Dr.Alagusundaramoorthy P

Dr. P. Alagusundaramoorthy
Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574276
Email: aspara@iitm.ac.in

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Education

 

  • Post-doctoral Research, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites and Finite Element Modeling, University of Kentucky, USA, 1998-2000
  • Ph.D., Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Panels, IIT Madras, India, 1989-1994
  • M.E., Structures, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, India, 1983-1984
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, India, 1978-1983
  • Gold Medal from Madurai Kamaraj University for ranking first in M.E Structures

 

Professional Experience
  • Professor, IIT Madras, India, June 2010 onwards
  • Associate Professor, IIT Madras, India, April 2006 to May 2010
  • Visiting Research Professor, University of Kentucky, USA, August 2007 to September 2008
  • Assistant Professor, IIT Madras, India, December 2000 to April 2006
  • Visiting Research Professor, University of Kentucky, USA, August 1998 to November 2000
  • Assistant Professor, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, India, December 1994 to July 1998
  • Senior Project Officer, Gr. I, IIT Madras, India, February 1994 to December 1994
  • Project Associate, IIT Madras, India, November 1988 to May 1991
  • Lecturer, Bharath Engineering College, Chennai, India, July 1988 to October 1988
  • Lecturer, Crescent Engineering College, Chennai, India, July 1985 to July 1988
Research Interests

 

  • Analysis and Design of Advanced Composite Structures
  • Stability of Steel Structures
  • Condition Assessment, repair and strengthening of Concrete, Steel and Masonry Structures using FRP Composites and other materials

 

Recent Publications

Journal Papers

  • Nair, E.M.S., Moorthy, P.A.S., Ganapathy, C., and Nair, N.G. “Fracture Initiation in Elastic-Plastic Bodies,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 42, No.2 (1992), 323-329.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Ganapathy, C. “Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Panels with Cutouts under Uniaxial Compression,” Marine Structures, Design, Construction & Safety, 8, (1995), 279-308.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Ganapathy, C. “Experimental Study on Collapse Load of Stiffened Panels with Cutouts,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 52, No.2 (1999), 235-251.
  • Harik, I.E., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Development, Testing and Deployment of FRP Structures,” Journal of Technical Memorandum of Public Works Research Institute, Japan, 3694, (2000), 431-445.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Aruljayachandran, S., Sundaravadivelu, R., “Stability of Stiffened Steel Plates with Initial Imperfections,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129, No.7 (2003), 751-758.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., and Choo Ching Chiaw. “Flexural Behavior of R/C Beams Strengthened with CFRP Sheets or Fabric,” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, 7, No. 4 (2003), 292-301.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., and Choo Ching Chiaw. “Structural Behaviour of FRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 11, No. 4 (2006), 384-393.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Ultimate Strength of Ship Plating under Axial Compression,” Journal of Ocean Engineering, 33, Nos. 8-9 (2006), 1249-1259.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Ultimate Strength of Square Plate with Rectangular Opening under Axial Compression,” Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 4, No. 1 (2007), 15-26.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R. “Testing and Evaluation of GFRP Composite Deck Panels,” Journal of Ocean Engineering, 35 (2008), 287-293.
  • Rahima Shabeen, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Strength of Stiffened Composite Plates with Opening.” World Journal of Engineering, (2008), 790-791.
  • Suriya Prakash, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Load Resistance of Masonry Wallettes and Shear Triplets Retrofitted with GFRP Composites,” Journal of Cement & Concrete Composites, 30 (2008) 8, 745-761.
  • Alaguundaramoorthy, P., Veera Sudarsana Reddy,R., and Peiris, A. “Hand Lay-up GFRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels I: Experimental Study,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Paper No. BEENG-62 (2008) (Accepted).
  • Purushotham Reddy, B., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Retrofitting of RC Piles using GFRP Composites,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 13(1), (2009) 39-47.
  •  Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “A Novel Setup for Testing of Ship Deck Stiffened Panels under Axial and Lateral Loads,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 7, Nos. 2 (2009), 1-15.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Plates with a Square Opening under Axial and Out-of-Plane Loads,” Journal of Engineering Structures, 31, (2009), 2568-2579.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Interaction Curves for Stiffened Panel with Circular Opening under Axial and Lateral Loads,” Journal Ship and Offshore Structures, 4, No. 2 (2009), 133-143.
  • Suneel kumar M., Lavana Kumar, C., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Ultimate Strength of Orthogonal Stiffened Plates Subjected to Axial and Lateral Loads,” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Paper No. 12205 (2009) (Accepted).
  • Reddy, R.V.S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Static Behaviour of Contact Molding GFRP Composite Highway Bridge Deck Panels,” Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, 86 (2006), 177-181.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Lakshman Kumar, K.A.B., and Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R. “Pultruded Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Deck Panels for Highway Bridges,” The Bridge & Structural Engineer, India, 35, No. 4 (2005), 17-28.
  • Boominathan, A., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Rehabilitation and Retrofitting for Vibration of the Supporting Structure of Dehydrating Centrifuge Machine,” Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, India, 33, No. 1 (2006), 57-63.
  • Suriya Prakash, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Experimental Study on Masonry Wallettes and Shear Triplets Externally Bonded With GFRP Composites,” Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, 88 (2007), 24-31.
  • Suriya Prakash, S. and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Behaviour of Masonry Load Bearing Walls Retrofitted with GFRP Composites,” Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, India, 36, No.2 (2009), 397-405.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Flexural Strengthening of Brick Masonry Walls Using Glass Fiber Fabric,” Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, 89 (2009), 21-26.
 International Conferences
  • Nair, E.M.S., Moorthy, P.A.S., Ganapathy, C., and Nair, N.G. Effect of Weld in Crack Growth of Structural Steel Members. Proc. International Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture in Steel and Concrete Structures, SERC, Madras, India (1991), 307-316.
  • Nair, E.M.S., Moorthy, P.A.S., Ganapathy, C., and Nair, N.G. Fatigue Life Assessment in Steel Structures in the Presence of Initial Defects. Proc. International Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture in Steel and Concrete Structures, SERC, Madras, India (1991), 1035-1046.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Aruljayachandran, R. Stability of Stiffened Panels with Cutouts and Initial Imperfections. Proc. The1993 Spring Meeting of Kansai Society of Naval Architects, Osaka, Japan (1993), May 27-28.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Ganapathy, C. Semi-Empirical Solution for Collapse Load of Stiffened Panels. Proc. International Conference in Ocean Engg., COE’ 96, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India (1996), 47-52.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Ganapathy, C. Experimental Study on Stiffened Panels with Cutouts. Proc. International Conference in Ocean Engg., COE’ 96, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India (1996), 53-58.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P., et al. Testing of Concrete/FRP Composite Deck Systems. Proc. Fifth ASCE Materials Engg. Congress, Materials and Construction, ed. Lawrence C. Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, May (1999), 351-358.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P., et al. Static Testing on FRP Bridge Deck Panels. Proc. 44th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, ed. Leslie Jay Cohen et al, Long Beach, California, USA, May (1999), 1643-1654.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P., et al. Testing of Fiberglass Composite Bridge Deck Panels. Proc., Thirteenth International Conference on Boundary Element Technology, ed. Chen, C.S., et al, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June (1999), 663-672.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P. FRP Composites for Infrastructure Applications. Proc. Eighth International Conference on Extending the Life of Bridges, Civil and Building Structures, ACCR, ed. Forde, M.C., The Common Wealth Institute, London, UK, July (1999), 33-43.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Testing, Deployment and Monitoring of FRP Composites for Infrastructure. Proc. American Society for Composites, Fourteenth Annual Technical Conference, ed. James. M. Whitney, Fairborn, Ohio, USA, September (1999), 608-617.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Development, Testing and Deployment of FRP Structures. Proc. 15th U.S.-Japan Bridge Engineering Workshop, ed. Kazuhiro Nishikawa, Tsukuba, Japan, November (1999), 431-445.
  • Issam Harik, Alagusundaramoorthy, P., et al. Testing of Contact Molding Hand Lay-up FRP Deck Panels. Proc. 21st International Conference of SAMPE EUROPE, ed. Markus A. Erath, Paris, France, April (2000), 425-434.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., Steve Morton, and Robert Thompson. Strengthening of RC Beams with CFRP Sheets or Fabric. Proc. First International Structural Engineering Conference, ed. Singh, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, January (2001), 449-453.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., and Choo, C.C. Strengthening of Concrete Beams Using CFRP Sheets and Fabrics. Proc. International Conference on Reinforced Plastics, IIT Madras, India, Feb. (2002), 139-147.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Kishan, B. Retrofitting and Rehabilitation of Concrete Beams with Glass Fiber Fabric. Proc. International Seminar on Industrial Structures, Coiambatore, India, Jan. (2003), 66-in CD-ROM.
  • Balasubramanian, M., Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Recycling Options for the Reinforced Plastics. Proc. International Conference on Plastics and Environment, Delhi, India, Feb. (2003), 33- in CD-ROM.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R. Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridge Decks. International Conference on Recent Trends in Concrete Technology and Structures. Coiambatore, India, Sep. (2003), Vol. II, 693-698.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R. Experimental Study on the Fracture Behaviour of Ferrocement Beams. International Conference & Exhibition on Innovative World of Concrete. Pune, India, Sep. (2003), 5-7 in CD ROM.
  •  Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “ Experimental and Analytical Studies on Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridge Deck Panels ”, Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, December, 2004, pp.121-127.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Behaviour of Fiber Glass Composite Bridge Deck Panels Under Wheel Load”, Proceedings of Indo Japan Conference on Damage Tolerant Design and Materials, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, December, 2004, pp.264-267.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy P., and Sundaravadivelu R., “Stability of Stiffened Steel Plates under Axial Compression”, ASCE Conference on Civil Engineering in the Oceans VI, Oct 20-22, Baltimore, USA.2004, pp. 319-328.
  •  Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., “ Static Behaviour of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridge Deck Panels”, Proceedings of International Conference on Current Trends in Aqueducts, Road, Rail and Marine Bridges, NBRDC, Hyderabad, India, December, 2004, pp.295-309.
  • Suriya Prakash, S. and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “Static behaviour of masonry walls retrofitted with FRP composites”, ICACS-2005, International conference on advances in concrete composites and structures, SERC, Chennai, India, 2005, January 6-8.
  • Suneel kumar M., Alagusundaramoorthy P., and Sundaravadivelu, R., “Topology of Stiffeners on the Stability of Stiffened Plates”, International Conference on Structural and Road Transportation Engineering, START2005, IIT Kharagpur, India, pp 216-223 India.
  • Susmitha, K.N.S., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Menon, D., “Seismic Retrofit of Column in Beam-Column Joint using Glass Fiber Fabric”, The Structural Engineering Convention, IISc Bangalore, 2005, December 14-16.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Fatigue Behaviour of Prototype Hand Lay up GFRP Composite Bridge deck Panels” Proceedings of International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences, ICCES 05, IIT Madras, December 2005, PP. 3229- 3234.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Rama Rao, K., and Muthuraj, M. P., “Finite Element Analysis of Prototype GFRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels” Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Structural Dynamics and its Applications, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam, December 2005. PP. 249-255.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Experimental Study on Fatigue of Prototype GFRP composite Bridge Deck Panels under Enhanced Fatigue Loading” Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Structural Dynamics and its Applications, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam, December 2005, PP. 67-73.
  • Reddy, R.V.S., Karanjinni, V.V., Vinayak, K.A.V.R.G., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Muthuraj, M.P., “Stiffness Studies on GFRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels Under fatigue Loading” Proceedings of the 5th Asian Symposium on Polymers in Concrete, SERC, Chennai, India, September 2006. PP. 603-610.
  • Prakash, S.S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Characterization of Masonry Wallettes and Shear Triplet Specimens Retrofitted With GFRP Composites” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2006) December 2006, Miami, Florida, USA. pp. 363-366.
  • Prakash, S.S and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Numerical Study on Masonry Load Bearing Walls Retrofitted With FRP Composites” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2006) December 2006, Miami, Florida, USA. pp. 399-403
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Experimental Study on Static Behaviour of Fatigue Tested GFRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels” Proceedings of the International Conference on Fast Track Construction of Bridges For Important Projects, NBRDC, Hyderabad, India, February, 2007, Vol.2, pp.231-237.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Experimental Study on Ultimate Strength of Prototype hand Lay-up GFRP Composite Highway Bridge Deck panel ” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite materials, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, February, 2007, pp.58-61.
  • Suriya Prakash, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “Study on infill walls
    with air gap,” Proceedings of the Ninth Canadian Conference on
    Earthquake Engineering (9CCEE), Ottawa, Canada, June 26-29, 2007, CD-Rom
    Version, Paper No. 1363, 2007.
  • Purushotham Reddy, B., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Finite Element Modeling of RC Piles Strengthened with GFRP Composites”, Proc. of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME2007) Bangladesh, 2007, 319-326.
  • Suriya Prakash, S. and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. (2008). “Behavior of GFRP retrofitted masonry assemblages under axial compression and shear”, Proceedings of International conference on Innovative and Smart Structural Systems for Sustainable Habitat (INSHAB 2008), January 5-7, Coimbatore, India, 2008, CD-Rom Version, Paper No. 19.
  • Purushotham Reddy, B., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Sundaravadivelu, R. “Strengthening of RC piles using GFRP Composites,” Proc. of International Conference on Advances in concrete Construction (ICACC2008) Hyderabad, India, 2008, 624-631.
  • Rahima Shabeen, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “ Strength of Stiffened Composite Plates with Opening,” Proc. First International Conference on Ship and Offshore Technology, IIT Karagpur, India, 2009, 92-96.
  • Sundaravadivelu, R., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Suneel Kumar, M., and Rahima Shabeen, S. “ Ultimate Strength of Steel and Glass Fiber Reinforced Composite Plates with Square Opening under Axial and Out of Plane Loads, 29th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE 2010, Shanghai, China, June 2010 (Accepted).
  • Rahima Shabeen, S., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. “ Strength of Stiffened Composite Plates with Cutout under a Combination of Axial and Out of Plane Load ,” 18th International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering, Alaska, USA, July 2010 (Accepted).
National Conferences
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., and Suresh Babu, K.R. Experimental Study on Ferrocement Beams with Notches. Proc. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Concrete and Steel Structures, Ocean Engg. Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, April (1997), pp. 325-330.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Fracture Parameters for Ferrocement Beams. Proc. The National Conference on Advances in Materials of Construction and Construction Methods, S.V. University, Tirupathi, India, August (1997), pp. 268-273.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Sivagurunathan, B. Experimental Study on Ferrocement Columns. Proc. National Workshop on Advances in Structural Engineering, Tirupati, India, Dec. (2001), pp. 131-135.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridges. Proc. National Symposium on New Materials & New Technologies on Bridge Engineering, Madras, India, Jan. (2002), pp. X1-X15.
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P. Composite Materials for Retrofitting and Rehabilitation of Berthing Structures. Proc. National Symposium on Rehabilitation of Berthing Structures, IIT Madras, India, Nov. (2002), pp. 80-93.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “ Contact Molding Hand Lay-up Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Highway Bridge Deck Panels”, Proceedings of the National Conference on New Perspectives and Paradigm in Materials, Design & Construction of Civil Engineering Systems (NPPCES-2005), Coimbatore, India, January, 2005, pp. 295-302.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Characterization of FRP Composite Materials. National Conference on Advances in Materials and Their Processing, Bagalkot, India, Dec.2003, pp. 147-152.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “ Material Selection and Fabrication of FRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels ”, Proceedings of the AICTE Sponsored National Conference on Production & Processing of Composite Materials (PPCM-2004), Namakkal, India, November, 2004, pp. 44-52.
  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “ Contact Molding Hand Lay-up Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Highway Bridge Deck Panels”, Proceedings of the National Conference on New Perspectives and Paradigm in Materials, Design & Construction of Civil Engineering Systems (NPPCES-2005), Coimbatore, India, January, 2005, pp. 295-302.
  • Ramachandran, M., Purushotham Reddy, B., and Alagusundaramoorthy, P., “ Repair and Rehabilitation of Roof Slab in Residential Buildings”, Proceedings of the National Workshop on Creation and Management of Infrastructure Facilities in educational Institutions, IIT Madras, Dec. 2005, pp. 35-41.
  • Suriya Prakash, S. and Alagusundaramoorthy, P. (2007). “Evaluation of effect of lack of fit on the strength of brick masonry infill walls”, Proceedings of National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (NCEE 2007), December 18-19, TCE, Madurai, India. CD-Rom Version, Paper No. 2, 2007.
Research Reports
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., and Ganapathy, C. Ultimate Strength of Ships. Ministry of Surface Transport, Government of India (1993).
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Sundaravadivelu, R., et al. Design of Sea-Water Intake Well. Birla Periclase, India (1994). 
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I., Robin Siddiqui. Static and Failure Tests of FRP Deck Panels. Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio, USA (2000).
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik I.E., and Choo Ching Chiaw. Flexural Strength of Beams Bonded with CFRP Sheets and Fabric. Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio, USA (2000).
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Harik, I.E., and Choo Ching Chiaw. Shear Strength of Beams Wrapped with CFRP Fabric. Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio, USA (2000).
  • Harik, I.E., Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Gupta, V., Chris Hill and Choo Ching Chiaw. Inspection and Evaluation of a Bridge Deck Partially Reinforced with GFRP Rebars. US Department of Transportation, USA (2004). 
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P., Abheetha Peiris, M.N., and Harik I.E. Evaluation of Type 9T Barrier Wall. Transportation Cabinet, Common Wealth of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA (2007).
  • Alagusundaramoorthy, P.,  Harik I.E. Heat straightening of damaged steel girders in Bridges, Common Wealth of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA (2009).
Research and Consultancy

Sponsored Research Projects:

As Principal Investigator
  • Polyfunctional Technical Textiles Against Natural Hazards (Seismic Strengthening of Masonry using Polyfunctional Technical Textiles), Sponsored by European Commission, Rs. 74.00 lakhs, 2006-2010.
  • Development of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebars for Reinforcing Concrete Structures, Sponsored by MHRD, India, Rs. 12.00 lakhs, 2003-2005.
  • Technology Project on Mission Mode on Advanced Composites, Sponsored by TIFAC/DST, India, Rs. 20.00 lakhs, 2001-2002.
As Other Coordinator
  • Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Multistorey Buildings, Sponsored by DST, India, Rs. 31.00 lakhs, 2002-2004.
  • Sol-Gel Processing of Advanced Ceramic Fibers, Sponsored by MHRD, Rs. 8.00 lakhs, India, 2002-2004.
  • Feasibility Studies on Composite Waste Recycling, Sponsored by TIFAC/DST, India, Rs. 5.85 lakhs, 2002-2004.
Research Based Industrial Consultancy Projects:
  • Comprehensive study of Marine Structures, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Mumbai, Rs.32.37 lakhs,  2010-2012.
  • Comprehensive study of Offshore Oil Terminal, Vadinar, Kandla Port Trust, India, 17.09 lakhs, 2010-2012.
Consultancy Projects:
  • Failure Analysis of FRP Sleepers, RDSO, Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India, 2002-2004.
  • Repair of Lighthouses at Gujarat Damaged in the Recent Earthquake, Ministry of Lighthouses and Lightships, Govt. of India, 2002-2006.
  • Eccentricity in the WEG foundation of Windmill – Assessment and Repairing , Det Norske Veritas, Chennai. 2004-2005.
  • Rehabilitation Measures and Maintenance of Naval Wharf and Coast Guard Jetty Damaged due to Earthquake and Tsunami, Military Engineering Service,  Port Blair, Andaman, 2003-2006.
  • Damage of Approach Bridge Connecting Shallow Water Berth to Container Terminal  at JNPT,  Assessment and repairing, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Mumbai, 2005-2006.
  • Investigation Regarding the Structural Safety of Fire Damaged Building at JNPT, Mumbai ,  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Mumbai, 2006-2007.
  • Proof checking of design calculations of Test Cell building at HAL Sulur Project, SIJCON Consultants, Ahmedabad, 2009.
  • Nondestructive tests, load tests and repair and retrofitting of bridges, for AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd., Ulundurpet, Tamilnadu, 2009-2010.
  • Proof load tests on new bridges in NH45, AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd., Ulundurpet, Tamilnadu, 2009-2010.
  • Assessment, repair and rehabilitation of fire affected building, Saravana Stores, Chennai,    2009-2010.
  • Proof checking of PAN OASIS Project at Noida, SIJCON Consultants, Ahmedabad, 2010-2011.
  • Proof Checking of design calculation for spider glazing and frameless partition walls, MERO ASIA Pacific Pvt.ltd, Chennai, 2010.
  • Proof Checking of design calculation for spider glazing supporting steel structures, CCCL, Chennai, 2010.
Student Guidance

Current M.S. Thesis:

  • Shaik Shabber Hussain, “Stiffened Composite Shells”, 2009.

Current Ph.D. Thesis:

  • Anitha Priya Dharshani, S.,”GFRP Composite Stiffened Plates with Opening”, 2009.

M.S. Thesis:

  • Suriya Prakash, S., “Static Behaviour of Masonry Load Bearing and Infill Walls Retrofitted with GFRP Composites,” 2006.
  • Susmitha Kopparti N.S., “Seismic Retrofit of RC Beam-Column Joints using Glass Fiber Fabric,” 2006, Co guide, Prof. Devdas Menon.

Ph.D. Thesis:

  • Veera Sudarsana Reddy, R., “Study on Static and Fatigue Behaviour of GFRP Composite Bridge Deck Panels,” 2006.
  • Suneel Kumar M., Stability of Stiffened Plates Subjected to Inplane and Out-of-plane Loading,” 2007, Co-guide, Prof. R. Sundaravadivelu.
  • Purushotham Reddy, B., Retrofitting and Rehabilitation of Piles in Marine Environment”, 2009, Co-guide, Prof. R. Sundaravadivelu.
  • Rahima Shabeen, S., “Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Composite Plates,” 2009.
Courses
  • Theory and Design of Plates & Shells
  • Special Topics in Advanced Structural Mechanics
  • Composite Materials and Manufacturing
  • Composite Product Design
  • Experimental Techniques
  • Advanced Metal Structures
  • Numerical Methods of Structural Analysis
  • Steel Structures
  •  Analysis of Structures
  • Systems Approach in Civil Engineering
Continuing Education

 

  • Seminar on Opportunities for FRP Composites in Civil Engineering and Civil Infrastructure, 2001
  • National Seminar on Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites for Building and Civil Engineering Applications, 2001
  • International Conference and Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (Convener of Conference Proceedings), 2002
  • Short Course on the Design and Manufacturing of FRP Chemical Plant Structures, 2001
  • Course on FRP Technology, 2001
  • Course on Demonstration of FRP Composites for the Repair of Concrete Structures, 2002
  • A Short Term Course on FRP Technology,2002
  • Intensive Workshop on Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Plastics, 2003
  • Intensive Workshop on Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Plastics, 2004
  • Intensive Workshop on Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Plastics, 2005
  • Intensive Workshop on Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Plastics, 2006