Gangadhar Mahesh


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, July 8, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total: 8 Years

At NITK:  1 Year

Contact Details


gangadhar.mahesh [at]




+91 9632952682

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph. D (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 2009
  • M. Eng. (Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok) 2004
  • B. Arch. (University of Mysore) 2000
Areas of Interest
  • Contracts Management
  • Risk Management
  • Asset Management
  • Construction Industry Development Frameworks
Supervision of Ph.D

On-going (1)

Significant Publications
  1.  Wong, K., Kumaraswamy, M. M., Mahesh, G., and Ling, F. Y. Y. (2014) Building Integrated Project and Asset Management Teams for Sustainable Built Infrastructure Development, Journal of Facilities Management, Emerald Group Publisinh, Vol. 12. No. 3.
  2. Wong, K., Kumarswamy, M. M., Mahesh, G. and Ng, T. S. T. (2012) Utilizing Societal Engagement as a Vehicle for Enhancing the Image and Sustainability of the Construction Industry, Special Issue of Sustainable Development Journal on ‘Sustainable Architecture, Design & Housing’, Wiley & Sons Inc, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 222-229. 
  3. Anvuur, A. M., Kumaraswamy, M. M. and Mahesh, G. (2011) Building “Relationally Integrated Value Networks, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 102-120. 
  4. Mahesh, G. and Kumaraswamy, M. M. (2009) Co-opetition or Convenient Coalitions? – JV’s for Indian Airports redevelopment in the context of the Infrastructure Sector, In the Book entitled “Multi-national Joint Ventures for Construction in Asia”, Eds.: Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Khairuddin Abdul Rashid, George Ofori and Stephen Ogunlana, ISBN: 9780727736512, Aug. 2009, Thomas Telford, UK, pp. 62-67. 
  5. Kumaraswamy, M.M., Anvuur, A.M., and Mahesh, G. (2008) Contractual frameworks and cooperative relationships, In: Brown, S., Pryke, S. and Smyth, H. (Eds.). Collaborative relationships in construction: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 9781405180412.
  • Editorial Review Board member, Journal of Built Environment Project and ASSET Management (BEPAM), an emerald journal
  • Wen-Jiang Prize for outstanding academic performance and excellent research project in the field of Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2004)

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