IITKGP
Junior Research Assistant (JRA) Position-01 (one) related to on-going project "Vetting of pavement design reports and Performance evaluation of different bituminous and concrete mixtures of Sekura Indian Management Limited". Desirable qualifications: B Tech in Civil Engineering with 75% marks or CGPA of 8.0 on 10 point scale. Salary upto Rs.29,200 per month. Duration: 12 months. For more details, please visit :https://erp.iitkgp.ac.in/SricWeb/temporaryJobs.htm |

Responsibilities

  • Prof-in-Charge, Time Table

Research Areas

  • Sustainable Pavement Technologies
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Planning and Design of Airports
Research Interest: Transportation Engineering in particular (i) Evaluation of Pavement Materials (ii)  Analysis and Design of Pavements (iii) Structural Evaluation of Highway and Airport Pavements by Nondestructive Testing (v) Sustainability in Transportation Engineering 
  • Curling of Castin-situ Short Slabs on Lean Concrete Base: Measured versus Theoretical Analysis Kasu S. R., Patel S. , Chandrappa A. K., Reddy M. A. By Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2677 1327-1336 (2022)
  • Evaluation of horizontal permeability characteristics of granular subbase material Kandlavath H.N., Chowdhury P.S., Reddy M.A. By Transportation Research Procedia 48 3725-3733 (2020)
  • An Investigation on the Effect of Aging on Chemical and Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Binders. Chowdhury P. S., Mullapudi R. S., Reddy M. A. By Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 32 04022252--04022252-11 (2022)
  • Evaluation of fatigue characteristics of asphalt mixtures using Cracking Tolerance index (CTIndex) Saha Chowdhury P., Noojilla S.L.A., Reddy M.A. By Construction and Building Materials 342 - (2022)
  • Evaluation of effect of moisture on fatigue performance of pavement designed with recycled asphalt mixtures Bharath G., Kakade V., Reddy K.S., Tandon V., Reddy M.A. By Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 50 1-10 (2022)
  • Field experiments and numerical analysis of curling behavior of cast-in-situ short paneled concrete pavement on lean concrete base S. K., S. P., Reddy M. A. By International Journal of Pavement Engineering 22 1-14 (2021)
  • Design of asphalt mixes with steel slag aggregates using the Bailey method of gradation selection Malluru S., A T. , Guduru G. , Kuna K. K., Reddy M. A. By Construction and Building Materials 279 - (2021)
  • Influence of stiffness of dry lean concrete base on load stresses in the plain cement concrete slab of concrete pavement S. K., J. T., Chandrappa A. K., Reddy M. A. By Road Materials and Pavement Design 22 - (2021)
  • Influence of polyester microfiber reinforcement on flexural fatigue characteristics of concrete S. K., Mitra N. , Reddy M. A. By Road Materials and Pavement Design 21 1-17 (2020)
  • Investigations on Design and Durability Characteristics of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt for Base and Subbase Layers Reddy M. A., Reddy K. S., M. K. By Construction and Building Materials 252 - (2020)

Principal Investigator

  • Development of Accelerated Pavement Test Facility to Evaluate Pavements of Village Roads National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency
  • Evaluation of Unbound materials, aggregates, bitumen, bitumen emulsion, bituminous , mastic asphalt and cold mixes of different government and private agencies Various Government and Non-Government Organisations
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis Framework for Flexible and Rigid Pavements in Different Geographical and Climatic Conditions based on Field Performance Data Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Rehabilitation of existing concrete pavement and design of new concrete pavement inside Rashmi Metaliks Limited at RML-6, near Kharagpur Rashmi Green Hydrogen Steel Pvt Limited
  • Vetting of pavement design reports and Performance evaluation of different bituminous and concrete mixtures of Sekura Indian Management Limited Sekura India Management Limited

Co-Principal Investigator

  • Improved Design Procedures for New and Rehabilitated Bituminous Pavements in India Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Proof checking of Pavement Design for 6-lane Greenfield expressway from Meerut to Prayagraj in Uttarpradesh LARSEN AND TOUBRO LIMITED
  • Safety consultancy services for the project six-laning of Barwa Adda-Panagrah section on NH-2 from km 398.240 to km 521.120 including Panagrah by pass in the state of Jharkhand and West Bengal under NHDP Phase -V on BOT (toll) on DBFOT pattern. NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY OF INDIA
  • Scrutiny of Project Proposals for the State of West Bengal and Mizoram under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana [PMGSY] National Rural Roads Development Agency
  • Skid resistance investigation of runway of Maa Danteswari Airport (Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh) AIMIL LIMITED
  • Testing of materials for construction of 4-laning of Purulia Bypass Section from kn. 84.030 to km 83.345 of NH32 in state of West Bengal PROJECT DIRECTOR

Ph. D. Students

Danam Venkata Akhilesh

Area of Research: Pavement Analayis and Design

Pramod Kumar Behera

Area of Research: Pavement Materials and Characterization

Rahul Reddy B

Area of Research: Characterization of Pavement Material

Sidhyanath Panda

Area of Research: Pavement Materials and evaluation

Venkata Joga Rao Bulusu

Area of Research: Pavement Engineering

MS Students

Anubhav Chattaraj

Area of Research: Pavement Engineering

Vinayak Sahu

Area of Research: Pavement Materials and evaluation