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Dr. Manash Chakraborty
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU)
manashchakra.civ@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Soil Mechanics, Finite Element Method, Limit Analysis

Examination/Degree  Board/Institution Year of Passing
Ph.d. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore  2015
M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur  2010
B.E. Jadavpur University, Kolkata  2008
Higher Secondary West Bengal Council of H.S Examination  2004
Madhyamik Examination West Bengal Board of Secondary Edu.  2002

JOURNALS: 

  1. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2014). “Lower bound axisymmetric formulation for geomechanics problems using nonlinear optimization.” International Journal of Geomechanics., 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000454 , 06014024. 
  2. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2014). “Bearing capacity of circular foundations reinforced with geogrid sheets.” Soils and Foundation., 54(4), 820–832.
  3. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2015). “Lower bound axisymmetric limit analysis using Drucker-Prager yield cone and simulation with Mohr-Coulomb pyramid.” International Journal of Computational Methods, DOI: 10.1142/ S021987621 5500231. 
  4. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. “Bearing capacity factors for a conical footing using lower and upper bound finite elements limit analysis.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 10.1139/cgj-2014-0507.
  5. Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, M. (2014). “Upper-bound axisymmetric limit analysis using the Mohr-Coulomb yield criterion, finite elements, and linear optimization.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE,140(12), 06014012.
  6. Kumar, J., Chakraborty, M. and Sahoo, J.P. (2014). “Stability of unsupported vertical circular excavations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE,140(7), 04014028. 
  7. Kumar, J. and Chakraborty, M. (2015). “Bearing capacity factors for ring foundations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001345. 
  8. Kumar, J. and Chakraborty, M. (2015). “Bearing capacity of a circular foundation on sand-clay layered media.” Soils and Foundations Accepted. 
  9. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2015). “Bearing capacity of circular footings over rock mass by using lower  bound finite elements limit analysis.” Computers and Geotechnics, 70, 138-149. 
  10. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2016).“Reply to the comments on: Bearing capacity of circular footings over rock mass by using axisymmetric quasi lower bound finite element limit analysis.” Computers and Geotechnics, 73, 235-237 
  11. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. “The size effect of a conical footing on N γ .” Computers and Geotechnics. 76, 212-221.

CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP:

  1. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. “Bearing capacity of strip footing using lower bound finite element analysis and non-linear optimization program.” Topical Problems in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics: 4th Indo-Russia Workshop. IIT Madras. 11-15th Nov., 2013, 378-389. 

At Thapar University (2017 Even Semester)

  •   Engineering Mechanics
  •   Foundation Design

At Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, (2017, Odd Semester - Present)
2017-2018 (Odd Semester)

  • CE-5117: Computer Aided Design in Geotechnical Engineering (Postgraduate)
  • CE-421:   Rock Mechanics (Undergraduate)

2017-2018 (Even Semester)

  • CE-5114: Advanced Shear Strength of Soils (Postgraduate)
  • CE-5112: Rock Mechanics (Postgraduate)
  • CE-421:   Rock Mechanics (Undergraduate)
  • CE-401:   Construction Management and Economics

B.Tech. :
Exploratory Projects:

Academic Year Student's Name Title / Working on Status
2017-2018 Shashank Shukla Effect of shape of the particles on strength and deformation behaviour Ongoing
" Rahul Ranjan " "
" Prashant Kumar Singh " "
" Nikhil Awasti " "

UG Projects:

Academic Year Student's Name Title / Working on Status
2017-2018 Setu Swar Consolidation of clays by using electro-kinetic method Ongoing
" Ujjwal Sagar " "
" Avakash Yadav Seepage Analysis "

M.Tech.

Academic Year Student's Name Title / Working on Status
2017-2018 Amit Kumar Singh Strain rate effect on dilation angle and friction angle Ongoing
2018-2019 Prateek Kumar Geotechnical limit analyis Ongoing
2018-2019 Animesh Mishra Seepage Analysis Ongoing

Ph.D.

Academic Year Student's Name Title / Working on Status
2017-Present Surya Dev Prasad Few aspects of soil mechanics Ongoing
2017-Present Sourav Sarkar Numerical studies in geotechnical engineering Ongoing

1. DST INSPIRE Award

Email: manashchakra.civ@itbhu.ac.in

Office:
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU),
Varanasi-221005, U.P., India