Dr. Senthil Kumar R



 

Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 2012-2017

  • M.E. in Structural Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai 2009-2011

  • B.E. in Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi 2005-2009

Research Interests

  • Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures

  • Steel – Concrete Composite Structures

  • Development of New Alternate Materials

  • Fire Engineering

  • Stability of Steel Structures

Experience

From

To

Designation

Organisation

April 2018

Ongoing

Assistant Professor

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT)

May 2017

March 2018

Assistant Professor (Sr.)

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

January 2017

May 2017

Institute Post – Doctoral Fellowship

IIT Madras

November 2011

June 2012

Assistant Engineer

Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

July 2011

October 2011

Management Trainee Engineer

Afcons Infrastructure Ltd

International Journals

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International/National Conference Proceedings

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Book Chapter & Monographs

Senthilkumar R and Satish Kumar S R. “Advances in Structural Dynamics”, Vol. Two, Springer India, 2015 ISSN/ISBN No: 978-81-322-2192-0

Jithin V, Athira G, A Bahurudeen and Senthilkumar R. “ Sustainable Construction and Building Materials” , Springer India, 2018 , ISSN/ISBN No: 978-981-13-3316-3

Patent

Bahurudeen A, Jittin V, Anand and Senthilkumar R “An apparatus for determining gas permeability of concrete and method thereof”, Indian Patent, No. 201911008791, filed on 06/03/2019

Teaching Experience in NIT Trichy

  • Basic Steel Structural Elements [UG]

  • Advanced Steel Structural Elements [UG]

  • Analysis of Indeterminate Structures [UG]

  • Natural Disaster Mitigation and Management [UG]

  • Engineering Mechanics [UG]

  • Construction Materials [UG]

  • Surveying [UG]

  • Basic Civil Engineering [UG]

  • Survey Laboratory [UG]

  • Structural Dynamics [PG]

  • Seismic Design of Structures [PG]

Ph.D. / M.Tech. / B.Tech. Projects Guided in NIT Trichy

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Awards/Recognition

  • Awarded for Best Performer in Faculty from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, 2021

  • Awarded for Best Performer in Faculty from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, 2020

  • Awarded for Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship from IIT Madras, Jan 2017 – May 2019

  • Awarded HTRA Fellowship by MHRD, August 2009- May 2011

  • Awarded for Best Placement Ambassador from College of Engineering, Guindy, 2011

Research Project

  • Proposal on “Buckling Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members under Thermal Loading” submitted for SEED Grant, National Institute of Technology: Trichy on November 2018.

Consultancy Project

  • Third Party Quality Agency – IIIT Trichy

  • Design Proof Check

    • Steel Bridge for Water Supply Distribution System – TWAD Board, Coimbatore

    • DRDA complex at Trichy and Krishnagiri

    • Indoor Stadium at Hosur

    • JIPMER Boundary Wall

    • Retaining Walls for Major Bridges , Tanjavur Projects Division

    • G+3 Floor SOS Mess at Idayapatti

    • Concrete Mix Design for various Projects

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities at NIT Trichy

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Selected Invited/Guest Lectures Delivered

Sl No

Topic

Programme

College/Organizer

  1.  

Elastic and Plastic Analysis

Advancement in Concrete Science and Technology” under TEQIP III  - Feb 2020

Government College of Engineering Salem, Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Seismic Analysis of Steel Structures

Faculty Development Programme, Nov 2019

Government College of Engineering Salem, Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures

Guest Lecture, July 2018

VV College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Limit State Design

Workshop , September 2019

Solamalai College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Design of Shear Walls

Guest lecture, Aug 2018

VIT Vellore

Selected Webinar/Keynote Delivered

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Conferences/Workshops Organized

  • Organising Secretary for Indian Geotechnical Conference 2021, 16 – 18 December 2021.

  • Coordinator for National Workshop on “Self-Compacting Concrete”, 17th Jan 2018 at VIT Vellore

  • Coordinator for National Workshop on “Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures”, 17th March 2018 at VIT Vellore

Reviewer for Journals/Conferences

  • Engineering Structures

  • Structures

  • Structural Concrete

  • Sugar Tech

  • Indian Concrete Journal

  • Journal of the Institution of Engineers

Professional Memberships

Member & Chartered Engineer - The Institution of Engineers India (IEI)

Links

Contact Address:

Dr. Senthilkumar R

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology

Tiruchirappalli – 620 015

Tamil Nadu, India.

Email: senthilr@nitt.edu

Ph: +91-9566111484