Vidwan-ID : 107545



  • Dr B Munwar Basha

  • Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Publications 2007 - 2024

Publications

  • 53
    Journal Articles
  • 3
    Book Chapter
  • 37
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 1
    Review
  • 3
    Other
  • 5
    Projects
  • 1
  • 2
  • 78

Citations / H-Index

1051 Citations
17 h-index
928 Citations

Altmetrics

19
19
160
303
19

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Civil Engineering

Optimum design of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills, Influence of strain localization and phase change on the seismic design of earth retaining structures, Seismic design of bridge abutments, and reinforced earth retaining structures, Reliability-based design optimization and its application to conventional retaining walls, sheet pile walls, & Geosynthetic reinforced soil structures, Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) of bridge abutments under seismic loading using pseudo-stati

Personal Information

Dr B Munwar Basha

Male
Department of Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy
Sangareddy, Telangana, India - 502284


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

  • Assistant Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Indian Institute of Science

  • M.Tech

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

  • B.Tech

    JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India


Honours and Awards

2024

Editorial Board Member (EBM)

Indian Geotechnical Journal (IGTJ), published by Springer in association with Indian Geotechnical Society (https://link.springer.com/journal/40098 )

2023

Third Prize in "Best Reviewer of 2022 (from Non-EBM) based on the contribution to the Indian Geotechnical Journal.

The award was presented during the Valedictory function of IGC-2023 which was held on Saturday, the 16th December 2023 by IGS-Roorkee Chapter

2023

IGS - Dr B B Rai - Shri S N Gupta Biennial Award - 2023

for the paper entitled, Seismic Active Earth Pressure on Narrow Backfill Retaining Walls Considering Strain Localization by Shaik Moin Ahmed and B. Munwar Basha published in Indian Geotechnical Journal, Volume 51, Issue 6 (pp.1263–1282) has been adjudged as the best paper on “Earth and Earth Retaining Structures” published through Indian Geotechnical Society. (The Award was presented during the Valedictory function of IGC-2023 on Saturday, 16th December 2023 by IGS-Roorkee Chapter.)

Read More
2024

Editorial Board Member (EBM)

Indian Geotechnical Journal (IGTJ), published by Springer in association with Indian Geotechnical Society (https://link.springer.com/journal/40098 )

2023

Third Prize in "Best Reviewer of 2022 (from Non-EBM) based on the contribution to the Indian Geotechnical Journal.

The award was presented during the Valedictory function of IGC-2023 which was held on Saturday, the 16th December 2023 by IGS-Roorkee Chapter

2023

IGS - Dr B B Rai - Shri S N Gupta Biennial Award - 2023

for the paper entitled, Seismic Active Earth Pressure on Narrow Backfill Retaining Walls Considering Strain Localization by Shaik Moin Ahmed and B. Munwar Basha published in Indian Geotechnical Journal, Volume 51, Issue 6 (pp.1263–1282) has been adjudged as the best paper on “Earth and Earth Retaining Structures” published through Indian Geotechnical Society. (The Award was presented during the Valedictory function of IGC-2023 on Saturday, 16th December 2023 by IGS-Roorkee Chapter.)

2022

Springer Best Paper Award for the paper presented in IGC 2022. Soujanya Dabbiru and B Munwar Basha (2022). “Allowable Thickness of Veneer Cover System with Internal Seeper for MSW Landfills” (TH-09-061).

Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2022, 15th – 17th December, 2022, Kochi.

2021

Springer Best Paper Award for the paper presented in IGC 2021. Soujanya Dabbiru and B Munwar Basha (2021). Optimum Thickness of Veneer Cover Soil of MSW Landfill for Stability against Uplifted-Floating Failure.

Indian Geotechnical Conference 2021, Geotechnics for Infrastructure Development and Innovative Applications (GEO-INDIA), NIT Trichy, Tamilnadu, India, December 16-18, 2021.

2019

Associate Editor

ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste

2018

Nominated to represent Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) on the International Technical Committee TC-302 "Forensic Geotechnical Engineering"

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

2017

Nominated as a member of TC 8 - Numerical and Physical Modelling chaired by Prof. K. Rajagopal to prepare a report on the guidelines

Indian Geotechnical Society

2015

IGS- Dr B B Rai- Shri S N Gupta Biennial Award - 2015 for the best paper on Earth and Earth Retaining Structures published through the Indian Geotechnical Society

Indian Geotechnical Society

2013

International Editorial Review Board Member of International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (IJGEE)

IGI Global

2012

DST Fast-Track Scheme for Young Scientist award

Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

2011

Outstanding Young Faculty Fellow in the area of Engineering for the year 2011

IIT-Delhi sponsored by Kusuma Trust. (Kusuma Trust, Gibraltar fellowship provides to the incumbent ("Fellow") honorarium per month for a period of 2 to 5 years)

2011

Excellent Paper Award received for the paper published in International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 8(4): 240-252.

International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) for the following paper published in ASCE.

2011

Best Paper Award?received for the paper “Linear and Quadratic Functions to Evaluate Seismic Active Earth Pressure Considering Strain Localization Effect”

3rd Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (3IYGEC), held on March 25 – 26, 2011, organized by Indian Geotechnical Society, Delhi chapter in association with Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi, India.

2010

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.

Indian Institute of Sciecnes Bangalore, Bengaluru.

2004

Government of India scholarship for pursuing doctoral program

IISc Bangalore from 2004 to Apr 2010.

2002

UGC-GATE Fellowship, IIT Kanpur during M. Tech. 2002-2004.

IIT Kanpur

2002

Qualified GATE – 2002 examination with 95.93 percentile (All India Rank: 282).

GATE Organized by IIT Kanpur

2001

Vellanki Rama Rao Memorial Gold Medal Award for bagging University First Rank in the Civil Engineering Department of all constituent colleges of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University for the batch 1997-2001.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

1997

Secured Rank of 2976 in Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test

EAMCET - 1997 exam in Andhra Pradesh.

Read Less

Doctoral Theses Guided

2023

Seismic Stability Analysis of Landfill Veneer Cover Systems

Soujanya Dabbiru, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad

2021

Reliability Analysis of Rainfall induced slope failures

Ammavajjala Sesha Sai Raghuram, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

2021

Reliability Based Design of Narrow Backfill Width Retaining Structures Under Static and Seismic Loading.

Shaik Moin Ahmed, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Read More
2023

Seismic Stability Analysis of Landfill Veneer Cover Systems

Soujanya Dabbiru, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad

2021

Reliability Analysis of Rainfall induced slope failures

Ammavajjala Sesha Sai Raghuram, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

2021

Reliability Based Design of Narrow Backfill Width Retaining Structures Under Static and Seismic Loading.

Shaik Moin Ahmed, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

2020

Reliability Analysis of Flexible Pavements

Peddinti R. T. Pranav, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

2018

Optimum Design of Reinforced Soil Walls (RSW) for Vertical Expansion of MSW Landfills – A Reliability Based Approach

Shilpi Mahapatra, IIT Delhi (under joint supervision with Dr. Bappaditya Manna, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi

2018

Reliability Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Slopes

K. V. N. S. Raviteja, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Read Less

Membership In Professional Bodies

2015

Member of TC 302 Committee

Forensic Geotechnical Engineering

2013

IGS Hyderabad Chapter.

Executive Committee member of

2012

Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

ISSMGE

Read More
2015

Member of TC 302 Committee

Forensic Geotechnical Engineering

2013

IGS Hyderabad Chapter.

Executive Committee member of

2012

Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

ISSMGE

2010

Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), LM 3173

Life Member

2008

Member of ASCE (ID No: 469215) India section, awarded by the ASCE board of direction

M. ASCE

Read Less

Research Projects

Development of Design Guidelines for Narrow Backfill Width Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls built near Rock Faces

Funding Agency : Centre of Excellence on Transportation Infrastructure titled 'Transportation Research and Innovation Hub, Sponsored by National Highways Authority of India, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Vertical Expansion of Existing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills using Retention Systems

Funding Agency : Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.ce & Technology, Government of India

Measurement of Waste Pressure for the vertical expansion of MSW landfills

Funding Agency : DST Fast-Track Scheme for Young Scientist award, Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

Read More

Development of Design Guidelines for Narrow Backfill Width Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls built near Rock Faces

Funding Agency : Centre of Excellence on Transportation Infrastructure titled 'Transportation Research and Innovation Hub, Sponsored by National Highways Authority of India, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Vertical Expansion of Existing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills using Retention Systems

Funding Agency : Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.ce & Technology, Government of India

Measurement of Waste Pressure for the vertical expansion of MSW landfills

Funding Agency : DST Fast-Track Scheme for Young Scientist award, Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

Role of Probabilistic Methods in Sustainable Geotechnical Slope Stability Analysis of MSW Landfills in Hyderabad.

Funding Agency : Startup grant funded by IIT Hyderabad

Reliability Based Slope Stability Assessment of Waste Containment Systems.” New Research Faculty Grant

Funding Agency : Industrial Research and Development, IIT Delhi

Read Less