1. Editor in Chief, International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (IJGEE), Hershey, PA 17033, USA – 8 issues have been brought out. Journal is indexed in Scopus, Bacon's Media Directory, Cabell's Google Scholar, INSPEC Journal ITOCs and MediaFinder-7 issues.
  2. Editor in Chief, Journal of Urbanization, Sustainable planning and progress, Whoice publihsers Inc., Singapore (new Journal started in May 2015)-1 issue.
  3. Editorial Advisory Panel, Geotechnique letters, ICE Publishers, London, UK.
  4. Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE), USA for the period 2007-2009.
  5. Editorial Advisory Board, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (EJGE), USA (Link to Site).
  6. Guest Editor on “Earthquakes and Geotechnics”, Special issue in Current Science Journal, by Indian Academy of sciences, Nov 2004.
  7. Associate Editor, Journal of Earth System Science (JESS), by Indian Academy of Sciences and Springer online, special issue on Microzonation scheduled for September 2008.
  8. Editorial Board Member, Indian Geotechnical Journal 1998-2000, 2010-2012.


  1. Invited Special Presentation Lecture, (SPL-10), Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, May 23-29, 2010 in San Diego, CA, Organized by Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA.
  2. Invited Plenary Speaker, Asian Regional Conference (ARC) on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata, India, Dec 10-14, 2007, Delivered on December 11, 2007.
  3. Invited Speaker, International Geotechnical Conference 'Development of Urban Areas and Geotechnical Engineering' Saint Petersburg, 16-19 June 2008; 4, Izmaylovskiy prosp., Saint Petersburg- 190005, Russia.
  4. Keynote speaker, 4th International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and rehabilitation, Semarang, Indonesia, September 10-11, 2007.
  5. Invited speaker, 1st International workshop on Disaster Mitigation and rehabilitation, Semarang, Indonesia, September 11, 2007.
  6. Invited special lecturer at the 12th Japan Symposium on Rock Mechanics and the 29th West-Japan Symposium on Rock Engineering, September 2-4, 2008.
  7. Keynote lecturer, International Symposium on Geomechanics and Geotechnics of Particulate Media, IS Yamaguchi 2006, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan, September 12-14 2006.
  8. Panelist, International Conference on High performance computing, Feb 28th to Jan 2nd , IIT New Delhi.
  9. Invited Keynote lecturer on the topic 'Microzonation of Bangalore', Indo-Norwegian symposium on microzonation, Held at New Delhi during 18-19th March 2006.
  10. Invited lecture for a workshop titled 'Sand production techniques in petroleum boreholes' Sand Conference, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia, organized by IQPC, September 19-September 23, 2003.
  11. Theme Lecturer on environmental issues and waste management related to fiber reinforced composites, Two-day International Demonstration-Cum-Training Workshop on Design and Development of Fiber Reinforced Composites, Organized by the Center for Science and Technology of the Non-aligned and other Developing Countries, at Bangalore, September 15-19, 1998, NAL Campus, Bangalore.


  1. Geotechnique (2 papers)
  2. ASCE geotechnical Engineering and geoenvironmental engineering (3 papers)
  3. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (1 paper)
  4. ASCE Journal of materials in Civil Engineering (7 papers)
  5. ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics (2 papers)
  6. ASTM geotechnical testing Journal (3 papers)
  7. Computer and Geotechnics (2 papers)
  8. Current Science (5 papers)
  9. Canadian Geotechnical Journal (2 papers)
  10. Journal of Earth System Science, Springer (21 papers)
  11. Natural Hazards (2 papers)
  12. Journal of Geological Society of India (2 papers)
  13. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (2 papers)
  14. Indian Geotechnical Journal (12 papers)
  15. Journal of the Instrument Society of India (2 papers)
  16. Journal of rock mechanics and Tunneling Technology (4 papers)
  17. Sadhana (1 paper)
  18. Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Sciences (1 paper)
  19. International conference on case histories, Washington 2008 (12 papers)
  20. International symposium of rock mechanics, Gangtak (12 papers)
  21. Asian regional conference, ARC 2007, Kolkatta (10 papers + technical programme)