R.Elakya | Crescent Education
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Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : B.E,M.E.,
Phone :
Email ID : elakya@crescent.education


Educational Qualification:

Programme Specialization Name of the Institution Name of the University Year of Passing
M.E Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering College of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy Anna University June 2012
B.E Civil Engineering Alagappa Chettiar college of engineering and technology, Karaikudi Anna University June 2010

Work Experience

Sl.No. Designation Employer Period of Employment Teaching/Industrial/ Research
From To Years Months
1 Assistant Professor Vels University 09.07.12 30.06.14 1 11.5 Teaching
2 Assistant Professor Peri Institute of Technology 02.07.2014 25.07.16 2 0.5 Teaching

Lecture Courses

  • Geotechnical Engineering I
  • Geotechnical Engineering II
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  • Environmental Science
  • Building Services
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Modern Construction Materials and Practices
  • Survey and Soil Investigation Camp


Areas Of Research Interest

  • Electro-kinetic method of soil stabilization
  • Soil reinforcement
  • Eco-friendly soil stabilizers

Research Publications

International Journal

    Elakya R (2017), “Experimental Investigation on performance of Flexible pavement using Geotextile”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 8(10), pp. 1611-1620.

National Conferences / Seminar / Workshop

  • Attended One-day Workshop on “Capacity Building of Women in Higher Education”, organized by the Women Empowerment Cell, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Chennai on 1st April 2017
  • Attended “Seven Day Induction Training Programme – 2017”, organized by the Faculty Training Academy, B.S.Abdur Rahman Institute, Chennai from 9th January 2017
  • Participated in one day national workshop on ‘Environmental Vigilance on water and Energy Resources’ on 22nd March 2014 in SRM University.
  • Participated in two week ISTE workshop on ‘Engineering Mechanics’, conducted by IIT Bombay from Nov 26th to Dec 6th ,2013.
  • Presented paper on ‘Studies of improvement of soft clay using Electro-kinetic process’ in National Conference on Recent Developments in Geotechnical engineering NCRAG’12 held at GCT, Coimbatore.
  • Attended one day seminar on ‘Site investigation and its Importance’ held at Anna university on March, 2012.
  • Attended one day seminar on ‘Case studies in Geotechnical Engineering’ held at Anna university on March, 2011.

Projects Guided:

  • Study on effect of Encased Stone Column in Soil stabilization
  • Study on the effect of Polymer-Flyash on stabilization of clay soil by Unconfined Compressive strength.
  • Influence of Geocomposite in dewatering of soft clay using Electro-Kinetic Process.
    Design of Waffle slab

Program attended:

  • Attended one-day AIMIL Customer Interaction Program on topic “Marvels of Civil Engineering & Importance of Testing and Quality Control & Consultancy” on 11th October, 2017 in Holiday Inn, Chennai.

Certification Courses:

  • Completed NPTEL online certified courses on the ‘Earth Sciences for Civil Engineering – Part 2’ conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, 2017.
  • Completed NPTEL online certified courses on the ‘Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory’ conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, 2017.


Additional Responsibilities

  • Faculty Advisor (2019-2022 batch)
  • Faculty Advisor (2016-2020 batch)
  • Department ISO co-coordinator
  • Soil Laboratory Lab in-charge
  • Department Library in-charge