Katta Venkataramana

Designation: 

Professor (HAG)

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, September 4, 2002

Professional Experience: 

Total: 41 Years

At NITK: 20 Years

Contact Details

E-mail: 

katta [at] nitk.edu.in
ven.nitk [at] gmail.com

Telephone: 

+91-824-2473337

Mobile: 

+ 91 9448475875

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Dr.Eng. (Kyoto University, Japan) , 1989
  • M.E. (Kagoshima University, Japan), 1986 
  • B.E. (University of Mysore), 1981
Areas of Interest
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering
  • Offshore Structures
  • Disaster Risk Mitigation
Significant Projects
  • Earthquake response characteristics of masonry infill panels  (sponsored by BRNS) 
Supervision of Ph.D
  • Completed - 21
  • On going - 2
Significant Publications

Selected Recent Publications (Book Chapters/ International Journal Articles/ Conference Proceedings)

  1. Rahman, P.A., Reddy, G.R., Venkataramana, K. (2022). Dynamic Behaviour of Road Bridge Deck When a Truck Moves Along the Irregularities of the Road Profiles. In: Fonseca de Oliveira Correia, J.A., Choudhury, S., Dutta, S. (eds) Advances in Structural Mechanics and Applications. ASMA 2021. Structural Integrity, Vol 19. Springer, Cham. pp.117-141 (online publication June 2022),  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98335-2_
  2. Rahman, P.A., Reddy, G.R., Venkataramana, K. (2022). Dynamic Behaviour of Bridge Pier Due to Direct Vehicle Collision. In: Fonseca de Oliveira Correia, J.A., Choudhury, S., Dutta, S. (eds) Advances in Structural Mechanics and Applications. ASMA 2021. Structural Integrity, Vol 19. Springer, Cham. pp. 142-166 (online publication June 2022)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98335-2_1
  3. Shreyasvi C., Venkataramana K. (2022) Estimation of Local Site Effects in Indian Scenario: Lessons from Past Earthquakes, Current Practices, and Future Trends. In: Kolathayar S., Pal I., Chian S.C., Mondal A. (eds) Civil Engineering for Disaster Risk Reduction. Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering. Springer, Singapore.pp. 209-226.  (online publication Nov 2021),  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-5312-4_15
  4. Shreyasvi C and Venkataramana, K. (2021): “Nonlinear soil amplification models for a moderately active seismic zone in India”, Local Site Effects and Ground Failures (T G Sitharam et al (eds.)), Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 117, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 39-50 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9984-2_4
  5.  Shreya M V, Jayalekshmi B R and Venkataramana, K. (2021): “A study on seismic response of buildings on coir mat reinforced sand bed”, IOP Conf. Series: Material Science and Engineering, ICETEST 2020, IOP publishing, Vol.1114, pp. 1-9. https://doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1114/1/012018
  6. Sharika R and Venkataramana, K. (2021): “Effectiveness of base isolation using single friction pendulum in plan irregular buildings”, Trends in Civil Engineering and Challenges for Sustainability (M C Narasimhan et al (eds.)),Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 99, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 17-30 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6828-2_2  
  7. 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. (online publication) https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4054959
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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 Engineering, IGI Global, Vol.13, No.1, pp.1-18 (online publication). DOI: 10.4018/IJGEE.298987
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Sahana C M, Shreyasvi C and Venkataramana, K.(2022): “Estimation of seismic response of irregular buildings using artificial neural network”, Presented at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management and Technology (ICETEMT-2022), held at Bengaluru during June 21-22, 2022, (Paper ID: ICETEMT-22CVE-02).
  14. Priyusha G, Shreyasvi C and Venkataramana, K. (2022): “Seismic performance of infilled RC frames by pseudo-optmization technique”, Presented at the International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (SECON 22), held at FISAT, Cochin during June 1-3, 2022.
Achievements
  • Recipient of Scroll of honour for outstanding contribution to the cause of engineering and nation building, from the Institution of Engineers (India) on the occasion of IEI Centenary year, awarded on October 4, 2021.
  • Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation for contribution in the field of construction and engineering, from the Lions Club, Leo Club, Mangalore on the occasion of Engineers’ Day Celebrations, held on September 23, 2020.
  • Recipient ofResearch Excellence Awardat the 3rd World Congress on Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology, held during September 27-29, 2014, at Kathmandu, NEPAL.
  • Recipient of Eminent Engineers’ Awardfor achieving excellence in professional field and service to the Civil Engineering Fraternity, from the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Mangalore Centre, on the occasion of Engineers’ day 2013, held on September 15, 2013.
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Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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