Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323
Research Areas :

Rheology of cement based materials; Ultra high performance concrete; Cement and lime based plasters/renders; use of agro-industrial by-products in cement based products, 3D printing of concrete.
To Potential PhD candidates
I have 1 PhD/ Research Assistant position available. The student is expected to work on thermo-mechanical processing of foundry sand residue and bagasse ash for use in concrete. Interested candidates can send their CV to me.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Building Technology and Construction Management), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, July 2009.

M.E. (Construction Engineering and Management), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, 2003.

B.E. (Civil Engineering), Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, 2001.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Since February 2024.

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, August 2019 - January 2024

Assistant Professor, Indian institute of Technology Bombay, July 2011 - July 2019

Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Calicut from April 2010 to June 2011

Senior Project Officer, Dept. of Civil Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, August 2009 - March 2010.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

COURSES TAUGHT

Concrete Technology (UG)

Building Materials and Construction (UG)

Estimation and Materials Testing Lab. (UG)

Advanced Concrete Technology (PG)

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

Reseach Projects

  • Performance evaluation of cement plaster using fly as based lightweight fine aggregates. - Zaak Technologies GmbH, Germany.
  • Assessement of fresh and hardened plaster properties - Precise Conchem. Pvt Ltd., India
  • A pilot project on usage of recycled concrete aggregates in building products. - IIT Bombay, India.
  • Rheological investigations on Pumpable concretes - IIT Bombay, India
  • Experimental Investigations on the influence of particle packing of powders on the properties of cementitious paste. - Ambuja Cements Limited, India
  • Potential use of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) as supplementary cementitious materials in concrete. - JSW Cement Limited, India
  • Experimental Investigations on the rheological properties of limestone calcined clay cement paste and concrete. - SDC, Swtizerland (through EPFL)
  • Design and Development of ultra high performance concrete. - R&DE (E), India.
  • Molten Corium studies on concrete - AERB, India.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

PUBLICATIONS: Journal Papers

P.V.P. Moorthi, Anuj Kumar, Shyamprasad Karagadde, P. K. Baburajan, Anuj Kumar, Deo, Arunkumar Sridharan, Prakash Nanthagopalan, S. V. Prabhu, Thermo-mechanical and thermophysical properties of ferro-siliceous sacrificial concrete on exposure to elevated temperatures, International Journal of Thermophysics. (Accepted).

Nabodyuti Das, Bhaskar Ramagiri and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Stress wave attenuation in ultra-high performance fibre-reinforced concrete during ballistic impact", International Journal of Protective Structures (Accepted).

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala and Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan, Viscoelastic characterization of equivalent lubrication layer for high shear applications, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (Accepted).

Nabodyuti Das and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Ballistic Impact Resistance of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC): A Comprehensive Experimental Investigation and Parametric Analysis, International Journal of Impact Engineering - Accepted.

Nabodyuti Das, Bhaskar Dharshan and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Ballistic Impact: Predicting Penetration Depth in UHPC targets with ML Models, Construction Materials, (ICE Publications, UK) - Ahead of print.

Nabodyuti Das, Nedunuri Sai Surya Sree Aparna and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Physiochemical Characterization of Ultrafine Slag Based Ultra High Performance Concrete, Construction Materials, (ICE Publications, UK) - Ahead of print.

P. V. P. Moorthi and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2024), Shear Thickening of Cementitious Suspensions: Effect of high solid volume fraction and hydration, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 76(8), 391-408.

Nabodyuti Das, Ajay Singh Mahadela, Prakash Nanthagopalan and Gynendra Verma (2024), Investigation on electromagnetic pulse shielding of conductive concrete, Construction Materials (ICE Publications), Vol. 177 (2), 62-77.

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala, Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), Rheological characterization of limestone calcined clay cement pastes with various generations of superplasticizers for pumping applications, Journal of Building Engineering, Vol. 76, 107410.

Sadanand Govilkar, Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), Effect of shape of aggregates on teh rheology of mixtures for pumping applications, Indian Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 24 (1), 13-22.

Akshay U. Shirsat, Anuj Kumar, P.V.P. Moorthi, Athira Gopinath, Arunkumar Sridharan, Shyamprasad Karagadde, Prakash Nanthagopalan, P. K. Baburajan, R. S. Rao, Anuj Kumar Deo, S. V. Prabhu (2023), Measurement of thermal properties of ferro siliceous sacrificial radiation shielding concrete using semi-infinite transient heat conduction model, Construction and Building Materials, 388, 131713.

Nabodyuti Das, Bhaskar Ramagiri and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), Elucidation of static fracture energy and dynamic tensile performance of hybrid steel fiber based Ultra High Performance Concrete, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 35 (9), 04023278.

Nabodyuti Das, Bhaskar Ramagiri and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), A new approach for protection against ejection trajectory of scabbed materials of ultra high performance concrete under projectile impact, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 35 (9), 04023279.

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala, Nischay Yashwant Nagrale and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), Characterization of lubrication layer of fresh concrete acquired using the modified pipe flow apparatus, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 35 (7), 04023212.

Vijay Bhilwade, Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Amit Kumar Das, Keyur Modi (2023), Predicting labour productivity for formwork activities in high rise building construction: a case study, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 24, 959–968.

P.V.P. Moorthi, Athira Gopinath and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2023), Mechanistic origins of concrete pumping – A Comprehensive outlook and way forward, Magazine of Concrete Research, 75 (7), 353-366.

P.V.P. Moorthi, Francesco Pra Mio, Prakash Nanthagopalan and Liberato Ferrara (2022), Percolation time and rigidification rate of cementitious suspensions. ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 119 (5), 281-296.

Ramakanta Behera, Nabodyuti Das and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), Development of simple and structured model for packing density assessment of gap graded coarse aggregates in concrete, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 34 (8), 04022182.

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), Rheological Characterization of Cementitious Suspensions with Limestone Calcined Clay for Pumping Applications, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 34 (8), 04022158.

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), Pumping of Concrete – Insights on the mechanism, materials and the path forward, Indian Concrete Institute Journal, Vol. 22 (4), 13-21.

Nabodyuti Das and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), State-of-the-art review on Ultra High Performance Concrete - Ballistic and Blast perspective, Cement and Concrete Composites, 127, 104383.

Vijayakumar Duraisamy, Athira Gopinath, Bahurudeen Abdul and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), Composite Cements from Industrial Residues: Synergistic Effects of Particle Packing and Pozzolanicity, Engineering Sustainability, 175(1), 12–21.

Kishor Bhagwat, Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2022), Construction Safety Performance Measurement Using Leading Indicator-based Jobsite Safety Inspection Method - A Case Study of Building Construction Project, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 28 (4), 2645-2656.

Amol Kamalakar Mali and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Comminution - A supplementation for pozzolanic adaptation of sugarcane bagasse ash, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 33 (12), 04021343.

Amol Kamalakar Mali and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Framework for investigations on variability in characteristics and pozzolanic reactivity of sugarcane bagasse ash during the crushing period, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 33 (12), 04021346.

Amol Kamalakar Mali and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Development of a framework for the selection of best Sugarcane bagasse ash from different sources for use in the cement-based system: A rapid and reliable path, Construction and Building Materials, 293, 123386 .

Amol Kamalakar Mali and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Thermo-mechanical treatment of sugarcane bagasse ash with very high LOI: A pozzolanic paradigm, Construction and Building Materials, 288, 122988.

Charitha Vootukuri, Athira Vinod Sreeja, Jittin Varghese, Bahurudeen Abdul and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), A Review on the Use of Different Agro-waste Ashes in Concrete for Effective Upcycling of Locally Available Resources, Construction and Building Materials, 285, 122851.

Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Studies on fresh properties of limestone calcined clay cement concrete, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 95 (10), 1-9.

Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal, Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), A simple methodology for prediction of concrete pumping through field-based study, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 95 (9), 1-9.

Rahul Mohan, Athira Gopinath, Amol Kamalakar Mali, Bahurudeen Abdul, Prakash Nanthagopalan (2021), Systematic pretreatment process and optimisation of sugarcane bagasse ash dosage for use in cement-based products, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 33 (4): 04021045.

Kameshwar Patel, Athira Gopinath, Bahurudeen Abdul, Prakash Nanthagopalan (2020), Suitable pre-treatment process for rice husk ash towards dosage optimisation and its effect on properties of cementitious mortar, Structural Concrete, Vol. 22 (S1), E501-E513. (https://doi.org/10.1002/suco.202000227)

Gurusideswar Sivanarutchelvan, Abhilash Shukla, Krishna Jonnalagadda and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2020), Tensile strength and failure of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) compositions over a wide range of strain rates, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 258, 119642.

Amol K Mali and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2020), A systematic assessment for the determination of sugarcane bagasse ash variation potential throughout the harvesting season, Journal of Materials Today: Proceedings, 32 (4), 888-895.

P. V. P. Moorthi and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2020), Optimization of superplasticizer dosage for cementitious suspension involved in high shear applications, Current Science, Vol. 118 (11), 1672-1678.

Athira Gopinath, Bahurudeen Abdul, Prasanta Sahu, Manu Santhanam, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Lalu Saheb (2020) Effective utilization of sugar industry waste in Indian construction sector: A geospatial approach, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. Vol. 22, 724-736.

P. V. P. Moorthi, Francesco Pra Mio, Prakash Nanthagopalan, and Liberato Ferrara (2020) Onset and intensity of shear thickening in cementitious suspensions - A parametrical study, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 244, 118292.

Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2020) Investigations on the influence of binders towards rheological behaviour of cementitious pastes, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 32 (3), 04019374.

Athira Gopinath, Abdhul Bahurudeen, Srinivas Appari and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2018), A circular framework for the valorisation of sugar industry wastes: Review on the industrial symbiosis between sugar, construction and energy industries, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 203, 89-108.

Amit Kumar Das, Ashwani Kumar Gupta and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2018), Design of propping schemes of sixty story building: Case study, Structures and Buildings, Vol. 171(5), 409-424.

B.S. Dhanya, Manu Santhanam, Vijay Kulkarni, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Shashank Bishnoi, S.P. Singh, G. Indu Siva Ranjani, P. Dinakar, and S. Bhaskar, (2017) Round robin testing of durability parameters – Towards identification of suitable durability tests for concrete, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 91 (7), 11-22.

Hemanth Kumar Balaga and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2016) Studies on strength and weight loss of paper concrete, Engineering Sustainability, Vol. 169 (1), 39-44.

Palash Badjatya, Radhika Bhadada, Manish Keshri and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2015) Usage of textile dye waste water in concrete, Construction Materials, Vol. 168 (2), 49-52.

Pratik Deogetar, Ashwini Jain, Sudhanshu Mishra and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2013) Influence of steam curing cycle on compressive strength of concrete, International Journal of construction materials and structures, Vol. 1, No. 2, 18-28.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. (2012) An empirical approach for the optimisation of aggregate combinations for self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 45, No. 8, 1167-1179.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2011) Fresh and hardened properties of self-compacting concrete produced with Manufactured sand, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 33, No.3, 353-358.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2010) A new empirical test method for the optimisation of viscosity modifying agent dosage in self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, 203 - 212.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2009) Experimental investigations on the influence of paste composition and content on the properties of self-compacting concrete, Construction and Building Materials, vol. 23, No. 11, 3443 – 3449.

Prakash Nanthagopalan, Michael Haist, Manu Santhanam and Harald S. Muller (2008) Investigations on the influence of granular packing on the flow properties of cementitious suspensions, Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 30, No. 9, 763 - 768.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2008) A new approach to optimisation of paste composition in self-compacting concrete, The Indian Concrete Journal, vol. 82, 11 - 18.

PUBLICATIONS – Book Chapter

Dhawal Desai and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Experimental investigations on the influence of industrial by products on highly flowable high strength concrete, Chapter 6, Functionalized Engineering Materials and their applications, Apple Academic Press Inc., USA, 2019.

PUBLICATIONS : Conference papers

Suthar, M., Shariff, N.M., Nanthagopalan, P. (2024). Performance Assessment of Topologically Optimised 3D Printable Concrete Sewer Cross-Section Using Finite Element Simulation. In: Goel, M.D., Kumar, R., Gadve, S.S. (eds) Recent Developments in Structural Engineering, Volume 1. SEC 2023. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 52, 547-556, Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-9625-4_52

Das, N., Nanthagopalan, P. (2023). Design and Development of Multi-faceted Engineered Concrete. In: Jedrzejewska, A., Kanavaris, F., Azenha, M., Benboudjema, F., Schlicke, D. (eds) International RILEM Conference on Synergising Expertise towards Sustainability and Robustness of Cement-based Materials and Concrete Structures. SynerCrete 2023. RILEM Bookseries, Vol. 43. 753–763. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-33211-1_68

Shanideo Jadhav, Prakash Nanthagopalan and Krishna Jonnalagadda, Static and Dynamic Strength and Failure in Fibre-Reinforced Ultra High-Performance Concrete, The 13th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics IMPLAST-2022, IIT Madras, India.

Revanth Kumar Kandagaddala, Vikas Manare and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Limestone Calcined Clay as Potential Supplementary Cementitious Material—An Experimental Study, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete, RILEM Book series, India, 2020, Vol. 25, 491-501.

Vijay Bhilwade, Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Identification of factors significantly influencing the labour productivity of aluminium formwork systems using artificial neural network, Proceedings of New and effcetive Innovations, technologies and key challenges, India 2020.

Abhilash Shukla, Neeraj Meena and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Experimental Investigations on Binary, ternary and Quaternary blends of cementitious materials for Ultra high performance concrete. Proceedings of 3rd R. N. Raikar Memorial international Conference and Gettu-Kodur Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete,India, 2018, Vol. II,131-137.

Nandita Gettu and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Preliminary studies on the Engineering properties of cement based plasters. Proceedings of 3rd R. N. Raikar Memorial international Conference and Gettu-Kodur Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete,India, 2018, Vol. II,172-176

Abhilash Shukla and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Influence of packing density on compressive strength of UHPC for binary, ternary and quaternary blends of cementitious materials, Proceedings of the Conference on Next Frontiers in Civil Engineering: Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, IIT Bombay, India, 2018.

Aman Kumar Gupta, Aman Kumar, Aditya Pratap, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Pot Life of Cement Based Plasters, Proceedings of the Conference on Next Frontiers in Civil Engineering: Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, IIT Bombay, India, 2018.

Sendhil V Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan, The influence of shape of fine aggregates on the flow properties of cementitious mortars, Proceedings of the Conference on Next Frontiers in Civil Engineering: Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, IIT Bombay, India, 2018.

Abhilash Shukla, S. Gurusideswar, Krishna Jonnalagadda and Prakash Nanthagopalan, High strain rate behavior of micro-steel fiber reinforced concrete under tensile and compressive loading. Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS), IIT Hyderabad, India, 2017.

Mahipal Kasaniya and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh and Hardened Properties of Alkali-Activated Mortar with Class F-Fly Ash & GGBS Combinations. Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Construction Materials and Systems (RILEM PRO 118), IIT Madras, India, 2017, Vol.III, 29-37.

Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh properties of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) pastes, Proceedings of first International conference on calcined clays for sustainable concrete, Springer, RILEM Book Series, Switzerland, 2015.

Dhawal Desai and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Potential Use of Industrial By-Products for Developing High Strength Concrete Under Normal Curing Conditions, Proceedings of the International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (Springer), Malaysia, 2013, 215 - 224.

Narsingh Rammilan Varma, R. S. Jangid and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Rehabilitation and strengthening of distressed columns - A case study, Proceedings of Rehabilitation and restoration of structures, IIT Madras, India, 2013, 271 - 280.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A simple and systematic mixture design procedure for self-compacting concrete, 6th International RILEM Symposium on Design, Production and Placement of SCC, Canada, 2010, Vol. II, 55 - 63.

Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A study of the interaction between Viscosity Modifying Agent and High Range Water Reducer in Self-Compacting Concrete, Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties, Greece, 2006, 449 - 454.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

“Young Faculty Award” (2011) - IIT Bombay.

“Excellence in Teaching Award” (2014) - IIT Bombay.

"Departmental Award for Excellence in Teaching Civil Engineering” (2018) - IIT Bombay.

"Prof. S.P. Sukhatme Award for Excellence in Teaching" (2021) - IIT Bombay

"NSG Counter IED Innovator Award (2022)" - National Security Guard, Government of India.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised

One day workshop on “Rheology and Rheometer for concrete” held on April 10, 2013 at IIT Bombay.

Two Day Workshop on “Structural rehabilitation and retrofitting using construction chemicals”, held during 24-25thSeptember, 2013 at IIT Bombay.

One day workshop on “Achieving Durable Concrete Construction Through Performance Testing”, held during Feb 1, 2014 at IIT Bombay.

One day Seminar on “Limestone calcined clay cement”, held during July 29, 2014 at IIT Bombay.

One day Workshop on “Adding Sustainability to Engineering Courses” held during January 16, 2015.

One day workshop on Modern Construction Chemicals & Systems for Construction Industry”, held during March 20th, 2015 at IIT Bombay.

Seminar on Fibre Reinforced Concrete - The Indian Context held during 10th February 2015 at IIT Bombay.

Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, held during June 27 – July 1, 2016 at IIT Bombay.

Invited Talk:

  1. Mixture design for pavement quality concrete, Refresher cum orientation course on road works for BMC Engineers, 2011,2015,2016 at IIT Bombay, India.
  2. Sustainable development from efficient utilisation of resource, World Environment Day, June 2012, L&T, Mumbai.
  3. Design of Cementitious paste and Concrete – A conceptual approach, KSR College of Engineering, Trichengodu, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  4. Sustainable development in Construction – The way forward, NSN college of Engineering and Technology, Karur, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  5. Rheology and Particle Packing – Tools for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology, Anand, Gujarat, October 2013.
  6. High-Performance Concrete, IIT Indore, September 2014.
  7. Conceptual Approach for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, SVNIT, Surat, October 2014.
  8. Mixture Design for Pavement Quality Concrete, IIT Bombay, February 2015.
  9. Self-Compacting Concrete, Nirma University, November 2015.
  10. Valorisation of Industrial and agricultural by-products in cement concrete, Global Business Forum, Goa, 2015.
  11. Sustainable Construction Materials, ENTHUSE, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  12. Construction Materials Research, World Business Council fo Sustainable Development, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  13. Keynote Lecture - Particle packing, Jaipur National University, 2016.
  14. Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, NIT Suratkal, 2017.
  15. Sustainable development from efficient utilisation of resource, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, 2017.
  16. Concrete Mixture Proportioning - Guidelines [IS 10262], Maharashtra Police Housing and Welfare Corporation, Mumbai, 2017.
  17. Pumping of Concrete, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, 2017.
  18. Can a construction site be sustainable , Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai, 2017.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

Institute Level

Member, Facility Management Committee of 4D X-Ray Microscopy (2015 onwards)

Member, Nano Facility Committee (2016 Onwards)

Member, Technical Advisory Committee (2015 onwards)

Member, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Sub committee (Institute of Eminence)

Member, Post Graduate Programmes Committee (2020 onwards)

Member, Scholarship Committee (2021 onwards)

Department Level

Member, DST - FIST (2013-2020)

Member, Department Policy Committee (2014-2016, 2017-2020)

Member Secretary, Department Undergraduate Committee (2014-2016, 2020 onwards)

Member, Department Postgraduate Committee (2016-2021)

Member, Department Computer and Communication Committee (2016 onwards)

Member, Department Website Committee (2016 onwards)

Member, Department Alumni Award Nomination Committee (2014 - 2017)

Member, Department Task force (2014)

Member, Department Curriculum Review Committee (2016, 2021)

Member, Department Review Committee (2013)

Member, M.Tech and Ph.D admission committee (2013 Onwards)

Member, Public Relations Committee (2018 onwards)

Professor In-Charge Library (2012-2015)

Professor In-charge SEMT lab. (2014 - 2016, 2020 onwards)

Prof. In-charge, Department Materials Characterisation Facility (2016 - 2018)

Faculty Advisor - 2016, 2018, 2020 - M. Tech

Faculty Advisor - (2012-2016) B.Tech

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

PhD students: Graduated

Dr. Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal (2019): Rheological investigations on cementitious paste, mortar, concrete and its potential application in pumping.

Dr. Abhilash Shukla (2020): Design and development of ultra high performance concrete for defence applications.

Dr. Amol Kamalakar Mali (2021): Investigations on the development of the pretreatment process for sugarcane bagasse ash for its utilization in cement-based materials.

Dr. Ponambala Moorthi (2022): Interaction dominance based classification of cementitious suspensions and their need for better rheo-physical processing.

Dr. Nabodyuti Das (2023): Comprehensive investigation of ultra high performance concrete: A ballistic resistant perspective.

Dr. Kandagaddala Revanth Kumar (2024): A comprehensive study of the lubrication layer and pressure prediction in concrete pumping.

PhD students: Ongoing

Mr. Vijay Bhilwade: Formwork Productivity on the construction of multi-storey buildings - Impact, Analysis and Improvements (Co-guiding with Prof. Amit Kumar Das, Civil Engg.)

Mr. Gurunandan M: Parametrical investigations on OPC based 3 D printable concretes.

Ms. Shreya Sanjay Korde:Analysis and design of UHPC slabs against high velocity projectile impact (coguiding with Prof. Manish kumar, Civil Engg.).

Mr. Shanideo Namdeo Jadhav: Mechanical characterisation of 3D printable UHPC.(coguiding with Prof. Krishna Jonnalagadda, Mech. Engg.).

Mr. Mahedrabhai Bharatbhai Suthar: Experimental investigations in Alkalli activation based 3 D printable concretes (Co-guiding with Prof. Najeeb Shariff, Civil Engg.).

Mr. Swami Ranga Reddy: Structural Assessment of 3 D printed concretes (Co-guiding with Prof. Najeeb Shariff, Civil Engg.).

Mr. Abhay Dhasmana: Shrinkage assessment of 3 D printed concretes.

Mr. Rohan Kumar: Influence of rheology on fresh behaviour of 3 D printable concretes.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

Patent No: 404278 , Date of filing:21 October 2021, Grant date: 23 August 2022, Multi-faceted engineered concrete and method for preparing thereof (Indian Patent Application No. 202121048048).

Contributors: Nabodyuti Das and Prakash Nanthagopalan

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

To Potential PhD candidates


I have 2 PhD positions available for this year admission (May 2024). The students are expected to work on thermo-mechanical processing of bagasse ash for use in concrete (including field based data collection and experiments on pilot scale) and on extraction of value-added products from biomass ashes. Interested candidates can send their resume/CV to me and apply through proper channel. Details about admission are given in the following link.

https://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/phd.jsp

Best wishes

 

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Professor

Construction Technology and Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
+91-22-2576-7323

PDF positions are available (https://www.iitb.ac.in/en/careers/institute-post-doctoral-fellows-recruitment). Interested candidates need to send their resume/cv to me for consideration along with a research proposal (1 year) in any of the following areas

1. UHPC for defence applications

2. 3 D concrete printing

3. Pumping of concrete

4. Use of agrobased residues in concrete

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
COURSES DEVELOPED COURSES TAUGHT
Concrete Technology (UG). Concrete Technology (UG).
Building Materials and Construction (UG). Building Materials and Construction (UG).
Estimation and Materials Testing Lab. (UG). Estimation and Materials Testing Lab. (UG).
Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures (PG). Materials and Structures Lab. (UG).
Construction Materials (PG). Solid Mechanics Lab. (UG).
Construction Materials Lab. (PG). Engineering Mechanics (UG).
Advanced Concrete Technology (PG). Advanced Concrete Technology (PG).

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Research Projects :
  • * Performance evaluation of cement plaster using fly as based lightweight fine aggregates. - Zaak Technologies GmbH, Germany.
  • * Assessement of fresh and hardened plaster properties - Precise Conchem. Pvt Ltd., India.
  • * A pilot project on usage of recycled concrete aggregates in building products. - IIT Bombay, India.
  • * Rheological Investigations on Pumpable concretes - IIT Bombay, India.
  • * Experimental Investigations on the influence of particle packing of powders on the properties of cementitious paste. - Ambuja Cements Limited, India.
  • * Potential use of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) as supplementary cementitious materials in concrete. - JSW Cement Limited, India.
  • * Experimental Investigations on the rheological properties of limestone calcined clay cement paste and concrete. - SDC, Swtizerland (through EPFL).
  • * Design and Development of ultra high performance concrete. - R&DE (E), India (Approved).

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Journal Papers :
  • * Athira Gopinath, Abdhul Bahurudeen, Srinivas Appari and Prakash Nanthagopalan, A circular framework for the valorisation of sugar industry wastes: Review on the industrial symbiosis between sugar, construction and energy industries, Journal of Cleaner Production (In Press) doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.252.
  • * Amit Kumar Das, Ashwani Kumar Gupta and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2018), Design of propping schemes of sixty story building: Case study, Structures and Buildings, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 171(5), 409-424.
  • * B.S. Dhanya, Manu Santhanam, Vijay Kulkarni, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Shashank Bishnoi, S.P. Singh, G. Indu Siva Ranjani, P. Dinakar, and S. Bhaskar, (2017) Round robin testing of durability parameters – Towards identification of suitable durability tests for concrete, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 91 (7), 11-22.
  • * Hemanth Kumar Balaga and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2016) Studies on strength and weight loss of paper concrete, Engineering Sustainability, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 169 (1), 39-44.
  • * Palash Badjatya, Radhika Bhadada, Manish Keshri and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2015) Usage of textile dye waste water in concrete, Construction Materials, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 168 (2), 49-52.
  • * Pratik Deogetar, Ashwini Jain, Sudhanshu Mishra and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2013) Influence of steam curing cycle on compressive strength of concrete, International Journal of construction materials and structures, Vol. 1, No. 2, 18-28.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. (2012) An empirical approach for the optimisation of aggregate combinations for self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 45, No. 8, 1167-1179.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2011) Fresh and hardened properties of self-compacting concrete produced with Manufactured sand, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 33, No.3, 353-358.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2010) A new empirical test method for the optimisation of viscosity modifying agent dosage in self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, 203 - 212.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2009) Experimental investigations on the influence of paste composition and content on the properties of self-compacting concrete, Construction and Building Materials, vol. 23, No. 11, 3443 – 3449.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan, Michael Haist, Manu Santhanam and Harald S. Muller (2008) Investigations on the influence of granular packing on the flow properties of cementitious suspensions, Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 30, No. 9, 763 - 768.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2008) A new approach to optimisation of paste composition in self-compacting concrete, The Indian Concrete Journal, vol. 82, 11 - 18.
Conference Papers :
  • * Abhilash Shukla, S. Gurusideswar, Krishna Jonnalagadda and Prakash Nanthagopalan, High strain rate behavior of micro-steel fiber reinforced concrete under tensile and compressive loading. Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS) 2017, India, 2017.
  • * Mahipal Kasaniya and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh and Hardened Properties of Alkali-Activated Mortar with Class F-Fly Ash & GGBS Combinations. Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Construction Materials and Systems (RILEM PRO 118), India, 2017, Vol.III, 29-37.
  • * Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh properties of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) pastes, Proceedings of first International conference on calcined clays for sustainable concrete, Springer, RILEM Book Series, Switzerland, 2015.
  • * Dhawal Desai and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Potential Use of Industrial By-Products for Developing High Strength Concrete Under Normal Curing Conditions, Proceedings of the International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (Springer), Malaysia, 2013, 215 - 224.
  • * Narsingh Rammilan Varma, R. S. Jangid and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Rehabilitation and strengthening of distressed columns - A case study, Proceedings of Rehabilitation and restoration of structures, India, 2013, 271 - 280.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A simple and systematic mixture design procedure for self-compacting concrete, 6th International RILEM Symposium on Design, Production and Placement of SCC, Canada, 2010, Vol. II, 55 - 63.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A study of the interaction between Viscosity Modifying Agent and High Range Water Reducer in Self-Compacting Concrete, Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties, Greece, 2006, 449 - 454.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Awards :
  • * “Young Faculty Award” (2011) at IIT Bombay.
  • * “Excellence in Teaching Award” (2014) at IIT Bombay.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised :
  • * One day workshop on “Rheology and Rheometer for concrete” held on April 10, 2013 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Two Day Workshop on “Structural rehabilitation and retrofitting using construction chemicals”, held during 24-25th September, 2013 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day workshop on “Achieving Durable Concrete Construction Through Performance Testing”, held during Feb 1, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day Seminar on “Limestone calcined clay cement”, held during July 29, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day Workshop on “Adding Sustainability to Engineering Courses” held during January 16, 2015.
  • * One day workshop on Modern Construction Chemicals & Systems for Construction Industry”, held during March 20th, 2015 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Seminar on Fibre Reinforced Concrete - The Indian Context held during 10th February 2015 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, held during June 27 – July 1, 2016 at IIT Bombay.
Invited Talk :
  • * Mixture design for pavement quality concrete, Refresher cum orientation course on road works for BMC Engineers, 2011,2015,2016 at IIT Bombay, India.
  • *Sustainable development from efficient utilisation of resource, World Environment Day, June 2012, L&T, Mumbai.
  • * Design of Cementitious paste and Concrete – A conceptual approach, KSR College of Engineering, Trichengodu, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  • * Sustainable development in Construction – The way forward, NSN college of Engineering and Technology, Karur, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  • * Rheology and Particle Packing – Tools for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology, Anand, Gujarat, October 2013.
  • * High-Performance Concrete, IIT Indore, September 2014.
  • * Conceptual Approach for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, SVNIT, Surat, October 2014.
  • * Mixture Design for Pavement Quality Concrete, IIT Bombay, February 2015.
  • * Self-Compacting Concrete, Nirma University, November 2015.
  • * Valorisation of Industrial and agricultural by-products in cement concrete, Global Business Forum, Goa, 2015.
  • * Sustainable Construction Materials, ENTHUSA, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  • * Construction Materials Research, World Business Council fo Sustainable Development, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  • * Keynote Lecture - Particle packing, Jaipur National University, 2016.
  • * Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, NIT Suratkal, 2017.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Institute Level :
  • * Member, Facility Management Committee of 4D X-Ray Microscopy (2015 onwards).
  • * Member, Nano Facility Committee (2016 Onwards).
  • One day workshop on “Achieving Durable Concrete Construction Through Performance Testing”, held during Feb 1, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Member, Technical Advisory Committee (2015 onwards).
Department Level :
  • * Member, DST - FIST (2013-2018).
  • * Member, Department Policy Committee (2014-2016, 2016 onwards).
  • * Member Secretary, Department Undergraduate Committee (2014-2016).
  • * Member, Department Postgraduate Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Computer and Communication Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Website Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Alumni Award Nomination Committee (2014 Onwards).
  • * Member, Department Task force (2014).
  • * Member, Department Curriculum Review Committee (2016).
  • * Member, Department Review Committee (2013).
  • * Member, M.Tech and Ph.D admission committee (2013 Onwards).
  • * Member, Public Relations Committee (2018 onwards).
  • * Professor In-Charge Library (2012-2015).
  • * Professor In-charge SEMT lab. (2014 - 2016).
  • * Prof. In-charge, Department Materials Characterisation Facility (2016 onwards).
  • * Faculty Advisor - 2016 M. Tech.
  • * Faculty Advisor - (2012-2016) B.Tech.