Academic Qualifications


Summary


Present Position
At Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Field of Specialization

Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering – Engineering and Technology


Qualification Summary

1983

Bachlors of Engineering (BE) in Civil Engineering
from Govt BDT College of Engineering, Davanagere, Mysore University - India.


1986

Master of Science (MS Engineering) in Geotechnical Engineering
from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - India.


1991

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering
from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario - Canada.


1992-94

Post Doctoral Research
at center for earth sciences and engineering, 
University of Texas at Austin, Texas - USA.


Education

Bachelor of Engineering(BE) in Civil Engineering

University of Mysore, Karnataka - India.

Graduated from from Govt BDT College of Engineering, Davanagere, Mysore University, Karnataka - India.

Topper in class.
First class with distinction.

1983


Master of Science (MS Engineering) in Geotechnical Engineering

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - India

Thesis - T.G. Sitharam (1986) Some studies on Volume Change and strength behaviour of soils as affected by environmental factors, M.Sc. (Engg), Thesis, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Link to Thesis

1986


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Thesis -T.G. Sitharam (1991) Numerical simulation of Hydraulic fracturing in Granular media, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. Link to Thesis

1991


Post Doctoral Research

University of Texas, Austin, USA

1992-94


Research Interests

My core interest and expertise lies in teaching and research in geotechnical arena. I am particularly interested in following:

  • Rock mechanics and Rock engineering
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Microzonation and site response studies
  • Micromechanics of Granular materials
  • Numerical Methods in Geomechanics
  • Earth dams and Tailing ponds
  • Reinforced earth structures
  • Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Engineering Education: web based education