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Amit Prashant

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Amit Prashant

Professor, Civil

  • BE: I.I.T. 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. Prashant, A.; Bhattacharya, D.; Gundlapalli, S. (2018). “Stress-State Dependency of Small-Strain Shear Modulus in Silty Sand and Sandy Silt of Ganga,” Géotechnique, DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.17.p.100, Feb. 2018.

    2. Agarwal, S., Majumdar, M., Bisht, R.S. & Prashant, A. (2018) “Interpretation of Archaeological Features using GPR at Harappan Site of Dholavira, Current Science, Vol. 114, No. 04, pp. 879-887.

    3. Chavan, Dhanaji; Mondal, Goutam and Prashant, Amit. (2017). “Seismic analysis of nailed soil slope considering interface effects”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.06.024, vol. 100, pp. 480-491.

    4. Mukherjee, M., Gupta, A, & Prashant, A. (2016) “Drained instability analysis of sand under biaxial loading,” Computers and Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.05.023, vol. 79, pp. 130-145, Oct. 2016.

    5. Mukherjee, M.; Gupta, A. and Prashant, A. (2016) “Instability analysis of sand under undrained biaxial loading with rigid and flexible boundary”, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000690.

    6. Prashant, A., & Penumadu, D. (2015) “Uncoupled Dual Hardening Model for Clays Considering the Effect of Overconsolidation and Intermediate Principal Stress,” Acta Geotechnica, 10.1007/s11440-015-0377-9.