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Name : Dr. Anitha Joseph

Department : Civil Engineering

Designation : Professor (HOD)


Email: anithareebu@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone: 2712024

Mobile: 2712024

Address:

PUTHUCHIRA
TKM College P. O.
KOLLAM-691005

Education

  • B Sc. Engineering (Civil Engineering), College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala (1984) in First Class with Distinction
  • M. Tech. (Structural Engineering), College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala (1986) in First Class
  • Ph. D. (Offshore Structures), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2004)

Professional Experience

  • Teaching- 31 years

Research Interest

  • Structural Engineering, Offshore and Coastal Structures, Experimental techniques, Instrumentation, Finite Element Analysis, Bathymetry modeling, Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures
  • Approved Research Supervisor under University of Kerala
  • Approved Research Supervisor under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Reviewer of 'Ocean Engineering'- Elsevier Journal

Ongoing PhDs.

  • 1. Design and Dynamic Analysis of Three-legged Articulated supporting structure for 5 MW Offshore wind turbine
  • 2. A study on Structural Performance of Hybrid Fibre Reinforced High Performance Concrete
  • 3. Investigations on the Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Laterite Interlocking Building Block Masonry
  • 4. Experimental and Numerical Investigation on the Behaviour of Joints in FRC Pavements

Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

  • Research Projects
  • 1. Principal Investigator of the Research Project titled “Dynamics of Deepwater Offshore Platforms” [n](Grant-in-aid: Rs. 5.5 lakhs under ‘Research Promotion Scheme - 2006’ of All India Council for Technical Education, STATUS: Completed)
  • 2. Principal Investigator of the Research Project titled “Comparative Study of Effectiveness of Breakwaters and Groynes for the Protection of Kerala Coast” (Grant-in-aid: Rs. 8.5 lakhs under ‘Research Promotion Scheme - 2010’ of All India Council for Technical Education, STATUS: Completed).
  • 3. Principal Investigator of the Research Project titled “Three-Legged Articulated Type Supporting Structure for Offshore Wind Energy Turbines” (Grant-in-aid: Rs. 10 lakhs under ‘Research Promotion Scheme - 2012’ of All India Council for Technical Education, STATUS: Completed).
  • Consultancy Projects through Dept. of Civil Engineering

Awards and Honours

  • Gold Medal and Certificate awarded for best paper in the subject from Institution of Engineers (India) for the research paper titled “Feasibility Study of Offshore Breakwater System as a Protection Method for Kerala Coast” (Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 91, January 2011, pp 11-15. Authors: Femine Treesa , Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal)
  • Received travel grant and funding from TEQIP II for attending and presenting research paper titled “Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Tower” at the Int. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (ACSEE) Zurich, Switzerland, 12-13 October, 2013. Authors: Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and Jayasurya K.A
  • Received travel grant and funding from AICTE & CSIR for attending and presenting research paper titled "Dynamic response of a Mini Tension Leg Platform" at the Int. Conf. on Structural Stability and Dynamics, NUS, Singapore, December, 2002, 1046-1051. Authors: Anitha Joseph, V. G. Idichandy and S.K Bhattacharyya

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Technical Education
  • Life Member of the Indian Association for Structural Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Academic Coordinator, MHRD's QEEE Program
  • QIP Coordinator
  • Chairperson-ETHICS Committee
  • Member, TEQIP - Finance Committee
  • Member, Department Management Committee
  • Senior Advisor: 2010-2014 B. Tech. Civil
  • Faculty Adviser, 2013-2017 B. Tech. Civil
  • Professor-in-charge, PG Civil 2015-2017
  • Professor & Head of the Dept. of Civil Engineering, May 2017 - till date
  • Academic Auditor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University 2015-'16 & 2016-'17
  • Chairperson, Board of Studies, B. Tech. Civil Engineering, Kerala University, 2017-

Teachng History

  • Lecturer in Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering (25th Oct 1985 -1991)
  • Senior Lecturer (1991 -1996)
  • Selection Grade Lecturer (1996-2005)
  • Associate Professor (2006-2009)
  • Professor (2009 till date)

Courses and Training Attended

  • 41. 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
  • 40. Coordinator: Short Term Course on “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
  • 39. STP on “SELF-AWARENESS AND INTEGRAL EDUCATION (SAIE) 2016”, November 21-24, 2016 organised by TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP CENTRE [TPLC], GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE, BARTONHILL, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
  • 38. 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
  • 37. Two-day Workshop on “Design and Engineering” organised by LBSITW, TVM, sponsored by TEQIP, on Dec 29, 30, 2015
  • 36. “QEEE IV Workshop” held on 3-July 2015, at IIT Madras
  • 35. Feedback Session on Phase III of “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras, on 11th of April 2015, at IIT Madras
  • 34. One-week AICTE Short-Term Course sponsored under QIP on " Emerging Trends in Construction and Maintenance of Structures", 16-21 March 2015
  • 33. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on “Innovation in Mass Housing” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 08-10th Jan, 2015
  • 32. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras, on 13th of December 2014, at IIT Madras
  • 31. DESIGN AND SAFETY OF STRUCTURES UNDER FIRE” on Dec 5, 6, 2014, at IIT Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad
  • 30. 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 (Coordinator)
  • 29. 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
  • 28. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at Delhi, on 13th March, 2014
  • 27. 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. (Coordinator)
  • 26. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IIT Madras at Delhi, on 4th and 5th Jan, 2013
  • 25. TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on “Advances in Hydrosystems Modelling and Climate Change Impact Assessment” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 25-29th [n]Nov, 2013
  • 24. Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education” jointly organized by MHRD and IITMadras at IIT Madras, Chennai on 6th and 7th Dec, 2013
  • 23. 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
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Book Chapter:

    International Journals:

    • 1. 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 (ASME), November 2004, 126, pp 318-333. Anitha Joseph,V.G. Idichandy and S.K. Bhattacharyya
    • 2. Coupled Dynamic Response of A Three-Column Mini TLP, Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Vol. 6, No.2, Dec 2009, pp 52-61. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and Precy Sara George
    • 3. Design of Floating Support Structure for 5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Dec 2013, pp 261-269. Vivek Philip, Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal
    • 4. Evaluation of Detached Breakwater System and Groynes for sustaining the Coastlines, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 3, March 2014, pp. 107-116. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and Tilba Thomas
    • 5. Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Pavement Slabs with Contraction Joints, International Journal of Structural Analysis and Design, Vol. 1, Issue 2, June 2014, pp 6-9. Reebu Zachariah Koshy, Anitha Joseph and Sangeetha S. Nair
    • 6. Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Tower, International Journal of Sustainable Materials, Processes & ECO-Efficient, Volume1, Issue2, June 2014, pp 18-22. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and Jayasurya K. A
    • 7. Performance Evaluation of Groynes for Protecting Coastlines - A Case Study of Alappad Coast, International Journal of Sustainable Materials, Processes & ECO-Efficient, Volume1, Issue2, June 2014, pp 5-9. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and Tilba Thomas
    • 8. Three Legged Articulated Support for 5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015), Elsevier Aquatic Procedia 4 ( 2015 ) pp 500-507. Vivek Philip, Anitha Joseph, Chinsu Mereena Joy

    National Journals:

    • 1. 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. K. Nirmala Abraham, Anitha Joseph and Lalu Mangal] [n
    • 2. Effectiveness of Groin System for the Preservation of Kerala Coast, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 90, Jan 2010, pp 1- 6. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal and P Deepa
    • 3. Feasibility Study of Offshore Breakwater System as a Protection Method for Kerala Coast, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 91, January 2011, pp 11-15. (Gold Medal and Certificate awarded for best paper in the subject) Femine Treesa , Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal

    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. Anitha Joseph, V. G. Idichandy & S.K. Bhattacharyya.
    • 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. Anitha Joseph, S.K Bhattacharyya & V. G. Idichandy.
    • 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. Anitha Joseph, V. G. Idichandy & S.K. Bhattacharyya.
    • 4. Laterite Interlocking Block Infilled Multistoried Frames for Earthquake Resistant Structures, Int. Conf. in Earthquake Engineering, SASTRA, Thanjavur, India, February 2006, pp 597-608. Nirmala Abraham K, Anitha Joseph & Lalu Mangal.
    • 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. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Femine Treesa.
    • 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. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Manu M.U.
    • 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.[n]Anitha Joseph, Reebu Zachariah Koshy & Sangeetha S. Nair.
    • 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. Lalu Mangal,Anitha Joseph & Anu Murali.
    • 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. V. Parvathy Vijayan, Anitha Joseph & Lalu Mangal.
    • 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. Vini Anna Vargheese, Lalu Mangal & Anitha Joseph.
    • 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. Tilba Thomas, Lalu Mangal & Anitha Joseph.
    • 12. Coupled Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Tower, Int. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, organised by London Research Press in Association with Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Jayasurya K.A.
    • 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 in Association with Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013. Reebu Zachariah Koshy, Anitha Joseph & Sangeetha S. Nair.
    • 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 in Association with Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors at Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 12-13, 2013. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Tilba Thomas
    • 15. Design of floating support structure for 5 MW offshore wind turbine, International Conference on Energy and Environment ICEE 2013, RIT, Kottayam, Kerala, India. December 12-14, 2013. Vivek Philip & Anitha Joseph.
    • 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 December 2014. Geethu Sugathan& Anitha Joseph
    • 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. Vivek Philip, Anitha Joseph & Chinsu Mereena Joy.
    • 18. Design and Hydrodynamic Analysis of a Spar type Offshore Wind Tower, 3rd International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engg, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Dec 9-11, 2015, 126-135. Vishnu Ramesh, Anitha Joseph & Chinsu Mereena Joy
    • 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, 35th ASME Conference OMAE 2016-54635, June 2016, Busan, South Korea. Chisu Mereena Joy, Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal
    • 22. 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. Ijas Vahid, Chinsu Mereena Joy, Anitha Joseph

    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. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Anima. V.
    • 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. Anitha Joseph, Lalu Mangal & Deepa P.
    • 3. Siesmic Performance- Based Methodology- A Critical Evaluation, Proc. National Conf. FACE’11, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Feb 2011. Abey E. Thomas, Anitha Joseph, R Sreekala & Nagesh R. Iyer
    • 4. Dynamic Analysis of A Tree - Legged Articulated Offshore Structure Using ‘ANSYS AQWA’, Sai Nath S., Anitha Joseph, Chinsu Mereena Joy, Proc. Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016) CSIR-SERC, Chennai, INDIA. 21-23 December 2016