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  • Dr B Umashankar

  • Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Publications 2003 - 2021

Publications

  • 36
    Journal Articles
  • 4
    Book Chapter
  • 16
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 5
    Projects
  • 2
  • 1
  • 35

Citations / H-Index

305 Citations
10 h-index
249 Citations

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Expertise

Civil Engineering

Reinforced Earth Structures, Soil-Structure Interaction, Foundation Engineering, Ground Improvement Techniques, Recyclable Materials in Geotechnics

Personal Information

Dr B Umashankar

Male
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, main road, Kandi
, Sangareddy, India - 502285


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Purdue University


Honours and Awards

2019

Er Matur Gopal Rao Twenty Second Endowment Lecturer

Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State Centre

2019

Empaneled Expert/Specialist to render technical advice of ash dyke works

NTPC

2016

Technical Advisor to Irrigation Dept., State Govt. of Telangana, for the prestigious 'Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project'

Irrigation & CAD Department of Telangana, State Govt. of TelanganaI&CAD, Govt. of Telangana

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2019

Er Matur Gopal Rao Twenty Second Endowment Lecturer

Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State Centre

2019

Empaneled Expert/Specialist to render technical advice of ash dyke works

NTPC

2016

Technical Advisor to Irrigation Dept., State Govt. of Telangana, for the prestigious 'Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project'

Irrigation & CAD Department of Telangana, State Govt. of TelanganaI&CAD, Govt. of Telangana

2015

Chair, Technical Session 11 on 'Ground improvement', 15th ARC – Fifteenth Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Fukuoka, Japan, November 2015

15th Asian Regional Conference Committee

2013

Honorary Secretary

IGS Hyderabad Chapter

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2020

Studies on Planar-Reinforced Base Layer of Flexible Pavements

G Narendra Goud, IIT

2020

Interaction Studies of Different Geogrids in Nonconventional Fill Materials

K P Bhargav Kumar, IITH- Swibnurne University of Technology

2018

Behaviour of back-to-back reinforced earth retaining walls

S Sasanka Mouli, IIT

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2020

Studies on Planar-Reinforced Base Layer of Flexible Pavements

G Narendra Goud, IIT

2020

Interaction Studies of Different Geogrids in Nonconventional Fill Materials

K P Bhargav Kumar, IITH- Swibnurne University of Technology

2018

Behaviour of back-to-back reinforced earth retaining walls

S Sasanka Mouli, IIT

2016

Experimental Studies on Transverse Pullout Response of Inextensible and Extensible Reinforcements Embedded in Sand

C Hariprasad, IIT

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2018

Indian Road Congress

Member

2016

International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

Member

2011

Indian Geotechnical Society

Life Member

2018

Indian Road Congress

Member

2016

International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

Member

2011

Indian Geotechnical Society

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2017

TC-211 on 'Ground Improvement' of ISSMGE

Correponding Member from India

2017

TC-211 on 'Ground Improvement' of ISSMGE

Correponding Member from India

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Research Projects

Performance of Geogrid and Geocell Reinforced Pavements

Funding Agency : National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)

Evaluation of Geogrids for Reduction in Base Course Thickness

Funding Agency : TechFab India Pvt. Ltd.

Laboratory study on the stabilization of Haul roads inside open-cast mines

Funding Agency : Neyveli Liginite Co. Ltd. (NLC)

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Performance of Geogrid and Geocell Reinforced Pavements

Funding Agency : National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)

Evaluation of Geogrids for Reduction in Base Course Thickness

Funding Agency : TechFab India Pvt. Ltd.

Laboratory study on the stabilization of Haul roads inside open-cast mines

Funding Agency : Neyveli Liginite Co. Ltd. (NLC)

Restrained Earth Structures for Sustainable Infrastructure

Funding Agency : DST

Geogrid Reinforced Granular Beds in lieu of Approach Slabs for Bridge Abutments

Funding Agency : Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH)

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Patents





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