Dr. A. Veeraragavan

Dr. A. Veeraragavan, FIE, FISEAM

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Room #234, Building Sciences Block
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai – 600036. India
 
Phone                                   +91-44-2257- 4272
E-mail                                   av [at] iitm [dot] ac [dot] in
Alternate E-mail                   aveeraragavan [at] gmail [dot] com
Fax                                       +91-44-2257-0509

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 SPONSORED RESEARCH (2004 - till date)

Sl No.
Project Title
Year
Grants Rs. Lakhs
1
Road accident modelling, TRL
2004-06
10.00
2
Investigation on bituminous mixes with modified binders, IITM
2004-07
6.18
3
Decision support system for maintenance management of highway pavements, DST
2007-10
4.81
4
Highway and Airport pavement engineering, IUSSTF
2009-11
10.55
5
Investigation on field performance of bituminous mixes with modified binders, MORTH
2006-12
37.50
6
Upgrading of IS:73-2006 Paving bitumen specifications, BIS
2010-11
13.46
7
Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport, MOUD
2009-13
840.00
8
Monitoring Mechanism of Eco-friendly Technology by using RBI Grade 81, MoEF
2012-13
7.50
9
Development of warrants for the use of modified binders for improved performance of flexible pavements
2012-15
177.664
 
Total Value
 
1107.664

 
SPONSORED RESEARCH (1985 - 2004)
 
Sl No.
Project Title
Year
 

Grants Rs.Lakhs

 
1
Augmentation of Infrastructure in Transportation, MHRD
1985-87
22.00
2
R-6 Research Project, Ministry of Surface Transport
1989-94
23.74
3
Research Project on Pavement Deterioration Models, MHRD
1992-96
10.00
4
Centre for Transportation Engineering, MHRD
1994-97
10.00
5
Methodology for Prioritisation of Pavement Maintenance, AICTE
1994-96
11.00
6
Development of Pavement Management System, UGC
1995-98
02.00
7
Transport Research Laboratory, MHRD
1995-98
10.00
8
Research Project on Road Safety, MHRD
1997-01
08.00
9
Development of Accelerated Load Testing Facilities, AICTE
1997-01
05.00
10
Engineering Measures to Reduce Accidents, AICTE
1997-01
05.00
11
Centre for Transportation Engineering, DST-FIST
2001-04
25.00
12
Road Safety Audit for National Highways in Karnataka
2001-04
14.00
13
Research Scheme R-82, “ Development of Guidelines for Maintenance Management of Primary, Secondary and Urban Roads”, MoRTH
2001-02
0.07
14
Nationally Co-ordinated Project on Road Traffic Safety, AICTE
2001-04
35.00
 
Total Value
 
180.81
 
 
INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANCY (2004 - till date)
 
 
Sl No.
Title
Client
Year
1
Traffic engineering consultancy services for preparation of DPR for 4/6 laning of NH-47
Secon surveys
2004-05
2
Traffic management plan for Srikalahasti town
Collector, Chittor District
2005
3
Tests on track ballast
Southern Railways
2005
4
Feasibility study and detailed project report for 4/6 laning of selected sections on NH-63
Wilbursmith Associates
2005-6
5
Investigation on distress and suggest remedial measures on Hubli-Haveri section on NH-4
Afcons Infrastructure
2005-06
6
Checking design of transport Structures
Hyderabad Urban Development Authority
2005-07
7
Road safety audit for Coimbatore bypass
L&T Ramboll
2006
8
Testing of Stone ballast
Southern Railways
2006
9
Forensic investigation on pre-mature cracks on Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway
National Highway Authority of India
2006-09
10
Traffic Safety management consultancy services for Krishnagiri Thopurghat National Highway
Feedback Turnkey Engineers
2006-09
11
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project – DPR preparation – Road safety Component
Scott Wilson and Kirkpatrick
2007-08
12
Advice for environmental and technical consideration on the outer ring road
Hyderabad Urban Development Authority
2007-08
13
Pavement Design for Nokia SEZ Unit at Sriperumbudur
Consolidated Construction Consortium
2007
14
Tests on Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen
Gannon Dunkerley & Co
2008
15
Tests on bituminous crust samples of Cochin International airport runway
Techni Bharati Ltd
2008
16
Technical services to customise and implement a computerised road accident data management system
IBS software services
2009
17
Testing properties of quality of bitumen as per IS: 73
Techtrans construction India Pvt. Ltd
2009
18
Development of performance prediction models for rural roads under Pradhan mantra Gram sadak Yojana
National Rural Road Development Agency
2010-11
19
Karnataka State Highway Network Improvement Strategy
Scott Wilson India Pvt. Ltd
2010-11
20
Road Safety Assessment of the Upgraded roads under TNRSP-02,03,04
Tamilnadu Road Sector Project
2010-11
21
Development of policy framework for managing induced development of coastal road corridors of Tamilnadu
Tamilnadu Road Sector Project
2009-11
22
Evaluation of the performance of bituminous mixtures with new modified binders
Total Vinergy Bitumen India Pvt. Ltd
2010-12
23
 Evaluation of Chennai Bypass and assessment of pavement condition and maintenance needs assessment
Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd
2011
24
Consultancy services to carryout techno-economic feasibility to prepare a shelf of projects for various financing options including institutional borrowing for improvements to core network in Tamilnadu
Tamilnadu Road Sector Project
2011
25
Road Safety Assessment of Upgraded Roads Under TNRSP-01
Tamilnadu Road Sector Project
2011
26
Investigation of cracks in dense bituminous macadam layers on NHAI project
TechTrans Construction India Pvt. Ltd
2011
27
Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim
Scott Wilson India Pvt. Ltd
2011-12
28
Retainer Consultancy for Krishnagiri-Thoppur Road Project
L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Ltd
2011-12
29
Retainer Consultancy for Chennai – Tada Road Project
L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Ltd
2011-12
30
Assessment of Laboratory Performance of Speciality Modified Binders
Bharat Petroleum Corporation
2011-13
31
Development of Charts for the design of pavements using RBI-81
AlChemist Touchnology
2012-13
32
Roughness Tests on NH-45-Tamabaram-Tindivanam Section
GMR Highways, Chengalpattu
2012
33
Vetting of circulation network for north and south T.T.Nagar in Bhopal
Bhopal Development Authority
2012
34
Assessment of quality of the restoration of thane cyclone affected road works in Villupuram District
Highways Department, Tamilnadu
2012
35
Mix design for cold-inplace recycling technology for six laning of Chennai-Tada section of NH-5
L&T-IDPL
2013
 
36
Investigations on Pre-mature failures in Port Blair Runway
Military Engineering Services
2013
  

 

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