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Chairlady: Prof. Yao Yan
Secretary: Prof. Wang Ling
Phone: 86-10-51167489
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Prof. Radhakrishna PILLAI

Last Name
PILLAI
Title
Assistant Professor
First Name
Radhakrishna
Tel.
+91-44-2257-4303
Country
India
E-mail
pillai@iitm.ac.in
Organization
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Address
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai – 36, India
Brief Curriculum Vitae
Education
·         Ph.D. (Civil), Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA; 2009
·         M.S. (Civil) Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA; 2003
·         B.E (Civil), Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College (now MNNIT), Allahabad, UP, India; 1999
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Experience
·         12/2000- 6/2003, Graduate Research Assistant, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University System
·         7/2003 – 1/2004, Research Associate, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System
·         1/2004- 1/2009, Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, Texas A&M University System
·         6/2009-10/2009, Post Doctoral Researcher, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System
·         10/2009 – 8/2010, Post Doctoral Scholar, Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
·         9/2010 – Present, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
Research interests related to the TDC
Service life prediction and structural reliability assessment
Testing chloride-induced and carbonation-induced corrosion in concrete
Durability of prestressed concrete systems
 
I intend to co-operate primarily in the following group during the initial phase:
X Group A: Contributing to the literature review
X Group B: contributing to the comparative test
Relevant Publications
1.   Pillai, R.G., Gardoni, P., Trejo, D., Hueste, M.D., and Reinschmidt, K.F., “Probabilistic models for the tensile strength of corroding strands in post-tensioned, segmental concrete bridges,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 22(10), pp. 967-977, October 2010
2.   Pillai, R.G., Hueste, M.D., Gardoni, P., Trejo, D., and Reinschmidt, K.F., “Time‑variant service reliability of post-tensioned, segmental concrete bridges exposed to corrosive environments,” Journal of Engineering Structures, 32 (9): 2596-2605, September 2010
3.   Gardoni, P., Pillai, R.G., Hueste, M.D., Reinschmidt, K.F., and Trejo, D., “Probabilistic capacity models for post-tensioning strands calibrated using laboratory results,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 135 (9): 906-916, September 2009.
4.   Trejo, D., Pillai, R.G., Hueste, M.D., Reinschmidt, K.F., and Gardoni, P., “Parameters influencing corrosion and tension capacity of post-tensioned strands,” ACI Materials Journal, 106 (2): 144-153, March/April 2009.
5.   Pillai, R.G., and Trejo, D., “Surface condition effects on critical chloride threshold of steel reinforcements,” ACI Materials Journal, 102 (2): 103-109, March 2005.
6.   Trejo, D., and Pillai, R.G., “Accelerated chloride threshold testing: Part II – corrosion resistant reinforcement,” ACI Materials Journal, 101 (1): 57-64, January 2004.
7.   Trejo, D., and Pillai, R.G., “Accelerated chloride threshold testing: Part I – ASTM A615 and A706 reinforcement,” ACI Materials Journal, 100 (6): 519-527, November 2003.