Sitaram Nayak



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, December 29, 1992

Professional Experience: 

Total: 25 Years

At NITK: 22 Years

Contact Details


snayak [at]


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3041

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D (IISc., Bangalore), 2000 
  • M.Tech (IISc., Bangalore) , 1990 
  • B.E. (KREC, Surathkal),  1986
Areas of Interest
  • Soil behaviour
  • Ground improvement techniques
  • Environmental geotechnology
  • Earth pressure
  • Slope stability
Supervision of Ph.D

Completed (6)
On-going (2)

Significant Publications
  1. Sitaram Nayak, M R Dheerendra Babu, R Shivashankar and Naveen James “ Performance of stone columns in weak ground with dispersive soils” ICE, Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 167(1) ,(2014), pp72-82.
  2. Sitaram Nayak, R Shivashankar and M R Dheerendra Babu,"Performance of Stone Columns with Circumferential Nails”, Ground Improvement, UK, 164(2), May 2011, pp.97-106.
  3. Sitaram Nayak, Sunil B M and Shri Hari, “Hydraulic and Compaction characteristics of leachate contaminated lateritic soil”, Journal of Engineering Geology, U K, Elsevier, Vol.94, May 2007, pp. 137-144.
  4. Sitaram Nayak, Sunil B M and Shri Hari and P V Sivapulliah, “Interaction between soils and laboratory simulated electrolyte solutions”,Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engg., Springer, Netherland, Vol.28, No.6, (2010) pp 899-906.
  5. Sitaram Nayak and Purushotham G Sarvade" Effect of cement and quarry dust on hydraulic and shear strength characteristics of Lithomargic Clay” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, Netherland, Vol.30, No.2, (2012) pp 419-430.

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Prof. B R Jayalekshmi,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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