Guest Lectures Delivered


Sl. No. Topic Programme College/ Organizer
1 Port and Harbour Structures Faculty & Student Development Programme Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) – Vellore (Sep 2004)
2 Geotechnical Aspects for Civil Engineering Structures Faculty & Student  Development Programme Govt. Polytechnic Aranthangi (18th Sep 2006)
3 Non-linear soil structure interaction of piles on sloping ground TEQIP fellowship Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia (Nov’ 2007)
4 Know your soil Civil Engineering Federation of Tiruchirappalli (CEFTRON-2009) Civil Engineering Federation of Tiruchirappalli (CEFTRON-2009) (24th March 2009)
5 Earthquake Resistance Structures Disaster Risk Management Programme Pudukkottai District Collector under Disaster Risk Management Programme (DRMP), Pudukkottai District (5th June 2009)
6 Geotechnical investigation “Failure of structures” Staff Development Programme Oxford Engineering College, Trichy (13th May 2010)
7 Performance of Ground and Buildings during Earthquakes National Programme for Capacity Building of Architects in Earthquake Risk Management (NPCBAERM) Periyar Maniammani University, Vallam, Thanjavur (25th March 2010)
8 Earthquake induced lateral soil movement on lateral pile capacity Applications of Finite Element Method in Earthquake Engineering VLB Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (5th October, 2010)
9 Geotechnical earthquake engineering Disaster Risk Management Programme Periyar Maniammani University, Vallam, Thanjavur (23rd Dec 2010)
10 Pile foundations “Modern methods and materials” Institute of Engineers India (IEI), Trichy chapter Institute of Engineers India (IEI), Trichy chapter (10th September, 2011)
11 Foundation Piling-Sustainable Construction Workshop on Sustainable Construction Technology (key note speaker) JJ College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy (25th January 2012)
12 Recent advancement in ground improvement techniques - - Keynote lecture Intl. workshop on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering-2012 (key note speaker) Noorul Islam Univesrity, Inida (27.09.2012)
13 Performance of lateral pile under Earthquake induced lateral soil movement - Keynote lecture 4th International joint Conference on Advances in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (key note speaker) Sun College of Engineering and technology, Erachakulam, Kanyakumari (20th February 2013)
14 Foundation Engineering – an overview Faculty & Student  Development Programme RVS School of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul (12th October 2013)
15 Measurement of Aquifer Parameters 2 days Workshop on contaminant transport modeling NIT Trichy (25th & 26th October, 2013)
16 Assessment of Pile Failures due to Excessive Settlement during Pile Load Test International workshop on Structural Life assessment and failure diagnosis NIT Trichy (6th and 7th December, 2013)
17 Ground Improvement Techniques For Highways One day National level workshop on Highway Engineering Karur College of Engineering Karur (5th February 2014)
18 Soil Stabilization for Highway Project Faculty development program on innovative Practices in Highway Design, construction, maintenance and safety Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai (20th February 2014)
19 Assessment of pile failures and strengthening of RC pile using FRP One day workshop on Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures CARE School of Engineering, Trichy (3rd March 2014)
20 Soil Sampling for Engineering Analysis National Workshop on Water, Air & soil sampling and Analysis NIT Calicut (12th March 2014)
21 Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Piles Under Lateral Loads Symposium on Geotechnical Applications-2014 JNTU, IIT Hyderabad and IGS Hyderabad (4th April 2014)
22 Finite Element theory and application in geotechnical Engineering (Material modeling of soil behaviour) Faculty & Student  Development Programme Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai (21st April 2014)
23 Soil and Foundation Engineering Faculty Development Programme KALASALINGAM UNIVERSITY (8th August 2014)
24 Pile Foundation Faculty & Student Development Programme Karunya University, Coimbatore (26th August 2014)
25 Innovation in Civil Engineering National Level Technical Symposium and Workshop (AMONEC-14) University College of Engineering, Nagercoil. (A Constituent college of Anna University Chennai) (19th September 2014)
26 Performance monitoring of a berthing structure under service condition Forensic investigation of a berthing structure under seismic condition – a field study Two day International workshop on Forensic Engineering Builders Association of India, Tirunelveli Centre (4th & 5th October 2014)
27 Advance in Geotechnical Engineering – Performance monitoring of geotechnical constructions - Keynote lecture Two day National Conference on Advances in Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering (ASWEE 2014) SASTRA University, Thanjavur (10th October 2014)
28 Challenges in Geotechnical Investigations – Keynote lecture Pre-conference workshop on Geotechnical Investigation - Indian Geotechnical Conference -2014 JNTU Kakinada (IGC-2014) (17th December 2014)
29 Later Load Capacity Enhancement of RC Piles using FRP under Static and Cyclic Loads - Keynote lecture International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering Materials and Processes (ICACEMAP-2015) Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) (7th January 2015)
30 Soil Strength at Construction Site Faculty & Student  Development Programme – Geology Association National College Trichy (3rd February 2015)
31 Performance of Ground and Buildings during Earthquakes. and Recent advancement in ground improvement techniques One Day Seminar on Disaster Risk Mitigation & Sustainable Construction Kongunadu College of Engineering & Technology, THOTTIAM (14th  February  2015)
32 Long and short term mitigations of earthquake DST-SERB Sponsored National level workshop on Seismic Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Techniques Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore (17th  February 2015)
33 Disaster mitigation - foundation perspective Building Material & Technology Promotion Council, Government of India Sponsored Training Program in “Cost Effective and Disaster management Techniques” Bharathidasan Institute of Technology Anna University, Trichy (26th February 2015)
34 Concreting in Pile Foundation One Day Workshop on Advances in Concrete technology and Structures Peace Social Welfare Mission, Nagercoil (24th October 2015)
35 Behaviour of laterally loaded rock socketed pile in multi-layered soil-rock profile Second Japan-India Workshop in Geotechnical Engineering - Geotechnics for Resilient Infrastructure Fukuoka University, Japan (14th November 2015)
36 FRP Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Piles under Static Lateral Loads – A Field Study – Keynote lecture Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment GEOMATE, Osaka, Japan (16 to 18 November 2015)
37 Soil Mechanics- Soil Classification and shear strength Faculty Development Programme Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam (2nd December 2015)
38 Evaluation of interface shear strength of composite liner system and stability analysis for a landfill lining system One day workshop on Environmental Geotechnology SASTRA University, Thanjavur (27th February 2016)
39 Performance of FRP Strengthened/ Retrofitted RC Piles Subjected to Lateral Loads National Conference on Innovative Materials and Techniques in Civil Engineering Karunya University, Coimbatore (April 6-7, 2016)
40 Pile Foundation Theory and Practices One week Short term training programme On Foundation engineering -Theory and practices Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (13-18 June 2016)
41 Earthquake soil structure interaction analysis Two days national workshop on soil structure interaction problems and management KALASALINGAM UNIVERSITY(2nd September 2016)
42 Exposure and Job Opportunities in Civil & Geotechnical Engineering One Day Workshop on Exposure and Job Opportunities in Geotechnical Engineering KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Salem (17th September 2016)
43 Research Avenues in geotechnical Engineering National level Technical Seminar On Research Avenues in Civil Engineering Erode Sengunthar Engineering College (24th September 2016)
44 Assessment of pile failures due to excessive settlement during pile load test STTP on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering SASTRA University, Thanjavur (6th December 2016)
45 Research Opportunities in Geotechnical Engineering Research Colloquium on Research Opportunities in Geotechnical Engineering College of Engineering Trikaripur, Kerala (21st January 2017)
46 Criteria and failures of a few foundation structures – related case studies SSTP – Infrastructure Management ISRO Bangalore (4th February 2017)
47 Challenges  in Geotechnical Investigation One-day National Seminar on Geotechnical Investigations Vignan’s Foundation for Science Technology & Research University (VFSTRU), Guntur (18th February, 2017)
48 Instrumented Pile Load Tests For Both Vertical And Horizontal Load In Soft Marine Clay DFI Seminar on “Pile Foundations – Advances In Design And Construction Practices SVNIT, Surat (27th May 2017)
49 Modernization of ports – Innovation in pile foundation Preconference workshop on Modernization of Ports – International Conference in Ocean Engineering (ICOE -2018) IIT Madras (16th Feb’2018)
50 Modern construction material for RC Strengthened/ Retrofitted – Role of Fibre Reinforcement AICTE – ISTE Sponsored Programme on Modern Construction Materials and Construction Methods (21 -26, May 2018) Valliammai Engineering College, Chennai (21st May 2018)
51 Analysis of Rock-Socketed Monopiles Under Lateral Load PLAXIS User Meet Ram Caddsys, Chennai at Delhi (30th May 2018)
52 Special Course on “Analysis and Design of Pile Foundation” Special Course- 1 Credit MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi (28th & 29th, September 2018)
53 Dynamic Soil-pile interaction National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Soil Structure Interaction K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology Tiruchengode (6th October, 2018)