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Dr. BALAJI Ramakrishnan (Ph.D, IIT Madras)

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400 076

Ph.: (+91)22 2576 7321 (off), Fax.: (+91)22 2576 7302

Email: rbalaji@iitb.ac.in, rbalaji@civil.iitb.ac.in

 

 

 


Research Interest

Coastal engineering, numerical and physical modeling of coastal processes (tidal hydrodynamics & wave transformation), wave-structure interaction.

 

 

Educational Qualifications

Degree

University

Year

Ph.D

Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras

2007

MS

Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras

2003

BE (Civil)

Madurai Kamarajar University

1998

 

 

Professional Experience

Designation/Position

Location & Duration

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.

May 2015 to present

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.

June 2011 to May 2015

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut.

August 2010 to June 2011

Coastal Engineer

Sogreah Consultants, Dubai, UAE.

April 2007 to July 2010

Project/Research Assistant

(during Masters and PhD)

Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras.

May 2002 to March 2007

Project Associate Grade-I

Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras.

August 2000 to April 2002

Project Associate Grade-I

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras.

September 1998 to September 1999

 

 

Publications

Journals

29

Conference paper

43

 

 

Awards and Honours

2014-15

The Institution Prize (Donated by Col G N Bajpai) from Institution of Engineers India (IEI) for the best paper published in IEI journal.

2011-12

R J Garde Research Award from Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) in the category of young scientist for outstanding contribution in the field of Hydraulics and Water Resources.

2005-06

Maritime award from Department of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, New Delhi.

2001-02

Best Graduate Student Paper award from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division (OOAE).

1997-98

Second Best Paper award in a State level Technical symposium, Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Projects

Research projects involving physical and numerical modelling in coastal engineering related topics are available. Interested candidates can send their CVs to me.

 

 

Responsibilities at Department/IIT Bombay

-        Faculty advisor for 1st year B.Tech Civil Engg students for the year 2011-2012.

-        Department coordinator for IIT Bombay Research Internship 2012.

-        Member, Departmental Computer Committee and in-charge of DCL. Aug 2011 to till date.

-        Member secretary, Department Faculty Meetings (DFM), Sep 2011 to till date.

 

 

Courses Taught

Code

Title

Semester & year

Course

CE 769

Coastal & Ocean environment

Autumn 2011

M.Tech (Elective)

CE 213

Fluid Mechanics lab-I

Autumn 2011

B.Tech (Lab)

CE 206

Hydraulic Engineering

Winter 2011/12

B.Tech (Core)

CE 410

Introduction to Offshore Engineering

Winter 2011/12

B.Tech (Elective)

 

 

Countries Visited

-        Singapore, 2002.

-        SriLanka, 2003.

-        Germany, 2006.

-        Bahrain, Oct 2008.

-        France, 2010.

-        Australia, 2014

-        Taiwan, 2014

-        UK & Scotland, 2014 & 2015

-        Netherlands, 2015