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Dr. Rajesh Rai
Associate Professor
Department of Mining Engineering IIT BHU
rajeshrai.min@iitbhu.ac.in
+91 8400051473
Area of Interest: 
Rock Mechanics and Slope stability

Academic Qualifications:  
PhD (2008) - Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
M. Tech. (2002) – Mine Environment (Mining), Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu Uuniversity)
Bachelor of Engineering (2000) - CTAE, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Intermediate (1995) – Government public School, Aburoad, Rajasthan

Subjects Taught:  

  • Mine Development
  • Applied Rock Mech.
  • Computer Application in Mining
  • Mining Machinery-III
  • Mine Planning
  • Rock Slope Engg.
  • Mining Machinery-II
  • Surface Mining –I
  • Mining Machinery-I
  • Rock Mass Structure
  • Mining Machinery
  • Underground Metalliferous Mining
  • Project Management
  • Mining Machinery
  • Mining Machinery
  • Mine Practices
  • Mine Management and Mineral Economics
  • Rock Slope Engineering

 

 Teaching Experience:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering (2007-2015)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mining Engineering (2005*-)
  • Co-Chairman of session-X: Geomechanics – D,  International conference on Deep Excavation, Energy Resource and production, 24-26 Jan 2016, IIT Kharagpur
  • Co-Chairman of Technical Seccion 2 (Modeling Aspects), national conference on NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE MINING PRACTICES (December 2-3, 2016),
  • Co-chairman of session 2 - Theam 3: Novel tools and techniques for monitoring and simulation of a landslide 4th Indian Landslide congress 2017.
  • Co-Chairman of session 4: National Seminar on DIGITALIZATION AND e-GOVERANCE IN MINING INDUSTRY June 22-23, 2019
  • Slope stability and dump stability
  • Landslide slope stability analysis
  • Instrumentation and monitoring of slope stability
  • Effect of coal mine subsidence on health of plants
  • Stability analysis of mine embankment
  • Economic evaluation of air pollution on society
  •  Economic multiplier for mining
  • Stability classification of dump slope

 

Ph.D. Students
S. No. Photo Details
1.   Mr Ashish Kumar Vishwakarma
Topic: Effect of underground coal mine subsidence on health of plant
2.   Mr Arunava Ray
Topic: Probability analysis of landslide
email: rayarunav@gmail.com
mobile: +91-9868580534
skype: arunavray1
3.   Mr Ashutosh Kumar Bharti
Topic: Stability analysis of internal dump
 

 


 
 
M.Tech./IDD Students
 
Mr. Ankit Narayan
Topic: effect of fly ash and clay on dump stability
Mr. Himanshu Naik
Topic: Probabilistic Analysis of Slope Stability
Mr. Nikhil Jain
Topic: Hydraulic Fracturing And Fracture Modelling of Indian Shale
Mr. Prasoon Dev Sharma                       
Topic: Analysis of Overburden Dump Slope Stability for Open Pit Coal Mines in Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli Region
Mr. Kanukuntla Sampath Raj
Topic: Optimization of Production in Dragline Operations using Overall Equipment Efficiency
Mr. Shreyas Bhale
Topic: Analysis of stability of mine embankment using finite element analysis
Mr. Suyash Dongre
Topic: Numerical Modelling of Mine Dump
Mr Amit Rahtore
Topic: Effect of Cracks on the Stability of Mine Dump
Mr Gaurav K Waretwar
Topic : Socialcost of Water Pollution
Mr Sikandar Kumar
Topic: Assessment of Impact on Plants Due to Coal Mining Subsidence.


 

 

  • Vice-Chairman, JEE- IIT(BHU), 2019
  • Admin Warden, Rajputana Hostel, IIT (BHU, 2018
  • Member, condemnation committee, IIT (BHU)
  • Professor Incharge Periodic Exam and Midterm Exam 2010-2019
  • Warden, Rajputana Hostel, IIT (BHU), 2012-18        
  • Purchase Secretary, Department Purchases Committee, IIT (BHU), 2012-13
  • Treasure, Mining Society, IIT (BHU) 2008-17
  • Professor Incharge, Mining society, 2017-19
  • Convener, Departmental web Committee. 2012-2019
  • Convener, Departmental report committee, 2012-2019
  • Member, Departmental space committee, IIT (BHU)           , 2012-14                    

 
 
Course / Conference organized:  

  • Convener of National Workshop on “Slope Stability”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 26 – 28 Oct, 2017.
  • Co-coordinator of Short term course on “Rock Mechanics and ground control”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 19-24, Aug 2016
  • Co-coordinator of Short term course on “Rock Mechanics and ground control”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 26 -31, Aug 2015
  • Co-coordinator of Short term course on “Rock Mechanics and ground control”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 12 -17, May 2014
  • Co-coordinator of Short term course on “Rock Mechanics and ground control”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 08 – 13, July, 2013
  • Organizing sectary and treasurer of Short term course on “Social Cost Benefit Analysis”, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.

 
 

  • Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Prize, Institute of Engineers
  • National doctoral fellowship, AICTE
  • NCC Certificate A
  • Worked in National Service Scheme (NSS)

 
 

  • Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology (ISRMTT)
  • Indian geotechnical society (IGS)
  • International society of rock mechanics and rock engineering (ISRM)
  • Mining Engineers' Association of India (MEAI)
  • The Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI)
  • Institute of Engineers (IE)
  • Member of Mining Society, CTAE, Udaipur 
  • Member of mining Society, Mining engineering Department, IT-BHU
  • International journal = 09
  • National journal = 17
  • Published in International conference = 08
  • Published in National conference = 16
  • Paper Presentation in conference = 05
  • Rahul Sharma, Rajesh Rai and B. K. Shrivastva, (2017), Dump Slope Rating for Indian Coal Mining, Research Journal of Mining Volume 1 (2017) Issue 1 Pages 12-26.
  • Rahul, Manoj Khandelwal, Rajesh Rai . B. K. Shrivastva (2015) “Evaluation of dump slope stability of a coal mine using  artificial neural network” Geomech. Geophys. Geo-energ. Geo-resour.DOI 10.1007/s40948-015-0009-8, Dec, Volume 1, Issue 3–4, pp 69–77
  • Tushar gupta, Rajesh Rai, Ashok Jaiswal and B.K.shrivastva (2014) “Sensitivity Analysis of Coal Rib stability for Internal Mine Dump in Opencast Mine by Finite Element Modelling” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 705-712
  • Kanukuntla S.Raj, Devi Prasad Kollati , Rajesh Rai (2017) “Effect of weak foundation and gradient of foundation on dump stability”  MineTech.
  • Rajesh Rai , B K Shrivastva  & T N Singh (2015) “Numerical simulation of biologically stabilized dump slope”, MEAI, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp 15-19
  • Ashish Kuamr Vishkarma, Ashok Jasiwal, Sankit Maroo and B.K shrivastva (2019), Input-Output analysis in Mining Industry: The Application, International Conference and Exhibition On Energy & Environment: Challenges & Opportunities. ENCO 2019
  • February 20 - 22, New Delhi, india
  • Ashish Kumar Vishwakarma, Ashwani Kumar Agnihotri1, Rajesh Rai, B. K. Shrivastva, Sachin Mishra, (2018) “Impact Assessment of A Mine Subsidence on Native Vegetation of South Eastern Coalfields, India”, The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-5, 2018 ISPRS TC V Mid-term Symposium “Geospatial Technology – Pixel to People”, 20–23 November 2018, Dehradun, India
  • Ankit Narayan, Rajesh Rai and B.K. Shrivastva (2017), “Effect of fly ash and clay on geotechnical properties of dump and its stability” NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries, pp 1033-1038.
  • Harshal Verma, Rajesh Rai, and B K Shrivastava (2019), “Application of Machine Learning in Mining, National Seminar DEGMI Udaipur, India June 22-23, pp 50-55. ISBN 978-81-7906-805-2
  • Ashish Kumar Vishwakarma, Rajesh Rai, and B. K. Shrivastva (2018) “A Remote Sensing Approach to Assess the Impact of Mining Subsidence on Native Vegetation”, Abstract : URSI AP-RASC 2019, New Delhi, India, 09 - 15 March 2019.
  • Ashutosh Kumar, Arunava Ray, Rajesh Rai, Ashok Jaiswal and B. K. Shrivastav 2017 “Effect of weak foundation layer on dump stability” 4th Indian Landslide Congress 2017.
  • Mine slope and Dump slope stability at Gondegaon OCP, WCL
  • Mine slope and Dump slope stability at Inder and Kamptee  OCP, WCL
  • Slope stability of  Talipali south block NTPC, Raigarh
  • Slope stability of mine slope of Sasan OCP of Reliance Power Ltd.
  • Slope stability analysis Mines, NLC, India Ltd., Neyveli
  • Slope study of Rajmahal OCP , ECL, Godda, Jharkhand
  • Blast Vibration Study  of  Chatuburu Iron Ore Mines, BSPL
  • Slope stability analysis for Bithnok mine project, NLCL
  • Stability analysis of mine waste dump, WCL
  • Soldier Pile/ Anchor wall Stabilization Design, Gurgaon, DLF
  • Design of shoring system using solider piles, Indigo Infra Limited, New Delhi
  • Design of Pile Curtain Wall and Anchor wall Stabilization, Indigo
  • Slope stability study for Quarry of Pakri Barwadih Coal Block, NTPC.
  • Slope stability analysis of Embankment against Wardha river, WCL
  • Slope stability of Patal East coal block, BSPL
  • Design analysis of cut slopes protection of slopes with Grouted self drilling nails geomesh & wiremesh, Central University of Jammu
  • Slope stability study for chaina clay mines, M/s Mangilal Rungta
  • Slope stability of lime stone mines, M/s Mangilal Rungta.
  • Evaluation of alternative mining system and Social cost benefit analysis, CMDC
  • Soldier Pile/ Anchor wall Stabilization Design for Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Rohini, New Delhi.
  • land subsidence due to extraction of oil and gas from PKGM-1  Block in KG Basin,  Cairn India Limited
  • Slope Stabilization Design For  DLF Homes, Panchkula, Indigo