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Dr. Chinumani Choudhury

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: chinumani@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from IIT Guwahati
  • M.E. from Gauhati University
  • B.E. from Gauhati University


  • Teaching Assistant (July 2013 – July 2018), Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Assistant Professor (August 2012 - July 2013), Girijananda Choudhury Institute of Management and Technology, Azara, Guwahati, India.
  • Consultant Engineer, Part-time (2011 to 2012), Reliant Engineer, Guwahati.

Career Highlights & Awards:

  • Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC 2017), IIT Guwahati, 14-16 December 2017.
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC 2015), College of Engineering Pune, 17-19 December 2015.
  • Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC 2014), JNTU Kakinada, 18-20 December 2014.
  • UK–India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Workshop on “Seismic Requalification of Pile Supported Structures”, 2015. Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in association with Indian Geotechnical Society, Guwahati Chapter (NE).
  • TEQIP Short Term Course on “Integrated Solid Waste Management”, 2012. Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Short Term Training on “Earthquake Resistant Structures and Retrofitting Techniques”, 2011. Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati.
  • National Seminar on “Seismic Hazards and Mitigation of North East India”, 2011. Organized by Environmental Watch and Management Institute, Guwahati – 781022, at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Betkuchi, Guwahati – 781035.

Research Interest

  • Mineralogical aspects of clays for predicting engineering behavior of clays
  • Settlement behavior of high plastic clays
  • Collapsible behavior of soil
  • Swelling pressure development in compacted clays
  • Effect of suction on engineering behavior of compacted clays.
  • Effective stress development in soil


Referred Journals:

  • Choudhury, C., T.V. Bharat, 2018. Wetting induced collapse behavior of kaolinite: influence of fabric and inundation pressure, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2017-0297.


Conference Proceedings:

  • Choudhury, C., Chetia, M., 2012. “A Study on Correlation between Specific Surface Area and Soil-Water Characteristic Curve,” Indian Geotechnical Conference, Delhi.
  • Choudhury, C., Bharat, T. V., 2013. “A study on hygroscopic water content and residual water content of soils,” Indian Geotechnical Conference, Roorkee.
  • Choudhury, C., Bharat T V., 2014. “Soil-water characteristic curve models for clays,” Indian Geotechnical Conference, Kakinada.
  • Choudhury, C., Bharat T V., 2015. “Collapse behavior of clay soil under one- dimensional (1d) compression condition,” Indian Geotechnical Conference, Pune.