Research Guidance


Ph.D (Completed)


  1. Seshagiri Rao R, (2003) Response and reliability analysis of buried flexible pipes (presently Design Engineer, The Reed Group, Australia)

  2. Murthy, D. S. N. (2006) Probabilistic site characterization and reliability analysis of shallow foundations and slopes (Presently Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai)

  3. Vasudevan A K (2007) Effect of coir fibers on the engineering properties of soils in the context of sustainable development (Presently, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, N S S College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala)

  4. Sumanta Haldar (2008) Reliability Based Design Methodologies of Pile Foundations under Static and Seismic Loads. (Honor received: IGS-Prof. Leonards Prize for Best Ph.D. Thesis in Geotechnical Engineering submitted in Indian Universities for the year 2008-2009). (Presently Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhuvaneswar)

  5. B. Munwar Basha (2009) Optimum design of retaining structures under static and seismic loading: A Reliability based approach.(Honor received: Prof. N. S. Govinda Rao Gold Medal for the Best Ph.D Thesis in the department of Civil Engineering at IISc Bangalore for the year 2008-2009) (Presently Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi)

  6. Vikas Pratap Singh (2009) Response and reliability analysis of soil nail walls. (Presently Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Petroleum and Energy studies, Dehradun)

  7. Amit Srivatsava (2009) Risk analysis of dams under static and earthquake loadings. (Presently Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, JP University of Engineering & Technology, Guna, MP

  8. M V Raghavendra Rao (2011) A simplified approach of modeling the behaviour of unsaturated soils

  9. Sandeep K Chouskey (2013) Stress and deformation analysis of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) based on Constitutive modeling Approach.

  10. Deepthi, M D (2015) Stochastic modeling of flexible pavement performance

  11. Lakshmikanthan P (2015) Evaluation of engineering properties of municipal solid waste for landfill design


  12. Ph.D (Ongoing)


  13. Lekshmi Jaidev Nair Geosynthetic pavements analysis and design

  14. Santhosh L G Risk analysis applications in landfills.

  15. Geetha Manjari Reliability analysis of NSDF facilities

  16. Pinom Ering Risk methodologies for landslides under the influence of rainfall and earthquakes

  17. Sughosh. P Bioreactor landfills- Role of methane and leachate generation in design and analysis

  18. Bharadwaj Pandit Risk and reliability analysis in rock engineering problems


M.Sc (Engg.)


  1. Bijoy, A C (1999) Comparative analysis of slope stability methods.

  2. Srinivas, Allada (2001) Numerical analysis of in-situ reinforcement techniques.

  3. Sandeep Kumar Chouksey (2009) Analytical models for stress strain response of fiber reinforced soil and municipal solid waste.

  4. Geetha Manjari Probabilistic analysis of random reinforced soils

  5. Mandeep Pandey Role of unsaturated mechanics in landfills


M.E


  1. Kishore Babu K (1998) Composite reinforcement technique for reinforced earth problems.

  2. Karunakar D (1998) Improved solutions for double layer theory computations.

  3. Srinivasa Rao B M (1999) Studies on load -deformation behaviour of reinforced sand foundations and two-layer systems.

  4. B J S Murthy (1999) Analysis of composite reinforcement in soil beds.

  5. Renjith, V K. (2001) Critical appraisal of behaviour of buried flexible pipes.

  6. Amit Srivastava (2004) Spatial Variability of Soil and Its Influence on Foundation Design.

  7. M K Sayida (2005) Strength, stiffness and volume change behaviour of coir fiber reinforced expansive soils.

  8. T Radhakrishna (2006) Response of earth dams in Gujarat during Bhuj earthquake.