Dr. S. Jayalekshmi



 

Qualification

Sl.No.

Course

Academic Institution

Year of

Passing

Class/

Rank/Award

Main

Subjects

1.       

S.S.L.C.

S.L.B. Govt. Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil

1984

State Rank Holder-

National Merit Scholarship Scheme Certificate Holder District Fourth Rank

English Tamil

Maths Science History Geography

2.       

H.S.C.

St.Joseph's Convent Girls Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil

1986

-

English French Maths Physics ChemistryBiology

Undergraduate Education

Sl. No.

Degree/Branch

AcademicInstitution/University

Year of Passing

Class/Rank/ Award

Main Subject of Study

1

B.E./Civil

Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli

1990

First Class (71.2%)

Civil Engineering

 

Post Graduate Education & Research

Sl. No.

Degree/Branch

AcademicInstitution/University

Year of Passing

Class/Rank/ Award

Main Subject of Study

1

M.E/ Geotechnical

Engineering

Department of Structural Engineering,

Annamalai University

1995

First Class with

Distinction

University First Rank

(ThiruMeenakshi-

sundaram Merit Prize)

Geotechnical

Engineering

2

Ph.D./

Geotechnical

Engineering

Indian Institute of

Technology,

Madras

2004

International

Award

(International

Geosynthetic

Society Student

Award)

Certificate +

1000 U.S.Dollars

awarded

At Geoasia 2004,

Korea

Geotechnical

Engineering

 

Experience

Post - Ph.D. Training cum Research Experience

 

Sl. No.

Duration

Description

From

To

1.

1-1-2009

30-1-2009

Underwent training cum Research on `Creep of  Geosynthetics' in the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T. Madras under TEQIP

2.

1-2-2009

28-2-2009

Deputed by the Institute (N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli )and under Underwent training cum Research on `Creep of Geosynthetics' in the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T. Madras.

 

Employment record in institution and so on (in order starting from present position)

 

University/College

Designation

Period

N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

From  1- 07-2012

N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

From 1-07-2009

R.E.C., Tiruchirappalli

SENIOR LECTURER

From 1-07-2005

R.E.C., Tiruchirappalli

LECTURER

From 04-02-2000

4.      Other Related Experience –Research, Industrial Etc. : RESEARCH CUM HALF TIME TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP AT I.I.T.MADRAS = 4.5 Years + 4 Years Research Cum Teaching Experience At R.E.C.,TIRUCHIRAPPALLI

 

5.      Consultancy and sponsored research activities :

  •   ISRO – one report shared with ISRO ON SIMULANTS which was well received.

Papers Published

  Research papers published in Refereed Journals:

(1)S.Jayalekshmi and K.Rajagopal(2009) “Modelling of Geosynthetics using True Findley and Onaran and Findley Models” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering – Vol.3, Issue3, July 2009

(2) S.Jayalekshmi and K.Rajagopal (2009)“ Failure Surcharge pressures and FE Analyses of a reinforced retaining wall” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering ISSN 0974 – 5904, Vol.02, August 2009, pp.405-415.

(3) S.Sreenivasulu, S.Jayalekshmi, R.Jayasankar (2012) “Effect of Thickness and Addition of Fly Ash and Rice Husk Ash on Temperature Differential and Warping Stresses in Rigid Pavements” International Journal of Engineering Studies. ISSN 0975-6469 Volume 4, 2 (2012), pp. 97-112

(4) S.Jayalekshmi, SugaliSreenivasulu and D.Saravanakumar(2012)Development of New Lunar Simulant from Terrestrial Soil - A Comparative Study,Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ),e-ISSN, 2250 - 3498,Vol. II, No. VI,2012

(5).SJayalekshmi and MethkuAnvesh Reddy(2013), Studies on Polymer Based Chemical Treated

Clay SoilInternational Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) Vol. 1 Issue 10, December- 2012 ,ISSN: 2278-0181

(6)  SugaliSreenivasulu And S. Jayalekshmi (2013),Characterization and Shear Investigations on a Lunar Soil Simulant, International Journal of Earth Science Engineering,ISSN 0974-5904, Volume 06, No. 01 (01),  February 2013, P.P.1992-1999.

(7) Jayalekshmi and MethkuAnvesh Reddy (2012) Studies on Polymer Based Chemical Treated Clay Soil, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 1 Issue 10, December- 2012 ISSN: 2278-0181 pp.1-3.

(8) Sruthy O.A. and Dr.S.JayalekshmiElectrokinetic Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated soil International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research,Volume 3, Issue 1, May 2014pp.103-111  ISSN 2319-6009.

(9) Saurabh Kumar Singh,Vijay Pal Sagar,Ranjeet Kumar, SenaAnvesh Kumar and S.Jayalekshmi (2014), A Review On Effect Of Mineral Admixture On Self Compacting Concrete, International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE),Vol. 3, Issue 3, May 2014, 79-90 ISSN(P): 2278-9987; ISSN(E): 2278-9995

(10) SudeepSapkota,MadhukarDhingra and S. Jayalekshmi(2014),Review On Soil Stabilization Techniques, International Journal of Civil Engineering(IJCE),Vol. 3, Issue 3, May 2014, pp.63-78 ISSN(P): 2278-9987; ISSN(E): 2278-9995

(11) SankarJegadesh J S and S Jayalekshmi(2014)Study On Properties Of Concrete With Colour Adsorbed Fly Ash, Rice Husk Ash, Steel Slag And Polypropylene Fibres, International Journal of Civil Engineering(IJCE),Vol. 3, Issue 3, May 2014,pp.9-18 ISSN(P): 2278-9987; ISSN(E): 2278-

(12) SugaliSreenivasulu and S Jayalekshmi (2014) Terramechanics on Lunar Soil Simulants: A Review,International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research,Volume 3, Issue 2, May 2014pp.92-103 ISSN 2319-6009.

(13) Vyshak R S and S Jayalekshmi(2014) Soil - An Adsorbent for Purification of Phosphate Contaminated Water,International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research,Volume 3, Issue 2, May 2014pp.65-77 ISSN 2319-6009.

(14) SankarJegadesh J S and S Jayalekshmi(2014)Advancements in Concrete Filled Steel Tubular (CFST) Columns - A Review, International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research,Volume 3, Issue 2, May 2014pp.57-64 ISSN 2319-6009.

(15) S.Jayalekshmi, and SankarJegadesh J.S., A Review On Investigations Of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns, International Journal of Earth Science Engineering. (Accepted) 

(16) S. Jayalekshmi and Sri RaamPandian.P  A Simple Review on Various Soil Stabilization Techniques and Materials , International Journal of Earth Science Engineering. (Accepted) 

(17) P.Chandrasekaran, S.Jayalekshmi, and SankarJegadesh J.S., Behaviour Of Colour Adsorbed Fly Ash With Polypropylne Fibers, International Journal of Earth Science Engineering. (Accepted) 

  Research papers published in Conference Proceedings as full papers(refereed):

(1) Jayalekshmi S. (1996) “ Recent Trends in Analytical and Design Tools” U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Innovations in Construction Engineering and Practice, ICEP-96, January 24-25, 1996 at Annamalai University, Annamalainagar.

(2).Rajagopal K. and Jayalekshmi S.(2000)” Finite Element Evaluation of the Behaviour of Reinforced Retaining Wall” Indian Geotechnical Conference, Calcutta, December 2000, 151 – 154.

(3).Jayalekshmi(2000) “Modeling the mechanical Behavior of Polymers” Proceedings of One Day Seminar on Current Trends in Environmental Geotechniques, organized by Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter, November 11, 2000.

(4).Jayalekshmi S. and Rajagopal K.(2005) “ Modeling the Behaviour of Geosynthetics” ATMT 2005, International Conference  on Advances in Textile Materials Technology, Department of Textile and Fashion Technology, KCT, Coimbatore, July 8-12, 2005.

(5).Jayalekshmi S. and N.Anjaneyulu (2006) “A Study on the effect of Glass Fibre on the Stability of Bituminous Mixes” EASEC-10, Tenth East Asian Regional Conference on Structural and Engineering Construction, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2006 : 323 – 328

(6).Jayalekshmi S. and V.Durga Prasad(2006) “Lime stabilization of Problematic Soils in Thanjavur and Nagappattinam Districts” Indian Geotechnical Conference, IIT, Madras, Chennai, December 14-17, 2006.

(7).Jayalekshmi S., Samidurai V.  and Harish Paravastu (2010) “Ground Improvement using Stone Columns for Infrastructural Development”, CISTUP @ CiSTUP 2010, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 18th – 20th October 2010.

(8).SrinivasaRao B. and Jayalekshmi S. (2010) “ Fibre reinforcement of soil subgrade beneath flexible pavements”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, Geotrendz, I.I.T., Bombay,December16-18, 2010.

(9) Jayalekshmi S.(2011) “Automated Measurement of Creep Behaviour of Geosynthetics used in Civil Engineering Applications using Linear Variable Differential Transducers” Proceedings of Trends in Industrial Measurements and Automation – TIMA 2011 to be held from January 6 – 8, Vigyan Auditorium, CSIR Complex, Taramani, Chennai

(10)Sugali.Sreenivasulu. and S.Jayalekshmi.(2013)Characterisation and Shear investigations on a Lunar soil Simulant, National conference on “New trends in Civil engineering &Earth Sciences (NTCE-2013) ,

5-6 February,2013.page No.364

(11)S. Jayalekshmi (2004) National Conference on Climatic Change and its Impact on Water Resources in India, 15-17th December 2004 at Madurai KamarajUniversity,Madurai.

(12)SankarJegadesh J.S. and S. Jayalekshmi “Theoretical Investigations on Design Approaches of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns”Presented in /  Proceedings - International Conference on Inter Disciplinary Research in Engineering and Technology held at Professional College of Engineering, Palladam, Tirupur. ( 21.8.2014 to 22.8.2014)

(12) S. Jayalekshmi and SankarJegadesh J.S.   “Finite Element Analysis and Theoretical Investigations on Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns”Presented in / Proceedings - International Conference on Inter Disciplinary Research in Engineering and Technology held at Professional College of Engineering, Palladam, Tirupur.

( 21.8.2014 to 22.8.2014)

(13) SankarJegadesh J.S. and S. Jayalekshmi “A Comparative Study on Design Principles of Circular Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns ”Presented in International Conference on Inter Disciplinary Research in Engineering and Technology held at Professional College of Engineering, Palladam, Tirupur.

( 21.8.2014 to 22.8.2014)

(14) SugaliSreenivasulu and S.Jayalekshmi (2014) Geotechnical Characterisation of TRI-1 Lunar Simulant, Proceedings of the first Annual Conference on Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, ACIDIC 2014, May 19-20,2014, Organised by Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal pp.351-358

(15) SankarJegadesh J.S. and S.Jayalekshmi(2014) Study on Behaviour of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns, Proceedings of the first Annual Conference on Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, ACIDIC 2014, May 19-20,2014, Organised by Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal pp.592-599.

(16) SankarJegadesh J.S. , P. Chandrasekaran and S.Jayalekshmi (2014). Novel Technology To Treat Textile Effluent Using Fly Ash As An Adsorbent And Use Of Waste Materials In Concrete To Reduce Global Warming Gases. International Conference on Green technology for Pollution Prevention and Pollution Control, 27-29 September, 2014.

(17) Sri Raam Pandian P and S. Jayalekshmi, “Review on Technical And Legal Aspects Involved in Forensic Geotechnical Engineering” National conference on Advances in Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering,SASTRA University,Thanjavur,  10 – 11th Oct , 2014

(18) SankarJegadesh J.S. and S.Jayalekshmi(2015) A Study on Design Principles of Concentrically Loaded Circular Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, Materials and Processes, ICACEMAP 2015, Jan. 07-09,2015, Organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-641014

 (Paper ID S026)

(18) Santhosh M.B., P.Raam Pandian and S.Jayalekshmi(2015), Study on Phytoextraction and Phytoremediation of Soil Contaminated by Zinc,  Proceedings  of International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, Materials and Processes, ICACEMAP 2015, Jan. 07-09,2015, Organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-641014 Paper ID G-006

 (19) P.Raam Pandian, Santhosh M.B.  and S.Jayalekshmi (2015) Experimental Investigation on effect of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash(SCBA) on weak soil, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, Materials and Processes, ICACEMAP 2015, Jan. 07-09,2015, Organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore-641014 Paper ID G-005

 

List of M.Tech. Students/Thesis Guided

                                                                       

Sl. No.

Name of Student

Title of M.Tech. Thesis

Year

1.

S.Vijayabaskaran

A Study of the Crack Patterns in Rigid Pavement at Tiruchirappalli Airport

2002

2.

V.Durga Prasad

Stabilisation of Problematic Soils

2003

3.

V.Durga Prasad

A Study on the Engineering Properties and Improvement of Problematic  Soils

2003

4.

Jemy Mathew

Coir Geotextile for Subgrade Improvement

2004

5.

N.Anjaneyulu

Studies on Fibre Reinforced Bituminous Mixes

2004

6.

N.Anjaneyulu

A Study on Effect of Pavement Unevenness on Capacity of Two Lane Roads

2005

7.

S.Pawan Kumar

Study on Bituminous Emulsions using Various Emulsifying Agents and Bituminous Emulsion Mixes

2008

8.

S.Pawan Kumar

Study on Geotechnical Properties of Silty Clay and Clayey Sand with Bioenzyme as a Stabiliser

2008

9.

Marie Gerard Cyril Perera

Seismic Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Retaining Wall Using Modal Response Method

2007

10.

Marie Gerard Cyril Perera

Seismic Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Retaining Wall Using Plaxis

May 2008

11.

Sam Jose G.

Soil Structure Inteaction of an Integral Bridge Abutment – Phase I

May 2009

12.

Sam Jose  G.

Soil Structure Inteaction of an Integral Bridge Abutment in Cohesive Soils

December 2009

13.

BondalaSrinivasaRao

A Study on the Strengthening of Soil Subgades Beneath Flexible Pavements by Inclusion of Fibres

December

2009

14.

Arun T.

A Study on the Behaviour of Cantilever Retaining Wall with EPS Geofoam as Engineered Fill(Phase I)

2009

15.

BondalaSrinivasaRao

A Study on the Strengthening of Soil Subgades Beneath Flexible Pavements by Inclusion of Fibres

2010

16.

B.Anil Kumar

An experimental study on the Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Concrete (Phase I)

2009

17.

Arun T.

A Study on the Behaviour of Cantilever Retaining Wall with EPS Geofoam as Engineered Fill(Phase II)

2010

18.

B.Anil Kumar

An experimental study on the Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Concrete (Phase I)

2010

19.

Kumar Rameswarapu

Modelling the Response of  Buried Pipelines under fault displacement

2010

20.

Md. Alam Khan Faisal

Experimental Studies Using Column Setup with  Flyash as Liner Material

2010

21.

DudamBharath Kumar

Studies on the effect of Leachates from Ariyamangalam Dumping Site

2010

22.

P.Navaneeshwar Reddy

Modelling and Prototype Studies on Prototype of a 1.25 MW Wind Turbine

2010

23.

Kumar Rameswarapu

Modelling the Response of  Buried Pipelines under fault displacement

2011

24.

Md. Alam Khan Faisal

Experimental Studies Using Column Setup with Flyash as Liner Material

2011

25.

DudamBharath Kumar

Instrumented Study on the contaminated soil under temperature and moisture control by using small scale lysimeter in the laboratory

2011

26.

MethkuAnvesh Reddy

Initial Study on Soil to be Stabilised by a Polymer based Chemical Stabiliser

2011

27.

D.Saravanakumar

A Study on Geotechnical Characterisation of Lunar Simulant

2011

28.

EmmaniyeluBetapudi

Soil Stabilisation Using a Polymer Based Chemical

2011

29.

MethkuAnvesh Reddy

Studies on Polymer Based  Chemical Treated Clay Soil

2012

30.

D.Saravanakumar

A Study on Interference Effect of Shallow Foundations Resting on Cohesive Soil

2012

31.

EmmaniyeluBetapudi

Study on the Behaviour of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (Pile ) in Cohesionless Soil Under Combined Loading

2012

32.

Shruthy O.A.

Electrokinetic Remediation of Lead Contaminated Soil

2013

33.

Vyshak R.S.

Phosphate Adsorption Characteristics of Various Soils from South India

2013

34.

Sreekanth E.M.

Domestic Wastewater Treatment Using Modified Magnesium Oxide Coated Sand Filter

 

2013

35.

Shruthy O.A.

Electrokinetic Remediation of Lead Contaminated Soil

2014

36.

Vyshak R.S.

Study on Removal of Phosphate from Wastewater Using Soil and Magnetite

2014

37.

Sreekanth E.M.

Domestic Wastewater Treatment Using Modified Magnesium Oxide Coated Sand Filter

2014

38.

Santhosh M.B.

Study on phytoextraction and phytoremediation using a soil contaminated by zinc

Dec 2014

39.

Sri Raam Pandian P.

Effect of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash(SCBA)and PET Fibre on Soft Soils

Dec.2014

40.

Santhosh M.B.

Study on phytoextraction and phytoremediation using a soil contaminated by zinc

(Ongoing)

41.

Sri Raam Pandian P.

Effect of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash(SCBA)and PET Fibre on Soft Soils

(Ongoing)

                                 2 M.Techs.(1 TEM and 1 EE) Ongoing

Italics: Transportation Engineering and Management

Bold  :  Environmental Engineering                                                               Normal : Structural Engineering        

TOTAL  = 39 (Completed) + 2 Ongoing

 

 

                                                List of Ph.D. Students Guiding /Guided

1.

SugaliSreenivasulu

Topic : Development And Characterisation of TRI – 1: An Engineered Lunar Soil Simulant And Studies On Wheel – Soil - Interaction

Completed

10/12/2014

2.

Sankar Jegadesh J.S.

Study on Behavior of Concrete Filled Steel Tubular (CFST) Members

Ongoing

3.

Pala Gireesh Kumar

Wheel Soil Interaction of Planetary Rovers

Ongoing

List of Workshop / Training Programmes / Summer/ Winter Schools / Conferences Attended / Organised

Training Programs (Seminars, etc.)/ Research Programs:

  1. Conducted Foundation Engineering Course for Part - time B.E. Students of  Bharathidasan University.
  2. Conducted Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering  (Theory)   and      Strength   of Materials Laboratory classes for Part - time B.E. Students of Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU)
  3. Provided inputs for the preparation of the Course Material  (Soil Lab.and Transportation Lab.) for PradhanMantri Gram SadakYojana Training Programmes conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, N.I.T. Tiruchirappalli in 2005.
  4. Attended  Seminar on Current Trends in Environment Geotechniques conducted by IGS Chennai Chapter at Anna University, November 11, 2000 (1 day)
  5. Given Invited Lecture on Modelling of geosynthetics at Current Trends in Environment Geotechniques conducted by IGS Chennai Chapter at Anna University, November 11, 2000 (1 day)
  6. Attended   International  Seminar   on  Earthquake  Engineering, at SASTRA Deemed University, February 25-26,2006.(2 days)
  7. Attended Seminar on Economic Growth and National Integration on 31-5-2008 at New Delhi.
  8. Attended One day Seminar on Segmental Precast Driven Piles organized by Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter at IIT, Madras on 26 July, 2008.
  9. Underwent training and Research work on `Creep of Geosynthetics’ in the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T. Madras under TEQIP from 1-1-2009 to 30-1-2009.
  10. Permitted by Institute to  Undergo training and Research work on `Creep of Geosynthetics’ in the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T. Madras from 1-2-2009 to 28-2-2009.

11.  Participated in the Short Term Training Programme on Role of Geosyntheticsin Civil Infrastructure and Geoenvironmental Protection Projects - Sponsored by AICTE New Delhi organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T., Madras from l0th August 2009 to 14th August 2009.

12.  Participated in Regional Seminar on "Intellectual Property and Innovation Management in Knowledge Era" organized by N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli and National Research Development Corporation on 7th September 2009.

13.  Delivered Keynote Address at N.I.T., Raipur in the Eathquake Engineering Program under Continuing Education Programme from 2-5 May 2010

14.  Delivered Keynote Address on Creep of Geosynthetics and Infrastructure Development at N.I.T. Tiruchirappalli under the aegis of Indian Geotechnical Society(Tiruchirappalli Chapter on 14thFebruaury 2014.

15.  Delivered Keynote Address and served as Resource Person deputed to the One Day Seminar Programme on Basics of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology at Thottiam, Namakkal on 26th September 2014.

 

International Conferences /  International Congress :

  1. Attended45th ISTAM International Congress at Sivakasi , December 26 - 29, 2000 (4 days)
  2.  Attended the workshops conducted in GEOASIA 2004,Third Asian Regional

             Conference on Geosynthetics at Seoul, Korea, June 21 - 23 (3 days)

  1. Attended and presented paper at Tenth East Asia Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction at Bangkok, Thailand, August 3-5, 2006.
  2. Participated in the Regional Awareness Conference on IWWA – Chennai Water Convention – 2011 conducted at Tiruchirappalli on 17.07.2010
  3. Attended Conference cum Workshop CISTUP@CiSTUP 2010 at IISc, Bangalore from 18th to 20th October 2010.
  4. Attended Workshop cum International Conference on Trends in Industrial Measurements and Automation, TIMA – 2011 at Vigyan Auditorium, CSIR Complex, Taramani, Chennai from 6th to 8th January 2011.
  5. Participated and Presented in International Conference on Inter Disciplinary Research in Engineering and Technology held at Professional College of Engineering, Palladam, Tirupur. (21.8.2014 to 22.8.2014)

 

National Conferences Attended / Participated

  1. Attended National Conference on Climate change and its impact on Water Resources in India, Participated in the deliberations for framing policy recommendations submitted to the Central Government , Madurai Kamaraj University, December 15-17, 2004 (3 days)

Short – term Courses/

Summer / Winter Courses

  1. Attended  Short term course on Ground Improvement Techniques, V.I.T., Vellore on March 5, 2005

(1 day)

  1. Attended One Week Short Term National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education(NPEEE on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (SDEE 2005) , IIT Madras, Chennai , June 13 - 17,2005 (5 days)
  2. Attended Short Term Course , National   Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education (NPEEE), FESA 2006 at IIT, Madras, March 20 - 24, 2006(5 days )
  3. Attended Short term Course on Geosynthetics and their Applications in Infrastructure Projects, IIT Madras Chennai , July 17 – 21, 2006.
  4. Attended Short term (QIP) Course on Recent Advancements in Environmental Engineering organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli , February 19 – 23, 2007.(5 days)
  5. Attended one-week short term course on Self-Awareness and Higher Goals in Education (SAHGE 2012) conducted by Centre for Continuing Education, I.I.T., Madras from June 12-16, 2012 at I.I.T., Madras.

30.  Attended Two-days Faculty Orientation Programme on – Class room   Management and Communication,   5th – 6th  October  2012  at    Hotel    Sangam, Thanjavur, Organised by N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli

31.  Attended QIP Short term Course on Numerical and Experimental Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering, 4th to 9th February 2013, conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T., Kanpur.

32.  Attended one week Short term Course on Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, 8th to 12th July 2013, organized by Dr.B.R.Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar -144011, Punjab under the aegis of TEQIP-II

33.  Attended and Participated in the One Day Course on Microscopic Techniques in Material Characterisation, organized by Department of Materials and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli on 10th October, 2014.

34.   Attended and Participated in the One Day Course on Structural Characterisation, organized by Department of Materials and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli on 14th October, 2014.

 

National Workshops

  1. Attended National Workshop on Geosynthetics in Infrastructure Projects,IIT, Madras, Chennai on May 3, 2005 (1 day)
  2. Attended GEOPREDICT 2005, National Symposium on Prediction Methods in Geotechnical Engineering at IIT, Madras, Chennai on  June 3, 2005 (1 day)
  3. Attended  Workshop on Seismic Analysis and Structural Design , SESTRAD  2006, Department of Civil Engineering,  N.I.T.,  Tiruchirappalli , October 22 - October 23, 2005    (2 days)
  4. Attended Workshop on Concrete Mix Design (CONMIDE -2006), Department of Civil Engineering, N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli, February 19, 2006 (1 day)
  5. Attended Workshop on Finite Element Methods for Engineers(under TEQIP) organized by Dept. of Civil Engg., N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli , 1st and 2nd February 2007(2days).
  6. Attended Workshop on Testing of Construction Materials organized by N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli , February 26 – 27, 2007.(2 days)
  7. Conducted a One Day Workshop on Geotechnical Engineering for the Civil Engineering students of NIT, Tiruchirappalli under TEQIP Tribal Development Plan  on November 13,2007
  8. Attended Workshop on Nanomaterials Characterisation and their ProcessApplications conducted by the Dept. of Chemical Engineering, N.I.T. Tiruchirappalli on February 28, 2008    (under TEQIP)
  9. Attended One day National Workshop on Patent Information, Jointly organized by Patent Cell, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli and Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai on 29th April, 2009.

44.  Participated in two day Workshop on Innovation, Sustainability, Solutions, Adoption, Implementation in Energy Environment Ecosystem and Human Life  at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. (23.1.2014 to 24.1.2014)

  1. ConductedAIGEE – 2014 Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering under TEQIP II organized by Department of Civil Engineering, N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli from January 8th to 9th 2014.
  2. Attended and Participated in the One Day Workshop on Prediction, Prevention and Post Analysis of Engineering Failures, Organised by Society for Failure Analysis, Tiruchirappalli Chapter in association with National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli on 17th October 2014.

 

International Workshops

  1. Attended International Workshop on Horizontal Directional Drilling organized by Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter at IIT, Madras in association with Digital  Control Incorporated, Vermeer Manufacturing and ISTT, The International Society for Trenchless Technology on 26 July, 2008.

Keynote Address / Resource Person

48.  Delivered Keynote Address at N.I.T., Raipur in the Eathquake Engineering Program under Continuing Education Programme from 2-5 May 2010

49.  Delivered Keynote Address on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering and Geosynthetics at K.L.N.College of Engineering, Pottapalayam, Madurai

50.  Delivered Keynote Address on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering and Geosynthetics at P.S.N.A., Dindigul on 24th March 2011

51.  Delivered Keynote Address and served as Resource Person deputed to the One Day Seminar Programme on Basics of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology at Thottiam, Namakkal on 26th September 2014

(same as Item 15)

52.  One forenoon session for Anna University approved FDTP on Soil Mechanics (CE6405) handled at Vellalar College of Engineering and Technology, Erode on 18/12/2014

·         Yoga
Attended 12 day yoga program organized by the Isha Yoga Foundation, Coimbatore at NIT Trichy in January 2008.

·         Attended Art of Living Yoga Classes by Sri SriRavishankarji

Fellowship in scientific and professional societies with abbreviations:

Member,ISTE,

Life Member,Indian Geotechnical Society(Chennai Chapter).

Life Member, ISTAM,

Member, Institution of Engineers (India)

Life Member, Indian Geotechnical Society(Tiruchirappalli Chapter)

Reviewer

Canadian Journal of Geotechnical Engineering

Institution of Engineers (India) – A Series

Honours and awards (list)

National Merit Scholarship Certificate

}  District First/Essay Competition, Awarded by Fire Services Department

}  Winner/ Essay Competition/ Awarded by Tamil Nadu Tourism and Cultural Department

First Class with Distinction (M.E.– Geotech.) , University First Rank, Winner of Thiru Meenakshi Sundaram Merit Prize (Cash Award)

Ph.D. Thesis – Awarded International Geosynthetic Society Student Award/ GEOASIA 2004 –Seoul, KOREA. /Awarded 1000 U.S. Dollars by International Geotechnical Society.

}  BharathJyothi Award

}  Represented College(U.G.)in TIES in Tennikoit and Ball Badminton

}  Represented College(U.G.) in Quiz Competition held by YMCA, Tirunelveli and All India Radio – Tirunelveli in EXQUIZIT – 89.  

Presentations :

1. GEOPREDICT at IIT, Madras

 2. ISTAM 2000, MepkoSchlenk College, Sivakasi

3. MKU, Madurai

                                4. Environmental Geotechnique, IGS Chennai Chapter, Anna University

Served in various capacities as

Ø  Nominated as faculty to co-ordinate Teaching and Learning Resources under TEQIP

Nominated as Member of the Intellectual Property rights Cell of the Institute

Served as Officer in Charge of Stock Verification for Estate maintenance, Guest House,

   P.G. Guest House, Electrical Maintenance (2002)

Served as Officer in Charge of Stock Verification for Architecture Department

(2003-2004)

Served as Officer in Charge of Stock Verification for Architecture Department

(2004-2005)

First Year Co-ordinator for the Subject - Basics of Civil Engineering

(July 2005-December 2005)

First Year Co-ordinator for the Subject - Engineering Graphics

(July 2006-December 2006)

M.Tech Weekly Seminars/Ph.D.- Student Seminar - Co-ordinator

(2007 onwards - July 2009)

Member / Officer's Club

Participated in the 2 weeks Yoga Programme conducted at N.I.T., Tiruchirappalli

Staff in Charge/Cultural Committee / Moments(2002 - 2005)

Staff in Charge Deputed to accompany and guide College Team for SAARANG 2002 .to IIT Madras

Assistant Staff Advisor / Civil Engineering Association (2004-2005)

Performance Analysis Committee – Chairperson – I M.Tech.(Environmental Engineering),etc.

vPerformance Analysis Committee – Chairperson V Semester B.Tech. (Civil) – July 2014 to Dec.2014

vPerformance Analysis Committee – Chairperson VI Semester B.Tech. (Civil) – January 2015 to July 2015

Honours,Awards, Prizes

Ø  A pass in the UPSC(Preliminary Examination) – 1994

Ø  Represented School and College at Inter-District Meets in Tennikoit

Ø  Represented College in Tamil Nadu Inter Engineering Meet in Tennikoit and Ball Badminton

Ø  State level Competitions in Essay Writing – Prizes awarded by District Collector on behalf of the Ministry of Information and Tourism Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Ø  District level Essay Competitions – Higher Secondary Level – conducted by Fire Services Department – First Prize Winner

Ø  S.S.L.C. – National Merit Certificate – State Rank

Ø  Various prizes won in Intramural Competitions in Tennikoit, Throw-Ball, Volley Ball, Long Jump and High Jump at School Level

Ø  Various Prizes won in College Level competitions-  in Sports (Ball Badminton, Tennikoit, Long Jump, High Jump and Javelin Throw) and in Culturals (Music, Essay Competition)

Ø  Represented College in Exquizit-89 Quiz Competition conducted by All India Radio, Tirunelveli and YMCA, Tirunelveli.

Ø  Represented College in Inter-District Meet at Nagercoil – in Tennikoit.

Ø  University First rank – Thiru Meenakshi Sundaram Merit Prize – M.E. – 1995

Ø  Ph.D. Thesis Awarded International Geosynthetic Society Student Award.

Ø  Bharat Jyoti Award awarded by India International Friendship Society at New Delhi.

Ø  Nagari Lipi Parikshay – Certificate

Ø  Rashtrabasha Praveen Certificate in Hindi

Administrative Responsibilities shouldered

Serving/Served/ in Various Capacities as

}  Subject Co-ordinator

}  Class Committee Chairperson (Structural Engineering/Transportation Engineering and Management/Environmental Engineering) at various times.

}  Faculty in charge, Cultural Committee/ Moments (2002-2005)

}  Faculty in Charge – Hospitality Committee (Moments 2011)

}  Stock Verification Officer for Estate Maintenance, P.G. Guest House, Electrical Maintenance

}  Stock Verification Officer for Architecture Department

}  Time Table Co-ordinator

}  NBA/U.G. / Draft Report Prepared

}  Member / Board of Studies

 

New Courses Introduced

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Simulant Materials

Constitutive Modelling of Geologic Materials
 

Current Semester (January 2015 to July 2015)

 

  •   Class Committee Chairperson for Sixth Semester/B.Tech. in Civil Engineering

 

 

 

Subjects Taught

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanics Of solids and fluids
  • Basics of Civil engineering

Research Interests

• Lunar Simulants
• Geosynthetics
• Laboratory Instrumentation
• Soil Structure Interaction
• Environmental Geotechnique
• Soil Stabilisation
 B.E. Project : Application of Geotextiles to Shallow Foundations (1990)
 M.E. Project : Finite Element Analysis of Rigid Airport Pavements(1995)
 Ph.D. Thesis : Studies on Geosynthetic Reinforced Retaining Walls (Awarded IGS Student award by the International Geosynthetic Society at GEOASIA 2004, Seoul, Korea, for academic excellence and dissemination of knowledge in the field of Geosynthetics-Awarded 1000 U.S. Dollars and citation.) (2004)

Honours and Awards

  • National Merit Certificate In S.S.L.C
  • Thiru Meenakshi Sundaram Merit Prize for securing First Rank in M.E.
  • Bharat Jyoti Award by India International Friendship society at the Seminar on Economic Growth and Integration.National Merit Certificate In S.S.L.C
  • International Award - Ph.D. - International Geosynthetic Student Award for dissemination of knowledge in the field of geosynthetics - awarded 1000 U.S. Dollars at GEOASIA 2004, Seoul, Korea.

Contact Address

Smt. S. Jayalekshmi,
Assistant Professor,
Civil Engineering Department,
NIT Trichy -620015
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