B R Jayalekshmi


Professor and Head

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, August 29, 1994

Professional Experience: 

Total: 23 Years    

At NITK:  23 Years

Contact Details


brjaya [at] nitk.edu.in


+91-80738 26779

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D (NITK Surathkal), 2009 
  • ME.(Structural Engg) (University of Jabalpur), 1992
  • B.Tech (NIT-CALICUT),1988
Areas of Interest
  • Computer Aided Design & Applications in Civil Engineering
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Applications in Civil Engineering 
  • Long span roof structures
  • Soil-structure interaction analysis
Significant Projects
  • Dynamic soil-structure interaction effects in multistoreyed structures on homogeneous soil and geosynthetic reinforced soil
  • Seismic vulnerability and earthquake resistant design
Supervision of Ph.D
  • Completed-2
  • On-going-3
Significant Publications

  • B. R. Jayalekshmi S. V. Jisha R. Shivashankar (2017), “Analysis of Foundation of Tall R/C Chimney Incorporating Flexibility of Soil”,` journal of  Institution of  Engineers India Series A, DOI 10.1007/s40030-017-0218-y, Springer (SCOPUS Indexed)
  • B.R. Jayalekshmi and Chinmayi H.K. (2016), Seismic analysis of shear wall buildings incorporating site specific ground response, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 60, No. 3 (2016) 433-453 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2016.60.3.433 (SCI Indexed)
  • S.J. Patil, G.R. Reddy, R. Shivshankar, Ramesh Babu, B.R. Jayalekshmi and Binu Kumar (2016), Seismic base isolation for structures using river sand, Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2016) 829-847 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/eas.2016.10.4.829 (SCI Indexed)
  • Chinmayi H.K., Jayalekshmi B.R., (2016), Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis of RC Framed Building with Various Positions of Shear Walls, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Volume 09, No. 05 October 2016, P.P.1960-1965 (SCOPUS indexed)
  • Jayalekshmi B.R. and Chinmayi H.K. (2016), “Seismic force evaluation of RC shear wall buildings as per international codes”, Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2016) 191-209 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/eas.2016.10.1.191 (SCI Indexed)
  • Jayalekshmi B. R. and Chinmayi H. K. (2016). “Effect of soil stiffness on seismic response of reinforced concrete buildings with shear walls”, Innovative Infrastructure Solutions- 1:2, DOI 10.1007/s41062-016-0004-0 Springer.
  • Jayalekshmi, B.R., Jisha, S.V. and Shivashankar, R. (2015).  “Response in piled raft foundation of tall chimneys under along-wind load incorporating flexibility of soil.” Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Springer.  9(3): 307–322 ;DOI 10.1007/s11709-015-0288-8 (SCOPUS indexed)
  • Jayalekshmi B. R. and Chinmayi H. K. (2015). “Seismic behavior of RC framed shear wall buildings as per IS 1893 and IBC provisions”, Geomechanics and Engineering - Techno Press, 9(1), 39-55, ISSN: 2005-307X. http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/gae.2015.9.1.039 (SCI Indexed)
  • Jayalekshmi, B.R., Jisha, S.V. and Shivashankar, R. (2015) “Wind load analysis of tall chimneys with piled raft foundation considering the flexibility of soil.” International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering, Springer DOI 10.1007/s40091-015-0085-6  (SCOPUS indexed)

  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship ( IIT Madras - 2010) Research topic: “Soil-structure interaction effect on tall reinforced concrete chimneys”
  • Women Achiever’s Award 2017, IE(I),Karnataka
  • Bureau of Indian Standards) Special Structures sectional Committee member   (BIS CED 38)
  • Reviewer for NPTEL video course on Advanced Structural Analysis, IITMadras , 2011
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Chair : Division V , 7B Modelling, Co-Chair : Division V , 7A Modelling ,Testing and Response Analysis of Structures, Systems and Components of 21st International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 21) held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India during 6-11 November, 2011.
  • Reviewer for Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A (IEIA), Springer Publications

Contact us

Prof. B R Jayalekshmi,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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  • Fax: +91-0824-2474033

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