Dr Srinivas V

Contact Details

Dr Srinivas V
Principal Scientist
CSIR-SERC
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: srinivas(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22549237

Academic Background
  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India
  • M.E., Structural Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
  • B.Tech, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India
Professional Background
  • Principal Scientist & Head, Bridge Engineering & Structural Testing Laboratory, 16-Jan-2011 to till date
  • Senior Scientist, Bridge Engineering Division, 16-Jan-2006 to 15-Jan-2011
  • Scientist, Bridge Engineering Division, 16-Jan-2001 to 15-Jan-2006
  • Junior Scientist, 16-Jan-1997 to 15-Jan-2001
Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Bridge Engineering (Analysis, design, instrumentation and testing)
  • Full scale field testing for performance evaluation and health monitoring of bridges and other concrete structures
  • Forced vibration testing for damage assessment of bridges and other structures
  • Damage mitigation and retrofitting of structures
  • Computational structural mechanics and artificial intelligence
Awards & Honours
  • Dr Jai Krishna Prize for the year 2013 by the Institution of Engineers (India) awarded duringIndian Engineering Congress held at Chennai.
  • E P Nicolaides Prize for the year 2013 by the Institution of Engineers (India). awarded during Indian Engineering Congress held at Chennai.
  • Awarded Dr. M. Ramaiah Prize for the best technical paper by CSIR-SERC during 2011-2012
  • Certificate of Merit by CSIR-SERC during 2006, 2008, 2012
  • Awarded Raman Research Fellowship for the year 2015-2016
Publications
  1. Srinivas, V., Ramanjaneyulu, K., Sukhesh, K.K., Saptarshi Sasmal, and Gopalakrishnan, S., “Automated grillage analysis of continuous span I- and T-girder bridges”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 31, No.2, July-September 2004, pp. 101-110.
  2. Ramanjaneyulu, K., Lakshmi, Ch., Srinivas, V., Sukhesh, K.K., Saptarshi Sasmal, and Gopalakrishnan, S., “Genetic algorithm based optimal design of continuous prestressed concrete bridge box girders”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 30, No.1, April-June 2003, pp.33-41.
  3. Saptarshi Sasmal, Ramanjaneyulu, K., Srinivas, V., and Gopalakrishnan, S., “Simplified computational methodology for analysis and studies on behaviour of incrementally launched continuous bridges”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 17, No.2, 2004, pp.245-266.
  4. Ram Kumar, Srinivas V., Pathak K.K., “A 6-lane roadway over a major drain”, Construction Journal of India, Vol.VI, No.10, Nov.2004.
  5. Srinivas V. and Ramanjaneyulu, K., “Expert system for condition assessment of bridges using symbolic-numeric processing“, Journal of The bridge and Structural engineer, Vol.35, No.4, December 2005, pp.29-43.
  6. Srinivas V. and Ramanjaneyulu, K., “Application of artificial neural networks for design responses of bridge decks“, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol.86, Feb. 2006, pp.151-158.
  7. Srinivas V. and Ramanjaneyulu, K., “An integrated approach for optimum design of bridge decks using genetic algorithm and artificial neural network”, Advances in Engineering Software, Volume 38, Issue 7 , July 2007, pp. 475-487 (available online from Elsevier).
  8. Srinivas V. and Ramanjaneyulu, K., “Modal based structural damage detection using genetic algorithm”, Journal of Advances in Vibration Engineering”, Vol.17, No.1, Jan 2008, pp 25-32.
  9. Srinivas V., Saptarshi Sasmal and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Studies on Methodological Developments in Structural Damage Identification”, Int. Jl of Structural Durability and Health Monitoring, Vol.5, No.2, 2009, pp.133-160.
  10. Ramanjaneyulu, V. Srinivas and K. Saravana Kumar “Design of Reinforced Earth Retaining Walls- An Overview”, Journal of the Bridge & Structural Engineer (ING-IABSE), Vol.39, No.1, March-April 2009.
  11. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, K. Ramanjaneyulu and Nagesh R.Iyer, “Vibration Testing of a Concrete Bridge for Evaluation of Modal Characteristics”, Jl of The Bridge & Structural Engineer, Vol.40, No.3, September 2010.
  12. Srinivas and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “ Artificial Neural Networks for Structural Damage Detection using Modal Data”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), Vol.91, 2010, pp.3-9.
  13. Saptarshi Sasmal, N. Lakshmanan, K. Ramanjaneyulu, Nagesh R. Iyer, Balthasar Novák,  Srinivas V., Saravana Kumar, Constanze Roehm, “Development of upgradation schemes for gravity load designed beam–column sub-assemblage under cyclic loading”, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 25, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages 3625-3638
  14. Saptarshi Sasmal, Ramanjaneyulu, Balthasar Novák, V. Srinivas, K. Saravana Kumar, Christian Korkowski, Constanze Roehm, N. Lakshmanan, and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Seismic retrofitting of non-Ductile beam-column sub-assemblage using FRP wrapping and steel plate jacketing”, International Journal of Construction and Building Material, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2011, pp. 175–182.
  15. Saptarshi Sasmal, Balthasar Novák, K. Ramanjaneyulu, Srinivas, Constanze Roehm, N. Lakshmanan, and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Upgradation of Gravity Load Designed Sub-assemblage Subjected to Seismic Type Loading”, International Journal of Composite Structures, Vol.93, No.6, 2011, 1561-1573.
  16. Srinivas, S. Parivallal, K. Kesavan, K. Saravana Kumar, K. Ramanjaneyulu, K. Ravisankar, N. Lakshmanan and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Comparative evaluation of longitudinal force on a railway bridge based on strain measurements – Experimental and Analytical investigations”, International Journal for Experimental Techniques, 2013, Vol.37, No.1, , pp.55-67.
  17. Srinivas, K., Ramanjaneyulu, and Antony Jeyasehar “Multi-Stage Approach for Structural Damage Identification using Modal Strain Energy and Evolutionary Optimization Techniques”, International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, 10(2), 2011, 219–230.
  18. Srinivas and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Development of Inventory and Inspection Modules for Bridge Management System”, The Bridge and Structural Engineer, Vol. 41 No. 2, June 2011, pp.61-76.
  19. Saravana Kumar, Saptarshi Sasmal, V. Srinivas, and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Evaluation of dynamic amplification factors for a typical railway bridge”, Jl of The Bridge & Structural Engineer, ING-IABSE, Vol.41, No.3, September 2011, pp.1-16
  20. Constanze Röhm, Balthasar Novák, Saptarshi Sasmal, Ramanjaneyulu Karusala, Voggu Srinivas, “Behaviour of fibre reinforced beam-column sub-assemblages under reversed cyclic loading”, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 36, November 2012, Pages 319-329
  21. Srinivas V., Antony Jeyasehar C., Ramanjaneyulu K.,  Saptarshi Sasmal, “Experimental Investigations on Effect of Damage on Vibration Characteristics of a Reinforced Concrete Beam”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A:, Volume 93, Issue 1 (2012), Page 45-54.
  22. Srinivas, C. Antony Jeyasehar, Saptarshi Sasmal and K.Ramanjaneyulu, “Modal characteristics based computational approaches for structural damage identification” Journal of Structural Engineering [JoSE], Vol.39, No.1, April-May   2012, pp.61-68.
  23. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, K.Ramanjaneyulu, and Nagesh R.Iyer, “Experimental investigations on the performance evaluation of plate girder bridge under increased axle loads”, The Bridge & Structural Engineer – ING-IABSE, Vol. 41, No.4, Jan 2012, pp. SIV-1 – SIV-12.
  24. Saptarshi Sasmal, Balthasar Novák, K. Ramanjaneyulu, Srinivas, Constanze Roehm, N. Lakshmanan & Nagesh R. Iyer, “Seismic retrofitting of damaged exterior beam–column joints using fibre reinforced plastic composite–steel plate combined technique”, Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 2, February 2013, pages 116-129 (0.966)
  25. Saibabu, V. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, N. Lakshmanan, Nagesh R. Iyer, “Performance evaluation of dry and epoxy jointed segmental prestressed box girders under monotonic and cyclic loading”, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 38, January 2013, Pages 931-940
  26. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, Nawal Kishor Banjara, K. Ramanjaneyulu, and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Health Assessment of a Plate Girder Railway Bridge under Increased Axle Loads”, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 10, October, 2013, pp. 969–979. (IF : 0.793)
  27. Srinivas, S. Sasmal, K. Ramanjaneyulu, C. Antony Jeyasehar, “Influence of test conditions on modal characteristics of reinforced concrete structures under different damage scenarios”,  Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Vol.13, No.4  2013, pp. 491 – 505.
  28. Srinivas, K. Ramanjaneyulu, C. Antony Jeyasehar, and Saptarshi Sasmal, “Damage identification based on vibration data”, International Journal of Forensic Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3/4, 2013, pp. 209 – 226.
  29. Saptarshi Sasmal, Chandra Prakash Khatri, K. Ramanjaneyulu and V. Srinivas, “Numerical evaluation of bond-slip relations for Near-Surface Mounted Carbon Fiber bars embedded in Concrete”, International Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol.40, 2013, 1097-1109. (IF: 2.293)
  30. Srinivas, C. Antony Jeyasehar, and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Computational methodologies for vibration-based damage assessment of structures, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 8,  2013, pp. 1350043-1-27.  (IF : 0.675)
  31. Sasmal, S. Kalidoss,  V. Srinivas, “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of FRP Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams”, J. Inst. of  Engineers – India,  Series-A,  93(4), 2013, pp. 241–249.
  32. Srinivas and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Evaluation of Dynamic Amplification Factor for Beam like Structures Subjected to Moving Load”, The Bridge and Structural Engineer , Vol. 43 No. 3, September 2013.
  33. Srinivas, C. Antony Jeyasehar,  K. Ramanjaneyulu, and Saptarshi Sasmal, “Experimental Investigations on Effect of Damage on Vibration Characteristics of a Reinforced Concrete Beam” J. Inst. of  Engineers – India,  Series-A,  93(1), 2013, pp. 241–249.
  34. Sasmal, S. Kalidoss,  V. Srinivas, “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of FRP Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams”, J. Inst. of  Engineers – India,  Series-A,  93(4), 2013, pp. 241–249.
  35. Saravana Kumar, Saptarshi Sasmal, V. Srinivas and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Evaluation of Dynamic Amplification Factor for Beam like Structures Subjected to Moving Load”, The Bridge and Structural Engineer , Vol. 43 No. 3, September 2013, pp.117-129.
  36. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal and K. Ramanjaneyulu, “Damage-sensitive features from non-linear vibration response of reinforced concrete structures”, Structural Health Monitoring, 2014, Vol. 13(3) 233–250. (IF : 1.614)
  37. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, K. Ramanjaneyulu, and K. Ravisankar, Performance Evaluation of a Stone Masonry–Arch Railway Bridge under Increased Axle Loads, J. Perform. Constr. Facil. 28(2), 363-375 (2014) (IF : 0.576)
  38. Preethy Dharanya.Y, V, Anand.N, “”Studies on Nonlinear Vibrational Characteristics of Reinforced Concrete Beams”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science,Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4, Special Issue 6, May 2015, pp.1829-1838.
  39. Jayanthan, V.Srinivas, “Structural Damage Identification based on finite element model updating”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, 2015, 5(3B), 59-63.
  40. Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, Nawal Kishor Banjara, A. Kanchana Devi, B.S. Sindu, K. Ramanjaneyulu , (2015), “Full scale field testing for performance evaluation and retrofitting of open web girder type road cum railway bridge”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4, No.13, pp. 468-475.
  41. Nawal Kishor Banjara, K. Ramanjaneyulu, Saptarshi Sasmal and V. Srinivas, (2016) “Flexural Fatigue Performance of Plain and Fibre Reinforced Concrete”, International Journal of Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Volume 69,Issue 2, 373-377.
  42. Voggu Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, “Experimental and Numerical Studies on Ultimate Load Behaviour of Brick Masonry”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 97(2), 2016, pp 93-104.
  43. Voggu Srinivas, Saptarshi Sasmal, Ramanjaneyulu K., ” Fuzzy Based Decision Support System for Condition Assessment and Rating of Bridges”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 97(3), 2016, pp 261–272.