Harish K. Venkatanarayanan

PhD (Civil Engineering, Clemson University)

Assistant Professor, Departement of Civil Engineering

Research Interest



  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Clemson University, 2011
  • M.E., Construction Engineering and Management, Anna University, 2005
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, University of Madras, 2003



  • 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. 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. "Effectiveness of lithium nitrate admixture in mitigating alkalisilica reaction in the presence of fly ashes of varying chemical composition", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, August 2013. (In press: http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0000908)

  • 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, June 2013. (In press: http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0000868)

  • 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.

  • ACI Foundation Student Fellowship Recipient (BASF Construction Chemical), 2010-2011 http://www.concrete.org/students/stu_scholar_2010awardees.htm

  • 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

  • Award Winner and University Rank holder in Bachelor's degree, 2003; Gold Medalist and University Rank holder in Master's degree, 2005


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IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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Email: kvharish[AT]iitk.ac.in


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