Institute Chair Professorship in Civil Engineering- Prof. Ravindra Gettu
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Dr. Ravindra Gettu is currently Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT
Madras, and Dean, Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, IIT Madras. He obtained
the degree of B.E in Civil Engineering (Honours) in 1984 from University of Madras (India),
M.S in the same field from Marquette University (USA), in 1986. He earned his Ph.D. in
Structural Engineering, from Northwestern University (USA), in 1992.
Dr. Gettu joined as a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras in 2004.
He is highly passionate about teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He
has served as the Chairman, Engineering Unit during the crucial period when Institute
After serving as the first-ever Associate Dean, he took over in March 2018 as the Dean for
Consultancy and Sponsored Research Projects. The IC&
research and consultancy, intellectual property and industry outreach for the Institute.
He is part of the strongest construction materials research group in the
conference papers, and has edited several conference proceedings. He has been recognized
at the national and international levels for outstanding contributions to the science and
technology demonstration and teaching; for enabling collaboration among researchers and
implementation of new materials and technologies in construction. In September 2018, he
will become President of RILEM, The International Union of Laboratories and Experts in
Construction Materials, Systems
We request all alumni and collaborators who have interacted with Prof. Ravindra Gettu to
sponsor the Institute Professorship Chair that he occupies. An Institute Chair requires an
Endowment of Rs 65 lakhs ($ 100K
to sustain the Chair.
We appeal to all of you to join hands in this