Head of Department
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dr. R. Divahar, is working as Associate Professor and Head in Department of Civil Engineering, Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology, Chennai. He was awarded Ph.D in Structural Engineering from Hindustan University, Chennai at 2015 and he was awarded M.E degree in Structural Engineering with 2nd Rank in from Hindustan University. Presently he have more than 11 years of academic and industrial experience. His current area of research is Cold-Formed Steel Structure, Concrete and Composite Structure and Finite Element Analysis. He has Attended and Presented papers in 28 International/National Conference and has published about 45 Technical papers in reputed Scopus, Elsevier, Springer and SCI Indexed International/National Journals. He has filed 6 Indian patents and in which 2 patent are published and has 2 granted Australian patent. He is also a reviewer of many reputed Scopus and Springer journals. He have also published Text book in the title “Retrofitting Techniques for Residential Buildings with Cost Comparison” and few Book chapters too. He have also received various funds from reputed agencies like AICTE, TNSCST, etc. He is an active member of various professional bodies with life-time membership such as Indian Ecology Society, IAENG International Association of Engineers, etc. He have received many awards from various reputed organizations and societies, naming a few, ‘Academic Leadership’, for his excellence in various research and academic activities. He has performed as resource person in delivering lectures and technical sessions for various programmes eminent universities and institutions. His professional experience has instrumented and supported private organizations and R&D divisions of academic institutions.