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Prof. D. Ravi Prasad

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: raviprasad@nitw.ac.in : 8332969256

 Educational Qualification

Name of Degree

Subject

Institute/University

Location

Ph.D

Structural Engineering

NIT, Warangal

Warangal

M.E

Structural Engineering

MN NIT, Allahabad

Allahabad

B.E

Civil Engineering

SRKR Engg. College

Bhimavaram

 

Professional Experience 

  • Working  as Asso. Professor in NIT Warangal since 18th July 2022.
  • Worked as Asst. Professor in NIT Warangal since 17th April 2012 to 18th July 2022
  •  Worked as Asso. Professor in GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam during 1st April 2010 to 16th April 2012
  • Worked as Asst. Professor in GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam during17th July 2003 to 31st March 2010.
  • Worked as Adhoc Lecturer in NIT, Warangal during 19th November 2002 to 16th July 2003.
  • Worked as a Teaching assistant in S.V. University, Tirupati during 16th july 2002 to 18th November 2002.

 

 

 

 

Course Taught Previously

Courses taught at under graduation Level:

  • Strength of Materials, 
  • Engineering Mechanics,
  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Structural Analysis
  • Deasign of Steel Structures

Courses taught Post graduation Level:

  • Behviour of Concrete Structures
  • Finite element analysis of Structures
  • Structural Health monitoring
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Construction Techniques
  • Prestressed Concrete Structures

 

Publications

 

International Journals: 

 

  1. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2023). The role of graphene oxide in the strength and vibration characteristics of standard and high-grade cement concrete. Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier, 63(A), 105481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2022.105481 (SCIE)
  2. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2023). Graphene oxide reinforced cement concrete – a study on mechanical, durability and microstructure characteristics. Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, Taylor and Francis, 31(3), 255-265. https://doi.org/10.1080/1536383X.2022.2141231 (SCIE)
  3. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2022). Synergetic effect of graphene oxide and fly ash on workability, mechanical and microstructural properties of high strength concrete. Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, JUST, 16(3), 507-517. (ESCI)
  4. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2022). Investigation on the impact of graphene oxide on microstructure and mechanical behaviour of concrete. Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Springer, 7(1), 1-10.https://doi.org/10.1007/s41024-022-00166-1 (SCOPUS)
  5. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2022). A study on workability, strength and microstructure characteristics of graphene oxide and fly ash based concrete. Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, 62(6), 2919-2925. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.02.495 (SCOPUS)
  6. P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2022). Influence of graphene oxide on static and dynamic characteristics of fly ash based high strength concrete. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection. (Accepted, SCOPUS)
  7. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2022), “Influence of hybrid fibers on static and dynamic behavior of RC beams”, Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Springer, 7(1), 1-23.https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-021-00686-8(ESCI)
  8. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2022), “Damage evaluation of functionally graded reinforced concrete beams with composite layers”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Structures and Buildings,175(2), 112-128. https://doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.18.00213(SCI)
  9. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019), “Damage assessment of functionally graded concrete beam using hybrid fiber reinforced engineered cementitious composites”, Structures, Elsevier, 20,832-847.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2019.07.002(SCI)
  10. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019), “Damage assessment of RC beams strengthened with hybrid fibers”, Advances in concrete construction, Techno Press,8(1), 9-19.https://doi.org/10.12989/acc.2019.8.1.009(SCI)
  11. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019), “Study on mechanical properties of hybrid fiber reinforced engineered cementitious composites”, Revista Romana de Materiale/ Romanian Journal of Materials,49(3), 424-433.(SCI)
  12. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019), “Static and dynamic response of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with steel and polypropylene fibers”, Slovak journal of civil engineering, 27(3), 44-54.https://10.2478/sjce-2019-0021(ESCI)
  13. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019),“Experimental and numerical study on damage evaluation of hybrid fiber reinforced concrete”, Asian journal of civil engineering, Springer,20(5), 745-758.https://doi.org/10.1007/s42107-019-00141-1(SCOPUS).
  14. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019),“Vibration based damage detection of steel fiber reinforced concrete”, Materials today: Proceedings, Elsevier, 18(7), 3321-3329.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.07.253(SCOPUS).
  15. Srikanth Koniki and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019),"Influence of hybrid fibres on strength and stress-strain behaviour of concrete under uni-axial stresses", Construction and Building Materials,Elsevier, 207, 238–248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.02.113(SCI).
  16. V. V. Praveen Kumar and Dr. D Ravi Prasad (2019), “Influence of supplementary cementitious materials on strength and durability characteristics of concrete”, Advances in concrete construction, Techno Press, 7(2),75-85. https://doi.org/10.12989/acc.2019.7.2.075(SCI)
  17. Srikanth Koniki and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019), “Mechanical properties and constitutive stress–strain behaviour of steel fiber reinforced concrete under uni-axial stresses”, Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Springer, 4(1),1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41024-019-0044-x(SCOPUS)
  18. V. V Praveen and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2019),"Study on strength and durability characteristics of lime sludge based blended cement concrete", Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Springer,4(1),1-13.https://doi.org/10.1007/s41024-018-0041-5(SCOPUS)
  19. Radhika Sridhar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2018), “Study on static and dynamic properties of polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete”, International journal of mechanical and production engineering research and development, special issue, 85-91. (SCOPUS).
  20. V. V Praveen and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad(2018),"Investigation on moment - curvature relationship of quaternary blended reinforced cement concrete", Cement WapnoBeton, 2018(5), 347-357.(SCI)
  21. Dr. D. Ravi Prasad (2018), "Investigation on mechanical properties of concrete by using paper industry waste - Lime sludge as replacement for cement", Cement WapnoBeton, 2018(4), 298-307. (SCI)
  22. Srikanth Koniki and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad(2018),"A Study on Mechanical Properties of Concrete Reinforced with Hybrid Fibers at a Low Fiber Volume Fractions", International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), 8(2S), 481-485. (SCOPUS)
  23. SriknthKoniki and Dr. D. Ravi Prasad(2018),"Study on mechanical properties and stress-strain response of high strength concrete reinforced with Polypropelene -polyster hybrid fibers", Cement WapnoBeton, 2018(1),67-77.(SCI)
  24. Dr. D. Ravi Prasad, V. V Praveen(2017), “Study of concrete strength and durability by mineral additives optimization in conventional low, medium and high grades concretes", Cement WapnoBeton, 2017(4),299-310, (SCI)
  25. Fazal U Rahman, Dr. D Ravi Prasad (2017), "Effects of Providing Shear Wall and Bracing to Seismic Performance of Concrete Building", International journal of engineering and technology,4(2), 890-896.
  26. Dr. D. Ravi Prasad, V. V Praveen(2016), "Influence of Ternary Mixes on Strength and Durability Properties of Concrete", Transylvanian Review, XXIV(11),3172-3182. (SCOPUS)
  27. D. Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu(2010), “A study on Change in Modal Parameters of RC Beams due to Fatigue Type Damage” Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer,11(4),521-532. (SCOPUS)
  28. D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu (2010), “Investigation of vibration characteristics of reinforced concrete beams due to induced damage” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE), 3, 386-395. (SCOPUS)
  29. 26.  D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu (2008), “A Study on Dynamic Characteristics of Structural Materials Using Modal Analysis” Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer,9(2), 141-152. (SCOPUS)

 International Conferences:

  1. P. V. R. K. Reddy,Dr. D. D. Ravi Prasad(2022), Experimental and numerical investigation on stress-strain relationship of graphene oxide and fly ash-based concrete under axial compression, International Conference on Cement and Building Koncrete for a sustainable and Resilient infrastructure (CBKR-2023) held during 28-29th March, 2023
  2. P. V. R. K. Reddy,Dr. D. D. Ravi Prasad(2022), Static and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Graphene Oxide and Fly Ash Based Concrete”, Bits Pilani Us 2020 Workshop.
  3. Radhika Sridhar and Ravi Prasad (2019), “Experimental modal analysis of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete”, Fourth international conference on reliability, safety and hazard (ICRESH-Jan-2019), IITM, pp. 34-39.
  4. Radhika Sridhar, Ravi Prasad (2019), “Vibration based damage detection of steel fiber reinforced concrete”, 9th International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization, ICPMC-2019, Gokaraju Ranga Raju Institute of Engineering and Technology, pp. 103.
  5. Radhika Sridhar, Ravi Prasad (2018), “Study on static and dynamic properties of polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete”, 2nd ICADVC 2018, NIT Durgapur, June 6-8, 2018 pp. 103-110.
  6. Radhika Sridhar and Ravi Prasad (2018), “Mechanical and Dynamic Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete”, Second international conference on structural integrity (ICONS- Dec-2018), IITM, pp. 68-75.
  7. Radhika Sridhar and Ravi Prasad (2018), “Study on static and dynamic properties of steel fiber reinforced concrete”, Structural Engineering Convention (SEC- Dec-2018), Jadavpur University, pp. CS54-CS59.
  8. Dr. D Ravi Prasad,"Investigation on mechanical properties of concrete using paper industry waste as replacement to cement", ICEEE 2017 during 11-13 Dec 2017, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, U. K pp:173-178.
  9. K. Srikanth, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad. “A study on mechanical properties of concrete reinforced with hybrid fibers at a lowfiber volume fractions” -ICRACMEP - 2018, during 16-17th Nov 2018, VVIT Guntur.
  10. K. Srikanth, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad. “Mechanical properties of polypropylene-polyester hybrid fibre reinforced concrete” Proceeding of the international conference on Trends and Recent advances in civil engineering, TRACE - 2016, during 11-12th August 2016, Amity university, Noida.
  11. V.V. Praveen kumar, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad. “An experimental study on utilization of lime sludge by partial replacement of cement in concrete” Proceeding of the international conference on Trends and Recent advances in civil engineering, TRACE - 2016, during 11-12th August 2016, Amity university, Noida.
  12. Dr. D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu, " Mechanical And Dynamic Properties of Fiber Reinforced Geo-polymer Concrete", proceedings of Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016) organised by CSIR-SERC, Chennai, during 21-23 December 2016.
  13. Dr. D Ravi Prasad, " Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Rubberized Concrete Using Waste Tire Chips " " Proceedings of international conference on IC-ISE organised by Osmania University, Hyderabad during 14-16th December 2015.
  14. V.V. Praveen, Dr. D Ravi Prasad, "A Study on Strength Characteristics of Concrete by Replacing Cement with Lime Sludge", Proceedings of international conference on IC-ISE organised by Osmania University, Hyderabad during 14-16th December 2015.
  15. Srikanth. K., Dr. D Ravi Prasad, " Mechanical properties of Concrete reinforced with non-metallic Hybrid fibers", Proceedings of international conference RTCWRE-2017, Pp: 158-161, 2017.
  16. V. V Praveen, Dr. D Ravi Prasad, "Investigation on Strength Characteristics of Ternary Blended Cement Concrete Using Supplementary Cementitious Materials", Proceedings of international conference RTCWRE-2017, Pp: 158-161, 2017.
  17. Dr. D Ravi Prasad " Detection of Structural Damage due to Cyclic Loads through Changes in Natural Frequency", Proceedings of international conference on ICMCME, Phuket, Thailand
  18. J. Venkateswara Rao, K. G. Sankar and Dr. D Ravi Prasad, “Study of Mechanical Properties of Concrete with GGBS Replacement" Proceedings of international conference on Innovative world of Structural engineering(ICIWSE-2010) organising by Govt. College of Engg. Aurangabad, maharastra.
  19. Dr. D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu, “Dynamic Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Beams due to Fatigue type Damage” published in the proceedings of ICAMB 2009, organized by Vellore Institute of Technology during 14- 16th Dec, 2009.
  20. Dr. D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu, "Investigation of Vibration of characteristics of Reinforced concrete Beams due to induced Damage", published in the proceedings of ACSGE 2008, organized by BITS, Pilani, PP: 386-395, 2008.
  21. Dr. D Ravi Prasad, Prof. D. Rama Seshu, "A study on change in Dynamic Characteristics of Structural Materials using Modal Analysis", published in the proceedings of MAST-2007, pp 157-166.
  22. K. Rama rao, Dr. D Ravi Prasad, "Experimental study on dispersion of conservative pollutant through porous media" published in the proceedings of APD-IAHR2006, organized by IIT madras, pp 1449-1455.
  23. T. Narasimha rao, Dr. D. Ravi Prasad, "Utilization of iron coated sand as the filter media for removal of arsenic", published in the proceedings of APD-IAHR 2006, organized by IIT madras, pp:1393-1401.
  24. Dr. D. Ravi Prasad, "Assessment of Rebar Corrosion and Carbonation in In-Service Structures", published in the proceedings of ICACC-2004 organised by Vasavi college of Engg., Hyderabad, pp959-970.
  25. Dr. D. Ravi Prasad, Dr. L. K Mishra "Non-Destructive corrosion rate monitoring of R. C. C roofed Slabs", published in the proceedings of MAST-2004, pp 224-228

Book chapters

1. Sridhar, R., Prasad, R. (2020). Mechanical and Dynamic Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete. In: Prakash, R., Suresh Kumar, R., Nagesha, A., Sasikala, G., Bhaduri, A. (eds) Structural Integrity Assessment,     (ICONS- Dec-2018), IITM.Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8767-8_30

2. Sridhar, R., Prasad, R. (2020). Experimental Modal Analysis of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete. In: Varde, P., Prakash, R., Vinod, G. (eds) Reliability, Safety and Hazard Assessment for Risk-Based Technologies(ICRESH-Jan-2019), IITM. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9008-1_42

 3. Radhika Sridhar and Ravi Prasad (2018), “Study on static and dynamic properties of steel fiber reinforced concrete”, Structural Engineering Convention (SEC- Dec-2018), Jadavpur University, Paper accepted for publication springer. Lecture Notes Mechanical Engineering, Reliability, Safety and Hazard Assessment for Risk Based Technologies, 978-981-13-9007-4, 472890_1_En, (42).

4. P P.V.R.K. Reddy, D.R. Prasad, (2023). Static and dynamic mechanical properties of graphene oxide and fly ash based concrete. In: Singh, S.B., Gopalarathnam, M., Kodur, V.K.R., Matsagar, V.A. (eds) Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Materials and Sustainable Structures. Composites Science and Technology, Springer.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-8979-7_23

Journal Reviewer

  • Reviewer for  International journal of Civil Engineering
  • Reviewer for MDPI materials journal 
  •  Reviewer for  Structures Journal, Elsevier
  • Reviewer for  Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation
  •  Reviewer for  International journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering
  • Advisory and Review Committee member for conferences

 

PHDs Supervised

Ph. D Guidance:

Completed -03

Ongoing – 06 

 

M. Tech. Dissertations:

          Guided – 26

                                 Ongoing – 02

B. Tech. Projects Guided: 11

Workshops/Conferences

Workshops/Short Term Courses/FDPs organized

  • Co-ordinator for an International Conference on Cement and Building Koncrete for a sustainable and Resilient infrastructure (CBKR-2023) held during 28-29th March, 2023.  
  • Organized A One Week Online GIAN Course On “Experimental Modal Analysis: Applications in Civil and Mechanical Engineering Systems”, From 31st Jan - 4th Feb, 2022 at NITW, foreign coordinator Prof. P Raju Mantena, University of Mississippi(USA)  
  • Joint Secretary for the International Conference on “Innovative Trends In Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development” (ITCSD - 2019) during 13-15 September, 2019.
  • Organized two week faculty development program on “Condition Assessment and Retrofitting of Civil Engineering Structures" during 30-05-2011 to 11-06-2011 funded by AICTE of Rs. 6.39 lakhs at GMRIT-Rajam.
  • Organized a three day work shop on "Finite Element Applications in Engineering Analysis" held during 10th – 12th March, 2017 at NITW.
  • Organized a Faculty Development Program on “Advances in Civil Engineering” at Chaibas Engineering College, Chaibasa, Jharkhand, under TEQIP III Collaboration.
  • Organized a three day work shop on " "Finite Element Applications in Civil and Mechanical Engineering System" to be held during 10th – 12th March, 2011 at GMRIT, Rajam.                                                               

Short Term Courses attended:

  • Attended a 2nd Smart Cities India 2016 conference and expo during 10-12 May 2016
  • Attended a workshop on “Design of Experimental Setup for Engineering Program” in the month of April 2008, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal.
  • Attended a short term course on “Special Concretes” at IIT, Madras during 27thNov – 02ndDec, 2006.
  • Attended a short term course on “Structural Dynamics and Random Vibrations in Earthquake Engineering” at IISc –Bangalore during 30thJan – 03rdFeb 2006.
  • Attended a national seminar on “Rehabilitation and retrofitting of civil engineering structures” (RARCES-06) organized by Dept. of Civil Engg., GMRIT, Rajam during 10th-11th August-2006.
  • Attended a workshop on ESP Program for Technical Teachers, during 13th -14th March-2006. Organized by GMRIT; ISTE Local Chapter.
  • Attended a short term course on “Seismic Resistance of masonry Structures” at IIT, Madras during 21st­-26th Jun, 2004.
  • Attended a short term course on “Review Workshop for Resource Material in Earthquake Engineering”at IIT, Kanpur during 26th – 30th Apr, 2004.
  • Attended a work shop onMethods of Improving Teaching Techniques” organized by  GMRIT and TTTI, Chennai – an   in house Program during Nov 24th - 29th, 2003
  • Attended a short term course on “Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistance Structures at NIT, Warangal during  2nd – 4th Jun, 2003

 

 

Projects

Sponsored R&D projects

    • DST- FIST Project titled- To strengthen the research facilities in the departmentBudget -Rs. 2.16 Crores
    • MHRD Sponsored Research Seed Grant Project titled "Damping Characteristics of Concrete" Funding Amount: 2.8 Lakhs.

Consultancy projects

Consultancy services (designs, vetting of designs, Testing and condition assessment and development of concrete mix designs etc) have been extended to various  organizations like Telangana I& CADD, R&B Dept., APUIAM, Singareni collaries and other private organizations.

Awards and Honors

Awards and fellowships:

  • Received MHRD fellowship to Pursue Post graduation at MN NIT Allahabad
  •  Received MHRD fellowship to Pursue Ph.D at NIT Warangal
  • Received best faculty award for commendable classroom teaching at GMRIT Rajam

Additional Responsibility

 

Administrative assignments

  • Faculty In charge for Structural Engineering Laboratories & consultancy.
  • Warden for IFC-B Mess
  • Warden for II-Mess(Godavari mess)