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Dr. S. Nethravathi

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Assistant Professor


Ph.D (Geotechnical Engineering)



Teaching :15

Areas of Interest

Ground Improvement, Foundation Engineering, Sustainable technology


Date of Joining RVCE





Projects Guided

Number of UG projects guided : 16

Number of PG projects guided : 07



National Journals : 02

National Conference : 08

International Journals : 04

International Conferences : 04


List of National Journals publications

  1. Earthquake disasater management”  Journal of Civil engineering technology and Research ISSN: 2349-9575 pISSN: 2321-730 Volume:02 Issue: 01, pp 32-35
  2. "Hollow stabilized mud blocks”  Journal of Civil engineering technology and Research ISSN: 2349-9575 pISSN: 2321-730 Volume:02 Issue: 01,pp 225-232

List of International Journals publications

  1. “ Stabilized mud mortar”  International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology eISSN: 2319-1163 pISSN: 2321-730 Volume:03 Special Issue: 06 May 2014, pp 233-239
  2. Ramesh H N, Madhavi K, Raghunandan M, Nethravathi S“Suitability of bagasse ash-lime mixture for the stabilization of black cotton soil” Geomechanics and Engineering 2022, 28(3), pp. 255–263

  3. Nethravathi S, Ramesh H N, Udayashankar B C “Experimental studies on the effect of sugarcane bagasse ash-lime on the physical and mechanical properties of montmorillonitic soil” International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE) ISSN(P): 2278-9987; ISSN(E): 2278-9995, Vol. 7, Issue 5, Aug - Sep 2018; 13-22

  4. Nethravathi S, Ramesh H N, Udayashankar B C , Chethan V “Studies on moulding water content on the strength behaviour of red earth treated with bagasse ash and Lime” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET) Volume 9, Issue 11, November 2018, pp. 1896–1903, Article ID: IJCIET_09_11_186 ISSN Print: 0976-6308 and ISSN Online: 0976-6316

List of National Conference publications

  1. Chethan S, Ramesh H N, Nethravathi S“Effect of Bagasse Ash Admixture on Geotechnical Properties of Shedi Soil in Addition with Lime and Sodium Salts” In: Sundaram R., Shahu J., Havanagi V. (eds) Geotechnics for Transportation Infrastructure. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 29. Springer, Singapore. (2019) (National Symposium at IIT, Delhi, 2018)

  2. Samarth S, Nethravathi S, Nagakumar M S, Venugopal G“Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations for f Sewage Treatment Plant” ,Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 2020, 84, pp. 363–372 (IGC-2018, IISc, Bengaluru.

  3. "Studies on Strength Properties of Lithomargic Soil Blended with Bagasse Ash and Sodium Salts” at Proceedings of Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering” during 27-28 th March 2018 , Saveetha University, Chennai

  4. “Engineering Behavior of Cohesion Less Soil Reinforced With Plastic Waste” at Proceedings of Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering” during 27-28 th March 2018 , Saveetha University, Chennai

  5. Strength behaviour of black cotton soil –bagasse ash mixtures treated with lime’’ at Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2014, December 18-20,2014, Kakinada, India
  6. Effect of Bagasse Ash on Index Properties of Lime Treated Black Cotton Soil’’ at Proceedings of National  Conference GEPSID-2014, Gurunanak Dev Engineering College,  October 10-12,2014, Ludhiana, India                                               
  7. “Role of Moulding Water Content on The Strength Properties of Lime Treated Black Cotton Soil In Presence of Bagasse Ash” at Golden Jubilee Conference of the IGS  Bangalore Chapter, Geo-Innovations, 30-31 October 2014
  8. Innovations in foundation practices’’ at National conference on Innovations and challenges in Civil Engineering (ICICE 13), 26-27 September 2013 at Rajarajeswari college of Engineering, Bangalore

List of International Conference publications

  1. Mallikarjuna G, Nischith Nirmal Raj, Nethravathi S“Dispersive Soil Stabilization using Biopolymers, Bioenzymes, Additives as a Subgrade Material - A Review Paper”, ECS Transactions, 2022, 107(1), pp. 1043–1061, RVCE, Bengaluru
  2. Nethravathi S, Ramesh H N, Udayashankar B C “Improvement of Strength of Expansive Black Cotton Soil Using Sugarcane Bagasse Ash-Lime as Stabilizer” GEO EDMONTON 2018, 71st Canadian Geotechnical Conference during 22- 26 September 2018, Edmonton, Canada
  3. Bagasse ash as a pozzolonic material”, Proceedings of International conference in ASCE, 1-6 October, 2014 at Hyderabad, India, pp 2680-2687.
  4. Dynamic Response of Model Footings Over A Rigid Base Under Vertical Vibrations”, Proceedings of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), 1-6 October, 2008 at GOA, India, pp 2680-2687.

Interaction with Outside World

  1. Life member-Indian Geotechnical society, LM-3686

  2. Serving as Executive member, Indian Geotechnical Society-Bangalore chapter, Bangalore

Consultancy Projects

  1. Soil Investigation for M/s Power grid corporation of India ltd,at Bidadi
  2. Soil Investigation for the proposed building at Jana Seva Kendra, Chennennahalli, Magadi Road, Bangalore
  3. Soil Investigation and SBC determination at Yeliyur substation of South Western railway projects

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