Dr. Venkata Koteswara Rao P

Civil Engineering
Faculty Id:
Associate Professor
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Area Of Specialization:

Geotechnical Engineering


Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering2021,NIT WARANGAL

PG Degree in Geotechnical Engineering,2010, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana State

UG Degree in CIVIL ENGINEERING,2008,KoneruLakshmaiah Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh

Subject Taught:

Strength of Materials, Surveying, Highway Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Ground Improvement Techniques



  1. Venkata Koteswara Rao P, P Hari Krishna and C Hariprasad (2019), “Experimental investigation of axially loaded group of piles with and without building frame: a parametric study”, Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Springer International Publishing, Volume 4:36 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-019-0222-3 [Scopus and ESCI Indexed]
  2. Venkata Koteswara Rao P, P Hari Krishna and C Hariprasad (2019), “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Pile Group with and Without Building Frame Subjected to Axial Load” Indian Geotechnical Journal.Springer International Publishing, Volume 50, issue 3. Pp: 473-484. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-019-00383-5[Scopus and ESCI Indexed]


  1.  P Venkata Koteswarara Rao, P Hari Krishna (2014), “Granular Anchor Piled Footings – an Alternative treatment in Expansive Soils”, Fourth Indian Young Geotechnical Engineer’s Conference-2013, May 17-18, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.
  2.  P Venkata Koteswarara Rao, P Hari Krishna (2014), “Soil Structure Interaction Of Building Frame Supported By Pile Foundations Subjected To Lateral Loads”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2014, December 18-20, 2014, Kakinada, India.
  3.  Radhika M Patel, P Venkata Koteswarara Rao, P HariKrishna, “A study on effect of aspect ratio on the behaviour of axially loaded pile supported building frame”, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment, March 12-13, 2015, VIT University Vellore.
  4.  P Venkata Koteswarara Rao and P Hari Krishna, “Analysis of Axially Loaded Pile Supported Building Frame”, NFiCE2018, November 30 and December 1, 2018. IIT Bombay, page No: 95-96.
  5.  Venkata Koteswara Rao P, P Hari Krishna and C Hariprasad (2019), “A Parametric Study of Axial Loaded Group of Piles with and Without Building Frame by Using Experimentaland Numerical Studies”, National Conference on Geotechnical Applications, GeoApps 2019, 30 Mar 2019, IIT Hyderabad.


  1. Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society (LM 3207)
  2. Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 1320942)

Guest Lectures Delivered:

  1. Expert talk on “Efficient Literature Review Techniques in Research Perspective” at KHIT, Guntur on 13th May 2020.
  2. Guest lecture on “Soil Structure Interaction aspects of Pile Supported Building Frame” at Gopalan College of Engineering and Management, Bangalore on 27thJuly 2020.
  3. Expert talk on “Sight Distance Elements in Highways” at Sanskrithi School of Engineering (SSE), Puttaparthi on 03rd April 2021.

Honors & Awards:

  1. Reviewer for “Transportation Infrastructure Geo-technology” Springer Publications. (SCOPUS indexed)
  2. Research Scholar Representative and member of Student Council at NIT Warangal from 2013-14
  3. Department Representative at NIT Warangal from 2012-13
  4. Conducted GATE coaching classes at IES GATE Academy Chennai, Vishwa Institute Hyderabad, TIME Guntur, IMS Academy Guntur, and AGAPE Institute Guntur.


  1. Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom” from 08th February 2021 to 12th February 2021 at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat.
  2. Attended two weeks online FDP on “Shallow and Deep Foundations” from 25th January 2021 to 06th February 2021 organised by Department of Civil Engineering, AU College of Engineering under All India Council for Technical Education Quality Improvement Scheme (AQIS) Faculty Development Program.
  3. Attended one-week online FDP on “Finite Element Analysis of Static and Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction of Geosystems” from 04th January 2021 to 08th January 2021 organised by Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
  4. Attended one-week FDP organised by Vaagdevi College of Engineering, Warangal on Tools for Scientific Communication and Effective Teaching from 02nd June to 06th June 2020.
  5. Attended three days FDP conducted by Andhra loyola institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada on Recent & Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering from 28th May to 30th May 2020
  6. Attended one-week FDP at Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Dundigal, Hyderabad on Global Trends in Civil & Infrastructural Engineering (GTCIE-2020) during 26th May 2020 to 30th 2020.
  7. Attended one-week FDP at Gudlavalleru engineering college, Gudlavalleru on Civil Engineering Research- A step forward during 25th may to 30th may 2020.
  8. Attended four days webinar series at Dr. N.G.K. Institute of Technology, Coimbatore in association with MHRD – Institution’s Innovation Council during 20-05-2020 to 23-05-2020
  9. Attended three-day FDP organised by CMR institute of Technology, Hyderabad on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering 2020 from 20th May to 22nd May 2020.
  10. Participated in Indo – China Webinar Series Jointly initiated by faculties from Shantou University, China, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hydereabad, Indian Geotechnical Society Surat Chapter, SVNIT Surat and Qingdao University of Technology, China during 08th – 19th May 2020.
  11. Attended GIAN course on “Computational Geotechnics” by Prof. Fethi Azizi from 25th June 2018 to 5th July 2018, NIT Warangal, India.
  12. Attended “Short-Term Course on Soil Structure Interaction” from 28th December 2015 to 6th January 2016, IIT Bhubaneswar, India.
  13. Attended “Short-Term Course on Soil Structure Interaction” from 21st to 24th January, 2014, IIT Gandhinagar, India.
  14. Organized one-day workshop on “Applications of RS&GIS in Civil Engineering” in the department of Civil Engineering, Vignan University, 20th August 2011.
  15. Organized one-day workshop on “Challenges and Solutions in Geo-Technical Engineering” in the department of Civil Engineering, Vignan University, 31st July 2011.
  16. Participated in One-Day workshop on “Strides in Infra-Development on Expansive and Soft Soils (IDEAS-2012)” organized by IIT Hyderabad on 27th June 2012.
  17. Participated in One-Day workshop on “Green Infrastructure Projects” organised by IGS Guntur Chapter, held at Hotel Venkatesh Grand, Guntur on 7th April 2012 on 27th June 2012.
  18. Participated in Faculty Development Program on “GeoSpatial Technologies” held on 26th and 27th March 2012at Deccan Park Office, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Hyderabad.
  19. Participated in One-Day workshop on “Geotechnical Engineering in Practice” organized by Department of CIVIL Engineering, NIT Warangal on 04th March 2012.
  20. Participated in the Indian Geotechnical Conference-2011, organized by the Indian Geotechnical Society, Kochi chapter & the Cochin University of Science and Technology, kochi-22, Kerala during December 15-17, 2011
  21. Participated in One-Day workshop on “Problems and adversities in Geotechnical Engineering Practice and Solutions” (PAGES), jointly organized by School of Civil Engineering, Vignan University and Indian Geotechnical Society, Guntur Chapter held on 30th July 2011.
  22. Participated in One-Day First INDO-JAPAN workshop on “Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering”. on 14th December 2011.

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