CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dr. B. Krishna Prapoorna

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Sustainable Roadway Infrastructures for Smart Cities – Pavement Materials & Construction
  • Advanced Pavement Materials Characterization – Testing, Evaluation, & Quality Control
  • Sustainable Materials & Energy Use – Asphalt-Rubber, Recycled, Bio-based, & Nanoscale
  • Impacts of Roads on Environmental Quality – Pervious Concrete & Warm-Mix Asphalt
  • Pavement Aging & Forensic Evaluation – Perpetual Pavements & Nondestructive Testing
  • Roadway Systems Performance – Life Cycle Assessment & Management
  • Statistical Analyses & Constitutive Modeling – Rational Performance Prediction
  • Laboratory & Field Highway Noise Evaluation & Modeling – Quiet Environment
  • Computer Applications in Civil Engineering – Database Creation & Management

Education

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, USA
  • M.S., Arizona State University, USA
  • B.E., Visvesvaraya Technological University, India

Latest Publications

  • Anush K. Chandrappa, and Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri, “Flexural-fatigue characteristics of pervious concrete: statistical distributions and model development”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, UK, 153, 2017, 1-15
  • Gourab Saha, and Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri, “Stato-dynamic response analyses through Semi-Circular Bending test: fatigue life prediction of asphalt mixtures”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, UK, 150, 2017, 664-672
  • Anush K. Chandrappa, and Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri, “Relationships between Structural, Functional, & X-ray Micro Computed Tomography Parameters of Pervious Concrete for Pavement Applications”, Journal of the Transportation Research Record, No. 2629, National Academies of Engineering, Washington, DC. USA (DOI: 10.3141/2629-08)
  • Veena Venudharan, and Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri, “Effect of Crumb Rubber Gradation on Asphalt Binder Modification: Rheological Evaluation, Optimization and Selection”, Materials and Structures, Springer, USA, 2017, 50:129 (DOI: 10.1617/s11527-017-0994-x)
  • Veena Venudharan, and Krishna Prapoorna Biligiri, “Heuristic Principles to Predict the Effect of Crumb Rubber Gradation on Asphalt Binder Rutting Performance”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, USA, 29 (8), August 2017 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001880)

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