B R Jayalekshmi



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, August 29, 1994

Professional Experience: 

Total: 28 Years    

At NITK:  28 Years

Contact Details


brjaya [at] nitk.edu.in


+91-80738 26779

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D (NITK Surathkal), 2009 
  • ME.(Structural Engg), Govt. Engineering College, Jabalpur, 1992
  • B.Tech (Honours), REC Calicut (NIT-C),1988
Areas of Interest
  • Finite Element Analysis of Structures
  • Computer Aided Analysis & Design  
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake engineering
  • Shells and Folded Plates
  • Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis
Significant Projects
  • Dynamic soil-structure interaction effects in multistoreyed structures on homogeneous soil and geosynthetic reinforced soil (BRNS)
  • Studies on Seismic vulnerability and earthquake resistant design of structures for south west Region of India (MHRD)
  • Setting up of Earthquake Engg.  Laboratory (NPEEE)
Supervision of Ph.D
  • Completed-7
  • On-going-6
Significant Publications

  Recent Publications

  • Nimisha P, Jayalekshmi B R  and Venkataramana, K.  (2022): “Slosh damping in rectangular liquid tank with additional blockage effects under pitch excitation”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, ASME, Paper No: FE-22-1225. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4054959
  • Nimisha P, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Parametric study on frequency characteristics of cylindrical liquid tanks”, Journal of IE(I) Series A, Springer, pp.1-9 (online publication) https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-022-00646-0
  • Nimisha P, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Effective configuration of perforated baffle plate for efficient slosh damping in liquid retaining tanks under lateral excitation”, Ocean Engineering, Elsevier Vol. 259, 111855, pp.1-13. (online publication) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2022.111855
  • Sreya M V, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Seismic Response of buildings resting on soil isolated With EPS geofoam buffer”, International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake EngineeringIGI Global, Vol.13, No.1, pp.1-18 (online publication). DOI: 10.4018/IJGEE.298987
  • Sreya M V, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Pore water pressure analysis in coir mat‑reinforced soil incorporating soil‑structure interaction”, International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, Springer Nature Switzerland, Vol.8, No.11, pp.1-21 (online publication). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40891-022-00354-6
  • Sreya M V, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Effect of Coir Reinforced Soil on the Seismic Response of RC Framed Buildings”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer Nature, pp.1-22 (online publication).https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-021-00593-w

  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship ( PDF IIT Madras - 2010)  for the research topic “Effect of flexibility of soil on the structural response of tall reinforced concrete chimneys”
  • Women Achiever’s Award 2017, IE(I), Karnataka State.
  • Special Structures sectional Committee member (BIS CED 38), Bureau of Indian Standards - since 2017.
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India)

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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