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. Dipika Devi

Associate Professor

Computational Mechanics, Object-Oriented Programming in Finite Element Analysis, Constitutive modeling

E-mail:dd [AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, dipikace(dot)nerist[AT]gmail(dot)com, Phone(EPBX/Office): 0360 - 2257401-8 Extn. 6223

  • Professional Background
  • Educational Qualification
  • Administrative Background
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Projects and Thesis Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • Ph.Ds Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses and workshops
  • Special Lectures Delivered
  • Book Chapter
  • Publications
  • Consultancies
From(Date of Joining) To Designation Organisation Nature of Association
12/05/1997 08/02/2003 Lecturer Royal Bhutan Institute of Technology  
18/07/2006 4/10/2016 Assistant Professor


05/10/2016 Till Date Associate Professor NERIST Regular
Degree Subject University Year
B.E. Civil Engineering Jorhat Engineering College (Dibrugarh University) 1994
M.E. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Assam Engineering College ( Guwahati Univwersity) 1998
Ph.D. Object-oriented nonlinear finite element analysis framework for implementing modified cam clay model IIT Guwahati 2013
From To Designation Organisation
21/09/1998 15/06/1999 Head, Civil Engineering Department Royal Bhutan Polytechnic, Dewathang, Bhutan
  1. AMIE from 08/02/2000 (AM085882-2)
  2. CHARTERED ENGINEER from 07/03/2002 (AM085882-2)
Title Course Code Module Semester
1. Engineering Graphics CE3151 Bridge course for 10+2 I
2.Fluid Mechanics-1 CE 3101 Diploma I
3. Engineering Mechanics CE 3102 Diploma I
4. Mechanics of Solids CE 3201 Diploma II
4. Structural Analysis-I CE 4101 Diploma I
5. Diploma Project CE 4009 Diploma II
6. Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering CE 4301 Bridge course for Degree I
7. Structural Analysis-II CE 5101 Degree I
7. Geotechnical Engineered-II CE 5202 Degree II
8. Introductoductory Finite Element Method Ce 5203 Degree II
9. Computation Methods in C.E. CE 6105 Degree I
10. Advance Soil Mechanics and Foundations CE 6006 Degree (Elective) II
11. Degree Project CE 6099 Degree II
12. Applied Geotechnical Engineering GTE 7120 M.Tech. I
13. Geotechnical Exploration, Sampling and Testing GTE 7123   M.Tech. I
14. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering GTE 7222 M.Tech. II
15. Critical State Soil Mechanics GTE 7021 M.Tech. II
16. Finite Element Analysis      GTE7029   M.Tech II
17. Seminar on Selected Topics (Audit)  GTE 8120 M.Tech II
18. M.Tech. Project GTE 8099 M.Tech. III & IV



Diploma/Degree Project

Interpretation of tests on soil samples and determination of critical state model parameters (DEGREE, 2007) Payel Saha
Tekachila Jamir
Supantha Paul
Anindit Majumder
Pranjit Shil
Effect of Lime Admixture on strength of soil (DEGREE, 2009) Zubenthung M Patton
Indu Kumari
Tilling Monju
Yagom Gapak
Takhe Haniya
Senge Basar
Geotechnical investigation and analysis of allowable bearing pressure for a site near NERIST playground from settlement analysis. (DIPLOMA, 2012) Abhinay Kumar
Tekhewe Therie
Landi Yasa
Tadar Relum
Jerry Lalthakima
Application of F.E.M. To solve simple problems in structures by using MATLAB (DEGREE, 2013) Hage Tsunami
Michael Lalawmpuia
Nidup Lepcha
Langoljam Dohnson Singh
Effect of gravel percentage on compaction characteristics of soil (DIPLOMA, 2014) Pratik Kumar
Mihir Mukharjee
Longpo Cheda
Kalyan Biswas
Ajoy Sarkar
Determination of safe bearing capacity of soil of a given site from shear strength criterion (DIPLOMA, 2015) Sraboni Roy
Arpan Anshu
Ankita Chakraborty
Abhishek Kumar
Kumar Rajnish
Bishwajoty Paul

Effect of gravel percentage on compaction characteristics of soil (DIPLOMA, 2016)

Md. Tahir
Ahmed Laskar
Arbin Thakur
Lokesh Kumar Singh
Anant Gautam
Hemant Lakra
Finite Element Analysis of Beams and Frames using MATLAB (DEGREE, 2016) Mohna Mayanglambam
Nabajit Sarkar
Millo Dante
Rajat Kanti Saha
John Tana
Analysis of Linear and NonLinear Structures Using Ansys (DEGREE, 2017) Mehbub Ahmed Laskar
Bijoya Das
Subhash Kumar
Kuru Muniya
Alak Singha
Rashidul Islam
Analysis of Geotextile Reinforced Earth Embankment using FEM (DEGREE, 2018) Mr. Arbin Thakur
Mr. Anant Gautam
Mr. Tahir Ahmed Laskar
A Study of the Consolidation Characteristics of Clayey Soil using Brick Dust as Additive (DEGREE, 2020) Kime Mamung
Daba Nalo
Chanya Rai
Improvement of consolidation characteristics of soil using additives (DEGREE, 2021) Prajwal Chettry
Jumto Nyodu
Tage Oya
Irshad Ansari
Finite element analysis of soil bearing capacity using PLAXIS 2D (DEGREE, 2022) Adil Rashid
Robart Hina
Nilly Likha Paul

M.Tech. Project

Calibration of soil constitutive model parameters. (2013) Shovan Roy
Computer aided analysis of laterally loaded pile foundation in transmission tower (M.Tech., 2015) Pha Yayek
Soil improvement by using bambo fibre (2016) Boken Jempen
Finite element analysis of some bench mark problems in Soil using nonlinear soil constitutive models and MATLAB (2016) Kamal Kalai
Some Studies on the Strength and Permeability Characteristics of Bamboo Reinforced Soil (2017) Toko Jiri
Behavior of Pre-cast Cantilever Concrete Sheet Pile Wall using ABAQUS (2018) Nabajyoti Sarkar
A study on Shear Strength of Bamboo Reinforced Soil (2018) Senter Karlo
Numerical Investigation of Behavior of Counterfort Retaining wall using ABAQUS (2019) Nikkita Gurung
Numerical Investigation of Behavior of Cantilever Retaining Wall using ABAQUS (2019) Amar Kumar Singh
A Study on the Effect of Brick Dust on the Improvement of Consolidation Characteristics of Clayey Soil (2020) Dikshita Bezboruah
Slope Stability Analysis using Limit Equilibrium Methods and Finite Element Method (2020) Hemam Amarjit Singh
Analysis of Reinforced Road Embankment on Soft Soil using Plaxis 2-D (2021) Dinita Leimapokpam
Static and Dynamic Analysis of Bamboo Reinforced Unpaved Road using ABAQUS Software (2021) Aowati Jamir
Analysis of Settlement of Pile using Plaxis 2-D (2021) Sarangthem Meetei
An experimental Study of Subgrade Separation and Stabilization using Coir Geotextile in Unpaved Road (2021) Nang Munmun Enling
Study on Behavior of Silty-Clay Soil Stabilized with Rice Husk Ash (2022) Subu Kobing
FEA of Geosynthetic Reinforced Earthen Embankments on Soft Soil using Plaxis 2-D (2022) Tenzing Pema Thingon
Finite Element Analysis of Vertical Load Carrying Capacity of Piles using ABAQUS (2022)  Bamang Taniang
Analysis of Bearing Capacity of a Strip Footing on a Slope Top (2022)  B. Bandana Sharma
Assessment of Bearing Capacity of Soil using Finite Element Method (2023) Manuj Chhetry
Topic Scholar Name Status of Ph.D Registration Year
Analysis of a typical geotechnical problem using finite element method Taku Muni Awarded on February 2022. 2014
Slope Stability Analysis of Rainfall Induced Slope Failure Raja Sarkar Continuing 2018
Soil Structure Interaction Analysis Using Hybrid Finite Element-Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method Talkeswar Ray Continuing 2018
Prediction of Engineering Properties of Soil Using Soft Computing Technique Bishwajoty Paul Continuing 2021
Soil-structure Interaction Manuj Chhetry Continuing 2024
Course Name Sponsored By Date
1. Short term course on “Matrix Computations &  Aplications, organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati AICTE Dec, 18-22, 2006
2. Brainstorming Workshop on “Disaster Preparedness and Capacity Building”, Organized by IIT Guwahati. UNICEF 24th Dec, 2007
3. Short term course on “Advances in Concrete and Masonry: Material and Mechanics”, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, IITG. AICTE June, 16-20, 2008
4. STTP on Advances on Concrete Technology and RCC Design, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST ISTE/AICTE Feb,9-13, 2009
5.  STTP on “Behavioural Competency Development: Psychological Aspect”, organized by Department of Humanities and Social Science, NERIST ISTE/AICTE March, 23-27, 2009
6. Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology:Issues & Prospects”,  Organized by M.E. Department and E.E Department, NERIST MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi Sept, 24-25, 2010
7. Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Traffic Flow and Environmental Management”, Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST TEQIP April, 17-21, 2012
8. TEQIP sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Natural Resources Management”, A.E. Department, NERIST. TEQIP May, 14-18, 2012
9. Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Research Issues in Speech an NLP” by C.S.E. Department, NERIST TEQIP Sept, 30 -Oct 4, 2013
10. Short-term course on “Pedagogical Training for Engineering Teachers” IIT Guwahati March, 21-23, 2014
11. National Workshop on Disaster Management (NWDM-14), organized by Department of Civil Engineering & Centre for Management Studies, NERIST NERIST August, 29-30, 2014
12. Short course on Soil-Structure Interaction: Coumputer Application and Material Models, held at IIT Gandhinagar. TEQIP January, 19-23, 2015
13. Short term programe on 'Induction Training, organized by NERIST. TEQIP September 11-20, 2015

14. Short term Course on Rock Engineering for Infrastructural

Development. conducted by C.E. Department, IIT Guwahati.

TEQIP April, 5-8, 2016
Title Place Date
1. Monitoring Forecasting & Warning System for Landslide Administrative Training Institute, Naharlagun, A.P. 28/11/2007
2. Slope Instability and Remedial Measures for Strategic Highway Construction in Hilly Areas. Seminar on 'Recent Advances: Pavement Materials and Design' C.E. Department, NERIST 24/04/2012

In book: “Modelling and Simulation in Computational Mechanics”, Edited by: Dr. Sashi Kanta Panigrahi, Published by: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (16 July, 2009), ISBN-10: 3838306945 and ISBN-13: 978-3838306940.


  1. Ray, T., Devi, D., and Baishya, S. (2024). "Unleashing the Power of OpenSees: A Versatile Framework for SBFEM Analysis”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(9s), 264-270. (Scopus)
  2. Ray, T., Devi, D., and Baishya, S. (2022). "A State-of-the-Art Review on Soil-Structure Interaction”, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology (ISSN: 2395-602X), 9(1), 33-34, doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRST22911.
  3. Tamang, S.K., Kumar, M., Devi D., et al. (2022). “Modeling and optimization of material removal rate and surface roughness for Al6010 HMMCs on WEDM using Response Surface Methodology”, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research (JCPR, ISSN: 2672-152X ), 23(3), 373-382, (SCI)
  4. Tamang, S.K., Devi, D., Seenivasan, M., Gopalsamy, N. (2022). “Optimization of surface roughness using Taguchi technique for aluminium metal matrix composite”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 62(4), 2029-2033, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.02.400 (Scopus)
  5. Devi, D. and Singh, A. K. (2022)“An Object-oriented finite element framework for modified cam clay model”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 62(4), 2211-2216, doi:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.03.372 (Scopus)
  6. Muni, T., Devi, D. and Baishya, S. (2020). “Parametric Study of Sheet Pile Wall Using Abaqus”, Civil Engineering Journal, 7 (1), 71-82 (Scopus)
  7. Bhagate, K., Hawre, R. and Devi, D. (2017). “Design Optimization of Ship Hull Using CFD Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences (ISSN 2249-7455), 7(11), 57-65.
  8. Jiri, T., Bagang, D. and Devi, D. (2017). “On the Shear Strength Behaviour of Bamboo Reinforced Soil”, International Journal of Advanced in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences (ISSN  2249-7455), 7(11), 88-94.
  9. Devi, D. (2016). “Nonlinear Solution Techniques and Load Stepping Schemes for Modified Cam Clay Model”, International Journal of Innovative Research and Development (ISSN 2278-0211 (Online)), 5(8) 238-243, .
  10. Devi, D. and Jempen B. (2016).  “Shear strength behaviour of bamboo fiber reinforced soil”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2395-0056 (E) / 2395-0072 (P)), 3(8), 433-437.
  11. Devi, D. and Singh, A. K. (2016).  “Implicit Integration of Modified Cam Clay Model Including Nonlinear Elasticity”, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (ISSN 1089-3032), (21.15), 5049-5060. (Scopus)
  12. Devi, D. (2016). “Finite Element Analysis of Strip Footing in Layered Soil Using MATLAB”, International Journal of Innovative Research and Development (ISSN 2278-0211(Online)), 5(9), 28-32.
  13. Devi, D. (2014). “On the determination of modified cam clay model parameters”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (ISSN (Online): 2319-8753), 3(4), 250-253.


  1. Muni ,T., Devi, D. and Baishya, S. (2020). "Finite Element Analysis of Cantilever Sheet Pile Wall in Layered Soil", 4th International Conference on. Advances in Civil & Structural Engineering. (ICACSE - 2020).
  2. Muni ,T., Devi, D. and Baishya, S. (2020). "Sheet Pile Wall Subjected to Lateral Earth Pressure", 8th International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology, (ICAET-2020), BGIET, Sangrur (ISBN No: 978-81-924893-5-3).
  3. Devi, D. (2016). A comparative study of Nonlinear Solution Techniques and Load Stepping Schemes for Critical State Soil Constitutive  Models”, The International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences, Singapore.
  4. Devi, D. (2015). “A review on use of finite element method for slope stability analysis”, Proceedings of Two- Day National Seminar cum Workshop on Advances in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (ACIE-2015), 155-165.
  5. Roy, S., and Devi, D. (2013). “Calibration of soil constitutive model parameters”, Proceedings of  National Conference on Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Aspects of Wastes and Their Utilization in Infrastructure Projects (GGWUIP-13), 139-144.
  6. Das, S., Devi, D. and Singh, A. K. (2009). “Object oriented finite element programming: A framework”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computer Aided Modelling and Simulation in Computational Mechanics (CAMSCM-09), 391-401.
  7. Devi, D. and Singh, A. K. (2008) “On finite element implementation for modified cam clay model”, Proceedings of International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India, 462-470. (Scopus)
  8. Devi, D. and Saikia, B.D. (1998). “ Effect of rainfall on landslide”, Proceedings of International Conference on Disaster Management, Guwahati, Assam, India, 400-419.


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