Dr. Anitha Joseph

Dr. Anitha Joseph

Dr. Anitha Joseph

Designation: Professor
Education: Ph.D

Professional Experience
Teaching : 35 years
Research  : 14 years

Specialization

UG    : B. Sc. (Engg) degree in Civil Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, University of Kerala              (1984), in First class with Distinction

PG     : M. Tech. degree in Structural Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum,

            University of Kerala (1986), in First class

Ph. D : In Ocean Engineering (Offshore Structures) from Indian Institute of Technology  Madras (2004)

 

Publications

Journals

 

  1.  Investigations on the flexural performance of laminated glass, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 491 (2020) 012023, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/491/1/012023
  2. Effect of hybrid fibres on the mechanical properties of high-performance concrete, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 491 (2020) 012035, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/491/1/012035
  3. Short-term changes in the surface wave characteristics off Kollam coast, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 491 (2020) 012011, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/491/1/012011
  4. An Overview of Offshore Wind Energy Tower Designs, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Vol. 100, No. 5, October 2019, pp 841-850, DOI: 10.1007/s40032-019-00511-3, ISSN 2250-0545
  5. Three-Legged Articulated Support for 5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Elsevier Aquatic Procedia 4 (2015) pp 500-507. 
  6. Feasibility Study of Offshore Breakwater System as a Protection Method for Kerala Coast, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Series C, Vol. 91, Jan 2011, pp 11-15. (Gold Medal and Certificate awarded for Best paper in the subject)
  7. Effectiveness of Groin System for the Preservation of Kerala Coast, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Series C, Vol. 90, Jan 2010, pp 1- 6.
  8. Coupled Dynamic Response of a Three-Column Mini TLP, Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Vol. 6, No.2, Dec 2009, pp 51-62.
  9. Behaviour of Masonry Infill Panels with Laterite Interlocking Blocks in Reinforced Concrete Framed Buildings, Journal of Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, Vol. 34, No.5, Dec 2007-Jan 2008, pp 384-388.
  10. Experimental and numerical study of coupled dynamic response of a Mini Tension Leg Platform, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, November 2004, 126, pp 318-333.

 

  

International Conference

  1.  Dynamic response of a Mini Tension Leg Platform, Int. Conf. on Structural Stability and Dynamics, NUS, Singapore, December, 2002, pp 1046-1051.
  2. Hydrodynamic analysis of a model Mini Tension Leg Platform, CD ROM Proc. Int. Conf. on Ship and Ocean Technology, IIT Kharagpur, India, December, 2002, P1_11.
  3. Physical simulation of the coupled behavior of the hull-tether system of a Mini Tension Leg Platform, Int. Conf. on Coastal and Ocean Technology, NIOT, Chennai, India, December, 2003, pp 329-336.
  4. Laterite Interlocking Block Infilled Multistoried Frames for Earthquake Resistant Structures, Int. Conf. in Earthquake Engineering, SASTRA, Thanjavur, India, February 2006, pp 597-608.
  5. Effectiveness of Detached Breakwater as a Protection Method for Kerala Coast, CD ROM Proc Int. Conf. in Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, December, 2009, P_202.
  6. Submerged & Low-Crested Offshore Breakwaters for Coastal Protection of Kerala, Int. Conf. on Materials, Mechanics and Management IMMM-2010, CET, Thiruvananthapuram, India, Jan 2010, pp 389-395.
  7. Numerical Modeling of Rigid Pavements using Finite Element Method, Proc. of Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials and Techniques for Infrastructure Development (AMTID 2011), NIT Calicut, India, 28-30 September 2011, Paper No.: T031.
  8. Feasibility Study of Geotextile Sand Container Artificial Reefs for Alappad Coast, Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2011, pp 367-374.
  9. Comparison of the Effectiveness of Straight Groins and T-Groins for Protection of Paravoor Coast, Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2011, pp 375-381.
  10. Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Articulated Tower for Offshore Wind Turbine, Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2011,
    pp 382-389.
  11. Performance Evaluation of Detached Breakwaters for Sustaining the Coast- Line of Alappad, Int. Conf. on Green Technologies-ICGT12, (Jointly organized by Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology and University of Dayton) Thiruvananthapuram, India, Dec 18-20, 2012.
  12. Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Tower, Int. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, organised by London Research Press at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013.
  13. Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Pavement Slabs with Contraction Joints, Int. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, organised by London Research Press at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013.
  14. Performance Evaluation of Groynes for Protecting Coastlines – A Case Study of Alappad Coast, Int. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, organised by London Research Press at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013.
  15. Design of floating support structure for 5 MW offshore wind turbine,
    International Conference on Energy and Environment ICEE 2013, RIT, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Dec 12-14, 2013.
  16. Harbour silting and change in wave parameters due to breakwater construction, Int. Conf. on Materials, Mechanics and Management IMMM-2014, CET, Thiruvananthapuram, India, 17-19 Dec 2014.
  17. Three-Legged Articulated Support for 5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine, International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ICWRCOE’15, NIT Surathkal, Mangalore12 – 14 March, 2015. Paper ID: 138
  18. Design and Hydrodynamic Analysis of Spar Type Offshore Wind Tower, Third Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2015
  19. Study of Interlocking Block Infilled Frame Subjected to Cyclic Loading Using Ansys 14.5, Third Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2015
  20.  Coupled dynamic analysis of 5 MW offshore wind turbine supported on three-legged articulated tower in FAST under regular waves, Third Int. Conf. on Modeling and Simulation, TKMCE, Kollam, India, Dec 2015
  21.   Experimental investigations on the dynamic response of a three-legged articulated type offshore wind tower, ASME Conference: OMAE 2016-54635, June 2016, Busan, South Korea.
  1. Motion responses of a Spar type offshore wind tower, Int. Conf. on Developments in Construction and Structural Engineering, August 2016, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad.
  2. Numerical Analysis of Three-Legged Articulated Tower supporting 5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine, Int. Conf. on Innovative Trends in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development, NIT Warangal, Sept 2019, 58-59.

 

National Conference

  1. Numerical Study of Nonlinear Dynamic Response of A Three-Column Mini Tension Leg Platform, Proc. Fourth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering, NIT Karnataka, Surathkal, India, December, 2007, pp 307-314.
  2. Two Options for Coastal Protection of Paravoor, CD ROM Proc. National Conf. on Recent Innovations in Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam, Kerala, India, March 2009, C_195.
  3. Seismic Performance- Based Methodology- A Critical Evaluation, Proc. National Conf. FACE’11, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Feb 2011.   
  4. Dynamic Analysis of a Three – Legged Articulated Offshore Structure Using ‘ANSYS AQWA’, Proc. Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016) CSIR-SERC, Chennai, INDIA. 21-23 Dec 2016

Participations

Short-term Training Programs Coordinated (6):

 

  1. “Research Avenues in Coastal Engineering” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by the AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 14-19th Feb, 2019.
  2. “Technological Advancements in Materials for Construction” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by the AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from Jan 08-13, 2018.
  3. “Sustainable Development and Green Energy Technologies” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 13-18th Feb, 2017.
  4. Two-week ISTE Workshop Online (Distance Mode) “Pedagogy for Effective use of ICT in Engineering Education” under National Mission on Education through ICT, IIT Bombay MHRD, Govt. of India. Remote Centre at TKMCE Kollam, June 12-14th and July 24-26th 2014.
  5. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on ‘Experimental Methods in Materials and Structures’ organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 23-25th Jan, 2014.
  6. Training Programme on” Earthquake Risk Management”, (Sponsored by the Disaster Management Department, Govt. of Kerala) at Dept. of Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, March 2007.

 

Short-term Training Programs/Webinars Attended

 

  1. National Webinar on “Quality Enhancement in Higher Education Institutions” sponsored by NAAC, conducted by IQAC, MBITS Dec 10-11, 2020.
  2. Webinar on Indian Standards for Glass: Architectural and General Purposes: by Bureau of Indian Standards, Glazing Society of India, CSIR – Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute and Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, October 9, 2020.
  3. Online Teaching & Learning Practices: organised by IIT Delhi, October 15-31, 2020.
  4. Theory and Practices of Steel Structure Design: Dept. of Civil Engineering, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, August 12- 16, 2020.
  5. Creating and Managing Online Classes: organised by The Kerala State Higher Education Council & School of Bioscience and IQAC, MACFAST June 17-26, 2019.
  6. NAAC Process webinar, Date: 05-Aug 2020 Web seminar: NAAC Assessment and Accreditation Process (for Women Colleges)
  7. Virtual Lab, Effective Tool for Teaching and Learning, 10-July 2020, organised by Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Nagpur, in association with AICTE & Virtual Lab, Centre for System Design, NITK Surathkal
  8. National Seminar on “Ensuring Quality in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Committee (IQAC), of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, in association with National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore, on 7th Dec 2019.
  9. Short Term Course on “Health Monitoring of Structures” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 20-25th Feb, 2017.
  10. Workshop on “Self-Awareness and Integral Education, SAIE 2016”, organized by Translational Research and Professional Leadership Centre (TPLC), at Government Engineering College, Barton hill, Thiruvananthapuram, from Nov 21-24, 2016.
  11. Short Term Course on “Advanced Techniques for Sustainable Water Resources and Environmental Management” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 15-20th Feb, 2016.
  12. Two-day Workshop on “Design and Engineering” organised by LBSITW, TVM, sponsored by TEQIP, on Dec 29, 30, 2015.
  13. “QEEE IV Workshop” held on 3-July 2015, at IIT Madras.
  14. Feedback Session on Phase III of “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras, on 11th of Apr 2015, at IIT Madras.
  15. Short Term Course on “Emerging Trends in Construction and Maintenance of Structures” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, sponsored by AICTE under QIP, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from Mar 16-21, 2015.
  16. QEEE Review Phase III, at IIT Madras, 11th Apr 2015.
  17. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at IIT Madras, on 13th of Dec, 2014.
  18. Short Course on “Design and Safety of Structures Under Fire” organised by the Safety Centre, IIT Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, during 5-6 Dec 2014
  19. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on “New Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 23-25th June, 2014.
  20. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at Delhi, on 13th Mar 2014.
  21. Continuing Professional Development Program on “Road Safety Management” organised by Engineering Staff College of India (ESCI- Autonomous Organ of the Institution of Engineers (India) Hyderabad on 28-30, Jan 2014
  22. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at Delhi, on 4th and 5th Jan, 2013.
  23. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on “Advances in Hydro systems Modelling and Climate Change Impact Assessment” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 25-29th Nov, 2013.
  24. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at IIT Madras, Chennai on 6th and 7th Dec, 2013.
  25. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on ‘Water and Wastewater Management’ organized by Dept. of Chemical Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 18-22nd Nov, 2013.
  26. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on ‘Total Station and GPS’ organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 18-22nd Nov, 2013.
  27. Workshop on “Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Technical Education” jointly organized by PIC-Kerala, KSCSTE & TKM College of Engineering, Kollam at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam on 25th Mar, 2011.
  28. STTP on “Earthquake Risk Management” (sponsored by Director of Technical Education Govt. of Kerala) at College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Dec 2009.
  29. Summer School on “Disaster Management and Earthquake Resistant Structures” (sponsored by MHRD/ AICTE) at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training Research, Taramani, Chennai, July 2008.
  30. STTP/QIP Course on “Safety of Ships and Offshore Structures” (sponsored by the AICTE) at Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Dec 2007.
  31. “Structural System Identification” (Sponsored by NPEEE, MHRD, Govt. of India) under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Feb, 2007.
  32. “Earthquake Engineering Education through Laboratory Experiments” (Sponsored by NPEEE, MHRD, Govt. of India) under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, January, 2006.
  33. National Workshop (Sponsored by NPEEE) on “Experimental Methods in Earthquake Engineering Research” at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Feb 2005.
  34. ”Ocean Engineering” sponsored by the AICTE through ISTE at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, May 2001.
  35. “Sustainable Urban Transportation System Planning” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, Dec, 2000.
  36. “Ocean Dynamics for Offshore and Coastal Engineering Applications” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, June 2000.
  37. “Integrity Monitoring of Structures” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, Dec 1999.
  38. “Probabilistic Structural Mechanics” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Sept, 1998.
  39. “Vibration Engineering- Recent Trends in Analysis, Design and Testing” sponsored by AICTE through ISTE at the TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Nov 1998.
  40. “Recent Developments on Analysis, Design and Detailing of Industrial Structures” sponsored by AICTE through ISTE at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Dec 1997.
  41. “Recent Trends in the Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures” sponsored by the ISTE and AICTE at National Institute of Technology, Calicut, May, 1997.
  42. “Construction Programming and Management” sponsored by ISTE at the TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, May, 1992.
  43. “Earthquake Resistant Design of Life Line Structures” at UVCE, Bangalore University, June, 1991.
  44. “Computational Methods in Civil Engineering” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at College of Engineering, Trivandrum, May, 1991.
  45. “Fibre Reinforced Concrete” under Continuing Education Program (QIP) at College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Jan 1987.

MOOCs Attended

  1. Introduction to Engineering Mechanics- An online non-credit course authorized by Georgia Institute of Technology and offered through Coursera, May 2020.
  2. Speak English Professionally: In Person, Online & On the Phone an online non- credit course authorized by Georgia Institute of Technology and offered through Coursera, May 2020.

Membership

  1. Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  2. Life Member of the Indian Society of Technical Education
  3. Life Member of the Indian Association for Structural Engineering

Research Interest

  • Structural Engineering, Offshore and Coastal Structures, Experimental techniques and Instrumentation, Finite Element Analysis, Bathymetry modeling, Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures.

 

 

 Funded Research Projects

Sl. No.

Role

Title of     Project                       

Funding Agency

Grant-in-aid

Period

STATUS

1

Principal Investigator

Dynamics of Deepwater Offshore Platforms

AICTE- RPS

Rs. 5.5 lakhs

2006-2009 (3 years)

Completed

2

Principal Investigator

Comparative Study of Effectiveness of Breakwaters and Groynes for the Protection of Kerala Coast

AICTE- RPS

Rs. 8.5 lakhs

2010-2012 (2 years)

Completed

3

Principal Investigator

Three-Legged
Articulated Type
Supporting Structure for
Offshore Wind Energy
Turbines

AICTE-
RPS

Rs. 10
lakhs

2012-2015(3 years)Completed

 

Research Supervisor

  • 3 Ph. D. scholars (2 ongoing +1 submitted) under University of Kerala
  • 3 Ph. D. scholars (ongoing) under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

 Achievements

  1. Received the Gold Medal and Certificate for the best paper published in the Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Jan 2011
  2. Identified and presented before the NBA accreditation team at TKM College of Engineering, as a single faculty with exemplary achievements
  3. Awarded three international travel grants from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), AICTE and TEQIP
  4. Principal Investigator of 3 AICTE RPS projects completed from 2005 to 2015 with a total grant of 24 lakhs, and the 4th accepted by AICTE in 2019 for Rs 20 Lakhs
  5. Visited and interacted with the National University of Singapore, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, and Korea Ship and Offshore Research Institute, Busan, South Korea
  6. Visited countries include US, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea
  7. Approved Research Supervisor (University of Kerala)
  8. Approved Research Supervisor (Kerala Technological University)
  9. Doctoral committee member of research scholars under University of Kerala & APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  10. Chairperson, Board of Studies in Engineering and Technology (Pass-I), University of Kerala (2017- 2020)
  11. Academic Auditor (Kerala Technological University)
  12. QIP Co-ordinator, TKMCE
  13. NDF Co-ordinator, TKMCE
  14.  Chairperson, Ethics Committee, TKMCE
  15. Founder of “STEPS” (Students of TKMCE for the Empowerment of People and Society)
  16.  Reviewer of the journal Ocean Engineering (Elsevier)
  17.  Reviewer, Project Proposals of Kerala State Council of Science, Technology & Environment
  18.  Member, Structural consultancy, Dept. of Civil Engineering, TKMCE
  19.  Member, Dept. of Civil Engineering, TKMCE for Valuation of Buildings for Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd, Chavara
  20.  Scored best Teaching Index from Under Graduate student’s evaluation (97.11/100 for Engineering Mechanics and 96.04/100 for Fluid Mechanics)
  21. Supervised 15 M Tech projects
  22.  Research association with IIT Madras for experimental investigations (permissions to use the facility free of cost) and Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI)
  23.  Coordinator of 6 FDPs funded by AICTE, TEQIP-II, MHRD
  24.  MHRD’s QEEE Program Coordinator since the starting of the programme at TKM, and subsequently TKMCE got awarded the status of ‘Partner College of QEEE’
  25. Certificate of Excellence for Coordinating online 2-week Workshop of IIT Bombay under NMEICT (MHRD)
  26.  IQAC Coordinator, Saintgits College of Engineering

Positions held

  • Lecturer in Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering (1985 -1991)
  • Senior Lecturer (1991 -1996)
  • Selection Grade Lecturer (1996-2005)
  • Associate Professor (2006-2009)
  • Professor in Civil Engineering (2009-17)
  • Professor & Head of Dept. of Civil Engineering (2017–18)
  • Professor in Civil Engineering, Saintgits College of Engineering (2019 onwards)

 

Contact Details 

Phone  :  +91 09847427649, 0474 -2712239

Email : anithareebu@yahoo.co.uk , anitha.joseph@saintgits.org     

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