ISOG 2019

December 5-6, 2019

IIT Bhubaneswar

First Indian Symposium on Offshore Geotechnics

(An International Symposium)

oVERVIEW

The School of Infrastructure of Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (IIT-BBS) and Institute of Engineering and Ocean Technology (IEOT), ONGC are jointly organising the symposium on Offshore Geotechnics in India. The first symposium, ISOG 2019 will be held in Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India on 5-6 December, 2019 under the aegis of technical committee, TC 209 of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), Bhubaneswar Chapter. The symposium will focus on recent advances in offshore geotechnology recognizing the role of geotechnical engineering in the field of renewable energy and oil and gas industries. The symposium will cover various aspects pertaining to offshore geotechnics, such as offshore site investigation, soil characterization, geotechnics related to offshore renewable energy converters, offshore foundations and anchoring systems, pipelines, and deep sea explorations. The objectives of ISOG 2019 is to create a broad platform where educationist, researchers, practicing engineers, entrepreneurs could promote policy changes that support the development of design guideline, awareness and interaction. The symposium also aims at promoting international cooperation and industry-academia interaction. The eminent international and Indian experts from institutions and industries will deliver expert lectures. The symposium will be beneficial to academicians, researchers, professionals from various public and private sector offshore industries, universities and research organisations.

Theme Speakers


Mark Randolph

University of Western Australia


David White

University of Southampton


Phillip Watson

University of Western Australia


Suby Bhattacharya

University of Surrey




Masayuki Hyodo

Yamaguchi University



Tom Lunne

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute


Christope Gaudin

University of Western Australia


Lee Fook Hou

National University of Singapore

To be updated...