Ms. V.Roopa | Crescent Education
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Ms. V.Roopa

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : B.E., M.E.,(PhD)
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A. 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

B. Work Experience

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

C. Teaching

1. Lecture Courses Taught

  • 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

2. Project / Thesis Guidance

Have guided 14 M.Tech. students and 3 batch of B.Tech students

3. Membership in Professional Organizations (for Knowledge and skill upgradation)

  • Senior Member – RILEM
  • Member – National Ass. of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

4. Details of Lectures Delivered (Knowledge Dissemination)

Delivered a lecture on “Estimation and Costing” and provided hands on training to the B.Tech students in the Two day workshop on construction Management Software organised by Department of Civil Engineering, BSACIST.(March 2018)

D. Research and Consultancy

1. Areas of Research Interest

  • Sacrificial Anode Cathodic Protection (SACP) for Corrosion Protection of Steel Rebars.
  • Extension of service life of roof slab in existing buildings.
  • Durabilty of RC structures.
  • Application of ferrocement panel in construction
  • Construction Quality and safety Management
  • Construction Risk Management
  • Lean Construction

2. Publications:


  • V.Roopa, A. Thamimul Ansari and M.S. Haji Sheik Mohammed (2019), “Influence of Polymer Modificaton on Strength Properties of Ferrocement Panels”, Proceedings of the 5th National Convention on Innovations in Ferrocement – Acceptance in Construction Sector (FS 2019), pp. 11-20, Ferrocement Society, Nashik, India. (ISBN 9788193551561)
  • 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, B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Vandalur, Chennai, India (2017)
  • 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 Application of lean principles in India, National Conference on “ Frontline Areas of Civil Engineering”, VLB Janakiammal Engineering College, Coimbatore (2008).

3. Testing & 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
  • Acted as team leader and executed three GFRG affordable housing facility (500 sq.ft.) in the B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology Campus at a budget cost of 5.5 Lakhs during 2016

4. Ongoing Funded Projects (Government and Industry)

S.No Name of the Proposal Details of P.I. & Co-PI’s Name of Industry / Funding Agency Value
1 Corrosion protection and service life extension of reinforced concrete roofing system in existing buildings Roopa.V, Dr. Radhakrishna G.Pillai (IIT, Madras) SERC – TARE 18.3 Lakh

E. Extension Activities

1. Major Conference / Workshop Organized

  • National Workshop on “Electrochemical Corrosion Techniques: Theory and Hands on Training” –7-8, September, 2018, Chennai.
  • 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.
  • Auditor member of the Academic Audit team at C.A.Abdul Hakeem College of Engineering and Technology, Vellore on 30th November 2017.
  • National Workshop on Impact of Climate Change on Durability of RCC Structures (ICCDRS’16) –19-24, April, 2016, Chennai.
  • National Conference on Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Construction (ISSC’13) – May 2013, Chennai.

2. FDP Attended

  • Attended an induction training programme from 8th July 2013 – 12th July 2013 organized by faculty training Academy at B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute.
  • Attended series of Lectures on ‘’Lean Construction’’ conducted at IIT Madras during 31st July to 04th August, 2017.
  • Completed a 12 Week FDP approved NPTEL Course on  Fire Protection, Services and Maintenance Management of Building course conducted during July to Dec 2018, IIT Delhi
  • Attended AICTE QIP sponsored short term course on “Advanced Concrete Technology” organized during 18th Nov – 23rd Nov by IIT, Madras
  • Completed a 12 Week FDP approved NPTEL Course on Advanced Technology course, during July to Dec 2019.
  • Completed a 4 Week FDP approved NPTEL course on scheduling techniques in projects, July to Dec 2019.