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

Sponsored Research and Consultancy Projects

Sponsored Research Projects

7) India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme between JSPS (Japan) and DST (India) (Duration: 2023-2025) - Project Title: "Performance Evaluation of Soft Soil Treated with a Novel Geopolymer of Microbially Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation in Waste Material for Sustainable Development", Role: Indian PI, Japanese PI: Dr. Toshiro Hata (Hiroshima University, Japan) - (Amount: INR 7,53,500) - on-going
6) SERB Power Grant (DST-SERB) (Duration: 2021-2024)- Project Title: "Performance Evaluation of Construction and Demolition Waste as Stone Column Material for improving Bearing Capacity of Soft Soil" Role: PI - Project ID: SPG/2021/001552 (Amount: INR 28,92,296) - on-going

5) Asian Smart Cities Research and Innovation Network (ASCRIN) (Duration: 2021-2025) - Project Title: "Feasibility Studies for reusing Construction and Demolition Waste for Smart Cities", Role: Indian PI, Australian PI: Dr. Aboel Naga Hossam (LaTrobe University, Australia), Indian Co-PI: Dr. G.V. Ramana (IIT Delhi) - on-going

4) Indo-Austria Scientific and Technological Cooperation between WTZ (Austria) and DST (India) (Duration: 2019-2021) - Project Title: "Implementation of plants and treated natural fibers to enhance the strength properties of soft soil and to decrease the rate of surface erosion (Nat-Treat)", Role: Indian PI, Austrian PI: Dr. Wei Wu (Universität für Bodenkultur BOKU), Indian Co-PI: Dr. A. Kar, Austrian Co-PI: Dr. M. Acharya (BOKU) (Amount: INR 6.40 lakhs) Project ID: INT/AUSTRIA/BMWF/P-22/2018 - completed

3) Early Career Research Award (DST - SERB) (Duration: 2016-2020)- Project Title: "Performance Evaluation of Backfill Soils partially replaced with Building Derived Materials" Role: PI - Project ID: ECR/2016/000522 (Co - PI: Dr. A. Kar, BITS Hyderabad and Dr. N. James, IIT Ropar) (Amount: INR 24.43 lakhs) - completed

2) Additional Competitive Research Grant for New Faculty (Duration: 2016-2018) - Project Title: "Performance of Building Derived Materials on Bearing Capacity of Soft Soil under Static Loading Conditions". (Amount: INR 9.2 lakhs) Role: PI - completed

1) Research Initiation Grant (RIG): BITS- Pilani Hyderabad Campus (Duration: 2015-2017) - Project Title: “Effect of variation of soil parameters on performance of stone column improved ground: a probabilistic risk factor based approach". (Amount: INR 2 lakhs) Role: PI - completed

Sponsored Consultancy Projects

4) PI for Soil Report Vetting for Soil Investigation for GITAM, Visakhapatnam Campus, sponsored by Santosh Soil Investigation Services  - Amount: INR 0.50 lakhs (total cost) - completed 

3) Team Member for conducting Work Time Motion studies under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for Govt. of Telangana and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh - completed

2) Team Member for Proof-checking of design of retaining walls for "Rehabilitation and Upgrading to 2-lanes/2-lane with paved shoulder configuration and strengtheninh of Birpur-Bihpur section of NH-106 in the state of Bihar under Phase 1 of NHIIP on EPC basis", Sponsor:  IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. - Amount: INR 9.5 lakhs (total cost) - completed

1) Team Member for Testing of index and engineering properties of soil for construction of earthen dam as a part of Palamuru RangaReddy Lift Irrigation Scheme (PRLIS) and Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme (DLIS), Government of Telangana - Amount: INR 81.96 lakhs - completed