Dr. S. Moses Santhakumar



 

Qualification

  • B. TECH.
  • M.TECH.
  • Ph.D. (TRANSPORTATION)

Experience

Subjects Taught

  • TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING.
  • TRAFFIC ENGINEERING.
  • COMPUTER SIMULATION.
  • CAD IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Research Interests

  • CAD IN TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
  • TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
  • COMPUTER SIMULATION
  • GIS

Publications

In Refereed Indian Journals
  1. Boarding Time and Stopped Time of City Buses in Madras, Indian Highways, Vol. 13,
    No. 10, pp. 28-33, October 1985.
  2. Distribution of Green Time and Red Time at Police-Controlled T-junctions and Mid-block Pedestrian Crossings, Indian Highways, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 18-25, June 1987.
  3. Components of In-Vehicle Travel Time on City Bus Routes, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 68, Part CI1, pp. 51-53, July 1987.
  4. Performance Evaluation and Design of Signal Settings by Simulation, Indian Highways, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 11-21, March 1991.
  5. Comparative Study of Pedestrian Crossings using Computer Simulation, Indian Highways - Computer Applications in Highway Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 89-97, June 1991.
  6. Wave Data off Trivandrum using an On-line Data Analysis System, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 73, Part CV5, pp. 163-167, January 1993.
  7. Identification of Representative Wave Record from Multiple Wave Records, Marine Engineering Journal, Institution of Engineers, Accepted, June 1991.
  8. Expert System for Tyre Management in Public Transport Corporations, Indian Highways, pp. 17-25, December 1993.
  9. Headway Distribution at Origin of Urban Bus Routes, Journal of Traffic and Transportation, October 1996.
  10. Applicability of GIS/IVHS/GPS Technology for Indian Conditions, Journal of Traffic and Transportation, January 1997.
  11. User Perception of the Shuttle Bus Transit System in Madurai, Indian Highways, July 1998.
  12. Development of Areawide Traffic Control System for Tiruchirappalli, Journal of Traffic and Transportation, September 1998.
  13. Development of Geographical Information System for Transportation of Solid Waste, Environmental Engineering Journal, October 1998.
  14. Geographical Information System for Major Roads – A Case Study of Tiruchirappalli, Indian Highways, December 1998.
  15. Geographic Information System for Major Roads, Indian Journal of Transport Management, Central Institute of Road Transport, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 169-176, Feb. 2000.
  16. Optimal Bus Stop Spacing and Location using GIS, Urban Transport Journal, Institute of Urban Transport (India), Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 63-78, Dec. 2000.
  17. GIS Based Transportation Information Management System, Indian Highways, July 2002.
  18. Traffic Incident Management System using GIS, Indian Highways, Under revision, November 2013.
  19. Rear End Crashes on National Highways - Serious Threat to Road Safety, Journal of Development Management and Communication, ISSN 2348-7739, Vol. II, No. 4, Oct – Dec 2015.

 
In Refereed International Journals
  1. Simulation Study of Bus Transit, Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 112, No. 2, pp. 199-211, March 1986.
  2. Study on Efficiency of Existing Urban Road Space in Trichy City, Case Studies on Transport Policy, Elsevier (Decision in Process).
  3. Feasibility Study of Emergency Vehicle Signal Preemption System for Tiruchirappalli City, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Vol. 10 No.62, 2015.
  4. Estimation of IRI from PCI in Construction Work Zones, ACEE International Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1 (2), 2013.
  5. Impact of Work Zones on Speed Variation during Widening of the Highways – A Case Study, International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 2,pp 546 – 554, February 2012.
  6. Simulation Study of Construction Work Zones – A Case Study, Recent Trends in Civil Engineering & Technology, STM Publications, Vol. 2, No. 2, February 2012.
  7. Evaluation of Short Term Transportation System Management Measures using GIS, European Journal of Transportation Research, May 2009.
  8. Extraction of Small Area Network for Analysis of TSM Options, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, September 1998.
  9. User Compliance at Pedestrian Subways, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, August 1992.
  10. Transportation Systems Management Options to Improve Urban Bus Route Performance using Computer Simulation, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, TRR 1338, pp. 22-27, 1992.
At National Conferences
  1. Prediction of Impact of Water Stress on Yield of Paddy using Computer Simulation, National Seminar on Use of Computers in Hydrology and Water Resources, Central Water Commission, New Delhi, Proceedings, pp. 3:16-25, December 1991.
  2. Co-ordination of Traffic Signal as an ITS Measure for Urban Arterials, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  3. Impact of Emergency Vehicle Signal Preemption on Urban Traffic, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  4. Accident Analysis and Remedial Measures for Tiruchirappalli City, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  5. GIS Based Quantitative-Spatial Assessment of Existing Road Network in Trichy City Using Statistical Method, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  6. Simulation Study of Vehicle Queue and Delay Time at Toll Plaza, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  7. Improvements to Public Transport in Chennai by Integrated Multimodal Transportation System, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  8. Analysis and Mitigation of Rear End Collisions on Highways, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  9. Analysis of Geometric Features and Traffic Characteristics of Service Roads Using Simulation, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  10. Simulation Based Performance Evaluation of Urban Roundabout with Signals, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  11. Feasibility of Monorail for Tiruchirappalli City, 2nd Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM), NIT-Trichy, May 1-2, 2015.
  12. Spatial Temporal Analysis of Urban Expansion and Population Growth in Trichy City using GIS, National Conference on Technological Innovations for sustainable infrastructures, NIT Calicut, March 13, 2015.
  13. Simulation of Pedestrian Crossing Behaviour along an Urban Corridor, First Annual Conference on Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, ACIDIC-2014, NITK, Surathkal, 19-20 May 2014.
  14. Simulation of Traffic Flow Around an Urban Roundabout, First Annual Conference on Innovations and Developments in Civil Engineering, ACIDIC-2014, NITK, Surathkal, 19-20 May 2014.
  15. Speed Detection and Management – ITS Application, India Geospatial Forum, Hyderabad Internal Convention Centre, Hyderabad, 22 -24 January 2013.
  16. Traffic Signal Co-ordination as an ITS Measure for Urban Arterials in Chennai City, National Conference on Urban Mobility – Challenges, Solutions and Prospects, IIT Madras, July 13-14, 2012.
  17. Urban Speed Management using ITS, National Conference on Urban Mobility – Challenges, Solutions and Prospects, IIT Madras, July 13-14, 2012.
  18. Co-ordination of Traffic Signals as an ITS Measure for Urban Arterials, National Conference on Sustainable Transportation using ITS, pp 88-99, St. Peter’s College Engineering and Technology, Chennai, Feb 16-17, 2012.
  19. Urban Speed Management – A Case Study of Tiruchirappalli City, Research Symposium at Urban Mobility India, New Delhi, Nov 2011.
  20. Road Surface Image Segmentation, Texture Analysis and Classification using Image Processing, National Conference on Sustainable Urban & Transportation Planning: Issues & Management Strategies (SUTRIMS 11), SVNIT, Surat, July 8-10, 2011.
  21. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (Adas): A State of the Art, National Conference on Current Trends in Telematics, Sri Ram Engineering College, Chennai, Jan 27-28, 2011.
  22. Traffic Information and Management, National Conference on Current Trends in Telematics, Sri Ram Engineering College, Chennai, Jan 27-28, 2011.
  23. Dynamic Route Guidance System - A Case Study Of Tiruchirapalli City, Indo-Us Workshop On Emerging Trends In Intelligent Transportation Systems, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, February 11 - 13, 2010.
  24. Speed Variation in the Construction Work Zone, Proceedings of Symposium on Research in Civil Engineering organized by Indian Institute of Technology Madras, pp 201-202, March 5-6, 2009.
  25. Sreenivasulu S., Jayasankar R., Moses Santhakumar S. and Samson Mathew, Effect of Temperature Differential on Warping Stresses in Rigid Pavements, Proceedings of Symposium on Research in Civil Engineering organized by Indian Institute of Technology Madras, pp 191-192, March 5-6, 2009.
  26. GIS Based Analysis of PMGSY Road Network of Tamil Nadu, National Conference on Application of GIS in Civil Engineering, pp 173-191, Karunya University, Coimbatore,Feb 16, 2008.
  27. Intelligent Transportation System Applications in Road Safety – A Case Study of Tiruchirappalli City, National Conference on Application of GIS in Civil Engineering,pp 15–24, Karunya University, Coimbatore, Feb 16, 2008.
  28. Impact of PMGSY on Travel Characteristics of Tamil Nadu Rural Population, National Conference on Rural Roads, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi, May 22-24, 2007.
  29. Intelligent Transportation Systems, FDP on GIS & Remote Sensing Application in Engg. and Sciences, pp 40–54, GCT, Coimbatore, May 14-27, 2007.
  30. Travel Characteristics of Tamil Nadu Rural Population, National Conference on Earthquake and Transportation Engineering, pp 144-153, Sona College of Technology, Salem, Mar 22-23, 2007.
  31. Vehicle Tracking – Principles and Applications, Workshop on Vehicle Tracking using GPS and GIS, pp 1-17, IRTT, Erode, Mar 6, 2007.
  32. Studies on Polymer Modified Bituminous Mixes, National Seminar on Roads 2007, pp 172-178, Institution Engineers (India), Belgaum, Mar 1-2, 2007.
  33. Application of GPS in Study of Highway Geometrics, National Conference on GIS, GPS and RS Applications in Transportation Planning and Management, pp 151-159, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai, Nov 21-22, 2006.
  34. Pavement Management System for Rural Roads, National Conference on GIS, GPS and RS Applications in Transportation Planning and Management, pp 122-132, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai, Nov 21-22, 2006.
  35. Applications of Geographical Information Systems in the Transportation Sector, National Conference on GIS, GPS and RS Applications in Transportation Planning and Management, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai, Nov 21-22, 2006.
  36. GIS for Hazardous Waste Management, ATP on Applications of Geomatics in Urban Environment Management, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai, Aug 21 – Sep 9, 2006.
  37. Influence of Fly Ash, WMA on Properties of Self Compacting Concrete, Second National Conference on Advances in Materials and Mechanics of Concrete Structures, IITM, Chennai, Aug 12-13, 2005.
  38. GIS-GPS Based Monitoring of Water Supply Trucks of Tiruchirappalli Corporation, National Conference on Applications of Information and Communication Technologies in Urban Infrastructure Planning and Management, Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, March 19, 2005.
  39. Free Speeds of Vehicles on NH-45 and NH-67, National Conference on Advances in Road Transportation (ART-2005), pp 287-299, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, Feb 12-13, 2005.
  40. Signal Timing Optimisation for Urban Arterials in Tiruchirappalli City, National Conference on Advances in Road Transportation (ART-2005), pp 274-286, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, Feb 12-13, 2005.
  41. Vehicle Tracking using GPS - A Case Study of Two Wheeler Tracking in NIT Tiruchirappalli Campus, National Conference on Application of GIS and GPS in Civil Engineering, pp 138-147, Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, July 03, 2004.
  42. Application of GIS to PMGSY Roads, National Conference on Applications of GIS for Rural Development, TTTI, Chennai, Dec 11-12, 2003.
  43. A Geographical Information System for the Highways around Tiruchirappalli, National Seminar on Trends and Techniques in Transportation, R E C, Warangal, August 1997.
  44. Applicability of GIS in Highway and Transportation Engineering, National Seminar on GIS and Geological Remote Sensing, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, February 1997.
  45. Investigation on Thick Lift Construction and Design of Large Aggregate Mixes, Seminar on Bituminous Roads Design and Construction Aspects, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi, August 1994.
  46. Optimisation of Inventory Control of Public Transport Spares using Computer Simulation, National Seminar on Advances in Transportation Systems, I I T, Madras, Proceedings, pp. B7.1-5, March 1992.
  47. Prediction of Delays at Narrow Bridges using Computer Simulation, National Seminar on Advances in Transportation Systems, I I T, Madras, Proceedings, pp. B13.1-5, March 1992.
At International Conferences
  1. Decentralisation of Bus Terminus for Congestion Reduction in Madurai City (Tamil Nadu) - A Case Study, International Conference on New Challenges for Civil Engineers of Developing Countries, JMI, New Delhi, March 1996.
  2. GIS Based Emergency Response System, International Seminar on Sustainable Development in Road Transport, pp I-439-451, New Delhi, Nov 8-10, 2001.
  3. Vehicle Tracking System - A Case Study of Madurai Ring Road, International Seminar on Sustainable Development in Road Transport, pp I-485-496, New Delhi, Nov 8-10, 2001.
  4. Transportation System Management for Madurai City Using GIS, International Conference on GIS – Map India 2003, New Delhi, Jan 28-31, 2003.
  5. Development of Park & Ride System in Tiruchirappalli City, International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India, Bangalore, Nov 2011.
  6. Estimation of IRI from PCI in Construction Work Zones, Second International Joint Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology, AET – ACE, Noida, Dec 20-21, 2011.
  7. Potential of Coir Fiber in Subgrade Improvement, 1st International Conference on Natural Fibers, ICNF2013, Guimarães-Portugal, June 9-11, 2013.
  8. Feasibility Study of Emergency Vehicle Signal Preemption System for Tiruchirappalli City, International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering Materials and Processes (ICACEMAP), Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Jan 7-8, 2015.
  9. Emergency Vehicle Signal Preemption System For Tiruchirappalli City Having Heterogeneous Traffic Condition, 25th World Road Congress on Roads and Mobility – Creating New Value from Transport, Paper No. IP735, PIARC, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nov 2-6, 2015.
  10. Evaluation of Existing Road Transport Infrastructure in Trichy City using GIS, GeoSmart India / GeoSmart ASIA 2016, March 1-3, 2016, Greater Noida.
  11. Spatial Distribution of Urban Road Network in Trichy City using Quick-Bird Satellite Image, International Conference ICSETH-2016 on Sustainable Developments in Science Engineering Technologies and Humanities, March 10-11, 2016.
  12. Traffic Incident Duration and Incident Recovery Time Prediction Model for Tiruchirappalli City, International Conference on Engineering and Material Sciences 2016 (ICEMS 2016), Jaipur National University, March 17-18, 2016.
  13. Safety Analysis for Urban Roads in Tiruchirappalli City, International Conference on Engineering and Material Sciences 2016 (ICEMS 2016), Jaipur National University, March 17-18, 2016.
  14. Field Implementation and Performance of Coir Geotextiles Reinforced Roads, International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV8), Singapore, July 27-29, 2016.

Sponsored research activities

  • Coir Board Project on ‘Coir Geotextiles for Rural Roads’. Study of usage of Coir Geo textiles in the pavement of Rural Roads. (On-going)
  • NRRDA Project on ‘Rural Road Pavement Performance Study’. Three year study of pavement condition of PMGSY Roads. (On-going)
  •  NRRDA Project on ‘Traffic Volume Studies on PMGSY Roads’. Data collection and analysis of traffic on PMGSY Roads. (On-going)
  • NRRDA Responsibility of ‘Scrutiny of PMGSY Project Proposals’. Coordinator of State Technical Agency for the approval of project proposals prepared by State Govt. agencies. (On-going)
  •  DRD Project on ‘On-line Monitoring of Rural Development Schemes'. Developing a GIS entitled RAPID - Rural Action Plan Integrated Database in Visual Basic. RAPID enables the monitoring of projects by Collectors and Project Officers. Project being implemented in the State, District and Block levels. (On-going)
  • MHRD Project on ‘GIS-GPS Based Monitoring of Public Transport Vehicles’. Tracking of Corporation trucks using on-line and off-line GPS units. (Completed)
  •  AICTE Project on ‘Multimedia Tools for Teaching of Civil Engineering’. Development of Multimedia-based Teaching Modules for Civil Engineering Education. (Completed)
  • Election Commission Project on ‘Computerization of Electoral Process'. Developing a GIS entitled OPERA – On-line Processing of Electoral Results and Analysis in Visual Basic. OPERA compiled election results and printed out standard reports during the Lok Sabha election in Tiruchirappalli Constituency. (Completed)
  • MHRD Project on ‘Strengthening of the Transportation Engineering Laboratory' at the Civil Engineering Department, R.E.C., Tiruchirappalli. Purchased and installed equipment including the Marksman 600 Automatic Traffic Data Acquisition System. (Completed)
  • DOD Project on ‘Sea Trial of Wave Energy Device' at the Ocean Engineering Centre,    I. I. T., Madras. Developed software in BASIC and C entitled WASP - Wavedata Acquisition and Analysis System for on-line Processing. (Completed)
  •  Indo-German Project on ‘Transportation System Management for Indian Cities' at the Civil Engineering Department, I. I. T., Madras. Developed models for bus transit. (Completed)  

Membership in Scientific and Professional Societies :

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers

  • Life Member of Indian Roads Congress

  • Life Member of ISTE

  • Life Member of Institute of Urban Transport

  • Member of Highway Research Board

 

Contributions to Institute

Administrative Responsibilities :

  • Currently Co-ordinator, State Technical Agency (STA), Pradhan Mantri Grama Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Scheme, NRRDA, GoI

  • Head of CETransE - Centre of Excellence in Transportation Engineering for 3 years

  • Head of the Department of Civil Eng. for 3 years

  • Registrar (i/c), Dean, Students and Dean, IC&SR for 2 years

  • Controller of Examinations for 4.5 years

  • Administrator of the M.Tech. (TEM) Course for 15 years

  • Computer Laboratory in-charge for 20 years

  • Staff Adviser - Civil Engineering Association for 1 year

  • Convener, Sports Committee for 2 years

  • Editor, RECORD & LANCER - College newsletters and College brochure for 4 years

  • Hostel Warden for 5 years and responsible for Computerisation of Hostel Sector

  • Adviser – Staff Recreation Club for 1 year

Consultancy Activities:

  • GIS development for the Kerala Road Information Management System for Wilbur Smith Associates
  • Axle Load Spectrum on NH67 for Wilbur Smith Associates
  • Axle Load Spectrum on NH66 for Mukesh Associates
  • Benkelman Beam Deflection studies on SH & MDR for Highways Department
  • MIGRAN - Model with Interactive Graphics for Route Assignment on Networks to synthesize the traffic flow pattern in a city for Kirloskar Consultants
  • PVAM - Private Vehicle Assignment Module to be integrated into the Transportation Planning Package developed by Kirloskar Consultants
  • Computer simulation models to estimate the bay requirements at the Madras Metropolitan Bus Terminus for Kirloskar Consultants
  • Feasibility study on computerization of registration documents for Registration Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
  • PRIME - Project Information Monitoring and Evaluation - a GIS developed in
  • Visual Basic to monitor urban development projects for Kirloskar Consultants
  • Design of Cement Concrete Pavements for the Municipal Bus Stands in Tirunelveli, Tiruvarur, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, etc.
  • Testing of aggregate and soil for RITES and other agencies
  • Testing of bitumen and aggregate for road and railway projects

Contact

Dr. S.Moses Santhakumar,
Professor,
Civil engineering department
NIT Trichy -620015

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