Shankar Ram C S

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Texas,USA
M.S., Texas A&M University, Texas,USA
B.E, Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad

Email: shankarram[at]iitm.ac.in
Phone: Extn. 4705 (+91 44 2257 4705)
Page Link: http://ed.iitm.ac.in/~shankarram/

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Design, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, INDIA, September 2006 – till date
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA, May 2006 – August 2006

Areas of Research

  • Mathematical Modelling of Dynamic Systems
  • Model-based Control and Fault Diagnosis
  • Automotive Systems (current focus towards Brakes and Suspension)
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  • Transportation Systems – Real Time Traveller Information Systems, Public Transportation Systems, Traffic Flow Modelling and Control

Courses Taught

  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • Control Systems
  • Design for Strength
  • Automotive Engines and Systems
  • Control of Automotive Systems
  • Control Systems Laboratory
  • Automotive Systems Laboratory
  • Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory

Publications(Last 5 Years)

  • Lelitha Vanajakshi, Shankar C. Subramanian and R. Sivanandan, “Travel time prediction under heterogeneous traffic conditions using global positioning data data from buses,” IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 1–9, 2009.
  • Muliana, K. R. Rajagopal and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Degradation of an elastic composite cylinder due to the diffusion of a fluid,” Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 43, No. 11, pp. 1225–1249, 2009.
  • P. Karthikeyan, Dinesh Sonawane and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Model based control of an electropneumatic brake system,” International Journal of Automotive Technology, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 507–515, 2010.
  • R. P. S. Padmanaban, K. Divakar, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Development of a real time bus arrival prediction system for Indian traffic conditions,” IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 189–200, 2010.
  • Ameena Salim, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Estimation of average space headway under heterogeneous traffic conditions,” International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 6–10, 2010.
  • P. Karthikeyan, Ch. Siva Chaitanya, N. Jagga Raju and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Modelling an electropneumatic brake system for commercial vehicles,” IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, Vol.1, Iss. 1, pp. 41–48, 2011.
  • Dinesh B. Sonawane, Kaushal Narayan, Venkata Sanyasi Rao and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Model based analysis of the mechanical subsystem of the air brake system,” International Journal of Automotive Technology, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 697–704, 2011.
  • S. Vasantha Kumar, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Locationbased data for estimated traffic on urban arterial in heterogeneous traffic conditions,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No.2239, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D. C,pp. 16–22, 2011.
  • Y. S. R. Rajeev Kumar, Dinesh B. Sonawane and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Application of PID control to an electro-pneumatic brake system,” International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4, No. 4,pp. 260-268, 2012.
  • Ameena S. Padiath, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Estimating spatial traffic states with location-based data under heterogeneous conditions,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No.2291, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D. C.,pp. 72-79, 2012.
  • T. Ajitha, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “A multi-class noncontinuum traffic flow model for congestion analysis,” International Journal of Engineering Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 207-229, 2012.
  • Subhajit Mahanty and Shankar C. Subramanian, “A nonlinear model based slip controller for electro-pneumatic brakes in heavy commercial vehicles,” International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 35-60, 2013.
  • T. Ajitha, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian,, “Significance of incorporating heterogeneity in a non-continuum macroscopic model for density estimation,” Accepted for publication, Transport.
  • T. Ajitha, Lelitha Vanajakshi and Shankar C. Subramanian, “Real time traffic density estimation without reliable side road data,” Accepted for publication, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.


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