Senthilkumar Sivakumar

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)


Academic Background (Degrees, University Name & Year of Passing):

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

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

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

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


Career Graph:

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

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

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

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

Honours and Achievements:

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

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

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


Research Interest:

  1. Air Traffic management Efficiency and Optimisation.

  2. Safety II in Aviation and Safety Culture Studies.

  3. Human Performance Enhancements and Limitations.


Recent Publications:

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


Projects or Ph.D.’s guided: Nil


Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  1. Member: Cognitive Science Society.

  2. Member: International Association of Applied Psychology.

  3. Member: operations Research Society of India.


Personal interests:

  1. Philately.

  2. Reading.