Professor and Head of the Department

Dr.N.Sivakumar B.E., M.E(Structural Engg), Ph.D (University of Malaya)

Dr.N.Sivakumar is working as Professor in the department of civil engineering from December 2018. He has more than 30years of experience in Teaching & Research. He received his Bachelors degree in civil engineering and Masters Degree in structural engineering from Regional Engineering College, Trichy, and, Ph.D in Concrete Technologyfrom University of Malaya, Malaysia. Prior to joining SSN, he was working with the Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia as Associate Professor, Sunway Universiti College Malaysia, SEGi College Malaysia, Shanmugha polytechnic, Tirumalaisamudram, and Trafalgar House Construction India Pvt Ltd. . He was teaching for University of Queensland, University of Tasmania, Western Michigan University true twinning programme, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Tenaga Nasional programmes covering a span of 18 years. He is the recipient of outstanding teaching award (top 5) and popular and memorable lecturer award (top 10) in college of engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional Malaysia (UNITEN). He has also received the Certificate of excellence for highest number of scopus indexed journal publication and most outstanding paper award (published in high impact journal) at UNITEN- Malaysia. His name is included in the 31st  Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2014, USA.

His research interests include waste utilisation, sustainable materials including alternative cementitious composites, controlled low-strength material, concrete technology,  smart materials, structural use of cold formed steel sections, repair and strengthening of structural elements, preservation of heritage structures and low-cost construction.  He has over 78 publications in leading international journals including 8 books and international  conferences. He has completed research and consultancy projects worth more than RM1 million. He has guded three Ph.D  and three M.E.  candidates in Malaysia, currently guiding three M.E.and one Ph.D students.


His professional affiliations include fellow of Institution of Engineers India (FIE), Professional engineer (P.Eng.)  International professional engineer (IntPEng.) and chartered engineer (C.Eng.) with Institution of engineers India,  graduate member of Institution of Civil Engineers (GMICE) UK, and Fellow of the council of engineering and technology (FCET). He is also a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (MISTE) and  Indian Geotechnical Society (MIGS).






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