Mr Dilli K

Senior Principal Scientist
Academic Background: 

B.E.,  Mechanical  Engineering College of Engineering, Anna University, Guindy,Chennai

Professional Background: 
  • Sr. Principal Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai,29/08/2011 till date
  • Principal Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 29/08/2006 to 28/08/2011
  • Senior Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 29/08/2001 to 28/08/2006
  • Scientist,  CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 29/08/1996 to 28/08/2001
  • Junior. Scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 29/08/1991 to 28/08/1996
Areas of Scientific Interest: 
  • Testing of Steel Structures
  • Steel Transmission and communication tower and tower like structures
  • Operation and maintenance of Closed loop servo controlled Hydraulic loading system and Tower crane
  1. M. D. Raghunathan, N. Prasad Rao, K. Dilli, C, Kumarasekar and S. J. Mohan, Experimental Investigation on Refurbishment of Transmission Line Tower Leg Member, Journal of Structural Engineering, India,  Vol.35, No. 5, December 2008-January 2009 PP.366-373
  2. Prasad Rao, S .J. Mohan,R. P. Rokade, R. Balagopal, Analytical and experimental studies on 400kV S/C portal type guyed tower, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, (2009), Vol 9, No:4, pp 85-106.
  3. Prasad Rao, R. Balagopal. Rokade, S .J. Mohan, Analytical and experimental studies on 400 and 132 kV steel transmission poles, International Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis,(2011), Vol 8,  No: 3,pp 1018-1029.
  4.  N. Prasad Rao, R. Balagopal,  R. P. Rokade, S .J. Mohan, Schifflerised angle sections for triangular based communication towers, The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering, (2013), Vol. 6, No: 3,   pp 189-198
  5. R. P. Rokade, S. J. Mohan, N. Prasad Rao, R. Balagopal, Development of methodology for refurbishment of transmission line tower foundation, Journal of Structural Engineering (JOSE), CSIR-SERC, (2008), Vol. 35, No: 1, pp 66 – 72.

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CSIR-SERC , Taramani, Chennai – 600 113.