E. Students

Students (Ph.D, M.Sc, M.Tech, M.E)


Ph.D. (at IISc - List is enclosed in Annexure I)





Under progress


M.Sc (Engg.)

Research Degree



Under progress


M.E. / M. Tech



Under progress

Postdoctoral fellows who worked with me: 25


  1. Naveen BP (2016) "Assessment of Leachate Characteristics and Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill",(Awarded)-Jointly with Prof. P.V.Sivapullaiah
  2. Devaraj H., (2016) “Socio-economic impact analyses of improvement of roads in around Bangalore",(Awarded)- Jointly with Prof. Parthasarathy Ramachandran
  3. Resmi Sebastian (2015), "Low strain dynamic properties of jointed rock mass".
  4. Raviraj H. Mulangi (2015) “Performance evaluation of public bus transport operations in Karnataka by using non-parametric and multivariate analysis”. Status : Degree will be awarded in September 2015 Council.
  5. Amarnath Hegde (2015), "Ground improvement using 3D cellular confinement systems: Experimental and numerical studies".
  6. Naveen James (2014), "Site characterization and assessment of various earthquake hazards for micro andmacro-level seismic zonations of regions in the peninsular India".
  7. Arjun Sil (2014), "Seismic Hazard Assessment of Tripura and Mizoram States along with microzonation of Agartala and Aizawl cities”.
  8. Partho Choudhury (2013), "Intelligent models for prediction of blast induced ground vibration parameters based on explosive and geotechnical characteristics".
  9. S D AnithaKumari (2013), "Effect of Particle shape on the mechanical behaviour of granular media: Discrete Element Simulations".
  10. SreevalsaKolathayar (2013), "Comprehensive Seismic Hazard Analysis of India".
  11. Abhishek Kumar (2013), "Seismic microzonation of lucknow based on region specific GMPE’s and geotechnical field studies".
  12. M Raji (2013), "Endochronic Constitutive Model for sands and its application to geotechnical problems".
  13. More Ramulu (2010), “Behaviour of subsurface structures in jointed rock mass subjected to repeated loading”.
  14. K.S. Vipin (2010), “Assessment of seismic hazard with local site effects: Deterministic and probabilistic approaches”.
  15. Dash, Hemanta Kumar (2008). “Undrained Cyclic and Monotonic Response of Sand-silt Mixtures”.
  16. PijushSamui (2007), "Geotechnical Site Characterization and Liquefaction evaluation using Intelligent models".
  17. MaajiVidyaBhushan (2007), "Strength and Deformation Behaviour of Jointed rocks: An Equivalent continuum model".
  18. Anbazhagan, P. (2007). "Site characterization and Seismic hazard Analysis with local site effects for Microzonation of Bangalore".
  19. Ravishankar, B.,V., (2006), "Cyclic and monotonic undrainedbehaviour of Sandy soils".
  20. Vinod.J.S. (2006), "Liquefaction and dynamic properties of granular materials: A Discrete element approach".
  21. Sireesh S. (2006), "Behaviour of Geocell Reinforced Foundation Beds".
  22. Govindaraju, .L (2005), "Liquefaction and Dynamic Properties of Sandy Soils".
  23. Dinesh, S.V. (2003), "Discrete element simulation of static and cyclic behaviour of granular materials".
  24. Sridevi, B., (2000), "Numerical modeling of jointed rock mass".
  25. K. Nagendra Prasad (1997), "Constitutive modeling of soft cemented soils".
  26. H.B. Raghavendra (1997), "Some studies on the analysis of reinforced soil beds".


  1. RathodDeenDayal, “Behaviour of Laterally loaded piles" (Thesis writing in progress).


  1. Susan Kurien (1999), "Shear Strength and Volume Change Characteristics of Granular Materials and Aggregate Mixtures".
  2. P.V. Nagaraja Rao (1998), "Discrete element simulation of liquefaction behavior of sands", (Co-guide).
  3. Mandar S. Nimbkar (1996), "Constitutive behavior of coarse grained granular media - A discrete element approach".
  4. Naveen B.P (2012)  “Evaluation of Geotechnical Properties in Municipal Solid Waste and Stabilization of Waste Dumps", (Co-guide).


  1. Shailesh Pradhan (2006) Mechanical Behaviour of Ballast using model tests.
  2. Ms. Divya (2006) Site response studies for Bangalore region.
  3. Herojit Singh T (2005) Behaviour of Geocell reinforced sand beds under static and cyclic loading.
  4. Shailendra Kumar (2003) Intelligent Prediction of jointed rock mass using Artificial Neural Network.
  5. Venkata Reddy (2000) Soil structure interaction analysis of cantilever sheet pile walls B. Madhusudan Rao (1999), Development of 3-dimensional coupled finite and mapped.
  6. R.V. Srinivas (1999), Application of fast Lagrangian analysis of continua (FLAC) program for geotechnical engineering problems.
  7. Yamini C. Reddy, (1998), Role of contact friction on mechanical behavior of granular materials- using discrete element modeling.
  8. I.V. Vijaya Kumar, (1998), Non-linear analysis of geomechanical problems using coupled finite and infinite elements.
  9. V. Mallikarjuna Rao, (1997), Implementation of infinite and interface elements in FEM and its use in geotechnical engineering.
  10. P. Sucharitha, (1997), Numerical simulation of granular media under monotonic and cyclic loading - A discrete element approach.
  11. Ramjee Kalyan, Liquefaction behavior of Soils.
  12. Ms. Ash Latha, ITS for Mysore, M.Tech Thesis.
  13. Ms. Bhagyalakshmi, M.Tech Thesis.
  14. Mr. Lakshamana, M.Tech Thesis.
  15. Mr. Sathisha, M. Tech Thesis.
  16. Tatsuya Abe, (2002) Discrete element modeling of underground openings, Yamaguchi University, Japan (B, S, Thesis Jointly with Prof. N. Shimizu).


  1. Dr. Gali Madhavi Latha.
  2. Dr. Sujit Kumar Dash.
  3. Dr. Sireesh Saride.
  4. Dr. J.S. Vinod.
  5. Dr. G. Srilakshmi.
  6. Dr. S.S.Rajashri.
  7. Dr. S. Karibasappa.
  8. Bharati (M.Tech).
  9. Anitha Vipin (M.S).
  10. J. Narendra Kumar (GIS Specialist).
  11. Mahesh G. Upadya.
  12. Resmi Sebastian
  13. Vaishali Wayal 
  14. Venkatesh Deshpande
  15. Devaraj H
  16. Amarnath Hegde
  17. SreevalsaKolathayar 
  18. Naveen BP
  19. Naveen James
  20. More than 15 BTech students.


  1. Sameed Kumar Patil, "A Laboratory Study on Liquefaction and PostLiquefaction Behavior of Soils from Indo-Gangetic Basin" (Thesis writing in progress).
  2. Bala Reddy Muthanna, “Liquefaction behavior of clayey soils" (Thesis writing in progress).
  3. Vivek P, "A comprehensive study of shock wave induced effects in geomaterials" (Joined in 2012).
  4. Monalisa Naik, "Seismic hazard analyses for civil infrastructure projects" (Joined in 2014).
  5. Vaishali Wayal (Joined in 2016)
  6. Chavan Dhanaji Sukhadeo (Joined in 2016)
  7. Ramkrishna (Joined in 2016)


   1.   Janaki.K
   2.  Febin Fazal 


   1.   Akash Gupta