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Prof. S. Shankar

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

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

: ss@nitw.ac.in, shankarcvg@gmail.com : 9849102935

 Professional Education:

  •    2012  Ph.D., National Institute of Technology, Warangal: Civil Engineering
  •   2006  M.Tech., National Institute of Technology, Warangal: Transportation
  •  2003   B.E., Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad: Civil Engineerin
  •  2000   D.C.E., Govt. Polytechnic College Masab Tank Hyderabad: Civil Engineering
  • 1996     SSC., St. Xaviers High School: Suryapet

Professional Experience:

  • 2013 -To date: Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • 2012 - 2013: Assoc. Professor & Head, Dept.of Civil Engineering, SREC, Warangal
  • 2012 - 2012: Ad-hoc Faculty, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT, Warangal, India.
  • 2006 - 2011: Research Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • 2006 - 2006: Lecturer, Govt. Polytechnic,  Zaheerabad, Telangana (Aug-Dec,2006)

Research Interests:

  •      Low Volume Roads:  Planning, Design, Construction and Evaluation
  •     Pavement Analysis and Design
  •     Pavement Management  Systems  
  •     Applications of Coir Geotextiles in LVRs
  •     New Technologies in Low Volume roads 

Current Membership in Professional Organizations:

  1.   Life Member, Indian Roads Congress, India (LM:100833)
  2.   Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society
  3.   Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, India.
  4.  Member of Institution of Transportation (ITE)
  5.  Life Member for the International Society for Concrete Pavements
  6.  Member of Institution of Transportation (ITE)

 M. Tech Dissertation-Guidance :

  1. Suraj M.S (2014) Evaluation of Pavement Surface Condition Using Artificial Neural Network  (Joint Guidance with CRRI).
  2. Zeleke (2014) Rural Roads Traffic Volume characteristics’ and trends in Cost of Construction 
  3. Yared Solomon(2014) Use of Coir-Geotextiles for Improving Subgrade CBR 
  4. Delil Mahdi Sabar (2014) Estimation of Resilient Modulus of Hot Asphalt Treated Base 
  5. Ch. Ravi Teja (2014) Performance study of asphalt mixtures with Reclaimed Asphalt pavement (Joint Guidance with Shell Bitumen).
  6. Devesh Kumar (2015) Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Based on Socio-Economic Parameters for Maintenance Using HDM-4.
  7. K S.Mariya Raju (2015) Laboratory Performance of Bio-Enzyme Stabilizer on Different Soils and Comparison with Conventional Stabilizer.
  8. M.Raja Sekhar (2015) Laboratory Study on Coir Reinforced With Cement Stabilization for Better Performance of Low Volume Flexible Pavement Subgrade Soils.
  9. Srinivas (2015) Utilization of Terrasil In Improving Subgrade Characteristics of Black Cotton Soil and Its Laboratory Evaluation.
  10. G. Raja Ram (2016) Influence of Coir Geotextiles for Construction of Expansive Soil Subgrade.
  11. Maiwand K. (2016) Laboratory Evaluation of Bituminous Concrete Mixes Using Waste Tyre Rubber as Fine Aggregate.
  12. Udaya Bhanu (2016) Laboratory Evaluation of Subgrade Soil Stabilized With Nano Chemicals.
  13. KT. Bhusan (2016) Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Mixes Replaced With Recycled Concrete Aggregate And Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement.
  14. BLVSS Phanendra (2017) Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Maintenance and Improvement Based on Multi-Criteria And HDM 4.
  15. S.Chakravarthi (2017) Effect of Age on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement mixes.
  16. Satish S. (2017) Effect of RBI-81Stabilizer on Black Cotton Soil Subgrade for Low Volume Roads.
  17. T. Murali Krishna (2017) Establishing Pavement deterioration models using ANN and Genetic Programming.
  18.  Arun Kumar Singh (2018) Utilization of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Cement Treated Bases.
  19. Boyina Anusha (2018) Laboratory Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials in Bases.
  20. JS. Hemanth (2018) Laboratory Evaluation of Emulsion Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials in Bases.
  21. B. Siva Babu (2018) Combined Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Maintenance.
  22. Raj Kumar (2018) Investigations on the Effect of Curing Regime on Performance Characteristics of 100% Cold Recycled Mixtures.
  23. Tinu Thomas  (209) Performance Prediction Models for Low Volume Roads.
  24. Satyaveer Singh (2019) Emulsified Asphalt Treated Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Bases.
  25. Mohammed Sameer (2019) Performance Evaluation of Emulsified Asphalt Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Material in Bases.
  26. M. Devendra Prasad (2019) Laboratory Evaluation of Cement Treated Recycled Concrete aggregate base
  27. B. Sai Kumar (2020) Optimization of Mechanical Characteristics of Cold Recycled Emulsified Asphalt Mixes
  28. Martha Daniel(2020) Effect of Curing Period and Recycled Aggregate Content on Cement Stabilized Bases
  29.   Pamir(2020) Laboratory Evaluation of Steel Slag Coarse Aggregates in the Bituminous Concrete Mixtures
  30. S. Sudheer Kumar (2020) Calibration of HDM-4 Pavement Deterioration Models For Low Volume Roads
  31.  V.Srinivasulu (2020) Compaction characteristics of lime stabilized Recycled concrete aggregate and fly ash mixes for base course of low volume roads.
  32.  B. Anand Kumar(2021) Evaluation of Degree of Blending between the RAP binder and Conventional binder
  33.  N. Shiva Kumar(2021) Laboratory Evaluation Of Cement Stabilized Base Mixes Using Copper Slag As Fine Aggregate
  34. C. Shiva prasad (2021) Optimization of Pre Wetting Water Content for Emulsified Asphalt Treated Aggregate Mixes with Partial Replacement of RAP 
  35.  Abdul Hamid (2021) Performance Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt With Steel Slag.
  36. Saniga AM (2021) Determination of Optimal Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Strategy for Flood Affected Low Volume Roads
  37.  P. Naveen(2021) Effect of Compaction Effort on Mechanical Characteristics of Cold Emulsified Bitumen Mixes with Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement

 B.Tech  Projects Guidance:

  1. Satyam Singh, M. Sunny Davidson, Prince Singh and Saket Jaiswal (2015) Stability Analysis of Dense Bituminous macadam using waste plastics and waste tyres.
  2. Utkarsh Rawat. Supratik R Kandhewal, Pratham Jaiswal and Rahul Reddy Karra (2016) Utilization of Industrial Waste to Improve Subgrade Strength properties
  3.  M.Sowmya, Pavan Kumar Gupta and S. Adityavardhan (2017) Planning a new elevated corridor on a Kazipet e- cabin bridge
  4. Pranjal Gupta, Anurag Bamne, Aman Kr.Saigal (2018) Traffic Impact Study For Commercial Centres On Nh163 In Warangal City.
  5. Utilization of Hypo sludge in normal Concrete (2013) K.Laxmana, BB Rajeev Vinayak, P Krishna Murthy, P.Ravali and T. Ram Reddy.
  6. Mamatha, P.Raju, P Harish (2013) Influence of Coir Fiber on Shear Strength parameters of fly ash and marginal soil mix.
  7. Accident Studies in Warangal District and Remedial measures-A case study of Highways (2013)
  8. S.Rajasekhar, L.Krishna, R. Mahesh, Y.Bhanu Prakash. E. Sravan Kumar, MD. Mazar Ali, K. Yeshwanth, N. Varun, K. Vivek, N. Saithi and R. Anitha.
  9. V. Sathvick Dev, B.Shiva Krishana, Y.Bhanu Prakash and Mohammad Abdul Rehman(2013)Improvement on Ductility of Recycled aggregate concrete using Ferro cement cells supplementary confinement.
  10. A.Maharshi Reddy, K.Sowmya, M.Rashmi Surya, Jeshurun Umma  Reddy, T. Anusha (2013) Disposal of Waste plastic and Crum rubber in flexible pavements.
  11.  Ch. Shravya Rao, Koppala Vasuki, Miriyala Pravinya (2020) Stabilization of Granular Layers Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregate and Granulated Blast Furnace Slag for Low Volume Roads.
  12.  Aatesh Kumar Meena, Aditya Bhushan and Rahul Cheerla (2021) Application of geotextiles in Flexible pavement Construction

GIAN Course Organized:

  • Organized one-week GIAN course on Low volume roads with International expert Mr Gordon Rex Keller, California, USA, September 26-30, 2016  along with Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Prof. CSRK Prasad.
  • Organized one-week GIAN course on Road Transport and Environment  with International expert Dr. Mohan Venigalla  USA, August 06-10 26-30, 2018 along with  and Prof. CSRK Prasad

 Research Project/Journal/Conference Reviewer/ Committees:

Reviewer for the following Journals:

  • International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 2014, onwards.
  •  International Journal of Civil Engineering
  • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, Organized by NIT Warangal, 2014
  • TPMDC organized by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, December 10-12, 2014.
  • Colloquium, Transportation Systems Engineering and Management CED, NIT Calicut, 2014
  • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, organized by NIT, Warangal, 2015.
  • II Second CTSEM, by National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, May 01-02, 2015.
  • Third Conference of the TRG, Transportation Research Group of India, December 17-20, 2015.
  • 4th Conference of the TRG, Transportation Research Group of India, December 17-20, 2017.
  • 5thCTSEM organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, May 17-19, 2018.
  • 5thConference of the TRG, by Transportation Research Group of India, December 18-21, 2019.
  • Scientific Committee member for Int. Con on 7th Int. Conf. Bituminous Mixtures, Greece, 2019.
  • Scientific Committee Member of MAIREPAV9 2020, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • SC Member "Int. Con. On Resource  Sustainability ,Sustainable Pavement Technologies (icRS SPT 2020),IIT Tirupathi
  • 8th Indian Young GTEC, by Indian Geotechnical Society Chennai Chapter, Sept 17-18, 2021.
  •  Reviewer for 5th Conference of Transportation Research (CTRG-2019), Bhopal.
  •  8th Int. Conf. on “Transportation Systems Engineering and Management” (CTSEM 2021)
  • 6thConference of the TRG, by Transportation Research Group of India, December 14-17, 2021.

Major Consultancy Works

Lab.Proposal No.

Name of the Consultancy Project

Period

Amount(Rs.)

Members of the Team

TD-2013-02,
Dt. 24.09.2013
Renovation and Re-Carpeting of Internal Roads (Phase-I) for NIT at Warangal – Gradation, Bitumen Content, Density, and Thickness of DBM and SDBC layers sponsored by Central Public Works Department, Warangal, A.P.
November 2013 to May 2014
5,39,328
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2014-02,
Dt. 30.01.2014
Provision of Levelling and Resurfacing of Road at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, Hyderabad – Mix Design
January 2014 to March 2014
1,12,360
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2014-03,
Dt. 03.04.2014
Provision of Levelling and Resurfacing of Road at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, Hyderabad – DBM Marshall Properties
April 2014
33,708
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2014-05,
Dt. 13.09
.2014
Testing of Subgrade Soil and Design of Cement Concrete Road at Food Storage Depot, Kazipet, Warangal, Telangana
September 2014 to October 2014
69,663
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-01,
Dt. 28.01.2015
Construction and Resurfacing of Various Roads at Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Bhupalpalli Area, Warangal
January 2015 to February 2015
1,12,360
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-04,
Dt. 13.02.2015
Determination of Field CBR Using Clegg Impact Test for the existing WBM roads in Medak District, Telangana
February 2015
3,46,069
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-08,
Dt. 27.02.2015
BT Renewals in Eturnagaram Sub-Division in Warangal District – Mix Design of SDBC and Testing of Bitumen Sample
March 2015
39,326
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-09,
Dt. 09.03.2015
Testing of Bitumen Samples Collected from Hot Mix Plant at Lankasagar of Penubally, Khammam (Dist.), Telangana
March 2015
34,200
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-11,
Dt. 23.03.2015
Third party quality checks for diversion road work and cross drainage works at RKOCP, Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Mandamarri Area, Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana
March 2015 to May 2016
2,01,210
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Prof. G. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-13,
Dt. 22.05.2015
Testing of WMB layers (Grading 1 and 2 of MoRTH, Fourth Revision, 2001) at Sthambampally Village, Geesugonda (M), Warangal (Dist.), Telangana
May 2015 to June 2015
1,25,970
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2015-16,
Dt. 06.07.2015
Testing of WMB layers (Grading 1 and 2 of MoRTH, Fourth Revision, 2001) at Sthambampally Village, Geesugonda (M), Warangal (Dist.), Telangana
July 2015
3,80,190
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-02,
Dt. 11.03.2016
Third party quality checks for widening and strengthening of road including CD works from MK-4 Junction to Area Hospital (Ch-1760 to 2660) and laying of WMM road and CD works along RK-5 CSP road (Ch-6930 to 7920) at Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Ramakrishnapur, Mandamarri Area, Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana
March 2016 to April 2017
45,228
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-06,
Dt. 12.04.2016
Construction of cement concrete road on existing coal transportation road from OC-IV junction to KCHP junction - Testing of Wet Mix Macadam Material
April 2016 to May 2016
22,900
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-09,
Dt. 04.05.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast at specified locations on SCCL's land including providing barbed wire fencing for safe custody of ballast stacks for the proposed railway line for evacuation of coal from SRP & RKP group of mines to STPP, Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
April 2016 to May 2016
25,763
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-10,
Dt. 17.05.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast at specified locations on SCCL's land including providing barbed wire fencing for safe custody of ballast stacks for the proposed railway line for evacuation of coal from SRP & RKP group of mines to STPP, Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
May 2016
34,350
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-12,
Dt. 15.06.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
June 2016
34,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-15,
Dt. 26.10.2016
Construction of Material Entry Road at NTPC, Ramagundam, Jyothinagar (PO), Karimnagar - 505 215, Telangana - Design of Granular Sub-base with Close Graded Material (Grading II) Range 53.0 mm to 0.075 mm
October 2016 to November 2016
46,000
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-16,
Dt. 03.11.2016
Formation of earthen embankment in banking and cutting between ch. 0 to 8.50 km for laying railway line for evacuation of coal from SRP & RKP group of mines to STPP, Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.) - 504 216, Telangana – Testing of Blanketing Material including Mix Design
November 2016
25,875
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-18,
Dt. 21.11.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
November 2016
25,875
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-19,
Dt. 07.12.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
December 2016
34,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-22,
Dt. 13.12.2016
Providing underground drainage and cement concrete road works in Mantralayam village, Mantralayam Mandal of Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh – Advice for construction of cement concrete pavements over black cotton soil
December 2016 to January 2017
43,700
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. V. Ramana Murthy, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-24,
Dt. 22.12.2016
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
December 2016
51,750
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2016-25,
Dt. 04.02.2016
Tirumala Traffic Study
February 2016 to June 2016
5,72,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-02,
Dt. 13.01.2017
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
January 2017
43,125
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-04,
Dt. 02.02.2017
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
February 2017
43,125
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-05,
Dt. 02.02.2017
Providing renewal coat to the existing asphalt road from Arch to Vatti Vagu bridge at Khairagura OCP in Bellampalli Area, Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Bitumen
February 2017
37,375
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-06,
Dt. 14.02.2017
Supplying and stacking of 50 mm gauge machine crushed, clean, hard, angular and durable stone ballast Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana - Testing of Aggregates
February 2017
77,625
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-07,
Dt. 01.03.2017
Traffic study for improvement of roadway traffic junctions and dividers in Siddipet town, Telangana
February 2017 to September 2017
3,28,900
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2017-08,
Dt. 14.03.2017
Traffic study to improve transport/road usage in Karimnagar city, Telangana
March 2017 to September 2017
8,07,300
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2017-10,
Dt. 30.03.2017
Earthwork in Bank & Cutting for Formation between Chaniages 8.50 km and 21.175 km Including Bulb Line for Laying Railway Line for Evacuation of Coal from SRP & RKP Group of Mines to STPP, Jaipur (V&M), Adilabad (Dist.) – Testing of Blanketing Material Including Mix Design
March 2017 to April 2017
25,875
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-11,
Dt. 26.04.2017
Extension and Resurfacing of Parade Ground and Associated Work Services at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, Hyderabad – Job Mix Design for Dense Bituminous Macadam and Semi-dense Asphaltic Concrete using
VG-30 Bitumen
April 2017 to December 2017
01,15,000
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-12,
Dt. 25.05.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Samples Collected from Four Hot Mix Plants during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
May 2017 to June 2017
01,26,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-13,
Dt. 26.05.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Sample Collected from Drum Mix Plant (NB1) during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
May 2017 to June 2017
31,625
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-14,
Dt. 26.05.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Sample Collected from Drum Mix Plant (NB2) during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
May 2017 to June 2017
31,625
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-15,
Dt. 29.05.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Sample Collected from Batch Mix Plant (BKMM1) during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
May 2017 to June 2017
31,625
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-16,
Dt. 29.05.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Sample Collected from Batch Mix Plant (BKMM2) during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
May 2017 to June 2017
31,625
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-17,
Dt. 09.06.2017
Grading of Bitumen for Sample Collected from Batch Mix Plant (BW5) during Quality Control Inspection – Roads and Buildings Department, Warangal
June 2017
32,450
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-19,
Dt. 14.06.2017
Conducting traffic survey and design of traffic junctions and traffic circulation in roads of Tirupati and skywalks
June 2017 to September 2017
6,72,750
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2017-20,
Dt. 02.08.2017
Testing of aggregates
August 2017
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-21,
Dt. 10.08.2017
Formation of internal roads in area nursery, Bhupalpalli, Jayashankar Bhupalpalli District, Telangana – testing of wet mix macadam material
August 2017
23,600
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-22,
Dt. 26.09.2017
Widening of two lane road with paved shoulders from km 40/410 to km 84/037 of Thirumalagiri – Suryapet section of NH – 365B (Earst while SH - 16), Telangana – Testing of Granular Sub-Base Material
September 2017 to October 2017
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-24, Dt. 01.11.2017
Testing of VG-30 bitumen sample collected from bulk storage system of M/s. Seven Hills Tar Petro Products Pvt. Ltd. Plant located at Kakinada Port on behalf of M/s.  Bitumen Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd. (BITCOL), Mumbai
November 2017
32,450
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-27, Dt. 23.11.2017
Widening to two lane with paved shoulders from km 40/410 to km 84/037 of Thirumalagiri – Suryapet section of NH – 365B (Earst while SH – 16) on EPC mode under NH(O) in the State of Telangana – Testing of Wet Mix Macadam Material
November 2017 to December 2017
26,550
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-28, Dt. 27.11.2017
Nadikudi – Srikalahasti New Broad Gauge Line Project Work in Blanketing in Reach No. 1 – Designing the Blanketing Material
November 2017 to December 2017
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-29, Dt. 06.12.2017
Nadikudi – Sri Kalahasti New Broad Gauge Line Project Work between Chainage 4500 to 35500 (Piduguralla New Station to Rompicherla Station) – Materials Collected from Narasingapadu Stone Crusher for Providing Railway Embankment and Blanketing – Designing the Blanketing Material
December 2017
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2017-30, Dt. 15.12.2017
Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project – Package No. 1 – Execution of approach canal from river Godavari from km 0/0 near Ammagaripalli (V), Aswapuram (M), Khammam District to km 10.500 near BG Kotturu (V), Aswapuram (M), Khammam District including CM & CD works and Construction of Pumping Station-1 at km 10.500 with Metallic Volute Pumps including Supply, Errection, Testing and Commissioning of Electro Mechanical and Hydro Mechanical Works with allied civil works from approach canal to the gravity canal near BG Kotturu (V), Aswapuram (M), Khammam District – Suitability of Rock as Aggregate – Testing of Aggregates
December 2017
26,550
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-01, Dt. 02.01.2018
Traffic simulation study on Rajiv Gandhi International Airport roundabouts, Shamshabad, Hyderabad, sponsored by Sheladia Associates, Hyderabad, Telangana
January 2018 to March 2018
01,53,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2018-02, Dt. 21.02.2018
Design of Cement Concrete Pavement around the New Buildings Constructed for the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering – Design of Rigid Pavement, sponsored by Central Public Works Department, NIT Project Division-II, B4/2 NIT Quarters, Warangal - 506 004, Telangana
February 2018
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-04, Dt. 27.06.2018
Providing drinking water to habitations on Palair segment covering Palair, Khammam, Madhira (Part) constituencies of Khammam District and providing drinking water supply to 11 mandals of Sathupally (part), Wyra (part), Madhira (part) in assembly constituencies of Khammam district - Vetting of Internal Roads in WTP at Mukri Hills and Kannigiri Hills – Vetting of Rigid Pavement Design, sponsored by Larsen & Toubro Ltd., L&T Construction, Water & Effluent Treatment, H. No.: 11/10-746/1, First Floor, Above Bhadradri Co-Operative Urban Bank, Bypass Road, Raparthi Nagar, Khammam - 507002, Telangana
June 2018
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-05, Dt. 16.07.2018
Road Signage and Marking Plan for Vijayawada City, sponsored by GeoVista Technologies Pvt. Ltd., 4th Floor, Shriya Enclave, 6-3-354/1/2, Hindi Nagar, Panjagutta, Hyderabad-500082, Telangana
July 2018
3,00,000
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
TD-2018-06, Dt. 09.08.2018
Proof checking of design of flexible pavement relating to four laning of Yadgiri-Warangal section of NH-163, sponsored by National Highways Authority of India, No. 1-8-244, Balasamudram, Hanamkonda, Warangal - 506 001, Telangana
August 2018
7,78,800
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-07, Dt. 11.09.2018
Conversion of Track from MG to BG between Akola and Akot stations from Ch. 697350 m to Ch. 7089150 m in between Patsul and Akot stations, and from Ch. 709150 m to Ch. 724100 m in between Gandhi Smarak Road and Patsul stations – Execution of Earthwork in Embankment/Cutting, Blanketing to GE-14 Specifications of RDSO – Designing the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Akola, Maharashtra
September 2018
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-09, Dt. 9.10.2018
Design and Construction of Roads, Storm Water Drains, Water Supply & Sewerage network, other basic infrastructure in layouts on EPC basis including DLP of 2 years in ULBs Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam towns of the respective Districts and Peddapuram, Rajamahendravaram, Mandapeta, Ramachandrapuram, Amalapuram, Samalkota, Pithapuram of East Godavari District under PMAY-HFA (U) - Vetting of designs related to external infra of Saripalli, Vizianagaram, sponsored by Vijay Nirman Company Pvt. Ltd., Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
October 2018
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-10, Dt. 15.10.2018
Conversion of Track from MG to BG between Akola and Akot stations – Execution of Earthwork in Embankment/Cutting, Blanketing to GE-14 Specifications of RDSO  from Ch. 724100 m to Ch. 740600 m in between Akola and Gandhi Smarak Road Stations in Maharashtra state (Reach-I) – Designing the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Akola, Maharashtra
October to November 2018
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-11, Dt. 29.10.2018
Performance Evaluation of Four Roads Constructed using TerraZyme one each in the Chennur Block (AP04131405) and Pendlimarri Block (AP04131406) of YSR Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, and Chillakur Block (AP141402) and Doravarisatram Block (AP141403) of Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by Avijeet Agencies, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
October 2018 to May 2019
6,13,600
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-12, Dt. 29.10.2018
Vetting Roads Designs for Aganampudi and Raticheuruvu locations  -Vetting of Cement Concrete Roads Design, sponsored by SVC Projects, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
October 2018
70,800
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2018-14, Dt. 30.11.2018
Railway formation for the new Broad Gauge Third line between Kolanur – Bisugirsharif Stations (Reach-II) to Carry Heavy Axle Load – Designing the Blanketing Material GE-14 Specifications of RDSO, sponsored by South Central Railway, Kazipet, Telangana
November to December 2018
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-04, Dt. 13.02.2019
Testing of Bitumen Emulsions – Mixxon Cold Mix Binders, sponsored by Mixxon Petrochemicals Pvt. Ltd., Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
February to March 2019
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-05, Dt. 22.02.2019
Railway formation for the new Broad Gauge Third line between Kolanur – Raghavapur Stations (Reach-III) to Carry Heavy Axle Load – Designing the Blanketing Material GE-14 Specifications of RDSO, sponsored by South Central Railway, Kazipet, Telangana
February to March 2019
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-06, Dt. 12.04.2019
Tests on Coarse Aggregates as per MoRTH Specifications (Fifth Revision), sponsored by Nirmala Infra Projects, Hanamkonda, Warangal Urban, Telangana
April 2019
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-07, Dt. 21.05.2019
Testing of Bitumen Emulsions, sponsored by ROADMIX India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, West Bengal
May 2019
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-08, Dt. 15.07.2019
Improvement of Runway by Resurfacing of Flexible Pavement and Allied Works at Air Force Station Bidar – Job Mix Formula for Dense Bituminous Macadam and Dense Asphaltic Concrete Including Tests on Aggregates and Bituminous Binders, sponsored by Air Force Station, Bidar, Karnataka
July to November 2019
2,00,000
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-09, Dt. 16.09.2019
Conversion of Track from MG to BG between Akola and Akot stations – Execution of Earthwork in Formation and Blanketing to GE-14 Specifications of RDSO  at Akola and Ugwe Stations in Maharashtra state – Designing the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Akola, Maharashtra
September to October 2019
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-10, Dt. 16.09.2019
Conversion of Track from MG to BG between Khandawa to Amalakhurd Stations – Execution of Earthwork in Embankment/Cutting, Blanketing to GE-14 Specifications of RDSO  between Khandawa and Jirvan Stations in Maharashtra state (Reach-1) – Designing the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Akola, Maharashtra
September to October 2019
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
TD-2019-12, Dt. 10.12.2019
Technical guidance regarding use of technology along with design of road crust for upgradation of Road T01 from Nimmagadda - Vakalagadda - Devarakota under PMGSY II for a length of 9.25 km in Challapalli Mandal of Krishna District with Geotextiles, sponsored by Panchayati Raj Engineering Department, Vijayawada, Krishna (Dist.), Andhra Pradesh
December 2019
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Prof. V. Ramana Murthy, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, and Dr. R. Vishnu
TD-2019-14, Dt. 11.12.2019
Testing of Bitumen Emulsions (RS1 and CSS1), sponsored by ROADMIX India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, West Bengal
December 2019
70,800
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, and Dr. R. Vishnu
TD-2020-01, Dt. 13.02.2020
Testing of Bitumen Samples of VG10, VG30, and VG40 as per IS:73-2006, sponsored by Roads and Buildings Department,
Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
February 2020
61,950
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. R. Vishnu, and Dr. K.B. Raghuram
TD-2020-02, Dt. 13.02.2020
Visual evaluation of roads constructed using cold mix technology in Paderu division, Visakhapatnam- 44,
Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by Mixxon Petrochemicals Pvt. Ltd., Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
February 2020
35,400
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. R. Vishnu, and Dr. K.B. Raghuram
TD-2021-01, Dt. 03.03.2021
Nadikudi – Sri Kalahasti New Broad Gauge Line Project – Testing of Blanketing Materials as per RDSO-GE0014 Specifications from Ch. 74200 m to Ch. 98000 m in Reach – IV between Ext Gundalakamma and Pro Darsi Stations – Testing of the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
March 2021
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. R. Vishnu, and Dr. K.B. Raghuram
TD-2021-02, Dt. 03.03.2021
Conversion of Track from MG to BG between Khandawa to Amalakhurd Stations – Execution of Earthwork in Embankment/Cutting, Blanketing to GE-14 Specifications of RDSO  between Khandawa and Jirwan Stations in Maharashtra state (Reach-1) – Designing the Blanketing Material, sponsored by South Central Railway, Akola, Maharashtra
March 2021
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. R. Vishnu, and Dr. K.B. Raghuram
TD-2021-03, Dt. 03.03.2021
Railway Formation for the Bew BG Third Line between Manadamarri and Sirpur Khagaznagar Stations (Reach-IV) in Telangana State to Carry Heavy Axle Load – Designing the Blanketing Material to GE-0014 Specifications of RDSO sponsored by South Central Railway, Kazipet, Telangana
March 2021
29,500
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. R. Vishnu, and Dr. K.B. Raghuram

 

Course Taught Previously

Courses Taught at UG Level Teaching

  • Transportation Engineering-I

  • Planning and Design of Low Volume Roads

  • Transportation Engineering Laboratory

  • Pavement Engineering

  • Pavement Construction and Maintenance

  • Low Volume Road Engineering

  • Highway Construction and Maintenance

  • Surveying

  • Building Materials and Construction Practice

  • Pavement Analysis and Design

  • Courses Taught at PG Level Teaching

  • Pavement Management Systems

  • Planning and Design of Low Volume Roads

  • Transportation Economic and Project Appraisal

  • Pavement Construction and Evaluation

  • Pavement Materials and Evaluation Laboratory

  • Low Volume Road Engineering

  • Road Asset Management

  • Pavement Evaluation and Rehabiliation

  • Seminar-I and Seminar-II

 

 

Publications

Journal Publications: 

Raj Kumar, Arunkumar Goli, Bharath Varma Gottumukkala, S. Shankar &Kranthi Kumar Kuna (2023): Influence of curing process on the moisture loss, mechanical andperformance characteristics of cold recycled asphalt mixes, Road Materials and Pavement
Design, DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2023.2199884To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2023.2199884.

Chiranjeevi, G., Shankar, S. Evaluation of different porous asphalt gradations based on aggregate packing and stiffness parameters. Innov. Infrastruct. Solut. 8, 30 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-022-00969-8

Shravan Kumar, G, and Shankar, S. (2021). “Characteristics of recycled concrete aggregate and its implementation for pavement base applications: A review.” Journal of Rehab. In Civil Eng.

 Shravan Kumar, G, and Shankar, S. (2022). “Strength and Durability Characteristics of Lime Fly ash Stabilized Recycled Concrete Aggregate for Use in Low Volume Rural Roads. ” Indian Geotechnical Journal. [ESCI, Accepted on July 2022]

Shravan Kumar, G, and Shankar, S. (2023). “ Recycled Concrete Aggregate Stabilized with Lime Fly Ash and Cement for Utilization in the Base Course of Low Volume Roads. ”. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE. [Comments received]

Chakravarthi S. and Shankar S. (2021) “Utilization of recycled aggregates in cement   treated bases: a state of the-art review.” Innovative Infrastructure. Solutions. 6(4), 1-22. https://www.springer.com/journal/41062

S. Chakravarthi., G. Raj Kumar, S. Shankar and R. Vishnu. (2021). “Effect of Emulsified Asphalt Content on Creep Behaviour and Mechanical Properties of Cold Recycled Emulsified Asphalt Mixes.” Journal of Rehabilitation in civil engineering. https://civiljournal.semnan.ac.ir/article_5198.html

Chakravarthi S., Kumar, G. R. and Shankar S. (2021). “Evaluation of Cold Emulsified Bitumen Mixes with Recycled Aggregates Extracted from Construction and Demolition Waste for Base Course.” Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology. http://ird.sut.ac.th/e-journal.

S. Chakravarthi., Anusha Boyina., Arun Kumar Singh., and S. Shankar (2019) “Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Concrete Pavement Bases, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 12, Issue 6, pp 581–588. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42947-019-0069-1.

S. Chakravarthi and Shankar S. (2018). "Effect of age on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Mixes” " Journal of the Indian Roads Congress, July, 46 (7), 25-37. https://trid.trb.org/view/1567358.

Shankar S., and BLVSS Phaneendra (2018) A Multi-Criteria Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Int. Journal of Civil and Environmental 

Shankar S., and BLVSS Phaneendra (2019) A Multi-Criteria Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, Transportation Research Circular, Number E-C248, September 2019.

Harinder D., and Shankar, S. (2018) “Experimental study on coir mats to enhance the weak subgrade soil for Low-Volume Roads,” International Journal of Geoscience, Engineering Environmental and Technology, Vol. 3 NO. 1 (2018).  

Harinder D., and Shankar, S. (2018) “Performance evaluation of coir mats over the weak subgrade soil for low-volume roads by wheel tracking test”, International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 2018, 8(1): 125 - 134 http://www.ijtte.com/home/

Harinder D., and Shankar S. (2020) “Evaluation of Coir Geotextile Mats to Enhance the Poor Subgrade Under Repeated Load for Low-Volume Roads,” Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020, S. C. Satapathy et al. (Eds.): ICETE, 2019, LAIS 2, pp. 1–9, 2020.

Shankar S., Ranjith Kumar Reddy, B., Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., and Prasad. C.S.R.K. (2009). “Prediction of Rural Road Pavement Performance Using DCP, International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE) 2 (1) pp-23-32. 

Shankar S., and C.S.R.K Prasad (2009). “Evaluation of Rutting Potential of Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen in Asphaltic Mixes” UAE Emirates Journal for Engineering Research 14(2), pp 5-9. https://eng.uaeu.ac.ae/en/research/journal/index.shtml

Ramulu, G., Shankar, S., Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2012). “Influence of unbound material properties on rutting potential of low volume roads” Elixir Cement & Con. Com. 42 (2012) 

Shankar. S and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2012). “In-situ performance assessment of low volume roads in three districts of Andhra Pradesh” Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com, 75 (2014) 

Heeralal and S. Shankar (2011). “Laboratory investigation on rut depth potential of flexible pavement laid over morrum and lateritic soil subgrade” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, IJAET, Vol- II, 

Prasad, C.S.R.K., Shankar S., and Sumanth, V. (2010). “Pavement Evaluation for Low-Volume Roads” Journal of Construction Engineering and Construction Review, Vol-2 March pp-76-86. https://cecr.in/

Sharat Chandra Pillalamarri, CSRK Prasad and S. Shankar (2016) “Sustainable Public Transport Modal Shares for Indian Cities” Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research Vol 3 April –June 2016, pp610-610.

Shankar S., and Y. Ravi (2014). “Insitu Strength Evaluation of Pavement Layers of Low Volume Road Using Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)” Jour. of Const. Transactions on Engineering and Sciences ISSN: 2347-1964 (Online) 2347-1875, Vol.2, Issue 8, August 2014. 

D. Harinder, P. Yugendar, S. Shankar, Experimental assessment of coir geotextile to improve the strength of weak subgrade at different load conditions, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.12.351, 

Book Chapter
S. Chakravarthi, G. Raj Kumar and Shankar S. (2020) Application of Cement in Pavement Engineering, Open Access peer reviewed chapter, Intech opens.doi:10.5772/intechopen.94062. (172 Downloads)

Conference Publications
G. Shravan Kumar ad S. Shankar (2021) Study on Cement Stabilized Base Mixes Using Copper Slag as Fine Aggregates,8th International Conference on “Transportation Systems Engineering and Management” (CTSEM 2021) to be held online during August 26-27, 2021.
Chakravarthi Sarella, Devendra Varaprasad Matta and S. Shankar (2021) Performance evaluation of cement treated recycled concrete aggregate bases, 8th International Conference on “Transportation Systems Engineering and Management” (CTSEM 2021) to be held online during August 26-27, 2021.
G. Shravan Kumar ad S. Shankar (2020) Potential Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate with Fly ash for Bases in Low Volume Roads, 13th International (Online) Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC), 10 and 11 December 2020.
S. Chakravarthi, G. Raj Kumar, MD. Sameer, S. Shankar (2020) “Influence of the Fine Aggregates in Strength Development of Emulsified Asphalt Treated Bases” International Conference on Construction Materials and Smart Structures for Sustainable Development (ICCMSSSD), Hyderabad ISBN: 978-93-8935-488-1.
Daniel, M., Chakravarthi, S., and Shankar S. (2020).” Influence of Recycled Aggregate and Curing Period on Cement Treated Bases.” No. 4108. EasyChair, 2020. Conference on Transportation Planning and. Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries”, IIT Bombay, 10 and 11 December 2020.
Shankar S, and BLVSS Phaneendra (2018) A Multi-Criteria Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, Transportation Research, 12th International Conference on Low Volume Roads, September 15-18, 2019, Kalispell, Montana.
Chakravarthi, S., Anusha, B., Arun, K. S., Shankar S. (2019). “Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Concrete Pavement bases.” Transportation Research Procedia, World Congress on Transport Research (WCTR-2019), Mumbai.
Kumar Tanveer Bhushan and Shankar S. (2019) “Laboratory Evaluation of Dense Bituminous macadam prepared using Recycled Concrete Aggregates" 7th international Conference on Bituminous mixtures and pavements, Thessaloniki, Greece.
S. Chakravarthi, G. Raj Kumar, MD. Sameer and Shankar S. (2020) “Influence of fine aggregates on the strength development of emulsified asphalt treated reclaimed asphalt pavement bases” " A 3-day Int.conference on “Construction Materials and Smart Structures for Sustainable Development” started at VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad. 
Shankar S., and Venkat Reddy, V. (2009). “Pavement Maintenance and Management System for Low Volume Roads in India” International Conference on Pavement Engineering” at College of Engineering and Technology, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha - February 14 -15th, Odisha
Shankar S., Prasad, C.S.R.K., Prasad. (2009). “Determination of resilient modulus of soil subgrade from index properties using Geoguage” International Conference on Pavement Engineering” College of Engineering and Technology, Bijupatnaik University of Technology, February 14 -15th - Odisha
Shivaraju, D., C.S.R.K. Prasad., and Shankar S. (2008).” Features of Various Traffic Simulation Models “International Conference and 8th International Workshop on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries” December 3-6, IIT Bombay, India.
Heeralal, M., and Shankar S. (2007).” Admixture Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil for Making it as a Good Road Subgrade” Second International Conference Focusing on Geo-Technical Engineering, Rock Mechanics and new Developments” Geo-Changsha, (GT07) 29-30th, November. 
Prasad, C.S.R.K., ShankarS., Bhaskar, B. (2010). “Rural Road Pavement Performance Evaluation-A Case Study” International Conference on Sustainable Maintenance of Rural Roads” January 21-23rd, Hyderabad.
 Shankar S., Ravi, Y., and C.S.R.K. Prasad. (2009). “In-situ Strength Evaluation of Pavement Layers Using Dynamic Cone Penetrometer” International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building sciences” VIT Vellore, December 14-16th, Tamilnadu.
Heeralal, M., Rao, Y.V., and Shankar S. (2010) “Laboratory Study on Collapse Behaviour of Laterite Soil “3rd International Conference on Problematic, Adelaide, Australia.
Mohammad Ali., Rao, Y.V., V.R Vinayaka Rao, and Shankar S. (2010). “Stress-Strain and Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Flexible Pavement Laid over Stabilized Poorly Graded Sandy Subgrade” “3rd International Conference on Problematic Soils” Adelaide, 7– 9th April, Australia.
Chandra Kumar Yadav., Shankar S., Prasad, C.S.R.K., and Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., (2010).” An Investigation on Remaining Service Life of Rural Roads” International Conference on Developments in Road Transportation (DRT-2010)” NIT Rourkela, October 8-10th Odisha.
 Saidulu, V., Shankar S, and C.S.R.K., Prasad. (2010). Development of Transport related air pollution models for an urban area” International Conference on Developments in Road Transportation (DRT)” NIT Rourkela, October 8-10th Odisha.
 Shankar S., Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2011). “Evaluation of In-Situ Subgrade Strength for Low Volume Roads” International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT), August 3-5th Bangkok. 
Heeralal, M., and Shankar S. (2007). “Utilization of Industrial Waste in Subgrade Embankment Construction” National Conference on Sustainable development and Technology for a Better Tomorrow” Vellore Institute of Technology, December, 19-20th, Tamil Nadu.
Heeralal, M., and Shankar S. (2007) “Laboratory study on Cement admixed Marine Clay in Deep Mixing “National Conference on Recent Developments in Geotechnical Engineering& Rock Mechanics” D.Y Patil College of Engineering August 25-26th Pune.
 Heeralal, M., and Shankar S. (2007)” A study on admixtures stabilization of industrial zinc waste “National Conference on Recent Developments in Geo-Technical Engineering& Rock Mechanics” D.Y Patil College of Engineering, August25-26th, Pune.
Rasagnya V., Sudheer Reddy, and Shankar S. (2013)” Decision Support system for adopting pre-stressed concrete elements using fuzzy logic” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad. 
Kiran Kumar, Rakesh, Shankar S.  Ratish Kumar. (2013)” A Study on Influence of nano-silica on the strength and durability of self-compacting concrete” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad 
Shankar S., Shravya. A Preethi V. (2013)” Recycling of Wastewater- An Overview” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad 
Shankar S, Raju.B, Shashank A. (2013)” Composite soil for low volume roads” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad. 
Shankar S, Vinay S, Srinivas Reddy, Chandan. (2013)” Study of Cellular lightweight concrete blocks” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad. 
Shiva Raju. D, Shankar S, and CSRK Prasad (2013)” Comparative study of flexural strength of in-service concrete pavements” International National Conference on “Materials, Management and Mechanics (IMMM 2014) College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.
Devesh Kumar and Shankar S. (2014) “Prioritization of rural road based on the socio-economic parameter for improvement using HDM -4”, Transportation Young Researchers Symposium (TYReS-2015), NIT Warangal.
M. Srinivas and Shankar S. (2015) “Prioritization of rural road based on the socio-economic parameter for improvement using Terrill,” (Best Paper Award), Transportation Young Researchers Symposium (TYReS-2015), NIT Warangal.
Ravi Teja Chanamolu, Shankar S. Sridhar Raju., and DSNV Amar Kumar (2016) performance of asphalt mixture with a high percentage of RAP”, National Conference on Sustainable Asphalt Pavements for Developing Countries (CONSAP 2016), New Delhi.
Dawit Zeleke, Shankar. S and CSRK Prasad. (2016)” Rural Road Traffic Volume Characteristics and Trends in Construction Cost” A National Conference on Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).
G. Rajesh Kumar, Shankar S., and CSRK Prasad (2016)” Bridges on Rural Roads Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna - Lessons Learnt” A National Conference on Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).
Harinder, D, and Shankar S. (2017). Experimental Evaluation of Coir Geotextile over Weak Subgrade Soil under Repeated Loading for unpaved LVR. Two-day National Conference on roads and transport-2017 at IITR. 
Harinder, D, and Shankar S. (2017). “Studies on Coir Geotextile over Weak Subgrade for Betterment of Service Life of Low Volume Roads. 11th International Conference on Recent Trends in Science and Management, IETE, Osmania University, Hyderabad. 
 Harinder, D, and Shankar S. (2017). “Reinforcement of Weak Subgrade Using Coir Geotextile Mats for Low Volume Roads. 2nd International Conference on Recent Innovation in Structural Engineering, IC-ISE-2017 on Dec 29-31, Hyderabad. 
 Harinder D., and Shankar S. (2018) “The Experimental Study of Coir Composite Mats and Woven Coir Mats Reinforcement for Unpaved roads,” Ist International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science and Technology, NFEST-2018, New Delhi.
 Harinder, D., Raja Ram L., and Shankar S. (2018) “Influence of Coir Geotextiles on Construction of Expansive Soil subgrade,” 5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018) NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.
Satish S., and Shankar S. (2018) “Effect of Road Building International Grade-81 Stabilizer on Black Cotton Soil Subgrade Construction for Low Volume Roads”, 5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018) NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.

 

PHDs Supervised

  • Ph.D. Thesis Guided (Solo Guidance)

  • Hariender (2013). “Performance Evaluation of Coir Geotextiles as Interface over Poor Subgrade for Low Volume Roads” [Awarded]

  • Sarella Chakravarthi (2017). “Performance Evaluation of Cement Treated bases” [Awarded]

  • G. Shravan Kumar (2023)." Experimental Studies on the Performance of Lime Fly Ash and Cement Stabilized Recycled Concrete Aggregate for the Base Course of Low Volume Roads. [Awarded]

  • Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (Ongoing)

  • Getu Tamiru (2019) Performance Evaluation Geo-Grid as Interface of in Low Volume Roads.

  • Chiranjeevi (2020, QIP) Porous Asphalt Pavement

  • Raji Reddy (2020) Sustainable Performance Rating for Rural roads.

  • Dhatri (2020) Use of Bottom ash in Base and Subase course of Flexible pavements.

  • Ramulu (2021) Rutting Potential of Biomedical Waste in Pavements.

     

Workshops/Conferences

  • Short-term Courses/Workshops/Conferences Conducted
  1. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 22 to 24, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  2. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 22 to 24, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  3. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 22 to 24, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  4. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 22 to 24, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  5. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 22 to 24, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  6. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “New Technology Initiatives in Rural Roads and Use of Marginal Materials”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 18 to 20, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  7. A Three-Day Executive Development Programme on “Planning, Design, Construction of Culverts and bridges, New Technology Initiatives in Rural Roads and Use of Marginal Materials”, sponsored by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi, from February 18 to 20, 2021, Coordinators: Dr. S. Shankar, Prof. G. Rajesh Kumar and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.
  8. Tenth Webinar on “Future of Pavement Condition Surveys using Sub-mm3D Laser Imaging” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on December 30, 2020, Speaker: Mr. Rajasekhar Rongali, Hyderabad, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  9. Ninth Webinar on “Safety Evaluation at School Zone” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on December 23, 2020, Speaker: Mr. Kailash Chandra Tiwari, Retired Road Safety Expert, Australia, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  10. Eighth Webinar on “Planning and Design of Green Field Cities – Case Studies of Gujarat International Finance Tec-City and Amaravati” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on December 16, 2020, Speaker: Mr. K.V. Ganesh Babu, Vice President, Urban Mass Transit Company Ltd., Hyderabad, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  11. Seventh Webinar on “Prevention of Claims and Disputes in Highway Contracts” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on December 9, 2020, Speaker: Mr. M. Kishore Kumar, Director, M/s. Aarvee Associates, Hyderabad, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  12. Sixth Webinar on “Socio-economic Cost of Road Accidents in India” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on December 2, 2020, Speaker: Mr. D.B. Srinivas, Associate Vice President, Transport Planning Department, Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System Limited, New Delhi, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  13. Fifth Webinar on “Concept to Development of Large Transportation Projects - A Case Study of Mumbai Trans Harbor Link” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on November 25, 2020, Speaker: Mr. R.K. Jha, Senior Advisor and Project Director (Corporate Projects), City and Industrial Development Corporation, Navi Mumbai, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  14. Fourth Webinar on “Mass Rapid Transport System - A Case Study of Hyderabad Metro” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on November 18, 2020, Speaker: Mr. M.P. Naidu, Project Director, L&T Metro Rail Ltd., Hyderabad, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  15. Third Webinar on “Infrastructure Development Challenges in India - Role of Transportation Engineers and Planners” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on November 11, 2020, Speaker: Mr. P.R.K. Murthy, Director (Projects), Metro Project Implementation Unit, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, Mumbai, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  16. Second Webinar on “Road Safety Auditing for Improved Safety on Roads” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on November 4, 2020, Speaker: Dr. T.S. Reddy, Advisor, LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  17. First Webinar on “Planning for Urban and Regional Transport Systems Insights and Way Forward” as part of Transportation Engineering Industry Expert Talks (TEIET-2020), sponsored by TEQIP III and organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal on October 28, 2020, Speaker: Dr. M.P. Raju, Managing Director, LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Coordinators: Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.
  18. A 2-Day Workshop on “Geotechnical and Material Aspects of Pavements,” sponsored by TEQIP-II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 13 to 14, 2013, along with Dr. Mohammad Ali, Dr. M. Heeralal and Dr. S. Shankar
  19. One Day Workshop and Two-Day Conference: "Transportation Young Researchers Symposium," sponsored by TEQIP-II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal and Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, from March 27 to 29, 2014 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, and Dr. Sasanka Bhushan.
  20. A 3-Day Training Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  21. A 3-Day Executive Development Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from April 20 to 22, 2015 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  22. A 3-Day Executive Development Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from April 23 to 25, 2015 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  23. A 2- Day Conference and 3- Day Workshop: "Transportation Young Researchers Symposium," from May 10 to 15, 2015, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. S. Shankar and Dr. Sasanka Bhushan.
  24. One Week Course on "Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Practices," as part of Global Initiative of Academic Networks, sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, from September 26 to 30, 2016 along with Mr. Gordon R. Keller, Genesee Geotechnical, USA, Dr. S. Shankar and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary
  25. A 3- Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 03 to 05, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  26. A 3-Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Karnataka, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 27 to 29, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  27. A 3-Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from November 28 to 30, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  28. A 3-Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from December 01 to 03, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar.
  29. A 5-Day Faculty Development Programme on "Effective Teaching and Learning of Flexible Pavement Design," for the faculty members and research scholars, sponsored by Teaching-Learning Centre, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, from January 17 to 21, 2018, with Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Dr. S. Shankar
  30. One Week Course on "Transportation and the Environment” as part of Global Initiative of Academic Networks, sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, from August 06 to 10, 2018 along with Dr. Mohan V. Venigalla, George Mason University, USA, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad and Dr. S. Shankar
  31. A 3- Day Conference: "Fifth Colloquium of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management," sponsored by TEQIP-III and organized by the National Institute of Technology, Warangal from May 17 to 19, 2018, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar and Dr. Arpan Mehar.
  32. A 2-Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from November 02-03, 2018 along with Dr. V. Hari Kumar and Dr. Sailaja Kumari and Dr. S. Shankar
  33. A 2- Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from April 12- 13, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. H.P Rani, Dr.V. Hari Kumar, and   Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian and Dr. S. Shankar.
  34. A 2- Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from January 04-05, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Hari Kumar. V and Dr. Padma K. and Dr. S. Shankar.
  35. A 4- Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 18-21, 2019 along with Dr. Ram Gopal Reddy, Dr. Vakula and Dr.S. Shankar.
  36. Two-day Work Shop on “Innovative technologies for Rural Road Construction” Organized by Taminadu State Rural Road Agency (TNSRRDA) as part of 75th year of Azad ka Amrut ka Mahotsav, Ministry of Rural Development, Natiaon Rural Road Infrastructure Development Agency” during September 17and 18,2021.
  • Workshops/Conferences/Short-term Courses Attended:
  1. Webinar on “Designing with Grouted Macadam” by Dr. Nick Thom, Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, UK, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India on September 25, 2020.
  2. Webinar on “Investigation of Asphalt Pavement Performance Problems” by Dr. Ray Brown, Director Emeritus, National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn University, USA, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India on September 18, 2020.
  3. Webinar on “Accelerated Pavement Testing at the NCAT Pavement Test Track” by Dr. Raymond (Buzz) Powell, Assistant Director and Senior Research Engineer, National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn University, USA, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India on September 11, 2020.
  4. Webinar on “Research Simplified with Elsevier: Plan Effectively … Read Quality … Publish Quality” by Mr. Vishal Gupta, Customer Consultant, Elsevier, South Asia, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India on September 8, 2020.
  5. Webinar on “Balanced Mix Design” by Dr. Fan Yin, Assistant Research Professor, National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn University, USA, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India on September 4, 2020.
  6. Webinar on “Advances in Nanomechanical-based Design of Sustainable Asphalt Binders” by Dr. Eyad Masad, Zachry Professor and Executive Director for Global Partnerships, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University, Qatar, organized by Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on August 8, 2020.
  7. International Webinar on “Smart Pavement Inspection Bump Recorder” by Dr. Yagi Koichi, Chief Executive Officer, Bump Recorder Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, organized by CoAct Solution Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India on July 30, 2020.
  8. Workshop on “Teaching and Evaluation Methods for Effective Learning” Organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, from February 2013.
  9. Seminar on “Intelligent Transport Systems Organized by JAICA Group, Chennai and Government of Tamil Nadu March 2014.
  10. Short-term Course on “Asphalt Binder and Mixture Characterization” sponsored by AICTE at IIT madras from 24th -28th June 2008.
  11. Attended a workshop at KITS college of Engineering at Warangal on “Pavement Construction over Clayey Subgrades with Special Reference to Expansive Soils’ 21-22, October 2005 KITS, Warangal
  12. Participated in a National conference on “Advanced Materials in Civil Engineering,” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal, 2007.
  13. Took active part in organizing the “Sealing of Gravel Roads” program organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Transportation Division, NIT Warangal, 2007.
  14. Took active part in organizing a one-day workshop on “Best Design Practices in Rural Road Construction” Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Transportation Division, NIT Warangal, 2007.
  15. Participated in the training program on “Water Quality Management” Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Water Resource Division, NIT Warangal, 2008.
  16. Participated in a training program on “Design of Experimental setups for Engineering Practices” (DESFEP-08) organized by Dept of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, from 25th august -6th sept-2008.
  17. Presented a technical paper in International Conference on “Developments in Road Transportation” (DRT-2010) from 8-10th October at NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India.
  18.  Participated and presented paper in International Conference on “Problematic Soil -2011, Adelaide, Australia, during April-2010.
  19. Participated and presented a paper in the International Conference on “Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT-2011)” Bangkok.
  20. Participated in National Workshop on “Transportation Infrastructure Needs and Challenges in India,” Department of Civil Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  21. Participated in the workshop on “Outcome Based Accreditation and Parameters” at SR Engineering College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, held 23rd November 2012.
  22. Workshop on “Teaching and Evaluation Methods for Effective Learning” Organized by NITTR, Chennai in association with SR Engineering College, Warangal India June 24-28, 2013.
  23. Workshop on "Outcome Based Engineering Education for Enhanced Employability" Organized under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme - II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, on September 14, 2013.
  24. Third Conference of "Transportation Research Group of India," Organized by Transportation Research Group of India, Kolkata, India from December 17 - 20, 2015.
  25. Workshop on "Indian Roads Congress New Flexible Pavement Design (IRC-37-2012) Implementation and Bituminous Mix Design", Organized by GMR Pavement Research Centre, GMR Infrastructure Ltd., Hyderabad, India on February 20, 2016.
  26. A 3-Day Conference: "Fifth Colloquium of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management," sponsored by TEQIP-III and organized by the National Institute of Technology, Warangal from May 17 to 19, 2018, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar.
  27. A 2 day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from November 02-03, 2018 along with Dr. V. Hari Kumar and Dr. Sailaja Kumari.
  28. A 2day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from April 12- 13, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. H.P Rani, Dr.V. Hari Kumar, and   Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian.
  29. A 2 day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from January 04-05, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Hari Kumar. V and Dr. Padma K.
  30. A Four Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 18-21, 2019 along with Dr. Ram Gopal Reddy, Dr. Vakula and Dr.S. Shankar.
  31. A one-day Webinar (online) on Sensitization Webinar on Cybersecurity Empowerment of Higher Education Institutions (HEIS), organized by Ministry of Education and UGC, on 13th January, 2022. 
  • Invited Talks
  1. Low Volume Road Challenges and Issues”, One day National Level Conference Organized by Malineni PACE College of Engineering, Srinivasa Education Society, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh June 22, 2021
  2.  “Low Volume Road Engineering and Best Practices” Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East College, Oman, 20th December 2020
  3. “Low Volume Road Engineering: Issues and Challenges” organized by BV Raju Institute of Technology, Civil Engineering Department and IGS student chapter Narsapur, 24th Dec. 2020.
  4. “Pavement Management System-Insights and Challenges” organized IGS Student Chapter Guntur and St. Mary’s Group of Institutions, Chebrolu, Guntur, 17th Nov. 2020.
  5. “Pavement Management System,” Two Day Workshop on Geotechnical and Material Aspects of Pavements, December 13-14, 2013, Organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal.
  6. “Flexible Pavement Design and Construction: One Day National Level Workshop on Road Construction and Methods February 8, 2013, Organized by Varadha Reddy College of Engineering Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.
  7. “Assessment of Pavement Condition” One Day Workshop on Highway Challenges,” August 2013, Organized by SR Engineering College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.
  8. “Alternative Materials in Road Construction” A Three-Day Training Programme on “Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads,” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014.
  9. Performance Evaluation of Low Volume Roads” A 3-Day Training Programme on “Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads,” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014.
  10. Characterization of Road Aggregate” A 3-Day National Conference Advances in Flexible Pavement Design” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, February 2012.
  11. Low Volume Roads Delivered keynote lecture at A National Conference on Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).
  12. Low Volume Roads, invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD Hyderabad On Topic” Rural Road Quality Control and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of AP and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 28 June 2017, Hyderabad
  13. Low Volume Roads invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads on Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 15 July at 2017, Pune.
  14. Low Volume Roads invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD On Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 11th August at 2017, Bhubaneshwar.
  15. Low Volume Roads invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD On Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 11th August at 2017, Bhubaneshwar.
  16. Low Volume Roads invited talk on “Quality Control and testing Procedures” at Indian Highway Academy of Engineering, NOIDA, for National Quality Monitors during 11th December 2019, NOIDA, Delhi.
  17. Expert talk on MoRD specifications or Low Volume Roads invited talk By National Rural Infrastructure and Road development agency, Ministry of Rural Development, GOI, Control, and Testing Procedures” at Chattisgarh, New Raipur.
  18.  Expert talk on Pavement Evaluation and Maintenance aspects, at Vagdevei College of Engineering, Warangal, 2019.
  19. Expert talk on “Pavement Engineering.” at KITs College of Engineering Huzurabad, 2019.
  20. Expert talk on “Pavement Analysis and Design-Latest developments.” at Jayamukhi College of engineering, Narsampet, 2019.
  21. Delivered a Talk on “Low Volume Roads- Challenges and Issues” during two days’ work shop Organized by Taminadu State Rural Road Agency (TNSRRDA) as part of 75th year of Azad ka Amrut ka Mahotsav, Ministry of Rural Development, National Rural Road Infrastructure Development Agency (NRIDA) ” during September 17and 18,2021, Tamuilnadu.
  22. Delivered a Talk on “Marginal Martials for Rural Road Construction” during two days’ work shop Organized by Taminadu State Rural Road Agency (TNSRRDA) as part of 75th year of Azad ka Amrut ka Mahotsav, Ministry of Rural Development, National Rural Road Infrastructure Development Agency (NRIDA)” during September 17and 18,2021, Tamuilnadu

Projects

  1. In-Situ Performance Evaluation of Low Volume Rural Roads Constructed withGeosynthetics/ Geotextiles Sponsord by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency(NRIDA), Ministry of Rural Development,(MoRD) -15.0L- Dr. S. Shankar (Principal Investigator), Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary (Co-Investigator), Dr. Vishnu R (Co-Investigator and Dr. CSRK PRasad (Co-Investigator)  [ongoing]
  2. IDevelopment of Guidelines for Dense Graded Bituminous mix as Thin Surface Course Layer for Low Volume Roads,  Sponsord by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency(NRIDA), Ministry of Rural Development,(MoRD) -28.0L- Vishnu R  (Principal Investigator), Dr. S.Shankar , Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary (Co-Investigator) and Dr. CSRK PRasad (Co-Investigator)  [ongoing]
  3. IDevelopment of Guidelines for Dense Graded Bituminous mix as Thin Surface Course Layer for Low Volume Roads,  Sponsord by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency(NRIDA), Ministry of Rural Development,(MoRD) -127.0- Dr. Vishnu R  (Principal Investigator), Dr. S.Shankar , Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary (Co-Investigator) and Dr. CSRK PRasad (Co-Investigator)  [ongoing]
  4. Performance Evaluation of Emulsified Asphalt and Cement Treated Bases “sponsored by Development f Science and Technology (DST-SERB) Government of India under Young researcher schemer: Total Budget: ` 30.89 Lakhs, Investigators: Shankar (Principal Investigator), Venkaiah Chowdary (Co-Investigator).  [ongoing]
  5. Preparation of State-of-the-Art Report on "SoAR-15: Development of Deterioration Models for Pavements and Bridges” sponsored by Ministry of Road Transport and highways (MoRTH), Total Budget: ` 8.50 Lakhs, Investigators: Shankar (Principal Investigator). [ongoing]
  6. "SoAR-14: Establishing Correlation between Various Distress Types and International Roughness Index (IRI)/ Deflection for Roads and Bridges”” sponsored by Ministry of Road Transport and highways (MoRTH), Total Budget: ` 6.50 Lakhs, Investigators: Venkaiah Chowdary (Principal Investigator), and Shankar (Co-Investigator). [ongoing]
  7. “Performance Evaluation of Granular Treated Materials “sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under Research Seed Grant for Minor Research Projects, Project duration: October 2013 to March 2013, Total Budget: ` 5.0 Lakhs, Investigators: Shankar (Principal Investigator). [Completed]
  8. “Rural Road Pavement Performance Study” sponsored by National Rural Road Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, Project duration: January 2007 to June 2010, Total budget: ` 10 lakhs, Investigators: C.S.R.K. Prasad, D.S.N.V. Amar Kumar, Venkaiah Chowdary (Study Team Member), and V. Ramana Murthy and Shankar (Research Associate) [Completed]
  9. Dr. S. Shankar and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary Co-PI: DST- FIST Project titled- To strengthen the research facilities in the department, Budget Rs. 2.16 Crores, Feb 2019 (Transportation Rs. 40 Lakhs).

Awards and Honors

  • Reviewer, Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, 2022
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Pavement Engineering ,2021-2022
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Civil Engineering,2021- 2022
  • International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 2014, onwards.
  • International Journal of Civil Engineering
  • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, Organized by NIT Warangal, 2014
  • TPMDC organized by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, December 10-12, 2014.
  • Colloquium, Transportation Systems Engg and Management CED, NIT Calicut, 2014
  • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, organized by NIT, Warangal, 2015.
  • II CTSEM, by National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, May 01-02, 2015.
  • Third Conf. of the TRG, Transportation Research Group of India, Dec 17-20, 2015.
  • 4th Conf. of the TRG, Transportation Research Group of India, Dec 17-20, 2017.
  • 5th CTSEM organized by NIT Warangal, May 17-19, 2018.
  • 5th Conf. of TRG, Transportation Research Group of India, December 18-21, 2019.
  • SCM for Int. Con on 7th Int. Conf. Bituminous Mixtures, Greece, 2019.
  • SCM for Int. Con on 8th Int. Conf. Bituminous Mixtures, Greece, 2024
  • Scientific Committee Member of MAIREPAV9 2020, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • SC Member "Int.Con. Sustainable Pavement Technologies (icRS SPT 2020).
  • 8th Indian Young GTEC, Indian Geotechnical Society Chennai Sept 17-18, 2021.
  • Reviewer for 5th Conf. of Transportation Research (CTRG-2019), Bhopal. 
  • 8th Int. Conf “Transportation Systems Engineering and Management” (CTSEM 2021) 
  • 6thCon of TRG, by Transportation Research Group of India, December 14-17, 2021.

Additional Responsibility

  • Administrative Duties
  • FIC of Transportation Division Consultancy Works, August 2022 onwards
  • FIC of “Pavement Materials Laboratory,” NITW-CED July 2018- till date.
  • FIC “Pavement Evaluation Laboratory,” NITW-CED Jan, 2013 till date.
  • FIC “Transportation Division Library,” NITW-CED Jan, 2014 till date.
  • Warden of NITW 1K Hall of Residence 2014-2016.
  • Warden of NITW Ganga Mess-I 2018-2020
  • Deputy Chief Warden of NITW Messes 2018-2020.
  • Warden of NITW Hostels Sanitary Section 2018-2020.
  • Member of Hostel Purchase Committee, NIT Hostels, 2018-2020
  • FIC “Highway and Concrete Laboratory SREC-CED 2012 to 2013.
  • Member of “Disciplinary Committee” SREC-CED 2012 to 2013.
  • Member of Anti ragging Committee, NITW 2016-2018
  • Faculty Advisor of III B. Tech Civil Engineering, NITW 2020 August 2022
  • Faculty Coordinator (Events and Logistics)-April 25th,2023 Onwards.
  • Responsibilities other than at NIT Warangal
  • Member of PMGSY State Technical Agency (STA) for Telangana and Andra Pradesh state, for the scrutiny of DPRs
  • Member, Board of Studies, CED, SR University September 2013 -202020
  • Expert Member of Jharkhand Public Service Commission 2021-2022
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2017
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2018
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2019
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2020
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2021
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2022
  • AICTE Expert Visit Committee Member, 2023
  • AICTE barrier-free environment academic committees’ member.