Anil K. Patnaik, Ph.D.


Anil K. Patnaik, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Department: Civil Engineering
Office: ASEC 209E
Phone: 330-972-5226
Fax: 330-972-6020
Email: patnaik@uakron.edu
Website: https://www.uakron.edu/engineering/research/profile.dot?identity=1064773


Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. (Structures), The University of Calgary
  • M.Tech. (Structural Eng.), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • B.Sc. Eng (Honors), Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Experience

  • 08/2007 – present, Professor/Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Akron
  • 08/2001 – 08/2007, Associate/Assistant Professor, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • 09/2004 – 08/2007, Site Director, National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Friction Stir Processing (CFSP), SDSM&T, Rapid City, SD.

Courses Taught

  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Steel Design (I and II)
  • Structural Analysis (I and II)
  • Senior Design (Capstone Design)
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Adv FRP Applications in Civ Eng
  • Design of Tall Buildings
  • Advanced Steel Design

Awards and Honors

  • Lead Faculty Advisor of the winning team for 2010 Titanium Pedestrian Bridge Design Contest, The Defense Metals Technology Center, North Canton, OH. 
  • Lead Faculty Advisor of 1st Honorable Mention team for 2010 Titanium Pedestrian Bridge Design Contest, The Defense Metals Technology Center, North Canton, OH. 
  • Highly commendable paper award at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete – RAC-2007, Washington D.C., Sep. 2007.
  • One of the most outstanding SAE technical papers of 2005 - judged by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE): 2005(A).
  • One of the most outstanding SAE technical papers of 2005 - judged by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE): 2005(B).
  • Fellowship of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London, United Kingdom: 1999
  • Martin P. Korn award of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago IL: 1994.
  • Best paper award of the Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET) in 1991.
  • Best paper award of the Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET) in 1989.
  • Best student paper award at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Vancouver, B.C. in 1991.

Research Interests

  • Corrosion of reinforced concrete and steel structures
  • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Civil Engineering materials and systems
  • Impact performance of rockfall concrete barriers
  • Structural engineering design, bridge design and construction
  • Synthetic and basalt fiber reinforced concrete ; and Fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) structural applications
  • Basalt fiber reinforced polymer reinforced concrete members and basalt Minibar applications
  • Structural health assessment, rehabilitation, repair and strengthening of existing structures
  • Large scale laboratory and field tests with instrumentation
  • Construction and long term performance monitoring including bridge deck cracking
  • Finite element modeling

Funded Projects

Dr. Patnaik secured research grants and contracts from several federal and state agencies, and private funding agencies such as Panel Suppliers, Forta Corp, Euclid Chemicals, ReforceTech AS, etc.  His research funding as the PI and with his fellow researchers in the last ten years has been about $4.3 million dollars with over $3.1 million funding in last five years. Following is a list of his major research projects:

Current and Ongoing Projects (Dec. 2013)

  • Rockfall Concrete Barrier Evaluation - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), and Dr. R. Liang (Co-PI); Ohio DOT/FHWA.
  • Cracking Behavior of Structural Slab Bridge Decks - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI); Ohio DOT/FHWA.
  • Connections for Adjacent Precast Concrete Box-Beam Bridges - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI); Ohio DOT/FHWA.
  • Development of a Management System for Corrosion-Damaged RC Bridge Superstructure Elements – Dr. R. Liang (PI) and Dr. Patnaik (Co-PI); Ohio DOT/FHWA.
  • Corrosion Damage and Remaining Strength Predictions of Steel Plates, Stiffeners and Stiffened Panels - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI) and Dr. J. Payer (Co-PI); DoD CPO/USAFA, NCERCAMP.
  • Reinforced Concrete Corrosion Study with a New Sensor System - Dr. Patnaik (PI), Dr. R. Liang (Co-PI) and Dr. H. Castaneda-Lopez; DoD CPO/CERL, NCERCAMP.
  • Evaluation of Basalt Chopped Fiber and Basalt Reinforcing Bars including Design Guidelines - Dr. A. Patnaik; ReforceTech AS, Norway.
  • Role of Non-Uniform Corrosion Product Growth on Concrete Degradation - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), Dr. R. Liang, and Dr. J. Payer; DoD CPO/CERL, NCERCAMP.
  • Corrosion Damage and Remaining Strength of Steel Structures - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), and Dr. J. Payer; DoD CPO/CERL, NCERCAMP.
  • Multi-scale Investigation and Modeling of Corrosion of Steel Reinforcement in Concrete - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), Dr. R. Liang, Dr. J. Payer; DoD CPO, CARE.
  • Evaluation of Crack-Free Bridge Decks, South Dakota Department of Transportation, Project Number SD2005-11, Dr. Patnaik with Dr. Nadim Wehbe (SDSU).

Completed Projects

  • Steel Structure Corrosion Studies - Dr. A. Patnaik (Co-PI), with Dr. J. Payer (PI) and Dr. H. Castaneda-Lopez; Cargill Salt Company.
  • Carbon Footprint for Fiber Reinforced Concrete - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), and Dr. T. Cutright (Co-PI); Euclid Chemicals.
  • Equivalent Flexural Strength Ratios (Re,3) of Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete - Dr. A. Patnaik; Forta Corp.
  • Average Residual Strength (ARS) Evaluation of Tuf-Strand Fiber Reinforced Concrete - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI); Euclid Chemicals.
  • Cracking in Concrete Bridge Decks in Ohio District 3 - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI); Ohio DOT/FHWA.
  • Titanium Pedestrian Bridge Competition - Dr. A. Patnaik (PI), Dr. Menzemer and Dr. T.S. Srivatsan; DMTC and US Army Picatinny Arsenal.
  • Studies on the Use of Non-Corrosive Titanium Gusset Plates to Mitigate Bridge Collapses – Dr. C. Menzemer (PI), Dr. A. Patnaik, and Dr. T. Srivatsan (ME); DMTC and US Army Picatinny Arsenal.
  • Transportation Infrastructure Applications of Titanium: A Feasibility Study – Dr. C. Menzemer, and Dr. A. Patnaik; UTC.
  • A Study Aimed at Evaluation, Understanding and Rationalization the Strength, Endurance, and Performance of Structures Made from Emerging Titanium Alloys – A. Patnaik (PI) and Dr. T. Srivatsan (Co-PI, ME); DMTC and US Army Picatinny Arsenal.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Center grant for establishment of Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Friction Stir Processing. NSF award # EEC-0437396  – Dr. Patnaik with Mr. William Arbegast (PI).
  • NSF Center for Friction Stir Processing: SDSM&T Project, “Design and Analysis of FSW Beams, Compression Panels and FSSW panel – Static and Fatigue Behavior”, CFSP-AMP04-01; Dr. Patnaik.
  • Optimized Aggregate Gradation for Structural Concrete – Extension - Dr. V. Ramakrishnan (PI) and Dr. Patnaik; South Dakota DOT.
  • National Science Foundation for conducting a workshop on HVFA concrete, NSF award # EEC-0331946; Dr. Patnaik.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) planning grant for establishment of I/UCRC on Friction Stir Processing. NSF award # EEC-0314401 – Dr. Patnaik with Mr. William Arbegast.
  • Structural Applications of Basalt FRP Fabric - Dr. Patnaik; NSF and South Dakota SD-EPSCoR grant #EPS-0091948.

Select Publications

Dr. Patnaik is the author or co-author of about 100 journal and conference papers, sole author of a book, co-editor of two conference proceedings, author or co-author of over 100 research, design and other reports.

Book:

Patnaik, A., “BasBar BFRP Design Guide”, a Design Guide Book for Structural Concrete Reinforced with Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Bars, Published by ReforceTech AS (Royken, Norway), May 2013, pages 35.

Journal Papers (Last 3 years):

  • Banibayat, B., and Patnaik, A., Variability of Mechanical Properties of Basalt FRP Bars Manufactured by Wet-Layup Method, Materials and Design, Vol. 56, April 2014, pp. 898-906.
  • Patnaik, A., Shan, X., Adams, M., Srivatsan, T. S., Menzemer, C.C., and Payer, J., Isolating Corrosion of Steel Plates Coupled with Titanium, Advanced Steel Construction, Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2014, pp. 216-233.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Poondla, N., Menzemer, C.C., Srivatsan, T.S., Understanding the mechanical response of built-up welded beams made from commercially pure titanium and a titanium alloy, Materials Science & Engineering: A, Volume 590, 10 January 2014, pp. 390-400.
  • Banibayat, P. and Patnaik, A. (2014). Creep Rupture Performance of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Bars, ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, posted ahead of print October 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000391.
  • Zanjani Zadeh, V. and Patnaik, A., Finite Element Modeling of the Dynamic Response of a Composite Reinforced Concrete Bridge for Structural Health Monitoring, in press, Int. Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering.
  • Larsen, K.R., and Patnaik, A.K., New Materials Minimize Effects of Steel Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete, Materials Performance, Vol. 52, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 21-24.
  • Xia, N., Liang, R.Y., Payer, J., Patnaik, A., Probabilistic modeling of the bond deterioration of fully-grouted rock bolts subject to spatiotemporally stochastic corrosion, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 11, Nov. 2013, pp. 1161-1176.
  • Cutright, T., Mahoney, M., Franey, K., and Patnaik, A., Carbon Footprint Assessment of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete Floors, Int. Journal of the Constructed Environment, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 73-84.
  • Patnaik, A., Hegana, A., and Srivatsan, T.S., Computations and Detailing of Pressure Vessels having Unusual Requirements in Design, Journal of Neural, Parallel and Scientific Computations, Volume 21, Number 2, June 2013, pp. 263-278.
  • Tinl, N., Menzemer, C.C., Patnaik, A., and Srivatsan, T.S., The Bolt Bearing Response and Tensile Deformation Capacity of Plates Made from a Titanium Alloy, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, August 2012, Volume 21(8), pp. 1696-1702.
  • Xia, N., Qingwen R., Liang, R.Y., Payer, J., Patnaik, A., Non-Uniform Corrosion Induced Stresses in Steel Reinforced Concrete, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 138, No. 4, April 2012, pp. 338-346.
  • Patnaik, A., Banibayat, B., Adhikari, S., and Robinson, P., Mechanical Properties of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars Manufactured Using a Wet Layup Method, Int. Review of Civil Engineering (I.RE.C.E.), Vol. 3, No. 5, Sept. 2012, pp. 412-417.
  • Adhikari, S., and Patnaik, A.K., Potential Applications of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete to Improve Seismic Response of Frame Structures, Journal of Research, Thematic Issue on Earthquakes 2012, NEDU, Oct. 2012, pp. 113-128.
  • Turtuk, T., Menzemer, C.C., Patnaik, A., Srivatsan, T.S., Manigandan, K., and Quick, T., The Quasi Static Deformation, Failure and Fracture Behavior of Titanium Alloy Gusset Plates Containing Bolt Holes, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 21(11) Nov. 2012, pp. 2363-2374.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Poondla, N., Bathini, U., and Srivatsan, T.S., On the Use of Gas Metal Arc Welding for Manufacture of Beams of Commercially Pure Titanium and a Titanium Alloy, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2011, Pages 311-318.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Poondla, N., Bathini, U., and Srivatsan, T.S., Fatigue Behavior of Built-up Welded Beams of Commercially Pure Titanium, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 20, No. 7, Oct. 2011, pp. 1247-1255.
  • Bathini, U., Srivatsan, T.S., Patnaik, A., and Menzemer, C.C., Mechanisms Governing the Cyclic Fatigue, Damage Evolution and Fracture Behavior of Commercially Pure Titanium, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 24, No. 4, Oct. 2011, pp. 415-424.

 Other Select Papers:

  • Bathini, U., Srivatsan, T.S., Patnaik, A., and Quick, T., A Study of the Tensile Deformation and Fracture Behavior of Commercially Pure Titanium and a Titanium Alloy: Influence of Orientation and Microstructure, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 19(8), Nov. 2010, pp. 1172-1182.
  • Srivatsan, T.S., Bathini, U., Patnaik, A., and Quick, T., A Study of Cyclic Fatigue, Damage Initiation, Damage Propagation, and Fracture of Welded Titanium Alloys Plates, Materials Science and Engineering – A, 527 (2010), pp. 6649-6659.
  • Poondla, N., Srivatsan, T.S., Patnaik, A., and Petraroli, M., A Study of the Microstructure and Hardness of Two Titanium Alloys: Commercially Pure and Ti-6Al-4V, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 486 (2009) 162–167.
  • Ramakrishnan, V., Zellar, R., and Patnaik, A.K., Plastic Shrinkage Reduction Potential of a new High Tenacity Monofilament Polypropylene Fiber, in American Concrete Institute ACI/CANMET Special Publication SP243 on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology - Editor: V.M. Malhotra, May 2007, pp. 49-62.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Schurger, J., Steele, A., Allen, C.D., and Arbegast, W.J., Compression Buckling Behavior of 7075-T6 Aluminum Skin Stiffened Panels Fabricated by Friction Stir Welding, SAE 2005 Transactions Journal of Aerospace, Society of Automotive Engineers, March 2006, pp. 1053-1061.
  • Arbegast, W.J. and Patnaik, A.K., Process Parameter Development and Fixturing Issues for Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Beam Assemblies, Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE 2005 Transactions Journal of Aerospace, March 2006, pp. 1093-1107.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Koch, K., Arbegast, W.J., and Allen, C., Static Properties of  “Refill” Friction Spot Welded Skin Stiffened Compression Panels, Paper No. 2006-01-0967, Special Publication No. SP-2034, 2006, Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE), pp. 155-162.
  • Patnaik, A.K. and Ramakrishnan, V., Research Needs for High Volume Fly Ash Concrete, ICI Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, Nov.-Dec. 2004, pp. 13-18.
  • Becque, J., Patnaik, A.K. and Rizkalla, S.H., Analytical Models for Concrete Confined with FRP Tubes, Journal of Composites for Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, February 2003, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 31-38.
  • Smith, C., Patnaik, A.K., Ramaraj, B., and Nikraz, H., Design of Footings for Tilt-up Panels at Boundaries, Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 37, No. 5, Dec. 2002, pp. 87-95.
  • Patnaik, A.K. and Patnaikuni, I., Correlation of Strength of 75mm Diameter and 100mm Diameter Cylinders for High Strength Concrete, Cement and Concrete Research International Journal, Vol. 32, Issue 4, April 2002, pp. 607-613.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Behavior of Composite Concrete Beams with a Smooth Interface, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, April 2001, Vol. 127 No. 4, pp. 359-366.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Pham, K.D., and McIntyre, C.N., Design of Parallel Chord Steel Roof Trusses made from Square Hollow Sections, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, IEAust, Vol. SE3, Nos. 1 & 2, 2000, pp. 99-108.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Nikraz, H. M., Young, S.M., and McIntyre, C.N., Moment Carrying Capacity of Shallow Isolated Footings Resting on Sandy Soil, Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol. 35 No. 4,  Dec. 2000, pp. 47-53.
  • Patnaik, A.K.,  Longitudinal Shear Strength of Composite Concrete Beams with a Rough Interface and no ties, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, IEAust, 1999 V1(3): pp. 157-166.
  • Loov, R.E. and Patnaik, A.K., Horizontal Shear Strength of Composite Concrete beams, The PCI Journal, Chicago IL, Jan-Feb. 1994, pp. 48-69: This paper received the Martin P. Korn award of the PCI.
  • Jain, S.K. and Patnaik, A.K., Design and Cost Implication of I.S. Code Provisions for Aseismic Design of R.C.Frame Buildings, Bulletin of the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology – (The Journal of ISET), Paper No.307, Vol.28, No. 2, June 1991, pp 17-31.  This paper was awarded the Best Paper Award of the journal for 1991.
  • Patnaik, A.K. and Jain, S.K., Ductility Requirements in Indian Codes for Aseismic Design of R.C.Frame Structures, Bulletin of the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (The Journal of ISET) Paper No. 272, Volume 26, No. 2, June 1989, pp 11-40.  This paper was awarded the Best Paper Award of the journal for 1989.

Conference Proceedings

  • Patnaik, A.K., Ramakrishnan, V. and Ganesh babu, K., (Editors), Use of High Volume Fly Ash Concrete and the Related Environmental Effects, Proceedings of the National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored US-India Workshop – January 2004 conducted in Chennai, India. 215 pages.  Electronic version of these proceedings is also available.
  • Rangan, B. V. and Patnaik, A. K. (Editors), High Performance High Strength Concrete, the Proceedings of the International Conference, Perth, Australia, August, 1998, ISBN: 1 863 42 2846, 739 pages.

Select conference papers

  • Baah, P., Ricciardi, P., Khalifa, W., Patnaik, A., Cracking Behavior of Three Span Structural Slab Bridge Decks, 9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, July 15-18, 2014, Calgary, Canada. 
  • Patnaik, A., Bajaj, S., Lewis, J., Payer, J., and Liang, R., Retardation of Strength Degradation of Reinforced Concrete due to Steel Bar Corrosion with Fiber Additions, DoD Virtual Corrosion Conference 2013, NACE International, Sept. 16-17, 2013, 14 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., M. Griffith, Le, H., Gowda, S., and J. Payer, Effects of Corrosion on Static Response of Structural Steel Frames, DoD Virtual Corrosion Conference 2013, NACE International, Sept. 16-17, 2013, 12 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Miller, L., Adhikari, S., and Standal, PC., Basalt FRP MiniBar Reinforced Concrete, Fibre Concrete 2013, Sep. 12-13, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic, 10 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Miller, L., Adhikari, S., and Standal, PC., Basalt FRP MiniBar Reinforced Concrete, Fibre Concrete 2013, Sep. 12-13, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic, short version.
  • Griffith, M., Patnaik, A., and J. Payer, “Risk Assessment of Structural Steel Frame Systems Subjected to Uniform Corrosion”, First International Conference on Risk Management of Corrodible Systems, NACE International, Washington, DC, June 2013.
  • Payer, J., Liang, R., and Patnaik, A., “Corrosion Management in Performance Assessment and Systems Health Monitoring”, First International Conference on Risk Management of Corrodible Systems, NACE International, Washington, DC, June 2013.
  • Liang, R., Payer, J., and Patnaik, A., “Development of a Management System for Corrosion-Damaged Reinforced Concrete Bridge Superstructure Elements”, First International Conference on Risk Management of Corrodible Systems, NACE International, Washington, DC, June 2013.
  • Patnaik, A., Miller, L., and Standal, PC., Basalt Minibar Fiber Reinforced Concrete as a Grouting Material for Shale Energy Industry, ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, July 21-23, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Patnaik, A., Miller, L., and Standal, PC., Fiber Reinforced Concrete Made from Basalt FRP Minibar, Concrete Innovation Conference 2014 - CIC 2014, June 11-13, 2014, Oslo, Norway.
  • Patnaik, A., Enhancing Corrosion Resistance of Steel Reinforced Concrete through the Usage of Advanced Materials, NACE International Western Area Conference, Honolulu, HI, Nov. 20-22, 2013.
  • Patnaik, A., Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Materials for Reinforced Concrete Applications, 2011 DoD Corrosion Conference, NACE International, Palm Springs, CA July-Aug. 2011, 15 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Srivatsan, T.S., and Menzemer, C.C., Structural Static Performance of Welded Built-Up Beams Made from Titanium and a Titanium Alloy, 2011 DoD Corrosion Conference, NACE International, Palm Springs, CA July-Aug. 2011, 10 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Payer, J., Liang, R., Xia, N., Shan, X., Bajaj, S., Lewis, J., and Yousif, H., Experimental Evaluation and Computation Modeling of Non-Uniform Corrosion of Steel Reinforcement in Concrete, 2011 DoD Corrosion Conference, NACE International, Palm Springs, CA July-Aug. 2011, 12 pages.
  • Xia, N., Liang, R., Payer, J., and Patnaik, A., A Study of Concrete Behavior Due to Non-Uniform Corrosion of Reinforcing Bars, 2011 DoD Corrosion Conference, NACE International, Palm Springs, CA July-Aug. 2011, 12 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Adhikari, S., Bani-Bayat, P., and Robinson, P., Flexural Performance of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Basalt FRP Bars, 3rd fib International Congress, Washington, D.C., May 2010, 12 pages.
  • Patnaik, A., Applications of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Reinforcement for Transportation Infrastructure, “Developing a Research Agenda for Transportation Infrastructure Preservation and Renewal”, Transportation Research Board Conference (TRB-2009), available online, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2009, 5 pages.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Arbegast, W.J. and Srivatsan, T.S., Fabrication of Skin Stiffened Panels Made from High Strength Aluminum Alloys using Friction Stir Welding and Friction Stir Spot Welding, 17th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XVII, Eds. N. Bhatnagar and T.S. Srivatsan, Dec. 2008, pp.277-287.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Menzemer, C. and Srivatsan, T.S., On the Use of Titanium Alloys for Aerospace and Non-Aerospace Applications, 17th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XVII, Eds. N. Bhatnagar and T.S. Srivatsan, Dec. 2008, 3-22.
  • Patnaik, A.K., MacDonald, C., MacDonald, M., and Ramakrishnan, V., Review of ASTM C1399 Test for the Determination of Average Residual Strength of Fiber Reinforced Concrete, the proceedings of the international conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology (RAC07), Baltimore, MD, Sep. 2007, 10 pages.  This paper received the “highly commendable paper” award.
  • Ramakrishnan, V., and Patnaik, A.K., Implementation of High Performance Concrete with Optimized Aggregate Gradation And Flyash in Bridge Decks, the proceedings of the international conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology (RAC07), Baltimore, MD, Sep. 2007, 20 pages.
  • Kandukuri, S., Arbegast, W.J., Patnaik, A.K., and Allen, C.D., Development of Statistical Design Curves for Tensile Strength and Fatigue Characteristics of 7075 T73 Aluminum Friction Stir Welded Butt Joints, in Friction Stir Welding and Processing IV Edited by R. S. Mishra et al., The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Feb. 2007, pp. 29-38.
  • Oberembt, C., Allen, C.D., Arbegast, W.J., and Patnaik, A.K., Screening for Process Variable Sensitivity in Refill Friction Spot Welding of 6061 Aluminum Sheet, in Friction Stir Welding and Processing IV Edited by R. S. Mishra et al., The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Feb. 2007, pp. 359-368.
  • Patnaik, A.K. and Puli, R.K., Flexural Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams Wrapped with Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) using a Parabolic Concrete Compressive Stress-Strain Curve, Proceedings of Recent Advances in Engineering Mechanics Conference (RAEM 2006): Editors – J. Kreiner, and C. Putcha, Fullerton, CA, Jan. 2006, pp. 106-113.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Mechanics of High Strength Concrete Confined with FRP, Proceedings of Recent Advances in Engineering Mechanics Conference (RAEM 2006): Editors – J. Kreiner, and C. Putcha, Fullerton, CA, Jan. 2006, pp. 54-61.
  • Ramakrishnan, V., Zellar, R., and Patnaik, A.K., A High Performance Fiber for Reducing Plastic Shrinkage Cracks in Concrete, Proceedings of Recent Advances in Engineering Mechanics Conference (RAEM 2006): Editors – J. Kreiner, and C. Putcha, Fullerton, CA, Jan. 2006, pp. 19-25.
  • Ramakrishnan, V., Zellar, R., and Patnaik, A.K., High Performance Synthetic Fiber for Enhancing Concrete Properties, in Fiber Reinforced Materials, Edited by C. Stanley, T.S. Lok, and P. Prochazka, Oct. 2006, pp. 45-56.
  • Ramakrishnan, V. and Patnaik, A.K.,  Research and Applications of Geopolymer Concrete in Relation to Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, Geopolymers and Geopolymer Concrete  Editors: H. Toutanji, and B.V. Rangan, Proceedings of International Workshop on GGC, Perth, Australia, Sep. 2005, 28 pages.
  • Toskey, A., Arbegast, W.J., Allen, C., and Patnaik, A.K., Fabrication of Aluminum Box Beams using Self-Reacting and Standard Fixed Pin Friction Stir Welding, Friction Stir Welding and Processing III, Edited by K.V. Jata, M.W. Mahoney, R.S. Mishra, and T.J. Lienert, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) 2005, pp. 171-178. 
  • Patnaik, A.K., and Bauer, C., Strengthening of Steel Beams with Carbon FRP Laminates, 4th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-IV) - Editors:  M. El-Badry and L. Dunaszegi, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, Montreal, Canada, July 2004, 8 pages.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Puli, R.K., and Mylavarapu, R., Basalt FRP: A new FRP material for infrastructure market ?, 4th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-IV) - Editors:  M. El-Badry and L. Dunaszegi, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, Montreal, Canada, July 2004, 8 pages.
  • Patnaik, A.K., and Mylavarapu, R., Behavior of concrete confined with basalt fiber reinforced polymer (BFRP) wraps, proceedings of international conference on advances in concrete and construction (ICACC-2004, Hyderabad, India), Editors: Rao, P.J., Ramakrishnan, V., and Parameswaran, V.S., Allied Publishers – New Delhi, December 2004, pp. 925-936.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Puli, R.K., Kahin N., Mylavarapu, R., Mantena, V., Vanamu, V., and Hansen M.R., Flexural strengthening of a post-tensioned concrete beam with Carbon FRP, proceedings of international conference on advances in concrete and construction (ICACC-2004, Hyderabad, India), Editors: Rao, P.J., Ramakrishnan, V., and Parameswaran, V.S., Allied Publishers – New Delhi, December 2004, pp.  223-234.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Mantena, V., and Vanamu, V., Flexural strengthening of lightly reinforced concrete beams with basalt fiber reinforced polymer BFRP wraps, proceedings of international conference on advances in concrete and construction (ICACC-2004, Hyderabad, India), Editors: Rao, P.J., Ramakrishnan, V., and Parameswaran, V.S., Allied Publishers – New Delhi, December 2004, pp.  235-244.
  • Patnaik, A.K., and Puli, R.K., Preliminary Studies on the use of Basalt FRP for Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Beams, Proceedings of ICFRC International Conference on Fiber Composites, High-Performance Concretes and Smart Materials, Allied Publishers – New Delhi, January 2004, Chennai, India, pp. 375-385.
  • Patnaik, A.K., Das, N.B., and Joshi A.G., Recent Advances in Strength Models for FRP Confined Concrete Compression Members, Proceedings of ICFRC International Conference on Fiber Composites, High-Performance Concretes and Smart Materials, Allied Publishers – New Delhi, January 2004, Chennai, India, pp. 441-452.
  • Patnaik, A.K. and Khan, A., Prediction of Deflections of Burrinjuck Dam using Finite Element Analysis, in Mechanics of Structures and Materials (Eds: Bradford, M.A., Bridge, R.Q., and Foster, S.J.), A.A.Balkema Publishers, 1999, pp. 703-708.
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