Ms. V. ROOPA

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : B.E., M.E.,(PhD)
Phone :
Email ID : roopa@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Qualification:

Programme Specialization Name of the Institution Name of the University Year of Passing
Ph.D Development of Durable Ferro Cement Panels for Secondary Roofing B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute
M.S. Civil – Construction Engineering and Managementt College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai Anna University, Chennai April 2008
B.E. Civil Engineering Kongu Engineering College, Erode Anna University, Chennai May2006

Work Experience

Sl.No. Designation Employer Period of Employment Teaching/Industrial/ Research
From To Years Months
1 Assistant Professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai. January 2013 Till Date Teaching
2 Project Engineer Cushman & Wakefield India (P) Ltd. 1.7.2009 20.1.2010 7 Industrial
3 Management Trainee Cushman & Wakefield India (P) Ltd. 1.7.2008 30.6.2009 1 Industrial

Lecture Courses
Theory :

  • Mechanics of Solids I
  • Mechanics of Solids II
  • Construction Materials and Practices
  • Construction Quality and Safety Management
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
  • Project Appraisal and Risk Management
  • Intelligent Building Management Systems
  • Planning Scheduling and Control

Laboratory Courses:

  • Construction Materials Laboratory
  • Computer Practice Laboratory – Auto Cad
  • Computational Laboratory – Microsoft Project, Primavera
  • Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • Soil Mechanics Laboratory.

Research

  • Areas Of Research Interest
  • Labor Productivity
  • Construction Quality Management
  • Construction Safety Management
  • Risk Management
  • Lean Construction
  • Ferro Cement Panels
  • Study on Durability of Structures.

Research Publications

International Conferences

  • V. Roopa, M.Abirami and M.S.Haji Sheik Mohammed, “Study on Cementitious Composites for Ferrocement Panel Construction for Use in Secondary Roofing” International Conference on Sustainable Built
  • Environment, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Vandalur, Chennai, India(2017)
  • Attended an international conference on “CORCON 2015” held at Chennai during 19 – 21 November 2015 Organized by NACE International Gateway India Section (NIGIS).
  • Attended an international conference on Green Buildings – 24 &25 October 2013 at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai.

National Conferences

  • M.Gobi, B.Suresh, Roopa.V,”An Investigation of the Heat Generated and Spontaneous Ignition of Disaster Waste Generated In Chennai” at National Conference on Futuristic Innovations and Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering, FIETCE’14” during 5-6, pp. 174-181,May 2014
  • V.Roopa and Dr.G.M.Samuel Knight (2008), A study of lean principles in India National conference on “Materials and Methodologies of Disastrous Resistant Structures”, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai
  • V.Roopa and Dr.G.M.Samuel Knight (2008), Application of lean principles in India, National Conference on “Frontline Areas of Civil Engineering”, VLB Janakiammal Engineering College, Coimbatore.

Workshops Attended:

  • Attended a One day Workshop on “Violence against Women” on 16th Feb 2013 at BSAU.
  • Attended a Techno meet on Geo Polymers for Sustainable Infrastructure on 20th January, 2014 at SRM University
  • Attended a one day workshop on “Preparing Technical Teachers for Optimal Class room Delivery through English Language” on 28th October 2015 at BSAU
  • Attended a One day Workshop on “Gift Yourself” held on 18th January 2016 Organised by Women Empowerment Cell at B.S Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • Attended a Six day National Level Workshop on “Impact of climate change on durability of RCC Structures (ICCRDS ’16) during 19 – 24, April 2016 at B.S Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • Attended a one day work shop on “Commercialization of Intellectual Property and Quality Assuarance in Higher Education” held on 09.02.2017 at B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute.

Faculty Development Programme

  • Attended an induction training programme – 2013 from 8th July 2013 – 12th July 2013 organized by faculty training Academy at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute.

Extension

Consultancy Activities:

S.No Year Consultancy Activity Client
1 2016 Condition Assessment of Crescent Girls School, Nungambakkam, Chennai Crescent Girls School, Nungambakkam, Chennai
2 2017 Assessment of Buildings Attached to Franciscan Missionaries. Stella Maris Convent, Chennai

Extension Activities:

  • A SERB Sponsored Six Day Workshop on “Impact of Climate Change on Durability of RCC Structures (ICCRDS ’16) during 19 – 24 April 2016, at B.S Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • A National Conference on “Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Construction”, ISSC 2013, during 02-03 May, 2013 at B.S Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • A One day Tech Fest “Construzone 2014” on 27th March 2013 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • Submitted a proposal to DST SERB and received a grant of Rs 1,00,000 in the year (2016) for the conduct of International Conference on “ Innovative Technologies on sustainable Built Environment – 2017 “