SANDI KUMAR REDDY

Designation: 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Professional Experience: 

Total 17 Years, 6 Months and at NITK 1 year and 11 Months

Contact Details

E-mail: 

skreddy [at] nitk.edu.in

Mobile: 

+91 - 9448721700
Academic Background

Ph.D (Mining Engineering), National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, 2015
M.Tech (Mine Planning), Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi, 2007
B.Tech (Mining Engineering), University College of Engineering (KSM), Telangana, 2004

Areas of Interest

Mine Planning Open pit mining Slope Stability Underground Mining, Rock Engineering, Strata Control, GIS & Remote sensing, and Geostatistics

Significant Projects

Investigation of Cavability of overlying Strata and Development of Guidelines for estimation of Support Capacity for Longwall Faces by Central mine planning and design institute limited (CMPDI), Ministry of Coal.

Strata control investigations in Panel No. CMP-2 during extraction by continuous miner at VK-7 Incline., KGM Area, SCCL.

In-situ strength test and estimation of stability of pillars in BG panel in 3 Seam at GDK-10 Incline, RG-III Area, SCCL.

Strata behaviour analysis in BG Panel No. 1D in 3 Seam at GDK-10 Inc., RG-III Area, SCCL.

Strata Control and Monitoring Plan (SCAMP) for Depillaring Panel No. 9LS & 4LS in Seam 'A' of Kurja Underground Mine, HASDEO Area, SECL.

Scientific Studies for Final Dump Slope Stability with Suitable Bench Parameters for Narrain Iron Ore Mine, Chitradurga, Karnataka State by Vedanta Limited.

Scientific Study for design of slopes and stability assessment of slopes of Dolomite Project at Mangampet, APMDC Limited, Andhra Pradesh.

Significant Publications

Kumar Reddy, S. and Sastry, V, R. (2012). Induced Stresses in Blasting Gallery Panel during Depillaring based on Field Instrumentation – A Case Study, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Volume 05 No 06 (01), 1820-1827.

Kumar Reddy, S. and Nagaraj, C. (2012). Longwall Goaf monitoring using Deep Hole Extensometers, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Volume 05 No 05 (01), 1402-1405.

Kumar Reddy. S., and Sastry. V.R., (2013). Strata monitoring studies in Blasting Gallery panel during depillaring based on field instrumentation, Indian National Group of International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM India) Journal, Volume 02 No.1, 25-31.

Kumar Reddy. S., and Sastry. V.R., (2013). Gallery monitoring in Blasting Gallery panel during depillaring - a case study, Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels, Volume 61 No 7 & 8, 257-260.

Kumar Reddy. S., and Sastry. V.R., (2016). Stress distribution on blasting gallery barrier pillar due to goaf formation during extraction, Journal of Institution of Engineers Limited (India), Series D, Volume 97, No. 2, 205-213.

Kumar Reddy, S., James Paul., and Paul Prasanna Kumar. (2017). Application of slope stability radar in an opencast mine, Journal of Mining Engineers Association of Inida, Volume 19, No. 5, 10-13.

Kumar Reddy, S and Rajan Babu A. 2018. Slope stability studies in open pit mines – A case study, Indian National Group of International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM India) Journal, Volume 07 No.2, 36-40.

Kumar Reddy, S and Rajan Babu A. 2019. Highwall Slope Stability Assessment of Open Pit Coal Mine- A Case Study, Journal of Engineering Geology (Submitted).

Kumar Reddy. S, Amrith Renaldy. T, Meena SS, Bharath Kumar AY and Rajan Babu A.(2019). Slope stability studies in an open pit mine, Proceedings of national conference onRecent Advances in Mining Technology (RAMT-2019), 23-24 May, 2019, Bengaluru.

Amrith Renaldy. T, Bharath Kumar AY, Meena SS, Kumar Reddy. S, and Rajan Babu A.(2019). Assessment of stability of high walls of a granite quarry, Proceedings of national conference on Recent Advances in Mining Technology (RAMT-2019), 23-24 May,2019, Bengaluru.

Kumar Reddy. S, Amrith Renaldy. T, Meena SS, Bharath Kumar AY and Rajan Babu A.(2019). Slope stability study of an open pit mine – A case study, Proceedings of nationalsymposium on Safe and sustainable mining – Future challenges, 5-6 July, 2019, Kanyakumari.

A Rajan Babu, Amrith Renaldy. T, Meena SS, S Kumar Reddy and AY Bharath Kumar.(2019). Feasibility of extraction of locked up ore in the opencast benches by innovative methods, Proceedings of national symposium on Safe and sustainable mining – Future challenges, 5-6 July, 2019, Kanyakumari.

Kumar Reddy. S. and Ram Chandar K (2020). Stability assessment of highwall slope of an open pit coal mine – A Case Study, conference on Recent practices and advancement in mineral industry (RPAMI), 21-
22 February, 2020, Nagpur

Kumar Reddy. S. (2020). Feasibility of extraction of locked up ore in the opencast benches by innovative methods, FDP on Slope and dump stability in open pit mines, 3-8August, 2020, Hyderabad.

Kumar Reddy. S. (2020). Slope stabilization techniques in opencast mines, FDP on Slope and dump stability in open pit mines, 3-8August, 2020, Hyderabad.

Kumar Reddy. S. (2021). Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods in open pit mines, TEQIP-III Workshop on Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods in open pit mines, 8th February, 2021, Surathkal.

Kumar Reddy. S. (2021). Design of deep excavation slopes in open pit mines, TEQIP-III Workshop on Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods in open pit mines, 11th February, 2021, Surathkal

Achievements

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Gold Medal for best paper titled “Stress distribution on blasting gallery pillar due to goaf formation during extraction”, presented at Indian Engineering Congress held at Chennai, Dec. 21, 2017 (Co-author: Dr. V R Sastry).

"Best Researcher award" for best paper titled ‘Monitoring the movement of slopes in opencast mines’, presented at International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Information Technology, 7-9 December, 2017, Linton University College, Mantin, Malaysia.

Second Class Coal Mine Manager (Un-Restricted) Certificate of Competency of the Govt. of India in 2005.

Second Class Metal Mine Manager (Restricted) Certificate of Competency of the Govt. of India in 2007.

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 Karnataka, India.

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