Professor and Head of the Department
Dr.S.Ramana Gopal M.E.,Ph.D.
Dr.S.Ramana Gopal is working as Professor and Head of the Department of Civil engineering from January 2013 onwards. He was born in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu on 26th February 1967.He received his B.E degree in Civil Engineering in the year 1988 from College of Engineering, Guindy and M.E degree in Structural Engineering with distinction from Annamalai University, Chidamdaram during the year 1993. He obtained his Ph.D degree in the topic Structural behavior of CFST columns from Anna University in the year 2005. He has 20 years of teaching experience and two years of experience as civil engineer in the construction field. Prior to joining SSN college of Engineering, he has worked in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur from the year 1992 to 2012. During this period he has served in various capacities and was instrumental in establishing the new civil department fully with all required laboratory and other facilities.
He teaches subjects like Applied Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Finite element analysis, Structural analysis and Design to all U.G students. His research interest includes Steel-Concrete Composite Structures and has published seven technical papers both in the International journals and in the proceedings of Conferences. He has attended two International conferences held at University of Sydney, Australia and University of Leeds, U.K. in the year 2003 and 2009 respectively and presented his research papers. He is a recognized supervisor of Anna University and has conducted Workshop and Seminar to the students.