Ph.D. (Geotechnical Engineering) : IIT Bombay (2014)
M.Tech. (Geotechnical Engineering) : IIT Bombay (2010)
B.E. (Civil Engineering) : Sardar Patel College of Engineering (2008)
VINIT (Indian Philosophy) : Tatvadnyan Vidhyapeeth, Mumbai (1994-2001)
Research Area : Physical modelling in Geotechnics, Soil nailing

Employment details

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management - Ahmedabad, since June 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    S. R. Engineering College - Warangal, June 2015 - May 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    M. I. T. College of Engineering - Pune, July 2014 - May 2015

Journal Publications

  • Viswanadham, B.V.S. and Rotte, V. M. (2015)

    Effect of facing type on the behaviour of soil-nailed slopes: centrifuge and numerical study. Discovery (The International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research) 46(215), 214-223.
  • Rotte, V. M. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2013)

    Influence of nail inclination and facing material type on the performance of soil-nailed slopes. Ground Improvement journal, 166(2) 86-107.
  • Rotte, V. M., Viswanadham, B.V.S. and D., Chourasia (2011)

    Influence of slope geometry and nail parameters on the performance of soil-nailed slopes. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 5(3), 267-281.

Conference Publications

  • Viswanadham, B.V.S. and Rotte, V. M. (2015)

    Centrifuge model studies on soil-nailed slopes subjected to seepage. Second Japan-India Workshop in Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnics for Resilient Infrastructure, (IND-04), Fukuoka University, Japan.
  • Rotte, V. M. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2014)

    Centrifuge and Numerical Model Studies on the Behaviour of Soil-Nailed Slopes with and without Slope Facing. Geo-Shanghai 2014, ASCE, Special Publication No. 242, Shanghai, China, 581-591 (CD-ROM).
  • Rotte, V. M. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2012)

    Performance of 2V:1H Slopes with and without Soil-Nails Subjected to Seepage: Centrifuge Study. Geo-Congress 2012, ASCE, Special Publication No. 225, Oakland, CA, USA, 643-652 (CD-ROM)
  • Rotte, V. M. and Viswanadham, B.V.S. (2013).

    Centrifuge model studies on the performance of slopes with and without nails subjected to seepage. Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, December 22-24, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.
  • Rotte, V. M. and Viswanadham, B.V.S (2012)

    Assessing the Influence of Soil Nail Parameters on the Stability of a Slope. Article available on Oasys software website Click here

Positions of Responsibility

  • Workshop on Deep Foundation Technologies 2013

    Worked as Key Member in conducting the workshop and conference on “Deep foundation technologies for infrastructure development in India,” held at IIT Bombay during 14-16 November 2013.
  • Asiafuge workshop 2012

    Worked as Key Member for conducting the ‘ASIAFUGE’ the first Asian workshop on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, held at IIT Bombay during 14-16 November 2012.
  • Geo-Trendze workshop 2010

    Worked as Key Member for conducting the ‘Geo-Trendze” an Indian Geotechnical conference, held at IIT Bombay during 16-18 December 2010.

Academic Achievements

  • Study

    Studied Indian and Western Philosophy, Bhagavad-Geeta, for seven years (after 7th std.) in a traditional Tapowan manner, run by Rev. Panduranga Shastree Aathawale
  • Study

    Stood 1st in all the three years of Diploma in Civil Engineering at Government Polytechnic Solapur
  • GATE

    Secured an All India rank 196 (97.70 percentile) in Graduate Aptitude Test in Civil Engineering (GATE) 2008

Contact Details

  • Dr. Veerabhadrappa M. Rotte

    Assistant Professor (Department of Civil Engineering), Room No. L-301, IITRAM, Near Khokhra Circle, Ahmedabad - 380026, Email: vmrotte@iitram.ac.in, Tel.: +91 79-67775 452 (Office).