J Vijaya Vengadesh Kumar


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Professional Experience: 

• Assistant Professor (Since September 2019)
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India.
• Post-Doctoral Fellow (Projects) (June 2018 - September 2019)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
• Research Fellow (August 2017 - June 2018)
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Singapore.
• Project Associate (May 2016 - November 2016)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
• Engineering Consultant (Bridge Design) (July 2009 - May 2010)
L&T Ramboll Consulting Engineers Ltd., Chennai.

Contact Details




+91 - 97861 98855


+91 (0) - 824 247 4033

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

• PhD. (Structural Engineering, 2011 - 2016)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
• M.Tech. (Structural Engineering, 2007 - 2009)
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Trichy, India
• B.E. (Civil Engineering, 2003 - 2007)
V.L.B. Janakiammal College of Engineering Technology, Coimbatore, India
Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai

Areas of Interest

Industrial Storage Racks, Design of Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminium Structures, Hot-rolled and Cold-formed Steel Design, Connections, Buckling Behaviour of Thin-walled Sections, Torsion analysis, Structural Dynamics and Optimization, Bridge Engineering, Structural Health Monitoring

Significant Publications

1) VijayaVengadesh Kumar, J., and Arul Jayachandran, S. (2016). Experimental investigation and evaluation of Direct Strength Method on beam-column behavior of uprights. Thin - Walled Structures, 102, 165–179.
2) Yating Liang, Vijaya Vengadesh Kumar Jeyapragasam, Lulu Zhang and Ou Zhao (2019) Flexural-torsional buckling behaviour of fixed-ended hot-rolled austenitic stainless steel equal-leg angle columns, 154, 43-54


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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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