Faculty Profile

Dr. Shashank  Bhatra 

Designation :Trainee Teacher
Qualifications :M.Tech. and Ph.D (I.I.T. Roorkee), B.Tech(N.I.T. Silchar)
Contact Detail :Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT, Uttarakhand-246174
Email :shashankbhatra991@nituk.ac.in
Phone No.:​01346-257534 (o)
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Research Interests

Lumped Parameter Modelling, Soil-Structure Interaction, Ground Improvement Techniques

Brief Research Profile

Journal Publication Details Bhatra, S. and Maheshwari, P. (2019). Modeling of Rail Tracks on Stone Column Reinforced Tensionless Foundations. Frontiers in Built Environment, Section: Transportation and Transit Systems, Vol. 5, No. 122, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2019.00122
Bhatra, S., and Maheshwari, P. (2019). Modelling and Analysis of Rails on Viscoelastic Foundations under Moving Loads. Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 207-225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40515-019-00082-x
Bhatra, S., and Maheshwari, P. (2019). Double Beam Model for Reinforced Tensionless Foundations under Moving Loads. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 1600–1609. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-019-1609-6

Conference Publication Details: Bhatra, S., and Maheshwari, P. (2019). “Analysis of Slab Railway Track System on Stone Column Treated Ground.” 16th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 14-18 October 2019, T.I.C.C. Taipei, Taiwan. (Accepted)
Maheshwari, P. and Bhatra, S.(2018). Flexural Response of rails on visco-elastic foundations under moving load, presented at International Symposium on Geotechnics of Transportation Infrastructure (ISGTI 2018),7-8 April 2018,I.I.T. Delhi, India
Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference/ STC Organized Conference on Infrastructure sustainability in Hilly Region (CISHR-2017), December 21-23,2017, organised by Deparment of Civil Engineering, N.I.T. Uttarakhand
Professional Affiliation International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Member (http://www.igs.org.in/portal/mix_files/India-ISSMGE-2018.pdf)
Indian Geotechnical Society,Life Member, LM3961
Research Supervised 4.Nitwal R.S.,Kabdwal R. and Singh V.(2018). Effect of variation in water level on embankment slopes. (Completed)
3.Mishra A., Pankaj and Kumar A.(2017). Analytical and experimental study of seepage through the embankment. (Completed)
2.Kukshal B.,Rana K.K.and Dubey V.(2017). Load versus settlement analysis of reinforced soil. (Completed)
1. Rathaur S.,Negi D.S., Kumar S. and Arfeen S.(2016). Analysis of beams over reinforced earthbeds subjected to static load. (Completed)
UG level Projects supervised
Book/Chapter Publications Maheshwari P., Bhatra S. (2019) Flexural Response of Rails on Visco-Elastic Foundations Under Moving Loads. In: Sundaram R., Shahu J., Havanagi V. (eds) Geotechnics for Transportation Infrastructure. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 28. Springer, Singapore
Administrative Responsiblities Coordinator Member, Institute Daily Diary (2019)
Incharge Student Activities, Department of Civil Engineering (2017-2019)
Member, Cultural Activities (2016-2018)
Member, Horticulture (2019)
Member, Water Management and Waste Control (2018-2019)
Patents/Projects
Awards & Honours Anundoram Borooah Award for securing distinction in HSLC (2008) conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Assam
North-East Council (NEC) scholarship for technical education (2010-2014)