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Dr. Utpal Kumar Das    
      PhD (Guwahati University), M. Tech (Guwahati University), B. Tech (Guwahati University)    
    Designation:  Professor    
    Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering    
         
    Address: School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam 784028, Assam, India    
    Phone: Landline No.: 03712275959    
    E-mail: ukrdas@tezu.ernet.in,  hodcivil@tezu.ernet.in    
       
       
    Research Interests  
     
                       Landslides and Slope Stabilization  
   

                   Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

 
       
       
    Publications  
       
    Publications in Journals  
       
   
A Case Study on Performance of Jia Bharali River Bank Protection Measure Using Geotextile Bags

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOSYNTHETICS AND GROUND ENGINEERING

Utpal Kumar Das
2016; 2:12  DOI 10.1007/s40891-016-0052-8
 
       
   

A Study on the Effect of Distorted Sampler Shoe on Standard Penetration Test Results in Cohesionless Soil

International journal of innovatiotion research in science, engineering and technology

U. K. Das   

 2014; 3(10)  DOI 10.15680/IJIRSET.2014.0310032

 
       
   

Analysis and Design of Open Trench Barriers in Screening Steady-state Vibrations

earthquake engineering and enginering vibration

A.      Saikia and U. K. Das   

 2014; 13(3)  DOI 10.1007/s11803-014-0261-x

 
       
   

Effect of Gradation of Fine Aggregate on Development of Hairline Cracks in Wall Plaster

Indian Journal of Applied Research

U. K. Das, B. B. Bhardwaj, B. Choudhury and G. Sapkota  

 2013; 3(5) DOI : 10.15373/2249555X

 
       
       
    Publications in International/National Conferences/Seminars  
       
    International Conferences  
       
   

Finite Element Study on Vibration Isolation using Open Trench Barriers

A. Saikia A, A. K. Dutta and U. K.  Das

Proceedings of International Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering organized by SCMS School of Engineering and Technology , Kerala, India from May 8-9, 2014.      

 
       
   

A modified method for stability analysis of unsaturated residual soil hill slopes

U. K. Das and B. D. Saikia

International Conference on Environmental  Technology and Construction Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICETCESD-2012) , SUST, Bangladesh , from 10-12 March 10-12, 2012

 
       
   

A study on landslide hazard prone areas in Guwahati city, Assam, India

R. Saikia, B. D. Saikia , U. K. Das and D. Deka

International Workshop on Geomorphological Hazards, Thiruneveli, Tamilnadu, India From 21-23 July, 2010.

 
       
    National Conferences  
       
       
   

A Study of Urban Landslide Management Scenario in Guwahati, Assam

U.K. Das

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2015) organized by Indian Geotechnical Society and College of Engineering, Pune from 17-19 December, 2015 at Pune. Dec 2015

 
       
   

A Study on Waste Tyre Rope as Soil Reinforcement Material

U. K.  Das, S. Das, A. Baruah, M. Choudhury, U. Talukdar, A. Kar, A Mujumdar and H. Saikia

National seminar on Advances in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering,  May 8-9  2015

 
       
   

A simplified procedure for geotechnical study of river bank

R.  J. Bez, U. K. Das, N. J. Sarma and A. Baruah   

National Seminar on Recent Trends of Research in Science and Technology, Assam Science Society, Guwahati, Assam March 29, 2014

 
       
   

A Simple Innovative Approach for Geotechnical Exploration of River Bank

U. K.  Das

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2014), Roorkee,  from December 18-20 2014

 
       
   

Numerical study on vibration isolation using open trenches

A. Saikia A and U. K.  Das

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2013), Roorkee,  from December 22-24 2013

 
       
   

Effect of over-used sampler shoe on standard penetration test6 results

A Baruah , R.  Bez R and U. K. Das

NES Geo-Congress 2013 , Guwahati, September 28,  2013

 
       
   

Suction profile of unsaturated residual soil hill slopes of Guwahati

U. K. Das and B. D. Saikia

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2012), New Delhi, from December 13-15, 2012

 
       
   

Study of Guwahati  landslides : A geotechnical perspective

U. K. Das

Workshop on landslide hazard zonation and mitigation plan for Guwahati city and adjoining areas, organised by Gauhati University and  ASDMA, Govt. of  Assam, from  January 10-11, 2012, Guwahati

 
       
   

Evaluation of a prediction model for shear strength of unsaturated soils

U. K. Das and B. D. Saikia

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2011), Kochi, Indi, December 2011.

 
       
   

Shear strength of unsaturated residual soils of the hills in Guwahati

U. K. Das and B. D. Saikia

Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2010), Mumbai, Indi, December. 2010

 
 
   

A study on landslide hazard prone areas in Guwahati city, Assam, India

R. Saikia, B. D. Saikia , U. K. Das and D. Deka

International Workshop on Geomorphological Hazards, Thiruneveli, Tamilnadu, India From 21-23 July, 2010.

 
         
    Courses Taken  
       
   

CE 214   Solid Mechanics

CE 202   Surveying

CE 205   Surveying Practical

CE 301   Structural Design - I (Shared)

CE 304   Geotechnical Engineering - II (Shared)

CE 212   Geotechnical Engineering Lab

CE 309   Construction Engineering and Management

CE 427   Earth Retaining Structures

 
       
    Employment Record  
       
                    Worked as Lecturer (Selection Grade) in Assam Engineering Institute

Period: 2006-2011

 
       
                    Worked as Lecturer (Senior Scale) in Assam Engineering Institute

Period: 2001-2006

 
       
                    Worked as Lecturer in Assam Engineering Institute

Period: 1996-2001

 
       
   

Worked as Deputy Project Engineer in Assam Govt. Construction Corporation Ltd.

Period: 1991-1994

 
       
       
       
   

Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur 784028, Assam, India