Nikhil T R

Mr. Nikhil T R

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


Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Civil Engineering

    VTU-RRC, Belagavi

  • M.E. in Highway Engineering

    University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bengaluru , Bangalore University, Bengaluru

  • B.E. in Civil Engineering

    Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Tumakuru, VTU

Experience

Total years of Experience :

12 Years

Academic Experience:

  1. Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences — 5 Years (July-2016 to till date)
  2. Associate Professor in Department of Civil Engineering — Sambhram Institute of Technology — 1 Year (August-2015 to July-2016)
  3. Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering — Acharya Institute of Technology — 4 Years (October-2011 to July-2015)

Industry Experience:

  1. Worked as Quality Engineer at Construction and repairs for Runway and Apron Way in Air Force Station Yelahanka from August-September 2011
  2. Worked as Assistant Engineer at Moraji Desai Residential School Project at Bagalkot for Mysore Construction Company (MYCON) from July-September 2009.

Additional responsibilities in present and past organizations

  • Associate Head-RUAS Innovation Center
  • Consultancy Incharge-Civil Engineering,Sambhram Institute of Technology
  • Associate Dean-Examination (QPDS), Acharya Institute of Technology
  • Department NAAC Coordinator, Acharya Institute of Technology
  • Extensive Survey Camp Coordinator, Acharya Institute of Technology

Research Interest:

  • Bio concrete
  • Applications of AI in Transportation engineering
  • Advances in materials of pavement construction
  • Smart cities
  • Pavement and Bridge management systems

Research Expertise:

  • Traffic analysis
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Pavement design evaluation and maintenance
  • Concrete Technology

Research Grants

  • STUDIES ON STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF SELF HEALING BACTERIAL CONCRETE, KARNATAKA, State Council For Science And Technology (KSCST) Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore
  • PEDESTRIAN DETECTION AND PROTECTION SYSTEM USING SHAPELET AND HAAR DETECTION SYSTEM FOR TRAFFIC JUNCTIONS, Karnataka State Council For Science And Technology (KSCST) Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore
  • STUDIES ON DURABILITY CHARACTERISTICS OF SELF HEALING BACTERIAL CONCRETE FOR RIGID PAVEMENTS, Karnataka State Council For Science And Technology (KSCST) Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore

Keywords

  • Bio concrete
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Concrete Technology

Ph.D. Dissertation:

A Study on Strength, Durability and Fatigue Characteristics of Self-Healing Bacterial Concrete for Rigid Pavements

National Conference Papers:

  1. Nikhil T R Compatibility of Cement with Superplasticizer” ROADTECH-2009 RASTA, Bangalore, Karnataka
  2. Nikhil T R Fatigue Analysis of High volume Fly ash Concrete Pavements” ROADTECH-2011 RASTA, Bangalore, Karnataka
  3. Nikhil T R Identification of Black Spots and Improvements to Junctions in Bangalore City” RACE 2013, Belagavi, Karnataka
  4. Nikhil T R Use of High Volume Fly Ash in Concrete Pavements for Sustainable Development” ICCE 2013, Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka
  5. Nikhil T R and Kamalakara G K Presented a paper titled Remedial measures and Improvements to Yeshwanthpur junction”,A case study in ICICE National Conference 2013 on 26-09-2013 & 27-09-2013, RRCE, Bangalore
  6. Nikhil T R Impact of Water Quality On Strength Of Concrete” ICICE 2015, Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka.

International Conference Papers:

  1. T R Nikhil, S M Gopinath, B C Shanthappa and M R Prakash Studies on Strength Characteristics of Self-Healing Bacterial Concrete” in International Conference on Biosciences: State ‑of ‑the-Art Advancements Sept. 11 – 12, 2014, Kottayam, Kerala, India, ISBN818805880‑7

National Journal Papers:

  1. Nikhil T R Design and Evaluation of High Volume Fly ash Concrete for Rigid Pavements-White topping”, Volume 1, Issue 12, September 2012, page No 81 – 82, Indian Journal of Applied Research ISSN-2249 – 555X
  2. Kiran A, Nikhil T R and Harish J Kulkarni Harvested rain Water for Drinking”, Volume 2, Issue 1, October 2012, page No 71 – 72, Indian Journal of Applied Research ISSN-2249 – 555X
  3. Nikhil T R and Yateen Lokesh Laboratory Studies on Fibrous and non-Fibrous Bitumen using Brookfield Viscometer”, Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2013, page No 01 – 03, Indian Journal of Research-PARIPEX ISSN-2250 – 1991
  4. Nikhil T R and Harish J Kulkarni Accident analysis and improvements to Yeshwanthpur junction in Bangalore City “, Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2013, page No 258 – 261, Indian Journal of Applied Research ISSN-2249 – 555X
  5. Nikhil T R, Sushma R, Dr. B C Shanthappa, Dr. S M Gopinath Impact of water quality on strength properties of concrete “, Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2014, page No 197 – 199, Indian Journal of Applied Research ISSN-2249 – 555X

International Journal Papers:

  1. Nikhil T R and Dr L. Manjesh Laboratory Studies on Dense Bituminous macadam with and without Fibers”, Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2013, page No 01 – 03, International Journal of Scientific Research. IJSR ISSN-2277 – 8179
  2. Nikhil T R, Harish J Kulkarni and Sarvada H Identification of Black spots and Improvements to Junctions in Bangalore City “, Volume 2, Issue 8, August 2013, page No 136 – 139, International Journal of Scientific Research. IJSR ISSN-2277 – 8179
  3. Nikhil T R “ Use of High volume Fly ash in Concrete Pavements for Sustainable Development”, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014, page No 131 – 133, International Journal of Scientific Research. IJSR ISSN-2277 – 8179
  4. Nikhil T R, Harish J Kulkarni, Yateen Lokesh and Dr. M.R. Prakash“ Suggestions and Improvements to M D block in Bangalore City”, Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2014, page No 96 – 98, Global research analysis-International GRA, ISSN-2277 – 8160
  5. Nikhil T R, Dr. M.R. Prakash, Dr. S.M. Gopinath and Dr. B.C. Shanthappa“ Studies on Strength Characteristics of Bacillus Subtilus Induced Self Healing Bacterial Concrete”, Volume 5, Issue 11, November 2016, page No 509 – 511, Global research analysis-International GRA, ISSN-2277 – 8160
  6. Sanath H, Nikhil T R, and Yateen Lokesh Prioritization of Black Spots in East Bangalore & Improvements of Geometrics to Black Spots in outer Ring Road,”, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2018, page No. 1564 – 1574,International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), ISSN Online: 0976 – 6316. Scopus Indexed-IF= 4.19.
  7. Sanjana Y C, Nikhil T R, and Yateen Lokesh Performance Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt using Modified Binders for Bituminous Concrete Grade‑2,”, Volume 5, Issue 9, September 2018, page No. 12 – 17,SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering ( SSRG –IJCE ), ISSN:2348 –8352. IF= 2.21
  8. Manohar S N, Nikhil T R, Dr. S M Gopinath, Dr. B C Shanthappa and Dr. M R Prakash Development of Flexural Fatigue Model for Bacterial ‑Induced Concrete”, Volume 7, Issue 9, September 2018, page No. 169 – 175,International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278 –0181
  9. Sunil G, Nikhil T R and Yateen Lokesh Pavement Serviceability Index for Urban Roads in Bengaluru”, Volume 3, Issue 11, November 2018, page No. 169 – 175,International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology (IJISRT), ISSN: 2456 – 2165.IF= 5.15
  10. Rajesh R, Nikhil T R, Yateen Lokesh and Eshwar Reddy H N Performance Evaluation Stabilized soil for pavements”, Volume 5, Issue 12, December 2018, page No. 9 – 16, SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering (SSRG –IJCE), ISSN: 2348 –8352.IF= 2.21

  • Best B.E Project Guided Award 2014 – 15 (Department of CTM Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)“Feasibility study on aggregate crusher and its effective management”
  • Completed All India General Knowledge Exams conducted by CHRD Bangalore for continuous 4 years
  • Completed Chintana Mathematics exams with first class
  • Participated in on spot drawing competitions conducted under the name of Sikshana Bishma Sri. H .M. Gangadharaiah Memorial” at SSIT campus as painter and volunteer
  • Served in NCC for 2 years in my(10+2) level participating in various trekking and shooting camps held by 4 KAR BN NCC Tumakuru.

  • I.S.T.E-Indian Society of Technical Education

    Life Member

  • INSTRUCT- INSTITUTE for RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT and TRAINING of CONSTRUCTION TRADES and MANAGEMENT

    Member

  • AIAA- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Educator Associate

    Member

  • IAENG- International Association of Engineers

    Life member

  • IACSIT- International association of Computer Science and Information Technology

    Life member

  • ASTR- Association of Structural Rehabilitation

    Life member