PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
REVIEW PANELS AND EDITORIAL BOARDS
CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED
Department of
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  • Organizing Secretary International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure (ICSCI – 2014), October 17-18, 2014, Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad.

  • Organizing Secretary – One day Symposium on ‘Landfill Engineering: Perspectives and Practices’, August 7th, 2013, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Session Chair – ICCMS 2012-Sesson on ‘Advances in Computational Geomechanics’, Hyderabad, India, to be held in December 9-12 2012.
  • Organizing Secretary – Three days Indo-Japan i.School Workshop on ‘Foresight
  • India’, i.School workshop 2012, jointly organized by the University of Tokyo and the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad at IIT Hyderabad, September 13-15, 2012.
  • Organizing Secretary – One day Indo-US Workshop on ‘Strides in Infra Development on Expansive and Soft Soils (IDEaS 2012), IIT Hyderabad, June 27 2012.
  • Organizing Secretary – Indian Geotechnical Society’s 1st Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference of Andhra Pradesh (YGeoTech 2012), IIITH, Hyderabad, March 31, 2012.
  • Editor and Organizing Committee member– ASCE IS Conference on ‘Geosynthetic Lining Solutions and Related Issues’, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Feb 25, 2012.
  • Session Chair/Organizing Committee member– Technical track on ‘Green Structures’ in NatFOE 2011 Symposium, IIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Sep 2-3, 2011.
  • Chair/Session Leader – Technical session on ‘Geogrid Reinforcement Mechanisms in Pavement Stabilization Applications’ in GeoFrontiers 2011, ASCE Geo-Institute’s International Conference, Dallas, Texas, USA. March 13-16 2011.
  • Chair/Co-Chair – Technical session on ‘Soil-Foundation Interaction Due to Ground Movements I' in GeoFlorida 2010, ASCE Geo-Institute’s international conference, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
  • Chair/Co-Chair – Technical session on ‘Soil-Foundation Interaction Due to Ground Movements II' in GeoFlorida 2010, ASCE Geo-Institute’s international conference, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
  • Chair/Co-Chair – Technical session on ‘Soil-Foundation Interaction Due to Ground Movements III' in GeoFlorida 2010, ASCE Geo-Institute’s international conference, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
  • Chair/Co-Chair - Technical session on ‘Problematic and Tropical Soils’ inIndian Geotechnical Conference, IGC-’08, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • Organizer for Geotechnical Engineers Talk (GET) lecture series, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas Arlington, Texas (2007-current)
Sireesh S
Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Email: sireesh@ce.iith.ac.in
Phone: +91 40 2301 6302
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    1. Member of Technical Committee on Stabilization, International Geosynthetics Society (IGS): (2018-21)
    2. Secretary (Elect), ASCE India Section (2013-2015)
    3. Member of Committee on Geosynthetics (AKG80), Transportation Research Board (TRB ID: 50553)
    4. Member of Committee on Engineering Behavior of Unsaturated Soils (AFP60), Transportation Research Board (TRB ID: 50553)
    5. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (MASCE # 948225)
    6. Life member of Indian Roads Congress (IRC) (LM-40033)
    7. Member of International Geosynthetics Society(IGS#10662)
    8. Joint Secretary/Treasurer, ASCE India Section - Southern Region (2011-2013)
    9. Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering for the years 2006 – 2013 (ISSMGE membership no: IND12LM-2469)
    10. Life Fellow of Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS LF no: LF 0582)
    11. Executive Committee Member, IGS Hyderabad Chapter, 2011-2014
    12. Member of Chi Epsilon - A Civil Engineering Honorary Society of the United States of America

 

Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board Member, Indian Geotechnical Journal, IGC (Jan. 19- )
  • Editorial Board Member, Proceedings of ICE – Ground Improvement Journal (Nov. 12- Nov. 15)
    Editorial Board Member, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE (2014- Current)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on ‘Transportation Geotechnics’, Indian Geotechnical Journal (2013).
  • Editor, Sustainability Issues in Civil Engineering, Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering (2016)

Peer Reviewer

  •  Reviewer for refereed International Journal Articles (2007 - Current)
    • ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
    • ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
    • ASCE, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management
    • ASCE, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements
    • ASTM, Geotechnical Testing Journal
    • Canadian Geotechnical Journal
    • Construction and Building Materials
    • ICE, Ground Improvement JournalICE, Geosynthetics International
    • Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer
    • International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
    • International Journal of Pavement Engineering
    • Elsevier – Waste Management
    • Hong Kong Institute of Engineers Transactions
    • Road Materials and Pavement Design
    • Soils and Foundations
    • Techno Press – Geomechanics and Engineering
    • Transportation Research Board (TRB), Journal of Transportation Engineering