Dr. Marisamynathan S



  • Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 2012-2017

  • M.E. in Transportation Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai 2010-2012

  • B.E. in Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi 2006-2010

Research Interests

  • Road Safety and Accident Analysis

  • Next Generation of Transportation (Electric Vehicles/Connected & Autonomous Vehicles/ITS)

  • Non-Motorized Transportation System (Pedestrian and Bicyclist)

  • Transportation Surveys, Statistical Analysis, and Modelling

  • Traffic Operation and Simulation

  • Transportation Systems and Logistics

  • Sustainable Transportation Planning






Sep 2022


Assistant Professor (Grade I)

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT)

April 2018

Sep 2022

Assistant Professor (Grade II)

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT)

Jan 2018

March 2018

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

SUTD-MIT International Design Centre, Singapore

Nov 2017

Jan 2018

Project Research Scientist

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

May 2017

Nov 2017

Research Associate

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)


International Journals

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International/National Conference Proceedings

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Ph.D. / M.Tech. / B.Tech. Projects Guided in NIT Trichy

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Research Project

  • “The development of traffic safety evaluation model using surrogate safety measure” supported by SEED Grant, National Institute of Technology: Trichy (2019-2021) (Completed).

  • “Development of Trip Generation Manual for Indian Cities” supported by Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi (2021-2022) (Completed).

  • “Laboratory and Field Performance Investigation of Rural Roads Stabilised with RBI Grade - 81” supported by NRIDA (2023-2025).

Consultancy Project

  • “Third Party Inspection of BT Surface using CMP Paver Finisher Road, and Cement Concrete Road” – Tiruchirappalli City Corporation (July 2023 Onwards)

  • "Scrutiny of Project Proposals for the State of Tamil Nadu under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)" as Team Member in Principal Technical Agency of Tamil Nadu of NIT Trichy, Identified by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency (Nov 2022 Onwards)

  • "Vetting of Rigid Pavement Design for ATC Complex at Tirupati Airport” - M/s TEEMAGE Precast Builders Pvt. Ltd. March 2024 (Completed)

  • "Construction of Elevated Corridor from the Anna Statue Junction to Trichy Railway Junction in Trichy City - Traffic Analysis Report” - VAX Consultants in September 2022 (Completed)

  • "Construction of Elevated Corridor from Km 0/2 of Thiruchirappalli – Pudukkottai - Aranthangi -Memisal Byepass Road (SH 26) through Gandhi Statue and Mutharaiyar Statue to Trichy Court Roundana (at Km 1/4 of Bharathidasan Salai) in Trichy city – Traffic Surveys” - Nagesh Consultants in June - July 2022 (Completed)

  • "Installation of Traffic Signages with IoT at Melapalyam Zone and Palayamkottai Zone in Tirunelveli Corporation - Third Party Quality Audit” - Tirunelveli Smart City Limited in 2021 (Along with CA Faculty) (Completed)

  • “Construction of permanent campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli: Third-Party Quality Assurance Agency” - M/s TEEMAGE Precast Builders Pvt. Ltd. in Dec 2020 (Along with SE and EEE Faculties) (Completed)

  • "Road Safety Audit Madurai Ring Road” - Tamil Nadu Road Infrastructure Development Corporation in 2019 (Along with TEM Faculties) (Completed)

Teaching Experience in NIT Trichy

  • CEPC20 – Highway and Pavement Engineering [UG]

  • CEPC28 – Railway, Airport and Harbour Engineering [UG]

  • CEPE19 – Traffic Engineering and Safety [UG]

  • CEPE21 – Transportation Planning [UG]

  • CEIR11 – Basic Civil Engineering [UG]

  • CELR11 – Survey Laboratory [UG]

  • CE601 – Highway Traffic Analysis and Design [PG]

  • CE602 – Urban Transportation Systems [PG]

  • CE609 – Traffic Engineering Laboratory [PG]

  • CE610 – CAD in Transportation Engineering [PG]

  • CE610 – Traffic Flow Theory [PG]

  • CE615 –Transportation Economics [PG]

  • CE619 – Intelligent Transportation System [PG]

  • CE835 –Transportation Logistics [PG]


  • Awarded for Best Performer in Faculty from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, 2022-2023

  • Received Shastri Conference and Lecture Series Grant (SCLSG) from Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), February, 2022

  • Received Best Research Paper Award in 8th International Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), August, 2021

  • Awarded for Best Performer in Faculty from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, 2020-2021

  • Awarded for Best Performer in Faculty from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, 2019-2020

  • Awarded for DUO-India Faculty Fellowship with Newcastle University, UK on 2020

  • Awarded for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Jan 2018 – Jan 2019

  • Awarded for Student Fellowship from Association of Transportation Professional of Indian Origin (ATPIO) on January, 2017.

  • Awarded for International Travel Support from Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India on 2017.

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities at NIT Trichy

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Selected Webinar/Keynote Delivered

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Session Chair in Conferences/Workshops/Events

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Conferences/Workshops Organized

  1. Chairperson for International Virtual Conference on Smart and Sustainable Development of Urban Green Infrastructure in India and Canada (SSDUGI), 25 – 26 March 2022. (Conference Link)

  2. Vice-Chairperson for 6th International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), 14 – 17 December 2021. (Conference Link)

  3. Member of various organizing committee in International Conference of Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC), Mumbai, India, December. (For 10th, 11th , and 12th TPMDC) (2012, 2014, 2016)

Conferences Attended and Presented

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International Universities Visit

  • Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), 2018

  • National University of Singapore (NUS), 2018

  • University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on July, 2017

  • TRB Annual Meeting, Washington, DC on January, 2017

  • Tongji University, Shanghai, China on July 2016

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong on July 2014

  • Central South University (CSU), Changsha, Hunan, China on July 2014

Reviewer for Journals/Conferences

  • Journal of Traffic Injury Prevention

  • International Conferences on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC)

  • International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG)

  • Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research

  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)

  • World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR)

  • International Conference on Innovative Trends in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ITCSD - 2019)

  • International Conference Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE 2020)

  • National Virtual Conference on Sustainable Construction Technologies & Advancements in Civil Engineering (ScTACE2020)

Professional Memberships

  • Transportation Research Group of India (TRG)

  • Member of Association of Transportation Professionals of Indian Origin (ATPIO)

  • Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

  • Member of World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS)

Software Skills

  • Related to Transportation


  • VISSIM, AIMSUN – Traffic Simulation Software

  • MXROAD, AUTOCAD – Drawings and Designing Software

  • CUBE, CUBE Cargo – Transportation Planning

  • MATLAB – Clustering, Fuzzy Logic, Optimization and Numerical Computing

  • Video Editing Software’s

  • ALL Capture

  • AVS Video Editor




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Contact Address

Dr. Marisamynathan S

Assistant Professor & Associate Dean (Faculty Welfare),

C16 (First Floor), Department of Civil Engineering,

National Institute of Technology,

Tiruchirappalli – 620 015

Tamil Nadu, India.

Ph: 0431 - 250 3153 (CE) / 3923 (FW) / +91-9820481495

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