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Prof. Ravi Kumar Sharma

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The major area of interest includes soil dynamics, various foundation techniques, landslide zonation, slope stability, stabilization of weak soil etc.

Name : Prof. Ravi Kumar Sharma
Designation : Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254324
Email ID : ravi@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Prof. Ravi Kumar Sharma
Designation : Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Date of Birth : 18/06/1961
Date of joining : 28/06/1986

Contact Details

Phone : 254324
Email ID : ravi@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Soil Dynamics

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
PhD (QIP Scholarship) 1999 University of Roorkee, Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee)
M.tech (Distinction awarded) 1986 Kurukshetra University
B.tech (Scholarship) 1984 Kanpur University
Senior secondary (University topper) 1980 HP University
Matric (1st position) 1977 HP Board

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year

Research Experience



Research Interests : Soil Dynamics, Various new foundation techniques, Landslide zonation, earthquake mitigation, slope stability, soil stabilization using waste materials
Brief Research Statement :

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2019 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma An experimental study on uplift behaviour of granular anchor pile in stabilized expansive soil International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering Scopus
2019 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma Effect of addition of construction–demolition waste on strength characteristics of high plastic clays Innovative Infrastructure Solutions Scopus
2018 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma A Numerical Study of Granular Pile Anchors Subjected to Uplift Forces in Expansive Soils Using PLAXIS 3D Indian Geotechncial Journal Scopus
2019 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal GIS-based comparative study of information value and frequency ratio method for landslide hazard zonation in a part of mid-Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh Innovative Infrastructure Solutions Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal Landslide hazard zonation using analytical hierarchy process along National Highway-3 in mid Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India Environmental Earth Sciences SCI/Scopus
2017 R. K. Sharma Laboratory study on stabilization of clayey soil with cement kiln dust and fiber Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Scopus
2016 R. K. Sharma and J. Hymavathi Effect of fly ash, construction demolition waste and lime on geotechnical characteristics of a clayey soil - a comparative study Environmental Earth Sciences SCI/Scopus
2016 Chayan Gupta and R. K. Sharma Black Cotton Soil Modification by the Application of Waste Materials Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering SCI/Scopus
2015 Chayan Gupta and R. K. Sharma Improvement in the Swelling Properties of Expansive Soil Treated With Waste Materials International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering Scopus
2014 C. Parsad and R. K. Sharma Effect of Industrial Wastes in Sub-Grade Behaviour of Clay International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering Scopus
2014 R. K. Sharma Effect of Substitution of Cement with Rice Husk Ash on Compressive Strength of Concrete using Plastic Fibres and Super Plasticizer KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering SCIE/Scopus
2014 Babita Singh and R. K. Sharma Evaluation of Geotechnical Properties of Local Clayey Soil Blended with Waste Materials Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering Scopus
2013 R. K. Sharma, B. S. Mehta and C. S. Jamwal Cut Slope Stability Evaluation of NH - 21 along Nalyan -Gambhrola Section, Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh, India Natural Hazards SCIE/Scopus
2012 B. S. Mehta and R. K. Sharma Macro-Zonation of Landslide Susceptibility in Garamaura–Swarghat - Gambhar Section of National Highway 21, Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh (India) Natural Hazards SCIE/Scopus
2010 B. S. Mehta, R. Parti and R. K. Sharma Landslide Hazard Analysis and Zonation on NH- 21 from Panarasa to Manali, H.P. India International Journal of Earth Sciences -
2020 Avinash Bhardwaj, Ravi Kumar Sharma Effect of industrial wastes and lime on strength characteristics of clayey soil Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Emerald Scopus
2020 Sharma A. and Sharma R. K. Strength and Drainage Characteristics of Poor Soils Stabilized with Construction Demolition Waste Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer Scopus
2019 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma Investigation on effectiveness of wheat and rice straw mulches on moisture retention in potato crop (Solanum tuberosum L.) International Journal of Recycling of organic waste in agriculture, Springer SCOPUS
2020 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma Influence of different organic mulches on soil hydrothermal and plant growth parameter in potato crop (Solanum tuberosum L.) Journal of Agrometeorology SCI, SCOPUS
2020 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma Effect of organic mulches on agronomic parameters – a case study of tomato crop (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) International Journal of Recycling of organic waste in agriculture, Springer SCOPUS
2020 Kumar, Akhilesh, Ravi Kumar Sharma, and Bikram Singh Mehta Slope stability analysis and mitigation measures for selected landslide sites along NH-205 in Himachal Pradesh, India Journal of Earth System Science SCIE/ SCOPUS
2020 Sharma A. and Sharma R. K Uplift behaviour of axial granular pile anchor encased with geogrid in cohesionless soil Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Emerald SCOPUS
2020 Sharma, R.K Utilization of Fly Ash and Waste Ceramic in Improving Characteristics of Clayey Soil: A Laboratory Study Geotechnical and Geological Engineering SCOPUS

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2017 Abhishek Sharma and R. k. Sharma Numerical Investigation of Granular Pile Anchor in Expansive Soils Subjected to Uplift Forces CoNMiG, IIT Roorkee, India -
2017 Abhishek Sharma and R. k. Sharma Effect of Granular Pile anchor Parameters on Pullout Capacity: FEM Analysis International Technology Congress (TECHNO CONGRESS), Pune, India -
2018 R. k. Sharma Experimental study on Clayey Soil Stabilization Using sand-Fly Ash-Waste Rubber 6th World Conference on Applied Science, Engg & Technology, Goa, India -
2017 R. k. Sharma and Abhishek Sharma Effect of Construction demolition waste, pine Needle Ash and Fibre in Clayey Soil Stabilization International Technology Congress (TECHNO CONGRESS), Pune, India -
2017 Randeep Lohra and R. K. Sharma Evaluation of Compaction and Strength Characteristics of Expansive Soil Modified with Wheat Straw Ash and Pottery Waste International Conference on Recent Advances and Research Innovations in Engineering and Technology (RARIET-2017) APG University, Shimla -
2018 Abhishek, Vaibhav Sharma, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Arvind Kumar Effect of Rice Husk Ash on Geotechnical Properties of Clayey Soil: An Experimental Study Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering ASMMCE, Jalandhar -
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal GIS-BASED LANDSLIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING FROM NAGGAR TO ROHTANG IN DISTRICT KULLU, HIMACHAL PRADESH Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering ASMMCE, Jalandhar -
2016 R. k. Sharma Reliability Analysis of Slope Stability Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Comparison with Deterministic Analysis 7th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM 2016), California, USA -
2014 R. k. Sharma Effect of Diesel Pollution on Sub-grade and Permeability Characteristics of Fly Ash Sand Composite International Education Conference 2014, Munich, Germany -
2013 P. Sharma and R. K. Sharma Determination of Dynamic Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Paper No. O-129, NIT Rourkela, India -
2013 P. Sharma and R. K. Sharma Utilization of Dredged Material from Reservoir of Hydro Project as Fine Aggregate in Concrete International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Paper No. O-129, NIT Rourkela, India -
2013 R. k. Sharma Effect of Waste Tube Rubber Chips on Compaction, Sub grade and Drainage Characteristics of Clay Mixed with Sand and Fly ash International Academic Conference, Paris -
2013 B. Singh, A. Kumar and R. k. Sharma Effect of Waste Materials on Strength Characteristics of Local Clay 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering (SITCEE 2014) New Delhi -
2014 C. Gupta and R. k. Sharma Influence of Marble Dust, Fly Ash and Beas sand on Sub Grade Characteristics of Expansive Soil International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology, Nagpur India, (ICAET-2014) -
2014 C. R. V Parsad and R. k. Sharma Influence of sand and fly ash on clayey soil stabilization International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology, Nagpur India, (ICAET-2014) -
2012 R.K. Sharma, V. Kumar, N. Sharma and A. Rathore Slope Stability Analysis Using Software GEO 5 and C Programming International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICEES’ 2012), Bangkok, Thailand -
2012 R. k. Sharma Sub-grade Characteristics of Locally Available Soil Mixed with Fly Ash and Randomly Distributed Fibers International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICEES’ 2012), Bangkok, Thailand -
2011 R. k. Sharma Comparative Analysis of Stability of Slopes by Limit Equilibrium Method and Software GEO5 & PLAXIS 2D International Academic Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, USA -
1995 R. k. Sharma, B. V. K. Lavania and S. Saran Cyclic Plate Load Tests on Reinforced Sand 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Earthquake Geotechnical Engg. and Soil Dynamics, Missouri Rolla, USA -
2018 Sharma A., Sharma, R. K. & Bhardwaj A. Effect of Construction Demolition and Glass Waste on Stabilization of Clayey Soil ICSWMD 2018 Scopus
2018 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma Effect of use of crop residues (waste materials) on soil moisture and soil temperature in potato crop under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India ICSWMD 2018 Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Vijay Kumar Bansal GIS-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping along NH-3 in mountainoius terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India using weighted overlay analysis ICSWMD 2018 Scopus
2018 Ravi Kumar Sharma, Amritpal Kaur and Akhilesh Kumar Slope stability analysis by Bishop analysis using MATLAB program based on particle swarm optimization technique ICSWMD 2018 Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Vijay Kumar Bansal Landslide hazards in Himachal Pradesh: Management and assessment in mid himalays ICSSR sponsard national seminar, Integrated concerns in Himalayan Region -

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Biikram Singh Mehta Landslide Hazard Analysis and its Mitigation along National Highway- 21 in the Mid himalayan Zone of Himachal Pradesh, India Awarded 2014 Dr. Raman Parthi
Ph.D Abhishek Uplift Capacity of Granular Pile Anchor in Stabilized Expansive Soil Awarded 2015 (registration)
Ph.D Akhilesh Kumar Landslide hazard analysis in Middle Himalayas Submitted 2016 (registration) Dr. Vijay Kumar Bansal
Ph.D Vivek Sharma Seismic Micro zonation of Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) Ongoing 2016 (registration) Dr. Pardeep Kumar
Ph.D Lalit Goyal Effect of Mulching on Soil Moisture Retention Characteristics Ongoing 2017 (registration) Dr. Vijay Shankar Dogra
Ph.D Avinash Bhardwaj Geotechnical Behaviour of Clayey Soil Stabilized with WFS and Admixtures Ongoing 2018 (registration)
M.Tech Amrendra Kumar Effect of Industrial Waste Materials and Reinforcement on Subgrade Characteristics of Clayey Soil Completed 2014
M.Tech Babita Singh Modification of Clayey Soil using Waste Materials Completed 2014
M.Tech Chavali R. V. Prasad Utilization of Industrial Waste Materials in Soil Stabilization Completed 2014
M.Tech Chayan Gupta Influence of Waste Materials on Geotechnical Characteristics of Expansive Soil Completed 2014
M.Tech Hymavathi Jampani Clayey Soil Stabilization using Fly Ash, Lime and Construction Demolition waste Completed 2015
M.Tech Vikas Kumar Clayey Soil Stabilization using Saw Dust Ash, Lime and Cement Completed 2015
M.Tech Amritpal Kaur Slope Stability Analysis Using Particle Swarm Analysis Techniques Completed 2016
M.Tech Deepak patial Use of Sand, Brick Powder and Fiber in Clayey Soil Stabilization Completed 2016
M.Tech Tanmay Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Brick Dust, Foundry Sand and Chemical Additives Completed 2016
M.Tech Aditya Compaction and Subgrade Behaviour of Clay Blended with Bagasse Ash, Lime and Cement Completed 2015
M.Tech Nanung Borang Effect of Municipal Solid Waste on Geotechnical Properties of Soil and its Stabilization Completed 2017
M.Tech Ankush Thakur Bearing Capacity of Circular Footing Resting on Reinforced Layered Sand by Numerical Analysis Completed 2017
M.Tech Gaurav Juneja Numerical Modelling of Circular Skirted Footing on Loose Sand Using PLAXIS 3D Completed 2017
M.Tech Tushar Kumar Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Construction & Demolition Waste, Wood Ash and Cement Completed 2017
M.Tech Rishabh Kumar Bearing Capacity of Square Footing with Skirts Resting on Loose Sand by Numerical Analysis Completed 2017
M.Tech Rahul Goswami Analysis of Hollow Piled Raft: A Finite Element Study Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohan Bajaj Uplift Behaviour of GGPA in sand Completed 2019
M.Tech Rohit Chaurasia Pullout Behaviour of inclined GPA in cohesionless soil Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohammad Naushad Road Cut Slope Stability Analysis of Kotropi Landslide Zone along NH- 154, HP, India Completed 2019
M.Tech Gyan Garima SIngh Behaviour of Piled Raft Foundation in Layered Soil Completed 2019
M.Tech Randeep Lohra Clayey Soil Stabilization using Wheat Straw Ash, Pottery Waste and Lime Completed 2017
M.Tech Waychal Rohit Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil using Kiln Coal Ash, Lime and Fibre Completed 2017
M.Tech Gupta Abhishek Keerat Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Construction & Demolition waste, Wood Ash and Cement Completed 2017
M.Tech Gopal Verma Laboratory Study on Stabilization of Clayey Soil Using Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Metakaolin Completed 2018
Ph.D Gaurav Juneja Beahviour of footing on reinforced sand overlaying clayey soil Ongoing 2019
M.Tech Ashok Chimpa A Laboratory study on performance of geogrid enclosed granular pile anchor subjected to vertical loading in layered sand Completed 2020
M.Tech Shubham Jagid An analytical study on Inclined Granular Pile Anchor pull-out behaviour in cohesionless soil Completed 2020
M.Tech Kapil Kumar Gautam Geotechnical Characterstics of black Cotten soil using Lime, Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Ash and Polypropylene Fiber Completed 2020
M.Tech Deepali Anand Stabilization of Black Cotton soil using waste quarry dust, polyester fiber and lime: An Experimental Approach Completed 2020
M.Tech Sharadmani Tiwari Numerical Study on Capabilities of Vertical Granular Anchor Piles against uplift embedded in stratified soil using Abaqus Software Completed 2020
M.Tech Shweta Singh Arresting Heave of Stabilized Black Cotten soil using Geogrid Reinforced Granular Pile Anchor Completed 2020

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 12/10/2002 11/09/2020 16 years and 6 months
Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 12/10/1994 12/10/2002 8 years
Lecturer Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 28/06/1986 12/10/1994 8 years and 3 months

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Dean (Planning & Development) NIT Hamirpur 28/10/2016 25/04/2019
Dean (Faculty Development) NIT Hamirpur 25/05/2017 07/02/2018
Dean (Students Welfare) NIT Hamirpur 21/04/2016 06/09/2016
Dean (Industrial Research & Consultancy) NIT Hamirpur 12/06/2007 08/02/2010
Professor In-charge (Training & Placement) NIT Hamirpur 09/02/2010 14/10/2012
Head of Department NIT Hamirpur 21/06/2005 28/11/2006
Dean (Faculty Welfare) NIT Hamirpur 17/07/2020

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Laboratory manual A Laboratory Manual on Soil Mechanics I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 Ravi Kumar Sharma - 2017
Laboratory manual Testing of Construction Materials I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 Ravi Kumar Sharma - 2019
Research article GIS-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping Along NH-3 in Mountainous Terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India Using Weighted Overlay Analysis Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Slope Stability Analysis by Bishop Analysis Using MATLAB Program Based on Particle Swarm Optimization Technique Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and Amritpal Kaur 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article A New Foundation Practice for Predicting the Behavior of Granular Pile Anchor Against Uplift Forces in Expansive Soils Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Effect of Construction Demolition and Glass Waste on Stabilization of Clayey Soil Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Abhishek Sharma, R. K. Sharma and Avinash Bhardwaj 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Effect of Use of Crop Residues (Waste Materials) on Soil Moisture and Soil Temperature in Potato Crop Under Mid- Hill Conditions of Himachal Pradesh. India Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Lalit Goel, R. K. Sharma. Vijay Shankar 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Effectg of GGBFS and Metakaolin on Geotechnical Properties of Clayey Soil Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer Gopal Verma and R. K. Sharma 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Effect of Modulus of Elasticity and Water Table on Uplift Capacity of Granular Anchor Pile: An FEM Approach Sustainable Engineering, Springer Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma 978-981-13-6717-5 2019
Book Building Materials I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 Ravi Kumar Sharma ISBN: 978-93-86768-66-7 2019

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event
Special Lecture on Technical Education Awareness Lahaul & Spiti (H.P.) 2008 Workshop on Tribal development at Sissu (TEQIP)
Introduction to Earthquake Engineering NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Theory of Vibration and Dynamic Properties of Soils NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Special Lecture on Disaster Management and Mitigation NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Special Lecture on Teaching and Learning Practice NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-08)”
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Strategies NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-08)”
Special Lecture on Principles of Effective Teaching NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”,
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Process NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”,
Special Lecture session on Ice Breaking NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture on Presentation Skills NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture Session on Active Learning Practice NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture on Work Culture NIT Hamirpur 2008 Workshop on “Motivation and Innovation-I” for Non-Teaching and Technical Staff of NITH
Special Lecture on Work Culture and Skill Development NIT Hamirpur 2008 Special Lecture on Work Culture and Skill Development
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Strategies NIT Hamirpur 2010 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-10)”
Special Lecture on Principles of Effective Teaching NIT Hamirpur 2010 2 day workshop on Competence Building- Teachining, Learning & Evaluation at Govt College Karsog Mandi on February 4-5, 2010

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
stc Training Programme Short Term Training Programme on Estimation, Construction & Maintenance of Public Utility Works NIT Hamirpur 19/04/2006 23/04/2004 Course Coordinator
stc Course Summer School on Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09) NIT Hamirpur 29/06/2009 03/08/2009 Course Coordinator
stc Course Summer School on Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09) NIT Hamirpur 29/06/2009 03/07/2009 Course Coordinator
conference National Conference Technology for Disaster Mitigation, TDM-06 NIT Hamirpur 29/09/2006 30/09/2006 Chairman
conference National Conference Recent Trends in Library and Information Science RTLIS-2007 NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2007 17/11/2007 Convener
conference National Conference ISTE Section Annual Convention NIT Hamirpur 18/11/2007 19/11/2007 Chairman
conference National Conference Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation Without Limits NIT Hamirpur 18/09/2009 19/09/2009 Advisor
conference National Conference 11th ISTE Students Annual National Convention NIT Hamirpur 25/09/2008 26/09/2008 Chief advisor
conference National Conference Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation for Sustainability (CEC-16) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Advisor

Profile Summary

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Name : Prof. Ravi Kumar Sharma
Designation : Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254324
Email ID : ravi@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-r-k-sharma263
Date of Birth : 18/06/1961
Date of Joining : 28/06/1986

Specialization

Soil Dynamics

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
PhD (QIP Scholarship) 1999 University of Roorkee, Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee)
M.tech (Distinction awarded) 1986 Kurukshetra University
B.tech (Scholarship) 1984 Kanpur University
Senior secondary (University topper) 1980 HP University
Matric (1st position) 1977 HP Board

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 12/10/2002 11/09/2020 16 years and 6 months
Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 12/10/1994 12/10/2002 8 years
Lecturer Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur 28/06/1986 12/10/1994 8 years and 3 months

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Dean (Planning & Development) NIT Hamirpur 28/10/2016 25/04/2019
Dean (Faculty Development) NIT Hamirpur 25/05/2017 07/02/2018
Dean (Students Welfare) NIT Hamirpur 21/04/2016 06/09/2016
Dean (Industrial Research & Consultancy) NIT Hamirpur 12/06/2007 08/02/2010
Professor In-charge (Training & Placement) NIT Hamirpur 09/02/2010 14/10/2012
Head of Department NIT Hamirpur 21/06/2005 28/11/2006
Dean (Faculty Welfare) NIT Hamirpur 17/07/2020

Research Experience

Research Interests : Soil Dynamics, Various new foundation techniques, Landslide zonation, earthquake mitigation, slope stability, soil stabilization using waste materials
Brief Research Statement :

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2019 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering An experimental study on uplift behaviour of granular anchor pile in stabilized expansive soil Scopus
2019 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma Innovative Infrastructure Solutions Effect of addition of construction–demolition waste on strength characteristics of high plastic clays Scopus
2018 Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma Indian Geotechncial Journal A Numerical Study of Granular Pile Anchors Subjected to Uplift Forces in Expansive Soils Using PLAXIS 3D Scopus
2019 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal Innovative Infrastructure Solutions GIS-based comparative study of information value and frequency ratio method for landslide hazard zonation in a part of mid-Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal Environmental Earth Sciences Landslide hazard zonation using analytical hierarchy process along National Highway-3 in mid Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India SCI/Scopus
2017 R. K. Sharma Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Laboratory study on stabilization of clayey soil with cement kiln dust and fiber Scopus
2016 R. K. Sharma and J. Hymavathi Environmental Earth Sciences Effect of fly ash, construction demolition waste and lime on geotechnical characteristics of a clayey soil - a comparative study SCI/Scopus
2016 Chayan Gupta and R. K. Sharma Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering Black Cotton Soil Modification by the Application of Waste Materials SCI/Scopus
2015 Chayan Gupta and R. K. Sharma International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering Improvement in the Swelling Properties of Expansive Soil Treated With Waste Materials Scopus
2014 C. Parsad and R. K. Sharma International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering Effect of Industrial Wastes in Sub-Grade Behaviour of Clay Scopus
2014 R. K. Sharma KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering Effect of Substitution of Cement with Rice Husk Ash on Compressive Strength of Concrete using Plastic Fibres and Super Plasticizer SCIE/Scopus
2014 Babita Singh and R. K. Sharma Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering Evaluation of Geotechnical Properties of Local Clayey Soil Blended with Waste Materials Scopus
2013 R. K. Sharma, B. S. Mehta and C. S. Jamwal Natural Hazards Cut Slope Stability Evaluation of NH - 21 along Nalyan -Gambhrola Section, Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh, India SCIE/Scopus
2012 B. S. Mehta and R. K. Sharma Natural Hazards Macro-Zonation of Landslide Susceptibility in Garamaura–Swarghat - Gambhar Section of National Highway 21, Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh (India) SCIE/Scopus
2010 B. S. Mehta, R. Parti and R. K. Sharma International Journal of Earth Sciences Landslide Hazard Analysis and Zonation on NH- 21 from Panarasa to Manali, H.P. India -
2020 Avinash Bhardwaj, Ravi Kumar Sharma Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Emerald Effect of industrial wastes and lime on strength characteristics of clayey soil Scopus
2020 Sharma A. and Sharma R. K. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer Strength and Drainage Characteristics of Poor Soils Stabilized with Construction Demolition Waste Scopus
2019 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma International Journal of Recycling of organic waste in agriculture, Springer Investigation on effectiveness of wheat and rice straw mulches on moisture retention in potato crop (Solanum tuberosum L.) SCOPUS
2020 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma Journal of Agrometeorology Influence of different organic mulches on soil hydrothermal and plant growth parameter in potato crop (Solanum tuberosum L.) SCI, SCOPUS
2020 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma International Journal of Recycling of organic waste in agriculture, Springer Effect of organic mulches on agronomic parameters – a case study of tomato crop (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) SCOPUS
2020 Kumar, Akhilesh, Ravi Kumar Sharma, and Bikram Singh Mehta Journal of Earth System Science Slope stability analysis and mitigation measures for selected landslide sites along NH-205 in Himachal Pradesh, India SCIE/ SCOPUS
2020 Sharma A. and Sharma R. K Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Emerald Uplift behaviour of axial granular pile anchor encased with geogrid in cohesionless soil SCOPUS
2020 Sharma, R.K Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Utilization of Fly Ash and Waste Ceramic in Improving Characteristics of Clayey Soil: A Laboratory Study SCOPUS

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing
2017 Abhishek Sharma and R. k. Sharma CoNMiG, IIT Roorkee, India Numerical Investigation of Granular Pile Anchor in Expansive Soils Subjected to Uplift Forces -
2017 Abhishek Sharma and R. k. Sharma International Technology Congress (TECHNO CONGRESS), Pune, India Effect of Granular Pile anchor Parameters on Pullout Capacity: FEM Analysis -
2018 R. k. Sharma 6th World Conference on Applied Science, Engg & Technology, Goa, India Experimental study on Clayey Soil Stabilization Using sand-Fly Ash-Waste Rubber -
2017 R. k. Sharma and Abhishek Sharma International Technology Congress (TECHNO CONGRESS), Pune, India Effect of Construction demolition waste, pine Needle Ash and Fibre in Clayey Soil Stabilization -
2017 Randeep Lohra and R. K. Sharma International Conference on Recent Advances and Research Innovations in Engineering and Technology (RARIET-2017) APG University, Shimla Evaluation of Compaction and Strength Characteristics of Expansive Soil Modified with Wheat Straw Ash and Pottery Waste -
2018 Abhishek, Vaibhav Sharma, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Arvind Kumar Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering ASMMCE, Jalandhar Effect of Rice Husk Ash on Geotechnical Properties of Clayey Soil: An Experimental Study -
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering ASMMCE, Jalandhar GIS-BASED LANDSLIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING FROM NAGGAR TO ROHTANG IN DISTRICT KULLU, HIMACHAL PRADESH -
2016 R. k. Sharma 7th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM 2016), California, USA Reliability Analysis of Slope Stability Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Comparison with Deterministic Analysis -
2014 R. k. Sharma International Education Conference 2014, Munich, Germany Effect of Diesel Pollution on Sub-grade and Permeability Characteristics of Fly Ash Sand Composite -
2013 P. Sharma and R. K. Sharma International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Paper No. O-129, NIT Rourkela, India Determination of Dynamic Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete -
2013 P. Sharma and R. K. Sharma International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Paper No. O-129, NIT Rourkela, India Utilization of Dredged Material from Reservoir of Hydro Project as Fine Aggregate in Concrete -
2013 R. k. Sharma International Academic Conference, Paris Effect of Waste Tube Rubber Chips on Compaction, Sub grade and Drainage Characteristics of Clay Mixed with Sand and Fly ash -
2013 B. Singh, A. Kumar and R. k. Sharma 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering (SITCEE 2014) New Delhi Effect of Waste Materials on Strength Characteristics of Local Clay -
2014 C. Gupta and R. k. Sharma International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology, Nagpur India, (ICAET-2014) Influence of Marble Dust, Fly Ash and Beas sand on Sub Grade Characteristics of Expansive Soil -
2014 C. R. V Parsad and R. k. Sharma International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology, Nagpur India, (ICAET-2014) Influence of sand and fly ash on clayey soil stabilization -
2012 R.K. Sharma, V. Kumar, N. Sharma and A. Rathore International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICEES’ 2012), Bangkok, Thailand Slope Stability Analysis Using Software GEO 5 and C Programming -
2012 R. k. Sharma International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICEES’ 2012), Bangkok, Thailand Sub-grade Characteristics of Locally Available Soil Mixed with Fly Ash and Randomly Distributed Fibers -
2011 R. k. Sharma International Academic Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Comparative Analysis of Stability of Slopes by Limit Equilibrium Method and Software GEO5 & PLAXIS 2D -
1995 R. k. Sharma, B. V. K. Lavania and S. Saran 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Earthquake Geotechnical Engg. and Soil Dynamics, Missouri Rolla, USA Cyclic Plate Load Tests on Reinforced Sand -
2018 Sharma A., Sharma, R. K. & Bhardwaj A. ICSWMD 2018 Effect of Construction Demolition and Glass Waste on Stabilization of Clayey Soil Scopus
2018 Lalit Goel, Vijay Shankar & R.K. Sharma ICSWMD 2018 Effect of use of crop residues (waste materials) on soil moisture and soil temperature in potato crop under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh, India Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Vijay Kumar Bansal ICSWMD 2018 GIS-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping along NH-3 in mountainoius terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India using weighted overlay analysis Scopus
2018 Ravi Kumar Sharma, Amritpal Kaur and Akhilesh Kumar ICSWMD 2018 Slope stability analysis by Bishop analysis using MATLAB program based on particle swarm optimization technique Scopus
2018 Akhilesh Kumar, Ravi Kumar Sharma and Vijay Kumar Bansal ICSSR sponsard national seminar, Integrated concerns in Himalayan Region Landslide hazards in Himachal Pradesh: Management and assessment in mid himalays -

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Laboratory manual Ravi Kumar Sharma A Laboratory Manual on Soil Mechanics I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 - 2017
Laboratory manual Ravi Kumar Sharma Testing of Construction Materials I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 - 2019
Research article Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and V. K. Bansal GIS-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping Along NH-3 in Mountainous Terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India Using Weighted Overlay Analysis Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Akhilesh Kumar, R. K. Sharma and Amritpal Kaur Slope Stability Analysis by Bishop Analysis Using MATLAB Program Based on Particle Swarm Optimization Technique Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma A New Foundation Practice for Predicting the Behavior of Granular Pile Anchor Against Uplift Forces in Expansive Soils Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Abhishek Sharma, R. K. Sharma and Avinash Bhardwaj Effect of Construction Demolition and Glass Waste on Stabilization of Clayey Soil Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Lalit Goel, R. K. Sharma. Vijay Shankar Effect of Use of Crop Residues (Waste Materials) on Soil Moisture and Soil Temperature in Potato Crop Under Mid- Hill Conditions of Himachal Pradesh. India Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Gopal Verma and R. K. Sharma Effectg of GGBFS and Metakaolin on Geotechnical Properties of Clayey Soil Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design, Springer 978-3-030-02707-0 2018
Research article Abhishek Sharma and R. K. Sharma Effect of Modulus of Elasticity and Water Table on Uplift Capacity of Granular Anchor Pile: An FEM Approach Sustainable Engineering, Springer 978-981-13-6717-5 2019
Book Ravi Kumar Sharma Building Materials I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. S-25, Green Park Extension, Uphaar Cinema Market, New Delhi – 110016 ISBN: 978-93-86768-66-7 2019

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Biikram Singh Mehta Landslide Hazard Analysis and its Mitigation along National Highway- 21 in the Mid himalayan Zone of Himachal Pradesh, India Awarded 2014 Dr. Raman Parthi
Ph.D Abhishek Uplift Capacity of Granular Pile Anchor in Stabilized Expansive Soil Awarded 2015 (registration)
Ph.D Akhilesh Kumar Landslide hazard analysis in Middle Himalayas Submitted 2016 (registration) Dr. Vijay Kumar Bansal
Ph.D Vivek Sharma Seismic Micro zonation of Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) Ongoing 2016 (registration) Dr. Pardeep Kumar
Ph.D Lalit Goyal Effect of Mulching on Soil Moisture Retention Characteristics Ongoing 2017 (registration) Dr. Vijay Shankar Dogra
Ph.D Avinash Bhardwaj Geotechnical Behaviour of Clayey Soil Stabilized with WFS and Admixtures Ongoing 2018 (registration)
M.Tech Amrendra Kumar Effect of Industrial Waste Materials and Reinforcement on Subgrade Characteristics of Clayey Soil Completed 2014
M.Tech Babita Singh Modification of Clayey Soil using Waste Materials Completed 2014
M.Tech Chavali R. V. Prasad Utilization of Industrial Waste Materials in Soil Stabilization Completed 2014
M.Tech Chayan Gupta Influence of Waste Materials on Geotechnical Characteristics of Expansive Soil Completed 2014
M.Tech Hymavathi Jampani Clayey Soil Stabilization using Fly Ash, Lime and Construction Demolition waste Completed 2015
M.Tech Vikas Kumar Clayey Soil Stabilization using Saw Dust Ash, Lime and Cement Completed 2015
M.Tech Amritpal Kaur Slope Stability Analysis Using Particle Swarm Analysis Techniques Completed 2016
M.Tech Deepak patial Use of Sand, Brick Powder and Fiber in Clayey Soil Stabilization Completed 2016
M.Tech Tanmay Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Brick Dust, Foundry Sand and Chemical Additives Completed 2016
M.Tech Aditya Compaction and Subgrade Behaviour of Clay Blended with Bagasse Ash, Lime and Cement Completed 2015
M.Tech Nanung Borang Effect of Municipal Solid Waste on Geotechnical Properties of Soil and its Stabilization Completed 2017
M.Tech Ankush Thakur Bearing Capacity of Circular Footing Resting on Reinforced Layered Sand by Numerical Analysis Completed 2017
M.Tech Gaurav Juneja Numerical Modelling of Circular Skirted Footing on Loose Sand Using PLAXIS 3D Completed 2017
M.Tech Tushar Kumar Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Construction & Demolition Waste, Wood Ash and Cement Completed 2017
M.Tech Rishabh Kumar Bearing Capacity of Square Footing with Skirts Resting on Loose Sand by Numerical Analysis Completed 2017
M.Tech Rahul Goswami Analysis of Hollow Piled Raft: A Finite Element Study Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohan Bajaj Uplift Behaviour of GGPA in sand Completed 2019
M.Tech Rohit Chaurasia Pullout Behaviour of inclined GPA in cohesionless soil Completed 2019
M.Tech Mohammad Naushad Road Cut Slope Stability Analysis of Kotropi Landslide Zone along NH- 154, HP, India Completed 2019
M.Tech Gyan Garima SIngh Behaviour of Piled Raft Foundation in Layered Soil Completed 2019
M.Tech Randeep Lohra Clayey Soil Stabilization using Wheat Straw Ash, Pottery Waste and Lime Completed 2017
M.Tech Waychal Rohit Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil using Kiln Coal Ash, Lime and Fibre Completed 2017
M.Tech Gupta Abhishek Keerat Stabilization of Clayey Soil using Construction & Demolition waste, Wood Ash and Cement Completed 2017
M.Tech Gopal Verma Laboratory Study on Stabilization of Clayey Soil Using Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Metakaolin Completed 2018
Ph.D Gaurav Juneja Beahviour of footing on reinforced sand overlaying clayey soil Ongoing 2019
M.Tech Ashok Chimpa A Laboratory study on performance of geogrid enclosed granular pile anchor subjected to vertical loading in layered sand Completed 2020
M.Tech Shubham Jagid An analytical study on Inclined Granular Pile Anchor pull-out behaviour in cohesionless soil Completed 2020
M.Tech Kapil Kumar Gautam Geotechnical Characterstics of black Cotten soil using Lime, Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Ash and Polypropylene Fiber Completed 2020
M.Tech Deepali Anand Stabilization of Black Cotton soil using waste quarry dust, polyester fiber and lime: An Experimental Approach Completed 2020
M.Tech Sharadmani Tiwari Numerical Study on Capabilities of Vertical Granular Anchor Piles against uplift embedded in stratified soil using Abaqus Software Completed 2020
M.Tech Shweta Singh Arresting Heave of Stabilized Black Cotten soil using Geogrid Reinforced Granular Pile Anchor Completed 2020

Patents


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Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
stc Training Programme Short Term Training Programme on Estimation, Construction & Maintenance of Public Utility Works NIT Hamirpur 19/04/2006 23/04/2004 Course Coordinator
stc Course Summer School on Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09) NIT Hamirpur 29/06/2009 03/08/2009 Course Coordinator
stc Course Summer School on Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09) NIT Hamirpur 29/06/2009 03/07/2009 Course Coordinator
conference National Conference Technology for Disaster Mitigation, TDM-06 NIT Hamirpur 29/09/2006 30/09/2006 Chairman
conference National Conference Recent Trends in Library and Information Science RTLIS-2007 NIT Hamirpur 16/11/2007 17/11/2007 Convener
conference National Conference ISTE Section Annual Convention NIT Hamirpur 18/11/2007 19/11/2007 Chairman
conference National Conference Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation Without Limits NIT Hamirpur 18/09/2009 19/09/2009 Advisor
conference National Conference 11th ISTE Students Annual National Convention NIT Hamirpur 25/09/2008 26/09/2008 Chief advisor
conference National Conference Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation for Sustainability (CEC-16) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Advisor

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event
Special Lecture on Technical Education Awareness Lahaul & Spiti (H.P.) 2008 Workshop on Tribal development at Sissu (TEQIP)
Introduction to Earthquake Engineering NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Theory of Vibration and Dynamic Properties of Soils NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Special Lecture on Disaster Management and Mitigation NIT Hamirpur 2007 STTP on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction MHA, Govt. of India
Special Lecture on Teaching and Learning Practice NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-08)”
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Strategies NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-08)”
Special Lecture on Principles of Effective Teaching NIT Hamirpur 2008 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”,
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Process NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”,
Special Lecture session on Ice Breaking NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture on Presentation Skills NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture Session on Active Learning Practice NIT Hamirpur 2009 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-09)”
Special Lecture on Work Culture NIT Hamirpur 2008 Workshop on “Motivation and Innovation-I” for Non-Teaching and Technical Staff of NITH
Special Lecture on Work Culture and Skill Development NIT Hamirpur 2008 Special Lecture on Work Culture and Skill Development
Special Lecture on Teaching- Learning Strategies NIT Hamirpur 2010 Summer School on “Orientation Programme for Technical Teachers (OPTT-10)”
Special Lecture on Principles of Effective Teaching NIT Hamirpur 2010 2 day workshop on Competence Building- Teachining, Learning & Evaluation at Govt College Karsog Mandi on February 4-5, 2010

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