Dr K K Babu


Dr. Babu was born on January 1961 to Shri. Krishnan and Smt. Kallyani in Thrissur District of Kerala state. Graduated in Civil Engineering from Government Engineering College Thrissur, he took... Read More

B.Sc. Engg - from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur

M. E - Geotechnical Engineering from IISc, Bangalore

PhD - for the thesis titled Utilization of Coir Geotextiles for Unpaved Roads and Embankments from CUSAT

18.11.1983 - 01.07.2008 - Lecturer, Asst. Professor, Associate Professor in N.S.S Engineering College, Palakkad

02.07.2008 - 28.04.2011 - Principal Jawaharlal Institute of Technology, Coimbatore 

30.04.2011 - 31.05.2014 - Principal, Thejus Engineering College, Thrissur

02.06.2014  Principal Jyothi Engineering College

Areas of Specialization

Geotechnical Engineering 

Areas of Interest

1. Geotextiles

2. Ground improvement 

3. Concrete Technology

4. Pavement Analysis & Design 

5. Marginal Materials 

1. Babu K. K., (1996). “Soil stabilisation using deteriorated cement”, Proceedings of the

Eighth Kerala Science Congress, Kochi. pp515-516

2. Babu K. K. (1996). “Performance of quarry waste as fine aggregate in concrete”,

Proceedings of the International Seminar on Civil Engineering Practices in the Twenty-

first Century, Roorkee. pp 926-934

3. Babu K. K.,Radhakrishnan R. and E.K. K. Nambiar. (1997). “Alternative Fine

Aggregate for mortar-An Experimental Study”, Journal of New Building materials and

Construction World, January , pp11-13

4. Babu K.K (1997) “Reproportioning of deteriorated Cement concrete mixes” Proceeding

of ninth Kerala Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram.pp 427-429.

5. Babu K. K.Radhakrishnan R. and E.K. K. Nambiar(1997). “Compressive Strength of

Brick Masonry with Alternative-Aggregate- Mortar”, Journal of Civil Engineering and

Construction Review, September pp 25-29

6. Beena K.S. and Babu K. K. (2003). “Studies on the Performance of Coir Geotextiles in

Subgrade Soil”, Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Conference on Coir Geotextiles, Coir

Board, Kochi.

7. Babu K. K and Raji A.K. (2005). “Failure of Concrete structures: Need for quality

assessment of fine aggregates” Proceedings of the 21 st national convention ofCivil

Engineers, Kochi. pp 121 – 122.

8. Raji A.K and Babu K. K. (2006). “Utilisation of Lime sludge for subgrade stabilization”,

Proceedings of the International Inter disciplinary conference on sustainable

Technologies for environmental protection, Coimbatore Institute of Technology,


9. Beena K.S.,Jayasree P.K and Babu K.K.(2006). “Geo-Environmental studies on Coir

Pith mixed soil with special reference to saline intrusion”,Proceedings of the Indian

Geotechnical conference, Chennai. pp-49- 82

10. Beena K.S. and Babu K.K. (2008). “Testing Coir Geotextile drains for soft ground

improvement”, Journal /Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers(London),

Ground Improvement, 160(G II) pp- 43-49

11. Babu K. K, Beena K and Raji A.K. (2008). “Load – deformation behavior of coir

Geotextile reinforced unpaved roads. ”, Journal of Indian Highways- July pp-33- 39

12. Babu K. K., Beena K.S.andRaji A.K. (2008). “Design of Coir Geotextile reinforced

roads using IRC method”,Highway Research Journal.pp-113- 118.

13. Raji A.K and Babu K. K. (2008). “Utilisation ofcertain industrial wastes for subgrade

improvement”, Proceedings of the 3 rd” CUSAT National Conference on Recent advances

in Civil Engineering, Kochi. pp- 267- 268,

14. Babu K. K,Raji A.K. and Sreekala G. (2008). “Utilisation of Steel slag as an ingredient

in bituminous mixes for road construction”, Proceedings of theinternational conference

on emerging trends in engineering, Prava Rural Engineering college, Pune.

15. Raji A.K, Babu K.K and Sreekala G(2009). “Use of certain industrial wastes in flexible

pavement construction”Proceedings of the 21 st Kerala Science Congress, Kollam pp-276-

16. Raji A.K, Sudha V and Babu K. K(2010). “Building demolition wastes in bituminous

mixes – a sustainable technique for road construction”, Proceedings of the International

conference on Emerging trends in energy and environment , SriSairam Engineering

College, Chennai pp-377- 385

17. Raji A.K., Babu K. K and Sudha V (2010). “Study of Strength characteristics of fly ash

mixed beach soil”, Proceedings of the 22 nd Kerala Science Congress, Kerala Forest

Institute Peechi. pp-431- 432.

18. Raji A.K, sudha V and Babu K.K. (2010). “Building Demolition waste – an alternate

material for Road construction”,Proceedings of the national Seminar on advances in

construction engineering practice. Annamalai University , AnnnamalaiNagar, pp 1 – 8

19. Raji A.K., Babu K.K and Sudha V (2011). “Study on rut behavior of unpaved

roadsstabilised using industrial wastes”, Proceedings of the 23 nd Kerala Science

Congress, Thiruvananthapuram pp-431- 432.

20. Babu K. K.,BeenaK.S.andRaji A.K. (2011). “Estimation of CBR of coir Geotextile

reinforced subgrade”, Highway research Journal, July – December pp-41- 47

21. Raji A.K, sudha V and Babu K.K. (2011). “subgrade stabilization through application of

limesludge”, Proceedings of the International Seminar on reducing carbon footprint in

road construction. Indian Road Congress, New Delhi pp-5- 67 – 5-71

22. Babu K. K, Raji A.K and Sudha V. (2011). “Use of Alternate materials for aggregates in

bituminous road construction- a technique for reducing carbon footprint”, Proceedings of

the International Seminar on Reducing carbon footprint on road construction. Indian

Road congress, New Delhi pp-5- 81 – 5-88

23. Sudha V, RajiA.K.andBabu K.K (2012). “CBR Prediction model for subgrade soils

using compaction and index properties”,Proceedings of 24 th Kerala Science Congress,

Kottayam. pp 426 – 431.

24. Raji A.K, Sudha V and Babu K.K. (2013). “Ambient Air quality monitoring and modeling – a study of Palakkadtown”, Proceedings of 25 th Kerala Science Congress pp -456-457.

23 - Workshops and seminars attended 

10 - Conferences attended