Dr. Piyush Chaunsali

Dr. Piyush Chaunsali
Assistant Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574256
Email: pchaunsali@iitm.ac.in
Personal Homepage
IITM Scholar profile page

  • Ph.D. (2015), Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • M.S. (2010), Civil Engineering, Clarkson University, USA
  • B.Tech. (2007), Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal, India
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor (May 2018-Present), IIT Madras, Chennai, India
  • Postdoctoral Associate (2015-2018), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Dec 2007-Nov 2008), Delhi International Airport Ltd., GMR Group, India
  • Junior Engineer (July 2007-Nov 2007), Gammon India Ltd.
Research Interests
  • Cement chemistry and concrete durability
  • Processing-microstructure-performance relationships of low CO2 cements
  • Thermodynamic modeling of cementitious systems
  • High volume utilization of aluminosilicate by-products in infrastructure materials
Student Guidance

Ph.D. Scholars

S. Vaishnav Kumar (Jan 2018-)

Tom Damion (July 2018-)

NilaKanmani M. (Jan 2020-)

Paul Shaji (QIP, to be commenced)

M. Tech. Scholars

Atul Sharma (2020-2021)

Dual Degree Students

Varun Choudhary (2019-2020)

Chandrashekhar Mathuria (2020-2021)


B. Tech.

  • Concrete Technology


  • Modern Construction Materials
  • Advanced Concrete Technology
  • Characterization of Construction Materials
  • Cement Chemistry
Continuing Education

QIP Short Term Course, Advanced Concrete Technology, IIT Madras, Nov 18-23, 2019