Prof. Amalan Sigmund Kaushik S





Assistant Professor

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LEED AP (Specialization in Building Design and Construction), Sustainable Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Energy Efficient Architecture, Outdoor Thermal Comfort.

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Assistant Professor National Institute of Technology, Trichy April 2018 Till date
Landscape Architect Dar Al-Handasah, Pune 2015 March 2018

Academic Qualifications (From Highest Degree to High School):

Examination Board / University Division/ Grade Subjects
Masters of Landscape Architecture School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi. First Class Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), Anna University, Chennai. First Class Architecture

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities within the University

Position Faculty/Department/Centre/Institution From To
Anti-Ragging Committee Member National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 2022  
MOOC studio committee member Submitted Interior and Acoustical Design proposal as team of 3 members Aug 2021 Till date
Faculty Advisor - Choreo Club Choreo Club, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli July 2021 Till date
Building Science Lab In-charge Department of Architecture, NIT Trichy. Jan 2021 Till date
Anti-Ragging Committee Member National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 2021  
Library Advisory Committee Member National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 2020 Till date
Stock Verification officer Architecture Department, NIT Trichy 2019  
Faculty Advisor - Association of students of Architecture (ASA). Association of students of Architecture (ASA). Successfully organized three annual symposiums (Archcult 19, 20, 21 2019 Till date
CSAB 2019 Member Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) 2019 Institute Core committee, coordinated in the seat allocation, counselling and admission process for students at NITs across India 2019  
Purchase Initiator Purchasing a variety of research equipment and drawing tables for students (21.5 Lakhs Approx) 2018  
Faculty Advisor – Dance Troupe Dance troupe, NIT Trichy August 2018 June 2021
Stock Verification officer Physical Education Department, NIT Trichy 2018  
Horticulture Advisory Committee Member Horticulture Advisory Committee was part of tree sapling procurement and planting of trees in the NITT campus in 2018 to 2020. Submitted Landscape Design proposal for Orion Plaza which is currently under review. May 2018 2020
Class committee Chairperson Department of Architecture For Five semesters (Jul 18 , Jan 19, Jan 20, Jul 21, Jan 22)

Details of Academic Work

Courses taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels

  1. Architectural Design 8th,4th, 3rd Sem
  2. Energy Efficient Buildings
  3. Climate Responsive Architecture
  4. Architectural Acoustics
  5. Building construction and materials
  6. Computer Applications in Architecture
  7. Water Supply and Drainage
  8. Working drawings in Architecture


Academic Contribution:

Professional Training (Internship) Coordinator for Undergraduate courses since the Academic year 2020-21 and has successfully coordinated in getting students interned in esteemed architectural firms.

Projects guided at Postgraduate level

S.No Roll No Name Topic
2019-20 Batch
1 201118014 Prateek Bhagat Effect Of Shading And Reflection Of Sunlight From Nearby Buildings, And Its Impact On Building Performance
2 201118016 Sindhya Megnath Design Optimization Of Transparent
Photovoltaic Facades For Daylight And
Energy Performance In High Rise
3 201119019 Rebecca Mariam Varghese Thermal Performance Of Green Roof
And Conventional Roof In The Warm
Humid Climate Of South India
4 201119020 Rupal Pachauri Enhancing Performance Of Glazed
Balcony In Low-Rise Building In
Moderate Climate
5 201120014 Priya Patel The Impact of Microclimate on Energy Performance of Office Buildings Within Urban Contexts Located in A Composite Climate, City of Indore
6 201120018 Robin Sharma Analysing The Impact of Automated Window Shading Systems on Daylighting of An Office Space In Composite Climate In Gurugram, India.

Under Graduate projects guided

S.No Roll No Name Topic
2018-19 Batch (Jan 2019 Semester)
1 101114002 Akshay Ganesh Literature Museum And Library, Bangalore
2 101114005 Asmitha Venturi Re-Establishing The City Centre Of Kakinada
3 101114008 Chirag Kataria Urban Hub, Bengaluru
4 101114035 Vyshali Simhachalam Smriti- Martyrs' Memorial And Heritage Museum Of Telangana
5 101114044 Talluru Namdev Hydrebad Habitat Centre
2019-2020 Batch (Jan 2020 Semester)
6 101115001 Akhil Rajkumar The Political Lobby
7 101115002 Alok Baht A R Vishwa Vidya Peetha, A University For Indian Traditional Art Forms And Vedic Sciences
8 101115009 Chittari Tarun Kumar Sagy : The Self Sustainable Village Project The Aadarsh Gram
9 101115017 M Gowtham Apple Inc Research And Development Facility And Retail Store
10 101115039 Srihitha Kanigiri Tourist Hub
2020-2021 Batch (July 2020 & Jan 2021)
11 101116001 Aarati Anil Global Justice City
12 101116003 Aishwarya Nalin Central Fish Market & Seafood Hub
13 101116011 Catherine Jenefa R Multimodal Transit Hub,
St Thomas Mount, Chennai
2021-2022 Batch (July 2021 & Jan 2022)
14 101117025 Roopendra Kumar Chennai FINHIVE and startup Hub : IFSC Zone
15 101117026 Ashrutha Nirtyapura- A Dance Village
16 101117030 Sanjana Aeropolis – Gateway district- A Transit Oriented Development


Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role)

Date (s) Title of Activity Level of Event Role Event Organized by
01.12.2021 to 03.12.2021 Humanizing Work and Work Environment - 19th International Conference Indian Society of Ergonomics International Paper presenter IIT Guwahati, India
18.11.2021 to 20.11.2021 Green Building Congress 2021, International Conference & Expo on Green Built Environment International Participant Confederation of Indian Industry.
14.12.2021 to 17.12.2021 6th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG – 2021) National Paper presenter Transportation Research Group of India (TRG) – hosted by NIT Trichy.
15.03.2022 to 16.03.2022 1st International Conference on Design innovations and Management for Sustainable Environment (ICDIMSE) International Paper presenter Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus & Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, India
Faculty Development Program
21.06.2018 to 23.06.2018 Teaching learning process National Participant Teaching Learning Centre - IIT Madras, Chennai.
11.05.2022 to 15.05.2020 E-content Development National Participant National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research, Chennai
25.05.2020 to 29.05. 2020 Sustainable Planning & Construction National Participant St Peter’s Institute, Chennai.
06.05.2020 to 09.05.2020 Researching Teaching in Architectural Education National Participant AMS academy of Architecture, Chennai.
AICTE Approved Faculty Development Program
14.12.2020 to 19.12.2020 Performance Evaluation Tools For Sustainable Buildings National Participant School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai.
07.06.2021 to 11.06.2021 Design, Modeling and Simulation of Sustainable Building Energy Systems National Participant Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering
28.06.2021 to 02.07.2021 Energy and Water Efficiency in Built Environment National Participant School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada
13.09.2021 to 17.09.2021 Natural Ventilation And Building Design In Tropical Regions National Participant School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada
03.01.2022 to 07.01.2022 Data Analysis using SPSS National Participant C.M.P. Degree College
30.07.2018 to 02.08.2018 IES VE workshop National Participant IES academy Pune
25.09.2019 Supporting Student Learning & Well-Being- Crafting the New Millennial Local Participant National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia/Seminars Organized (as Chairman/ Organizing Secretary/ Convenor / Co-Convenor)

Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Date (s) Role Venue
Vertical Design Studio Local 2019 Organizer Department of Architecture

Invited Talks delivered

Topic Date Inviting Organization
Incorporating Climatology in Building Design 04.03.2022 National Science Day Celebration, St. Peter’s School of Architecture.

Membership of Learned Societies

Type of Membership (Ordinary Member/ Honorary Member / Life Member ) Organization Membership 
LEED Accredited Professional (Building Design and construction) US Green Building Council (USGBC) Since 2015 (Active member)
Life Member Council of Architecture (COA) 2015
Associate Member Indian Society of Landscape Architects 2014
Associate Member Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] 2020
Associate Member Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) 2022


(A) Journals:

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal with DOI Volume (No.) Page numbers Year
Rebecca Mariam Varghese & S. Amalan Sigmund Kaushik Thermal Performance of Green Roof and Conventional Roof in the Warm Humid Climate of India Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems. LNNS,volume 391 Pg. 689–703 2022
Amalan Sigmund Kaushik S, Gopalakrishnan P, Subbaiyan G User Perception Study of Pedestrian Comfort Including Thermal Effects in an Educational Campus. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. Vol. 272 Pg. 287 to 301 2022

(B) Book Chapters

Author(s) Title of Book & Chapter Name of Publishers Year of Publication ISSN/ISBN Number
Rebecca Mariam Varghese & S. Amalan Sigmund Kaushik Ergonomics for Design and Innovation. Humanizing Work and Work Environment. (pp 689–703) Springer 2022 ISBN 978-3-030-94276-2. ISSN 2367-3370