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Name : Dr. Anu V. Thomas

Department : Civil Engineering

Designation : Associate Professor


Email: anuvthomas@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone: 9446854074

Mobile: 9446854074

Address:

Chalakuzhy House
Keli Nagar, 70
Kilikolloor P.O.
Kollam - 691004

Education

  • Ph.D in Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut, 2015
  • M. Tech in Building Science and Construction Management, IIT Delhi, 1999
  • B. Tech Civil Engineering, M. G. University, Kottayam, 1998

Professional Experience

  • 16 years teaching experience

Research Interest

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Labour Productivity
  • Risk Management in Construction Projects
  • Performance of PPP Projects

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

      • First rank in B. Tech Civil Engineering, M. G University, Kottayam, 1998
      • Reviewer, Journal of Construction in Developing Countries

      Membership in Professional Bodies

      • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • Coordinator of FDP on Recalibrating the Industry-Institute Space, TKMCE Kollam, 6-11 March 2017
      • External examiner for M. Tech. projects at Toc H Institute of Science and Technology and Sri Vellapally Natesan College of Engineering
      • Member of expert committee set up for scrutiny of complaints on provisional answer key- Kerala Public Service Commission
      • Question paper setter, Cochin University of Science and Technology
      • Question paper setter, Kerala University
      • Coordinator, 3rd International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, ICMSC 2015, December 9 -11, 2015
      • Department Coordinator, CGPU
      • Member, NAAC Accreditation Committee
      • Member, Student Affairs Committee
      • Organized workshop on 'Innovation in Mass Housing', January 8-10, 2015
      • Department Representative -Timetable Committee
      • Member - Anti-ragging squad
      • Adviser - 2013 - 2017 Civil batch
      • Served as Deputy Warden, Modern Hostel

      Teachng History

      • Construction Management (both U. G. and P. G.)
      • Personnel Management (U. G)
      • Construction Planning and Contract Management (P. G.)
      • Construction Productivity Improvement (P. G.)
      • Advanced Concrete Technology (Elective)
      • Project Planning and Implementation (P. G.)
      • Concrete Technology
      • Programming and Numerical Methods
      • Engineering Mechanics
      • Geometrical Drawing

      Courses and Training Attended

      • Health Monitoring of Structures, TKMCE Kollam, 20-25 February 2017
      • Student Evalaution and Question Paper Setting, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University Trivandrum, 13-15 February 2017
      • Recent Advances in Project Planning and Management, TKMCE Kollam, 9-14 January, 2017
      • Advances in Concrete Technology with Special Emphasis on Sustainable Development, TKMCE Kollam, January 30 – February 4, 2017
      • Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems, TKMCE Kollam, 25-30 July, 2016
      • Tropical Landscape Design, TKMCE Kollam, 8-14 March, 2016
      • Advanced Techniques for Sustainable Water Resources and Environmental Management, TKMCE Kollam, 15-20 February, 2016
      • Concrete for Present and Future, TKMCE Kollam, 25-27 June, 2015
      • Pedagogy, IIT Madras, 26-28 February, 2015
      • Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics, 27-28 November, 2014
      • New Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering, TKMCE Kollam, 23 - 25 June 2014
      • Waste Management – Issues and Priorities, TKMCE Kollam, 3 - 5 March 2014
      • Experimental Techniques in Materials and Structures, TKMCE Kollam, 23 - 25 January 2014
      • Advances in Hydrosystems Modeling and Climate Change Assessment, TKMCE Kollam, 25 - 29 November 2013
      • Total Station and GPS, TKMCE Kollam, 11 - 15 November 2013
      • Workshop on Data Analysis for Management Research, IIM Kozhikode, 23 - 27 January 2012
      • Sustainable Habitat: Techniques and Practices, NIT Calicut, 13 - 17 June 2011
      • Research Methodology, NIT Calicut, 14 - 19 June 2010
      • Planning, Design and Evaluation of Urban Transportation Systems (UTS 2010), NIT Calicut, 31st May - 11th June 2010] [Advanced Tools and Techniques for Project Management, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 9 - 11 February 2010
      • Remote Sensing Applications in Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 16 - 21 November 2009[n
      • Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings and Spaces, TKMCE Kollam, 15 - 28 November 2004
      • Information Technology and its Applications in Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut, 9 - 20 December 2002
      • Interiors, TKMCE Kollam, 7 - 20 October 2002

      International Journals:

      • Nivea Thomas and Anu V. Thomas, Regression Modelling for Prediction of Construction Cost and Duration, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 857, pp. 195-199, ISSN: 1662-7482, doi: 10.428/www.scientific.net/AMM.857.195
      • Anu V. Thomas and J. Sudhakumar, Critical Analysis of the Key Factors affecting Construction Labour Productivity –An Indian Perspective, The International Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 13, No.4, 2013, pp. 103-125, ISSN: 1562-3599, doi: 10.1080/15623599.2013.10878231.
      • Anu V. Thomas and J. Sudhakumar, Factors influencing Construction Labour Productivity: An Indian Case Study, Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2014, pp. 53-68, ISSN: 1823-6499.
      • Anu V. Thomas and J. Sudhakumar, Labour Productivity Variability among Labour Force – a case study, The International Journal of Engineering and Science, Vol. 2, No. 5, 2013, pp. 57-65, ISSN: 2319-1805.

      National Journals:

      • K. C. Iyer and Anu V. Thomas, The Arbitration Laws in India - A Comparative Study of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 and the Arbitration Act, 1940, NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, Vol. XVI, No. IV, October - December 2001

      International Conference:

      • Muhammed Ansar P. and Anu V. Thomas, Critical Risk Factors in Construction Projects, National Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology "NCRTET 2017", Believers Church Caarmel Engineering College, 11th to 12th April 2017
      • Nivea Thomas and Anu V. Thomas, Critical Success Factors of Public-Private Partnership Projects in Kerala, National Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology "NCRTET 2017", Believers Church Caarmel Engineering College, 11th to 12th April 2017
      • Anu V. Thomas and J. Sudhakumar, Modelling Masonry Labour Productivity using Multiple Regression, 30th Annual ARCOM Conference, University of Portsmouth, U. K. from 1st to 3rd September 2014, pp. 1345 - 1354, ISBN: 978-0-9552390-8-3.
      • Anu V. Thomas and J. Sudhakumar, Perception of Site Engineers and Supervisors on Factors influencing Construction Labour Productivity, International Conference on Advances in Architecture and Civil Engineering, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore from 21st to 23rd June 2012, pp. 953-956, ISBN: 978-93-82338-01-7.