Faculty At Civil Department



Avijit Burman
Avijit Burman
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Soil Structure Interaction, Slope stability, FEM modelling of geotechnical problems etc.
Email :- avijit@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Continuum Mechanics
  2. Finite Element Method
  3. Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity
  4. Soil & Rock Mechanics CE 1615
  5. Foundation Engineering (CE1722)
  6. Advanced Foundation Engineering (1CE731)
  7. Structural Design I
Educational Qualification
  1. PhD - IIT Guwahati
  2. ME - Jadavpur University
    Memberships & Society
    1. Indian Geotechnical Society
    2. Indian Society for technical Education - LM96273
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. PI of Computational Laboratory (Dept. of Civil Engg.)
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Nodal Officer, Dept. of Civil Engg.
        2. PI, Geotechnical Laboratory
        3. Member, Departmental Purchase Committee
          Work Experiences
          1. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, November, 2013 onwards
          2. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, May, 20008 to November, 2013
            Journals
            1. Himanshu N. and Burman A., Determination of Critical Failure Surface of Slopes Using Particle Swarm Optimization Technique Considering Seepage and Seismic Loading. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2018,1-21, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-018-0683-8.
            2. Peddiah S., Burman A., Sreedeep S., Experimental Study on Effect of Waste Plastic Bottle Strips in Soil Improvement. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 36(5), March - 2018,2907-2920, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-018-0512-0.
            3. Himanshu N. and Burman A., Seepage and Stability Analysis of Durgawati Earthen Dam: A Case Study. Indian Geotechnical Journal. - 2017,1-20, DOI 10.1007/s40098-017-0283-1.
            4. M. Burnwal, A. Burman, P. Samui, D. Maity, DETERMINISTIC STRONG GROUND MOTION STUDY FOR THE SITAMARHI AREA NEAR BIHAR-NEPAL REGION . Natural Hazards. 87(1), May - 2017,237-254, DOI 10.1007/s11069-017-2761-2.
            5. A. Burman, S. Kumar, N. Himanshu and D. Maity, SIMULATION OF SEQUENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OF EMBANKMENT BY FINITE ELEMENT METHOD. ASIAN JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (BHRC). 16(3) - 2015,347-367, .
            6. A. Burman, S. P. Acharya, R. R. Sahay and D. Maity, A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS USING TRADITIONAL LIMIT EQUILIBRIUM METHOD AND FINITE ELEMENT METHOD. ASIAN JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (BHRC). 16(4) - 2015,467-492, .
            7. A. Burman, P. Nayak, P. Agrawal and D. Maity, Coupled gravitydam–foundationanalysisusingasimplifieddirectmethodof soil–structureinteraction. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering . 34(1) - 2012,62-68, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2011.10.008.
            8. A. Burman, D. Maity, S. Sreedeep and I. Gogoi, LONG-TERM INFLUENCE OF CONCRETE DEGRADATION ON DAM–FOUNDATION INTERACTION. International Journal of Computational Methods. 8 - 2011,1-27, .
            9. A. Burman, D. Maity and S. Sreedeep, The Behavior of Aged Concrete Gravity Dam under the Effect of Isotropic Degradation Caused by Hygro- Chemo-Mechanical Actions. International Journal of Engineering Studies. 1(2) - 2009,93-110, .
            10. Reddy B. V., Burman A., Maity D., Seismic Response of Concrete Gravity Dams Considering Foundation Flexibility. Indian Geotechnical Journal. 38(2) - 2008,187-203, .
            11. Himanshu N. and Burman A., Analysis of Slopes with Segmented Non-Circular Failure Surface Using Different Particle Swarm Optimization Models. Acta Geotechnica (under review). .
            12. V. Kumar, P. Samui, A. Burman and N. Himanshu, Reliability Based Slope Stability Analysis of Durgawati Earthen Dam Considering Steady and Transient State Seepage Condition Using MARS and RVM. Journal of earth Sciences (Under review). .
            13. A. Burman, R. Gautam and D. Maity, DSHA BASED ESTIMATION OF PEAK GROUND ACCELERATION FOR MADHUBANI AND SUPAUL DISTRICTS NEAR BIHAR - NEPAL REGION. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (under review). .
              International Conferences
              1. S. P. Acharya, A. Burman, R. R. Sahay and D. Maity , Slope stability analysis using finite element method and limit equilibrium methods, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-12).  IIT Hyderabad,9-12Decembe - 2012, .
              2. S. Bhusan, A. Burman and D. Maity, An efficient GUI based methodology for the finite element analysis of dam-foundation-reservoir system, 3rd International Earthquake Symposium.  325-331, Dhaka, Bangladesh,5-6March - 2010, .
              3. P. Agrawal, A. Burman and D, Maity, Coupled dam-foundation analysis using direct method of soil-structure interaction, 3rd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-09).  IIT Bombay,1-5December - 2009, .
              4. A. Burman, D. Chakraborty and D. Maity, Influence of Material Nonlinearity of Foundation in the Dam Foundation Interaction Analysis, 14 WCEE.  Beijing, China,12-17October - 2008, .
              5. A. Burman, B. V. Reddy and D. Maity, Seismic analysis of concrete gravity dams considering foundation flexibility and nonlinearity, 12 th International Conference on International Association For Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (12 IACMAG).  Goa, India,1-6thOctober - 2008, .
              National Conferences
              1. A Burman, D Maity, A Kumar, S Bhushan, FEM formulation of direct method of concrete gravity dam - nonlinear foundation interaction, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering.  492-496, Varansi, India,14-16October - 2011, .
              2. R.D. Purakayastha, G. Bhandari and A. Burman, STABILITY OF ROCK SLOPES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT AT SIKKIM, IGC 2004.  Waranghal,December - 2004, .
              Professional Services
              1. Invited Reviewer of Journal: International Journal of Civil Engineering (Springer)
              2. Invited Reviewer of Journal: Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (Springer)
              Projects
              1. Response of aged concrete gravity dam and nonlinear foundation coupled system using direct method in time domain, Funding agency - CSIR, Sanction letter no: 22(0632)/13/EMR-II dated 31.10.2013
              Phd Students
              1. Vinay Kumar - Particle Swarm optimization in Rock slope analysis ( 2018 - cont.. ).
              2. Navneet Himanshu - Application of Particle Swarm Optimization Technique in Slope Stability Analysis ( 2015 - Cont.. ).