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Structural engineer

Murthy D.S. Ramachandra, Indian structural engineer. Achievements include several sponsored/consultancy projects in areas of low-cost housing and fatigue/fracture mechanics for the industry at SERC, Madras. Recipient United Nations Development Programme fellowship, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, United Kingdom, United States, 1976-1977, M. Ramaiah prize for best technical paper Structural Engineering Research Center, Madras, 1993.

Background

Ramachandra, Murthy D.S. was born on July 27, 1947 in Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Doddabalapur and Droupatamma Subba Rao.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Doctor Alagappachettair College, Karaikudi, India, 1968. Master of Science in Engineering, College Engineering, Guindy, Madras, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, College Engineering, Guindy, Madras, India, 1993.

Career

Junior engineer Tuticorin (India) Harbour Project, 1970-1972. Senior science assistant Structural Engineering Research Center, Madras, 1972-1974, scientist, since 1974, head Fatigue Testing Laboratory, since 1995. United Nations Center for Human Settlement consultant Building Research Institute, Kingston, Jamaica, 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include several sponsored/consultancy projects in areas of low-cost housing and fatigue/fracture mechanics for the industry at SERC, Madras.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Modern Trends in Housing in Developing Countries, 1984, Appropriate Technologies for Low-cost Housing, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Institution Engineers (India). Member Indian Conrete Institute.

Connections

Married Television Nirmala. Children: Krithika R., Pranesh R.

father:
Doddabalapur Rao

mother:
Droupatamma Subba Rao

spouse:
Television Nirmala

child:
Krithika R. Ramachandra

child:
Pranesh R. Ramachandra