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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 the Government of India schemes related to the 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 systems and strategies for the production of multimedia learning resources and transfer through the latest technologies including broadcasting, webcasting/Multicasting.


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

Core Values

Domain of Short Term Programme

Geographical Information System and its Applications
Computer Applications in Project Management
Modern Surveying using Total Station and GPS
Disaster Management
Teaching Engineering Mechanics
Free and Open Source Software in Civil Engineering
Trends in Urban Planning and SMART Cities Development
Civil Engineering Drawing using AutoCAD
Construction Techniques and Management
Computer Applications in Structural Engineering
Design of Steel Structures
Geotechnical Engineering
Earthquake Resistant Structures
Strategic Planning and Institutional Development
Design of Bridges & Irrigation Structures
Design of RCC Structures
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 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.

   Anna University Disclosure        AICTE Disclosure        DTE Disclosure

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
Construction Materials & Techniques
Structural Analysis
Engineering Drawing using AutoCAD
Geographical Information Systems
Computer Applications in Analysis and Design of Structures
Instructional Objectives
Limit State Design of Concrete structural Elements
Computer Applications for Project Management
Modern Surveying (Total Station and GPS)
Repairs & Renovations of Structures
Evaluation of Students
Structural Steel Design using IS 800 2007

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 equipment 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


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


Around 32 years including 26 years at NITTTR.


Certificate in Technical Education from Technical University (Eindhovan), The Netherlands during May- July 1997.
Certificate in “Film Appreciation” from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune, India during May- June 2010.
Leadership for Academicians Program, IIT Kanpur & NTU Singapore Nov- Dec 2018.



Civil Engineering – Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System (GIS)
Urban Planning & Management
Disaster Management

Engineering Education

Instructional Design & Delivery Systems
Technology Enabled Learning
Strategic Planning & Institutional Evaluation
Outcome Based Education and Accreditation


Ph. D Guidance (11 Scholars) - Degree Awarded – 7, Ongoing - 5.


S. No Publications No. of Publications
1 International Journals 19
2 National Journals 19
3 International Conferences 12
4 National Conferences 25
5 Text Books and Chapters in Text Books / Continuing Education Modules 7
6 Handouts – Course Materials -Titles 28
Total 110


S. No Programme No. of Programmes
1 Program Coordination 58
2 Subject Expert 10
3 Documentary based Video Films & Short Films (Script & Direction) 20
4 All India Radio/Television 4
Total 92


More than 350 for Polytechnic College faculty and More than 200 for Engineering College.
15 International Training Programs sponsored by ITEC/TCS/SCAAP.
No. of project works guided for international participants – More than 100.
International/national seminar/workshops conducted - More than 12.


Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) American Society of Engineering Education (Member)
Canadian Engineering Education Association(Member)
Indian Geotechnical Society (Life Member)
Indian Society of Remote Sensing(Life Member)
Indian Society for Technical Education (Life Member)


Developing Multimedia Learning Package on ‘Construction of Household Latrines’ - Sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Govt. of India (Member).
Solid Waste Management Using Geographical Information System for Chennai City’ (Phase I) - Sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India (Member).
Solid Waste Management Using Geographical Information System for Chennai City’ (Phase II) - Sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India (Coordinator).
‘Preparation of Hydro-Geological Thematic Maps of all districts of Tamilnadu’ - Sponsored by Central Ground Water Board, Govt. of India(Member).
Preparation of Police Thematic Maps For all districts of Tamilnadu - sponsored by Govt. of Tamilnadu (Through NIIT-GIS Ltd., Chennai)(Member).
Developing Video Film on ‘Fabrication Welding’ - Sponsored by National Instructional Media Institute, Govt. of India, Chennai, (Coordinator).
Rain Water Harvesting for NITTTR Chennai Campus - Sponsored by Central Ground Water Board, Govt. of India, Chennai (Member).
Developing Video Film on ‘Computer Networks’ - Sponsored by National Instructional Media Institute, Govt. of India, Chennai (Member).
Developing “Slum Free City Planning using GIS for Trichirapalli” - Sponsored by Rajiv Awaz Yogana, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India (Member).


Expert Member and Chairman of Visiting Team constituted by National Board of Accreditation, MOE, Govt. of India.
Doctoral Committee Member of M.S and Ph.D Scholars of various Universities, Consultant to USAID.


Visited as Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Mascareignes, Mauritius from 09th to 27th February 2020.


As Expert Member and Chairman of Visiting Team constituted by NBA, visited more than 25 Institutions for granting Accreditation Status.
Conduced Faculty Development Programs in the areas of NAAC/NBA Accreditation, National/International Ranking Framework, Leadership for Academicians of Higher Educational Institutions for Vice Chancellors (Afghanistan), Directors, Deans, Principals, HODs and Senior Faculty.
Involved in AICTE Approval Process, Affiliation with Universities and developing DPR for Deemed University status for NITTTR Chennai.


Technical University - Fontys PTH Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
University Sains - Malaysia.
Ohio State University - Columbus, USA.
Nanyang Technological University - Singapore.
University of Ottawa, Dalhousie University - Canada.
University of Mascareignes - Mauritius.


The Netherlands

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


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Specialization Area

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


Degree Institution/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.,Associate Professor


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Specialization Area

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


Degree Institution/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