Structural Steel Research Group

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Prof. Mahendrakumar Madhavan Ph.D., P.E., F. SEI.,


Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad


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