Divakar L

Mr. Divakar L

Assistant Professor|Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Civil Engineering


Qualifications

  • M.Tech in Structural Engineering

    NationalInstitute of Technology, Surathkal

  • B.E in Civil Engineering

    Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, VTU Belgaum

Experience

Total Years of Experience:

9 Years/​7 Months

Academic Experience: 7 Years 7 Months

  1. Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering ‑AIET, Moodbidri — 1 Years 9 Months (Aug 2013-May 2015)
  2. Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering ‑MSRUAS, Bengaluru — 5 Years 9 Months (Jun 2015 –Till date)

Industry Experience: 1 Year/​0 Month

  1. Section Engg/​QC in JSYS Davanagere — Jan2011-July 2011

Research Interest:

  • Construction and Building materials
  • Cement and concrete composite
  • Concrete structures
  • Sustainable Construction Materials

Research Expertise:

  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete
  • Durability Studies in Concrete
  • Geopolymer concrete

Keywords

  • Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Geopolymer concrete

Book Chapters:

  1. Divakar L., Chethan Gowda R.K., Pulgur A., Maruthi H.C. Compressive Strength and Water Absorption Characteristics of Fly Ash and Wood Ash Replaced Cement Mortar Bricks”. Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019): 417 – 422. Springer.
  2. Abhishek P V., Divakar L., Chethan Gowda R.K., Nagesh B. Influence of Steel Fibres on Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete”. Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019): 423 – 430. Springer.
  3. Abhishek P V, Chethan Gowda R K, Divakar L, Mechanical and durability study of steel fiber reinforced geopolymer concrete” International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2020). 337 – 342. Springer.
  4. Divakar L., Chethan Gowda R. K., Abhishek P. V., Experimental Study on Mechanical Properties of Areca Nut Fibre Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete”. International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2020). 313 – 321. Springer.

International Journal Papers:

  1. Malkapur, S.M., Divakar, L., Narasimhan, M.C., Karkera, N.B., Goverdhan, P., Sathian, V., and Prasad, N. (2017) Neutron radiation shielding properties of polymer incorporated self-compacting concrete mixes”. Applied Radiation and Isotopes125, 86 – 93.
  2. Malkapur, S. M., Divakar, L., Narasimhan, M. C., Karkera, N. B., Goverdhan, P., Sathian, V. and Prasad, N. ” Fresh and hardened properties of polymer incorporated self compacting concrete mixes for neutron radiation shielding “. Construction and Building Materials 157 (2017): 917 – 929.
  3. Anil Kumar, Anoop Kishan, K., Divakar, L., and Sudheer, S. (2015) Study on Compressive Strength of Concrete Using Areca Fibre as Reinforcement”. International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology24 (3), 121 – 124.
  4. Shiva P. B., Chethan Gowda R. K., Abhishek Pulgur and Divakar .L (2017) Parametric Analysis of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Retrofitting of Structures”. International Journal for Scientific Research & Development| Vol. 5, Issue 10.

National Journal Papers:

  1. Anil Kumar, Anoop Kishan, K., Divakar, L., and Sudheer, S. (2015) Study on Compressive Strength of Concrete Using Areca Fibre as Reinforcement”. International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology24 (3), 121 – 124.
  2. Shiva P. B., Chethan Gowda R. K., Abhishek Pulgur and Divakar .L(2017) Parametric Analysis of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Retrofitting of Structures”.International Journal for Scientific Research & Development| Vol. 5, Issue 10

International Conference Papers:

  1. Divakar L., Chethan Gowda R.K., Pulgur A., MaruthiH.C. Compressive Strength and Water Absorption Characteristics of Fly Ash and Wood Ash Replaced Cement Mortar Bricks”. Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019): 417 – 422. Springer.
  2. Pulgur A., Divakar L.,Chethan Gowda R.K., Nagesh B. Influence of Steel Fibres on Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete”. Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019): 423 – 430. Springer.
  3. Abhishek P V, Chethan Gowda R K, Divakar L, Mechanical and durability study of steel fiber reinforced geopolymer concrete” International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019). (Submitted)
  4. Divakar L., Chethan Gowda R. K., Abhishek P. V., Experimental Study on Mechanical Properties of Areca Nut Fibre Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete”. International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Engineering (2019).(Submitted)

Patent Applied:

  • L. Divakar and Manish Haveri Compression and Flexural Strength Properties of Basalt Fibre Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete”, Indian Patent Application: 201641043353, December 19, 2016.

  • ASTAR

    Member

  • theIRED

    Member

  • IAENG

    Member