DR.ANITHA JACOB

Dr Anitha Jacob

Dean, Research

Resident of Padukad, Thrissur District. Married to M Baiju John, Consultant grade I, KITCO who is currently working in the Kannur International Airport Ltd. Two sons, Elder Akhil is studying in Std.... Read More

Completed Ph. D in 2013 from NIT Calicut

Completed M.Tech from NIT Calicut in 2006

B.Tech from GEC Thrissur 1997-2001 batch

Pre-degree from St. Mary's college, Thrissur (second group with additional mathematics)

S.S.L.C. from Holy Family Convent Girls High School., Chembukkavu, Thrissur

 

Worked as a lecturer in Civil Engineering at Continental College for 5 months

Joined Jyothi family from the first batch onwards. ie from 23/9/2003 onwards as Lecturer

After two years Probation was completed

Promoted to Assistant Professor in 1/7/2007

Promoted to Associate Professor in 1/6/2013

Areas of Specialization

Traffic and Transportation Planning

Areas of Interest

Road Safety

Transportation Planning

Total station Survey

Traffic Sudies

Sno. Achievement Year
1

Gold Medal in M.Tech

2006
2

Editor for ISTE State Convention 2014 conducted at Jyothi Engineering College

Coordinator for Cluster III in the Extra and Co-Curricular Activities organised by the college in 2014

2014
3

1) Best Paper Award on Road Research given by Indian Roads Congress and bronze medal instituted by Bihar PWD

Awarded on an auspicious function by then Chief Minister of Odisha Mr. Naveen Patnaik in the 75th Annual Meet of Indian Roads Congress

The paper is

Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu M V L R, “Development of Crash Prediction Models For Two-lane Rural Highways Using Regression Analysis” – Highway Research Journal, Indian Roads Congress, Vol 6 No. 1, Jan-June 2013.

2) Program coordinator of Convocation 2015

2015
4

Convener of Tharang 2016

Principal Investigator of KSCSTE funded project (Rs. 12.7 Lakh) "Driver centric safety evaluation of rural highway"

2016
5
  1. Best Performer Award for the year 2017 at Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy
2018

Journals –

  1. Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu M V L R, “Operating Speed of Different Classes of Vehicles at Horizontal Curves on Two-Lane Rural Highways” – Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 139 (3) , March 2013, 287-294.
  2. Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu M V L R, “Development of Crash Prediction Models For Two-lane Rural Highways Using Regression Analysis” – Highway Research Journal, Indian Roads Congress, Vol 6 No. 1, Jan-June 2013.

Best Research paper Award 2013 on Roads – IRC received on 19th January 2015 at Bhubaneswar.

3. Anitha Jacob, Dhanya R and Anjaneyulu MV L R" Geometric design consistency of multiple horizontal curves on two-lane rural highways", Proceeding of the International Conference on Transportation Researchers Group of India (CTRG-2013), 12-15 December, 2013, Agra.

Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 104(2013) 1068-1077 (Elsevier publication)

 

 

 Conferences –

  1. Jacob George, Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu MV L R, "Modeling highway accidents using ANN", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances In Materials And Techniques For Infrastructure Development 2011(AMTID 2011), 22-24th June, 2011, NIT Calicut.
  1. Dhanya T V, Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu M V L R, "Accident Prediction Models for Rural Roads in Thrissur", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials, Mechanics and Management  2010 (IMMM-2010)14-16th January, 2010, College of Engineering and Technology, TVM.
  2. Anitha Jacob, Salma Fathima Saleem and Anjaneyulu MV L R, "Evaluation of Geometric Design Consistency for Two-Lane Rural Highways using Operating Speed", Proceedings of the International Conference on Transportation Researchers Group of India (CTRG-2011), 7-10 December, 2011, Bangalore.
  3. Anitha Jacob, Dhanya R and Anjaneyulu MV L R" Geometric design consistency of multiple horizontal curves on two-lane rural highways", Proceeding of the International Conference on Transportation Researchers Group of India (CTRG-2013), 12-15 December, 2013, Agra.

Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 104(2013) 1068-1077 (Elsevier publication)

  1. Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu MV L R, "Road traffic crash prediction using fuzzy logic", Colloquium on Transportation System Engineering and Management CTSEM2014, 12-13 May, 2014, National Institute of Technology, Calicut.
  2. Anitha Jacob and Anjaneyulu MV L R, “Geometric Design Consistency and Safety Evaluation of Combined Curves on Two-Lane Rural Highways”, Poster Presentation at 3rd Conference of Transportation Researchers Group of India(CTRG-2015), Kolkatta, 17-20 December 2015.
  3. Anitha Jacob, Jithin T.J, Joseph Kodankandath, Mariya Rose Jose, Relins V Lorance, Swetha C.V and Midhun Mohan R.,  ‘Highway Safety Evaluation – A New Methodology’ , National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering organized by Department of Civil Engineering, GEC Kozhikkode during 7th and 8th October 2016.
  4. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Asha Dominic and Henna Maria Paul, “Crash prediction modeling of rural highway curves using consistency index”, 4th Conference of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering Division, Anna University, 12-13 May 2017.
  5. Jisha Akkara, Anitha Jacob, Abhishek T S, Anna Vincent and Deepika P, “Design consistency evaluation for two-lane rural roads: A case study from Kerala”, ”, 4th Conference of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering Division, Anna University, 12-13 May 2017.
  6. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Henna Maria Paul and Asha Dominic, “Effect of consistency on safety of non-urban highway”, National conference on recent advances in civil engineering and technology, Vidya academy of science and technology, Thalakottukara , May 24-26, 2017. 
  7. Jisha Akkara, Anitha Jacob, Abhishek T S, Anna Vincent and Deepika P, “operating speed model development for two-lane rural highways”, National conference on recent advances in civil engineering and technology, Vidya academy of science and technology, Thalakottukara, May 24-26, 2017.
  8. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara and Midhun Mohan R, “Development of Consistency Evaluation Criteria for Indian Two-Lane Rural Highways”,  4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India jointly organized by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai from 17th to 20th December 2017.
  9. Anitha Jacob, Jinesh K. J., Jisha Akkara & Jose P. Therattil, “Effect of rural highway geometry on driver workload – a step towards safety”, International Conference on Civil Engineering Advancements For Sustainable Infrastructure Development And Environment (CEASIDE 2018) conducted on the aegis of 5th biennial International conference on Emerging Trends In Engineering, Science and Technology at Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur from January 18 to 20, 2018.
  10. Bincy B J and Anitha Jacob “Use of Data Mining Technique for Systematic Road Safety Audit of Non-urban Highways” International Conference on Infrastructure Development- Issues, Innovations and the Way Forward (ICID 2018)” will be conducted on June 21-23 at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, TVM.
  11. Midhun T and Anitha Jacob, “Activity Based Transportation Modeling for Chelakottukara ward of Thrissur District” International Conference on Infrastructure Development- Issues, Innovations and the Way Forward (ICID 2018)” will be conducted on June 21-23 at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, TVM.

Workshops attended-

One day:

  1. "Safer Road Design" organised by IAE
  2. Water quality – Dec 2 2015

Two day:

  1. Intellectual Property Rights – Jyothi Engineering college, Jan 17,18 2015.
  2. “Reverse Engineering”- department of Mechanical engineering, Jyothi Engineering college, March 31-April 1, 2017.

 

STTP attended –

Five day:

  1. "Environmental problems and their impact on human health", GEC Thrissur, 22 – 26 September 2014
  2. "Data Analysis in Research Using Statistical Software", GEC Thrissur, 15 – 19 December 2014.
  3. "Recent Innovations in Transportation Engineering", GEC Thrissur, 5 – 9 October 2015.

 

Seven Day:

  1. FDP on “Empowering through Team Work” held at Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy from 1st to 7th June 2015.
  2. FDP on “Performance Based Work Ethic” held at Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy from 13th to 19th June 2016.
  3. 7 day Short Term Training Program on “Practical Approach to Transportation Planning using CUBE software” organized by Department of Civil Engineering, JECC during 20th to 26th May 2018.

 

NPTEL :

4 weeks

1. Patent drafting for beginners Jan-April2018 – Score 65% ‘Elite’

2. Effective Engineering Teaching in Practice – Jan April 2018 – Score 65% Elite

 As Resource person-

  1. "Advanced Surveying using Total Station" at GEC Calicut on September 27, 2014 (3 day workshop)

Topic: 'Application of Total station on Road and Intersection Data Collection'

  1. 'Total Station Survey – Theory and Practice' at JECC on 26th February 2015 (3 day workshop)

Topic: 'Total Station Survey – An overview

  1. “Highway Design and Safety”, NIT, Calicut during 30th November – 4th December 2015 (5 day STTP for faculty and professionals)

Topic: “Geometric Design Consistency” date : 3-12-2015.

4.  “Introduction to Advanced software in Civil Engineering” 9 to 15 March 2016. (7 days STTP).

Topic: ‘Total Station AutoCAD Interface’ date: 15-3-2016.

Programs organized or coordinated

  1. One day workshop on 'Application of Total Station for Geometric Data Collection' – Nov.11, 2014– for internal participants of JECC. Co-Coordinator –Ms. Nirmala M
  2. Three day workshop on 'Total Station Survey – Theory and Practice' – 26-28 February, 2015 – External participants from Engineering Colleges, Technical Institutes, KWA, Irrigation and Private organization. Co-Coordinator – Ms. Nirmala M
  3. Three day workshop on 'Total Station Survey – Theory & Practice' – 6-8 September, 2016 – External participants from Engineering Colleges, Technical Institutes, Jalanidhi  and Private organization. Co-Coordinator – Mr. Joyal Varghese

Sno. Projects Guided Year
1

Geometric Design Consistency and Safety of Two-Lane Rural Highway 

2018
2

B.Tech 2012-16 Batch: Safety evaluation of Two lane rural highways

  • The project paper was presented in the National Level Paper presentation contest conducted as part of Tech Fest of Jyothi Engineering College - Tharang 16 and won Second Prize
  • The only project  from the college elected for final round of presentation in the ICTACT conducted at Tamil Nadu.
  • The paper was published in the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering organized by Department of Civil Engineering, GEC Kozhikkode during 7th and 8th October 2016

B.Tech 2013-17 Batch: CONSISTENCY BASED SAFETY AUDIT TOOL FOR HORIZONTAL CURVES IN TWO-LANE RURAL HIGHWAY

The project paper was presented in the two National conferences: 

  1. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Asha Dominic and Henna Maria Paul, “Crash prediction modeling of rural highway curves using consistency index”, 4th Conference of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering Division, Anna University, 12-13 May 2017. 
  2. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Henna Maria Paul and Asha Dominic, “Effect of consistency on safety of non-urban highway”, National conference on recent advances in civil engineering and technology, Vidya academy of science and technology, Thalakottukara , May 24-26, 2017. 
2016
3

"CONSISTENCY BASED SAFETY AUDIT TOOL FOR HORIZONTAL CURVES IN TWO-LANE RURAL HIGHWAY"

 

Two conference papers were produced from the project

1. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Asha Dominic and Henna Maria Paul, “Crash prediction modeling of rural highway curves using consistency index”, 4th Conference of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering Division, Anna University, 12-13 May 2017.

2. Anitha Jacob, Jisha Akkara, Henna Maria Paul and Asha Dominic, “Effect of consistency on safety of non-urban highway”, National conference on recent advances in civil engineering and technology, Vidya academy of science and technology, Thalakottukara , May 24-26, 2017. 

2016