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Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT (BHU)
rkumar.civ@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Structural Optimization, Non-Linear Structural Mechanics, Finite element analysis, Earthquake Engineering, Concrete Technology

 

 
Dr. RAJESH KUMAR
Professor
Structural Engineering Division
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi- 221005, U.P., INDIA
Email:  rkumar.civ@iitbhu.ac.in, Mob. No. +91-9453788219
                                                                                                  
 
AREAS OF RESEARCH                                       
Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) under Earthquake Excitation
Structural Optimization (Industrial Structure and Pipe network design)
Non-Linear Structural Analysis (Large Deflection Problems)
Finite Element Analysis
 
PUBLICATION
 
Total Research Publications = 62 (Journals + Conferences Proceedings)
 
RESEARCH GUIDANCE
 
M.Teh. Dissertation -    Total = 75 
Ph.D Students Guided-Total: 08 (2 no. completed+ 02 Submitted+ 4 no. ongoing)  
No. of Sponsored Projects = 04
No. of Consultancy Projects: More than 200
 
EDUCATION
2004    Ph.D – Structural Engineering: “Efficient Numerical Solution of Large Deflection
                         Problems in Non-Linear Structural Mechanics”
                        Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
 1998    M.E. – Structural Engineering
                          Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
 1991     B.E. – Civil Engineering
                         Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri, Dhanbad, India
 
EXPERIENCE
   
Total – 21 years (Teaching-16 years, Industrial/Field-5 years)
 
EMPLOYMENT (Teaching)
 
November 2015 to till date- Professor
                                             Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
                                             Banaras Hindu University 221005
October 2010 to till September 2015- Associate Professor
                                             Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
                                             Banaras Hindu University 221005
October 2007 to October 2010 - Reader
                                            Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology
                                            Banaras Hindu University 221005
June 2004 to October 2007 - Lecturer
                                            Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology
                                            Banaras Hindu University 221005
August 2003 to June 2004 – Lecturer
                                            Department of Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
 
 
MAJOR COURSES TAUGHT:
Finite Element method
Stability of Structure
Structural Mechanics II /Structural Analysis II (Indeterminate Structures)
Design of R.C.C. Structures III
 
SPONSORED PROJECTS

  1. Sprouting Grant Project on “Study of Cluster effect on Dynamic Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction” Sponsored (2014-15) by IIT(BHU), Varanasi, Amount Sanctioned: Rs. 400000/- Ref.No. IIT(BHU)/Dev./2013-14/5121/L, dated: March 25, 2014, PI&Co-PI- Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. S. Mandal, Status Continuing.
  2.  “Development of E-Content on Concrete Technology”, (March 2005 to 2006)), Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi, Financial Assistance: Rs.102000/-(Rupees on lakh two thousand only), Status-Completed.
  3.  “Low Cost Housing Technique and Creation of Building Centre at IIT-BHU, Varanasi”, sponsored by HUDCO, New Delhi, Financial Assistance: Rs.5,00000/-(Rupees five lakh only), Status—Continuing.
  4. “Design of Floating Jetty for River Ganga Project”, under Project Varanasi-Design &Innovation Hub, IIT(BHU), Varanasi(2016-17), Rs.300000/-(Rupees Three lakh only), PI&Co-PI-Dr. Rajesh Kumar and Dr.K.K.Pandey, Status-Completed.

  AWARDS
       
 1. Nation Builder Award for the best Teacher, Teachers Day, 2017 for Valuable Contribution to Nation Building as a leader, by Rotary Club Varanasi, U.P., INDIA
        2. Indian Concrete Institute(ICI)-Ultratech Jury Award (2018),  for Outstanding Concrete Structure
        3. National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) National Meritorious Invention Awards-2018 on "making of Self-Adjusting Fixed Type Jetty(SAFTJ)"
            by an Enterprise of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of  Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi.
       
MAJOR CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

  1. Vetting of Structural Design of various structures including Cancer Hospital and Multi-Speciality Hospital of BHU (2017-18)
  2. Structural Design of 300 KLD STP, at IIT (BHU), Varanasi, based on SBT, Vision Earth Care (VEC), SINE, IIT, Bombay, 2015
  3. Vetting of ROB at Sultanpur, U.P., National Highway Authority of India, 2015
  4. Vetting of Structural Design of Multi storied Flats for Group Housing at Mauza Khajuri, Varanasi, B.V.N. Infra Developers, Varanasi, 2015
  5. Vetting of Analysis and design of Culvert Bridges at Assi, Varanasi, VDA, Varanasi, 2012-13
  6. Vetting of Analysis and design of Bridges at National highway (Six laning of Varanasi-Aurangabad Section of NH-2) near Varanasi, National Highway Authority of India, 2012-13
  7. Residence of High Court Judge, at Allahabad, Hon’ble High Court, Allahabad, 2011-12
  8. Analysis and Design of Industrial Buildings of BHEL at Jagdishpur, U.P., Chittoor, A.P., Bhopal, M.P., BHEL-Jagdishpur, Chittor, Bhopal, 2010-11
  9. Analysis and Design of Guest House for High Court Judges, Samne Ghat, Varanasi, Govt. of U.P., India, 2006
  10. Analysis and Design of Hospital Building, UP Health Systems Development Program, Govt. Of U.P., India (under MOU between U.P. Govt. and IT-BHU), 2005

PUBLICATIONS
 
Selected International Journals:

  1. Kumar Rajesh, Ramchandra, L.S. and Roy, D., (2004), “Techniques Based on Genetic Algorithms for Large Deflection Analysis of Beams”, International Journal, Sadhana, Springer, Vol. 29, pp 589-604.
  2. Roy, D. and Kumar Rajesh, (2005), “A-Multi-Step Transversal Linearization (MTL) Method in Non-Linear Structural Dynamics”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier,Vol. 287, Issues 1-2, pp 203 -226.
  3. Kumar Rajesh, Roy, D., and Ramchandra, L.S., (2006), “A Multi – Step Linearization Technique for a Class of  boundary Value Problems in Non-linear Mechanics”, Computational Mechanics, Springer, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp 73-81.
  4. Kumar Rajesh, (2012), “Non-Linear Transient Vibration Analysis of Plates using Modified Linearization Technique”, International journal, I’mangers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, June-August 2012.
  5. Patra B.K., Kumar Rajesh and Kumar V., (2013), Ánalysis of Skew deck slab bridge by Analytical methods”, International jounal, I’mangers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 1, No.4, December 12-February 13.
  6. Kumar Rajesh, (2013), “Cost Optimization of Industrial Building using Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, Vol.2, Issue 3, March -2013.
  7. Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, Rajesh Kumar and Prabhat Kumar Singh Dikshit, (2015) "Optimization of Pipeline Flow of Fine Particles Slurry Using Genetic Algorithms International jounal, I’mangers, Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol 3, No.4, December14-February 15.
  8. Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, Rajesh Kumar and Prabhat Kumar Singh Dikshit, (2015) "Optimization of Pipe Network Design using Genetic Algorithm, International journal, I’mangers, Journal of Civil  Engineering, Vol 3, No.4, December14-February 15.
  9. Kotha Rajeev Rathan Kumar, Veerendra Kumar and Rajesh Kumar, (2015), “Plastic Analysis of R.C. Annular Slabs Supported at both Edges”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 42, June-July 2015, pp. 176-183.
  10. Karan Modi, Shreya Thusoo, Rajesh Kumar and Hitesh Madaha., (2015), “Structural Response of Buildings due to Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction”, International journal, I’mangers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol 3, No.4, December14-February 15.
  11. Karan Modi, Rajesh Kumar, Jyoti Katiyar and Shreya Thusoo, (2015), “Analysis of Plates with Varying Rigidities Using Finite Element Method”, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol:9, No:4, 2015, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.​
  12. Shreya Thusoo, Karan Modi, Rajesh Kumar, Hitesh Madahar, (2015), “Response of Buildings with Soil-Structure Interaction with Varying Soil Types”, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol:9, No:4, 2015, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.
  13. G.J. Singh, S. Mandal and Rajesh Kumar (2015), “Effect of Relative Stiffness of Beam and Column on the Shear Lag Phenomenon in tubular Buildings”, International journal, I’mangers, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.4, No.1, March-May 2015 .​
  14. Ankit Kumar Jha, Kumar Utkarsh and Rajesh Kumar, (2015), “Effects of Soil-Structure Interaction on Multi Storey Buildings on Mat Foundation”, Springer India2015, V.Matsagar (ed.), Advances in Structural Engineering, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2190-6_56.
  15. B.Yaswanth Kumar, Rajesh Kumar and Veerendra Kumar (2016), Limit Analysis of Annular Footings acted upon by Axisymmetric Load. Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.42, No.5, December 2015-Januray 2016, pp 379-38
  16. MA Quraishi, DK Nayak, R Kumar and V Kumar (2017), Corrosion of Reinforced Steel in Concrete and its Control: An Overview, Journal of Steel Structures & Construction, Vol. 3, Isuue 1. 1000124​
  17. Alok Ranjan, Rajesh Kumar and Devendra Mohan (2018), Comparative Analysis of Phenolphthalein Indicator, XRDA and FTIR methods for measurement of Carbonation depth of Concrete, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, Issue 5, (May 2018).
  18. Alok Ranjan, Rajesh Kumar and Devendra Mohan (2018), Experimental Investigation of Carbonation on Concrete under Variable Parameters, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, Issue 4, April 2018, pp 1090-1096
  19. S.Kumar, R. Kumar and S. Mandal (2018), Numerical Studies on thin wall laminated composite panels under compressive loading, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, pp 586-594, (June 2018).
  20. S.Kumar, R. Kumar and S. Mandal (2018), Behaviour of FRP composite panel subjected to in-plane loading, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Volume 9, pp 1324-1332, (June 2018).

 
International and National Conferences and Proceedings:

  1. Kumar, R., Roy, D. and Ramachandra, L.S., (2001), “Post buckling analysis of beams using genetic algorithms”, presented in International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical Sciences, December 20-22, 2000, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
  1. Kumar, R., Roy, D. and Ramachandra, L.S., (2002), “ Transient Response of plates using Multiply Transversal Linearization Technique”, Published and Presented in Second International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery, December 16-18, 2002, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.
  2. Kumar, R., Ramachandra, L.S. and Roy, D., (2003), “A Genetic Algorithms in Large Deflection Problems in Beam”, Published and Presented in International Conference meet on ISTAM, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
  3. Roy, D. and Kumar, R., (2003), “A Multi-Step Transversal Linearization Method for a Class of Non-linear Initial Value Problems in Structural Mechanics”, Published and Presented in Structural Engineering Convention- An International Meet, IIT Kharagpur, December 12-14, 2003.
  4. Rajesh, Sharad V. Oberoi and Gaurav, (2004), Assessment of Strength of Heritage Structure with Inputs from Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Measurement”, Ninth International Conference on Structural Studies Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture (Accepted for publication and presentation), STREMAH – 2005, June Malta, Sponsored by Wessex Institute of Technology, U.K.  
  5. Kumar, V., Kumar, R., Mandal, S. and Sinha, A.N., (2005), “Use of Admixtures in Concrete: An Indian Scenario”, International Pre – conference Workshop, Our World in Concrete & Structures”, 22nd August 2005, SINGAPORE.
  6. Kumar, V., Kumar, R., Mandal, S. and Sinha, A.N., (2005), “Admixtures for Underwater Concreting for Repair of Cracks in the Structure”, 30th Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures”, 23-24 August 2005, SINGAPORE (published and presented).
  7. Kumar Rajesh, Pandey K.K. and Kumar V., (2013), “Direct Approach to Numerical Simulation of Soil Interaction in Homogeneous Building Cluster, International Proceeding of the International Conference on Future Trends in Structural, Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering-FTSCEM 2013, ISBN:978-981-07-7021-1, doi 10.3850/978-981-07-7021-1_64”, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15July, 2013.
  8. Singh G.J., Mandal S. And Kumar R., (2013) “Effect of Column Location on Plan of Multi-Story Building on Shear Lag Phenomenon”, The Eight Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-VIII), December 10-14, 2013, Chennai, India.
  9. Rajesh Kumar, V.Kumar, Alok Kumar and Shivang D. Agrawal, (2014), “Yield Line Analysis of Rectangular Slabs by Finite Element Method”, Proc. of the second Inernational Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering-ACSEE 2014,  Zurich, Switzerland, 25-26 October, 2014, ISBN-978-1-63248-030-9 doi: 10.15224/978-1-63248-030-9-24.
  10. Ankit Kumar Jha, Kumar Utkarsh and Rajesh Kumar, (2015), “Effects of Soil-Structure Interaction on Multi Storey Buildings on Mat Foundation”, Springer India2015, V.Matsagar (ed.), Advances in Structural Engineering, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2190-6_56.
  1. Kumar, R.,(2001-2002), “Genetic Algorithms in the solution of nonlinear problems”, Proceedings, in Annual Journal of Civil Engineering Society in Golden jubilee issue, 2001-2002, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
  1. Kumar, R., (2003), “A Multi-Step Transversal Linearization Technique to Large Deflection Problems in Beam”, Published and Presented in National Conference on role of Civil Engineers to alleviate the poverty, organized by Institution of Engineers, Ranchi, India, Nov.-Dec. (2003).
  2. Kumar Rajesh, Sharad V. Oberoi and Gaurav, (2004), “ Land Cover / Land use Classification and Monitoring of Mountainous Terrain using Remote Sensing Data and GIS”, Seven Annual ESRI India User Conference (UC 2004), Noida, U.P., India.
  3. Kumar Rajesh, (2004), “ Application of Genetic Algorithm in Non-Linear Structural Problems”, Presented and Published in Proceedings of the all Indian Seminar on Innovations in Design and Construction of the Concrete Structures, October 2-3, 2004, Organized by the Institution of Engineers (India), I.T., B.H.U., Varanasi and Indian Concrete Institute, U.P., Varanasi & Allahabad Centre.
  4. Kumar, R., (2004), “Cross Drainage Structures in Rural Roads under PMGSY”, Published and Presented in Training Programme on Construction and Maintenance of Rural Roads under PMGSY for REO Engineers, Jharkhand, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
  5. Gaurav, Mandal, S., Kumar, R.  and Kumar, V., (2005), “Linear Deflection Analysis of Beam Using Genetic Algorithims”,October 22, 2005, Indian Concrete Institute, U.P., Varanasi Centre, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, pp 54 – 64.
  6. Saha R., Kumar, R., Mandal, S. and Kumar, V., (2005), “Cracks: Cure and Preventation”, October 22, 2005, Indian Concrete Institute, U.P., Varanasi Centre, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, pp 65 – 88.
  7. Admixtures for Underwater for Repair of Cracks in the Structure, International Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures (OWICS) (2005)”, August 2005, Orchard Plaza, SINGAPORE.
  8. Kumar Rajesh (2005)“An Efficient Numerical Technique for a Non-linear Initial Value Problems in Structural Mechanics”, Published  and presented in National Conference on Earthquake Resistant Analysis, Design and Retrofitting of Structure, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February 18-19, 2006.
  9. Kumar V., Kumar Rajesh and Mandal, S., (2005) “Retrofitting of Underwater Structures”, Published and Presented in National Conference on Earthquake Resistant Analysis, Design and Retrofitting of Structure, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February 18-19, 2006.
  10. Kumar Rajesh (2007), “Action and Analysis of Confined Brick Masonry Construction”, Published and Presented in National Workshop on Design and Construction of Confined Brick Masonry Buildings(WDCCBMB), Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February 03-04, 2007.
  11. Kumar Rajesh, Kumar V. and Mandal S., (2007), “Cause of Cracks and Prevention”, Published and Presented in workshop on Engineers’ Meet 2007, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, May 18, 2007.
  12. Kumar V., Mandal S. and Kumar Rajesh, (2007), “Effect of Constituent-Characteristics on Concrete Durability”, Published in workshop on Engineers’ Meet 2007, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, May 18, 2007.
  13. Kumar Rajesh (2007), “Constructional Details”, Presented in National Workshop on Design and Construction of Confined Brick Masonry Buildings(WDCCBMB), Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February 03-04, 2007.
  14. Kumar Rajesh, Kumar V. and Mandal S., (2007), “Cracks: Cure and Prevention”, Published and Presented in workshop on Engineers’ Meet 2007, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, May 18, 2007.
  15. Kumar V., Mandal S. and Kumar Rajesh, (2007), “Effect of Constituent-Characteristics on Concrete Durability”, Published in workshop on Engineers’ Meet 2007, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, May 18, 2007.
  16. Kumar Rajesh (2010), “Provisions of Different IS Codes and National Building Codes in Brick Masonry Buildings”, Published and Presented in Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction of Confined Brick Masonry Buildings (WERDCCBMB), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February, 2010.
  17. Kumar Rajesh (2010), “Provisions of Different IS Codes and National Building Codes in Brick Masonry Buildings”, Published and Presented in Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction of Confined Brick Masonry Buildings (WERDCCBMB), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February, 2010.
  18. Kumar Rajesh (2011), “Quality Concerns of Ground Water for Concrete”, Publish in Proceeding of the National Conference on Groundwater for Drinking: Issues and Options, February 11-13, 2011
  19. Kumar Rajesh, Gaurav Jain and Pandey K.K., (2011) “Cost Optimization of Industrial Steel Building using Genetic Algorithm”, Publish in National Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation (MMCS-2011), Department of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, March 25-27, 2011.
  20. Kumar Rajesh, Johri Ashish and Kumar V., (2011) “Linear and Non Linear Analysis of Square Plate”. Publish in Proceeding of National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, October, 2011.
  21. Vashisth Anirudh., Singla Vineet and Kumar Rajesh, (2011) “Analysis and Construction of a Low Cost Foldable Dome”. Publish in Proceeding of National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, October, 2011.
  22. Patra B. Keshree., Kumar Rajesh and Kumar V., (2011) “Analysis of Skew Slab Deck Using Analytical Methods”. Publish in Proceeding of National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, October, 2011.
  23. Kumar Rajesh, Jain Harshit and Dwivedi S.B., (2011), “Channel and Cored Unit for Roofing/Flooring for Low Cost Housing: A Review.”, Publish in Proceeding of National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011), Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, October, 2011.
  24. Kumar Rajesh and Vashisth Anirudh (2012), “Finite Element Modeling for Sinter Powder Metallurgy”, National Seminar on “Design and Development of Materials for Advanced Technologies”, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.
  25. Shreya Thusoo, Karan Modi, Ankit Kumar Jha and Rajesh Kumar, (2016), “Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction in Buildings”, International Conference Proceeding, Tokyo, Japan May 26-27, 2016, 18(5), Part XXIV
  26. Yield Line Analysis of Rectangular Slabs by Finite Element Method, Second International Conference on Advances In Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- ACSEE 2014, 25-26 October, 2014 at Zurich City-West, Switzerland.
  27. Kumar Rajesh, Pandey K.K. and Kumar V., (2013), “Direct Approach to Numerical Simulation of Soil Interaction in Homogeneous Building Cluster, International Proceeding of the International Conference on Future Trends in Structural, Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering-FTSCEM 2013, ISBN:978-981-07-7021-1, doi 10.3850/978-981-07-7021-1_64”, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15July, 2013.
  28. Kumar Rajesh and Vashisth Anirudh (2012), “Finite Element Modeling for Sinter Powder Metallurgy”, National Seminar on “Design and Development of Materials for Advanced Technologies”, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.
  29. Rajesh Kumar, V.Kumar, K.K. Pandey, K.K. Pathak, P. Maiti and Suresh Kumar (2018), "Analysis of Differential Heaving Distress in the Structure due to Degradation of Founding Soil". 2nd Scientific Meeting Rehabilitation of Polluted Sites and Soil, October 29-30, Saint-Etienne, France
  30. Shreya Thusso, Akshat Sinha and Rajesh Kumar (2019), "Soil-Structure Interaction under Earthquake Excitation", International Conference on Modern Trend in Civil Engineering-Towards Sustainable Development Goals(ICMTCE-2019), March 2-3, 2019,  at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Lucknow, U.P., India

 
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Institute Level (Member/Admin. Warden/Warden/Chairman)
2017-19 Chairman, Institute Works Department, IIT (BHU), Varanasi
2017-18 Professor-in Charge, Tinkering Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT (BHU)
2015 Vice Chairman for JEE (Advanced) -2016, IIT (BHU)
2011-2015 Administrative Warden- Vivekanand Hostel, IIT (BHU)
2014-2015 Member- Institute Works Department
2015 Member- Institute Repository Committee
2013 –2015 Member- Teaching Learning Cell
2014-2015 Mentor-Human Values Course
2015 Member of Shortlisting Committee for the selection of the post of A.E., J.E. (Civil Engineering)
2014 –2015 Member- Institute Works Committee
2013-2015 Member- Anti Ragging Committee
1014-2015 Member- Scrutiny Committee of Varanasi Project
2013 Chairman of the committee for making Rules & Regulation of the IIT (BHU) Hostels
2013 Chairman for allotment committee for allotment of hostels in summer
2012-13 Member of the Hospital Open Tender Committee (HOTC), Sir Sunderlal Hospital, IMS-BHU
2009-2013 Member- Degree Distribution Committee
2007-13 Member- Committee for purchasing of furniture, UWD, BHU
2010-11 Administrative Warden-Vishwakarma Hostel, IIT (BHU)
2007-10 Warden-Rajputana Hostel, IIT (BHU)
2009 Member- Committee of Super Computing Facility, GARUNA
2007 Tour-In charge- Students Educational Tour
2006-07 Vice-Chairman of Cultural Wing, IIT-GYMKHANA
2006-07 Member-Workshop Committees, IT-BHU
2006-07 Member-IT-Cafeteria, IT-BHU
2005 -06 Member- Monitoring Committee for quality construction, UWD, BHU
 
Departmental Level
2018-19 Member-Departmental Post Garduate Committee (DPGC)
2015-16, Member-Departmental Departmental Faculty Affairs Committee (DFAC)
2014 –2015 Member- Undergraduate Committee (DUGC)
2014 -15 Member- Purchase Committee of the Department
2013-2015 Convener- Computational and Web Committee
2012-2015 Professor-in-charge of Structural Engineering laboratory
2014-2015 Professor-in-Charge of Training and Placement of the Department
2013 - 2015 Convener/Member- M.Tech. & Ph.D. Admission
2013 -14 Member- Departmental Post Graduate Committee (DPGC)
2013 Chairman for making Perspective plan of the Department
2006-12 Professor-in-charge-Civil Engineering Computer laboratory
2006-11 Professor-in-charge of Library/Reading Room of the department
2007-08 Professor-in-charge for making Departmental Website
XI Plan- Professor-in-Charge for making department proposal of XI plan
 
SERVICE OUTSIDE OF IIT (BHU)
Monitoring (as a third party) of execution of quality construction of following works/ Members:

  • Member, Building Works Committee, NIT, Patna (2018-Continuing)
  • High Court Building at Gomtinagar, Lucknow (2013-Continueing)
  • Medical College at Ambedkarnagar and Azamgarh, U.P (2012-13)
  • Sewage Treatment Plant at Allhabad, U.P. (2012-13)
  • Checking of stability and durability of foundation of Turbo-generator of Mahan Power Project (HIDALCO), Sasan Power Project (RELIANCE) at Sigrauli, M.P. (2012-13)
  • Culvert Bridge at Assi Ghat, Varanasi (2012-13)
  • Checking of stability and durability of the foundation of existing transmission line towers at HINDALCO, Renusagar, U.P. (2011-12)
  • Non-destructive test of piers of the flyover bridge at Varanasi (Near Cant, 2012)
  • Cross drainage works, Canal etc. at Bansagar, U.P. (2011)

 
SEMINAR/SYMPOSIA/WORKSHOP/SESSION CHAIR/SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAM ORGANISED
        1. 8th National Conference on Wind Engineering(VIII NCWE 2016), 16-17 December 2016 (Organizing Secretary)
        2. National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011), October 2011, IT-BHU, Varanasi
        3. Engineers’ Meet 2007, May 2007, IT-BHU, Varanasi
        4. Technical Supervisors and Masons’ Meet 2006, May 2006, IT-BHU, Varanasi
         5. Short-Term Training Program (STTP) on Structural Steel Design, Sponsored by INSDAG-Kolkata, Min. of steel (GOI), Tata Steel, SAIL, 06-11, June 2005, IT-BHU, Varanasi
         6. Masons’ Meet 2005, under Building Centre, IT-BHU, Varanasi, April, IT-BHU, Varanasi
         7. Chair the session of World Academy of Science (WASET), Engineering and Technology Conference. May 26-27, 2016, Tokyo, Japan
       
 8. Chair the session of 2nd Scientific Meeting: Workshop on Rehabilitation of Polluted Sites and Soils, Saint-Etienne, France, 29-30 October, 2018
         9. Chair the session of International Conference on Modern Trend in Civil Engineering-Towards Sustainable Development Goals (ICMTCE-2019), March 2-3, 2019,
             at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Lucknow, U.P., India

SOME IMPORTANT LECTURES/PAPER PRESENTED/INVITED TALKS/KEY NOTE LECTURE

  • Lecture (2018), "Analysis of Differential Heaving Distress in the Structure due to Degradation of Founding Soil". 2nd Scientific Meeting Rehabilitation of Polluted Sites and Soil, October 29-30, 2018, Saint-Etienne, France
  • Key note Lecture (2019), "Soil-Structure Interaction under Earthquake Excitation", International Conference on Modern Trend in Civil Engineering-Towards Sustainable Development Goals(ICMTCE-2019) at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Lucknow, U.P., India
  • Participated in ASCE-2017 Convention at New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 08-11, 2017.
  • Key note Lecture (2017), Design of Multi-Storey Building under Earthquake loading using ETABS, National Workshop at KIET, May 2017, Ghaziabad, Delhi.
  • Lecture, Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction in Building, World Academy of Science (WASET), Engineering and Technology Conference. May 26-27, 2016, Tokyo, Japan
  • Key note Lecture (2016), Soil Structure Interaction with Building Cluster, 2016, ISTAM, VIT Vellore, India
  • Lecture, Yield Line Analysis of Rectangular Slabs by Finite Element Method, Second International Conference on Advances In Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- ACSEE 2014, 25-26 October, 2014 at Zurich City-West, Switzerland.
  • Lecture, Direct Approach to Numerical Simulation of Soil Interaction in Homogeneous Building Cluster, International Conference on Future Trends in Structural, Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering-FTSCEM 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15July, 2013.
  • Lecture, Admixtures for Underwater for Repair of Cracks in the Structure, International Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures (OWICS) (2005)”, August 2005, Orchard Plaza, SINGAPORE.
  • Lecture, A Genetic Algorithms in Large Deflection Problems in Beam, International Conferences meet on ISTAM (2003), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
  • Lecture, Analysis of FRP Composite Panels, Short Term Course-2017 on Composite Structure: Structural Mechanics, December 2017, Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Lecture, Skill development Program for Masons -2017, December 2017, Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Lecture, Soil-Structure Interaction, Short Term Course-2019  on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics & Structural Health Monitoring, March 2019, Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU),Varanasi
  • Lecture, Engineering Analysis using Finite Element Method, Short Term Course-2019 on High Performance Computing(HPC), June 24-29, 2019, Computer Science & Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi

 
EDITED (Books/Chapter/Proceedings):

  1. Proceeding of National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2011, ISBN: 978-81- 921121-0-7).
  2. Pollution Abatement and Control “Properties of Recycled Aggregate Concentrate with Micro-silica as Partial Cement Replacement”(V.Kumar, R.Kumar, C.Ashish & N.Kumar) Published by Daya Publishing House (A Division of Astral International Pvt.Ltd.) ISBN 9789351242840.

 Other Information:

  • Reviewers of various Journals
  • Examiner of M.Tech & PhD thesis of various Institutes/Universities
  • Developed Lab manual of Dynamics Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering
  • Delivered Various lectures related to Civil Engineering at National and International Forum/ Conferences/ Conventions
  • Examiner of M.Tech. and PhD thesis of various Institutes/Universities
  • Chair the various session of Conferences

Development of Lab:
Tinkering Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering
Computational Dynamics Lab
Renovation of Computer Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering

Membership of Professional Bodies:
(i)  Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE-2017
(ii) Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE)
(iii) Indian Concrete Institute (ICI)
(iv) Indian Buildings Congress (IBC)
(v) Life Member of Institution of Engineers, FIA
 
Rajesh Kumar
 

M.Tech. & IDD Projects / Dissertation Work:

  1. Effect of Fly Ash and Silca Fume on Various Qualitative Properties of M25 Concrete Mix, (2019), Kumar Anunay, Roll No. 14064008
  2. Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Low Cost Seismic Damper, ( 2019), Shams Ahmed, Roll No. 14064018
  3. Method to obtain desired Compressive Strength and Permeability of Pervious Concrete (2019), Konda Kalyan Kumar Reddy, Roll No. 14064007
  4. Performance Evaluation of Recycle Concrete Aggregate, Rishab Malav, Roll No. 14064016
  5. Analysis of T-Beam Girder Concrete Bridges, Yugal Agrawal, Roll No. 14064022
  6. Comparison of Material Consumption of Different RC T-Beam Bridge for  Given Total Span, (2018), Deepanshu Agarwal, Roll No.13064006
  7. Optimization of Geometry of Transmission Line Tower, (2018), Mohan Kumar Singh, Roll No. 13064011
  8. Effect of High Temperature on the Compressive Strength of Concrete and its Improvement, (2018), Piyush Raj, Roll No. 13064023
  9. Method to Obtain Desired Void Content of Pervious Concrete, (2018), Akash Tiwari, Roll No. 13064004
  10. Modeling and Analysis of Floating Type Breakwater and Comparative Study with Fixed Type Breakwater, (2018), Ankit Patel, Roll No. 13064005
  11. Performance of Earthquake Resistant RCC Multistory Structure Subjected to Blast Loading, (2018), Abhishek Tomar, Roll No. 16062001
  12. Experimental Investigation on Effect of Partial Replacement of Cement by Silica Fume, (2018), Alok Kumar Ranjan, Roll No. 16062003
  13. Analysis of Shear Deformation in Cable Stayed Bridge using Transfer Matrix Method, (2017), Kanhaiya Kumar Yadav, Roll No. 15062019
  14. An Experimental Investigation of Carbonation Depth in OPC and PPC Concrete, (2017), Harish Kumar Jeengar, Roll No.
  15. Low Cost Housing using GFRG Panel, (2017), Monu Singh, Roll No. 12403EN021
  16. An Efficient Numerical Method for Large Deflection of Beams, (2017), Harshal Agrawal, Roll No. 12403EN008
  17. Dynamic Analysis of High Rise RCC Frame Structures with Soil-Structure Interaction, (2017), Mohit Gupta, Roll No. 12403EN006
  18. Effect of high Temperature on Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete, (2017), Ayushi Singhal, Roll No. 12403EN022
  19. Influence of Recycled Aggregates on Compressive Strength of Concrete, (2017), Roll No. 12403EN005
  20. Energy Performance of RCC Building, (2016), Maheshwari Sonker, Roll No. 14062028
  21. Effect of Opening on Spherical Shell Structure with Varying Span & Thickness, (2016), Amit Kumar, Roll No. 11403EN021
  22. Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Cantilever Retaining Walls using Particle Swarm Optimization, (2016), Saurabh Pandey, Roll No. 14062002
  23.  Effect of High Temperature on Hybrid Fibre Reinforced Concrete Composite, (2016), Govind Suryavanshi, Roll No. 14062029
  24. The Response of RC T-Beam Bridge Bearings with Varying Span Length, (2016), B. Naga Madhusudan, Roll No. 11403EN013
  25. Effect of Sunlight Temperature on Non Reinforced and Reinforced Slabs, (2016), Ashish Kumar, Roll No. 11403EN016
  26. Carbonation of OPC and PPC Concrete, (2016), Shubham Dubey, Roll No. 11403EN001
  27. Soil Structure interaction in high Rise symmetric and unsymmetric Buildings, (2016), Karan Modi, Roll No. 11403EN006
  28. Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction in the Structure, (2016), Ankit Jha, Rpoll No. 11403EN020
  29.  Carbonation of OPC and PPC cement, (2016), Renu Meena, Roll No. 11403EN018
  30.  Environmental Impact, in Industrial Area,  on RCC structure, (2016), Rajat Jain, Roll No. 11403EN018
  31.  Response Sepectra for RCC building on soft soil, (2016), Shivapal Yadav, Roll No. 11403EN010
  32. Dynamic Analysis of  High Rise RCC Frame Structures with Soil Structure Interaction, (2015), Shreya Thussoo, Roll No. 10403EN006
  33. An Experimental Investigation on effect of Superplasticizer and Coating on Carbonation in PPC Concrete Carbonation, (2015), Eshu Bansal, Roll No. 10403EN010
  34. An Efficient Numerical Technique for Non-Linear Analysis of Beams, (2015), Janishar Ali Anwar, Roll No. 10403EN013
  35. Numerical Studies on Bending Behavior of FRP Stiffened Panels, (2015), Shivang Dinesh Agrawal, Roll No. 10403EN004
  36. Effect of Soil Interaction on the Dynamic Behavior of Buildings with Fixed and Flexibile Foundation, (2015), Ravi Teja Chinni, Roll No. 10403EN014
  37. Chloride Penetration in Non-Carbonated and carbonated Concrete: Some Observations, (2015), Mukesh Kumar, Roll No. 10403EN015
  38. Cost Comparison of G+10 Residential Building for RCC, Steel and Composite Structure, (2015), Hitesh Gupta, Roll No. 13062005
  39. Retrofitting of Heritage Structure, Chunar Fort: A case Study (2015), Harimohan Singh, Roll No. 13062035
  40. Dynamic Analysis of Framed Structure and Comparing the Results with SAP2000 Software (2015), Keshetti Hariprasad, Roll No. 13062006
  41. Bending and Buckling Analysis of Different Type of Plates (2015), Vishakha Meena, Roll No. 10403EN016
  42. Time History Analysis of MultiStory Building, (2014), Praveen Kumar, Roll No. 09403EN019
  43. Effect of Soil-Structure Interaction on the Dynamic Response of Bridges under Seismic Loading, (2014), Dheeraj Agrawal, Roll No. 09403EN005
  44. Structural Response of Buildings due to Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction, (2014), Hitesh Kumar Madahar, Roll No.09403EN013
  45. Behavior of R.C. beams subjected to Transverse Loading, (2014), Rahul Singh, Roll No. 12303EN008
  46. An Experimental Investigation on Carbonation Propagation in OPC and PPC Concrete (2014), Sushila Sharma, Roll No. 12303EN026
  47. Response of RCC Framed Structures Subjected to Blast Loading, (2014), Prachi Mahajan, Roll No. 094403EN007
  48. Sequence of Hinge Formation in 3 D RC Frame Structure by Pushover Analysis(2013), Hanush Kumar, Roll No.08403EN003
  49. Study on carbonation of Reinforce Cement Concrete (2013), Suman Shekhar, Roll No.12303EN013
  50. Response of RCC Shear Wall Framed Structures Subjected to Blast Loading(2013), Neeraj Kumar, Roll No.08403EN013
  51. Effect of Carbonation on Concrete (2013), Vibhuti Narayan Singh, Roll No. 11303EN041
  52. Study on Self Compacting Concrete Containing OPC Replaced by Fly Ash (2013), Roll No. 11303EN006
  53. Study of Soil Foundation Structure Interaction Effects in Buildings Clusters(2012), Akshat Sinha, Roll No. 07020310
  54. Response of RCC Framed Structures Subjected to Blast Loading, C. B. Singh(2012), Roll No. 07020305
  55. Seismic Behaviour and Crack Pattern of RCC Rigid Frame, (2012), Manish Meena, Roll No. 07020313
  56. Yield line Analysis of Rectangular Slabs by Finite Element Method, ( 2012), Alok Kumar Chaubey, Roll No. 10303EN002
  57. Time History Analysis of Deck Slab with Concrete Girders in Highway Bridges, (2012), Sandeep Kumar, Roll NO. 10303EN007
  58. Lower Bound Analysis of RC-Cylindrical Shell Roofs Supported at Transverse Edges, (2012), R.Bhanu Kumar, Roll No. 07020307
  59. Finite Element Mesh Convergence in Plates, (2011), Ashish Johri, Roll No. 06020310
  60. Analysis of Skew Slab Decks using Analytical Method, (2011), Bikram Kesharee Patra, Roll No. 09303EN005
  61. Experimental and Theoretical Dynamic Analysis of Frame Structure, (2011), Yogesh Birla, Roll No. 09303EN007
  62. Comparative Study of Static and Dynamic Analysis for Tall RCC Buildings, (2011), Mazin Hussein Abdullah, Roll No. 09303EN036
  63. Analysis and Design of Beam – Column using Genetic Algorithm, (20110), Virendra Malik, Roll No. 06020304
  64. Finite Element Analysis of Structures Subjected to Follower Forces, (2010), Ashish Kumar, Roll No. 05020310
  65. Study of lateral Loads over Tall Buildings, (2010), Akhilesh Kumar Singh, Roll No. 0830EN010
  66. Nonlinear Analysis of Plates, (2010), Sundeep Kumar, Roll No. 08303EN005
  67. Cost Optimization of Industrial Steel Building using Genetic Algorithm, (2010), Gaurav Jain, Roll No. 05020308
  68. Nonlinear Static Pushover Analysis for G+6 Storey RCC Frame, (2009),  Suresh GopiSatti, Roll No. 07030302
  69. Analysis and Design of a (G+6) storey building at Varanasi, (2009), Neeraj Kumar, Roll No. 08303EN009
  70. Buckling and Dynamic Behavior of RCC, SFRC and Steel Plates, (2008), Dama Suresh, Roll No. 06030306
  71. Static Analysis of Bending of Plates with Hole using Finite Element Method, (2008), Jyoti Katiyar, Roll No. 06030308
  72. Effect of Wind and Earthquake load on Multistory Building, (2007), Ashok Kumar Sahani, Roll No. 30301.
  73. Application of Genetic Algorithm in Structural Mechanics, (2007), Manoj Kumar, Roll No. 30307.
  74. Analysis of Skew Bridge, (2006), Ms. Rupam Rashmi, Roll No.GCE-0404.
  75. Shear Strength Analysis of Continuous Deep Beam, (2005), Prateek Arora, Roll No. 270858.

  PhD Thesis: ( 02 Completed, 02 Submitted & 04 ongoing)
         
1. Mr. Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, Completed; July 2015, Roll No. 11603EN005
2. Mr. Gayani Jail Singh, Completed; July 2016, Roll No.12603EN002
3. Mr. Shashi Kumar, Submitted; June 2019, Roll No. 14061003
4. Mr. Alok Ranjan, Submitted; June 2019, Roll No. 1406005
 

Dr. RAJESH KUMAR                                                                                       
Professor
Structural Engineering Division
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi- 221005, U.P., INDIA
Email:  rkumar.civ@iitbhu.ac.in, Mob. No. +91-9453788219
                                                                                                  
AREAS OF RESEARCH                                        
Structural Optimization and Design
Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) under Earthquake Excitation
Non-Linear Structural Analysis (Large Deflection Problems)
Finite Element Analysis
 
RESEARCH
Total Research Journals Publications = 70 (Journals + Conferences Proceedings)
M.Teh. Dissertation Guided-    Total = 75 
Ph.D Students Guided-Total: 08 (2 no. completed+2 no. submitted and 4 no. ongoing)   
No. of Sponsored Projects = 04
No. of Consultancy Projects: More than 200
No. of Seminar/Symposia/Conference conducted etc: 10
No. of session chaired/key note/invited lectured delivered: 30
No. of Awards/Fellowship Received: 05 
Countries Visited for Academic Purposes: USA, France, Switzerland, Japan, Thailand and Singapore
No. of EDITED (Books/Chapter/Proceedings): 02
No. of Membership of Professional Bodies: 05

ADMINISTRATION
Warden & Admin. Warden (2007-2018), Vice Chairman (IITBHU) JEE Advance-2016, Chairman IWD, Member Building Works Committee (IIT BHU, NIT Patna)

EDUCATION
2004    Ph.D – Structural Engineering: “Efficient Numerical Solution of Large Deflection Problems in Non-Linear Structural Mechanics”, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
1998    M.E. – Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, National          Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
1991     B.E. – Civil Engineering, Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri, Dhanbad, India
 
EXPERIENCE
Total – 21 years (Teaching-16 years, Industrial/Field-5 years)  
 
MAJOR COURSES TAUGHT:
Finite Element method
Stability of Structure
Structural Mechanics II /Structural Analysis II (Indeterminate Structures)
Design of R.C.C. Structures

Rajesh Kumar