Arun Narayanan

School of Engineering Sciences

Dr. Arun Narayanan is an Assistant Professor at Mahindra École Centrale College of Engineering. He did his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.

  • 2018: Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India. Thesis title: PZT sensor arrays for integrated quality monitoring and damage detection in concrete structures. Advisor: Prof. K V L Subramaniam.
  • 2010: M.E., Structural Engineering, Anna University, India.
  • 2007: B.tech., Civil Engineering, University of Calicut, India.

Research Interests

Sensor development for infrastructure monitoring.
  • EMI, wave propagation, and vibration-based structural health monitoring.
  • Non-destructive evaluation of concrete.
  • SAKURA science fellowship from Japan Science and Technology.
  • Excellence in research award for the year 2015 and 2016 from IIT Hyderabad.
Journal Papers:
  • Narayanan, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2016), "Experimental evaluation of load-induced damage in concrete from distributed microcracks to localized cracking on electro-mechanical impedance response of bonded PZT", Construction and Building Materials, Vol.105, pp. 536-544.
  • Narayanan, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2016), "Sensing of damage and substrate stress in concrete using electro-mechanical impedance measurements of bonded PZT patches", Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 25, No. 9, p.095011
  • Narayanan, A., Kocherla, A., and Subramaniam, K. V. (2017). Embedded PZT Sensor for Monitoring Mechanical Impedance of Hydrating Cementitious Materials. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol.36, No. 4, p.64.
  • Narayanan, A., Subramaniam, K V L., (2017). "Damage assessment in concrete structures using piezoelectric-based sensors", Revista alconpat, Vol. 7, No.1, pp. 25-35, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21041/ra.v7i1.173)
  • Narayanan, A., Kocherla, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2018), "Understanding the Coupled Electromechanical response of a PZT Patch attached to Concrete: Influence of Substrate size", Measurement, Vol. 124, pp. 505-514
  • Narayanan, A., Kocherla, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2018), "PZT Sensor Array for Local and Distributed Measurements of Localized Cracking in Concrete". Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 27, No.7, p. 075049
Conference Papers:
  • Narayanan, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2016), "Early age monitoring of cement mortar using embedded piezoelectric sensors", Proc. SPIE 9805, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2016, 98052W (April 1, 2016); DOI:10.1117/12.2219655.
  • Kocherla, A., Narayanan, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2017), "Monitoring progressive changes in cementitious materials using embedded piezo-sensors", Proc. SPIE 10170, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems; 101702I (2017); DOI: 10.1117/12.2259842
  • Narayanan, A., Kocherla, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2017), "Development of an Embedded PZT Sensor for Monitoring Mechanical Impedance of a Cementitious Material through Setting and Early Strength Gain", Proceedings of RILEM Annual Week; Vol.118, pp. 497-505.
  • Narayanan, A., and Subramaniam, K V L., (2015), "Damage Assessment in Concrete Structures using PZT patches", RN Raikar Memorial Intl. Conference, Indian chapter of American Concrete Institute.
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