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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: 

22

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

Ph.D.

 

2015

 

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai MUMBAI

 

Publications: 

JOURNALS:

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.

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:

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.

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)

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.

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.

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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                     2015 - 2019

Member, Executive Council, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) New Delhi     2017 - 2018

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

 

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

1.  Late Mr M. B. Gharpuray Prize  - As Guide for Best Innovative Project by Civil Engineering at Post Graduation level 2016.

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.

3.  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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