Dr.Tarun Naskar

Dr. Tarun Naskar
Assistant Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574322
Email: tarunnaskar@iitm.ac.in

Education
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2018
  • M.E., Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2010
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, 2008
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. Civil Engineering, IIT, Madras – Aug, 2018 to Present
  • Research Associate, Dept. Civil Engineering, IISc, Bangalore – Aug, 2017 to July 2018
  • Ph.D. Research Scholar,  Dept. Civil Engineering, IISc, Bangalore – Aug,2012 to July,2017
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. Civil Engineering, BITM, Santiniketan – Jan, 2012 to Jul, 2012
  • Senior Lecturer, Dept. Civil Engineering, ICFAI University, Tripura- Aug,2010- Dec,2011.
Research Interests
  • Wave Propagation in Elastic Media
  • SASW/MASW
  • Bender Element Test
  • Site Response Analysis
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Publications: Journals
  1. Naskar, T., and Kumar, J., 2019. A Faster Scheme to Generate Multimodal Dispersion Plots for Rayleigh Wave Propagation. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 177, 280-287. Impact Factor -578(2018)
  2. Kumar, J., and Naskar, T., 2017. Resolving phase wrapping by using sliding transform for generation of dispersion curves. Geophysics, 82 (3), 127-136. Impact Factor -2.793(2018)
  3. Kumar, J., and Naskar, T., 2017. A fast and accurate method to compute dispersion spectra for layered media using a modified Kausel-Roёsset stiffness matrix approach. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 92, 176-182. Impact Factor -2.578(2018)
  4. Naskar, T., and Kumar, J., 2017. Predominant modes for Rayleigh wave propagation using the dynamic stiffness matrix approach. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 14(5), 1032-1041. Impact Factor -1.441
  5. Kumar, J.,and Naskar, T., 2015. Effects of site stiffness and source to receiver distance on surface wave tests׳ Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 77, 71-82. Impact Factor -2.578(2018)
  6. Kumar, J., and Naskar, T., 2012. Vertical uplift capacity of a group of two coaxial anchors in a general c–ϕ soil. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(3), 367-373. 5 Year Impact Factor -3.128
Research and Consultancy
Project Title Ammount Period Agency Status
A Novel Approach to Determine the Accurate Shear Wave Velocity Profile for an Irregularity Dispersive Soil Strata 28,000,00 22/01/20

to

21/01/23

IC&SR

IIT Madras

Ongoing
Effect of Inclinations of Different Layers on Dispersion Graph 5,000,00 04/08/18

to

03/08/20

IC&SR

IIT Madras

Ongoing
Student Guidance
Courses
  • Under graduate course taught at IITM
    • CE 3330 – Computer Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Post graduate course taught at IITM
    • CE 5310 – Advanced Soil Mechanics
KEY RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
  • Developed a new variant of Fourier transform called “Sliding Transform” to deal with the unwrapping of phase difference between two sensors.
  • Developed a  3D multimodal dispersion graph (MASW) software.
  • Incorporated the exact contribution of elastic half space without any buffer layers while determining the dispersion plots based on forward analysis.
Continuing Education