K S Babu Narayan



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, September 28, 1983

Professional Experience: 

Total: 34 Years

At NITK: 34 Years

Contact Details


shrilalisuta [at] gmail.com


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3347


+91 9343342587

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D (NITK-S)
  • M.Tech (IIT Bombay)
  • B.Tech (KREC, Mysore University)
Areas of Interest
  • Structural Analysis and Design (RCC, PSC and Steel)
  • Structural Optimization
  • Math Modelling
  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
Significant Projects
  • Performance of Concrete At Elevated Temperatures
  • Uncertainty in Push Over Analysis
Supervision of Ph.D

Completed (07)
Ongoing (04)

Significant Publications

1. Supriya R. Kulkarni, Ravikumara H. S, and K. S. Babu Narayan, Consequence Of Hinge Formation Sequence on Pushover Analysis Results, Manipal J. Sci. Tech. , vol.2(1), 41-46, 2017.
2. Neena Panandikar (Hede) and K.S. Babu Narayan (2015). Sensitivity of Pushover Curve to Material and Geometric Modelling -An Analytical Investigation. Structures, vol 2, 91-97.
3. Panandikar (Hede), N. and K.S. Babu Narayan, (2014). Stochastic Analysis to Assess Uncertainty in Pushover Analysis to Modelling Methods. Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk. pp. 1311-1320. doi: 10.1061/9780784413609.132 . American Society of Civil Engineers.

4. K.S. Babu Narayan, Kishor S. Kulkarni and Subhash C. Yaragal, Forensic engineering of fire damaged concrete structures: state of the art, J. of Forensic Engineering - 2013,Vol.1, No.3/4, pp.342 - 354.
5. K. S. Babu Narayan, REALEX-SUMT an Algorithm for shape optimization of trusses, Journal of Mechanics Structural, Vol 2, No. 2, 2011, pp. 19 - 30.
6. K. S. Babu Narayan, The limit of limits, Civil Computing, Computer Applications in Civil Engineering, ACECOMS, AIT, Bangkok Volume M34-0312-0807 , 2007: pp 19 – 22.

7. K. S. Babu Narayan and Katta Venkataramana, Shape Optimization of Steel Reinforced Concrete Beams, Computers and Concrete, Techno Press, Korea, Volume 4, Number 4, 2007: pp 317 – 330.
8. K. S. Babu Narayan, Subhash C. Yaragal and Yukio Tamura, “Interaction envelopes for limit state design of chimneys”, Journal of Wind Engineering, JAWE, Vol 31 No. 3 (No. 108), July 2006, pp. 439-442.

  • GJEC Visiting Professor - Kumamoto University, Japan
  • HUDCO excellence award for promotion of cost effective construction technology, 2002.
  • Recipient of “Young Civil Engineer – 2007” Award instituted by The Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Structural Consultant for K2 which won the outstanding multi-storeyed building award – 2007 instituted by the ULTRATECH cements.
  • Technical consultant to the Birla Super 53 grade cement and Technical Advisor to the ACC help Center.
  • Has conceived, analyzed, designed, detailed and commissioned the centrally remote controlled QUICK RELEASE MOORING SYSTEM at New Mangalore Port Trust which has been approved by the Indian Register of Shipping.
  • Has also designed testing facilities of capacity 4000 kN for testing mooring systems.
  • Appreciation for “Contribution as a UKIERI Collaborative Concrete research Project Partner”.
  • Outstanding Constructor Award 2016 - ACC-ACCE(I)

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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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