Interests: Geoenvironmental Engineering; Unsaturated Soil Mechanics; Bio-Geotechnics
Dr Arif is an active Consultant, Researcher and Academician. He obtained his Ph. D (Geoenvironmental Engineering) from the "Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore" in the year 2010 and joined Bugshan Research Chair in Expansive Soils at King Saud University, Riyadh as Assistant Professor in Nov 2010 and was promoted to Associate Professor in April 2016. He joined NIT Warangal, India in April 2018 and is currently working as an "Associate Professor" in the Department of Civil Engineering. Dr Arif has established Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratories in the Geotechnical Division at the National Institute of Technology Warangal, India. Dr Arif has authored, co-authored over one hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.
CE 204 - Civil Engineering Materials
CE 254 - Building Planning and Construction
CE 306 - Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
CE 5415 - Landfill Engineering
CE 5415 - Environmental Geotechniques
CE 5413 - Soil Behaviour
CE 7401 - Waste Containment Barriers Engineering (Under Self Study Mode)
CE 382 - Geotechnical Engineering - 1
CE 481 - Geotechnical Engineering - 2
Fluid Mechanics (2nd Year Civil Eng. and 2nd Year Mechanical Eng.)
CITATION METRICS (Last Accessed: 12 July 2021)
https://publons.com/researcher/1330475/arif-ali-baig-moghal/ - 'h-index': 13 (Web of Science)
https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=36802091700 - 'h-index': 14 (Scopus)
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=cw3e-UoAAAAJ&hl=en - 'h-index': 15 (Google Scholar)
DETAILS OF PUBLICATIONS
|S I No||Details||Number|
|1||International Journals (SCI/SCOPUS)||52|
|3||Book Chapters (SCOPUS)||9|
|4||ASCE Geotechnical Special Publications (SCOPUS)||30|
|5||Refereed International and National Conferences||25|
INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS (52)
"Advances in Urban Geotechnical Engineering". Editor(s) S Sonny Kim, Arif Ali Baig Moghal, Jia-liang Yao, Proceedings of the 6th GeoChina International Conference on Civil & Transportation Infrastructures: From Engineering to Smart & Green Life Cycle Solutions - Nanchang, China, 2021. ISBN: 978-3-030-80151-09. Publisher: Springer.
BOOK CHAPTERS (9)
ASCE GEOTECHNICAL SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS (30) (Double Peer-Reviewed – Acceptance Ratio < 30%)
REFEREED INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS (25)
SPECIAL ARTICLE (1)
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INVITED LECTURES/TALKS - (17)
Delivered invited lecture for a 5 Day Faculty Development Program on “Recent Advancements in Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering” (RAGTE) titled “Role of Compaction Delay in Pavement Considerations" through Microsoft Teams Platform on 21 June 2021 (2.00 PM to 3.30 PM IST). Host Institute: Gudlavalleru College of Engineering Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.
Delivered invited lecture for a 5 Day Short Term Course titled “Heavy Metal Retention Behaviour of Lime Amended Semi-Arid Soils" through Google Meet on 11 March 2021 (5.00 PM to 6.00 PM IST). Host Institute: NIT Warangal. The Program organized by the Geotechnical Engineering Division at the Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal.
Delivered External Expert Lecture titled "Understanding the Heavy Metal Retention Behaviour of Chemically Stabilized Semi-Arid Soils" through Microsoft Teams Platform on 20 February 2021 (11.00 AM to 1.00 PM IST). Host Institute: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, India.
Delivered invited talk titled “Compaction Delay Effect on Stabilized Plastic Fines” for "International Conference & Exposition on Mechanical, Material and Manufacturing Technology (ICE3MT2020)" through Zoom Platform on 10 October 2020 (9.15 to 11.15 AM IST). Host Institute: CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India.
Delivered Lecture for a 5 Day Faculty Development Program titled “Quantifying Compaction Delay for Plastic and Non-Plastic Fines with Additives - Pavement Consideration" through Google Meet on 01 September 2020 (3.00 PM to 4.30 PM IST). Host Institute: TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala. Program sponsored by TEQIP-II.
Delivered invited lecture for Faculty Development Program titled "Prospective Research Thrust Areas in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering" through Microsoft Teams Meeting on 27 May 2020 (10.00 AM to 12.00 PM IST). Host Institute: Gudlavalleru College of Engineering, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.
Delivered invited lecture titled “Geotechnical Challenges and Stability Requirements in the Design of Landfills” through Zoom Platform for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students on 27 April 2020 (11.00 AM to 12.30 PM IST). Host Institute: AMS College of Engineering, Avadi, Chennai.
Delivered invited lecture titled "Efficacy of Lime Treatment on Heavy Metal Retention Characteristics of Semi-Arid Soils" at JNTU Hyderabad for Workshop on Geo Practices - 2019 on 23 November 2019.
Delivered theme lecture titled "Probabilistic Study on the Geotechnical Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Soils" at Indian Geotechnical Conference 2018 held at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India from 13 to 15 December 2018.
Delivered the lecture titled “Tox-Facts of Selected Heavy Metal Ions and their Practical Importance” for the workshop titled “Physico-Chemical and Geo-Environmental Studies on Semi Arid Soils” on 28 December 2014 at Holiday Inn, Al-Qasr, Riyadh.
Delivered the lecture titled “Batch Adsorption and Desorption Tests on Selected Soils” for the workshop titled “Physico-Chemical and Geo-Environmental Studies on Semi Arid Soils” on 28 December 2014 at Holiday Inn, Al-Qasr Branch, Riyadh.
Delivered the lecture titled “Compaction Delay Studies on Lime Treated Semi-arid Soils” for the workshop titled “Polypropylene Fiber Reinforcement – Novel Strategy to Reinforce Cohesive Soils” on 22 September 2014 at Holiday Inn, Al-Qasr, Riyadh.
Delivered the lecture titled “Advances in In-Situ Ground Improvement Techniques (Shallow and Deep)” on 07 August 2014 at AMS College of Engineering, Avadi, IAF, Chennai.
Delivered the lecture’ titled “State-of-the-art In-Situ and Ex-Situ Contaminant Remediation Techniques”, AMS College of Engineering, Avadi, IAF, Chennai, on 07 August 2014.
Delivered the lecture titled “Novel Clay Composite Liners” for the workshop titled “Using Clay in Sand Liners” on 14 January 2013 at Holiday Inn, Al-Qasr Branch, Riyadh.
Delivered the lecture titled “Outlines of Geo-Environmental Benign Characterization of Semi-Arid Soils” for the workshop titled “Bentonite Enhanced Sand Liners” on 18 April 2012 at Holiday Inn, Al-Qasr Branch, Riyadh.
Delivered the lecture titled “Enhancing the Potential of Class F Ashes for Geotechnical Applications” for “The Fourth Geotechnical Evening” on 12 June 2011 held at Tulip Inn, Riyadh.
|S I No||Name of the Candidate||Year of Registration||Role||Status||Institute|
|1||Mr Mohammed Abdul Latheef||2016||Co-Supervisor||Thesis Submitted||Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgavi|
|2||Mrs K Venkata Vydehi||2018 (June)||Main Supervisor||Ongoing (Advanced Stage)||NIT Warangal|
|3||Mrs G Amulya||2019 (June)||Main Supervisor||Ongoing (Compre Completed)||NIT Warangal|
M. Tech Dissertations Supervised (7)
Miss K L Saraswathi (191816). Compare the Performance of Micropiles with Piles of the same Volume in Different Soils using Numerical Modelling. Academic Year: 2020-2021.
Mr P Adinarayana (191824). Development of Design Charts for the Analysis of Laterally Loaded Piles in Cohesionless Soil. Academic Year: 2020-2021.
Miss Soumya Chithaloori (171806). Optimizing the Performance of a Reinforced Soil Wall at Yadadri Temple, Yadadri, Bhongir-District. Academic Year: 2020-2021.
Mr Chavan Mohit Jayaprakash (181804). Resilient Modulus of Calcium Lignosulfonate Treated Black Cotton Soil. Academic Year: 2019-2020.
Miss Manishiba Mahapatra (181811). Effect of Loading Duration on the Swell and Compressibility Characteristics of Biopolymer Treated Soils. Academic Year: 2019-2020.
Mr Shivaraj Biradar (181823). Resilient Modulus of Alkali Contaminated Kaolinite Soil Stabilized with Alkali Resistant Glass Fiber. Academic Year: 2019-2020.
Mrs K. Manjula (171812). Deformation and Strength Characteristics of Lime Stabilized Expansive Soil Reinforced with Fibers. Academic Year: 2018-2019.
B. Tech Dissertations Supervised (2)
3D Printing: The Comparative Study between Traditional Building and 3D Printed Building (Academic Year: 2020-2021). Sonali Pandey (171146), Apurva Harsh (171107), Rupal Hande (171219) and Jagadisan (161160).
At King Saud University, Riyadh (M.Sc Degree - 1)
Organization of Workshops/Conferences/Session Chairs
Actively involved in conducting various conferences, both national (Indian) and international level.
Chaired a session at "Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment" (GEOMATE 2015) for GEOMATE Society Japan, during 16-18 November 2015, held at Osaka, Japan.
|S I No||Title of Project and Duration||Project Code||Status||Funding Agency||Role||Budget (INR)|
|1||Polypropylene Fiber Reinforcement - A Novel Technique to Arrest Swelling in Soils of Semi-Arid Climate (2013 - 2016)||11BUI1489-02||Completed||KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)||Principal Investigator||2.26 Crores|
|2||Geo-Environmental Benign Characterization of Semi-Arid Soils - A study aimed at deriving potential benefits from using locally available materials (2013 - 2016)||12ENV2583-02||Completed||KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)||Principal Investigator||2.72 Crores|
|3||Lime Stabilization of Expansive Sub-grade in Arid and Semi-Arid Environments (2013 - 2016)||11BUI1901-02||Completed||KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)||Co - Investigator||2.67 Crores|
|4||Nano calcium silicate - soil based mineral amendments as liners for hazardous waste containment facilities (2012 - 2015)||SR/S3/MERC/0111/2012||Completed||Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India||Foreign Consultant||33 Lacs|
Sustainable use of Coal Gangue for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Applications (2018 - 2020)
|NITW/AC-7/RSM-Bdgt/2018-2019/P1015||Progress||NIT Warangal||Principal Investigator||5 Lacs|
Total Research Grant Generated
M. Tech: University First Rank Holder (Sri Venkateswara University; Duration: 2003-2005)
B. Tech: Recipient of Sri R. P. Brindavan Prize for Securing Highest Aggregate in 2000, 2001 and 2002 at NBKRIST, Vidyanagar.
At King Saud University, Riyadh