निदेशक

निदेशक

डॉ जे. राजाशंकर,PhD

डॉ जे. राजाशंकर PhD

Academic Background

  • PhD, IIT Madras, 2011, Thesis Title: A Damage Mechanics Based Formulation for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames
  • M.Tech. (Structural Engineering), IIT Kanpur, 1989
  • B.E. (Civil Engineering), Government College of Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 1986
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Professional Background

  • Chief Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 2012-till date
  • Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 2007-January 2012
  • Principal Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 2002-January 2007
  • Senior Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 1997-January 2002
  • Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 1992-January 1997
  • Junior Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, January 1989-January 1992
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Areas of Scientific Interest

  • Computational structural mechanics
  • Response of shock loaded structures
  • Continuum damage mechanics
  • Multi-domain interaction problems
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Professional Recognition /Awards

  • John C. Gammon prize 2016 at the 31st Indian Engineering Congress
  • Top 25 publications in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, April-June 2010
  • Dr. M. Ramaiah’s best paper awards and Certificates of Merit for the papers published by the scientists of CSIR-SERC. (Number of occasions)
  • Raman Research Fellowship for the year 2008-09
  • Certificate of appreciation and a shield in 2000 for the significant scientific contribution in CSIR Technology Prize to CSIR-SERC
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship, 1995-96
  • Gold medal for best paper, 1994-95, Instn. of Engineers (I).