Research profile

Prof K.P.Ramachandran
Associate Dean (PG Studies & Research)

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, University of Mysore, India, 2000
  • M.Tech: Mechanical Engineering, University of Mysore, India, 1991
  • B.E.: Mechanical Engineering, University of Mysore, India, 1984

Research Interest:

Machine Health Monitoring, Vibration Control & Maintenance Modeling.

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Email:ramkp@caledonian.edu.om

Prof A. Vallavaraj
Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies)

Degrees:

  • PhD: Communication Systems, Glasgow Caledonian University, May 2008
  • ME: Microwave & Optical Engineering, M K University, India, 1993
  • BE: Electronics & Communication Engineering, M K University, India, 1987

Research Interest:

Peak power problems in multicarrier modulation systems, Digital Signal Processing

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Email:vallavaraj@caledonian.edu.om

Prof Syed Mohammed Rizwan
Head of Department

Degrees:

  • PhD: Statistics (Applied Mathematics/Reliability Modeling), M D University, Haryana, India (1996)
  • MPhil: Statistics (Stochastic Processes), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, (1990)
  • MSc: Statistics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, (1987)
  • BSc: Mathematics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, (1985)

Research Interest:

Reliability Modeling and Analysis, Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes

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Email:rizwan@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Natiq Joodi
Deputy Head of Department

Degrees:

  • PhD: Civil Engineering/Hydraulics, New Castle Upon Tyne University, UK, June. 1987
  • M.Sc. Civil Engineering/Hydrology, New Castle Upon Tyne University, UK, July. 1984
  • Diploma: Civil Engineering/Water Engineering, New Castle Upon Tyne University, UK, 1983.
  • B.Sc. in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering /Mosul University, Iraq, 1971 .

Research Interest:

Water Resources Management, Hydraulics, Water resources Engineering, Desalination, Waste management, Subsurface and Surface Drainage, Agricultural Engineering

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Email:natiq@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Hafez Al Sadeq
Acting Head of Department

Degrees:

  • PhD: Structural Dynamics, Tsukuba University, Japan, March 1999
  • >M.Tech: Structural Engineering, IZIIS* ,Macedonia, Aug 1991
  • B.Eng:  Civil Engineering, Damascus University, Syria, Aug 1985

Research Interest:

Seismic Design of Structures, Nonlinear Dynamic Behavior of Structures, Evaluation and Strengthening of Existing Buildings, Seismic Design Codes, Nonlinear (Pushover ) Analysis

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Email:hafez.alsadeq@caledonian.edu.om

Dr Shagoofta Rasool Shah
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Civil Engineering Water Resources, Indian Institute of technology, Roorkee, India, 2002.
  • MTech: Civil Engineering Water Resources, Indian Institute of technology, Delhi, India,1988.
  • BE.: Civil Engineering, Regional Engineering College, University of Kashmir, India, 1983.

Research Interest:

Dams, Power Houses, River Engg, Sediment Transport, Environment and Water Resources , Hydrology, Ground Water, Irrigation, Drainage, Water and Sewage Treatment, Desalination, Sanitation and Water Supply, Solid Waste Management, Water Quality Management, Alternative Energy Resources and Energy Conservation, Green House and Global Warming

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Email:shagoofta@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. S.V. Satyanarayana
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Environmental Chemistry, Utkal University,India,1998
  • A.I.C: Soils & Fertilizers, Institution of Chemists,Calcutta,India,1986
  • BSc: Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry, Andhra University,India,1979
  • MTech: Water & Environmental Technology, Jawaharlal  Nehru Technological University,India,2014.

Research Interest:

Design of waste water treatment plants, Air pollution control strategies, Production of value added products & Bio energy.

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Email:satyanarayana@caledonian.edu.om

Dr B.S.Krishnamurthy
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka State, India – 2009.
  • M.Tech: [Structural Engineering – PSC], Bangalore University, India, 1987.
  • B.E: Civil Engineering, Bangalore University, January 1981.

Research Interest:

Concrete Technology- Cement Replacement materials, Low cost housing, Eco-friendly building materials, Structural analysis and design.

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Email:krishnamurthy@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. K. Vijayalakshmi
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Information and ‎Communication ‎Engineering‎, Anna University, Chennai, 2008
  • Masters: Computer Science and ‎Engineering‎, MKU, Madurai, 2002
  • Bachelor Degree: Computer Science & Engineering, MKU, Madurai, 1998‎

Research Interest:

Component based Software Development, Software Quality Management, Software testing

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Email:vijayalakshmi@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Dharmasa
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, JNT University, India, Sep. 2011
  • M.E: Power and Energy Engineering, Bangalore University, India, Feb 2000
  • B.E:  Electrical  Engineering, Bangalore University, India, Feb 1996 .

Research Interest:

Power Flow Analysis, Renewable Energy, Electrical Protection System and Safety

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Email:dharmasa@caledonian.edu.om

Dr R.Krishna Priya Godwin
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Kalasalingam University, India, 2014
  • ME: Control and Instrumentation Engineering, Anna University, India, 2006
  • BE.: Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Manonmaniam Sundarnar University, India, 2004

Research Interest:

Medical Imaging, Soft Computing (Fuzzy logics, Neural networks & Hybrid algorithms), Automated Instrumentation & Control

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Email:krishna.priya@caledonian.edu.om

Assoc.Prof. R V Murali
Deputy Head of Department

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, NIT, Durgapur, WB, India, July 2012
  • M.E: Manufacturing Technology, NIT, Trichy, TN, India, July 1996
  • B.E:  Mechanical Engineering, RVS Engg College, TN, India, June 1993

Research Interest:

Virtual Manufacturing, Methods of Optimization for Manufacturing, Neural Network Applications for Manufacturing, Materials and Processes

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Email:murali@caledonian.edu.om

Prof Sudhir C.V.
Acting Head of Department

Degrees:

  • Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering   National Institute of Technology Karnataka, (NIT-K), Surathkal, India  April 2008
  • M-Tech.: Heat Power Engineering (Thermal Engineering)  National Institute of Technology Karnataka, July 2003
  • BE. : Mechanical Engineering Mangalore University, Karnataka, India. July 2001

Research Interest:

Interested primarily in the area of Renewable Energy Utilization, Utilization of Bio-renewable fuels, Solar thermal systems and its application Desalination, Non-conventional fuels, and Alternate fuels for Internal Combustion Emissions.

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Email:sudhir@caledonian.edu.om

Assoc.Prof. G.R.Ramesh Kumar
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Condition Monitoring, Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, India, April 2011
  • M.Tech: Production Engineering and Systems Technology, Mysore, Mysore University, India, May 1995
  • B.E:  Mechanical Engineering, Mysore University, Mysore, India, December 1983

Research Interest:

Condition Monitoring, Vibration Analysis, Artificial Neural Networks

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Email:ramesh@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Abraham Debebe Woldeyohannes
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, May 2010.
  • M.Sc: Mechanical Engineering (Specialized in Industrial Engineering), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, July 2004.
  • B.Sc: Mechanical Engineering, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, August 2001

Research Interest:

Modeling and simulation of transmission pipeline network systems & Renewable Energy resource Optimization

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Asst.Prof. M. Achuthan
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, Annamalai University, India, August. 2012
  • M.E : Mechanical  Engineering, Bharathiar University, India, Dec. 1995
  • B.E : Mechanical Engineering, Madras University, India, Nov. 1991

Research Interest:

Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Heat transfer, Solar Energy Applications for cooling, Energy and Environment.

Contact Details:

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Mobile No:98889172

Email:achuthan@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Nagaraj Shivappa Nayak
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 2004
  • M.Tech: Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India, 1996
  • B.E.: Mechanical Engineering, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University, India, 1993

Research Interest:

Engine Tribology, After-treatment devices modelling, Engine design & performance optimization, Renewable energy Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Asst.Prof. Lakkim Setty Nageswara Rao
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 2013
  • MTech: Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 2002
  • BTech.: Chemical Engineering, University of Madras, India, 2000

Research Interest:

Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Separation process, Biochemical Engineering

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Asst.Prof. Syed Murtuza Ali S.K.
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • Ph.D: Polymer Science, University of Mysore, India, May 2011
  • M.Sc: Chemistry, Kuvempu University, India. May 2005
  • B.Sc:  Chemistry, Kuvempu University, India, January 2003

Research Interest:

Green Polymers and Composites, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology

Contact Details:

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Email:murtuza@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Johnson Anbu Clemensis
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Materials Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK, 2004
  • MSc (Eng): Environmental and Energy Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK, 2001
  • B.Tech: Chemical Engineering, University of Madras, India, 1999

Research Interest:

Polymer Composites, Environmental Engineering & Enhanced Oil Recovery

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Email:johnson@caledonian.edu.om

Dr Abubacker K.M.
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, India, 2006
  • M.E: Design and Production of Thermal Power Equipment,   Bharathidasan University, India, 1994
  • B.E: Mechanical Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, 1990

Research Interest:

Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration systems, Solar Energy applications

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Email:abubacker@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Saravanan A.M.
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • Ph.D: Chemical Engineering, NIT, Trichy, May 2006
  • M.E.: Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, India, Dec. 2001
  • B.E:  Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, India, May 2000

Research Interest:

Heat Transfer, Mass transfer, Environmental Engineering, Process Dynamics and control, Desalination, wastewater treatment and chemical kinetics

Contact Details:

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Mobile No:98897296

Email:saravanan@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Senguttuvan A
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Mathematics, Bharathiar University, India, Dec. 2011
  • M. Phil.: Mathematics, Bharathiar University, India, Dec. 2003
  • B.Ed.:Mathematics, Annamalai University, India, Sep. 1990
  • M. Sc.:Mathematics, Bharathiar University, India, May1989
  • B.Sc.:  Mathematics, Bharathiar University, India, May1987

Research Interest:

Heat Transfer, Mass transfer, Environmental Engineering, Process Dynamics and control, Desalination, wastewater treatment and chemical kinetics.

Contact Details:

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Email:senguttuvan@caledonian.edu.om

Asst.Prof. Padmavathi Narayanan
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Mathematics (Reliability Modeling), National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India, 2014
  • B.Ed., Mathematics, Madras University, India,  1991
  • M.Phil., Mathematics, Bharathi Dasan University, India, 1989
  • M.Sc., Mathematics, Madras University, India, 1987
  • B.Sc. Mathematics, Madras University, India, 1984

Research Interest:

Reliability Modeling and Analysis

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Mobile No:92299056

Email:padma@caledonian.edu.om

Dr K.R. Karthikeyan
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD. in Complex Analysis, University of Madras, 2011
  • Masters in Operations Research, University of Madras, 2003
  • Masters in Pure Mathematics, University of Madras, 2002
  • Degree in Pure Mathematics, University of Madras, 2000

Research Interest:

Geometric Function Theory, Special Functions, Fractional Calculus

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Asst.Prof. Punam Datt
Senior Lecturer

Degrees:

  • PhD: Education, Himachal Pradesh University, India, 1990.
  • M.Phil: Education, Himachal Pradesh University, India, 1981.
  • M.A: Education, Himachal Pradesh University, India, 1979.
  • B.A:    Himachal Pradesh University, India, 1977.

Research Interest:

Educational Psychology, Educational Philosophy, Curriculum Development, Teaching Learning Methodologies and Pedagogies, Personality Intelligence and Human Behavior, Sociological Foundations of Education, Measurement and Evaluation in Education, Any area related to Education

Contact Details:

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Email:punamdatt@caledonian.edu.om

Dr P.Mahalingam
Deputy Manager

Degrees:

  • PhD: Computer Science, Vinayaka Mission University, Tamil Nadu, India, Jan. 2012
  • M.Phil: Computer Science, Periyar University, Tamil Nadu, India, Oct 2007
  • M.Sc: Information Technology, Karnataka University, Mysore, India, April 2004
  • BCA:  Computer Applications, Madras University, Chennai, india,  Ma y2000

Research Interest:

Network Security, Wireless, Storage Area networks, LAN/WAN, MIS DBMS, OOPs

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Email:mahalingam@caledonian.edu.om

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