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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

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. (2017). “The size effect of a conical footing on N γ .” Computers and Geotechnics. 76, 212-221.
  12. Chakraborty, M. and Prasad, SD. (2019). "Determination of bearing capacity factor Nc for circular piles in clays by using lower bound finite element analysis." International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 1-7.
  13. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2019). "Lower bound limit analysis using nonlinear optimization for solving axisymmetric problems using Hoek-Brown yield criterion." International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 15 (1), 28-39.
  14. Kumar, J. and Chakraborty, M. (2020). Seismic Bearing Capacity of Rough Strip Footing Placed Over Geogrid-Reinforced Two-Layer Sands. International Journal of Geomechanics 20 (10), 06020029
  15. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, M. (2020). Pseudostatic Stability Analysis of Rock Slopes using Variational Method. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 1-17.
  16. Prasad, S.D. and Chakraborty, M.  (2021). Bearing capacity of ring footing resting on two-layered soil. Computers and Geotechnics, 134 (104088).
  17. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, M. (2021). Stability analysis for two-layered slopes by using the strength reduction method. International Journal of Geo-Engineering.
  18. Singh, A. and Chakraborty, M. (2021). Numerical analysis of 1-D consolidation of two-layered soils with different initial excess pore water pressure. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 

CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP:

  1. Chakraborty, M. and Kumar, J. (2013). “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., 378-389. 
  2. Kumar, P. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). “ Bearing capacity of shallow circular and strip foundation resting on two layered clays.” International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, IIT Gandhinagar, 5-7th March, 2019. (Accepted).
  3. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). “Pseudostatic Slope stability analysis for cohesive-frictional soil by using variational method.” International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, IIT Gandhinagar, 5-7th March, 2019. (Accepted).
  4. Singh, A. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). “Effect of strain rate on strength behaviour of cohesionless soil.” International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, IIT Gandhinagar, 5-7th March, 2019. (Accepted).
  5. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). “Pseudostatic Slope stability analysis in two-layered soil by using variational method.”Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions (7th ICEGE, Rome), 4857-4864.
  6. Kumar, P. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). “Seismic bearing capacity of shallow strip footing resting on two layered sands.” Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions (7th ICEGE, Rome), 3474-3482.
  7. Singh, A. and Chakraborty, M. (2019). Review on Rowe’s Stress-Dilatancy relationship Indian Conference on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ICGGE-2019), MNNIT Allahabad, March 01-02, 2019.
  8. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, M. (2021). “Seismic stability of non-homogenous cohesive soil by using calculus of variation." 7th Int. Conf. on Recent Adv. in Geotech. Earthq. Engg.

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 Completed
2018-2019 Prateek Kumar Bearing Capacity of Footing Placed on Two Layered Soils by Finite Element Limit Analysis Completed
2018-2019 Animesh Mishra Conceptualizing and executing a new experimental process for predicting the flow of water within earthen embankment Completed
2019-2020 Devendra Singh Effect of initial excess pore water pressure and Non-Darcian flow in predicting one-dimensional consolidation behaviour of soft clays  Completed
2019-2020 Dharmendra Kumar Experimental and software analysis of horizontal seepage through earthen embankment Completed
2021-2022 Eshwaree P Shingwekar Unsaturated Soil- Numerical 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
2019-Present Amit Kumar Singh Numerical Analysis on saturated and unsaturated clays Ongoing

1. DST INSPIRE Award
2. 5th Venus International Research Award (2019)

1) Inspire Project funded by DST (Rs. 3500000)
2) Start-up Research Grant by SERB (Rs. 2728000)

Email: manashchakra.civ@itbhu.ac.in

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