List of Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Harinarayan N H, Abhishek Kumar (2020), Ground motion prediction equation for north India, applicable for different site classes, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106425

  2. Kumar Abhishek, Haldar Suman (2020), Design Response Spectra and Site Coefficients for Various Seismic Site Classes of Guwahati, India, Based on Extensive Ground Response Analyses, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-020-01434-y.

  3. Safik Khan, Kumar Abhishek (2019), Identification of Possible Liquefaction Zones Across Guwahati and Targets for Future Ground Improvement Ascertaining no Further Liquefaction of Such Zones, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01128-0.

  4. Baro Olympa, Kumar Ashok, Kumar Abhishek (2019), Suitability of Widely Followed Earthquake Early Warning Systems to Seismically Active Regions of India, by Considering Destructive Intensity as a Parameter, Geosciences Research, DOI: 10.22606/gr.2019.41001 .

  5. Harinarayan N H, Abhishek Kumar (2019), Estimation of source and site characteristics in the North-West Himalaya and its adjoining area using generalized inversion method, Annals of Geophysics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-7922.

  6. Olympa Baro, Abhishek Kumar and Alik Ismail-Zadeh, (2018), Seismic hazard assessment of the Shillong Plateau, India, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 9, (1), 841–861.

  7. Abhishek Kumar, Niranjan Borah, Sambit Prasanjit Naik, Baro Olympa, (2018), Detailed review on methodologies available to find preinstrumental missing earthquakes of the present catalogue with the relevance to seismicity assessment of the Northeast India, Indian Geotechncial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-018-0336-0.

  8. Soham Banerjee, Kumar Abhishek (2018), Determination of seismic wave attenuation in Delhi, India, towards quantification of regional seismic hazard, Natural Hazards, doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3238-7.

  9. Abhishek Kumar,H. Harinarayan, Vishal Verma, Saurabh Anand, Uddipana Borah, Mousumi Bania (2018), Seismic Site Classification and Empirical Correlation Between Standard Penetration Test N Value and Shear Wave Velocity for Guwahati Based on Thorough Subsoil Investigation Data, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 175 (8), 2721–2738.

  10. Harinarayan N.H. and Kumar Abhishek (2017a), Determination of NEHRP site class of seismic recording stations in the Northwest Himalayas and its adjoining area using HVSR method, Pure and Applied Geophysics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-017-1696-6.

  11. Olympa Baro, Abhishek Kumar (2018), Effect of the Size of Shillong Plateau on Relative Weightage of Selected Attenuation Relations for Seismic Hazard Analysis, 5th Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference, Austin, Texas, (ASCE special Publication)

  12. Abhishek Kumar, Suman Haldar, Olympa Baro (2018), Approximation of Equivalent Linear Ground Response Analysis at Low Strain by Strain Dependent Linear Ground Response Analysis for Typical Site at Delhi, India 5th Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference, Austin, Texas, (ASCE special Publication)

  13. Harinarayan N.H. and Kumar Abhishek (2017b), Establishing Seismic site class for 8 recording stations in Tarai region of Uttarakhand based on HVSR, GINV and site specific response analyses, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 36(3), 1431-1446.

  14. Banerjee Soham and Kumar Abhishek (2017), Determination of S and Coda Wave Attenuation in Selected Regions of Lower and Northern Assam Within North Eastern India, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Doi 10.1007/s40098-017-0259-1.

  15. Olympa Baro, Kumar Abhishek (2017), Seismic Source Characterization for the Shillong Plateau in Northeast India, Journal of Seismology, 21 (5), 1229-1249.

  16. Kumar Abhishek, Joy K. Mondal, (2017), Newly developed Matlab based code for Equivalent linear site response analysis, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 35 (5), 2303-2325.

  17. Kumar Abhishek, Vivek Srinivas (2017), Easy to use empirical correlations for liquefaction and no liquefaction conditions, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35 (4), 1383-1407.

  18. Banerjee Soham, Kumar Abhishek (2017), Determination of Seismic Wave Attenuation for the Garhwal Himalayas, India, Geosciences Research Doi: 10.22606/gr.2017.22005.

  19. Kumar Abhishek, N. H. Harinarayan, Olympa Baro, (2017), Nonlinear soil response to ground motions during different earthquakes in Nepal, to arrive at surface response spectra, Natural Hazards, 87 (1), 13-33.

  20. Harinarayan NH, Kumar Abhishek (2017), Site Classification of the Strong Motion Stations of Uttarakhand, India based on the Model Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratio, Proceedings of Geotechnical Frontiers, GSP 281, Orlando, Florida, (ASCE special Publication).

  21. Mondal Joy K, Kumar Abhishek (2017), Impact of Higher Frequency Content of Input Motion Upon Equivalent Linear Site Response Analysis for the Study Area of Delhi, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35 (3), 959-981.

  22. Banerjee Soham, Kumar Abhishek (2016), Determination of Seismic Wave attenuation: A review, Disaster Advances, 9 (6), 10-27.

  23. Kumar Abhishek, Olympa, Baro, Harinarayan N H (2016), Obtaining the surface PGA from site response analyses based on globally recorded ground motions and matching with the codal values, Natural Hazards, 81 (1), 543-572.

  24. Kumar Abhishek, Harinarayan N H, Olympa Baro (2015), High Amplification factor for Low Amplitude Ground Motion: Assessment for Delhi, Disaster Advances, 8 (12), 1-11.

  25. Olympa, Baro, Kumar Abhishek (2015), A review on the tectonic setting and the seismic activity of the Shillong plateau in the light of past studies, Disaster Advances, 8 (7), 34-45.

  26. Anbazhagan P., Smitha C V and Kumar Abhishek (2014), Representative Seismic Hazard Map of Coimbatore, India, Engineering Geology, 171, 81-95.

  27. Anbazhagan P., Kumar Abhishek and Sitharam, T. G. (2013), Ground Motion Predictive Equation Based on recorded and Simulated Ground Motion Database, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 53, 92-108.

  28. Kumar Abhishek, Anbazhagan P. and Sitharam, T. G. (2013), Seismic Hazard Analysis of Lucknow considering Seismic gaps. Natural Hazards, 69, 327-350.

  29. Anbazhagan, P., Kumar Abhishek and Sitharam, T.G., (2013), Seismic Site Classification and Empirical Correlation between Standard Penetration Test N value and Shear wave velocity for Deep Soil Sites in Indo-Gangetic Basin, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 170 (3), 299-318.

  30. Kumar Abhishek, Anbazhagan, P. and Sitharam, T. G., (2013) Liquefaction Hazard Mapping of Lucknow- A Part Of Indo-Gangetic Basin (IGB), International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 4(1), pp 17-41.

  31. Anbazhagan, P., Smitha, C. V., Kumar Abhishek and Chandran Deepu, (2013), Estimation of design basis earthquakes using specific Mmax for NPP site at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, Nuclear Engineering and Design,Vol. 259, pp 41-64.

  32. Kumar Abhishek, Anbazhagan P. and Sitharam T.G. (2012), Site Specific Ground Response Study of Deep Indo-Gangetic Basin Using Representative Regional Ground Motions, Proceedings Geo-Congress2012, Oakland, California, (ASCE special Publication).

Book Chapters

  1. Harinarayan N.H., Kumar A. (2021) Site Classification of Strong Motion Stations of Uttarakhand, India, Based on Standard Spectral Ratio, and Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio Methods. In: Latha Gali M., Raghuveer Rao P. (eds) Geohazards. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 86. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6233-4_35

  2. Kumar A., Baro O. (2019), Indirect Estimation of Local Soil Response in Light of Past as well as Recent Earthquakes in the Shillong Plateau. In: Adimoolam B., Banerjee S. (eds) Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 15. Springer, Singapore

Conference Publications

  1. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Baro Olympa, Abhishek Kumar (2020), Deterministic versus probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for the Shillong Plateau, Invited Abstract to EGU General Assembly 2020.

  2. Abhishek Kumar, Prem Kumar, T G Sitharam (2020), Potential applications of InSAR for continuous and systematic monitoring of the Ridgecrest seismic activity, Abstract accepted, 36 International Geological Congress, New Delhi, India.

  3. Harinarayan NH, Joy Kumar Mondal, Abhishek Kumar (2019), Establishing seismic site class for 4 recording stations in Uttarakhand based on Generalized Inversion and 1-D Equivalent linear site specific response analysis, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019, NIT Surat.

  4. Olympa Baro and Abhishek Kumar (2019), A Review on the Seismic Vulnerability of Oil and Gas Pipelines in Guwahati City, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019, NIT Surat.

  5. Suman Haldar, Joy Kumar Mondal, Abhishek Kumar (2019), Empirical correlations for strain dependent linear 1D ground response analysis for Guwahati, India based on detailed analyses, Proceedings of 7th International Conference of Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (7ICEGE), 17-20 June, 2019, Roma, Italy.

  6. Abhishek Kumar (2019), Importance of local soil from seismic aspect, Invited Talk at Indian Conference on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, NIT Allahabad.

  7. Niranjan Borah, Abhishek Kumar (2019), Finding liquefaction features by using satellite data for North-East India region, Proceedings of Indian Conference on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, NIT Allahabad.

  8. Sujata Das, Abhishek Kumar (2019), Numerical modeling of a typical excavation in Guwahati considering on in-situ field data in Plaxis 2D, Proceedings of Indian Conference on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, NIT Allahabad.

  9. Harinarayan NH, Abhishek Kumar (2018), Site Classification of strong motion stations of Uttarakhand, India, based on Standard Spectral Ratio and Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratio methods, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2018, IISc Bangalore.

  10. Niranjan Borah, Abhishek Kumar (2018), Studying and comparing the declustered EQ catalogue obtained from different methods for Guwahati region NE India, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2018, IISc Bangalore.

  11. Olympa Baro, Abhishek Kumar (2017), Estimation of probable financial loss occur due to future earthquakes in the Shillong Plateau, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017, IIT Guwahati, India.

  12. Harinarayan NH, Abhishek Kumar (2017), Site Classification of the Strong Motion Stations of Uttarakhand, India, based on Generalized Inversion and Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratio Methods, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017, IIT Guwahati, India.

  13. Abhishek Kumar, Harinarayan NH, Olympa Baro, (2017), Effects of earthquake motion and overburden thickness on strain behavior of clay and sandy soils, Proceedings of 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January, Santiago, Chile.

  14. Abhishek Kumar, Olympa Baro, (2016), In-direct estimation of local soil response in the light of past as well as recent earthquakes in the Shillong plateau, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, 15-17 December, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  15. Abhishek Kumar, Ankit Meena (2016), Characterization of Earthquake induced road damages in and around Indian subcontinent, Extended abstract, International Geotechnical Engineering Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Practices and Related Urban Issues, September 23-24, 2016, Mumbai, India.

  16. Soham Banerjee, Abhishek Kumar, (2015), Attenuation of P and S waves for Chamba region, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, 17-19 December, COEP Pune, Maharashtra, India.

  17. Olympa Baro, Abhishek Kumar, (2015), An insight into the Shillong plateau seismicity: A review, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, 17-19 December, COEP Pune, Maharashtra, India.

  18. Joy Kumar Mondal, Abhishek Kumar, (2015), Impact of frequency content of input motion upon local soil effect, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, 17-19 December, COEP Pune, Maharashtra, India.

  19. Olympa Baro, Ashok Kumar, Abhishek Kumar, (2015), A new approach towards earthquake early warning in India, Proceedings of 6th International Geotechnical Symposium, 21-23 January, 2015, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

  20. Abhishek Kumar (2015), Site response analyses of shallow basins based on global records and data filtering to arrive at the Codal recommendations, Invited Talk, UKIERI Workshop on Seismic Requalification of Pile Supported Structures (SRPSS), 7-9 January 2015, Guwahati.

  21. Abhishek Kumar, Kumaran M and Vetriselvan, A. V., (2014), Site specific response based on global data, liquefaction potential assessment and determination of target values for ground improvement for shallow region in India, 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, 11-13 December, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

  22. Abhishek Kumar, Kumaran M and Vetriselvan, A. V., (2014), Global data based site response analysis and output filtering for liquefaction assessment of shallow regions in India T02P17, Indian Geotechnical Conference, 18-20 December, JNTU Kakinada, AP, India.

  23. Abhishek Kumar, Olympa Baro, Narayan, L. M., (2014), Estimation of surface PGA and determination of target value for no liquefaction at Guwahati city, Proceedings of Geo-Innovations, October 30-31, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

  24. Abhishek Kumar, Anbazhagan, P., (2014), Seismic Micro-zonation, Building Safety and Design Considerations Incorporating the same in L & T GeoStructures, Invited Lecture at Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, India.

  25. Sitharam, T.G., Abhishek Kumar and Anbazhagan, P., (2013), Comprehensive Seismic Microzonation of Lucknow city With detailed Geotechnical and Deep Site Response Studies, Invited Keynote lecture during Indian Geotechnical Conference organized by IIT Roorkee, India.

  26. Anbazhagan P, Sreenivas M, Abhishek Kumar and Sindhura R.,(2013), Suitable Seismic Hazard Map for Geotechnical Seismic Microzonation, Proceedings of International conference of Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering,Paper ID 186, Instanbul.

  27. Anbazhagan P., Abhishek Kumar (2012), Indian Seismic Zonation Map – Past, Present and Future, Proceedings of CESAR-II-October 2012,Guest Lecture Extended Abstract.

  28. Abhishek Kumar, Anbazhagan P. and Sitharam T.G. (2012), Site Specific Ground Response Study of Deep Indo-Gangetic Basin Using Representative Regional Ground Motions, Proceedings Geo-Congress2012, Oakland, California, (ASCE special Publication).

  29. Abhishek Kumar, Anbazhagan P., Sitharam, T.G. (2011), Evaluation of site classification for soils in Lucknow urban centre And Correlation between SPT-N value and Vs, AES-2011, Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, Paper ID S9_C6.

  30. Anbazhagan, P., Abhishek Kumar and T. G. Sitharam (2011), Amplification factor from intensity map and site response analysis for the soil sites during 1999 Chamoli earthquake, 311-316, CD Proceeding of Third Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, New Delhi, India.

  31. Abhishek Kumar , Anbazhagan P., and Sitharam, T. G. (2010), Shear Wave Velocity Profiling for Lucknow Urban centre using Seismic Refraction Survey‘ Paper No. 232, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, IIT Bombay, India.