Dr. Anush K. Chandrappa
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Transportation engineering

Email:

anush@thapapr.edu

Contact No.

+91-8343-997-718

Assistant Professor

anushiitkgp.ce@gmail.com

Biography

Dr. Anush K. Chandrappa is working with CED Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since January 2019. He has completed his PhD degree in Civil Engineering with Transportation Engineering as specialization from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in January 2018. Before joining Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, he worked as Senior Engineer at Dilip Buildcon Limited, Bhopal.

Education

  • Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur) in Civil Engineering with Transportation Engineering as specialization (2014-18)
  • M. Tech in Transportation Engineering from IIT Kharagpur (2012-14)
  • B.E. in Civil Engineering from B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore (2008-12)

Experience: Total Industry and Teaching Experience: 1 year 5 months

  • September 2018 – January 2019: Senior Engineering, Design and Technical Audit Department, Dilip Buildcon Limited, Bhopal, India
  • September 2017 – September 2018: Engineer, Design and Technical Audit Department, Dilip Buildcon Limited, Bhopal, India

Teaching Interests:

  • Pavement Design and Analysis
  • Pavement Construction Practices
  • Pavement Maintenance and Evaluation
  • Transportation Engineering (Highways, Railways, and Runways)
  • Pavement Materials
  • Transportation Engineering Laboratory
  • Sustainable Pavement Engineering Practices and Applications
  • Urban Climatology

Research Interest:

  • Pavement Materials Characterization
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Sustainable Materials in Pavement
  • Concrete and related Products
  • Urban Heat Island Effects

Publications:

Journals

  1. Anush K.Chandrappa., Rishab Maurya., Krishna P. Bilgiri., Srinivas J Rao., Sanjib Nath (2018). Laboratory Investigations and Field Implementation of Pervious Concrete Paving Mixtures, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Vol.7, Issue.1, ASTM International (IF = 0.389)
  2. Anush K.Chandrappa, Krishna P. Bilgiri (2018). Effect of Pore Structure on the Fatigue of Pervious Concrete, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor and Francis, https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1464500 (IF = 1.401)
  3. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri (2018). Methodology to Develop Pervious Concrete Mixtures for Target Properties: An Emphasis on the Selection of Mixture Variables, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B:Pavements, Vol. 144, Issue 3, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (IF = 1.1)
  4. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri (2017). Pore Structure Characterization of Pervious Concrete Using X-ray Micro Computed Tomography, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Volume 30, Issue 6 (IF = 1.49)
  5. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri (2017). Flexural-Fatigue Characteristics of Pervious Concrete: Statistical Distributions and Model Development, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, UK, Vol. 153, pp. 1-15 (IF = 3.169)
  6. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri (2017). Investigation on Flexural Strength and Stiffness of Pervious Concrete for Pavement Applications, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM International, Vol. 7, Issue 2 DOI: 10.1520/ACEM 20170015 (IF = 0.389)
  7. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P.Biligiri (2017). Relationships between Structural, Functional, and X-ray Microcomputed Tomography Parameters of Pervious Concrete for Pavement Applications, Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, Paper No. 2629, DOI: 10.3141/2629-08 (IF = 0.61)
  8. Krishan Kant Meena., Anush K. Chandrappa., and Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Comprehensive Laboratory Testing and Evaluation of Evaporative Cooling Effect of Pavement Materials”, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, American Society for Testing and Materials International, USA, Volume 45, Number 5, September 2017, DOI: 10.1520/JTE20160462 (IF = 0.389)
  9. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Investigations on Pervious Concrete Properties Using Ultrasonic Wave Applications, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, American Society for Testing and Materials International, USA, Volume 45, Issue 5, September 2017, DOI: 10.1520/JTE20160117 (IF = 0.389)
  10. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Comprehensive Investigation of Permeability Characteristics of Pervious Concrete: A hydrodynamic Approach, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, UK, Vol. 123, pp. 627-637 (IF = 3.169)
  11. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Influence of Mix Parameters on Pore Properties and Modulus of Pervious Concrete: An Application of Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity, Materials and Structures, Vol. 49, pp. 5255-5271 (IF = 2.607)
  12. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Pervious Concrete as a Sustainable Pavement Material - Research Findings and Future Prospects: A State-of-the-Art review, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, UK, Vol. 111, pp. 262-274 (IF = 3.169)
  13. Veena Venudharan., Anush K. Chandrappa., and Krishna P. Biligiri, Kamil Kaloush. (2015). Predictive Models for Storage Modulus (E’) and Loss Modulus (E”) of Asphalt Mixtures, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001550, 04016038 (IF = 1.49)
  14. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri. (2015). Development of Pavement-Surface Temperature Predictive Models: Parametric Approach, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 28 (3), DOI: 10.1061/ (ASCE) MT.1943-5533.0001415, 04015143 (IF = 1.49)
  15. Anush K. Chandrappa., Kinjal Bhattacharyya and Bhargab Maitra (2015). Estimation of PET and Threshold Wait Time for Pedestrians on Busy Urban Corridor in Heterogeneous Traffic Environment: An Experience in Kolkata, Journal of Asian Transportation Studies, J-Stage, Vol.4, Issue. 2, pp. 421-429

International Conferences

  1. Avishresth, Anush K. Chandrappa., Prasanna V.Sampath., Krishna P.Bilgiri (2019), Case Studies on the Construction of Pervious Concrete Pavement in India, Construction and Rehabilitation of Rigid Pavement – Current Practice and Way Forward, International Society for Concrete Pavements, Organized by Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi
  2. Anush K. Chandrappa., Rishab Maurya, Krishna P. Biligiri. (2017). Laboratory and Field Investigations of Pervious Concrete Pavement: A Smart City Initiative, IRF Middle East and North Africa Regional Congress and Exhibition, October 29-31, Dubai, UAE
  3. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri. (2017). Relationships between Structural, Functional, and X-ray Microcomputed Tomography Parameters of Pervious Concrete for Pavement Applications, 96th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of National Academies, January 8-12, 2016, Washington, D.C, USA (DVD ROM)
  4. Anush K. Chandrappa, Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Characterization of Pervious Concrete Fundamental Properties, 12th Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries conference (TPMDC), December 19-21, 2016, Mumbai, India
  5. Ping-Ni Hou., Yumin Su., Anush K. Chandrappa., and Krishna P. Biligiri. (2016). Pilot Study of Permeability of Pervious Concrete in Conjunction with Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity and X-ray Computed Tomography, 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition, October 16-20, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  6. Anush K. Chandrappa., Krishna P. Biligiri (2016), Image Analyses and Neural Network Applications in Pervious Concrete, 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV), July 27-29, 2016, Published by Research Publishing, Singapore
  7. Krishan Kant Meena, Anush K. Chandrappa, Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri., (2015), Field Investigations on Evaporative Cooling Effect of Asphalt-Rubber Mixtures, Rubberized Asphalt Rubber 2015, October 4-7, 2015, Las Vegas, USA
  8. Anush K. Chandrappa., Kinjal Bhattacharyya and Bhargab Maitra., (2015), Estimation of PET and Threshold Wait Time for Pedestrians on Busy Urban Corridor in Heterogeneous Traffic Environment: An Experience in Kolkata, 11th Eastern Asia Society of Transportation Studies (EASTS), Cebu, Philippines
  9. Anush K. Chandrappa., Kinjal Bhattacharyya and Bhargab Maitra., (2015), Measures for Improving Pedestrian Crossing Facilities based on Perceptions of Urban Commuters: An Experience in Kolkata, 94th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of National Academies, January 11-15, 2015, Washington, D.C, USA (CR-ROM:15-2605)

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • “Outstanding contribution in reviewing”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Awarded on July 2017
  • Fully funded travel support from IIT Kharagpur to attend 96th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, USA
  • Honourable mention for “Best student paper award”, 96th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of National Academies (AFN-10 Committee), Washington, DC, USA (Relationships between structural, functional, and X-ray microcomputed tomography parameters of pervious concrete for pavement applications) (January 2017)
  • Runner-up at regional level in the “STIMILUS”, civil engineering quiz conducted by Ultra Tech Cements, Bangalore, India
  • Reviewer for five international journals:
    • Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, U.K 
    • Journal of Testing and Evaluation, American Society of Testing and Materials International, USA 
    • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society for Civil Engineers, USA 
    • Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, American Society of Testing and Materials International, USA 
    • Journal of Transportation Engineering. Part-B, American Society for Civil Engineers, USA

Message to Students & Community

”Sustainability is defined as development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs” – The Brundtland Commission