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Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (IGGEC) 2021, Vol. 2

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  • Broadens understanding in the field of Geotechnical and Geo environmental Engineering
  • Covers the latest research in foundations, Ground Improvement, Transportation Geotechnics, Waste Management, etc.
  • Brings together a group of top scholars on the much debated issue of waste materials management

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (LNCE, volume 281)

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Table of contents (38 papers)

  1. Environmental Geotechnology

  2. Recycled Waste Materials

Other volumes

  1. Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (IGGEC) 2021, Vol. 1

  2. Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (IGGEC) 2021, Vol. 2

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About this book

This book presents select proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (IGGEC-21). Various topics covered in this book include geotechnical engineering, earthquake geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, ground improvement, transportation geotechnics, waste management and sustainable engineering. The book will be a valuable reference for researchers and professionals in the discipline of civil, materials, geoenvironmental engineering, landfills, hydrogeology, ground improvement and earthquake geotechnical engineering.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India

    Arvind Kumar Agnihotri, H. S. Chore

  • Department of Civil, Materials and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

    Krishna R. Reddy

About the editors

Prof. Arvind Kumar Agnihotri is Professor of Civil Engineering at NIT Jalandhar. He completed his PhD from University of Roorkee (1998), M Tech from NIT Kurukshetra (1989) and BE from Panjab University Chandigarh (1987). He possesses a work experience of around 32 years in research, teaching and academic administration, with several years spent holding key leadership positions. His areas of interest are Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering, Reinforced Earth (Geo-Synthetics and Geofibers), Ground Improvement and Soil-Structure-interaction. He has supervised 12 PhD Thesis and 4 more are in progress. He has guided 52 M Tech dissertations. He has published more than 135 papers out of which about 85 in referred international and National journals and 50 in conferences and 5 edited books/conference proceedings.  He served as Head of Civil Engineering, Dean Academic, Dean (Planning and Development) at prestigious Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.  He is fellow/member of many professional organizations like ASCE, IGS, ISTE, Institution of Engineers, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Indian Roads Congress. He is reviewer of many international journals of repute.

Dr. Krishna R. Reddy is a Professor of Civil, materials and Environmental Engineering, the Director of Sustainable Engineering Research Laboratory and also the Director of the Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering Laboratory in the Department of Civil, materials nd Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Dr. Reddy received Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. He received gold medals for being first in his class of B.S. (Civil Engineering) at Osmania University, India, and M.S. (Civil Engineering) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

Dr. Reddy is the author of four major books: (1) Geoenvironmental Engineering: Site Remediation,Waste Containment, and Emerging Waste Management Technologies, (2)Sustainable Engineering:Drivers, Metrics, Tools, and Applications,(3)SustainableRemediation of Contaminated Sites, and (4)Electrochemical Remediation Technologies for Polluted Soils, Sediments and Groundwater. He is also author of 262 journal papers, 27edited books/conference proceedings, 2book chapters, and 226 full conference papers (with h-index of65with over 14,000 citations). Dr. Reddy has given 231 invited presentations in the U.S.A. and 21 other countries (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Mexico, Spain, SriLanka, South Korea, Turkey,Thailand,andU.K.).Dr. Reddy has served or currently serves as an Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member of over 10 different journals, including ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASCE Journal of Hazardous,Toxic and Radioactive Waste, Journal of Hazardous Materials, among others. He has also served on various professional committees, including the Geoenvironmental Engineering Committee and Technical Coordinating Council of Geo-Institute(GI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Environmental Geotechnics Committee of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). Dr. Reddy has received several awards for excellence in research and teaching, including ASCE Wesley W. Horner Award, ASTM Hogentogler Award, UIC Distinguished Researcher Award, Universityof Illinois Scholar Award, and University of Illinois Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers(FASCE),a Diplomate of Geotechnical Engineering(DGE), and a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE). He is also a registered Professional Civil Engineer(PE) and an Envision TM Sustainability Professional(ENV SP)

Dr. Hemant S Chore, Associate Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department at NIT Jalandhar, received his BE from Nagpur University, Completed Masters from IIT Bombay and Doctoral Studies from VNIT Nagpur. His total teaching experience spans over 26 years. He has 244 publications to his credit with 58 research papers in the reputed refereed Journals; 91 papers in International Conference and 95, in National Conferences. He has guided 06 PhD students and 06 more are in progress. He has guided 44 M Tech dissertations. He is member of many professional organizations like ACI, IGS, ISTE, Institution of Engineers, and Indian Roads Congress. He is reviewer of many international journals of repute.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference (IGGEC) 2021, Vol. 2

  • Editors: Arvind Kumar Agnihotri, Krishna R. Reddy, H. S. Chore

  • Series Title: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4731-5

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2023

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-19-4730-8Published: 09 November 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-19-4733-9Published: 10 November 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-19-4731-5Published: 08 November 2022

  • Series ISSN: 2366-2557

  • Series E-ISSN: 2366-2565

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXII, 401

  • Number of Illustrations: 25 b/w illustrations, 123 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics, Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences, Environment, general

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