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Name : Mr. Althaf M

Department : Civil Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Althaf M is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering of TKM College of Engineering. He graduated in Civil Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam and obtained his Master Degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.He has got 4 years of industrial experience in the design review of offshore and marine structure from IRCLASS.

Email: althaf2901@gmail.com

Office Phone:

Mobile: 9167549639

Address:

Aboothahir Manzil
TNRA 181 Vadakkevila P O
Kollam- 691010
Kerala

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technilogy Kharagpur, India
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala

Professional Experience

  • Served As Lecturer in Civil Engineering Department of YOUNUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY from June 2012 to September 2012 (Affialated to University of Kerala) www.ycet.ac.in
  • Served as structural analyst (Marine & Offshore Structures) in Indian Register of Shipping,IRCLASS (Member of International Association of Classification Society) from September 2012 to July 2016-08-19. www.irclass.org
  • Working as Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department of TKM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING from July 2016 (Affialated to University of Kerala) www.tkmce.ac.in

Research Interest

  • Forced Vibration Analysis of Steel Structures
  • Fatigue Analysis of Steel Structures
  • Global Structural Analysis of Fixed Platform Offshore Structures
  • Foundation Engineering of Offshore Structures
  • Subsea pipeline Engineering
  • Risk assessment of Structures

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

    • Forced Vibration Analysis of 400 Passenger cum 250 ton Cargo Vessel.
    • In place Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Structures
    • Spectral Fatigue Analysis of Offshore Structures.
    • Seismic Analysis of Offshore Structure.
    • Spudcan Penetration and foundation stability Analysis
    • Transportation Analysis of Jack-up structure
    • Capability development of basic Subsea pipeline Engineering Calculations-(wall thickness, on bottom stability, free span, buckling calculations, cathodic design, expansion analysis etc)
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    Awards and Honours

    • Got certificate of excellence for the outstanding team performance for the year 2014 from IRCLASS.
    • Got pat on pack certificate from IRCLASS for the excellent individual performance during Jan -June 2014
    • Gold Medalist during B-tech programme] [n
    • Delivered an expert talk on the "Applications of Finite Element Analysis" at Younus College of Engineering and Technology,Kollam on 16 January 2017
    • Co-ordinated a Short Term Course on "Health Monitoring of Structures"sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 20-25 February 2017[n
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    Membership in Professional Bodies

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • Teaching Regular B-Tech,M-Tech and Part time B-Tech Students
      • Student advisor (2016 admission)
      • Project Guide B-tech Students
      • Project Guide-M-tech student
      • Department Co-ordinator, Merit-cum Mean Scholarship Committee ] [n
      • Focal Point, UNAI Aspire
      • Treasurer, International Conference on Modelling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, 2017

      Teachng History

      • Personnel Management
      • Design of Pre-stressed Concrete
      • Advanced design of Structures
      • Advanced Structural Analysis
      • Structural Analysis-II
      • Mechanics
      • survey Lab
      • Concrete Technology Lab
      • Civil Engineering Lab
      • Design of Offshore Structures
      • Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

      Courses and Training Attended

      • Training in Advanced Structural Non Linearities , Ansys Software Private Limited, Pune.
      • Courses in STAAD, ARCHICAD and Primavera, CADD Centre Training Services, Trivandrum.
      • Preliminary Training on SACS Software
      • Seminar/Workshop on Offshore Fixed and Floating Structures and Integration of SACS/MOSES/MAXSURF Software, 9th March 2016 at 9:00 AM at VMCC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
      • Short term training programme on"Health Monitoring of RCC/Steel structures" organised by the Department of civil Engineering,College of Engineering Trivandrum and sponsored by the Directorate of Technical Education,Government of kerala from 21st to 26th November 2016
      • Short Term Course on "Recent Advances in Project Planning and Management" sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 09-14 January 2017
      • Short Term Course on " Advances in Concrete Technology with special emphasis on sustainable development" sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on Jan30-Feb4 January 2017
      • Short Term Course on " Recent Trends in Utilization of Renewable and Sustainable Energy in Engineering Applications" sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 05-11Feb 2017
      • Short Term Course on " Sustainable Development and Green Energy Technologies" sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 13-18Feb 2017
      • Short Term Course on " Recalibrating the Industry-Institute Space" sponsored by AICTE under QIP, Govt of India,and organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 06-11March 2017

      International Journals:

      • Critical factors influencing the dynamic characteristics of FRP bridges- a parametric study, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.
      • Estimation of material properties of a Fibre Reinforced Plastic Beam from modal testing and finite element model updating,International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration(under second review)