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Faculty

Yashwant Apparao Kolekar

Designation: 

Associate Professor

Department: 

Civil

Email: 

yak.civil@coep.ac.in
yashwantkolekar@gmail.com

Phone Number: 

020-25507070

Website: 

www.coep.org.in

User ID: 

yak.civil@coep.ac.in

Teaching Experience: 

27

Industry Experience: 

1

Research Experience: 

4

Qualifications: 

AISSC      1984    Kendriya Vidyalaya MEHSANA
HSC 1986 D. A. V. College SOLAPUR
B. E. (Civil) 1990 Walchand College of Engineering SANGLI
M. E. (Geotech) 1999

Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Andheri (West) MUMBAI

THESIS:

Ph.D.

 

2015

 

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai MUMBAI

 

Additional Responsibility: 

3. District Liasoning Officer (Pune District) for MHT-CET 2017

2. Coordinator for First Year Enginering Admission - 2016 for NRI/PIO/OCI/CIWGC/FN for Maharashtra State

1. Chairman, First Year Enginering Admission - 2016 at COEP

1. Organising Secretary for 50th Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) held at COEP during 15th to 17th Dec 2015

Publications: 

JOURNALS:

5. Salvi R S, Ramdasi A S, Kolekar Y A and Bhandarkar L V (2018) “Use of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) as an effective tool in assessing Pavements”, Journal of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) special issue on the theme of "GEOTECHNICS FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE June 2018 (accepted for publication)

4. Mir, O. S., Dasaka, S. M., Kolekar, Y. A., and Viswanadham, B. V. S., (2018) “Evaluation of Uniformity of Soil Specimens Prepared in Large Tanks by Slurry Consolidation”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Vol 36 (3) pp 1885-1895. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-017-0417-3)

3. Chauhan V.B., Kolekar Y.A., Dasaka S.M. (2018), Some Laboratory and Numerical Studies on the Behaviour of Stone Columns Installed in Mumbai Marine Clay. In: Frikha W., Varaksin S., Viana da Fonseca A. (eds) Soil Testing, Soil Stability and Ground Improvement. GeoMEast 2017, Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Springer, Cham 125-135. (DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-61902-6_11)

2. Kolekar, Y. A., and Dasaka, S. M. (2014) “Variability in the soil properties of the consolidated clay beds.” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol 8 (4), 365-371.

1. Dasaka, S. M., Jain, A., and Kolekar, Y. A. (2013) “Effect of Uncertainties in the Field Load Testing on the Observed Load-Settlement Response.” Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol 44(3), 294-304. (Paper has been adjudged as the IGS-P.J. Rao-Y.R. Phull Biannual BEST PAPER Award on “Geotechnical Professional Practice” published through the Indian Geotechnical Society in 2016.)

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

9. Salvi R S, Ramdasi A S, Kolekar Y A and Bhandarkar L V (2018). “Use of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) as an effective tool in assessing Pavements”, International Symposium for Geotechnics for Transportation Infrastructure, 07-08 April 2018, Delhi India

8. Ramdasi A S, Bhandarkar L V and Kolekar Y A (207). “A review of Ground Penetrating Radar as an effective tool for assessing the Tunnel linings in Infrastructure Surveys”, at International Conference on “Underground Excavations in Difficult Ground Conditions: Issues & Challenges”, 27-28 April 2017, New Delhi.

7. Awachar P D, Kolate R R, Ramdasi A S and Kolekar Y A (2017).  “Study of Analytical Methods used to Predict Squeezing Pressure Around The Tunnels – State of The Art”,  at International Conference on “Underground Excavations in Difficult Ground Conditions: Issues & Challenges”, 27-28 April 2017, New Delhi.

6. Kulkarni S, Kolekar Y A, Kolate R R and Awachar P D (2017). “FEM Study on Deep Excavation in Silty Sandy Clays”, at International Conference on “Underground Excavations in Difficult Ground Conditions: Issues & Challenges”, 27-28 April 2017, New Delhi.

5. Ering P, Kulkarni R, Kolekar Y A, Dasaka S M, and Babu G L S (2015), “Forensic Analysis of Malin Landslide in India” Proc. of International Symposium on Geohazards and Geomechnics (ISGG 2015), Sept 10-11, 2015, pg 352-363 (ADD EDITORS ISBN & ISSN NUMBERS TOO) (http://iopscience.iop.org/issue/1755-1315/26/1)

4. Owais Shafi Mir, Yaswant A. Kolekar, Dasaka S. Murty and B.V.S. Viswanadham (2015), “Effect of container wall friction on the consolidation of clay specimen”, In: Iskander, Suleiman, Anderson, Laefer (eds). Proc. of International Foundations Congress and Equipment Exposition, March 17-21, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2442 – 2451.

3. Kolekar, Y. A., Mir, O. S., and Dasaka, S. M. (2012). “Laboratory studies on the behavior of floating stone column under cyclic loads.” International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control (ICGI 2012), 30 Oct. – 2 Nov. 2012, University of Wollongong, Australia.

2. Kolekar, Y. A., Dasaka, S. M. (2011). “Numerical simulation of behaviour of partially penetrating stone columns.” 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE), 2-6, Oct, 2011, Toronto, Canada. (http://geoserver.ing.puc.cl/info/conferences/PanAm2011/panam2011/7.html)

1. Jain, A., Dasaka, S.M., and and Kolekar, Y.A., ”Lessons Learned from Failure of a Field Plate Load Test.” Proceedings of International Symposium on Forensic Approach to Analysis of Geohazard Problems, ISSMGE-TC302, pages 233-242, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, Dec 14-15, 2010.

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

5. Kolekar, Y. A., (2002), “Reinforced Earth” at National Seminar – “FDCOH – 2002” conducted by Government College of Engineering Aurangabad & A.I.C.T.E New Delhi, 7th & 8th Feb 2002, Aurangabad, India.

4. Kolekar, Y. A., (2003), “ Mumbra-Kausa By Pass – A lifeline - Case study” at All India Seminar on “Challenges in Environmental Protection & possible Solutions” conducted by Institution of Engineers (India) & I.W.W.A. Amravati. 11th & 12th Jan 2003, Amravati India.

3. Kolekar, Y. A., Mir, O. S., and Dasaka, S. M. (2011). “Behaviour of stone column reinforced marine clay under static and cyclic loading”. Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference, 14 -16, Dec 2011,CUSAT, Kochi, Kerala, India.

2. Kolekar, Y. A., Dasaka, S. M., and Mir, O. S. (2012). “Slurry consolidation method for large clay bed preparation.” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference, December 13-15, 2012, New IIT Delhi, India.

1. Kolekar, Y. A., Dasaka, S. M., and Mir, O. S. (2013). “Studies on behaviour of stone column subjected to cyclic loadings” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference, December 22-23, 2013, IIT Roorkee, India.

Memberships and Affiliations: 

Member, Executive Council, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi                      2017 - 2018

Member, Executive Council, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) New Delhi     2015 - 2019

Member, Vidyalaya Management Committee (VMC), Kendriya Vidyalaya Gk, Pune            2013 - 2017

Member, Board of Governance (Trust Nominee), J J Magdum College of Engineering,  2017 -Till date

                 Jaysingpur, Dist Kolhapur 

 

LM - 2758           Indian Geotechnical Society (I. G. S.), New Delhi 

LM - 11820         Indian Society for Technical Education (I. S. T. E.) New Delhi

LM - 1211133      Institution of Engineers (India) (I.E.I.) Kolkata

 

LAURELS & AWARDS

7.  Paper titled “Use of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) as an effective tool in assessing Pavements” received the RUNNER UP award for the Young Geotechnical Engineer at International Symposium for Geotechnics for Transportation Infrastructure, 07-08 April 2018, Delhi India

6. Prof. K. Arumugam National Award for Innovative Work in Engineering and Technology for the year - 2017

5. ISTE – National Award for the Best M.Tech. Thesis Guided in Civil Engineering - 2017

4. Late Mr M. B. Gharpuray Prize  - As a Guide for Best Innovative Project by Civil Engineering at Post Graduation level  2017 – Student Er. Rahul R Kolate

3. Late Mr M. B. Gharpuray Prize  - As Guide for Best Innovative Project by Civil Engineering at Post Graduation level 2016 - Student     Er. Shrikant Kamble.

2.  Paper has been adjudged as the IGS-P.J. Rao-Y.R. Phull Biannual BEST PAPER Award on “Geotechnical Professional Practice”   published in India Geotechnical Journal (springer) through the Indian Geotechnical Society in 2016.

1.  Appreciation award for successful organization of 50th IGC-2015 at COEP (15-17 Dec 2015). Organsing Secretary for 50th IGC-2015

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