Dr. Nisha Khanam | Crescent Education
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Dr. Nisha Khanam

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.E.,Ph.D.
Phone :
Email ID : nishakhanam@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Qualification

Programme Specialization Name of the Institution Name of the University Year of Passing
Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Hydraulic Engineering) College of Engineering, Guindy Anna University, Chennai March 2020
M.E Civil – Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) College of Engineering, Guindy Anna University, Chennai May 2008
B.E Civil Engineering B.S.A Crescent Engineering College Anna University, Chennai May 2005

Work Experience

Sl.No. Designation Employer Period of Employment Teaching/Industrial/ Research
From To Years Months
1 Assistant Professor B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology 01.04.2009 Till Date 11 5 Teaching & Research
2 Lecturer B.S.A. Crescent Engineering College 03.07.2008 31.03.2009 9 Teaching
3 Lecturer Thaimoogambigai Polytechnic College 10.06.2005 31.06.2006 1 Teaching & Research

Lecture Course

  • Environmental studies
  • Design of hydraulic structures
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Mechanics of Fluids
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Irrigation Design and Drawing
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Housing, Planning and Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Building Services

Research

Areas of Research Interest

  • Water Resources Management.
  • Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering.
  • Develop various models related to water resources.

Research Publications

  • Nisha Khanamand Mudgal.B.V (2017), “Comparison of Velocity Profiles of Free and Submerged Hydraulic Jump” published in International Journal of Ecology, Environment and Conservation. Vol.23, pp.321-327.
  • Ramsundram and Nisha Khanam (2018), “Impact of Climate Change on Reservoir Inflow Predictions- A case study”, published in International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-7, Issue-4S, pp.132-135.

International Conference / Workshop

  • Shaik Hameed, Muadh.F, Nisha Khanam (2020), presented a paper entitled “Water AuditStudy for East Tambaram” in the Virtual International Conference On Innovative Solutions and Challenges in Civil Engineering, held during 20th and 21st August 2020, organized by Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai
  • Ramsundram and Nisha Khanam (2018), presented a paper entitled “Impact of Climate Change on Reservoir Inflow Predictions – A case study”, in the First International Conference On Science, Technology,Engineering And Management held during 10th to 12th June 2018, organized by Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Attended an International Conference on “Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Built Environment”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering during 14th -16th March 2017, at B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute
  • Nisha Khanam (2016), participated in the 1st Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management (IICAQM-2016), organized by IIT Madras and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, during 15th and 16th February 2016.
  • Nisha Khanam and Mudgal.B.V (2015), “Comparison of Velocity Profiles of Free and Submerged Hydraulic Jump” presented in 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering (HYDRO-2015), organized by IIT-Roorkee, during 17th -19th December 2015.
  • Nisha Khanam, Ramsundram.N and Anuthaman,N.G (2012), “Groundwater Modelling in Kosathalaiyar River Basin”, presented in an International Conference on ‘Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystem(ENSURE 2012)’, at IIT-Guhawati, during January2012.
  • Nisha Khanam(2011), “Sedimentation in Reservoirs/Tanks assessment and management in TamilNadu”, presented in an ‘International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering(ICSEE-2011)’, organized by K.S.R Engineering College, Tiruchengode, TamilNadu, during 18th -19th February 2011.
  • Nisha Khanam and Ramsundram.N (2011), “IWRM Framework to address the tradeoff between Water Market and Agricultural Yields”, presented paper in an International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management and Treatment Technologies (WATER-2011) organized by NEERI at Nagpur during 19th-22nd January 2011.
  • Attended the two day International workshop on “Smart and Sustainable Green Infrastructure” at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, organized by School of Infrastructure in association with Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia and supported by MIROS (Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research) during April 3rd and 4th 2019

National Conferences / Seminar / Workshop

  • Attended the one day National workshop on “Advances in Hydrology and Water Resources” at Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Guindy, during 26th November 2018.
  • Attended one day workshop on “Modern Construction Practices & Reuse Technology”, during 7th March 2017, at Auroville, Pondicherry.
  • Attended the workshop on “Chennai Water Forum”, organized by GOETHE INSTITUT, during 6th – 8th October 2016, at Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai.
  • Participated in a National workshop on “Urban Disaster – Nature’s Fury or Human Negligence”, Sponsored by DST-SERB, during 19th – 24th September 2016, at B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Chennai.
  • Nisha Khanam (2016), participated in the National Conference on Women and Mental Health: A Psychosocial Perspective organized by the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, during 17th-18th February 2016 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • Nisha Khanam (2016), participated in a One day workshop on “Gift Yourself” organized by the Women Empowerment Cell, during 18th January 2016 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • Nisha Khanam (2015), participated in an One day workshop on “Preparing Technical Teachers for Optimal Classroom Delivery through English Language” School of Social Sciences and Humanities, during 28th October 2015 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.
  • Attended the one day National workshop on “Advances in Hydrology and Water Resources” at Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Guindy, during 26th November 2018.
  • Nisha Khanam (2015),participated in a One day workshop on “Modern Construction Practices and Reuse Technology” at Auroville, was held on 12th September 2015, at Pondicherry.
  • Nisha Khanam (2013), attended a short term course on “Research Methodology, Techniques of Writing Research Articles and Ph.D. thesis preparation” sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), during 9th March 2013, at College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.
  • Nisha Khanam (2010), attended a seminar on e-content Development skills for Teachers conducted by INDISS Infotech Pvt.Ltd. during 19th August 2010, which was organized at B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai.

Faculty Development Programme / Value Added Courses

  • Attended five days Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Civil Engineering” conducted by Nagpur Institute of Science and Technology, Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, from 26th to 30th May 2020.
  • Attended ten daysValue Added Courseon “’Essentials of Professional Writing’” conducted by Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Organized by Department of English, from 20th to 30th May 2020.
  • Attended Two weeks Faculty Development Programme on “Application of Moodle LMS” conducted by B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technolgy,DY Patil College, ISTE,Moodleians, Professional Community, Organized by Department of Management Studies, from 11th to 25thJune 2020.
  • Attended one day Faculty Development Programme in Recent Trends in BIM conducted by CADD Centre and Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology on 4th July 2019

Title of Ph.D thesis

  • Velocity Distribution and Drag Characteristics of Sill and Baffles in Submerged Hydraulic Jump.

Ongoing Research

  • Drag characteristics of Sills in both free and submerged hydraulic jumps.

Projects Guided

  • Water Auditing in B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute
  • Experimental study on Buckingham Canal river within Ennore to Thiruvanmiyur
  • Assessment of groundwater characteristics around a dumping yard due to solid waste disposal
  • Study on Partial replacement of Cement with Marble Dust
  • Optimal Operation of a Single Purpose Reservoir (Krishnagiri Reservoir Project)
  • Design of a Check Dam at Irulipattu
  • Comparative study and design between Intze Tank and Circular water tank
  • Cost Control and time scheduling in Interior designing
  • Water Auditing study for East Tambaram
  • Integrated Approach on Groundwater Exploitation

Webinars Attended / Organized

  • Attended webinar on “Recent advances in Repair and Rehabilitation of Civil Infrastructure” organized by Kerala Highway and Research Centre, Kerala, held on 2nd May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Rehabilitation of Highway Bridge-Case study” organized by Kerala Highway and Research Centre, Kerala, held on 8th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Tertiary Treatment of sewage using disc filters” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology,Chennai, held on 9th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Water Resources Management” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, MAM College of Engineering, Trichy, held on 11th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Mangrove Wetland Changes using Remote Sensing and GIS applications”, and “Water Quality and Environmental Challenges”, organized by Sathyabama Institute of Science & Technology and Indian Society of Remote Sensing, held on 12th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “E-Waste Management”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering,Kumaraguru College of Engineering, Coimbatore,held on 16th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Artificial Intelligence and 3D Printing” and “Modern Practices in Construction” , organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore, held on 19th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on “Leadership in Construction”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Kumaraguru College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore, held on 22nd May 2020
  • Attended webinar on “Coimbatore river restoration”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering,S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, held on 5thJune 2020.
  • Attended and Organized Alumni Webinar Series titled “Technical Significance of Civil Drafting”, and “Role of Computers in Foundation and Shoring Structures”,organized by Department of Civil Engineering,B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology,Chennai, held on 6th June 2020.
  • Organized a webinar titled “COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Challenges and solutions of Online Teaching –Learning Methods”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, held on 6th June 2020.
  • Attended and organized “Sustainable infrastructure for the 21st Century – Doing more with less and Study in UK”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Scotsgrad & CIIC, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, held on 3rd July 2020.
  • Attended one day webinar on “Advanced Sludge Dewatering Technology” organized by Smart Water & Waste worldheld on 17th July 2020.
  • Attended National level webinar on “Water Footprint” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, SRM Easwari Engineering College, Chennai, held on 25th July 2020.

Extension

Other responsibilities

  • Industrial Visit incharge
  • Class Advisor (2019-2023)
  • Alumni Coordinator
  • Placement Coordinator
  • Department Level ISO coordinator
  • Department Photos and Videos coordinator
  • Coordinator for National Level Technical Symposium’2017