Dr. A. Murali Krishna 

Associate Professor

Contact numbers:  

+91 361 258 2429 (O)
+91 361 258 4429 (R)

+91 9435199213 (M)

Fax:  +91 361 258 2440

Email: amurali[AT]iitg.ernet.in
adapamk[AT]gmail.com

Useful Links

IGC 2017 - GeoNEst

Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017

Geotechnics for Natural and Engineering Sustainable Technologies

14-16 December 2017

IIT Guwahati

 

 


IGC 2017 Geotechnics for Natural and Engineering Sustainable Technologies "GeoNEst", 14-16 December 2017, IIT Guwahti 

Education

Ph.D(2008) Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  
M.Tech. (2003): Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India.

B.Tech. (2001):Civil Engineering, S V U College of Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati, A.P., India.


Professional Experience

Associate Professor (Since March 2014) Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

Assistant Professor (June 2008 - March 2014) Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

Heritage Fellow (May - June 2014) Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy.

Visiting Fellow (December 2013), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Surrey, UK.

Visiting Fellow (June to September 2011), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

Junior Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (Feb 2008 - May 2008)

Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (Jul 2003 - Dec 2003)


Research Interests

Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering

  • Earthquake Geotechnics

  • Reinforced Soil Structures

  • Geosynthetics and Ground Improvement

  • Foundation Engineering

  • Slope stability and landslides

  • Rock Engineering

  • Site Investigation

  • Numerical and Physical Modeling

Honors/Awards

Young Scientist Research Award 2009, BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, India.

Heritage Fellowship 2013.

BOYSCAST Fellowship 2010-2011,

Member,TC-203 - Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (Technical Committee of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE))

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP COMMISSION (CSC), UK under Split Site Fellowship to PhD scholar (Pradeep Kumar) to carry out collaborative research work in the University of Surrey, UK for one year (September 2016 - September 2017).

Professional Membership

Life Fellow, Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi

Life Member, Institute of Engineers (India)

Life Member, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology

Member, International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) India

Member, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Member, International Geosynthetics Society

Publications:

Referred Journals/Books:

International

  1. Biswas, A., and Krishna, A.M. (2017) “Behavior of Geocell-Geogrid Reinforced Foundations on Clay Subgrades of Varying Strengths,” International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, https://doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.17.00013.

  2. Kumar, D.P., Krishna, A.M., Bhattacharya, S.,  Nikitas, G. and Rouholamin, M. (2017) “Dynamic Soil Properties for Seismic Ground Response Studies in Northeastern IndiaSoil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 100, September 2017, 357-370.

  3. Reddy, S.B., and Krishna, A.M. (2017). “Tyre Chips as Compressible Inclusions in Earth Retaining Walls”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Ground Improvement, Vol. 170, No. 3, pp. 137-148. DOI: 10.1680/jgrim.16.00034.

  4. Kumar, D.P., Bhattacharya, S., Krishna, A.M., Kumar, S.S. and Dasgupta, K. (2017) “Seismic re-qualification of caisson supported major bridges – A case study of Saraighat bridge Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 100, September 2017, 200 -275.

  5. Kumar, S.S., Krishna, A.M. and Dey A. (2017) “Evaluation of dynamic properties of sandy soil at high cyclic strains Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 99, August 2017, 157–167.

  6. Biswas, A., and Krishna, A.M. (2017) “Geocell-Reinforced Foundation Systems: A Critical Review,” International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40891-017-0093-7.

  7. Biswas, A., and Krishna, A.M. (2017) “Behaviour of circular footing resting on layered foundation: sand overlying clay of varying strengths,” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/19386362.2017.1314242.

  8. Krishna, A.M. and Bhattacharjee, A.(2016) “Behavior of Rigid Faced Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls Subjected to Different Earthquake Ground Motions ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000668 , 06016007.

  9. Prasanth, V., Krishna, A.M. and Dash, S. K. (2016) "Pullout Tests Using Modified Direct Shear Test Setup for Measuring Soil–Geosynthetic Interaction Parameters", International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40891-016-0050-x

  10. Choudhary, A.K. and Krishna, A.M. (2016) "Experimental Investigation of Interface Behaviour of Different Types of Granular Soil/Geosynthetics", International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40891-016-0044-8

  11. Reddy, S.B., Kumar, D.P. and Krishna, A.M. (2016). “Evaluation of the Optimum Mixing Ratio of a Sand- Tire Chips Mixture for Geoengineering Applications”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No.2, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001335 , 06015007.

  12. Biswas, A., Krishna, A.M. and Dash, S. K (2016) “Behavior of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Foundation Systems Supported on Stiff Clay Subgrade,” ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000559.

  13. Reddy, S.B., and Krishna, A.M. (2015). “Recycled Tire chips Mixed with Sand as Lightweight Backfill Material in Retaining wall Applications: An Experimental investigation”, International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s40891-015-0036-0.

  14. Biswas, A., Ansari, Md. A., Dash, S.K. and Krishna, A.M. (2015) “Behavior of Geogrid Reinforced Foundation Systems Supported on Clay Subgrades of Different Strengths,” International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40891-015-0023-5.

  15. Bhattacharjee, A., and Krishna, A. M., (2015) “Strain Behavior of Backfill Soil in Rigid Faced Reinforced Soil Walls Subjected to Seismic Excitation”, International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40891-015-0016-4.

  16. Sah, P.K. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) " Estimation of Rock Mass Parameters using Intact Rock Parameters", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering: NCRACE-2013, Vol. 3(Spl. 4), pp. 117-124.

  17. Kumar,S.S., Krishna, A.M. and  Dey A. (2014) “Parameters Influencing Dynamic Soil Properties: A Review Treatise” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering: NCRACE-2013, Vol. 3(Spl. 4), pp. 47-60.

  18. Choudhary, A.K. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) " Influence of Different Types of Soils on Soil- Geosynthetics Interaction Behavior", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering: NCRACE-2013, Vol. 3(Spl. 4), pp. 61-68.

  19. Biswas, A., Krishna, A.M. and Dash, S. K (2013) “Influence of Subgrade Strength on the Performance of Geocell-Reinforced Foundation Systems,” Geosynthetics International, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp.376-388.

  20. Shankar Kumar, S. and Krishna, A.M.  (2013) "Seismic Ground Response Analysis of Some Typical Sites of Guwahati City" International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 83-101. DOI: 10.4018/jgee.2013010106

  21. Bhattacharjee, A., and Krishna, A.M., (2012) “Development of Numerical Model of Wrap Faced Walls Subjected to Seismic Excitation,” Geosynthetics International, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 354-369. DOI: 10.1680/gein.12.00022.

  22. Bhattacharjee, A., and Krishna, A. M., (2012) “Seismic Response of Rigid Faced Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls,” International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 3, N o. 2, pp. 1-14. doi:10.4018/jgee.2012070101

  23. Bhattacharya, S.,   Krishna, A. M., Lombardi, D. and Crewe, A. (2012) "Economic MEMS based 3-axis water proof accelerometer for dynamic geo-engineering applications," Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. Vol. 36, pp. 111-118.

  24. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2012).  “Modeling the dynamic response of wrap faced reinforced soil retaining walls”, ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 12, No.4, pp. 439-450.

  25. Bhattacharjee, A., and Krishna, A. M., (2011) “Behavior of Gravity Retaining Walls Subjected to Seismic Excitation using FLAC 3D,” International Journal of Earth Sciences & Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 6 (Spl), pp. 71-74.

  26. Chakraborty, M., Krishna, A. M., Chakraborty, A. (2011),“Reliability based performance evaluation of earth retaining structures”, Georisk 2011: Risk Assessment and Management, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 224, pp. 762-769.

  27. *Bhattacharjee, A., Mittal, S., and Krishna, A. M., (2011) “Bearing capacity improvement of square footing by micropiles”, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol.5, No. 1, pp. 113-118.

  28. Krishna, A. M. (2011) “Mitigation of Liquefaction Hazard Using Granular Piles”, International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Vol.2, No. 1, pp. 44-66.

  29. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2009).  “Container boundary effects in shaking table tests on reinforced soil wall models”, Intl. Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 1-14.

  30. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2009). “Seismic behaviour of rigid-faced reinforced soil retaining wall models: reinforcement effect” Geosynthetics International, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 364 –373.

  31. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. (2009). “Engineering of Ground for Liquefaction Mitigation Using Granular Columnar Inclusions: Recent Developments”, American J. of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 526-536.

  32. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. (2009). “Treatment of loose to medium dense sands by granular piles:  Improved SPT N1 values”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Vol. 27, pp. 455-459.

  33. Latha, G. M. and Krishna, A. M. (2008) “Seismic response of reinforced soil retaining wall models: Influence of backfill relative density”, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol.26, No. 4, pp 335-349.

  34. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2008) “Seismic response of rigid faced reinforced soil retaining walls”, Geocongress 2008, Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication-178, pp.757-764.

  35. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2007) “Seismic response of wrap-faced reinforced-soil retaining wall models using Shaking table tests”, Geosynthetics International Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 355-364.

  36. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. (2007) “Equivalent deformation properties of ground treated with rammed granular piles”, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 31-38.

  37. Krishna, A. M., Madhav, M. R. and G. Madhavi Latha. (2007) “Densification effect of granular piles on settlement response of treated ground”, Ground Improvement. Vol.11, No. 3, pp. 127-136.

  38. Latha, G. M. and Krishna, A. M. (2006) “Dynamic response of reinforced soil retaining walls”, Advances in Earth Structures – Research to Practice, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication – 151, pp 348-355.

National 

  1. Reddy, S.B., Krishna, A. M., and Reddy K.R. (2017) “Sustainable utilization of scrap tire derived geomaterials for geotechnical applications” Indian Geotechnical Journal. DOI 10.1007/s40098-017-0273-3.

  2. Kumar, S.S., Krishna, A.M. and Dey A. (2017) “High Strain Dynamic Properties of Perfectly Dry and Saturated Cohesionless Soil” Indian Geotechnical Journal. DOI 10.1007/s40098-017-0255-5

  3. Bhattacharjee, A., and Krishna, A. M., (2015) “Strain Behavior of Soil and Reinforcement in Wrap Faced Reinforced Soil Walls Subjected to Seismic Excitation”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 318-331. DOI: 10.1007/s40098-014-0139-x.

  4. Krishna, A. M., Bhattacharya, S., and Choudhury, D (2014) “Seismic Requalification of Geotechnical Structures”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 113-118.

  5. Krishna, A. M., Madhav, M. R., and Kumar, K (2014) “Ground Engineering with Granular Inclusions for Loose Saturated Sands subjected to Seismic Loadings”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 205-217. DOI:10.1007/s40098-013-0085-z

  6. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. (2008) “Densification and dilation effects of granular piles in liquefaction mitigation”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 295-316.

  7. Latha, G. M. and Krishna, A. M. (2006) “Shaking table studies on reinforced soil retaining walls”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 321-333.

  8. Krishna, A. M., Madhav, M. R. and Latha, G. M. (2006). “Liquefaction mitigation of ground treated with granular piles: Densification effect,” ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 105-120.

Book Chapters: 

  1. Reddy, S.B., Krishna, A. M., Borsaikia, A.Ch. (2017). “Feasibility Study of Retaining Walls Backfilled with Sand-Tire Chip Mixtures”, Chapter 25, Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, G.L Sivakumar Babu et al. (eds.), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-4077-1_25.

  2. Chaudhary, B., Hazarika, H., and Krishna, A. M.  (2017). “Effect of Backfill Reinforcement on Retaining Wall Under Dynamic Loading”, Geotechnical Hazards from Large Earthquakes and Heavy Rainfalls, H Hazarika, M Kazama,  and Wei F. Lee (Eds), Springer, pp 535-544.

  3. Reddy, S.B., and Krishna, A. M. (2016). “Sand - Tire Chips Mixtures for Sustainable Geo-engineering Applications”, Sustainability Issues in Civil Engineering, GLS Babu, S Sireesh and BM Basha (Eds), Springer, pp 223-241.

  4. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. “Engineering of Ground for Liquefaction Mitigation”, 'ISET Golden Jubilee Jai Krishna Commemorative Volume on Earthquake Engineering', Elsevier (In Press)

  5. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M (2008) “Liquefaction mitigation of sand deposits by granular piles- an overview”, Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation, Chu Liu, Deng & Chu (eds), pp. 66-79. Springer.

  6. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2007). “Granular piles for liquefaction mitigation – effect of drainage, densification and dilation”, Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation, Ayothiraman R and Hazarika H (eds.), pp 18-30 (International workshop on Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation, Guwahati, India, 7-8 December, 2007)

 

Conferences/Workshop:

 

International

  1. Pushpan, M., Jana, A., Krishna, A. M, Dey., A. and Sreedeep, S. (2017) “Stability assessment of a rock slope using finite element modeling Geotechniques for Infrastructure Projects (GIP), Thiruvananthapuram, India, pp. 1-4.

  2. Reddy, S.B., Krishna, A. M., Borsaikia, A.Ch. (2016). “Feasibility Study of Sand–Tire Chips Mixtures as Backfill Material in Retaining Walls”, Proceedings of Indo-US Bilateral  Workshop on Establishing Linkages Between Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Chicago, USA,  18 August 2016, pp. 197-202. 

  3. Kashyap, S.S, Krishna, A. M and Dey, A. (2016) “Analysis of Active MASW Test Data for a Convergent Shear Wave Velocity Profile” 5th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization (ISC'5), 5-9 September 2016, Queensland, Australia. Vol 2, p 951-956. 

  4. Reddy, S.B., Krishna, A. M., Dasaka, S.M. (2016). “Seismic resilience of retaining walls backfilled with sand–tire chips mixtures”, Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication Vol. 3 (2016) No. 2 p. 20-23 (Proceedings of Second Japan-India Workshop in Geotechnical Engineering, Fukuoka, Japan,  14 November 2015)

  5. Dammala, P. K., Krishna, A. M. and Bhattacharya, S. (2016). “Dynamic Properties of Dry Cohesionless Soil Using Cyclic Simple Shear Testing”, Proceedings of 6th Int. conf. on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering & Soil Dynamics (6ICRAGEE), 03-06 August 2016, Greater Noida (NCR), India.

  6. Sarma, C. P., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2015) “Landslide hazard assessment of Guwahati region using physically based models” 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRIM-TIFAC 2015), New Delhi, India.

  7. Anbazhagan P. and Krishna, A. M.  (2015) “Forensic investigation of earthquake induced failures during Sikkim 2011 earthquake, India”, Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication Vol. 2 (2015) No. 3 p. 201-206. (Proc. 15th  Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 9-13 May, 2015, Fukuoka, Japan)

  8. Chaudhary, B., Hazarika, H., Sah, B. and Krishna, A. M.  (2015) “Effects of reinforcement on the geo-structure for mitigation of the earthquake effects”, Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication Vol. 2 (2015) No. 68 p. 2319-2323. (Proc. 15th  Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 9-13 May, 2015, Fukuoka, Japan)

  9. Dammala, P. K., Sodom, B. R. and Adapa, M. K. (2015). “Experimental investigation of applicability of sand tire chip mixtures as retaining wall backfill”, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication – 256, Proceedings of IFCEE 2015, 17-21 March 2015, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 1420-1429.

  10. Chatterjee, D. and Krishna, A.M. (2015) “Seismic Slope Stability Analysis for Layered Configurations” 6th International Geotechnical Symposium on Disaster Mitigation in Special Geoenvironmental Conditions, January 21-23, 2015, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, pp. 505-508.

  11. Reddy, S.B., Kumar, D.P. and Krishna, A. M. (2014). “Evaluation of sand - tire chip mixture properties for sustainable geotechnical applications”, Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, Hyderabad, India, 17-18 October 2014, pp. 417-426.

  12. Chaudhary, B., Hazarika, H. and Krishna, A. M. (2014) “Earth pressures on reinforced soil retaining wall under dynamic loading” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computational and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics (IACMAG 2014) (Eds. F. Oka, A. Murakami, R. Uzuoka and S. Kimoto), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 1877-1883.

  13. Sarma, C. P., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2014) “Probabilistic slope stability analysis considering spatial variability of soil properties: Influence of correlation length” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computational and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics (IACMAG 2014) (Eds. F. Oka, A. Murakami, R. Uzuoka and S. Kimoto), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 1125-1130.

  14. Dave, T. N.,  Dasaka, S. M.,  Khan, N. and Krishna, A. M. (2013) "Evaluation of Seismic Earth Pressure Reduction using EPS Geofoam" Proc. 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering,  Paris, France, 2-6 September 2013, pp. 903-906

  15. Bhattachajee, A. and Krishna, A. M. (2013) “Strain behavior of backfill soil of wrap faced reinforced soil walls: A numerical study”, Proceedings of 18SEAGC, 29-31 May 2013Singapore, Advances in Geotechnical Infrastructure, Edited by C. F. Leung, S. H. Goh & R. F. Shen, ISBN: 978-981-07-4948-4 :: doi:10.3850/978-981-07-4948-4 104 (accepted for publication)

  16. Anbazhagan P., Naresh Dixit P S, Deepu C, and Krishna, A. M.  (2013) “Investigation of Soil Saturation and Compaction Homogeneity in the failed soil nailed wall and fill using Ground Penetrating Radar”, Fourth International Seminar on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering, Bangalore, India,10-12th January, 2013, pp. 409-426.

  17. Krishna, A. M. (2012) "Shaking Table Tests on Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures" Proc. of Asiafuge-2012, The first Asian Workshop on Physical Modelling in Geomechanics 14-16 November, 2012, IIT Bombay, India, pp. 255-263.

  18. Krishna, A. M., Phani Teja, A.,  Bhattacharya, S. and Ghosh, B. (2012) "Seismic Design of Pile Foundations for Different Ground Conditions", Proc. 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 September 2012, Paper No: 3493.

  19. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R. (2011) “Seismic Risk Mitigation of Loose Saturated Sands with Granular Inclusions”, First Indo-Japan Workshop on Geotechnical Engineering (Theme: Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering), Kochi, India, 14 December 2011.

  20. Prashanth, V., Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M. (2011) “Soil-Geosynthetics Interaction Behavior in Oblique Direction”, In International Conference on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, 7-9 December 2011, Perth, Australia (Accepted).

  21. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M. (2011), Numerical modeling of wrap faced reinforced soil walls under seismic shaking,”, Proc. 14th  Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 23-27 May, 2011, Hong Kong, China.

  22. Anurag Upadhyay, Krishna, A. M. and Singh, K.D. (2011) “Behavior of  Cantilever Retaining Walls Under Seismic Conditions” Proc. 5th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 10-13, 2011, Paper No: BCRUP.

  23. Prashanth, V. and Krishna, A. M. (2010) “Assessment of Soil-Geosynthetics Interaction Properties”, International Symposium, Exhibition, and Short Course on Geotechnical and Geosynthetics Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities on Climate Change 7 to 8 December 2010, Bangkok, Thailand.

  24. Krishna, A. M. (2010) “Seismic Lateral Earth Pressures on Retaining Structures” 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, SAN Diego, CA – May 24-29, 2010, Paper No. 6.25a.

  25. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2007) “Liquefaction mitigation by granular piles”, Proc. Int. Conf. on Civil Engg. in New Millennium: Opportunities and Challenges, Howrah, India,  January 11-14, Paper No. GT016. (CD-Rom).

  26. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2006). "Seismic response of wrap-faced reinforced retaining walls", Proceedings of the First European  Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland, Paper No. 749 (on CD).

  27. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2007) “Seismic response of wrap-faced reinforced soil retaining walls”, Proc. 13th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata, India, Vol. 1, pp. 408-411.

  28. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2007) “Liquefaction Mitigation of Sand Deposits by Granular Piles” Proc. 4th International Conference on Disaster Prevention and Rehabilitation, Semarang -  Central Java, Indonesia, 10-11 September 2007, pp I-1 –I-15.

  29. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2007) “Liquefaction mitigation of sand deposits by granular piles: densification and dilation Effects”, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 25-28, 2007, ID No. 1119, p. 385.

  30. Madhav, M. R. and Krishna, A. M. (2005) "Densification effect of granular piles in liquefaction mitigation," Proc. International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation & Rehabilitation, Singapore, Chu, Phoon & Yong (eds), World Scientific Publishing Company, pp 131-140.

  31. Sitharam, T. G., Ravishankar, B. V. and Krishna, A. M. (2004) "Settlement of dry sands from Ahmedabad, India, during Bhuj earthquake," Proc. 11th Int. conf. on Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering and 3rd Int. conf. on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Vol. II, pp 208-213.

 

 

National

  1. Mithresh, K. P. and Krishna, A. M. (2017) “Rockfall analysis of a Himalayan rock slope” Sixth Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference 6IYGEC2017, 10-11 March 2017, NIT Trichy, India.

  2. Krishna, A. M and Bhattacharjee, A. (2016) “Seismic analysis of reinforced soil retaining structures” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 6 p.  (Invited Theme lecture)

  3. Reddy, S  and Krishna, A. M. (2016) “Mitigation of Dynamic Loading Effects on Retaining Walls using Recycled Tire Chips” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 493.

  4. Kumar, S. S., Krishna, A. M and Dey, A. (2016) “Local strain measurements in triaxial tests using on-sample transducers” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 462.

  5. Kirar, B, Krishna, A. M. and Rangwala, A.M (2016) “Dynamic Properties of Soils for the Design of Machine Foundations” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 265.  

  6. Jana, A., Mithresh, K. P., Dey, A., Sreedeep, S. and Krishna, A. M (2016) “Static and dynamic slope stability assessment of a Himalayan rock slope” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 69.

  7. Sarma, C. P., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2016) “Geotechnical characterization of hill slope soils of Guwahati region” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 463.

  8. Chatterjee, D.  and Krishna, A. M. (2016) “Stability Analysis of Nonhomogeneous Soil Slopes using Numerical Techniques” Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2016, 15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 4 p, Paper No: 510.

  9. Krishna, A. M. and Biswas, A. (2015) "Geocell Reinforced Foundations", Invited lecture presented in Training Course on ‘Introduction to Geosynthetics and Their Applications’ December 14, 2015, NIT Surat, Surat.

  10. Krishna, A. M. (2015) "Stone Columns/Granular Piles for Improving the Liquefiable Sites", Keynote address presented in National Workshop on Assessment & Mitigation of Liquefaction Hazards for Seismic Microzonation, November 27-28, 2015, IIT Roorkee

  11. Krishna, A. M. and Kumar, D. P. (2015) "Geotechnical Concerns in Seismic Analysis of Structures for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation", Keynote address presented in One day seminar on “Role of Geotechnology in Disaster Mitigation” 03 October, 2015 at Institute of Engineers, Bhubaneswar.

  12. Joseph. A, and Krishna, A. M. (2015) “Construction Practices of Deep Basements” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2015), 17-19 December 2015, Pune, India, Paper No: 353 (12A)

  13. Kumar, D.P.,  Krishna, A. M. and Bhattacharya, S.  (2015) “Cyclic Treshold Shear Strains in Cohesionless Soils based on Stiffness Degradation” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2015), 17-19 December 2015, Pune, India, Paper No: 291 (5C)

  14. Kumar, S. S., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2015) “Cyclic response of sands using stress-controlled cyclic triaxial tests” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2015), 17-19 December 2015, Pune, India, Paper No: 242 (5B).

  15. Sarma, C. P., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2015) “Landslide early warning based on geotechnical slope stability model for the Guwahati region” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2015), 17-19 December 2015, Pune, India, Paper No: 475 (15A).

  16. Kumar, S. S., Dey, A. and Krishna, A.M. (2015) “Dynamic response of river bed sands using cyclic triaxial tests” Proc. of 5th Indian Young  Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 14-15, March 2015, Vadodara, pp. 175-176.

  17. Krishna, A. M., Bhattacharjee, A. and Reddy, S.B., (2014). “Numerical Modelling of Geosystems: Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures", Proc. Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014,  Kakinada, India, 18-20 December 2014, PP. 2625-2636.

  18. Reddy, S.B., Kumar, D.P. and Krishna, A. M. (2014). “Behavior of Cantilever Retaining Wall Models with Sand-Tire Chip Mixtures”, Proceedings of Golden Jubilee Conference of the IGS Bangalore Chapter, Geo-Innovations, 30-31 October 2014, Bangalore, India, 30-31 October 2014, Paper No: GD4, 8p.

  19. Taipodia, J., Bishnoi, B. R., Baglari, D., Krishna, A. M. and Dey, A. (2014) “Geophysical investigations for identification of subsurface stratigraphy at IIT Guwahati” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Kakinada, India, 18-20 December 2014, pp. 219-226.

  20. Kumar, D.P., Reddy, S.B. and Krishna, A. M. (2014) “Evaluation of Optimum Mix of Sand-Tire Chip Mixtures For Geotechnical Applications” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Kakinada, India, 18-20 December 2014, pp. 723-728.

  21. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M.  (2014) “Strain Localisation in Backfill Soil of Rigid Faced Reinforced Soil Walls Under Seismic Shaking”, Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Kakinada, India, 18-20 December 2014, pp.445-452.

  22. Kumar, S. S., Dey, A. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) “Equivalent linear and nonlinear ground response analysis of sites at Guwahati city” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Kakinada, India, 18-20 December 2014, pp. 603-612.

  23. Kumar, S. S., Krishna, A.M. and Dey, A. (2014) “Nonlinear site-specific ground response analysis: Case study of Amingaon, Guwahati” 15th Symposium of Earthquake Engineering (15SEE-2014), Roorkee, India. pp. 308-318.

  24. Chatterjee, D. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) “Seismic Stability Analyses of Two-Layered Soil Slopes” North-East Students Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (NESGC-2014), Guwahati, India, 18 Oct 2014, (CD-Rom).

  25. Singh, M.P. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) “Development of an Android Application for Geotechnical Engineers” North-East Students Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (NESGC 2014), Guwahati, India, 18 Oct 2014, (CD-Rom).

  26. Sah, P. K., George, M.K. and Krishna, A.M. (2014) “Comparison of Tunnel Wall Displacement using Analytical and Numerical Method: A Case Study” North-East Students Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (NESGC 2014), Guwahati, India, 18 Oct 2014, (CD-Rom).

  27. Kumar, S. S., Krishna, A.M. and Dey, A. (2014) “Dynamic soil properties of Brahmaputra sand using Cyclic Triaxial tests” North-East Students Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (NESGC 2014), Guwahati, India, 18 Oct 2014, (CD-Rom).

  28. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M.  (2013) “Strain behaviour in backfill soil of rigid faced reinforced soil walls under seismic shaking”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, Roorkee, India, 22-24 December,2013.

  29. Biswas, A., Krishna, A. M.  and Dash, S.K. (2013). “Applicability of planar geogrid reinforcement in geocell-reinforced foundation systems”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, Roorkee, India, 22-24 December 2013, CD-ROM.

  30. Choudhary, A.K. and Krishna, A. M.  (2013). “Experimental investigation of interface behavior of different types of soil/geosynthetics”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, Roorkee, India, 22-24 December 2013, CD-ROM.

  31. Reddy, S.B. and Krishna, A. M.  (2013). “Numerical simulations of earth-retaining structures using EPS geofoam inclusions”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, Roorkee, India, 22-24 December 2013, CD-ROM.

  32. Burman, S. and Krishna, A. M. (2014) "Soil Liquefaction Evaluation using Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches: A case study", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering: NCRACE-2013, Vol. 3(Spl. 4), pp. 30-37.

  33. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M.  (2014) “Effect of backfill on wrap faced reinforced soil wall subjected to seismic excitation", International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering: NCRACE-2013, Vol. 3(Spl. 4), pp. 37-42.

  34. Shankar Kumar, S. and Krishna, A. M.  (2013) “Seismic ground response analysis of Guwahati city”, North East Students Geo-congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Guwahati, India,28 September 2013, pp. 27-35.

  35. Balireddy, S. and Krishna, A. M. (2013) “Numerical study on geofoam applications in retaining structures” Proc. 4th Indian Young  Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 17-18, May 2013, Chennai, pp. 103-106.

  36. Arghadeep B,  Krishna, A. M. and  Dash, S. K (2013) “Behavior of circular footing on layered soil: Sand overlying clay subgrades” Proc. 4th Indian Young  Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 17-18, May 2013, Chennai, pp. 157-160.

  37. Shankar Kumar, S. and Krishna, A. M.  (2012) “Site-specific seismic ground response to different earthquake motions”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012, Delhi, India,13-15 December 2012, Vol. 2, pp. 1061-1064.

  38. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M.  (2012) “Behaviour of rigid faced reinforced walls with strip reinforcement using 3G models”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012, Delhi, India,13-15 December 2012, Vol. 2, pp. 684-687.

  39. Arghadeep B, Dash, S. K, and Krishna, A. M. (2012) “Parameters influencing the performance of geocell-reinforced foundation system: A brief review”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012, Delhi, India,13-15 December 2012, Vol. 1, pp. 365-368.

  40. Prashanth, V.  Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2012) “Experimental and numerical studies on sand-geotextiles interfaces”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012, Delhi, India,13-15 December 2012, Vol. 1, pp. 223-226.

  41. Balireddy, S. and Krishna, A. M. (2012) “Measures to reduce the earth pressure on retaining structures”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012, Delhi, India,13-15 December 2012, Vol. 2, pp. 727-730.

  42. Krishna, A. M. and Bhattacharya, S. (2011) “Seismic Design Considerations for Pile Foundations”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2011, Kochi, India,15-17 December 2011, Vol. 1, pp. 321-324.

  43. Bhattacharjee, A., Prashanth, V. and Krishna, A. M. (2011) “Numerical Modelling Of Pullout Test For Reinforcement In Oblique Direction”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2011, Kochi, India,15-17 December 2011, Vol. 2, pp. 891-894.

  44. Awdhesh K. C. and Krishna, A. M. (2011) “Soil-Geosynthetics Interaction Properties For Different Types of Soil”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2011, Kochi, India,15-17 December 2011, Vol. 1, pp. 585-588.

  45. Prashanth, V. and Krishna, A. M. (2011) “Evaluation of interfacial frictional resistance in oblique direction”, In 3rd Young Indian Geotechnical Conference, New Delhi.

  46. Manojit Chakraborty, Murali Krishna. A  and Arunasis Chakraborty (2011) “Reliability based stability analysis of a cantilever retaining wall”, In 3rd Young Indian Geotechnical Conference, New Delhi.

  47. Bhattacharjee, A. and Krishna, A. M. (2010) “Numerical Modelling of Rigid Faced Reinforced Soil Walls Under Seismic Shaking”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2010, Mumbai, India,16-18 December 2010, Vol. 1, pp. 869-872.

  48. Anurag Upadhyay, Krishna, A. M.  and Singh, K.D. (2010) “Dynamic Analysis of Cantilever Retaining Wall” Technologia 2010 A National Conference, Bhilai, CG, India, February 24-25, 2010.

  49. Babloo Chaudhary and Krishna, A. M. (2009) “Seismic earth pressures on reinforced soil retaining structures”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2009,  Guntur, India, 18-20 February 2010,Vol. 1, pp. 152-156.

  50. Bhattacharjee,  A. and Krishna, A. M. (2009) “Study of Seismically Induced Permanent Displacement of Gravity Retaining Wall”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2009,  Guntur , India, 18-20 February 2010, Vol. 1, pp. 627-631.

  51. Krishna, A. M. (2009) “Model studies in earthquake geotechnical engineering”, Proc. Workshop on Modelling techniques in geotechnical engineering, College of Engg., Pune. India, 28-29 March, 2009.

  52. Krishna, A. M. (2009) “Geosynthetics in Infrastructure Development”, Proc. 2nd Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 14-15 March 2009, Kakinada, India, pp. 101-106.

  53. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2008) “Parameters influencing the fundamental frequency of reinforced soil retaining walls”, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2008,  Bangalore , India, Vol. 2, pp. 416-419.

  54. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2008). “Modeling wrap faced reinforced soil retaining walls subjected to dynamic excitation”, Proc. 12th Int. Conf. of IACMAG, Goa, India, 1-6 October, 2008, pp 2816-2823.

  55. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2007) “Model studies in earthquake geotechnical engineering: Shaking Table Tests”, Proc. First Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (FIYGEC), Hyderabad, India, March, 2007, pp 60-65.

  56. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2006). “Numerical modeling of shaking table tests on reinforced soil retaining walls”, Proc. Indian Geotechnical Conference – 2006,  Chennai, India, December 14-16, 2006, pp. 793-796.

  57. Krishna, A. M. and Madhav, M. R.   (2006) “Liquefaction mitigation of ground treated with granular piles: Densification effect,” Proc. National Conf. on Natural Disaster Management, 27-28 Feb., College of Engineering, Andhra Univeristy, Visakhapatnam, India, pp 1-11.

  58. Latha, G. M. and Krishna, A. M. (2006). “Seismic Response of Wrap-Around Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls,” Proceedings of National conference on Corrective Engineering Practices in Troublesome Soils, CONCEPTS, 8-9 July, JNTU college of Engineering, Kakinada, India, pp. 177-181.  

  59. Krishna, A. M. and Latha, G. M. (2005), “Dynamic response of reinforced soil retaining walls”, Proc. Indian Geotechnical Conference-2005, Ahmedabad, India, Vol. 1, 357-360.

  60. Madhav, M. R. and Krishna, A. M. (2004) "Equivalent deformations properties of ground improved with rammed granular piles," Proc. National Symposium on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Bangalore, India, pp 355-359.

  61. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2004) "Seismic Response of Granular Pile/Stone Column Reinforced Ground," Nat. Seminar on Geotechnical Aspects of Earthquake Disaster Mitigation, Ahmadabad, pp.1-8.

  62. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2004) “Seismic Response of Granular Pile/Stone Column Reinforced Ground." Nat. Workshop on Geotechnical & Structural Measures for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in Terai Region, Gorakhpur, pp. 46-57.

  63. Madhav, M.R. and Krishna, A. M. (2004) "Densification of RGP on Pore Pressures during Cyclic Loading," Nat. Workshop on Geotechnical & Structural Measures for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in Terai Region, Gorakhpur, pp.58-68.

 

Courses taught/teaching

CE 641 Reinforced Soil Structures

CE 532 Dynamics of Soil and Foundations

CE 206 Geotechnical Engineering - I

CE 533 Advanced Foundation Engineering

CE 642 Subsurface Investigation and Instrumentation

CE 643 Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering

ME 111 Engineering Drawing (Instructor)

ME 111 Engineering Drawing (Tutor)

CE 213 Surveying Lab

CE 215 Geotechnical Engineering I (Lab)

CE 303 Geotechnical Engineering II (Lab)

Project Guidance

Ph. D.

S.No.

Name of Student

Category

Status

Topic

1.

Dr. Arup Bhattacharjee

Part time 

 

Degree Awarded Jan 2015

(Aug 08-Jul 14)

Numerical Studies on Dynamic Behavior of Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls

2.

Dr. Bali Reddy, S

Regular

 

Degree Awarded

Oct 2017

(Jan 12 - July 17)

Scrap-ire Derived Geomaterials in Retaining Wall Applications

3.

Mr. Shiv Shankar Kumar

 

Regular

Thesis Submitted

(Jan 12 - Nov 17)

Co supervisor:

Dr. Arindam Dey

Dynamic Response of soils subjected to regular and irregular seismic excitations using Cyclic triaxial tests

4.

Dr. Arghadeep Biswas

 Regular

Degree Awarded Feb 2016

(Jan 11- Aug 15)

Co guidance (2011-12):

Dr. Sujit Kr. Dash

Influence of subsoil strength on performance of geosynthetic-reinforced foundations

5.

Mr. Chiranjib Prasad Sarma 

Regular

Ongoing

(from Jan 2013)

Co supervisor:

Dr. Arindam Dey 

Study on Landslide hazard evaluation

6

Mr. Pawan Kr. Sah

Part time

Ongoing

(from July 2013)

Behaviour of Tunnel structures in soft rocks

7

Mr. Doordarshi Chatarjee

Regular

Ongoing

(from July 2013)

Probabilistic Dynamic slope stability analysis of slopes

8 Mr. D. Pradeep Kumar

CSC Split site Fellow, UK

Regular

Ongoing

(from Aug 2014)

Co guidance : Prof. S. Bhattacharya, Surrey Uni., UK

 

 

Geotechnical Aspects on Seismic Performance of Pile Foundations

9 Mr. Ishan Boro Regular

Ongoing

(from Aug 2017)

Geosynthetics in Pavement applications

M. Tech.

S.No.

Name of Student

Batch

Topic

1.

Mr. Babloo Chaudhary

 

 

2009-10

 

Seismic earth pressures on reinforced soil retaining structures

2.

Mr. Babloo Kirar Dynamic properties of soil for the design of machine foundation

3.

Mr. Chandan Kumar Study on Seismic Earth Pressures on Retaining Structures

4.

Mr. Manojit Chakraborty  

2010-11

Reliability Based Design of Retaining Walls Using Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction

5.

MR. V. Prashanth Soil-reinforcement interaction behaviour for reinforced soil foundation response

6

Mr. Kolawale Vasanth Vaibhav Study on Soil Reinforcement & Soil Stabilization Methods for Subgrade Improvement

7

Mr. Awdhesh Choudhury  

 

2011-12

Influence of different types of soil on Soil-Geosynthetics interaction Behavior
8 Mr. Kamalesh kumar Study on design aspects of Stone columns and Liquefaction mitigation
9

Mr. Shiv Shankar Kumar

Site-specific Seismic Ground response Analysis of Guwahati City

10

Mr. Bino Albert

 

 

2012-13

 

Model Studies on Stone Column Reinforced Foundations

11

Mr. R. Ramesh Babu

 

Studies on Use of Shredded Tires in Foundation Applications

12

Mr. Arup Deka

Study on Static and Dynamic behavior of Retaining wall Models

13 Mr. D. Pradeep Kumar

2013-14

Study on Behaviour of Cantilever Retaining Wall Models Back-filled with Lightweight Material
14 Mr. Bikash Kr. Sah

Model Studies on Foundations with Shredded Tire Mixtures over Soft Clay Subgrade

15 Mr. Yudhvir Yadav Study on Rainfall Induced Landslide Problems
16 Mr. MMV Phalgun 2014-15 Design and Analysis of Embankments with PVDs on Soft Soils
17 Mr. George Moses K Analysis and design of Tunnels in Weak Rocks
18 Mr. Sathwik Kashyap S 2015-16 Geophysical Characterisation of Sloped terrains through MASW
19 Mr. Ch. Sai Sandeep Design and Analysis of Rock Foundations
20 Mr. Mithresh K Pushpan 2016-17 Analysis of Rock Slopes and Stabilisation aspects
21 Mr. Prasath SB 2017-18 Study on the Geocell applications in pavements
22 Mr. K Naveen Reddy Study on Rock falls and mitigation

B. Tech.

S.No.

Name of Student

Batch

Topic

1.

Anurg Upadhyay

 

 

2009-10

 

Seismic Analysis of Cantilever Retaining Walls

2.

Hemant Kumar Bhaskar Studies on Behavior of Mat Foundation for Tall Buildings under Different Loading Conditions

3.

S. Srikanth Reddy Design and Analysis of Retaining Walls

4.

Nitin Kumar Singh  

2010-11

Study on liquefaction potential evaluation

5.

Doel Behl Study on Seismic Ground Response Analysis

6

A.Phani Teja  

 

2011-12

Seismic Resistant Design of Pile Foundations

7

Pranava Shashank Site specific Seismic Ground Response analysis in IIT Guwahati
8 Aniket Jain 2012-14 Web Application Development for Seismic Design of Cantilever Retaining Walls
9 Budha Ram 2013-14 Geophysical methods for site characterization: Seismic methods
10 Divyakant Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Tunneling
11 Sahiti Reddy Bomma 2014-15 Liquefaction Analysis of Soils during Earthquake Ground Shaking
12 Sunkavalli Gowtam Dora Ground Improvement using Stone Columns: Design and Analysis
13 Amit Kumar Meena 2015-16 Study on Design and Analysis of Retaining Structures
14 Prateek Kumar Study on Slope Stability Problems
15 Tej Ram Meena Study on Pile foundation capacity evaluations
       

 

 


 

Research/Consultancy Projects

Sponsored Research:

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Seismic Response of Reinforced Soil Retaining walls using 3D Numerical Studies

IITG

Evaluation of Seismic Earth Pressures on Retaining Structures:  A   Comprehensive Study

BRNS (DAE)

Seismic Requalification of Geotechnical Structures

 UKIERI

Geogrid and Geocell Reinforced Pavements (Co-PI, Collaborative project with IITH)

NHAI

Consultancy Projects:

Assessment of strength of existing perimeter wall of Digboi Refinery

Conducting Dynamic Soil tests-Block Vibration Test

Proof check of design of Reinforced Soil Wall under NF Railways

Geosynthetics material testing

Soil testing for Brahmaputra Sand

Study on Embankment failure & Restoration under NF Railways

Recommendation of Foundation, Based on Soil Test Report Supplied, For 800 KV, 6000 MW

Estimation of properties of self adhesive glass fiber reinforcement grid

Triaxial Testing of Rocks for Hydro Power Project (Co-Investigator)

Consultancy for Slipped railway track embankment

Evaluation of soil strength parameters

Health study and examination of Hospital Building (Co-Investigator)

Cross-hole seismic tests in Mizoram for dynamic soil properties

Geotechnical Assessment, Design and Remedial Measures related to the Construction of Railway Embankment on soft soils

Drainage and foundation recommendations for factory site (Co-Investigator)

Proof Checking of the Design of Ground Improvement work using PVDs for Railway Embankments

Proof Checking of the Structural Design and Drawings for Strengthening of Foundation system

Proof Checking of the Design of Sheet Piling Work

Proof Checking of Draft Feasibility Report for Construction of 6-Lane Bridge over River Brahmaputra (Co-Investigator)

Characterization of Rock samples

Characterization of soil samples for NER power System Improvement Projects

Characterization of Biaxial Geo-Grid and geotextiles for railway projects

Geotechnical analysis of landsliding and stability of the plant area at a cement plant site (Co-Investigator)

Performance analysis of GRW structures

 

 

 

 

 

 


Other Activities:

Organizing Vice Chairman, GATE 2018, IIT Guwahati

Vice Chairman, GATE-JAM, IIT Guwahati (May 2015 onwards)

National Executive Committee Member (2017-2018), Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi

Member, DPPC (Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee)
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during Aug 2014 -July 2016

Warden, Manas Hostel, IIT Guwahati, (March 2014 - July 2015)

In-charge, Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory, IIT Guwahati (Apr2012 -July 2014)

Assoc. Warden, Manas Hostel, IIT Guwahati, (Aug 2012 - March 2014) 

Member, DUPC (Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee)
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 2008-10.

Executive Committee Member, Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi for the terms 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2015-16

Guest Editor, Indian Geotechnical Journal Special issue

Guest Editor, SEAGS Geotechnical Engineering Journal

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

 

Reviewer:

Geosynthetics International

Indian Geotechnical Journal

ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering

ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical and Geological Engineering

Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Natural Hazards

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering

Current Science

Soils and Foundations

Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Int. Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering

 

Workshop/Conferences Organized:

TEQIP Short Term Course on "Rock Engineering for Infrastructural Development" (REID),

05-08 April 2016, IIT Guwahati

 

UKIERI Workshop on Seismic Requalification of Pile Supported Structures (SRPSS2015),

7-9 January 2015, IIT Guwahati

QIP Short Term Course on "Geotechnical Engineering Practices & Developments" (GEPD 2014), 6-10 January 2014, IIT Guwahati.

UKIERI "International Workshop on Seismic Requalification of Geotechnical Structures" held on 17th December 2012 at IIT Delhi

"Indo-Korean Workshop on Geotechnology for Urban Development (IK-GUD)" held on 12th December 2012 at IIT Delhi

National workshop on Emerging Trends in Geotechnical Engineering (ETGE 2012) held on 8th June 2012 at IIT Guwahati

Expert invitee/guest lectures:

28 October, 2017: "Sustainable Utilization of Scrap-Tire Derived Geomaterials for Retaining Wall Applications",  Invited talk presented in National Workshop on Geotechnology for Sustainable Development, 28 October 2017, Chandigarh.

06 January, 2017: "Geosynthetics for Infrastructure Projects",  Invited talk presented in Technical Seminar on “Innovative Technologies in Built Environment” January 5-6, 2017, Guwahati organised by IBC and NFR.

16 December 2016: "Seismic Analysis of Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls", Sub-Theme lecture presented in Indian Geotechnical Conference 2016, 15-17 December 2017, Chennai, India.

05 March, 2016: "Slope Instability and Stabilization aspects for Coastal Cities",  Invited talk presented in Seminar on Geotechnical Challenges in Developing Coastal Cities, 5-6 March, 2016, Visakhapatnam.

14 December,2015: "Geocell Reinforced Foundations", Invited lecture presented in Training Course on ‘Introduction to Geosynthetics and Their Applications’ December 14, 2015, NIT Surat, Surat.

28 November, 2015: "Stone Columns/Granular Piles for Improving the Liquefiable Sites",  Keynote address presented in National Workshop on Assessment & Mitigation of Liquefaction Hazards for Seismic Microzonation, November 27-28, 2015, IIT Roorkee

03 October, 2015: "Geotechnical Concerns in Seismic Analysis of Structures for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation",  Keynote address presented in One day seminar on “Role of Geotechnology in Disaster Mitigation” 03 October, 2015 at Institute of Engineers, Bhubaneswar.

11 March, 2015: "Estimation of Rock Mass Parameters For Rock Engineering Applications",  Invited lecture presented in QIP Short Term Course on Challenges and Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering Research and Practices, 9-13 March, 2015 at IIT Guwahati.

11 February, 2015: "Seismic Concerns in Geotechnical Engineering and Solutions", Guest lecture presented in A Short Term Training Programme on “DISASTER MANAGEMENT” 9-13 February, 2015 at Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat.

11 February, 2015: "Seismic Design Considerations for Pile Foundations", Guest lecture presented in A Short Term Training Programme on “DISASTER MANAGEMENT” 9-13 February, 2015 at Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat.

19 December 2014: "Numerical Modelling of Geosystems: Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures", Sub-Theme lecture presented in Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014, 18-20 December 2014, Kakinada, India. PP. 2625-2636.

16th November 2012:"Shaking Table Tests on Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures" Invited lecture presented in "Asiafuge-2012", The first Asian Workshop on Physical Modelling in Geomechanics 14-16th November, 2012, IIT Bombay.

13th October 2012:"Liquefaction hazard mitigation using granular piles" Invited lecture presented in National Workshop on Ground Improvement Techniques with reference to North Eastern Region) 13th October, 2012, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati

1st September 2012:"Seismic Design Considerations for Pile Foundations" Invited lecture presented in Surya Gold “Engineers and Architects meet” 13th October, 2012, Guwahati

15th March, 2012: "Geosynthetics Testing", DONER Sponsored Training program on river bank erosion at IIT Guwahati.

03rd February, 2012: "Geosynthetics for River Bank Protection", DONER sponsored Training program on river bank erosion at IIT Guwahati.

28th September, 2010: "Seismic Concerns in Geotechnical Engineering Practice and Probable Solutions", Guest lecture presented in Workshop on 'Improving seismic performance of structures - Road ahead', at Assam Engineering Institute, Guwahati.

4th November, 2009: "Seismic Design and Analysis of Landfill Slopes", Expert lecture presented in QIP Sponsored Short Term Course on  Role of Environmental Geotechnology in Waste Management (Nov2-6, 2009).

28th March, 2009: "Model Studies in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering", Guest lecture presented in Workshop on Modelling Techniques in Geotechnical Engineering, at College of Engineering, Pune.

 

 

 

 

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