Name Dr.P.S.KOTHAI
Department Civil Engineering
Qualification BE  ME  PhD
Area of Specialization CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
Date of Joining KEC 01.08.1988 to till date
Experience in (Years) Teaching: 30
Industry: -- Others: --  
Number of Papers Published
National Journals: --
International Journals: 26
Number of Papers Presented
National Conferences: 09
International Conferences: 25






 Number of Consultancy Projects 60 ( Concrete Mix Design &NDT on concrete)
 Number of Funded Programmes Organized 1

Contact Details
Email: pskothai@kongu.ac.in
Mobile: 9500545775
Office: 04294-226567 Intercom: 567


Journals Published (International)
           
          1.P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Enhancement of Concrete properties by Steel slag as a Partial Replacement Material for Coarse 
             Aggregates",Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences,Vol.7,No.12, pp 278-285,October 2013.

          2.P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy., "Study on Fresh and Hardened Properties of Concrete incorporating Steel Slag as Coarse 
            Aggregate",International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering,Vol.7,No.3, pp 1024-1030,June 2014.

        
3.P.S.Kothai,V.Balaji.,"Review on Work-related Health Issues among Unorganised Construction Workers",International Journal of Science and
            Engineering Research (IJ0SER),
Vol. 2 ,No.12 , pp .1-7, December 2014. (ISSN 3221-5687)
4.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Study on the Impact of Human Resource Management Practices in Construction Industry",The International   
  Journal of Management,
Vol.3,No.  1, pp . 1-22,January 2014. (ISSN 2277- 5846)
5.
P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj., "Study on the Factors Affecting the Performance of Labours in Indian Construction Industry",International  
  Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology,
Vol. 3 Special Issue No.,pp.11-21, February 2014.(ISSN (Online) : 
  2319  – 8753
ISSN (Print) : 2347 - 6710)
6.
P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Identification Of Factors Affecting The Performance Among Labourers In Current Civil  Engineering  Practices",
 
  International Journal of Advanced Research in Civil, Structural,Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Developing,Vol. 2, No. 2,
   pp.90-97,June2014.(
Impact factor 1.7)
7.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Improving  the  Labour  Productivity through  Other  Resources  in  Construction Field",International Journal  of
  
Engineering  Research  and General Science,
Vo.l2,No.  2, pp.205-213 ,March 2014. (ISSN 2091-2730)
8.
P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Utilization Of Steel Slag In Concrete As A Partial Replacement Material for Fine Aggregates",International Journal of
    Innovative Research in Science,
Engineering and Technology,Vol.1 No. 2,pp. 29-34,April 2014. (ISSN: 2319-8753)
9.
P.S.Kothai,T.Dhivyamenaga.,"Study on Application of Lean Construction -Quality Rating Model to Construction Companies",International
  Journal of Advanced Research in Civil,Structural,Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Developing,
Vo.1,No. 2 , pp. 29-34,April
  2014.(
ISSN:NO: 2320-723X)
10.
P.S.Kothai,B.Shyamala.,"Developing a Project Execution Plan on the guidelines of Pmbok for a Real Estate Project",International Journal of
    Advanced Research in Civil,Structural,Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Developing
,Vol. 1,No. 2, pp.70-76 ,April
    2014.(
ISSN_NO: 2320-723X)
11.P.S.Kothai,S.Rajeev.,"Study on the Influence of Stakeholders in Construction Projects",KICEM Journal of Construction Engineering and
    Project Management,
Vol.4,No. 2 ,pp. 8-11,June 2014.(Online ISSN 2233-9582)
         12. P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy., "Effective utilization of wastes from steel industries in concrete",International Journal of Nature
              Environment and Pollution Technology,Vol.14,No.2 ,pp 419-122,June 2015.

         13.P.S.Kothai,V.Balaji., "A Study on Occupational Health Hazards among Construction Workers in Karur District, Tamilnadu" ,International 
              Journal of Advanced and Innovative Research,
Vol. 4 ,No. 4 ,pp. 282-288, 2015. ( ISSN 2278-7844)
         14.P.S.Kothai,R.Kalpana., "Study on Properties of Fibre Reinforced Light Weight Aggregate Concrete", International Journal for Scientific
             Research & Development,
Vol. 3, No.02,pp .1876-1879/2015.(ISSN (online): 2321-0613)
         15.P.S.Kothai,R.Kalpana.,"Experimental Investigation of Fibre Reinforced Concrete by the Partial Replacement of Coarse Aggregate by Pumice 
             Stone"
,International Journal of Advanced and Innovative Research,vol. 4No. 4 , pp . 566-570/2015. (ISSN 2278-7844)
16.Dr.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntony Raj,R.Thirukumararajavallaban,Dr.C.Umarani.,"Experimental Investigation of Hybrid fibres
    ( Steel and Glass fibre)    in Concrete",International Journal of Applied Engineering Research,Vol.10,No.92,2015
17.Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal,M.Mohana Priya.," Study on Risk Factors Related With Material Procurement in Construction
    Industry"International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research,Vol. No. 3, Issue No.3,Page No. 277-283,March 2016
18.Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal,M.Mohana Priya.,"Study on Safety Practices and their Performance in the Construction Industries",
    International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research,Vol. No. 3, Issue No.3, Page No. 284-293,March 2016
19.Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal,M.Mohana Priya.,"Analysis of Safety Management System in the Construction Industries",International Journal
    of  Recent Trends in Engineering and Research,Vol. No. 2, Issue No.3,Page No. 198-203,March 2016
20.Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal,M.Mohana Priya.,"Evaluation of material procurement process in construction industry",International Journal of
     Recent Trends in Engineering and Research,Vol. No. 2,Issue No.3,Page No. 273-276, March 2016
21.Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal,M.Mohana Priya.,"Study on Effectiveness of Safety Management at Construction Sites",International Journal of
     Innovative Research in Engineering Science and Technology,Special Issue, Page No. 9-14, March 2016
22.Dr.P.S.Kothai,G.S.Jegan.,"A Study on Quality Management System and Customer Satisfaction IN Construction Companies with a Special
     Reference to Coimbatore",International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research ,Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2017
23.Dr.P.S.Kothai,T. Ramya.,E.Abinayasri.,"A Review on Application of Ergonomic Principles for Work related Injuries in Construction
    projects",International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology ,Vol. 04, No. 02 ,February 2017
24.Dr.P.S.Kothai,T. Ramya,E.Abinayasri,K.Sampathkumar.,"An Examination of Work Related Injuries And Application of Ergonomic Principles in
    Construction Projects",International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research,Volume 2 , Issue 6,June 2017
25.Dr.P.S.Kothai,Sathiyapriya Venkidusamy, S.Khaviya.,"A Study of Value Engineering Practices in Wall Construction of a Residential Building", International
    Journal of Intellectual Advancements and  Research in Engineering Computations,Volume 6,  Issue 2, Page  No. 1140 -1146 ,  2018.
26.Dr.P.S.Kothai, V.Sathiyapriya., "A Study on the Effect of Value Engineering Practices in Construction Projects", International Journal of Innovative
    Research in Technology, Volume 4, Issue 7, Page  No. 560 -565 , De cember 2017.
        Paper Presented in International Conferences 

        1. Dr.P.S.Kothai ,V.Sathiyapriya., "A Study on the Effect of Value Engineering Practices in Construction Projects" ", International Conference
             on Sustainable Materials, Design and Applications - (ICSMDA 2018) Kongu Engineering College,2018.
        2. Dr.P.S.Kothai ,V.C.Moghulsekar., "A Study on the Lean Principles in Sustainable Construction using Concept Mapping Approach", International Conference
             on Sustainable Materials, Design and Applications - (ICSMDA 2018) Kongu Engineering College,2018.
        3.Dr.P.S.Kothai,A Study  of Value Engineering Practices in Wall Construction of a Residential Building", International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering,
            Technology and Management, Nandha Engineering College, Erode , March 2018.
       4. Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal.,"Performance Evaluation of Material Procurement Process In Construction Industry",International Conference on
         
on Emerging Trends in Science, Engineering & Technology,Nandha College of Engineering,Perundurai ,2016.
       5.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,M.Mohanapriya.,"Study on Effectiveness of Safety Management at Construction Sites",International Conference on
         
on Emerging Trends in Science, Engineering & Technology,Nandha College of Engineering,Perundurai ,2016.               
       6.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,E.Kohilambal.,"Study on issues related with material procurement in construction industry",International 
           Conference on
International Conference on Sustainable Materials, Design and Applications - (ICSMDA 16) Kongu Engineering
           College,2016.
        7.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,M.Mohanapriya.,"Study on safety performance evaluation of the construction industries",International 
           Conference on
International Conference on Sustainable Materials, Design and Applications - (ICSMDA 16) Kongu Engineering
           College,2016.

       8.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,T.Ramya.,"Study on Application of Ergonomic principles for work related injuries in construction projects",3rd  International
           conference on Advanced  Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development  ICAETSD 2017Karpagam College of Engineering,2017.
       9.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,G.S.Jegan.,"A study on quality management system and customer satisfaction in construction companies with a special
            reference to coimbatore
",5th international conference on recent development in engineering,science,management and
           humanities.( ICRESMH- 2017)
Conference Info in association with academic science at Indian federation of united nations
            associations(IFUNA),C-16, Qutab Institutional Area, New delhi, India, 2017.
       10.
Dr.P.S.Kothai,G.S.Jegan.,"Quality management system and customer satisfaction in construction companies",International Civil
           Engineering Symposium , IIT Bombay @AAKAAR, 2017.

       11.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj., "Experimental investigation of hybrid fibers(steel and glass fibers) in concrete",International Conference on

          Advances in Science, Management and Engineering (ICASME 2015),International Organization of Scientific Research and Development
          (IOSRD),   Chennai, India,2015.
        12.P.S.Kothai,R.Balaji.,"Review on Work-related Health Issues among Unorganised Construction Workers",ICABCMS-2015,Selvam College
           of  Technology,Namakkal,2015.
       13.
P.S.Kothai,R.Kalpana.,"Study on Properties of Fibre Reinforced Light Weight Aggregate Concrete",ICABCMS-2015,Selvam College of
          Technology,Namakkal,2015.
       14.
P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,Identification of Factors affecting the Performance among  Labourers  in Current Civil  Engineering 
          
Practices (100 Response)",International Conference  On  Latest  Trends  In  Civil, Structural, Environmental  and Infrastructure
          Engineering,Civil  Research,  Community International Conference,2014.
       15.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Study on the Factors affecting the Performance of Labours in Indian struction Industry (75 
          Response)",International Conference on Engineering Technology and Science, Muthayammal College of Engineering, Rasipuram
           Namakkal,2014.
       16.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Study on the Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Turnover, Productivity and Financial
           Performance in Construction Industry(50 Responses)" ,International Conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications, Anna
            University, Chennai.2014.
       17.P.S.Kothai,B.VijayAntonyRaj.,"Study on the Impact of Human Resource Management in Construction Industry,"International Conference on
          Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology", Business management research (BMR), Mumbai,2014.
       18.P.S.Kothai,B.Shyamala.,"Developing a Project Execution Plan on the guidelines of PMBOK for a Real Estate Project",International
         Conference on Latest Trends in Civil, Structural, Environmental &Infrastructure Engineering,ISR Journals & Publications,2014.
       19.P.S.Kothai,T.Dhivyamenaga.,"Study on Application of Lean Construction-Quality Rating Model to Construction Companies",International
         Conference on Latest Trends in Civil, Structural, Environmental &Infrastructure Engineering,ISR Journals & Publications.2014.
       20.P.S.Kothai,S.Rajeev.,"Study on critical factors influencing cost and duration of construction projects" ,International conference on Civil
          Engineering and infrastructural issues in emerging economics,Sastra University,Thanjavur,2013.
       21.P.S.Kothai,R.Kanmani.,"Assessment of factors influencing cost of construction projects", International conference on Civil Engineering and
           infrastructural issues in emerging economics, Sastra University,Thanjavur,2013.
       22.P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Influence of steel slag waste as partial replacement in concrete,"International Conference on Green Technology in
           Engineering and Applied Sciences,Adhiparasakthi Engineering College,Melmaruvathur.
       23.P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Optimization of Construction workforce",INCACMA – 12,KEC,2012.
       24.P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy., "Flexural Behaviour of RCC Beams With Steel Slag Aggregates",INCACMA – 12,KEC,2012.
       25.P.S.Kothai,R.Karthikeyan,"Study on Properties of Recycled Concrete Aggregates and Nanosilica",INCACMA – 12,KEC,2012.
       Paper Presented in National Conferences
       1. Dr.P.S.Kothai,V.Mogulsekar., "Study of Lean Principles in Construction using Concept Mapping Approach",National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering,
           Nandha College of Technology, Erode , March 2018.
       2Dr.P.S.Kothai,  A Study  of Value Engineering Practices in Concreting Activity", National Conference on Research.Innovation and Sustainability in Construction Projects,
             M.A.M College og Engineering and Technology,Trichy, March 2018
      3.  P.S.Kothai,T.Dhivyamenaga.,"Study on application of Lean Construction  - Quality Rating Model to Construction  Companies", National
          Conference  On  Innovations  In Mechanical,  Mechatronics  and  Building Sciences, KEC,2014
.
      4. P.S.Kothai,B.Shyamala.,"Developing a Project Execution Plan on the guidelines of PMBOK for a real estate project",National   
          
Conference on Innovations  In Mechanical,  Mechatronics  and  Building Sciences, KEC,2014.
      5. 
P.S.Kothai,T.Dhivyamenaga.,"Development of Quality Rating Model for  Construction  Companies  with Lean Construction  Practices", National   
          
Conference on Innovations  In Mechanical,  Mechatronics  and  Building Sciences, KEC,2014.
     6.  P.S.Kothai,S.Rajeev., "Study on the influence of Stakeholders in Construction Projects,First National Conference on Recent trends in
           Engineering & Technology",Jansons  Institute of Technology,Coimbatore,2013.

     7.  P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Effect of Steel Slag on M30 Grade Concrete As a Partial Replacement Material For Aggregates",National
           Conference on  emerging trends in construction Industry,Excel Engineering College, Komarapalayam,2012.

     8.  P.S.Kothai,R.Malathy.,"Strength and durability properties of RCC  using steel slag as a replacement material for aggregates",Fifth National
          Conference on optimization techniques in Engineering Sciences and Technologies,Bannari   amman Institute of
          Technology,Sathyamangalam,2010.

     9.  P.S.Kothai,V.Subathradevi.,"Effect of partial replacement of aggregates by steel slag on the strength and durability properties of
           RCC",National Conference on emerging trends in Civil engineering KSR College of Engineering, T.Code
,2010.


Consultancy Projects
S.No Title of the Project Name of the Company
1 Concrete Mix Design
Government and Private organizations
Funded Programmes Organized (Seminar/Conference/Workshop/FDP/STTP/Other)
S.No Title of the Programme Name of the Funding Agency
1 National Seminar on Innovative energy conservation techniques in building construction
CSIR