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Name : Prof. Kavitha Madhu

Department : Civil Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Email: kavithamadhu03@gmail.com

Office Phone:

Mobile: 8547566336

Address:

Kausthubham
Kadavoor, Kollam
Kerala. PIN:691601

Education

  • Ph. D from IIT Madras in Traffic Flow Theory (ongoing)
  • Diploma in Traditional Architecture fromMahatma Gandhi University - Vasthuvidya Gurukulam Harmyaparvam, Prasadaparvam June 2009
  • M Tech from Kerala University in Taffic and Transportation Engineering-June 2007
  • B Tech (Civil Engineering) from TKM college of Engineering - June 2005
  • XII - SN Public School Kollam - March 2001
  • X- Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya - March 1999

Professional Experience

  • - Lecturer in TKM college of Engineering, Kollam ( June 2007 onwards)
  • - Co - principal investigator of RPS (Research Promotion Scheme) on Modelling and Study of the Characteristics of Motorised Two Wheeler Traffic on Urban Roads for the financial year 2008-2009 for a total amount of Rs. 7.10 Lakhs for 3 years
  • - MHRD’s QEEE Coordinator of TKM College of Engineering
  • - Deputy hostel warden- Ladies Hostel - TKM College of Engineering
  • - Examination Committee coordinator
  • - Asst. Lab Incharge of Geotechnical Engineering Lab
  • - Asst. Lab Incharge of Transportation Engineering Lab
  • - Question paper setter- Kerala Public Service Commission Examination , Union Public Service Commission, University of Kerala, KTU

Research Interest

  • Traffic Flow Theory
  • Transportation Planning and Management
  • Vehicle Simulation Models
  • Microscopic and Macroscopic Analysis of traffic
  • Intersection Control and Design
  • Traffic Data Management

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

    • n]2. A Methodology for Development and Quantification of Vehicular Fuel Consumption for Passenger Cars and Two Wheelers on Indian Road Congress Journal[n]3. Incorporation of Suitable Vehicle Following Models for Mixed Traffic Simulation by Considering Lateral Position Characteristics” for presentation in the “6th Transportation Research Board Conference on Innovations in Travel Modeling” at Denver, Colorado, from 1st to 4th of May 2016[n]4. In-stream sand mining in periyar river basin: An enquiry on the environmental and Geographical Effects at the National seminar on Sustainable Habitat organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, TKM College of engineering, Kollam on 22nd and 23rd of August 2003.[n]5. Accident Modification Factor and its Application on Accident Analysis in 20th Kerala Science Congress, 28 to 31 January 2008.[n]6. A Methodology for Development of Vehicular Fuel Consumption in National Conference on Focusing on Advances in Civil Engineering, 2008[n]7. Use of Speed Variations in Congestion Modelling of Urban Midblock Sections and Assessing Level of Service in 8th National Conference on Technological Trends, 2007.[n

    Awards and Honours

      Membership in Professional Bodies

        Duties and Responsibilities

          Teachng History

          • n]• Basic Civil engineering[n]• Mechanics of Solids[n]• Strength of materials I[n]• Structural Design II[n]• Civil Engineering Design Lab[n]• Fluid Mechanics[n]• Construction Technology[n]• Transportation Engineering I and II[n]• Transportation planning Elective[n]• Quantity Surveying and Estimation[n

          Courses and Training Attended

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          • n]2. ISTE sponsored summer school on “Creative Approaches in Teaching for Young Teacher’s” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, from 19th to 23rd May, 2008.[n
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          • n]3. NITTTR sponsored short term course on “Modern Construction Materials and Techniques” organized by Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, from 11th to 16th August, 2008.[n
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          • n]4. DTE sponsored short term course on “Application of Probability, Statistics & Optimisation in Engineering” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, from 27th to 31st January, 2009.[n
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          • n]5. IEEE PES Chapter sponsored symposium on “Inflamora, an Energy Management Symposium” organized by PES Student Branch Chapter, TKMCE held at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam on 19th March, 2011.[n
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          • n]6. DTE sponsored short term course on “Geo-informatics for Civil Engineering” organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, from 31st October to 9th November, 2011.[n
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          • n]7. All Kerala Pranic Healer’s Association certificate of participation on “Advanced Pranic Healing Course” organized by Green Peace Pranic Healing Centre, Kottayam, Kerala.[n
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          • n]8. Art of Living certificate on “Utsav Act I – Yes Plus” organized in Kollam, Kerala.[n

          International Journals:

            National Journals:

            • n]2. A Methodology for Development and Quantification of Vehicular Fuel Consumption for Passenger Cars and Two Wheelers on Indian Road Congress Journal[n]3. Incorporation of Suitable Vehicle Following Models for Mixed Traffic Simulation by Considering Lateral Position Characteristics” for presentation in the “6th Transportation Research Board Conference on Innovations in Travel Modeling” at Denver, Colorado, from 1st to 4th of May 2016[n]4. In-stream sand mining in periyar river basin: An enquiry on the environmental and Geographical Effects at the National seminar on Sustainable Habitat organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, TKM College of engineering, Kollam on 22nd and 23rd of August 2003.[n]5. Accident Modification Factor and its Application on Accident Analysis in 20th Kerala Science Congress, 28 to 31 January 2008.[n]6. A Methodology for Development of Vehicular Fuel Consumption in National Conference on Focusing on Advances in Civil Engineering, 2008[n]7. Use of Speed Variations in Congestion Modelling of Urban Midblock Sections and Assessing Level of Service in 8th National Conference on Technological Trends, 2007.[n