Mr. Unni Kartha G

Faculty Profile

Designation:

Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) & HoD

Date of Joining:

2004-JUN-23

Contact Email:

unnikartha@fisat.ac.in

Qualifications:

M.E. Structural Engineering,PhD (Pursuing)

Experience:

14 Years

Mr. Unni Kartha completed his B.Tech in Civil Engineering from NSS College of Engineering Palakkad and ME in Civil Engineering with specilisation in Structural Engineering from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. After completing his M.E, he started his career as Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Amrita Institute of Technology and Science, Kollam, Kerala in 2002. Since 2004, he is working as Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering at Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly, Kerala, India. Mr. Kartha currently has the charge of the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at FISAT and also holds the charge of Placement Officer. Over a period of time, he has taught many subjects including Engineering Graphics, Basic Civil Engineering, Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Solids, Structural Analysis. He is currently pursuing his Phd at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala. His research interests are Soil Structure Interaction, Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Finite Element Method, Parallel Computing, Teaching Learning Process. He is actively involved in consultancy works related to structural engineering and material testing. He is also a strong supporter of the Free Software movement and promotes the use of Free Software. Website: https://sites.google.com/site/unnikartha/

Experience

Teaching - 11.5 Years

Publications

1. Unni Kartha G and J Sreerambabu, “Effect of inclusion of soil in the analysis of plane frames resting on piled footings and raft footings”, National Conference on “Sustaining technology for advancements in civil engineering”, SRKR Engineering college, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, 2005.

2. K S Beena, Unni Kartha G, “Coir Geotextile Enclosed Stone Column”, International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control organised by University of Wollongong, Australia, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2012.

3. Indu V S and Unni Kartha G, “Seismic Analysis of Wind Turbines using Opensees”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Engineering RASE 2013, December 13-15, 2013, CUSAT, Kochi, Kerala, India

4. Aswathy Simon, Unni Kartha G and Alice Mathai, “Seismic Pounding of Bridges due to Multi-Support Excitation with traveling wave”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Engineering RASE 2013, CUSAT, December 13-15, 2013, Kochi, Kerala, India