Assistant Professor

Dr. Raviteja KVNS

Department of Civil Engineering

Interests

  1. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
  2. Geomechanics
  3. Ground Improvement

Education

2010

JNTU Kakinada
India
B.Tech.

2013

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
India
M.Tech.

2018

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • Sept 2019 to Jul 2020 | Visiting Faculty | Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, India
  • Aug 2018 to Aug 2019 | Research Associate | Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India
  • Oct 2016 to Dec 2016 | Visiting Scholar | Ritsumeikan University, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
  • May 2011 to Sept 2011 | Guest Faculty | MRAGR Govt. Polytechnic, Vizianagaram, India
  • May 2010 to May 2011 | GET – Project Execution – DGMAP (Naval Township) | NCC Ltd., - Visakhapatnam, India

Research Interest

  • His research work mainly focuses towards rendering reliability and probability design improvements for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering systems. Assessment of variability and spatial heterogeneity associated with the Geotechnical design parameters. Development of sustainable Geosynthetic-Clay liners for MSW containment facility using industrial by-products. Application of probabilistic optimization and GMM for the design improvements in MSW landfill slope stability analysis. Sustainable amelioration of problematic soils using industrial byproducts.

Awards & Fellowships

  • Selected for High Level Foreign Research Fellowship 2020 from Tsinghua University, China
  • Research Excellence Award 2018 from IIT Hyderabad for outstanding research performance
  • Research Excellence Award 2017 from IIT Hyderabad for outstanding research performance
  • JASSO Scholarship of ¥1,60,000 2016 from Japanese Govt. for working as Research Intern at Japan
  • Research Excellence Award 2016 from IIT Hyderabad for outstanding research performance
  • Travel Grant of ¥70,000 2016 from Ritsumeikan University for international travel
  • Travel Grant of ₹2,50,000 2016 from MHRD, Govt. of India to present a research paper at Geo-Chicago 2016, USA
  • Research Excellence Award 2015 from IIT Hyderabad for outstanding research performance
  • MHRD Scholarship 2014 from MHRD, Govt. for India for carrying out research work at IIT Hyderabad
  • Scholarship of ₹25,000 2004 from Vikas Educational Society for securing rank in a state-wide talent test

Memberships

  • Organizing Committee Member, International Conference on Building Materials & Construction Technologies 2020, Dubai, UAE.
  • Editorial Committee Member, Journal of Communications in Sciences and Mathematics, UNIFAP, Brazil.
  • Life Member, Indian Geotechnical Society, (LM-3698).
  • Associate Member, Geo-Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, (#9810743).
  • Reviewer, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, ASCE.
  • Reviewer, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer.
  • Reviewer, Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE.
  • Treasurer (elect.), Student IGS Chapter at IIT Hyderabad.
  • Member, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, (IND17LM-3698).

Publications

Referred Journal Publications
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and B. Munwar Basha. “Characterization of variability of unit weight and shear parameters of municipal solid waste (MSW).” Journal of Hazardous Toxic and Radioactive Waste, ASCE. Accepted, In Press, doi: 10.1061/978078447.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2018). “Reliability based LRFD of geomembrane liners for V-shaped anchor trenches of MSW landfills.” International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering 4:5. doi: 10.1007/s40891-017-0123-5.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B. M. (2018). “Optimal reliability-based design of V-shaped anchor trenches for MSW landfills.” Geosynthetics International, ICE Publishing, 25(2): 200-214.
  • Basha, B. M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2016). “Optimum tensile strength of geomembrane liner for V-shaped anchor trenches using target reliability approach.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer International Publishing, 34(6), 1995–2018.
Book Chapters
  • Basha, B.M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2017). “Meethotamulla landfill failure analysis: A probabilistic approach.” Chapter-20, Geotechnics for Natural and Engineered Sustainable Technologies, Springer International Publishing, 341-351.
  • Basha, B.M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2017). “Resistance factor calculations for load resistance factor design (LRFD) of MSW landfill slopes.” Chapter-6, Geoenvironmental Practices and Sustainability, Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, Springer International Publishing, 47-56.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S., Ramu, K. and Babu, R.D. (2017). “Penetration characteristics of expansive soil: A probabilistic study.” Chapter-9, Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks, Springer International Publishing, 105-115.
Geotechnical Special Publications (ASCE)
  • Raghuram, A.S.S., Raviteja, K.V.N.S., Basha, B.M. and Moghal, A.A. (2020). “Reliability based Design Charts for Spatially Variable MSW Landfill Slopes.” Geo-Congress 2020, ASCE, Minneapolis, USA, GSP 316, 696-706.
  • Babu, R.D., Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Varaprasad, L.N.V.N. (2019). “Strength Characterization of Expansive soil treated with Phosphogypsum and Crumb Waste Rubber.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, (GSP-309), 315-324.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2016). “The Allowable Design Strength of a Geomembrane Liner for the Anchor Trenches of MSW Landfills: A Reliability-Based Approach.” Geo-Chicago 2016 ASCE, (GSP 271), 1–10. 13.
  • Basha, B.M., Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Sahithi, A. (2016). “Computation of the probabilistic critical centers and reliability indices of MSW landfill slopes using the Spencer method of slices.” Geo-Chicago 2016 ASCE, (GSP 271), 628–637.
Conference Proceedings
  • Varaprasad, L.N.V.N., Babu, R.D. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2019). “A Study on the Use of Vitrified Tile Sludge (VTS), Cement & Treated Coir Fibre in Stabilizing Expansive Soil.” Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019, SVNIT, Gujarat, 1-5.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2019). “Status of solid waste management in Hyderabad: Challenges and opportunities.” International conference on Water and Waste Management, 19-20 Feb 2019, Hyderabad, India, 1-7.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2017). “Probabilistic back analysis of Koshe landfill slope failure.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2017, GeoNest, IIT Guwahati, 1–5.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2016). “Location of probabilistic critical centre in a slope stability analysis.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2016, GTGS, IIT Madras, 15–18.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2015). “Optimum design of V-shaped geosynthetic anchor trenches for MSW landfill slopes: A reliability-based approach.” Proc. of 5th Young Indian Geotechnical Engineers Conference, Vadodara, Gujarat, 1–7.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Basha, B.M. (2015). “Variability associated with interface friction between geomembrane and soil.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2015, COE Pune, 1–9.
  • Sahithi, A., Basha, B.M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2015). “Reliability analysis of soil slopes using ordinary and Bishop method of slices.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2015, COE Pune, 1–11.
  • Basha, B.M., Sagir, H.P. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2015). “Compaction Characteristics of Hyderabad MSW Landfills.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2015, COE Pune, 1–9.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S., Ramu, K. and Babu, R.D. (2014). “Effect of curing on the strength behaviour of the lime-fly ash-expansive soil mixes.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014, JNTU Kakinada, 1-7.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S., Umashankar, B., Ramu, K. and Babu, R.D. (2014). “Bearing capacity of a strip footing resting on treated and untreated soils.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014, JNTU Kakinada, 1-6.
  • Basha, B.M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2014). “Optimum design of L-shaped anchor trenches for MSW landfill slopes using reliability based approach.” Geo-Innovations, IISc Bangalore, 1–8.
  • Basha, B.M. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2014). “Reliability based design optimization of geosynthetic anchor trenches for MSW landfill slopes.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2014, JNTU Kakinada, 1–8.
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S., Lavanya, P.M., Ramu, K., Harikishore, V. and Babu, R.D. (2013). “Efficacy of lime-fly ash blends on the behaviour of expansive soils.” Proc. of 4th Young Indian Geotechnical Engineers Conference, IIT Madras, 55-58.
  • Ramu, K., Babu, R.D., Harikishore, V., Raviteja, K.V.N.S. and Lavanya P.M. (2013). “Strength behaviour of WTR reinforced lime-fly ash-expansive soil mixes.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference 2013, IIT Roorkee, 1-6.
  • Kumar, G.K., Sriram, N., Babu, R.D. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2013). “Influence of lime-fly ash and waste tyre rubber on the strength characteristics of expansive soil.” Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, IGS Surat, 1-8.
  • Praveen, K.V.S.R., Teja, K.V., Babu, R.D. and Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2013). “Strength behaviour of marine clay stabilized with lime-quarry rock dust and waste plastics.” Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, IGS Surat, 1-8.
Article
  • Raviteja, K.V.N.S. (2013). “Rama Sethu (The Adam’s bridge).” Published in Octavia 2013, the magazine of the College of Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada.

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