Arindam Dey

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Name: Arindam Dey
Highest qualification and awarding university Ph.D., IIT Kanpur
Designation Associate Professor
Employer IIT Guwahati
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Key areas of interest Earthen dams and embankments, Slope stability and stabilization, Seismic and Rainfall induced landslides, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Soil-structure interaction, Geophysical investigation
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Dr. Arindam Dey is currently an Associate Professor in the Geotechnical Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He obtained his B.E. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, followed by M.Tech. and Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. Before joining IIT Guwahati in 2011, he has been a post-doctoral fellow at the StreGa Laboratory, University of Molise, Italy. He has already supervised 7 PhDs, 19 MTechs, and several BTech project and intern students. His research group has published more than 240 technical papers in international/ national journals and conference/seminar proceedings including books, chapters and technical reports. He is a member of the IGS, ISET, TRG, FOSET, and the ISSMGE TC-208 Committee on Slope Stability in Engineering Practice for the period 2018-2021.

Research Project

  1. Investigation, Evaluation and Diagnosis Assessment of the Strength of Earthen Dams, Embankments and River Dikes (2016-2021) sponsored by the JSPS (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) Scientific Foundation (Principal investigator).
  2. Comprehensive rainfall induced landslide hazard analysis of ‘Sunsali’ and ‘Noonmati’ hills in Guwahati region (2018-2021) sponsored by the NRDMS, DST, Government of India (Co-PI).
  3. Study of glacial dynamics and sustainable hydrological resources in Arunachal Himalaya (2020) as a part of National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NHMSHE), sponsored by the DST Splice Climate Change Program (Co-PI)

Key Publications/Reports

  1. Shankar, S. S., Dey, A., and Murali Krishna, A. (2020) “Evaluation of dynamic shear modulus of sand using on-sample strain measurements in cyclic triaxial testing” Acta Geotechnica (Springer) (Tentatively Accepted)
  2. Taipodia, J., Madhulatha, B., Dey, A., Acharyya, R. and Sarma, C. P. (2020) “1-D and 2-D active MASW survey for subsurface profiling of Jia Bharali river bed, Assam, India, for a proposed 1.2 km road bridge” Practice Periodical in Structural Design and Construction (ASCE), Vol. 25, Iss. 3, pp. 05020008-1-15 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000495)
  3. Sarma, C. P., Dey, A. and Murali Krishna, A. (2020) “Influence of digital elevation models on the simulation of rainfall-induced landslides in the hillslopes of Guwahati, India” Engineering Geology (Elsevier), Vol. 268, Article No. 105523, pp. 1-13 (DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2020.105523)
  4. Yamsani, S. K., Dey, A. , Sreedeep, S. and Rakesh, R. R. (2019) “Vulnerable interface diagram for translational stability analysis of multi-layered cover system” International Journal of Geomechanics (ASCE), Vol. 19, Iss. 12, pp. 04019130-1-11 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001536)
  5. Talukdar, P. and Dey, A. (2019) “Hydraulic failures of earthen dams and embankments” Innovative Infrastructure Solutions (Springer), Vol. 4, Paper No. 42, pp. 1-20 (DOI: 10.1007/s41062-019-0229-9)2014)”, Water Resour. Res., 53, (8)