Dr. J. Girish obtained his Doctoral degree in Civil
Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering from IIT Kharagpur
(in 2005), the premier Technological Institute in the country. He has adorned
various coveted positions before becoming Professor & Head of Civil
Engineering, KIET School of Engineering & Technology. He has 19 years of
industrial, teaching and research experience in various positions starting from
Design Engineer, Senior Design Engineer (Auroservice D’Auroville, Pondicherry),
Lecturer (VIT, Vellore), Assistant Professor, Professor & Head of the
Department, TEQIP coordinator (Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla). From 2009
to 2012 served as a Director of Engineering Institutions (Bapatla Women’s
Engineering College, Bapatla, Bhimavaram Institute of Engineering &
Technology, Bhimavaram and Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology & Sciences,
He has received best teacher award in the
year 1999 at VIT, Vellore.
Dr. Girish’s outstanding research credentials
have earned him wide acclaim in the form of reviewer, citations, and lecture
invitations at BAARC, NSTL (DRDO-Ministry of Defence) and conferences. His
research contributions have appeared in several peer reviewed International
Journals and Conference proceedings. In particular, he
has earned a sterling international reputation for his research and education
in applied and computational mechanics (especially, buckling and postbuckling
of composite plates and shells under thermo-mechanical loads). He has reviewed
several articles in the reputed journals and books. The extent of Dr. Girish’s original
and sustained contributions to education, research, and professional service is
substantial. Some of his outstanding publications in peer reviewed
International journals are:
ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 75, July 2008, pp. 7.1-7.11.
ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2007, pp. 45-52.
ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 133, No. 4, 2007, pp. 494.
ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 132, No. 2, 2006, pp.
Composite Structures, Vol. 67, No. 4, 2005, pp. 453-460.
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 282, No. 3-5, 2005, pp. 1137-1153.
Journal of Thermal Stresses, Vol. 28, No. 11, 2005, pp. 1145-1159.