Degrees Offered: M.E., M.Sc(Engg), Ph.D

Research Areas

Environmental Geotechnical Engineering

Tropical Soil Engineering including expansive Soils

Analysis and prediction of Shear strength and Volume change of partly saturated soils

Foundation Engineering: Anchors, Retaining walls and Footings

Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations

Ground Improvement Techniques

Constitute Modelling of Soils

Soil-Structure interaction studies under Static ad Dynamic loading

Fly Ash Engineering

Particulate Mechanics and Discrete element Modelling

Interfacial Friction studies

Reinforced Earth Structures

Computer Skills

Platforms : IBMs SUN Ultra sparc, Silicon Graphics and PCs

Operating Systems : MS-Dos, Unix and Windows

Languages : Fortran, Pascal, C

Packages : AutoCAD, Nisa, Matlab, Flac, Latex



  • Basic Geomechanics
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • Finite Element Structural Analysis
  • Earth and Earth Retaining Structures
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Ground Improvement
  • Design of Substructures
  • Pile Foundations, Soil Dynamics
  • Finite Elements in GeoMechanics
  • Subsurface exploration and Soil Testing
  • Construction Management
  • Tropical soil Engineering
  • Fly Ash Engineering
  • Reinforced Soil Structures
  • Reliability of Geotechnical Systems
  • Soil Stabilization of Admixtures
  • Project

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