Venkata Abhishek_Sakleshpur

Mr. Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur

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Graduate Research Assistant - Purdue University

  • Geotechnical Engineer

Student

  • Shallow foundations Geosynthetics for Reinforcement CPT SPT Borehole logging Mechanically Stabilized walls (MSE) Slope Stability Analysis
    Settlements Pile Foundations Prefabricated Vertical Drains Finite Element / Finite Difference

  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA : 25/08/2014 - Present
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) + Master of Engineering (M.E.) - Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India : 24/08/2009 - 16/05/2014

  •  Bernard F. Langan Scholarship DFI Educational Trust, 2017
  •  Gerald and Beryl Leonards Fellowship Purdue University, 2016
  •  Gerald and Beryl Leonards Fellowship Purdue University, 2015
  •  Academic Excellence in Geotechnical Engineering Andhra University and Indian Geotechnical Society (Visakhapatnam Chapter), 2012
  •  INAE Research Fellowship Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2012

  • Purdue University : ( 24/08/2015 - Present )
    • Graduate Research Assistant

    • Currently developing a comprehensive CPT-based geotechnical design manual for Indiana transportation infrastructure (INDOT JTRP Project No. SPR 4108).

      Performed finite element analyses of direct MSE abutments using an advanced constitutive sand model (INDOT JTRP Project No. SPR 3319).
  • Purdue University : ( 24/08/2015 - 07/12/2018 )
    •  Graduate Teaching Assistant

    • Lab instructor for CE383 (Geotechnical Engineering I) during the Fall semesters of 2015–2018 under the guidance of Prof. Monica Prezzi and Prof. Rodrigo Salgado (Overall instructor rating = 4.5/5.0 for Fall 2018).
  • KELLER (M) Sdn. Bhd. : ( 13/05/2013 - 12/06/2013 )
    •  Intern

    • Received practical exposure to different foundation and ground improvement techniques, such as drilled shafts, stone columns, vertical drains, soil nailing and jet grouting.
  • JNTU & IIT Hyderabad : ( 01/05/2012 - 30/06/2012 )
    •  Undergraduate Research Assistant

    • Analyzed the load-settlement response of earth structures on a two-layered system of granular fill over soft ground, using the Pasternak model, under the guidance of Prof. Madhav Madhira.

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Telugu Low Low High

  • Geotechnics of Soft Ground
    Book Chapter published 2018 in Developments in Geotechnical Engineering on pages 27 to 44
    Authors: Madhav Madhira, Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7721-0_2
  • A Comparative Study on Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations in Sand from N and ϕ
    Journal Article published 2017 Nov 2 in Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A volume 98 issue 4 on pages 355 to 365
    Authors: V. A. Sakleshpur, C. N. V. Satyanarayana Reddy
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40030-017-0246-7
  • Large-scale direct shear testing of geogrid-reinforced aggregate base over weak subgrade
    Journal Article published 2017 Apr 27 in International Journal of Pavement Engineering on pages 1 to 10
    Authors: Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur, Monica Prezzi, Rodrigo Salgado, Nayyar Zia Siddiki, Yoon Seok Choi
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2017.1321419
  • Engineering of ground with granular piles: a critical review
    Journal Article published 2016 Apr 27 in International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering volume 10 issue 4 on pages 337 to 357
    Authors: S. V. Abhishek, K. Rajyalakshmi, M. R. Madhav
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2016.1145942
  • Ground versus Soil: A New Paradigm in GE Education
    Proceedings Article published 2016 in Proceedings of IV International Conference on Geo-Engineering Education
    Authors: M. R. Madhav, S.V. Abhishek
    http://dx.doi.org/10.20906/cps/sfge-09-0002


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45 N. Salisbury St., Apartment 18, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA View on map

( 1) 765 479 5967

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Geotechnics of Soft Ground
Book Chapter published 2018 in Developments in Geotechnical Engineering on pages 27 to 44
Authors: Madhav Madhira, Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7721-0_2
A Comparative Study on Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations in Sand from N and ϕ
Journal Article published 2017 Nov 2 in Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A volume 98 issue 4 on pages 355 to 365
Authors: V. A. Sakleshpur, C. N. V. Satyanarayana Reddy
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40030-017-0246-7
Large-scale direct shear testing of geogrid-reinforced aggregate base over weak subgrade
Journal Article published 2017 Apr 27 in International Journal of Pavement Engineering on pages 1 to 10
Authors: Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur, Monica Prezzi, Rodrigo Salgado, Nayyar Zia Siddiki, Yoon Seok Choi
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2017.1321419
Engineering of ground with granular piles: a critical review
Journal Article published 2016 Apr 27 in International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering volume 10 issue 4 on pages 337 to 357
Authors: S. V. Abhishek, K. Rajyalakshmi, M. R. Madhav
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2016.1145942
Ground versus Soil: A New Paradigm in GE Education
Proceedings Article published 2016 in Proceedings of IV International Conference on Geo-Engineering Education
Authors: M. R. Madhav, S.V. Abhishek
http://dx.doi.org/10.20906/cps/sfge-09-0002
Bearing Capacity of Strip Footing on Reinforced Foundation Bed over Soft Ground with Granular Trench
Journal Article published 2014 Oct 28 in Indian Geotechnical Journal volume 45 issue 3 on pages 304 to 317
Authors: S. V. Abhishek, K. Rajyalakshmi, M. R. Madhav
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40098-014-0138-y

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