Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering course for Undergraduate Program has been offered at the university campus since 2008. The academic activities of the department emphasis on deep understanding of fundamental concepts, development of creative ability to handle the challenge of Civil Engineering and the analytical ability to solve problems which are interdisciplinary in nature. The Faculty members encourage the student to get involved in the Research activities in the Department.

  1. Under Graduate Programme
    • B.E Civil Engineering
  2. Post Graduate Programmes
    • M.E. Structural Engineering
    • M.E. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering – FT / PT
  3. Research Programme
    • Ph.D in Civil Engineering
Name Qualification Designation Email ID
Dr.N.Balasundaram M.E., Ph.D. Professor
Dr.M.Natarajan M.Sc., Ph.D. Professor
Dr.Pa.Ganeshwaran M.E., Ph.D. Professor
Dr.G.R.Vijay Shankar M.E., Ph.D. Associate Professor
Ms.M.Vidhya M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.S.M.Leela Bharathi M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.R.Sindhu M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.V.Johnpaul M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Mr.M.Sumesh M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Ms.P.Preethi M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.S.Solaimathi M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.S.Pradeepa M.E. Assistant Professor

Lab Facilities

  1. Structural Engineering Laboratory
  2. Surveying Laboratory
  3. Soil Laboratory
  4. Construction material Laboratory.

Lab Photos

Paper publications by the Faculty Members

Best Five Papers Faculty wise:


  1. Leena A.V , C. Meiaraj, Dr.N.Balasundaram, “Assessment of dairy waste treatment Based on sludge volume index technique”International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 7, Issue 5, September-October 2016, pp. 368–381, Impact Factor-9.7
  2. N.Kumar & Dr. N. Balasundaram, “Efficiency PAC in water treatment plant on disposal of its sludge”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 12, PP:3253-3262, June 2017, Impact Factor – 0.260.
  3. S.Vasudevan &Dr. N. Balasundaram, “Autoclave Aerated Concrete Blocks with Reinforced Concrete frame and Buckling Restrained braced frame under cyclic loading”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 9, Number 2,February 2018, pp. 205-214, Impact Factor-9.7
  4. D. Viswanath, N. Balasundaram, “Study on Bio Medical Waste Disposal Management in Salem and Introduction of Plasma Pyrolysis Method”, Ecology and Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 37 (2), 2018, PP – 537-542, Impact Factor-4.89
  5. M.Harikaran, Dr. N Balasundaram, “Evaluation of Concrete Using Reshaped Waste Tyre Rubber as Partial Replacement of Coarse Aggregate”, Volume-7, Issue-6S3, April 2019, PP: 655-660, Impact Factor-5.92

Dr. M. Natarajan

  1. A.Balaji, Dr. M. Natarajan & A.Praveen, “Evolving Cross-Corrugated Cold Form Sheet Based Composite Slab Panel For Efficient PEB Construction”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 3, pp. 402-410, March 2017, Impact Factor – 9.78.
  2. K.P. Chandran, Dr. M. Natarajan & Dr. C. Meiaraj , “Eco Friendly Light Weight Geo polymer Concrete for Sustainable Development” , International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 8, August 2017, pp. 572–580, August 2017, Impact Factor – 9.78.
  3. Dr.M.Natarajan & P.Shanthi, “Anaerobic digestion of Municipal solid biodegradable wastes for methane production: A Review”, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), Vol.4 Issue XII , PP-208-215, December 2016, Impact Factor 0.435.
  4. C.Mariappan, Dr. M. Natarajan, “Utilization of Flyash and ETP Sludge in Concrete with addition of Banana Fibre”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2018, pp. 398-406, Impact Factor-9.78.
  5. M.Seenirajan, Dr. M. Natarajan, R. Thangaraj, S. Vivek Kumar, “Importance of Morphometry Studies, Landform Processes using Remote Sensing and GIS for TamiraparaniSubbasin, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India”, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nano Science, Volume 16, January 2019, PP 1-10, Impact Factor-0.52.

Dr.Pa. Ganeshwaran

  1. Pa.Ganeshwaran and S. Deepa Shri, “A Solid waste Management in Coimbatore city”, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 10, Issue 14, August 2015, PP -6177 -6183, Impact Factor-0.201.

Dr.G. R. Vijay Shankar

  1. G.R. Vijay Shankar & Dr. D. Suji, “Optimum Usage of using Metakolin and Quarry Dust in High Performance Concrete”, IOSR Journal of Engineering ( IOSRJEN), Vol. 4 Issue 2 pp.56-59, Feb 2014, Impact Factor -1.65.
  2. G.R. Vijayshankar, M. C. Sundararaja , Yun Yong Kim & G. Ganesh Prabhu , , “Using carbon fibre reinforced polymer to strengthen concrete filled steel tubular column”, Structures and Buildings – ice publishing, PP 1-5, 2017, Impact Factor – 1.08.
  3. G.R. Vijay Shankar & Dr. D. Suji, “Seismic Behaviour of Exterior Reinforced Concrete Beam- Column Joints in High Performance Concrete using Metakolin and Partial replacement with Quarry Dust”, ISRN Material Science, Volume 2014, Article ID 361962 , 11Pages, Feb 2014,Impact Factor -1.4.
  4. G.R. Vijay Shankar & Dr. D. Suji, “Study of Durability Properties on High Performance Concrete Using Metakaolin and Partial Replacement of Quarry Dust”, International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, Vol.8, No.7, 2013,pp-791-805, Impact Factor-1.47
  5. G.R. Vijay Shankar & Dr. D. Suji, “Static and Cyclic Behaviour of High Performance Concrete beams using Metakolin and Partial Replacement with Quarry Dust”, Jr. of Industrial Pollution Control, Volume 30, Issue 1, June 2014 pp.153-162, Impact Factor-0.75

Mrs.M. Vidhya

  1. M. Vidhya, S.Gobhiga & K.Rubini , “ Experimental Study on self-curing on concrete using bio material and admixtures”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Modern Education, Special Issue,PP-260-264, April-2017, Impact Factor -6.52.
  2. M. Vidhya, Mrs. E. Ezhilarasi, Ms. NandhiniChella Kavitha and Mrs. K. Rubini, “An experimental Study on self-Consolidating concrete with silica fume and glass fibre”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology ( IJERT), Volume 5, Issue 2, December2016, pp. 298–304, Impact Factor-1.76.
  3. S.Kumaresan, K.Rubini & M.Vidhya, “An experimental study on flexural behaviour of composite beams with shear connector”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Modern Education, Special Issue, April-2017, PP-21-27, Impact Factor-6.52.

Ms.S. M. Leela Bharathi

  1. P.Prabha, S. M. Leela Bharathi, G.S.Palani, R. Senthil & R. Theenathayalan, “FEA simulation of connection behaviour between steel-foam concrete composite panels”, Journal of Structural Engineering (JoSE), Vol. 43, No. 6, February – March 2017 , pp. 529-538, Impact Factor – 2.1,
  2. Abijith Sajeeve, J. Arun Raj, G.T. Ananth, S. M. Leela Bharathi, “Dissection on the Compressive Strength of Concrete by replacing Sand With Laterite Soil And M-Sand”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume8,Issue3,March 2017, pp.373–384, Impact Factor-9.78.
  3. P.Kirubagharan, R. Gowtham, Albertduraisingh, Akshai B Nair, S. M. Leela Bharathi, “Experimental Study on behaviour of paver block using crushed rubber powder”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 3, March 2017, pp.582-589, Impact Factor-9.78.
  4. S.M.Leela Bharathi, “Experimental study on hybrid fiber self-compacting Concrete”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Modern Education, Special Issue, April-2017, PP-248-254, Impact Factor-6.52.
  5. S.M. LeelaBharathi & P.Prabha, “Parametric Study on Steel – Foamed Concrete Composite Panel Systems”, SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2017, pp. 16-22, Impact Factor-2.21.


  1. V.Johnpaul, “An Experimental Investigation on Pervious concrete by using furnace slag and recycled coarse aggregate”, SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, Special Issue PP-108-112, March -2017, Impact Factor – 1.03.
  2. V.Johnpaul, K.Vignesh, J.Suganthan, “An Experimental Investigation on Pervious concrete by using furnace slag and recycled coarse aggregate”, International conference on Engineering Science & Technology and Management, Seventh sense research Group, ( Impact Factor – 2.15).
  3. Dr.Ramadevi.K and Johnpaul.V, “Flexural Behaviour Of Reinforced Concrete Beam With And Without GBFS (Granulated Blast Furnace Slag)”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 9, Issue 24, 2014, PP 28401 – 28407, Impact Factor-0.26.
  4. John Paul V, Antony Rachel Sneha M., “Effect of Random Inclusion of Bamboo Fibers on Strength Behavior of Fly ash Treated Black Cotton Soil”, Volume 7, Issue 5, Sep -Oct 2016, pp. 153–160, Impact Factor-9.7.
  5. Johnpaul V., N. Balasundaram, Anima M., Avishkar T. and Devaanand K.C., “An Experimental Study On Fire Resistant Concrete Using Mineral Admixture”, Ecology Environment and Conservation, Vol 25, Issue 2, 2019, PP- 718-720, Impact Factor-4.89.

Ms.R. Sindhu

  1. R.Sindhu, B. Preethiwini&SudhanNayakraj. S.P. “Electro Chemical Studies on Epoxy coated rebars in marine environment”,International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 3, March 2017, pp. 582–589, (Impact factor 9.47).
  2. Sindhu, R., Raymond Joseph, Manikandan. N., Mohan Kumar, V., Mouli,. R., “Half-Cell Potentiostatic Study of Reinforced Concrete in Marine Environment”, Pakistan Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 15 (4), 2018, PP. 917-919, Impact Factor-0.47,
  3. R.Sindhu, V. Johnpaul, A. Nisha Devi and R.Senthilkumar, “An Experimental Study on Comparison of Curing of Concrete Using Natural Resins And Curing Components”, Ecology Environment and Conservation, Vol 25, Issue 2 , 2019, PP- 736-739, Impact Factor-4.89.
  4. S.Hemavathi , A. Sumil Kumaran , R. Sindhu, “An experimental investigation on properties of concrete by using silica fume and glass fibre as admixture”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 21, 2020, PP.456–459, Impact Factor-0.7.

Mr. M.Sumesh

  1. M.Sumesh, Baleshwar Singh, “Strength Properties of Clayey Silt-Fly Ash-Cement Mixtures Based on Laboratory Testing”, Proceeding of Indian Geotechnical Conference, Volume 1, December 2011, PP.473, ISSN: 17578981
  2. M.Sumesh, A Kalita, B Singh , “An experimental investigation on strength properties of fly ash blended soils treated with cement”,Journal of Environmental Research And Development, Vol 5 (2), 2010, Impact Factor-4.301
  3. M.Sumesh, UJ Alengaram, MZ Jumaat, KH Mo, MF Alnahhal, “Incorporation of nano-materials in cement composite and geopolymer based paste and mortar–A review”,Construction and Building Materials, Volume 148, 2017, pp.62-84, Impact Factor-4.046.
  4. MF.Alnahhal, UJ Alengaram, MZ Jumaat, MA Alqedra, KH Mo, M Sumesh, “Evaluation of industrial by-products as sustainable pozzolanic materials in recycled aggregate concrete”, Sustainability, Volume 9 (5), 2017, pp.767, Impact Factor-2.592.
  5. Mathialagan Sumesh, U Johnson Alengaram, MohdZaminJumaat, Kim Hung Mo, “Microstructural and Strength Characteristics of High-Strength Mortar Using Nontraditional Supplementary Cementitious Materials”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume 31, Issue 4, 2019, PP-04019017, Impact Factor-1.984.

Guest Lectures

  1. Endowment Lecture on conservation of Water Resources in Modern Society by Mr. K. Kalidasan President, Osai Environmental Organisation Coimbatore on June 19, 2019.
  2. Guest lecture on “Ground Improvement Techniques” by Dr R Kuberan on February 18, 2019.
  3. Guest Lecture on “Concrete Technology” by B.Srinvasan, Project Manager, Sreevatsa Real Estate Pvt.Ltd on December 20, 2018.
  4. Guest Lecture on Carrier Guidance & Entrepreneurship by Mega Bharathi on July 11, 2018.
  5. Guest Lecture on “Soil Sampling Techniques” by S.Elaiyaraja Professor on July 13, 2018.
  6. Guest lecture on “VasthuSasthra and Total Station” by Er.J.Shankar, Consultant Suriya Builders, Salem on July 16, 2018.
  7. Guest lecture on “Surveying and Total Station” by E.D.Vishwanath on July 27, 2018.
  8. Guest lecture on “Design of RC Structures” by Dr.P.Vinayagam Senior Grade on August 24, 2018.
  9. Guest lecture on “Swachh Bharat” by Shri.Kana Ram Godha, Senior Manager,Sanitation & Livelihoods, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, New Delhi on September 04, 2018.
  10. Construction Management & Techniques by Mr.B.Srinivasan, Project Manager Sreevatsa Construction, Coimbatore on July 12, 2017.
  11. Practical Demo on SPT Test by Dr.R.Venkatasubramani, Professor & Head/MCET, Pollachi on September 06, 2017.
  12. To create awareness among the students regarding the use of software’s in Civil Engineering Field by Civil Engineering Software – AUTOCADD, C-CUBE TECHNOLOGY on July 20, 2017.
  13. To give practical exposure on basics of solid mechanics by Mr.Karthik, Assistant Professor, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology on January 22, 2017.
  14. Guideline to prepare GATE exam by Gate Academy Members\ GATE Academy- Coimbatore on February 08, 2017.
  15. STAAD Pro (Design software) by Mr. M. Anandapadmanabhan, Civil Engineer / Manika Sundaram Associates, Coimbatore, from February 20, 2017 to February 22, 2017.
  16. Green Building Concepts by Mr.B.Srinivasan, Project Manager / Sreevatsa Construction, Coimbatore on February 27, 2017.
  17. Construction Management & Techniques by Mr.B.Srinivasan, Project Manager / Sreevatsa Construction, Coimbatore on July 12, 2017.
  18. Practical Demo on SPT Test by Dr.R.Venkatasubramani on September 06, 2017.
  19. Nondestructive technique Practices by Mr.B,Lawrence, CEO/A+CADD Center on January 04, 2016.
  20. Career guidance and personality development by Mr.P.Anjesh, PSG College of Technology Coimbatore on January 25, 2016.
  21. Prestressed Concrete by Dr.V.G.Srisanthi & Associate Professor / Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore on August 24, 2016.
  22. Environmental Engineering –I by Elangovan & Superintend Engineering / PWD Aliyar Dam on October 04, 2016.

Seminar / Conference / Workshops / Hands on Training Organized

  1. Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2K19) by Dr.G.S.Thirugnanam, Professor, Builders Engineering College, Erode on March 20, 2019.
  2. Approval Plan with drafting Knowledge & Blue Print reading by M M.Nesar, Consultant, Town and Country Planning Dept, P.Vinayagam, Professor, IT, Coimbatore, Siva Lingam (Deputy Chief Engineer-PWD, Water Resource, Coimbatore & Nilgiris on January 11, 2019.
  3. TECHLA software by Mr. K.Saravana Kumar, C-Cube Technologies, Coimbatore on January 11, 2019.
  4. Hands on Training on Total Station by J.Sankar on December 11, 2018.
  5. Workshop on Site Investigation and Sub soil Exploration by Dr.P.Arumairaj, Karunya University, Er.VKP.Nandakumar-MD,VKP, Geotech India Pvt. Ltd, and Dr.S.P.Jeyapriya-GCT, Coimbatore on August 30, 2018.
  6. Workshop on Estimation and Quantity Surveying by Dr. K. Diwakar, Professor, CIT, Coimbatore, N.Nandakumar, HDO, PWD Regional Office, Coimbatore on September 26, 2018.
  7. Faculty Development Programme by Dr.G.Vimala Rosaline, Professor, GCT, Salem on September 15, 2017.
  8. Faculty Development Programme by Dr.G.Reshmi, Associate Professor, N.S.S college of Engineering, Palakad on September 15, 2017.

National Conference

  1. National conference on Research & innovation in Civil Engineering on March 17, 2017.
  2. National conference on innovations in civil Engineering on March 12, 2016.
  3. National Conference on Advance Technique in Civil Engineering, 2015

Technical Symposium

  1. National Level Technical Symposium EGSOW 2020 on February 18, 2020.
  2. National level symposium EGSOW-17 on February 20, 2017.
  3. National level Technical symposium EGSOW-16 (Ever Green Strength of World) on February 17, 2016.