Profile | Dr. Neelima Satyam

Faculty Profile : Dr. Neelima Satyam

Civil Engineering


  • Ph.D: Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.
  • M.Tech. : Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.
  • B.Tech. : Civil Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India.


  • Associate Professor (Since Nov 2017) Discipline of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India.
  • Visiting Researcher (June - July 2018), Institute of Geophysics, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Assistant Professor (Feb 2009 - Nov 2017) Earthquake Engineering Research Centre, International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India.
  • JSPS Fellow (Jan 2013- March 2013) Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Visiting Faculty (April 2007- Feb 2009), National Academy of Construction Hyderabad, India.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. (Jul 2002 - Aug 2006)


  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction Analysis
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Liquefaction Modelling
  • Landslide Hazard Assessment and Monitoring
  • Rock Mechanics and Underground Structures


  • JSPS Research Fellow, University of Tokyo, 2012-2013
  • Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) from AICTE, GoI, 2012
  • Young Engineers Award 2011 in Civil Engineering discipline from The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India
  • Young Scientist Research Award, BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, India 2011
  • Young Woman Engineer award from INWES-International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists, 2012
  • Fast Track Project for Young Scientists, Department of Science and Technology, GoI 2009
  • Best technical paper award, IGC 2006 (IIT Madras, Chennai) for the Innovations in field exploration and Insitu testing, Dec 2006


  • Member, Technical committee 220 (Field Monitoring in Geomechanics) of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (2019- till date)
  • Convener, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering -36 International Geological Congress 2020
  • Convener, International Cooperation by Indian Geotechnical Society for the term 2019-2020
  • Member, Preliminary Review Committee, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, MHRD for the term 2018-2019
  • Executive member (Elected), Indian Geotechnical Society for the term 2019-2020
  • Co-opted Member, Program Advisory Committee (PAC), Civil and Environmental Engineering, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST (2015 - 2019).
  • Chairperson, for MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT Scholarships of Japanese Government (for selecting PhD/MS students from India) in Earthquake /Civil Engg stream (Since Feb 2018)
  • Member (CPD), Engineering Council of India for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States (Since Feb 2017)
  • Member, Technical Evaluation and Monitoring Committee for design of offshore substructure, NIWE Chennai (2015-2017)
  • Honorable Director, Institute and Industry Interaction: Professional Development Council, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, India (2018-till date)
  • Member, Expert committee for AEE 2016, AP Public service commission, Hyderabad
  • Member, Board of studies (UG/PG in Civil Engg), Sri Venkateshwara University Tirupati (2016-2017)
  • Best collaborative team award for Aquasense research project from ITRA-Water, ITRA, GoI 2015.


  • Professional Engineer (Civil Engineering): Engineering Council of India: PE/01153/16
  • Life member: Indian Geotechnical society LM 2822; Executive member Hyderabad Chapter 2008-17
  • Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, IND090038, U.K. IND110155
  • Member of International Geosynthetics Society (India) 9830
  • Life member: Indian Society of Earthquake Technology LM 1508
  • Member of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute: M 13174
  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineering: M 974239
  • Life member: Indian Society of Engineering Geology: LM 1511
  • Life member : Indian Concrete Institute LM 8667
  • Associate member: Institution of Engineers (India) AM 099277-4
  • Life member: Indian Society for Technical Education LM 77045
  • Life member: Indian Science Congress Association L 18936
  • Life member Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) LM 2772; Executive member, ACCE Hyd chapter 2013-15
  • Member of American Concrete Institute: 01223750