FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS

1. Prof. B.V. Shiva Kumar

Research Publications :

    • 1.“Environmental Impact Assessment of a Proposed Thermal Power Plant using Rapid Impact Assessment Matrix Method”, International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, ISSN 0973 – 6077, Volume 5, Numbers 5, (2010), Pg 669 -682.
    • 2.“Malaria Risk Zone Assessment – a Case Study of Visakhapatnam City, India”, ISSN 0973 – 7642, Journal of the Eastern Geographer, Vol. XVI, No.1, June 2010, Pg 57 – 62.
    • 3.“Industrial Disaster in Oil Refinery and its impact on human environment of Visakhapatnam City”, Journal of the Deccan Geographer,ISSN-0011-7269, Vol.47, No.1, June, 2009, Pg 1 -12.
    • 4.“Study of Effects of Land Use Change on Hydrological Characteristics of Narava Gedda Catchment Using RS and GIS in Visakhapatnam Urban”, Pg 273-280,Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Geo-Sciences, Engineering & Technology (NCRAGET), 20th and 21st December 2012, JNTU, Kakinada.

Seminars :

    • 1.Attended and Presented a paper at the National Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment with special emphasis on Marine and Coastal Dynamics titled “Impact of land use /land cover changes on temperature patterns in Adilabad district-a study through remote sensing and GIS ” held at Andhra University on 04th-06th December-2013.
    • 2.Attended and presented a paper at the International Conference on Climate Change: Present concerns titled “Impact of Humanization on Temperatures of Andhra Pradesh – A Decadal Analysis” held at Andhra University on 23rd-25th June, 2013.
    • 3.Attended and Presented a paper at the International Seminar on Medical Geography titled “Impact of Air Pollution on Human Health: A Case Study of Visakhapatnam City, Andhra Pradesh”, held at Andhra University on 22nd-23rd February, 2009.
    • 4.Attended and presented a paper at National Seminar on Corrosion in Concrete and other building materials – Causes, Prevention and Maintenance titled “Assay of Sulphate Reducing Bacteria using Tracer Technique”, held at SRKR Engg. College, Bhimavaram .
    • 5.Attended and presented a paper at National Seminar on Monitoring Strategies of Environmental Pollution titled “Assay of Sulphate Reducing Bacteria in Waste Waters of Visakhapatnam using Tracer Technique”, held at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
    • 6.Attended a seminar on “Advances in Civil Engineering” held at GVP College for Degree & PG Courses (A), Visakhapatnam on 17 th August, 2019
    • 7.Attended a seminar on “Earth Retaining Structures and Deep Foundations – Case Studies” held at GVPCOE on 28 th March, 2012
    • 8.Attended a National seminar on “Environmental Clearances and Public Hearing” held at Andhra University on 30th June, 2011
    • 9.Attended a National seminar on “Environmental Perspectives and Challenges For The 21st Century” held Andhra University on 28th-29th June, 2011.
    • 10.Attended National seminar on “Water Resources Management in Andhra Pradesh (WRMAP – 2011) held at GITAM University on 29th-30th March, 2011
    • 11. Attended National Seminar on “Ground Water Tapping and Management” at A.U., Visakhapatnam.

Certificate Course :

    • 1.Attended a Eight week Certificate course in 2008 on “RS and GIS Applications In Water Resources”, Conducted By Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, sponsored by NNRMS-ISRO, Bangalore.
    • 2.Passed a one week Entrepreneurial and Industry Oriented Technology course of “Corrosion of Steel in Concrete” conducted by Central Electro – Chemical Research Institute at Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED :

    • 1.Attended a Two day International workshop on “Disaster Mitigation & Management”, 10th – 11th December, 2018 at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
    • 2.Attended a Two day National workshop on “ Water Resource Management in climate change Scenario, 29th – 30th June,2013 at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
    • 3.Attended a Two-Day International workshop on “Energy, Environment, Education” in February, 2010 at JNTU, Kakinada.
    • 4.Attended a one week National workshop on “Advanced Applications of Post- Tensioned Concrete in Buildings and Bridges (AAPTCBB)”, 20th – 25th September, 2010 at GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 5.Attended a one week National workshop on “Analysis & Design of Foundation Systems for Infrastructure Projects (ADFSIP)” from 26th – 31th July, 2010 at GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 6.Attended a two day workshop on “Self Compacting Concrete” organized by GVP College of Engineering (Autonomous) and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai.
    • 7.A Two day national workshop on “Sustainable Development and Environmental Challenges” organized by GMRIT, Rajam and AP Pollution Control Board in March, 2010.

HONOURS :

  1. Appointed by the Vice Chancellor, Andhra University as a Committee Member to study, obtain relevant data and prepare realistic estimates of the housing schemes being executed by APTIDCO in August,2019.
  2. Co-Chaired the Technical session on “GEOMATICS APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING” at the National Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment with special emphasis on Marine and Coastal Dynamics held at Andhra University on 04th-06th DECEMBER-2013
  3. Faculty co-coordinator for Two Day Workshop on BIM (BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING)at WISTM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam.
  4. Faculty co-coordinator for a Two Day Workshop On IBCC- India’s Biggest Civil Bridge Design Contest conducted by IIT Mumbai at WISTM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam.
  5. Invited to deliver special lectures in RS and GIS at Chaitanya Engineering College.

Professional Membership :

    • 1.Life Member, Indian Society of Technical Education (LM-58817).
    • 2.Life Member, Indian Association of Hydrologists (LM-1504).
    • 3.Life Member, Indian Society of Geomatics (LM-1448)

2. M. DURGA PRASAD , Associate Professor

    • 1.Attended a Two Days Workshop On RIVET ARCHITECTURE by AUTODESK at GVP School of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 2.Attended a Workshop On NEERU – CHETTU by Government of Andhra Pradesh at ACHARYA NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY, GUNTUR.
    • 3.Attended a Two Days Workshop on BIM (BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING) at WISTM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam.
    • 4.Attended a Two Days Workshop On Advances in Civil Engineering at GVP School of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 5.Published a paper on “Flexible Pavement Design Over Clay Subgrades”IN International Journal of Science Technology and Engineering
    • 6.Faculty co-coordinator for a Two Day Workshop On IBCC- India’s Biggest Civil Bridge Design Contest conducted by IIT Mumbai at WISTM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam.

Professional Membership :

    • i)Life Member, Indian Geotechnical Society of Technical Education

Honours :

    • 1.Appointed by the Vice Chancellor, Andhra University as a Committee Member to study, obtain relevant data and prepare realistic estimates of the housing schemes being executed by APTIDCO in August 2019.
    • 2.Invited to deliver special lectures in Building Planning and Design at Avanti Engineering College in 2018.

3. P.LEELA KRISHNA , Assistant Professor

    • 1.Attended a Two Days Workshop On RIVET ARCHITECTURE by AUTODESK at GVP School of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 2.Attended a Two Days Workshop On Advances in Civil Engineering at GVP School of Engineering, Visakhapatnam.
    • 3.Published a paper on “Analysis and Design of G+4 Commercial building by using ETABS ” IN International Journal for innovative engineering and management research.
    • 4.Published a paper on “Analysis and Design of Box Culvert ” IN International Journal of Science Technology & Engineering.
    • 5.Published a paper on “Analysis and Design of G+10 Residential Building By using STAAD PRO ” IN Journal of emerging technologies and innovative research.

4. P GOWTHAMI, Assistant Professor

    • 1.Done Internship in the project entitled Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is assisted by the German Government and being carried out by INTEGRATION Environment and Energy GmbH, Adelphi Consult and Ifanos Concept & Planning (INTEGRATION) of Germany on behalf of the Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH during the period from January 9th 2017 to February 3rd 2017.
    • 2.Attended 3rd International conference on Environment Management (ICEM-2017) in JNTU HYDERABAD
    • 3.Attended 4th National Conference on Water, Environmnet and Society (NCWES-2017) during 16th-18th march 2017 in Centre for water Resources.
    • 4.Attended one day work shop on “Start UP Awareness” on feb 28th 2018 in JNTU Hyderabad.
    • 5.Attended GIAN-One week courses on “Air Quality Measurements” conducted by JNTU Hyderabad

5. B.BABU NAIK,  Assistant Professor

    • 1. Attended International Conference TPMDC 2016 held at IIT Bombay.
    • 2. Attended Travel Behaviour Modelling Workshop at IIT Bombay.
    • 3. Attended Short Term Training Program on Recent Trends in Transportation Engineering.
    • 4. Inspected Roughness Index of 30km of roads in Vellore city by using Roughometer 3.
    • 5. Surveyed urban roads in Tiruchirappalli city for estimating distresses in pavements and recorded coordinates of distresses using GPS device
    • 6. Secured 13000 rank in Common Entrance Examination for Polytechnic (CEEP).
    • 7. Qualified GATE 2015.

6. K.SHYAM SUNDAR MURTY , Assistant Professor

    • 1. Attended the seminar conducted on the topic “FIRE AFFECTED CONCRETE STRUCTURES” organized on March 28, 2016 at Department of civil engineering, Andhra University College of Engineering(A), Visakhapatnam.
    • 2. Attended National Workshop on “WATER RESOURCES MANAGENMENT IN THE CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIO” organized on June 29-30, 2013 at Department of civil engineering, Andhra University College of Engineering(A), Visakhapatnam.

7. K.RAJESH, Lecturer

    • 1. Published a paper on “Strength improvisation of M50 Grade concrete by partial replacement of fine aggregate by Stone crusher Dust” IN International Journal for innovative engineering and management research.
    • 2. Attended ICMSEA-2K17 in BITS-VIZAG.

8. Debapriya Paul, Lecturer

    • 1.Attended 7 days training cum workshop on “laboratory development” required by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) held at Mumbai in 2016.
    • 2.Attended 4 days International Technical Visit at Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014.
    • 3.Done 50 days internship under Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) at Kolkata in 2013.
    • 4.Attended 8 days Science Internship Camp at Tripura University in 2009.
    • 5.Attended workshop conducted by Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) at Tripura in 2008.