Dr K. Baskar

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Degree Discipline Institution Class/Division Year of Passing
B.E. Civil & Structural Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India First class with Distinction (81%) 1994
M.E. Structural Engg. Anna University, Chennai, India First class with Distinction (86%) 1996
Ph.D. Civil Engineering National University of Singapore, Singapore NA 2003


Organization Designation From To Nature of work involved  
Larsen & Toubro Ltd, ECC-EDC Headquarters, Chennai, India Design Engineer – Supervisory cadre – A April 1996 May 1998 Analysis and design of industrial structures. (cement plant and power plant structures)  
National University of Singapore, Singapore Research Scholar/PhD Research student June 1998 Dec. 2001 Research studies on composite plate girders using experimental and finite element investigations.  
Det Norske Veritas pte Ltd, Singapore Industry/Structural Engineer Jan 2002 Dec 2003 Analysis and design of offshore structures. Development of composite sleeve repair system for offshore pipelines/risers.  
Perisai Petroleum Technology Bhd, Corro-Shield (M) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Manager, Research & Development Unit Jan 2004 Jan 2006 Developing a new structural lab for testing services. Researches on offshore structural members and composite applications.  
University Technology Petronas, Malaysia Adjunct Faculty One semester   Subject Handled: Offshore Structures  
Sona College of Technology, Salem, India Dept. of Civil Engineering Professor, Feb’06 15th May 2007 Subjects Handled (for UG): 1. Engineering Mechanics. 2. Foundation Engineering. 3. Structural Analysis – Classical methods. 4. Structural Analysis – Modern Methods  
National Institute of Technology, Trichy – 15. Dept of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor (in Lecturer-Sr. Lecturer-Assistant Professor-Professor scale system) Associate Professor (in Asst.Prof-1,-Asst.Prof-2,- Asst.Prof-3,- Associate Professor, - Professor scale system) 16.05 2007 Since 16.05.2010 onwards 15.05.2010 Till now Subjects handled so far 1. Structural Analysis 2. Structural Dynamics 3. Finite Element Method 4. Matrix Methods of structural analysis 5. Seismic Design of structures 6. Advanced steel structures 7. Steel and Steel-concrete Composite Structures Maintenance and rehabilitation of structures 8. Basics of Civil Engineering 9. Steel Design I & II  


Detailed profile can be downloaded here.

Area of specialization

  • Steel
  • Steel-concrete composite
  • Finite element Modeling and Analysis

Professional Membership

  • 1. Life Member (M132730/5) – The Institution of Engineers (India) (MIE).
  • 2. Life Member (LM50381) – Indian Society for Technical Education (MISTE)
  • 3. Member (M36852) - Indian Road Congress (MIRC)
  • 4. Life Member – Indian Society for Wind Engineering (MISWE)
  • 5. Life Member - Indian Geotechnical Society (MIGS)
  • 6. Member – Malaysian Structural Steel Association.

Research Projects

  • Ultimate Strength of Composite Plate Girders (PhD work)
  • Non Linear Dynamic Response of Two Hinged Articulated Tower (M.E. Thesis work)
  • Analysis and Design of Prefabricated Building System for University Staff Quarters (B.E.)

Visits Abroad and Nature of Assignment

Country Period of Visit From To Purpose
Singapore June 1998 to Jan 2004 June 1998 – Dec.2001: Ph.D studies at National University of Singapore Jan 2002 – Dec.2003: Worked as an offshore structural engineer at Det Norske Veritas, Singapore
Malaysia Jan. 2004 to Jan 2006 Worked as a Manager, Research & Development unit of Corro-shield (M) Sdn BhD, a Malaysian based public listed company.
United States of America March 22-24, 2000 To present a technical paper in an International Conference on Steel and Concrete Composite Structures held at Los Angeles, USA.
Vietnam 4 days visit during 2003 To investigate a structural failure due to adjacent earth work excavations.
Australia 18-20th June 2008 To present a technical paper in Fifth International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS’2008) held at Gold coast, Brisbane, Australia
Japan 18th May to 13th June 2009 Short term research cum training program under TEQIP

Abroad Universities visited

  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • University Kebangsan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • University Technology Petronas, Malaysia
  • University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan

Institute Level Activities

  • 1.Associate Dean (Planning & Development)
  • 2. Member, Estate Maintenance Committee Inspection had been made to many old quarters and repair works have been carried out.
  • 3.Member, Water Management Committee Geological survey carried out and seven bore wells made to meet the water requirement
  • 4.Member, Institute Day Committee
  • 5. Member, Convocation Day Committee
  • 6. Member, Supercritical Boiler Technology group
  • 7. Member, S2-MEMS-centre of excellence
  • 8. Member, Annual Sports Day Committee, 2012
  • 9 Member, Books Recommendation Committee to Central Library

Department Level Activities

  • 1.Member, Department Administrative Council (DAC member)
  • 2.Member, Department Purchase Committee
  • 3. Department Node, TEQIP Phase-II
  • 4.Lab In-charge, Structural Engineering Lab
  • 5. Staff Advisor, Civil Engineering Association
  • 6. Chairman, M.Tech (TEM) 3rd Semester
  • 7. Chairman, M.Tech (TEM) 4th Semester
  • 8.Chairman, B.Tech 4th Semester
  • 9. DPEC Member for M.Tech (SE)
  • 10. Member, UG - NBA Committee
  • 11. Member, PG – NBA Committee
  • 12. Coordinator, Final Year UG Project Work

Contact Address

Dr. K. Baskar ,
Civil engineering department
NIT Trichy -620015