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Refereed Journal Papers


  1. Kolagani N and Ramu, P (2017). A participatory framework for developing public participation GIS solutions to improve resource management systems, International Journal of Geographical Informational Science, 31 (3) (2017): 463-480. [IF: 2.065, 5Yr IF: 2.319]

  2. Varghese V, Ramu P, Krishnan V, Kumar G. S. (2016). Pull out strength calculator for pedicle screws using a surrogate ensemble approach. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 137, 11-22. [IF: 1.862, 5Yr IF: 2.051]

  3. Mohan, K., Suresh, J.A., Ramu P. and Jayaganthan, R., 2016. Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Al 7075-T6 Subjected to Shallow Cryogenic Treatment. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 25(6), pp.2185-2194. [IF: 0.998, 5Yr IF: 1.08]

  4. Jero S.E., Ramu, P. and Swaminathan, R., 2016. Imperceptibility—Robustness tradeoff studies for ECG steganography using Continuous Ant Colony Optimization. Expert Systems with Applications, 49, pp.123-135.[IF: 2.240, 5Yr IF: 2.571]

  5. Voinov, A., Kolagani N., McCall, M.K., Glynn, P.D., Kragt, M.E., Ostermann, F.O., Pierce, S.A. and Ramu, P., 2016. Modelling with stakeholders–Next generation. Environmental Modelling & Software, 77, pp.196-220.[IF: 4.420, 5Yr IF: 4.359]

  6. Ramu P. and Arul, S., 2016. Estimating probabilistic fatigue of Nitinol with scarce samples. International Journal of Fatigue, 85, pp.31-39. [IF: 2.275, 5Yr IF: 2.583]

  7. Jero S.E. and Ramu, P., 2016. Curvelets-based ECG steganography for data security. Electronics Letters.[IF: 0.93, 5Yr IF: 0.934]

  8. Kolagani N., Ramu, P. and Varghese, K., 2015. Participatory Model Calibration for Improving Resource Management Systems: Case Study of Rainwater Harvesting in an Indian Village. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 51(6), pp.1708-1721.[IF: 1.348, 5Yr IF: 1.212]

  9. Jero S.E., Ramu, P. and Ramakrishnan, S., 2015. ECG steganography using curvelet transform. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 22, pp.161-169.[IF: 1.419, 5Yr IF: 1.376]

  10. Ganapathy, H., Ramu P. and Muthuganapathy, R., 2015. Alpha shape based design space decomposition for island failure regions in reliability based design. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 52(1), pp.121-136. [IF: 1.974, 5Yr IF: 2.321]

  11. Jero S.E., Ramu, P. and Ramakrishnan, S., 2014. Discrete wavelet transform and singular value decomposition based ECG steganography for secured patient information transmission. Journal of medical systems, 38(10), pp.1-11. [IF: 2.213, 5Yr IF: 1.955]

  12. Ramu P., Kim, N.H. and Haftka, R.T., 2010. Multiple tail median approach for high reliability estimation. Structural Safety, 32(2), pp.124-137.[IF: 1.675, 5Yr IF: 2.784]

  13. Ramu P., Kim, N. and Haftka, R., 2007. Error amplification in failure probability estimates of small errors in response surface approximations. SAE SP, 2119, p.37.

  14. Missoum S., Ramu, P. and Haftka, R.T., 2007. A convex hull approach for the reliability-based design optimization of nonlinear transient dynamic problems. Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering, 196(29), pp.2895-2906.[IF: 2.959, 5Yr IF: 3.395]

  15. Ramu P., Qu, X., Youn, B.D., Haftka, R.T. and Choi, K.K., 2006. Inverse reliability measures and reliability-based design optimisation. International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 1(1-2), pp.187-205.[SJR: 0.148]

Books:

  1. S. Bandyopadhyay, G. Saravana Kumar and Palaniappan Ramu (Eds.), Machines and Mechanisms, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2012. (ISBN : 978-81-8487-192-0)

Book Chapter:

  1. D, Vishaal., Meena. R., Jadhav, P., Ramu, P., & Prakash A. (2015) Robust design of savonius wind turbine , Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I, Editor: Sayigh A, Springer International Publishing, DoI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17777-9

Patents filed:

  1. Nandan N Pitre, Pranav Muppirishetty, Rishii Nandhan K N, Shrey S V, Tejasvin Srinivasan, G. Saravana Kumar, Palaniappan Ramu, Automatic gear transmission mechanism for bicycles using continuous variable transmission gears,"1369/CHE/2015,March 19, 2015.
  2. Matha Sai Akhil, Sandeep Rajkumar, Sai Sri Harsha Gangasani, Vamshi Pavan, Saketh Chennamasetty,Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "A push button mechanism for time change in analog wrist watch," 5861/CHE/2014, Nov 24, 2014.
  3. M.Prathyusha, V.Naga Sowjanya, Rajeevi Rathod, Nivea Valsaraj, Aditi Malpani, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Joint Mechanism for Modular Jewellery," 5601/CHE/2014, Nov 07,2014.
  4. Derek D Kuttikkat, Aswin R, Muhammed Shahidh, Mohammed Safwan KP, P.Bharath Kumar, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Integrated Watch Crown Battery-Battery placed inside crown of the watch," 6341/CHE/2014
  5. Aayush Maloo, Anant Gupta, Anupam Chandra, Sujata, Dheepika, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Loop based adjustable metal strap using key-presser," 4296/CHE/2014, Sep 03, 2014.
  6. Sagar Sathrasala, Vamsi Krishna Gujjala, Ningthoujam Nelson Singh, Mohit Kumar Meena, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "A screw type adjustable linkage interface for strap assembly," 4295/CHE/2014, Sep 03, 2015.
  7. Sagar Joshi, Neeraj Gadkari, Rakesh N Rao, Piyush Kumar Maske, Sai Teja Dommeti, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Variable speed mechanism to eliminate chain shifting in bicycles," 5862/CHE/2014, Nov 24, 2014.
  8. Abishek Karunagaran, Arun Raghupathy, Athul Vijayan, Maharishi RB, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Use of Super-Absorbent polymers for drying in washing machines," 146/CHE/2015
  9. Siddharth Dash, Sachin K Sunny, Ghanshyam Karol, Rohit Janagal, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Piston mechanism in vacuum drying washing machine," 5973/CHE/2014, Nov 28, 2014
  10. Saurav Agarwal, Sivasankar Arul, Edward Jero, Murali K Karnam, Sandipan Bandyopadhyay, G Saravana Kumar, Palaniappan Ramu "Measurement of pressure on the wall of a rotating drum," 5972/CHE/2014, Nov 28, 2014
  11. Rohan Chavan, Aneesh Bhir, Dhruvesh Patel, Ruturaj Bargal, Harshad Dahake, Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "An inflated hot air bag design for washing machine and uses thereof," 6045/CHE/2014, Dec 02,2014
  12. Kiran Vaidhya, Rakesh K S, Kotha Bharath Kumar Reddy, G Balaji Krishna Prasad,Palaniappan Ramu, G. Saravana Kumar, "Method for increasing RPM and drying rates in a washing machine with an epicyclic gear assembly," 6046/CHE/2014, Dec 02,2014

Ph.D. Dissertation

Ramu, P., Multiple Tail Medians Including Inverse Measures for Structural Design Under Uncertainties, University of Florida, 2007

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P. and Voinov, A., 2016. A Comparative Study of Probabilistic Approaches to Participatory Evaluation of Resource Management Systems. 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, July 10-14, Toulouse, France.

  2. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., ECG Steganography Using Contourlet Transform For Transmission of Secured Patient Identity. Proceedings of the Singapore Cyber-Security Conference (SG-CRC), January 14-15, 2016

  3. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., A robust ECG steganography method. 10th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT'16), Worcester, MA, USA, March 20-23, 2016

  4. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., Ramakrishnan, S., Steganography in Arrhythmic Electrocardiogram Signal ,37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Aug 25-29, 2015, Milan, Italy

  5. Ramu, P., High reliability estimation using CVaR+ ,11th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 7-12, 2015, Sydney, Australia

  6. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., and Ramakrishnan, S., Contourlet Transform Based ECG Steganography Using Quantization Approach, International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation 2015,Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Abstract accepted)

  7. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., and Ramakrishnan, S., Performance evaluation of ECG steganography using discrete curvelet transform,XXIV Brazilian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (CBEB 2014) , Uberlandia, MG, Brazil (Accepted for presentation)

  8. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., and Ramakrishnan, S., Performance Validation of Different Watermarking Algorithms for ECG signal Steganography,Verification and Validation Symposium, ASME, May (2014) Las Vegas, Nevada (Abstract accepted)

  9. Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., Ramakrishnan, S., Slantlet Transform based Steganography in ECG signal using Lease Significant Bit Watermarking Algorithm , International conference in mechanics in medicine and biology, University of Bologna (Italy), 2014

  10. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., Voinov, A., Gali, R., Rao, C., 2014. Educating Stakeholders about the Need for Water Balance Using a Participatory Modeling Framework. In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June 15-19, San Diego, California, USA.

  11. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., Elzakker, C., Naniwadekar, V., Varghese, K., 2014. Requirement Analysis and Metric Development for Public Participatory GIS. In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June 15-19, San Diego, California, USA.

  12. Bathula, K.K., Ramu, P., Kumar, G.S., Reliability Synthesis of Path Generating Linkages and Cost Optimization Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm, CAE 2013, 19-21st December 2013

  13. Jadhav, P., Meena, R., Gole, S., Damotharan, V., Prakash, A., Ramu, P., Numerical Simulations towards Optimal Design of a Savonius Wind Turbine, CAE 2013, 19-21st December 2013

  14. Gole, S., Damotharan, V., Jadhav, P., Meena, R., Ramu, P., Prakash, A., Optimal Design of a Savonius Wind Turbine, ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Design Exposition, November 17, 2013

  15. Ganapathy, H, and Ramu, P., A low discrepancy sampling strategy and alpha shapes for design space decomposition in reliability studies, First Indian Conference in Applied Mechanics 04-06th July 2013, Chennai, India

  16. Ramu, P., A Modified Third Order Polynomial Approach for Reliability Analysis with Scarce Samples, 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-23, 2013, Orlando, USA

  17. Ali, S.A., Kumar, K., Ramu, P., Kannan, K., A mutiscale framework for uncertainty quantification in reliability based design optimization of unidirectional composites, 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-23, 2013, Orlando, USA

  18. Park, C.Y., Ramu, P., Kim., N.H., Constructing Probabilistic Safety Envelope for Load Tolerance, 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-23, 2013, Orlando, USA

  19. Sangeetha, A.L., Jero, S.E., Ramu, P., Ganesh,A.B., Bharathi, N., Integration of Customizable Wireless Sensor Node with Cascade Control System, Fourth International Conference on Advances in Communication, Network, and Computing – CNC 2013, Feb 22-23, Chennai, India

  20. Ramu, P., and Krishna, M., A Variable-fidelity and Convex Hull Approach for Limit State Identification and Reliability Estimates, 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, 17 - 19 September 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana

  21. Ganapathy, H., Ramu, P., and Ramanathan, M., Alpha Shape Based Design Space Decomposition for Island Failure Regions in Reliability Based Design, 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, 17 - 19 September 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana

  22. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., and Varghese, K., Participatory GIS in Empowering Rural Communities: A Framework for Iterative Development and Evaluation, 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Leipzig, Germany, July 1-5,2012

  23. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., and Varghese, K., Participatory GIS in Empowering Rural Communities: Development and Field Trials. 3rd International Open Source GIS Conference, Velp, The Netherlands, June 25-28, 2012.

  24. Kolagani, N., Ramu, P., and Varghese, K., Community Mapping and Empowerment: Case Study of Water Management in a South Indian Village. 3rd International Open Source GIS Conference, Velp, The Netherlands, June 25-28 2012.

  25. Chaudary, P.V., Kumar, G.S., Ramu, P., A Reliability Based Robust Multi-objective Optimal Synthesis of Linkage Mechanisms Considering Tolerances, 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanism, Nov 30-Dec2, 2011, Chennai, India

  26. Ramu, P., and Anand, T.R., An Investigation of L-moments and Tail Models for Reliability Based Robust Design with Scarce Samples. 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 13 - 17, 2011, Shizuoka, Japan

  27. Ramu, P., Kim, N.H., Haftka, R.T., AIAA-2009-2256,Conservative Reliability Estimates in Design Optimization Using Multiple Tail Median.50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, May 4-7, 2009.

  28. Coppe, A., Haftka, R.T., Kim, N.H. and Ramu, P., Optimization of Distribution Parameters for Estimating Probability of Crack Detection, 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 10-12 September, 2008

  29. Ramu, P., Kim, N.H., Haftka, R.T., Inverse Measure-based Tail Modeling Approaches for Structural Reliability Estimation, AIAA-2007-1947. 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 23-26, 2007

  30. Ramu, P., Kim, N.H., Haftka, R.T., Error Amplification in Failure Probability Estimates of Small Errors in Surrogates , SAE 2007 world congress, Detroit, Michigan, April 16-19, 2007

  31. Ramu, P., Kim, N.H., Queipo, N.V., AIAA-2006-7012, System Reliability Analysis and Optimization Using Tail Modeling, 11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Portsmouth, Virginia, 6-8 September 2006

  32. Ramu, P., Kim, N.H., Haftka, R.T., AIAA-2006-7011, Inverse Measure Estimation for High Reliability Using Low-Number Monte Carlo Simulations, 11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Portsmouth, Virginia, 6-8 September, 2006

  33. Kim, N.H., Ramu, P., and Queipo N.V., AIAA-2006-1825, Tail Modeling in Reliability Based Design Optimization for Highly Safe Structural Systems,47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/ AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Newport, RI, 1-4 May, 2006

  34. Ramu, P., Missoum, S., Haftka, R.T., AIAA-2004-4618 A Convex Hull Approach for the Reliability-Based Optimization of Transient Dynamic Problems, 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, New York, Aug. 30-1, 2004

  35. Ramu, P., Qu, X., Youn, B., Haftka, R.T., Choi, K.K., Safety Factors and Inverse Reliability Measures, AIAA-2004-1670 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, Apr. 19-22, 2004