Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Environmental Geotechnology

Proceedings of EGRWSE 2018

Editors: Agnihotri, Arvind Kumar, Reddy, Krishna, Bansal, Ajay (Eds.)

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This volume contains selected papers presented during the International Conference on Environmental Geotechnology, Recycled Waste Material and Sustainable Engineering (EGRWSE-2018). The multidisciplinary articles included in this volume cover the fields of  environmental management, site characterization, environmental risk assessment, waste disposal, soil and groundwater remediation, habitat protection, and environmental rehabilitation. This volume will be of interest to professionals and researchers working in diverse fields ranging from geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, hydrogeology, earth science, geochemistry, water engineering, and ecology, among others.

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Prof. Arvind Kumar Agnihotri is Professor of Civil Engineering at NIT Jalandhar. He completed his PhD from University of Roorkee (1998), M Tech from NIT Kurukshetra (1989) and BE from Panjab University Chandigarh (1987). He possesses a work experience of around 29 years in research, teaching and academic administration, with several years spent holding key leadership positions. His areas of interest are Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering, Reinforced Earth (Geo-Synthetics and Geofibers), Ground Improvement and Soil-Structure-interaction. He has supervised 9 PhD Thesis and 7 more are in progress. He has guided 45 M Tech dissertations. He has published more than 100 papers in international and National journals and conferences.  He served as Head of Civil Engineering, Dean Academic, Dean (Planning and Development) at prestigious Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.  He is fellow/member of many professional organizations like ASCE, IGS, ISTE, Institution of Engineers, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Indian Roads Congress. He is reviewer of many international journals of repute. Dr. Krishna R. Reddy is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Director of Sustainable Engineering Research Laboratory and also the Director of the Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering Laboratory in the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is the author of 3 books: (1) Geo-Environmental Engineering: Site Remediation, Waste Containment, and Emerging Waste Management Technologies, (2) Electrochemical Remediation Technologies for Polluted Soils, Sediments and Groundwater, and (3) Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites. He is also author of 182 journal papers, 15 edited books, 10 book chapters, and 170 full conference papers. Dr.Reddy has given 160 invited presentations in the U.S.A. and 15 other countries. He has served or currently serves as an Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member of over 10 different journals, including the ASCE and ASTM Journals, among others. He has received several awards for excellence in research and teaching, including the ASTM Hogentogler Award, the UIC Distinguished Researcher Award, the University of Illinois Scholar Award, and the University of Illinois Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a Diplomat of Geotechnical Engineering, and a Board Certified Environmental Engineer. 
Dr. Ajay Bansal, Professor and Head of Chemical Engineering Department at NIT Jalandhar, received his B Tech (Gold medallist) from NIT Raipur, M Tech from IIT Delhi and Ph D from Panjab University Chandigarh. He is working in the area of Environmental Engineering, Multiphase Reactors and Renewable Energy. He has over 23 years of experience in teaching and research. He has supervised 8 PhD theses and 4 are in progress. To his credit, he has 3 books, 5 book chapters and more than 40 international journal publications along with large number of papers in conferences. He is associated with many professional organizations and is Fellow of IIChE Kolkata and Institution of Engineers (India) Kolkata and Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education. He was Vice-President of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Kolkata and is presently Chairman of Doaba Regional Centre of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

Table of contents (30 chapters)
  • Role of Geochemistry in Sustainable Geotechnics

    Pages 1-15

    Reddy, Krishna R. (et al.)

  • Development on the Technology for Offshore Waste Final Disposal in S. Korea

    Pages 17-42

    Park, Junboum (et al.)

  • Quantitative X-Ray Diffraction Technique for Waste Beneficial Use Opportunities

    Pages 43-50

    Shih, Kaimin

  • Sustainable Soil Remediation. Phytoremediation Amended with Electric Current

    Pages 51-61

    Cameselle, Claudio (et al.)

  • Environmental Impact of Mine Wastes: An Overview of Problems with Mining Sites in Turkey, Remediation Possibilities, and an Example from Turkey

    Pages 63-72

    Karaca, Oznur

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Geotechnology
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of EGRWSE 2018
Editors
  • Arvind Kumar Agnihotri
  • Krishna Reddy
  • Ajay Bansal
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
31
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7010-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7010-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7009-0
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 328
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 113 illustrations in colour
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