Jyant Kumar


Ph.D, Indian Institute of Science

Phone: 2293 3119; 2293 2324

Email: jkumar@iisc.ac.in


Research Interests

Lower andĀ upper bound limit analysis with the usage of finite elements and meshless methods. Second order cone programming (SOCP) and semidefinite programming have been used.

The problems of foundations, tunnels and under-ground excavations have been addressed in soil and rock media accounting the presence of seepage and earthquake body forces. Slip line solutions in geomechanics. In-situ shear wave velocity profile of ground and pavements by using multi-channels analysis of surface waves.

The effect on saturation and stress cycles on dynamic properties of soils by using resonant column and bender elements tests.Different isolation methods for designing foundations subjected to vibrations.

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