Dipanjan Basu

Professor
Dipanjan Basu

Contact information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x43284
Location: E2 2306

Biography summary

Dr. Dipanjan Basu is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo (UW). He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut before joining UW. He is a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario in Canada, and a Chartered Engineer and Professional Engineer in India. Professor Basu is a member of several learned societies in the U.S.A., Canada, and India. He has served in the editorial boards of multiple journals and in multiple committees of the learned societies. He has delivered several keynotes and invited lectures in the U.S.A., Canada, South Africa, Argentina, India, China, and Kazakhstan. He has won multiple awards in the U.S.A., U.K., and India. He hails from Kolkata, India, and has lived in India, U.S.A., and Canada.

Professor Basu is a geotechnical engineer with diverse interest in mechanics, mathematics, numerical methods, renewable energy, and sustainability. He teaches courses on Geotechnical Engineering and Numerical Analysis. He has taught several professional and university short courses in the U.S.A., South Africa, India, and Ethiopia. Professor Basu’s current research focus is on Geothermal Energy, Soil Structure Interaction, Life Cycle Assessment, and Pile Foundations. “From fundamentals to applications”  he likes developing theories based on the principles of physics and mechanics, and finally produces results that are useful in practice. He has over 150 publications with more than 60 refereed articles in reputed journals.

Research interests

  • Soil Behavior
  • Pile Foundations
  • Constitutive Modeling
  • Soil Structure Interaction
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Soil Dynamics
  • Load and Resistance Factor Design
  • Ground Improvement
  • Probabilistic Analysis
  • Energy harvesting/bio-energy
  • Energy storage
  • Renewable energy

Education

  • 2006, Doctorate, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • 2006, Master's, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • 2001, Master's, Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • 1997, Bachelor's, Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University

Courses*

  • AE 353 - Soil Mechanics and Foundations
    • Taught in 2024
  • CIVE 353 - Geotechnical Engineering 1
    • Taught in 2019
  • CIVE 354 - Geotechnical Engineering 2
    • Taught in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • CIVE 554 - Geotechnical Engineering 3
    • Taught in 2020, 2023
  • CIVE 653 - Numerical Methods in Geomechanics
    • Taught in 2023
  • CIVE 750 - Topics in Geotechnical Engineering
    • Taught in 2022
  • GEOE 353 - Geotechnical Engineering 1
    • Taught in 2021, 2022
  • GEOE 354 - Geotechnical Engineering 2
    • Taught in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • GEOE 554 - Geotechnical Engineering 3
    • Taught in 2020, 2023

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/recent publications

  • Basu, D. and Paul, A. (2023). Discussion on “Energy-based analysis of laterally loaded caissons with large diameters under small-strain conditions” by Xiaojuan Li, Guoliang Dai, Fan Zhang and Weiming Gong, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (accepted).
  • Lee, M. and Basu, D. (2023). “Life cycle assessment of drilled shafts.” DFI Journal – The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute (accepted).
  • Lee, M. and Basu, D. (2023). “Environmental impacts of drilled shafts in sand.” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering Sustainability (available online).
  • Elhuni, H. and Basu, D. (2023). “Dynamic analysis of beams vibrating on nonlinear poroelastic multi-layered continuum.” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, https://doi.org/10.1002/nag.3479 (online).
  • von der Tann, L., Basu, D., Ritter, S., Capellen, P. S. and Størdal, I. F. (2023). “Sustainability in geotechnical engineering – what does it mean and why does that matter?” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering Sustainability (online).
  • Basu, D. (2022). Discussion on “The modified Vlasov model on a nonhomogeneous and nonlinear soil layer” by Volkan Isbuga, Mehmet Cerezci and M. Zulfu Asik, Computers and Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2022.104933.
  • Narjabadifam, P., Noori, M., Taciroglu, E., Zhang, J., Khoshnevis, B. Cardone, D., Basu, D., Wang, T., Elghandour, E., Farsangi, E. N., Lotfi, R., Chavoshi, M., Sattarian, D. and Stirnimann, O. F. (2022). “Sustainable earthquake resilience with the versatile shape memory alloy (SMA)-based superelasticity-assisted slider.” Sensors, 22, 6876.
  • Bhartiya, P., Basu, D. and Chakraborty, T. (2022). “Time-dependent response of rectangular piled rafts in clayey soils.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 148(5), 04022012.
  • Bhartiya, P., Basu, D. and Chakraborty, T. (2022). “A simplified settlement prediction method for piled rafts in clay.” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Geotechnical Engineering, DOI: 10.1680/jgeen.21.00207.
  • Li, Z., Noori, M., Basu, D., Taciroglu, E., Wu, Z. and Altabey, W. A. (2022). “Dynamic analysis of soil-structure interaction shear model for beams on transversely isotropic viscoelastic soil.” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 236(5), 999-1019.
  • Elhuni, H. and Basu, D. (2022). “Interaction of beams with consolidating nonlinear poroelastic layered soil.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 148(3), 04021167.
  • Chakraborti, A., Basu, D., Mukherjee, S. and Bhandari, G. (2022). “PVD aided consolidation with spatial variations in soil properties and initial excess pore pressure.” International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, 8:19, DOI:10.1007/s40891-022-00363-5.
  • Saggu, R., Chakraborty, T., Roy, D. and Basu, D. (2022). “Bahavior of saturated soils at elevated temperatures: a review.” Indian Geotechnical Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-022-00656-6 (available online).
  • Irfan, M., Cascante, G., Basu, D. and LeBoeuf, D. (2022). “Low-strain dynamic characterization of undisturbed Leda clay.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 59(5), 631-643.
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D. (2022). “Load-settlement response of piled raft foundations in sand.” Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal, 17(4), 1260-1283.
  • Mishra, S., Khetwal, A., Chakraborty, T., and Basu, D. (2022). “Effect of loading characteristics and specimen size in split Hopkinson pressure bar test on high‑rate behavior of phyllite.” Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 22:212.
  • Roy, S., Basu, D., Dan, K., Sahu, R. B. (2022). “Analysis of design parameters affecting deformation behaviour of a braced excavation in soft clay: numerical study.” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 9(5), 432-447.
  • Li, Z., Feng, D., Noori, M., Basu, D. and Altabey, W. A. (2022). “Dynamic response analysis of Euler-Bernoulli beam on spatially random transversely isotropic viscoelastic soil.” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 236(5), 1037-1052.
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T and Basu, D. (2022). “Estimation of raft settlement based on linear elastic finite element analysis.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 40, 2907–2919.
  • Bhartiya, P., Basu, D. and Chakraborty, T. (2022). “Effect of design parameters on piled rafts in sand under eccentric triangular Loads.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22(6), 04022060.
  • Irfan, M., Sadhu, A., Cascante, G. and Basu, D. (2021). “Dynamic multi-modal response of bender element transmitter.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 147(8), 04021073.
  • Bhartiya, P., Basu, D. and Chakraborty, T. (2021). “Nonlinear settlement of piled rafts in sandy soil.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 21(11), 04021214.
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D., Prediction of piled raft settlement using soil subgrade modulus in consolidating clays.”, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 26(4), 2021
  • Elhuni, H. and Basu, D. (2021). “A novel nonlinear dynamic beam-foundation interaction model.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE (accepted).
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D. (2021). Closure to “Settlement estimation of piled rafts for initial design.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE (accepted).
  • Al-Mahbashi, A. M., Al-Shamrani, M. A., Dafalla, M. and Basu, D. (2021). “Effect of temperature on hysteretic behavior of water retention capacity for clay-sand liners.” Indian Geotechnical Journal (accepted).
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D. (2020). “Nonlinear subgrade modulus of sandy soils for analysis of piled raft foundations.” Computers and Geotechnics, 118, 103350.
  • Fartosy, S., Rodriguez, D. G., Cascante, G., Basu, D. and Dusseault, M. B. (2020). “Effects of a fracture on ultrasonic wave velocity and attenuation in a homogeneous medium.” Geotechnical Testing Journal, 43(2), 394-413.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2020). “Nonlinear solutions for laterally loaded piles.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2019-0341 (available online).
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2020). “Soil resistances for laterally loaded rigid piles in multilayered elastic soil.” Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal, 15(1), 10-28, DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2019.1601267.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2020). “Offshore wind turbine monopile foundations: design perspectives.” Ocean Engineering, 213, 107514.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2020). “Computationally efficient three-dimensional continuum-based model for nonlinear analysis of laterally loaded piles.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 146(2): 04019117.
  • Irfan, M., Cascante, G., Basu, D. and Khan, Z. (2020). “Novel evaluation of bender element transmitter response in transparent soil.” Géotechnique 70(3), 187-198.
  • Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D. (2020). “Settlement estimation of piled rafts for initial design.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 146(2), 04019127.
  • Mishra, S., Chakraborty, T., Basu, D. and Lam, N. (2020). “Characterization of sandstone for application in blast analysis of tunnel.” Geotechnical Testing Journal, 43(2), 351-382.
  • Elhuni, H. and Basu, D., Dynamic soil structure interaction model for beams on viscoelastic foundations subjected to oscillatory and moving loads, Computers and Geotechnics, 115, 2019
  • Chakraborti, A., Bhandari, G., Mukherjee, S. and Basu, D., Temporal variation of coefficient of consolidation and its effect on PVD consolidation., International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, 8(12), 2019, 447 - 457
  • Roy, D., Chakraborty, T., Basu, D. and Bhattacharjee, B. (2020). “Feasibility and performance of ground source heat pump systems for commercial applications in tropical and sub-tropical climates.” Renewable Energy, 152, 467-483.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Dynamic analysis of axially loaded end-bearing pile in a homogeneous viscoelastic soil, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 111, 31-40., 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Timoshenko beam theory based dynamic analysis of laterally loaded piles in multilayered viscoelastic soil, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE 144(9), 04018091., 2018
  • Lee, M. and Basu, D., An integrated approach for resilience and sustainability in geotechnical engineering, Indian Geotechnical Journal, 48(2), 207-234, 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Applicability of Timoshenko, Euler-Bernoulli, and rigid beam theories in analysis of laterally loaded monopiles and piles., Géotechnique (published online)., 2018
  • Haldar, S., Sharma, J. and Basu, D., Probabilistic analysis of monopile-supported offshore wind turbine in clay, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 105, 171-183., 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Analysis of laterally loaded short and long piles in multilayered heterogeneous elastic soil, Soils and Foundations, 57, 92-110., 2017
  • Gupta, Bipin Kumar and Basu, Dipanjan, Response of Laterally Loaded Rigid Monopiles and Poles in Multilayered Elastic Soil, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2016
  • Gupta, Bipin K. and Basu, Dipanjan, Analysis of laterally loaded short and long piles in multilayered heterogeneous elastic Soil, Soils and Foundations
  • Haldar, S. and Basu, D. (2016). “Analysis of beams on heterogeneous and nonlinear soil.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (accepted).
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2016). “Analysis of laterally loaded rigid monopiles and poles in multilayered linearly varying soil.” Computers and Geotechnics, 72, 114-125.
  • Basu, Dipanjan and Misra, Aditi and Puppala, Anand J, Sustainability and geotechnical engineering: perspectives and review, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(1), 2014, 96 - 113
  • Basu, D. and *Gupta, B. K. (2022). “A novel nonlinear analysis of piles and monopiles subjected to lateral loads.” In Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Sydney, Australia, May 2022, 609-614. Erroneously an earlier version is published in the same proceedings with the order of authors reversed, 3177-3182.
  • Lee, M., Basu, D., Das, J. and Puppala, A. J. (2022). “Reliability and resilience considerations in sustainability assessment of geotechnical structures.” In Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Sydney, Australia, May 2022, 4777-4782.
  • Nandi, S., Bandyopadhyay, K. Halder, A. and Basu, D. (2022). “Equivalent CPT method for estimation of shear strength parameters for a project site in Kolkata using combination of SPT, DMT and CPT - a case study.” In Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Sydney, Australia, May 2022, 483-487.
  • Chakraborty, T., *Bhartiya, P. and Basu, D. (2022). “Estimation of piled raft settlement based on linear elastic finite element analysis.” In Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Sydney, Australia, May 2022, 651-655.
  • von der Tann, L., Ritter, S., Basu, D., Cappelen, P. S. and Størdal, I. F. (2021). “Perceptions of sustainability in geotechnical engineering.” In Proceedings of 74th Canadian Geotechnical Conference – GeoNiagara 2021, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, USB-Flash Drive, September 2021.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2019). “Analysis of laterally loaded monopiles: a nonlinear elastic approach.” In Proceedings of 17th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2019, 507-512.
  • Irfan, M., Cascante, G. and Basu, D. (2019). “Evaluation of bender elements’ actual response inside a soil specimen using novel laser measurements.” In Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Rome, Italy, June 2019.
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2019). “A continuum based nonlinear analysis for laterally loaded piles.” In Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2019 - Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., March 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 307, ASCE, 1-9.
  • Elhuni, H., *Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D. (2019). “A new analysis of circular raft on layered elastic soil.” In Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2019 - Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., March 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 307, ASCE, 509-520.
  • Mishra, S., Chakraborty, T., Matsagar, V. and Basu, D., Experimental characterization of Himalayan limestone, Third International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications (RocDyn-3), 2018
  • Elhuni, H. and Basu, D., A new soil structure interaction model for moving loads., 71th Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoEdmonton 2018, 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Nonlinear elastic analysis of laterally loaded piles, 71th Canadian Geotechnical Conference – GeoEdmonton 2018, 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Dynamic analysis of laterally loaded end-bearing piles in homogeneous viscoelastic soil using Timoshenko beam theory, International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo (IFCEE) 2018, 2018
  • Lee, M. and Basu, D., Environmental impacts of drilled shafts and driven piles in sand, International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo (IFCEE) 2018, 2018
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Dynamic analysis of axially loaded pile embedded in homogeneous viscoelastic soil and resting on a rigid base, Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017 (GeoNEst), 2017
  • Lee, M. and Basu, D., Assessing resilience and sustainability of transportation networks with geotechnical perspectives, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoOttawa 2017, 2017
  • Roy, S., Sahu, R. B., Dan, K. and Basu, D., Time effect on ground deformation around braced excavation., Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017 (GeoNEst), 2017
  • Gupta, B. K. and Basu, D., Dynamic analysis of rigid monopiles in multi-layered viscoelastic soil, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoOttawa 2017, 2017
  • Basu, D. and *Lee, M. (2022). “A combined sustainability-reliability approach in geotechnical engineering.” Chapter 21 in Risk, Reliability and Sustainable Remediation in the Field of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Thendiyath, R., Samui, P., Bui, D. T., Kim, D. and Khatibi, R. (Eds.), Elsevier, 379-413.
  • Basu, D. and Lee, M. (2021). “Sustainability considerations in geosynthetics applications.” Chapter 21 in ICE Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering by Shukla, S. (Ed.), ICE Publishing (accepted).
  • Basu, D. and Lee, M., A quantitative framework for sustainability and resilience in geotechnical engineering., Geotechnics for Natural and Engineered Sustainable technologies by Krishna, A. M., Dey, A. and Sreedeep, S. (Eds.), Springer, 399-411,
  • “Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering - A Research Perspective.” Invited Lecture at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, December 2022 (online).
  • “Sustainable Practices in Geotechnical Engineering.” Invited Lecture at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Oslo, Norway, April 2021 (online).
  • “Sustainable Practices in Geotechnical Engineering.” Invited Lecture at the 6th Annual Web Conference of ASCE Geo-Institute, December 2021(online).
  • “Sustainable Geotechnical Engineering – A Research Perspective.” Invited Lecture at the International Institute for Urban Systems Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, November 2021 (online).
  • “A New Framework for Nonlinear Analysis of Piles and Monopiles.” Invited Lecture at University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K., September 2019.
  • “A Generalized Framework for Static and Dynamic Analysis of Laterally Loaded Piles.” Invited Lecture at Imperial College London, London, U.K., September 2019.
  • “A Continuum-based Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis Framework for Shallow and Deep Foundations.” Invited Lecture at University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, August 2018.
  • “Recent Initiatives on Geothermal Energy Research at Waterloo.” Invited Lecture at 2018 Great Lakes SedHeat Incubator Workshop, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., February 2018.
  • “An Integrated Approach towards Sustainability and Resilience in Geotechnical Engineering.” Invited Lecture at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, August 2017.
  • “Applicability of Timoshenko, Euler-Bernoulli, and Rigid Beam Theories in Analysis of Laterally Loaded Monopiles and Piles.” Invited Open Lecture at University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, July 2017.
  • "Pile Foundations and Load and Resistance Factor Design.” Invited Lecture at Gitam University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, August 2017.
  • "A Framework for Assessment of Sustainability and Resilience from a Geotechnical Perspective.” Invited Lecture at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy, Telengana, India, March 2017.
  • “Resistance Factor Development for LRFD of Axially Loaded Piles.” Invited Lecture at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India, July 2017.
  • Basu, D., Sustainability and Geotechnical Engineering, nvited Lecture at the Meeting of Kolkata Center of Indian Concrete Institute, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, June 2016.,
  • Basu, D., Sustainability and Geotechnical Engineering, Invited Lecture at Development Consultants Limited, Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, June 2016.,
  • Singh, P., *Bhartiya, P., Chakraborty, T. and Basu, D. (2022). “Numerical advances in understanding the behavior of gravity retaining wall during seismic motions.” In EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, May 2022, EGU22-349, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-349, 2022 (extended abstract)
  • Lord, F., Duhan, J., Lee, M., Miller, L., Basu, D., Dusseault, M. and Tharumalingam, A., First-order assessment of the potential of compressed air energy storage in salt caverns across Canada,
  • Puppala, A. J., Basu, D., Cuisinier, O. and Das, J. T., General report of TC 307 - sustainability in geotechnical engineering,
  • Basu, D. (2020). “Resilience - a requirement of sustainable geotechnical practice.” Geo-Strata, Magazine of Geo-Institute, ASCE, September/October 2020.
  • CIV5122Z Advanced Soil Mechanics (block course - October 12-16, 2020) - taught at University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dynamics of Foundation (co-taught), National Institute of Technology Agartala, Agartala, Tripura, India, June 3-7, 2019 - offered under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of Government of India
  • Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering, Short Course at 17th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, October 7, 2019
  • CIV5150Z Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods (block course - September 30-October 4, 2019) taught at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • CIV5143Z Rock Mechanics (taught as a block course - August 27-31, 2018) at University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • CVL717 Plasticity and Constitutive Modeling of Soil with Applications in Finite Element Analysis (co-taught), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India, December 18-22, 2017 - offered under Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) program of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
  • CIV5122Z Advanced Soil Mechanics (taught as a block course - July 17-21, 2017) - At University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • “Sustainable Geotechnical Engineering - A Research Perspective.” Keynote Lecture at the 7th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE' 22), International ASET Inc., April 2022 (online).
  • “Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering.” Keynote Lecture at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Sustainable Construction Technologies and Environment (ICRASCE-2022), B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, June 2022 (online).
  • “Preliminary Investigations into Soil Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Systems.” Keynote Lecture at the 6th International Geothermal Conference: Future of Low and Medium Enthalpy Geothermal Energy in India, Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE), Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, January 2022 (online).
  • “Sustainable Geo-Engineering and the Moving Load Problem.” Keynote Lecture at the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute sponsored International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics towards Sustainability, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, March 2021 (online).
  • “Mechanics and Mathematics of Moving Load Soil-Structure Interaction Problems.” Eminent Lecture at the Recent Advancements and Emerging Economic Aspects of Transportation Geotechnology (RAEEATG 2021), National Institute of Technology Agartala, Agartala, Tripura, India, December 2021 (online).
  • “A Design Perspective on Offshore Monopile Foundations based on Soil Structure Interaction.” Indo-Canada Workshop on Interactive Design in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory to Practice (Keynote online), September-October, 2020.
  • “An Integrated Soil Structure Interaction Framework for Static, Dynamic, Nonlinear, and Spatially Random Problems.” Keynote Lecture at the 15th Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium, British Geotechnical Association, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, U.K., July 2018.
  • “A Quantitative Framework for Sustainability and Resilience in Geotechnical Engineering.” Invited Sub-theme Lecture at Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017 (GeoNEst), Guwahati, Assam, India, December 2017

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