Dr Anandavalli N

Contact Details

Dr Anandavalli N
Principal Scientist
CSIR-SERC
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: anandi(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22549197
Academic Background
  • Ph.D,Civil Engineering ,College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University,Thesis Title:’Experimental and analytical studies on laced reinforced concrete and laced steel-concrete composite elements’, which was highly commended by Indian and Foreign examiners.
  • M.E, Structural Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University, Ranked first in ME ,Received Ministry of Human Resources Scholarship, Government of India
  • B.E, Civil Engineering, Received the Gold Medal, 1991 for obtaining the University First Rank in Civil Engineering from University of Madras, Received the National Scholarship from Government of India
Professional Background

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Principal Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, Feb. 2011 till date
  • Senior Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, Feb. 2006 – Feb. 2011
  • Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, Feb. 2001 – Feb. 2006
  • Junior Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre,Chennai, Mar. 1998 – Feb. 2001
  • Design Engineer, Advantech Engineers & Consultants Ltd.,Chennai,June 1997 – Feb. 1998
  • Design Engineer, Sivanandha Consultants (P) Ltd., Chennai, Sep. 1996 – Feb. 1997
  • Senior Research Fellow, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Aug. 1995 – Aug. 1996
  • Junior Research Fellow, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Aug. 1993 – July 1995

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Institution of Engineers (India), (MEMBER, M-128142-3)
  • Member, Indian Concrete Institute, (LIFE MEMBER, LM 6394)
  • Member, Indian Association for Computational Mechanics, (LIFE MEMBER, LM-172)
  • Member, Computer Society of India, (ASSOCIATE LIFE MEMBER, I0118168)
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (MEMBER, 10622724)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  •  Member of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) committee – CED 39 – 39.2 (sub) – Blast Resistant Design of Structures
  • Member of BIS committee – CED 38 Special Structures Sectional Committee.
  • Member of Doctoral Committees of Ph. D. Scholars at Anna University and B. S. Abdul Rahman University
Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Structural dynamics
  • Shock resistant structures
  • Computational methods
  • Multi-scale modelling

 

Awards & Honours
  • Received the “John C Gammon Prize, 2016” from Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Awarded the Raman Research Fellowship 2014-2015 to conduct research on “Investigations on behaviour of concrete using meso scale models” at Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
  • Recognised as one of the “India’s Most Inspiring Women Engineers & Scientists for the year 2014” by Engineering Watch, India’s most prestigious magazine dedicated to Engineering Community
  • Nominee for CSIR Young Scientist Award for the year 2005
  • Received “The Sir Arthur Cotton Memorial Prize, 2003” from Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Senior Research Fellowship to pursue research work at SERC-CSIR* from August 1995 to August 1996
  • Junior Research Fellowship to pursue research work at SERC-CSIR* from August 1993 to July 1995
  • Ranked first in ME in 1993 at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
  • Ministry of Human Resources Scholarship, Government of India from 1991-1993 for pursuing ME
  • Gold Medal, 1991 for obtaining University First Rank in BE from University of Madras, Chennai, India
Publications
  1. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Rajasankar, J. and Samuel Knight, G. M., “Shear Capacity of Doubly Skinned Composite Beams with Lacings”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE,   142, Issue No. 12: 04016122, 2016.
  2. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Amar Prakash, Rajasankar, J. and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Numerical Investigations on a Blast Loaded Laced Reinforced Concrete Structure using an Equivalent Constitutive Property”, J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. A (October-December 2015), 96(4):311–318 DOI 10.1007/s40030-015-0139-6
  3. Thirumalaiselvi, A., Anandavalli, N., Rajasankar, J., and Iyer, N. R., ‘Numerical evaluation of deformation capacity of laced steel-concrete composite beams under monotonic loading’, Steel and Composite Structures, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2016, pp. 167-184 (IF=0.964).
  4. Mohit Verma, Rajasankar, J., Anandavalli, N., Amar Prakash and Nagesh R. Iyer, ‘Fuzzy Similarity Approach for Ranking and Health Assessment of Towers Based on Visual Inspection’, Advances in Structural Engineering , Vol. 18, No. 9, 2015, pp. 1399-1414.
  5. Thirumalaiselvi, A., Anandavalli, N., Rajasankar, J. and Nagesh R. Iyer, ‘Simplified approach to evaluate displacement of laced steel-concrete composite beams for blast loading’, Journal of Structural Engineering, CSIR-SERC, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2015, pp. 49-56
  6. Amar Prakash, Rajasankar, J., Nagesh R. Iyer, Anandavalli, N., Biswas, S.K. and Mukhopadhyay, A.K., ‘Prediction of behavior of ceramic/metal composite panels under two consecutive ballistic impacts’, Intl. Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol. 15, 2014, pp. 192-202
  7. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Nagesh R. Iyer, Rajasankar, J. and Amar Prakash, ‘Finite element analysis of reinforced concrete (RC) beams with continuously inclined shear reinforcement by using an equivalent constitutive property’, Journal of Structural Engineering, CSIR-SERC, Vol. 40, 2013, pp. 1-6
  8. Anandavalli, N., Rajasankar, J., Amar Prakash and Sivaprasad, B., ‘Static response of steel-concrete-steel sandwich beam with Bi-Directionally inclined connectors’, American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 1, 2013, pp. 15-20
  9. Amar Prakash, Rajasankar, J., Anandavalli, N., Mohit Verma and Nagesh R. Iyer, ‘Influence of adhesive thickness on high velocity impact performance of ceramic/metal composite targets’, Intl. Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, V41, 2013, pp. 186–197 (IF=2.17)
  10. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Samuel Knight, G.M., ‘Simplified Approach for Finite Element Analysis of Laced Reinforced Concrete Beams’, ACI Structural Journal, A Journal of ACI, USA, Vol. 109, No. 1, 2012, pp. 91-99 IF=0.782
  11. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Samuel Knight, G.M. and Rajasankar, J., ‘Numerical simulation of shock response of steel-concrete composite panels’, Journal of Structural Engineering, CSIR-SERC, India, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2012, pp. 96–101
  12. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Samuel Knight, G.M., Nagesh R. Iyer and Rajasankar, J., ‘Performance of laced steel-concrete composite (LSCC) beams under monotonic loading’, Engineering Structures, Vol. 41, 2012, pp. 177-185 IF=1.363
  13. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran,  K. and Lakshmanan, N., ‘Modified push-out tests for determining shear strength and stiffness of HSS stud connector-experimental study’, Intl. Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012, pp. 22‑31
  14. Prakash, A., Lakshmanan, N., Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran, C.K., Iyer, N.R. and Rajasankar, J., ‘A simple technique to determine interface slip of stud connected SCC girders’, Civil Engineering Dimension, (DOAJ), Vol. 14, No. 2, 2012, pp.110-120
  15. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Nagesh R. Iyer, Amar Prakash, Ramanjaneyulu, K., Rajasankar, J. and Chitra Rajagopal, ‘Behaviour of a blast loaded laced reinforced concrete structure’, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2012, pp. 284-289 (IF=0.304)
  16. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran, C.K. and Lakshmanan, N., ‘Experimental investigation on flexural behaviour of HSS stud connected steel-concrete composite girders’, Steel and Composite Structures- An International Journal (Techno Press), Vol. 13, No. 3, 2012, pp.239-258 (IF=0.468)
  17. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Rajasankar, J. and Amar Prakash, ‘Numerical studies on blast loaded steel-concrete composite panels’, Journal of Civil Engineering and Science (JCES), Vol. 1, No. 3, 2012, pp. 102-108
  18. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Nagesh R. Iyer, Samuel Knight, G.M. and Rajasankar, J., ‘A Novel Modelling Technique for Blast Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Panels’, Procedia Engineering, USA, Vol. 14, 2011, pp. 2429–2437
  19. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran, C.K., Rajasankar, J. and Lakshmanan, N., ‘Three dimensional FE model of stud connected steel-concrete composite girders subjected to monotonic loading’, Intl. Journal of Mechanics and Applications, USA, Vol. 1, 2011, pp. 1-11
  20. Madheswaran, C.K., Natarajan, K., Amar Prakash and Anandavalli, N., ‘Experimental studies on behaviour of steel-concrete composite girders subjected to monotonic and cyclic loading’, Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, Vol. 89, 2008, pp. 8 – 15.
  21. Anandavalli, N., Lakshmanan, N., Jayaraman, R. and Thandavamoorthy, T.S., “Testing and evaluation of full scale beam-column joints of power plant structures”, April 2005, Jl. of Structural Engg., SERC, pp. 1-9.
  22. V. Dharaneepathy, and N. Anandavalli, “Nonlinear Analysis of Shock-loaded Reinforced Concrete Structures”, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2004, pp. 223-236.
  23. V. Dharaneepathy, C.K. Madheswaran, and N. Anandavalli, “Strain-rate Effects on Constitutive Relationships of Steel and Aluminium,” Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 83, February 2003, pp.225-228.
Patents/Copyrights

Indian patent filed
Patent Application No.: 1886DEL2011 dated 05.07.2011

 International patent filed
Patent Publication No. WO 2013/005232 A1 dated 10.01.2013

 US patent filed
Patent Application No.: US2014/0134395A1 dated 15.05.2014