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Centre for Academic Studies and Research


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Centre for Academic Studies and Research (CASR) established in the year 2018 is a Centre of Excellence, which aims at providing high quality solutions to the problems in core Engineering and Engineering Education through research, development and extension activities.

   
   

This centre is facilitating the various Departments / courses in core engineering and engineering education masters and research programmes with the objectives.

   
   

The centre conducts PhD Research programmes in affiliation with University of Madras and Anna University; Post Graduate Programme ME Infrastructure Engineering and Management has been approved and offered from the academic year 2019-20, two more Post Graduate programmes are proposed to start from the academic year 2020-2021.


PhD programmes

   

University of Madras

   

Anna University


Post Graduate programmes

   

Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering : ME (Infrastructure Engineering and Management) from 2019-2020

   

Centre for Educational Media Technology(CEMT): ME (Elearning Technologies)

   

Electronics & Communication Engineering: M.Tech., ECE (Industry Integrated)


   

Full-time Research fellowship offered to eligible PhD scholars based on the Terms and Conditions for the FTRF Scheme; Post Graduate students are also eligible for the scholarship from the MHRD based on their GATE score.






Approval from AICTE



Approval from Anna University



Approval from DoTE



Professor In-charge

Dr.S.Renukadevi, MCA, M.Phil., Ph.D., Professor and Head

Contact

call
    044 -2254 5464
email
    bmrenuka@gmail.com
    bmrenuka@nitttrc.ac.in
   

QUALIFICATION

Degree Institution/University Specialization
Ph.D University of Madras Computer Applications – Engineering Education
M.Phil Bharathiar University Computer Science
MCA Bharathiar University Computer Applications
PGDGC Annamalai University Guidance and Counselling

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

   
Engineering Pedagogy and Psychology
   
Training Technology
   
Instruction Design and Delivery System (IDDS)
   
Knowledge Management
   
Educational Psychology
   
Soft Skills
   
Gender Studies
   
Guidance and Counselling
   
Transactional Analysis
   
Emotional Intelligence
   
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Certified NLP Trainer)
   
Yoga
   
Healing techniques
   
Offering a course on Student Psychology on MHRD SWAYAM Platform (5535 Learners).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

   
30 years of Teaching and Research, out of which 25 years at NITTTR,Chennai.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

   
Completed 4 doctoral Dissertations in Engineering Education
   
Currently guiding 2 Scholars
   
Experience in guiding Research projects at Master’s Level
   
Guided several Projects undertaken by Overseas Trainees
   
Doctoral committee Member at IIT, Madras and University of Madras
   
Conducted Ph.D.Viva Voce

RESEARCH INTERESTS

   
Basic And Advanced Pedagogy
   
Student Psychology
   
Online Learner Engagement And Motivation
   
Knowledge Management
   
Personal Effectiveness Tools
   
Neuro Liguistic Programming

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

   
Guided 5 doctoral Dissertation in the areas of Knowledge Management, Faculty Motivation, Software Engineering, Employability skills for Textile technology, Language Skills for Engineering Students.
   
Coordinated around 20 overseas programmes and 150 FDPs.
   
Completed a Swayam course on “Student Psychology”, conducted it twice with 989 and 5535 learners respectively.
   
Trained more than 130 overseas teachers on Women Empowerment through Technical and Vocational Education and 100 overseas teachers on Master Teacher Training (Basic and Advanced Pedagogy).
   
Trained on “Information technology and Distance Education through Satellite” at University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK.
   
Visited 4 countries for paper presentation in Conferences.
   
Conducted an International Conference of ISPA (USA) in India at VIT University, Vellore.
   
Best paper awards in 2 Occasions, Best Teacher Award by Pondicherry Psychology Association and Psychometric Educational Services Award.

PUBLICATIONS

S.No Publications Number of Publications
1. International Journals 5
2. National Journals 10
3. International Conferences 7
4. National Conferences 7
5. Learning Materials/Handouts 25
6. Book Chapters 3
7. Ph.D.Thesis 5
   
(This part, I will be updating in a week as I am in the process of collating all my publications).

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED

   
Organized an International Conference of ISPA, US In India.
   
Co-ordinated an International Symposium on “Women Empowerment”.
   
Co-ordinated 3 workshops.
   
Co-ordinated a Seminar On “Human Resource Development in Technical Education”.
   
Coordinated an International Conference on “Women in Science and Technology”.
   
Coordinated an International Seminar on Curriculum Development Practices.
   
Coordinated an International Seminar on ‘E-Society”.
   
Coordinator, National Education Day Celebrations.
   
Coordinator, NITTTRc Golden Jubilee Celebrations.

EXPERIENCE ABROAD

   
Trained in Information technology and Distance education Through Satellite at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK in 1999 for 8 weeks. Developed the Project proposal for “Virtual TTTI”.

COUNTRIES VISITED

   
Germany(Georgia Augusta University, Goettingen)
   
UK (University of Newcastle at Norhumbria)
   
Ireland (Dublin university, Dublin)
   
Malta (University of Malta)
   
Scotland (Edinburgh)
   
Switzerland

MEMBERSHIP

   
International School Psychology Association (ISPA)
   
Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (Life Member) (Formerly Newsletter Editor and Joint Secretary, Presently Regional President)
   
ISTE (Life Member)
   
Indian School Psychology Association (InSPA) (Life Member) (State President)

AWARDS

   
Best paper awards in 2 Occasions
   
Best Teacher Award 2012 by Pondicherry Psychology Association
   
Psychometric Educational Services Award 2005.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

   
Formerly Asst. Academic Editor of the Journal of Technical and Vocational Education (International Journal published bi-annually from NITTTR, Chennai).
   
Formerly Newsletter Editor of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
   
Formerly Member, Editorial Board of Social Engineer.
   
Formerly Asst. Editor, JIAAP.
   
Member, Staff Selection Committees of Govt. Institutions.