Dr. Raghuram Ammavajjala

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering

Carbon Sequestration for Ground Improvement, Sustainable Binders for Problematic Soil Stabilization, Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, Rainfall Induced Slope Failures, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Slopes, Spatial Variability, Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India


  1. University Post Doctoral Fellowship at Aalto University (June 2022 - Feb. 2023).
  2. Institute Post Doctoral Scholarship at IIT Bombay (Sept. 2021 - June 2022).
  3. Research Travel Grant from International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), for presenting research work at the GeoCongress 2020, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (Feb. 2020).
  4. Overall Best Presenter award for the papers presented at Geo-Apps 2018 and Geo-Apps 2019.
  5. Research excellence award for research performance at IIT Hyderabad for the years 2016 and 2017.
  6. Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) scholarship to pursue internship at Ritsumeikan University, Japan for three months (2018).
  7. National fellowship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India to pursue doctoral studies at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India (2015-2020).
  8. Pratibha Award from state Govt. of A. P. for the best performance in academics at Maters level (2016).
  9. Research Travel Grant from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India for presenting research work at the 2nd international conference on unsaturated soils, PanAm Unsat-2017, held at Dallas, Texas, USA. (Nov. 2017).