Faculty At Civil Department



Shiv Shankar Kumar
Shiv Shankar Kumar
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Static/dynamic behavior of soil; Earthquake geotechnical engineering; Seismic requalification of structures; Soil-structure interaction; Site investigation & in-situ soil behaviour; Reinforced soil structures
Email :- k.shiv.ce@nitp.ac.in
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Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Courses taught/ teaching at NIT Patna:- Soil Dynamics (Elective); Advanced Soil Mechanics (Elective); Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
  2. Courses taught at KIIT Univ:- Engineering Drawing & Engineering Graphics (AutoCAD); Construction Planning & Management (CPM); Geotechnical Engineering - I & II; Geotechnical Engineering - I & II (Lab); Geotechnical Engineering Design; Earth & Earth Retaining Structures (Deptt. Elective); Disaster Management ( Open Elective); Advanced Foundation Engineering (MTech); Soil Dynamics & Machine Foundation (MTech)
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph. D. (Geotechnical Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati - 2018
  2. M. Tech. (Geotechnical Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati - 2012
  3. B. Sc. Engineering (Civil) - Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology Muzaffarpur - 2009
    Work Experiences
    1. Assistant Professor (Feb 2020 - present), Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar, India
    2. Assistant Professor (July 2018 - Feb 2020), School of Civil Engineering, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
    3. Research Associate (March 2018 - July 2018), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
      Books
      1. Chapter: Local strain measurements in triaxial tests using on-sample transducers in Geotechnical Characterisation and Geoenvironmental Engineering , Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey , Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Vol. 16, Ed. V. K. Stalin, M. Muttharam, pp. 93-101: ISBN No. 978-981-13-0899-4, Springer, Singapore, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0899-4 - 2018.
        Journals
        1. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Evaluation of monotonic and dynamic shear modulus of sand using on-sample transducers in cyclic triaxial apparatus. Acta Geotechnica. , 21 July - 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11440-020-01035-2.
        2. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Monotonic and dynamic properties of riverbed sand and hill-slope soils of seismically active North-east India for ground engineering applications. International Journal of Geo-Engineering (Springer). , 05 July - 2020, DOI: 10.1186/s40703-020-00116-1.
        3. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Liquefaction Potential Assessment of Brahmaputra Sand Based on Regular and Irregular Excitations Using Stress-Controlled Cyclic Triaxial Test. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 24(4) - 2020, 1070-1082, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-020-0216-x .
        4. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Assessment of dynamic response of cohesionless soil using strain-controlled and stress-controlled cyclic triaxial tests. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 38 - 2020, 1431-1450, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01100-y .
        5. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Anbazhagan P. , Study on the variations of ground motion parameters with distance for Mw 6.9 Sikkim 2011 earthquake. ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology. 55(540) - 2019, 33-46, .
        6. Pradeep Kumar Dammala, Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krisnna, Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Dynamic soil properties and liquefaction potential of northeast Indian soil for non-linear effective stress analysis. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 17(6) - 2019, 2899– 2933, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-019-00592-6.
        7. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Dynamic Properties and Liquefaction Behaviour of Cohesive Soil of Northeast India under Staged Cyclic Loading. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 10 - 2018, 958-967, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrmge.2018.04.004.
        8. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Response of Saturated Cohesionless Soil Subjected to Seismic Excitations. Natural Hazards. 9 - 2018, 509-529, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3312-1.
        9. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Importance of Site-specific Dynamic Soil Properties for Seismic Ground Response Studies. International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. 9 - 2018, 78-98, DOI: 10.4018/IJGEE.2018010105.
        10. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Evaluation of Dynamic Properties of Sandy Soil at High Cyclic Strains. Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering. 97 - 2017, 157-167, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.05.016.
        11. Pradeep Kumar Dammala, Subhamoy Bhattacharya, A. Murali Krisnna, Shiv Shankar Kumar and Kaustuv Dasgupta, Scenario based Seismic Re-qualification of Caisson Supported major Bridges – A Case Study of Saraighat Bridge. Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering. 100 - 2017, 270-275, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.06.005.
        12. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, High Strain Dynamic Properties of Perfectly Dry and Saturated Cohesionless Soil. Indian Geotechnical Journal. 48 - 2017, 549-557, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-017-0255-5.
        13. Devdeep Basu, Arindam Dey and Shiv Shankar Kumar, One-dimensional Effective Stress Non-Masing Nonlinear Ground Response Analysis of IIT Guwahati. International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering . 8 - 2017, 1-27, DOI: 10.4018/IJGEE.2017010101.
        14. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Parameters Influencing Dynamic Soil Properties: A Review Treatise. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Special Issue on National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering, NCRACE-2013. - 2014, 47-60, .
        15. Shiv Shankar Kumar and A. Murali Krishna, Seismic Ground Response Analysis of Some Typical Sites of Guwahati City. International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. 4 - 2013, 83-101, DOI: 10.4018/jgee.2013010106.
          International Conferences
          1. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey , Effect of Strong Motion Parameters on the Response of Soil using Cyclic Triaxial Tests, International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP).  IIT Guwahati, Assam - 2017, .
          2. Akriti Singhai, Shiv Shankar Kumar and Arindam Dey, Site-Specific 1-D nonlinear effective stress GRA with pore water pressure dissipation, 6th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (6ICRAGEE).  IIT Roorkee, August 1-6 - 2016, .
          3. Arindam Dey, Shiv Shankar Kumar and A. Murali Krishna, Nonlinear Ground Response Analysis: A case Study of Amingaon, North Guwahati, Assam, 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (7ICRAGEE).  IISc Bangalore, India,13-16 July - 2020, Special Lecture by Dr. Arindam Dey.
          4. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey , Implications of on-sample LVDTs in cyclic triaxial test to measure small strain shear modulus, 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (7ICRAGEE).  IISc Bangalore, India,13-16 July - 2020, .
          National Conferences
          1. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Dynamic Properties and PWP-model Parameters of Sandy Soil for Ground Response Analysis, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 1 - 11, SVNIT Surat, Gujarat, December - 2019, .
          2. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Evaluation of hysteretic damping of sand at large shear strains using cyclic triaxial tests, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 1 - 4, IIT Guwahati, Assam, December - 2017, .
          3. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Local strain measurements in triaxial tests using on-sample transducers, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 1 - 4, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, December - 2016, .
          4. Shiv Shankar Kumar and Arindam Dey, 1D Ground Response Analysis to Identify Liquefiable Substrata: Case Study from Guwahati City, SRPSS 2015, UKIERI Workshop on Seismic Requalification of Pile Supported Structures, Guwahati, India .  Pp. 1 - 17, - 2015, .
          5. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Dawa Tenzing, T., Timsina, R. and Arindam Dey, Laboratory investigations to assess the geotechnical charateristics of soils from sikkim hill-slopes, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 1 - 10, College of Engineering Pune, India, December - 2015, .
          6. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Cyclic response of sand using stress controlled cyclic triaxial tests, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 1 - 9, College of Engineering Pune, India, December - 2015, .
          7. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Dynamic response of river bed sands using cyclic triaxial tests, 5th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference.  Pp. 486 - 495, Vadodara, india - 2015, (Best paper award).
          8. Shiv Shankar Kumar, Arindam Dey and A. Murali Krishna, Equivalent linear and nonlinear ground response analysis of sites at Guwahati city, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 603-612, Kakinada, India, December - 2014, .
          9. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Nonlinear site-specific ground response analysis: Case study of Amingaon, Guwahati, 15th Symposium of Earthquake Engineering (15SEE).  Pp. 308-318, IIT Roorkee, India, December - 2014, .
          10. Shiv Shankar Kumar, A. Murali Krishna and Arindam Dey, Dynamic soil properties of Brahmaputra sand using Cyclic Triaxial tests, North-East Students Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (NESGC).  Guwahati, India, 18 Oct - 2014, .
          11. Shiv Shankar Kumar and A. Murali Krishna, Site-specific seismic ground response to different earthquake motions, Indian Geotechnical Conference.  Pp. 13-15, IIT Delhi, December - 2012, .
          Professional Services
          1. Invited Presentation on the topics (1) Cyclic Triaxial Test: An Introduction & (2) Ground Reponse Analysis, in 5 days online Faculty Development Program on “Earthquake Geotechnics” organised by Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Andhra Pradesh, 22-26 September, 2020.
          2. Invited Presentation on the topic “Carrier in Civil Engineering” in Student Interaction Program organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, on Engineers Day, 15 September, 2020.
          3. Invited Presentation on the topics (1) Importance of Geotechnical Laboratory Testing & (2) Importance of Element Testing: Mearurement of Dynamics Soil Properties, in 5 days online Faculty Development Program on “Recent Trends & Research Opportunities In Civil Engineering Field” at BCE Bhagalpur, Bhagalpur, Bihar, 17-21 August, 2020.
          4. Reviewer of journals: (1) Arabian Journal of Geoscience, Springer Publication; (2) Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publication; (3) Heliyon, Elsevier Publication (4) Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi; (5) International Journal of Geo-Engineering, Springer Publication; (6) Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer Publication; (7) Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Taylor & Francis; (8) Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, Taylor & Francis; (9) Sādhanā (Journal of Indian Academy of Sciences), Springer Publication;
          5. Reviewer of Conferences: (1) International Conference on Recent Developments in Sustainable Infrastructure (ICRDSI) Materials & Management - 2019 organised by School of Civil Engineering, KIIT DU, Bhubanewar - 781039; (2) International Conference on Trending Moments and Steer Forces - Civil Engineering Today (TMSF-2019) organised by National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal Mangalore - 575 025, Karnataka, India; (3) Indian Geotecnial Conference - 2020 organized by Andhra University; (4) National Conference on Geo-science & Geo-structures - 2020 organized by NIT Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India; (5) 1st International Symposium on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies (CREST2020) organised by Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan during March 9-11, 2021.
          6. Conference Organised: As a Secretary, International Conference on Recent Developments in Sustainable Infrastructure (ICRDSI) Materials & Management - 2019 organised by School of Civil Engineering, KIIT DU, Bhubanewar - 781039.
          7. IGS-AIMIL-HCV YGE Award for Best Paper on Geotechnical Investigation and Testing in 2015 by Indian Geotechnical Society at College of Engineering Pune.
          8. Selected under Youth exchange Project with Asia-Oceania and North America (Kizuna Bond Project) in 2013 to visit Tsunami affected region in Japan for 10 days.
          9. MHRD Institute Teaching Assistantship during MTech and PhD.