Dr. Nidhi M.

Dr Nidhi M

Associate Professor

Dr Nidhi M received her PhD in Structural Engineering from National Institute of Technology Calicut under the guidance of Prof. Dr. N. Ganesan and Prof. Dr. P. V. Indira. Her Ph.D Thesis titled... Read More

• Ph.D in Structural Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Calicut (2017)

• M.Tech in Structural Engineeringfrom College of Engineering Trivandrum (2011) 

• B.Tech (Civil Engg.) from NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad (2009) 

  • August 2016-May 2018 - Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly, Kerala, India
  • December 2012 –July 2016 - Research Scholar at National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India
  • November 2011-December 2012 - Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Universal College of Engineering Thrissur, Kerala, India
Areas of Specialization

Structural Engineering

Areas of Interest

Teaching Interest

  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Forensic Engineering and Rehabilitation of Structures
  • Advanced Concrete Technology
  • Structural Analysis
  • Strength of Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics

Research Interest

  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete
  • High Performance Concrete
  • Behaviour of Beam-Column Joints
  • Ferrocement
  • Geopolymer Concrete

Sno. Achievement Year
1

Best Paper Award in the 12th National Conference on Technological Trends, 19-20th August 2011, College of Engineering Trivandrum

2011
2

ICI - Ultra Tech award 2017 for the outstanding thesis in the field of concrete

2017

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  1. N. Ganesan, M. Nidhi and P.V. Indira, “SFRHPC Interior Beam Column Slab Joints under Reverse Cyclic Loading”, Advances in Concrete Construction, Vol.3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 237-250, Citation count-1, ESCI indexed.
  2. N. Ganesan, P.V. Indira and M. Nidhi, “Steel Fibre Reinforced High Performance Concrete Exterior Beam Column Slab Joints under Reverse Cyclic Loading”, The Bridge and Structural Engineer- International association of bridge and structural engineer (IABSE) Vol.46, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 53-59. 

NATIONAL JOURNAL

  1. N. Ganesan, M. Nidhi and P.V. Indira, “HFRHPC interior beam-column joints with slab under reverse cyclic loading” The Indian Concrete Journal March 2017, Vol.91, issue 3, pp 17-25, Scopus indexed. 

INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. Nidhi M, K. R. Bindhu and L. Rahul, “Comparison of Adaptive Pushover Analysis with the conventional Pushover Analysis with the Conventional Pushover analysis using Generic Frames”, 12th National Conference on Technological Trends, 19-20th August 2011, College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  2. Nidhi M, K. R. Bindhu and L. Rahul, “Adaptive Pushover Analysis for RC Buildings considering Generic Frames” Proceedings, 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, LISBOA 2012
  3. Nidhi M., “A Critical Review of Studies on the Effect of Slab and Transverse beams on the Strength and Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beam Column Joints” Proceedings, 2nd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2014), College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  4. Nidhi M., N. Ganesan and P. V. Indira, “Effect of Slab on the Strength and Behaviour of HPC Interior Beam Column Joint under Reverse Cyclic Loading” UKIERI Concrete Congress, Concrete Research Driving Profit and Sustainability, Proceedings, NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, 2-5 November 2015, pp. 2619-2631
  5. N. Ganesan, M. Nidhi and P.V. Indira, “Effect of Slab on Strength and Behaviour of High Performance Concrete Exterior Beam Column Joint under Reverse Cyclic Loading”. Proceedings, 2nd R.N. Raikar International Conference and BanthiaBasheer International Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, 18-19 December 2015, Mumbai, India, organised by the India Chapter of ACI, pp. 528-532.
  6. Noble M. Benny and Nidhi M. “Critical Reviews on the Effect of Slab on Seismic Performance of Beam-Column Joints”, Proceedings, Advances in Technology, Engineering and Computing- A Multinational Colloquim-2017, 22nd-23rd June 2017 Organized by SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Karukutty pp. 472-479.
  7. Anjana Soman, Nidhi M, “Preparation and mix proportioning of fly ash based geopolymer mortar”, Proceedings, SECON 2018, FISAT, Angamaly
  8. Sreevidya V and Nidhi M “Critical reviews on topology optimization of reinforced concrete structural members”, Proceedings, SECON 2018, FISAT, Angamaly.

 

  1. Chaired technical session in the Second National Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, 2018.
  2. Chaired technical session in the First National Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, 2017.

  3. Attended two weeks Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Concrete Technology, 7th-20th December 2017, organised by the Civil Engineering Department, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
  4. Delivered keynote address on “Hybrid Fibre Reinforced High Performance Concrete” at International Conference on Innovative Trends in Civil Engineering for Sustainability- ICICES 2016 on 8th and 9th January at TocH Institute of Science & Technology Arakkunnam, Kerala, India.
  5. The 2nd R.N. Raikar International Conference and Banthia-Basheer International Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, 1819th December 2015, Mumbai, India, organised by the India Chapter of ACI.
  6. Two days workshop on Retrofitting of RCC Structures under Distress, organised by Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut, during 14th-15th November 2015.
  7. The UKIERI Concrete Congress, Concrete Research Driving Profit and Sustainability, Proceedings, NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, 2-5 November 2015.
  8. 2nd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2014), College of Engineering Trivandrum, 17-19th December 2014.
  9. Two days faculty development programme on Teaching and Learning Skill Development held at MES College of Engineering, Kuttipuram from 20th and 21st January 2017. 
  10. Faculty Development Programme on Multivariate Data Analysis, 19th-23rd December 2016, organised by the Department of Economics, Government Engineering College, Thrissur.
  11. Faculty Development Programme on Analysis and Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, 6th -12th July 2014, organised by the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut.
  12. Short term training programme on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and RCC Design at College of Engineering Trivandrum from 29th November to 4th December 2010.
  13. The 11th National and 1st International Conference on Technological Trends held at College of Engineering Trivandrum from 25-27th November 2010
  14. Three days workshop on Research Methodology held at College of Engineering Trivandrum from 28-30th July 2010. 13. The 10th National Conference on Technological Trends held at College of Engineering Trivandrum from 6-7th November 2009.

Sno. Projects Guided Year
1

Topology Optimization of Deep Beam

2018
2

Ferro Geopolymer Specimens under Flexural.

2018
3

Seismic behaviour of beam –column Joints using ANSYS

2017
4

Effect of Lathe Waste in Concrete as Reinforcement

2015
5

Evaluation of Strength and Durability of Waste Plastic Mix Concrete

2015