Dr. Anand K. B.
Dr. Anand K. B. joined the Amrita School of Engineering in 2010 after a long and distinguished career at the N. S. S.College of Engineering, Palakkad. Dr. Anand received his M. Tech. and Ph. D. degrees from Building Technology & Construction Management division of IIT Madras. He worked at N. S. S. College of Engineering in Palakkad, where he rose from the post of Lecturer to that of Professor. He was actively involved in projects funded by MHRD and Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Kerala. He also contributed in the BMTPC sponsored research project on “Accelerated Masonry Construction”, at IIT Madras.
Dr. Anand has published many international and national papers. The research paper on Interlocking Block Masonry, published in the Journal of the American Society of Civil Engineers was awarded as the best paper of 2004 by Indian Society for Construction Materials & Structures. He is also in the panel of reviewers for international journals. He has given number of invited lectures on topics related to Building Environment and Climatic Design. His areas of interest include Energy efficiency in buildings, Forensic Engineering, Resource optimization in construction. He has been an examiner for doctoral dissertations and has held crucial positions in academic bodies of various universities.
He is also associated with many professional bodies. For the overall contribution to teaching profession, Dr. Anand received the Best Teacher award from University of Calicut in the academic year 2004-2005.
- Ph.D Building Technology & Construction Management Division, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
|2013 - Present||Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore|
|2010 - 2013||Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore|
|1984 - 2010||Career Progression from Lecturer to Professor, N. S. S. College of Engineering in Palakkad.
Served in positions of administrative and academic responsibility.
TECHNICAL SKILL ASSET
- Concrete NDT, Primavera, Revit, SAP
- Received the Best Teacher award from University of Calicut in the academic year 2004-2005.
- Best Technical paper award in 2004 from the Indian Society for Construction Materials & Structures (ISCMS-ECC Award), for the paper published in ASCE Journal of Architectural Engg.
|Year of Publication||Publication Type||Title|
|2016||Journal Article||D. Sathyan, .B.Anand, K., and Mini, K. M., “Experimental Study on Portland Pozzolana Cement-Superplasticiser Compatibility in Mortar”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, vol. 09, no. 02, pp. 539-544, 2016.|
|2016||Journal Article||A. .J.Prakash, Sathyan, D., .B.Anand, K., and .B, P., “Prediction of passing ability of self compacting concrete: Regularized least square approach”, ESTIS 2016, 2016.|
|2016||Journal Article||C. Jose, Sathyan, D., and .B.Anand, K., “Modelling Marsh cone flow time of superplasticized PPC paste –using RLS with the application of RKS”, ESTIS 2016, 2016.|
|2016||Journal Article||S. Menon.M, Sathyan, D., and .B.Anand, K., “Rheological Properties of super plasticized Portland Pozzolana Cement Paste”, ESTIS 2016, 2016.|
|2005||Journal Article||K. .B.Anand and .Ramamurthy, K., “Development and evaluation of hollow concrete interlocking block masonry system”, The Masonry Society Journal, USA, pp. 11-19, 2005.|
|2003||Journal Article||K. .B.Anand, Vasudevan, V., and .Ramamurthy, K., “Water permeability assessment of alternative masonry systems”, Building and Environment, vol. 37, pp. 947-957, 2003.[Abstract]|
|2003||Journal Article||K. .B.Anand and .Ramamurthy, K., “Laboratory based productivity studies on alternative masonry systems”, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 129, no. 3, 2003.[Abstract]|
|2001||Journal Article||K. .B.Anand and Ramamurthy, K., “Influence of Construction Method on Water Permeation of Interlocking Block Masonry ”, Journal of Architectural Engineering, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 52-56, 2001.[Abstract]|