Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy

 

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, INDIA

Official link  GTE Lab 

 

Office:

Room No. 309 Faculty Building, IIT Kanpur

Email: hsrajesh@iitk.ac.in

            rajesh.sathiyamoorthy@gmail.com

Phone: 91-512-2596054

 Openings: Project Associate  

  

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Research Interest

Numerical and Physical Modelling Technique: Normal and High gravity experimental model studies, Finite element analysis, Soil - structure interaction

Environmental Geotechnology: Hydro-thermal-mechanical behaviour of various barrier systems, Gas permeability, Slurry walls, Ash-pond design

Ground Improvement Techniques: Geosynthetics, Geosynthetic encased stone columns, Geotextile retaining walls, Geosynthetic clay liners, Geofoam, Soil nailing, Grouting

Unsaturated and Fundamental Soil Mechanics: Deformation behaviour of soils under saturated and unsaturated conditions, Modelling swell-shrink behaviour of expansive soils

Remote sensing and GIS applications in Geotechnical Engineering: Landslide / Seismic hazard zonation mapping, Generating geospatial data

Awards and Recognition

  Best Paper award in an International Geotechnical Engineering Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Practices and Related Urban Issues, on 23-24 September 2016. Mr. Suman Roy, Research Scholar received First price for the same. [Certificate] [Picture]
  Received Best Paper award on Environmental Geotechnology, awarded by Indian Geotechnical Society during IGC-2015, on 17 December 2015. Former Master student Mr. A. A. Naik received IGS-Bangalore Chapter YGE Award for the same. [Certificate] [Picture]
  Received IEI Young Engineers Award 2013-2014 in Civil Engineering Discipline in recognition of Academic Achievement, awarded by The Institution of Engineers (India) on the 29th National Convention of Civil Engineers held at Meghalaya, on 11 November, 2013. [Certificate] [Picture]
  Received IGS - Prof. A.V. Shroff Biannual Award  for the best paper published in the field of Environmental Geotechnology (for a block period of 2011-2013), awarded by Indian Geotechnical Society, on 22  December  2013 during IGC-2013 held at IIT Roorkee. [Appeared in Indian Geotechnical Society News 2013, page 7] [Certificate] [Picture]
  My biographical profile is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in the World 2014 (31 edition) in reference to the outstanding achievement in the field of Geotechnical Engineering. [Cover page] [Profile]

 

Received International Geosynthetic Society 2012 Student Award (for a block period of 2008-2012) in recognition of Academic Achievement, awarded by International Geosynthetics Society, on 14 December 2012, Bangkok, Thailand. [Appeared in IGS News 2012, page 4] [Certificate] [Picture]

 

Received Prof. G. A. Leonards Award (Biennial) for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in Geotechnical Engineering submitted to Indian Universities and Institutes for the Year 2009 and 2010, awarded by Indian Geotechnical Society during IGC-2011, on 19 December 2011. [Appeared in Indian Geotechnical Society News 2012, page 13][Certificate] [Picture]

 

My paper entitled Deformation behaviour of clay cap barrier of hazardous waste containment system: Full-scale and Centrifuge tests (co-authored with J.P. Gourc, S. Camp, and B.V.S. Viswanadham) in Geotextiles and Geomebranes (one of the highest impact factor journal in the field of Geotechnical Engineering) received honourable mention as one of the best four papers published in Geotextiles and Geomembranes in 2010. [Editorial version] [Certificate]

  Selected as one of the member of Reviewing Panel/ Board of members for Environmental Geotechnics Journal, ICE Publishers
  Serving as a Reviewer for peer reviewed journals [>15]
  Serving as a technical committee  member for several conferences
  Selected as Associate Member (ASCE), Member of The Institution of Engineers (India)

 

Published more than 60 research papers in peer reviewed International / National Journals and Conferences.

 

Selected as one of the Task force member (Geosynthetics) by International Geosynthetic Society, USA.

  Serving as an External expert in the Research Development Committee [Civil Engineering], Integral University, Lucknow.

 

Post-Doctoral Research work at LTHE, University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, France through IFCPAR for one year. http://www.cefipra.org.

 

Nominated to carry out research at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany.

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