Structural Steel Research Group

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Dr. Mahendrakumar Madhavan Ph.D., P.E.,

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

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Contact mobile number/WhatsApp : +91 94907 82690

Office : Room 209, Academic Block B

The Structural Steel Research Group at IIT Hyderabad focuses on the innovative use of structural steel in a sustainable manner to solve the global infrastructure need.

Areas of interest / On going research

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  • Affordable Housing using Light Gage Steel Structures
  • Geometric imperfection studies in Cold-formed Steel
  • Structural Design of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Panels
  • CFRP retrofitting of Steel Structures
  • Connections in cold-formed steel (CFS) sections
  • Behavior of high strength steel sections
  • Composite (steel-concrete) construction
  • Cyclone resistant structures
  • Analysis of parallel flange beam (PFB) structural steel section


Indian Structural Steel Conference 2020

March 2020