Kannan K
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering

Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum - 695582

Ph: +91-471-2707111 (O)
Email: kannank.ce@marian.ac.in

Date of Joining MEC: 15 July 2017
Professional Experience: 1.5 years 

Educational Profile
  • M.TECH.( 2015-2017)
    • Geotechnical Engineering 
    • APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • B.TECH. (2011-2015)
    • Civil Engineering 
    • CUSAT
    • First Class with Distinction

Courses handled
CourseUG/PG
Times taken
Geotechnical InvestigationUG
1
Subsurface Investigation and Instrumentation
PG1
Basics of Civil engineeringUG2
Finite Element Analysis for Geomechanics
PG1
Fundamentals of Soil Behaviour
PG1


Professional Bodies
  • Life Member, Indian Geotechncial Society Kochi Chapter.
  • Executive Committee Member, Indian Geotechnical Society Thiruvananthapuram Chapter.

Research Interest
  • Highly Plastic clays
  • Clay Stabilisation
  • Subsurface Investigation
  • Biomediated Stabilisation
  • MICP

Projects / Theses Guided
  • "Behavior of piles passing through layered soil and resting on jointed rocks", completed April 2018.
  • "Performance of jet grouted walls in mitigating the effects of tunnelling on adjacent structures", completed July 2018.
  • "Assessing the effect of biopolymers on soil properties", ongoing.
  • "Stabilisation of high plastic soils using Terrazyme", ongoing.
  • "Recron Fibre as a soil reinforcement", ongoing.
  • "Retardation of heavy metal concentration using coir pith amended landfill liner", ongoing.
Significant Publications
  • “Effect of Bentonite on Viscosity of Cement Grout”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 7(10), pp. 451-454.
  • “Stabilisation of Kuttanad Clay by Environment Friendly Methods – A Review”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Science and Technology (ICETEST - CEASIDE 2018), Taylor and Francis Publications.
  • "Stabilisation of Marine Clays by MICP: Optimum Reagent Concentration and Treatment Duration", Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017).
  • Biocementation of Soil supplemented with Eggshell and Sporosarcina Pasteurii”, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017).
  • "Geotechnical Utilisation of Biosolids in Trivandrum: a feasibility study", Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017).
  • Biocementation in Marine Clays: Effect of Grain Size Distribution”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference GeoNEst (IGC 2017).
  • Variation in Geotechnical Properties of Biosolids upon Blending with Fly Ash and Lime”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference GeoNEst (IGC 2017).
  • Potential utilisation of MICP in Clays; Development of a Suitable Application Method”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Geotechniques for Infrastructure Projects (GIP 2017).
  • Variation of Set Strength with Water Cement Ratio for Soil Grouted with Cement – Bentonite Mix”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering (ICE 2018), Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum.
  • Potential Stabilisation of Kuttanad Clay using Biopolymer – A Review”, 
  • Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering (ICE 2018), 
  • Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum.
  • Effect of Oil Contamination on Geotechnical Properties of Soil – A Review”, 
  • Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering (ICE 2018), 
  • Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum.