Dr Amar Prakash

Contact Details

Dr Amar Prakash
Senior Scientist
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: amar(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22549179

Academic Background
  • Ph.D.,Applied Mechanics,Indian Institute of Technology [Madras, Chennai], Thesis: Studies on Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composite Panels subjected to High Velocity Impact of Short Projectiles
  • M.E., Earthquake Engineering (Structural dynamics), University of Roorkee (Presently IIT Roorkee),First division with Honors
  • B.Sc. Engineering, (Civil), Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, Second Rank in college, 90.51 percentile in GATE 98 (All India Rank 458)
  • Diploma in Engineering, (Civil), Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, First Rank
Professional Background

Senior Scientist,CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai,  Since 17/04/2010

Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, 17-Apr-2006  to 16-Apr-2010

Junior Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, 17-Apr-2002 to 16-Apr-2006

Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Structural Engineering
  • High velocity impact simulations
  • Seismic design and retrofitting of RCC structures
  • Steel-concrete composite structures
  • Analysis and design of underground structures subjected to blast loading and other blast resistant structures
  • Design of RCC and steel structures,
  • Advanced computational method- Meshless methods; Cementitious/fiber composite structures
  1. Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites Subjected To Extreme Loading Conditions,Amar Prakash, Srinivasan, S. M. and Rama Mohan Rao, A.,ASME Journal of Engineering, Materials and Technology, doi:10.1115/1.4035705, IF:0.9
  2. Application of Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites in High Velocity Impact Resistance,Amar Prakash, Srinivasan, S.M. and Rama Mohan Rao, A.,Materials and structures (MAAS), 2007,IF:1.714
  3. Numerical Investigations on a Blast Loaded Laced Reinforced Concrete Structure using an Equivalent Constitutive Property,N. Anandavalli, N. Lakshmanan, Amar Prakash, J. Rajasankar & Nagesh R. Iyer,The Institution of Engineers (India),ISSN 2250-2149, Volume 96, Number 4, pp. 311-318
  4. Fuzzy similarity approach for ranking and health assessment of towers based on visual inspection,Mohit Verma, J Rajasankar, N Anandavalli, Amar Prakash, Nagesh R Iyer, International Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering,, Vol. 18, No. 9, 2015, pp. 1399-1414.
  5. Numerical Investigation on Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composite Panels Subjected to High Velocity Impact Loading, Amar Prakash, Srinivasan, S. M. and Rama Mohan Rao, A., International Journal of Materials & Design, Vol. 83, pp. 164-175,2015,IF:3.501
  6. Numerical study on underground structures subjected to shock loading, Hareena Ch.B.V, Amar Prakash, Rajasankar J., Panduranga Rao B.,International Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume 5, No 3, 2014
  7. High Velocity Impact Behaviour of Layered Steel Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composite (SFRCC) Panels,Amar Prakash, Srinivasan, S. M. and Rama Mohan Rao, A., CMC: Computers, Materials & Continua,Techscience Journal, Vol. 42 (1), pp 75-102, 2014,IF:1.043
  8. Analysis of sloshing impact on overhead liquid storage structures,P. Muthu Vijay & Amar Prakash, IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Engineering & Technology (IMPACT: IJRET), Vol. 2, Issue 8, pp. 127-142,2014 , IF:1.55
  9. Steel-Concrete Composite girders under shock loads – A Review, Akilan, R., Amar Prakash, Arunachalam, N. and Anandavalli, N, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology,IJCE&T (online), 2014
  10. Pressure-impulse diagram for damage assessment of structural elements subjected to blast loads: A state-of-art review, Sharmila, C., Anandavalli, N., Arunachalam, N. and Amar Prakash, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, IJCE&T, 2014
  11. Prediction of Behavior of Ceramic/Metal Composite Panels Under Two Consecutive Ballistic Impacts, Amar Prakash, J. Rajasankar, Nagesh R. Iyer, N. Anandavalli, S. K. Biswas; A. K. Mukhopadhyay, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 15(3),May 2014, pp. 192-202
  12. Finite element analysis of reinforced concrete (RC) beams with continuously inclined shear reinforcement by using an equivalent constitutive property, Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Nagesh R. Iyer, Rajasankar, J. and Amar Prakash, Journal of Structural Engineering,Vol. 40, 2013
  13. Static Response of Steel-Concrete-Steel Sandwich Beam with Bi-Directionally Inclined Connectors, N. Anandavalli, J. Rajasankar, Amar Prakash, B. Sivaprasad American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture,doi: 10.12691/ajcea-1-1-3, 2013
  14. Influence of adhesive thickness on high velocity impact performance of ceramic/metal composite targets,  Amar Prakash, J. Rajasankar, N. Anandavalli, Mohit Verma, Nagesh R. Iyer, International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, vol. 41, pp. 186–197 (Elsevier), 2013, IF:2.17
  15. Numerical Studies on Blast Loaded Steel-Concrete Composite Panels, N. Anandavalli, N. Lakshmanan, J. Rajasankar, Amar Prakash, Journal of Civil Engineering and Science,Vol. 1, (3) pp.102-108, 2012
  16. Experimental investigation on flexural behaviour of HSS stud connected steel-concrete composite girders, Amar prakash, N.Anandavalli, C.K.Madheswaran and N.Lakshmanan, Steel and composite structures, An International Journal, Volume 13, Number 3, September, pp.239-258, 2012, IF:0.468
  17. Behaviour of a Blast Loaded Laced Reinforced Concrete Structure, N. Anandavalli, N. Lakshmanan, Nagesh R. Iyer, Amar Prakash, K. Ramanjaneyulu, J. Rajasankar, and Chitra Rajagopal,Defence Science Journal, Vol. 62, No. 5, September 2012, IF:0.304
  18. A Simple Technique to Determine Interface Slip of Stud Connected SCC Girders, Prakash, A., Lakshmanan, N., Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran, C.K., Iyer, N.R., and Rajasankar, J., Civil Engineering Dimension (DOAJ), Vol. 14, No. 2, 2012
  19. Modified Push-out Tests for Determining Shear Strength and Stiffness of HSS Stud Connector-Experimental Study, Amar Prakash, N. Anandavalli, C. K. Madheswaran, N. Lakshmanan, International Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 2(3), pp. 22-31, 2012
  20. Three Dimensional FE Model of Stud Connected Steel-Concrete Composite Girders Subjected to Monotonic Loading, Amar Prakash, N. Anandavalli, C. K. Madheswaran, J. Rajasankar, N. Lakshmanan, International Journal of Mechanics and Applications, vol. 1(1) pp. 1-11, 2011
  21. Experimental studies on behaviour of steel-concrete composite girders subjected to monotonic and cyclic loading, Madheswaran, C. K., Natarajan, K., A. Prakash and N. Anandavalli, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), vol.89, August 2008, pp 3-10
  22. Strength of shear connectors in Steel Concrete composite beams, Madheswaran, C. K., Natarajan, K. and A. Prakash, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 88, August, 2007, PP14-20

Pub. no. US2014/0134395 A1 dated 15-05-2014
Laced Composite System
Anandavalli Narayanan, Lakashmanan Narayanan, Nagesh R. Iyer, Rajasankar Jayachandran, Amar Prakash
United States of America