Faculty Profile
 

Harish K. Venkatanarayanan
Assistant Professor

B.E., Bharath Engineering College, University of Madras, India, 2003
M.E., College of Engineering, Anna University, India, 2005
Ph. D., College of Engineering and Science, Clemson University, United States, 2011

Room: 304 Faculty Building
Phone: (91-512) 259 6427
eMail: kvharish[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kvharish/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Microstructure of cement based material
  • Material characterization techniques
  • Advanced cementitious materials
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • ACI Foundation Student Fellowship Recipient (BASF Construction Chemical), 2010-2011
  • Received “Professional Enrichment Grant” from Clemson University, 2011
  • CTS Research Alliance Award Recipient from CTS cement, 2009
  • Received travel grant to attend ICRI Conference, Charleston, SC, 2008
  • Gold Medalist and University Rank holder in Masters degree, 2005
  • Award Winner and University Rank holder in Bachelors degree, 2003
     

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS   

  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P.R. “Effect of grinding of low-carbon rice husk ash on the microstructure and performance properties of blended cement concrete,” Cement and Concrete Composites, Elsevier Journal (Accepted in Oct. 2014, In press:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0958946514001838)
  • Harish, K.V., Dattatreya, J.K., Neelamegam, M., “Durability of high and ultra-high strength concretes subjected to aggressive chemical environments,” The Indian Concrete Journal (Accepted in Sep. 2014, In press).
  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P.R. “Effectiveness of lithium nitrate admixture in mitigating alkali-silica reaction in the presence of fly ashes of varying chemical composition”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 26, 7, July 2014.
  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P. R. “Evaluation of sulfate resistance of low-carbon rice husk ash portland cement mortars,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 26, 4, April 2014, pp. 582-592
  • Harish, K.V., Dattatreya., J.K., and Neelamegam., M. “Experimental investigation and analytical modeling of the characteristics of heat-treated ultra-high strength mortars produced from conventional materials,” Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Journal, Vol. 49, Dec. 2013, pp. 781-796.
  • Harish, K.V., Dattatreya, J.K., Neelamegam, M., “Mechanical properties of ultra-high performance concrete using conventional materials in India,” Indian Concrete Journal, Dec. 2013.
  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P. R. “Decoupling the effects of chemical composition and fineness of fly ash in mitigating alkali-silica reaction,” Cement and Concrete Composite, Elsevier Journal, Vol. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 54-68.
  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P. R. “Material characterization studies on low- and high-carbon rice husk for use in portland cement mixtures,” Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM Journal, May 2013, Vol. 2, 1, pp. 266-287.
  • Harish, K.V. and Rangaraju, P. R., “Effect of blended fly ash in mitigating alkali-silica reaction,” Journal of Transportation Research Board Conference (TRR), May 2011, Vol. 2240/2011, pp. 80-88.
  • Harish, K.V., Dattatreya, J.K., Neelamegam, M., “Effect of fiber addition, heat treatment and pre-set pressure on strength properties of ultra-high-strength mortars,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board Conference (TRR), May 2011, Vol. 2240/2011, pp. 59-69.
  • Harish, K.V., Dattatreya, J.K., and Neelamegam, M., “Properties of sintered fly ash aggregate concrete with and without latex and fibers,” The Indian Concrete Journal, January 2011, Issue 1.
  • Harish, K.V., Rangaraju, P. R., and Vempati. R., “Fundamental investigations into performance of a carbon-neutral rice husk ash as a SCM,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board Conference (TRR), May 2010, Vol. 2164/2010, pp. 26-35.
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