Ph.D : Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (2015)
M.E. (Geotechnical Engineering) : The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (2005)
B.E. (Civil) : The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (2003) - Gold Medalist
Research Areas of interest : Unsaturated soil behaviour, Soil-structure interaction, Energy Geotechnics, Smart and Sustainable Materials for Civil Engineering Application, Monitoring of Slope Stability
Email: : kannaniyer@iitram.ac.in
Phone No. : -67775413

Industrial Experience

  • Over 7.5 years of Industrial Experience with L&T and Linde Engineering

  • Design of Civil Engineering Structures

    Experience with design of various civil engineering structures (2005-2011)
  • Geotechnical Specialist

    Worked as Geotechnical Specialist for various projects (2015-2017)

Publications

International Journal Publications

  • Iyer, K.R., Jeevan J., Shetty R. and Singh, D.N (2018). “Some Investigations to Quantify Hysteresis Associated with Water Retention Behaviour of Fine-grained Soils”, Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/17486025.2018.1445872

  • Iyer K. R., Joseph J., Bruna C. F. L. Lopes B. C. F. L., D. N. Singh and Tarantino, A. (2017) "Water retention characteristics of swelling clays in different compaction states", Geomechanics and Geoengineering, DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2017.1396363

  • Salifu, E., MacLachlan, E., Iyer, K. R., Knapp, C. W. and Tarantino, A. (2016). “Application of microbially induced calcite precipitation in erosion mitigation and stabilisation of sandy soil foreshore slopes: A preliminary investigation”, Engineering Geology, Vol. 21, 96-105.

  • Gumaste, S. D., Iyer, K. R., Sharma, S. and Singh D. N. (2014). “Determination of fabric alteration of marine clays”, Acta Geotechnica, Vol. 2, pages: 21-33.

  • Gumaste, S. D., Iyer, K. R., Sharma, S. and Singh D. N. (2014). “Simulation of Fabric in Sedimented Clays”, Applied Clay Sciences, Vol. 91-92, pages: 117-126.

  • Jayanth, S., Iyer, K. R. and Singh, D. N., (2013) “Continuous Determination of Drying- path SWRC of Fine-grained Soils”, Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal, Vol. 8(1), pages: 28-35.

  • Iyer, K. R, Jayanth, S., Gurnani, S. and Singh, D.N. (2013) “Influence of Initial Water Content and Specimen Thickness on the SWCC of Fine-grained Soils”, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 13(6), pages: 894-899.

  • Padmakumar, G.P., Srinivas, K., Uday, K.V., Iyer, K. R, Pathak, P., Keshava, S.M. and Singh D.N., (2012) Characterization of Aeolian Sands from Indian Desert", Engineering Geology

  • Jayanth, S., Iyer, K. R. and Singh, D. N., (2012) “Influence of drying- and wetting- cycles on SWCCs of fine-grained soils”, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, Vol. 40(3), pages: 376-386.

International Conference Publications

  • Iyer, K. R., Pathak, P. and Singh. D. N. (2013) “Novel techniques for simulating and monitoring impact of contaminants on geoenvironment”, International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, Torino, Italy, Pages: 593-598.

  • Iyer, K. R. and Shah, H. J. (2011). “Study of piled-raft system for optimization of transmission tower foundation”, 14th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Hong Kong.

Research Areas of Interest

  • Unsaturated soil behaviour

  • Soil-structure interaction

  • Energy Geotechnics

  • Smart and Sustainable Materials for Civil Engineering Application

  • Monitoring of Slope Stability