Cheyyar Nageswaran, Priya

 

 

 

Name

ir. Priya Darshini Cheyyar Nageswaran

Department

Construction Management & Engineering

Room

HT-411

Tel.

053-489 9153

Tel. secretary

053-489 4254/2670

Fax

053-489 2511

E-mail

P.D.CheyyarNageswaran@utwente.nl

Position

PDEng Trainee

 

 

 

Postal address

University of Twente

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Department of Construction Management & Engineering

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

Education

 

 

2013-2016

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, TU Delft, The Netherlands

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Track: Structural Engineering

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Specialization: Road and Railway Engineering

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Master thesis: “Adhesion in aggregate bitumen systems” in cooperation with Dura Vermeer BV, The Netherlands

 

 

2009-2013

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India

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Bachelor final project: Strength and durability study of geopolymer concrete

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Design project: Analysing and designing types of foundation for high rise buildings

 

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Experience

Sep 2016- Present

PDEng Trainee, Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

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Topic: Developing guided operational strategies for asphalt compaction

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Research Group: Asphalt Paving Research and Innovation (ASPARi)

Feb - June 2016

Researcher

TU Delft – Dura Vermeer Research Consortium, The Netherlands

Project: Ultra silent pavements

Feb 2015 -Jan 2016

Master Thesis Student

Dura Vermeer, The Netherlands

Project: Adhesion in bitumen aggregate systems

Sep - Nov 2014

Graduate Student Intern

Dura Vermeer, The Netherlands

Project: Ultra silent pavements

Feb - Aug 2014

Graduate Student Assistant

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Project: Development of elementary Pneumatic Adhesive Tensile Testing Instrument (PATTI)

Jan - Apr 2013

Civil Engineering Project Intern

 

Larsen and Toubro, Chennai, India

Project: Strength and durability study of geopolymer concrete

Sep - Dec 2012

Research Assistant

 

Prathyusha Engineering College, Chennai, India

 

Project: Behaviour of Ductile Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composite (DFRCC) Structural Elements

 

 

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Design Project Description

PDEng Design Project: Developing guided operational strategies for asphalt compaction

The asphalt construction industry is one perceived to be based on tradition and custom where work methods are largely based on implicit knowledge and experience. The ASPARi research has shown that traditional working methods lead to extensive variability in the asphalt construction process.

To support roller operators in achieving a more consistent, method-based asphalt compaction process, there is a need to develop guided operational strategies for the compaction process. This entails matching, testing and validating compaction strategies on site and in the laboratory, for specific asphalt mixtures under specific conditions. The mission of this design project is to develop guided compaction strategies that will support roller operators achieve a more consistent compaction product. The overall purpose is to develop operational strategies for achieving specified end-quality parameters (for specific asphalt mixes and circumstances).

Teaching

Currently not teaching

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Publications

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Dr. S.B. Singh, Dr. Madappa V. R. Sivasubramanian, Priya Darshini Cheyyar Nageswaran and Tryphena Edward, Behaviour of Reinforced DFRCC Structural Elements under Flexural Loading, Proc. of UKIERI CONCRETE CONGRESS: Innovations in Concrete Construction, March 2013

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