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

Specializations:

  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.

INTERNATIONAL/ NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  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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