Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017 - GeoNEst

14 ‐16 December 2017, IIT Guwahati

39th IGS Annual Lecture 2017

GEOMECHANICAL CHALLENGES : PRACTICES AND INNOVATIONS

Prof. M. N. Viladkar

Emeritus Professor
Civil Engineering Department, IIT ROORKEE

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Keynotes Lectures

Krishna R. Reddy

Professor
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Addressing Sustainable Technologies in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
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Madhav Madhira

Visiting Prof. and Professor Emeritus
IIT & JNTU, Hyderabad

Geotechnics of Soft Ground
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A Boominathan

Professor
IIT Madras

Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis of Pile Foundations Subjected to Dynamic Loads
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Hemanta Hazarika

Professor
Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Cascaded Recycle of Waste Tires: Some Novel Approaches towards Sustainable Geo Construction and Climate Change
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Sarada K Sarma

Emeritus Reader, Senior Research Fellow
Imperial College, London

Static and Seismic Slope Safety: Displacement based Criterion for Seismic Analysis
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Subhamoy Bhattacharya

Chair in Geomechanics, Director: Surrey Advanced Geotechnical Engineering (SAGE) Lab
University of Surrey, UK

On the use of Scaled Model Tests for Analysis and Design of Offshore Wind Turbines
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Sarvesh Chandra

Professor
Institute of Engineering and Technology, GLA University, Mathura

Modeling and Behavior of Geosynthetics Reinforced Foundations
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Madhavi Latha Gali

Professor
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Image based Characterization Techniques for Geotechnical Applications
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Mahendra Singh

Professor
IIT Roorkee

Geotechnical Challenges in Tunneling through Weak Rocks
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Sebastiano Foti

Professor
Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Reliability and Accuracy of Seismic Tests in Geotechnical Site Characterization
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Eun Chul Shin

Professor
Incheon National University, Republic of Korea

Development of Underground Tunnel Construction Technology in Weak Rock
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Sub-theme Lectures

P. Anbazhagan

Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Subsurface Investigation: Integrated and Modern Approach
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Subhadeep Banerjee

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Modelling Soil-Foundation Interaction and Beyond
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Satyanarayana Murty Dasaka

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Effect of Long-term Performance of EPS Geofoam on Lateral Earth Pressures on Retaining Walls
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Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy

Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Comprehensive Characteristics of Fresh and Processed MSW Generated in Kanpur
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Vidya Bhushan Maji

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Crack Initiation, Propagation and Failure Modes in Rocks
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Satyendra Mittal

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Retrofitting of N-W Corner of Kolkata High Court Heritage Building Through Micropiles & Grouting
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B. Munwar Basha

Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Meethothamulla Landfill Failure Analysis: A Probabilistic Approach
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Neelima Satyam D

Assistant Professor
Earthquake Engineering Research Centre, IIIT Hyderabad

Determination of Anelastic Attenuation Factor (Q) and Decay Factor (k) from Ground Motion Records of the Intra-plate Region
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Ravi S. Jakka

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Uncertainties in Site Characterization Using Surface Wave Techniques and their Effects on Seismic Ground Response
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Rajib Basu Mallick

Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), USA

Impact of Flooding on Roadways
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Dipanjan Basu

Associate Professor
University of Waterloo, Canada

A Quantitative Framework for Sustainability and Resilience in Geotechnical Engineering
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C R Parthasarathy

Group Chairman & Managing Director
Sarathy Geotech & Engineering Services Pvt Ltd.

Case Studies: Prediction of Offshore Jack-Up Leg Penetrations
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Kaushik Bandyopadhyay

Professor
Jadavpur University, India

Forensic Study on the Causes of Failure of Stone Columns under Water Storage Tanks and Possible Remedial Measures
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Vikas Thakur

Professor
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Runout of Flow Landslides
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Diganta Sarma

Diligent Group NZ Limited (New Zealand) / Assam down town University (India)

Prospects and Challenges of Output and Performance Based Contracts - A Geotechnical Perspective
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Alexander Scheuermann

Associate Professor
The University of Queensland, Australia

Quantification of Soil State Variables using Electromagnetic Measurement Methods
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Shahrokh P. Bagli

Chief Technology Officer
Strata Geosystems India Pvt. Ltd.

Diverse Applications of Geocells for Highways - Two Case Studies from the North East
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Madan Kumar Annam

Head of Engineering
Keller Ground Engineering India Pvt. Ltd.

Case Studies on Applications of Grouting Methods
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T. Thyagaraj

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Physico-Chemical Effects on Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils
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