Dr. Amit Kumar

Dr. Amit Kumar

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty of Engineering


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Amit Kumar Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering)


Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering (2016-2022)

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra-136119, India

CGPA: 8.00/10

M. Tech. in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (2013-2015)

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra-136119, India

CGPA: 8.03/10

B. Tech. in Civil Engineering (2009-2012)

Department of Civil Engineering

Geeta Institute of Management and Technology, Kanipla (Kurukshetra)

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119, India

Division/Percentage: 1st/64.25%

Diploma in Chemical Engineering (2005-2009)

Seth Jai Parkash Polytechnic, Damla (Yamuna Nagar)

Board of Technical Education, Haryana, India

Division/Percentage: 1st/60.29%

10th Standard with Hindi, English Mathematics, Social Science, Science and Sanskrit (2005)

Board of School Education, Haryana (India)

Division/Percentage: 1st/65%

Personal Interest

Cooking, Roaming

Working Experience

  • Guest Faculty at National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (3rd August, 2022 to 9th January, 2023)
  • Teaching assistance for the courses of Environmental Studies (Open Elective), Engineering Graphics and laboratory assistance for the courses of Surveying-I, Environmental Engineering-I, Soil Mechanics, Transportation Engineering-II during Doctoral Studies (4th February, 2016 to 29th June, 2020).
  • Assistant Professor at Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, Ambala (Haryana)                      (12th October, 2015 to 31st December, 2015)


Problematic soils: I have expertise to deal with problematic soils (expansive and collapsible) to improve their strength and durability properties like workability, compressive strength and other necessary properties.

Wastes and Geosynthetics: I have expertise in handling the natural and reproduction wastes for geotechnical applications and usage of appropriate geosynthetics for soil stabilization at various field conditions. 

Microstructural characterization: I have knowledge on microstructural characterization of cementitious composites in soil-additive matrix using Scanning Electron Microscopy and Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy.

Optimization Techniques:  I have knowledge to design the experiments and, optimize the single and multiple process parameters using various optimization techniques e.g., Taguchi, Response Surface Methodology, Grey Relational Analysis, Analytical Hierarchy Process.   

Awards & Achievements

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi Scholarship through General Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE-2013)
  • Direct Senior Research Fellowship (Direct-SRF) from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi