Dr. G. Madhavi Latha

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Dr. G. Madhavi Latha is currently working as an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She obtained her B.Tech. degree in Civil Engineering from JNTU College of Engineering Kakinada, M.Tech. degree from NIT Warangal and Ph.D. degree from IIT Madras, India. Prior to joining IISc in 2003, she was an Assistant Professor at IIT Guwahati for a year. Her areas of specializations include ground improvement by geosynthetics, earthquake geotechnical engineering, rock engineering and numerical modeling in geomechanics. She has so far guided 5 Ph.D., 2 M.Sc. (Engg.) and 5 ME students and currently supervising 5 Ph.D. students. She has published more than 100 technical papers in International and national journals and conferences and is involved in several research and consultancy projects. She is also a recipient of best paper awards from Indian Geotechnical Society and Indian Society of Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology. She has received ARMS outstanding paper award in 2010. She has been serving as a member of ISSMGE technical committee on Soil-Structure Interaction and International Geosynthetics Society’s technical committee on Soil Reinforcement since 2010. She is currently the associate editor of Indian Geotechnical Journal and editorial board member for Geotextiles and Geomembranes.