Dr. Jeevan Joseph




  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2014-2017.

  • M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering, NIT, Surathkal, Karnataka.

  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala.

Research Interests

  • Environmental Geotechnics

  • THMC modelling of porous media characteristics

  • Unsaturated soil mechanics

  • Geothermal Energy

  • Utilization and valorization of industrial by-products

  • Development of sensors and instrumentation for geotechnical applications

  • Carbon dioxide Sequestration









Asst. Professor

Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala


Till Date

Asst. Professor

NIT Trichy


Recent Publications

  1. Joseph, J., Dangayach, S., Singh, D. N., Kumar, P., Dewri, S. K., Tandi, C., & Singh, J. (2017). Investigation on excess gas method for synthesis of methane gas hydrates. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 42, 203-215. <Elsevier>

  2. Iyer, K. K., Joseph, J., Lopes, B. C., Singh, D. N., & Tarantino, A. (2018). Water retention characteristics of swelling clays in different compaction states. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 13(2), 88-103. <Taylor and Francis>

  3. Iyer, K. K., Joseph, J., Shetty, R., & Singh, D. N. (2018). Some investigations to quantify hysteresis associated with water retention behaviour of fine-grained soils. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 13(4), 264-275. <Taylor and Francis>

  4. Joseph, J., Kuntikana, G., & Singh, D. N. (2019). Investigations on Gas Permeability in Porous Media. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. <Elsevier>

  5. Kannan K. R Iyer, Rakshith Shetty, Joseph, J., & D. N. Singh. (2019). Influence of microstructure on drying- and wetting-characteristics of fine-grained soils. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 13(4), 264-275. <Taylor and Francis>



  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Subsurface Exploration

  • Foundation Analysis and Design

  • Environmental Geotechnics

  • Soft Soil Geomechanics

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

  • Building Materials

Awards/ Recognition

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Scholarship for M.Tech, 2009.

  • Research Fellowship from ONGC, during 2014-2017.

  • Fellowship under Marie Curie IRES project, GREAT, UPC, Barcelona, Spain, 2015.

  • Awarded International Travel Support from Indo-Japanese Research Collaboration, for the invited talk at Kyoto University, Japan, 2016.

  • Early Career Research Award, DST, 2019

Invited Talks




Inviting Organization

Implication of pore characteristics in unsaturated soil Mechanics

January, 2016

Indo-Japanese Research Collaboration, Kyoto University, Japan

Thematic research areas in geotechnical Engineering

January, 2017

National Institute of Technology, Surat

“Methane Gas hydrate: The future source of Energy”

September, 2018

Institution of Engineers, Tiruchirapalli Chapter, TamilNadu

Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering

February, 2019

Care School of Engineering, Trichy

R&D Projects


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Advancements in geotechnical engineering: Unsaturated lab development





The effect of soil-water retention behavior on the land use pattern for drought mitigation






1. Joseph, J and Singh, D.N. (2016). Device (GasCoM) for Determining Gas Conductivity of Soils. Indian Patent Application No: 201621028073.

2. Joseph, J and Singh, D.N. (2017). GasCon-TP: The Device to Determine Gas Conductivity of Soils under varied Temperature and Confining Pressure Conditions. Indian Patent Application No:201721031020.


Detailed profile can be downloaded here.

Contact Address

Dr. Jeevan Joseph
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
NIT Trichy - 620015
Telephone : + 91-9619474630 (Direct)
Email : jeevan@nitt.edu