Mrs. Nisha Khanam | B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology
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Mrs. Nisha Khanam

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.E.,(Ph.D)
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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 Ongoing
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.A University 01.04.2009 Till Date 8 3 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


  • Mechanics of Fluids
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Irrigation Design and Drawing
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Integrated Water Resource Management



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


International Conference / Workshop

  • 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.

National Conferences / Seminar / Workshop

  • 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.
  • 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.


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

Projects Guided

  • Water Auditing in B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute.
  • 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.


Other responsibilities

  • B.Tech Class Advisor – (2013 – 2017)
  • Coordinator for National Level Technical Symposium’2017.
  • Alumni Coordinator