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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering


Towards Excellence in Promoting Need based Training Programmes and Research in Civil Engineering



To design and develop need based training programs for the faculty of Polytechnic & Engineering Colleges and working Professionals of Industry and Govt. Organizations


To offer International Training Programs on emerging areas of Civil Engineering for the Teachers and working professionals of various Counties under ITEC/SCAAP schemes.


To develop new innovative short term and long term programs by collaborating with Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning for developing Civil Engineering Teachers to meet the requirements of Engineering Educational Institutions.


To provide support services to Government of India schemes related to technical and vocational education system and as entrusted by MHRD, Government of India, from time to time.


To offer research, testing services and consultancy for Industries and Govt. Organizations.


To establish partnership with Industries for offering Skill based Training Programs for Industrial Personnel and Industrial Training for the faculty of Polytechnic and Engineering Colleges.


To design new instructional system and strategies for production of multimedia learning resources and transfer through latest technologies including broadcasting, webcasting/Multicasting.


To offer faculty exchange programs by linking with various Universities of India and abroad

Core Values


Team Work – Networking - Faculty Development - Research and Development -Transparency

Domain of Short Term Programme

Geographical Information System and its Applications

Computer Applications in Project Management

Modern Surveying using Total Station and GPS

Construction Techniques and Management

Free and Open Source Software in Civil Engineering

Disaster Management

Civil Engineering Drawing using AutoCAD

Teaching Engineering Mechanics

Design of Steel Structures

Computer Applications in Structural Engineering

Trends in Urban Planning and SMART Cities Development

Geotechnical Engineering

Earthquake Resistant Structures

Design of RCC Structures

Design of Bridges & Irrigation Structures

Strategic Planning and Institutional Development

Outcome Based Education and Accreditation

Graduate Programme (M.E/ M.Tech)


M.E(Infrastructure Engineering and Management)
[Approved AICTE and Anna University]


Infrastructure is a basic system that a country or an organization uses in order to work efficiently. The Program lays an emphasis on Construction/Infrastructure engineering in terms of designing, planning and environmental management of large buildings, townships, roads and bridges, transportation engineering and Infrastructure Projects. The Employment opportunities include Real Estate, Private and Public Sector Undertaking, Transportation Centres, Consultancy Firms, Industrial Plants and Housing & Urban Development Authorities. More than all the above opportunities NITTTR will provide an excellent Job opportunity to serve as a great teacher in Engineering and Polytechnic Colleges to the successful students

Research Programme


Ph.D - Civil Engineering – Anna University


Ph.D – Engineering Education – University of Madras


(Ph.D - Degree Awarded – 6, Ongoing – 8)

International Training Programme


Spatial Information Technology for Urban Planning and Management – 3 Batches


GIS Applications in Natural Resources Management – 2 Batches


Sponsored by Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC),Technical Co-operation Scheme of Colombo Plan (TCS) & Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme (SCAAP)

Curricula Developed


Continuously Involved in Developing Curriculum for the Polytechnic Colleges of Southern States through Directorate Technical Education of Southern states.


Involved in Developing Curriculum for the B.E, Civil Engineering, M.E (Remote Sensing), M.E (Infrastructure Engineering and Management) of Anna University

Instructional Materials Developed

Quality Assurance in Engineering Education

Modeling & Animation using 3D Studio Max

Modern Surveying (Total Station and GPS)

Engineering Drawing using AutoCAD

Geographical Information Systems

Limit State Design of Concrete structural Elements

Structural Steel Design using IS 800 2007

Computer Applications for Project Management

Repairs & Renovations of Structures

Structural Analysis

Construction Materials & Techniques

Computer Applications in Analysis and Design of Structures

Instructional Objectives

Evaluation of Students

CAD & Project Management Lab


Fully equipped CAD & Project Management Lab with 20 terminals and adequate accessories with projection facilities, Popular software in the areas of CAD, AutoCAD, Revit Arch, STAAD Pro , SCADDS, MS Project, Primavera.



10 Computers with Leading GIS Software like Arc GIS (30 users), Map Info and Quantum GIS, Image Processing software like ERDAS/ENVI, Total Station, Differential GPS and handheld GPS navigators.

Material Testing Lab


Computerized Automatic Servo Controlled Universal Testing Machine (100 T) (6 Pillar Model) Computerized Automatic Digital Compression Testing Machine (100 T) for testing and other equipments to test concrete, sand and cement

Structural Engineering Lab


Computerized 100 Ton Loading frame (Servo Controlled Model fully automatic) with accessories to test flexural Strength (Single and two points loading) of Slabs, Beams and Columns.

Geotechnical Engineering Lab


Laboratory facilities to carryout typical experiments to test on Soil

Centre for Environmental Management- Environmental Engineering Laboratory


Various Modern facilities available to test water, sewage samples and Air.


Dr. E. S. M. Suresh, M. E., Ph.D., Professor and Head


    044-2254 5423


Engineering :

Remote Sensing
Geographical Information System (GIS)
Solid Waste Management
Disaster Management
MCE Modeling

Engineering Education:

Technology Enabled Learning
Media Production
Production of Videos for E-learning


Degree University Specialization
B.E University of Madras Civil Engineering
Cert. Tech. Ed Technical University (Eindoven, The Netherlands) Technical Education (Modern Trends in Technical Teaching & Training)
Ph.D Anna University GIS in Environmental Engineering


About Twenty five years in Teaching and Research


S. No Publications No. of Publications
1 International Journals 13
2 National Journals 11
3 International Conferences 5
4 National Conferences 15
5 Text Books and Chapters in Text Books / Continuing Education Modules 7
6 Handouts – Course Materials -Titles 20
Total 71

Dr. G.Janardhanan, M.E.,Ph.D (USA)., Assoicate Professor


    044-2254 5460

Specialization Area

Green Building Technologies
Water Quality Management
Sustainable Development
Landuse and Landcover Management
Geographical Information System
Educational Technologies and FOSS for Academics


Degree University Specialization
B.E College and Engineering, Guindy Anna University Civil Engineering
M.E College and Engineering, Guindy Anna University Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Ph.D University of Illinois, USA Civil Engineering


Associate Professor – Centre for Environmental Management, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Taramani, Chennai
Geo-Environmental Engineer – Great Lakes Soil and Environmental Consultants, Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA Incharge of DeKalb County Landfill Design and Characterization. Geotechnical Engineer – ARCADIS, Tennessee, USA
Lecturer – Department of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
Teaching Research Associate - Department of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India

Dr. K.S.A. Dinesh Kumar, M.E.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor


    044-2254 5421

Specialization Area

Structural Engineering
Geographical Information Systems
Ground Water Modelling
Disaster Management & Earthquake Resistant Structures


Degree University Specialization
B.E University of Madras Civil Engineering
M.E Govt. College of Engineering , Salem Structural Engineering
Ph.D Anna University Civil Engineering


    About Twenty one years in Teaching , Training and Research


    Papers & Conference: National & International – 15


Organize Industrial training programmes on "GIS and Modern Surveying" for the officers of ONCG, CGWB and TNSCB Engineers/Scientist
Organized DST-NRDMS sponsored 21 days training programme on “Geospatial Technologies”
Organized programmes for the Technical teachers of southern states in "Modern Surveying (Total Station & GPS)", "Project Management”, “Computer Applications in Civil Engineering"
Involved actively as a Resource person in the course of "Disaster Management & Earthquake Resistant Structures", "Geographical Information System", and other courses organized by our Civil Engineering Department
Coordinated two months Advanced certificate course on “Geographical Information Systems & its Applications in Decision Making for e-Governance” & “Spatial Information Technology for Urban planning and Management” course for the Overseas Participants
Coordinated one-month Training programme on “Roads, Bridges & Irrigation Structures” for Indonesia Participants
Developed instructional materials in the form of Handouts in the modern civil engineering areas particularly involving computer applications for use of teachers
Developed instructional materials in the form of Handouts in the Geographical information system
Delivered lecture in SWAYAM and NRC – ARPIT Video lectures