Designation: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Engineering Geology and Seismic Hazard
Email: sarda.1331 [AT] gmail.com
Publication : 2 research papers in National Journal and 3 research papers in International Journal
Nine years of experience in Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar, worked as Geophysicist in the Geotechnical Department.
One and half years worked as a Manager - Geotech at Geotechnical Department of Infinite Civil Solution Private Limited, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
DETAILS OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS :
Sarda Thokchom*, B.K. Rastogi, N.N. Dogra, Vasu Pancholi, Sairam. B, Falguni Bhattacharya and Vandana Patel (2017). “Empirical correlation of SPT blow count vs Shear wave velocity for different soil in Dholera”, Natural Hazard, DOI 10.1007/s11069-017-2744-3.
Sarda Thokchom*, B.K. Rastogi, N.N. Dogra, Vasu Pancholi (2017). “Geotechnical investigations in the southern part of Ahmedabad district, Gujarat, India”, J. Ind. Geophys. Union v.21, no.2, pp: 105-115.
Sarda Thokchom*, Falguni Bhattacharya, Durga, N.N. Dogra, B.K. Rastogi “Geoenvironmental Studies in the middle reaches of Sabarmati River, Gujarat: Implication towards Hydrological variability”, Quaternary International. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.07.026
V.K. Dwivedi, R.K. Dubey, S. Thockhom, V. Pancholi, S. Chopra and B.K. Rastogi, (2017) “ Assessment of Liquefaction potential of soil in Ahmedabad Region, Western India”, J. Ind. Geophys. Union v.21, no.2, pp: 116-123.
Sarda Thokchom *, B.K. Rastogi, N.N. Dogra and Vasu Pancholi. “Liquefaction Potential Mapping of Dholera Region, Gujarat”, Natural Hazard.
Poster presented in organized Conferences / Symposia / Seminars etc.:
Poster – I: Sarda Maibam, Ranjana N, Jaina, B.K. Rastogi, “Estimation of Liquefaction Potential of Dholera Region based on SPT- N Value” (Presented in International Symposium held at ISR, 22 – 24 Jan 2011)
Poster – II: Sarda Maibam, Ranjana N, Jaina, B.K. Rastogi, “Preliminary Site Characterization through integration of geophysical and geotechnical data at Dholera SIR, Gujarat, India.” (Presented in International Symposium held at ISR, 22 – 24 Jan 2011)
Poster – III: Sarda Maibam, B.K. Rastogi, Jaina, Vasu pancholi, “Liquefaction potential: A comparative study” (Presented in International Symposium on Advance Earthquake study held at ISR, 3 – 5 Jan 2013)
Poster - IV: Sarda Thokchom, Falguni. B, B.K. Rastogi and N.N. Dogra, “Geoenvironmental Studies in the middle reaches of Sabarmati River, Gujarat: Implication towards past monsoon variability” (Selected at PAGES 2017 an Open Science Meeting on “Global Challenges for our Common Future, a Palaeoscience Perspective” held at Spain from 9th – 13th May2017.
Poster - IV: Sarda Thokchom, Sairam B., Pancholi V., Vandana Patel, Sumer Chopra, “ Evaluation of Liquefaction Resistance based on Shear wave Velocity.” (Selected at IGC held on 14-16 Dec., 2017)
Additional Qualifications obtained/Training Received:
Training received on Triaxial and Direct Shear Testing Machine from HEICO.
Training received from Mr. Fumio Kaneko (Oyo Intl., Japan) on Liquefaction potential evaluation and geotechnical investigations.
Training on Geotechnical Aspect of Earthquake Engineering for Infrastructure Development approved by AICTE.