Dr. K. Ananthanarayanan

Dr.K.Ananthanarayanan
Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574278
Email: kananth@iitm.ac.in

Education
  • B.E, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Madras University, 1976
  • M.E., Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, Madras University, 1978
  • Ph. D., IIT Madras, 1996
Professional Experience

 

  • Associate Professor

 

Research Interests
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Management
Recent Publications
INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:
            1. A. V. Thomas, Satyanarayana N. Kalidindi, K. Ananthanarayanan, “Risk Perception Analysis of BOT Road Project Participants in India,” Journal of Construction Management and Economics, Vol 21,No. 4, June-2003, pp 393-407.
         2.  B.Kanagasabapathi,C.Rajendran, K. Ananthanarayanan,  “Performance analysis of scheduling rules in resource-constrained multiple projects” International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Volume 4 – Issue 5 – 2009 pp 502- 535
        3. B.Kanagasabapathi,C.Rajendran, K. Ananthanarayanan, “Scheduling in resource-constrained multiple projects to minimise the weighted tardiness and weighted earliness of projects,” International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010
ii) NATIONAL JOURNALS:
          1. Anathanarayanan K, Kalayanasundaram P.,”Management Techniques in Indian Construction Industry- a Questionnaire Survey”, Institution of  Engineers (India), Civil Engineering Division, vol. 72,pp 73-75 September 1991.
2.Ananthanarayanan K., Ahilash, P.J., “Resource Constrained Scheduling Techniques for Multiple Projects-A review”, Institution of Engineers (India), Civil Engineering Division, Vol 80, May 1999, pp 33-36.
3. Ananthanarayanan K “MPSS: Multiple Project Scheduling Software”, National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) Journal Vol.XV Jan-March 2000 No.1 pp19-28.
4.Thomas, A V., Satyanarayana, K N., Ananthanarayanan, K., ”Management of Privatised Infrastructure Development in India: Key Issues” Institution of Engineers (India), Civil Engg. Division Vol.82, June 2001, pp 52-56.
5. A.V.Thomas, Dr.Satyanarayana N. Kalidini, Dr.K.Ananthanarayanan,    ”Identification of Risk Factors and Risk management Strategies for BOT Road Projects in India” INDIAN HIGHWAYS Vol.31 No.12  December 2003 pp 53-75.
6. Kanagasabapathi.B., Ananthanarayanan.K,”4D CAD: A Powerful Tool For Visualizing the Construction projects – a Review”, National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) Journal Vol.XIX April- June 2004 No.II pp47-54.
7. Kanagasabapathi.B., Ananthanarayanan.K,” Implimentation of 4D Visualization as a Planning Tool in the Indian AEC Industry”, Institution of Engineers (India), Architectural Engineering .Division Vol.85, October 2004, pp 35-40.
8. Dr.A.V.Thomas,Dr.Satyanarayana N. Kalidini, Dr.K.Ananthanarayanan, “Adequacy of Developmental efforts in Indian BOT Road Projects” INDIAN HIGHWAYS Vol.33 No.7 July 2005 pp 41-55.
9. R.Venkatesan, K.Ananthanarayanan , Koshi Varghese ,”Review of application of Motivational Theories in Construction Industry” Journal of Indian Buildings Congress Vol.XIII. No.II 2006. pp117-122
10. Cinderla Devi A and Ananthanarayanan K , “The need for resource driven scheduling in housing construction”, Times Journal of Construction and Design Feb 2008 PP 33-35
11. A.Cinderla Devi and K.Ananthanarayanan, “ The Development of Resource-Driven Scheduling Model for Mass Housing Construction Projects” NICMAR Journal Vol.XXIV April-June 2009
 
iii) NATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS:
          1. Ananthanarayanan, K., Kalyanasundaram, P.,” Modern Trends in Resource Allocation”, All India Seminar on Construction Management, The Institution of Engineers (India), Pune, Dec., 1985.
         2.Ananthanarayanan, K., Kalyanasundaram, P., “PROMAN –I Software Developed for Project Management System” National Seminar on Construction Project Management, NBCC, New Delhi, Feb., 1990.
        3. Ananthanarayanan, K., Kalyanasundaram, P., “PROSH- Software Developed for Project Scheduling”, Symposium on Planning, Control and Management of Construction Projects, The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee, Feb., 1990.
        4. Ananthanarayanan, K., Sandeep Deshpande, “Multiple Project Multi Objective Project Scheduling.” All India Seminar on Economics and Management of Concrete Construction and its Maintenance, Organized by ICI & Institution of Engineers (India) ,Allahabad, Feb.,1994.
       5. Ananthanarayanan K., “Functional Design of Hospital,” Seminar on Hospital Architecture, Planning and Engineering, Organized by Institution of Military Engineers, Military Engineering Services, New Delhi, March, 1995.
       6.Ananthanarayanan, K., Management Information System in Construction Industry,” National Seminar on High Rise Structures, Organized by Institution of Engineers (India) Allahabad, Nov., 1995.
       7.Ananthanarayanan, K., ICS- A Software Developed for Inventory Control Systems,” National Seminar on High Rise Structures, Organized by Institution of Engineers (India) Allahabad, Nov., 1995.
      8. Ananthanarayanan, K., “Software Package on Construction Project Scheduling and Cost Control,” National Seminar on Innovations in Construction Technology Practice, Department of Structural Engineering, Annamalai University, Jan.1996.
        9.Ranjith Menon, Koshy Varghese, Ananthanarayanan K., Satyanarayana N, Kalidindi, “Development of a GIS Based Facilities Management System “, Geographical Information System and remote Sensing Applications, Allied Publications Limited, Hyderabad, 1997
      10. Venkatesan, Ananthanarayanan K and Varghese K “ Study about the impact of motivation on performance of the engineering managers in construction industry “ COSMAR 2007 IISc, Bangalore.
      11. Kanagasabapathi, B., and Ananthanarayanan, K. “4D CAD: An efficient tool for planning and scheduling construction projects.” Proceedings of the First National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Technology and Management, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE Chapter), Hosur, CD Rom, 8 – 9 September 2003.
 
 
iv) INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:
       1.Ananthanarayanan K, “ CPS- A Software for Construction Project Scheduling”, First International Conference on Computing and Information Technology for Architecture, Engineering and Construction, May 16-17, 1996, Singapore
     2.SundarV, Ananthanarayanan K, and RoopsekharK.A, “Remedial Measures for Coastal Erosion Protection Measures North of Madras Harbor”, International Conference in Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Dec 2001.
         3.Sundaravadivelu R, Ananthanarayanan K and Balaji C R,” Bathymetry Survey using GPS –A Space based Technology”, International Seminar on GTS to GPS, at Dehradun, February, 2003.
         4.Ananthanarayanan.K and Vanitha G “4D VISUALIZATION- A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TOOL” International Conference on Construction Technology (CONTEC-2003),UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH, Sabah, Malaysia. OCT, 2003
        5.Thomas,A.V., Kalidindi.S.N. and Ananthanarayanan, K, “ Allocation and Management of Developmental and Construction Phase Risks in Indian private Sector Participation (PSP) Road Projects”, CIB W92 International Symposium on Project Procurement for Infrastructure Construction,7-10 January, 2004, Chennai, India.
        6. Kanagasabapathi, B. and Ananthanarayanan, K, “ Procurement management Information System for Indian Construction Organisations Operating in Multiple Projects”, CIB W92 International Symposium on Project Procurement for Infrastructure Construction,7-10 January, 2004, Chennai, India.
        7. Kanagasabapathi, B. and Ananthanarayanan, K, “ Scheduling and Visualizing Multiple Resource-Constrained Projects”, 4th  Management In Construction Researchers Association (MICRA) Conference, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 4 – 5 May 2005, 01~98 – 01~108.
        8.  Kanagasabapathi, B. and Ananthanarayanan, K, “ A Simulation Model for Resource Constrained scheduling of Multiple Projects”, 21st annual Conference ARCOM -Association of Researchers in Construction Management, September 7-9,2005, SOAS London.
         9. Kanagasabapathi, B. and Ananthanarayanan, K, “ Managing Multiple Construction Projects using 4D Visualization” 5th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, September 12-13,2005, Durham, United Kingdom. (This will be published in the E-Journal on Virtual Reality December 2005)
       10. B. Kanagasabapathi and K. Ananthanarayanan, “A proactive approach for resource-constrained scheduling of multiple projects. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Construction Engineering and Management,” ICCEM 2005, Seoul, Korea, October, CD-Rom, 744-747. Oct.2005
       11.Kanagasabapathi, B., and Ananthanarayanan, K. “An organisational delegation model for improving the process of managing multiple construction projects.” 3rd Post-graduate Conference on Construction Industry Development to be held at Eskom Conference Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa during October 9 – 10, 2005.
        12Kanagasabapathi, B., and Ananthanarayanan, K.”A simulation approach for the resource-constrained multi-project scheduling environment.” Proceedings of the 5th Consortium of Students in Management Research International Conference, COSMAR 2005, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 22 – 24 September 2005, CD-Rom.
        13 Kanagasabapathi, B., and Ananthanarayanan, K.”4D Visualization as a planning tool in a resource-constrained multi-project scheduling environment.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virutal Reality, CONVR 2005, Durham, UK, 12 – 13 September 2005, CD-Rom.
       14.Kanagasabapathi, B., Ananthanarayanan, K., and Lakshminarayanan, R. “Procurement Management Information System for Indian Construction Organisations operating in Multiple Projects.” Proceedings of the CIB W92 International Symposium on Project Procurement for Infrastructure Construction,   Kalidindi, S.N., and K. Varghese (Eds.), Chennai, 7 – 10 January 2004, 162 – 169
        15. Kanagasabapathi.B, Ananthanarayanan.K, “Towards a framework for implementing scheduling rules in a multi-project resource scheduling” INCITE/ITCSED 2006. In Proceedings of International Conferences organized by CIDC, India and GCU,UK Vol.I pp 311-322
         16. CinderlaDevi A and Ananthanarayanan K “ A Model for Automated Generation of Resource Driven construction Schedule for Housing Industry” 24th International Symposium on Automatics and Robotics Conference, Kochi India ISARC 2007 pp 421-427
IX.   AWARDS/PRIZES
 1.The Sir Arthur Cotton Memorial Prize for the year 1991-92 from the Institution of Engineers (India) for the paper entitled “ Management techniques in Indian Construction Industry- a Questionnaire Survey”, published in the area of Construction Management.
 2.The Suchit Kumar Ghosh Memorial Medal for the paper entitled   ”Management of Privatized Infrastructure Development in India: Key Issues” published in the Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India) on December, 2002
Research and Consultancy

Details of major sponsored research projects:

  • MHRD Project: Modernization of Survey Laboratory with complete Electronic Equipment

Details of major consultancy projects:

  • Title of Project: Alignment and Level checking
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: W.S. Industries
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.50
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: A study of the proposed urban node
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: A.F.Ferguson & Co
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.1
    Co-Investigators: Dr. S. Mohan
  • Title of Project: Permanent adjustment of surveying instruments
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: Afcons Pauling (India) Ltd.
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.3
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: Monitoring the effect of increase in dredged depth at Mormugao Port
    Year: 1997
    Sponsoring Agent: Mormugao Port
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 6
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu and others
  • Title of Project: Dredging work in Chilka lake
    Year: 1997
    Duration: 3 years
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.6
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Fishing harbor at Pondicherry
    Year: 1998
    Sponsoring Agent: Director of Fisheries
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 4.5
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Feasibility report on Valinokkam at ship breaking yard
    Year: 1998
    Sponsoring Agent: Tamil Nadu Maritime Board
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 10.2
    Co-Investigators: Prof. M. R. Pranesh and others
  • Title of Project: Transfer of GTS Benchmark
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 1.33
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Survey work in connection with 220 Barge mounted power project at Tanir Bavi near Mangalore
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Simplex Piles Ltd.-Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.50
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: Contour survey of Kinnerasani project dam surplus channel at KTPS Paloncha
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2
    Co-Investigators: Mr. M. Subbi Reddy
  • Title of Project: Estimation of dredging quantity at Chilka channel
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.06
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sunderavadivelu and Dr. S. R. Gandhi
  • Title of Project: Survey work at Devi River
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: Government of Orissa PWD
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 25.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Sea wall north of Madras harbor
    Sponsoring Agent: Kampsax Industries Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 3.75
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Ennore Manali road improvement project (numerical modeling)
    Sponsoring Agent: Kampsax Industries Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 7.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Topographic Survey in flatbay, Andaman
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: WAPCOS (Water and Power Consultancy Services) New Delhi
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry survey for the proposed Fishing Harbor at Arcottuthurai
    Year: 2001
    Sponsoring Agent: Department of Fisheries, Tamil Nadu
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.0
    Co-Investigators:
    Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Study of Super plasticizers
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: BTPI Ltd., Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 1.05
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Manu Santhanam
  • Title of Project: Topographic Survey and contour Mapping
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: Tamilnadu Slum clearance Board, Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.84
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Computation of dredging quantity for Kalijai
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.06
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Excavation of Channel in Palur canal
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 5.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry Survey – Punnakkayal
    Year: 2003
    Sponsoring Agent: Institute of Hydrolics and Hydrology, Poondi
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.25
    Co-Investigators:
    Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry Survey – Punnakkay Sea Erosion on the Northern Side of Island Sriharikota – Preventive Measures
    Year: 2003
    Sponsoring Agent: Sriharikota
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 6.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Alignment and Level checking
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: W.S. Industries
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.50
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: A study of the proposed urban node
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: A.F.Ferguson & Co
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.1
    Co-Investigators: Dr. S. Mohan
  • Title of Project: Permanent adjustment of surveying instruments
    Year: 1995
    Sponsoring Agent: Afcons Pauling (India) Ltd.
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.3
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: Monitoring the effect of increase in dredged depth at Mormugao Port
    Year: 1997
    Sponsoring Agent: Mormugao Port
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 6
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu and others
  • Title of Project: Dredging work in Chilka lake
    Year: 1997
    Duration: 3 years
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.6
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Fishing harbor at Pondicherry
    Year: 1998
    Sponsoring Agent: Director of Fisheries
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 4.5
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Feasibility report on Valinokkam at ship breaking yard
    Year: 1998
    Sponsoring Agent: Tamil Nadu Maritime Board
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 10.2
    Co-Investigators: Prof. M. R. Pranesh and others
  • Title of Project: Transfer of GTS Benchmark
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 1.33
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Survey work in connection with 220 Barge mounted power project at Tanir Bavi near Mangalore
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Simplex Piles Ltd.-Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.50
    Co-Investigators: None
  • Title of Project: Contour survey of Kinnerasani project dam surplus channel at KTPS Paloncha
    Year: 1999
    Sponsoring Agent: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2
    Co-Investigators: Mr. M. Subbi Reddy
  • Title of Project: Estimation of dredging quantity at Chilka channel
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.06
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Sunderavadivelu and Dr. S. R. Gandhi
  • Title of Project: Survey work at Devi River
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: Government of Orissa PWD
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 25.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Sea wall north of Madras harbor
    Sponsoring Agent: Kampsax Industries Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 3.75
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Ennore Manali road improvement project (numerical modeling)
    Sponsoring Agent: Kampsax Industries Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 7.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Topographic Survey in flatbay, Andaman
    Year: 2000
    Sponsoring Agent: WAPCOS (Water and Power Consultancy Services) New Delhi
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry survey for the proposed Fishing Harbor at Arcottuthurai
    Year: 2001
    Sponsoring Agent: Department of Fisheries, Tamil Nadu
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.0
    Co-Investigators:
    Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Study of Super plasticizers
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: BTPI Ltd., Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 1.05
    Co-Investigators: Dr. Manu Santhanam
  • Title of Project: Topographic Survey and contour Mapping
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: Tamilnadu Slum clearance Board, Chennai
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 0.84
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Computation of dredging quantity for Kalijai
    Year: 2002
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 11.06
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Excavation of Channel in Palur canal
    Sponsoring Agent: Chilka Development Authority
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 5.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. R. Sundaravadivelu
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry Survey – Punnakkayal
    Year: 2003
    Sponsoring Agent: Institute of Hydrolics and Hydrology, Poondi
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 2.25
    Co-Investigators:
    Dr. V. Sundar
  • Title of Project: Bathymetry Survey – Punnakkay Sea Erosion on the Northern Side of Island Sriharikota – Preventive Measures
    Year: 2003
    Sponsoring Agent: Sriharikota
    Value in Lakhs of Rs.: 6.0
    Co-Investigators: Dr. V. Sundar
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANCY PROGRAM:
  • Title of Project: “Hydrographic Surveying using Modern Equipments”, Training Program for Engineering personnels of Chilika development Authority, Bhubaneswar, March 2000.
Student Guidance

Current M.S. thesis guidance:

  • Name of Student: Manikandan. R.
    Research Area: Identifying Project Schedule Risk

Current Ph.D. thesis guidance:

  • Name of Student: Kangasabapathy. B.
    Research Area: DSS for multiple projects using 4D visualization

Past M.S. thesis guidance:

  • Name of Student: Abhilash P.J.
    Year: 2000
    Research Area: A Heuristic Model for Resource Constrained Scheduling of Multiple Construction Projects with Sharing and Substitution of Resources

Past Ph.D. thesis guidance:

  • Name of Student: Thomas A.V.
    Year: 2003
    Research Area: Risk Management and Decision Making in BOT Construction Projects
    Co-guide: Dr. K. N. Satyanarayana
Courses

Post graduate Courses:

  • Construction Planning & Control
  • Construction Economics and Finance

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Surveying
  • Survey Practicals
  • Industrial Seminar
  • Remote Sensing
Continuing Education
    1. Organized a three day CEP course on State of-the-art Methods for Project Planning and Controlduring October 1996
2.           2.   Coordinator for a short term course on Fuzzy Systems Modeling in Civil Engineering during June 3-6,1996
3.            3. Coordinator for a training program for Tamilnadu Housing Board Engineers, “State of the art methods for Project Planning and Control,” Nov 12