Prof. Ram Prakash Tiwari

Prof. Ram Prakash Tiwari

Department of Civil Engineering
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, India-211004
E-mail: rpt[at]mnnit[dot]ac[dot]in
Telephone: 9415216780(O)

Other Academic Achievements

Chair in Conferences:

Co-chairman for Technical Session Ground Improvement Techniques at IIT, Roorkee, 23-24 May, 2007.
Chairman for Technical Session on “Ecology, Environment & Technology” in National Conference on Dimensions of Public Policy & Rural Development at MNNIT Allahabad, 8-9 March, 2014.

Conferences Attended for Presenting Paper:

Indian Geotechnical Conference-1988, Allahabad.
Indian Geotechnical Conference-1989, Vishakhapathnam.
All India Seminar on “Protection of Fresh Water Bodies from Pollution”, 1992, Varanasi.
National Seminar on “Geosynthetics and Reinforced Earth”, 1992, Baroda.
Indian Geotechnical Conference-1992, Calcutta
International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, 1994, New Delhi.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 1994, Warangal.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 1995, Bangalore.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 1997, Baroda.
Indian Conference on Geo-environment, 1998, Allahabad.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 1999, Calcutta.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2000, Bombay.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2001, Indore.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2002, Allahabad.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2003, Roorkee.
Geosynthetics India-2004, October 27-30, 2004,New Delhi.
Indian Geotechnical Conference, 2004, Warangal.
Geotechnics in Environmental Protection (GEN-2005), April 9-10, 2005, Allahabad.
National Seminar Cum Business Meet on Use of Fly Ash in Roads & Embankments, June 5-6, 2005, Allahabad.
QIP Course on Geoenvironmental and Landfills at IIT Delhi, New Delhi, Nov. 28- Dec. 2, 2005.
National Conference on Foundations & Retaining Structure (NCFRS) at IIT, Roorkee, 23 – 24 May, 2007.
Application of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS in Solid Waste Management and Sustainable Development at AIT, Bangkok, 20-29th August,2007
Geocongress-2008” ASCE, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 9-12th March,2008.
Training on “Laboratory & Field Instruments Manufactured by GDS Instruments”, June 9th – 15th, 2014 GDS Instruments, Hook, UK.
3rd Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics” July 5th – 7th , 2017, Allahabad.

Award and Honors:

Award: IGS-AIMIL best Local Chapter Award, awarded to Allahabad Chapter for year 2002.
Appreciation Certificate by Maha Kumbh Mela Administration-2013
Appreciation Certificate for Keeping Clean & Pollution Free to River Ganga & Yamuna by District Administration, Allahabad-2013.
National Youth Honour-2015, Child Line, Allahabad-Kaushmbi, January 12, 2015.
Shiksha Shiromani Samman-2016, Kailash Gautam Srijan Sansthan, Allahabad September-2016

Conferences/ Workshops/Symposium/ Short-term Courses Organized:

Curriculum Development Workshop on ‘Ground Management Remediation & Reclamation of Derelict, contaminated, water logged and saline lands, December 6th, 1997.
Indian National Conference on Geo-environment, April 9-10, 1998.
National Workshop on Environmental Protection through Integrated Waste Management, Oct. 25-30, 1999.
National Seminar on “Geotechnical and Environmental Aspects of Managing Municipal Solid Waste, Oct. 30th, 1999.
Organised Seminar on ‘Geotechnical Perception of Environmental Challenges’ June 29-30, 2001 M.N.R.E.C, Allahabad.
Curriculum Development Workshop on Syllabus for a Post Graduate Course in ‘Environmental Geotechnology’ June 30, 2001, M.N.R.E.C, Allahabad.
Organised Indian Geotechnical Conference-2002, 20-22 Dec’02 at MNNIT Allahabad.
Organised National Conference on Geotechnics in Environmental Protection, 9-10 April 2005.
Curriculum Development Workshop on Syllabus for Under Graduate and Post Graduate Course in “Geotechnical Engineering” April 10, 2005 M.N.N.I.T., Allahabad.
National Conference on “Earthquake Disaster : Technology and Management” , February 11-12, 2006, MNNIT Allahabad.
Sensitisation Workshop for Academicians & Researchers Interested in Submitting Project Proposals to DST, MNNIT, Allahabad, 10th April, 2007.
Curriculum Development Workshop on Syllabus for Post Graduate Courses in Civil Engineering May 11, 2013 M.N.N.I.T., Allahabad.
Short Term Course on “Modern Construction Materials & Practices” July 17-21, 2013 M.N.N.I.T. Allahabad.
Short Term Course on “Geotechnical Investigations for Urban Planning and Investigations” December 16-20, 2013 M.N.N.I.T. Allahabad.
National Conference on “Geo-Environmental Issues and Sustainable Urban Development” October 11-12, 2014, M.N.N.I.T. Allahabad.
Self Financed Course on “ Water & Waste Water Examination” January 27-29, 2015, M.N.N.I.T. Allahabad
Self Financed Course on “ Geotechnical Investigations for Civil Engineering Projects” January 30-February 01, 2015, M.N.N.I.T. Allahabad
Self Financed “ Summer Training Cum Internship Programme in Civil Engineering” June12- July08, 2017.
Training Programme on “Hydrological, Geotechnical and Geological Investigations on Dams” May 22-26, 2019 at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.
Self Financed “ Summer Training Cum Internship Programme in Geoinformatics & Civil Engineering” June-10- July-06, 2019.
Training Programme on “Water Quality Assessment, Reservoir Sedimentation and Risk Remedial Measures” September 25-29, 2019, at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.
Training Programme on “New Materials and Instrumentation for Rehabilitation of Dams” from November 25-29, 2019 at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.
Training Programme on “Risk Uncertainty & Management Information System” from December 18-22, 2019 at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.

On-going Projects:

• “Development of In-House Expertise on Dam Safety under Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP)” Central Water Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, Project of Rs. 461.00 Lacs.

Projects Completed:

Surfactant Enhanced Remediation Techniques for Remediation of Contaminated Soil, MHRD Project of Rs. 11.00 Lacs (2004-2007).
National Technical Manpower Information System, A scheme MHRD funded by AICTE, New Delhi (a Continuous Project , as Project Officer from Feb.,1999 to May, 2005) Total cost Rs. 60.00 Lacs.
Electrokinetic Removal of Toxic Contaminants from Soils Using Reactive Nano-Particle, Department of Science Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, Project of Rs. 23.5 Lacs (2007-2015).
Scrutiny of Project Proposals for the State of Uttar Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 5 years (2012-2017) Total cost: Rs. 37749.00 Lacs.


Provided consultancy services to the tune of Rs. 4.41 Crores in last five years to central government departments, state government departments, semi-government organisations, and other multinational and private companies, like: • Lea International Limited, Canada • BCEOM, France • UPPCL, Lalitpur, Rasin Earthen Dam Project • CPWD • Indian Railways • MES • Larsen & Toubro Ltd., India • HCC Ltd., • Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt. Ltd., • PMGSY Project. • NTPC • UPRES • UPPWD • Mukand Ltd., Bombay. • UPHDB • UPSEB • UPRNN • Meja Urja Nigam Pvt. Limited, etc. • UP Jal Nigam • Third Party Inspection & Quality Check of Irrigation Projects of Irrigation Deptt., Uttaranchal • Third Party Inspection & Quality Check of Road Projects of U.P.P.W.D. • Third Party Inspection & Quality Check of Maha Kumbh works-2013 • Allahabad Development Authority, Allahabad • Nagar Nigam. Allahabad

Expert Lectures:

Geotechnical Investigations of Soil and Rock on 23rd May at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.
Hydrograph Analysis, Application & Importance on 26th September at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj.

Other Significant Achievements:

Technical Advisor for Maha Kumbh-2013 appointed by U.P. Government.
Governor’s Nominee in Academic Council of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota.
Academic Collaboration with Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, Bangkok in 2007.
Academic Collaboration with Hong Kong University, Hong Kong in 2008.
In-House Capacity Building in Dam Safety & Rehabilitation with Central Water Commission, New Delhi, 2017.