Dr. Amit Kumar

Assistant Professor

Faculty of 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%

Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering)

  • 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.   

Cooking, Roaming

  • 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

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