Dr Reebu Zachariah KoshyOSH

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Dr Reebu Zachariah Koshy​

Dr Reebu Zachariah Koshy

Designation: HOD (In Charge)
Education: Ph. D

Professional Experience
Teaching : Retired as Professor after 29 years of meritorious service from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam

 

Specialization
UG : B Sc. (Engg.) Degree in Civil Engineering (University of Kerala) 
PG : M. Tech. Degree in Transportation and Traffic Engineering (University of Kerala)
Ph.D : In Transportation Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)

Publication
International Journals

    • Methodology for Modeling Highly Heterogeneous Traffic Flow. Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Washington, USA (July 2005)
    • Influence of Bus Stops on Flow Characteristics of Mixed Traffic. Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Washington, USA (August 2005)
    • Development of New PCU Values and Effect of Length of Passenger Cars on PCU, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 2 (December 2013)
    • Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Pavement Slabs with Contraction Joints, International Journal of Structural Analysis and Design, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (June 2014)
    • Theoretical Study on Constitutive Modelling of Frozen Solis, International Journal of Applied Research, Vol.1, Issue 13, Part I (December 2015)

National Journals

    • A Study of Headway Distribution of Heterogeneous Traffic on Urban Arterials. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), November 2003
    • Simulation of Heterogeneous Traffic to Derive Capacity and Service Volume Standards for Urban Roads. Journal of the Indian Roads Congress, October 2004

International Conference

    • Energy Efficient Transportation: Problems and Prospects. International Seminar on Sustainable Development in Road Transport, (Organised by IRC in association with The Permanent International  Association of Road Congresses, Paris), November 2001
    • Modeling Stochasticity of Heterogeneous Traffic. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, College Park, Maryland, USA, September 2003
    • A Simulation Analysis of the Effect of Bus Stops on Quality of Traffic Flow. International Conference on Transportation Systems Planning and Operations (TANSPO 2004), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, February 2004
    • Modeling Heterogeneous Traffic Flow on Urban Roads. International Conference on Transportation Systems, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, April 2002
    • Prediction of Longitudinal Dispersion Coefficient in Natural Channels using Advanced Data Mining Techniques. 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Science and Technology, SCET, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, March 2010
    • Analysing the Options for Bus and Motorised Two Wheeler Traffic Management on Urban Roads using Simulation. 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Science and technology, SCET, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, March 2010
    • Analysis of Traffic Flow Characteristics on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Lanes. International Conference on Recent Innovations in Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (Government Engineering College), Kottayam, Kerala, February 2011
    • Developing Capacity and Service Volume Standards for Exclusive Motorcycle Lanes (EML). International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques for Infrastructure Development (AMTID 2011) NIT Calicut, June 2011
    • Numerical Modeling of Rigid Pavement using Finite Element Method. International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques for Infrastructure Development (AMTID 2011) NIT Calicut, June 2011.
    • Effect of Buses and Motorcycles Sharing a Lane- A Microscopic Simulation study. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, December 2011
    • Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Pavement Slabs with Contraction Joints. International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering,(ACSEE) Zurich, Switzerland, 12-13, October, 2013
    • Development of new PCU values and effect of length of passenger cars on PCU, International Conference on Energy and Environment-2013 (ICEE 2013) Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 12th to 14th December 2013
    • Research on Strength of Frozen Soils: A Review, 3rd International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, 9th to 12th December 2015, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam

National Conference

    • Study of Traffic Flow Characteristics Using Computer Simulation. National Seminar on Road Transportation in India: Emerging Trends and Techniques, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, September 2002
    • Energy Based Approach to Sustainable Transportation Planning. National Seminar on Sustainable Habitat, T. K. M. College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, August 2003
    • Driver Behaviour Study on Selected Urban Locations of National Highway– 47 National Conference on Focusing on Advances in Civil Engineering, T. K. M. College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, February 2007
    • Passenger Car Units for Divided Roads using Simulated Traffic Data. National Conference on Recent Innovations in Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (Government Engineering College), Kottayam, Kerala, March 2009
    • Study of Thermal Behaviour of Pavements and its Effect on the Environment. 24th Kerala Science Congress, Jan 29-31, 2012
    • Development of Passenger Car Unit (PCU) Values for Signalized Intersection Design. National Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology, Musaliar College of Engineering and Technology, Pathanamthitta, May 2013

Participation

    • Invited as a resource person for the QIP Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Sustainable Urban Transportation System Planning”, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, December 2000
    • Invited to deliver a talk on ‘Research Methodology’ to the Ph.D. and MS research scholars of the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Sep 2002
    • Invited to deliver a talk on ‘Mode Choice Modeling for Transportation Planning’ to the Dual Degree and Post-graduate students of the Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Jan 2003.
    • Invited to deliver a lecture on ‘Simulation of Road Traffic Flow’ to the Undergraduate and Post graduate students of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, March 2003
    • Delivered an invited technical presentation on ‘Simulation of Heterogeneous Traffic to Derive Capacity and Service Volume Standards for Urban Roads’ during the 65th Annual Meeting of the Indian Roads Congress, Bangalore, January 2005
    • Invited as a resource person for the AICTE sponsored F aculty Development Programme on Maintenance, Repair and Retrofit of Constructed Facilities at the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Calicut (2010)
    • Chaired a technical session of National Conference on Technological Trends (NCCT-06), Nov 17-18, 2006, College of Engineering, Trivandrum
    • Chaired a technical session of National conference FACE 2007, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, 2007
    • Moderated a technical session of Vastheya-05, National Level Technical Symposium, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, April 2005
    • Invited by the DTE as a visiting faculty to the M. Tech. Programme of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (Government Engineering College), Kottayam, March 2012
    • Inaugurated the Civil Engineering Association of Bishop Jerome Institute of Technology, Kollam and deliverd a keynote address on ‘Innovative techniques in traffic management’, July 2013
    • Chaired a technical session of NCCT- 2013, National Conference on Technological Trends, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Aug 2013
    • Invited to serve as the Member, Department Consultative Committee, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2001-02)
    • Chaired a technical session of NCTT-09, National Conference on Technological Trends, Nov 06-07, 2009, College of Engineering, Trivandrum
    • Chaired a technical session of NCCT- 2011 National Conference on Technological Trends, College of Engineering, Trivandrum. Aug 2011
    • Invited by the Government of Kerala to moderate the State  Level Inauguration of the Social Auditing of PWD works in Kerala, 2010
    • Invited as a resource person for the ISTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on Paradigms Perspectives and New Trends in Research, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Nov 2011
    • Chaired a session of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering (ICMSC), TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, December 2011
    • Inaugurated the Civil Engineering Association of Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor, Pandalam and delivered a talk on ‘Management of road traffic dominated by motorized two wheelers’, March 2012.
    • Inaugurated the Civil Engineering Association of Sri Vellappally Natesan College  of Engineering, Mavelikkara and delivered a talk on ‘Modern Developments in Transportation Engineering’ , Aug 2011
    •  Invited as a Judge for the All Kerala Technical Project Exhibition and Competition SRISHTI 2014 on 25th and 26th of February at the Saintgits College of Engineering, Pathamuttom
    • Invited to contribute to popular article in news paper Mathrubhoomi (15 -10-2008)
    • Invited to contribute to popular article in news paper Mathrubhoomi (14 -10-2009)
    • Invited to contribute to popular article in news paper Mathrubhoomi (4-11-2009)
    • Chaired a session of National Technological Congress (NATCON) 2013 at RIT, Kottayam.
    • All Kerala Technical Festival ETERNIA 2K14 organised by the Association of Civil Engineering Students (ACES) of SAINTGITS College of Engineering August, 2014 (Inauguration and keynote address)
    • Invited as a Resource person to the Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management-CTSEM 2014, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, May 2014
    • Invited as Session Moderator for NCET- 07 (National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology), Sponsored by the Indian Society for Technical Education, Saintgits College of Engineering , Kottayam, May 5, 2007
    • Invited to chair a session of 27 th Kerala Science Congress, January 2015 Academic Auditor for the Kerala Technological University at the College of Engineering, Perumon,(2015-16)
    • Concrete for Present and Future, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 25-27 June 2015Emerging trends in Construction and Maintenance of Structures, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 16-21 March 2015
    • Innovation in Mass Housing, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 08 -10 January 2015 Road Safety Management, Engineering Staff College of India, Hyderabad, 28-30 January 2014
    • Experimental Techniques in Materials and Structures, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 23-25, January 2014
    • Advances in Hydrosystems Modeling and Climate Change Impact Assessment, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 25-29 November 2014
    • Soft Skills Development for Quality Education, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 21-26 November 2011
    • Maintenance, Repair and Retrofit of Constructed Facilities, Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut, 10-15 May 2010
    • Recent advances in Bituminous Materials Characterization and Evaluation, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 07-12 December 2009
    • Modern Construction Materials and Techniques, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chennai, 11-16 August 2008
    • Coastal Structures, Dept of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 18-22 November 2002
    • Sustainable Urban Transportation System planning, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 18-22 December 2000
    • Management of Water Resources- Modern Concepts and Implementation, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 15-26 November 1999
    • Ports and Shipping, Ocean Engineering Centre, IIT Madras, Chennai, 07-18 December 1998
    • Vibration Engineering- Recent Trends in Analysis Design and Testing, Dept of Civil Engineering, TKMCE, Kollam, 19 October 1998 to 01 November 1998
    • Ground Water Potential Evaluation Techniques, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 23-29 March 1998
    • Energy Management and Conservation, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, 04-17 May 1997
    • Construction Materials Testing-Theory and Practice, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 24 June 1996 to 05 July 1997
    • Environmental Impact Assessment of Transportation Systems, KREC, Surathkal, 05-17 December 1994
    • Foundations for Coastal and Offshore Structures, Dept of Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut, 17-28 May 1993
    • Modeling the Urban Bus Transit Network Systems Analysis, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 16-29 December 1991

Membership

    •  Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India)
    •  Life member of the Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE)
    • Life member of the Institute of Urban Transport (India)
    • Member of the Indian Roads Congress (IRC

R & D Projects

    • Modelling and Study of the Characteristics of Motorised Two Wheeler Traffic on Urban Roads. (Funded by the AICTE under the Research Promotion Scheme of 2008 -09. Amount – 7.1 Lakhs)
    • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Neendakara Fishing Harbour (Collaborative project with the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, completed in 2008 for the Government of Kerala. Amount- 3.5 Lakhs
    • Awarded a MODROBS project for the Modernization of Transportation Engineering Laboratory of Rs. 10 Lakhs (2012-13)
    • Secured a grant of Rs. 2 Crores from the AICTE for the construction of a new hostel for SC and ST students. (Applicant and Principal Investigator) (2013)

Consultancy

    • Design and Estimation of Rural Roads under PMGSY Programme in Chirayinkeezhu Block, Project done for the District Rural Road Development Agency (DRDA), Trivandrum (2006)
    • Planning of a New International Terminal for Cochin International Airport, Collaborative project with KITCO (Technical consultant of Cochin International Airport Ltd.) (2000)
    • Environmental Impact Assessment of Vizhinjam Deepwater International Transshipment Container Terminal Project, Harbour Engineering Department, Government of Kerala (2007)

Research Interest

    • Traffic Planning
    • Simulation Modeling
    • Road Safety
    • Pavement Engineering
    • Intelligent Transport Systems

Achievement

    • Received the Letter of Appreciation in 2010, for scoring the best Teaching Effectiveness Index of 99/100 in the Department of Civil Engineering
    • Won the prize for the Best Lecturer based on technical lecture competition held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, in July 1996
    • Awarded travel grant from TEQIP II for attending the International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (ACSEE) Zurich, Switzerland, 12-13 October, 2013
    • M Tech project titled “Study of Passenger Car Equivalents at Signalized Intersections” guided at RIT Kottayam won the prize for the best M Tech thesis for the year, 2013
    • Academic Auditor for the Kerala Technological University at the Carmel College of Engineering and Technology, Pathanamthitta (2015-16)
    • Reviewer for the Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A (Springer)
    • Academic Auditor for the Kerala Technological University at the Younus Institute of Technology, Kollam (2016-17)
    • Academic Auditor for the Kerala Technological University at the Carmel College of Engineering and Technology, Alappuzha (2016-17)

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