पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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DR.(Mrs.) AJANTA KALITA

Assistant Professor

Geotechnical Engineering


Phone:
Mobile:9435000959
Email:
ajanta [AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in

  • Professional Background
  • Honors and Awards
  • Educational Qualification
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements (Only Few courses taught in recent years)
  • M. Tech Projects Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • Ph.Ds Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses (after 2005)
  • Courses or Conferences Organised
  • Special Lectures Delivered (last few years)
  • Books/ Chapter Authored
  • Journals Publications
  • Conferences (International and National)
 
From(Date of Joining)
To Designation Organisation Nature of Association
2004 2006  Lecturer  Jorhat Engineering College  Guest Faculty
02.09.2010 Till date Assistant Professor NERIST, Itanagar Regular

 

Award Institute/ Organization Year
Best Teacher Award Avishkar Foundation India, Kolhapur, Maharashtra 2021
Certificates of Appreciations( Excellent Participation) An Overview of Civil Engineering” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering-RRIT 2020
Successfully completed the National level online quiz program with 80% marks Department of Civil Engineering, Narayanaguru College of Engineering Manjalumoodu 2020
Best Paper award IIT MADRAS 2009

Educational Qualification

Degree/ Certificate Awarded University/ Board Date of Completion Specialization/ Subjects

Doctoral

(Ph. D.)

IIT Guwahati 07/05/2012 Geotechnical Engineering

Masters

(M. E.)

Gauhati University 2004 Soil mechanics and Foundation Engineering.

Graduate

(B.E.)

Dibrugarh University 2002 Civil Engineering

 

     

 

Sl. No.

Position

Organization

1.

Warden

NERIST SUBANSIRI GIRLS HOSTEL

2.

Program officer of NSS

NERIST

3.

Member of NEQIP

NERIST

4.

Member of Convocation committee

 

NERIST

5.

Centre Representative of Nerist Entrance Examination

NERIST

6. 

Board  of Studies (BOS)

NERIST

 

 

Consultancy Work Undertaken:

Sl. No.

Nature of the Work

Organization

Amount Involved

Period

1

Site exploration, Topographical and plane table survey for construction of Silver Jubilee Hall (Auditorium): Extended survey work for parking area

National Project Construction Corporation Ltd

Rs. 2,31,263.00

10 days, September 2012

2

Soil testing for VKV Campus, Nirjuli, Ar. Pradesh

VKV School, Nirjuli

5 days, Nov’2015

Rs. 78853/-

3

Testing of Soil

M/s Voyant Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

5 days, April’2016`

Rs. 78776/-

4

NERIST

Geotechnical Investigation and Allowable Bearing Pressure at the Construction site for proposed 24 no. classroom for NERIST at Itanagar, Arunachal radish

Mrs.D. Devi Dr. M. Hussain Dr. A. Kalita

2.39 lacs* (work done by without consultancy fee)

 

NERIST

Geotechnical Investigation and Allowable Bearing Pressure at the Construction site for proposed boys hostel for NERIST at Itanagar, Arunachal radish

Mrs.D. Devi Dr. M. Hussain Dr. A. Kalita

3.33 lacs* (work done by without consultancy

5

NPCC Ltd. West Zone , Guwahati

Topographical Survey in connection with the construction of Silver Jubilee Hall (auditorium) and the parking Place

Ms. Y. Tamut Dr. Ajanta Kalita Sri. P. Shivakumar

2.316 lacs

 

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of Professional Body

Membership Grade

Membership No.

1.

 Institution of Engineers                              

Member

M-150274-8                           

2.

 Indian Geotechnical  Society

Life Member

LM 3849

3.

 Indian Roads Congress                      

Life Member

41354

4.

 Water Resources Society                    

Life Member

LM 2014-7542

5.

Women Engineers Forum of Assam

Life Member

Nov’20

 

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course /Papers

1

GTE 7201

 Deep Foundations

2

CE 5202

Geotechnical Engineering-II

3

CE 2253

 Civil Engineering Drawing -II

4

CE 6199

B. Tech Project

5

GTE 8099

 M. Tech Project

6

ES 1151

 Engineering Drawing

7

CE 3151

 Engineering Graphics

8

CE 4103

 Geotechnical Engineering-I

9.

GTE 7003

 Ground Improvement Techniques

10

CE 1251

 Civil Engineering Drawing-I

11

CE 4301

Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering

12

GTE 8110

Seminar

13

ES 11151

Engineering Drawing

14

CE 5207

Forest Engineering

15

 CE 2252

 Survey Practice – II

16

CE-13103

 Basics of Geotechnical Engineering

17

 CE-12151

 Civil Engineering Workshop

18

 GTE-7151

Geotechnical Exploration, Sampling & Testing

 

 

M.Tech ( Degree awarded)

   Sl. No.

         Title of the Project

               Names of Student

          Awarded

1.

Compaction and strength characteristics of red soil blended with fly ash and lime


Tarh Reema

M Tech (May 2013)

2.

Soil stabilization using crumb rubber tire chips with cement as an admixture

Kipa Achi

                   KIPA ACHI 

   M Tech (May 2015)

3.

Compaction and strength behavior of red soil blended with rice husk ash and cement”

Brijesh Narayan Patel

             Brijesh Narayan Patel

   M Tech (May 2015)

4.

Strength & stiffness response of Bamboo Fibre Reinforced Soil

b

                 Tejum Batak

    M Tech (May 2015)

5.

Strength behaviour of soil mixed with synthetic fiber and fly ash

 

Tadak Lardak Murtem

              Tadak Lardak Murtem

   M Tech (May 2016)

6.

 

 

Study on Improvement of Strength Characteristic of Soil Prevailing in Doimukh area by using Fly Ash and Lime

 

 

 

b

                   Bhim Siga

   M Tech (May 2017)

7.

Experimental study on soil mixed with fly ash  and glass fibers

Netung Tayeng

                 Netung Tayeng

     M Tech (May 2017)

8.

 Study of Characteristics of Expansive Soil using Fly ash and Lime

 

k

                      Kirge Payum

     M Tech (Dec’2018)

9.

Study of Strength Characteristic of Soil mixed with Cement Fly Ash and reinforced with Glass fiber

 

p

               Phurba Dorjee Philley

      M Tech (Dec’2018)

10.

Study on characteristics of black soil using bagasse ash and coconut fiber.

n

               Nisha kumari Singh

    M Tech ( Aug’2020)

11.

Study of Rice husk ash on the improvement of soil mix with shredded tyres

t

                 Taba Punung

     M Tech ( Aug’2020)

12.

Stabilization of organic soil using banana fibre and fly ash

su

                Ngilyang Sumpa

M Tech ( June’ 2021)

13.

A study of Physical and strength properties of Itanagar soil reinforced with cane fiber

bi

                Bishaldeep Chanda

M Tech ( June’ 2021)

14.

Analysis on laterally loaded piles in unstable slopes or landslide-prone areas

v

                Y. Vishal Nanda

M Tech ( June’ 2021)

15..

Research on design of lined reservoirs.

ete

                  Jomgam Ete

M Tech ( June’ 2021)

16..

Effect of lateral load of a pile on an unstable slope profile.

143

        Longjam Ricci Rani Chanu

M Tech ( July’ 2022)

17.

Stabilization of clayey soil with banana fiber with lime

p

                  Omem Paron

M Tech (July 2022)

18.

Experimental Study on the Strength behavior of lime blended soil – fly ash – coir fiber mix.

m

           Manash Pratim Baruah

M Tech (July 2022)

PhD research work
Sl no Name of Scholar Title of Thesis Year (Awarded)
1 om             Yachang Omo Strength Enhancement, Modeling and Application of Cement Fly-Ash Treated Soil Reinforced With Glass and Natural Fibre August 2020
2            ui          Yamem Tamut Evaluation And Improvement Of Pavement Subgrade Using Additives And Soil Reinforcement Techniques In Frost Affected Areas Of Arunachal Pradesh And State-Of-Art Design Methodologies March’2022
3 m      Martina  Gumsar Sorum Under Progress  
4 gh            Dinken Paksok Under Progress  
5 vh               Chuku Tagar Under Progress  

 

 

Publications:

  1.  Nisha Kumari Singh, Taba Punung, Vanlalhmuaka, Tage Moda, J.H Pauminsiama, Ajanta Kalita (2020)“A Study on Geotechnical Characteristics of Compacted Shredded Tyre-Soil Mixes” CSVTU Research Journal, Vol. 09, No. 1, ISSN: 0974-8725
  2. Yachang Omo and Kalita Ajanta (2019) “Energy Absorption, Secant Modulus and Compressive Strength of Fiber Reinforced High Fly Ash Content Cement Treated Soil” International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Volume-8, Issue-11, ELSEVIER SCOPUS
  3. Yachang Omo and Kalita Ajanta (2017) “Improvement in CBR value of soil- fly ash mix reinforced with glass fiber” International Journal of Exploring Emerging Trends in Engineering , ISSN: 2394 -0573, Vol. 04, Issue 01
  4. Yachang Omo and Kalita Ajanta (2017) “California bearing ratio and unconfined compressive strength of soil- fly ash - glass fiber mixer” International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and applied sciences ISSN 2349-4476 ,Vol-5, issue-6
  5. C. Zonunsiama and A. Kalita(2017), “Strength Improvement of Soil Using Fly Ash and Lime” IJAMTES Vol. 7, Issue 11, pp 122-144, ISSN No.: 2249-7455.
  6. Tarh Reema  and  Ajanta Kalita(2014) “Strength Characteristics of red soil blended with fly ash and Lime” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science , Engineering and Technology, Vol-3, Special Issue 4.
  7. Singh B. and Kalita A. (2013) “Influence of fly ash and cement on CBR  behavior of lateritic soil and sand” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol-7,No-2 Year 2013.
  8. Kalita, A. and Singh, B. (2010). "Strength characteristics of a local red soil blended with class F fly ash and cement." Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 207, pp. 143-148.
  9. Sumesh, M., Kalita, A. and Singh, B. (2010). "An experimental investigation on strength properties of fly ash blended soils treated with cement." Journal of Environmental Research and Development, 5(2), 322-329.
  10. Kalita, A. and Singh, B. (2009). "Investigation on soils blended with fly ash and other additives." Student Symposium on Research in Civil Engineering, SSRCE09, Chennai, Paper No. GTE 34.
  11. Kalita, A. and Singh, B. (2009). "Experimental study on strength behaviour of cement blended soil-fly ash mixtures." Indian Geotechnical Conference, IGC-2009, Guntur, 344-347.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Sl. No Title of Paper No. of co-authors Name of the Conference Place & Date Pages
1 A Study on Stability Of Urban Slopes Under Static And Seismic Conditions     2 ENSURE- 2012

 

 

Publication No.358,

IIT Guwahati,

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

PP-209

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

 

 

    13.Books/ Chapter Authored

    (1)  Ajanta Kalita, Sukumar Baruah and YachangOmo(2021) “Arunachal Soil” , Geotechnical Characteristics of Soils

     and Rocks of India” edited by Prof. Sanjay Kumar Shukla, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia and published by

    Taylor and Francis Ltd.

     

    (2) Nisha Kumari and Ajanta Kalita (2020) “Use of Bagasse Ash and Coconut Fibre in Stabilisation of Black Cotton

            Soil”   Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering,  volume 124, (First online 11/04/2021) Springer SCOPUS

     

    (3) YachangOmo and Ajanta Kalita (2020) “Energy Absorption Properties of Fly Ash-Cement treated Soil reinforced

      with Bagasse and Glass Fibre Wastes based on UU triaxial tests Yachang”  Advances in Sustainable Construction

    Materials, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 124 (First online 11/04/2021)  Springer SCOPUS

     

    (4) Phurba Dorjee Philley, Ajanta Kalita and YachangOmo(2020) “ Improvement of Strength Behaviour of Fly Ash

         and   Cement Stabilized Soil with Glass Fiber Reinforcement” Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 154,

              (First online 13/07/2021) Springer SCOPUS

     

    (5)  Tamut, Y. Kalita, A. and Singh, S.K. (2021). “A study on strength behavior of seasonal frozen soils stabilized with

    cement and wood-ash.” Sustainable Construction Materials, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering , volume 194,

    published by Springer SCOPUS, (First online 15/12/2021)

     

    (6)Tamut, Y. Kalita, A. and Singh, S.K. (2021). “Influence of freezing-thawing cycles on strength properties of frost-

    affected subgrade soil stabilised with cement and reinforced with chir pine needles.” Lecture Notes in Civil

    Engineering, Volume 171, published by Springer SCOPUS, (First online 04/09/2021)

     

    (7) Tamut, Y. Kalita, A. and Singh, S.K. (2021) “Study of Geotechnical Characteristics of Frost-Affected Soil Stabilized

    with Cement and Wood Ash” Advances in Geo-Science and Geo-Structures, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

    volume 154, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1993-9_13