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Prof. Anasua Guharay

Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering

Reliability Application in Geotechnical Engineering, Sensitivity Analysis, Alkali Activated binder treatment for natural geotextiles, Stabilisation of Expansive Clays, Utilisation of Biochar for Soft Soil Improvement, Earth Retaining Structures, Utilisation of Waste Materials for Ground Improvement, Slope Stabilisation with treated natural geotextiles and grass
Room No. D118,
Department of Civil Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Achievements

Awards and Honours

  • Received IGS - Dr. M.D. Desai Memorial YGE Biennial Award 2022 for best paper in the category of "Geosynthetics and Natural Fibers" for the paper titled “Effect of Natural Fiber Reinforcement on Strength Response of Alkali Activated Binder Treated Expansive Soil: Experimental Investigation and Reliability Analysis” by Mazhar Syed and Anasua GuhaRay published in Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 273 (2021) 121743.
  • Appointed as Cross-appointed faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan (March 1st 2021 - March 31st 2023).
  • "2018 Outstanding Reviewer" Recognition from International Journal of Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • "2017 Outstanding Reviewer" Recognition from International Journal of Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • International Travel Grant (ITS) from DST, Govt. of India for presenting paper in International Foundations  Congress Equipment Expo (IFCEE 2018) in Orlando, Florida in March, 2018.
  • Early Career Research Award (DST-SERB), 2016
  • "2015 Outstanding Reviewer" Recognition from International Journal of Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • National Merit Scholarship in Madhyamik (2002) from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education
  • National Merit Scholarship in Higher Secondary (2004) from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.
  • University Gold Medal for standing 1st in order of Merit at the Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • Sumit Kundu Memorial Gold Centred Silver Medal for standing 1st at the Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • Prof. Santimoy Niyogi Memorial Gold Medal for standing 1st at the Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • Parthasarathi Ghosh Memorial Award for securing the highest aggregate of marks at the Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • Swapan Chandra Memorial Bronze Medal for securing the highest marks in the paper Design of Concrete Structures II and Design of Metal Structures II taken together at the Bachelor of Civil Engineering Final Examination, 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • GATE Scholarship for pursuing M.Tech in IIT Kharagpur from 2009 to 2011.
  • 1st in M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering) in 2011 and 4th among all M.Tech. , 2011 Civil Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur.
  • Institute Scholarship for pursuing Ph.D. in IIT Kharagpur (2011-2014).

 

Membership

  •      Life Member, Indian Geotechnical Society (Membership No. : LM 3136)
  •      Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (Membership No. : 9664893) 
  •      Life Member, Society of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University
  •      Executive Committee Member, Indian Geotechnical Society, Hyderabad Chapter (2019-till date)

 

 

Reviewer

  • International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (Outstanding Reviewer Recognition in 2015, 2017 and 2018)
  • International Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE
  • Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier
  • Geomechanics and Engineering: An International Journal, Techno Press 
  • Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier
  • Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Elsevier 
  • International Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer 
  • Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Springer 
  • Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Springer
  • Arabian Journal of GeoSciences, Springer
  • SADHANA, Indian Academy of Sciences
  • Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, Springer
  • International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor and Francis
  • Journal of the Institute of Engineers, Series A, Springer
  • CoGent Engineering, Taylor and Francis
  • Case Studies in Construction Materials, Elsevier
  • Transportation and Transit Systems, Frontiers in Built Environment - Review Editor
  • Journal of Earth System Science, Springer
  • Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM
  • International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Elsevier
  • Scientific Reports, Nature
  • Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer
  • Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, Springer
  • Journal of Water and Climate Change, IWA Publishing
  • International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Springer
  • Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2015
  • Geo-Chicago 2016, ASCE 
  • Geo-Risk 2017, ASCE
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2017 
  • Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India, 2018
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2019
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2022
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2023
  • Geo-Congress 2020, ASCE
  • 3rd Conference of the Arabian journal of Geosciences 2020, Springer
  • ICFSAET, 2021
  • Geo-Congress 2022, ASCE
  • Geo-Congress 2023, ASCE

 

Distinction

  • Organizing Committee Member, Symposium on GeoPractices 2021, Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 27th November, 2021.
  • Organizing Committee Member, Webinar on "Practices and Advancements in Geotechnical Engineering - 2021", Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 27th February, 2021
  • Organizing Committee Member, Symposium on GeoPractices 2020, Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 28th November, 2020.
  • Organizing Committee Member, Webinar on Reinforced Soil Structures: Design Methods, Issues and Innovations - 2020, Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 25th July, 2020.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Civil Engineering, Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad (2020 - 2024).
  • Organizing Committee Member, Symposium on GeoPractice - 2019, Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 23rd November, JNTU Hyderabad. 
  • Organizing Committee Member, National Conference on Geotechnical Applications GeoApps - 2019, Organised by Indian Geotechnical Society - Hyderabad Chapter, 30th March, IIT Hyderabad. 
  •  Advisory Board Committee Member, National Conference on “Futuristic Approaches in Civil Engineering (FACE 2019)”, 30th and 31st of August 2019, Mahindra Ecole Centrale
  • Session Chair, Ground Improvement and Retaining Walls, National Conference on “Futuristic Approaches in Civil Engineering (FACE 2019)”, 30th and 31st of August 2019, Mahindra Ecole Centrale