DR. AKSHAY S.K. NAIDU

Designation:Professor & HOD
Qualification:Ph.D
Email:akshaynaidu@methodist.edu.in
Total Experience:12
Experience
Teaching: 12Industrial:
Paper Publications
International: 20National: 4
Subjects Handled:

       Core Civil Engineering Courses Taught

  1. Strength of Materials/Mechanics of Solids
  2. Structural Analysis/Theory of Structures
  3. Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity [M.Tech. Level Course]
  4. Structural Dynamics [M.Tech. Level Course]
  5. Fluid Mechanics
  6. Turbomachinery
  7. Health Monitoring and Retrofitting of Structures

 Common Courses Taught

  1. Engineering Mechanics
  2. Engineering Mathematics

 

Research Area:

1.Research areas (with existing publications):

  • E/M Impedance Characteristics of Piezoelectric Ceramics for Structural Health Monitoring
  • Smart Materials and Structural Systems

2.Further areas of research interest

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation and Testing of Structures
  • Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures
  • Green Buildings and Sustainable construction materials and technology

3.Google Scholar Citation Index (as on 08th April 2019)*

h-index : 11      i10-index: 11    Total Citations: 634

4.Research Guidance

B.Tech./B.E. Projects: Completed: 19             

M.Tech./M.E. Projects: Completed: 02

Papers Published/Books Published:

Publications in International Journals:

  1. Akshay S. K. Naidu (2019), “Characterization of the Electromechanical Admittance Signatures of Piezo-Impedance Transducers based on its Location,” Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier Publications) – accepted for publication
  2. Akshay S K Naidu and Vinay Pittala (2018), “Influence of Piezoelectric Parameters on Admittance Diagnostic Signals for Structural Health Monitoring: A Numerical Study,” International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity – Inderscience Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, pg. 316-338  DOI10.1504/IJMSI.2018.10017012            http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJMSI.2018.10017012
  3. Akshay S. K. Naidu (2018), “Electromechanical Admittance Signature Analysis of Piezoceramic Transducers for NDE,” Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9, Part 3, pg. 19933-19943 (Elsevier Publications). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2018.06.359
  4. Akshay S.K. Naidu (2017), “Structural Health Monitoring Using Admittance Response of Piezoceramic Actuator Sensors,” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Vol.7, Spl. Issue 2, pg. 620-626  (E-ISSN 2250-2459)Online access: Paper No. 95 at http://ijetae.com/Conference_IC-ISE-2017.html
  5. Akshay S.K. Naidu and Karthik Reddy Awala (2017), “Admittance Response of PZT Transducers bonded to a Structural Member Subjected to External Loading,” Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Vol. 4, No. 12, Pg. 542-551.  (ISSN – 2349 – 5162)http://doi.one/10.1717/JETIR.17156
  6. K. Lakshmi, D.V. Pushpalatha, A.S.K. Naidu and S. K. Singh (2017), “A Hybrid Neural Network – Genetic Algorithm for Prediction of Mechanical Properties of ASS-304 at Elevated Temperatures,” Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier Publications, Volume 4, Issue 2, Part A, pgs 746-751.    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.01.081
  7. Naidu, A.S.K., Soh, C. K. and Pagalthivarthi, K. V. (2006), “Bayesian Networks for E/M Impedance-based Damage Identification,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering - ASCE, Vol. 20, No. 4, Pg. 227 – 236. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0887-3801(2006)20:4(227)
  8. Naidu, A. S. K. and Soh, C. K. (2004), “Identifying Damage Location with Admittance Signatures of Smart Piezo-Transducers,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 15, No. 8, 627 – 642.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X04043269
  9. Naidu, A.S.K. and Soh, C. K. (2004), “Damage Severity and Propagation Characterization with Admittance Signatures of Piezo Transducers,” Smart Materials and Structures Vol.13, No.2, pp. 393-403. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/13/2/018
  10. Tseng K. K-H. and Naidu, A. S. K. (2002), “Non-parametric Damage Detection and Characterization Using Smart Piezoceramic Material,” Smart Materials and Structures,  Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 317-329. https://doi.org/1088/0964-1726/11/3/301

Publications in International Conferences:

  1. Akshay S K Naidu (2017), “Structural Health Monitoring Using Admittance Response of Piezoceramic Actuator Sensors,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Structural Engineering (IC-ISE-2017), 29–31 December, UCE, Osmania University, Hyderabad. 
  2. Lakshmi, K., Puspalatha, D.V., Naidu, A.S.K. and Singh, S. K. (2016), “A Hybrid Neural Network - Genetic Algorithm for Prediction of Mechanical Properties of ASS-304 at Elevated Temperatures,” Presented at the 5th International conference on Materials Processing and Characterization (ICMPC), 12-13 March, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.
  3. Bhalla, S., Naidu, A. S. K., Yang, Y. W. and Soh, C. K. (2003) “An impedance-based piezoelectric-structure interaction model for smart structure applications,” Proceedings of the Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Elsevier Publications, Vol. 1, June 17-20, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA. Pg.107-110 (ISBN: 978-0-08-044046-0) https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008044046-0.50028-2
  4. Naidu, A. S. K., Bhalla, S. and Soh, C. K. (2002), “Incipient damage localization with smart piezoelectric transducers using high-frequency actuation,” Proceedings of the SPIE conference on Smart Structures, Devices and Systems, December 16-18, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4935, pp. 473-483. (ISBN: 9780819447302) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.479810
  5. Naidu, A. S. K. and Bhalla, S. (2002), “Damage detection in concrete structures with smart piezoceramic transducers,” Proceedings of ISSS-SPIE 2002 International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and Systems, December 12-14, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, pp. 639-64  (ISBN: 9780819448682) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.514900
  6. Naidu, A. S. K., Bhalla, S., Ong, C. W. and Soh, C. K. (2002), “Damage location identification in smart beams using modal parameters”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics, 16-18 December, Singapore, 737-742.
  7. Bhalla, S., Naidu, A. S. K., Ong, C. W. and Soh, C. K. (2002), “Practical issues in the implementation of electro-mechanical impedance technique for NDE,” Proceedings of the SPIE conference on Smart Structures, Devices and Systems, December 16-18, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4935, pp. 484-494. (ISBN: 9780819447302) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.479821
  8. Ong, C. W., Yang, Y., Naidu, A. S. K., Lu, Y. and Soh, C. K. (2002), “Application of the electro-mechanical impedance method for the identification of in-situ stress in structures,” Proceedings of the SPIE conference on Smart Structures, Devices and Systems, December 16-18, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4935, pp. 503-514. (ISBN: 9780819447302) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.485621
  9. Bhalla, S., Naidu, A. S. K. and Soh, C. K. (2002), “Influence of structure-actuator interactions and temperature on piezoelectric mechatronic signatures for NDE”, Proceedings of ISSS-SPIE 2002 International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and Systems, December 12-14, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, pp. 213-219. (ISBN: 9780819447302) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.514762
  10. Bhalla, S., Soh, C.K., Tseng, K. K-H, and Naidu, A. S. K. (2001), “Diagnosis of incipient damage in steel structures by means of piezoceramic patches”, Proceedings of the 8th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, December 5-7, Shangri-la, Singapore.

Publications and Papers Presented in National Conferences/Seminars:

  1. Akshay S. K. Naidu (2018), “Use of Piezoelectric Materials for Non-Destructive Evaluation and Monitoring in Concrete Structures,” All India Seminar on Recent Developments in Concrete Composites (RDCC-2018), 24-25 August, Visvesvaraya Bhavan, Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State Centre, Hyderabad. 
  2. Akshay S. K. Naidu (2017), “Electromechanical Impedance Method for Structural Health Monitoring Applications,” National Conference on Recent Trends in Structural Engineering (RTSE-2017), Oct 06-07, Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India.
  3. Naidu, A. S. K., Bhalla, S. and Soh, C. K. (2004), “Recent developments in smart systems based health monitoring of structures”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Materials and Structures, January 23-24, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, # S-221, pp. 273-278.
  4. Pagalthivarthi, K. V. and Naidu, A. S. K. (2004), “Sequential damage identification with changes in higher order modal frequencies,” Proceedings of the National Conference on Materials and Structures, January 23-24, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, # S-218, pp. 257-261.

     

Workshops / Seminars Attended/organized :

1.Professional Courses and FDPs Attended

Jul – Oct 2018               : Structural Health Monitoring

                                        Duration: 12 Week (30 hour contact course)    Score: 63% (Third highest score)

                                        Organizer: NPTEL Online Certification and IIT Madras. [AICTE FDP]

Jul – Oct 2018               : Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

                                        Duration: 12 Week (30 hour contact course)    Score: 90% (Topper – Top 5%)

                                        Organizer: NPTEL Online Certification and IIT Kharagpur.

23rd June – 21st July       : IGBC Green League (IGL): Learn, Leverage & Lead

2018 (5 Saturdays)          :Organizer:  Confederation of Indian Industries – Indian Green Building Council

                                          (CII-IGBC), CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, Hi-Tech City, Hyderabad.

                                          Duration:  5 days (5 Saturdays)

25th – 30th June 2018      : Faculty Development Program on “Teaching Methodologies” 

                                            Organizer: Methodist College of Engineering & Technology, Abids, Hyderabad.

21st – 25th Aug 2017      : FRP Technology for Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Structures

                                          Organizer: GIAN course offered by Civil Engineering Dept., NIT Warangal.

                                          Duration: 1 week

Feb-April 2017             : Hydration, Porosity and Strength of Cementitious Materials

                                      Duration: 8 Week (20 hour contact course)    Score: 80% (Topper – Top 1%)

                                      Organizer: NPTEL Online Certification and IIT Kanpur.    [AICTE FDP]

Jan-March 2016           : MATLAB Programming for Numerical Computation

                                     Duration: 8 Week (20 hour contact course)    Score: 90% (Topper List)

                                     Organizer: NPTEL Online Certification and IIT Madras.    [AICTE FDP]

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2015     : Faculty Development Program on ‘Research Methodologies’

                                        Organizer: Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Dundigal, Hyderabad.

2.Conferences/Workshops/Seminars/Training Programs Organized

10th August 2018           : Inaugural Launch of Indian Association of Structural Engineers (IAStructE) –

                                        MCET Student Chapter, followed by a summit on “Improving Aesthetics of Cities

                                        with Architectural Concrete.”

                                        Role: Convener in association with IAStructE, RMCMA, Rishika Enterprises

28th & 29th Mar 2018     : Two day Workshop on “Civil Engineering Technologies – Industrial  

                                       Practices” in Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.

                                       Role:  Convener                                   

                                       Organizers: Dept. of CE, MCET, IAStructE, RMCMA and ICI-HYDC.

6th & 7th Oct 2017          : Two day National Conference on “Recent Trends in Structural Engineering”  

                                         Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.

                                         Role: Coordinator for Organizing Committee

                                          Organizers: Dept. of CE, MCET and ICI-HYDC.

18th Jan – 28th Feb 17     : 40 hour intensive training and certification course on

                                      “Analysis and Design Using Staad.Pro” for B.Tech. students conducted at

                                      Dept. of CE, Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad.

                                      Role: Coordinator

                                      Course offered by:  ARK Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd.

16th April 2016              : One day Seminar on “Innovations in Concrete Technology”

                                      Dept. of CE, Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad.

                                      Role: Coordinator

                                      Organizers:  Dept. of CE, IARE with ICI-HYDC

30th & 31st Jan 2014       : Two day Seminar on “Structural Design and Construction Practices”

                                      Dept. of CE, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyd.

                                      Role: Coordinator

                                      Organizers:  Dept. of CE, GRIET with ICI-HYDC

27th & 28th Feb 2013      : Two day National Workshop on “Recent Trends in Concrete and Construction

                                          Technology” (under TEQIP Phase-II) conducted by Dept. of CE,

                                          Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyd.

                                          Role: Organizing Committee Member

23rd & 24th Jan 2004      : Two day National Conference on Materials and Structures, organized by the

                                         Dept. of CE, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal.

                                         Role: Organizing Committee Member

3.Conferences/Workshops/ Seminars/ Technical Events Attended

(Other than those in the preceding section)

24th – 25th Aug 2018      : All India Seminar on “Recent Developments in Concrete Composites”

                                          (RDCC-2018), organized by Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State 

                                           Centre, Visvesvaraya Bhavan, Khairtabad, Hyderabad.

                                          Also, served as a Panel Member in the Panel Discussion of the Seminar.

29th – 31st Dec 2017       : Conference:  A Three day 2nd International Conference on

                                          “Innovations in Structural Engineering (IC-ISE 2017), organized by Dept. of CE,   

                                           University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyd.

                                           Also, Chaired a Session on: Special Concrete and Their Applications

2nd Apr 2018                 :  Technical Event - V. A. Chandramouli Memorial Award Lecture on

                                       “NDT Training & Certification – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” conducted by

                                       Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT) at MIDHANI, Hyd.

29th Mar 2018               :  Technical Event - ACC Expert of the Day Lecture on “Environmental Clearance

                                        Process of Construction Projects,” conducted by ACC cement Ltd. at Hotel

                                         Marigold, Begumpet, Hyderabad

10th Nov 2017               :  One day Workshop on “COMSOL Multiphysics 5.3 and Application Builder”

                                         Organizer: COMSOL at Best Western Asoka Hotel, Hyderabad.

20th Dec 2016                :  One day Seminar on “Affordable Housing with Precast Technology”

                                          Organizer: Institution of Engineers (IEI), Hyderabad

21st Jan 2016                 :  One day Workshop on “COMSOL Multiphysics 5.2 and Application Builder”

                                           Organizer: COMSOL at institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad.

4.Resource Person and Guest Lectures Delivered

11th Oct 2017                : Guest Lecture delivered on “Structural Health Monitoring using Piezo-electric

                                        Impedance Sensors,” at the Dept. of CE, VNR Vijnana Jyoti Institute of Engineering

                                       and Technology, Hyderabad.

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2015     : Resource person: Delivered a talk on “Tools for Bibliography Management and

                                       Citation” as a part of the Faculty Development Program on

                                       ‘Research Methodologies’ at Institute of Aeronautical Engineering (IARE), Hyd   

27th & 28th Feb 2013     : Resource person: Delivered a talk on “Mechanisms of Deterioration and Damage

                                          in Concrete Structures” as a part of the Two Day National Workshop on

                                        ‘Recent Trends in Concrete and Construction Technology’ at Gokaraju Rangaraju

                                        College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.

Memberships :

Professional Society Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Green Building Council – Accredited Professional (IGBC-AP)

  • Life Member and Chartered Engineer, Institution of Engineers (IEI), India (M-1527031).
  • Life Member of Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), Chennai (LM 9815).
  • Life Member of Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS), Bangalore (LM 686).
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT), Chennai (LM9488HD).
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Structural Engineers (IAStructE), Delhi (M-256).

Administrative & Departmental Responsibilities

July 2018 – present  :   Head, Department of Civil Engg., Methodist College of Engineering & Technology.

Dec 2017 – June 2018:  Professional Societies Coordinator, Dept. of CE, Methodist College of Engg. & Tech.

Dec 2017 – June 2018:  Industry-Institute Interaction Coordinator, Dept. of CE, MCET, Hyd.

Dec 2015 – May 2017:  Member Board of Studies (BOS), UGC Autonomous Curriculum, IARE, Hyd.

Dec 2015 – May 2017:  NBA Coordinator, Dept. of CE, IARE.

Nov 2015 – May 2017: Professional Societies Coordinator, Dept. of CE, IARE, Hyd.

June 2012 – May 2014:  Professional Societies & Industrial Visits Coordinator, Dept. of CE, GRIET, Hyd.

 

 

Awards :

Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Accredited Professional  (IGBC - AP):  Awarded 15-12-2018

Educational Materials/Resources Created:
SNFile NameCourseSemesterAction
1 Solid Mechanics_Unit 1 Notes.pdfCivil Engineering Download
2 IGBC Green Homes - Abridged Reference Guide (Version 2.0).pdfPrinciples of Green Build VIIIDownload
3 PGBP_Syllabus_CBCS_PE.pdfPrinciples of Green Build VIIIDownload
4 GRIHA_V2015_May2016.pdfPrinciples of Green Build VIIIDownload
5 LEEDv4forBuildingDesignandConstructionBallotVersion.pdfPrinciples of Green Build VIIIDownload