ANIL AGARWAL


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Dr. Anil Agarwal

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
Email: anil[at]iith.ac.in
Phone: +91(40)2301-6137

AREA OF INTERESTS:

Fire and its Effect on Structural Systems, Stability of Steel Structures, Computational Mechanics, Collapse Analysis, Finite Element Method of Analysis, Earthquakes and Structural Dynamics, Soil Structure Interaction, Behavior of Concrete Members.

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Civil (Structural) Engineering, Purdue University, 2011.
M.Tech. in Civil (Structural) Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2006.
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2001.

APPOINTMENTS:

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Department of Civil Engineering
Assistant Professor July 2014 – present.

Bentley Systems Inc., Offshore Structures, Kenner, LA
R & D Engineer, Jul 2011 – Jul 2014

 

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES:

  1. Choe, L., Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H. (2016), “Steel Columns Subjected to Thermal Gradient from Fire Loading: Experimental Evaluation,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE. [Link]
  2. Agarwal, A., Selden K., Varma, A. (2014), “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures in Fire Conditions: Role of Composite Floor System with Shear-tab Connections,” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2. pp 77-96. Multi-Science. [Link] [Link 2] [Full text]
  3. Agarwal, A., Choe, L., Varma, A.H. (2014), “Fire Design of Steel Columns: Effects of Thermal Gradients,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol 93, pp 107 -118, Elsevier Science. [Link] [Full text]
  4. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H. (2014), “Fire Induced Progressive Collapse of Steel Building Structures: The Role of Interior Gravity Columns,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 58, pp 129-140, Elsevier Science. [Link] [Full text]
  5. Agarwal A., Varma, A.H. (2011), “Design of Steel Columns at Elevated Temperature due to Fire: Effects of Rotational Restraints,” Engineering Journal, AISC, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp 297-314. [Link]
  6. Choe, L., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Surovek, A.(2011), “Fundamental Behavior of Steel Beam-Columns and Columns under Fire Loading: Experimental Evaluation,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol 37, No. 9, pp 954-966.[Link]
  7. Jain, S.K., Agarwal, A., Hirani A.R., “An Introduction to Tsunami in Indian Context,” Indian Concrete Journal, January 2005.[Link]

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Agarwal, A., Taddhanpally, S., “Stability Behavior of Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Columns in Real Fire Conditions,” Structures in Fire Conference 2016 – Princeton, NJ. [Link]
  2. Lai, Z., Varma, A.H., Yang, H., Agarwal, A., “Analysis and Design of Non-compact and Slender Rectangular CFT Columns Subjected to Ambient and Elevated Temperature,” SSRC 2016 Annual Stability Conference – Orlando, FL. [Link
  3. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Selden, K.L., “Parameters Influencing Collapse Resistance of Building Structures Subjected to Fire Loading.” SEI 2013 Structures Congress – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
  4. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Fire Induced Progressive Collapse of Steel Building Structures,” SEI 2012 Structures Congress – Chicago, IL. [Link]
  5. Walz, J., Surovek, A., Agarwal, A., Choe, L., Varma, A.H., “Closed-form Characterization of Fundamental Section Response of Steel Columns Subjected to Realistic Fire Loading”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
  6. Choe, L., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Surovek, A., “Experimental Investigation of Steel Beam-Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2010 Structures Congress – Orlando, FL. [Link]
  7. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Choe, L., Cedeno, G. “Stability Behavior and Design of Steel Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX.[Link]
  8. Agarwal A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G.A. “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX. [Link]
  9. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G., “Steel Columns under Fire Loading: Stability Behavior and Design”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Phoenix, AZ. [Link]
  10. Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Hong, S., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, Structures in Fire 2008 – NTU, Singapore. [Link]
  11. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Modeling the Behavior of Structural Columns under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver. [Link]
  12. Hong, S., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures under Realistic Fire Loading”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver. [Link]
  13. Hong, S., Varma, A.H.,* and Agarwal, A., “Predicting the Standard Fire Behavior of Composite CFT Columns Using Fundamental Section Behavior”, Symposium on Advances in State of the Art in Fire Testing, ASTM E05 Committee on Standard Fire Testing. [Link]

UNDER- GRADUATE :

CE 3112 and CE3142 (Design of Steel Structures): Jan-May 2015, Jan-May 2016
CE 2100 (Introduction to Structural Analysis): Jan-May 2015, Jan-May 2016
CE 3312 (Foundation Design): Aug-Dec 2014
CE 2020 (Masonry: Material and design): Aug-Dec 2014, Jan-May 2015
CE 6110 (Adv. Structural Mechanics): Aug-Dec 2015

GRADUATE:

CE6110 ( Advanced Structural Mechanics): Aug 2015- till date
CE6232 ( Advanced Design of Steel Structures): Jan 2017 – till date

1. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Selden, K.L., “Parameters Influencing Collapse Resistance of Building Structures Subjected to Fire Loading.” SEI 2013 Structures Congress – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
2. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Fire Induced Progressive Collapse of Steel Building Structures,” SEI 2012 Structures Congress – Chicago, IL. [Link]
3. Walz, J., Surovek, A., Agarwal, A., Choe, L., Varma, A.H., “Closed-form Characterization of Fundamental Section Response of Steel Columns Subjected to Realistic Fire Loading”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
4. Choe, L., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Surovek, A., “Experimental Investigation of Steel Beam-Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2010 Structures Congress – Orlando, FL. [Link]
5. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Choe, L., Cedeno, G. “Stability Behavior and Design of Steel Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX.[Link]
6. Agarwal A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G.A. “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX.[Link]
7. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G., “Steel Columns under Fire Loading: Stability Behavior and Design”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Phoenix, AZ.[Link]
8. Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Hong, S., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, Structures in Fire 2008 – NTU, Singapore.[Link]
9. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Modeling the Behavior of Structural Columns under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver.[Link]
10. Hong, S., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures under Realistic Fire Loading”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver.[Link]

  1. Proposed Draft Provisions and Commentary on Indian Seismic Code IS 1893 (Part 1). [Link]
  2. Proposed Draft Provisions and Commentary on Ductile Detailing of RC Structures Subjected to Seismic Forces. [Link]
  3. Seismic Behavior of Special Steel Plate Shear Walls. [Link]
  4. Agarwal, A. (2006), “Some Observations on Seismic Response of Bridges on Well Foundations,” M.Tech. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India. [Link]
  5. Agarwal A. (2011), “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures in Fire Conditions,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Purdue University, USA. [Link]

Ph.D. students:

1) Hemanth K. Chinthapalli

2) Priya Natesh 

3) Bhanot Kumari 

Master’s students:

1) Shashank Tadhanpally (2014- 2016)

2) S. Uday Kiran (2014-till date)

3) Varun Teja Vaddamani (2015- 2017)

4) Athira Ravindran (2015 -2017)

5) Anthari Abhijeeth (2016- till date)

6) Swapnil Dwivedi ( 2016 – till date)

7) Krutika Gandhi ( 2017 – till date)