Dr. Ravi K

Assistant Professor

Geotechnical engineering

2nd Floor, Civil engg annex building

Tel: +91-361-258 3339

Fax: +91-361-258 2440

E-mail: ravi.civil@iitg.ernet.in



  • Ph.D – Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore (2013)

  • M.Tech –Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati (2008)

  • B.Tech – Government engineering college, Thrissur, Calicut University (2006)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati (From July 2015)

  • Research Assistant,Geo-environmental research centre (GRC), Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK (May 2014-July 2015)

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra (September 2013- March 2014)

Research Interest

  • Geo-environmental engineering

  • Geo-energy systems

  • Engineering behaviour of unsaturated soils

  • Research on hazardous waste management

  • Experimental soil mechanics


  • DAAD master sandwich fellowship (2007)

Selected publications:

  • Rao SM and Ravi K (2015). Influence of initial degree of saturation on swell pressure of compacted Barmer bentonite specimens. Annals of nuclear energy, 80:303-311

  • Rao SM and Ravi K (2014). Permeability of bentonite buffer: Density and salinity effects. Environmental geotechnics , 1:40-47

  • Ravi K, Sujit Kumar Dash, Vogt S and Breau G(2014). Behaviour of geosynthetic reinforced unpaved roads under cyclic loading. Indian geotechnical journal, 44:77-85

  • Rao SM and Ravi K (2013). Hydro mechanical characterization of Barmer 1 bentonite from Rajasthan, India. Nuclear engineering and design, 265:330-340

  • Ravi K and Rao SM (2013). Influence of infiltration of sodium chloride solution on SWCC of compacted bentonite-sand specimens. Geotechnical and geological engineering, 31:1291-1303

  • UG Courses teaching

      Course Academic session
      ME111: Engineering drawing August 2015
      CE313(L): Geotechnical engineering lab 2 August 2015

    PG Courses teaching

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  • Research guidance

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  • Consultancy projects

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