Dr. Anand J Puppala
Dr. Anand Puppala is a distinguished teaching professor in Civil Engineering and Coordinator of Geotechnical Engineering program at the University of Texas (UTA) at Arlington, Texas, USA. Dr.Puppala received 2012-13 University Distinguished Record of Research award, the highest award given to a faculty member with a distinguished research record. He has been conducting research on stabilization of expansive soils, sustainable utilization of recycled materials, dams and embankments, in situ intrusive methods for site characterization, and pavement material characterization studies.
Dr. Tatsuya Ishikawa
Dr. Tatsuya Ishikawa is a Professor at Division of Field Engineering for the Environment, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan. He is currently the Secretary of the Technical Committee TC 202 for Transportation Geotechnics under the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. His arears of research are Unsaturated soil, Frost heaving, Granular material, Cyclic behaviour etc.
Dr. J S Vinod
Dr. Sakdirat Kaewunruen
Dr. Sakdirat Kaewunruen is a specialist with extensive experience across civil, transport and rail industry in public and private sectors. He has extensive expertise in transport infrastructure engineering and management, successfully dealing with all stages of infrastructure life cycle and assuring safety, reliability, resilience and sustainability of rail infrastructure systems. He has held visiting appointments at various institutions, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Chalmers University of Technology’s Railway Mechanics Centre in Gothenburg Sweden, The University of Tokyo, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and Railway Technical Research Institute in Tokyo Japan.