Dr. Ravindra Gettu

Professor
BSB 217, Building Technology and Construction Management Division
+91 - 44 - 2257 4266(O)
gettu[at] iitm [dot] ac [dot] [in]
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Research and Consultancy

Ongoing Consultancy Projects 

  • Development of low cost self compacting concrete, Sponsor: Degussa (Italy), Investigators: Dr. Ravindra Gettu, Dr. Manu Santhanam. Duration: 2005-2008. 
  • Investigation of compatibility issues between Indian cements and water-reducing admixtures, Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (CIE/06-07/128/DSTX/MANU), 2007-2010.

National Sponsored Project

  • Study of the interaction between chemical admixtures and the other components in a cement-based material, and its technological implications, Sponsor: IIT Madras, Investigators: Dr. Ravindra Gettu, Duration: 2005-2008
  • Mud blocks for low cost housing, Sponsor: Rural Technology Action Group Cell, IIT Madras Investigators: Dr. Manu Santhanam, Dr. Ravindra Gettu, Dr. S.R. Gandhi. Duration: 2005-2006.
  • Characterization of structural wall concrete used in fast reactors for structural/shielding purposes, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (CIE/06-07/112/IGCA/MANU), 2006-2007.
  • Development of Clean-Crete –A self-cleaning concrete, Funded by IIT Madras (ISP/06-07/011/ICSR/RAVG), 2006-2007.
  • Investigation of compatibility issues between Indian cements and water-reducing admixtures, Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (CIE/06-07/128/DSTX/MANU), 2007-2010.
  • Development of economical and easy-to-use water quality test kits for rural areas and training the trainers, Funded by IIT Madras (CIE/07-08/134/SRPX/LIGY), 2007-2008.

 

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