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Dr. VASANTHI PADMANABHAN

Designation : Professor & Dean, S Infrs.
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.Tech.,Ph.D
Phone : +91 44 22759240, (Ext. 240)(Office)
Email ID : dean.infrastructure@crescent.education, vasanthi@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Qualification

Programme Specialization Name of the University/Institution Year of Passing
Ph.D. Civil Engineering Anna University, Chennai 2010
M.Tech. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 1993
B.E. Civil Engineering College of Engineering, Trivandrum,Kerala University 1988

Work Experience

Sl.No. Designation Employer Period of Employment Teaching/Industrial/ Research
From To Years Months
1 Dean SoI B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute 25.05.17 Till Date Teaching & Research
2 Professor & Head (Civil) B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute 24 August 2015 24.05.17 1 9 Teaching & Research
3 Professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute Feb 2010 23 August 2015 5 6 Teaching & Research
4 Associate Professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute April 2009 Feb 2010 10 Teaching & Research
5 Assistant Professor B.S.A. Crescent Engineering College June 2003 March 2009 5 8 Teaching & Research
6 Sr. Lecturer B.S.A. Crescent Engineering College June 1997 June 2003 6 Teaching & Research
7 Lecturer B.S.A. Crescent Engineering College June 1995 June 1997 2 Teaching & Research
8 Lecturer Hindustan College of Engineering January 1989 June 1995 5 5 Teaching & Research

Lecture Courses

  • Soil Pollutant Interaction
  • Ground water Contamination modelling
  • Advanced Water treatment methods
  • New Construction materials using fly ash.
  • Environmental Geotechniques
  • Sustainable Green buildings.

Areas of Research Publications:

International Journal /Monograph in Book:

  • S.Booma and Vasanthi.P (2017),Analysis of Traffic Flow using Q-GIS, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science ,Engineering and Technology,Vol 6,Issue 4,pp 5225-5331
  • Pamela R.,Vasanthi P and Sivacoumar.,(2015) “Influence of Homemade Coagulants on the Characteristics of Surface Water Treatment: Experimental Study” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT),pp 342-344\
  • Abdul Salam.,A.,Singaravelan R. and Vasanthi P(2015) “Electrochemical fabrication of Ag–Cu nano alloy and its characterization: an investigation” Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry December 2015, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 383-392
  • Suresh.R., and Vasanthi P.(2015),“Green Highways rating system” International Journal of Science ,Technology and Management, Volume 4,March 2015, pp 1118-1125
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan., Kaliappan S. and Srinivasaraghavan R. (2008), ‘Dispersion of non reactive solutes through Perungudi soil’, Environmental Research Journal , Vol. 2, pp. 15-19.
  • Vasanthi P., Kaliappan S. and Srinivasaraghavan R. (2008), ‘Impact of poor solid waste management on ground water’, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 143(1-3),pp. 227-238.

Chapter in Books

  • Article titled “Ground water Contamination Due to Solid Waste Disposal: A Solute Transport Model based on Perungudi Dumpyard, Chennai, India” is published by Springer Verlag, Heidelberg as a chapter in the book on a Sustainable future for earth’s natural resources.pg 425 to 434(ISBN 978-3-642-32916-6,ISBN 978-3-642-32917-3 (eBook)

International Conference/ Workshop

  • Pamila Ramesh, Padmaja Megham and Dr.Vasanthi Padmanabhan “ Bio Sorption of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions Using Adsorbents Derived from Waste Biomass” Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Build Environment (ITSBE’17) 14-16 March 2017. pp.110
  • Ajona.M and Vasanthi Padmanabhan “Influence of Oil Contamination on Geotechnical Properties of Soil” Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Build Environment (ITSBE’17) 14-16 March 2017 pp.112
  • Rahman.S, A.Salman Khan, K.Rizwan Ali, S. Yunus Mohamed, P.Gajalakshmi and P.Vasanthi “Study on Engineering Properties of Stabilized Expansive Soil” Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Build Environment (ITSBE’17) 14-16 March 2017. pp.129
  • Monisha.R and Vasanthi Padmanabhan “Corrosion Protection of Concrete Piles in Marine Environment – A Review” Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Build Environment (ITSBE’17) 14-16 March 2017. pp.133
  • Dheepika.B and Vasanthi Padmanabhan “ Study to Reduce Traffic” Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Build Environment (ITSBE’17) 14-16 March 2017.pp 134
  • Suresh.R., and Vasanthi P.(2015),“Green Highways rating system”Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent trends in Engineering Science and management, JNU,New Delhi 15nth March 2015, Volume 4,March 2015, pp 1118-1125.
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan ,Anandam S. T. M , “Recent Developments in Membranes of Membrane Bioreactor for Wastewater and Leachate Treatments”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Management And Green Technologies, (ICEMGT 2014),St Peters College of Engineering and Technology,19-21 March 2014,pp 6-14.
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan, Pamila Ramesh, Padmaja Megham, Parkavi Dinesh Babu “Color Removal From Waste Water Using Eco-Friendly, Low Cost Adsorbent- Chitosan Beads”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Management And Green Technologies, (ICEMGT 2014),St Peters College of Engineering and Technology,19-21 March 2014,pp 47-50.
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan, Prasad S. and Srinivasaraghavan R,”Ground Water Contamination Modeling” Proceedings of the International Conference on “Recent Advances in Earth Resources Research” organized by Periyar University, Salem in collaboration with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, September 7 – 9, 2011.
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan, Kaliappan S. and Ganesh S., ‘Soil leachate interaction and its influences on Solute Transport Modeling –A Discussion’, Fifth International R&D Conference, Organized by Central Bureau of Irrigation and Power at Bangalore 15-18 February 2005, pp. II-59 to II-66
  • Vasanthi Padmanabhan, Kaliappan S. and Srinivasaraghavan R. ‘Ground water contamination due to municipal solid waste disposal’, International Conference on Soil and Ground Water Contamination – Risk Assessment and Remedial Measures, Organized by NGRI, Hyderabad December 2004, p. 24.

National Conferences / Seminar / Workshop

  • Paper titled “Green Highway ratings for existing NH and SH in Tamilnadu –A case study” at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Paper titled “Cost comparison of Conventional versus Green Building-A case study “at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Paper titled “Assessment of Cost Savings in Building Construction using Demolition Waste” at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Paper titled “Experimental Investigation on Ductility and Crack behavior of Glass Fibre Modified Ferro cement Panels” at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Paper titled “Experimental Investigation on Ductility and Crack behavior of Glass Fibre Modified Ferro cement Panels” at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Paper titled “Comparison and Performance Evaluation of low cost and naturally available materials as coagulants for water treatment ” at the National Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices on 29th & 30 April 2015 organized by BSAU.
  • Pamila Ramesh and P. Vasanthi Presented a Paper titled “Evaluation of Adsorption Efficiency of Dye from Aqueous Solution onto Waste Shell Powders ” at the National Conference on Futuristic Innovations & Emerging Trends In Civil Engineering – FIETCE’14 organized by B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai ,pp198 – 203,May 2014.
  • P. Vasanthi and S. Booma Presented a paper on “Analysis of Traffic Congestion at Medavakkam” of the National Conference on Futuristic Innovations & Emerging Trends In Civil Engineering – FIETCE’14 organized by B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai pp 243 – 248,May 2014.
  • Muhammad Salih K. P. and P. Vasanthi ,Mechanical Properties of Recycled Steel Fiber Reinforced Silica Fume Concrete Proceedings of the National Conference on Futuristic Innovations & Emerging Trends In Civil Engineering – FIETCE’14 organized by B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute,Chennai, ,262 – 269,May 2014.
  • Paper titled “Uplift load carrying capacity of piles” at the National Conference on ISSC 2013 organized by B S Abdur Rahman Institute, Vandalur, Chennai 600048 during May 3 and 4, 2013.
  • Paper titled “Implementation of lean construction in KGS Greens, Trivandrum at the National Conference on Sustainable and Emerging Technologies in Civil Engineering – SETCE 2012 organized by B S Abdur Rahman Institute,Vandalur, Chennai 600048 during May 3 and 4, 2012.
  • Paper titled Risk management in Indian construction industry at the National Conference on Technological advances in Civil engineering organized by B S Abdur Rahman Institute, Vandalur, Chennai 600048 during May 3 and 4, 2011
  • Paper titled Mechanical properties of Glass Fibre reinforced concrete at the National Conference on Technological advances in Civil engineering organized by B S Abdur Rahman Institute, Vandalur, Chennai 600048 during May 3 and 4, 2011.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Ground Water Contamination-Present and future scenario-A case study” at the two day value added course on Recent issues in Civil Engineering, RICE, organized by BSA Crescent Engineering College during March 2010.

ONGOING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  • Sustainable Architecture for High Rise Buildings
  • Leachate Treatment Using Nanostructured Membranes
  • Affordable and Effective Industrial Effluent Treatment Technique for Sustainable Development”
  • Bio Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil using Genetically Modified Microbial Strain
  • Optimum utilization of existing infrastructure for efficient transportation systems
  • Leachate Treatment Using Bi-Metallic Nano Particles
  • Obtained TNSCST grant for student’s project. titled Influence of soil leachate Interaction on flow parameters during 2004.
SL.No Name Affiliation Research Topic Supervisor / D.C. Member
1 Mrs R Rupa Assistant Professor

Jain College of Engineering

Chennai

Sustainable Architecture For High Rise Green Buildings Supervisor
2 Mrs R.Pamela Assistant Professor

Sri Sai Ram College of Engineering

Chennai

Affordable And Effective Industrial Effluent Treatment Technique For Sustainable Development Supervisor
3 Mrs S Booma Assistant Professor

B S Abdur Rahman Institute

Chennai

Optimum utilization of existing infrastructure for efficient transportation systems Supervisor
4 Ms Ajona M Assistant Professor

MGR University

Chennai

Bio Remediation of Oil Contaminated Soils Supervisor
5 Mr Abdul Salam A Arupadai Veedu Institute of Technology,Chennai Leachate Treatment Using Bi-Metallic Nano Particles Supervisor
6 Mr.Y.Ibrahim Assistant Professor

B S Abdur Rahman Institute

Chennai

Feasability Studies For Carbon,Nutrient Removal from Composites Industrial Effluent Adoping SBR Process. Supervisor

AWARDS :

  • Award of Excellence for 100% results in the subjects handled
  • Award for Meritorious Service at B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.

Areas Of Research Interest

  • Soil Pollutant Interaction
  • Ground Water Contamination Modeling
  • Advance Waste Water Treatment Methods
  • New Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Sustainable Green Building Design
  • Environmental Geotechniques

Extension

Testing & Consultancy Activities:

  • Routine testing service: Soil testing for its various engineering properties,Design of foundations etc

Value Added Courses:

  • Value added course on BIM software’s and soil investigation Sponsored Project:

Sponsored Project:

  • Submitted and presented four R& D Project proposals to DST.
  • Obtained TNSCST grant for student’s project “Titled Influence of soil leachate Interaction on flow parameters” during 2004.

Invited Lectures:

  • Lecture on “New Approaches in Teaching,Learning-Case Studies”at the Faculty Development Programme organized by B.S.A.C.U during January 2017
  • Lecture on “Impact of Poor Solid Waste management on Ground water in Urban areas “at the six day workshop on Urban Disasters –Nature’s Fury or Human Negligence organized by B.S.A.C.U during Sep 19-24, 2016
  • Lecture on “Shallow and Deep Foundations” for faculty and students at Aalim Muhammed Saleh College of Engineering on August 31, 2016.
  • Lecture on “Importance of geotechnical aspects for Durable RCC structures” at the six day workshop on Impact of Climate change on Durability of RCC structures at B.S.A.C.U on 24.04.2016.
  • Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Foundations” for the B.Tech Civil Engineering Students at Vels University, Chennai on 9.9.2016.
  • Lecture on Importance of Soil Mechanics at S A Engineering College during April 2016
  • Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Soil Mechanics –Importance in Civil Engineering” for the B.Tech Civil
  • Engineering Students at S.A Engineering College on 22.03.2016.
  • Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Soil Mechanics –Importance in Civil Engineering” for the B.Tech Civil
  • Engineering Students at S.A Engineering College on 22.03.2016.
  • Delivered Guest Lecture on “Soil Pollution and its effects on Ground Water” at the National Workshop on Pollution and its monitoring on 31.03.2015 at S V University,Kancheepuram
    Lecture on “Foundations” for the third year students of civil engineering at D.M.I College of Engineering, Chennai on 5.08.2014
  • A talk on “Environmental Impact of Solid Waste management in Chennai city” at the AICTE sponsored National Seminar on Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development at Sri Sai Ram Engineering College on 11.11.2013.
  • Lecture on “Municipal Solid Waste Management-Issues and Solutions” at the International Workshop on Energy, Environment and Efficiency,EEE 2013 organized by GKM College of Engineering during September 12 & 13,2013.
  • Lecture on “Soil Conservation” for Students from University of Mara on 20.08.2013 during the Training program for Agricultural Students of University of Mara, Malaysia from 29.07.2013 – 30.08.2013 organized by B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • Lecture on “Soil Types and characteristics” for Students from University of Mara, Malaysia on 20.08.2013during the Training program for Agricultural Students of University of Mara, Malaysia from 29.07.2013 – 30.08.2013 organized by B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • Lecture on University Regulations for the second year students during the orientation programme held on 26.07.2013.
  • Lecture on “Mitigation of Liquefaction Hazards” at the three day workshop on Aspects of Earthquake Disaster Mitigation and management organized by B. S Abdur Rahman Institute, Vandalur, Chennai 600048 during April 17-19 2013.
  • Lecture on “Earth Retaining Structures” during the Faculty Development Programme on Foundation Engineering at DMI College of Engineering on 24.06.2013.
  • Lecture on “University regulations” on 21.06.2012 for new faculty of B S Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • Lecture on “Geotechnical Site Investigations” on 21.01.2012 for faculty of B S Abdur Rahman Institute

Administration and Current Responsibilities:

Institution Level:

  • ISO Internal Auditor
  • Staff In Charge of ISTE Student’s Chapter during 2003-2004
  • Member of various enquiry committees Prepared and compiled the complete B.Tech curriculum and
  • syllabi for the department of Civil Engineering of B.S.ABDUR Rahman Institute
  • Academic Calendar 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014 for B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute.

Department level:

  • Soil laboratory in Charge, Class Advisor, Students Counselor, Timetable in Charge, In charge of Society of civil engineers, Department Library in Charge, Project Coordinator. Professor in Charge of M.Tech CEPM.

BOOKS/MANUALS

  • Course material on “Site Investigation and Soil Exploration”
  • Course material for three units in Soil Mechanics
  • Laboratory manual for Soil mechanics laboratory
  • Reviewer of Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Reviewer of Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Reviewed Book on Environmental Engineering (Pearson Publications)
  • International Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management
  • International Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology