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Name : Dr. Sreeja Balakrishnan

Department : Civil Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Email: sreejabalakrishnan30@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone:

Mobile: 9987022091

Address:

Krishnakripa,
TKMC PO, Kollam

Education

  • Ph.D. (Geotechnical engg.), IIT Bombay. 2011-2016
  • M.Tech (Geotechnical Engg.), IIT Kharagpur, 2009-2011
  • B.Tech (Civil Engg.), Calicut University, 2005-2009

Professional Experience

  • Teaching Assistant in Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, from August 2009 to May 2011.
  • Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering (SBCE), Pattoor, Kerala, from June 2011 to December 2011.
  • Research Assistant in Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay, from December 2011 to August 2016.

Research Interest

  • Ground improvement, Slope stability analysis

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

      • Best paper award on “Earth and Earth- Retaining Structures for the paper: D. Bhattacherjee, S. Balakrishnan and B.V.S. Viswanadham. (2012). “Some Studies on the Seepage Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls Constructed with Low-Permeability Backfill Soils”. Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, pp 347-350.

      Membership in Professional Bodies

        Duties and Responsibilities

        • Faculty Advisor, 2017-2021 Civil Batch

        Teachng History

        • Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering (SBCE), Pattoor, Kerala, from June 2011 to December 2011.
        • Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam Kerala, from June 2017.

        Courses and Training Attended

        • Attended workshop on „Large diameter rock socketed piles and conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India‟ held at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 14-16 November 2013.
        • Attended First Asian Workshop on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics‟ held at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 14-16 November 2012

        International Journals:

        • Balakrishnan, S. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2016). “Evaluation of tensile load-strain characteristics of geogrids through in-soil tensile tests”. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 45 (1), 35-44.
        • Balakrishnan, S. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2016). “Performance evaluation of geogrid reinforced soil walls with marginal backfills through centrifuge model tests”. Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 44 (1), 95-108.

        International Conference:

        • S. Balakrishnan and B.V.S. Viswanadham. (2014). “Centrifuge model tests on geogrid reinforced soil walls with marginal backfills”. Proceedings of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. Gaudin & White (eds.), Perth, Australia, 1145-1151.

        National Conference:

        • D. Bhattacherjee, S. Balakrishnan and B.V.S. Viswanadham. (2012). “Some Studies on the Seepage Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls Constructed with Low-Permeability Backfill Soils”. Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference. 347-350.
        • S. Balakrishnan and B.V.S. Viswanadham. (2015). “Evaluation of deformation behavior of geogrid reinforced retaining walls”. Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium on Finite Element Methods. IIT Bombay, May 17-18
        • Ramaswamy, K.P. and Sreeja Balakrishnan. (2011). “Identification of factors influencing construction performance in Indian building industry”. Proceedings of national conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, MBCET, Nalanchira, Trivandrum, India.
        • Sreeja Balakrishnan and Ramaswamy, K.P. (2011). “Vertical response of containment structures under earthquake loading”. Proceedings of national conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, MBCET, Nalanchira, Trivandrum, India.