Subhash C. Yaragal


Professor and Head

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, November 15, 1996

Professional Experience: 

  • Total Experience: 27 years
  • Experience at NITK: 25 Years
Contact Details






Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Post Doc. - (Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan), 2005


  • Ph.D (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), 1998

  • M.Tech. - ( Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore),1989

  • B.E. - Civil Engineering (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal), 1987

Areas of Interest
  • Wind Engineering
  • Concrete Technology 
  • Wind Tunnel Testing 
  • Experimental Fluid Mechanics
Significant Projects
  • Title of Project: Uncertainity and sensitivity analysis of the pushover method for RC framed structures with brick infill walls.

Funding Agency: BRNS

Duration: 2009-2012

Amount: 19.75 Lakhs

  • Title of Project: Evaluation of concrete and structural elements under fire loads.

Funding Agency: BRNS

Dusration: 2007-2010

Amount: 20.55 Lakhs

  • Title of Project: Feasibility studies on the application of wind tunnel for the study of flow characteristics over hill.

Funding Agency: BRNS

Duration: 2007-2010

Amount: 18.68 Lakhs

  • Title of Project: Studies on characteristics of turbulence and dispersion of pollutants - mitigative measures, using wind tunnel facility.

Funding Agency: MHRD Govt. of India

Duration: 2001-2003

Amount: 15 Lakhs

Supervision of Ph.D
  • Ongoing: 3
  • Completed: 7
Significant Publications
  1. Subhash C Yaragal, Basavana gowda S. N. and Rajasekaran C. “Characterization and performance of processed lateritic fine aggregates in cement mortars and concretes”. Construction and Building Materials, Volume -200 (2019) pp.10–25.
  2. Parameshwar N. Hiremath, K. Jayakesh, Roshan Rai, N. Sujay Raghvendra and   Subhash C. Yaragal  “Experimental Investigation on Utilization of Waste Shredded Rubber Tire as a Replacement to Fine Aggregate in Concrete” Sustainable Construction and Building Materials, ISBN: 978-981-13-3316-3, Book ID: 470623_1_En, 2018. (Springer Book), Book Chapter.
  3. Basavana Gowda S.N., Rajasekaran C., Yaragal S.C. “Strength Characteristics of Laterized Mortars Using Processed Laterite” Sustainable Construction and Building Materials, ISBN: 978-981-13-3316-3, Book ID: 470623_1_En, 2018. (Springer Book), Book Chapter.
  4. Parameshwar Hiremath and Subhash C. Yaragal, “Performance evaluation of reactive powder concrete with polypropelene fibers at elevated temperatures” International Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 169 (2018) 499-512.
  5. Sudharsan N, Palanisamy T and Subhash C. Yaragal, “Environmental sustainability of waste glass as a valuable construction material – A critical review”, Journal of Eco. Env. & Cons. 24, 2018, pp. S335-S342.
  6. Kishor Kulkarni, Subhash C Yaragal, and K S Babu Narayan, “Assessment of thermally deteriorated concrete by drilling resistance test and sound level”, Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing, (2017), Vol. 53, No. 11, pp. 805-815.
  7. Parameshwar Hiremath and Subhash C. Yaragal, “Effect of different curing regimes and durations on early strength development of Reactive Powder Concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 154 (2017) 72-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.07.181.
  8. Subhash C Yaragal and Muhammad Roshan A K, “Usage potential of recycled aggregates in mortar and concrete”, International Journal of Advances in Concrete Construction, Technopress, Korea. Vol. 5, No. 3 (2017) 201-219. DOI: 10.12989/acc.2017.5.3.201.
  9. Swapnil K. Shirsath  and  Subhash C. Yaragal, “Performance of hybrid fibre-reinforced concretes at elevated temperatures", Journal of  Structural Fire Engineering, Vol. 8 Iss 1 (2017) pp. 73 – 83. DOI: 10.1108/JSFE-01-2017-0007.
  10. Parameshwar Hiremath and Subhash C. Yaragal, “Influence of mixing method, speed and duration on the fresh and hardened properties of Reactive Powder Concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 141 (2017) 271-288.
  • Received Award for Best Research Publication during 2017-18, from Vision Group, Department of IT, BT and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka in the Year 2018.
  • Received Eminent Engineer Award, from Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Mangalore and Ramco Cements, 2016.
  • Prof. Satish Dhawan State Award for Young Engineers, awarded by Government of Karnataka, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, for Outstanding contributions in Engineering Science, for the year 2011. 
  • Felicitated on Engineer’s day, 2012, by M/s. KIOCL, Mangalore, for the year 2012, for providing most innovative steel design for the industrial building. 
  • The Union Ministry of Water Resources : Department of Irrigation, awarded by The Institution of Engineers (India), for best paper published during 2007-2008, in their journal, for the year 2008. 
  • Best paper award by Indian Society for Wind Engineering, for Best paper published during (2001 & 2002), for the year 2004. 
  • Best paper award, IAEM National conf., BHU, Varanasi, for the year 2001.

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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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