T.R. JAGADEESH, PhD, has been the Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru. He has also served as the Principal of HMS Institute of Technology, Tumakuru. His areas of interest include hydraulic design of bridges, fluid dynamics, rainwater harvesting and computational hydraulics. He has authored several books and presented several papers in international conferences.
M.A. JAYARAM, PhD, is Professor at RASTA- Center for Road Technology, VOLVO- Construction, Equipment Campus, Peenya Industrial Area, Bengaluru. He has more than three decades of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students of civil engineering, computer science, and computer applications. His areas of special interest are structural design of bridges and applications of soft computing in civil engineering. He has published more than 120 papers in national/international journals and conferences. He has guided several M.Tech and MCA dissertations. An author of 17 textbooks, he is also a reviewer and editorial board member for several international journals.