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Dept. of Architecture|College of Engg. TVM
Name : Shaji T.L
Designation : Professor
Date of Birth : 14/07/1962
Office Address : Department of Architecture,
College of Engineering ,
Trivandrum - 695 016, Kerala.
Residential Address : THULASI, TC-7/1412,
121 Rose Garden, Ulloor,
Trivandrum - 695 011, Kerala.
Contact Nos: 0471 - 2515537 (O), 2445545 (R), 9447054334 (Mob)
Email: tlshaji@cet.ac.in
Qualification:

Degree

University

Year of passing

Specialization

Remarks

B.Arch

KERALA

1984

ARCHITECTURE

 

M.Tech

IIT MADRAS

1994

BUILDING TECHNOLOGY

 

Experience: Non Teaching

Organization

Post Held

Period

Nature of Work

Dept. of Telecom, Govt.of India

Archl.Asst

1984-1989

Design and planning Of building

Experience: Teaching

Institution

Post Held

Period

College of Engineering , Trivandrum

Lecturer

1989-1998

College of Engineering , Trivandrum

Asst. Professor

1998-2009

College of Engineering , Trivandrum

Professor

2009-tilldate

Details of Publications:
  • ‘Ribbed Ferro cement Elements for Low Cost Housing' Journal of Ferro cement, Vol24, No1, Jan.1994, pp35-49.
  • ‘Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Technique for Inspection and Evaluation of Timber' Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers) No 2 . Vol.12 May 2000, pp 180-185.
  • .'Ultrasonic testing of structural timber components', chapter contributed in ‘Inspection and Monitoring Techniques for Bridges and Civil Structures', edited by Prof. Gong kang Fu, Wyne State University, Detroit, USA, Woodhead publishers, London (Published in September 2005)
Details of Paper Presentations:

Sl. No.

Year

Title

Remarks

1

1994

Renovation of Historic and Monumental Structures built with Mud and Wood' presented at International conference on Rehabilitation, Renovation, and Repair of Structures 1994, Andhra University , A.P 9-11 Jan 1994.

International

2

1994

‘Conservation of Historic Fort – Thiruvananthapuram', presented at International workshop on Architectural and Urban Conservation at Calcutta , 16-18 Dec-1994

International

3

1996

‘Evaluation of Structural Timber in Historic Buildings using NDT techniques, presented at 14 th World Conference on NDT, 1996, Dec 8-13, New Delhi .

International Publication

4

1999

Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Technique for Inspection and Evaluation of Timber in Historic Buildings', contributed paper in the International Conference on Ultrasonic, 1999, Dec 2-4 New Delhi.

International

5

2005

Strategies for Sustainable Tourism Habitat Development at Varkala', presented at the International Seminar on ‘Eco-Tourism' in the Global Eco-meet conducted by Swedesi Science Movement at Trivandrum 19-28 Feb 2005.

International

6

2005

‘‘Natural House' presented at the International Seminar on ‘Eco-Friendly Habitat' in the Global Eco-meet conducted by Swedesi Science Movement at Trivandrum 19-28 Feb 2005.

International

7

2009

Sustainable Tourism Habitat Development at Varkala presented at the International conference “GREEN-09” organized by Indian Institute of Architects ,Kerala Chapter at Trivandrum 9-11 Jan 2009.

International

8

1993

Inspection and Restoration of Timber in Historic Buildings' presented at Congress of Traditional Sciences and Technologies in India at IIT, Bombay 28 Nov-3 Dec1993.

National

 

9

1994

‘Deterioration and Evaluation of Timber in Historic Buildings' presented at the workshop on Traditional Construction Materials, AICTE project on Technology of New Building Materials, REC, Calicut 24Nov.1994.

National Publication

10

2003

Sustainable Tourism habitat- A Case study', presented at the National Seminar on Sustainable Habitat at TKM College of engineering, Kollam, on 22-23 Aug 2003..

National

11

2004

Strategies For Sustainable Tourism Habitat Development at Varkala', presented at the National Seminar on ‘Recent trends in Technological Advancement' at College of Engineering , Trivandrum on 26-27 Nov 2004.

National

 

12

2005

Evaluation of the Resettlement& Rehabilitation of Displaced Due to Development Projects in Kerala' presented at the 6 th National Conference on Technological Trends at College of Engineering , Trivandrum on 25-26 Nov 2005.

National

13

2007

‘Post Occupancy Evaluation of Cost Effective Houses, presented at the 8 th National Conference on Technological Trends at College of Engineering, Trivandrum 30 th Nov-1 st Dec 2007

National

14

1994

Cost Effectiveness in Building through Planning and Management' presented at Symposium on Cost –effective Housing organized by Institution of Engineers, Trivandrum , 29 Jan 1994 .

Regional

 

15

1995

Conservation of Timber elements in Traditional Buildings', presented at workshop on Traditional Architecture, organized by Vasthuvidhya Pradisthanam, at Trivandrum25-26 March 1995.

Regional

16

2004

‘'Noise Disaster in Built Environment' presented at the short term training programme on Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness and Management organized by Dept of Architecture, College of Engineering, Trivandrum 4-15 oct 2004.

Regional publication

17

2007

Vasthuvidyayile Sabdha Sastram (Architectural Acoustics)” Published in Malayalam Magazine Designer +Builder, March 2007 issue..

Regional

Awards Received:
  • Recipient of Best Teacher Award (CET_ISTE Research award 2007-08).
  • Recipient of Best member award for the out standing contributions Indian Institute of Architects, Kerala chapter in 2004.
Research Guidance:
  • Evaluation of the Solidwaste Management System of Trivandrum Corporation-Shaina Begam(2003)
  • .Strategies for Sustainable Tourism Habitat Development at Varkala- Lakshmi S.R (2004).
  • Resettlement andRehabilitation Model for the Displaced due to Development projects in Kerala- Famidha Yoosaf.M(2005)
  • .Post- Occupancy Evaluation of Cost Effective Houses- Oormila Raj (2007)
Administrative Post Held:
  • Principal Investigator of AICTE sponsored TAPTEC project Building Acoustics Laboratory (15 lakhs).
  • Secretary, College of Engineering Trivandrum alumni Association for Three Terms (1998-2001)
  • General Coordinator for College Diamond Jubilee Celebrations (1999-2000)
  • Member of Building Committee of TEQIP
  • Coordinator of the College office Modernization Works (2004-tilldate)
  • Staff Coordinator for the Zonal convention of the Students of Architecture. Organised by the Dept. of Architecture 13-15August 2006

•  Architect of the TEQIP project (Computer Science Dept. building, College of Engg ,Tvm)

•  Coordinator (General arrangements) for the Inspection of AICTE team for Acreditaion-2007

Consultancy Projects:

ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANCY PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

•  Design team member of LBS College of Engineering ,Kasaragod

  • Design team member of RIT Kottayam.
  • Various works for Hindustan Latex Ltd , Trivandrum
  • IHRD College of Engineering , Cherthala.
  • IHRD Technical School at Perunthalmanna.
  • IHRD College of Engineering ,Poonjar
  • IHRD Technical School at Mallappally
  • IHRD College of Engineering ,Kalloppara
  • Sishak Sadan at Malappuram
  • Sishak Sadan at Palghat
  • VHSE &HSE Directorate, Trivandrum .
  • Norka Center , Trivandrum .

ACOUSTICS CONSULTANCY PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

  • Acoustical design of the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology auditorium, Trivandrum .
  • Acoustical design of Proposed Tagore Cultural Complex, Trivandrum
  • Acoustical correction of auditorium at Medical College , Trivandrum .
  • Evaluation of acoustics of Police Training College auditorium .
Other Activities:
  • Secretary, College of Engineering Trivandrum alumni Association for Three Terms (1998-2001)
  • IIA State Executive Member and Chairman of Architectural education Committee(2002-2004)
  • Technical Committee Member for Coir Development (2002)
  • Vice Chairman, Indian institute of Architects, Trivandrum Center (2006-2008)Secretary, Indian Institute of Architects, Trivandrum Center (2000-2002)
  • •  Advisor to Kerala police Welfare Society for the renovation of Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium(2004-2008)

    •  Convener of the Eco- Friendly Habitat Theme of the Global Eco-meet 2005.

Membership in Professional Bodies:
  • Registered with Council of Architecture , India
  • Fellow of Indian Institute of Architects.
  • Member of Acoustical Society of India .
  • Member of Indian Society for Technical Education