UCEOU
Name   

Dr. Ravande Kishore

Present Designation   

Professor and Head of Civil Engineering.

Office Address
Dept. of Civil Engineering
University College of Engineering
Osmania University, Hyderabad 500 007
Residential Address
Flat No. 501, Skill Residency Apts.
3-4-846,Barkatpura, 
Hyderabad, India
500 027
Date of Birth  
22.02.1958
Age as on 22.02.2008

50 years

Education Qualifications

Exam Passed

University/
Institute

Year of
Passing

% of Marks
Secured

Class /
Division

Subjects
taken

Remarks

B.E

Osmania University,
Hyderabad

1980

83.5

I ( with distinction)

Civil Engineering

2nd Rank
holder

M.E

Osmania University,
Hyderabad

1982

87.5

I ( with distinction)

Structural Engineering

1st Rank
holder

Ph.D

          
                
I.I.T. Bombay

 

1994

 

Thesis Title: Some Studies on Recycled  Aggregate Concrete
( A pioneering Research work )

Academic distinctions attained     :  Pioneering  Research work in the field of Recycled Aggregate Concrete leading to Ph.D.

Professional Career   :

  1. 1982-1983- Scientist, National Council for Cement & Building Materials – New Delhi, India- (Research Work)                                                          
  2. 1983-1991- Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, O.U., Hyderabad, India (Teaching & Research)
  3. 1991- 2004- Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department, O.U., Hyderabad,      India (Teaching & Research)
  4. 2004 to date, Professor, Civil Engineering Department, O.U., Hyderabad India (Teaching & Research)   

Years of Experience                       : Teaching – 25,  Research-22, Consultancy-17

Positions held in the University

  • 1998-2005- Placement Officer, University College of Engineering, O.U.                    
  • 2003 to 2005 & 2008-till date- Professor-in-Charge, Concrete & Testing of Material Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering, O.U.
  • 2000-2005- Director, Centre for Solid Waste Technology and Management, O.U.
  • 2007- till date- Chairman, Board of Studies in Civil Engineering,  (University), Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • 2005- Chairman, Board of Studies in Civil Engineering,(Autonomous), University College of Engineering, O.U.
  • 2006 to date- Special Officer, Part time Courses, University College of Engineering, O.U
  • 2006 to date- Director, Research, Development and Consultancy Cell, O.U.

Areas of Specialization / Research Interest :

Structural Engineering, Concrete Technology, Recycled Aggregate Concrete,    Low Cost Housing, Repairs & Rehabilitation of R.C Structures, Innovative materials  for Construction, and Solid Waste Technology and Management.

Publications : International & National Journal – 5 ,Conferences & Seminars – 31 ,Editor of Proceedings – 5 ,(See Annexure I)      

Number of Ph.D. Candidates 
                                                           (a) Guided     :   One- Stress Block Parameters for    
                                                                            Recycled Aggregate Concrete   
                                                                            Members in Flexure                                   

                                                            (b) Working   :  6 with Osmania University, 1 with JNTU,Hyderabad  1 with BITS, Pilani.

No. of M.E. Thesis Guided              : Over 40

 

R & D Sponsored Project               : 3-Major, 3-Minor

S.No.
Title of the Project
Name of the Funding Agency
Amount
Duration
1 Recycling of Demolition ,Rubble as Coarse          Aggregate for Concrete (Principal Investigator) AICTE, New Delhi         Rs.6.0 lakh      3 Years(Completed)
2 Non Destructive Evaluation of Corrosion of Concrete Structure (Co-Investigator) AICTE, New Delhi       Rs.10.5 lakh    3 Years(Completed)
3 Investigation on Use of Recycled aggregate in Prestressed Concrete   Railway Sleepers AICTE, New Delhi       Rs.6.0 lakh    3 Years(In Progress)
4 Temperature Distribution  in Concrete Railway Bridges RDSO, Ministry of Railways, GOI, New Delhi Rs.18.5 lakh 3 Years(In Progress)

Type of industrial and consultancy          

            Structural Engineering                               –   Testing and Consultancy and Proof Checking            
                                                                                          
            Concrete Technology                                 -    Testing and Consultancy
            Solid Waste Technology and Management  -  Consultancy
            (Consultant to MCH, QUDA, HUDA, Indian Railways and Private organizations)

Number of Guest Lectures (Technical/Soft skills):  25

Number of Seminars/Conferences attended   :        55

Visits abroad and nature of assignment:

  1. Visited U.S.A. in December 1999 as Author Delegate at International Conference on Solid Waste Management (Philadelphia) – Presented two Papers and Guest lectures.
  2. Served as  Visiting Professor at School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok for January 2006 Term.
  3. Visited U.K. in June 2007 as author delegate at International Conference on  Sustainable construction Materials and Technologies, Coventry University, Coventry, U.K.
  4. Visited U.S.A. in September 2007 as Author Delegate at International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology (Washington D.C) – Presented Paper and Guest lectures.
  5. Visited Dubai, Sharjah and AbuDhabi as a Member of  Technical Delegation of Ultra Tech Cements (BIRLA GROUP INDUSTRY)

Other Distinctions and Honours        

  • 2nd Rank at BE and 1st Rank at M.E,
  • Pioneering Research work at Ph.D level
  • Member of AICTE Expert Committee
  • Selection Committee Member, National Academy of Construction,  Hyderabad
  • Hall of Fame Nomination – by ABI Inc.U.S.A.
  • Member of Research Board of Advisor – ABI Inc.U.S.A.
  • Appeared in International Directory of Distinguished Leadership-ABI Inc. U.S.A
  • Member-International Scientific Advisory Committee – ISWA, U.S.A.

Membership of Professional Societies

(i)   MIE, Institution of Engineers (India) – M/103627/5
(ii)  MICI, Indian Concrete Institute, Madras – 3228
(iii) MICACI, India Chapter of American Concrete Institute, Bombay – 528
(iv) MISTE, Indian Society for Technical Education – LM – 8547
(v)  FIIBE – Fellow of Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers – F967
(vi) Hon. Secretary, Indian Concrete institute (ICI), A.P. Hyderabad Center (January 1998 to 2000) and  presently Chairman.

 

ANNEXURE-I

PUBLICATIONS by DR.RAVANDE KISHORE

I. PAPER PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL JOURNALS

  1.  Bairagi, N.K., Vidyadhara,H.S., and Ravande Kishore, - MIX DESIGN PROCEDURE FOR RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE -  Construction and Building Materials, (U.K) Vol.4, No.4. December, 1990,  pp 188 – 193.
  2. Bairagi, N.K., and Ravande Kishore, - RECYCLED  AGGREGATE  AND  RECYCLED  AGGREGATE  CONCRETE  -   AN  OVERVIEW – Civil Engineering and Construction Review ( India ), Vol.5, No.3, March  1992, pp 21 - 27.
  3. Bairagi,N.K., Ravande Kishore and Pareek.V.K., - BEHAVIOUR OF CONCRETE WITH DIFFERENT PROPORTIONS OF NATURAL AND RECYCLED AGGREGATE  Resources, Conservation and Recycling, ( U.K ), Vol.9, 1993, pp 109 – 126.
  4. Ravande Kishore, - RECYCLED AGGREGATE – A CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM – Builder & Designer – An Express Group Publications, Vol.1.No.5, July 1999, pp – 8.
  5. D.S.Prakash Rao, V.S.S.Kumar, Ravande Kishore and V.Bhikshma, - GROUND   PENETRATING RADAR AND ITS APPLICATION IN CIVIL ENGINEERING- The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.  , No.  , November 2007, pp 35-40

II. PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

  1. Ravande Kishore and Bairagi, N.K., - RECYCLED FINE AGGREGATE – A SUBSTITUTE FOR NATURAL SAND – Proceedings ( Vol.II ) – International Recycling Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, January 1993, pp 13 – 18. ( Also published in the proceedings of Symposium on Structural Engineering and National Development, I.I.T., Kanpur, February 1993 ).
  2. Ravande Kishore and Nisith.K.Bairagi., - RECYCLING OF DEMOLITION WASTE FOR RECONSTRUCTION, Proceedings, Vol.I, International Seminar on Technology for a Better Tomorrow, Ninth Indian Engineering Congress, Institution of Engineers, Calcutta, December 1994, pp 345 – 355.
  3. Ravande Kishore, - RECYCLED AGGREGATE – AN ALTERNATIVE MATERIAL OF TWENTY FRIST CENTURY FOR CONSTRUCTION, International Seminar on Civil Engineering Practices in Twenty First Century, Institution of Engineers ( India ), Roorkee, India, February 1996, pp 964 – 973.
  4. Ravande Kishore, - ROLE OF CONCRETE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, Proceedings, International Symposium on Innovative World of Concrete, ICI, Calcutta, November 1998. 
  5. Ravande Kishore, Bairagi,N.K., and Kumar.P., - STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF CONCRETE MADE WITH RECYCLED FINE AGGREGATE AND CRUSHED STONE FINES, Proceedings, The 15th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management,  Philadelphia, U.S.A, December1999, pp – 4C.
  6. Ravande Kishore, - PROPERTIES OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE - AN ALTERNATIVE CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL OF THE NEXT MILLENNIUM. Proceedings, The 15th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management,  Philadelphia, U.S.A, December 1999. pp – 4C .
  7. Ravande Kishore, and Rajiv Babu, - PRIVATISATION OF SANITATION WORK IN HYDERABAD MUNICIPAL AREA – AN EXPERIENCE,  Proceedings,  ISWA World Environment Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2002.
  8. Ravande Kishore, - RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE – AN INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL,    Proceedings,        Third Quinquennial International Symposium On Innovative World Of Concrete, ICI, Pune, September 2003.
  9. Ravande Kishore, and Bhikshma.V., - INVESTIGATIONS ON FLEXURAL BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE BEAMS, Proceedings, International Conference On Advances In Concrete And Construction, ICACC, VCE, Hyderabad, December 2004, pp 467 –482.
  10.  Ravande Kishore, and Md.Khader Basha, - CORRELATION BETWEEN ACCELERATED AND NORMAL COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE, Proceedings, INCRAC & CT, SRM Institute Of Science and Technology, Chennai, December 2005.
  11. Ravande Kishore, and Keshava Reddy,M., - STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF FLY ASH CEMENT MORTOR, Proceedings, International Conference On Recent Advances In Concrete And Construction Technology, Proceedings, INCRAC & CT, SRM Institute Of Science And Technology, Chennai, December 2005.
  12. Ravande Kishore, and Bhikshma.V., - MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF FIBRE REINFORCED HIGH STRENGTH CONCRETE, Proceedings, International Conference On Recent Advances In Concrete And Construction Technology, INCRAC & CT, SRM Institute Of Science And Technology, Chennai, December 2005.
  13. Ravande Kishore, - Properties OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE AND IT’S INFLUENCE ON CONCRETE, Proceedings, 1st International Structural Speciality Conference, Canadian Society For Civil Engineering, University Of Calagary, Calagary, Canada, May 2006.
  14. Ravande Kishore, N. Naik, A. Reddy, and M Sharma – INFLUENCE OF PROPERTIES OF MINERAL ADMIXTURES ON COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF PORTLAND CEMENT BASED MORTAR SAMPLES, Proceedings, The Tenth East Asia Pacific Conference on Structural engineering and Construction (EASEC-10), Bangkok, Thailand, August 2006.
  15. Ravande Kishore, INFLUENCE OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE ON FLEXURAL BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAMS, Proceedings, International Conference on Sustainable construction Materials and Technologies, Coventry, UK, June 2007
  16. Ravande Kishore, and Bairagi,N.K., CREEP AND DRYING SHRINKAGE OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE, Proceedings, International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology ,Washington D.C.,USA September 2007
  17. Ravande Kishore, and Narsing Rao,S.,  SOIL-CEMENT FLY ASH SLAB PANEL - A  COST-EFFECTIVE STRUCTURAL ELEMENT FOR HOUSING, Proceedings, Structural  Engineering world Congress-(International Conference), Bangalore, India, November  2007.
  18. Keshava Reddy,M., and Ravande Kishore, EVALUATION OF IN PLACE  COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE USING NONLINEAR REGRESSION  ANALYSIS, Proceedings,Second International Conference on Advances in Concrete and  Construction (ICACC-2008), Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India, February 2008
  19. V.Bhikshma, Ravande Kishore, and J.Latha - STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE USING POLYESTER FIBERS, Proceedings Seventh International Rilem Symposium on Fibre Reinforeced Concrete BEFIB 2008,I.I.T. Chennai, India, September 2008

III. PAPERS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

  1. Ravande Kishore, - PROTECTION OF REINFORCEMENT AGAINST CORROSION – Proceedings, National Symposium on Construction Engineering and Management, Anna University, Madras, March 1992, pp 217 – 221.
  2. Umesh Kumar,B., Ravande Kishore and Purna Chander,M., - FLYASH CELLULAR CONCRETE, Proceedings, National Symposium on Power Plant Fly ash Utilization and Waste Heat Recovery Systems, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, March 1995.
  3. Ravande Kishore, - DURABILITY OF HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE, Proceedings, National Workshop on High Performance Concrete, Indian Concrete Institute, APHC, Hyderabad, December 1997.
  4. Ravande Kishore, - ROLE OF RECYCLED CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE, Proceedings, National Conference on Construction – Infrastructure 2000, Construction Industry Development Council, New Delhi, August / September 1998, pp 452 – 464
  5. Ravande Kishore, - RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE – A PROSPECTIVE STRUCTURAL GRADE CONCRETE, Proceedings, All India Seminar on Concrete for Infrastructural Development  ( CID ), I.I.E.( Rorrkee ), December 1998, pp 303 – 315.
  6. Uma Maheshwar,V., Ravande Kishore, and UshaSri.V., - APPLICATION OF QUALITY SYSTEM IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION _ Proceedings, National Conference on Technical Education  in the New Millennium – Management and Challenges, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  March 2000, pp 11 – 19.
  7. Satya Akunuru, Ravande Kishore, and Uma Maheshwar,V., -  ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION – Proceedings, National Conference on Technical Education in the New Millennium – Management and Challenges, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  March 2000, pp 290 – 294.
  8. Mohd.Abdus Samad Siddiqui, and Ravande Kishore, - STRUCTRAL INTEGRITY AND IT’S IMPORTANCE IN DISASTER MITIGATION, Proceedings, National Conference On Disaster Mitigation And Management, SCHANISJ-BAI, Hyderabad, October 2001,  pp-48-52.
  9. Mohd.Abdus Samad Siddiqui, and Ravande Kishore, - INTRODUCTION OF GIS AS AN ESSENTIAL TOOL IN CIVIL ENGINEERING CURRICULUM,  Proceedings,  National Conference on Geographical Information System and Their Applications in Civil Engineering, DCET, Hyderabad, February 2002, pp-101-107.
  10.  Ravande Kishore, Kalidas Nitturkar and Prasada Rao.T.V., - ANALYSIS OF GROUND BASED LIQUID STORAGE TANKS SUBJECTED TO EARTHQUAKE ACCELERATIONS, Proceedings, National Seminar on Recent Developments in Designed and Construction of Technologies, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Bangalore, October 2005.
  11. Ravande Kishore and U.Ravi Kiran – DIAGNOSIS AND REHABILITATION OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES – METHODS AND CASE STUDY, Proceedings, All India Seminar On Earthquake Resistant Design, Construction, Retro Filling and Rehabilitation of Building, ERDCRRB – 2006, Civil Engineering Department, Institute Of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, February 2006.
  12. Ravande Kishore and Narsing Rao,S., DEVELOPMENT OF SOIL CEMENT FLY ASH BLOCKS FOR COST EFFECTIVE HOUSING, Proceedings, National Seminar on Recent Developments in Design and Construction Technologies (REDECON-2007), Banglore, January 2007

IV. PROCEEDINGS OF CONFERENCES AND TRAINING PROGRAMMES EDITED

  1. Ramesh Reddy and Ravande Kishore, -  Editors – Proceedings – NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, January 1995.
  2. Ravande Kishore, - Editor – Lecture Notes – TRAINING  PROGRAMME ON GOOD CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION  PRACTICES. CMRI – Indian Concrete Institute—Civil Engineering Department, OU., Hyderabad, 12 – 14 August 1999.
  3.  Reddy,D.N., Ravande Kishore, and Uma Maheshwar,V., - Editor – Proceedings -  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM – MANAGEMENT AND CHALLENGES, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  March 2000.
  4. Ravande Kishore, - Editor – Lecture Notes – Workshop on SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FOR CLEAN ENVIRONMENT, CENTRE FOR SOLID WASTE TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  April 2001.
  5. Ravande Kishore, - Editor – Lecture Notes- WORKSHOP ON EARTH QUAKE  RESISTANT DESIGN OF STRUCTURES, Department of Civil Engineering, University  College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, March 2007.
University College of Engineering ,Osmania University