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




 

 
 
 

Abhishek Chaudhary

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 310 Faculty Building
Email: abhishekc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 2087
Web: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/abhishek-chaudhary


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Evaluating the impact of human consumption activities on different environmental domains (climate change, water use, land use, eutrophication, acidification

  • Generating quantitative information to guide transition towards sustainable technology, systems and human behaviors

  • Developing methods for biodiversity and ecosystem service impact assessment

  • Environmental life cycle assessment (LCA)

  • Product environmental footprint (PEF) assessment

  • Characterising the sustainability status of global diets and food systems through nutrition, human health and environmental indicators




 

 
 
 

Aditya Medury

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: WLE 112A
Email:
Tel:
Web: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/aditya-medury


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Road safety management

  • Transportation infrastructure management




 

 
 
 

Amar Nath Roy Chowdhury

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 601 Rajeev Motwani Building
Email: amarrc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 2144
Web: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/amar-nath-roy-chowdhury


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Thin-Walled Structures

  • Stability of Structures

  • Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis

  • Structural Form Finding and Optimization

  • Plate and Shell Theories

  • Sandwich Structures

  • Particle-Based Methods




 

   
 
 

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

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 319 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:
Room: #304 Faculty Building
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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




 

   
 
 

B. Nagarajan

Visiting Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 331 Faculty Building
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Tel: (91-512) 259 7435
Web:

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Satellite Altimetry and Gravimetric Studies

  • Earth Rotation and Polar Motion

  • Photogrammetric and Remote sensing

  • Topographical Surveying and Mapping

  • Regional Geoidal Models




 

   
 
 

Balaji Devaraju

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 302 Western Laboratory Extension
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0 512 259 2047
Web: https://home.iitk.ac.in/~dbalaji

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Physical Geodesy

  • Future Satellite Gravity Missions

  • Geodetic tools for monitoring the environment




 

   
 
 

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




 

   
 
 

Bipin Kumar Gupta

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Motwani Building – Room no: MB-608
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0512-259-2143
Web: http://www.iitk.ac.in/new/bipin-kumar-gupta

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines

  • Soil-structure interaction analysis and design

  • Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics




 

   
 
 

Chinmoy Kolay

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 201 WS-II
Email: ckolay[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 6282
Web: http://www.iitk.ac.in/new/chinmoy-kolay


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Behaviour of structures under extreme load events (e.g., earthquake, windstorm, and blast)

  • Real-time hybrid (pseudo-dynamic) simulation

  • Structural dynamics and control

  • Nonlinear structural analysis

  • Numerical techniques

  • Soil-structure interaction

  • Renewable building material




 

   
 
 

Durgesh C. Rai

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 102 WS-II
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




 

   
 
 

Gourabananda Pahar

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room No. 308 Faculty Building
Email: gpahar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: 0512-259-2011 (O)
Web: http://www.iitk.ac.in/new/gourabananda-pahar


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Computational and experimental hydraulics

  • Lagrangian particle methods

 


 

   
 
 

Gaurav Tiwari

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Western Laboratory Extension 302A
Email: gauravt[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 2060
Web: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/gaurav-tiwari


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Rock Mechanics, Probabilistic methods in Rock Engineering




 

 
 
 

Harish K. Venkatanarayanan

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 334 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




 

   
 
 

JAGDISH PRASAD SAHOO

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: Room no. 3, Block 'C', Old SAC Building
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0512-259-2147 (O)
Web: http://www.iitk.ac.in/new/jagdish-prasad-sahoo


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Foundation Engineering

  • Reinforced earth structures

  • stability of tunnels

  • underground openings and slopes

  • Pavement geotechnics

  • Strength behavior of rocks




 

   
 
 

Mukesh Sharma

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 112 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: 316 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

 


 

   
 
 

Pranamesh Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: Room 4, Block C, Old SAC Building
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: (91-512) 259 2146
Web: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/pranamesh-chakraborty


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Machine Learning

  • Big Data Analytics

  • Naturalistic Driving Studies

 


 

   
 
 

Prishati Raychowdhury

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 330 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

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

 


 

   
 
 

Pratap Misra

Visiting Professor

Contact Information:
Room: FB-203
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: (91-512) 259 2111
Web:

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Radio-navigation

  • GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) now under development

  • Algorithms for combining measurements from disparate navigation sensors




 

   
 
 

Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy

Associate 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: 318 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 WS-II
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 Science and Technology

  • Low-Cost Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring

  • Air pollution source identification in near real-time

  • Aerosol-Land Use-Rainfall-Climate coupling

  • Large-Scale Chamber Aerosol Experiments for Reactor Safety

 


 

   
 
 

Salil Goel

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: FB 336
Email: sgoel[AT]iitk.ac.in
Office: +91-512-259 6179
Web: https://sites.google.com/view/sgoel/


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), LiDAR, Photogrammetry, GNSS/INS Integration, Filtering and estimation, Sensor fusion

 


 

   
 
 

Samit Ray Chaudhuri

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

 


 

   
 
 

Shivam Tripathi

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Room: #6 WS-II
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 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

Associate 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:

  • Structural Dynamics and Vibration

  • Structural Health Monitoring

  • Probabilistic Safety Assessment

  • Instability in Structures

  • Multi-scale Modeling

 


 

   
 
 

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 7957
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: 332A 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.

 


 

   
 
 

Tushar Apurv

Assistant Professor

Email: tusharap[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259
Web: https://iitk.ac.in/new/tushar-apurv


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Drought risk management

  • Hydro-climatology

  • Water resources systems analysis

  • Hydrologic modelling

 


 

   
 
 

Venkatesan Kanagaraj

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 604 Rajeev Motwani Building
Email: venkatk[AT]iitk.ac.in
Tel: (91-512) 259 2096
Web: http://iitk.ac.in/new/venkatesan-kanagaraj


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Traffic Flow Theory

  • Crowd Dynamics

  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

 


   
 
 

Vinay Kumar Gupta

Professor

Contact Information:
Room: 202 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