Dr. K. V. L. Subramaniam


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Prof. K.V.L. Subramaniam

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Email: kvls[at]iith.ac.in
Phone: +91 40 2301 6093
+91 40 2301 7114

Areas of Interest:

Behavior of Concrete and Masonry Structures; Structural Strengthening and FRP-based repair of Concrete Structures; Concrete Durability; High Performance Concrete; Post-tensioned Concrete; Blast Analysis and Mitigation; Sensor Development for infrastructure Monitoring; Non- destructive Evaluation; Geopolymers.
 

Education:

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S.A. 1995/99
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, U.S.A. 1993/95
B.Tech., Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India 1989/93
 

Work Experience:

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Department of Civil Engineering
Professor and Head (Aug 2010-2015)
Grove School of Engineering, City College/City University of New York, New York
Assistant Professor (2000-2004)
Associate Professor with tenure (2005-2009)
Catell Fellow (2006-2010)
Director, Civil Engineering Ph.D. Program (2009-2010)
Professor (Jan. 2010 – Aug. 2010)
NSF Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, Northwestern University
Research Associate (1999-2000)
 

Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. Subramaniam, K.V., and Popovics, J.S., �Review of ultrasonic wave reflection applied to early-age Concrete and Concrete Cementitious Materials,� International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, under Review.
  2. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., �Finite Volume Implementation and Riemann Solver for Evaluating Dynamic Compaction of Foams,� International Journal of Impact Engineering, under review
  3. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., (2013) �Experimental Investigation of Blast Pressure Attenuation by Cellular Cement Foams,� accepted for publication in Materials Journal, ACI.
  4. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., (2013), �Investigation of sub-critical Fatigue Crack Growth in FRP/Concrete Cohesive Interface using Digital Image Analysis,� Composites Part B, Accepted for publication
  5. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., (2012), �FRP/Masonry Debonding: Numerical and Experimental Study of the Role of Mortar Joints,� Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 16, No. 5. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000282.
  6. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., (2012), �Dynamic Compaction of Foam under Blast Loading considering Fluid-structure Interaction Effects,� International Journal of Impact Engineering, 50, 29-39.
  7. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., Savoia, M., Mazotti, C., (2011) �Experimental determination of FRP�concrete cohesive interface properties under fatigue loading,� Composite Structures,� Composite Structures, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.10.026
  8. Kamyab, W., Subramaniam, K.V., Andreopulos, Y., (2011) �Stress Transmission in Porous Materials Impacted by Shock Waves,� Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 013523
  9. Wang, X., Subramaniam, K.V., “An Ultrasonic Procedure for Continuous Monitoring of Capillary Porosity and Elastic Properties in Hydrating Cement Paste,”accepted in Cement and Concrete Composites
  10. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., “Direct Determination of Cohesive Stress Transfer during Debonding of FRP from Concrete,” accepted in Journal of Composite Materials, ASCE.
  11. Subramaniam, K.V., and Mingdong Bi, (2010) “Investigation of steel corrosion in cracked concrete: Evaluation of Macrocell and Microcell rates using Tafel Polarization Response” to appear in Corrosion Science.
  12. Wang, X., Subramaniam, K.V., and Lin, F., (2010) “Ultrasonic Measurement of Viscoelastic Shear Modulus Development in Hydrating Cement Paste,” Ultrasonics, Vol. 50, Issue 7, pp. 726-738.
  13. Subramaniam, K.V., Carloni, C., and Nobile, L., “Geometric Scaling in the Ultimate Load during FRP-Concrete Debonding as a Function of Relative Width,” to appear in STRAIN.
  14. Subramaniam, K.V., Kunin, J., Curtis, R., Streeter, D., (2010) “Assessment of Early-Age Temperature and Shrinkage-induced Stresses in Steel-Girder Concrete Bridges,” Journal of Bridge Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 108-116.
  15. Subramaniam, K.V., and Wang, X., (2010) “An Investigation of Microstructure Evolution in Hydrating Cement Paste through Setting using Ultrasonic and Rheological Measurements,” Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 40, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 33-44.
  16. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., (2009) “Response of an Elastic Structure Subject to Air Shock Considering Fluid-Structure Interaction,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE available online doi:10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000022 .
  17. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., (2009) “Shear Debonding at the FRP-Masonry Interface” Advances in Structural Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 5., pp. 731-743.
  18. Subramaniam, K.V., Nian, W., and Andreopoulos, Y., (2009) “Blast Response Simulation of an Elastic Structure: Evaluation of the Fluid-Structure Interaction Effect,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 36, Issue 7, July Pages 965-974
  19. Subramaniam, K.V., and Bi, M., (2009) “Investigation of the Local Steel-Concrete Interface Response for Corrosion Measurement,” Corrosion Science. Vol. 51, Issue 9, p. 1976-1984
  20. Subramaniam, K.V., Ali-Ahmad, M., and Ghosn, M., (2008) “Freeze-Thaw Degradation of FRP-Concrete Interface: Impact on Fracture Parameters,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 75, Issue 13, 3924-3940.
  21. Y. Andreopoulos, S. Xanthos and K. Subramaniam, (2007) “From interaction of moving shocks with metallic grids to blast wave mitigation,” Shock Waves, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 455-466.
  22. Subramaniam, K.V., C. Carloni, and. L. Nobile, (2007) “Interface Fracture and Debonding in the FRP-Concrete Interface: Influence of the FRP Laminate width on Load Capacity,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 74, Issue 4, March, pp. 578-594.
  23. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M., (2007) “Analysis of Instability in FRP-Concrete Shear Debonding for Beam Strengthening Applications,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 58-67.
  24. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee, J., (2007) “Ultrasonic Assessment of Early-age changes in the Material Properties of Cementitious Materials,” Materials and Structures, RILEM, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 301-309.
  25. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M., (2006) “Experimental Investigation and Fracture Analysis of Debonding between Concrete and FRP,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 9, pp. 914-923.
  26. Subramaniam, K.V., Lee J., and Christensen, B. (2005), “Monitoring the Setting Behavior of Cementitious Materials using One-Sided Ultrasonic Measurements,” Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 35, pp. 850-857.
  27. Subramaniam, K.V., Gromotka, R., Obla, K., Hill, R., and Shah, S.P., (2005) “The influence of Ultra-Fine Fly Ash on the Early-Age Mechanical and Shrinkage Characteristics of Concrete,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, v 17, n 1, January/February, p 45-53.
  28. Biernacki, J. J, Gopalakrishnan, S., Garci-Juenger, M. C., Lopez de Murphy, M., Subramaniam, K., Weiss, J., Jansen, D., Lakshmanan, N., Shah ,S.P., (2005) “Indo-US Workshop on High Performance Concrete Composites”, Journal of Structural Engineering of the Structural Engineering Research Center, 32(4) Oct-Nov pp. 275-282
  29. Borges U., Subramaniam, K.V., Weiss, W.J., Shah S.P., (2004) “Effect of the Length of Constant Moment Zone on Ductility of Concrete Beams,” ACI Structural Journal, v 101, n 6, November/December, p 765-772.
  30. Mu, B., Subramaniam, K.V., and Shah S.P., (2004) “Failure Mechanism of Concrete under Fatigue Compressive Load,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 566-572
  31. Delatte, N., Chen, S., Parker, N., Agrawal, A., Mylonakis, G., Subramaniam, K.V., Bosela, P., McNeil, S., (2003) “The Application of Nondestructive Evaluation to Subway Tunnel Systems,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board. No. 1845, p. 127.
  32. Subramaniam K.V., and Shah S.P., (2003) “Biaxial Tension Fatigue Response of Concrete,” Cement and Concrete Composites Journal Vol. 25, pp. 617-623.
  33. Akkaya, Y., Voigt, T., Subramaniam, K.V., Shah, S.P., (2003) “Nondestructive Measurement of Concrete Strength by an Ultrasonic Wave Reflection Method,” Materials and Structures Journal, RILEM, Vol. 36, No.262.
  34. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (2002) “Fatigue Fracture in Concrete Subjected to Biaxial Stresses in the Compression-Tension Region,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 6, pp. 668-676.
  35. Subramaniam K.V., Mohsen, J.P., Shaw, C., Shah, S.P., (2002), “An Ultransonic Technique for Monitoring Concrete Strength Gain at Early Ages,” Materials Journal, American Concrete Institute, Vol. 99, No. 5, pp. 458-462.
  36. Subramaniam, K.V., O’Neil, E., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P. (2000), “Flexural Fatigue of Concrete: Experiments and Theoretical Model,” J. Engrg. Mech., ASCE, vol 126(9), pp.891-898.
  37. Rapaport, J.R., Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.P., Shah, S.P., (2000), “Using Ultrasound to Monitor the Stiffening of Concrete with Admixtures,” Materials Journal of the American Concrete Institute, Vol. 97, No. 6.
  38. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah S.P., (2000) “Nondestructive Monitoring of Early Age Concrete,” in Special Publication titled “Condition Monitoring of Materials and Structures,” Ed. F. Ansari, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  39. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (2000) “Determining Elastic Properties of Concrete Using Vibrational Resonance Frequencies of Standard Test Cylinders,” in Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 81-89.
  40. Shah, S. P., Popovics, J. S., Subramaniam, K. V., Aldea, C.M., (2000), “New directions in concrete health monitoring technology,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, v 126, n 7, July, p 754-760
  41. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1999), “Fatigue Behavior of Concrete subjected to Biaxial Stresses in the C-T Region,” Materials Journal, American Concrete Institute (ACI), Vol 96, No.6, pp. 663-669.
  42. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1998), “Testing Concrete in Torsion: Instability Analysis and Experiments,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 124, No. 11, pp. 1258-1268.
  43. Subramaniam, K.V., and Sinha S.N., (1995), “Analytical Model for Cyclic Compressive Behavior of Brick Masonry,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 92, No.3, pp. 288-295.
  44. Subramaniam, K.V., and Sinha, S.N., (1995), “Design Curves for Prestressed Concrete Rectangular Beam Sections Based on BS 8110,” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol. 3, No.6, pp. 555-567.
  1. Subramaniam, K.V., Nian, W., and Andreopoulos, Y. “An Evaluation of the Dynamic Compaction of Foam under Air Blast Loading Considering Fluid-structure Interaction Effects” submitted for review to Journal of Applied Mechanics, ASME.
  2. Zeng, F., Lin, F., and Subramaniam, K.V.,Experimental Investigation and Homogenization Modeling of Granite Masonry”, submitted for review to ACI Materials Journal.
  3. Kamyab, W., Subramaniam, K.V., Andreopulos, Y., “Stress Transmission in Porous Materials Impacted by Shock Waves,” submitted to Journal of Applied Physics
  4. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., “Exact Riemann-based finite volume analysis for evaluating shock propagation in foams,” submitted to Journal of Computational Physics.
  5. Subramaniam, K.V.,Nian, W., and Andreopoulos, Y. “Dynamic Compaction of Cement Foam Subjected to Blast Load: Part 1 Experimental Investigation” submitted to Journal of Applied Physics
  6. Subramaniam, K.V., Nian, W., and Andreopoulos, Y. “Dynamic Compaction of Cement Foam Subjected to Blast Load: Part 2 Theoretical Development” submitted to Journal of Applied Physics
  7. Subramaniam, K.V., Wang, X. “Ultrasonic Assessment of porosity development in Hydrating Mortar,” submitted for review to Cement and Concrete Research
  8. Subramaniam, K.V., Wang, X. “Shear Wave Reflection from an Aging Poroelastic Medium,” in preparation for submission to Journal of Acoustical Society of America.
  9. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., “Cohesive Fracture Parameter Determination during FRP-Concrete Debonding” in preparation to be submitted to the International Journal of Fatigue.
  10. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., “Design of Effective Blast Mitigation Measures using Cement Foams,” in preparation to be submitted to International Journal of Impact Engineering.
  11. Subramaniam, K.V., and Bi, M., “Distributed Element Model for Corrosion in Cracked Concrete,” in preparation for submission to Corrosion Science
  12. Subramaniam, K.V., and Kamyab, H. M., “Influence of Early Temperature Rise and Modulus Development in Restrained Shrinkage Cracking” in preparation for submission to Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE.
  1. Subramaniam, K.V., Ghosn, M., and Ali-Ahmad, M., “Impact of Freeze-Thaw Degradation on FRP-Concrete Interface Fracture,” Advances in Construction Materials, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, (DOI10.1007/978-3-540-72448-3), 2007, pp. 419-426.
  2. Shah, S.P., Voigt, T., and Subramaniam, K.V., “One-Sided Ultrasonic Techniques for Monitoring Concrete, in: Advanced testing of cement-based materials during setting and hardening, Reinhardt & Grosse (Eds.), RILEM Report 31, RILEM Publ. S.A.R.L.: Cachan ENS, 2005, pp
  1. “Concrete Deck Material Properties,” Kolluru Subramaniam, New York State Department of Transportation, 2009. (available for public dissemination through New York State Department of Transportation at https://www.nysdot.gov/divisions/engineering/technical-services/trans-r-and-d-repository/C-02-03_FINAL-REPORT.pdf)
  2. “Development of Smart Bridge Bearings System-A Feasibility Study” by Anil Agrawal, Kolluru Subramaniam and Y. Pan, New York State Department of Transportation, 2005.
  3. “Application of FRP Technology for Infrastructure Repair” by Michel Ghosn, Kolluru Subramaniam and Vasil Diyamandoglu, New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA), 2005.
  1. Subramanim, K.V., Ultrasonic Measurement of evolving microstructure in Hydrating Mortar,� in proceedings of 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 12-13, 2013.
  2. Subramaniam, K.V. and Andreopoulos, Y., Blast Response of Cellular Cement Foams: An Experimental Evaluation,� in proceedings of 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 12-13, 2013.
  3. Carloni, C., and Subramaniam, K.V., �Application of Fracture Mechanics to Debonding of FRP from RC Members,� ACI SP 286-10, A Fracture Approach for FRP-Concrete Structures, Ed. C Carloni and Maria Lopez, May 2012, pp. 1-16
  4. Subramaniam, K.V., �Continuous Monitoring of In-situ strength gain in concrete structures with ultrasonic Sensors,� in proceedings of The 7th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, ANCRiSST2012, July 27-28, 2012, Bangalore, India.
  5. Subramaniam, K.V., �Monitoring Internal Stress development and cracking in Concrete Structures,� in proceedings of The 7th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, ANCRiSST2012, July 27-28, 2012, Bangalore, India.
  6. Suriya Prakash, S., and Subramaniam, K.V., �Towards Damage-Assessment of RC Columns under Combined Loading Including Torsion using Smart Piezo-Ceramic Sensors,� in proceedings of The 7th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, ANCRiSST2012, July 27-28, 2012, Bangalore, India
  7. Subramaniam, K.V., �Ultrasonic monitoring of Capillary Porosity Evolution and Strength Gain in Hydrating Cement Pastes,� in Proceedings of International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures May 15-18, 2011 Istanbul, Turkey.
  8. Subramaniam, K.V., �Ultrasonic Test Procedure for Monitoring Microstructure Evoluaiton and Early Strength Gain in Cement Paste,� in Advances in Concrete: An Asian Perspective, Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Conference on Ecstasy in Concrete ACECON 2010, Chennai, India, 5-9 December 2010.
  9. Wang, X., Subramaniam, K.V., and Lin, F., �Investigation of Microstructure Evolution in Cement Paste through Setting using Poroelastic Parameters obtained from Ultrasonic Wave Reflection� in the proceedings of 4th Biot conference on Poromechanics, Columbia University, June 8-10, 2009.
  10. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee, J. (2009) �Continuous Ultrasonic Assessment of Elastic Modulus of Cementitious Materials through setting and Early Strength gain,� in ACI SP 259 -3, Special Publication on Transition from Fluid to Solid: Re-examining the Behavior of Concrete at Early Ages, ACI, Detroit, MI.
  11. Nian, W., Subramaniam, K.V., and Andreopoulos, Y., �Energy Considerations during the Dynamic Compaction of Porous Media under blast loading,� in the proceedings of 4th Biot conference on Poromechanics, Columbia University, June 8-10, 2009.
  12. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee, J. (2009) �Continuous Ultrasonic Assessment of Elastic Modulus of Cementitious Materials through setting and Early Strength gain,� in ACI SP 259 -3, Special Publication on Transition from Fluid to Solid: Re-examining the Behavior of Concrete at Early Ages, ACI, Detroit, MI.
  13. Subramaniam, K.V., (2006) �Ultrasonic Measurement of Early-Age Viscoelastic Properties of Cementitous Materials,� in Advanced Testing of Fresh Cementitious Materials, ATC Workshop Proceedings edited by H.W. Reinhardt, Stuttgart, August 3-4, 2006 (ISBN 3-980 8542 6-4).
  14. Subramaniam, K.V., Ali-Ahmad, M., Ghosn, M., (2006), �Failure and Instability Analysis of FRP-Concrete Shear Debonding using stochastic approach,� in Proceedings of International Conference on Measuring Monitoring and Modelling Concrete Properties, July 3-8, 2006, Alexandroupolis, Greece, Edited by M. Gdoutos, Springer, Netherlands.
  15. Subramaniam, K.V., Bi, M., (2006), �Corrosion of Steel in Cracked Concrete: Experimental Investigation,� in Proceedings of International Conference on Measuring Monitoring and Modelling Concrete Properties, July 3-8, 2006, Alexandroupolis, Greece, Edited by M. Gdoutos, Springer, Netherlands.
  16. M, Bi and Subramaniam, K.V., (2006), �Corrosion of Steel in Cracked Concrete: Experimental Investigation Using External Polarization,� in NACE expo 2006, Paper 06357, NACE international, Corrosion 2006, Houston, TX..
  17. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M. (2005), �Environmental Degradation of Bond between FRP and Concrete: Impact on the Fracture Process and Parameters,� in the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Construction Materials: Performance, Innovations and Structural Implications, Vancouver, Canada, August 22-24.
  18. Bi, M., and Subramaniam, K.V., (2005). �Corrosion of Steel in Cracked Concrete: Experimental Investigation using External Polarization,� in the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Construction Materials: Performance, Innovations and Structural Implications, Vancouver, Canada, August 22-24, 2005.
  19. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M. (2005), �Freeze-Thaw Degradation of FRP-Concrete Interface,� 7th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Structures November 7-10, 2005 New Orleans.
  20. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee, J, (2005) �Investigation of Early age Material property development in cementitious materials using a one-sided ultrasonic Technique,� in the Proceedings of the Indo-US Workshop on High Performance Cement-Based Composites, Chennai, India, Material Science of Concrete, Special Volume, American Ceramic Society (ACerS), Edited by J. Biernacki, S.P. Shah, N Lakshmanan, and S. Gopalakrishnan, pp. 301-310.
  21. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee J., (2004) �Ultrasonic Assessment of Early-Age Changes in the Material properties of Cementitious Materials,� in the Proceedings of Advancing Concrete Through Science and Engineering, held in conjunction with the RILEM Spring Meeting, March 21-26, 2004
  22. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M. (2004), �Fracture Analysis of the Debonding between FRP and Concrete using Digital Image Correlation,� in the Proc., 5th Int. Conf. on Fracture of Concrete and Concrete Structures, V. Li, C. Leung, C. Willam, and S. Billington, eds., Vol. 2, Vail, Colo. 787�793.
  23. Delatte, N., Chen, S., Parker, N., Agrawal, A., Mylonakis, G., Subramaniam, K.V., Bosela, P., McNeil, S., (2003), �Using NDE to evaluate the condition of subway tunnel systems,� Forensic Engineering, Proceedings of the Congress, p 329-340.
  24. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (2002) �Fatigue Fracture and Crack Propagation in Concrete Subjected to Tensile Biaxial Stresses,� in American Concrete Institute Symposium Proceedings, �Concrete� Material Science to Applications�, ACI-SP 206, pp. 25-40.
  25. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah S.P., (2000) �Nondestructive Monitoring of Early Age Concrete,� in Special Publication titled �Condition Monitoring of Materials and Structures,� Ed. F. Ansari, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  26. Nims, D.K., Subramaniam, K.V., Parvin A., and Aktan, A.E., �Analysis of Elastomeric Bearings in an Instrumented Bridge System,� American Concrete Institute (ACI), SP-164, (B. Atkinson Ed.), 1996, pp. 177-196.
  1. C. Carloni, K.V. Subramaniam, L. Nobile, (2007), “Experimental Investigation on Debonding Between Masonry and FRP,” The 13th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM13), July 1-6, 2007, Alexandroupoulos, Greece.
  2. Subramaniam, K.V., Carloni, C., and Nobile, L., (2007), “FRP Width Effect on Shear Debonding From Concrete,” The 13th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM13), July 1-6, 2007, Alexandroupoulos, Greece.
  3. Subramaniam, K.V., Ali-Ahmad, M., Carloni, C., (2006), “Geometric Scaling and Instability in FRP-Concrete Debonding,” in the proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Fracture, Ed. E. Gdoutos, July 3-7, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
  4. Carloni, C., Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., “Scaling Effect in the FRP-Concrete Debonding,” in the proceedings of 7th Meso, International Conference on Meso Mechanics, August 1-4 2005, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  5. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M. (2005), “Numerical Analysis of Fracture and Failure Instability during Shear Debonding at FRP-Concrete Interface,” in proceedings of 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, June 2-4, 2005, New Orleans, LA.
  6. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M., (2004) “Application of FRP Technology for Repair of Transportation Infrastructure,” in the proceedings of XIII Conference of Traffic Transportation Engineering, Albany, NY, Sep. 26-29, 2004.
  7. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M., (2004) “Fracture analysis of the Debonding between FRP and Concrete,” in proceedings of the 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, June 13-16, 2004, Delaware, USA.
  8. Ali-Ahmad, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and Ghosn, M., (2004) “Experimental Investigation of the Progressive Debonding between FRP and Concrete using Digital Image Correlation,” in Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Fiber Composites, High Performance Concretes and Smart Materials (ICFRC), Jan. 8-10, 2004, Chennai, India.
  9. Subramaniam, K.V., and Lee, J., (2003) “Ultrasonic Measurement of Early Age Viscoelastic Properties of Cementitous Materials,” in Proceedings of the 16th ASCE-EMD conference, Seattle, July 16-18, 2003.
  10. Ghosn, M., Subramaniam, K.V., and M. Ali-Ahmad, (2003) “Lifetime Reliability of FRP Reinforced Concrete Bridge Beams,” 2nd RILEM Workshop on Life Prediction and Aging Management of Concrete Structures, 5-6 May, 2003, Paris.
  11. Bhajanthri, B., Subramaniam,K.V., and Shah, S.P., (2003) “Fracture Mechanics in Structural Design,” Proceedings of the Structural Engineering Convention (SEC 2003) – An International Meet, December 12-14, 2003, Kharagpur, India.
  12. Subramaniam, K.V., and Shah S.P., (2002) “Nondestructive Monitoring of Concrete Structures: New Developments,” Proceedings of the International Conference of Advances in Civil Engineering, Jan. 3-5, 2002, Kharagpur, India.
  13. Shah, S.P., Popovics, J.S., and Subramaniam, K.V., (1999) “Use of Nondestructive Ultrasonic Techniques for Material Assessment and In-Service Monitoring of Concrete Structures,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing Contribution to the Infrastructure Safety Systems in the 21st Century, Torres, Brazil, November 22 – 26, 1999
  14. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah S.P., (1999) “Fatigue Crack Propagation in Biaxial Compression-Tension,” European Congress on Advanced Materials and Processes, EUROMAT’99, Munich, Germany, Sep 26-29, 1999.
  15. Subramaniam, K.V., O?Neile, E., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1999) “Crack Propagation in Flexural Fatigue of Concrete,” Proceedings of the ASCE-EMD conference, Baltimore, June 14-17, 1999.
  16. Subramaniam, K.V., Goldstein, G., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1999) “Monitoring Crack Growth in Concrete Structures using Resonance Measurements,” SPIE International Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation Techniques for Aging Infrastructure and Manufacturing, March 1999, Newport Beach CA.
  17. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1999) “Fatigue Behavior of Concrete Subjected to Biaxial Stresses,” FAA Airport Technology Transfer Conference, April 1999, Atlantic City, NJ.
  18. Subramaniam, K.V., Popovics, J.S., and Shah, S.P., (1998) “Monitoring Fatigue Damage in Concrete,” in Proceedings of Material Research Society (MRS) Volume 503, Nondestructive Characterization of Materials in Aging Systems, ed. Crane, R.l., Achenbach, J.D., Shah, S.P., Matikas, T.E., and Gilmore, R.S., 1998, pp. 151-158.
  19. Popovics, J.S., Subramaniam, K.V., and Shah, S.P., (1998) “Vibrational Resonances in Finite Length Concrete Cylinders,” in Topics on Nondestructive Evaluation (Tone) Series, Volume 2: Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Infrastructure, ASNT, Edited by H. Dreis and B. Djordjevic, Columbus, OH, 1998, pp. 97-110.
  1. Popovics, J.S. and Subramaniam, K.V., (1998), “Discussion of Free Vibrations of Thick Hollow Circular Cylinders from Three-Dimensional Analysis,” ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, Volume 120, Number 2, April, by S. Jo and Leissa, in ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics.
  1. Invited Seminar, “Investigation of Microstructure Evolution in Cementitious Materials through Setting using Poroelastic Parameters obtained from Ultrasonic Wave Reflection,” Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University, October 16, 2009.
  2. Keynote Presentation, “Response of Concrete Subjected to Repeated Multi-axial Loading of High Amplitude,” to be presented at the 7th International Congress on Concrete Sustainability, held in Dundee Scotland, July 8-10, 2008.
  3. Invited Presentation, “Design Issues in FRP-Concrete Debonding” Civil Engineering Department, University of Venice, July, 10, 2006.
  4. Invited Presentation titled “Fracture Analysis of FRP-Debonding and Design Implications” DISTART, University of Bologna, Italy, July 12, 2006.
  5. Invited Seminar titled “FRP Strengthening and Retrofit of Concrete Beams – Applications, Design Issues and Challenges,” ASCE – Metropolitan Section Infrastructure Group, Polytechnic University, Dibner Auditorium, Feb 22, 2006.
  6. Presentation titled “Ultrasonic assessment of Early Age Viscoelastic Properties of Cementitous Materials,” at the Levich Institute, City College of New York, September 6, 2005.
  7. Invited presentation titled “Fracture Analysis of the Debonding Failure in FRP Strengthened Concrete Beams,” Civil Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, June 1, 2004.
  8. Invited presentation titled “Fracture Analysis of Debonding of FRP from Concrete,” Mechanical Engineering Department, City College of New York, Oct. 16, 2003.
  9. Invited presentation at Master Builders Technologies, Cleveland, Ohio, for a seminar on “Assessing the early age concrete properties – a state of the art review”, June 1, 2002.
  10. Invited presentation at a NSF sponsored workshop on Fracture testing of concrete held Nov. 20-21, 2001, in Captive Island, Florida.
  11. Invited speaker in a symposium on “Materials and Infrastructure for Development” held at the ASCE-EMD conference in San Diego, CA, June 27, 2001.
  12. “Determining Elastic Properties of Concrete using Vibrational Resonance Frequencies of Standard Test Cylinders,” presented at the American Concrete Institute Committee 228 on nondestructive testing of concrete, ACI spring convention 1999, Chicago.
  13. “Modeling the Material Response of Airport Pavements Subjected to Aircraft Loading,” presented at University of South Florida, March 2000.
  14. “Fatigue of Concrete under Biaxial Loading,” presented at University of Florida Gainesville, April 2000.
  1. Subramaniam, K.V., “In-situ Monitoring Techniques for Concrete Strength Gain,” University Transportation Research Center Fall 2002 Newsletter.
  2. Subramaniam, K.V., Rapoport, J.R., Shah, S.P., “Nondestructive Technique for Monitoring Strength Gain in Concrete Structures,” in Cementing the Future, Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, Fall 2000, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 4-5.
  3. Subramaniam K.V., Weiss, W.J., “Just-in-Time Learning: A critical Review,” Academic News, Portland Cement Association, Spring 1997.
  1. Subramaniam, K.V., Gromotka, R., Shah, S.P., and Obla, K., “Mechanical and Shrinkage Characteristics of Concrete Containing Ultra-Fine Fly Ash,” accepted for presentation in the Research in Progress session of the ACI spring convention, Philadelphia, PA, March 2001.
  2. Subramaniam, K.V., Mohsen, J.P., Shaw, C., Willard, K., and Shah S.P., “Nondestructive Technique for Monitoring Strength Gain in Highway Structures,” accepted for presentation at the Transportation Research Board annual convention, Washington DC, Jan. 8-14, 2001.
  3. “Determining Early Stiffening and Strength Gain by Non-destructive Techniques for Early Serviceability of Structures,” Presentation at the semi Annual Meeting of the Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, (ACBM), Urbana Champagne, IL, Nov. 2-4, 2000.
  4. “Crack Propagation in Flexural Fatigue of Concrete,” Poster presented at the NSF Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, (ACBM) semi Annual Meeting, held at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Oct. 27-29, 1999.
  5. “Monitoring Fatigue Damage in Concrete using Mechanical Measurements and NDE,” presented at ACI fall convention in the Research in Progress session, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 26 1998
  6. “Monitoring Fatigue Damage in Concrete,” presented at Material Research Society (MRS) semi annual meeting at Boston, Dec 1-7, 1997.
  7. “Monitoring Damage in Concrete with Resonance Measurements,” Presented at Transportation Research Board (TRB) seventy sixth annual meeting, Session 66, Part 1, Jan. 15 1997.
  8. “Damage Monitoring in Concrete using Cross-Sectional Vibration Measurements,” Poster presented at the NSF Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials (ACBM) semi annual meeting, held at Northwestern University, Evanston, Mar. 23-25, 1997.
  9. “Testing Concrete in Torsion: Instability Analysis and Experiments” Poster presented at the NSF Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials (ACBM) semi annual meeting, held at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Oct. 2-4, 1997.
  10. “The Potential for the Use of Elastomeric Bearings in an Intelligent Bridge System,” Transportation Research Board (TRB) 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 1996.
  1. Subramaniam, K.V., “In-situ Monitoring Techniques for Concrete Strength Gain,” University Transportation Research Center Fall 2002 Newsletter.
  2. Subramaniam, K.V., Rapoport, J.R., Shah, S.P., “Nondestructive Technique for Monitoring Strength Gain in Concrete Structures,” in Cementing the Future, Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, Fall 2000, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 4-5

Primary Educational Interests:

Developing educational outreach programs and introducing innovative teaching approaches in instruction
 

Awards:

ASCE Faculty Award, City College of New York, (2003)
This award was instituted by the ASCE chapter of CCNY to recognize faculty members in appreciation of their support, commitment and professionalism.
 

Courses Taught:

  1. Reinforced Concrete Design (Undergraduate)
  2. Prestressed Concrete Design (Senior undergraduate/Graduate)
  3. Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design (Graduate)
  4. Stability of Structures (Graduate – M.S/Ph.D.)
  5. Applied Elasticity and Plasticity (Graduate – M.S./Ph.D.)
  6. Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures (Graduate – M.S./Ph.D.)
  7. Fracture Mechanics (Graduate – M.S./Ph.D.)

Publications related to teaching:

Subramaniam K.V., Weiss, W.J., “Just-in-Time Learning: A critical Review,” Academic News, Portland Cement Association, Spring 1997.
Subramaniam K.V., “Inquiry-based learning Procedures for High-School Physics – a critical evaluation,” in preparation, to be submitted to the Journal of Engineering Education, ASEE.
 

 Previous Funded Research Grants:

  1. “Effects of Overweight Vehicles on NYSDOT’s Infrastructure,” (2008-2010)
  2. “Investigation of the Bridges with Precast, Post-tensioned deck slab system” (2008-200)
  3. “Blast Mitigation using Controlled Low-strength Cementitious Materials” (2008-2011)
  4. “Damage Detection and Visualization Systems for High-Speed Transient Events” (2007-2008)
  5. “Innovative Bridge Research and Construction,” (2005 – 2010)
  6. “Blast Mitigation using Low-Strength Porous Materials and Fiber Reinforced Polymers,”
  7. “Model-Based Microstructure Evaluation of Hydrating Cementitious Materials: Development of a Test System and Experimental Investigation”, (2003-2009)
  8. “Ultra-sonic Technique for In-situ Monitoring of Setting, Hardening and Strength Gain of Concrete” submitted jointly with Northwestern University (2001 – 2002)
  9. “Application of FRP repair technology for Repair of Transportation Infrastructure,” (2001 – 2003)
  10. “Acquisition of Instrumentation for Material Characterization and Damage Quantification of Materials and Systems Laboratory at the City College of New York” (2001 -. 2003)
  11. “Corrosion of Steel Embedded in Cracked Concrete: Experimental and Theoretical Investigation,” (2001 – 2003)
  12. “Maintenance and management of Transit Infrastructure,” (2001 -. 2002)
  13. “Smart Bridges” (2001- 2002)
  14. “Manual for Bridge Scour Counter Measures,” (2003-2005)
  15. “Concrete Bridge Deck Material Properties,” (2003-2008)
  16. “Instrumented Smart Bridge Bearing Systems” (2003-2004)
  17. “Nondestructive Evaluation of Early Age Concrete,” (2002-2003)

Masters Project:

  1. Gerasapoulos, “Predicting the Deflections of Progressively Cracking Prestressed Concrete Beam,”
  2. D. Morales, “Deflections in Progressively Cracking RC Beam”
  3. Bun Hee Wong, “Smart Bridges – Concept and Instrumentation,”
  4. Kostandin Qosja, “Corrosion in Bridge Elements”

Masters Thesis (International Exchange/Collaborations):

  1. Dalila Benchabane, (2008) Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (ENTPE), France
    (Thesis – Ultrasonic Investigation of Setting in Cement Paste)
    Co-mentored with Prof. Claude Boutin (ENTPE)
  2. Dario D’Orazio, (2009) Faculty of Structural Engineering, DISTART, University of Bologna, Italy
    (Thesis – Fatigue Crack Propagation in FRP-Concrete Interface)
    Co-mentored with Prof. Marco Savoia (University of Bologna)

Ph.D. Students:

  1. Xiaojun Wang (Ph.D. Candidate) – Graduated 2010
    Thesis: Ultrasonic Evaluation of microstructure evolution in Cementitious Materials
  2. Weimin Nian (Ph.D. Candidate) – Graduated March 2010
    Thesis: Blast Mitigation using low strength foams
  3. Mohamad Ali – Ahmad, (2005) – mentor
    Currently – Senior Designer, Goldstein and Associates
    Thesis – Fracture Analysis of FRP – Concrete Debonding
  4. Mingdong Bi (2008)Currently – Structural Engineer, Weidlinger and Associates
    Thesis – Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Cracked Concrete

Past M.S (with thesis) Advisees:

  1. Vahid Kamyab, (2008) Thesis – Effect of Porous Materials on Shock and Blast Mitigation(co-mentor, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, graduated in June 2008, currently PhD student at Delft University, Netherlands)
  2. Hadi Kamyab (2008), Thesis – “Restrained shrinkage cracking in HP concrete used by NYSDOT” (Admitted to Ph.D program at Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerand
  3. Nay Naing, (2007), Thesis – “Investigation of FRP-Concrete Debonding using Acoustic Emission” (Structural Engineer, Goldstein and Assoc.)
  4. Marco Frias, (2006), Thesis – “Concrete Deck Material Properties” (Structural Engineer, Goldstein and Assoc.)
  5. Jaejun Lee (2005), Thesis – “Ultrasonic monitoring of Early Age Concrete,” (currently a Post-Doctoral Senior Researcher at Korea Institute of Construction Technology)

Awards and Recognitions:

Fellow, American Concrete Institute (2010)
Outstanding Young Researcher Award, Grove School of Engineering, CCNY (2006)
Catell Research Fellow, Grove School of Engineering, CCNY (2006)
National Science Foundation, Early CAREER Award (2003)
ASCE Faculty Award, City College of New York, (2003)
ACI – James Instrument Award (1999) – for research in Nondestructive Testing of Concrete
Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University (1995-1996)
 

Professional Activities, Honors and Memberships:

Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) Certification, State of Ohio
Member: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Chairman, Committee 215 of ACI, Fatigue of Concrete (2003-2009)
Member of ACI committee 123, Research and Current Developments (since 1999)
Voting member of Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 446, Fracture of Concrete (since 2000)
Elected member, Materials Committee, ASCE-Engineering Mechanics Division (since 1999,) Experimental Analysis and Instrumentation Committee, ASCE-EMD (since 2003)
Member ASTM Forum 0970001, Fracture Toughness of Concrete
Member RILEM Committee ATC-185 on Early Age Monitoring of Concrete
 

Review Panels and Editorial Boards:

Associate Editor, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE
Associate Editor, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE
Chairman, Engineering Panel, Professional Staff Congress (PSC)- CUNY Grants Program (2004 – 2007)