डॉ. जे. प्रभाकर

डॉ. जे. प्रभाकर

मुख्य वैज्ञानिक

CSIR-SERC
  • prabhakar(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
  • +91-44-22549169

Academic Background

  • Ph.D, Structural Engineering, 2011, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai (India), (Thesis title “Service –Life Estimation of RCC Structures Affected by Chloride Ions)
  • M-Tech, Foundation Engineering, 2000, National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • B.E, Civil Engineering, 1990, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • D.C.E, Civil Engineering, 1986,  Thanthai Periyar E. V. Ramasamy Government Polytechnic College - [TPEVR GPTC], Vellore

Professional Background

  • Chief Scientist from 21st November 2017 to till date 
  • Senior Principal Scientist from 21st November 2011 to 20th November 2017
  • Principal Scientist from 21st November 2006 to 20th November 2011
  • Scientist-EI from 21st November 2000 to 20th November 2006
  • Scientist-C from 21st November 1995 to 20th November 2000
  • Scientist-C from 21st November 1990 to 20th November 1995

Fellowships of Professional Societies:

  • Material Research Society of India Hyderabad (India) – Life Member
  • Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta (India) – Associate Member
  • Tribology Society of India - Life Member
  • Indian Association for Environmental Management (IAEM), (India) - Life Member
  • Coal Ash Institute of India, Calcutta,(India) - Life Member
  • Indian Society for Non Destructive Testing, Chennai (India) - Life Member
  • Indian Building Congress - Life Member
  • Minerals Engineering - Life Member
  • Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) - Life Member

Member in organizational /national / international committees:

  • Principal Member, 46/P:10, Panel for Prefabrication & Systems Building, Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)
  • Principal Member, CED 51, Planning, Housing and Prefabricated Construction Sectional
  • Committee, Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)
  • Alternate Member, CED 53.3, Precast Concrete Products Subcommittee, Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)

Areas of Scientific Interest

  • Reinforced concrete durability and Service life enhancement of RCC Structures
  • Condition Assessment of RC Structures by NDT and PDT techniques
  • Precast Lightweight Sandwich Wall and Roof Panels
  • Development of alternative building materials using industrial wastes
  • Construction of prototype house construction using innovative building materials and techniques

Awards & Honours

  • Best Alumni Award, 2006-07 for the Academic Carrier by Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore.
  • Appreciation certificate from Director, AMPRI for best completion of the following projects
    • Constructed 16 Apartments using Innovative alternative Building Materials developed by AMPRI Bhopal using Industrial wastes.
    • Development of Wood Substitute Materials using Industrial Wastes.
  • Raman Research Fellowship (RRF), 2009-10
  • Lafarge Invention Awards – 2011 finalist of the 2011 Competitions
  • CSIR Transformation & ICT Initiatives Bronze Icon Award, 2012-13
  • Received Consolation prize to the “Easy to Build Textile Reinforced Concrete Toilet” in the National Level Competition “Ideas for Nav Bharat Nirman” at India International Science festival IISF-2017, 15th October 2017. Team: Smitha Gopinath, A.Ramachandra Murthy, J.Prabakar, T.Hemalatha

Publications

SCI Journals:

  • J.Prabakar and R.S. Sridhar “Effect of Random Inclusion of Sisal fibre on Strength Behaviour of soil” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 16, Issue 2, March 2002, Pages 123-131.
  • Amit rai, J.Prabakar, C.B.Raju and R.K. Morchhale, ”Metallurgical slag as a component in blended cement”,  Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 16, Issue 8, December 2002, Pages 489-494.
  • Rai, OP.Padmakaran, J.Prabakar and B. Chakradhar, “Copper Tailing as Secondary Resource material for Construction”, Tile & Brick International Journal, Volume 18, No.5, (2002) 306 – 311.
  • J.Prabakar, Nitin Denrokar and R.K.Morchalle, “ Influence of fly ash on strength behaviour of typical soils”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Volume 18, Issue 4, May 2004, Pages 263-267.
  • J Prabakar, B.H Bharatkumar and A. Chellappan, “Prediction of rebar profile in a earth retaining RCC structure using cover meter survey”, Journal of Construction and Building Material, 2007, Vol.21, pp.873-878.
  • J Prabakar, P Devadas Manoharan and A Chellappan, “Diffusion characteristics of OPC concrete of various grades under accelerated test conditions”,l Journal of Construction and Building Material, 2010, Vol.24/ 3, pp.346- 352.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Precast concrete sandwich one-way slabs under flexural loading”, Engineering Structures, 2017, 138 (2017) 447–457.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Flexural behavior of precast concrete sandwich panels under different loading conditions such as punching and bending”, Alexandria Engg. Journal Publisher: Elsevier, 2018, Vol-57, 309-320.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Experimental Studies on Through-Thickness Shear Behavior of EPS Based Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels with Truss Shear Connectors”, International Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering, 2019, 166, pp.446-456.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Experimental study on the flexural behavior of insulated concrete sandwich panels with wires as shear connectors”, Alexandria Engg. Journal Publisher: Elsevier, 2019, Vol-58, 901-908
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Insulated Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels under Punching and Bending”, PCI Journal, March-April 2019, Vol.64, Issue 2, pp.68-79.
  • C Lakshmi Anuhya, KB Anand, Smitha Gopinath, CK Madheswaran, J Prabakar and KG Thivya Devi, “Compression behaviour of brick masonry strengthened with Textile Reinforced Concrete (TRC)–A preliminary study”, Materials Science and Engineering, Nov. 2019, Vol.577, Isue-1, pp.1-10.
  • Smitha Gopinath, C.K. Madheswaran, J. Prabakar, C. Lakshmi Anuhya and Thivya Devi K G, “strengthening of unreinforced brick masonry panel using cast-in place and precast textile reinforced concrete”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Jan 2020, pp: 1-19.
  • Smitha Gopinath, J. Prabakar, C.K. Madheswaran and Dhivya Devi K.G, “Strengthening of load bearing masonry wall panels with externally bonded precast Textile reinforced concrete laminate”, Journal of scientific and Industrial Research, NISCAIR, March,2020, Vol.79, pp.241-245.

Non-SCI Journals:

  • J.Prabakar, R. S. Ahirwar, R. K. Morchhale & M. Saxena " Use of Fly ash in  development of new building materials & construction" National journal of Civil Engineering & Construction Review (CE&CR), New Delhi, April 1999;  pp 43 -48.
  • M. Saxena, V. Sorna Gowri, J.Prabakar and Sangeeta. T. “Innovative Building Materials: Polymer Composites, Copper Tailing Bricks, published in Journal of Civil  Engineering and Construction Review., Feb. 2002, pp. 46-50.
  • Prabakar, J.,   Ramanjaneyulu, K., Chellappan, A, Srinivasan, P., Mohd. Firdows & Annamalai, S., “Investigation of a prilling tower – a case study”, The Indian Concrete Journal, October 2003, Vol. 77, No. 10, pp 1354-1360.
  • Prabakar, J., Chellappan, A., Srinivasan, P., and Firdows, M.Z.Md.,Corrosion damage estimation of RC structural members in an industrial building’, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.79, No.2, Feb 2005, pp. 23-30.
  • Firdows, M.Z.Md., Chellappan, A., Prabakar J., and. Srinivasan, P., ‘Assessing quality of in-situ concrete in turbo generator foundation using UPV measurement’, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.79, No.2, Feb 2005, pp. 23-30.
  • J.Prabakar, A.Chellappan, Mee. Karthickeyen and P.Srinivasan “Rehabilitation and condition assessment of a Power Plant structures affected  by Earthquake and Tsunami, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol-32, Nio.1,  April-May 2005, pp. 45-51 .
  • Bhaskar, S., J.Prabakar, Srinivasan, P., and Chellappan, A. ,Methodology for assessing in-situ concrete quality of Turbo Generator, Journal of Non-destructive testing and  evaluation, ISNT, 2006, Vol.5(1), pp.27-35.
  • Bhaskar, S., Chellappan, A., J.Prabakar,  and Srinivasan, P., Effect of rebar corrosion on the behavior of bond in reinforced concrete,  The Indian Concrete Journal, 2006, 80(9), pp.19-23.
  • P Srinivasan, MZM Firdows, J Prabakar and A Chellappan, “A simple accelerated test method for rapid assessment of chloride penetration of concrete with and without surface coating”, Indian Concrete Journal, 2007, Vol. 81, No.1,pp. 43-47.
  • J Prabakar, A Chellappan and P Srinivasan, “Effect of concrete grades, cover thickness and surface coating of RC on durability”, Indian Concrete Journal, 2007, Vol. 81, No.2, pp. 15-22.
  • MZM Firdows, A Chellappan, J Prabakar and P Srinivasan, “Evaluation of Corrosion-Affected Concrete Multistoried Building Through Field Testing – A Case study”, Indian Concrete Institute, 2007, May pp.29-32.
  • J Prabakar, M K Ghose, S G N Murthy, B Sivarama Sarma and A Chellappan, “Dismantling by Controlled Blasting Technique of Blast Furnace Foundation for Rehabilitation”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2008, Vol.35, Issue-2,pp.95-101
  • J.Prabakar, and M .Saxena, Emerging technologies for Third millennium on wood substitute and paint from coal ash’, Master Builder, March 2008.Volume 10, No. 3, pp. 72-77. 
  • J. Prabakar, Bharathkumar, B.H., and Chellappan, A,  Prediction of rebar profile in a earth retaining RCC structure using cover meter survey’  Master Builder,  Volume 10, No. 3pp,  92-101, March 2008.
  • J Prabakar, R Selvaraj, R Elangovan and M Neelamegam, “ Structural Integrity assessment of sea water filtration overhead water tank and remedial measures – a case study”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2009, Vol.36,Issue-1,pp.29-37.
  • J Prabakar, M Neelamegam, Nagesh R Iyer and P Devadas Manoharan, “Estimation of De-Passivation Period of Steel in Concrete Based on Chloride Diffusion Tests”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2010, Vol.37, Issue-1, pp.8-16.
  • J Prabakar, P Devadas Manoharan and M Neelamegam, “Influence of Sodium Nitrate in Concrete as Corrosion Inhibitor in Chloride Environment”, Indian Concrete Institute, 2010, Vol-11, Isse-2, pp.7-12.
  • J Prabakar, P Devadas  Manoharan and M Neelamegam, “Effect of fly ash on durability and performance of concrete”, Indian Concrete Journal,2011, Vol. 85, No.11, pp. 9-15.
  • J Prabakar, Agadi Kishan and K S Leelavathi, “Influence of different mineral and chemical admixtures in OPC with river sand and comparison with standard sand on durability properties”, Indian Concrete Journal,2015, Vol. 89, No.3, pp. 63-76.
  • K N Lakshmikandhan, J Prabakar, K Sivasubramanian and B S Harshavardhan, “Development of Lightweight Concrete Infilled Sandwich Wall Panel”, Asian Journal of civil Engineering, 2016, VOL. 18, NO.8(2017) PAGES 1229-1240.
  • J Prabakar, T Hemalatha and Rod Jones, “Durability characteristics of cement containing high volume supplementary cementitious materials”, Indian Concrete Journal, 2016, Vol. 90, Issue-11, pp. 28-38.
  • K N Lakshmikandhan, B S Harshavardhan, J Prabakar and K Sivasubramanian, “Investigation on Wall Panel Sandwiched with Lightweight Concrete”, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, 2017, 225 (2017) 012275.
  • K N Lakshmikandhan, B S Harshavardhan, J Prabakar and K Sivasubramanian, “Development of Lightweight Concrete Infilled Sandwich Wall Panel”, Asian Journal of civil Engineering, 2017, 18(8):1229-1240.
  • J Prabakar and Agadi Kishan, “Influence of Mineral and Chemical admixtures in Ordinary Portland Cement on Physical and Mechanical Properties”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Advanced Technology (IJERAT),2017, Vol.3, Issue 10, pp.26-34.
  • C. V. S. Nagendra and J. Prabakar, “An Experimental Investigation on Partial Replacement of Sand with Bottom Ash using with and without Super Plasticizer”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering E-, Dec.  2017, Volume 7, Special Issue 2, December 2017, pp.344-348.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Flexural Behavior of Light-Weight Precast Concrete Sandwich One-Way Slabs”, Journal of Structural Engg, 2017, Vol. 44 (2), 170-175.
  • J Prabakar and Agadi Kishan, “Influence of Mineral and Chemical admixtures in Ordinary Portland Cement on Physical and Mechanical Properties”, Indian Concrete Journal,2017, Vol. 3, Issue 10, pp.26-34.
  • J Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Experimental study on the behavior of light-weight concrete sandwich panel under axial compression”, Journal of Structural Engineering (Madras), 2018, Vol. 44, Issue: 6, pp.568-576.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Flexural behavior of precast concrete sandwich panels under different loading conditions such as punching and bending”, Alexandria Engg. Journal Publisher: Elsevier, 2018, Vol-57, 309-320.
  • J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar and P. Alagusundaramoorthy, “Experimental study on the flexural behavior of insulated concrete sandwich panels with wires as shear connectors”, Alexandria Engg. Journal Publisher: Elsevier, 2019, Vol-58, 901-908.
  • J Prabakar, “Influence of Nano Silica and Met kaolin admixed Concretes of Different Grades on Mechanical Properties”, Indian Concrete Journal, June, 2019, Volume 93, Issue 4, pp.27-36.
  • J Prabakar, “Precast Light Weight Large Sandwich Wall and Roof Panels for Mass Housing”, The Master Builder, August 2019, pp.54-58.
  • Gopinath S, Prabakar J, Madheswaran C K and Devi K G , Thivya, “ Strengthening of Load Bearing Masonry Wall Panels with Externally Bonded Precast Textile Reinforced Concrete Laminate”, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (JSIR), March 2020, JSIR Vol.79 [2020], pp.241-245.

Book Chapter:

  • Concrete Technology”, ISBN:978-81-925797-6-4, IBC:21:2013, Indian Building Congress, Contributors - Nagesh R Iyer, K. Ravisankar, J Prabakar, B. H. Bharatkumar, P. S. Ambily, K. Ramanjaneyulu, S. Sundar Kumar, A. Ramachandra Murthy.
  • Use of Ferro-cement in Buildings”, ISBN:978-81-925797-4-0, IBC:19:2013, Indian Building Congress, Contributors- Nagesh R Iyer, T S Krishnamoorthy, P Srinivasan, A K Farvaze Ahmed and J. Prabakar
  • Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume 2”, Precast Light Weight Large Sandwich Wall and Roof Panels for Mass Housing, J. Daniel Ronald Joseph and               J. Prabakar
  • Flexural Behavior of Concrete Sandwich Panels Under Punching Load and Four-Point Bending—Experimental and Analytical Study, Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume2 , pp.771-781, Aug.2018  J. Daniel Ronald Joseph, J. Prabakar & P. Alagusundaramoorthy

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