Civil Engineering
Faculty Id:
Assistant Professor
Years of Experience:
Employment Status:
Full Time – Ratified by JNTUH

Area of Specialization: Structural engineering

Subjects Taught : Design of Steel Structures, Advanced Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures


1. PhD: Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), College: NIT Warangal, Year: 2019

2. Masters: M-Tech (Structural engineering), College name: NIT Warangal , Year 2014

3. Bachelor: BTech (Civil Engg.), College name: KNRCER Hyderabad, Year 2012


1. Ph.D. project : Tie- confinement aspects of fly ash and GGBS based geopolymer concrete

2. M-Tech project: Strength and durability aspects of geopolymer concrete

3. B.Tech. project: brief detail. : “A case study on Gated Community Layout” at Vasavi sri nilayam, L.B nagar, Hyderabad


Journals (SCI Indexed)

1. Venu, M., and Gunneswara Rao, T.D, “Tie-confinement aspects of fly ash-GGBS based geopolymer concrete short columns”, Construction and Building Materials (ELSEVIER Publication), Vol. 151, pp. 28-35, October 2017, DOI./10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.06.065.

2. Venu, M., and Gunneswara Rao, T.D, “A Study on Stress-Strain behaviour of flyash-GGBS based Geopolymer concrete”, Slovak journal of civil Engineering (DE GRUYTER publication), Vol. 26(2), pp. 9-13, 2018 DOI: 10.2478/sjce-2018-0008.

3. M. Venu G. Mallikarjuna Rao, Y. Anil Kumar, Sri Rama Chand Madduru and Ramamohana Reddy Bellum “Influence of Alkaline ratios on strength properties of Fly ash-Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag Based Geopolymer Mortars”

4. G. Mallikarjuna Rao and M. Venu “Mix Design Methodology for Fly Ash and GGBS-Based Geopolymer Concrete” Advances in Structural Engineering pp 173-181 DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4079-0_15

5. G. Mallikarjuna Rao, Y. Anil Kumar, Jagadish Vengala and M. Venu “Performance of Fly Ash and Ggbs Based Geopolymer Concrete Using Single Alkaline Activator Solution and Its Cost Analysis” IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 998, 3rd International Congress on Advances in Mechanical Sciences 27-28 August 2020, Hyderabad, India

Conferences (International)

1. Venu, M., and Gunneswara Rao, T.D, “An Experimental Investigation on Stress-Strain behaviour of flyash-GGBS based Geopolymer concrete”, International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering was held at AMITY university Noida in 2016.

2. Rao G.M, M. Venu, T.D. Gunneswara Rao, “Development of Geopolymer Concrete by Incorporating Fly ash and GGBS”, The International Conference on Environmentally Friendly Civil Engineering Construction and Materials (2013).

Conferences (National)

1. M. Venu, T.D. Gunneswara Rao, “ A study on Stress-Strain response of flyash-GGBS based Geopolymer concrete”,National Conference – Research Conclave – 2K17 held at NIT warangal, India.

2. Rao G.M, M. Venu, T.D. Gunneswara Rao, “Effect of Na2SiO3/NaOH on Compressive Strength of Fly ash and GGBS based Geopolymer Pastes”, National Conference – Modern Concretes – Driving Profit and Sustainability 2016


1. Member of ‘Editorial Board’ of ‘Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering and Sciences Publication and it’s journal(s) for year 2021-22.


1. Three Day workshop on “Bio-Inspired materials by Design Issues & Challenges in” at NIT Warangal during 19th to 21st December, 2018, , Sponsered by TEQIP Phase – III.

2. One day National Workshop on ” Role of IPR in Innovation Management and Academia – Industry Collaboration”, at NIT Warangal, November 17, 2018.

3. Three Day Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Prestressed ConcreteDesign” at NIT Warangal during 03 to 05th March 2017, , Sponsered by TEQIP Phase – II.

4. Two Day Workshop on “computational Methods Using Plaxis Educational Suite”at NIT Warangal during 12th& 13th April, 2014, Sponsered by TEQIP Phase – II.

5. Five Day GIAN Course on “Applicatio of Principles of Reliability and Risk Analysis to various sub-discuplies of Civil Engineering”at NIT Warangal in December, 2018.

FDP’ s:

1. Virtual 3 days international work shop on Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Structures (R2S) Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College (Autonomous), Tirupati. India during 04-06 June 2020

2. Virtual QIP – Short term course Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Construction Practices, Organised by Department of Architecture, Planning and Design & Department of Civil Engineering IIT(BHU) Varanasi during February 01 – 06, 2021.

3. Virtual One week international work shop on Durability of Concrete (IWODOC – 2020) Organised by Department of Civil Engineering NIT Karnataka, India during 26-30 October 2020.


Participated in Grand finale of NTPC GREEN CHARCOAL HACKATHON- 2021 Competition in March 19 – 20th, at School of Business NTPC , DELHI – INDIA


1. M. Venu, G. Mallikarjuna Raoa , K. Manikanta Sai An Experimental On Strength Aspects Of Geopolymer Concrete By Using Ggbs, Rice Husk Ash, And M-Sand Proceedings of First National Conference On Sustainable Innovative Trends In Civil Engineering p.no 305-311 ISBN No: 9788192705101

2. G. Mallikarjuna Rao , M. Venu , M. Sandhya “Prediction Of Compressive Strength Of Flyash Based Geopolymer Concrete Using Artificial Neural Networks” Proceedings of First National Conference On Sustainable Innovative Trends In Civil Engineering p.no 312-318 ISBN No: 9788192705101


· Received “Best paper presentation award’ FACE – 2019 held at Mahindra Ecole University” Hyderabad.


· Sustainable Construction Materials

· Geopolymer concrete

· Recycled Aggregate based Concrete


1. Received research fellowship for pursuing Ph.D from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (2014-2018).

2. Received fellowship for pursuing Master of Technology from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (2012-2014).

3. Qualified All India Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) entrance in 2014.

4. Worked as Additional Secretary of Canter for Value Education club during 2013-14 in NIT Warangal.

5. Worked as Mess Representative of Institute Food Court – B during 2013-14 in NIT Warangal.

6. Worked as Executive member of Civil Engineering Association of NITW.

7. Secured Second Prize in the “Model Design” event in BRILLIANT ASTHRA 2010 a national level Technical Fest held on 23rd October 2010 in Brilliant group of Institutions, Hyderabad.