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Dr. BABU KURIAN

 

E-mail Id: 

babukurian@mgits.ac.in

babukurian@rediffmail.com

 

Specialization:

Structural Engineering

 

Educational Qualification:

B. Sc(Engg)              Kerala University-1982

M. Tech                     IIT Bombay, Mumbai - 1993

Ph.D.                         IIT Madras, Chennai - 2005

 

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Member of Academic Council
  • Faculty Chairman (Student Affairs)
  • Convener - Research and Consultancy Cell

 

Research Topic:

Estimation of Transverse Bending and Ultimate Load Carrying Capacity of Single Cell Box – Girder Bridges

 

Areas of Interest:

  • Design and Analysis of structures, Bridges – RCC and Prestressed, Design of multi-storeyed buildings, water tanks, Diaphragm walls etc

 

Awards :

  • Indira Gandhi National Award for Best Engineering College NSS unit in 2015

 

Professional Membership:

  • Life member – The Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Life Member – The Institution of Engineers, India

 

Publications:

Papers Published in Journals : 8 nos.

Papers Published & Presented in Seminars/conferences: 7 nos.

M. Tech Projects Guided : 9

Short term courses attended : 12

  1. M. Dhileep, Ajesh K. Kottuppillil and Babu Kurian, ‘Orientation and proportion in Indian traditional domestic architecture’, INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE REVIEWS https://doi.org/10.1080/03080188.2018.1555076, ISSN: 0308-0188 (Print) 1743-2790 (Online), Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Institute, 2018.
  2. Mini M.P, Babu Kurian and Anu James, ‘A theoretical study on the analysis of diaphragm wall’, International research journal of engineering and technology, 05(05), 2018, 4089-4092.
  3. Anu James and Babu Kurian, ‘Comparison of analysis specifications and practices for diaphragm wall retaining system’,  Studia Geotechnica et Mechanica, 2018, 40(1), 21-29.
  4. Philip Cherian, Babu Kurian, ‘Transverse Analysis of Multi-Spine Box-Girder Bridges’, International Conference on Materials for the Future’, GEC Trichur, 2011.
  5. Babu Kurian and Sreejith P.S., ‘Estimation of Transverse Moments of Concrete Box-Girder bridges with Haunches’, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering, CUSAT, 2010, 130-140.
  6. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Transverse Bending Analysis of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges with Flange Overhangs’, Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, 35(3), 2008, 147-53.
  7. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Estimation of Collapse load of Single Cell Concrete Box-Girder Bridges’, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 12(4), 2007, 518-526.
  8. Kuriachan Simon and Babu Kurian, ‘Transverse Bending Analysis of Concrete Box Girder Bridges with Sloping Webs’, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering, CUSAT, 2006, 79-86.
  9. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Simplified Method for Transverse Bending Analysis of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges, Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, 33(2), 2006, 127-27.
  10. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Comparative Study of the Existing Simplified Equations for the Prediction of Collapse Loads of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges’, 21st national convention of civil engineers, The Institution of Engineers India, Cochin, 2005, 13-21.
  11. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Correction of Errors in Simplified Transverse Bending Analysis of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges’, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 10(6), 2005, 650-57.
  12. Babu Kurian, Smitha K.K. and Devdas Menon, “Forces in Bearings and Superstructure of a Curved PSC Box Girder Bridge -A case study”  Proceedings of National Seminar on “Bridge Appurtenances Including Bearings and Expansion Joints”  ISBN No. 81-7764-618-4, IIT Madras, 14-15, May 2004, pp 6-1 to 6-11.
  13. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ‘Literature Review of Post-Cracking and Ultimate Load behaviour of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges’, The Bridge and Structural Engineer, ING-IABSE, 34,  2004, 7-18.
  14. Babu Kurian and Devdas Menon, ’A Comparative study of Transverse Bending Analysis of Concrete Box-Girder Bridges’, 9th international conference on Current Trends in Aquaducts, Road, Rail and Marine Bridges, IIBE, Hyderabad, Vol. 1, 2004, 31-53.

 

Other Information:

1.      Research Guide of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

2.      Elected as Executive Committee Member of Institution of Engineers (India) Kerala Centre during 2011-13

3.      Served as member of the Board of Studies PG (Engg) of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

 

Employment History:

Teaching experience – 28 years

Principal – 7 years