Date of Birth24.10.1987
E-mailaswathy [at]
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionGeotechnical Engineering

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Tech.Civil EngineeringUniversity of KeralaIndia2009
M.TechGeotech EngineeringNIT SuratkalIndia2011


a) Main Area of SpecializationGeotechnical Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationDesign of Pile Foundations, Ground Improvement, Design and Analysis of Shoring scheme for excavations, Numerical simulation studies of Tunnel Construction
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):

      Journal Publications

  1. L.P. Singh, Vishakha Bisht, M.S. Aswathy, Leena Chaurasia, Sanjay Gupta. 2018.”Studies on performance enhancement of recycled aggregate by incorporating bio and nano materials”. Construction and Building Materials. Volume 181,2018, Pages 217-226.
  2. Aswathy, M.S., Vinoth, M., Mittal, A. et al. “Prediction of Surface Settlement Due to Deep Excavation in Indo-Gangetic Plain: A Case Study”. Indian Geotech J 50, 620–633 (2020).
  3. Vinoth & Aswathy M S (2021) “Behaviour of existing tunnel due to adjacent deep excavation – a review”, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering,  DOI: 10.1080/ 19386362.2021.1952800
  4. Aswathy, M.S., Vinoth, M. & Mittal, A. (2021).  “Impact of Governing Factors on Prediction of Tunneling Induced Surface Settlement in Young Alluvium Deposit”. Indian Geotech J 52, 13–27(2022)
  5. Vinoth Mani & Aswathy.M.S.(2021).”Environmental Effects Caused by Utilising Copper Mine Tailings in Various Geotechnical Applications – A Review”. Waste and Resource Management –ICE Journal. DOI: 10.1680/jwarm.21.00021

      Conference Publications

  1. Jayamohan,J., Shivashankar,R., Aswathy,M.S. and Vigey Mary, W.2013, Stud­ies on Behav­iour of Foot­ings on Pre­stressed Geogrid Rein­forced Gran­u­lar Bed Over­ly­ing Weak Soil, Geosyn­thet­ics 2013, Cal­i­for­nia, USA, pp: 100 – 109.
  2. M.S.Aswathy, J.Jayamohan and R. Shiv­ashankar, Behav­iour of Pre­stressed Geosyn­thetic Rein­forced Gran­u­lar Bed over­ly­ing Weak Soil, Indian Geot­ech­ni­cal Con­fer­ence, 2013, Roor­kee.
  3. Aswathy.M.S, Jayapragash J, Sugavaneswaran.N, M Balasubramanian, “Performance of Sand Compaction Piles in Sandy Silt”, Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2013, Roor­kee..
  4. Aswathy.M.S, Mittal A et al. “Effect of excavation on settlement of adjacent structures”,Indian Geotechnical Conference,2018,Bangalore.
  5. Aradhna Sharma, Aswathy M S & Achal Kumar Mittal. “Settlement Prediction in Clayey Soil Due to Tunneling Including Long Term Effects”. International Conference on Geotechnics for High Speed Corridor,2019, Trivandrum.
  6. Aswathy, M.S. &Vinoth, M. “Geotechnical Assessment of Building Damaged by Tunnelling Works and Suitable Remedial Measures – A Case Study”. Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2020. Visakhapatnam.
  7. Vinoth Mani & Aswathy.M.S. “Effects of the Shield-Driving on Soil Arching around the Tunnel” . Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2021,Tiruchirappalli
  • 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

Professional Experience:

M/s Larsen & Toubro Ltd. – Chennai

Post Graduate Engineer Trainee (2011 – 2012)

Senior Design Engineer (2012 – 2013)

Assistant Engineering Manager (2013 – 2016)

Responsible for: 

Soil Investigation: Preparation of specifications for carrying out soil investigation, BOQ and layout drawings.

Foundation Recommendation: Deciding the type of foundation and· giving bearing capacity for shallow foundation and pile capacity for pile foundation.

Design of Deep Foundation: Pile capacity (both Vertical / Lateral) establishment, Calculation of Reinforcement quantity, percentage of Reinforcement for piles, preparation of drawings, BOQ.

Shoring System: Analysis (using software’s like PLAXIS 2D and 3D, GEO5 and CADSPILE) of Contiguous pile, Diaphragm wall, Secant pile, Soldier Pile, Sheet pile, Soil nailing, open excavation, Soil and Rock anchor.

Ground Improvement: Design of sand compaction pile, stone columns, lime sand piles and

Pavements / Grade-slab: Design and drawings