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Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter, in association with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Anna University, Chennai, extends a hearty invitation to the young geotechnical engineers in the country to participate in the Fourth Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference (IYGEC-2013), being held in Chennai, during 17-18 May, 2013.

The conference is open to all geotechnical engineers who are below 35 years of age. The conference provides a platform for young researchers, post-graduate students and professional practitioners to highlight their research findings and exchange knowledge.

Important Dates

Dates of the conference: 17-18 May 2013 8:30 am onwards
Final list of papers accpeted for publication
Technical Programme Scehdule (pdf)

Prof. A. Boominathan
Organising Secretaries
Dr. R.G. Robinson, IITM
Dr. M Muttharam, AUC
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Advisory Committee
Prof. G. N. Gandhi, President, IGS
Prof. K.S. Rao, Immediate Past President, IGS
Prof. M.R.Madhav, Past Vice President , ISSMGE
Er. Jai Bhagwan, Secretary, IGS
Prof. S.V. Ramaswamy, Anna University (Retd.)
Prof. Babu T. Jose, IGS, Kochi
Er. I.V. Anirudhan, Geotechnical Solutions, Chennai
Prof. S.R. Gandhi, IIT Madras
Prof. K. Rajagopal, IIT Madras
Prof. K. Ilamparuthi, Anna University
Prof. V.K. Stalin, Anna University
Technical Committee

Dr. K. Premalatha, Anna University
Dr. V. Balakumar, Simplex Infrastructure
Dr. G. R. Dodagodar, IIT Madras
Dr. Dali Naidu Arnepalli, IIT Madras
Dr. Subhabeep Banerjee, IIT Madras
Dr. T. Thyagaraj, IIT Madras
Dr. V. B. Maji, IIT Madras
Dr. S. Karthigeyan, Anna University
Dr. G. Janardhanan, NITTTR Chennai

Organised by
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai
Anna University, Chennai
IGS Chennai Chapter
IGS Ahmedabad Chapter
IGS Kochi Chapter
Keller Ground Engineering P. Ltd.
Dr. M. Muttharam,
Organising Secretary, IYGEC-2013
Div. of Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg.
Dept. of Civil Engineering,
Anna University, Chennai-600 025
e-mail: 4iygec2013@gmail.com;
Web www.igschennai.in/4iygec


1. Soil Behaviour
2. Ground Improvement
3. Geosynthetics
4. Geoenvironmental Engineering
5. Foundations
6. Underground Structures
7. Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering
8. Site Investigation


See the partial list of papers received for review


The conference will be held in the IIT Madras Campus.


A token registration fee of Rs. 500/- is to be paid by all the participants.


Free Accommodation in the hostels of IIT Madras/Anna University will be provided on request for the presenting author of the paper only.

Limited accommodation on payable basis will be made available for others on request



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