Ph. D

Associate Professor

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Experienced with Industry of 9 years which includes foreign project and eight years of teaching. Full time research scholar under MHRD scholarship from IIT Delhi. Field experience includes of all specializations like Transportation, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering. Quality control and Planning Engineer for Joint venture of National Highway Project in Sudan, headed by   L and T  India Ltd and Progressive Construction Ltd .Hyderabad. Exposure in post-earthquake projects in Gujarat during 2002 and involved  in  Geotechnical investigation works taken place in Maharastra , Gujarat , Delhi and Haryana region during the period of 2006-2009 , Presented a paper in International Conference on Deep foundations,  held  in Houston, TX,USA and published papers in reputed journal , Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering,ASCE. Life member of Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi and  BOS Member for private engineering institutions.

Research Interests

  1.  Pile Foundations
  2. Slope stability
  3. Site Investigation

Teaching Interests

  1. Soil Mechanics
  2. Foundation Engineering
  3. Ground Improvement Techniques
  4. Advanced Foundation Engineering
  5. Soil Structure Interaction
  6. Engineering Mechanics

Selected Publications

  1. Reddy, K.M. and Ayothiraman, R. (2015). “Experimental studies on behavior of single pile under combined uplift and lateral loads” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE. Vol-141, Issue-7.
  2. Ayothiraman, R. and Reddy, K.M. (2014). “Model experiments on pile behavior in loose- medium dense sand under combined uplift-lateral loads” Geotechnical Special Publication: GSP No. 242, ASCE, 633-643.
  3. Reddy, K.M. and Ayothiraman, R. (2012). “Experimental studies on behavior of single pileunder combined uplift and lateral loads” Proceedings of 37th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Houston, TX, USA, 481-489.

Selected Awards and Honors

    • Received Telugu Vigyana Scholarship for scoring higher marks for 7th standard and S.S.C. from Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
    • Secured 3875 rank (Open Category) in “EAMCET 1993”
    • Achieved GATE percentile 83.65 in “GATE 1999” and Completed Masters from NIT Allahabad     and PhD from IIT Delhi, both under MHRD Fellowship
    • Published Two papers in peer reviewed Journal, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE )


External Profile Links

  • PhD Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, March 2015 (Full time scholar, MHRD Fellowship)
    Thesis: Experimental and Numerical studies on Pile Behavior under Combined Lateral and
    Uplift loads
  • ME M.N. National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, May 2002
  • BE Kavikulaguru Institute of Technology and Science, Ramtek, Nagpur University, May 1998
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