Faculty Members in CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Here are brief details for IIT Kanpur's Civil Engineering department faculty, listed in alphabetical order of the surnames. Please click on a name to see a detailed profile. You can also use the smart search feature above to find faculty for a topic or area of specialization.

 

 
 

Abhas Singh

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 306 Faculty Building
Email: abhas[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7665
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/abhas-singh


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Environmental geochemistry of heavy metals and inorganic contaminants

  • Investigate physical and chemical processes such as adsorption, precipitation, and reduction-oxidation occurring at mineral-water-microbial interfaces, and relate them to larger scales

  • Predict inorganic contaminant fate and transport through surface complexation and flow-through reactor modeling

  • Develop tools to target contaminant remediation in natural as well as engineered environments




 

 
 
 

Animesh Das

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 337 Faculty Building
Email: adas[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7477
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/animesh-das



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Pavement materials

  • Pavement design

  • Pavement evaluation and maintenance




 

   
 
 

Anubha Goel

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 308 Faculty Building
Email: anubha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7027
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/anubha-goel


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Characterization of emissions from vehicular exhaust

  • Indoor and ambient air quality assessment

  • Size segregated distribution of particulates and organic pollutants on aerosols

  • Health risk assessment

  • Environmental modeling, Fate and transport of pollutants

  • Solid Waste Management; Agricultural impact on climate change




 

   
 
 

Arghya Das

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Hydraulics lab #4
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Tel: (91-512) 259 6978
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/arghya-das


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Constitutive modeling of geomaterials

  • Micromechanics of granular materials

  • Bifurcation & instability analysis in geomaterials

  • Numerical & physical modeling in geotechnical engineering




 

   
 
 

Ashu Jain

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 315 Faculty Building
Email: ashujain[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7411
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/ashu-jain

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Rainfall-Runoff Modelling

  • Surface Hydrology

  • Stochastic Hydrology

  • Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms




 

   
 
 

B. Nagarajan

Visiting Professor

Contact Information:
Room: FB329
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Tel: (91-512) 259 7345
Web:

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Satellite Altimetry and Gravimetric Studies

  • Earth Rotation and Polar Motion

  • Photogrammetric and Remote sensing

  • Topographical Surveying and Mapping

  • Regional Geoidal Models




 

   
 
 

Bharat Lohani

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 113 Western Laboratory Extension
Email: blohani[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7413
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/bharat-lohani


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • 3D laser imaging and LCS measurement

  • Technology for motion correction and error analysis in laser scanning

  • Propagation modelling using high resolution LiDAR data (flood, sound, GPS signal)

  • As built mapping using terrestrial laser scanning of complex structure including heritage structures

  • Development of LiDAR simulator-airborne and spaceborne

  • GIS for optimized land consolidation




 

   
 
 

Durgesh C. Rai

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: Structural Engineering Lab
Email: dcrai[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7717/6042
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/durgesh-c-rai


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Experimental seismic behavior of structures

  • Seismic evaluation and strengthening

  • Energy dissipation devices

  • Masonry and Steel-RC composite members




 

   
 
 

Harish K. Venkatanarayanan

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 304 Faculty Building
Email: kvharish[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6427
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/harish-k-venkatanarayanan


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    • Microstructure of cement based material

    • Material characterization techniques

    • Advanced cementitious materials

Sustainable construction materials

  • Repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures




 

   
 
 

Mukesh Sharma

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 302 Western Laboratory Extension
Email:mukesh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7759
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/mukesh-sharma


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Air quality modelling and management

  • Fate processes of organic pollutants and parameter estimation.




 

   
 
 

Nihar Ranjan Patra

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 308 Faculty Building
Email: nrpatra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7623
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/nihar-ranjan-patra


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Pile Foundations

  • Soil Structure Interactions and Ground Engineering

  • Soil Arching

  • Liquefaction Potential Evaluate


 

   
 
 

Onkar Dikshit

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303A Western Laboratory Extension
Email:onkar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7937
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/onkar-dikshit


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Remote Sensing Applications, Photogrammetry

  • GIS

  • GPS and DIP for engineering and Natural Resource Management Problems

 


 

   
 
 

Partha Chakroborty

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303D Western Laboratory Extension
Email: partha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7037
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/partha-chakroborty


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Traffic flow theory and Traffic Engineering

  • Travel Demand

  • Transit Systems and Vehicle Routing

  • Transport System Evaluation and Management

 


 

   
 
 

Prishati Raychowdhury

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 336 Faculty Building
Email: prishati[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6692
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/prishati-raychowdhury


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Soil dynamics

  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering

  • Seismic soil-structure interaction

 


 

   
 
 

Priyanka Ghosh

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 335 Faculty Building
Email: priyog[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7022
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/priyanka-ghosh


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Bearing capacity of foundations

  • Numerical Analysis

  • Retaining walls and earth pressure theory

  • Pullout resistance of anchors

  • Stability of slopes

 


   
 
 

Purnendu Bose

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 304 Western Laboratory Extension
Email: pbose[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7403
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/purnendu-bose


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Physico-chemical processes for water and wastewater treatment

  • Abiotic remediation of groundwater resources

  • Advanced oxidation processes for water and wastewater treatment

 


 

   
 
 

Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 309 Faculty Building
Email: hsrajesh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6054
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/rajesh-sathiyamoorthy


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Geo-Environmental Engineering

  • Ground Improvement Techniques

  • Numerical and Physical Modelling Techniques

 


 

   
 
 

Rajesh Srivastava

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 311 Faculty Building
Email: rajeshs[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7755
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/rajesh-srivastava


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Flow and transport through variably saturated porous media

 


 

   
 
 

Richa Ojha

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: # 5 Hydraulics Lab
Email: richao[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6564
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/richa-ojha


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Flow and transport in porous media

  • Scaling of hydrological processes

  • Hydrologic extremes

 


 

   
 
 

Sachchida Nand Tripathi

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 314 Faculty Building
Email: snt[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7845
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/sachchida-nand-tripathi


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Aerosol Optical and Microphysical properties

  • Cloud Microphysical Properties and Cloud Electrical Properties

  • Fog Microphysics

  • Electrical Properties of Planetary Atmospheres

 


 

   
 
 

Samit Ray Chaudhuri

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303 E Western Laboratory Extension
Email: samitrc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7267
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/samit-ray-chaudhuri


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering

  • Performance evaluation of structural and nonstructural components and system

  • Performance-based design and structural rehabilitation

  • Sesismic soil-structure interaction

  • Structural health monitoring

  • Structural testing

 


 

   
 
 

Saumyen Guha

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303 F Western Laboratory Extension
Email: sguha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7917
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/saumyen-guha


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Subsurface Flow and Transport

  • Bioremediation of Toxic Organics in Natural Systems

  • Fate and Transport of Pesticides and Heavy Metals in the Natural Systems

  • Metal uptake in plants

  • Natural Isotopes

 


 

   
 
 

Sekhar Kumar Chakrabarti

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: Structural Engineering Lab
Email: chakra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: 91-512-2597173 (O) / 91-512-2598374 (R)
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/sekhar-kumar-chakrabarti


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Behavior and design of steel- concrete interface in Composite Construction

  • Structural Connections

  • Structures Health Monitoring and Rehabilitation of Structures.

 


 

   
 
 

Shivam Tripathi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: #6 Hydraulics Lab
Email: shiva[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6709
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/shivam-tripathi


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Statistical hydrology

  • Sediment transport

  • Eco-hydrology

 


 

   
 
 

Sudhir K. Jain

Professor

Contact Information:
Room:112A Western Laboratory Extension
Email: skjain[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7867
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/sudhir-k-jain


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Earthquake Engineering

  • Structural Dynamics

 


   
 
 

Sudhir Mishra

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303 C Western Laboratory Extension
Email: sud[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7346
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/sudhir-mishra


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Durability and deterioration of concrete structures

  • Non-destructive testing

  • Concrete materials

 


 

   
 
 

Sudib Kumar Mishra

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 305 Faculty Building
Email: smishra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6731
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/sudib-kumar-mishra


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Stochastic, Reliability-based and Robust Optimization of Structures

  • Reliability and Safety Assessment of Structures

  • Passive Devices for Seismic Vibration Control

  • Damage Detection and Health monitoring of Structures

  • Computational Modeling of Smart, Self-Healing Materials and Structures

  • Multiscale, Multiphysics Modeling in Mechanics and Materials

 


 

   
 
 

Suparno Mukhopadhyay

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303 Faculty Building
Email: suparno[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6886
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/suparno-mukhopadhyay


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Structural Identification and Health Monitoring

  • Structural Dynamics

  • Earthquake Engineering

 


 

   
 
 

Syam Nair

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 307 Faculty Building
Email: syamnair[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6421
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/syam-nair


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Pavement materials

  • Pavement maintenance and rehabilitation

  • Recycling of infrastructure materials

  • Chemical stabilization of soils/aggregate

  • Utilization of industrial by-products

 


 

   
 
 

Tarun Gupta

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 310 Faculty Building
Email: tarun[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7128
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/tarun-gupta


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Development of instruments for aerosol measurement

  • Engineering control of particles in ambient and indoor settings

  • Physico-chemical characterization of atmospheric pollutants

  • formation of secondary organic aerosol

  • Personal exposure assessment and health effects of inhaled particles

  • Source apportionment of air pollution

  • formation and control of engine exhaust emissions, and risk assessment.

 


 

   
 
 

Vinay Kumar Gupta

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: Workshop Building II
Email: vinaykg[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7118
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/vinay-kumar-gupta


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Random vibrations

  • Earthquake engineering

 


   
 
 

Vinod Tare

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 116 Western Laboratory
Email: vinod[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 7792
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/vinod-tare


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Processes for natural resource conservation and regeneration

  • Physicochemical, Biological and Ecological processes, Water and wastewater treatment

  • Modelling and simulation of environmental systems

  • EIA & EA

 


 

   
 
 

Vinod Vasudevan

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 303 Faculty Building
Email: vinodv[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6708
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/vinod-vasudevan


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Traffic safety

  • Sustainable transportation

  • Highway financing

  • Policy analyses