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

  • Pedestrian Flow Modelling, Facility Design and Evaluation

  • Traffic Operation and Simulation

  • Transportation Systems and Logistics

  • Freight Demand Modelling

  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

  • Electric Vehicles






April 2018


Assistant Professor

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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Teaching Experience in NIT Trichy

  • CEPC20 – Highway and Pavement Engineering [UG]

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

  • CEPE21 – Transportation Planning [UG]

  • CEIR11 – Basic Civil Engineering [UG]

  • CELR11 – Survey Laboratory [UG]

  • CE602 – Urban Transportation Systems [PG]

  • CE609 – Traffic Engineering Laboratory [PG]

  • CE610 – CAD in Transportation Engineering [PG]

  • CE615 –Transportation Economics [PG]

  • CE619 – Intelligent Transportation System [PG]

  • CE835 –Transportation Logistics [PG]

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

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  • 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.

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) (Ongoing).

Consultancy Project

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

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities at NIT Trichy

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Selected Webinar/Keynote Delivered

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Session Chair in Confrences/Workshops/Events

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Conferences/Workshops Organised

  1. Chairperson for International Virtual Conference on Smart and Sustainable Development of Urban Green Infrastructure in India and Canada (SSDUGI), 25 – 26 March 2022. (https://sites.google.com/view/ssdugi-2022)

  2. Vice-Chairperson for 6th International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), 14 – 17 December 2021. (http://ctrg2021.trgindia.org/)

  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,

Department of Civil Engineering,

National Institute of Technology,

Tiruchirappalli – 620 015

Tamil Nadu, India.

Ph: +91-9820481495

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