Dr. M. Nithya is Professor & HOD in the department of Civil Engineering and designated as VICE PRINCIPAL AND DEAN CIVIL ENGINEERING at KITS RC Puram.
She has completed her B.E. Civil Engineering in 2005, M.E Structural Engineering in 2007 and PhD in the year 2018 from Anna University Chennai. She is having a total teaching experience of 13 years, industry experience of 1 year and research experience of 6 years. She has published2 books, 1 magazine, 4 patents, 25 peer reviewed journals and more than 35 conference articles. She was awarded Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Awards for Young Scientist in the year 2018 and also best teacher award for excelling the students in end exams. She has also received best paper award for paper presentation at International Conferences like ICSTEED and SISTEEM. As a continuous learner, received appreciation from NPTEL organizers for holding maximum number of NPTEL certification during the year 2019.
She is an active member of “The International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM)”, IEI, ISTE and serves as a recognized reviewer for various reputed journals. She has conducted one international conference, AICTE sponsored STTP, FDP “Introduction to IPR”, O.T, ATAL programs, Her research interest includes Low-cost Construction by adopting Sustainable Construction materials and 3D printing of concrete.
She is a good motivator of students and updates her skills and knowledge through contemporary research work which in turn could directly benefit the student’s community and for the fulfilment of institute vision and mission.

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