Dr. Susan Rose

Designation: Associate Professor & HOD

Qualification: Ph. D

U G: B.Tech in Civil Engineering (College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala)

P G: M.Tech in Traffic & Transportation Engineering (College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala)

Ph. D on the topic “Development of an Optimal Maintenance Strategy for Low Volume Roads” (College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram, University of Kerala)

Teaching Experience: 10.5 years

Research Experience: 4 years

Employment History

  1. Lecturer in Dept of Civil Engineering, SAINTGITS College of Engineering, Kottayam
    (Jan 2008-June 2009)
  2. Lecturer in Department of Civil Engineering, SNGCE Kadayiruppu, (June 2009 – May 2010)
  3. Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering, SAINTGITS College of Engineering, Kottayam, (June 2010  – July 2014 and on leave till June 2018 for higher studies)

Research Details

Completed research work on “Development of   an Optimal Maintenance Strategy for Low Volume Roads” at College of Engineering Trivandrum under University of Kerala.

Period of work: July 2014 to April 2018

Journal/ Conference Publications:

  1. Mathew, B, S., Rose, S., Isaac, K. P. and Chandrasekhar, B.P. (2010), “Pavement Performance Modelling and Calibration of HDM-4 Deterioration Models for Rural Roads in India”, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol.91, pp.29-35.
  2. Mathew, B, S., Mohan, G., Isaac, K.P. and Rose, S. (2014), “Analytical Investigation on the benefit of Sisal  Fibre Reinforcement on Expansive Clayey Subgrade using FEM”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Published by Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication Pvt. Ltd., Vol.3, No.6.
  3. Rose, S., Mathew, B.S., Isaac, K, P. and A. S. Abhaya, (2018), “Risk based probabilistic pavement deterioration prediction models for low volume roads”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis, Vol.19, No.1, pp.88-97. 
  1. Rose, S., Mathew, B.S., and Isaac, K, P. (2017), “Development of probabilistic deterioration models and prioritisation of low volume roads for maintenance” International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, Vol.7, No.2,
    pp.216-231.
  2. Rose, S., Mathew, B.S. and Isaac, K.P. (2007), “Development of Deterioration Models for Rural Roads”, National Conference on Technological Trends: NCTT-2007,pp. CE 280 – CE 284, 30th Nov- 1st Dec 2007, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
  3. Rose, S., Mathew, B.S. and Isaac, K.P. (2007), “Pavement Performance Models for Rural Roads”, 20th Kerala Science Congress, 28th -31st Jan 2008, KSCSTE, Kerala. (Received Young Scientist Award)
  4. Abhaya, A.S., Rose, S. and Mathew, B.S. (2015), “Prioritisation of Low Volume Roads based on a Unified Pavement Condition Index”, National Conference on Technological Trends: NCTT-2015, pp.446-451, September 2015, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
  5. Baby, T.R., Rose, S. and Mathew, B.S. (2016), “Optimisation of Maintenance Strategies for Low Volume Roads using Probabilistic Approach”, National Conference on Technological Trends: NCTT-2016, pp.738-741, 19th -20th August 2016, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
  6. Rose, S., Mathew, B.S. and Isaac, K.P. (2016), “Prioritisation of Low Volume Roads for Maintenance”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, pp.63-69, 7th & 8th Oct 2016, GEC Kozhikode, Kerala.
  7. Rose, S., Mathew, B, S. and Isaac, K, P. (2017), “Prioritisation of Low Volume Roads using Fuzzy Multi Criteria Decision Making”, Third International Conference: IMMM-2017, pp. 237-243, 13th to 15th July 2017, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
  8. Sajeev, A., Yeldose, B.C., and Rose,S. (2010), “Surface Roughness Prediction Based on Cutting Parameters in Turning Operation”, ICTT-2010, pp. 719-721,College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
  9. Sudhan, P.S., Mathew, B.S., Rose, S. and Isaac, K.P.  “Development of Pavement Deterioration Prediction Models for Low Volume Roads using System Dynamics”, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B:Pavements,
    Vol. 146, No.3.

Memberships

  1. Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education ISTE LM 66424

Research Interest

  1. Pavement Deterioration Modelling
  2. Pavement Maintenance Management
  3. Pavement Design

Achievements

  1. Secured Highest Grade Point Average in M.Tech Traffic & Transportation Engineering, University of Kerala, 2007.
  2. Received CEG Justo Endowment for the best outgoing student from Traffic & Transportation Engineering Division, College of Engineering Trivandrum, 2007.
  3. Received Young Scientist Award in the 20th Kerala Science Congress organized by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, 2008.
  4. Received Art of Teaching Award under “Creativity” category organized by G-Tech μlearn and KTU for the engineering college faculty in the state of Kerala

Participations

  1. 3-days users workshop: Training of trainers for dissemination of Road Safety Manual, 16th – 18th Feb 2006, Organised by NHAI at College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  2. Workshop on “Enhancing Career Prospects through Self-development”, 29th & 30th March 2007, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  3. Training on ‘PRIMAVERA’ software, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  4. Faculty Training Programme, 16th to 20th Nov 2009, SNGCE Kadayiruppu, Ernakulam.
  5. Career Advancement Programme for Scientists, 22nd September 2010, KSCSTE.
  6. Short Term Course on “Smart Materials in Engineering Applications”, 1st-6th Nov 2010, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  7. Short Term Course on “Methodology and Software for Research”, 17th & 18th Dec 2010, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  8. Technical Symposium on “Recent Advances in Transportation and Structural Engineering”, 25th & 26th March 2011, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  9. Limit State Design of Steel Structures, 20th & 21st April 2012, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  10. Training Programme on “Design, Construction and Maintenance of Roads in Kerala”, 17th & 18th August 2012, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  11. 2 week ISTE workshop on Engineering Mechanics, 26th Nov to 6th Dec 2013, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  12. 2 day FDP on ‘Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures’, 8th & 9th May 2014, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  13. 1week FDP on Engineering Graphics, 16th June to 20th June 2014, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam.
  14. Training Programme on ‘Design, Construction and Maintenance of Roads”, 7th -9th Jan 2015, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  15. Workshop on Academic Excellence through Research, 31st Jan 2015, SPFU, DTE.
  16. National Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures, 23rd to 25th Jan 2017, GEC Bartonhill, Trivandrum.
  17. One week FDP on Research Venues in Transportation Engineering, 10th August to 15th August 2020, Albertian Institute of Science and Technology
  18. One week FDP on Bridging the Gap: Theory and Practices in Pavement Engineering, 24th August to 28th August 2020, Saintgits College of Engineering
  19. Two weeks FDP on “Internet of Things: A Future Outlook in Civil Engineering”-Phase I, 2nd November 2021 to 14th November 2021, NSS College Palakkad and AICTE
  20. One week Online FDP on Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education, 17th May 2021 to 21st May 2021, AICTE
  21. One-week online FDP on Environmental Issues in Societal Development, 22 August 2022 to 26 August 2022, College of Engineering, Kidangoor

Conference/FDPs Organised

Sl.No.Title/ TopicYear & DurationSponsorsPost held
1.International Conference on Global Innovations in Technology & Sciences4th to 6th April 2013Saintgits College of Engineering, KottayamOrganising Secretary (CE)
2.SRISHTI-2020, National Level Technical Project Exhibition & Competition10th & 11th February 2020Saintgits College of Engineering, KottayamChief Coordinator
3.One week FDP on Bridging the Gap: Theory and Practices in Pavement Engineering24th August to 28th August 2020Saintgits College of EngineeringCo-ordinator

Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Chief Staff Advisor (2018-22 batch)
  2. Academic Coordinator
  3. IQAC member
  4. Curriculum Development Committee Member 

Email-id: susan.rose@saintgits.org