Dr. S. Shankar

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: ss@nitw.ac.in,shankarcvg@gmail.com

: 9849102935

Interests: Low Volume Roads, Pavement Analysis and Design, Pavement Management System, Pavement Material characterization, Geo-Synthetic Applications in Pavements and Marginal and Innovative Materials in LVRs

 Professional Education:

  •       2012   Ph.D., National Institute of Technology, Warangal: Civil Engineering
  •       2006   M.Tech., National Institute of Technology, Warangal: Transportation
  •       2003   B.E., Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad: Civil Engineering
  •       2000   D.C.E., Govt. Polytechnic College Masab Tank Hyderabad: Civil Engineering.

Professional Experience:

  • 2013 -To date: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • 2012 - 2013: Assoc. Professor & Head, Dept of Civil Engineering, SREC, Warangal
  • 2012 - 2012: Department of Civil Engineering, NIT, Warangal, India.
  • 2006 - 2011: Research Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  • 2006 - 2006: Lecturer, Govt. Polytechnic, Zaheerabad, Telangana (Aug-Dec,2006)

Research Interests:

  •      Low Volume Roads:  Planning, Desing, Construction and Evaluation
  •     Pavement Analysis and Design
  •     Pavement Materials Characterization
  •     Pavement Management  Systems  
  •     Applications of Coir Geotextiles in LVRs
  •     Non-Traditional and Innovative Materials for LVR

Current Membership in Professional Organizations:

  •   Life Member, Indian Roads Congress, India (LM:100833)
  •   Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society
  •   Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, India.
  •  Member of Institution of Transportation (ITE)
  •  Life Member for the International Society for Concrete Pavements
  •  Member of Institution of Transportation (ITE)

 M. Tech Dissertation-Guidance :

  • Suraj M.S (2014) Evaluation of Pavement Surface Condition Using Artificial Neural Network  (Joint Guidance with CRRI).
  • Zeleke (2014) Rural Roads Traffic Volume characteristics’ and trends in Cost of Construction 
  • Yared Solomon(2014) Use of Coir-Geotextiles for Improving Subgrade CBR 
  • Delil Mahdi Sabar (2014) Estimation of Resilient Modulus of Hot Asphalt Treated Base 
  • Ch. Ravi Teja (2014) Performance study of asphalt mixtures with Reclaimed Asphalt pavement (Joint Guidance with Shell Bitumen).
  • Devesh Kumar (2015) Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Based on Socio-Economic Parameters for Maintenance Using HDM-4.
  • K S.Mariya Raju (2015) Laboratory Performance of Bio-Enzyme Stabilizer on Different Soils and Comparison with Conventional Stabilizer.
  • M.Raja Sekhar (2015) Laboratory Study on Coir Reinforced With Cement Stabilization for Better Performance of Low Volume Flexible Pavement Subgrade Soils.
  • Srinivas (2015) Utilization of Terrasil In Improving Subgrade Characteristics of Black Cotton Soil and Its Laboratory Evaluation.
  • G. Raja Ram (2016) Influence of Coir Geotextiles for Construction of Expansive Soil Subgrade.
  • Maiwand K. (2016) Laboratory Evaluation of Bituminous Concrete Mixes Using Waste Tyre Rubber as Fine Aggregate.
  • Udaya Bhanu (2016) Laboratory Evaluation of Subgrade Soil Stabilized With Nano Chemicals.
  • KT. Bhusan (2016) Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Mixes Replaced With Recycled Concrete Aggregate And Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement.
  • BLVSS Phanendra (2017) Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Maintenance and Improvement Based on Multi-Criteria And HDM 4.
  • S.Chakravarthi (2017) Effect of Age on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement mixes.
  • Satish S. (2017) Effect of RBI-81Stabilizer on Black Cotton Soil Subgrade for Low Volume Roads.
  • T. Murali Krishna (2017) Establishing Pavement deterioration models using ANN and Genetic Programming.
  •  Arun Kumar Singh (2018) Utilization of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Cement Treated Bases.
  • Boyina Anusha (2018) Laboratory Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials in Bases.
  • JS. Hemanth (2018) Laboratory Evaluation of Emulsion Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials in Bases.
  • B. Siva Babu (2018) Combined Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Roads Maintenance.
  • Raj Kumar (2018) Investigations on the Effect of Curing Regime on Performance Characteristics of 100% Cold Recycled Mixtures.
  • Tinu Thomas  (209) Performance Prediction Models for Low Volume Roads.
  • Satyaveer Singh (2019) Emulsified Asphalt Treated Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Bases.
  • Mohammed Sameer (2019) Performance Evaluation of Emulsified Asphalt Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Material in Bases.
  • M. Devendra Prasad (2019) Laboratory Evaluation of Cement Treated Recycled Concrete aggregate base

 B.Tech  Projects Guidance:

  • Satyam Singh, M. Sunny Davidson, Prince Singh and Saket Jaiswal (2015) Stability Analysis of Dense Bituminous macadam using waste plastics and waste tyres.
  • Utkarsh Rawat. Supratik R Kandhewal, Pratham Jaiswal and Rahul Reddy Karra (2016) Utilization of Industrial Waste to Improve Subgrade Strength properties
  •  M.Sowmya, Pavan Kumar Gupta and S. Adityavardhan (2017) Planning a new elevated corridor on a Kazipet e- cabin bridge
  • Pranjal Gupta, Anurag Bamne, Aman Kr.Saigal (2018) Traffic Impact Study For Commercial Centres On Nh163 In Warangal City.
  • Utilization of Hypo sludge in normal Concrete (2013) K.Laxmana, BB Rajeev Vinayak, P Krishna Murthy, P.Ravali and T. Ram Reddy.
  • Mamatha, P.Raju, P Harish (2013) Influence of Coir Fiber on Shear Strength parameters of fly ash and marginal soil mix.
  • Accident Studies in Warangal District and Remedial measures-A case study of Highways (2013)
  • S.Rajasekhar, L.Krishna, R. Mahesh, Y.Bhanu Prakash. E. Sravan Kumar, MD. Mazar Ali, K. Yeshwanth, N. Varun, K. Vivek, N. Saithi and R. Anitha.
  • V. Sathvick Dev, B.Shiva Krishana, Y.Bhanu Prakash and Mohammad Abdul Rehman(2013)Improvement on Ductility of Recycled aggregate concrete using Ferro cement cells supplementary confinement.
  • A.Maharshi Reddy, K.Sowmya, M.Rashmi Surya, Jeshurun Umma  Reddy, T. Anusha (2013) Disposal of Waste plastic and Crum rubber in flexible pavements.

GIAN Course Organized:

  • Organized one-week GIAN course on Low volume roads with International expert Mr Gordon Rex Keller, California, USA, September 26-30, 2016  along with Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary and Prof. CSRK Prasad.
  • Organized one-week GIAN course on Road Transport and Environment  with International expert Dr. Mohan Venigalla  USA, August 06-10 26-30, 2018 along with  and Prof. CSRK Prasad

 Research Project/Journal/Conference Reviewer/ Committees:

  • Reviewer for the following Journals:

    • International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 2014, onwards.
    • International Journal of Elixir
    • International Journal of Civil Engineering
    • Reviewer for the following conferences:
      • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, March 27-29, 2014.
      • Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, 2015.
      • Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management CTR, CED, NIT Calicut, India, May 12-13, 2014.
      • 4th Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2015) December 2015, Kolkatta.
      • 5th Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2019) between 18 to 21 December 2019.
      • Member of Scientific Committee of 7th International Conference on Bituminous Mixtures and Pavement, Greece.
      • Member of Scientific Committee of 9th International Conference on MAIREPAV9 2020, Switzerland.
      • Member of the State Technical Agency of Telangana and  Principal Technical Agency, PMGSY, MoRD, GoI.
      • Member of Performance of Evaluation of National Quality Monitor for PMGSY Works, NRRDA, MoRD, GoI. 
      • Scientific Committee Member "International Conference on Resource Sustainability - Sustainable Pavement Technologies (icRS SPT 2020). 
  • Major Consultancy Works

Name of the Consultancy Project

Period

Amount (Rs. in Lakhs)

Members of the Team

Renovation and Re-Carpeting of Internal Roads (Phase-I) for NITat Warangal – Gradation, Bitumen Content, Density, and Thickness ofDBM and SDBC layers sponsored by Central Public WorksDepartment, Warangal, A.P.
2014
5,39,328
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. S. Shankar
Construction and Resurfacing of Various Roads at Singareni
Collieries Company Limited, Bhupalpalli Area, Warangal
2015
1,12,360
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
Determining the CBR value of the existing WBM roads in Medak District
2015
3,46,069
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
Third party quality checks for diversion road work and cross drainage works at RKOCP, Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Mandamarri Area, Adilabad (Dist.), Telangana
2016
2,01,210
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Prof. G. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
Testing of WMB layers (Grading 1 and 2 of MoRTH, Fourth Revision, 2001) at Sthambampally Village, Geesugonda (M), Warangal (Dist.), Telangana
2015
1,25,970
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
Testing of WMB layers (Grading 1 and 2 of MoRTH, Fourth Revision, 2001) at Sthambampally Village, Geesugonda (M), Warangal (Dist.), Telangana
2015
3,80,190
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar
Traffic study for improvement of roadway traffic junctions and dividers in Siddepet town, Telangana
2017
3,28,900
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
Traffic study to improve transport/road usage in Karimnagar city, Telangana
2017
8,07,300
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar
Conducting traffic survey and design of traffic junctions and traffic circulation inroads of Tirupati and skywalks
2017
6,72,750
Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary, and Dr. S. Shankar.

Course Taught Previously

Code
Course Name
For Whom
Credits
Year
CE 5670
Pavement Management Systems
M.Tech
03
2013-2014
CE 468
Pavement Management Systems
B.Tech
03
2013-2014
CE 5691
Seminar-I
M.Tech
01
2013-2014
CE 5613
Planning and Design of Low Volume Roads
M.Tech
03
2013-2014
CE 402
 Transportation Engineering Lab
B.Tech
02
2013-2014
CE 429
Pavement Engineering
B.Tech
03
2013-2014
CE 5604
Transportation  Economic and Project Appraisal
M.Tech
03
2013-2014
CE 5653
Pavement Construction and Evaluation
M.Tech
04
2014-2015
CE 5653
Pavement Construction and Maintenance
B.Tech
03
2014-2015
CE 5654
Pavement Materials and Evaluation Laboratory
M.Tech
02
2014-2015
CE 479
Pavement Construction and Maintenance
B.Tech
03
2014-2015
CE 5691
Seminar-II
M.Tech
01
2014-2015
CE 402
Transportation Engineering Laboratory
B.Tech
02
2014-2015
CE 430
 Low Volume Roads
M.Tech
03
2014-2015
CE 5613
Planning and Design of Low Volume Roads
M.Tech
03
2014-2015
CE 5653
Pavement Construction and Evaluation
M.Tech
04
2015-2016
CE 5654
Pavement Materials and Evaluation Laboratory
M.Tech
02
2015-2016
CE 5669
Pavement Management Systems
M.Tech
03
2015-2016
CE 5653
Pavement Construction and Evaluation
M.Tech
04
2016-2017
CE 429
Pavement Construction and Maintenance
B.Tech
03
2016-2017
CE 5691
Seminar-II
M.Tech
02
2016-2017
CE 402
Transportation Engineering Laboratory
B.Tech
02
2017-2018
CE 430 
Low Volume Roads
B.Tech
03
2017-2018
CE 5615
Low Volume Roads
M.Tech
03
2017-2018
CE 5691
Seminar-I
M.Tech
02
2017-2018
CE354
Transportation Engineering -1
B.Tech
03
2018-2019
CE5615
Low Volume Roads
M.Tech
03
2018-2019
CE5653
Pavement Construction and Evaluation
M.Tech
03
2018-2019
CE5666
Road Asset Management
M.Tech
03
2018-2019.

 

 

Publications

  • Chakravarthi, Anusha Boyina, Arun Kumar Singh, and S. Shankar. (2019) “ Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Concrete Pavement Bases, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 12, Issue 6, pp 581–588.

  • Shankar, S and BLVSS Phaneendra (2019) A Multi-Criteria Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, Transportation Research Circular, Number E-C248, September 2019.

  • Chakravarthi and Shankar, S.(2018). "Effect of age on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Mixes” " Journal of the Indian Roads Congress, July, 46 (7), 25-37

  • Shankar, S and BLVSS Phaneendra (2018) Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering Vol:12, No:9.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2018) “Experimental study on coir mats to enhance the weak subgrade soil for Low-Volume Roads,” International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, 8(1), pp: 125 – 134.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2018) “Performance evaluation of coir mats over the weak subgrade soil for low-volume roads by wheel tracking test,” International Journal of Geoscience, Engineering Environmental and Technology, Vol 03, No 01.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2020) “Evaluation of Coir Geotextile Mats to Enhance the Poor Subgrade Under Repeated Load for Low-Volume Roads,” Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020, C. Satapathy et al. (Eds.): ICETE, 2019, LAIS 2, pp. 1–9, 2020.

  • Shankar, S., Ranjith Kumar Reddy, B., Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., and Prasad. C.S.R.K. (2009). “Prediction of Rural Road Pavement Performance Using DCP, International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE) 2 (1) pp-23-32.

  • Shankar, S and C.S.R.K Prasad (2009). “Evaluation of Rutting Potential of Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen in Asphaltic Mixes” UAE Emirates Journal for Engineering Research 14(2), pp 5-9.

  • Ramulu, G., Shankar, S., Venkaiah Chowdary, and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2012). “Influence of unbound material properties on rutting potential of low volume roads” Elixir Cement & Con. Com. 42 (2012) 6377-6382, Available online at www.elixirjournal.org

  • S.Shankar  and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2012). “In-situ performance assessment of low volume roads in three districts of Andhra Pradesh” Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com, 75 (2014) 27835-27838.

  • Heeralal and Shankar (2011). “Laboratory investigation On rut depth potential of flexible pavement laid over morrum and lateritic soil subgrade” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, IJAET, Vol- II, Issue-II.

  • Prasad, C.S.R.K., Shankar, S., and Sumanth, V. (2010). “Pavement Evaluation for Low-Volume Roads” Journal of Construction Engineering and Construction Review, Vol-2 March pp-76-86.

  • Sharat Chandra Pillalamarri, CSRK Prasad and Shankar (2016) “Sustainable Public Transport Modal Shares for Indian Cities” Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research Vol 3 April –June 2016, pp610-610.

  • Shankar, S., and Y.Ravi (2014). “IN-SITU Strength Evaluation of Pavement Layers of Low Volume Road Using Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)” Journal of Construction Transactions on Engineering and Sciences ISSN: 2347-1964 (Online) 2347-1875 (Print) Vol.2, Issue 8, August 2014.

Conference Publications:

  • Shankar, S and BLVSS Phaneendra (2018)A Multi-Criteria Approach for Prioritization of Low Volume Rural Roads for Maintenance and Improvement, Transportation Research, 12th International Conference on Low Volume Roads, September 15-18,2019, Kalispell, Montana.

  • Chakravarthi, S., Anusha, B., Arun, K. S., Shankar, S (2019).“Evaluation of Cement Treated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Concrete Pavement bases.” Transportation Research Procedia, World Congress on Transport Research (WCTR-2019), Mumbai.

  • Kumar Tanveer Bhushan and Shankar.(2019) “Laboratory Evaluation of Dense Bituminous macadam prepared using Recycled Concrete Aggregates" 7th international Conference on Bituminous mixtures and pavements, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • Chakravarthi, G. Raj Kumar, MD. Sameer and S.Shankar (2020)“Influence of fine aggregates on the strength development of emulsified asphalt treated reclaimed asphalt pavement bases” " A 3-day Int.conference on “Construction Materials and Smart Structures for Sustainable Development” started at VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.

  • Shankar, S., and Venkat Reddy, V. (2009). “Pavement Maintenance and Management System for Low Volume Roads in India” International Conference on Pavement Engineering” at College Of Engineering and Technology, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha - February 14 -15th, Odisha

  • Shankar, S., Prasad, C.S.R.K., Prasad. (2009). “Determination of resilient modulus of soil subgrade from index properties using Geoguage” International Conference on Pavement Engineering” College Of Engineering and Technology, Bijupatnaik University of Technology, February 14 -15th - Odisha

  • Shivaraju, D., C.S.R.K. Prasad., and Shankar, S. (2008). ”Features of Various Traffic Simulation Models “International Conference and 8th International Workshop on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries” December 3-6, IIT Bombay, India.

  • Heeralal, M., and Shankar, S. (2007).” Admixture Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil for Making it as a Good Road Subgrade” Second International Conference Focusing on Geo-Technical Engineering, Rock Mechanics and new Developments” Geo-Changsha, (GT07) 29-30th, November.

  • Prasad, C.S.R.K., Shankar, S., Bhaskar, B. (2010). “Rural Road Pavement Performance Evaluation-A Case Study” International Conference on Sustainable Maintenance of Rural Roads” January 21-23rd, Hyderabad.

  • Shankar, S., Ravi, Y., and C.S.R.K. Prasad. (2009). “In-situ Strength Evaluation of Pavement Layers Using Dynamic Cone Penetrometer” International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Building sciences” VIT Vellore, December 14-16th, Tamilnadu.

  • Heeralal, M., Rao, Y.V., and Shankar, S. (2010) “Laboratory Study on Collapse Behaviour of Laterite Soil “3rd International Conference On Problematic, Adelaide, Australia.

  • Mohammad Ali., Rao, Y.V., V.R Vinayaka Rao, and Shankar, S. (2010). “Stress-Strain and Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Flexible Pavement Laid over Stabilized Poorly Graded Sandy Subgrade” “3rd International Conference on Problematic Soils” Adelaide, 7– 9th April, Australia.

  • Chandra Kumar Yadav., Shankar, S., Prasad, C.S.R.K., and Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., (2010).”An Investigation on Remaining Service Life of Rural Roads” International Conference on Developments in Road Transportation (DRT-2010)” NIT Rourkela, October 8-10th Odisha.

  • Saidulu, V., Shankar, and C.S.R.K., Prasad. (2010). Development of Transport related air pollution models for an urban area” International Conference on Developments in Road Transportation (DRT)” NIT Rourkela, October 8-10th Odisha.

  • Shankar, S., Amar Kumar, D.S.N.V., and Prasad, C.S.R.K. (2011). “Evaluation of In-Situ Subgrade Strength for Low Volume Roads” International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT), August 3-5th Bangkok.

  • Heeralal, M., and Shankar, S. (2007). “Utilization of Industrial Waste in Subgrade Embankment Construction” National Conference on Sustainable development and Technology for a Better Tomorrow” Vellore Institute of Technology, December, 19-20th, Tamil Nadu.

  • Heeralal, M., and Shankar, S. (2007) “Laboratory study on Cement admixed Marine Clay in Deep Mixing “National Conference on Recent Developments In Geotechnical Engineering& Rock Mechanics” D.Y Patil College of Engineering August 25-26th Pune.

  • Heeralal, M., and Shankar, S. (2007)” A study on admixtures stabilization of industrial zinc waste “National Conference on Recent Developments in Geo-Technical Engineering& Rock Mechanics” D.Y Patil College of Engineering, August25-26th, Pune.

  • Rasagnya V., Sudheer Reddy, and Shankar S. (2013)” Decision Support system for adopting pre-stressed concrete elements using fuzzy logic” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad.

  • Kiran Kumar, Rakesh, Shankar, S. Ratish Kumar. (2013)” A Study on Influence of nano-silica on the strength and durability of self-compacting concrete” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad

  • Shankar S., A Preethi V. (2013)” Recycling of Waste Water- An Overview” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad

  • S, Raju.B, Shashank A. (2013)” Composite soil for low volume roads” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad.

  • S, Vinay S, Srinivas Reddy, Chandan. (2013)” Study of Cellular lightweight concrete blocks” National Conference on “Role of Civil and Mechanical Engineering in Development of Society” Malla Reddy College of Engineering, Hyderabad.

  • Shiva Raju. D, S, and CSRK Prasad (2013)” Comparative study of flexural strength of in-service concrete pavements” International National Conference on “Materials, Management and Mechanics (IMMM 2014) College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala.

  • Devesh Kumar and Shankar S. (2014) “Prioritization of rural road based on the socio-economic parameter for improvement using HDM -4”, Transportation Young Researchers Symposium (TYReS-2015), NIT Warangal.

  • Srinivas and Shankar S. (2015) “Prioritization of rural road based on the socio-economic parameter for improvement using Terrasil,” (Best Paper Award), Transportation Young Researchers Symposium (TYReS-2015), NIT Warangal.

  • Ravi Teja Chanamolu, Shankar, S. Sridhar Raju., and DSNV Amar Kumar (2016) performance of asphalt mixture with a high percentage of RAP”, National Conference on Sustainable Asphalt Pavements for Developing Countries (CONSAP 2016), New Delhi.

  • Dawit Zeleke, S and CSRK Prasad. (2016)” Rural Road Traffic Volume Characteristics and Trends in Construction Cost” A National Conference On Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).

  • Rajesh Kumar, S.Shankar and CSRK Prasad (2016)” Bridges On Rural Roads Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna - Lessons Learnt”  A National Conference On Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2017). Experimental Evaluation of Coir Geotextile over Weak Subgrade Soil under Repeated Loading for unpaved LVR. Two-day National Conference on roads and transport-2017 at IITR.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2017). “Studies on Coir Geotextile over Weak Subgrade for Betterment of Service Life of Low Volume Roads. 11th International Conference on Recent Trends in Science and Management, IETE, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2017). “Reinforcement of Weak Subgrade Using Coir Geotextile Mats for Low Volume Roads. 2nd International Conference on Recent Innovation in Structural Engineering, IC-ISE-2017 on Dec 29-31, Hyderabad.

  • Harinder, D, and Shankar, S. (2018) “The Experimental Study of Coir Composite Mats and Woven Coir Mats Reinforcement for Unpaved roads,” Ist International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science and Technology, NFEST-2018, New Delhi.

  • Harinder, D., Raja Ram L., and Shankar S. (2018) “Influence of Coir Geotextiles on Construction of Expansive Soil subgrade,” 5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018) NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.

  • Satish S., and Shankar S. (2018) “Effect of Road Building International Grade-81 Stabilizer on Black Cotton Soil Subgrade Construction for Low Volume Roads”, 5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018) NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.

PHDs Supervised

  •  Harinder (2014-2019) Rutting Potential of Coir Geotextiles as Interface over Poor Subgrade for Low Volume Roads [Completed].
  • G.Shravankumar (2017) Recycled Concrete Aggregates in Low Volume Roads (Ongoing).
  • Chakravarthi (2017) Performance Evaluation of Emulsified Asphalt Treated Bases (EATB) and Cement Treated Bases (CTB) (Ongoing)
  • Getu Tamiru (2019) Application of Geosynthetics in Low Volume Roads (Ongoing).
  • Lalremkima B. Junior(2019) Maintenance Treatment options for Low Volume Roads (Ongoing).

Workshops/Conferences

Short-term Courses/Workshops/Conferences Conducted

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Geotechnical and Material Aspects of Pavements,” sponsored by TEQIP-II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 13 to 14, 2013, along with Dr. Mohammad Ali and M. Heeralal.

  • One Day Workshop and Two Day Conference: "Transportation Young Researchers Symposium," sponsored by TEQIP-II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal and Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, from March 27 to 29, 2014 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, and Dr. Sasanka Bhushan.

  • A Three Day Training Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from April 20 to 22, 2015 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from April 23 to 25, 2015 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Two Day Conference and Three Day Workshop: "Transportation Young Researchers Symposium," from May 10 to 15, 2015, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Arpan Mehar, and Dr. Sasanka Bhushan.

  • One Week Course on "Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Practices," as part of Global Initiative of Academic Networks, sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, from September 26 to 30, 2016 along with Mr. Gordon R. Keller, Genesee Geotechnical, USA, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Andhra Pradesh, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 03 to 05, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Karnataka, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 27 to 29, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from November 28 to 30, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Three Day Executive Development Programme on "New and Innovative Technologies for Construction of Low Volume Roads," for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from December 01 to 03, 2016 along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, and Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • A Five Day Faculty Development Programme on "Effective Teaching and Learning of Flexible Pavement Design," for the faculty members and research scholars, sponsored by Teaching-Learning Centre, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, from January 17 to 21, 2018 along with Dr. Venkaiah Chowdary.

  • One Week Course on "Transportation and the Environment” as part of Global Initiative of Academic Networks, sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, from August 06 to 10, 2018 along with Dr. Mohan V.Venigalla, George Mason University, USA, and Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad.

  • A Three Day Conference: "Fifth Colloquium of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management," sponsored by TEQIP-III and organized by the National Institute of Technology, Warangal from May 17 to 19, 2018, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from November 02-03, 2018 along with Dr. V. Hari Kumar and Dr. Sailaja Kumari.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from April 12- 13, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. H.P Rani, V. Hari Kumar, and   Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from January 04-05, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Hari Kumar .V and Dr. Padma K.

  • A Four Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 18-21, 2019 along with Dr. Ram Gopal Reddy, Dr. Vakula and Dr.S.Shankar.

 

Workshops/Conferences/Short-term Courses Attended

  • Workshop on “Teaching and Evaluation Methods for Effective Learning” Organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, from February 2013.

  • Seminar on “Intelligent Transport Systems Organized by JAICA Group, Chennai and Government of Tamil Nadu March 2014.

  • Short-term Course on “Asphalt Binder and Mixture Characterization” sponsored by AICTE at IIT madras from 24th -28th June 2008.

  • Attended a workshop at KITS college of Engineering at Warangal on “Pavement Construction over Clayey Subgrades With Special Reference to Expansive Soils’ 21-22, October 2005 KITS, Warangal

  • Participated in a National conference on “Advanced Materials in Civil Engineering,” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal, 2007.

  • Took active part in organizing the “Sealing of Gravel Roads” program organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Transportation Division, NIT Warangal, 2007.

  • Took active part in organizing a one-day workshop on “Best Design Practices in Rural Road Construction” Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Transportation Division, NIT Warangal, 2007.

  • Participated in the training program on “Water Quality Management” Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Water Resource Division, NIT Warangal, 2008.

  • Participated in a training program on “Design of Experimental setups for Engineering Practices” (DESFEP-08) organized by Dept of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, from 25th august -6th sept-2008.

  • Presented a technical paper in International Conference on “Developments in Road Transportation” (DRT-2010) from 8-10th October at NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India.

  • Participated and presented a paper in International Conference on “Problematic Soil -2011, Adelaide, Australia, during April-2010.

  • Participated and presented a paper in the International Conference on “Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT-2011)” Bangkok.

  • Participated in National Work Shop on “Transportation Infrastructure Needs And Challenges In India,” Department of Civil Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  • Participated in the workshop on “Outcome Based Accreditation and Parameters” at SR Engineering College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, held 23rd November 2012.

  • Workshop on “Teaching and Evaluation Methods for Effective Learning” Organized by NITTR, Chennai in association with SR Engineering College, Warangal India June 24-28, 2013.

  • Workshop on "Outcome Based Engineering Education for Enhanced Employability" Organized under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme - II, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, on September 14, 2013.

  • Third Conference of "Transportation Research Group of India," Organized by Transportation Research Group of India, Kolkata, India from December 17 - 20, 2015.

  • Workshop on "Indian Roads Congress New Flexible Pavement Design (IRC-37-2012) Implementation and Bituminous Mix Design", Organized by GMR Pavement Research Centre, GMR Infrastructure Ltd., Hyderabad, India on February 20, 2016.

  • A Three Day Conference: "Fifth Colloquium of Transportation Systems Engineering and Management," sponsored by TEQIP-III and organized by the National Institute of Technology, Warangal from May 17 to 19, 2018, along with Prof. C.S.R.K. Prasad, Dr. K.V.R. Ravi Shankar, and Dr. Arpan Mehar.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from November 02-03, 2018 along with Dr. V. Hari Kumar and Dr. Sailaja Kumari.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from April 12- 13, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. H.P Rani, V. Hari Kumar, and   Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian.

  • A Two Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from January 04-05, 2019 along with Dr. S. Shankar, Dr. Hari Kumar .V and Dr. Padma K.

  • A Four Day Workshop on “Universal Human Values” for Non-Teaching staff of the NIT Warangal, sponsored by TEQIP-III, National Institute of Technology, Warangal from December 18-21, 2019 along with Dr. Ram Gopal Reddy, Dr. Vakula and Dr.S.Shankar.

Projects

  • Performance Evaluation of Emulsified Asphalt and Cement Treated Bases “sponsored by Development f Science and Technology (DST-SERB) Government of India under Young researcher schemer: Total Budget: 30.49 Lakhs, Investigators: Dr.S.Shankar (Principal Investigator) [ongoing]

  • Preparation of State of the Art Report on "SoAR-15: Development of Deterioration Models for Pavements and Bridges” sponsored by Ministry of Road Transport and highways (MoRTH), Total Budget: 8.28 Lakhs, Investigators: Shankar (Principal Investigator). [ongoing]

  • "SoAR-14: Establishing Correlation between Various Distress Types and International Roughness Index (IRI)/ Deflection for Roads and Bridges” ” sponsored by Ministry of Road Transport and highways (MoRTH), Total Budget: `6.28 Investigators: Venkaiah Chowdary (Principal Investigator), and Shankar (Co-Investigator). [ongoing]

  • “Performance Evaluation of Granular Treated Materials “sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under Research Seed Grant for Minor Research Projects, Project duration: October 2013 to March 2013, Total Budget: `0 Lakhs, Investigators: Shankar (Principal Investigator). [Completed]

  • “Rural Road Pavement Performance Study” sponsored by National Rural Road Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, Project duration: January 2007 to June 2010, Total budget: ` 10 lakhs, Investigators: C.S.R.K. Prasad, D.S.N.V. Amar Kumar, Venkaiah Chowdary (Study Team Member), and V. Ramana Murthy and Shankar ( Research Associate) [Completed].

  • Sealing of Gravel Roads" sponsored by National Rural Road Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, Project duration: July 2009 to December 2012, Total budget: Rs. 19.5 lakhs, Investigators: C.S.R.K. Prasad, Venkaiah Chowdary (Co-Investigator), D.S.N.V. Amar Kumar and Dr. S.Shankar (Study Team Member)[Completed].

Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty in Engineering Award by Venus International Foundation, Chennai, Tamilnadu.

Invited Talks

  • “Pavement Management System,” Two Day Workshop on Geotechnical and Material Aspects of Pavements, December 13-14, 2013, Organized by National Institute of Technology, Warangal.

  • “Flexible Pavement Design and Construction: One Day National Level Workshop on Road Construction and Methods February 08, 2013, Organized by Varadha Reddy College of  Engineering Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.

  • “Assessment of Pavement Condition” One Day Workshop on Highway Challenges,” August 2013, Organized by SR Engineering College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

  • “Alternative Materials in Road Construction” A Three Day Training Programme on “Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads,” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014.

  • Performance Evaluation of Low Volume  Roads” A Three Day Training Programme on “Innovative Technologies for Low Volume Roads,” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, Telangana, sponsored by National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, from October 30 to November 01, 2014.

  • Characterization of Road Aggregate ” A Three Day National Conference Advances in Flexible Pavement Design” for Field Engineers of Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, February 2012.

  • Low Volume Roads, Delivered keynote lecture at A National Conference on Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) August 6-7, Transportation Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand).

  • Low Volume Roads, invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD Hyderabad On Topic” Rural Road Quality Control and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of AP and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during June 28 2017, Hyderabad.

  • Low Volume Roads, invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads On Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during July 15 at 2017, Pune.

  • Low Volume Roads, invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD On Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 11th  August at 2017, Bhubaneshwar.

  • Low Volume Roads, invited talk at Regional Review meeting of PMGSY Roads at NIRD On Topic” Specifications for Rural Road and Quality Assurance Specifications” for the Engineers of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and TS and NQMS and Other Government of India Officials during 11th  August at 2017, Bhubaneshwar.

  • Low Volume Roads, invited talk on “ Quality Control and testing Procedures” at Indian Highway Academy of Engineering, NOIDA, for National Quality Monitors during 11th  December 2019, NOIDA, Delhi.

  • Expert talk on MoRD specifications or Low Volume Roads invited talk By National Rural Infrastructure and Raod development agency, Ministry of Rural Development, GOI, Control, and Testing Procedures” at Chattisgarh, New Raipur.

  • Expert talk on Pavement Evaluation and Maintenance aspects, at Vagdevei College of Engineering, Warangal,2019.

  • Expert talk on “Pavement Engineering.” at KITs college of engineering Huzurabad, 2019.

  • Expert talk on “PavementAnlsysis and design-Latest developments.” at Jayamukhi college of engineering, Narsampet, 2019.

Additional Responsibility

  • Faculty In-charge of “Pavement Materials Laboratory,” Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, and Warangal from July 2018 onwards, till date.       

  • Faculty In-charge of “Pavement Evaluation Laboratory,” Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, and Warangal from January 2013 onwards, till date.

  •  Faculty In-charge of “Transportation Division Library,” Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, and Warangal from January 2014 onwards, till date.

  • Served  as warden of the following National Institute of Technology, Warangal Hostels:

  • 1K Hall of Residence from  2014 - 2016
  • Deputy Chief Warden (DCW) and Warden (Ganga Mess-I) NIT Hostels, National Institute of Technology, Warangal. (2018-2020)·         Warden of Sanitary Section of NIT Hostels, National Institute of Technology, Warangal. (2018-2020)·        

  • Faculty Advisor to the Faculty in-charge of Engineering and Maintenance unit for tendering and housekeeping works.        

  • Member of Hostel Purchase Committee, NIT Hostels, National Institute of Technology, Warangal. (2018-2020)·      

  • Faculty In-charge of “Highway and Concrete Laboratory,” Department of Civil Engineering, SR Engineering College, Warangal November 2012 to October 2013.       

  • In-charge of the “Disciplinary Committee at Technical fest of  ARTEMIS 2013” Department of Civil Engineering, SR Engineering College, Warangal, August 2013 to October 2013.