Visitor Seminars

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322 Physics-Based Data-Driven Digital Twins: A Bayesian Viewpoint Dr. Deepak Subramani, IISc, Bangalore 12.08.2021
321 Vibration-based structural health monitoring, design of a monitoring system for seismic damage detection and bridge weigh-in-motion using MEMS accelerometers Dr. Samim Mustafa, Researcher, Advanced Research Laboratories, Tokyo City University, Japan 21.06.2021
320 Application of Discrete Dislocation Dynamics and its averaging for predictive design of advanced materials Dr. Sabyasachi Chatterjee 02.06.2021
319 Data analytics for infrastructure monitoring and vulnerability assessment Dr. Debarshi Sen, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lehigh University 05.04.2021
318 Time-dependent behavior of the tunnels in squeezing ground: An experimental study Dr. Ketan Arora, Colorado School of Mines, USA 31.03.2021
317 Optimal control policies for recovery of systems deteriorating after disasters Mr. Hemant Gehlot, PhD Candidate, Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA 29.03.2021
316 Simulation of rotational seismic ground motions Dr. Varun Kumar Singla, University College Dublin, Ireland 26.03.2021
315 Ultrasonic and image-based characterization of progressive damage processes in intact rocks Dr. Deepanshu Shirole, Northwestern University, USA 24.03.2021
314 Instabilities in granular media across “length scales”: Macro to Micro insights Dr. Debayan Bhattacharya, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria 10.03.2021
313 Importance of geomechanics for developing unconventional energy in India Dr. Bankim Chandra Mahanta, Central University of TamilNadu, India 03.03.2021
312 Topology, Geometry, and Fracture in Networked Materials: A tale of Scales Prof. Ahmed E. Elbanna, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA 18.02.2021
311 On the complexity of seismic waves trapped in shallow geologic features Prof. Domniki Asimaki, California Institute of Technology, USA 11.02.2021
310 Standardized designs for advanced nuclear reactors- the pathway to commercial viability Prof. Andrew Whittaker, SUNY Distinguished Professor, University at Buffalo (UB), USA 28.01.2021
309 Robust dual-layered superhydrobic-omniphobic membrane with anti-wetting and anti-fouling functionalised for membrane distillation application Dr Bhaskar Jyoti Deka, Postdoctoral Fellow, City University of Hong Kong 02.07.2020
308 Mixing through dispersion in subsurface plumes and gravity currents Dr. Chunendra K. Sahu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, BP Institute for Multiphase Flow, University of Cambridge, UK 23.06.2020
307 Impact of input data uncertainty on hydrologic modeling Dr. Rajarshi Das Bhowmik, DST INSPIRE Faculty, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 18.06.2020
306 Development of novel biochar for amendment of soil hydraulic properties Dr. Ankit Garg, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Shantou University, China 11.06.2020
305 Plasma-based Water Treatment Technologies for Remediation of Per- and Poly-Flouroalkyl Substances (PFAS), and other Emerging Contaminants Dr. Raj Kamal Singh, Postdoctoral Researcher, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, USA 04.06.2020
304 Attaining Landfill Sustainability through Coupled Hydro-bio-mechanical modeling of Municipal Solid Waste Dr. Rajiv Kumar Giri 28.05.2020
303 Modeling traffic dynamics Dr. Anupam Srivastava, Assistant Researcher, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison 21.05.2020
302 Novel Model-Data Fusion Techniques for Hydrologic Forecasting and Resource Planning Under Deep Uncertainty Dr Akash Koppa, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computational Hydrosystems, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany 14.05.2020
301 Where next for urban transport policy? Lessons from the India Smart Cities Mission Professor Greg Marsden 06.03.2020
300 Reactive vs Proactive Road Safety Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Aditya Medury 04.03.2020
299 Engineering the Future Dr. K N Gunalan, President, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE),USA 24.02.2020
298 Measurement of ice dielectric properties at Dome C Prof. Marco Bittelli, Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy  27.01.2020
297 Very Large-Scale Neighbourhood Search Dr. Arvind Kumar, Vice President – R&D, Optym, India 17.01.2020
296 Solving the E-waste Problem: a global perspective Dr. Abhishek Kumar Awasti, Senior Researcher, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 07.01.2020
295 Understanding and Modelling the Car-Following Behaviour of Connected Vehicles Dr. Anshuman Sharma, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Transport Engineering and Planning, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, St.Lucia, Australia 23.12.2019
294 Understanding and using membrane separations Dr Yagnaseni Roy 04.12.2019
293 A new basis for measuring flood peaks in ungauged catchments worldwide? Prof Ashish Sharma, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 28.11.2019
292 A Continuum-Based Model for Analysis of Monopile Foundations Supporting Offshore Wind Turbines Dr. Bipin Kumar Gupta 21.11.2019
291 Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering research at PolyU and associated research opportunities Professor Asif Usmani, Professor and Head of the Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 06.11.2019
290 Soil Stabilization in Unsealed Road Pavements Dr Dilan Robert 30.09.2019
289 Groundwater storage quantification and biogeochemical model development for water quality applications Dr. Soumendra Nath Bhanja 16.09.2019
288 Seismic hazard maps and Design response spectra for Sri Lanka – A generic approach Dr. Srikanth Venkatesan, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia 06.09.2019
287 Understanding the Role of Vegetation Dynamics and Anthropogenic induced Changes on the Terrestrial Water Cycle Dr. Prasanth Valayamkunnath, Postdoc Fellow, Research Applications Laboratory, Hydrometeorological Applications Program 29.08.2019
286 Transport and its health effects in Indian cities Dr. Rahul Goel, University of Cambridge, UK 02.08.2019
285 Estimation of variability in field-scale soil saturated hydraulic conductivity from rainfall-runoff experiments Prof G S Rao, Head of Civil Engg Dept., Purdue University, USA 09.07.2019
284 Challenges and Engineering Solutions in Resilient Rail Road Design and Constructions Prof. Buddhima Indraratna, University of Wollongong 05.07.2019
283 On Characterization of Fatigue Damage in Asphalt Concrete Dr. Aravind Krishna Swamy, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 04.07.2019
282 Bioremediation and biochar Dr. Krishnanand Y. Maillacheruvu 09.05.2019
281 Impact of confined extension on the failure of low porosity rock Dr. Shantanu Patel, University of Alberta, Canada 16.04.2019
280 Stochastic multi-scale spatial variability characterization of advanced composites and multi-functional materials: Efficient forward and inverse frameworks from the perspective of structural mechanics Dr. Susmita Naskar, Post-doctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University, USA 15.04.2019
279 National Highway Bridge Inspections in the United States Dr. Sreenivas Alampalli, Director of the Structures Management Bureau at the New York State, Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) 27.03.2019
278 Seismic safety of critical Infrastructure from rock dynamics and soil-structure Interactions Dr. Swetha Veeraraghavan 26.03.2019
277 Nonlinear Waves in Metamaterials: Adaptively Augmented Directivity and Functionality Enhancement by Modal Mixing Dr. R Ganesh, Sr. R&D Mechanical Engineer, Sperry Drilling Services, Halliburton 24.01.2019
276 Hydration and microstructural development of cementitious Materials Dr. Shiju Joseph, Research Associate, KU Leuven, Dept. Civil Engineering, Leuven, Belgium 07.01.2019
275 Policies targeting electric miles will accelerate the electric vehicle revolution Dr. Deepak Rajagopal, Associate Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability & Dept. of Urban Planning (WOS), UCLA, Faculty Scientist, International energy Studies Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley 02.01.2019
274 Use of Drones in Kumbh Mela Experiment (KME) and future prospects Mr.Vipul Singh, Aarav Unmanned Aerial Systems (AUS), Bangalore 15.11.2018
273 Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for crash scene mapping Prof. Darcy Bullock, Purdue University, USA 15.11.2018
272 Generalized/Extended Finite Element Method (GFEM/XFEM) and its Application to Fracture Mechanics Problems Dr. Varun Gupta, Research Scientist, Computational Engineering Group, Advanced Computing, Mathematics and Data Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA 14.11.2018
271 Mechanics of modulating the mechanical properties of Microstructured metamaterials and advanced composites Dr. Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay, University of Oxford, UK 12.10.2018
270 Systems thinking approach for vulnerability assessment, adaptation and environmental change impacts on plants and water Dr. Aavudai Anandhi, Assistant Professor, Biological Systems Engineering (BSE), College of Agriculture & Food Sciences, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University 10.10.2018
269 High resolution remote sensing (<100m) for evapotranspiration retrieval at global scale Dr Gilles BOULET, Scientist, IRD, France 09.10.2018
268 Geomechanics of Blast and Renewable Energy Dr Tanusree Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi 04.10.2018
267 Harvesting Heat Energy from, and Cooling of Pavements Prof Rajib Basu Mallick, Professor Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Visiting Professor, CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore 27.09.2018
266 Efficient sampling methods for structural reliability analysis ? surrogate modeling and stratified sampling Dr V S Sundar, Post-doctoral researcher, Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genetics (CMIG), Department of Radiology, 9452 Medical Center Dr., FL 4W 106, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92037-1337 23.08.2018
265 Opportunities and Challenges for Development of Intelligent Transportation Systems in Hong Kong Ir Prof William H.K. Lam, Chair Professor and Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 21.08.2018
264 Characterizing the Dynamics of Ecosystems Using High Resolution Remote Sensing Dr. Debsunder Dutta, Postdoctoral Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA 13.08.2018
263 Applications of Data-intensive groundwater modelling techniques Dr Prasanna V Sampath, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT, Tirupati 12.07.2018
262 Climate-Water-Energy Nexus: Uncertainty Reduction in Climate Forecasts using Multimodel Combination and their relevance to Water and Energy Management Dr. Sankar Arumugam, Professor and University Faculty Scholar, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engg., North Carolina State University, USA 19.06.2018
261 Microfluidics and Chemical Imaging Techniques for in-situ Investigation of Subsurface Porous Media Processes Dr. Rajveer Singh, Visiting Research Associate/Scientist, University of Illinois, Urbana-Chamapaign, IL, USA 01.06.2018
260 Basin Futures ? A frugal innovation for water assessments Dr. Amit Parashar, Principal Research Consultant, CSIRO 07.05.2018
259 Soil water measurement by electromagnetic and spectroscopy methods for effective water management and natural hazards prevention Prof. Marco Bittelli, University of Bologna, Italy 02.05.2018
258 Finite Element Methods for Interface Problems Dr. Chandrasekhar Annavarapu, Scientist, The Lawrence Livermore National laboratory(LLNL), Livermore, USA 27.04.2018
257 Sample disturbance effects on soft clay samples Prof Vikas Thakur, Professor, Geotechnical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway 26.04.2018
256 Resilience and hysteresis in stressed watersheds Dr. Craig Allen, Lead Scientist of U.S. Geological Survey School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, US 13.04.2018
255 Strategies for Overcoming Fire Hazard in FRP-strengthened Concrete Structures Dr. Venkatesh Kodur, University Distinguished Professor and Chairperson Director, Center on Structural Fire Engineering and Diagnostics, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University 27.03.2018
254 Addressing urban water scarcity: reduce, treat and reuse the third generation of management to avoid local resources boundaries Prof. Jan-Olof Drangert, Researcher/Assoc. em. professor/consultant, Department of Water and Environmental Studies, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden 15.03.2018
253 Translating Climate Uncertainty to Risk-Informed Water Resources Decisions Dr Poulomi Ganguli, German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany 14.03.2018
252 Lattice based Materials and Structures: Modeling, Simulation and Design Dr. Phanisri Pradeep Pratapa, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 01.03.2018
251 S&T Ecosystems in India: Avenues and Opportunistic to faculty and students Dr. Sivaji Chadaram, Director, International Cooperation (Bilateral), Scientist F; Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, New Delhi 15.02.2018
250 Materials and structures under extreme loading conditions Prof. Nilanjan Mitra, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur 06.02.2018
249 Climate Change and Water related Urban Energy : Rethinking out Water Management Ms. Reba Paul, Doctoral Researcher and Research Assistant, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney 30.01.2018
248 From municipal solid waste to waste tyres: concepts, constitutive models and testing Dr John McDougall, Edinburgh Napier University 19.01.2018
247 Preliminary studies on use of biopolymers in earthen construction Mr. Sravan Muguda Viswanath, Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher, School of Engineering and Computing, Sciences, Durham University, UK 12.01.2018
246 Big Textual Data in Transportation: Potential and Challenges Prof Aseem Kinra, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark 04.01.2018
245 Hydrologic Experiments from Pore to Continental Scales Dr Rao S Govindaraju, Bowen Engineering Head of Civil Engineering Christopher B. and Susan S. Burke Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA 22.12.2017
244 A probabilistic hybrid framework for model validation Mr. Subhayan De, Doctoral Candidate, Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 21.12.2017
243 Submarine landslide process Dr. Madhusudhan, Research Fellow, University of Southampton (UK) 19.09.2017
242 Rainfall Analysis and Interpolation (RAIN): For Evaluation of Climate Variability and Change Linked Influences on Extremes and Characteristics Dr. Ramesh Teegavarapu, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics department at Florida, Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, Florida 24.08.2017
241 An Integrated Approach towards Sustainability and Resilience in Geotechnical Engineering Dr Dipanjan Basu, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engg., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada 21.08.2017
240 Transport Settings, Land Use Characteristics and Passenger Ridership in Greater KualaLumpur Dr. Abdul Azeez, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia 02.08.2017
239 Coastal Reservoirs a Sustainable Future : International Experiences (July 19, Workshop in Coimbatore) Prof Shu-Qing Yang, Director of Coastal Reservoir Research Center, Univ. of Wollongong 21.07.2017
238 Nano Engineering and Nanoscience of Concrete Prof. Surendra P. Shah, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering (emeritus), Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials, North-western University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA 11.07.2017
237 Multiscale hydrological forecasting and modelling using wavelets based nonlinear models Dr. Maheswaran Rathinaswamy, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, M V G R College of Engineering, Vijayanagar, AP 27.06.2017
236 Geometry and mechanics of growth in topological surfaces Prof. Anurag Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 14.06.2017
235 Improving sustainability at the food-energy-water nexus in a changing world Professor Mark Johnson, Canada Research Chair in Ecohydrology, University of British Columbia, Canada 29.05.2017
234 Use of passive sampling devices for monitoring Polar and emerging (non-regulated) pollutants in river catchments Dr Gary Fones, University of Portsmouth, UK 17.05.2017
233 Mix design and structural design of pavements incorporating reclaimed asphalt Dr Kranthi Kuna, Pavement Engineer, Mott MacDonald, Stoneham Place, Stoneham Lane, Southampton, UK 11.05.2017
232 Advancements in Transportation Analytics, Modeling and Simulation Dr Raj Kamalanath Sharma, Senior Transportation Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington D.C., USA 28.02.2017
231 Long term disaster management of the nuclear accident at Fukushima (2011) Prof Towhata, Visiting Professor, IIT, Bombay 14.02.2017
230 Intelligent self-learning Finite Elements: Theory & Applications Dr Gyan N Pande, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Civil & Computational Engineering, Swansea University, Swansea, UK 08.02.2017
229 Large-Scale Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of Buildings with Seismic Energy Dissipation Devices Dr Chinmoy Kolay, Research Scientist & NHERI Lehigh Research Engineer, ATLSS Engineering. Res. Centre, Lehigh University, USA 19.01.2017
228 Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Associated with Atmospheric Rivers over the Central United States Dr Munir Ahmad Nayak, Post Doctoral Fellow, Cornell University, USA 09.01.2017
227 Strategies for Mitigating Fire Hazard in Steel Bridges Dr Venkatesh Kodur, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Civil & Environmental Engg., Michigan State University, USA 09.01.2017
226 Performance based testing of earthworks using MASW, Geogauge and Bender Element techniques Dr. Bindumadhava, Aery MIEAust CPEng NER RPEQ Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Aurecon 29.12.2016
225 Geography of Economic Agents in Integrated Land-Use and Transportation Models Dr Srinath K Ravulaparthy, Transportation Analyst, Cambridge Systematics Inc., Oakland, CA 23.12.2016
224 Development and application of a comprehensive archive of regional real-time multimodal transportation system data: Insights from Los Angeles, and implications for urban transportation planning and management Dr Sandip Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor, Dept of Planning & Urban Studies, University of New Orleans 22.12.2016
223 Geotextile Tube Innovative Applications and Design Prof Shobha K Bhatia, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science, Syracuse University, New York, USA 19.12.2016
222 Mechanics of materials under extreme conditions : temperature and irradiation Dr Anoop Krishnan, University of California, Los Angeles 19.12.2016
221 Big Data driven decision making for smart transportation systems Dr Anuj Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Iowa State University 07.12.2016
220 Big Data driven decision making for smart transportation systems Mr. Peter Koonce, Division manager, Signals & Street, City of Portland 07.12.2016
219 Building a Resilient Infrastructure – Applications from Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences Prof Rajib Basu Mallick, Visiting Professor, CiSTUP, IISc 01.12.2016
218 Fire safety in office buildings Mr Shyam Damodaran, Head: Corporate Strategy & Execution, Mfar Holdings, Bengaluru 560 001 24.11.2016
217 Underground space Engineering Prof M R Pranesh, Retired Professor, Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, Former Principal, KREC, Surathkal and Former Registrar, IIT Madras, Chennai 31.10.2016
216 Evaluation of monotonic and cyclic loading of a compacted well-graded granular material with & without cement Dr Pedro Ferriera, University College London, UK 12.09.2016
215 Congestion Pricing Models under Supply-Side Uncertainty Dr Tarun Rambha, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engg., The University of Texas at Austin 23.08.2016
214 Advances in Progressive Collapse Analysis of RC Frame Buildings Professor Shashi K Kunnath, Professor of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Univ. of California 16.08.2016
213 Extending the logit-mixed logit model for a combination of random and fixed parameters Mr Prateek, Research Scholar, School of Civil & Environmental Engg., Cornell University 09.08.2016
212 Non-conventional Methods for measuring low-strain dynamic properties of geomaterials Prof Carlo Giovanni Lai, Department of Civil Engineering & Architecture, Univ. of Pavia, Italy 03.08.2016
211 Dynamics of randomly irregular metamaterials Professor Sondipon Adhikari, Swansea University, UK 30.05.2016
210 Enhancing the representation of behavioural processes in Modelling of transportation systems Dr Karthik Konduri, Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA 26.05.2016
209 Frequency Bias Correction Prof. Ashish Sharma, Professor – Hydrology and Water Resources, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA 19.05.2016
208 Thermostatted dynamics at small scales – New algorithms and techniques Dr Puneet Kumar Patra, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 12.05.2016
207 Optimal Ramp Metering of Highway Corridors with Limited Ramp Storage Dr Bhargava Rama Chilukuri, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Civil & Environmental Engg., Georgia Inst. of Technology, USA 06.05.2016
206 Some aspects of liquefaction potential evaluation and residual strength of liquefiable soils Prof Mandar M. Dewoolkar, Associate Professor & Program Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont , USA 15.03.2016
205 The role of Bayesian inference in the interpretation of experiments in soft solids Professor Arun Srinivasa, Holdredge/Paul Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas, A & M University 03.03.2016
204 In silico modelling of the mechanical behaviour of bone and bone- implant systems Dr Pankaj, Deputy Head of the Institute for Bioenginering, School of Engineering, The University of Ednburgh, Edinburgh, UK 18.02.2016
203 Plasticity and Failure Modelling Applied to Earthen Structural Materials Dr Craig Foster, Associate Professor of Civil & Materials Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago 18.01.2016
202 Technologies beyond books – on the new construction materials Dr. Ketan K Gokhale, Consultant, CMD Dimple Chemicals 13.01.2016
201 Experimental rock mechanics research in improving safety of underground coal mines Dr. Brijes Mishra, Associate Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 07.01.2016
200 Smart way to Define Predictive Uncertainty Dr Shailesh Kumar Singh, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd. Christchurch, New Zealand 07.01.2016
199 Recent Advances in Modeling Multiple Discrete-Continuous Choices: Applications in Travel Demand and Urban Systems Modeling Dr Abdul Pinjari, Associate Professor in Transportation Systems at the University of South Florida, USA, Currently on sabbatical as Visiting Professor at CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore. 05.01.2016
198 Preparing technical papers – art, science or magic Prof Rao S Govindaraju, Bowen Engineering Head & Christopher B and Susan S Burke Professor of Civil Engineering, Lyes School of Civil Engg., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA 26.12.2015
197 Shock wave propagation in heterogeneous materials and nonlinear electro-thermo-mechanical coupling of ferroelectric materials Mr. Vinamra Agrawal, California Institute of Technology, USA 26.11.2015
196 Restoration and Rehabilitation of Old Pagara Masonry Dam by Grouting Technique [A Case – Study] Dr Mahavir Bidasaria, Managing Director, M/s Ferro Concrete Const. (I) Pvt. Ltd, INDORE & Past President, IGS 17.11.2015
195 Experimental Earthquake Engineering at IIT Kanpur Professor Durgesh C Rai, Dept of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 208 016 16.11.2015
194 Reliability of structural systems by Enhanced Monte Carlo methods Professor Arvid Naess, Department of Mathematical Statistics and Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. 02.11.2015
193 Status of MSW dumps in India and their closure and message of closure Prof. Manoj Datta, Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT, Delhi 14.09.2015
192 Innovations at Chenab Bridge Mr Srinivas Mantrala, General Manager – Technical, AFCONS INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED, Mumbai 04.09.2015
191 Complex Networks and Hydrology Dr Bellie Sivakumar, Associate Professor and Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, The University of South Wales, Sydney 31.08.2015
190 Laboratory characterisation of geomaterials for Infrastructure – from Soil Dynamics to Critical State Soil Mechanics Dr. B N Madhusudhan, Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Southampton, UK 14.08.2015
189 Geothermal Energy Production and Geological Carbon Sequestration – Some Subsurface Considerations Dr Sharad M Kelkar, Scientist in EES-16 in Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 87545, USA 08.06.2015
188 Quantification of natural catastrophe Risk for reinsurance Mr Andreas Schraft, Civil Engineer, Swiss Re’s risk Engineering Services 22.04.2015
187 Nonstationarity, heterogeneity, uniqueness of place, equifinality and surprises as epistemic uncertainties: where do we start and what does it all mean Professor Keith Beven, Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University, UK 06.04.2015
186 Lessons from Recent Laboratory and Field Instrumentation Projects Prof V S Gopalaratnam, Visiting Professor, Dept of Civil Engg. IIT Madras & Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Missouri- Columbia, USA 26.03.2015
185 Physico-chemical treatment and biotransformation of wastewater and wastewater sludge- Fate of emerging contaminants Dr Dipti Prakash Mohapatra, Associate Research Officer (AsRO), Energy, Mining and Environment, National Research Council (NRC), Ottawa, CANADA 24.03.2015
184 Fracture mechanics of brittle solids Dr Gaurav Singh, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engg., University of California, Los Angeles 18.03.2015
183 Smart Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure Dr Robert D Stevens, P.E. FASCE, President, American Society of Civil Engineers, USA 13.03.2015
182 Bridges subjected to impact loads of moving vehicles obtained from vehicle dynamics Prof Sukhvarsh Jerath, Professor & Graduate Program Director, Department of Civil Engineering, University of North Dakota, U S A 06.03.2015
181 Utilizing remote sensing to study the effects of land use and climate change upon water fluxes at the land surface Prof Karl Schneider, Geographical Institute, University of Cologne, Germany 05.03.2015
180 Regional Patterns of Water Balance Variability across the United States: A Newtonian-Darwinian Synthesis Professor Murugesu Sivapalan, Chester and Helen Siess Endowed Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Professor of Geography and GIScience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 07.01.2015
179 Opportunities and Challenges of Building a World Class IIT from the Ground up : The IIT Gandhinagar Story Professor Sudhir K Jain, Director, IIT, Gandhinagar 23.12.2014
178 Challenges to managing groundwater in a heterogeneous aquifer Dr Chris Jackson, British Geological Survey, Nottingham, UK 19.12.2014
177 Tracking raindrops : Basic science for understanding global change impacts on fresh water Professor Jeffrey McDonnell, Professor, School of Environment & Sustainability, Associate Director, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan, Canada 28.11.2014
176 Post-Disaster Assessment after Hurricane Haiyan in the Philippines – Lessons Learned and On-Going Research Dr Shen-En Chen, Professor, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engg., Univ. of North Carolina, USA 18.09.2014
175 Talk-1: Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation
Talk-2: Quantitative Risk Assessment Using Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations
Dr Swaminathan Krishnan, Visiting Associate, Structural Engineering and Geophysics, Caltech, USA and Fulbright- Nehru US Scholar, IIT Madras, Chennai 600 036 27.08.2014
174 Geotechnical modelling for evolution of natural and engineered geothermal systems Dr Abhijit Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, Chennai 600 036 14.08.2014
173 Why need physics-compatible numerical formulations for flow and transport in subsurface and material modelling? Mr Maruti Kumar Mudunuru, Graduate Student, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engg., University of Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 30.07.2014
172 TRAFFIC MOVES IN NEW YORK CITY What are they doing differently, what can we learn and apply to Bangalore City? Sri Babu Keelara Veeregowda, Principal, VHB Engineering, Surveying & Landscape Architecture, P.C Two Penn Plaza, Suite 2602 New York, NY 10121 24.06.2014
171 Kolkata sewer rehabilitation: Benchmarking sustainable urban regeneration Dr Avanangshu Dey, Senior Consultant, JB Enviro Consultants Pvt Ltd, Kolkata 06.05.2014
170 Discrete Choice with Social and Spatial Network Interdependencies: An Empirical Example Using Mixed Generalized Extreme Value Models with Field and Panel Effects Dr (Ms.) Elenna R Dugundji, Netherlands e-Science Center & Universiteit van Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Computational Science 26.03.2014
169 Effectiveness of Fly Ash and its Blends with Lithium Nitrate in Mitigating Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) in Concrete-Role of Chemical and Physical Aspects Dr K V Harish, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Glenn, Dept of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, USA 21.01.2014
168 Behavior and Design of Steel Building Structures in Fire Conditions Dr Anil Agarwal, Research Engineer, Bentley Systems, New Jersey, USA 20.01.2014
167 Challenges in Urban Hydrogeology Prof Mario Schirmer, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich 13.01.2014
166 Catchment Classification Framework in Hydrology: Role of System Complexity and Nonlinear Dynamic Concepts Prof Bellie Sivakumar, Associate Professor & Australia Research Council [ARC] Future Fellow, School of Civil & Environmental Engg., The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia 27.12.2013
165 Statistical versus physically based modelling in hydrology : Two recent contributions Prof Ashish Sharma, Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, School of Civil & Environmental Engg., The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 18.12.2013
164 A Discrete-Continuous Choice Model with Perfect and Imperfect Substitutes: Application to Household-level Long-Distance Leisure Travel Demand Analysis Dr Abdul Pinjari, Asst. Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, USA 29.11.2013
163 Numerical Modeling of Earth Beds Dr. Priti Maheshwari, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee Roorkee-247667 (Uttarakhand) 18.11.2013
162 Theoretical Equilibrium Behavior of the Nested Logit Model with Social Interactions Dr. Elenna R. Dugundji, e-Science Engineer Computational Science, Faculty of Science Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands 10.09.2013
161 Use of System Dynamics to Evaluate Long Term Economic and Environmental Impacts of Climate Changes and Engineering Decisions and Develop Sustainable Practices Dr Rajib Basu Mallick Ralph White Family Distinguished Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), USA 16.08.2013
160 SHM and NDT Applications for Highway Bridges Dr Sreenivas Alampalli, Ph.D., P.E., MBA, FASCE, Director, Structures, Evaluation Services Bureau NYSDOT, USA 05.08.2013
159 Influence of preparation method on laboratory testing of completely decomposed granite soil Dr Madhusudhan Murthy, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of HongKong 29.07.2013
158 Evaluation of Intermittent versus 24/7 Water Supply in Hubli-Dharwad, India Prof. Kara L. Nelson, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1710, USA 19.07.2013
157 Single Piles vs. Pile Groups Lateral Response under Static, Cyclic and Dynamic Loading Prof A Boominathan, Professor, Geotechnical Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai – 600 036 5.07.2013
156 Translating changes in climate into impacts in Agriculture and Water Resources using two case studies Dr Aavudai Anandhi, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, USA 25.06.2013
155 Tall buildings – Some Important Structural Aspects in Design Experience Ms. Alpa Sheth M/s VMS Consultants Pvt. Ltd Mumbai 20.06.2013
154 Construction of Very High Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls – Indian Experience Prof K Rajagopal, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai – 600036 14.06.2013
153 Leaf Area Index (LAI) monitoring at global scale: improved definition, continuity and consistency of LAI estimates from kilometric satellite observations Dr S Vasathivel Kandasamy, Scientist, Avignon, France 07.05.2013
152 Global environmental cycling of mercury and end points for human exposure : a modelling perspective Dr. Asif Qureshi, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard University, Boston, USA 16.04.2013
151 Multiple Approaches to Scaling of Soil Moisture Dr Raghavendra Jana, Center for Numerical Porous Media, King Abdulla Univ. of Sci. & Tech, Saudi Arabia 28.03.2013
150 Strength Behaviour of Jointed Rock Masses Professor Mahendra Singh, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee 22.03.2013
149 Global change impact on water quality, availability and ecosystem services: Application of novel fiber-optical and ‘Clark type’ sensor technology Dr Tanushree Dutta, Hydrogeology Group, Department of Geosciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Universitat Politèica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech, 08034 Barcelona, Spain 21.03.2013
148 New “Risk-Targeted” Seismic Maps Introduced into USA Building Code Dr Nicolas Luco, United States Geological Survey 06.03.2013
147 Ground motions for performance based seismic design Dr Nicolas Luco, United States Geological Survey 05.03.2013
146 On flooding in the 21st century – The way ahead Dr Ashish Sharma, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia 28.01.2013
145 A refined shell element and least-squares finite elements for flows viscous incompressible fluids Prof. J. N. Reddy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123 08.01.2013
144 Non-destructive electrical methods to assess quality of concrete Dr. GORUR GOVINDA RAJU, Emeritus Professor, Head of Department (Retd.), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, On., N9B 3P4, Canada. 07.01.2013
143 Analytical representations of field-scale solute transport in heterogeneous unsaturated soils Prof. Rao S Govindaraju, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA 28.12.2012
142 Integrated Geophysical Method for Power Transmission Pole-Like Structures Dr Shen-En Chen, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil & Environmental Engg., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA 19.12.2012
141 Innovative use of geosynthetic layers to extend service lives of pavements Prof Rajib B Mallick, Ph.D, PE, Ralph White Family Distinguished Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA 01609, USA 17.12.2012
140 Transport of Surface-modified Iron Nanoparticles through Model Subsurface Porous Media Dr. Trishikhi Raychoudhury, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technical University, Berlin, Germany 14.12.2012
139 NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP) and its Applications. Dr. Narendra N Das, Research Scientist, Water and Carbon Cycle Group, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), NASA, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109 11.12.2012
138 Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in India: Initiatives from IIT Madras Dr. Lelitha Devi Vanajakshi, Dept of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai 29.11.2012
137 How to Get Published in Research Journals? Mr Chris Pringle, Executive Publisher, Geography & Transport, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK 18.11.2012
136 Special features of the revised IRC:37 for Design of Flexible Pavement for Highways in India Prof B B Pandey, Professor-Emeritus, Dept of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 12.11.2012
135 Cut-and-Cover Structures – An Overview Mr Krishan Kaul, Formerly Technical Director & Specialist Expert, Hyder Consulting, London, UK 09.11.2012
134 Multi-Scale Rainfall Forecasting : Status, potential and hallenges Dr. Prashant Goswami, CSIR C-MMACS, Bangalore 21.09.2012
133 Environmental Nano toxicology Issues of Engineered Nano-materials: Summary of Recent Research Efforts Dr Brajesh Dubey, Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, CANADA 13.08.2012
132 Monopile foundations for Offshore Wind farms Dr Gopal Madabhushi, Reader in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Cambridge Trumpington Street, Cambridge, UK 09.08.2012
131 The Multiple Discrete-Continuous Choice Model: Recent Advances and an Application within an Activity-Based Model System for Southern California Prof Chandra Bhat, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering University of Texas, Austin, USA 26.07.2012
130 Land surface processes and the Indian monsoon rainfall Prof Dev Niyogi, Purdue University, USA 16.07.2012
129 Basic Principles and Applications of Reliability and Risk Analysis to Civil Engineering Dr. Chandra Putcha, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA 10.07.2012
128 Electrochemical Remediation of Polluted Soils and Groundwater Prof R Krishna R Reddy Professor of Civil & Environmental Engg Director, Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engg. Lab. Dept of Civil & Materials Engg. University of Illinois Chicago 09.07.2012
127 Structural health monitoring and material characterization using elastic waves Dr Amit Shelke, Johann Walfgang Geothe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 30.05.2012
126 Contact Mechanics : Interaction, Shape and Deformation Dr Narayan Sundaram, Post Doctoral Fellow, Purdue University, USA 17.05.2012
125 Uncertainty Quantification of imprecise models using Evidence theory Case Study : Contaminant Migration through Soil Layer Dr D Datta, Computational Radiation Physics Section, Health Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 11.05.2012
124 Knowledge Extraction From and Uncertainty Analysis of Neural Network Based Hydrologic Models Dr. K. P. Sudheer, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering IIT Madras, Chennai, India – 600036 30.03.2012
123 Metaheuristics for uncertainty quantification in geophysical inversion Dr. Mrinal K Sen, Director, National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad 26.03.2012
122 Can Biofuels be Worse for the Climate than Oil? Dr Anand R Gopal, Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA 29.02.2012
121 Reactive Oxygen species: Its generation and implications to redox cycling of metals Dr. Shikha Garg, Senior Research Associate, Water Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia 10.02.2012
120 Road-friendly suspension design for heavy goods vehicles Prof. P. Seshu, Professor, Mechanical Engg IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai -400076 & Scientist-in-Charge, CSIR-CMMACS NAL Belur Campus, Bengaluru – 560 037 3.02.2012
119 Atomistic Mechanics of Nanoscale Structures : Static & Dynamic Analyses Professor Sondipon Adhikari, Swansea University, UK 13.01.2012
118 Slope stabilization using grid bearing system Dr Binumdadhava, Transport, Aurecon, 32, Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 06.01.2012
117 Efficient solvers and preconditioners for stochastic Galerkin Projections Ramakrishna Tipireddy, Doctoral Student, University of Southern California, Los Angles 04.01.2012
116 Recent Development in the field of Mechanics of Thin film Materials, Graphene, Energy Storage Materials and Human Tissue Dibakar Datta, Doctoral Student, School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence 02912, USA 02.01.2012
115 Geotechnical Structures on Marine Clays: Some aspects and examples Dr Vikas Thakur, Special Advisor, SINTEF Foundation for Industrial Research (Building & Infrastructure), Norway 27.12.2011
114 Integrated Modelling of the Demand & Supply Vectors in Urban Energy Systems: Conceptual and Modelling Frameworks for the Development of a New Toolkit Dr. Aruna Sivakumar, Research Associate, Imperial College, London, U.K. 20.12.2011
113 Watershed Research in the Mid- Atlantic USA : Hydrologic controls on solute and contaminant transport in watersheds Prof Shreeram Inamdar, Associate Professor, Plant & Soil Sciences, Director, Water Science & Policy Graduate Program, University of Delaware, Newark, USA 20.12.2011
112 The French national project on Intelligent Speed Adaptation (LAVIA project):An integrated approach for studying use and acceptance of new driver support system Dr Farida Saad, Scientist, Grettia – Ifsttar, France 13.12.2011
111 Prediction of the annual number of fatalities by statistical modeling in Europe Dr Sylvain Lassarre, Grettia – Ifsttar, France 13.12.2011
110 Towards Sustainable Urban Transport Prof Kumares C Sinha Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engg. Purdue University 12.12.2011
109 Innovative Strategies for Enhancing Fire Performance of High Performing Materials and Structural Systems Prof Venkatesh Kodur, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, USA 14.12.2011
108 Production and Application of Biogenic Siliceous Materials in Green Construction Prof Prasad Rangaraju, Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA 14.12.2011
107 Highway Alignment Optimization & Alternate Intersection/Interchange Analysis Dr. Avijit Maji, Baltimore, MD, USA 07.12.2011
106 Protecting Low-to-Medium-Rise Buildings by Scrap Tyre-Soil Mixtures Dr Neaz Sheikh, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering University of Woollongong, Australia 30.11.2011
105 Lake conservation strategies vis-àis urbanization – Building an action focus into research Mr. Felix Nitz Technical Advisor/Integrated CIM Expert Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute Bangalore 560 078 28.10.2011
104 Art of Engineering the Natural Ground Dr G Narayanan, Principal Chief Engineer, Southern Railway, Chennai 20.10.2011
103 Sustainable management of wastewater in engineered wetland using “alum sludge” as a novel substrate: Ongoing experiences from Ireland Mr. J.L.G. Kumar Centre for Water Resources Research, School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engg. University College Dublin, Newstead, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland 19.09.2011
103 Shipping & Logistics Operational Processes Dr K A Raju, Tata Consulting Services, Mumbai 16.09.2011
102 The Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan : The Environmental and Geoenvironmental aspects Dr Md Azizul Moqsud JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Civil Engineering Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395 JAPAN 16.09.2011
101 Bioreactive transport in porous media including a biofilm phase : upscaling and coupled problems Dr. L. Orgogozo University of Paul Sabatier, GET Laboratory, 14, avenue Éouard Belin, TOULOUSE, France 15.09.2011
100 Computational Dynamic Fracture of Inhomogeneous Materials Dr Kubair, D.V. Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Utah State University, UT 84341 07.09.2011
99 Information Meeting Lafarge Invention Awards 2011 Dr Pascal Casanova, Director, Research & Development, LAFARGE 06.09.2011
98 Applications of Airborne Imaging Spectrometer & GI for Natural and Human Environment Prof Sunil Bhaskaran Professor in GIS & Remote Sensing and Doctoral Faculty Earth & Environmental Studies – Bronx Community College & Graduate Centre Of the City University of New York, USA 16.08.2011
97 Seismic Design of Pile Foundations Dr Gopal Madabhushi Reader in Geotechnical Engineering Asst Director (Schofield Centre) & Fellow (Girton College) Department of Civil Engineering University of Cambridge, UK 02.08.2011
96 Simulation of Activities, Greenhouse Emissions, Networks, and Travel (SimAGENT) in Southern California: Design, Implementation, Preliminary Findings and Integration Plans Mr Srinath Ravulaparthy Department of Geography University of California, Santa Barbara, USA 02.08.2011
95 Data Interpretation Techniques for Structural Performance Monitoring Dr Prakash Kripakaran College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences University of Exeter Harrison Building North Park Road Exeter EX4 4QF 26.07.2011
94 Carbon Capture and Storage Dr. Munish K. Chandel, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, IIT, Roorkee 15.07.2011
93 Shape Memory alloys for Seismic and other Applications Dr.G N Dayananda, D.Sc., FIE, Scientist ‘F’ & Head, Center for Societal Missions & Spl. Technologies, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore 24.06.2011
92 Estimation of PCU of Vehicles in Heterogeneous Traffic on Upgrades of Intercity Roads Using Simulation Technique Dr Shriniwas S Arkatkar Assistant Professor, Transportation Engineering Division, Civil Engineering Department BITS, Pilani 21.06.2011
91 Renewable Energy: Ocean Wave-Energy Conversion David R. B. Kraemer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, Platteville, WI, USA 17.06.2011
90 The Occurrence of Natural Perchlorate in Arid and Semi-arid Regions Dr. Srinath Rajagopalan, Assistant Professor, Vel Tech High Tech Engg. College, Chennai 15.06.2011
89 Building sustainable structures – role of civil engineering materials Dr. Yogini Deshpande, Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama, USA 10.06.2011
88 From Rainfall to Streamflows: Understanding & Honoring Uncertainties in the Hydrometeorology Dr Pradeep Mandapaka, Postdoctoral Scientist, MeteoSwiss, Locarno Monti, Switzerland 01.06.2011
87 Adjoint Operator Methods for Efficient Functional Reliability Analysis Mr A John Arul, Scientific Officer/Engineer (G), I G C A R, Kalpakkam 27.05.2011
86 Engineering for World’s tallest Nakheel Tower, Dubai Dr. Manoj Verman, Vice Chairman, Global Tunnelling Group, Golder Associates Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., DELHI 06.04.2011
85 Development of a Topological Map-Matching Algorithm and an Integrity Method for Location-based Intelligent Transport Systems Application Dr. Nagendra R Velaga, Research Fellow in ITS, Centre for Transport Research, Digital Economy Research Hub, King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 5UA, UK 31.03.2011
84 Identifying the unique ground motion signatures of supershear vs. sub-Rayleigh earthquakes: Theory, experiments and seismic risk Mr Michael Mello, PhD candidate, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA 30.03.2011
83 Risk-informed approaches for mitigating disproportionate collapse of buildings Professor Bruce R. Ellingwood, Ph.D., P.E., Dist. M. ASCE, The Raymond Allen Jones Chair, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0355, USA 24.03.2011
82 Application of Viscoelastic Continuum Damage Mechanics Principles for Flexure Mode of Loading and Determination of Endurance Limit of Asphalt Concrete Dr. Arvind Krishna Swamy, University of New Hampshire, USA 10.03.2011
81 Rock mass least understood Engineering material – some aspects Prof T Ramamurthy, Formerly Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi 110 016 19.01.2011
80 Constitute Modeling of Solids and Interfaces and DSC Dr Chandrakant S Desai, Regents’ Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, The University of Arizona, USA 19.01.2011
79 Application of Ground Improvement Techniques for Infrastructure Projects in Asia Dr. V. R. Raju, Managing Director, M/s Keller Far East, Singapore 18.01.2011
78 Some Challenges with Infiltration Prof. Rao S. Govindaraju, Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA 07.01.2011
77 Fly Ash-Based Geopolymer Concrete Prof B Vijaya Rangan, Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845 Australia 29.12.2010
76 Earth: a groundbreaking laboratory Professor Nibir Mandal, Department of Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 27.12.2011
75 Technical Presentation on Unsaturated Soil Testing Mr. Fred Evans, Product Manager, Wykeham Farrance Division, Controls Testing Equipment Ltd, UK 15.12.2010
74 Multiscale Modeling of Sintering and Mud-Cracking in Thermal Barrier Coatings Dr S Kumar, Solid Mechanics and Materials Engg., Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK 08.12.2010
73 Hybrid Time-Frequency Blind Source Separation towards Ambient System Identification of Structures Prof Sriram Narasimhan, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 26.11.2010
72 Piling in Difficult Ground Conditions Dr K S Ramakrishna, Larsen & Toubro – ECC, Chennai 19.11.2010
71 Natural Catastrophe Risk Assessment – a reinsurer’s perspective Mr. Alok Kumar, Vice President, Cat Perils India Hub, Swiss Reinsurance Company – 12.11.2010
70 Statistical Analysis of Traffic Crash Data Dr Srinivas R. Geedipally, Engineering Research Associate, Texas Transportation Institute, 3135 TAMU, SHRB 271, College Station, TX-77843-3135 USA 29.10.2010
69 Long Term Performance of Geosynthetic Liners under Simulated Realistic Landfill Conditions Dr Dali Naidu Arnepalli, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai – 600 036 22.10.2010
68 Technology based solutions for accelerated road infrastructure assessments Mr. Bruce Clayton, Operations Manager, ARRB Systems, Australia 13.09.2010
68 Real-time Structural Damage, Sensor and Actuator Fault Detection Professor Satish Nagarajaiah Departments of Civil & Env. Eng. and Mech. Eng. & Mat. Sc. Rice Univ., Houston, TX 77005, USA 30.08.2010
67 Smart Sensing Technology: A New Paradigm for Structural Health Monitoring B.F. Spencer, Jr. Nathan M. and Anne M. Newmark Endowed Chair of Civil Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 30.08.2010
66 Mysterious behaviors of dry concrete Dr Chetan Hazaree, Iowa University, USA 26.07.2010
65 Dynamic Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures : High-rate and Low-rate Loading Applications Prof Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Professor at Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France 02.07.2010
64 Three dimensional finite element analysis of composite bolted joints Dr G S Padhi, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Gopal Krushna College of Engineering and Technology, Jeypore, Orissa. 29.06.2010
63 Scaling Characteristics of Soil Hydraulic Parameters at Varying Spatial Resolutions Dr. Raghavendra B. Jana, Dept. of Biological and Agri. Engg., Texas A&M University, USA 03.06.2010
62 Multiscale Modeling of Sintering and Mud-Cracking in thermal barriers coatings (thin films) S Kumar, Solid Mechanics & Materials Engg Group, Dept of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK 28.05.2010
61 Morphological and Hydrodynamic Scales in Brahmaputra River Prof. Subashisa Dutta, Dept of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 10.05.2010
60 Systems engineering the design and operations of municipal solid waste landfills to minimize contamination of groundwater Dr. R. Kerry Rowe, Vice Principal (Research), Queen’s University & Professor of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s -RMC Canada 05.04.2010
59 Hydro Turbomachinery: From Flow Physics to Civil Engineering Applications Dr.-Ing Punit Singh, Post Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Water and River Basin Management, University of Karlsruhe, Germany 11.03.2010
58 Reinforced concrete columns of skewed and curved bridges and bridges Dr. Suriya Prakash, Design Engineer, Structural Group Inc., Baltimore, USA 25.02.2010
57 Non-Smooth Dynamics in Engineering Systems Prof. Marian Wiercigroch, FRSE Centre for Applied Dynamics Research, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, UK 02.02.2010
56 Some problems in Geoenvironmental Engineering Prof. Mysore S Nataraj, UNO Educational Trust Fund Endowment Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, University of New Orleans, USA 06.01.2010
55 Effect of Pile Driving Vibration on Adjacent Structures Dr. Bindumadhava Aurecon, Brisbane Qld 4000, Australia 21.12.09
54 Enhanced finite elements for propagating fractures Prof. Craig D. Foster, University of Illinois, Chicago 17.12.09
53 Controlling Properties of Concrete through Nanotechnology Dr Surendra P Shah Walter P Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Center for Advanced Cement-Based Materials at Northwestern University 12.12.09
52 Ground Penetration Radar -True 3D Mapping, Technology and applications Dr Bernth A T Johansson Head R & D, MALA GeoScience AB Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden 11.12.09
51 Understanding the Mixing Pattern in an Anaerobic Expanded Granular Sludge Bed Reactor : Effect of Liquid Recirculation Dr. Debraj Bhattacharya, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada 16.11.09
50 Water Quantity and Quality: Advancing Our Understanding Across Scales with New Measurements, Modeling, and Parameter Estimation Prof. Binayak P. Mohanty, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University,College Station, Texas, USA. 27.08.09
49 Leachate Recirculation and Geotechnical Stability of Bioreactor Professor Krishna R Reddy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illonis, Chicago, USA 26.08.09
48 Upgrading a 100 year old water plant to a sustainable, green, Modern membrane water treatment Plant Shajan Joykutty, P.E., LEED AP Senior Associate, Hazen and Sawyer, Florida, U.S.A. 24.08.09
47 Detecting and managing fluvial flood risk in a changing climate Professor R.L.Wilby, Department of Geography, Loughborough University 03.08.09
46 Understanding and Predicting Debonding in FRP Strengthened RC Structures: A Fundamental Approach Dr J F Chen, Institute of Infrastructure and Environment, Edinburgh University 15.06.09
45 Oil Fingerprinting Dr Sundararaman, Formerly Scientist Chevron 17.04.09
44 Quantifying mechanisms governing geosynthetics in unbound base course of pavements Dr Ranjiv Gupta
3305 B Hampton Road
Austin, TX 78705
43 Is the inverse problem technique appropriate for structural health assessment? Professor Achintya Haldar, Professor and da Vinci Fellow, Dept. Of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, U.S.A. ( 09.04.09
42 Decongesting Bangalore – Innovative Solutions for a Cleaner Greener Bangalore Mr. Vivek Menon, P.E. Managing Director, Invicus Engineering Co. Prominent Advisor, BMLTA (DULT), GoK Prominent Member, Bangalore City Connect Foundation (BCCF) Steering Committee Member, Houston Metropolitan Initiative 08.04.09
41 Microfabric Evaluation and its Impact on Stress Strain Behavior and Strain Dr. (Ms.) Ajanta Sachan, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT,Kanpur, UP 23.03.09
40 Overview of International Metro and Underground Railway Construction Ms. Reiko Abe, M/s Oriental Consultants Co.Ltd., Delhi Metro Project Office, New Delhi 09.03.09
39 Modeling for an Integrated Urban Mass Transit System Dr. Ashish Verma, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engg., IIT Guwahati, Assam, India 05.03.09
38 Mathematics of glass Prof. R. M. M. Mattheij, Chair of Scientific Computing, TU/e, Scientific Director, Center of Analysis, Scientific computing & Applications, Technical University of Eindhoven,The Netherlands 23.01.09
37 Integrated Water Resources Management – From Theory to Practice Prof. Franz Nestmann Director, Institute of Water and River Basin Management Dean, Faculty of Civil Engg, Geo and Enviromental Sciences Univeristy of Karlsruhe, Karlsrue ,Germany 05.01.09
36 Reliability-based design specifications for simply supported steel beams exposed to fire Dr Ronald S. Harichandran, Professor and ChairpersonDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringMichigan State University 22.10.08
35 Model, Identification & Analysis of Complex Stochastic Systems: Applications in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Multiscale Mechanics Dr Sonjoy Das, Research Assistant, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, LA, USA. 21.10.08
34 Uncertainty quantification in structural engineering Dr Debraj Ghosh, Post Doctoral Fellow, Stanford University 05.08.08
33 Rock as Soil and Soil as Rock: The Mechanics of Weak Rocks and Strong Soils Prof Coop, M.Professor, Experimental Soil Mechanics, Imperial College, London, UK 01.08.08
32 Effects of time and strain rate on the behaviour of clays Dr Beatrice BaudetLecturer in Soil MechanicsUniversity College London UK 01.08.08
31 Role and Functions of Atomic Regulatory Board & Funding for Research Programmes of Regulatory Interest Shri. S. E. KannanDirector, Safety Research Institute,
Atomic Energy Regulator Board, Kalpakkam
30 Stakeholder participation in multi-objective operation of urban watersupply systems Dr. Chris Perera, Professor, School of Architectural, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Health, Engineering & Science, Victoral University, Melbourne, Australia 20.06.08
29 Physically Based Approach in Hydrology – How Useful is the Approach? Dr. Tommy S. W. Wong, Associate Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798
28 On Workflows and Data Management for eHydrology Dr. Yogesh Simmhan, Post Doc Researcher, eScience group, Microsoft Research, Office: 835 Market Street #7423, San Francisco CA 94103 24.04.08
27 Analysis of laminated composite plates and shells Dr Ajay Nayak, Research Associate, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, USA 08.04.08
26 Advances in Cement Based Material Dr Surendra P Shah, Walter P Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University 11.03.08
25 Compatibility Condition in Theory of Solid Mechanics (Elasticity, Structures and Design Optimization Dr Surya N Patnaik, Ohio Aerospace Institute
22800 Cedar Point Road, Brookpark, Ohio 44142
24 Coastal Processes relevant for water resources management in the North American Great Lakes system Prof. Raj Murthy, Scientist Emeritus,
Environment CANADA
23 Feedback of Coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Chemical Processes on Groundwater Flow in the Unsaturated Zone Dr Sumit Mukhopadhyay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA 20.12.2007
22 Tile Drain Response to Rainfall Events Prof Rao S GovindarajuSchool of Civil EngineeringPurdue University, West LafayetteIndiana 47907-2051, USA 20.12.2007
21 High Performance Concrete – What is New? Dr Shashiprakash Surali, Senior Engineer, BAF, Construction Chemicals, LLC, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 11.12.2007
20 Stochastic Analysis of Aperture Alteration in Variable Aperture Fractures by Precipitation/Dissolution Under Gradient-Reaction Conditions Dr. Abhijit ChaudhuriResearch Associate Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering University of Colorado, Boulder, USA 30.11.2007
19 Evolutionary Bi-objective Optimization of a Semi-Arid Vegetation Dynamics Model with NDVI and sigma0 Satellite Data Dr. Sylvain MangiarottiResearch Scientist Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees, Toulouse, France 29.11.2007
18 Computer Simulation of Concrete Structures Dr Jan Cervenka, Cervenka Consulting Prague, Czech Republic 08.11.2007
17 Roadmaps for Sustainability of the Global Concrete Industry Prof P K Mehta, University of California, Berkeley 02.11.2007
16 Ground-Structure Interaction : Example of Pipe Jacking Prof Peter Marti, Professor of Structural Engineering and Head, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (FTH), Zurich, Switzerland 02.11.2007
15 Acoustic emission (AE) monitoring techniques and b-value analysis Dr M V M S Rao, Emeritus Scientist, NGRI, Hyderabad 25.07.2007
14 Mechanics of Granular Piles for Liquefaction Mitigation Prof M R Madhav, Professor Emeritus and Vice President (ASIA) of ISMMGE, Hyderabad 09.07.2007
13 Recent Trends and Advances in Biological Pollution Removal Methods Dr S Mathava Kumar, Post Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. 05.07.2007
12 Durability of Concrete Exposed to Deicing Chemicals Prof Prasad Rangaraju, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA 19.06.2007
11 Ground motion estimation in Mexico City and New Delhi Prof Shri Krishna Singh, Institute de Geofisica UNAM, Circuito de la Inv. Cientifica s/nCiuded Universitaria, 04510 Mexico D.F. 14.06.2007
10 Expansive Soils : Challenges and Novel Modification Methods Prof Anand J Puppalla, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 760 19 31.05.2007
09 Seismic analysis of gas hydrate saturated sediments from Hydrate Ridge Dr. Dhananjay KumarChevron Energy Technology Company, San Ramon, California 07.05.2007
08 Multivariate Stochastic Hydrologic Analysis Using Copulas Professor Vijay P. SinghProfessor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor of Biological and Agricultural EngineeringTexas A & M UniversityCollege Station, Texas 77843-2117, USA 14.03.2007
07 Sustainability of Cement and Concrete Technology Dr Ellis Gartner, Principal Scientist, Deputy Director, Reactive Components Department, Centre De Recherche, Lafarge, France 13.02.2007
06 Monsoonal Weather-within-Climate over India and its Seasonal Predictability Dr Andrew Robertson, Research Scientist, IRI, Columbia University 13.02.2007
05 Social Responsibility of Civil Engineers – Second Biennial Prof N S Govinda Rao Memorial Lecture Dr E Sreedharan, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited, New Delhi 07.02.2007
04 Earthquake analysis of concrete dams as a wave-propagation problem Dr Ushnish Basu, Senior Scientist, Livermore Software Tech. Corpn. USA 29.01.2007
03 Development and Application of Reactive Transport Models – Present Status and Future Challenges Dr T Prabhakar Clement, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University, USA 25.01.2007
02 Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Geotechnical and other Applications Dr Manoj Verman, General Manager, Civil Engineering Group, AIMIL Limited, New Delhi 19.01.2007
01 Joint Time-Frequency Analysis in Structural Dynamics Prof P D Spanos, Ryon Chair Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Rice University, USA 18.01.2007


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