Venkatarama Reddy B V
Ph.D, Indian Institute of Science
Phone: 2293 3126
Prof. Reddy’s research interests include structural masonry, mechanics of materials, energy in buildings, green buildings, low carbon construction materials, flowable earth mix concrete, geopolymers and recycling solid wastes into construction materials.
The translational R&D, innovations/technology development and out-reach activities touch upon: machines for compacted earth blocks (CEB), optimum soil grading curves for CEB, test methods for durability of CEB, cement-soil mortars, steam cured fly ash bricks, rammed earth structures, alternative roofing systems, etc.
The translational R&D is of direct relevance to the industry and practiced by many building professionals resulting in >3 million tons of carbon savings.