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Thushara Raju

Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 01-02-2024

Professional experience: Teaching: 1 Year 11 months

Educational profile:

  • PhD (pursuing)
  • M. Tech (Structural Engineering)
  • B Tech (Civil Engineering)
  • 3 year diploma in Civil Engineering

Courses handled:

  • Design of hydraulic structures
  • Air quality Management

Professional bodies membership: RILEM

Research interest: Alkali activated geopolymer concrete

Project / Thesis guided: Analysis and design of a multi stored hospital building


  1. Thushara Raju, K.P., Ramaswamy and B.,Saraswathy. A review on the effects of chemical admixtures on alkali activated concrete. Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022. ISSN 2214-7853, )
  2. Thushara Raju, K.P., Ramaswamy, B. Saraswathy and Blessen Skariah Thomas. Workability and strength characteristics of alkali-activated mortar with various binder systems. Materials Today: Proceedings, 2023
  3. Thushara Raju, Namitha S., Muhammed Nabil K., Mohammed Rafeeque N, V., Reshma Sundhar., Ramaswamy K P. and Saraswathy B. Effect of alkali content and slag content on the fresh and hardened properties of air cured alkali-activated mortar containing fly ash Proceedings DOI: 10.21467/proceedings.112; Series: AIJR Proceedings;(2021) ISSN: 2582- 3922; ISBN: 978-81-947843-3-3
  4. Thushara Raju, K P, Ramaswamy and B Saraswathy. Effects of slag and superplasticizers on alkali activated geopolymer paste. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 491 (2020) 012042 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/491/1/012042.
  5. Sreelekshmi S, Remya S, Chandran, Sera Rachel,Varghese Naeem,Thushara Raju and Ramaswamy K P. Rheological and strength behaviour of red mud - slag geopolymer composites.IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 989 (2020) 012005 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/989/1/012005
  6. Namitha S, Muhammed, Nabil K, Mohammed, Rafeeque N V, Reshma Sundhar, Thushara Raju and Ramaswamy K P. A study on the setting and flow behaviour of alkali activated slag/fly ash composites in ambient condition IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 989 (2020) 012004 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/989/1/012004
  7. K Muhammed Nabil, S Namitha, Reshma Sundhar, N V Mohammed Rafeeque,Thushara Raju and K P Ramaswamy. Effect of superplastizicer type on the fresh andstrength properties of alkali activated slag composites IOP Conf. Series: Earth and EnvironmentalScience 491 (2020) 012046 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/491/1/012046

Attended faculty development programs and webinars:

  1. Attended a faculty development program on Conceptual Approach to Structural Analysis and Design at TKM institute of technology from January 16th - 20th ,2023