HMR Swamy

Dr. H M Rajashekhar Swamy

Dean (I/C) & Associate Dean — Research|Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Professor & Head|Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Civil Engineering


Qualifications

  • PhD in Civil Engineering

    MIT, Manipal

  • M Tech in General programme (specialization in structures and soil mechanics)

    IIT, Powai, Bombay

  • B Tech in Civil Engineering

    KREC (presently NITK) , Suratkal

Experience

Total years of Experience :

35 years

Academic Experience:

  1. Professor and Head , Department of Civil engineering — Rao Bahadur Y Mahabaleshwarappa college Eng. Bellary — 21 Years (March 1986 to August 2007)
  2. Professor and Head, Department of Civil engineering — Sahyadri college of Eng. and Management, Mangalore — 1 Year (August 2007 to July 2008)
  3. Professor and Head , Department of Civil engineering — Rao Bahadur Y Mahabaleshwarappa college Eng. Bellary — 1 Year (August 2008 to June 2009)
  4. Professor and Head, Department of Civil engineering — Sahyadri college of Eng. and Management, Mangalore — 1 Year (July 2009 to June 2010)
  5. Professor and Head , Department of Civil engineering — Rao Bahadur Y Mahabaleshwarappa college Eng. Bellary — 1 Year (August 2010 to June 2011)
  6. Professor and Head, Department of Civil engineering — Sahyadri college of Eng. and Management, Mangalore — 3 Years (June 2011 to May 2014)
  7. Professor and Head, Department of Civil engineering, Faculty of Eng. and Tech — M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru — 2 Years 6 Months (May 2014 to Till Date)
  8. Associate Dean (Research) — M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru — 2 Years (April ‑2019 to Till Date)
  9. Dean (I/C) — M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru — 1 Years (Jan ‑2020 to Till Date)

Industry Experience:

  1. General Consultancy (11.04.1996 to Jan 2000) 
  2. IRWS Phase‑I Integrated Rural to Water Supply & Environmental Sanitation Project (World Bank Assisted) — JSS Consultancy, SJCE,Mysore (01.03.1994 to 16.10.1995)
  3. Karnataka Gramina Nirmala Yojana JSS Consultants, SJCE, Mysore (18.11.1996 to 21.12.1996)
  4. Soil Testing for Low Level canal and solution to breaches T.B. Board, Hospet (05.01.1997 to 15.6.1998)
  5. IRWS-Phase-II Technical training JSS Consultants SJCE, Mysore (Jan-1997 to Sept-1997)
  6. Soil Testing of Embankment from Renugunta to Hospet for Indian railways South Central Railway, Guntakal (28.09.1998 to 2006)
  7. KSRTC New Bus stand @ Nallacheruvu Bellary KSRTC, Gulbarga (11.09.1999 to 31.8.2000)
  8. Rural Water Quality Analysis RDED, Bangalore (03.06.2000 to 30.9.2000)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dynamics of – soil-structure Interaction, Frame and infills interaction, Fluid and structure interaction. Base isolation, constitutive modeling of soils, Crack propagation, flutter problems of composite materials, earthquake resistant designs, SSSI Interactions.

RESEARCH EXPERTISE

Applications of structural mechanics and structural dynamics in the fields of Civil and Mechanical engineering for the design of often large, complex systems including power plants, pipelines, aerospace vehicles and ships-submarines.

EXPERTISE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to deliver unique concepts/​solutions for complex problems
  • Strong experience in Steel and RCC Structural Designs for Industrial, Residential and Commercial Building Structures
  • Expertise in Planning and designing Industrial Structures, Equipment Foundations, Retaining Walls, Underground Structures, Overhead Structures, Chimneys, Bunkers, Silos, telecom towers, solar structures etc
  • Expertise in geotechnical design of foundation for various types of Industrial structures including Plant and non-plant buildings, technological structures, utility buildings, equipment foundations, pipe-racks, roads, storage tanks etc., preferably in Chemical /​Petrochemical /​fertilizer /​Refinery plants.
  • Conversant with relevant IS Codes and software.
  • Ability to mentor design teams, resolve technical queries, competent to check and approve designs

Keywords

  • soil-structure Interaction
  • Fluid and structure interaction
  • Crack propagation
  • structural mechanics and structural dynamics

National Conference Papers:

  1. The Challenges Faced by Regulating and Controlling Authorities of Technical Education in the New Millennium”, III State level convention of ISTE, 2000 at Vijayanagar Engineering College, 2000 December
  2. Water-Too much or too little –The major cause of natural disasters”, State level ISTE Convention, 15th- 17th December 2005, Bapuji Institute of Engg &Technology, Davanagere.
  3. Problems associated with Disaster Management”, State level ISTE Convention, 15th- 17th December 2005, Bapuji Institute of Engg& Technology, Davanagere.
  4. Finite Element Analysis Of Reinforced Earth”, RADECON”, 20th & 21st Nov 2006, KBN College of Engineering, Gulbarga
  5. Modern Construction Methods”, RADECON”, 20th & 21st Nov 2006, KBN College of Engineering, Gulbarga
  6. Values and Ethics in Technical Education”, ISTE National Convention, 14th- 16th 2006, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam

International Conference Papers:

  1. H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy and Nayana N Patil, A case of Interaction between frame & masonry for face lifting & increasing its functional utility of a structure”, International conference on Rehabilitation, Renovation and Repairs of structures, January 9−11,1994, Andra University, Vishakapatnam
  2. H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy and Nayana N Patil, Parametric Studies of reinforced earth wall subjected to surcharge loading”, 2nd International Conference on“PROBLEMATIC SOILS”, 04 – 05 December 2006, Selangor, MALAYSIA
  3. Santhosh H.P., Dr. H.M. Rajashekhara Swamy, Dr. D.L. Prabhakara, (2013) Construction of Coffer dam – A case study”, International Conference on advances in Engineering and Technology-2014, (ICAET-2014), Organised by Anjuman College of Engineering & Technology, Sadar, Nagpur, Maharastra, India
  4. Santhosh H.P., Dr. H.M. Rajashekhara Swamy, Dr. D.L. Prabhakara, (2013) Diaphragm wall construction technology – A case study”, International Conference on Environment and Sustainable technologies (Icest-2014), Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka
  5. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2014, Effect of relative stiffness of soil and reinforcements on pressure-settlement characteristics in a reinforced earth retaining wall”, International Civil Eng. Symposium at VIT, Vellore
  6. RajkumarManisana, Nayana. N. Patil, H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy, R. Shivashankar, 2014, Comparitive studies of Reinforced and Unreinforced Foundation soil”, International Conference on Emerging trends in Engineering, NMAM, Nitte
  7. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2014 ‚“ Effect of interface on pressure-settlement characteristics of reinforced earth retaining wall” , International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, (14th ICIACMAG), Kyoto University, Japan,pp 1403 to 1407
  8. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2016,”Studies on modulus of subgrade reaction of reinforced foundation soil using model Plate Load test”, International Conference on Civil, Mechanical and Environmental Engineering Technologies, SVS College of Engg , Coimbatore
  9. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2016, Effect of Facing on the Settlement of Mechanically Stabilised Earth (MSE) Embankment”, 10th International Symposium on Lowland Technology at Mangalore, India (organized by NIT‑K and ILMR, Japan) pp 174 – 179
  10. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2017, Comparitive Studies on Load Settlement Characteristics of Square Footing resting on Geosynthetic Reinforced Sand “, International Conference on Geotechniques for Infrastructure Projects, to be held on27th & 28th February 2017, Thiruvananthapuram
  11. Anjali Gupta, Nayana N Patil, H M Rajashekhar Swamy, Green Vs Conventional: A Comparative Study for a Multistoreyed Building, International Conference Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering TRACE-2018, August 23rd & 24th, 2018 (Scopus Indexed)
  12. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, 2017, Comparitive Studies on Load Settlement Characteristics of Square Footing resting on Geosynthetic Reinforced Sand “, International Conference on Geotechniques for Infrastructure Projects, to be held on27th & 28th February 2017, Thiruvananthapuram
  13. Shaheen, Nayana N Patil, H M Rajashekhar Swamy, Parametric studies of piled raft foundation resting on cohesive soil”, First International Conference on Innovations in Thermal, Manufacturing, Structural and Environmental Engineering (ICITMSEE’18), Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy
  14. Ashwini, Dr. H M Rajashekhar Swamy, Manish Haveri , 2018, Vibration Control Of The Structure Using Friction Pendulum System”, , ICRRETMCE 2018, REVA Univ., Bangalore
  15. Balaji V, Daniel Yumnam„ , Dr. H M Rajashekhar Swamy, Numerical Investigation on Plastic Hinge Relocation of Reinforced Beam Column Joint Retrofitted with FRP”, ICRRETMCE 2018, REVA Univ., Bangalore
  16. Bindhu M, Manish Haveri, H.M Rajashekhar Swamy, Evaluation of Performance of RC Beam– Column Joint Externally Strengthened with Steel Cages, International Conference on Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures, June 24−25,2019, Mumbai
  17. Shivaram S, Manish Haveri, Mrs. Nayana N Patil, Dr. H.M Rajashekhar Swamy, 2019, Retrofitting Of Elevated Water Tank For Different Seismic Intensities Using Different Types Of Bracings”, International Conference on Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures, June 24−25,2019, Mumbai
  18. Daniel Yumnam, H M Rajashekhar Swamy, 2019, Numerical Investigation on Plastic Hinge Relocation of Reinforced Beam Column Joint Retrofitted with FRP”, International Conference on Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures, June 24 – 25, 2019, Mumbai.
  19. Manisha, Nayana N. Patil„ H.M. Rajashekar Swamy (2019), Seismic analysis of multistoreyed building and retrofitting using different bracing systems, International Conference on Advances in Materials
    Research, 25th July, RUAS, Bengaluru, India.

National Journal Papers:

  1. H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy, Krishna moorthy, (2014),”Study of Effect of Pre-consolidation Pressure by Simulating Plate Load Test using Hypo-elastic Model for Soil”, MSRUAS-SASTech Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 2
  2. Balaji V, H M Rajashekhar Swamy,(2015), Review on Seismic Retrofitting Methods for Existing Masonry Structures,MSRUAS-SASTech Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 1
  3. Shweta Kundanahalli , Rajashekhar Swamy H. M., Abhishek Pulgur,(2017), Blast Loading and Blast Effects on Nuclear Reactor Containment”, MSRUAS-SASTech Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 2l

International Journal Papers

  1. H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, Krishnamoorthy, D.L. Prabakharaand S.S. Bhavikatti, Relevance of interface elements in soil structure interaction analysis of three dimensional multiscale structure on raft foundation”, Electronic journal of geotechnical Engineering, 2011, Vol 16B, pp.199 – 218
  2. H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, Krishnamoorthy, D.L. Prabakharaand S.S. Bhavikatti, Evaluation of the influence of interface elements for structure-isolated footing-soil interaction analysis”, Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, 2011, Vol. 4, No.1, March, pp. 65 – 83.
  3. H.M.Rajashekhar Swamy, Dr Krishnamoorthy, Dr D.L.Prabakar, Dr S.S.Bhavikatti Comparison of Linear and Non-Linear, Space frame-Raft-soil interaction analyses, by Using Finite Element Method”, International Journal of structural engineering, Inderscience publications
  4. Santhosh H.P., Dr. H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, Dr. D.L. Prabhakara, (2014), Construction of Coffer dam – A case study”, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Page: 45 – 50, Vol 2, e‑ISSN2278-1684, P‑ISSN-2320 – 334X
  5. G. Sunil Kumar, Santhosh H.P., Dr. H.M. Rajashekhar Swamy, (2014) Analysis and Design of Offshore Flare Bridge”, International Journal of Technology and Engineering Science [IJTES], Volume 2[1], pp.: 1440 – 1442, ISSN: 2320 – 8007 January 2014
  6. RajkumarManisana, Nayana N.Patil, H.M.Rajashekar Swamy, R.Shivashankar(2014), ” Load – Settlement Characteristics of Reinforced and Unreinforced Foundation Soil”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278 – 0181, IJERTV3IS051164 Vol. 3 Issue 5, May – 2014
  7. Nayana N. Patil, H.M. Rajashekar Swamy, and R. Shivashankar, Studies on modulus of subgrade reaction of reinforced foundation soil using model Plate Load test”, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, ISSN: 0974 – 2115, JCHPS Special Issue 2: August 2016
  8. H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy and NitishHalagatti, Long Term Analysis of Nuclear Containment Structure Considering Material Non-linearity and Geometric Non-linearity Effects, International journal of Engineering and technology, E‑ISSN:2227 – 524X
  9. H. M. Rajashekhar Swamy and NitishHAlagatti, Response Analysis of Nuclear Containment Structure Subjected to Dynamic Loads” , International journal of Engineering and technology
  10. Nithin, D. Souza, Nayana, N. Patil and Rajashekharswamy, H. M. (2018), Strength and Durability Aspects of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete”, International J. of Civil Engineering and Technology, 09(07), pp. 948 – 957.
  11. Zishan Ali Khan, Nayana, N. Patil and Rajashekharswamy, H. M. (2018), Behavior of GFRC slabs wrapped with Basalt Fibre reinforced Polymer sheet under Impact loads”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology
  12. Ashwini and H M Rajashekhar Swamy, (2018), Vibration control of structuyres using Friction Pendulum System, International journal of applied Engineering Research, Vol. 13, 07
  13. Balaji V, Daniel Yumnam and H M RajashekharSwamy,”Numerical Investigation on Plastic Hinge Relocation of Reinforced Beam Column Joint Retrofitted with FRP”, International journal of applied Engineering Research, Vol. 13, 07((2018)
  14. Bindhu M1, Manish Haveri, H M Rajashekhar Swamy, (2018), Seismic Retrofitting of an Existing Building for Changed Functional Utility”, Journal of Structural Engineering, its Applications and Analysis, HBRP Publications, Vol1(3)
  15. Jishnasathwick, H M RajashekharSwamy, Manish Haveri, (2018), Innovative Methodology and Algorithm for Evaluation of Safety of Columns, Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering and Management, HBRP Publications, Vol1(3)

Chapters in Books:

  1. Nayana, N. Patil, Rajashekharaswamy, H. M. and Shivashankar (2019) Effect of Reinforced Soil Structure Interaction on Foundation Settlement Characteristics of a Three Dimensional Structure”. Innovation in Soft Computing and Information Technology, Proceedings of ICEMIT 2017, 03, pp. 135- 162, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.

Patents:

  1. Design of Collapsible Shoring for Multi-storeyed Building Construction”, Dr. H M Rajashekar Swamy, Harshad R. Parate and S. Mithun, Application number:201641043352

  • Indian society for Technical Education (ISTE)

    Member

  • Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET)

    Member

  • Association of Structural Rehabilitation(ASTR), bangalore

    President