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Dr. K. S. Sreekeshava

Civil Engineering

Dr. Sreekeshava K S

Dr. K. S. Sreekeshava

Associate Professor & Head of the Department

Dr. K. S. Sreekeshava


Dr. Sreekeshava K.S graduated in Civil Engineering and completed his post-
graduation in Structural Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University,
Belagavi and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Civil Engineering and Sciences from
BMS College of Engineering affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University,
Belagavi. He has about 10 years of teaching experience and works as an Associate
Professor and Head of the Department at Jyothy Institute of Technology. His works
on Earthquake Engineering, Concrete Technology, soil-Structure Interaction,
Application of GIS in Water Resources Engineering and Masonry Structures are
published in various international journals. He has published more than 40
publications which includes springer and Taylor Francis book chapters. He has
written more than 10 book chapters and presented technical papers in
national/international conferences. In his short duration of teaching experience, he
has authored two books including “Elements of Civil Engineering and Engineering
Mechanics” and “Mechanics of materials”. Dr. Sreekeshava K.S was the organizing
chair of G20 C20 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Civil
Engineering for Sustainable Development (IACESD-2023) and has edited six
publications of the select proceedings under Springer, Singapore publications and
one under CRC Press Taylor & Francis publication. He has guided multiple projects
sponsored by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST),
Bangalore from 2015 to 2024. He has the honours’ of life member of ISTE, ICI,
INSC, NICEE, IAENG, ISET and IGS. He has successfully completed the research
funding grant (worth 2 lakhs) under competitive research funding scheme initiated
under scheme of TEQIP by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi. He has
successfully coordinated funded AICTE Teaching And Learning (ATAL) sponsored
Faculty Development Programmes (worth 3.5 lakhs) & AICTE-ISTE faculty refresher
Programme (worth more than one lakh) under the banner of department of Civil
Engineering. He is also working as Student project proposal (SPP) coordinator and
VTU funding coordinator for all departments. He has contributed as technical paper
reviewer for several international journals which includes Journal of King Saud
University-Science-Elsevier, IJSAE&M-Springer, Walailak Journal of Science &
Technology- indexed by Scopus and Materials today Proceedings -Elsevier. The
department of Civil Engineering at Jyothy Institute of Technology has bagged the ICI
Ultratech Student Chapter Award under his leadership. He is currently supervising
three Ph.D. research scholars. He is also involved in several civil engineering
consultancy services which include planning, designing of structures, proof checking
and third party inspection.

Masonry structures, Earthquake Engineering, Bio-composites, and Structural design


Journal Publications
  1. Sreekeshava K.S., Yogendra B.E. (2015) “Spatial and Seasonal analysis of
    Rainfall variation in Chikkamagalur Belur and Mudigere taluks using Arcgis”
    IJIFR/V2/E7/008, ISSN (O): 2347-1697.
  2. Sreekeshava K.S., Venkatasubrahmanya B.V. (2015) “Progressive Loading and
    Analysis of RC-Plane framed structures”. IJIFR/ V2/ E8/ 027, ISSN (O): 2347-
  3. Sreekeshava K.S., Sameer Ahamad., Sahana T.S (2017) “A Parametric Study on
    the Conventional Method of Construction and Stage-Wise Construction of 2D
    Plane Frames with Finite Element Package”, IJIFR/ V4/ E11/ 023, ISSN (O):
  4. Sreekeshava K.S., Afreen Taj., Sahana T.S (2017) “Analytical Studies on the
    Modeling of Masonry- Infill Reinforced Concrete Frames Under Lateral Loads”,
    IJIFR/V4/E11/008, ISSN (O): 2347-1697.
  5. Sreekeshava K.S., Arunkumar A.S. (2018) “Experimental Evaluation on Response
    of Polyester Biaxial Geo-Grid Proportioned Cement Concrete”,
    IJRASET/Vol.6/issue3, ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45. 98.
Paper Presentations in International/National Conferences
  1. Sreekeshava K.S., ArunKumar A.S., Ravishankar B.V (2017), “Influence of
    Geofabrics on the Performance of concrete elements”.ICERTMCE-2017-IJASRE-
    ISSN: 2454 – 8006, Reva university, Bangalore.
  2. Sreekeshava K.S., Kumar. S (2018) “Rainfall distribution and its spatial and temporal
    Variability over arkavathi river basin under climate Change scenario” International
    Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology, ISSN (p): 2321 –8991,
    ISSN (e): 2321 –9009, Vol-6, Iss-1, Spl. Issue-1Feb.-2018, RTESE-APS college of
  3. Rao, Kumar R., Sreekeshava K.S (2020). “Issues on Planning of Solid Waste
    Management Scheme through Evaluation in Integrated Data Information System.”
    American Institute of Physics Conference proceedings. doi:10.1063/1.5141548.
  4.  Nair, A., Prashant, S. C., and Sreekeshava, K. S. (2020). Additive Manufacturing of
    Concrete: Challenges and opportunities. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science
    and Engineering, 814,012022. 1757-899x/ 814/1/ 012022.
  5. Sunagar, P, Dharek, M. S., Sreekeshava, K. S (2020). Blast resistance of steel plate
    shear walls designed for seismic loading. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science
    and Engineering, 814, 012041. 10.1088/ 1757-899x/ 814/ 1/ 012041.
Grants/Funded Projects/ Consultancy
  1. Visvesvaraya Technological University TEQIP CELL- Competitive Research
    Funding Scheme-(2019- 2020) “Studies on MI-RC reinforced frames under lateral
    Grants received-2-lakh
    Principal Investigator-Dr. Sreekeshava K.S
  2. AICTE-ISTE Sponsored Refresher Course on “Recent Advances in Civil
    Engineering” (2021-22) Grants received – 1 Lakh
    Principal Investigator-Dr. Sreekeshava K.S
  3. AICTE Teaching And Learning (ATAL) Academy sponsored Technical Faculty
    Development Programme on “Integrated Approaches and Sustainable Practices in
    Geotechnics” (20th Nov to 25th Nov 2023)
    Grants Received – 3.5 Lakh
    Coordinator – Dr. Sreekeshava K. S
Achievements and awards
  1. Participated in technical paper presentation in SRISHTI-2012 at Sahyadri college of
    Engineering & management, Mangalore. Secured second place.
  2. Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) Best Project of the
    year award “Design and Development of sustainable paver blocks for low volume
    traffic pavements using alkali activated alumino silicates utilizing copper slag and
    demolition wastes.” in year 2019-2020.
  3. Jyothy Institute of Technology bagged the ICI Ultratech Outstanding Student Chapter
    Award in year 2023 during his leadership and tenure as Head of the Department.