Dr. Ramamurthy K
Dr. Ramamurthy K is an Institute Chair Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras. He earned B.Tech. in Civil and Structural Engineering from Annamalai University and then M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from IIT Madras. With more than 75 Scopus indexed journal papers in the areas of sustainable materials, he has an h-index of 26. He is a member of professional bodies such as ASCE, ASHRAE and a fellow of the International Masonry Society. He is currently the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Institution of Engineers (India) – Series A, the Sectional Editor of Current Science, and the Associate Editor for ASCE Journals of Materials in Civil Engineering. His research areas include high-performance masonry, lightweight aggregates using industrial wastes, foam concretes, aerated concrete, sustainable building technology, thermal comfort, daylighting, and indoor air quality. He has served the institute at various administrative positions including the positions of GATE Chairman, Dean (Academic Courses), and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.
| Sustainable Building Technology|
| Foam Concrete and Aerated Concrete|
| Lightweight aggregates using Industrial wastes|
| High Performance Masonry|