Research & Consultancy - Computer Science Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering is actively engaged in research through funded projects, research investigations and doctoral research works. The faculties are also actively engaged in publication of their research in reputed national and international journals and conferences.

Funded Projects


Title of the Project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Funding Amount Period / Status
Status of Pulicat Lake Brackish Water Ecosystem and Impact on Local Population Dr. P. Kasinatha Pandian U.S. Common Grants Programme (PADI Foundation California) INR 3.86 Lakhs 2014-2016 Completed
Developing a Web Based Decision Support System to Identify Potential Wind Farm Locations and Preparation of a Wind Atlas for Four Wind Prone Districts of Tamil Nadu Dr. P. Kasinatha Pandian Mr. L. Iyappan Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi INR 16.63 Lakhs 2014-2016 Completed
Development of Wearable Antenna Based Toxic Gas Remote Monitoring and Warning System for Municipal and Sanitary Workers Dr. D. Sheela and Dr. A. Navaneetha Gopalakrishnan Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India INR 7.06 Lakhs Proposal Submitted
Toxic Gas Awareness Programme for Municipal, Sanitary Workers, Executive Officials and NGOs Dr. D. Sheela and Dr. A. Navaneetha Gopalakrishnan TN State Council for Science and Technology INR 50,000 Proposal Submitted

Faculty Members with Doctorate (Ph.D.,):


Name of the Faculty Designation Area(s) of Interest
Dr. A. Navaneetha Gopalakrishan Professor Environmental Engineering
Dr. Jijo James Asst. Professor Soil Stabilization, Stabilized Soil Blocks, Ground Improvement, Solid Wastes in Soil Engineering, Geo-Environmental Engg., Civil Engg. Materials

Recognized Research Supervisors:


Name of the Faculty Specialization University Supervisor recognition No.
Dr. A. Navaneetha Gopalakrishan Environmental Engineering Anna University 9910083

Consultancy Services Offered


S. No. Area of Consultancy
1 Structural Designing
2 Computer Aided Drafting
3 Material Testing
4 Surveying and GIS
5 Water and Waste Management
6 Soil Testing
7 Environmental Auditing

Faculty Members Pursuing Doctorate (Ph.D.,):


Name of the Faculty Designation Area of Work
Mr. J. Kumar Sr Asst. Professor In-filled Steel Concrete Composite Column
Ms R. Saraswathy Asst. Professor Coastal Engineering and Remote Sensing

Research Publications in Journals:


Year Name Journals
2017 Jijo James, S. Vidhya Lakshmi and P. Kasinatha Pandian A Preliminary Investigation on the Geotechnical Properties of Blended Solid Wastes as Synthetic Fill Material”, International Journal of Technology, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 466-476.
Jijo James and P. Kasinatha Pandian Geoenvironmental Application of Sugarcane Press Mud in Lime Stabilization of an Expansive Soil: A Preliminary Report”, Australian Journal of Civil Engineering, (Published Online), doi: 10.1080/14488353.2017.1316026.
Karthikeyan, S., and Gopalakrishnan, A.N., Effect of Microwaves on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Phenols and Cresols in a Microwave-Ultraviolet Reactor”, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Vol. 16, No.2, pp. 285-292.
2016 Jijo James and P. Kasinatha Pandian Role of Phosphogypsum And Ceramic Dust in Amending the Early Strength Development of a Lime Stabilized Expansive Soil”, International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 38-49.
R. Saraswathy and P. Kasinatha Pandian Pulicat Lake: A Fragile Ecosystem under Threat”, Slovak Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 18-28.
Pannerselvam, R., and Gopalakrishnan, A. N., (2016) Development of cost functions for sewage treatment plant based on conventional activated sludge process” in Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 30.
Iyappan. L., and Kasinatha Pandian, P Identification of potential wind farm sites using Interpolation technique with image processing for Tamilnadu” in International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, vol. 08, no.05, pp. 2166-2178.
Pannerselvam, R., Ibrahim, Y., and Gopalakrishnan, A. N Simultaneous carbon and nutrient removal from Dairy wastewater in sequencing batch reactor”, Global Nest Journal, vol 17, no.3, pp. 628-636.

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