Dr Soosan George T

Dr. Soosan George T​.

Dr Soosan George T

Designation: Professor and Dean
Education: Ph.D

Professional Experience

    Retired Principal, M. A. College of Engineering,  Kothamangalam

    Teaching: 36 years
    Research: 16 years

Specialization :

UG: B. Sc. (Engg.) Civil Engineering from Kerala University, M. A. College of Engg. Kothamangalam-1983 in First class with Distinction
PG: M. Tech in Transportation Engineering with First Rank in Transportation Engineering Division (IIT Madras)
Ph.D.: Subgrade Improvement: CUSAT

Publications

International Journals

 

  1. Krishnapriya M G, Soosan George T, Mode choice behaviour of students, integrating residential location characteristics: a study from Kochi City, India, European Transport\Transporti Europei, Issue 79, September 2020 Issue 79, Paper n 5 ISSN 1825-3997 : SCOPUS Indexed 
  2. Krishnapriya M. G., Soosan George T., Bybin Paul, Total Travel Time Analysis for Students in a Metropolitan area: A study from India, International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Volume 9(4), pp. 419-430, October 2019, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7708/ijte.2019.9(4).07 -TRID Indexed 
  3. Krishnapriya Molath Gopi , Soosan George Thanelimalil, Matha Venkata Lakshmi Ranga Anjaneyulu, Travel Survey Instrument Design Integrating Residential location Characteristics and Survey Administration for Kochi City, India, International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Volume 8, Issue 2,pp. 198-212, April 2018. DOI: 10.7708/ijtte.2018.8(2).05
  4. Milimol Philip, Sreelatha T, Soosan George T,” Modelling on Mode Choice Behavior of Rural Middle-Class Residents – An Activity-Based Approach”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering Website: www.ijetae.com (ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2013.
  5. Soosan George T, Farhan M C, Vandana R. N, Swetima R., Hura B.” Activity-Based Trip Generation Model”, International Review of Applied Engineering Research, (ISSN 2248-9967, Volume 4, Issue 2, 121-126
  1. Soosan George T, Ansiya T. A., Ubina C. K., Riyamole v., Vishnu k. S.” Impact Analysis of Kochi Metro rail project”, International Review of Applied Engineering Research, (ISSN 2248-9967, Volume 4, Issue 2,107-112
  2. Eldhose C, Soosan T G,” Studies on Scrap Tyre Added Concrete for Rigid Pavements”, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology,(ISSN:2277-1581), Volume No.3, Issue No. 12, pp:1414-1417.
  3. Soosan George T, Krishnapriya M G, MilimolPhilip,” Activity-Based Modelling for Mode Choice Analysis of Towns- A Case Study in Kerala” International Journal of Civil Engineering, IJCE, (ISSN 2278-9987, ISSN(E)2278-9995, Volume 3, Issue 1, JAN 2014, 1-6.
  4. Soosan George T, Alice TV, and Mini M I, “Improvement of Kaolinite Clay Subgrade Using Coir Fiber Waste” International Journal of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engineering, ISSN 2250-2459Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2013, Pa 988-995.
  5. Mini M I, Soosan George T, Rema Devi M. “Estimation of Travel Demand from the city Commuter region of Muvattupuzha Municipal Area” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN2319-8753Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2013, Pa 624-628.
  6. G Soosan, A. Sridharan, Babu T Jose and B M Abraham,”utilization of Quarry Dust to Improve the Geotechnical Properties of Soils”, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol  28, Number 4, July 2005, Pa 391-400.
  7. Sridharan, T. G Soosan,  Babu T Jose and B M Abraham, ”Shear strength Studies of Soil-Quarry Dust Mixes”,  Geotechnical and Geological  Engineering Journal, Springer volume 24, Number 5, 2006, pa 1163-1179
  8. G Soosan, A. Sridharan, Babu T Jose and B M Abraham,”utilization of Quarry Dust to Improve the Geotechnical Properties of Soils”, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol  28, Number 4, July 2005, Pa 391-400.

National Journals

 

  1. Soosan George T, Babu T Jose, Benny Mathews Abraham,” Strength Behaviour of Lateritic soil- Quarry Dust Mixes”, Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World, August 2001, pg 46-52.
  2. Priya PM, Alice TV, Soosan George T, “Effect of Superstructures on Seismic Load Analysis”, e-Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World, August 2010 pg 178-184.
  3. Reddy, M S, Soosan T G, Anand V V,” Train operations and platform Utility” Journal of Institution of Engineers, Vol 79, December 1998.

International Conference

  1. Krishnapriya M. G., Soosan George T, M.V.L.R. Anjaneyulu, Time-of-Day Choice Behaviour of Commuters in Kochi City, India. Paper presented in World Conference of Transport Research (WCTR), at IIT Bombay on May 26-31, 2019  
  2. Soosan George T, Babu T Jose, Benny Mathews Abraham,” A study of the influence of Compaction Moisture content on CBR”, Proceeding of the International Conference in Civil Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, Vol 2, January 2002, Vol 2, July 2001, pg 799-802
  3. Soosan George T, Babu T Jose, Benny Mathews Abraham,” Improvement of Ground and Highway Sub- Bases using quarry waste”, Proceeding of the International Conference in Civil Engineering, IISc Bangalore, Vol 2, July 2001, pg 730-737
  4. Soosan George T, Babu T Jose,” Growth of Vehicle Population and Traffic Safety”, Proceedings of International Conference in Safety and Fire Engineering”, CUSAT, November 1999, pg 305-313.

National Conference

  1. Krishnapriya M. G., Soosan George T, Bybin Paul, Mode choice analysis of workers: a case study from Kochi city. Abstract published in Proceedings of 31st Kerala Science Congress (KSC), Fatima Mata National College, Kollam on February 02-03, 2019, page 95
  2. Soosan George T, Babu T Jose, Benny Mathews Abraham,” Use of Quarry Dust in Embankment and Pavement Constructions”, Proceeding of the New Millenium Conference, IGC 2001, December 2001, pg 274-277.

Participations

Workshop/Seminars Attended

 

  1. Workshop on Transport Infrastructure for emerging India-5/4/2019- RIT Kottayam.
  2. Resolving Complex Environmental Issues-A Furistic Approach-15-2-2019 to 16-2-2019- Directorate of Environment and Climate Changes, Government of Kerala.
  3. Static and Dynamic Traffic Assignment- Centre for Continuing Education, IISc. Bangalore- 5-9-2019 to 9-9-2019.
  4. Research Avenues in Transportation Engineering-10-8-2020 to 15-2-2020-FDP Organized by Albertian Institute of Science and Technology.
  5. Bridging the Gap: Theory and Practices in Pavement Engineering – 24-8-2020 to 19-8-2020 –FDP organized by Saintgits College of engineering, Kottayam.
  6. Guidance and Counselling –AICTE sponsored FDP, 8-2-2021 to 13-2-2021-St. Joseph’s College Pala.
  7. Transportation Geotechniques-15-02-2021 to 19-2-2021-TEQIP-II sponsored FDP, LBS Institute of Technology for Women, Thiruvananthapuram.
  8. Completed a COURSERA course in “Mastering Bitumen for Better Roads and Innovative Applications”

Organised 

  1. Organized ISTE short term Training Programme on “Transportation System Management and Operations”-November 17-21, 2014
  2. Organized Workshop on “Research and Consultancy-26-6-2015
  3. Organized Workshop on Tilting foundations and remedial measures -12-08-2015 under Scholars-in-Residence Programme of KSHEC in collaboration with Division of Civil Engineering, CUSAT

Memberships

  1. Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education(ISTE) – LM 8833
  2. Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society(IGS) – KL 138
  3. Life Member of Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering(IEAE) – IEAE2017773

R & D Projects

  •  Activity-based travel demand Modelling integrating residential  location characteristics funded by KSCSTE

Consultancy  Projects

  • Activity-based travel demand Modelling integrating residential location characteristics funded by KSCSTE-10 lakhs.
  • Awarded a MODROBS project for the Modernization of Transportation Engineering Laboratory of Rs. 10 Lakhs (2010)

Research Interest

  • Pavement Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Road Safety
  • Sustainable Materials for constructions
  • Simulation Modelling
  • Transportation Planning

Research Supervisor 

  • 1 Ph. D awarded (M. G. University)
  • Approved Research Supervisor of M. G. University and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Guiding 2 Ph. D scholars in APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

Achievements 

  • IEAE award for the Best Principal of the year 2017 (Kerala Region)
  • Devaraj memorial award for the  Best Outgoing Student  of Transportation Engineering Division from IIT Madras -1994

Positions held

  • Lecturer in Civil Engineering, M. A. College of Engineering, Kothamangalam(1984 -1992)
  • Senior Lecturer (1992 -1997)
  • Selection Grade Lecturer (1997-2006)
  • Associate Professor (2006-2009)
  • Professor in Civil Engineering (2009-2015)
  • Principal, M. A. College of Engineering, Kothamangalam (2015–18)
  • Professor and Dean in Civil Engineering, Saintgits College of Engineering (2018-2019)
  • Principal in Charge , Saintgits College of Engg.(January 2020 to June 2020)

Awards/ Distinctions/ Honours:

  • IEAE award for the Best Principal of the year 2017 (Kerala Region) awarded in recognition of valuable contribution to the academic community and students. 
  • DEVARAJ MEMORIAL AWARD for the  Best Outgoing Student of Transportation Engineering Division from IIT Madras -1994 (CGPA-9.65)

Research Supervisor 

  • Approved Research Supervisor of M. G. University and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University(Guiding 3 Ph. D scholars)

Miscellaneous/Positions held

  • Lab in Charge:  Transportation Engg. Laboratory from 2000 to 2013
  • Staff in charge of  M G University research center, M A College of Engineering
  • Member of AICTE  approval inspection committee
  • Consultancy Centre in Charge:  2013-2015
  • AICTE compliance report preparation overall charge 2004 to 2010
  • MACE alumni Executive member 1997-2000  and involved in the formation “MACE FORT”- a housing project of MACE Alumni.  
  • Doctoral Committee member: M G University- Civil Engineering.2012-13,2013-14
  • Doctoral Committee member of KTU, since 2018 
  • Chief Warden, M. A. College of Engineering Hostel 2015-2018
  • Convener, Ernakulam Cluster II, 2015-2018
  • Chairperson:   Zone III M G University from 2010 -2015
  • Member of  Inspection Committee for Research Centre- M G University
  • Member of Selection Committee- Spices Board India-2011.
  • Question paper setter, CUSAT and Calicut university
  • External Examiner  UG and Ph. D level- Cochin University 2000 onwards
  • As a staff in charge of Women’s cell, M A College of Engineering
  • Technical Advisor and Reviewer-International Conference on 9-5-2013 and 10-5-2013 at SCMS, Karukutty, Muthoot Institute of Science and Technology, 2019
  • Evaluator for Ernakulum Revenue District Science fair: 1/12/2011,28/1/12,2/12/2012,12/11/2013
  • Chairman of the Project Evaluation committee-Civil Engg. Dept-2013-14
  • Member, Publication Committee – Textbook on Basic Civil Engg-Published by Dept. of Civil Engg. M A College of Engg. Kothamangalam
  • As staff in Charge of Civil Engg. Association
  • Convener of Editorial Board for   Civil Engg. Department Technical Magazine and News Letter 2011,2012,2013.
  • Staff in charge of College magazine 2011
  • Convener, student welfare committee, Saintgits College of Engg.

Contact Details

Phone  :  +91 9995120393

Email : soosan.gt@saintgits.org

 

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