Dr. Lalima Banerjee

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Supporting department

Qualification: M.E (Jadavpur University), Ph.D. (IIT-Dhanbad)


    Faculty, MIT Bengaluru


Subject Semester / Year
Mechanics of Solids (MOS) II/I
Workshop Practice Lab II/I


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Institute of Technology Bengaluru Assistant Professor Teaching & Research January 2023- till date
NIT Kurukshetra Guest Faculty Teaching February 2022 - December 2022
Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad Senior Research Fellow Research April 2019 to October 2021
Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad Junior Research Fellow Research March 2017 to March 2019
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar (Institute of Eminence) Assistant Professor Teaching November 2014 to December 2016


Area of Research

Ground Improvement Technique; Geosynthetics; Geotechnology for Roads and Railways; Numerical and Physical modeling in Geotechnical Engineering; Granular materials and Image analysis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Fellowships/ Awards:

1. Young Geotechnical Engineer Award for the category of best paper on “Ground Improvement” for the year 2022 at the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2022, organized by IGS-Kochi chapter.

2. Foreign Travel Grant by CSIR, Govt. of India to attend the 5th GeoChina International Conference 2018, Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes: From Failure to Sustainability (GeoChina 2018) 23rd to 25th July, 2018, held at HangZhou, China.

3. Best Presenter Award in the Indian Geotechnical Conference, IGC-2018, IISC Bengaluru, 13th to 15th December, 2018, IISC Bengaluru, held at Bengaluru.

4. DST fellowship, Govt. of India to pursue SERB Sponsored Project-“Coupled three dimensional non-linear finite element analysis of geocell reinforced railway tracks with mine waste”, (YSS/2015/000222) as Junior Research Fellow with the Principal Investigator as Dr. Sowmiya Chawla.

5. Certificate of Appreciation for Academic Excellence in Under-Graduation awarded by B.Tech institution.

6. Tata Steel Millennium Scholarship of Rs.12000/- per annum during the entire B.TECH course of 4 years.

7. Institute of General Studies for Children (IGSC) scholarship of Rs. 500/- in the eighth grade.


(a)         Journal: 4

(b)        Conference: 5

(c)      Scopus id: 57207984051

(d)        Orcid id: 0000-0002-3351-0643

(e)         Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=loH6sb4AAAAJ&hl=en