Senthilkumar Sivakumar

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)


  • MSc in Safety and Human Factors in Aviation, Cranfield University, UK, 2018.

  • PG Diploma in Applied Operations Research, Annamalai University, India, 2014.

  • MSc in Physics, The American College, Madurai Kamarajar University, India, 2005.

  • BSc in Applied Sciences, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Kamarajar University, India, 2003.


Career Graph:

  • Independent Consultant in ATM and Aviation Safety (2018 onwards).

  • Deputy Manager (ATC and Safety), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore (2007 to 2017).

  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics, Parvathy’s College, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu (2006 to 2007).

  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, PVP College, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu (2005 to 2006).

Honours and Achievements:

  • Chevening Scholar, The Government of UK (2017).

  • Singapore Cooperation Programme Fellowship, Government of Singapore (2013).

  • Commandant’s Medal, Air Force Academy, India (2008).


Research Interest:

  • Air Traffic management Efficiency and Optimisation.

  • Safety-II in Aviation and Safety Culture Studies.

  • Human Performance Enhancements and Limitations.


Recent Publications:

  • Safety Assessment of Code 4E runway operations without runway centreline lighting system (2015), Technical Report, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3576.0169.


Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Member: Cognitive Science Society.

  • Member: International Association of Applied Psychology.

  • Member: Operations Research Society of India.


Personal interests:

  • Philately.

  • Reading.