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Babu, G. L. Sivakumar

Babu, G L Sivakumar

 G L Sivakumar Babu, Ph.D., M.ASCE

Region 10 Governor Official Nominee

Vision Statement 

Biographical Statement


  • Bachelors Degree (Civil Engineering) Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati, 1983
  • Masters Degree (Soil Mechanics), Anna University Chennai, 1987
  • Doctorate Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1987-1991
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 1995-1996

Work Experience

  • Engineer, International Airports Authority of India, 1984-1985
  • Scientist, Central Road Research Institute New Delhi,1992-1996
  • Humboldt Fellow in Germany,1999- 2000
  • Professor (Civil Engineering) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1997-present

ASCE Involvement

  • President, India Section
  • President, Southern Region
  • Organized international conference on Geosynthetic Lining Solutions, 2012 a
  • Organized international conference on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering, 2013
  • Organizing International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure (ICSCI-2014) to be held in October 2014

 Other Volunteer Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief, Indian Geotechnical Journal
  • Editorial Board Member of Georisk, Ground Improvement (ICE), 2007-2013
  • Editorial Board Member of the ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste
  • Chairman, Technical Committee on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering of ISSMGE and Secretary, 2006-2013
  • Member of Technical Committee on Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering, 1997-2001 and 2001-2005