Course Name: Geoenvironmental Engineering (Environmental Geotechnology); Landfills, Slurry Ponds & Contaminated Sites

Course abstract

The courses discusses the following in detail:

  • Concepts and principles of Geoenvironmental Engineering.
  • Geotechnical aspects of planning and design of MSW and Hazardous waste Landfills
  • Geotechnical aspects of planning and design of slurry ponds - ash ponds and tailing ponds.
  • Geotechnical aspects of detection & monitoring of subsurface contamination and control & remediation of contaminated sites.
  • Rehabilitation of waste dumps and geotechnical re-use of waste.

Course Instructor

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Prof. Manoj Datta

Prof. Manoj Datta is currently Professor in Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Delhi. His areas of research include soil mechanics, geotechnical and foundation engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, landfill engineering, ground engineering, stability of slopes,earth dams and offshore soil mechanics.

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Teaching Assistant(s)

Mohit Somani

PhD (pursuing)


Garima Gupta

Pursuing PhD, M.Tech (Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering)


 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 30-Jun-2018