Ph.D,Civil Engineering ,College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University,Thesis Title:’Experimental and analytical studies on laced reinforced concrete and laced steel-concrete composite elements’, which was highly commended by Indian and Foreign examiners.“
M.E, Structural Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University, Ranked first in ME ,Received Ministry of Human Resources Scholarship, Government of India
B.E, Civil Engineering, Received the Gold Medal, 1991 for obtaining the University First Rank in Civil Engineering from University of Madras, Received the National Scholarship from Government of India
Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, 14 Feb 2016 - till date
Principal Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, Feb. 2011 - 13 Feb 2016
Senior Research Fellow, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Aug 1995 – Aug 1996
Junior Research Fellow, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Aug 1993 – July 1995
Professional Recognition /Awards
Nominated by the Honourable Governor of Tamilnadu as one of the senate member of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli (from Aug 2019)
Received the Dr. M. Ramaiah Prize 2017 for the paper entitled "Shear Capacity of Doubly Skinned Composite Beams with Lacings", published in Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 142, No. 12, 2016, Article No. 04016122.
Received the “John C Gammon Prize, 2016” from Institution of Engineers (India)
Awarded the Raman Research Fellowship 2014-2015 to conduct research on “Investigations on behaviour of concrete using meso scale models” at Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
Recognised as one of the “India’s Most Inspiring Women Engineers & Scientists for the year 2014” by Engineering Watch, India’s most prestigious magazine dedicated to Engineering Community
Nominee for CSIR Young Scientist Award for the year 2005
Received “The Sir Arthur Cotton Memorial Prize, 2003” from Institution of Engineers (India).
Senior Research Fellowship to pursue research work at SERC-CSIR* from August 1995 to August 1996
Junior Research Fellowship to pursue research work at SERC-CSIR* from August 1993 to July 1995
Ranked first in ME in 1993 at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
Ministry of Human Resources Scholarship, Government of India from 1991-1993 for pursuing ME
Gold Medal, 1991 for obtaining University First Rank in BE from University of Madras, Chennai, India