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Dr. Sanjit Biswas

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: sbiswas@nitw.ac.in : 8130662889

 Dr. Sanjit Biswas is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Warangal, India from December 2019. He received his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Civil Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2010. He obtained his Master of Technology (M.Tech) degree in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in 2012. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in 2018. He also worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Sikkim from February 2018 to November 2019.

Course Taught Previously

COURSES TAUGHT

Course Title

Class

Academic Year

Geotechnical Engineering II

3rd Year BTech

2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-2024

Quantity Surveying and Public Works

4th Year BTech

2020-21, 2021-22

Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory

3rd Year BTech

2022-23

Earth and Rockfill Dams

1st Year MTech

2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-2024

Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations

1st Year MTech

2012-22, 2022-23

Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

International Journals

  1. Sudhi D., Sinha S. K., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2023). “Dynamic Impedance Parameters of Floating Pile Subjected to Coupled Harmonic Vibration”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-023-11615-7 [SCIE]
  2. Sudhi D., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2023). “Development of design charts to predict the dynamic response of pile supported machine foundations”. Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Springer. (Accepted) [SCIE]
  3. Biswas S., Ralli R., Manna B., Choudhary S. S. and Datta M. (2022). “Vertical nonlinear response of single and 2 × 2 group pile under strong harmonic excitation” Sadhana, Springer. 47: 19. DOI: 10.1007/s12046-021-01789-9 [SCIE]
  4. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2021). “Effect of pile arrangements on the dynamic coupled response of pile groups.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer. 39(1): 1963-1978. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-020-01599-6 [ESCI]
  5. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2019). “Experimental and numerical study of pile foundations subjected to rotating machine-induced coupled excitations.” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor and Francis. 14(6): 614-625. DOI: 10.1080/19386362.2019.1620536 [ESCI]
  6. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2018). “Experimental and theoretical studies on the nonlinear characteristics of soil-pile systems under coupled vibrations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE. 144(3): 04018007. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001850 [SCIE]
  7. Biswas S., Manna, B. and Baidya D. K. (2017). “Experimental and theoretical study on the nonlinear response of full-scale single pile under coupled vibrations.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier. 94: 109-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.01.012 [SCIE]
  8. Sinha S. K., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2015). “Nonlinear characteristics of floating piles under rotating machine induced vertical vibration.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer. 33(4): 1031-1046. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-015-9885-5 [ESCI]
  9. Biswas S., Choudhary S. S., Manna B. and Baidya D. K. (2013). “Field test on group piles under machine induced coupled vibration.” International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories, ISSMGE 3(1): 10-23. DOI: 10.4417/IJGCH-03-01-02 [ESCI]
  10. Biswas S., Manna B. and Choudhary S. S. (2013). “Prediction of nonlinear characteristics of soil-pile system under vertical vibration.” Geomechanics and Engineering, An International Journal, Techno Press. 5(3): 223-240. DOI: 10.12989/gae.2013.5.3.223 [SCIE]

Book Chapters

  1. Tenkurala S. and Biswas S. (2023). “Numerical analysis of the lateral behavior of geogrid strengthened pile foundation system subjected to machine induced vibration”. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Springer. (Accepted)
  2. Sudhi D., Biswas S. and Choudhary S. S. (2023). “Group efficiency ratio of pile groups subjected to harmonic vibration”. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Springer. (Accepted)
  3. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2023)., “Similitude characteristics between small-scale model and full-scale piles under dynamic excitations”. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (Volume 331), Springer. p. 345-353. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-99-1579-8_27
  4. Thentu J. and Biswas S. (2022). “Significance of impedance ratio in case of infilled-pile barrier for vibration isolation.” Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (Volume 300), Springer. p. 327-332. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-6998-0_36
  5. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2022). “Dynamic response characteristics of pile group under axial harmonic loading.” Earthquakes and Structures, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (Volume 188), Springer. p. 359-366. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-5673-6_29
  6. Srivastava D., Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2019). “Dynamic response characteristics of hollow steel single pile under vertical excitations.” Geotechnical Applications, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering (Volume 13), Springer. p. 33-40. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0368-5_4

International Conferences

  1. Biswas S., Manna B. and Choudhary S. S. (2023). “Nonlinear characteristics of single piles under rotating machine induced coupled vibration using both experimental and numerical study”. Geo-Congress 2023: Geotechnics of Natural Hazards (Geotechnical Special Publication 338), ASCE, pp. 162-169. DOI: 10.1061/9780784484654.017. (Geo-Congress 2023, Los Angeles, USA, 26-29 March, 2023)
  2. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. (2022). “Nonlinear field response of piles under horizontal harmonic excitations”, Proceedings of International Structural Engineering and Construction, 9(2), Paper ID: GFE-03, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.14455/ISEC.2022.9(2) (The 6th Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ASEA-SEC-06), Sydney, Australia, 28 Nov-02 Dec, 2022).
  3. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2022). “Dynamic coupled responses of 3-pile groups with different pile arrangements”, Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, pp. 3201-3204. (20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 1-5 May, 2022, Sydney, Australia.)
  4. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S., Halder P., Tandon K. and Manna B. (2019). “Dynamic characteristics of 6-pile group under vertical excitations - theory versus experiment.” Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, CRC Press. p. 1792-1796. (7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, 17-20 June, 2019, Roma, Italy)
  5. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2018). “Vertical response of 2 × 2 pile group under rotating machine induced vibrations.” Proceedings of China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (Volume 2), Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, p. 915-918. (China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, 13-16 Aug, 2016, Vienna, Austria)
  6. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2016). “Nonlinear behavior of a 2 × 2 pile group under rotating machine induced vertical vibrations.” Geo-China 2016: Behavior of Geomaterials and Foundations for Civil Infrastructure Applications (Geotechnical Special Publication 259), p. 33-40. (The 4th Geo-China International Conference, 25-27 July, 2016, Shandong, China).
  7. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2016). “Dynamic coupled response of 6-pile groups with different pile arrangements.” Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication (Volume 2, Issue 38), The Japanese Geotechnical Society. 1389-1392. (The 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 9-13 Nov, 2015, Fukuoka, Japan).
  8. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2015). “Coupled vibration test of small-scale 2 × 2 pile group - experimental and theoretical study.” Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development, ICE Publishing. DOI: 10.1680/ecsmge.60678.vol6.452. (XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 13-17 Sept, 2015, Edinburgh, Scotland).
  9. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2014). “Dynamic characteristics of 3-pile group under vertical vibration.” Geo-Shanghai 2014: Advances in Soil Dynamics and Foundation Engineering (Geotechnical Special Publication 240), p. 363-372 (Geo-Shanghai 2014: 3rd International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, 26-28 May, 2014, Shanghai, China).
  10. Kumar S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2014). “Nonlinear dynamic response of floating piles under vertical vibration.” Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, CRC Press. p. 951-956. (The 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, 22-25 Sept, 2014, Kyoto, Japan).
  11. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2014). “Nonlinear response of full-scale pile under machine induced coupled vibrations.” Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability (Geotechnical Special Publication 234), ASCE. p. 1177-1185. (Geo-Congress 2014 International Conference, 23-26 Feb, 2014, Atlanta, USA).
  12. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2013). “Three dimensional finite element nonlinear dynamic analysis of full-scale piles under vertical excitations.” Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, p. 2691-2694. (The 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2-6 Sept, 2013, Paris, France).

National Conferences

  1. Choudhary S. S., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2015). “Dynamic response characteristics of soil-pile system under vertical excitations.” Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2015, Paper No: 268.
  2. Meena R., Biswas S. and Manna B. (2014). “Three dimensional finite element analysis of pile groups under vertical vibration of rotating machines.” Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014, p. 2032-2036.
  3. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2014). “Dynamic nonlinear response of full-scale single pile under rotating machine induced vibrations.” Proceedings of Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India 2014, p. 46-47. Delhi.
  4. Sahoo S., Biswas S., Manna B. and Sharma K. G. (2013). “Dynamic behaviour of buried pipelines under seismic condition-finite element approach.” Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, Paper No: 140. Roorkee.
  5. Biswas S. and Manna B. (2012). “Nonlinear behaviour of full-scale single piles under vertical excitations.” Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, p. 935-938. Delhi.

PHDs Supervised

STUDENTS SUPERVISED

 

Ph.D

Sl. No.

Name of Student

Title of the Thesis

Mode

Co-Supervisor

Year

1.

Deepthi Sudhi

(720024)

Augmentation of Pile Performance by Optimizing Pile Dimension Under Rotating Machine Induced Vibrations

Full-time

NA

2020

to Ongoing

2.

G. Gnana Prasanna

(21CEPJ018)

Improvement of Subgrade Layers for High Speed Railway Tracks Using Waste Materials

Part-Time

Dr. Venkata Koteswara Rao, Vardhman College of Engineering

2021

to Ongoing

3.

Tankara Satheesh Kumar

(21CERER07)

Behaviour of combined pile raft foundation subjected to industrial machine induced vibrations

Full-time

Dr. Sourabh Roy

2022

to Ongoing

4.

Alok Patel

(21CEREP09)

Behaviour of various wind turbine foundations under combined turbine, wind and wave loading

Part-Time

NA

2022

to Ongoing

 

M.Tech

Sl. No.

Name of Student

Title of the Thesis

Year

1.

G. Murali Krishna

(191809)

Load Transfer Mechanism of Piles Under Rotatory Machine Induced Dynamic Loading

2021

2.

Phanindra Gudapati

(191810)

A Study of Dynamic Characteristics of Y-Shaped Pile Subjected to Rotating Machine Induced Vertical Vibrations

3.

Tenkurala Srujana

(191829)

Dynamic Lateral Behaviour of Geosynthetics Strengthened Pile Foundation System

4.

Thentu Jahnavi

(191830)

Significance of Impedance Ratio in Case of Infilled-Pile Barrier for Vibration Isolation

5.

Mohammed Moiz Pasha

(201563)

Dynamic Response of Single Pile Located in Sloping Ground Under Machine Induced Vibration

2022

6.

Nivethiha P

(201565)

Dynamic Response of Caisson Foundation to Moving Loads

7.

Subhabrata AsisKumar Dey

(201574)

Dynamic Characteristics of Underreamed Piles Subjected to Rotating Machine Excitation Under Vertical Vibration

8.

Ankit Kumar Suman

(21CEM2R04)

A Numerical Study on Laterally Loaded Pile in Fiber Reinforced Soil under Static and Dynamic Loading

2023

9.

Boyina Manohar

(21CEM2R16)

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Soil

Dynamics to Predict Dynamic Properties

10.

Desuri Nova Peters

(21CEM2R17)

Performance Analysis of the Two Continuum Methods, FEM & FDM, in Dynamic Non-Linear Response of a Pile

11.

Shweta Kashyap Raoprasanna

(21CEM2R26)

A Comprehensive Study on Laterally Loaded FRP Wrapped Piles under Static and Dynamic Condition

12.

Khwairakpam Sangbanabi Devi

(21CEM2S32)

 

13

Sudarshanam Abhilash

(22CEM2R02)

 

2024

14

Km Nidhi

(22CEM2R18)

 

15

Vivek Kumar

(22CEM2R28)

 

 

B.Tech

Sl. No.

Name of Student

Title of the Thesis

Year

1.

Yadav Abhishek Arvind Kumar

(B150107CE)

Effect of Plastic Wastes on Soil Characteristics

2019

2.

Alok Kumar

(B150130CE)

Stability Analysis of Earth Retaining Walls Made of Geosynthetics

3.

Landup Lepcha

(B150020CE)

Determination of Bearing Capacity of Different Shapes of Shallow Footing in Various Soils

4.

G. Navya Deepika

(171218)

Dynamic Responses of Piles Under Rotating Machine Induced Vibrations

 

2021

5.

S. Navya

(171143)

6.

M. Lavanya

(171227)

7.

Safiya Maheen Farooqui

(181143)

Finite Element Analysis of Laterally Loaded Piles Embedded in Fiber Reinforced Soil

2022

8.

Ponugoti Vedha

(181139)

9.

Bobbili Shravani

(181112)

10.

Antima Kothari

(191108)

Seepage Control in Earth Dams Using Sheet Piles

2023

11.

Chandana Manga

(191114)

12.

Mohammad Mansoor Zahir

(191139)

13.

Bhupal Singh Sahu

(191112)

Lateral Load Capacity of Batter Pile Under Different Structural Design and Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil

2023

14.

Abhay Singh Rajput

(191201)

15.

Banoth Vamshi

(191111)

Workshops/Conferences

WORKSHOP ORGANIZED

  1.  Coordinator of the 5-day online workshop on Finite Element Analysis of Static and Dynamic Soil-structure Interaction of Geosystems, Warangal, January 4-8, 2021, sponsored by TEQIP-III, NIT Wanangal. (Co-Coordinator: Dr. G Kalyan Kumar)
  2. Coordinator of the 5-day Indo-UK webinar on Advanced Design of Deep Foundations for Seismic, Bridge, and Offshore Applications, Warangal, August 23-27, 2021, sponsored by HEICO. (Co-Coordinators: Dr. G Kalyan Kumar, Dr. Sudheer Kumar Yamsani)

 

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP ATTENDED

  1.  Paper presented at Indian Geotechnical Conference 2012 (IGC-12), New Delhi, India, December 13-15, 2012.
  2. Paper presented at 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSMGE, Paris, France, September 2-5, 2013.
  3. Paper presented at Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013 (IGC-13), Roorkee, India, December 22-24, 2013.
  4. Attended the conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India 2014 (DFI INDIA 2014), New Delhi, India, September 19-20, 2014.
  5. Attended workshop on Applications of Scientific and Technical Terminology in Engineering, Sikkim, India, December 10-11, 2018.
  6. Attended workshop on PEDAGOGY, Sikkim, India, May 12-13, 2019.
  7. Attended workshop on Induction Program for Newly Recruited Assistant Professors in NITW, Warangal, February 10-15, 2020.
  8. Attended webinar on Research Simplified with Elsevier: Plan Effectively...Read Quality...Publish Quality, Warangal, September 8, 2020.
  9. Attended workshop on Outcome-Based Education, Warangal, July 7-9, 2021.
  10. Attended the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2022 (IGC-22), Kochi, India, December 15-17, 2022.

 

EXPERT LECTURE DELIVERED

  1. Expert lecture delivered on Finite element analysis of pile supported machine foundations at the 5-day online workshop on Finite Element Analysis of Static and Dynamic Soil-structure Interaction of Geosystems, NIT Warangal, 7th January, 2021.
  2. Expert lecture delivered on Finite element analysis of pile foundations using Abaqus at the 5-day online workshop on Finite Element Analysis of Static and Dynamic Soil-structure Interaction of Geosystems, NIT Warangal, 8th January, 2021.
  3. Expert lecture delivered on Hands on experience using Abaqus at the 5-day webinar on Advanced Design of Deep Foundations for Seismic, Bridge and Offshore Applications, NIT Warangal, 26th August, 2021.
  4. Expert lecture delivered on Dam stability and hazard at the webinar on Sedimentation and Dam Stability, National Institute of Disaster Management Delhi, 12th October, 2021.
  5. Expert lecture delivered on FEA of pile foundations subjected to rotating machine induced vibrations at the 6-day online FDP on Effective Teaching and Learning of Geotechnics for Infrastructure Development, NIT Warangal, 28th October, 2021.
  6. Expert lecture delivered on Dynamic characteristics of geosynthetics strengthened pile foundation system at the 10-day online FDP on Advances in Geosynthetics Engineering, NIT Warangal, 5th March, 2022.
  7. Expert lecture delivered on Failures of earthen dams at the webinar on River, Sediment and Hydrological Extremes: Causes, Impacts and Management, NIT Warangal, 10th March, 2022.
  8. Expert lecture delivered on Improvement of pile characteristics subjected to rotating machine induced lateral vibration at the webinar on Computer Diligence in Civil Engineering & Applications, NIT Warangal, 23rd March, 2022.
  9. Expert lecture delivered on Failures of earthen dams at the webinar on A Disaster Management Framework using Internet of Things – Based Interconnected Devices, NIT Warangal, 18th April, 2022.
  10. Expert lecture delivered on Finite Element Analysis of Geotechnical Structures Using Abaqus at the webinar on A Disaster Management Framework using Internet of Things – Based Interconnected Devices, NIT Waragal, 5th August, 2022.
  11. Keynote lecture delivered on An Overview of the Most Eminent Structure of Civil Engineering at G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Business Management, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India, 25th March, 2023.

Projects

PROJECTS

 

Sl. No.

Name of Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Role

Other

Experts

Amount (Rs.)

1.

 Nonlinear Characteristics of Piles with Different Tip Conditions under Rotating Machine Induced Coupled Vibrations

NIT Warangal (Research Seed Money Grant)

2019-2021

(2 Years)

PI

NA

5 lakhs

Awards and Honors

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Received Best Paper Award (Plagiarism) by Thentu Jahnavi and Sanjit Biswas at Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2021): Geotechnics for Infrastructure Development and Innovative Applications.
  2. Received Foreign Travel Grant from CSIR to attend the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, France, 2013.
  3. Received fellowship as SRF from the project Dynamic Response of Pile Foundations in Nonlinear Soil Media with Non-Reflective Boundary under Vertical Excitation of Rotating Machine, sponsored by Department of Atomic Energy, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, BARC, 2012-2015.
  4. Topper at Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2012.
  5. Received Institute fellowship during M.Tech. 2010-2012.
  6. Scored All India Rank of 114 at GATE-2010 in Civil Engineering.

Additional Responsibility

  ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY

  1.  Setup a new Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory for Civil Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Sikkim, India
  2. Member of the 4th year B.Tech Civil Engineering Seminar evaluation committee for the academic year 2019-2020 at NIT Warangal.
  3. Member of the NBA committee for B.Tech, Civil Engineering, 2021.
  4. Setup a new Geodynamic Laboratory for Civil Engineering Department, NIT Warangal, 2022.
  5. Faculty Advisor of 2nd year B.Tech, Civil, Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal, July 2022 to till date.
  6. Warden of Kakatiya Hall of Residence, NIT Warangal, July 2023 to till date.
  7. Incharge of the 4th year B.Tech, Civil Engineering Seminar for the academic year 2023-2024 at NIT Warangal.

 

OUTREACH ACTIVITY

  1.  External Evaluator of the final year projects of the Civil Engineering Department, Centre for Computers and Communication Technology, Sikkim, India on 10th June 2019 

 

MEMBER OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. Indian Geotechnical Society (Life Member - LM 3346)
  2. International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Up to 2025)
  3. American Society of Civil Engineering (Up to 2024)

 

REVIEWER OF JOURNALS

  1. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science, Elsevier
  2. Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer
  3. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, Taylor and Francis
  4. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer
  5. Ocean Engineering, Elsevier
  6. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Springer
  7. Scientific Reports, Nature
  8. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer
  9. Journal of Applied Science and Engineering, Tamkang University Press
  10. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier