Rajasekaran C


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total: 11.5 Years
At NITK: 5 Years

Contact Details


bcrajasekaran [at] nitk.ac.in
bcrajasekaran [at] nitk.edu.in
bcrajasekaran [at] gmail.com


+91-824-2474000 Extn:3357


+91 09449377540

Academic Background

Academic Backround: 

  • Ph.D (IIT Madras), 2012 
  • M.Tech ( Pondicherry University), 2005 
  • B.Tech (Pondicherry University), 2003
Areas of Interest


  • Sustainable Concrete Materials
  • Concrete Technology
  • Geopolymer Concrete
  • Safety in Construction
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Quality Management
  • Coastal Hydrodynamics
  • Optimization in Civil Engineering
Supervision of Ph.D

On-going (5)

Significant Publications
  1. Saha, Sand Rajasekaran C. (2018) “Effects of alkaline solution on the properties of slag based geopolymer.” Applied Mechanics and Materials. 877, 193-199. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.877.193
  2. Raj Bhusan Kumar, M and Rajasekaran, C. (2018) Study on methods of precast systems for Indian construction industry,International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 9(4), 137 -141.
  3. Swapnil, T., Arpitha, D., Suman Sahaand Rajasekaran C. (2018) “Suitability of quarry dust as a partial replacement of fine aggregate in self-compacting concrete.” Applied Mechanics and Materials. 877, 248-253. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.877.248
  4. Sarfaraz Ahmed Kagadgar, Suman Sahaand Rajasekaran C. (2017) “Mechanical and durability properties of fly ash based concrete exposed to marine environment.” SSP - Journal of Civil Engineering. 12 (1), 7-18. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/sspjce-2017-0001).
  5. Suman Sahaand Rajasekaran, C. (2017) “Enhancement of the properties of fly ash based geopolymer paste by incorporating ground granulated blast furnace slag.” Construction & Building Materials, 146, 615- 620. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.04.139).
  6. Vishnu S Pillai, Rajasekaran, C. and Vatsa, P.K. (2016). Monitoring and Forecasting in Construction Projects Using Time Buffers, Journal of Construction Engineering, Technology and Management, 6(2), 9-16.(http://stmjournals.com/index.php?journal=JoCETM&page=article&op=view&pat...)
  7. Vishnu S Pillai and Rajasekaran, C. (2016). Role of Time Buffer in Project Monitoring and Forecasting of Steel Structures – A New Approach to Structural Planning, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 9(3), 40-45. (http://icee.cafetinnova.org/sites/default/files/%23SPL02090307.pdf)
  8. Suman Saha and Rajasekaran, C. (2016). Experimental Studies on Strength Characteristics of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Produced with Portland Pozzolona Cement, Advances in Concrete Construction. 4(1), 27-35. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/acc.2016.4.1.027.(Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), As a new index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection). ISSN:2287-5301(Print); ISSN:2287-531X(Online).
  9. Suman Saha and Rajasekaran, C. (2016). Strength Characteristics of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Produced with Portland Slag Cement, Journal of Construction Engineering, Technology and Management, 6(1).70-77. (http://stmjournals.com/index.php?journal=JoCETM&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=6963)
  10. Beena Mary John, Kiran G. Shirlal,Subba Rao and Rajasekaran C. (2016)Effect of Artificial Seagrass on Wave Attenuation and Wave Run up, International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems. 7 (1). 14-19. ISSN: 1759-3131 (Print); 1759-314X (Online). (Indexed in ProQuest). https://doi.org/10.1177/1759313115623163
  11. Seelam Jaya Kumar, Jishad M, Yadhunath E M, Rajasekaran C, Gowthaman R, Pednekar P S, Luis Ryan & Mehra Prakash (2015). Surfzone wave characteristics during flood tide on the central west coast of India,  Coastal Engineering Journal. 57(4), 155002200-1/24. (doi: 10.1142/S0578563415990016)
  12. Yajnheswaran B. , Akshay P.R. , Rajasekaran C. & Subba Rao (2015). Effect of Stiffness on Performance of Diaphragm Wall,  Procedia Engineering, 116, 343-349. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.305).doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.305
  • Best paper Award - International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Building Materials, June 2018, Mangaluru.
  • ACCE-NIRMANA NIRVAHANE PURASKARA 2017, for the best M.Tech Thesis by B Kaushikunder my supervision.
  • Best Paper – Runner up - The PMI India Research and Academic Conference, IIT Delhi 2017.
  • Golden Paper Award (Best of Best paper) in 3i Conference 2016, Pondicherry University.
  • ACCE-NIRMANA NIRVAHANE PURASKARA 2015, for the best M.Tech Thesis by Suman Sahaunder my supervision.
  • Qualified in GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING (GATE) - 2004 and having a score of 95.41 percentile and AIR 401.
  • Khirode Bose Award-2003 forBest Outgoing Student of Pondicherry Engineering College

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Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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