Joined SCMS School of Engineering and Technology on 01-08-2019
4.5 years of research experience in NIT Calicut (Oct 2014 – May 2019)
1.5 years of teaching experience in Thejus Engineering College, Thrissur (June 2013 – Oct 2014)
Modelling of soil behaviour
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Pertinent approach to cyclic triaxial testing, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol 23(4), 2018, pp 757-766.
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Undrained response and liquefaction susceptibility of silty sands, International Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering – Springer, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s10706-018-00790-0 [Scopus and ESCI Indexed].
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Effect of non-plastic fines on undrained response of fine sand. International Journal of Geomate, Vol 16, Issue 54, 2019, pp 170-175 [Scopus and ESCI Indexed].
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction susceptibility of silty sands based on steady state line concept. Journal of Geotechnical Studies, Vol 4, Issue 1, 2019, pp 32-50.
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction susceptibility of Central Kerala. Springer Nature Applied Science Journal, 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0576-3 [ESCI Indexed].
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction susceptibility of non-plastic silty sands using hypoplastic model simulations. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor and Francis, DOI: 10.1080/19386362.2019.1655996 [Scopus and ESCI Indexed].
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction susceptibility of silty sand and low-plastic clayey soils. International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Vol 10, Issue 2 and Article 1, 2019 [Scopus and ESCI indexed].
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction Susceptibility of Silty Sands based on Critical State Line Concept. International Geotechnical Engineering Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Practices and Related Urban Issues, September 23-24, 2016, Mumbai, India
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Effect of Non-plastic Fines on Liquefaction Susceptibility of Fine Sands. 7th International Conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India, IIT Madras, 2017.
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction susceptibility of dam foundation soil’, International Dam safety conference, Thiruvananthapuram, 2018.
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Development of critical state line from hypoplastic model simulations on triaxial strength of silty sand, Proceedings of Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology for Society, Energy and Environment, Publisher – Taylor and Francis, 2018, ISBN 978-0-8153-5760-5 (Scopus indexed proceedings)
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Undrained response of silty sands under static and cyclic loading, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference – Geomate 2018 Geotechnique, Construction Materials And Environment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 20-22 November 2018, Publisher – The Geomate International Society, ISBN 978-4-909106001 C3051 (Scopus indexed proceedings)
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Numerical study on the undrained response of silty sands under static triaxial loading, Proceedings of IACMAG Symposium, IIT Gandhinagar, 2019, Publisher – Springer (Accepted, scopus indexed proceedings).
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction case histories: A review, Proceedings of International conference on High speed corridors, Trivandrum, 2019.
Akhila M and Rangaswamy K: Study on behavior of piled raft foundation under seismic loads, Proceedings of 4IYGEC, IIT Madras, 2013
Akhila M and Rangaswamy K: Piled raft foundation under seismic loads, Proceedings of TISI, NIT Calicut, 2015
Jithesh P C, Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Numerical study on cyclic loading effects on the undrained response of silty sand, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, IISc Banglore, 2018, Publisher - Springer(accepted)
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction mitigation by preloading – an experimental study. Proceedings of 16th Symposium on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Roorkee, 2018.
Akhila M, Rangaswamy K and Sankar N: Liquefaction criteria for silts and low-plastic clays: A review, Proceedings of Conference of the Kerala state Technological Congress, Government Engineering College Thrissur, 2019.
Professional and Consulting Activities
Chaired a session in the Eighth International Conference – Geomate 2018 Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 20-22 November 2018
Reviewer of International Journal of Civil Engineering (Springer) and European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering (Taylor and Francis)
Membership in Professional Societies
Life member of ISTE (LM 97038)
Life member of Indian Geotechnical Society (LM 4269)
Associate Member of Institution of Engineers - India (AM 1775610)
Technical programs attended
Coir Geotextiles and their uses in Rural Roads, NIT Calicut, 27-02-2012
Design Aspects and Soil Exploration of High Rise Structures, Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur, 25-09-2013 to 27-09-2013
Research Writing (Technical and Language aspects), NIT Calicut, 28-02-2016
Finite Element Method and its applications in Structural Engineering and Hydraulics, NIT Calicut, 04-07-2016 to 10-07-2016
Research Writing (Technical and Language aspects), NIT Calicut, 11-02-2017
Workshop on Repair and Rehabilitation of RCC Structures, NIT Calicut, 23-08-2017
Rural roads – Material testing & quality control, NIT Calicut, 10-01-2018 to 12-01-2018
National Information system for Climate and Environmental studies Data Products, NIT Calicut, 26-02-2018
Intellectual Property Rights and Patents, NIT Calicut, 16-03-2018 to 17-03-2018
Design Geogrids and Geocells, NIT Calicut, 18-07-2018 to 19-07-2018
Mathematics and its Engineering Applications, NIT Calicut, 26-10-2018
Ground Properties Characterization using In Situ Testing, IISc Bengaluru, 26-04-2019 to 27-04-2019
Risk: A Rational Discussion – DFI - 25-10-2017
Risk: A Rational Discussion (Part II) – DFI - 08-03-2018
Effective Engineering Teaching in Practise (4 weeks) – NPTEL - Feb - April 2018
Geotechnical, Contractual and Communication Risk – DFI - 06-06-2018
How induced Earthquakes are making us rethink the challenges of Earthquake Engineering? – EERI - 17-09-2018
Introduction to Research (8 weeks) – NPTEL - Aug - Oct 2018
Performance based design – Panel discussion – DFI - 26-10-2018
Outcome-based pedagogic principles for effective teaching (4 weeks) – NPTEL - Aug - Oct 2018
Case Studies of Financial Decision Making Using Near Real-time Post-Earthquake Information – EERI - 30-01-2019