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Amit Prashant

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Amit Prashant

Professor , Civil Engineering

  • BE: IIT Roorkee, India,1997
  • PhD: University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA, 2004

Email: ap -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 6/406
VOIP: 2415 / 2014


  • Work Experience

    • Officiating Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jul 2019 to Aug 2019)
    • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Nov 2015 to present)
    • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (2010 to 2015)
    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (2005 to 2010)
    • Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Tennessee (2004 to 2005)
    • Assistant Engineer, Consulting Engineering Services India (pvt.) Ltd., New Delhi (1997 to 1999)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Bhattacharya, Debayan & Prashant, Amit. (2020). Effect of Loading Boundary Conditions in Plane Strain Mechanical Response and Local Deformations in Sand Specimens. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 146. 1-16.

    2. Mukherjee, Mousumi & Gupta, Anurag & Prashant, Amit. (2020). A rate-dependent model for sand to predict constitutive response and instability onset. Acta Geotechnica. 10.1007/s11440-020-00988-8.

    3. Bhattacharya, Debayan & Kawamoto, Reid & Karapiperis, Konstantinos & Andrade, José & Prashant, Amit. (2020). Mechanical behaviour of granular media in flexible boundary plane strain conditions: experiment and level-set discrete element modelling. Acta Geotechnica. 10.1007/s11440-020-00996-8.

    4. Bhattacharya, Debayan & Mukherjee, Mousumi & Prashant, Amit. (2020). Perturbation Intensity and Mesh Convergence in Coupled Undrained Instability Analysis in Sands under Biaxial Loading. International Journal of Geomechanics. 20. 1-14. 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001694.

    5. Jadhav, Prajakta & Prashant, Amit. (2019). Computation of seismic translational and rotational displacements of cantilever retaining wall with shear key. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 130. 10.1016/j.soildyn.2019.105966.

    6. Jadhav, Prajakta & Prashant, Amit. (2019). Reply of authors to: Discussion on “Double wedge model for computing seismic sliding displacements of cantilever retaining walls” by R. Conti and N.Cusano. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 121. 10.1016/j.soildyn.2019.02.004.