Dr. Abhijit Deka
Dr. Abhijit Deka Assistant Professor Department of Civil Engineering
QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D (IIT Guwahati)
AREA OF INTERESTS

1.      Geo-environmental engineering.

2.      Behavioural study of expansive soil.

3.      Seepage modelling through landfill.

4.      Beneficial use of waste material for waste containment facility.

CONTACT: Phone: 3021548888 Email: a.deka@cit.ac.in
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Organization

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Roles and Responsibilities

 

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Faculty in-charge of transportation engineering laboratory

01/2018

12/2020

To looks into details of laboratory, maintenance of different machines, consultancy work etc.

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Head examiner of Civil Examiner Department

01/2018

12/2020

To organize all the seminars, subject presentations, coordinating final year projects etc.

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CIT Kokrajhar

Programme Coordinator of UG programme

01/2018

12/2020

To look into the preparation of new syllabus, revision of the existing syllabus, any other works in UG programme.

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CIT Kokrajhar

Secretary of the departmental programme committee for PhD programme(DPhDPC)

05/2019

06/2021

To look into the different activities of PhD programme like syllabus of course work, exams, seminars etc.

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CIT Kokrajhar

Member of the departmental programme committee for Post Graduate programme (DPGPC)

05/2019

06/2021

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Course Curriculum development for Masters programme in Geotechnical Engineering(Approved but yet to start)

May-June 2017

Preparation of detailed syllabus like compulsory and elective subjects, credit points etc for the M. Tech programme.

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CIT Kokrajhar

Course Curriculum development for PhD programme in Geotechnical Engineering

December 2018-January 2019

 

Development of detail course structure fot PhD programme.

ACHIEVMENTS:

1. Engineering Merit Scholarship of Directorate of Technical Education, Assam (During BE, 2004-2008)

2. Engineering Merit Scholarship of Directorate of Technical Education, Assam (During ME, 2008-2010)

3. Full time institute scholarship, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati (During Ph. D, 2010- 2014).

4. Organising member of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017 held at IIT Guwahati.

5. Organising member of a 5 day workshop on Arc-Gis Application in Engineering and Ground Referencing at CIT Kokrajhar in 2018.

6. Received International Travel Support from DST SERB for presenting paper at Geomeast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition, 24th-28th November, 2018, Cairo, Egypt.

7. Organising member of a 6 day workshop on Building Planning Design and Analysis at CIT Kokrajhar in 2019.

PARTICIPATION IN WORKSHOP/QIP/SHORT TERM COURSES:

 

1. UKIERI workshop on “Seismic Requalification of Pile Supported Structures” held at IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India during January 2015.

2. Quality Improvement Programme in “Challenges and Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering Research and Practices” held at IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India during March.

     2015.

3. TEQIP Short Term Course on “Rock Engineering for Infrastructure Development” conducted by Centre for Educational Technology IIT Guwahati during April 2016.

4. Short Term Training Programme through ICT Mode on “Problem Based Learning” organized by NITTR Kolkata during June 2018

RESEARCHES:

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

Indian Geotechnical Society (LM-4521)

 

REVIEWER ASSIGNMENTS:

1. KSCE (Korean Society of Civil Engineers) Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer

2. Journal of Waste Management and Research, SAGE

3. Reviewer for 2nd Pan American Conference for Unsaturated Soils, Dallas, TX, USA, 2017

 

 

EXPERIENCE IN OPERATING STATE OF ART INSTRUMENTS:

WP4 dew point potentiometer, Tensiometer, Laboratory Geotechnical Centrifuge.

SOFTWARE AWARENESS:

Geoslope, Soil Vision 4.10

PUBLICATIONS:

 International Journal:

1. Prakash, A., Hazra, B., Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2017) Probabilistic analysis of water retention characteristic curve of fly ash. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 17(12), 04017111(1-13).  (SCI Expanded_Impact _Impact Factor: 2.303)

2. Abhijit, D. (2018). Unsaturated seepage modeling of Lined canal using Seep/w. i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, i-manager, 8(1), 8-14. (Impact Factor: 2.074)

3. Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2017). Contaminant retention characteristics of fly ash-bentonite mixes. Waste Management and Research, SAGE, 35(1): 40-46. (SCI Expanded_Impact Factor: 1.631)

4. Abhijit, D. (2016). Analysis of pile group under lateral load. Electronic journal of geotechnical engineering, EJGE, 21(2), 542-550. (Impact Factor: 0.35)

5. Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2015). Evaluation of measurement methodologies used for establishing water retention characteristic curve of fly ash. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, 43 (5), 1066-1077. (SCI, SCI Expanded_SCOPUS_Impact Factor: 0.669)

6. Abhijit, D., Malaya, C., and Sreedeep, S. (2013). A study on tensiometer measurements in salt laden soil used for irrigation scheduling. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 31(4), 1349-1357. (SCOPUS Indexed_Impact Factor: 0.75)

International Conferences:

7. Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2018). Characterization of Coal combustion Material for its Application in Geo-environmental Engineering. 2nd International Conference in Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 24th-26th September, 2018, Budapest, Hungary.

8. Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2018). Investigation of Bentonite qualities on Water Retention Characteristic Curve. Accepted, Geomeast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition, 24th-28th November, 2018, Cairo, Egypt

9. Abhijit, D. and Sreedeep, S. (2014). Evaluating the utility of tensiometer for establishing water retention characteristics curve of fly ash. Geo-Congress conference 2014, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia.

11. Abhijit, D., Malaya, C., Srikanth, V., and Sreedeep, S. (2012). Comparison of suction measurement technique for class F fly ash. Indian Geotechnical Conference: IGC 2012, New Delhi, India.

12. Abhijit, D., Babloo, k., and Sreedeep, S. (2012). An appraisal on the variability of water retention characteristics of Indian coal ashes. Indian Geotechnical Conference: IGC 2012, New Delhi, India.

13. Malaya, C., Abhijit, D., and Sreedeep, S. (2011). Evaluation of estimated suction-water content relationship of a locally available soil. Indian Geotechnical Conference, IGC 2011, Kochi, India.

14. Malaya, C., Abhijit, D., and Sreedeep, S. (2011). A study on the influence of measuring methodologies on soil-water characteristic curve of a locally available soil. Third International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment 2011, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

15. Abhijit, D., Malaya, C., and Sreedeep, S. (2010). Fly ash water retention with reference to agricultural application. Fourth International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution 2010, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India.

PAPER PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL CONFERENCE:

1. Geomeast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition, 24th-28th November, 2018, Cairo, Egypt.

2. 2nd International Conference in Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 24th-26th September, 2018, Budapest, Hungary.

 3.  Indian Geotechnical Conference: IGC 2012, New Delhi, India.

STUDENTS SUPERVISED:

(a) PhD

            1. Ripunjay Deka, Continuing since December 2018

            2. Subash Das, Continuing since December 2018

            (b) M.E.

            1. Dipnkar Das, 2018 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Malaya Chetia)

            (c) B.Tech

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Sumit Singh, 2016

2.

Arindom Das, 2016

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Nilim Kalita, 2016

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Rickyraj Daulagupu, 2017

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Haina Brahma, 2017

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Hage Loder, 2017

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Kankhar Mashahary, 2018

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Kakumoni Borah, 2018

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Dhrubajyoti Saikia, 2018

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Nayan Jyoti Deka, 2019

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Mritunjay Basumatary, 2019

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Dasami Narzary, 2019