Techincal Campus, School of Engineering, Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, India

Dr. Renjitha Mary Varghese

E-mail Id: [email protected]

Educational Qualification:

PhD in the area of soil liquefaction from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

M.Tech –Geotechnical Engineering, NIT, Surathkal, Karnataka, India

B.Tech – School of Engineering, CUSAT, Kerala, India


  1. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  2. Ground Modification Methods

Current Research Interest:

  1. Dynamics of soil
  2. Foundations in soft soils

Administrative Responsibilities:

Assistant Professor

Papers Published:

  1. Varghese, R. M., & Madhavi Latha, G. (2013). Effect of overburden stress and surcharge pressure on the liquefaction response of sands. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 7(4), 402-410.
  2. Varghese, R. M., & Latha, G. M. (2014). Shaking table tests to investigate the influence of various factors on the liquefaction resistance of sands. Natural hazards, 73(3), 1337-1351.
  3. Muzammil, S.P, Varghese, R.M and Joseph, J. (2017). Performance of stone column under circular storage tank. International Journal of Innovative research in science, engineering and technology, 6(4), 34-38.
  4. Muzammil, S. P., Varghese, R. M., & Joseph, J. (2018). Numerical Simulation of the Response of Geosynthetic Encased Stone Columns Under Oil Storage Tank. International Journal of geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, 4(1), 4.


  1. Varghese, R.M., Jayalekshmi, B.R. and Shivashankar, R. (2010) “Stress-Strain characteristics of reinforced soil” Proc. of Fourth National conference in Recent Advances in Civil Engineering, CUSAT, 16-18 September.
  2. Varghese, R.M. and Latha, G.M. (2011) “Free-field liquefaction studies through shaking table tests”, Indian Geotechnical Conference, Dec 15-17, 2011, Kochi, Vol. 1, 533-536.
  3. Varghese, R.M. and Latha, G.M. (2012)”Liquefaction studies on sand using shaking table”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference -2012, Delhi, Vol. 2, pp. 1021-1024.
  4. Varghese, R.M. and Latha, G.M. (2013)” Initiation of liquefaction in sand under different surcharge and overburden stresses”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference -2013, Roorkee.
  5. Varghese, R.M. and Latha, G.M. (2013)” Factors governing the initiation of liquefaction in sand under dynamic loading” 4IYGEC, IIT Madras, 17-18 May.
  6. Varghese, R.M. and Latha, G.M. (2014) “Shaking Table Studies on the Conditions of Sand Liquefaction” Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers, DOI: 10.1061/9780784413272.121, pp. 1244-1253.
  7. Johnson, R.J, Varghese, R.M and Joseph, J (2016) “Parametric study on the behavior of combined pile raft foundation founded on multi-layered soil using Plaxis-3D” IGC 2016,15-17 December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai,India.
  8. Muzammil, S.P, Varghese, R.M and Joseph, J (2017) “Numerical analysis of geosynthetic encased stone column under storage tanks” accepted for 6IYGEC, 10-11 March 2017, NIT Trichy, India.
  9. Muzammil, S.P, Varghese, R.M and Joseph, J (2017) , “Performance of Stone Column Under Circular Storage Tanks” accepted for NCTACME-2017, 17-18 March 2017, KMEA Engineering college, Kerala, India

Professional Memberships

  • Life time member of indian Geotechnical Society
  • Member of ASCE

Professional Experience

Teaching career has taken as profession for the past three years (2015-2018) at Albertian Institute of Science and technology, Kalamassery, Kerala

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