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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

Research Group

Ph.D. Students

Sl. No.

Name of Student

Co-Supervisor

Area of Work

Funded by

Status

7

Ansab Shafi Mir 

Dr. Aboel Naga Hossam (LaTrobe University, Australia)

Feasibility Studies for reusing Construction and Demolition Waste for Smart Cities: Application in Unbound Pavement Layers

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad & LaTrobe University, Australia (ASCRIN)

January 2023 - Present 

6

Meenu Krishnan

-

Performance Evaluation of Construction and Demolition Waste as Stone Column Material for improving Bearing Capacity of Soft Soil

DST-SERB (Power)

January 2022 - Present

5

Ankur Abhishek Singh

Dr. Toshiro Hata (Hiroshima University, Japan)

Stabilisation of Expansive Soil with Agro-based Waste Products: An Experimental Investigation and Prediction Modeling

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad (Received JASSO Scholarship from Jan - March 2024)

March 2021 - Present

4

Gunde Sachin Chakravarthy

Dr. Arkamitra Kar

Improvement of Strength and Reduction of Surface Erosion of Soil Slopes by Treated Natural Fibers and Plant Roots

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad (Travel funded by Indo-Austria bilateral grant)

July 2018 - Present

3

Syed Mazhar  (July 2017 - August 2022)

-

Stabilization of Fiber Reinforced Expansive Soil treated with Alkali Activated Binder: Experimental Investigation and Prediction Modeling

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad

Thesis defended on 25th August 2022

2

Jayatheja M. (January 2017 - August 2020)

Dr. Arkamitra Kar

Performance Evaluation of Backfill Soils Partially Replaced with Building Derived Materials

DST-SERB (ECR)

Thesis defended on 3rd August 2020

1

Ashok Kumar Suluguru

(January 2016 - December 2019)

Dr. Arkamitra Kar (Supervisor)

Behavior of  Shallow Foundation Resting on Soil Partially Replaced with Building Derived Materials under  a Static Loading Condition

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad

Thesis defended on 9th December 2019 

 

Research Collaborators

  • Prof. Aboel Naga Hossam, Professor, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, LaTrobe University, Victoria, Australia
  • Prof. G.V. Ramana, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi
  • Prof. Toshiro Hata, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environment Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Prof. Kenji Kawai, Professor, Department of Civil and Environment Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Dr. Wei Wu, Director and Professor, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, Universität für Bodenkultur, Vienna, Austria.
  • Dr. Ankit Garg, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Shantou University, China
  • Dr. Arghadeep Biswas, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Jalpaiguri Government Engg. College, West Bengal, India
  • Dr. Pijush Samui, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, India
  • Dr. Naveen James, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Ropar, India

FD Thesis Students

14. Krishnaveni K Raghavan (2022-23 Sem 2) - Application of construction & demolition waste for pavements. Geotechnical characterisation of construction & demolition waste.
13. Gagandeep Singh Cheema (2022-23 Sem 1) - Improvement of Expansive Soil using Coconut Husk Ash (CHA)
12. Dev H. Desai (2021-22 Sem 1) - Application of reliability models to experimental data
11. Yash Kasat (2020-21 Sem 2) - Analysis and Modelling of Geosynthetic Wrap Faced Walls as Flexible Retention Systems (Off Campus Thesis - IIT Guwahati - Supervisor: Prof. Arindam Dey)
10. Gaurav Sarda (2020-21 Sem 1) - Studies on Developing Equivalent Top-down Load-Settlement Response of Pile Foundations using Bi-directional Load Testing Results (Off Campus Thesis - IIT Bombay - Supervisor: Prof. Dasaka Murthy)
9. Gavin Francis (2019-20 Sem 2 HD) - Mathematical Modelling of slopes usingChemically Treated Jute and Bermuda Grass
8. Sai Phaneendra Bhavaraju (2019-20 Sem 1) - Geotechnical and Chemical Characterization of Biochar treated Black Cotton Soil
7. Himanshu Singh (2019-20 Sem 1) - Earth Pressures on Retaining Wall: A laboratory model scale study
6.  Charu Srivastava (2018-19 Sem 2) - Numerical Studies of Dynamic Response of Pile Foundations in Various Soil and Orientation Conditions
5. Arijit Sarkar (2018-19 Sem 2) - Subgrade Stabilization of black cotton soil with biochar and water hyacinth fibre mix
4. Md Zaid (2018-19 Sem 1) - Reliability based Approach for assessing Soil Liquefaction Potential
 3. Venkata Purneshwar Komaravolu (2018-19 Sem 1) - Subgrade Stabilization Using Alkali Activated Binder Treated Jute Geotextile
 2. Avinash GSS (2017-18 Sem 2) - Ground Improvement of Black Cotton Soil with Alkali Activated Binder 
 1. Shashank Gupta (2017-18 Sem 1) - Ground Improvement by Alkali Activated Binder Treated Jute Geotextile