- CSIR-SERC , Taramani, Chennai – 600 113.
- Academic Background
- Professional Background
- Areas of Scientific Interest
- Awards & Honours
- Ph.D (Structural Engineering) - IIT Madras
- M.E (Structural Engineering) - Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
- B.E (Civil Engineering) - Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
- Principal Scientist: September 2017-till date
- Senior Scientist: September 2012-August 2017
- Scientist: September 2008-August 2012
- Junior Scientist: September 2004-August 2008
Areas of Scientific Interest
- Hot-rolled and Cold-formed steel structures
- Steel and composite structures
- Integrity assessment and NDT&E of industrial structures
Awards & Honours
- Certificate of Merit for the best paper during 2009-2010.
- Awarded Dr. Ramaiah prize for the best technical paper in the year 2010-2011.
- Awarded a Certificate of Merit for the paper during 2011-2012.
- V. Marimuthu, S. Seetharaman, S. Arul Jayachandran, A. Chellappan, T.K. Bandyopadhyay and D. Dutta, “Experimental studies on composite deck slabs to determine the shear-bond characteristic (m–k) values of the embossed profiled sheet”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research 63 (2007) 791–803
- V. Marimuthu, G. S. Palani and Satish Kumar, “Strength and stiffness characteristics of self-drilling screw lap-joints”, CSIR-SERC Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.44, No.1, April-May 2017, pp. 63-69
- Saravanan. M., Marimuthu. V., Prabha. P. Arul Jayachandran S, and Datta, D. (2012), Experimental investigations on composite slabs to evaluate longitudinal shear strength’, Steel and Composite Structures Volume 13, Number 5, November 2012, pages 489-500
- P.Prabha, V.Marimuthu, M.Saravanan, G.S.Palani, N.Lakshmanan and R.Senthil, “Effect of confinement on Steel-Concrete Composite Light-Weight Load-Bearing Wall Panels under Axial Compression”, International Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.81, pp.11-19,February 2013.
- P.Prabha, V.Marimuthu, M.Saravanan and S.Arul Jayachandran, “Evaluation of connection flexibility in cold formed steel racks”, International Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.66, No.7, July 2010, pp.863-872.
- Saravanan. M., Marimuthu. V., Surendran. M., Prabha. P. and Palani. G. S. (2014), “Seismic characterization of cold formed steel pallet racks”, Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 7 (6), December, 2014
- P. Prabha, V. Marimuthu, S. Arul Jayachandran, S. Seetharaman and N. Raman, “An improved polynomial model for top and seat-angle connection”, International Journal of Steel and Composite structures, Vol.8, N0.5, 2008, pp.403-421.
- Saravanan M, V. Marimuthu, S. Sharmila and S.A. Jayachandran,”Distortional buckling strength of cold-formed steel beam under flexure”, CSIR-SERC Journal of Structural Engineering
- Saravanan, M., Arul Jayachandran. S, Marimuthu. V, Prabha. P, “Advanced analysis of cyclic behaviour of plane steel frames with semi-rigid connections”, International Journal of Steel and Composite structures, Vol.9, No.4, pp. 381-395, August 2009.
- S. Arul Jayachandran, V. Marimuthu, P. Prabha, S. Seetharaman and N. Pandian, “Investigations on the behaviour of semi-rigid endplate connections”, International Journal of Advanced Steel construction, Vol.5, No.4, pp. 432-451, December 2009.
- Prabha P, Arul Jayachandran S, Saravanan M and Marimuthu V, “Prediction of the tensile capacity of cold formed angles experiencing shear lag”, International Journal of Thin Walled structures, Vol.49, No.11, November 2011, pp.1348-1358.
- P.Prabha, S.Rekha, V.Marimuthu, M.Saravanan, G.S.Palani and M.Surendran (2015), “Modified Frye-Morris polynomial model for double web angle connections”, International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering, Springer-Open access, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 295–306, September 2015
- Arul Jayachandran S., Marimuthu V., Prabha P, Seetharaman S. and Sundaramahalingam S, “Evaluation of design provisions for eccentrically loaded channel tension members” Fifth International conference in Advances in Steel Structures ICASS-07, National University of Singapore, Dec. 5-7, 2007.
- P.Prabha, V. Marimuthu, M. Saravanan, S. Arul Jayachandran and G.S.Palani, “Experimental studies on cold-formed steel angle tension members”, The 4th WSEAS International conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, Engineering Geology – EMESEG’11, Corfu Island, Greece, July 14-16, 2011, pp.236-241.
- V. Marimuthu, G.S. Palani, S.R.Satish Kumar, M.Surendran, M.Saravanan and P. Prabha, ‘Numerical studies on the behaviour of self-drilling screw beam-column joints’, 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, CSIR-SERC, 10-13 December 2014, pp.2014-2023.
- M. Saravanan, V. Marimuthu, M.Surendran, P. Prabha and G.S. Palani, ‘Numerical studies on stem of T-Stub bolted connections’, 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, CSIR-SERC, 10-13 December 2014, pp.2014-2023.