Membership of professional bodies


  1. Fellow of Institution of Engineers (FIE)

  2. Fellow of Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (ACCE)

  3. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

  4. Member of International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)

  5. Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society

  6. Life Member of Indian Roads Congress (IRC)

  7. Executive Member of Karnataka Geotechnical Centre (KGC)


Positions (current and past)


  1. Governor, ASCE Board of Governors, Region 10, Current.

  2. President, India Section, American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE)

  3. President, Southern Region, ASCE- IS American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE).

  4. Secretary, Karnataka Geotechnical Centre, Indian Geotechnical Society.

  5. Served as Chairman/Co-chairman/expert for technical sessions in various international/national conferences in India and abroad

  6. Reviewer for many international journals such as American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE), Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Geotechnique, Computers and Geotechnics, Georisk, Engineering Structures and national journals such as Indian Geotechnical Journal, Sadhana etc.