Civil Engineering

Department Activities

a) Symposium / Seminar / Workshop / FDP / Conference Conducted

2014-2015

  • Anna University sponsored seven days FDTP on ’Traffic Engineering and Management’ was organized by Civil dept. from 23rd-30th June, 2014.
  • National Conference on “Modern Construction Materials and Technology” sponsored by BRNS from 6.11.2014 to 7.11.2014. Chief Guest was Dr. P. Devadas Manoharan, Prof. Dept of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.
  • A BRNS sponsored National Seminar on “Advanced Construction Techniques and Geo-techinical Engginering” on 25.02.2015. Dr . K. Muthumani, Chief Scientist, Structural Engineering Research Centre, CSIR, Chennai inaugurated the seminar.7 keynote speakers delivered lectures.
  • SPECKLES ’14-Recent Trends in Civil Engineering - Mr. Ravikumar Matta, Head & Senior Manager, HR for Engg., Design and Research Division of Building and Factories, L&T Ltd. Chennai was the Chief Guest.

2013-2014

  • A workshop on Road Safety using Intelligent Transport System on 04-01-2014 and Dr. K. Gunasekaran, Professor, Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai was the chief guest.
  • International Conference on Environmental Management and Green Technology from 19th to 21st March 2014.
  • SPECKLES ’13-Modern Trends in Infrastructure Engineering - Mr. Suresh Krishnan, Managing Director, Isha Homes, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

2012-2013

  • National level workshop on Design and Construction of Precast Concrete Structures, 28-30, January, 2013, (Rs.30,000/- CSIR Sponsored).
  • National Conference on Environmental Management and Green Technologies, 27-28, February 2013, (Rs. 50,000/- BRNS Sponsored and Rs. 1,20,000/- AICTE Sponsored)

2011-2012

  • Staff Development Programme on Disaster Management for Engineering and Management Faculty, 11-23, July 2011, (Rs. 6,40,000/- AICTE Sponsored).
  • National Conference on Sustainable Transportation Using ITS, 16-17, February 2012, (Rs. 1,00,000/- AICTE and Rs. 25,000/- CSIR Sponsored).
  • Staff Development Programme on Intelligent Transportation System, 02-14, April 2012, (Rs. 4,20,000/- AICTE Sponsored).

b) Guest Lectures / Seminars Arranged

2014-2015

  • Guest Lecture on “Road Safety-Accident Causes and Prevention” on 6.1.2015 by Dr.J.Vasudevan, Senior Consultant, Consulting Engineers Services (India).
  • A guest lecture on “Poetic of the Pragmatic” delivered by Dr. Daniel K Brown, Department of Architecture, Victoria University, Australia on 23.01.15.
  • A guest lecture on “Electronic Surveying” on 20.2.15 delivered by Mr. Badrinath, AIMIL Ltd.

2012-2013

  • Dr. D. S. Ramachandra murthy, Vice chancellor, St.Peter’s University, gave a special lecture on “Concrete Mix Design” held on July 27, 2013.

2011-2012

  • Mr. N. Dhakshinamurthy, Former divisional manager, traffic and transportation planning division, metropolitan transport corporation, Chennai, gave a lecture on “Road safety awareness programme” held on Jan 6, 2012.
  • Mr K. Balasubramanian, Managing director, High-tech Concrete solutions, Pvt Ltd., Chennai gave a Special lecture on “Non-destructive testing and Evaluation of concrete structures” held on March 15,2012.
  • National Seminar on “Design, analysis and health assessment of structures including bridges” held on Aug 24-26, 2011.

c) Faculty Achievements

2014-2015

  • FDP was attended by the faculties of our department on “Design of RC structures” held at ‘Sengunthanar engineering college’, Chennai.

2013-2014

  • Dr. P. Partheeban, Dean (A) and HOD of Civil Engineering Department is member of Board of Studies in various universities.
  • Two candidates have been awarded Ph.D in the field of Civil Engineering under the guidance of Dr. P. Partheeban, Dean (A) and HOD of Civil Department.

d) Faculty Development - FDPs / Workshops Attended

2014-2015

  • Dr. P. Partheeban, Dean (A) and HOD and Mrs. C. A. Poornima, AP of Civil dept. served as coordinators for the FDTP on CE2026-Traffic Engineering and Management, during June 23-30, 2014.
  • Mr. K. Veeraraghava Pillai, Associate Professor, Mr. V. Guru, AP, Ms. E. Cathrine, AP, Ms. V. Dhivya, AP and Ms. E. Saranya Sri, Lecturer have participated in the FDTP on CE2026-Traffic Engineering and Management, during June 23-30, 2014.
  • Mr. P. Babu Kamaraj, Assistant Professor, has attended the workshop on Fire Safety on October 15, 2014 organized by the Centre for Disaster Management & Department of Civil Engineering, St. Peter’s University.
  • Mr. K. Veeraraghava Pillai, Associate Professor, Mr.P. Babu Kamaraj, AP, Mr. V. Guru, AP, Ms.V.Dhivya, AP, Ms. E. Cathrine, AP and Ms. E. Saranya Sri, AP has participated in the BRNS sponsored National Conference on Modern Construction Materials and Technology (NCMCMT) organized by Department of Civil Engineering, St. Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology held during November 06-07, 2014.
  • Mr. P. Babu Kamaraj, AP, Civil, has participated in the Faculty Development Program on Entrepreneurship sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST, Govt of India, held during Dec 8-20, 2014.
  • Mrs. C. A. Poornima, AP and Mr. V. Guru, AP, has organized the BRNS sponsored National Seminar on Advanced Construction Techniques and Geo-Technical Engineering (NSACTGE) organized by Department of Civil Engineering, St. Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology held during February 25-26, 2015.
  • Dr. A. R. R. Kalaiyarrasi, Associate Professor, Dr. P. Priya Rachel, Associate Professor, Ms. E. Cathrine, AP, Ms. V. Dhivya, AP, Mr. P. Babu Kamaraj, AP and Ms. E. Saranya Sri, Lecturer, have participated in the BRNS sponsored National Seminar on Advanced Construction Techniques and Geo-Technical Engineering (NSACTGE) organized by Department of Civil Engg., SPCET held during Feb 25-26, 2015.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, Dean(A) and HOD, Civil, Dr. P. Priya Rachel, Associate Professor, Mr. K. Veeraraghava Pillai, Associate Professor, Mrs. C.A. Poornima, AP, Mr. V. Guru, AP and Mr. P. Babu Kamaraj, AP have participated in National Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Structures, organized by Dept. of Civil Engg., St. Peter’s University, held on March 17-18, 2015.

2013-2014

  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Case Studies on Road Accident Prediction Models for Chennai City,” National conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, NCMSO- 2013,Vels University, Chennai , Novermber 9th 2013,Page No.14, ISBN No. 978-81-909042-5-4,2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Road Safety Using Intelligent Transport System” ,National workshop on Advanced Techniques in Road Safety Management, St. Peter’s University, Chennai, Page No: 73 -78, January 4th & 5th, 2013.

2012-2013

  • FDP was attended by the faculties of our department on “Design of RC structures” held at ‘Sengunthanar engineering college’, Chennai.

2011-2012

  • FDP was attended by the faculties on “Disaster management for engineering and management faculty” sponsored by CSIR held on July 11-13, 2011.

e) Faculty Development – Papers Published

International Journals

2014-2015

  • Prasad Raju H.and P.Pratheeban, Mobile Monitoring Of Air Pollution Emanating From Burning Of Msw: Impact On Human Health - A Case Study, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 07, No.5, 2014.
  • Prasad Raju, H and P.Pratheeban, Mobile Vehicular Air Pollution Monitoring Using Gis, Gps And Sensors At Ambattur In Chennai City, Pollution Research (International Journal), No. 4, December, 2014.
  • Dhanasekar, K and P. Partheeban, Water Quality Index For Groundwater In Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, Pollution Research (International Journal). 33 (2) pp. 327-335, 2014.

2013-2014

  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Chemical Analysis of Low Calcium Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Concrete”. International Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 2, Issue 3,pp 134-136, 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban,“Uniaxial Stress Strain Behaviour Of Unreinforced Geopolymer Concrete Brick Masonry Prism”. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary”, 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Durability Study of Low Calcium Fly ash Based Geopolymer Concrete”. Indian Journal Of Applied Research,Vol 3, Issue 6,pp 180-186, 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Behaviour of Fly ash Based Geopolymer Concrete Block in Acidic Environment”. Proceeding of the National Seminar on Effective Utilisation of Industrial Waste, St. Peter’s University, Chennai. pp 44-48, 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Optimal Design of Energy Efficient IT Park Building - A Case Study”, International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 529-542 (ISSN: 0973-6077, Scopus Rating: 0.10), 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Effective Water Management in IT building - A Case Study”, Ecology Environment & Conservation, vol. 19, no 3, pp. 1-8 (ISSN: 0971-765X, Scopus Rating: 0.18), 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban,(2013), “Economic Analysis of Road Accident Cost for Chennai City,” International Journal of Pollution Research, India, Vol. 4 ,December,Page No:893-898.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Integrated Road Accident and Cost Prediction Model,” National Journal on Golden Research Thoughts-ISRJ, Vol 3 Issue 6 December, Page No:1-5, ISSN:2231-5063, 2013.
  • Dr. P. Partheeban, “Development of a Road Accident Prediction Model based on System Dynamics Approach,”Indian Journal of Applied Research, Page No:42-45, ISSN 2249-555X. www.theglobaljournals. com, 2013.

2012-2013

  • K. Dhanasekar and P. Partheeban, Assessment of Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Groundwater in Chennai, Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, An International Quarterly Scientific Journal, Vol. 11, No. 4, ISSN: 0972-6268, pp. 705-709, 2012.
  • H. Prasad Raju, P. Partheeban, and R. Rani Hemamalini, Urban Mobile Air Quality Monitoring Using GIS, GPS, Sensors and Internet, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol. 3, No. 4, August 2012, pp.323-327.

International Conferences

2012-2013

  • Sheila Mitra-Sarkar and P. Partheeban, Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here: Understanding the Problem of “Eve Teasing” in Chennai, India, International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation, Transportation Research Board Conference Proceedings 46, Volume 2, (2011), Page 74-85.
  • Partheeban, P. and R. Ranihemamalini, Short Term Transportation System Management Measures Using GIS, International Conference on Management and Sustainable Development, Wuhan, China, 2011.
  • P. Partheeban, R. Rani Hemamalini , Short Term Transportation System Management Measures Using GIS, International Conference on Management and Sustainable Development (MSD 2011), Wuhan, China, 25-28 March – 2011.
  • P. Partheeban, R. Rani Hemamalini and H. Prasad Raju, Vehicular Emission Monitoring Using Internet GIS, GPS and Sensors, International Conference on Environment, Energy and Biotechnology (ICEEB 2012), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • P. Partheeban,H. Prasad Raju,R. Rani Hemamalini, Air Pollution Monitoring Using GIS, GPS and Gas Sensors for Chennai City, 8th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 13-16 May 2013, Athens, Greece.

National Conferences

2014-2015

  • Ms. V. Dhivya, Assistant Professor, has participated and presented a technical paper on Fibre Optic sensors in smart structures in the BRNS sponsored National Conference on Modern Construction Materials and Technology (NCMCMT) organized by Department of Civil Engineering, St. Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology held during November 06-07, 2014.
  • Mrs. C. A. Poornima, Assistant Professor, has participated and presented a paper on Effect of Quarry dust on Compaction properties of Clay in the BRNS sponsored National Conference on Modern Construction Materials and Technology (NCMCMT) organized by Department of Civil Engineering, St. Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology held during November 06-07, 2014.

f) Student Achievements

2014-2015

  • Mr. S. Mohanraj and Mr. B. K. Brinthan, IV Yr Civil, has participated and won Ist Prize in the Technical event of Town Planning (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 23.09.2014.
  • Ms. V. Jamuna Rani and Ms. B. Nathiya IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical event of Model Making (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 23.09.2014.
  • Mr. A. Arul Mohan, IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical event of Town Planning (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 23.09.2014.
  • Mr. M. Manikandan and Mr. K. Mohan, IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical/ Non-Technical events (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 23.09.2014.
  • IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical/ Non-Technical events (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 23.09.2014.
  • Mr. S. Mohanraj, IV Yr Civil, has participated and won Ist Prize in the Technical event of Model-O-Making (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Mr. V. Yuvaraj, IV Yr Civil, has participated and won Ist Prize in the Non-Technical event of Minute to Win IT (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Mr. A. Arul Mohan, Ms. M. N. Kanimozhi and Ms. V. Kavitha, IV Yr Civil, has participated and won IInd Prize in the Technical event of Model-O-Making (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Mr. B. K. Brinthan, IV Yr Civil, has participated and won IInd Prize in the Technical event of Minute to Win IT (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Ms. P. Anuradha, Ms. R. Rajeshwari, Ms. M. Aishwarya, Mr. M. Manikandan, Mr. I. Pugazhendhi, Mr. C. Sivaganesh, Mr. V. Yuvaraj, Mr. K. Mohan, IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical event of Model Making (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Mr. S. Mohan Raj, IV Yr Civil, has participated in the Technical event of Paper Presentation (Nizara Techfest V1.0) organized by Dept of Civil Engg, Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engg, Avadi, Chennai on 24.09.2014.
  • Mr. V. Muthupandi, III Yr Civil, has participated in the event of paper presentation, Connexions and Treasure hunt in the National Level Technical Symposium, INGENIA’14 (Jerusalem College of Engg, Pallikaranai, Chennai) held on 26.09.2014.

2013-2014

  • S. Mohanraj, III year Civil, won Second Prize in paper presentation contest at S.A. Engg. College.