Dr Lakshmi K

Dr Lakshmi K

Principal Scientist

CSIR-SERC
  • CSIR-SERC, Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
  • lakshmik(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
  • +91-44-22545721

Academic Background

  •  Ph.D, Engineering Sciences- Academy of Scientific and Innovative research, AcSIR
  •  M.E, Structural Engineering , Karunya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, First class with distinction
  •  B.E, Civil Engineering , Institute of Road and Transport Technology, Erode, First class

Professional Background

  • Principal Scientist,  CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai.  01/07/2018 - till date
  • Senior Scientist,  CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai.  01/07/2014 - 30/06/2018
  • Scientist,  CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai.  09/10/2009 - 30/06/2014
  • Project Assistant, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai from Feb 2007 to July 2008
  • Lecturer, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, from Jan 2001 to Nov 2003

Areas of Scientific Interest

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Computational structural mechanics
  • Output-only damage diagnostic techniques
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Evolutionary computing
  • Metaheuristic algorithms.

Awards & Honours

Publications

  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., Gopalakrishnan, N., “Structural health monitoring combining singular spectrum analysis and ARMAX model”, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, doi: 10.1002/stc.1960, 2016
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Structural damage detection using ARMAX time series models and cepstral distances”, Sadhana, DOI 10.1007/s12046-016-0534-3, 2016
  • Prawin, J., Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Nonlinear parametric identification strategy combining reverse path and hybrid dynamic quantum particle swarm optimization”, Nonlinear Dynamics, 2016, vol. 84 (2), pp.797-815
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., Krishnakumar, S., “Detection of Delamination in laminated composites with limited measurements combining PCA and Dynamic QPSO”, Advances in Engineering Software, 2015, vol. 86(1), pp.85–106
  • Prawin, J., Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Nonlinear identification of structures using ambient vibration data”, Computers and Structure, July 2015, vol. 154, pp.116-134
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Damage Diagnostic Technique combining POD with time frequency analysis and Dynamic Quantum PSO ”, Meccanica, 2015, vol. 50, pp.1551-1578
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Optimal Design of Laminate Composite Plates using Dynamic Hybrid Adaptive Harmony Search Algorithm” Journal of Reinforced plastics and composites, 2015, vol. 34(6), pp.493-518
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Damage identification technique based on time series models for LANL and ASCE benchmark structures”, Insight –Journal of Nondestructive testing, 2015, vol. 57(10), pp.580-588
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Varun Kasireddy, Gopalakrishnan, N., Lakshmi, K., “Sensor Fault detection in Structural Health monitoring using Null Subspace based approach”, Journal of intelligent materials and structures, 2015, vol. 26(2), pp.172–185
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “A Robust SHM Scheme Combining Time Series Models with Dynamic QPSO Algorithm”, Procedia Engineering, 2014, vol. 86, pp.870-877
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “A robust damage-detection technique with environmental variability combining time-series models with principal components” Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, 2014, vol. 29(4), pp.357–376
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., Krishnakumar, S.,“A Sensor Fault Detection Algorithm for Structural Health Monitoring Using Adaptive Differential Evolution”, Int. Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 2014, vol. 15, pp.282–293
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., K. Lakshmi, K., Krishnakumar, K., “A Generalized Optimal Sensor Placement Technique for Structural Health Monitoring and System Identification”, Procedia Engineering, 2014, vol. 86, pp.529-538
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., Karthik Ganeshan, “Structural System Identification Using Quantum behaved Particle Swarm Optimisation Algorithm”, Structural Durability and Health Monitoring, 2013, vol. 9(2), pp.99-128
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Optimal design of laminate composite isogrid with dynamically reconfigurable quantum PSO”, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, November 2013, vol. 48(5), pp.1001-1021
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Hybrid Shuffled Frog Leaping Optimisation algorithm for multi-objective optimal design of laminate composites”, Computers & Structures, 2013, vol. 125, pp.200–216
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Multi-objective optimal design of laminated composite skirt using hybrid NSGA”, Meccanica, 2013, vol. 48, pp.1431–1450
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Multi-Objective optimal Design of laminate Composite Shells and stiffened Shells”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 2012, vol. 43(12), pp.771-794
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., Dhanya Venkatachalam., “Damage diagnostic technique for Structural Health monitoring using POD and self adaptive Differential Evolution algorithm”, Computers and Structures, 2012, vol. 106–107, pp.228-244
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., Krishna Kumar, S., “Sensor Fault Detection in Large Sensor Networks using PCA with a Multi-level Search Algorithm”, Structural durability and health monitoring, 2012, vol. 8(3), pp.271-293
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Optimal design of stiffened laminate composite cylinder using a hybrid SFLA algorithm”, International Journal of Composite Materials, 2012, vol. 46(24), pp.3031-3055
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Comparative performances of three GA based multi-objective algorithms for optimal design of laminate composites”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2012, vol. 39(1), pp.35-42
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Multi-Objective optimal Design of laminate Composite Shells and stiffened Shells”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 2012, vol. 43(12), pp.771-794
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Discrete hybrid PSO algorithm for design of laminate composites with multiple objectives”, International journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2011, vol. 30(20), pp.1703–1727
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Structural parameter estimation combining domain decomposition techniques with immune algorithm”, Smart Structures and Systems, 2011, vol. 8(4), pp.343-365
  • Lakshmi, K., Rama Mohan Rao, A., “Comparative performances of three GA based multi-objective algorithms for optimal design of laminate composites”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2011, vol. 39(1), pp.35-42
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Optimal Configurations for Stiffened Laminate Composite Cylinder for Buckling Load maximisation”, Journal of Institute of Engineers (Aerospace Engg), November 2010, vol. 91, pp.3-9
  • Rama Mohan Rao, A., Lakshmi, K., “Multi-Objective Optimal Design of Hybrid Laminate Composite Structures Using Scatter Search”, Journal of Composite Materials, 2009, vol. 43(20), pp.2157-2181.

Patents / Copyrights