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The Madras Chapter of Indian Geotechnical Society was inaugurated on 22-4-1988 by Dr. S. Panchanatham. Dr. V.V.S. Rao was the Chairman and Dr. A.Sargunan was the Secretary. The first National Seminar on "Geotechnical Challenges in Civil Engineering" was organized in June 1988. The Annual Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 1983 was earlier organized at IIT Madras in December 1983. The name is now changed to IGS Chennai Chapter after the city was renamed as Chennai. First Office
  Chairman, - - Dr. V.V.S. Rao

Secretary - Dr. A. Sargunan

First Seminar - 'Geotechnical Challenges in Civil Engineering' in June 2088
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Roll of Honour
1988-1991 Dr. V.V. Rao
  Dr. A. Sargunan
1992-1994 Dr.V.V.S. Rao
  Dr. S.V. Ramaswamy
1995-1997 Dr. S.V. Ramaswamy
  Dr. K. Ilamparuthi
1998-2000 Dr. B. Ramanathan
  Er. M. Elangovan
2001-2003 Dr. S.V. Ramaswamy
  Er. M. Elangovan
2004-2005 Dr. K. Ilamparuthi
  Er. Anirudhan I.V.
2005-2006 Dr. K. Ilamparuthi
  Er. Anirudhan I.V.
2007-2009 Dr. S.R. Gandhi
  Er. Anirudhan I.V.
2010-2011 Er. Anirudhan I.V.
  Dr. K. Premalatha
2012- Dr. A. Boominathan
  Dr. M. Muttharam
Seminars and Workshops  
One day National Workshop on Evaluation of Soil Parameters for Numerical Modeling 4 June 2015
The Sixth International Geotechnical Symposium (6IGS Chennai 2015) on Disaster Mitigation in Special Geoenvironmental Conditions at Chennai, India 21-23 Jan 2015

One day Workshop on Liquid Limit and Beyond

16 August 2014

DFI of India Open forum on Geotechnical Investigation

14 June 2014

One day Workshop on Geotechnical Aspects in Infrastructure Development TCE Madurai

25 Jan 2014

Fourth Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference

17-18 May 2013

One Day Seminar on Embankments: Design and Construction

09 March 2013.

One Day workshop on Landfill Design and Construction

28 April 2012

Best Paper Competition for Post Graduate Students

17 Sept 2011

One day workshop on review of IS 1892 – 1979

 3 Dec 2011

One Day Seminar on Ground Improvement Techniques at School of Civil Engineering Sastra University, Thanjavur

15 Oct 2011

One Day Workshop on Geotechnical Investigation & Foundation Systems was held at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

27 Nov 2010

Site visit to Vibro Stone Column construction and Band Drain installation sites in North Chennai

20 June 2009

Students paper presentation competition seminar

29 August 2009

One day seminar on Pile Termination Criteria was held

20 March 2010

One Day international workshop on Horizontal Directional drilling

4 August 2008

One Day seminar on Segmental Pre-cast Driven Piles

26 July 2008

One day Seminar on Wave Equation Analysis of Pile Driving Methodology and Performance

25 June 2008

One day seminar on Geotechnical Investigation

23 February 2008

IGC 2006 on ‘Geotechnical Engineering – Indian Experience’

14-16 Dec 2006

One day Workshop on Role of Geotextile in Residual Soils

1st October 2005

Panel Discussion on Lateral Load Test on Piles

31 Jan 2003.

One day seminar on Recent Trends on Application of Geosynthetics

15 Feb. 2002

One-day workshop on Durable concrete structures (IS 456 – 2000)

05 Jan. 2002.

Seminar on Current Trends in Environmental Geotechniques

11 Nov. 2000

Seminar on Bored Cast-in-situ Piles - Experiences in Design and Construction

21 Apr. 2000

Workshop on Limit State Analysis in Design codes of Geotechnical Enginereing

18 Feb 2000

Seminar on Geotechnical Practice  - A Scenario

28 Nov.1998

National Seminar on Geotechnical Challenges in Highways & Railways

11 Jan.1996

Students Seminar for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

11 Nov. 1995

National Seminar on Design of Pile Groups and Pile Caps

2 Jul. 1994

National Symposium on Geotechnical Investigation Reports: Their content and Interpretation

24 Apr. 1993

National seminar on Under-Reamed Piles - BIS Codal Provisions

16 Oct. 1992

National Seminar on Foundation Problems and Remedial Measures

21-22 Feb.1992

Workshop on Geotechnical Contracts

21 Apr. 1990

National Seminar on Geotechnical Challenges

18 August 1988



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