Lecturer
Civil Engineering
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: v.pakrashi@ucc.ie
Lecturer
Civil Engineering
University College Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3862
E: v.pakrashi@ucc.ie

Dr. Vikram Pakrashi is a Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork.

He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Engineers, Ireland. 

His research interests are in dynamical systems, mechanics of renewable energy solutions and infrastructure maintenance management. 
Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection, System Identification and ControlInfrastructure Maintenance ManagementDynamical SystemsReliability AnalysisImage ProcessingWind Turbines and Wave Energy DevicesBridge StructuresTime Frequency Analyses TechniquesSmart Structures

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2014)'Performance of Masonry Blocks Incorporating Palm Oil Fuel Ash'
Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, Ang Lye Boon, Agus Setyo Muntohar, Md. Nafeez Hashem Tanim, Vikram Pakrashi (2014) 'Performance of Masonry Blocks Incorporating Palm Oil Fuel Ash'. The Journal of Cleaner Production, [Details]
(2014)'Experimental Characterisation of Polyethylene Terephtalate (PET) Bottle Eco-Bricks'
Taaffe J, O’Sullivan S, Rahman M.E and Pakrashi V (2014) 'Experimental Characterisation of Polyethylene Terephtalate (PET) Bottle Eco-Bricks'. Materials and Design, 60 :50-56 [Details]
(2014)'Regionally enhanced multi-phase segmentation technique for damaged surfaces'
Michael O'Byrne, Franck Schoefs, Vikram Pakrashi, Bidisha Ghosh (2014) 'Regionally enhanced multi-phase segmentation technique for damaged surfaces'. Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, [Details]
(2014)'Damage Detection and Calibration from Beam-Moving Oscillator Interaction Employing Surface Roughness'
Vesna Jaksic, Alan O'Connor and Vikram Pakrashi (2014) 'Damage Detection and Calibration from Beam-Moving Oscillator Interaction Employing Surface Roughness'. Journal of Sound and Vibration, [Details]
(2014)'Improvement of Engineering Properties of Peat with Palm Oil Clinker'
Muhammad Ekhlasur Rahman, Moussa Leblouba, Vikram Pakrashi (2014) 'Improvement of Engineering Properties of Peat with Palm Oil Clinker'. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, [Details]
(2014)'Energy Harvesting from Train Induced Response in Bridges'
Cahill P, Ni Nuallain N.A.,Jackson N, Mathewson A, Karoumi R and Pakrashi V (2014) 'Energy Harvesting from Train Induced Response in Bridges'. American Society of Civil Engineers; Journal of Bridge Engineering, [Details]
(2014)'Quantifying the Perceived Safety of Cyclists in Dublin'
Lawson A, Ghosh B and Pakrashi V (2014) 'Quantifying the Perceived Safety of Cyclists in Dublin'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Transport, [Details]
(2014)'Self Compacting Concrete from Uncontrolled Burning of Rice Husk & Blended Fine Aggregate'
Rahman M.E., Muntohar A.S., Pakrashi V, Nagaratnam B.H. and Debnath, S (2014) 'Self Compacting Concrete from Uncontrolled Burning of Rice Husk & Blended Fine Aggregate'. Materials & Design, 55 :410-415 [Details]
(2013)'Hurst Exponent Footprints from Activities on a Large Structural System'
Pakrashi V, Kelly J, Harkin J and Farrell A (2013) 'Hurst Exponent Footprints from Activities on a Large Structural System'. Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 392 (8):1803-1817 [Details]
(2013)'PolyVinyliDene Fluoride (PVDF) Material based Energy Harvesting from Train and Damaged Bridge Interaction'
Cahill P, Jackson N, Mathewson A and Pakrashi V (2013) 'PolyVinyliDene Fluoride (PVDF) Material based Energy Harvesting from Train and Damaged Bridge Interaction'. Key Engineering Materials, [Details]
(2013)'Dynamic Responses of a Scaled Tension Leg Platform, Wind Turbine Support Structure in a Wave Tank'
Murphy J, O’Shea R, O’Sullivan K and Pakrashi V (2013) 'Dynamic Responses of a Scaled Tension Leg Platform, Wind Turbine Support Structure in a Wave Tank'. Key Engineering Materials, [Details]
(2013)'Rapid Assessment Of Natural Periods Of Large Short-Period Civil Engineering Structures'
Pakrashi V, Basu B and Ryan K. (2013) 'Rapid Assessment Of Natural Periods Of Large Short-Period Civil Engineering Structures'. Key Engineering Materials, [Details]
(2013)'Texture Analysis based Damage Detection of Ageing Infrastructure Elements'
O'Byrne M, Schoefs F, Ghosh B and Pakrashi V (2013) 'Texture Analysis based Damage Detection of Ageing Infrastructure Elements'. Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 28 (3):162-177 [Details]
(2013)'Horizontal Loading Effect of Fresh Concrete on Precast Arches'
Cahill P, Allen E, Pakrashi V and O'Connor A. (2013) 'Horizontal Loading Effect of Fresh Concrete on Precast Arches'. American Society of Civil Engineers; Journal of Bridge Engineering, 18 (8):779-789 [Details]
(2013)'Perception of Safety of Cyclists in Dublin City'
Lawson AR, Pakrashi V, Ghosh B and Szeto WY (2013) 'Perception of Safety of Cyclists in Dublin City'. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 50 :499-511 [Details]
(2013)'A Robust Skewness-Kurtosis Descriptor for Damping Calibration from Frequency Response'
Jaksic V and Pakrashi V (2013) 'A Robust Skewness-Kurtosis Descriptor for Damping Calibration from Frequency Response'. ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 26 (4):887-893 [Details]
(2013)'Monitoring and Repair of an Impact Damaged Prestressed Bridge'
Vikram Pakrashi, Julie Harkin, Joe Kelly, Aidan Farrell and Sreejith Nanukuttan; (2013) 'Monitoring and Repair of an Impact Damaged Prestressed Bridge'. Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering, 166 (1):16-29 [Details]
(2012)'A Parametric Study: Frame Analysis Method for Masonry Arch Bridges'
Rahman ME, Sujan D, Pakrashi V and Fanning P (2012) 'A Parametric Study: Frame Analysis Method for Masonry Arch Bridges'. International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 6 :324-330 [Details]
(2012)'Fragility Analysis of Steel and Concrete Wind Turbine Towers'
Quilligan A, O'Connor A and Pakrashi V (2012) 'Fragility Analysis of Steel and Concrete Wind Turbine Towers'. Engineering Structures, 36 :270-282 [Details]
(2011)'High Dynamic Range Image Processing for Non-Destructive-Testing'
Ghosh B, Pakrasahi V and Schoefs F; (2011) 'High Dynamic Range Image Processing for Non-Destructive-Testing'. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, 15 (7):1085-1096 [Details]
(2011)'A Review of Road Structure data in Six European Countries'
Znidaric, A; Pakrashi, V; O'Connor, A; O'Brien, E; (2011) 'A Review of Road Structure data in Six European Countries'. Proccedings of The Ice:Journal of Urban Design and Planning, 164 (4):225-232 [Details]
(2011)'Control of Flapwise Vibrations in Wind Turbine Blades using Semiactive Tuned Mass Dampers'
Arrigan, J; Pakrashi, V; Basu, B; Nagarajaiyah, S; (2011) 'Control of Flapwise Vibrations in Wind Turbine Blades using Semiactive Tuned Mass Dampers'. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 18 (8):840-851 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2010)'Effect of Tuned Mass Damper on the Interaction of a Quarter Car Model with a Damaged Bridge'
Pakrashi, V; O'Connor, A; Basu, B; (2010) 'Effect of Tuned Mass Damper on the Interaction of a Quarter Car Model with a Damaged Bridge'. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 6 (4):409-421 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2010)'ROC Dependent Event Isolation Method for Image Processing Based Assessment of Corroded Harbour Structures'
Pakrashi, V; Schoefs, F; Memet, JB; O'Connor, A; (2010) 'ROC Dependent Event Isolation Method for Image Processing Based Assessment of Corroded Harbour Structures'. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 6 (3):365-378 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2010)'A Bridge ¿ Vehicle Interaction Based Experimental Investigation of Damage Evolution'
Pakrashi, V; O'Connor, A; Basu, B; (2010) 'A Bridge ¿ Vehicle Interaction Based Experimental Investigation of Damage Evolution'. Structural Health Monitoring, 9 (4):285-296 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'Non-Detection, False Alarm and Calibration Insensitivity in Kurtosis and Pseudofractal Based Singularity Detection'
Pakrashi V, Basu B and O¿ Connor A; (2009) 'Non-Detection, False Alarm and Calibration Insensitivity in Kurtosis and Pseudofractal Based Singularity Detection'. ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 22 (4):466-470 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'A Comparative Analysis of Structural Damage Detection Techniques by Wavelet, Kurtosis and Pseudofractal Methods'
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A and Basu B.; (2009) 'A Comparative Analysis of Structural Damage Detection Techniques by Wavelet, Kurtosis and Pseudofractal Methods'. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 32 (4):489-500 Globe icon [Details]
(2009)'A Statistical Measure for Wavelet Based Singularity Detection'
Pakrashi V, Basu B and O¿ Connor A.; (2009) 'A Statistical Measure for Wavelet Based Singularity Detection'. ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, 131 (4):041015-1-041015-6 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Structural Damage Detection and Calibration using Wavelet-Kurtosis Technique¿. Engineering Structures'
Pakrashi V, Basu B and O¿ Connor A; (2007) 'Structural Damage Detection and Calibration using Wavelet-Kurtosis Technique¿. Engineering Structures'. Engineering Structures, 29 (9):2097-2108 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)'A Study on the Effects of Damage Models and Wavelet Bases for Damage Identification and Calibration in Beams'
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A and Basu B; (2007) 'A Study on the Effects of Damage Models and Wavelet Bases for Damage Identification and Calibration in Beams'. Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 22 :555-569 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2015)'Dynamic response signatures of a scaled model platform for floating wind turbines in an ocean wave basin'
Jaksic V, O’Shea R, Cahill P, Murphy J, Mandic DP and Pakrashi V (2015) 'Dynamic response signatures of a scaled model platform for floating wind turbines in an ocean wave basin'. Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciencesphilosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences, [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2014)7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring EWSHM 2014, Nantes, France
Cahill P, O’Keeffe R, Jackson N, Mathewson A and Pakrashi V (2014) Structural Health Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Beam using Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System 7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring EWSHM 2014, Nantes, France [Details]
(2014)7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring EWSHM 2014, Nantes, France
O’Byrne M, Schoefs F, Pakrashi V and Ghosh B (2014) A Comparison of Image based 3D Recovery Methods for Underwater Inspections 7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring EWSHM 2014, Nantes, France [Details]
(2013)11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA
Pakrashi V, O’Connor A and Quilligan A. (2013) Non-Detection Isuues in Wind Turbine Tower Damage Detection 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA [Details]
(2013)11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA
Hanley C, Gilmour D and Pakrashi V. (2013) Effects of Large Uncertainties in a Reliability based Framework for Humanitarian Emergency Shelters 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA [Details]
(2013)11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA
Jaksic V, O’Connor A and Pakrashi V (2013) Effects of Vehicle Speed in Structural Health Monitoring from Operational Conditions of Bridges 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA [Details]
(2013)11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA
O’Byrne M, Ghosh B, Schoefs F and Pakrashi V (2013) ROC based Evaluation of Image Analysis Technique Applied to Offshore Infrastructural Elements using Texture Information 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, New York, USA [Details]
(2013)Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures EVACES'13, Ouro Preto, Brazil
V. Pakrashi and G. Wirth (2013) Enhanced Laser Doppler Vibrometer Technology Enables Non-Contact Vibration Measurements on Large Distances Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures EVACES'13, Ouro Preto, Brazil [Details]
(2013)World Conference on Transport Research
Lawson A, Pakrashi V and Ghosh B (2013) Comparison of Mode-Specific Perceived Safety Among Cyclist in Multi-Modal Urban Network World Conference on Transport Research [Details]
(2013)World Conference on Transport Research
Ghosh B, Caulfield B and Pakrashi V (2013) Effects of Weather Conditions and Congestion Levels on Bicycle Demand in Dublin World Conference on Transport Research [Details]
(2013)7th International Workshop NDT in Progress, Dresden, Germany
O’Byrne M, Ghosh B, Schoefs F and Pakrashi V (2013) A Comparison between Pixel Intensity and Texture Analysis based Damage Detection Techniques 7th International Workshop NDT in Progress, Dresden, Germany [Details]
(2013)Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India
Pakrashi V, Gill L, Johnston P and Naughton O (2013) Hurst Exponent Analysis of Turloughs in Ireland Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India [Details]
(2013)Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India
Pakrashi V, O’Sullivan K, O’Shea R and Murphy J (2013) Experimental Responses of a Monopile Foundation with a Wave Energy Converter Attached Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India [Details]
(2013)International IABSE Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pakrashi V, Kelly J, Harkin J and Farrell A. (2013) Rapid Calibration of a Damaged Beam Undergoing Rehabilitation International IABSE Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands [Details]
(2013)International IABSE Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cahill P, Pakrashi V, Mathewson A and Jackson N (2013) Energy Harvesting Potential of Piezoelectric Materials from Train-Bridge Interaction using Finite Element Modelling International IABSE Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands [Details]
(2013)Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India
Pakrashi V, Murphy J, O’Sullivan K, Long C and O’ Kelly-Lynch P (2013) Structural Design Implications when a Combined Wind and Wave Energy Platform is Applied in Different Site Scenarios Proceedings of the Hydro 2013 International, Chennai, India [Details]
(2012)Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2012
Alan O'Connor, Vikram Pakrashi and Manuela Salta; (2012) Assessment and Maintenance Planning for Infrastructure Networks Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2012 [Details]
(2012)5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, ICTTP12, Groningen, The Netherlands
Pakrashi V, Byrne E, Comerford S and Groeger J (2012) Cyclists' Subjective Evaluations are Associated with Heart Rate and Response to Challenge 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, ICTTP12, Groningen, The Netherlands [Details]
(2012)40th European Transport Conference 2012, Glasagow
Lawson AR, Ghosh B, Pakrashi V and Szeto WY (2012) Analysis of the Perception of Safety among Cyclists 40th European Transport Conference 2012, Glasagow [Details]
(2012)40th European Transport Conference 2012, Glasgow
Gavin M, Pakrashi V, Barton J, O'Flynn B, Bouroche M and Ghosh B (2012) Cyclists' Route Planner Mobileapp for Dublin City 40th European Transport Conference 2012, Glasgow [Details]
(2012)Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland
O'Byrne M, Ghosh B, Pakrashi V and Schoefs F (2012) Texture Analysis based Detection and Classification of Surface Features on Ageing Infrastructure Elements Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland [Details]
(2012)Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland (BCRI)
Jaksic V, Pakrashi V and O'Connor A (2012) Effect of Road Quality in Structural Health Monitoring under Operational Conditions Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland (BCRI) [Details]
(2012)7th CUTSE International Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia
Rahman ME, Leblouba M and Pakrashi V (2012) Improvement of Engineering Properties of Peat with Palm Oil Clinker 7th CUTSE International Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia [Details]
(2012)Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
O'Connor A, Deix S and Pakrashi V (2012) Development of Procedures for Cross-Asset Management for Road Infrastructure Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering [Details]
(2012)ANCRiSST 2012 Conference - Asia Pacific Network of Centres for Research in Smart Structure Technology
J.P.Keane, A.O'Sullivan, V.Jaksic, V.Pakrashi and S.F. Ali (2012) Energy Harvesting from Beam-Moving Oscillator Interaction ANCRiSST 2012 Conference - Asia Pacific Network of Centres for Research in Smart Structure Technology [Details]
(2012)IABMAS 2012, 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management
Pakrashi V, Kelly J and O'Connor A (2012) Direct and Probabilistic Interrelationships between Half-Cell Potential and Resistivity Test Results for Durability Ranking IABMAS 2012, 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management [Details]
(2012)Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland (BCRI)
Cahill P, Pakrashi V, Mathewson A and Jackson N (2012) Characterisation of a PolyVinyliDene Fluoride (PVDF) Material for Energy Harvesting from Road Infrastructure Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland (BCRI) [Details]
(2012)5th European Conference on Structural Control
O'Byrne M, Ghosh B, Pakrashi V and Schoefs F (2012) Image Processing based Damage Detection of Offshore Infrastructural Elements using Texture and Pixel Intensity Information 5th European Conference on Structural Control [Details]
(2012)5th European Conference on Structural Control
Jaksic V, Pakrashi V, Basu B and Ryan K (2012) Experimental Detection of Sudden Stiffness Change in a Structural System Employing Laser Doppler Vibrometry 5th European Conference on Structural Control [Details]
(2012)ICDS12 - International Conference Durable Structures
Cahill P, Allen E, O'Connor A and Pakrashi V (2012) Variation of stress in arch structures due to variable concrete pressure models ICDS12 - International Conference Durable Structures [Details]
(2011)Forum Bauinformatik 23rd European Conference, Ireland
O¿Byrne M, Pakrashi V, Ghosh B and Schoefs F; (2011) Receiver Operating Characteristics of a Modified Edge Detection for Corrosion Classification Forum Bauinformatik 23rd European Conference, Ireland [Details]
(2011)ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011)
Jaksic V; Pakrashi V; O'Connor A; (2011) Employing Surface Roughness for Bridge-Vehicle Interaction based Damage Detection ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011) [Details]
(2011)11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering
O'Connor A; Pakrashi V; (2011) Recent Advances in Reliability based Assessment of Highway Bridges 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering [Details]
(2011)3rd CUTSE International Conference, Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia
M.E Rahman, B.H Nagaratnam, V. Pakrashi, N. Chai, A.S. Muntohar, A. Faheem, S. Debnath and M.A Mannan; (2011) A Preliminary Study on Self Compacting Concrete using Locally Available Waste Materials 3rd CUTSE International Conference, Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia [Details]
(2011)Irish Transportation Research Network Conference
Maurice Gavin; Bidisha Ghosh; Vikram Pakrashi; John Barton; Brendan O'Flynn; Anneka Lawson; (2011) A Cycle Route Planner Mobile-App for Dublin City Irish Transportation Research Network Conference , 31-AUG-11 - 01-SEP-11 Globe icon [Full Text] [Details]
(2011)Irish Transportation Research Network Conference
Lawson RA, Pakrashi V, Ghosh B and O¿Brien L; (2011) Perception of Safety Among Cyclists in Dublin City Irish Transportation Research Network Conference [Details]
(2011)Transportation Research Board Annnual Meeting 2011
Pakrashi V, Kelly J and Ghosh B (2011) Sustainable Prioritisation of Bridge Rehabilitation Comparing Road User Cost Transportation Research Board Annnual Meeting 2011 [Details]
(2010)MEDACHS 2010, La Rochelle, France
Ghosh, B; Pakrashi, V; Schoefs, F; (2010) Detection of Pitting Corrosion in Steel using Image Processing MEDACHS 2010, La Rochelle, France [Details]
(2010)TRA2010, Brussels,Belgium
Dempsey, A; Pakrashi, V; O'Connor, A ; (2010) Probabilistic Design and Assessment of Transport Infrastructure TRA2010, Brussels,Belgium [Details]
(2010)BCRI10, Cork, Ireland
Pakrashi, V; Kelly, J; Harkin, J; Farrell, A; Nanukuttan, S; (2010) Emergency Rehabilitation of Brownsbarn Bridge BCRI10, Cork, Ireland [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)Non Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDTCE) Conference, Nantes, France
Pakrashi V and Ghosh B. ; (2009) Damage Detection in Beams with an Open Crack using S Transform Non Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDTCE) Conference, Nantes, France [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009) , Dublin, Ireland
Arrigan J, Pakrashi V, Basu B and Nagarajaiah S.; (2009) Semi-active frequency tracking algorithm for control of flapwise vibrations in wind turbine blades IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009) , Dublin, Ireland [Full Text] [Details]
(2008)MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal
Pakrashi V, Schoefs F, Memet J B and O¿ Connor A.; (2008) Improved Image Analysis Based Corrosion Assessment using Preprocessing Techniques MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal [Details]
(2008)MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal
Pakrashi V O' Connor A, , Breysse D, Schoefs F ; (2008) Reliability Based Assessment of Structures in Marine Environment MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal [Full Text] [Details]
(2008)BRI ¿ CRI National Symposium on Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Galway
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A and Basu B.; (2008) Importance of Inertial Effects in Damaged Bridge Moving Load Interaction BRI ¿ CRI National Symposium on Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Galway [Full Text] [Details]
(2008)MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal
Pakrashi V O¿ Connor A, , Breysse D; (2008) Effects of Damage Models in Probabilistic Assessment of Structures: An Illustrative Example MEDACHS 08 Conference on Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments, Lisbon, Portugal [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)The Ninth International Conference on the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering St. Julians, Malta
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor and A Basu B.; (2007) Wavelet Based Experimental Damage Calibration using Beam-Moving Load Interaction Model The Ninth International Conference on the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering St. Julians, Malta [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)ICASP10, 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Tokyo, Japan
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A and Schoefs F. ; (2007) An Image Analysis Based Damage Classification Methodology ICASP10, 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Tokyo, Japan [Full Text] [Details]
(2006)BEI 3rd National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Dublin
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A and Basu B. ; (2006) Damage Calibration of a Beam using Wavelet Analysis and Image Processing BEI 3rd National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Dublin [Full Text] [Details]
(2005)Structural Engineering Convention, Bangalore, India
Pakrashi V, Basu B and O'Connor A. ; (2005) Identification of Open Cracks using Wavelet Analysis Structural Engineering Convention, Bangalore, India [Full Text] [Details]
(2004)Proceedings of the BE104 Second Symposium on Bridge Engineering in Ireland, Belfast
Pakrashi V, O¿ Connor A J and Basu B. ; (2004) Reliability Analysis of Bridges Retrofitted with Tuned Mass Dampers Proceedings of the BE104 Second Symposium on Bridge Engineering in Ireland, Belfast [Full Text] [Details]
(2014)Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK
Hanley C and Pakrashi V (2014) Parameter Importance Measure Studies on Prestressed Concrete Bridges in Ireland Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK [Details]
(2014)Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK
Noble D, Nogal M, O’Connor A and Pakrashi V (2014) Impact hammer testing on post-tensioned steel RHS sections; an investigation of the “Compression Softening” effect Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK [Details]
(2014)Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK
Cahill P, Amato G, Jackson N, Mathewson A and Pakrashi V. (2014) Design of Scaled Bridge Prototype for Energy Harvesting Testing Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK [Details]
(2014)Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK
Cahill P, Jackson N, Mathewson A and Pakrashi V (2014) The Full Potential of Energy Harvesting from Train Induced Responses in Bridges Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK [Details]
(2014)Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK
O’Byrne M, Ghosh B, Pakrashi V and Schoefs F (2014) Effects of Turbidity and Lighting on an Image Processing based Crack Detection Technique Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) Conference, Belfast, UK [Details]
(2014)17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, China
Doorley R, Pakrashi V, Caulfield B and Ghosh B (2014) Short-Term Forecasting of Bicycle Traffic Using Structural Time Series Models 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, China [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2007)Concrete in marine environment - Steel corrosion in reinforced concrete - Methods of assessment and repair.
Loche JM, Friedmann H, Amiri O, Ammar A, Bonnet S, Khelidj A, Pakrashi V, O'Connor A and Aït-Mokhtar.K.( (2007) Concrete in marine environment - Steel corrosion in reinforced concrete - Methods of assessment and repair. MEDACHS Project, France. [Details]
(2013)Maintenance and Repair of Transport Infrastructure, Technical Guide: Structures Management, Part II, General Guidelines, Vol 1.
O’Connor A, Schoefs F, Breysse D, Elachachi SM and Pakrashi V (2013) Maintenance and Repair of Transport Infrastructure, Technical Guide: Structures Management, Part II, General Guidelines, Vol 1. Maintenance and Repair of Transport Infrastructure, Technical Guide: Structures Management, Part II, Lisboa, Portugal. [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2013Early Career Leadership Award - University College Cork University College Cork
2012Outstanding Reviewer of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Bridge Engineering
2009Chartered Engineer Institute of Engineers Ireland
2010ACEI Young Consulting Engineer of the Year, First Runner Up Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland
2004One year Postgraduate award for continuing students Trinity College Dublin
2003Best All-Round Graduate Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
2008Best Young Researcher Award MEDACHS
2014Young Researcher Award Civil Engineering Research Association Ireland

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
International Association for Life-Cycle Engineering Member/
International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety Member/
Institute of Engineers, Ireland Chartered Member/
Institute of Structural Engineers, UK Graduate Member/
Geotechnical Study Circle, India, Calcutta Chapter Life Member/
Engineer Without Borders: Ireland Head of Learning/
International Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association (CERRA) Member/
Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland (CERAI) Member/

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Roughan & O'Donovan Consulting Engineers Chartered Engineer/
Trinity College Dublin Postdoctoral Researcher/

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
2003Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India BECivil Engineering
2007Trinity College Dublin PHDDamage Detection using Wavelet Based Techniques and Structural Vibration Control

CE1003 Engineering Structures

CE2001 Solid and Structural Mechanics I

CE2002 Solid and Structural Mechanics II

CE3002 Solid and Structural Mechanics III

CE4002 Project
 
CE 6001 Preliminary Research Project in Sustainable Energy 

CE6002 Minor Research Thesis in Sustainable Energy


 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2015Solid and Structural Mechanics I CE2001Solid and Structural Mechanics I
2015Solid and Structural Mechanics II CE2002Solid and Structural Mechanics II
2015Engineering Structures CE1003Engineering Structures
2015Solid and Structural Mechanics III CE3002Solid and Structural Mechanics III