Ganesh Babu Kodeboyina Adjunct Professor Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Ganesh Babu Kodeboyina is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering. Dr. Ganesh Babu holds a Ph.D. in Civil-Structures from IIT Madras.

Dr. Ganesh Babu has worked as a Director, Research and Development, CBIT - Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. Also he has worked as Director, CSIR - Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India.

He has Published and reported over 200 papers on the behavior of structures and high performance structural materials in the various national and international journals and conferences. Apart from publications authored several reports for the large number of sponsored research and consultancy projects undertaken. Also compiled several status and operational reports for the government as a member the several committees involved.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., in Civil – Structures from IIT Madras, 1971-75.
    • M.Tech, in Civil – Structures from IIT Madras, 1968-70.
    • B.E. (Dist), Andhra Univ. Civil Engineering, 1965-68.
    • AvH Fellow, RWTH, Aachen, Meerestechnik, 1981-83.
  • Research

    Doctoral theses:

    • High performance layered composites 
    • Unit Cell method for concrete constitutive relations 
    • Geopolymer concrete composites 
    • Natural and Calcined Zeolites in concrete 
    • Mixed fiber reinforced cementitious composites 
    • Characteristics of silica fume concretes 
    • Hydrodynamic Behavior of Complaint Platforms 
    • Chloride diffusion and Corrosion of Steel in Concrete 
    • Concretes with Chemical Admixtures 
    • Corrosion Behavior of Steel in Concrete 
    • Ultra-high performance concrete composites 
    • Ternary Cementitious composites 
    • Carbon fiber rehabilitation effectiveness 
    • Fly ash based self-compacting concretes 
    • Effective utilisation of fly ash in concretes 
    • Fracture of high strength steel fiber reinforced concrete. 
    • Performence of Concrete in Aggressive Environments 
    • Deterioration of Concrete in Marine Environment. 
    • Spectral Distributions of Wave force on Groups of Cylinders 

    Masters by research theses:

    • NDT evaluation of concrete composites 
    • Applications of HPC for structures 
    • Corrosion of steel in blended cements 
    • Lightweight cementitious composites 
    • Galvanized Rebars in Marine Environment
    • Performance of Blended Cements in Concrete 
    • Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Semi - submersibles
    • Performance of rice husk ash concretes 
    • Roller compacted concrete 
    • Behavior of foamed concretes
    • Behavior of concretes with metakaoline
    • Behavior of GGBS in concrete Composites
    • Fibre - Reinforced Concrete Manhole Covers

    Masters thesis projects:

    • Shrinkage Characteristics of SCC 
    • Fuzzy Set for Condition Rating of Jacket Platform
    • Effect of Temperature on Strength of Pozzolanic Concretes
    • Mechanical Behavior of SIFCON
    • Behavior of Concretes with Fly Ash
    • Diffusion of Chlorides and Sulphates through Concrete
    • Corrosion Behavior of Steel in Concrete
    • Behavior of Twin Hull Semisubmersibles
    • Effect of Slow cycle and fatigue loadings on tubular joints
    • Computer Aided Design of Breakwaters
    • Effect of Aggregate Grading on Performance of Concrete
    • Chloride binding capacity of Fly Ash Concrete
    • Effect of Silica fume on the Behavior of Concrete
    • Effect of Structural Cracking on the Corrosion of Steel
    • Deterioration of Concrete in Marine Environment
    • Fatigue Analysis for Offshore Structures
    • Effect of Fatigue loading in Tubular T - joints
  • Publications
    • Ganesh Babu. K, Lakshmana Rao. C et al., "Evaluation of the in service thermal cycling effects on the fast breeder reactor containment concretes", Transactions, SMiRT-22, San Francisco, California, USA - August 18-23, 2013.
    • Amamath. Y, Ganesh Babu. K, "Transport properties of high volume fly ash roller compacted concrete", Cement & Concrete Composites, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 1057-1062, 2011.
    • Vedalakshmi. R, Srinivasan. S, Ganesh Babu. K, "Studies on strength and permeability characteristics of blended cements in low and medium strength concretes", Structural Concrete,Volume 5, Issue 2, 01 June 2004,, pp. 61 -70.
    • Ganesh Babu. K, SaradhiBabu. D, Performance of fly ash concretes containing lightweight EPS aggregates" Cement & Concrete Composites, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 605-611, 2004
    • Ganesh Babu, K, SaradhiBabu, D, Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume", Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 755-762, 2003.
    • Vedalakshmi. R, Raj. S. A, Srinivasan. S, Ganesh Babu. K, "Quantification of hydrated cement products of blended cements in low and medium strength concrete using TG and DTA technique", Thermochimica Acta, 407, 1, 2003.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, & Kumar, V.S, "Efficiency of GGBS in Concrete" Cement and Concrete Research, 30, 7, 2000
    • Ganesh Babu, K, & Rao, GSN. "Efficiency of Fly ash in Concrete with age", Cem. and Conc. Research, 26, 3, 1996.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, & Prakash, P.V.S, "Efficiency of Silica Fume in Concrete", Cem. and Conc. Research, 25,.6, 1995.
    • Natarajan, R., Ganesh Babu, K et al., "The Nature and Scope of the Brain-drain of Engineering Graduates", Int. J. Engg. Ed., Vol. 10, No. 1, 1994, pp. 114-123.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, and Rao, GSN. "Efficiency of Fly ash in Concrete ", Cement and Concrete Research, 15, 1993.
    • Subrahmanyam, B. V., Abdul Karim, E., Ganesh Babu, K, & Ramaiah, M. (1980). Ferrocement ribbon roofs for long spans. Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, 21-3(74), 39-47.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, "Mean Steel Strain in Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members", Materials and Structures, RILEM, Vol.12, No.69, 1979, pp. 207-214.
    • Ganesh Babu.K, and Chandra Sekhar. B, "Efficiency of Limestone Powder in SCC", Symposium 7B — Concrete with Smart Additives and Supp. Cem. Materials, 2012, MRS Online Proc. Library, Volume 1488, 2012.
    • Sunir Hassan, LakshmanaRao, C, and Ganesh Babu K, 2011, "Unit Cell Approach as a Multi Scale Modelling Technique for Predicting the Behaviour Of Fiber Reinforced High Strength Concrete Under Compression", ASME, Denver.
    • Ganesh Babu. K, Chandra Sekhar B &Durga Prasad R, "Effect of temperatures on the accelerated curing of concrete", XXI Nordic concrete symposium, Finland, PP. 389-392 (2011).
    • Ganesh Babu K, Narasimhulu K, Strength efficiency of natural zeolites in concrete composites, (Keynote Paper in) Proc. of the International Conf. on Advances in Concrete and Construction, ICACC, Hydrebad, Feb. 2008, 789-798.
    • Ganesh Babu K, Awadhesh Kumar, Role of temperature in structural concrete, (Keynote Paper in) International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Construction Technology, SRIMST, Chennai, Dec. 2005, K165-K176.
    • Ganesh Babu, K. and AppaRao, Ch.V (2003). "Strength Characteristics of Metakaolin Concretes" Published in R.K Dhir International Conference Proceedings held in September 2003. University of Dundee, U.K.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, Kiran Kumar, A., and PanduRanga Prasad, V. "Effect of Aggregate Grading on the Proportioning of Concrete Mixtures", 5th International Conference of Concrete Technology, New Delhi, India, (Nov 1999).
    • Ganesh Babu, K, and VenkateswaraRao, K., "Chloride Diffusion Characteristics of Concrete", Concrete 2000, Dundee, U.K., Sep 1993, Vol.2, pp 1445- 1452.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, and Raja, G.L.V., "Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Semisubmersibles", Oceans-87, Halifax, Canada, 1987.
    • Ganesh Babu, K,"Effect of Load History on the Strian Distributions in Tubular joints", 6th Offshore South East Asia Conference, Singapore, Jan 1986, pp. 497-500.
    • Ganesh Babu. K, Nasser. M, "Fatigue Strength of Tubular Joints", Int. Conference on Ocean Space Utilization '85(1985).
    • Ganesh Babu, K,and Nasser, M., "Fatigue of welded joints", Fatigue-84, Birmingham, U.K., Spt. 1984.
    • Subrahmanyam, B. V., Babu, K. G., Rajamane, N. P., &Neelamegan, M. (1978). Strength and plastic ductility of polymer impregnated concrete beams and columns. ASTM Special Technical Publication, 229-244.
    • Ganesh Babu, K, & Srinivasa Rao P, "Cracking Behaviour of Partially, Prestressed Concrete Beams under Slowly Repeated and Dynamic Loads", Behaviour in Service of Structures, IABSE-FIP-CEB-RILEM-IASS, Liege, 1975.
  • Experience
    • Director, Research and Development, CBIT - Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. 2014 - 2015.
    • Director, CSIR - Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India. 2005 - 2007.
    • Professor, Dept. of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 1980 - 2014.
    • Alexander von Humboldt fellow, Institute fur Meerestechnik, RWTH, Aachen, 1981 - 1983.
    • Indo - German fellowship Institute fur Bauforschung, I.-4TH, Aachen, 1991.
    • Scientist, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India, 1975 - 1980.