanasekar K

Received patent titled "Design and testing of flat slab using coconut shell concrete". It was published by Indian Patent Journal on 31st March 2023.

February 2023 Ms. Harshananda T N, Ms. Clydin P A

Project titled "Cost effective building model for rehabilitation of slum area" got selected for KTU CERD student project funding.

February 2023 Ms. Dona Joy, Dr. A N Swaminathan Project titled "Estimation of congestion cost evaluation and solution" got selected for KTU CERD student project funding.
February 2023 Dr. A. N. Swaminathen, Ms. Jyothi Lekshmi R

Published a patent on "Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Concrete Produced with Red Ceramic Construction and Demolition Waste".

January 2023 Dr. P. K. Suresh

Delivered a lecture on "Coastal Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment" for a three day training programme on "Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment" organized by the Disaster Management Cell, Anna Administrative Staff College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

January 2023 Mr. Abishek Kumar A A, Ms. Jeeva P Winto, Ms. Harshananda T N, Ms. Clydin P A

Attended KTU sponsored 3 day FDP on Nanotechnology in Engineering for a Sustainable Future organized by SNGCE from 11th to 13th January 2023.

January 2023 Ms. Jyothi Lekshmi R, Ms. Reema Pius, Ms. Dona Joy, Ms. Rosmin Thomas

Attended a National level online Faculty Development Program on Outcome Based Education (OBE), organised by S.E.S College Sreekandapuram in association with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from 18th to 25th January 2023.

December 2022 Dr. K. Dhanasekhar sir

Delivered a lecture on the topic "Teaching practices" for an ATAL FDP organised by Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai on 29th December 2022.

December 2022 Dr. A. N. Swaminathen

Recieved "Best Teacher Award" from Scientific International Publishing House (SIPH) Awards 2022.

October 2022 Ms. Gisha George and Ms. Clydin P A

Attended a one day International Conference on BIM conducted by BIM Channel in association with CADD International and Dzyn on 29th October 2022 at Le Meridien Kochi. Session was handled by Mr. Midhun Das, BIM Consultant - UAE. The conference highlighted the applications of BIM, worldwide in the Civil Engineering Sector.

October 2022 Dr. P K Suresh

Appointed as Independent Director to the Board of Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Rivers Restoration Corporation Ltd. for a term of 3 years.

October 2022 Dr. K Dhanasekar Published Journal on "Analysis and Design of bridge using a Computational tool" in the "International Conference on Emerging Research Trends in Civil Engineering" under Anna University, Chennai.
September 2022 Dr. A N Swaminathen

The editorial board of Scientific International Publishing House (SIPH) awarded certificate of publication in recognition of the publication of the textbook entitled "STAINLESS STEEL IN CIVIL CONSTRUCTION"

August 2022

Mr. Abishek Kumar A A

Participated in a KTU sponsored 5 days FDP on “Sustainable Developments in Transportation Geotechnics” from Aug 22-26, 2022 conducted by Department of Civil Engineering, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Karukutty, Ernakulam.

August 2022 Ms. Shabnum Suhura

Completed a virtual mode one week national level FDP on "Futuristic Research Scope in Civil Engineering" conducted by C K College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai from 23rd to 27th August 2022.

August 2022 Ms. Harshananda T N

Completed AICTE approved FDPs with certifications conducted by NITTTR on the modules "Professional Ethics & Sustainability" & "Instructional Planning and Delivery"

August 2022 Ms. Clydin P A Completed AICTE approved FDP with certification conducted by NITTTR on the module "Professional Ethics & Sustainability".
August 2022 Ms. Dona Joy

Completed Innovation Ambassador (IA) training 'Foundation Level' conducted in online mode by MoE's Innovation Cell and AICTE during the IIC calendar year 2021-22.

APRIL 2022 Ms. Clydin P A and Ms. Ammu David Attended FDP on “Use of Staad.Pro"” organized BIMLABS Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd." from 22rd April 2022 and 23rd April 2022

APRIL 2022

Dr. P K Suresh Invited to be a part of the interview panel for recruitment process of the National Centre for sustainable coastal management- The research institute under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 12th April 2022.
MARCH 2021

Dr. Suresh P K

Appointed as “Expert Consultant” for the Supervisor Consultancy undertaken by IIT Madras for Real Time Flood Forecasting and Spatial Decision Support System (RTDAS) for Chennai Basins.
MARCH 2021 Mr. Aneesh P  C Presented a research seminar on the topic “Advanced Technologies for Organic Waste Water Treatment” on 17th March 2021. The seminar was focused on improving the research achievements along with the teaching excellence of faculties
MARCH 2021 Dr. Manu S Nadesan
Selected as reviewer on The First International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Sciences (ICIMS 21) on 19th and 20thFebruary 2021 on IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.
MARCH 2021 Mr. Abin Joy

Participated in the online Faculty Development Program on “Constitution of India” sponsored by TEQIP - phase II, organised by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering from 15th to 20th March 2021

Presented a research seminar on the topic “Production of
Artificial Aggregate” on 29th March 2021.

MARCH 2021 Ms. Harshananda T N Successfully completed National Initiative for Technical Teacher's Training (NITTT-2021) Module 1 entitled
"Orientation Towards Technical Education and Curriculum Aspects".
FEBRUARY 2021 Dr. Suresh P K, Mr. Aneesh P C
Presented a paper on Design of a sustainable flood carrier system in Cuddalore of Tamilnadu in The First International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Sciences (ICIMS 21) on 19th and 20th February 2021 on IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, organized by ASIET.
JANUARY 2021 Dr. Suresh P K The research paper entitled ‘Design of conservation measures in Palar River in Tamilnadu’ has been accepted for an oral presentation in the HYDRO 2020 to be held at NIT Rourkela on 26-28 March 2021
JANUARY 2021 Ms. Aishwarya S

Attended a TEQIP- III sponsored Online STTP on Advances in Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures AERDS – 2021 Organized by Department of Civil Engineering Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology- Surat. 18th – 22nd January 2021

DECEMBER 2020 Dr. Manu S. Nadesan

Presented a paper entitled “Effect of type of binder on the fresh and mechanical properties of high strength self compacting concrete” on International Conference on Recent Development in Sustainable Infrastructure (ICRDSI) 2020 organized by KIIT,  Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 19th to 21st December 2020.

NOVEMBER 2020

Dr. Suresh P K

Dr. Manu S Nadesan

Published a paper on "Erosion Studies and Rehabilitation of Beach along West Coast of India" in the journal IOP conference series: Material Science and Engineering, Vol 970
NOVEMBER 2020 Dr. Manu S Nadesan

Selected as the reviewer of the journal International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, Springer Publication.

NOVEMBER 2020 Ms. Clydin P. A. Completed course on “The science of well-being” by Duke University and Coursera on 23rd November 2020.
OCTOBER 2020

Prof. Aneesh P C ,

Ms. Harsha nandha T N,

Ms. Nitha Abraham

Participated in the two days online training course on “Advanced Instrumentation for Bathymetry Survey” organized by Hydraulic Instrumentation Division of Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune during 13th – 14th October, 2020.
 
  Mr. Abishek Kumar A A Successfully completed the Short term Course on ‘Peace and Yoga’ from International Centre for Peace and Yoga, Adi Shankara Group of Institutions, Kalady.
SEPTEMBER 2020 Dr. P. K. Suresh and Dr. Manu S. Nadesan Presented a paper entitled “Erosion Studies and Rehabilitation of Beach along West Coast of India” in the National Conference on “Sustainable Materials and Practices for Infrastructure Development – 2020” (SMPID – 2020), 17 - 18 September 2020, GCEK, Bhawanipatna, Odisha. 
  Ms. Akhila Vijayan Published a paper entitled “Durability Study of Coir Geotextile Embedded in Different Types of Subgrade Soil” in Journal of Natural Fibres, Taylor and Francis.
AUGUST 2020 Dr. Manu S Nadesan Delivered a session for the Virtual Faculty Development Program conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous) on “Recent Developments in Civil Engineering: Research and Practical Applications”. He conducted a session on the topic “MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE CONCRETES” on 13th August 2020.
  Mr. ABISHEK KUMAR A A Attended a webinar on “GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Thejus Engineering College, Thrissur on 30th July 2020
  Ms. JEEVA P. WINTO
  • Attended webinar on “Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure development” organized by Thejus engineering college, Thrissur on 30th July, 2020
  •  Attended 3 days STTP on “MATHEMATICAL MODELLING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING” organised by SCMS school of engineering, Ernakulam on 5 to 8 August 2020
  • Attended international FDP on “Recent trends in civil engineering” organized by St. Thomas college of engineering and technology, Chengannoor on 5 to 7 August 2020
  • Attended online FDP ON “Emerging Opportunities in Civil Engineering” organized by Younus college of engineering and technology on 10 to 14 August 2020
  Ms. REEMA PIUS
  • Attended a FDP on “Current Scenario & Emerging Trends in Construction Management” from 27th July to 1st August 2020 organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Toc H Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Attended a webinar on the topic “Career Opportunities in Cost and Contracts Management” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Universal Engineering College, Thrissur on 7th August 2020.
  Ms. HARSHANANDA T.N
  • Attended an expert consultation webinar on “Role of women in environmental sustainability” organized by NIOH-ENVIS ON 28 July 2020
  • Attended a webinar on “Introduction to GIS” organized by WWF ENVIS India on 17th & 18 th August 2020.
  Ms. CLYDIN P. A.
  • Attended STTP on “Innovative Technologies and Practices in Construction Industries”, 03 - 09 August 2020 organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Engineering.
  • Presented paper on “Vibration Study of Laminated Composite Box Sections” on 18th August 2020 at National conference on Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering Research organized by Department of Civil Engineering, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna
  • Workshop on “Incorporating Universal Human Values in Education” organized by AICTE from 24th to 28th August 2020
  • Successfully completed 4 week MOOC on “Mastering bitumen for better roads and innovative applications” by École des ponts ParisTech and coursera.
July 2020 Dr. Manu S Natesan
  • Participated in TEQIP-III sponsored one-week faculty Development Program on “ADVANCES IN STRUCTURAL AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (ASGE-2020)” held during 29th June to 3rd July, 2020, organized by Civil Engineering Department, Government College of Engineering, Kalahandi, Bhawanipatna.
  • He also attended webinar on the topic “Entrepreneurship and Startup - Post Covid Opportunities” organised by IIPC in association with Adi Shankara Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, ASIET on 21st July 2020.
   
  • Completed One month Online training program in “Revit Architecture” from Inter Cad Cochin
  • Attended Expert e-Talk on "Earthquake Response of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings" organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Christ College of Engineering, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur (Kerala) on 11th July 2020.
  • Attended an online webinar conducted by BUILDERS ENGINEERING COLLEGE, Kangayam, Tiruppur on "ASSESSMENT OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL – CASE” on 29th June 2020.
  • Attended three day National level FDP conducted by Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, Department of Civil Engineering, in “ADVANCED E- LEARNING IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN CONCEPT” during 29th June to 1st July 2020
  • Attended Online Seminar ” Value Engineering" conducted by Department of Civil Engineering, SRI RAMAKRISHNA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY on 6th July 2020.
  Ms. JEEVA P. WINTO
 
  • Attended webinar on “COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH SKILLS FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS AND FACULTY” conducted by MBITS in association with ASAP and TCS during 28th June to 30th June, 2020.
  •  Attended a Faculty Development Program on “OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION SOFTWARE” organised by vmedulife software services on 4th July, 2020

May 2020

Dr. Manu S. Nadesan

Conducted Extended a live webinar on the topic “Alternative Aggregate from Flyash:  Feasibility in Structural Concretes” organised by Technical Services, Jharkhand-UltraTech Cement Ltd., on 16th May.

May 2020

Ann Mary Paul

Secured 100% pass percentage for the subject Basics of Civil and Mechanical Engineering for KTU results S1 EEE batch (  )

May 2020

Mr. Aneesh P. C

Attended an online five day class on the topic “Introduction to QGIS”

May 2020

Ms. Chithra C. J. 

Attended a live webinar on “designing of turning torso using 3DS MAX” on 2/5/2020.

 

Attended an online session on the topic “Development of COVID19 related technologies and dessimation” through online platform in association with ASAP on 16/5/2020.

May 2020

Mr. Abin Joy 

Conducted an online webinar on "Introduction to Visualization and rendering using 3DSmax "in association with Intercad on May 20.

 

Attended webinar on "Extended 3 dimensional analysis of building systems " by CADD Centre

 

Attended webinar on"Art of writing Research Paper " by IEEE
 

Online one day workshop on "Resilience of concrete Construction” on 23rd May organized by IIT Madras 

Attended a webinar session on “Artificial Aggregate and its Behavioral Aspects in Structures” organized by Vaagdevi College of Engineering, Warangal on 25nd May 2020, in association with Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) Warangal Centre.
 

Attended one week national workshop on “Industrial Relevance of Structural and Concrete Technology”, conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering of Vedavyasa Institute of Technology, in association with Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), Calicut Centre (May 25-31)
 

Attended a three day Online Short Term Training Program on “Safety Measures in Transportation Systems” conducted by Department of Civil Engineering, Muthoot Institute of Technology and Science, Ernakulam (May 27-29)

 

 

May 2020

Mr. Abishek Kumar A. A.

Attended an online course on "Academic writing: Learn to Publish in High Impact Journals" by UDEMY on 1/5/2020
 

April 2020

Abin Joy

Attended a two week online workshop on Vedic Mathematics, organized by Aspire Learning centre. 

April 2020

Ms. Harshananda T N, Ms. Lakshmi G and Ms.Shabnum Suhura

Attended a webinar on “Research Outcomes : Technical Paper writing, Research Proposal, Patent filling organized by DataTeach.ai”. 

April 2020

Ann Mary Paul

Secured 100% pass percentage for the subject Environmental Impact Assessment of VII semester.

April 2020

Ms. Jyothilekshmi R and Ms. Angitha Sasidharan

Secured 100% pass percentage in fifth semester subjects, Geotechnical Investigation and Disaster Management, respectively

February 2020

Ms. Jeeva P Winto

Extended lecture on the topic “Performance evaluation of urban transport facilities” in the Friday Talk scheduled on 7th February 2020 at ASIET. The session was attended by faculties from all the departments.

January 2020

Ms. Nitha Abraham

Published a research paper on “Development of Novel Groundwater Iron Removal System using Adsorptive Fe(II) process” in the Elsevier journal, Groundwater for Sustainable Development

December 2019

Dr. Manu S Nadesan

Chaired or Coordinated the ‘Social Science and Law & Management’ Session in the 10th International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER-19) organized from 19th – 21st December 2019 at ASIET, Kalady, in collaboration with Journal of Environment Research and Development (JERAD)

December 2019

Ms. Nitha Abraham and Ms. Harshananda T N

Presented a research paper entitled “Analysis of Quality Parameters of Groundwater in Laloor” in ICER-19 organized from 19th to 21st December 2019 at ASIET, Kalady, in collaboration with Journal of Environment Research and Development (JERAD)

 

Mr. Aneesh P.C

Department judged the district level project evaluation of students up to twelfth standard, conducted as a part of National Children Science Congress-2019.

 

Ms. Angitha Sasidharan

Received elite certificate for completing NPTEL Online Certification course on Design of Steel Structures

 

Mr. Abin Joy

Attended a three day TEQIP Phase III workshop on “Geo-polymer Concrete”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering and Fire and Safety Engineering, School of Engineering, CUSAT, Ernakulam.

 

Mr. Aneesh P.C and Ms. Jeeva P Winto

Attended a five day KTU sponsored FDP on Emerging Trends in Sustainable Developments in Transportation Engineering, organized by TocH Institute of Science and Technology, Ernakulam

 

Mr. Manu S.Nadesan

Successfully completed his PhD from IIT Bhubaneswar

 

Ms Anjana Susan

Secured 100% pass percentage in Basics of Civil Engineering for KTU results EC-A batch 2018-2022

 

Ms Shabnum Suhura

Secured 100% pass percentage in Basics of Civil Engineering for KTU results AE 2018-2022

 

Ms Radhika K

Secured 97.5% pass percentage in Engineering Mechanics for KTU results EC-A 2018-2022

 

Ms Anjali Ann Johnson

Secured 97.37% pass percentage in Basics of Civil Engineering for KTU results EC-B batch 2018-2022

 

Ms. Angitha Sasidharan

Attended a six day conference on “Design of Advanced Concrete structures” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, FISAT, Angamaly.

 

 

Ms.Ann Mary Paul

Secured 100% results for Environment Safety and Health (KTU Examination)

 

Mr.Abin Joy

Secured 100% results for Industrial Safety subject in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (KTU Examination).

 

Ms.Akhila Vijayan

Secured 100% results for Muncipal Solid Waste Management (KTU Examination).She also secured 100% pass percentage for Air Quality Management.

 

Ms Angitha Sasidharan and Ms Shabnum Suhura

Attended a one day workshop on “Industry oriented Civil Engineering” organized by BAI, Cochin Chapter. The workshop was an interactive session focused on various ways to make the civil engineering graduates more adapt to the needs of industry.

 

Ms. Akhila Vijayan and Ms. Angitha Sasidharan

Attended a seminar on ‘Engineer’s competency for a global career’ organized by Tracez Global Training and Consulting services at Vytilla, Kochi. It was pitched to focus on the potential job positions in various fields and essential competencies for employability

February 2019

Ms. Shabnum Suhura

Attended a one day seminar on “Value Engineering” held at IEI Bhavan on 23rd February. The seminar gave the participants unique opportunity to interact and get to know firsthand, how to go about systematically in reducing cost and increasing value in their own organization, to face the competition of globalization, effectively. Gayathri V.M, Anju Thomas and Devika S of S4 CE also attended the session.

 

 

 

January 2019       

Ms. Akhila Vijayan

Attended a short term training program on “Designing with Geosynthetics” conducted by APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University held at CET Trivandrum from 7th to 11th January

 

Ms. Gisha George

Got admitted for Ph.D in College of Engineering, Trivandrum under QIP.

 

Dr. Jacob Alex

Succesfully completed his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

 

Mrs Radhika K 

Awarded Elite NPTEL Online Certification for completing the course on "Outcome based Pedagogic Principles for Effective teaching". 

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