Professor, Department of Construction Engineering
Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus, LB-8, Sector - III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700 098.
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Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2003 Jadavpur University
M.E. 1993 Jadavpur University
B.E. 1989 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2009 to till date
Jadavpur University Reader 2001 to 2009
Jadavpur University Sr. Lecturer 2000 to 2001
Jadavpur University Lecturer 1995 to 2000
Industrial Experience (2)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
 
Superintendence Co. of India Pvt. Ltd. Engineer 01.06.1990 to 31.08.1991
National Insulated Cable Co. of India Ltd EngineeringGraduate Trainee 28.08.1989 to 22.05.1990
Field of Specialization
Geotechnical & Geo-environmental Engg.
Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
Repair of Underground Structures
Courses Taught/Teaching
Bachelor of Construction Engineering
Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Master of Structural, Repair and Retrofit Engineering
Research Area
Experience
• Visited the Geotechnical and Environmental Engg. laboratory of University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, U.S.A and gathered research experience under the guidance of Prof. Krishna Reddy, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engg. of the same Institute.
• Visited the Manhattan College, New York, USA as a guest faculty in the year 2004.
• Visited the Land Reclamation site of Singapore near Changi Ferry terminal, Singapore as a member of the technical team from National University of Singapore, Singapore, in the year 2006.
• Visited the Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI), Singapore as an invited guest faculty in the year 2006.
• Undergone training as part of joint collaborative work between Tokyo Institute of Technology and Port and Airport Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan under the guidance of Prof. Jiro Takemura, Prof. Kusakabe and Dr. Watabe in the year 2007.
• Visited the Yokohama National University, Tokyo, Japan as an invited guest faculty in the year 2007.
• Visited the University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan as an invited guest faculty in the year 2007.
• Visited the Port and Airport Research Institute’s site at Haneda airport extension site, Tokyo as a member of the technical team from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan in the year 2007.
• Visited the Land Reclamation site of Haneda airport on Tokyo Bay as a member of the technical team from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan in the year 2007.
• Visited the Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute, Hong Kong as an invited guest faculty in the year 2011.
• Undertaken training on DMT and SDMT Flat Dilatometer equipment under the guidance of Prof. S. Marchetti at Studio Prof. Marchetti S.r.l., Rome , Italy in the year 2013.
• Undergone training on penetrometer TG 63-150 equipment under PAGANI Geotechnical Equipment, Calendasco, Piacenza Italy in the year 2014.
Conference Papers Published (34)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Phytoremediation of Cadmium from Contaminated Water by Pistia stratiotes International Conference on Energy Technology, Power Engineering and Environmental Sustainability 2014 Co-Author -52-59
Efficiency of Spirodela polyrhiza for removal and uptake of Pb and Ni International conference on Energy Technology, Power Engineering and Environmental Sustainability 2014 Co-Author -28-33
An Experimental Study to Improve the CBR of Stabilized Fly ash in Highway Construction Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013 Author II-281
Ground Improvement in soft deltaic deposits – some case studies 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 2013 Author -14-17
Computational Study on the Effects of Tannery Wastes on Highway Fly ash Embankment Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012 Author & Presenter II-723-726
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Journal Papers Published (14)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Laboratory Study on Conventional CBR and DCP Method in the Mould Indian Highways, Indian Road Congress 2014 Author 42, No.6-45-50
Fixed Bed Column Adsorption Studies Using Fly Ash for Removal of Cadmium from Aqueous Solution Journal Inst. Eng. India Ser. A 2013 Author 94 (3)-161-168
Split Tensile Strength Test of Lime and Cement Stabilized Fly ash Indian Highways 2013 Author 41, No.12-101-107
Cadmium Removal by Lemna minor and Spirodela polyrhiza International Journal of Phytoremediation 2013 Co-Author -
Arsenic uptake by Lemna minor in hydroponic system International Journal of Phytoremediation 2013 Co- Author -
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Books Published (0)
Awards(7)
Awarded By Award Name Year

World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) International Travel Grant 2013
Jadavpur University under the Unassigned grant of the UGC. International Travel Grant 2011
Journal of Institution of Engineers (India) Gold Medal for Best Paper Award "Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bahadur Memorial Prize" 2010
World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) International Travel Grant 2007
World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) International Travel Grant 2006
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (4)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sunanda Bhattacharjee Study of Degraded Engineering Properties of Ordinary and Stabilized Fly Ash for use in road embankment and of the same on subsequent exposure to tannery wastewater and also the effect of replacement of cement with fly ash for reducing expansion Ongoing 2014
Devaleena Chaudhuri Cadmium removal from Contaminated water by Phytoremediation using selective metal tolerant plants and other physico-chemical process Arunabha Majumder, Amal Kanti Misra Ongoing 2014
Chandrima Goswami Physico-chemical and phytoremediation methods for removal of a few heavy metals including arsenic from water and wastewater Arunabha Majumder, Amal kanti Misra Ongoing 2014
Biswajit Thakur Adsorbability of cadmium by Fly Ash and its use as a bed material for safe disposal of cadmium-bearing wastes Amal Kanti Misra Complete 2011
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (4)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Study on the feasibility of removal of inorganic Toxic Contaminants from water and wastewater using Coagulation-Flocculation Method Principal Investigator Dept. of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, 8,08,500 2years 03.10.2012 to 02.10.2014 Ongoing
Feasibility Studies for removal of heavy metals from water and wastewater using a few low cost technologies Principal Investigator Dept. of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, 9,96,000 3years 01.04.2009 to 01.04.2012 Complete
Studies on the efficacy of low cost adsorbents for the removal of Fluoride and Cadmium from wastewater Principal Investigator Dept. of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, 8,74,300 3 years 01.04.2006 to 01.04.2009 Complete
Usefulness of fly ash as a liner to retain hazardous heavy metals Principal Investigator University Grants Commission 3,66,000 3 years 01.07.2001 to 30.06.2004 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (5)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Technology options for fluoride & cadmium removal Society of Civil Engineers Jadavpur University 2007
Feasibility of Using Fly Ash Bed for Safe Disposal of Chrome-Bearing Wastes and Technology Options for Fluoride and Cadmium Removal Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 2007
Removal of Chromium by fly ash National University of Singapore National University of Singapore 2006
Landfill Liners Civil Engg. Dept., Widener University, PA, USA Civil Engg. Dept., Widener Univ., PA, USA 2004
Removal of heavy metals by fly ash University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Civil & Materials Engg. Dept. 2004
Membership Of Learned Societies (5)
 
Title

Institution of Engineers (India)
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Indian Geotechnical Society
Geotechnical Study Circle, Kolkata Chapter of the Indian Geotechnical Society
Society of Civil Engineers, Jadavpur University
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (4)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

National Seminar on Ground Settlement due to TBM tunnelling and embankment Construction (Under TEQIP II) Programme Jadavpur University (Under TEQIP Phase II) & Indian Geotechnical Society (Kolkata Chapter) 2014
National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Ground Improvement Kolkata 2009
International Symposium on Innovative World Of Concrete (IWC-98) Jadavpur University Kolkata 1998
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (31)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering French Geotechnical Society Paris, France 2013 Attended & Participated
14th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Hong Kong, Geotechnical Society Hong Kong, China 2011 Attended & Presented
National Seminar on Geohazards of Underground Structure Kolkata 2010 Attended
National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Ground Improvement Kolkata 2009 Attended & Presented
All India Workshop on Save the Ganga Kolkata 2009 Attended
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Session chaired (3)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Indian Geotechnical Conference Environmental Geotechnique Indian Geotechnical Chapter, Rourkee Chapter IIT, Rourkee 2013
2-days International Workshop on Alternate Fuels in IC Engines & GIS Application in Highway Engg. TEQIP Workshop Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India 2008
19th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management Philadelphia, U.S.A. Waste Technology Philadelphia, USA 2004
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Professional Society Activity (7)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

National Executive Committee Member of Indian Geotechnical Society 2012 to 2014
Member of Organizing Committee of Asian region of ISSMGE 2013 2013 to 
Member of organizing committee of International Symposium on Innovative World Of Concrete (IWC-98) 1998 to 
Member of organizing committee of National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Ground Improvement 2009 to 
Member of organizing committee of 13th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 2007 to 
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (5)

2. Theoretical and On-site Training Course on SDMT- Seismic Dilatometer Marchetti Training Course in 2013 at Studio Prof. Merchatti, via Bracciano, 38- int.8, 00189, Rome, Italy. Sponsored by World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP).
3. One Month Advanced Training Course on the use of advanced software OPENSEES to analyze the non-linear behavior of reinforced concrete structures which are impacted by tsunami water-bourne massive objects and also to model soil-foundation- structure-interaction due to scouring of foundations during tsunami, in 2007 at Deptt. of Civil Engg.,
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. Sponsored by World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)under Prof. Anil C. Wijeyewickrema.
4. One Month Advanced Training Course on the application of centrifuge model experiments in land reclamation, waste disposal and soil characterization, in 2006 at Dept. of Civil Engg., National University of Singapore, Singapore. Sponsored by World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)under Prof. Tan Thiam Soon and Prof. C.F. Leung.
5. Advanced Training Course on theoretical as well as laboratory training on Electrochemical remediation technologies for polluted soils, sediments and groundwater in 2004 at Deptt. of Civil & Materials Engg., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA under Prof. Krishna Reddy. Sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, Department of Science & Technology.
1. Training on penetrometer TG 63-150 equipment under PAGANI Geotechnical Equipment, Calendasco, Piacenza Italy in the year 2014.