Dr. Paul Thomas

Dr. Paul Thomas completed his B.Tech,  M Tech and Ph.D from CET Trivandrum. He was the Professor-in-charge of M Tech programs at Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally. He has over 41 years of experience in Research, Industry and Teaching. He worked as a Scientist in ISRO, and held positions as Manager, Senior Manager and Delivery Head in IT industry. He has chaired sessions in several National and International conferences.

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Dr. Neethu Roy

Email (official) :                                [email protected]

Alternate Email:                               [email protected]

ORCID ID:                                            https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6051-2230

Area of interest:

  • Pavement Material Characterization
  • Pavement Analysis
  • Design and Pavement Management System

Research:
Funded Projects
• SERB project, EMR/2017/004702, “Influence of Polymer Dosage and Nature of Bitumen on the Microstructural and Rheological Characteristics of Polymer Modified Binders” under the guidance of Dr. Neethu Roy and Dr. Murali Krishnan, for an amount of Rs. 27,99,500/-, May 2018.
Project Advisor
• Project Advisor (Part Time) in the project “Fatigue Life of Warm Mix Asphalt”, Sponsored by MWV Asphalt Innovations, USA, at IIT Madras.
• Project Advisor (Part Time), Dept of Science and Technology, Govt. of India sponsored grant on “Warrants for the use of Modifiers in Bituminous Pavements”, IIT Madras.

Ph.D. Guidance
Research Supervisor, “Economic Models to Optimize Life Cycle Cost of Bituminous Pavements”, Mr. Sunil Kumar K, Registered under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University; Co- Supervisor: Dr. Praveen Sal C J., Principal, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology.

Publications:
Peer Reviewed Science cited International Journals:
1) Neethu Roy, A. Veeraragavan and J. Murali Krishnan, “Influence of Confinement Pressure and Air Voids on the Repeated Creep and Recovery of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, July 2014, DOI: 10.1080/ 10298436.2014. 925622.
2) Neethu Roy, A. Veeraragavan and J. Murali Krishnan, “Interpretation of Flow Number Test Data for Asphalt Mixtures”, Institute of Civil Engineers – Transport, UK, May 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/tran.12.00070.
3) Neethu Roy, A. Veeraragavan, Pankaj Jain and J. Murali Krishnan, “A Re-look at the Asphalt Mixture Performance Test Protocols and Computational Algorithms”, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 41, No. 5, 2013, pp. 1- 16, DOI: 10.1520/JTE20120229.
Peer Reviewed Science cited International Conferences:
1) K. Lakshmi Roja, Neethu Roy and J. Murali Krishnan, “Influence of Aging on the Rheological Behavior of Warm Mix Asphalt Binders”, 8th RILEM International Symposium on Testing and Characterization of Sustainable and Innovative Bituminous Materials, Francesco Canestrari and Manfred N. Partl (Editors), Rilem Book Series, Springer, London, Volume 11, DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-7342-3, October 2015, Page 497.
2) Neethu Roy, “Issues Related to Evaluating Rutting of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures in the Laboratory”, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (2nd International Conference on Materials, Mechanics and Management), December 2014.
3) Neethu Roy, Venkaiah Chowdary and J. Murali Krishnan, “Influence of Rest Periods on the Creep and Recovery of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures”, Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management CTR, CED, NIT Calicut, India, May 12-13, 2014.
4) Neethu Roy, A. Veeraragavan, J. Murali Krishnan, “Influence of Air Voids of Hot Mix Asphalt on Rutting Within the Framework of Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design”, 2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (2nd CTRG), Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 104 ( 2013 ) 99 – 108, doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.11.102.
5) Neethu Roy, J. Murali Krishnan and A. Veeraragavan, “Effect of Confinement Pressure on Creep and Recovery Response of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures”, Proceedings of International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements and Technological Control (MAIREPAV7), Auckland – New Zealand, August 2012.
Peer Reviewed National Journals:
1) Neethu Roy, J. Murali Krishnan and A. Veeraragavan, “Mechanical Characterization of Bituminous Concrete Mixtures using Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT)”, Indian Highways, June 2012, pp. 61-68.
2) Neethu Roy, Kuncheria. P. Isaac and A. Veeraragavan, “Sensitivity Analysis of Input Parameters for Application of HDM-4 for Investment Decisions”, Indian Highways, Vol. 34, No.1, 2006.
3) Neethu Roy, Kuncheria. P. Isaac and A. Veeraragavan, “HDM-4: Calibration to Indian Conditions and its Applications – Case Study”, Highway Research Bulletin, IRC No. 69, 2003.

Professional Memberships: ASCE – ASCE 10452418 (Faculty Advisor, MBCET Student Chapter of ASCE)
ISTE – LM

Experience
Teaching: (Years) : 16 years
Industry: (Years) : Nil

Dr. K Muraleedharan Nair

Area of interest:  

  • Flow induced oscillations
  • Aero acoustics
  • LES

Publications:

  1. M. Nair and S. Sarkar, 2016, LES of Self-Sustained Cavity Oscillation for Subsonic and Supersonic Flows, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, DOI: 10.1115/1.4034371.
  2. M. Nair, S. Sarkar and Z. Labana, 2015, Self-sustained oscillation for a three dimensional transonic cavity using LES, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg,
  3. M. Nair and S. Sarkar, 2013, Self- sustained cavity oscillation for a wide range of Mach numbers, The 14th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics – 14ACFM, Hanoi and Halong, Vietnam, India, October 15 – 19.
  4. M. Nair, S. Sarkar and Z. Labana, 2014, Self-sustained oscillation for a three dimensional transonic cavity using LES, 5thInternational and 41st National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, December 12-14, Paper ID- 288. (Awarded the Best Paper).
  5. Muraleedharan Nair K.and Nikhil. 2016, “ Parametric Study of High Speed Cavity flows” 6th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermophysics and Fluid Science 2016 at Guilin, People’s Republic of China 20-23, September, 2016.
  6. Muraleedharan Nair K., S Vishnu Prasad, Balu G, Gopal Krishna. V,2017, “Investigation on flow induced oscillations when low-high speed flow past a round cavity, a comparison between rectangular and round cavity (M=0.6 and L/D=3.5)”, 1st International and 18th ISME Conference, NIT Warangal, February23– 25, Paper ID-ISME-TE-141
  7. Muraleedharan Nair K., S Vishnu Prasad, Balu G, Gopal Krishna. V,2017, “Investigation on flow induced oscillations when low-high speed flow past a round cavity, a comparison between rectangular and round cavity (M=0.6 and L/D=3.5)”, Paper ID-ISME-TE-141 accepted for CRC press release.
  8. Muraleedharan Nair, S Vishnu Prasad, Balu G, Gopal Krishna V, 2017, “Flow induced oscillations when high speed flow past a round cavity,(M=1.5)”, Asian Symposium on Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, IIT Madras, Chennai, December 10– 13,Paper ID-192.
  9. Muraleedharan Nair, S Vishnu Prasad, Balu G, Gopal Krishna V,2017,”Investigation of low-high speed compressible flow over a round cavity( M=0.6,1.5 and L/D=2)”, 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, December 27– 30,Paper ID-IHMTC2017-01-1619.accepted for ISHMTC digital library.
  10. Muraleedharan Nair, S Vishnu Prasad, Vaisakh S Nair, 2018,Paper submitted on Comparison of flow features near the wake of a circular and elliptical cylinder for different gap ratios, 7th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermo physics and Fluid Science, Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, Kerala, November 21– 24, Paper ID-89.
  11. Muraleedharan Nair,S Vishnu Prasad, Balu G,2018,Paper submitted on Suppression of cavity oscillations when subsonic flow past a round cavity, 7th International and 45th National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP) Conference, IIT Bombay, December 10– 12, Paper ID-709.
  12. Muraleedharan Nair, Vaisakh S Nair, 2018, Paper submitted on “Numerical study on oscillation mechanism and its suppression when flow past a closed cavity for an inflow Mach number 3.0”, 7th International and 45th National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP)Conference, IIT Bombay,, December 10– 12, Paper ID-718.
  13. Muraleedharan Nair, Vaisakh S Nair, 2018, Paper submitted on Numerical analysis of low speed flow past an open, transitional and closed rectangular cavities, 32nd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers (NCAE 2018), October 27 – 28, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  14. Muraleedharan Nair, S Vishnu Prasad, 2018, Paper submitted on Paper submitted on” Computational analysis of fluid flow past a round cavity for different aspect ratios”, 32nd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers (NCAE 2018), October 27 – 28, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  15. Govind S Syam, Goutham Rajeev and Muraleedharan Nair, Paper submitted on “Numerical study on flow past a circular cylinder near the vicinity of a wall”, 7th International and 45th National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP)Conference, IIT Bombay,Mumbai,December 10– 12. Paper ID-648.
  16. Govind S Syam, Goutham Rajeev and K. Muraleedharan Nair, 2018, Paper submitted on ”Numerical study on flow past a cylinder with different inflow parameters, 7th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermo physics and Fluid Science, Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, Kerala, November 21– 24, Paper ID-59
Professional Memberships
Experience
Teaching: 13 years
Research: 6 Years
Industry: 2 years

Dr. George Zachariah

Area of interest :
  • English and Malayalam  Literature
Publications
  • No. of books:  Authored 5 Malayalam novels
  • 1 short story collection (Malayalam)
  • 12 Children’s literature (Malayalam)
  • 1 English poetry collection
  • 3 Anthologies (English)
  • 2 Books on Spirituality (Mystique theology of Osuna and Yoga) and (Myticism of St. Theresa of Avila and Yoga)

 

Resource Person for the One Day Seminar on NAAC Accreditation held on 22 November 2018 at the KVVS College of Science and Technology, Adoor.

Professional Memberships
Experience
  • Teaching: 37 Years
  • Industry:Nil
  • Research: Nil