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Dr. GIRIDHAR RAJESH BANDE

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. GIRIDHAR RAJESH BANDE

M.TECH: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati

E- MAIL: rajesh@nitandhra.ac.in

POSITION: Assistant Professor & HOD

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

PHONE: +91 9490935916


AREAS OF INTEREST: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering; Design of Coastal Geotechnical Structures; Soil Dynamics; Ground Improvement Techniques; Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

PROFILE

POSITIONS HELD

 

Assistant Professor & Head (September, 2018- Present)

  • Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem, India.


Assistant Professor (December, 2017- August, 2018)

  • Department of Civil Engineering, Mahindra École Centrale, Hyderabad, India.


Research Associate (May, 2017- November, 2017)

  • Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India

 

EDUCATION

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering, 2013-2017)

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
  • Thesis title: Seismic stability of seawalls considering wave forces
  • Major: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering


Master of Technology (Civil Engineering, 2011-2013)

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, India
  • Dissertation title: Embankments resting on PVD incorporated soft soil: Modeling issues, analysis and interpretation
  • Major: Geotechnical Engineering


Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering, 2007-2011)

  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India.


PUBLICATIONS

 

In Refereed International Journals

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2018).“Computation of sliding displacements of seawalls under earthquake conditions.” Natural Hazards (ISSN: 0921-030X, Impact Factor: 1.833/2016),Springer, Netherlands, (Tentatively Accepted).

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., Chukka, S. K., and Dey, A. (2018). “Finite element modeling of embankment resting on soft ground stabilized with prefabricated vertical drains.” Geotechnical Engineering, (ISSN: 0046-5828)Journal of the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS) and Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia (AGSSEA), AIT, Thailand (Tentatively Accepted).

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2018). “Seismic stability of seawall using modified pseudo-dynamic method under earthquake and tsunami.” Natural Hazards Review, ASCE (ISSN: 1527-6988, Impact Factor: 1.329/2016), USA, Vol. 19(3), pp. 04018005_1-12.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2017). “Stability of seawalls using modified pseudo-dynamic method under earthquake conditions.” Applied Ocean Research, Elsevier (ISSN: 0141-8018, Impact Factor: 1.596/2016), U.K, Vol. 65, pp. 154-165.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2017). “Seismic passive earth resistance in submerged soils using modified pseudo-dynamic method with curved rupture surface.” Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, Taylor & Francis (ISSN: 1064-119X, Impact Factor: 1.159/2016), USA, Vol. 35(7), pp. 930-938.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2017). “Generalized seismic active thrust on retaining wall with submerged backfill using modified pseudo-dynamic method.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (ISSN: 1532-3641, Impact Factor: 1.387/2015), USA, Vol. 17(3), pp. 06016023_1-10.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2016). “Influence of non-breaking wave force on seismic stability of seawall for passive condition.” Ocean Engineering, Elsevier (ISSN: 0029-8018, Impact Factor: 1.894/2016), U.K, Vol. 114, pp. 47-57.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2015). “Sliding and overturning stability of seawalls subjected to non-breaking waves.” Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, (ISSN: 2188-8027), The 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Japan, Vol. 2(35), pp. 1285-1290.

(This paper received IGS-FERROCO YGE Award – 2016 for the Best Paper on ‘Dam Engineering and Allied Areas’, given by Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi, India).

 

In Geotechnical Special Publications of ASCE, USA

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2016). “Seismic rotational stability of seawall considering non-breaking waves.” In Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability and Resiliency in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. GSP 269, ASCE, Edited by Dimitrios Zekkos, Arvin Farid, Anirban De, Krishna R. Reddy and Nazli Yesiller (ISBN 978-0-7844-8012-0), Reston, VA, USA, pp. 217-226.

 

 In Refereed National Journals

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2015). “Stability of seawalls by considering non-breaking wave forces during earthquakes.” Disaster Advances, (ISSN: 0974-262X, Impact Factor: 2.272/2012) India, Vol. 8(5), pp. 1–15.

 

In Refereed International Conferences

  1. Choudhury, D., Rajesh, B. G., and Pain, A. (2016). “Recent advances in seismic design of earth and waterfront retaining structures.” 6th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (6ICRAGEE), August 1–6, 2016, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET) and IIT Roorkee, India, SPL paper-6.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., and Choudhury, D. (2015). “Seismic design factors for sliding stability of waterfront retaining wall considering non-breaking waves.” 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (6ICEGE), November 1-4, 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand, paper ID174.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., Sudheer, Y., Jibeesh, C. M. and Dey, A. (2012). “Dynamic analysis of undamped multi-unit machine foundations subjected to unequal operating forces.” 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Building Sciences (ICAMB-2012), Vellore, India, pp. 1087-1094.

 

In National Conferences

  1. Rajesh, B. G. and Choudhury, D. (2017). “Design of waterfront retaining walls subjected to waves and earthquakes: A review.” Proceedings of the 3rd Indo-Japan Workshop on ‘Geotechnics for Natural Disaster Mitigation and Management’, December 13, 2017, IIT Guwahati, India, in pendrive.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G. and Choudhury, D. (2015). “A Critical Review of Seismic Analysis and Design of Waterfront Retaining Walls.” 5th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (5IYGEC-2015), Baroda, India, pp. 147-148.

 

  1. Jibeesh, C., Rajesh, B. G., Sudheer Kumar, Y., and Dey, A. (2015). “Response of two-storied machines: Effect of stiffness ratio.” 5th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference (5IYGEC-2015), Baroda, India, pp. 420-424.

 

  1. Choudhury, D. and Rajesh, B. G. (2014). “Recent developments in design of waterfront retaining structures to withstand earthquake and tsunami.” Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014) on Geotechnics for Inclusive Development of India (GEOIND), December 18-20, 2014, JNTU Kakinada, India, pp. 2434-2448, in CD, Winger Publications, ISBN No. 978-81-921580-0-6.

 

  1. Rajesh, B. G., Radhakrishnan, R. and Dey, A. (2014). “Finite element analysis of smear effects in PVD treated soft soil.” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Kakinada, India, pp. 892-899.

 

  1. Sudheer Kumar, Y., Jibeesh, C. M., Rajesh, B. G., and Dey, A. (2012). “Effect of vibrating masses on the steady-state response of two-storied machines.” Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC 2012), New Delhi, India, pp. 739-742.

 

In Book Chapter

  1. Choudhury, D., Rajesh, B. G., and Savoikar, P. (2017). “Recent Advances in Seismic Design of MSW Landfill Considering Stability.” In Edited book entitled ‘Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Developments in Geotechnical Engineering.’ by G.L Sivakumar Babu et al. (eds.), published by Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Chapter 4, pp. 31-37, doi :10.1007/978-981-10-4077-1_4.

 

COURSES TAUGHT-INSTRUCTOR

  • Geotechnical Engineering I” Course (CE 226) for B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, Mahindra École Centrale (December, 2017 – April, 2018), Hyderabad.
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory” Course (CE 220) for B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, Mahindra École Centrale(December, 2017 – April, 2018), Hyderabad.


COURSES ASSISTED

 

  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Bombay (July, 2017 November 2017) in “Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations” Course (CE 647) for M.Tech. and Ph.D. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Dharwad (January, 2017 May, 2017) in “Engineering Mechanics” (CE 102) for B.Tech. students, IIT Dharwad.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Bombay (July, 2016 December 2016) in “Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations” Course (CE 647) for M.Tech. and Ph.D. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Bombay (July, 2014 May, 2015) in “Soil Mechanics I & II” Courses (CE 303 and CE 304) for third year B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Bombay (July, 2013 December, 2013; January, 2014 May, 2014) in “Soil Mechanics Laboratory I & II” Courses (CE 314 and CE 319) for third year B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Guwahati (January, 2013 May, 2013) in “Advanced Foundation Engineering” (CE 533) for M.Tech. and Ph.D. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Guwahati.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Guwahati (July, 2012 December, 2012) in “Geotechnical Engineering Lab-II” (CE 313) for third year B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Guwahati.
  • Teaching Assistant (T.A.), IIT Guwahati (July, 2011 May, 2012) in “Geotechnical Engineering-I & II” (CE 206 and CE 303) for second and third year B.Tech. students of Civil Engineering Department, IIT Guwahati.

 

ASSOCIATED MAJOR CONSULTENCY PROJECTS

 

  • Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam Ltd., on ‘Opinion on the Safe Bearing Capacity of the soil below the foundation level of Sultanganj-Aguwani Ghat Ganga Bridge Project in the state of Bihar’ during April 2016 – May 2016 [Principal Investigator: Prof. Deepankar Choudhury].
  • Toyo Engineering India Ltd., Mumbai, India, on ‘Expert advice on water ingress and settlement observed during construction of sea water intake pit at LNG terminal at Mundra port, Gujarat’ during August 2015 – September 2015 [Principal Investigator: Prof. Deepankar Choudhury].
  • MCGM, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai, India, on ‘Expert advice on cavity for laying sewer pipe lines with micro-tunnelling in Mumbai’ during July 2014 – January 2015 [Principal Investigator: Prof. Deepankar Choudhury].
  • MCGM, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai, India, on ‘Geotechnical Feasibility Study of 65m Deep Underground Tunnel in Powai-Ghatkopar Drive of MCGM’during May 2014 – September 2014 [Principal Investigator: Prof. Deepankar Choudhury].

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

 

  • Received IGS-FERROCO YGE Award – 2016 for paper titledSliding and Overturning Stability of Seawalls Subjected to Non-Breaking Waves” by B.G. Rajesh and Deepankar Choudhury published in the Proceedings of the Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, 15th ARC Vol. 2, No. 35 asthe Best Paper on ‘Dam Engineering and Allied Areas’, given by Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi, India.
  • Received travel grant from the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for attending the conference Geo-Chicago 2016 andIndo US workshop on Establishing linkages between Geo-environmental practices and sustainability, during August 14 – 18, 2016 at Chicago, USA.
  • Received Institute travel grant to attend 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (15ARC) held at Fukuoka, Japan in November 2015.
  • Received Institute Teaching Assistantship as a Ph.D. Research Scholar at IIT Bombay from Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) from July 2013 to May 2017.
  • Selected as Assistant Executive Engineerin the Government of Andhra Pradeshthrough Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) examination.
  • Received Institute Teaching Assistantship at IIT Guwahati from Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) during M.Tech. from July 2011 to June 2013.
  • Selected as Trainee Engineerin the in the company Larsen & Toubro during B.Tech. from Bapatla Engineering College.
  • Secured FIRST rank in First B.Tech (civil) & Second B.Tech (civil) Examinations held by Acharya Nagarjuna University.
  • Selected for SUMMER CAMP 09 for civil Engineering students, held by IIT KANPUR.
  • Secured FIRST place in the Technical Quiz competition held on the occasion of ENGINEER’S DAY, 2011 held by Bapatla Engineering College.

 

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

  • Jury member in 25th National Children’s Science Congress (http://www.ncsc.co.in/)(Intra-Regional level) during 30-31st October, 2017, a program of National Council
    for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology,Government of India.
  • Wrote a story titled Operation Vasudhaika Kutumbakam. This has been published in Sri Koumudi Telugu Web Magazine (129th edition) (http://www.koumudi.net/Monthly/2017/september/index.html) on September 1, 2017.
  • Wrote a comic story titled What If…Contractor From Muthyala Muggu Reacts on Global Warming?! This has been published in Chaibiscket.com (http://chaibisket.com/muthyala-muggu-contractor-on-global-warming/) on World Environment Day, June 5, 2017.
  • Jury member in 24th National Children’s Science Congress (http://www.ncsc.co.in/) (Intra-Regional level) during 19-20th October, 2016, a program of National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Organising Committee member of International Geotechnical Engineering Conference on ‘Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Practices and Related Urban Issues’ on September 23-24, 2016 at Ramada Powai Hotel and Convention Centre, Powai, Mumbai 400087, India, jointly organized by Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), IGS Mumbai Chapter and International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).
  • Wrote a story titled Kalisi Nadavalante. This has been published in Andhra Jyothy news paper (http://epaper.andhrajyothy.com/792299/Sunday/20.12.2015#page/25/1) on December 20, 2015.
  • Jury member in 23rd National Children’s Science Congress (http://www.ncsc.co.in/) (Intra-Regional level) during 06-07th October, 2015, a program of National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Organizing Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Joint Workshop of TC 207 and TC 212 on ‘Advances in Soil-Structure Interaction and Deep Foundations’ on December 16, 2015 at Hotel Courtyard Marriott, Pune, India, jointly organized by Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), IGS Pune Chapter and International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).
  • Active member in the organizing team of National Workshop ETGE(Emerging Trends in Geotechnical Engineering) on June 8, 2012 organized by Department of Civil Engineering IIT Guwahati and IGS, Guwahati Chapter.
  • Student coordinator of Departmental magazine “CIVIC-3” at Bapatla Engineering College in the year 2010.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS): LM3737
  • Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) for 2014 – 2017: IND14LM-3737

 

REVIEWER OF JOURNALS

 

  • International Journal of Geomechanics, Published by ASCE, USA.