Dr. R Sivasamandy, M.Sc., Ph.D


Dr. R Sivasamandy, M.Sc., Ph.D

Visiting Professor


  • 2014 - 2016 - Ph.D., (Geology) PG & Research Department of Geology, National College; Affiliated to Bharathidasan University.
  • 1998 - 2000 - M.Sc., (Geology) University of Madras (with 1st Div.62.5%)
  • 1994 - 1997 - B.Sc., (Geology) V.O.C.College, Thoothukudi (with IIIrd Div.48.2%)
  • 1992-1994 - XII, Caldwell Hr.Sec.School, Thoothukudi (with I st Div.72.0)
  • 1991 - X, S.A.V.Hr.Sec.School, Thoothukudi (with I st Div.71.0)


  • 2018- Till date as Assistant Professor & Research Faculty, Center for Environmental Engineering, PRIST Deemed to be University, Thanjavur
  • 2016 –2017- Guest Lecturer at Department of Environmental Remote sensing And Cartography Madurai Kamaraj University (July 12.08.-2016 to 25.08.2017)
  • 2014-2016: Research Scholar at National College, Tiruchirappalli (January 2014 to March 2016)
  • 2012-2013: Assistant professor in Civil Engineering Department at OAS Institute of Technology & Management, Trichy (02.01.2012-30.11.2013)


  • N.Muthukrishnan, R. Sivasamandy(2012)International Journal of Tracing Paleotsunami signatures on central part of east coast of TamilNadu by using Granulometric analysis”(International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications(IJSEA) Volume 1, Issue 1 - November 2012)
  • R. Sivasamandy, R.Ramesh (2014) “Significance of Textural Analysis in the Recent Sediments of Kolakkudi Lake” -Musiri Taulk, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamilnadu, India. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Vol. 5, Issue, 12, pp.2289-2294. December, 2014
  • R. Soundar Rajan, R. Ramesh, R. Sivasamandy ,(2019) R. Vijayan ,S. Prabhu and S. Dhiliban(2019)Cretaceous Foraminiferal Assemblages in and Around Neykulam Village Tiruchirapalli District, Tamilnadu, India. International Journal of Geology & Earth Sciences,Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2019, pp.96-104

Area of Interests

Sedimentological studies for Marine Sediments, Lake Sediments and Placer Deposits, Microscopic studies for Heavy minerals100%
Ground water Studies for Remote Sensing Applications 100%
Geological studies for various Environment 100%
Various Sampling Methods (Geological, Hydrogeological, Environmental) 100%
GPS Surveying, Remote Sensing & GIS100%