- L. J. Kirthan, H. V. Lakshminarayana, R. S. Shivashankar, "Calibration of a Test
Method to Measure Mode I, Mode II and Mode III Fracture Toughness of
Engineering Materials", Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, Vol
64, Issue 2, May 2012, PP 132 – 142.
- L. J. Kirthan, H. V. Lakshminarayana, R. S. Shivashankar, "Determination of SIF for mode I crack propagation using ANSYS in Tool Steel (AISI, A2) material" National Conference on 'Research trends in design and manufacturing for sustainability' 2010, Ramakrishna college of engineering, Coimbatore.
- L.J.Kirthan, K.S.Srinivasan, 'Analysis of glass epoxy composite monoleaf spring for light vehicles' National conference held at KVG college of engineering, 2011 Sulia, Karnataka.
- L. J. Kirthan, H. V. Lakshminarayana, R. S. Shivashankar, "Trends in Finite Element Modelling for Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Components and Structures with Surface Cracks" National Conference on 'Thrust Areas in Engineering (NCTAE-2012)' at Global Academy of Technology, Bangalore.
- Kithan L J, “Refined Finite Element for the analysis of mixed mode SIF for surface cracks”, International Congress on simulation technology for engineering analysis, 2009, NAFEMS Greece.
- L. J. Kirthan, H. V. Lakshminarayana, R. S. Shivashankar, "Refined finite element models and a new post processing sub program to determine mixed mode stress intensity factors for surface cracks in components and structures" International Conference on advances in mechanical engineering and building sciences - 2009' at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, TN.
- L. J. Kirthan, H. V. Lakshminarayana, R. S. Shivashankar, " Determination of Stress Intensity factor for cracks subjected to mode II loading in tungsten carbide tools using commercial code" International conference Advances In Materials, Manufacturing, And Management Technologies (AMMMT-2010) held in SIT, Tumkur, Karnataka.
- L. J. Kirthan, K.S.Srinivasan, C.P.S.Prakash "Analysis of mixed mode fracture on test specimen with semi circular crack" at Joint International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM - 2011)' at BTL Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
- Invited as one of the resource person for conducting faculty development program on FEA and Ansys software at BIT, Bangalore which went on for 1 week.
- Felicitated from RSST for presenting technical paper at International Conference held at VIT, Vellore, Tamil nadu.