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consultant , civil engineering educator

Jnanendra Nath Mandal, Indian civil engineering educator, consultant. Recipient prize for outstanding paper Indian Geotechnical Society, New Delhi, 1988, 94, Shamsher Prakash Prestigous Research award in Geotechnical Engineering for Recognition of his Distinguished Contributions and Promise of Excellence, 1997, Vijaya Shree award, International Friendship Association for Outstanding Technology Contribution in Engineering, 1998.


Mandal, Jnanendra Nath was born on April 19, 1951 in Calcutta, India. Son of Bishnu Pada and Shetbarani (Bera) Mandal.


Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Bengal Engineering College, India, 1974. Master in Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1982.

Doctor of Science, Musashi Institute of Technology, Japan, 1984.


Lecturer Regional Institute of Technology, India, 1980-1982. Assistant professor Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 1984-1990, professor, since 1990. International consultant geosynthetics and geotechniques.


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  • Other Work

    • Editor: Geotextiles and Reinforced Soil, 1988, Geosynthetics World, 1994, Soil Testing in Civil Engineering, 1994, A Guide to Geotextile Testing, New Age International, Indian Geotechnical Journal. Editorial board member Elsevier Science Limited, since 1984, editorial advisory member, since 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Contributor Chapters to books.


Fellow Institution of Engineers, India.


  • Other Interests

    Sports, music.


Married Mausumi Das, February 9, 1988.

Bishnu Pada Mandal

Shetbarani (Bera) Mandal

Mausumi Das