UCEOU
Name   Dr.D. Rupesh Kumar
Father’s Name            

Late Sri D. Shanker

Date of Birth

07 April, 1972

Marital Status
Married; Two sons
Present Position & Office Address

Assistant Professor

 

Department of Civil Engineering

 

University College of Engineering (A)

 

Osmania University

 

Hyderabad - 500 007. AP, India.

 

Tel. (O): +91-40-2709 7125

  (Cell):     +91-99855 42205    
 

Fax :       +91-40-2709 0317  

 

E-mail:rk_dhondy@osmania.ac.in , rk_dhondy@rediffmail.com , rk_dhondy@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONSS

Ph. D. (Civil Engineering) (submitted)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, 2008

Title of Ph. D. Thesis 

Single, Bi, and Multi-objective Structural Shape Optimization

M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, 2000
B.Tech. (Civil Engineering)               

Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 1994

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

13 June 2007-till date

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering (A),
Osmania University, Hyderabad-500 007, A.P.

29 September 2006–13 June 2007(F.N.)
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Gandipet, Hyderabad-500 075, A.P.
02 July 2001–28 September 2006       

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering,N.B.K.R. Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar-524 413, Nellore, A.P.

04 December 2000–30 June 2001

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering,G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College,
Kurnool-518 002, A.P.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

18 February 2000– 02 December 2000 Design Engineer, MECON Limited, Hyderabad-500 028, A.P.
12 March 1998-17 February 2000

Site Engineer, Janata Industrial Corporation (India), Hyderabad-500 038, A.P.

08 December 1996-11 March 1998

Design Engineer, A.S.A. Consultants, Masab Tank, Hyderabad, A.P.

March 1994-07 December 1996

Civil Engineer, S.V. Engineers & Architects, Nizamabad-503 003, A.P.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • General Warden of Ganga Hostel since August 2009.
  • Additional Chief Superintendent for the conduct of M.E. (Day & PTPG) examinations since January 2009.
  • Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Nizam College Hostel Building, Hyderabad, A.P., 2007-2008.
  • Served as Faculty in-charge in confidential sections, UCE (A), OU, Hyderabad, A.P., 2007-2008.
  • Designed scheme of instruction and examination and syllabi for M.E. (Infrastructural Engineering) at Dept. of Civil Engineering, UCE (A), OU, Hyderabad, A.P., 2007-2008.
  • Project Engineer, NBKR Group of Institutes, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2005-2006.
  • Paper Setter and Moderator at Under-graduate and Post-graduate level, 2001-till date for SVU and OU.
  • Examiner for Under-graduate & Post-graduate Dissertations of various colleges.
  • Member, Building Construction Committee, NBKR Auditorium, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2005-2006.
  • Member, Building Construction Committee, NBKR Ladies Hostels, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2005-2006.
  • Expert/Consultant for Quality Checks, Vakadu Barrage cum Bridge, Vakadu, Nellore, A.P., 2005-2006.
  • Consultant for Quality Checks for many Govt. /Semi Govt. /Private organizations in and around Nellore, A.P., 2001-2006.
  • Games Secretary, Faculty Club, N.B.K.R. Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2002-2004.
  • Faculty in-charge, Music Club, N.B.K.R. Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2004-2006.

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Earthquake resistant design of structures
  • Structural shape & thickness optimization
  • Finite element analysis
  • Analysis and design of concrete and steel structures
  • Concrete mix designs

SUBJECTS TAUGHT AT UG AND PG LEVEL

  • Structural design (PG)
  • Finite element methods (PG)
  • Advanced reinforced concrete designs (PG)
  • Theory of folded plates and shells (PG)
  • Safety management in construction (PG)
  • Reinforced concrete designs
  • Steel designs
  • Structural engineering design and drawing
  • Computer aided analysis and design
  • Bridge engineering
  • Strength of materials/Mechanics of materials
  • Estimation, costing and management
  • Advanced structural analysis
  • Engineering mechanics

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

International Journals

  1. Rupesh Kumar D., Siva Sankar Reddy T., and Sudarsana Rao H., “A Study on Strength Characteristics of Phosphogypsum Concrete,” Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, (Under review vide E-mail Dt. 04-07-2009).

National Journals / Magazines

  1. Sudarsana Rao H, Siva Sankar Reddy T, and Rupesh Kumar D, “Effect of Phosphogypsum on Strength Characteristics of Concrete using Different Water Binder Ratios,” Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, V. 2, No. 1, January-March 2009, pp. 8-13.

  2. Rao N.V.R., and Dhondy R.K., “Shape Optimization with Prescribed Movement Directions of Design Variables with Weight Minimization as Objective,” Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Division, V. 89, October 2008, pp. 44-49.

  3. Rupesh Kumar D., and Ramana Rao N.V., “Shape Optimization with Prescribed Movement Directions of Design Variables with Strain Energy Minimization as Objective,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 34, No. 6, February-March 2008, pp. 412-420.

  4. Rupesh Kumar D., and Ramana Rao N.V., “Shape Optimization with Prescribed Movement Directions of Design Variables with Stress Leveling as Objective,” Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 34, No. 5, December 2007-Janurary 2008, pp. 377-383.

  5. Rupesh Kumar D., and Ramana Rao N.V., “Shape Optimization of Bridge Pier with Weight Minimization as Objective,” Journal of the Indian Road Congress, (Accepted for publication vide Letter No. IRC-6(110)/2008 Dt. 17-08-2009).

  6. Rupesh Kumar D., and Ramana Rao N.V., “Investigation for Factors Affecting the Optimum Shape of Structural Components” Journal of Structural Engineering, (Accepted for publication in December 09-January 10 issue & in press vide Letter No. 320(28/B)/2008-09/NRI, Paper No. 909, Dt. 29-05-2009).

  7. Rupesh Kumar D., and Ramana Rao N.V., “Multi-objective Structural Shape Optimization of a Plate Problem,” Journal of Structural Engineering, (Under final review vide Letter No. 320(28/B)/2007-08/NRI, Dt. 16-10-2008).

 International Conferences

  • Rupesh Kumar Dhondy, “Structural shape optimization using boundary variation method-Part 1: Weight minimization,” In: Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management, IC-NHDM-2007, 12-14 December, 2007, Hyderabad, India, Edited by Srinivas Sarma P., Shantaram D., Jagannatha Rao K., and Krishna Rao M.V., 2007, pp. 347-356.
  • Rupesh Kumar Dhondy, “Structural shape optimization using boundary variation method-Part 2: Strain energy minimization,” In: Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management, IC-NHDM-2007, 12-14 December, 2007, Hyderabad, India, Edited by Srinivas Sarma P., Shantaram D., Jagannatha Rao K., and Krishna Rao M.V., 2007, pp. 357-364.
  • Rupesh Kumar Dhondy, “Structural shape optimization using boundary variation method-Part 3: Stress leveling,” In: Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management, IC-NHDM-2007, 12-14 December, 2007, Hyderabad, India, Edited by Srinivas Sarma P., Shantaram D., Jagannatha Rao K., and Krishna Rao M.V., 2007, pp. 365-373.
  • Rupesh Kumar Dhondy and Siva Sankar Reddy T., “Effect of Phosphogypsum On Strength Characteristics Of Concrete Using Different Water Binder Ratios,” In: Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Concrete and Construction, ICACC-2008, 07-09 February 2008, Hyderabad, India, Edited by Jagannadha Rao P., Ramakrishan V., Indubhushan Patnaikuni,  and Parameswaran V.S., Vol. I, 2008, pp. 460-472.

National Conferences / Seminars / Symposiums

  • Rupesh Kumar Dhondy, “Structural shape optimization of bridge pier with weight minimization as objective,” Proceedings of National Seminar on Recent Advances and Future Trends in Design and Construction of Bridges, RAFTDCB-2008, 11-13 July 2008, Hyderabad, organized by National Bridge Research & Development Centre, Hyderabad State Centre of Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers, Mumbai, India, pp. 293-312.

RESEARCH REPORTS

  1. Many reports on Third Party Proof-Checks for structural analysis and designs/structural reinforcement detailing to Govt. /Semi Govt. /Private clients in various districts of A.P. 2008-2009.
  2. Report on test on soundness of brick walls for A.P.T.W. Residential School & Junior College at Chittedu, Nellore, A.P.
  3. Many reports on concrete mix designs to Govt. /Semi Govt. /Private clients in and around Nellore, A.P. 2001-2006.
  4. Hundreds of reports on building materials to Govt. /Semi Govt. /Private clients in and around Nellore, A.P. 2001-2006.
  5. Many reports on building materials to Govt. /Semi Govt. /Private clients in and around Hyderabad, A.P. 2006-2007.

WORKSHOPS / SHORT TERM COURSES / CONFERENCES ATTENDED

S. No.

Name of Seminars/ /Conferences/ Symposia/STTP/Workshops attended

Name of the Sponsoring Agency

Date/Duration

1

Three-days Workshop on Computational Fluid Dynamics-Theory and Practice

UCE (A), OU, Hyderabad, A.P.

07-09 March 2009

2

International Seminar on Goesynthetics India’08 and An Introductory Course on Geosynthetics

Indian Chapter of IGS & CBIP at Hyderabad, A.P., India.

19-21 November 2008

3

National Seminar on Recent Advances and Future Trends in Design and Construction of Bridges, RAFTDCB-2008

NBRDC, Hyderabad State Centre of IIBE, Mumbai.

11-13 July 2008

4

UGC Sponsored Orientation Course on Teaching and Learning Practices

UGC-ASC, OU, Hyderabad

08 April-07 May 2008

5

National Workshop on Fire Safety in Buildings

EERC, IIIT, Hyderabad

15 March 2008

6

Dale Carnegie Training Workshop on High Impact Presentation Skills

Wipro at UCE (A), OU, Hyderabad, A.P.

11-15 February 2008

7

2nd International Conference on Advances in Concrete and Construction, ICACC-2008

VCE, Hyderabad

07-09 February 2008

8

International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management, ICNHDM-2007

CBIT, Hyderabad

12-14 December 2007

9

STTP on Structural Steel Design for University Faculty

INSDAG, Kolkata at MANIT, Bhopal

26 Nov-01 December2007

10

Orientation Programme on Teaching and Learning Practices

OUCIP, Hyderabad

02-12 July 2007

11

Workshop on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering

NBKRIST, Nellore

25 February 2006

12

STTC on Instructional Design and Delivery

NITTTR, Chennai

24-29 October 2005

13

STTC on Seismic Resistance of Masonry Structures

IIT Madras, Chennai

21-26 June 2004

14

STTC on Structural Dynamics in Earthquake Engineering

IISc, Bangalore

08-13 March 2004

15

STTC on Earthquake Resistant Structural Design

IIT Madras, Chennai

07-12 July 2003

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Member of Indian Society for Technical Education.

NUMBER OF B.E. DISSERTATIONS COMPLETED 6

TITLES OF M.E. DISSERTATIONS COMPLETED - 6

  • Aprameya N., “Design of strength prediction for RC beams without web reinforcement (An analytical approach),” 2009.

  • Uma Devi Ch., “Structural shape optimization of a bridge pier using ANSYS,” 2009.

  • Chiranjeevi N., “A study on stiffness contribution to the framed buildings by soil structure interaction (Finite element approach),” 2008.

  • Kumara Swamy M., “A study on stiffness contribution of slab panels to framed structures (Finite element approach),” 2008.

  • Rajani Ch., “A comparative study on steel fibre reinforced ground granulated blast slag concrete,” 2008.

  • Madhu N., “Shape optimization of steel fibres in Ferro cement concrete using MSC Nastran (Finite element approach),” 2008.

  • Kalpana P., “Performance of high rised RCC, steel and composite structures under torsional vibrations-A comparative study,” 2008 (under progress).

  • Deepthi L., “Structural analysis and design of Ogee spillway section using MSC Nastran,” 2008 (under progress).

CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Member of Consultancy Services group at University College of Engineering (Autonomous), Osmania University, Hyderabad for the past 6 months and actively involved in generating funds to the University. In addition to routine laboratory testing of building materials and road materials, several mix design projects, structural design projects have been taken up. The satisfied regular clients include several Government organizations viz.

  • University Building Division, Osmania University, Hyderabad, A.P.
  • Military Engineering Services, Picket, Secunderabad, A.P.
  • A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P.
  • Bharat Dynamics Ltd, Bhanur, A.P.
  • Ordinance Factory Medak, A.P.
  1. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Modernization of Police-Subordinate Officers’ Training Centre (MOP-SOTC) Building & Constable-Subordinate Officers’ Training Centre (C-SOTC) Building Post-Tensioned Floors at A.P. Police Academy, Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2009-2010.

  2. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Ladies Hostel Building at A.P. Police Academy, Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  3. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Constable-Subordinate Officers’ Training Centre (C-SOTC) Building at A.P. Police Academy, Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  4. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Modernization of Police-Subordinate Officers’ Training Centre (MOP-SOTC) Building & Staircase of Amenities Block at A.P. Police Academy, Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  5. Design Consultant for Filter Pump Room Building of Swimming Pool at A.P. Police Academy at Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Executive Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  6. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Type I  Quarters at A.P. Police Academy, Gandipet, Hyderabad for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  7. Investigation expert team member for Rehabilitation of Damaged Type-II & Type-III Quarters and Structural Stability of HTF Building at Ordinance Factory Medak, Yeddumailaram, Medak (Dt) for client The General Manager, Ordinance Factory Medak, A.P., 2008-2009.

  8. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Training Academy for Security and Special Protection Force Head Quarters at Ameenpur (V), Pantancheru (Md), Medak (Dt) for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  9. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Designs & NDT Tests, Construction of Administration Block, Assembly Shop and Utility Building at BDL, Bhanur,  Medak (Dt) for client The Deputy General Manager, Bharat Dynamics Ltd, Bhanur, A.P., 2008-2010.

  10. Designed Principal/Teaching/Non-Teaching Quarters for Residential Junior College for Tribal Girls at Ankampalem (V), Dammapet (Md) of Khammam (Dt), A.P., 2008-2009.

  11. Investigation expert team member for Structural Soundness of the Roof and Walls of Secunderabad Club, Picket, Secunderabad for client The Secretary, Secunderabad Club, Picket, Secunderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  12. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction for Kitchen and Godown of Central Prison at Kakutur (V) of Venkatachalam (Md), Nellore (Dt), for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  13. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Class Rooms in Second Floor over Existing First Floor of Centenary Block at Nizam College, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad, for client The Executive Engineer (Construction), University Building Division, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  A.P., 2008-2009.

  14. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Matron and Servant Quarters for Girls Hostel Building of Sri Venkateshwara Veterinary University, Tirupathi, for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  15. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Water Tank for Sub-ordinate Officers’ Mess (JOM) of A.P. Police Academy at Gandipet, Hyderabad, for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  16. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of a Administrative Building for XV Battalion at Sathupalli of Khammam Dt., for client The Chief Engineer, A.P. State Police Housing Corporation Ltd, Saifabad, Hyderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  17. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of a High Pressure Pneumatic Actuation System at RCI, Hyderabad, for client The Chief Engineer R&D, Military Engineering Services, Picket, Secunderabad, A.P., 2008-2009.

  18. Consultant for Third Party Proof-Checks, Construction of Nizam College Hostel Building, Hyderabad, for client The Executive Engineer (Construction), University Building Division, Osmania University, Hyderabad,  A.P., 2007-2008.

  19. Designed an RCC Commercial Complex, Armoor, Nizamabad, A.P., 2007-2008.

  20. Designed N.B.K.R. Auditorium (under MPLAD scheme), Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2005-2006.

  21. Designed underground and overhead water tanks at N.B.K.R. Ladies Hostel, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P., 2004-2005.

  22. Designed (DRDO’s) DMRL Powder Metallurgy Technological Plant, Hyderabad, A.P., 2000-2001.

  23. Designed junction houses and screening plants comprising of conveyors, crushers, hoppers, chutes and steel trusses for NMDC, Bailadila, M.P., 2000-2001.

  24. Supervised a 10 storeyed residential apartment, Vora Towers, Hyderabad, A.P., 1998-2000.

  25. Designed and supervised many buildings in and around Nizamabad, A.P., 1994-1998.

SOCIAL WELFARE ACTIVITIES 

  • Instrumental in conducting Blood Donation Camps by Indian Red Cross Society, Nellore, A.P.
  • Member of Anti-Ragging Squad at N.B.K.R. Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar, Nellore, A.P.
  • Participated in stage-shows and dramas to educate people on national integration, secularism and peace through the activities Swaadhaya Parivaar.

Meritorious Student of SSC award by ABVP, Nizamabad, 1987.

 

University College of Engineering ,Osmania University