Butalia, Tarunjit


Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia is Research Associate Professor at The Ohio State University and serves a Director of the OSU Coal Combustion Products Program. He is an Affiliated Faculty with OSU Sustainability Institute. He is recipient of the David C. McCarthy Engineering Teaching Award (2020), Award for Distinguished Outreach Achievements (2020), Charles Ellison McQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching (2019), Lumley Research Award (2001, 2007, 2012), USEPA University Research Award (2008), and Senior Research Associateship Award by National Research Council of The National Academies (2005).


  • Harvesting of Disposed Waste Material for Beneficial Use
  • Liquefaction Potential of Fine Grained Saturated Materials
  • Engineering Characterization and Use of Natural and Synthetic Materials in Construction of Engineered Structures and Infrastructure Rehabilitation
  • Characterization and Beneficial Uses of Coal Combustion Residues and Other Industrial By-products in Civil Engineering Infrastructure Applications
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Constitutive Modeling of Soils
  • Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • Computational Mechanics