Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai
Dr. C. V. Krishnamurthy

Associate Professor


IIT Madras


Molecular dynamics of confined fluids; Elastic and Electromagnetic waves in polycrystalline media; Impedance spectroscopy; Capacitive mapping; Development of techniques for nondestructive evaluation


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 Current Research :

 Recent Publications :

Numerical study using finite element method for heat conduction on heterogeneous materials with varying volume fraction, shape and size of fillers

Anuraag Saini, Sreedhar Unnikrishnakurupa, C.V.Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramanian, T.Sundararajan

International Journal of Thermal Sciences

Year: 2021

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Second Harmonic Generation by Creep Induced Micro-voids

R. S. Mini, P. Ravindran, C. V. Krishnamurthy & K. Balasubramaniam

Experimental Mechanics

Volume: 60

Year: 2020

Tailoring Antenna Focal Plane Characteristics for a Compact Free-Space Microwave Complex Dielectric Permittivity Measurement Setup

Jayaram Kizhekke Pakkathillam, Balamurugan T. Sivaprakasam, Jayaprakash Poojali, C. V. Krishnamurthy, Kavitha Arunachalam

IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

Volume: 70

Year: 2020

In situ process monitoring of nuclear waste glass melts using non-contact microwave sensor

Balamurugan T.Sivaprakasam, G.Sugilal, J.G.Shah, C.P.Kaushik, C.V.Krishnamurthy, Kavitha Arunachalam


Volume: 160

Year: 2020

Detection of dis-bond between honeycomb and composite facesheet of an Inner Fixed Structure bond panel of a jet engine nacelle using infrared thermographic techniques

Renil Thomas Kidangan ,Chitti Venkata Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam

Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Journal

DOI: 10.1080/17686733.2020.1793284

Year: 2020

Relative permittivity of dielectrics from scaling relation of capacitance

R.Gokul Raj, Chitti Venkata Krishnamurthy


Volume: 151

Year: 2020

Role of “soft” wall confinement in the particle dynamics of supercritical fluids

Kanka Ghosh and C.V.Krishnamurthy

Bulletin of American Physical Society

Volume: March

Year: 2019

Non-contact in situ microwave material measurements for high temperature process monitoring

Balamurugan T. Sivaprakasam, C. V. Krishnamurthy, and Kavitha Arunachalam

Review of Scientific Instruments

Volume: 90 Page: 034702 DOI:

Year: 2019

Soft-wall induced structure and dynamics of partially confined supercritical fluids

Kanka Ghosh, C. V. Krishnamurthy

The Journal of Chemical Physics

Volume: 150 Page: 111102 DOI:

Year: 2019

Charge migration model for the impedance response of DI water

CHSRV SatyanarayanaRaju, and Chitti Venkata Krishnamurthy

AIP Advances

Volume: 9 Page: 035141 DOI:

Year: 2019

Multi‐physics modeling to study the influence of tissue compression and cold stress on enhancing breast tumor detection using microwave radiometry

Rachana S. Akki, Sathya Priya Sugumar, Krishnamurthy C. Venkata, Kavitha Arunachalam


Page: 1 DOI:

Year: 2019

Thermomechanical Phenomenon: A Non-destructive Evaluation Perspective

Chandraprakash, C., Krishnamurthy, C.V. & Balasubramaniam, K

Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals

Volume: April Page: pp 1-11 DOI:

Year: 2019

Effects of polycrystalline birefringent grains on the morphology dependent resonance modes of a spherical resonator

Imon Kalyan and C. V. Krishnamurthy

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 126 Page: 053102 DOI:

Year: 2019

Frenkel line crossover of confined supercritical fluids

Kanka Ghosh and C. V. Krishnamurthy

Scientific Reports

Volume: 9 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-49574-3

Year: 2019

Numerical Modelling Methods for Ultrasonic Wave Propagation Through Polycrystalline Materials

S. Shivaprasad, C. V. Krishnamurthy, Abhishek Pandala, Anuraag Saini, Adithya Ramachandran, Krishnan Balasubramaniam

Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals

Volume: 72

Year: 2019

Wave localized finite-difference-time-domain modelling of scattering of elastic waves within a polycrystalline material

Abhishek Pandala, S. Shivaprasad, C.V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Volume: 144 Page: 3313 DOI: 10.1121/1.5082298

Year: 2018

Morphology dependent resonance modes in highly porous TiO2 microspheres

Imon Kalyan, C.V.Krishnamurthy

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 124 Page: 133102 DOI:

Year: 2018

Molecular dynamics of partially confined Lennard-Jones gases: Velocity autocorrelation function, mean squared displacement, and collective excitations

Kanka Ghosh and C.V.Krishnamurthy

Physical Review E

Volume: 98 Page: 052115 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.052115

Year: 2018

Robust and efficient finite-difference-time-domain modelling of the propagation of nonlinear elastic waves

Abhishek Pandala, S. Shivaprasad, C.V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam

Nondestructive testing and diagnostics

Volume: 2 Page: 11 DOI: 10.26357/Bnid.2018.008

Year: 2018

Modeling and simulation of ultrasonic beam skewing in polycrystalline materials

S. Shivaprasad, C. V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam

International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Volume: 10 Page: 70 DOI:

Year: 2018

Design and Demonstration of a RADAR Gauge for In-Situ Level Measurement in Furnace

Balamurugan T. Sivaprakasam ; C. V. Krishnamurthy ; Kavitha Arunachalam

IEEE Sensors

Volume: 18 Page: 4081 DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2018.2816016

Year: 2018

Structural behavior of supercritical fluids under confinement

Kanka Ghosh and C. V. Krishnamurthy

Physical Review E

Volume: 97 Page: 012131 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.012131

Year: 2018

Miniaturised millimetre wave frequency selective surface for atmospheric remote sensing

J. Poojali ; S. Ray ; B. Pesala ; C.V. Krishnamurthy ; K. Arunachalam

Electronics Letters

Volume: 53 Page: 663 DOI: 10.1049/el.2017.0653

Year: 2017

Hot-rod thermography for in-plane thermal diffusivity measurement

C.M.Basheer, C.V.Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam


Volume: 103 Page: 235 DOI:

Year: 2017

Static dielectric constant assessment from capacitance over a wide range of electrode separations

Gokul Raj R, C.V. Krishnamurthy

Journal of Electrostatics

Volume: 87 Page: 19-25 DOI:

Year: 2017

Scaling relations for parallel disc Capacitance with Dielectric media

C.V. Krishnamurthy, Gokul Raj R


DOI: arXiv:1710.03703

Year: 2017

Quantitative simulation of ultrasonic time of flight diffraction technique in 2D geometries using Huygens–Fresnel diffraction model: Theory and experimental comparison

Sanjeevareddy Kolkoori, Krishnamurthy Chitti Venkata, Krishnan Balasubramaniam


Volume: 55 Page: 33-41 DOI: 10.1016/j.ultras.2014.08.016

Year: 2015

Thermomechanical response of metals: Maxwell vs. Kelvin–Voigt models,

Chandrprakash Chindam, Krishnan Balasubramaniam, Raghu Prakash, C. V. Krishnamurthy,

Materials Science & Engineering A v 560, p 54–61, 2013

Year: 2013

Shape reconstruction of metal pipes with corrosion defects using single frequency limited view scattered data,

Gantala, G., C. V. Krishnamurthy, Balasubramaniam, K., Ganesan, N.

, NDT and E International v 52, p129-135, Nov 2012

Year: 2012

Defect detection in pipe using tone-burst eddy current thermography,

Biju, N., Ganesan, N., C. V. Krishnamurthy, Balasubramaniam, K.

, Insight v54, n 9, p500-+,Sept. 2012

Year: 2012

Automatic defect identification using thermal image analysis for online weld quality monitoring,

Sreedhar, U. C. V. Krishnamurthy.; Balasubramaniam, K.; Raghupathy, V.D.; Ravisankar, S.

, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, v 212, n 7, p 1557-66, July 2012

Year: 2012

Lamb wave based ultrasonic imaging of interface delamination in a composite T-joint,

Ramadas, C., Padiyar, J.; Balasubramaniam, K.; Joshi, M.; C. V. Krishnamurthy.

, NDT&E International, v 44, n 6, p 523-30, Oct. 2011

Year: 2011

imultaneous Estimation of Electrical and Thermal Properties of Isotropic Material from the Tone-Burst Eddy Current Thermography (TBET) Time-Temperature Data

, Biju, N. Ganesan, N.; C. V. Krishnamurthy.; Balasubramaniam, K.

IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, v 47, n 9, p 2213-19, Sept. 2011

Year: 2011

Improving the signal amplitude of meandering coil EMATs by using ribbon soft magnetic flux concentrators (MFC)

Dhayalan, R., Murthy, V.S.N.; C. V. Krishnamurthy; Balasubramaniam, K.

Ultrasonics, v 51, n 6, p 675-82, Aug. 2011

Year: 2011

Simultaneous measurement of ultrasonic longitudinal wave velocities and thicknesses of a two layered media in the absence of an interface echo

Kannajosyula, Surya Prakash; Chillara, Vamshi Krishna; Balasubramaniam, Krishnan; C. V. Krishnamurthy

Review of Scientific Instruments, v 81, n 10, October 2010

Year: 2010

Hybrid inversion of elastic moduli of composite plates from ultrasonic transmission spectra using PVDF plane wave sensor

Puthillath, P.;C. V. Krishnamurthy; Balasubramaniam, K.

Composites Part B: Engineering, v 41, n 1, p 8-16, January 2010

Year: 2010

Application of a Matched Filter Approach for Finite Aperture Transducers for the Synthetic Aperture Imaging of Defects

L. Satyanarayan, Ajith Muralidharan, C. V. Krishnamurthy, and Krishnan Balasubramaniam

IEEE Trans. UFFC, v57 no.6, pp 1368-1382 (2010)

Year: 2010

Blind inversion method using Lamb waves for the complete elastic property characterization of anisotropic plates

Vishnuvardhan, J.;Krishnamurthy, C.V.; Balasubramaniam, Krishnan,

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, v 125, n 2, p 761-771, 2009

Year: 2009

Inverse method for detection and sizing of cracks in thin sections using a hybrid genetic algorithm based signal parametrisation

Satyanarayan, L.; Bharath Kumaran, K.; C. V. Krishnamurthy; Balasubramaniam, Krishnan

Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, v 49, n 2, p 185-198, April 2008

Year: 2008

Ultrasonic Imaging using a Computed Point Spread Function,

Ramsharan R., C. V. Krishnamurthy, and Krishnan Balasubramaniam

IEEE Trans. UFFC, vol.55, No.2, pp 451-464, 2008

Year: 2008

A Migration based Reconstruction Algorithm for the Imaging of Defects in a Plate using a Compact Array,

A. Muralidharan, Krishnan Balasubramaniam, and C. V. Krishnamurthy

Smart Structures and Systems, 4(4) 449-464, 2008

Year: 2008

Pulsed Eddy Current Imaging of Corrosion Pits

Kathirvel Thiyagarajan., B. Maxfield, Krishnan Balasubramaniam,and C. V. Krishnamurthy

J. Nondestructive Testing & Evaluation, 7(2), 32-36, 2008

Year: 2008