NameManojit Samanta
Date of Birth24.04.1986,,
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionGeotechnical Engineering

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E.Civil EngineeringBengal Engineering and Science UniversityIndia2008
M.Tech.Geotechnical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeIndia2010


a) Main Area of SpecializationCivil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationGround Improvement Techniques, Deep Foundation, Waste Utilization, Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Geosynthetic Engineering

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. M. Samanta, V.A. Sawant and G. Ramasamy, “Ground improvement using displacement type sand piles”, Proceedings of the Indian geotechnical conference, 16-18th Dec, 2010, IITBombay, pp 629-632.
  2. A.Ghosh, M.Samanta, S.K.Jain, D.Kumar  and Z.Ahmed, “Strength improvement of cement treated soft soil – an experimental study”, Proceedings of the national conference on  Recent Advances in Ground Improvement Techniques, 24-25thFeb, 2011, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, pp 249-256.
  3. A.Ghosh, M. Samanta, S. Sharma, S.K.Jain and D.Kumar, “Estimation of unconfined compressive strength of cement treated soft indian coastal clay”, Proceedings of the Indian geotechnical conference, 15-17th Dec, 2011, Kochi, pp1109-1112.
  4. S. Karthigeyan and M. Samanta, “Lateral response of pile under indirect loading due to adjacent excavations” Proceedings of the Indian geotechnical conference, 15-17th Dec, 2011, Kochi, pp 883-886.
  • Publications previous to 2009: NIL
  • Tech. Reports: NIL
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Best Student AwardIIT RoorkeeM.Tech. (GeoTech.)2010
MHRD ScholarshipMHRDM.Tech.2008-10
Professional Experience:
Presently, working as a Scientist in Geotechnical Engineering Group of CSIR-CBRI, since 2010. Areas of interest include Ground Improvement Techniques, Deep Foundation, Waste Utilization and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering.
Any other:
  • Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society
  • Life Member of Alumni Association of IITRoorkee
  • Life Member of Global Alumni Association of Bengal Engineering and Science University