A. U. Ravi Shankar

Designation: 

Professor (HAG)

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, November 24, 1983

Professional Experience: 

• Total Experience: 39 years
• Experience at NITK: 39 years

Contact Details

E-mail: 

a.u.ravishankar.1008.cv@nitk.edu.in
aurshankar@gmail.com

Telephone: 

+91-824 247 4338

Mobile: 

+91-98865 25453

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

• Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee), 1991
• M.Tech. (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur), 1983
• B.E. (National Institute of Technology Warangal, Warangal), 1981

Areas of Interest

Transportation Engineering

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 5
Completed: 16

Significant Publications

International Journals:
1. Ravi Shankar A.U., and Suresha S. N. (2006). “Strength behaviour of geogrid reinforced shedi soil subgrade and aggregate system,” Road Materials and Pavement Design an International Journal (RMPD), 7-3/July-September, pp. 313-330. [Publisher: Hermes Science Publications, France]
https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2006.9690040
2. Suresha S.N., Varghese George, and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2009). “Evaluation of properties of porous friction course (PFC) mixes for different gyration levels.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 21(12), pp. 789 -796. [Publisher: ASCE, VA, USA]
https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2009)21:12(789)
3. Suresha S.N., George Varghese, and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2009). “Characterization of porous friction course mixes for different Marshall compaction efforts,” Construction and Building Materials, 23 (8), pp. 2887-2893. [Publisher: Elsevier Ltd., The Netherlands]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2009.02.008
4. Suresha S.N., Varghese George, and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2009). “A comparative study on properties of porous friction course mixes with neat bitumen and modified binders,” Construction and Building Materials, 23 (3), pp. 1211-1217. [Publisher: Elsevier Ltd., The Netherlands]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2008.08.008
5. Suresha S.N., Varghese George, and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2010) “Effect of aggregate gradations on properties of porous friction course mixes.” Materials and Structures, 43(6), pp.789-801 [Publisher: RILEM and Springer, The Netherlands]. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-009-9548-1
6. Suresha S.N., Varghese George, and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2010). “Laboratory and theoretical evaluation of clogging behaviour of porous friction course (PFC) mixes,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 11 (1), pp. 61 -70. [Publisher: Taylor & Francis, London]
https://doi.org/10.1080/10298430902730554
7. Suresha, S.N., Varghese, G., Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2010)” Properties of cellulose fibres and waste plastic modified porous friction course “, Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 5(3),pp.156-163
DOI: 10.3846/bjrbe.2010.22
8. Ravishankar A.U., Mithanthaya I.R., Bhavanishankar Rao, N. and Ganesh C. (2010). “Fatigue behaviour of lateritic soil stabilized with enzyme” International Journal for Civil Engineering –Research India Publications, ISSN 0973-4562 Vol. 5 November 15 (2010) pp-2595-2608.
9. Suresha S.N., Varghese, G and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2010-online and in Print) “Properties of cellulose fibres and waste plastic modified porous friction course mixes.” The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, Vol.5, No. 3, pp. 156-163[ Publisher: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania]
10.3846/bjrbe.2010.22
10. Ravi Shankar, A.U., BhavanishankarRao, N. and Mithanthaya I.R., (2010)” Dynamic behaviour of regional soils under repeated load condition”, (CodeA-10-132-1) International journal Civil Engineering, Iran University& Science and Technology, Narmak Tehran
11. Raviraj H.M., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Varghese George (2011),” Traffic management proposal for Udupi city”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 4, No.5, pp. 246-252.
12. Sherin,E.V., Anupama,S., Ravishankar, A.U., Sequeira,A.H., Patil, M.S., (2012)”Restructuring procedures in construction industry to avoid disputes- a study through an arbitral award”, Social Science Research Network, (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2085463)
13. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Girish M. G. and Chandrashekar, (2012), “Flexural fatigue analysis of steel fibre reinforced concrete” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol 5, No. 5, 1352-1357.
14. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Sowmya, N.J., and Anjaneyulu, M.V.L.R, (2012). “Modelling operating speed and speed differential on intermediate lane rural roads” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol 5, No. 5, pp.1408-1414.
15. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Lekha B. M., Goutham Sarang. (2013). “Fatigue and engineering properties of chemically stabilized soil for pavements”. Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 43, No. 1, 96–104.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-012-0031-5
16. Haricharan T S, Vinay Kumar K S, Durga Prashanth L, M.R.Archana, Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2013) “Laboratory investigation of expansive soil stabilized with natural inorganic stabilizer”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology.,pp201-204, November 2013.
10.15623/ijret.2013.0213035
17. Lekha, B.M., Ravi Shankar, A.U., Sarang G. (2013) “Fatigue and engineering properties of chemically stabilized soil for pavements”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, 43(1), pp 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-012-0031-5
18. Lekha B. M. and Ravi Shankar, A.U., (2014) “Laboratory performance of rbi – 81 treated soil as pavement material”, International Journal of Civil Engineering Research, Research India Publications, 5 (2), pp 105-110.
http://www.ripublication.com/ijcer.htm
19. Goutham Sarang, Mehnaz E and Ravi Shankar, A U., (2014), “Comparison of stone matrix asphalt mixtures prepared in marshall compaction and gyratory compactor”. International Journal of Civil Engineering Research, Research India Publications, 5 (3), pp. 233–240.
http://www.ripublication.com/ijcer.htm
20. Lekha B. M., Ravi Shankar, A.U., Goutham Sarang (2014). “Laboratory investigation on black cotton soil stabilized with non traditional stabilizer”. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), pp 07-13, e-ISSN: 2278–1684 p-ISSN :2320-334X http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jmce/papers
21. Goutham Sarang, Lekha B M and A U Ravi Shankar (2014). “Aggregate and bitumen modified with chemicals for stone matrix asphalt mixtures.” IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), pp14-20. IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X, PP 14-20, www.iosrjournals.org
22. Manjunatha, S.B., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Narasimhan M.C. (2014)" “Alkali -activated binder system for pavement quality concrete using dredged marine sand as fine aggregate.” International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 2319-5347, Vol. 03, N0.2
23. Goutham, S., Lekha, B.M. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2014) “Stone matrix asphalt using aggregates modified with waste plastics, pavement materials.” Structures and Performance GSP 239 ASCE Special Publication.
https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413418.002
24. Nitendra, P., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Mithun, B.M. (2014). “Experimental investigation on air-cured alkali activated ggbfs-fly ash concrete mixes” International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol.3, Issue 4, pp.326-332.
DOI: 10.6135/ijprt.org.tw/2015.8(4).289
25. Lekha, B.M., Goutham, S. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2015) “Evaluation of lateritic soil stabilized with Arecanut coir for low volume pavements” Transportation Geotechnics, 2, Elsevier, pp 20–29.
http://worldcat.org/issn/22143912
26. Goutham, S., Lekha, B.M., Geethu, J.S. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2015) “Laboratory performance of stone matrix mixtures with two aggregate gradations.” Journal of Modern Transportation, Springer, Vol. 23, Issue2, pp. 130-136.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40534-015-0071-5
27. Nitendra, P., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Mithun, B.M. (2015) “Studies on eco-friendly concrete incorporating industrial waste as aggregates.” International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Elsevier, Vol4, pp.6326-332.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsbe.2015.05.002
28. Nitendra, P., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Mithun, B.M. (2015) “Investigations on alkali activated slag/fly ash with steel slag coarse aggregate for pavement structures.”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Vol.18, Issue.6, pp.500-512.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2015.1095902
29. Shivashankar, R., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Jayamohan, J (2015) “Some Studies on Engineering Properties, Problems, Stabilization and Ground Improvement of Lithomargic Clays.” Geotechnical Journal of the SEAGS&AGSSEA, Paper No. 3095 Vol. 46, no.4, December 2015.
30. Mithun, B.M., Narasimhan, M.C., Nitendra,P. and Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2015) “Flexural fatigue performance of alkali activated slag concrete mixes incorporating copper slag as fine aggregate.” Selected Scientific Papers- Journal of Civil Engineering, De Gruyter publishers, Vol.10, Issue1.
DOI: 10.1515/sspjce-2015-0001
31. Nitendra, P., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Mithun, B.M. (2015). “Air-cured alkali activated binders for concrete pavements.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering, Vol.8, No.4, pp.289-294.
DOI: 10.6135/ijprt.org.tw/2015.8(4).289
32. B M Lekha, Goutham Sarang, A U Ravi Shankar. (2015). “Effect of electrolyte lignin and fly ash in stabilizing black cotton soil.” Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 87–101.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40515-015-0020-0
33. Mithun, B.M, Narasimhan, M.C, Palankar,N.and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2015) “Flexural fatigue performance of alkali activated slag concrete mixes incorporating copper slag as fine aggregate.” SSP Journal of Civil Engineering, 10(1), 7-18. https://doi.org/10.1515/sspjce-2015-0001
34. Goutham Sarang, Lekha B M, Krishna G and Ravi Shankar A U. (2016) “Comparison of stone matrix asphalt mixtures with polymer modified bitumen and shredded waste plastic.” Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 933-945.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2015.1124799
35. Palankar,N.,Ravi Shakar,A.U.,Mithun, B.M. (2016) “Durability studies on eco-friendly concrete mixes incorporatating steel slag as coarse aggregate.” Journal of Clean Production ,129, pp. 437-448.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.033
36. Palankar, N, Ravi shankar, A.U., Mithun, B.M. (2017) “Investigations on alkali activated slag/fly ash concrete with steel slag as coarse aggregate for pavement structures.” International journal of Pavement Engineering, 18(6), pp.500-512
https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2015.1095902
37. Mithinthaya, I.R.,Marathe,S. Ravi Shanakr, A.U.(2018) “effect of gradation and waste plastics on performance of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA).” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 9(9),1645-1656 Article ID: IJCIET_09_09_158
38. Priyanka, B.A., Gouthan, S. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2019) “Evaluation of superpave mixtures for perpetual asphalt pavements.” Road materials and pavement design, 20(8), 1952-1965. [Taylor and Francis]https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1474794.
39. Shivakumar, G., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Ravi Teja, B.V.S (2019) “Laboratory evaluation of SMA mixtures made with polymer-modified bitumen and stabilizing additives.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31(4):04019026. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0002652
40. Durga Prashant L, Nitendra Palankar and Ravi Shankar. A. U (2019) “A study on the effect of rejuvenators in reclaimed asphalt pavement-based stone mastic asphalt mixes.” Article in press, 2018, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 12(1), 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-019-0002-7
41. Chandrasekhar, A., Nitendra, P., Durga,P.L., Mithun,B.M. and Ravi Shankar A.U. (2019)” A study on elastic deformation behaviour of steel fibre-reinforced concrete for pavements.” Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 100(2), 215-224.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-018-00357-5.
42. Pooja Raj., Kalaanidhi, S., Gowri, A. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2019)” Review of methods for estimation of passenger car unit values of vehicles” journal of transportation engineering, Part A: Systems, 145(6), 04019019. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/pdf/10.1061/JTEPBS.0000234
43. Avinash H Talkeri and A U Ravi Shankar. (2019) “a study on initial setting time and the mechanical properties of AASC using the PS ball as fine aggregate.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 12, pp 659-663.
DOI: 10.1007/s42947-019-0078-0.
44. Avinash, H.T. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2019) “A study on initial setting time and mechanical properties of AASC using PS ball as fine aggregate.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-019-0078-0
45. Panditharadhya B J, Raviraj H Mulangi, A U Ravi Shankar (2019), “Impact of alternate fine aggregate from iron and steel industry on workability and mechanical properties of pavement quality concrete.” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, Vol. 10, Issue 06, June 2019.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/2F5DS
46. Amulya,S., Ravi Shankar, A.U., Aditya Kumar, Kumar H P.(2020) “Utilization of lateritic soil stabilized with alkali solution and ground granulated blast furnace slag as a base course in flexible pavement construction.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 21(9), pp.1114-1121.
DOI: https:/doi.org/10.1007/s42947-020-0251-5
47. G Shiva Kumar and A U Ravi Shankar. (2020) “Evaluation of workability and mechanical properties of stone matrix asphalt mixtures made with and without stabilizing additives.” Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology,7(2), pp 191-204.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40515-019-00098-3.
48. Amulya, S. and Ravi Shankar, A.U., (2020) “Replacement of base course with stabilized lateritic soil using ground granulated blast furnce slag and alkali solution in flexible pavement construction.” Indian Geotechnical Journal., 50(2), pp.276-288.
DOI:10.1007/s40098-020-00426-2
49. Amulya, S and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2020) “Use of Stabilized Lateritic and Black Cotton Soils as Base Course Replacing Conventional Granular layer in Flexible Pavement.” International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering.
htpps:/doi.org/10.1007/s40891-020-0184-8
50. Amulya, S., Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Medari Praveen (2020) “Stabilisation of lithomargic clay using alkali activated fly ash and ground granulated blast furnace slag.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 21(9), 1114-1121.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2018.1521520
51. Abhishek Dhabal, Samaresh P. and Ravi Shankar,A.U. (2020) “Effects of crimped steel fibre on fresh and hardened properties of medium strength concrete.” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Vol.7, Issue5, May 2020.
52. Pooja Raj, Shahana,A.,Gowri,Asaithambi., Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2019) “An approach for estimation of passenger car units of vehicles based on influence of neighbouring vehicles.” Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, ASCE, 145(6), 04019019, https://doi.org/10.1061/JTEPBS.0000234
53. Raj, P.,Asithambi,G.and Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2020) “Effect of curbside bus stop on passenger car units and capacity in disordered traffic using simulation model.” Transportation Letters,1-10, https://doi.org/10.1080/19427867.2020.1815145
54. Chethan, B.A. and Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2021) “Strength and durability characteristics of cement and class F fly ash-treated black cotton soil.” Indian Geotechnical Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-020-00488-2
55. Avinash, H.T., Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2021) “Alkali activated slag/fly ash concrete incorporating precious slag as fine aggregate for rigid pavements.” Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtte.2021.05.001
56. Panditharadhya B J, Raviraj H Mulangi, A U Ravi Shankar (2021) “Effect of aluminium dross on workability and setting time of cement and concrete.” International Journal of Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Vol. 09, Issue 07, July 2021.DOI: https://doi.org/10.22214/ijraset.2021.36724
57. Shriram, M., Ravi Shankar,A.U.(2021) “Investigations on bio-enzyme stabilized pavement subgrades of lithomargic and blended soils.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol.14, issue 6, November 2021.https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-021-00107-0
58. Chethan, B.A. and Ravi Shankar, A.U. (2021) “Effect of flash flood and weather changes on unconfined compressive strength of cement and fly ash stabilized black cotton soil used as road materials." International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, November 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-021-00125-y
59. Raghuram, K.C., Doma,H.K., Yatish, R.G.,Ravi Shankar, A.U., “Laboratory evaluation of use of areca fibres in SMA mixes”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 26 May 2022, https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2022.2076090
60. Pooja Raj., Gowri, A. and Ravi Shankar, A. U. “Modelling and simulation of vehicle-pedestrians on urban roads in disordered traffic.” Transportation Research Record`

National Journals:
1. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Srinivas Reddy, P.,(2004) “Study on load settlement characteristics of clayey soil stabilised using lime and pond ash”, Indian Highways, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp 63-76, November 2004, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
2. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Nagabhushan Das, R.V.,(2004) “Study on load settlement behaviour of water bound macadam pavement with reinforcement”, Highway Research Bulletin, No. 71, pp. 94-118, December 2004, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
3. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Naveen, P.C. and. Krishnamurthy,(2005) “Nonlinear analysis of multilayered flexible pavement by finite element method”, Highway Research Bulletin, No. 73,pp.59-92, October, 2005, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
4. Ravi Shankar,A.U., H. V. Venkata Krishna, and Suresha S.N.(2005) “Concrete mix design aspects using fly ash for rigid pavements.” Indian Highways, Vol.33, No.12, December 2005, pp. 5-21. Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi,
5. Ravi Shankar, A.U., H. V. Venkata Krishna, and Suresha S.N.(2006) “Mix design aspects of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC), pavement design.” Indian Highways, Vol.34, No. 5, pp.43-50. May 2006, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi,
6. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Suresha S. N., and Phanikumar M. V. S.(2006) “Strength behaviour of shedi soil-lime-pond ash mixes- an experimental study,” Highway Research Bulletin, No. 74, pp.1-7 April 2006. Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi,.
7. Ravi Shankar,A.U., Suresha S.N., and Anil Kumar G.(2006) “An approach to develop granular sub base mixes using locally available materials”, Highway Research Bulletin, No.75, October 2006., Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
8. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Nageshwara Rao, Ch., Rajeeva, S.V., Chandrashekhar, A. and Bharatesh,(2007) “Fly ash and rice husk ash concrete for rigid pavements”, Indian Highways, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp.33-48, August 2007, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
9. Suresha S.N., Varghese, G., Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2007) “Investigation of porous friction courses (pfc) and mixes: a brief overview.” Indian Highways, Vol.35, No7,pp.21-44,July 2007,, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
10 Ravi Shankar, A.U., Suresha, S.N. and Kashinath (2008) “Characteristics of lateritic soil blended with pond ash and cement,” Indian Highways, Vol. 36, No. 6, June 2008, pp21-28, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
11. Suresha S.N., Ravi Shankar, A.U., and Varghese, G.(2009) “Design charts for drainage capacities of granular sub-bases.” Journal of Indian Roads Congress, Vol. 70-1, pp. 89-99. January-March 2009.
12. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Harsha Kumar Rai., Ramesh, M.I.(2009) “Bio-enzyme stabilized lateritic soil as a highway material”, Journal of Indian Roads Congress, Vol. 70-2, No. 553, pp.143-153, July-Sept. 2009
13. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Vishwanath, H. and Koushik, K “Performance studies of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA)) using waste plastics as modifier (Dry Process)”, Journal of Highway Research, Vol.2 ,No.2, pp.63-77, July-December 2009
14. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Durga Prasad, S and Koushik, K.(2009) “Utilization of waste plastics in semidense bituminous concrete by dry mixing”, Journal of Highway Research, Vol.2, No.2, pp.23-37, July-December 2009.
15. Chandrashekhar, A. Ravi Shankar, A.U.and Abhishek Patil.(2010) “Potential utilization of fly ash in SFRC pavement”, Civil Engineering and Construction Review Journal, pp.110-117, January 2010.
16. Chandrashekhar, A. Ravi Shankar, A.U., and Girish, M.G., (2010) “Fatigue behaviour of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) with fly ash”, Highway Research Journal, Vol 3. No. 2, pp.9-22, July-December 2010.
17. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Dayanand Math.,”(2010) “Refusal density approach for high volume roads”, Indian Roads Congress, Indian highways , Vol 38, No.9, pp 13-20
18. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Chandrashekar, A. and Prakash Bhat, H.(2012) “Laboratory investigation on lithomargic clay blended with sand and coir as a pavement material”, Indian Highways, Indian Roads Congress, Vol. 40, No.2, pp.21-32, February 2012.
19. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Prashant S. K, Chandrashekar, A,(2013) “Geotechnical investigation of shedi soil blended with pond ash, lime and coir”, Indian Highways, Vol.41, No.1, pp77-90, Jan 2013.
20. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Sowmya, N.J. and Anjaneyulu, M.V.L.R, (2013) “Consistency evaluation of horizontal curves on rural highways”, Journal of the Indian Roads Congress, Vo. 73 (4), pp. 91 – 99, April- June 2013.
21. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Koushik, K. and Sarang, G.(2013) “Performance studies on bituminous concrete mixes using waste plastics”, Highway Research Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-11,January – June 2013.
22. Manjunath, S.B. and Ravi Shankar,A.U.(2014) “Effect of size of coarse aggregate and the combined grading of coarse and fine aggregate on pavement quality concrete”, Highway Research Journal, Indian Roads Congress, Vol. 7, No.1,pp. 21-23 January-June 2014.
23. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Suresha, S.N., Saikumar, G.M.V.S.(2014) “Properties of porus friction course mixes for flexible pavements”, Indian Highways, pp.19-29, March 2014.
24. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Lekha B. M., Goutham Sarang., and P. Abhishek. (2014). "Performance and fatigue behavior of semi dense bituminous concrete using waste plastics as modifier.” Indian Highways, Vol.42, No.7, pp. 23-32. July2014.
25. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Nitendra, P.(2014) “Study on effect of modulus subgrade reaction on rigid pavements design”, Journal of the Indian Roads Congress, vol. 75-2, pp.14-19, July-Sept. 2014.
26. Sowmya, N.J., Ravi Shankar, A.U., Anjaneyulu, M.V.L.R.(2014) “Consistency evaluation of vertical curves on rural highways”, Highway Research Journal, Indian Roads Congress, Vol.7, No.2, pp. 227-232, July-December 2014.
27. Ravi Shankar, A.U. and Nitendra, P.(2015) “A study on porous concerete mixes for rigid pavements”, Indian Highways, Indian roads Congress, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp.37-41, June 2015
28. Nitendra, P., Ravi Shankar, A.U Mithun,B.M (2015) “Performance and fatigue behaviour of alkali activated slag concrete with steel as coarse aggregate for concrete pavement”, Highway Research journal, Highway Research Board, Indian Roads Congress, Vol.9 No.1, January-June, 2018.
29. Chandrasekhar, A.,Nitendra Palankar, Durga Prashanth, Mithun, B.M. and Ravi Shankar, A.U.(2015) “A study on elastic deformation behaviour of steel fibre-reinforced concrete for pavements”, J. Institute of Engineers, India https://doi.org/10.1007/s400030-018-00357.5.
30. Durga Prashanth L, A U Ravi Shankar, Nitendra Palankar and Goutham Sarang. (2019) “Laboratory investigation of recycled aggregates for bituminous concrete mix.” Highway Research Journal, Indian Roads Congress, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp 17-23. http://www.irc.nic.in/admnis/admin/showimg.aspx?ID=164
31. Ravi Shankar, A.U., Priyanka, B.A. and Goutham S.(2019) “Laboratory investigation of blended lateritic soil for gravel roads”, Highway Research Board, Indian Roads Congress, Vol10, No.2, pp.39-47 July -Dec 2019
http://www.irc.nic.in//admnis/admin/showimg.aspx?ID=203
32. Ravi shankar,A.U. Gowtham, S. Lekha, B.M.,Priyanka, B.A (2020) “Strength and durability properties of black cotton soil stabilized with inorgonic additive as a pavement material.” Indian highways, Vol. 48,pp.30-36
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yMeD4wjzqhfd4XknbjiOqd1XDoIXAJyF/view

Achievements

Honours and awards received:
1. Khosla Research Award for the research paper entitled “Productivity Analysis of Airline Industry with reference to Indian Airlines”, jointly authored by Dr. P.K. Sikdar and Dr. S.K. Khanna.November 24,1990
2. Gold Medal for the best paper presentation on “Optimal Route Frequency Planning of Domestic Airline Network” National Conference on Signals, Data and Systems Modeling, Simulation and Analysis, Anjuman Engg. College, Bhatkal, Karnataka, November 28-30, 1995
3. Nirmana Nirvahane Puraskar 2011 by Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Bangalore Centre for the best M.Tech Thesis in the Field of Construction Technology and Management.
4. Eminent Civil Engineer by Association of Consulting Civil Engineers for the Year 2012
5. Manjunatha, B.M. and Ravi Shankar, A.U.,”Effect of Size of Coarse Aggregate and Combined Grading of Coarse and Fine Aggregates on Pavement Quality Concrete” Selected for the award of Bihar PWD Medal, presented at 76th annual Session of Indian Roads Congress, Indore(M.P) on December 19,

Other Achievements:
1. Coordinator, Project: “Strengthening of PG teaching and Research Facility for Transportation Systems Engineering” under DST’s FIST- 2005. Grant amount Rs. 30 lakhs.
2. Coordinator, State Technical Agency (STA)-Karnataka, for Pradhan Mantry Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY)
3. Technical Committee Member of “Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Cement Concrete Pavement for Rural Roads” IRC: SP: 62-2004, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
4. Technical Committee Member of “Guidelines for the use of Interlocking Concrete Blocks Pavements”, IRC: SP: 63-2004, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
5. Technical Committee Member of “Guidelines for the Design of Plain Jointed Rigid Pavements for Highways”, IRC: 58-2002, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
6. Technical Committee Member of “Guidelines for the Design of Plain Jointed Rigid Pavements for Rural Roads”, IRC 59-2002, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.
7. Developed Transportation Engineering Laboratory (Sponsored by MHRD)
8. Formulated syllabus for the new Post Graduation Course on Transportation Systems Engineering
9. Member, National Accreditation Board (NBA).
10. Former Member, Board of Governors, NITK, Surathkal (year 2005-2006).

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