Faculty Profile
 

Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy
Assistant Professor

B.E., Vellore Engineering College, University of Madras, India 2000
M.E., College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India 2002
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India 2010

Room: 309 Faculty Building
Phone: (91-512) 259 6054
eMail: hsrajesh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~hsrajesh/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Geo-Environmental Engineering
  • Ground Improvement Techniques
  • Numerical and Physical Modelling Techniques

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • IGS-Prof. A.V. Shroff Biannual Award 2013 from Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi
  • IEI Young Engineers Award 2013 in Civil Engineering from The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata
  • International Geosynthetic Society 2012 Student Award from International Geosynthetic Society, USA.
  • Prof. G. A. Leonards Award - 2010 from Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi.
  • Best Paper Award – 2010 from Geotextile and Geomembranes Journal, Elsevier.
  • Indo – French Centre for the Promotion of Advance Research (IFCPAR) Fellowship for Post -Doctoral Research Work at LTHE, University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, France.
  • Carried out research at FHD Darmstadt, Germany through Faculty Exchange program between VIT University, India and University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany.
     

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS   

  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Performance of geogrid reinforced soil barriers of landfill covers. Verlag: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. (ISBN: 978-3-659-14981-8), 2012.
  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Centrifuge and numerical study on the behaviour of soil barriers under differential settlements. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, ASCE, 2012, 16(4), 284-279.
  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Modelling and instrumentation of geogrid reinforced soil barriers of landfill covers. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2012, 138(1), 26-37.
  • Viswanadham, B.V.S., Rajesh, S., Divya, P.V., Gourc, J.P. Influence of randomly distributed geofibers on the integrity of clay-based landfill covers. Geosynthetic International, ICE Publishers, 2011, 18 (5), 255-271.
  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Hydro-mechanical behaviour of geogrid-reinforced soil barriers for landfill covers system. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 2011, 29(1), 51-64.
  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Development of a Motor-based differential settlement simulator setup for a Geotechnical Centrifuge. Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 2010, 33(6), 507-513.
  • Rajesh, S., and Viswanadham, B.V.S. Evaluation of geogrid as a reinforcement layer in clay based engineered barriers. Applied Clay Science, Elsevier, 2009, 46 (2), 153-165.
  • Viswanadham, B.V.S., and Rajesh, S. Centrifuge model test on clay based engineered barriers subjected to differential settlement. Applied Clay Science, Elsevier, 2009, 42 (3-4), 460-472.
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