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Dr. Olympa Baro

Designation: Assistant Professor, HOD of Civil Engineering


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati
  • M tech in Earthquake Engineering, Department of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee
  • BE in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Assam Engineering College


Journal Papers
  • Baro O, Kumar A, Ismail-Zadeh A (2018) Seismic hazard assessment of the Shillong Plateau, India. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk  10.1080/19475705.2018.1494043
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2017) Seismic source characterization for the Shillong plateau in northeast India. Journal of Seismology 10.1007/s10950-017-9664-2
  • Kumar A, Harinarayan N H, Baro O (2017) Nonlinear soil response to ground motions during different earthquakes in Nepal, to arrive at surface response spectra. Natural Hazards 10.1007/s11069-017-2751-4
  • Kumar A, Baro O, Harinarayan N H (2016) Obtaining the surface PGA from site response analyses based on globally recorded ground motions and matching with the codal values. Natural Hazards 10.1007/s11069-015-2095-x
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2015) A review on the tectonic setting and seismic activity of the Shillong plateau in the light of past studies. Disaster Advances 8(7):34-45
  • Kumar A, Harinarayan N H, Baro O (2015) High Amplification factor for Low Amplitude Ground Motion: Assessment for Delhi. Disaster Advances 8(12):1-11
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2018) Effect of the Size of Shillong Plateau on Relative Weightage of Selected Attenuation Relations for Seismic Hazard Analysis. 5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Kumar A, Haldar S , Baro O (2018) Approximation of Equivalent Linear Ground Response Analysis at Low Strain by Strain Dependent Linear Ground Response Analysis for Typical Site at Delhi, India. 5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2017) Estimation of probable financial loss occur due to future earthquakes in the Shillong Plateau. Indian Geotechnical Conference, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Kumar A, Harinarayan N H, Baro O (2017) Effects of earthquake motion and overburden thickness on strain behaviour of clay and sandy soils. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile
  • Kumar A, Baro O (2016) In-direct estimation of local soil response in the light of past as well as recent earthquakes in the Shillong plateau. Indian Geotechnical Conference, Chennai, India
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2015) An insight into the Shillong plateau seismicity: a review. 50th Indian Geotechnical Conference, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2014) Parameter Identification and empirical correlation for regional Earthquake Early Warning and its validation. Northeast Geo-Congress on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Guwahati, India.
  • Baro O, Kumar A (2014) A New Attribute for Earthquake Early Warning. 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.
  • Kumar A, Baro O, Meena NL (2014) Estimation of surface PGA and determination of target values for no liquefaction at Guwahati city. Golden Jubilee Conference of the IGS Bangalore Chapter, Geo-Innovations, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India