Engineering and Information Sciences


Vinod Jayan Sylaja

Esteem Factors

Current Positions:

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

1. Discrete element method in geomechanics
2. Soil Dynamics
3. Ground Improvement techniques
4. Engineering behaviour of Methane Hydrate bearing sand
5. Consolidation behaviour of soils


Indian Geotechnical Society, IGS - Z- Tech (I) Pvt. Ltd. biennial award for the best paper published in Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference (2003) on Behaviour of circular footing supported on geocells reinforced sand underlain by soft clay.

Govt. of India scholarship to pursue M.Tech (GATE 2000).

Future Research Topics:

Mechanical behaviour of Coal seam gas

Research Students

  • Yujie Qi : Cyclic loading behaviour of compacted waste materials with respect to energy absorption