Prof. T. S. Nagaraj Memorial Lectures

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Prof. T.S. Nagaraj obtained his Ph D degree from Indian Institute of Science in 1967 and was awarded the D.Sc degree of Indian Institute of Science for his contribution in research in the year 1992. He was a faculty at Indian Institute of Science for several years and retired in 1997. He was Adjunct Professor at University of Massachusetts , Amherst, USA for four years. Prof. Nagaraj has made significant contributions in the development of basic framework for analysis and assessment of soil behavior and proportioning concrete mixes. Prof Nagaraj has been awarded number of AWARDS including IGS–Kuckelman Award -1991, CBIP -Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Research Award -1992. He delivered the Indian Geotechnical Society annual Lecturer in 1993. He was an Elected Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of Institution of Engineers, India, Honorary Fellow and Elected Member of Executive committee of Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi. To commemorate his services to the Chapter, T.S. Nagaraj Memorial Lecture has been instituted after his demise, starting from the year 2010 and is being held biannually ever since.
The following academicians/practitioners have delivered the prestigious Prof. T.S. Nagaraj Memorial Lecture since 2010

Prof. T. S. Nagaraj Memorial Lectures

Number Year Speaker Title
I 2010 Prof A Sridharan Prediction of compressibility behavior of highly plastic clays under high stresses
II 2012 Prof. K.S. Subbarao Prediction of volume change
characteristics of fine-grained soils
III 2014 Prof. B.R. Srinivasa Murthy Analyses and Rehabilitation of Deep Excavation Failures