Personal Profile

Dr.Palanikumar M

Academic Title: Professor (CAS)
Dept. of Civil Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 24/07/1989
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Civil Engineering ) - Anna University - 1986
M.E ( Soil Mechanics and Foundation ) - Anna University - 1988
Ph.D ( Civil Engineering ) - Bharathiar University - 08/30/2004
Supervisor: Dr. S.C. Natesan

Contact Information: hod.civil@psgtech.ac.in

Skills

In Brief


A specialist in Geotechnical Engineering

Subject Expertise


Foundation Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering

Research Area


Foundation Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering


Professional Experience:

Consultancy

Project Engineer, FS Engineers, Chennai, during ( 05/02/1988 - 21/07/1989 )

Academic

Lecturer, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 24/07/1989 - 29/08/2004 )
Assistant Professor (RD), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 30/08/2004 - 25/09/2005 )
Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 26/09/2005 - 31/12/2005 )
Associate Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/01/2006 - 31/12/2008 )
Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/01/2009 - Till Date )


Membership:

Member - Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi
Fellow - Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta
Fellow - Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi



International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Kalahari Journals Mechanical Stabilization of Subgrade Soil Using Ceramic Powder 2021 Co Author 393
2 Kalahari Journals Mechanical Stabilization of Subgrade Soil Using Textile Waste Salt 2021 Co Author 662
3 Springer Influence of axle load on the fatigue life of thin whitetopping with fibre-reinforced concrete 2021 Co Author 46:163
4 Stabilization of Expansive and Weak Subgrade by using Waste Generated in M-Sand Industry 2019 Co Author 06
5 International Journal ChemTech Research Stabilization of Weak Subgrade Using Pumice Stone, a Waste Material 2017 Main Author 439


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Experimental Study on Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement 08-12-2021 Co Author Group of Professors in Chennai



Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 Soil Mechanics 2018 Main Author 1





Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Webinar Series on “Hydraulic Structures” Expert Lecture-3 “Effect of Climate Change on Irrigation Water Management” 16-09-2021 16-09-2021 - 55
2 Webinar Series on “Hydraulic Structures” Expert Lecture-2 “Bridge Hydraulics and River Training Works” 14-09-2021 14-09-2021 - 67
3 Webinar Series on “Hydraulic Structures” Expert Lecture-1 “Seepage Analysis in Earthen Dams” 08-09-2021 08-09-2021 - 40
4 Webinar Series on “Advanced Instrumentation for Structural Engineering Applications” (Expert Lecture-3 “Enhancement in Concrete Non Destructive Technologies”) 26-06-2021 26-06-2021 - 60
5 Webinar Series on “Advanced Instrumentation for Structural Engineering Applications” (Expert Lecture-2, “Basics of Non Destructive Testing and other Techniques”) 12-06-2021 12-06-2021 - 53
6 Webinar on “Advanced Instrumentation for Structural Engineering Applications" (Expert Lecture-1 ,“Instrumentation techniques for performance evaluation of civil engineering structures”) 29-05-2021 29-05-2021 - 35
7 Webinar on Concrete-Steel Composite Structures 29-08-2020 29-08-2020 - 120
8 Performance Assessment of Civil Infrastructures through Instrumentation Techniques 10-08-2020 10-08-2020 - 120
9 Webinar series by PSG Tech aluminus 14-07-2020 23-07-2020 - 150
10 Webinar Series by PSG Tech Alumni 14-07-2020 23-07-2020 -



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Professional Development Training 17/03/2021 19/03/2021 ndian Institute of Management, Jammu NPIU, Ministry of Education, Government of India