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Dr. Anjan Dutta
Professor

Tel: +91-361-258 2405 (O)
258 4405 (R)

Fax: +91-361-269 0762

E-mail: adutta@iitg.ernet.in anjan_civil@yahoo.com


Education :

Ph.D – Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (1997)

M.Tech (Structural Engineering) – Indian Institute of Technology Madras (1990)

B.E (Civil)– Guwahati University (1985)

 

Professional Experience

Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati. (From March 2008 to Date)

Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati. (From June 2003 to March 2008)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati. (From July 1999 to June 2003)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, REC, Silchar (From June, 1997 to July, 1999)

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, REC, Silchar (From November, 1986 to June, 1997)

 

Research Interest

Finite Element method, Bridge Engineering, Optimization, Structural Control, Health Monitoring, Retrofitting.

 

Honors/Awards/Medals

GOLD MEDAL for securing 1 st position in Civil Engineering from Guwahati University in the Year 1985.

Commendation certificate from IRC for the paper entitled “Response of Cable-Stayed bridges induced by moving vehicle” in January 2003.

 

Professional Membership

Fellow, Indian Association of Structural Engineers

 

Publications:

Journals:

  1. Paul, A.C., Dutta, A. and Ramakrishnan, C.V., Accurate computation of design sensitivities for dynamically loaded structures with displacement constraints, AIAA J. 34(8), pp-1670-1677 (1996).
  2. Dutta, A. and Ramakrishnan, C.V., Error estimation in finite element transient dynamic analysis using modal superposition, Engg. Comput., 14(1), pp-135-158 (1997).
  3. Dutta, A. and Ramakrishnan, C.V., Accurate computation of design sensitivities for structures under transient dynamic loads with constraints on stresses, Comput. & Struct., 66(4), pp-463-472 (1998).
  4. Dutta, A. and Ramakrishnan, C.V., Accurate computation of design sensitivities for structures under transient dynamic loads using time marching scheme, Int. J. Num. Meth. Engng., 41, pp-977-999 (1998).
  5. Mahajan, P. and Dutta, A., Adaptive calculation of contact forces under low velocity impact, Comput. & Struct.,70, pp-229-241 (1999).
  6. Dutta, A. , Ramakrishnan, C.V. and Mahajan, P., Adaptive finite element analysis of structures under transient dynamic loading using modal superposition, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 31(4), pp-255-272 (1999).
  7. Dutta, A. and Ramakrishnan, C.V., Accurate computation of design sensitivities for plates under transient dynamic loads, Engg. Comput., 17(1), pp-7-27 (2000)
  8. Dutta, A., Adaptive finite element analysis of structures subjected to transient dynamic loads using time marching scheme ,Comput. & Struct., 80(27-30), pp- 2313-2319 (2002)
  9. Das, A., Talukdar, S. and Dutta, A., Response of Cable-Stayed bridges induced by moving vehicle, Highway Research Bulletin, IRC, 67, pp-103-118 (2002). 
  10. Dutta, A and Talukdar, S., Damage Detection in Bridges using Accurate Modal Parameters, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 40(3), pp-287-304 (2004).
  11. Das, A., Dutta, A and Talukdar, S., Efficient Dynamic Analysis of Cable-Stayed Bridge under Vehicular Movement using Space and Time Adaptivity, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design,40 (4), pp-407-428 (2004).
  12. Mahanta, B.B., Reddy, P., Dutta, A. and Chakrabarty, D., Reliable computation of contact force in FRP composite laminates under transverse impact, Shock and Vibration,11 (2), pp 129-142 (2004)
  13. Mahanta, B.B., Chakrabarty, D. and Dutta, A., Accurate prediction of delamination in FRP composite laminates resulting from transverse impact, Composites Science and Technology, 64 (15), pp 2341-2351 (2004)
  14. Dhyan Jyoti Deka , G. Sandeep, D. Chakraborty and A.Dutta, Multi-objective Optimization of Laminated Composites using Finite Element Method and Genetic Algorithm, Reinforced plastics and Composites, 24 (3), pp273-285 (2005)
  15. Rahul, Chakraborty D., Dutta A., Optimization of FRP Laminated Composites using Island Model Parallel Genetic Algorithm, Composite Science and Technology, 65 (13), pp 2003-2013 (2005)
  16. A Srivastava, A Agarwal, D. Chakraborty A.Dutta, Control of Smart Laminated FRP Structures using Artificial Neural Network, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 24 (13), pp-1353-1364 (2005)
  17. Chand, S. and Dutta, A., Adaptive shape optimization of structures subjected to transient dynamic loads using genetic algorithms, Shock and Vibration,12 (6), pp 407-424 (2005)
  18. Borsaikia A., Talukdar S. and Dutta A., Study of modal parameters and vibration signatures of notched concrete prisms, Cement in Concrete Research, 36, pp 592-598 (2006)
  19. Rahul, Sandeep G., Chakraborty D. and Dutta A., Multi-objective Optimization of Hybrid Laminates Subjected to Transverse Impact , Composites Structures,70,pp-260-269 (2006).
  20. Desu N.B, Deb S.K., and Dutta, Anjan, Coupled tuned mass dampers for control of coupled vibrations in asymmetric building , Journal of Structural Control Health Monitoring, 13, pp-897-916 (2006)
  21. Nallasivam K., Dutta A. and Talukdar, S., Dynamic Analysis of Horizontally Curved Thin-Walled Box-Girder Bridge due to Moving Vehicle, Shock and Vibration, 14 (3), pp-229-248 (2007)
  22. Desu N. B., Dutta A. and Deb, S.K., Optimal assessment and location of tuned mass dampers for seismic response control of a plan-asymmetrical building, International Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 26 (4), pp-459-477 (2007)
  23. Nallasivam K., Hopeful, S., Dutta A. and Talukdar, S., Static analysis of thin-walled curved box-girder bridge , Highway Research Bulletin, IRC, 76, pp-117-127 (2007)
  24. Medhi, M., Dutta, A., and Deb, S.K., Health monitoring of multi-storeyed shear building using parametric state space modeling , Smart structures and systems, 4 (1), pp-47-66 (2008) 
  25. Nallasivam K., Talukdar, S. and Dutta A., Free Vibration Characteristics of Horizontally Curved Thin-Walled Box-Girder Bridge, Advances in Vibration Engineering, 7(4), pp-1-14 (2008)
  26. Dutta, A.K., Dutta, A. and Deb, S.K., Design of Active controller for Quincy Bayview Bridge, Illinois, USA against seismic excitation: Part I: Model updating, Structural Control and health monitoring, 15, pp-1057-1077 (2008)
  27. Dutta, A., Deb, S.K. and Dutta, A., Design of Active controller for Quincy Bayview Bridge, Illinois, USA against seismic excitation: Part II-Control implementation, Structural Control and health monitoring, 15, pp-1078-1104 (2008)
  28. Kurian, S.A., Deb, S.K. and Dutta, A., Influence of structural modeling on seismic vulnerability assessment of a railway overbridge using fragility curves, Highway Research Journal, Indian Road Congress, 69(1)(2008)
  29. Nallasivam,K., Talukdar, S. and Dutta, A., Fatigue life Prediction of Horizontally Curved Thin Walled Box Girder Steel Bridges, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 28 (4), 387-410 (2008)
  30. Lakshmi, G. A., Dutta, Anjan and Deb, S.K. Deb, Numerical studies of strengthening of beam-column joint under cyclic excitation using frp composites, Journal of Structural Engineering, 35 (1), 59-65 (2008)
  31. Richard H Scott, Sajal K Deb and Anjan Dutta, Strain distribution in external reinforced concrete beam-column joint subjected to cyclic loading, Concrete, Concrete Society, UK, 44 (6), 57-59 (2010)
  32. Arun Ch. Borsaikia, Anjan Dutta and S. K. Deb, System identification of multistoreyed non standard shear building using parametric state space modeling, Structural Control and health monitoring ,  18 (4), 471-480(2011)
  33. N. Debnath, A. Dutta and S.K. Deb, Placement of sensors in operational modal analysis for truss bridges, Mechanical system and signal processing, 31, 196-216 (2012)
  34. A.M.Choudhury, P.Poluraju, A.Dutta and S.K.Deb,  Effective retrofitting of plain concrete elements using externally bonded fibre reinforced polymer, Journal of Structural Engineering, 39 (6),(2013).
  35. Comingstarful Marthong, Anjan Dutta and Sajal K. Deb, Seismic rehabilitation of RC exterior beam-column connections using epoxy resin injection, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 17 (3), 378-398 (2013)
  36. Rupam Jyoti Nath, Sajal Kanti Deb and Anjan Dutta, Base isolated RC building – performance evaluation and numerical model updating using recorded earthquake response, Earthquakes and Structures, 4 (5), 471-487 (2013)
  37. A.M.Choudhury, S.K.Deb and A.Dutta, Study on size effect of FRP retrofitted RC beam-column connections under cyclic loading, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 40 (4), 353-360 (2013)
  38. N. Debnath, S.K. Deb, A. Dutta, Frequency band wise passive control of linear time invariant structural systems with H∞ optimization, Journal of Sound and Vibration. 332, (23), 6044-6062 (2013)
  39. Animesh Das, Anjan Dutta and S.K. Deb, Performance of fiber-reinforced elastomeric base isolators under cyclic excitation, Structural Control and health monitoring, 22, 197–220 (2015)
  40. Dhaval Kheni, Richard H. Scott, S.K. Deb and Anjan Dutta, “Ductility enhancement in beam-column connections under cyclic load using HyFRC”, ACI Structural Journal, 112(2), 167-178 (2015).
  41. Nirmalendu Debnath, S. K. Deb and Anjan Dutta, “Multi-modal vibration control of truss bridges with tuned mass dampers under general loading”,  Journal of Vibration and Control, DOI: 10.1177/1077546315571172.
  42. Samim Mustafa, N. Debnath and Anjan Dutta, “Bayesian probabilistic approach for model updating and damage detection for a large truss bridge”, International Journal of Steel Structures, 15(2), 473-485 (2015).
  43. Comingstarful Marthong, Anjan Dutta ands Sajal K. Deb, “Study on size effect of RC and Rehabilitated exterior beam-column connections under cyclic loading”, published on line in European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering,20, pp. 586–610 (2016).
  44. Animesh Das, Sajal Kanti Deb  and Anjan Dutta, “Shake Table Testing of Un-reinforced Brick Masonry Building Test Model Isolated by U-FREI”, Journal of earthquake Engng. & Structural Dynamics, 45 (2), 253-273 (2016).
  45. Animesh Das, Sajal Kanti Deb  and Anjan Dutta, “Comparison of Numerical and Experimental Seismic Responses of FREI Supported Un-reinforced Brick Masonry Model Building”, Journal of earthquake Engng., DOI: 10.1080 /13632469. 2016. 1140098.
  46. C. Marthong, A. Dutta and S. K. Deb, “Effect of Cyclic Loading Frequency on the Behaviour of RC Beam-Column Connections, Journal of earthquake Engng. DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2016.1138164.
  47. C.Marthong, S.K.Deb and A.Dutta, Experimental Fragility Functions for Exterior Deficient RC Beam-Column Connections before and after Rehabilitation, Earthquakes and Structures, 10(4), 1291-1314(2016).
  48. C.Marthong, S.K.Deb and A.Dutta, Effect of loading rate on the behaviour of  epoxy repaired RC beam-column connection, accepted in European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering. 
  49. N. Debnatha, A. Dutta, S.K. Deb,"Multi-Modal Passive-Vibration Control of Bridges under General Loading-Condition", Procedia Engineering 144, 264 – 273 (2016).
  50. Biswajit Pal, Anjan Dutta, “Seismic response analysis of Train-Track-Bridge Interaction System to evaluate running safety of train in case of high-speed railways”, Bridge and Structural Engng. Journal (ING-IABSE),46(2), pp.12-22 (2016).
  51. Needhi Kotoky , Anjan Dutta  and Sajal K Deb, Seismic performance evaluation of HyFRC piers by hybrid simulation, under review in Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 
  52. Thuyet Van Ngo, Anjan Dutta and Sajal K. Deb, Evaluation of horizontal stiffness of fibre reinforced elastomeric isolators, accepted in Earthquake Engng. & Structural Dynamics.  
  53. Thuyet Van Ngo, Sajal Kanti Deb and Anjan Dutta, Effect of horizontal loading direction on performance of prototype square unbonded fibre reinforced elastomeric isolator, under review in Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring.
  54. Thuyet Van Ngo, Anjan Dutta and Sajal K. Deb, Predicting stability of a prototype un-bonded fibre-reinforced elastomeric isolator by finite element analysis, under review in International Journal of Computaional Methods.
  55. Needhi Kotoky, Sajal K Deb and Anjan Dutta, Experimental studies on HyFRC bridge piers with different detailings at pier-foundation interface, under review in Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE. 
  56. Thuyet Van Ngo, Sajal Kanti Deb and  Anjan Dutta , Vulnerability assessment of a low-rise un-reinforced masonry building supported on un-bonded fibre reinforced elastomeric isolators, under review in Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE.
  57. Biswajit Pal and Anjan Dutta, “Evaluation of comparative assessment of existing train-track-bridge interaction system in high speed railways”, under review in Highway Research Bulletin, IRC.
International Conferences :
  1. Dutta, A. and Paul, A.C., Adaptive shape optimization of structures under transient dynamic loads. In C.D. proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical, applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics held in IIT, KGP in Dec’98, Paper no. 069.
  2. Dutta, A. and Choudhury, P.L., A comparative study of different stress recovery techniques in the convergence of discretization errors for dynamically loaded structures. In C.D. proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical, applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics held in IIT, KGP in Dec’98, Paper no. 070.
  3. Dutta, A. and Subramanya, G., Nonlinear static analysis of Cable-Stayed bridges up to failure load. In the proceedings of International Conference on Suspension, Cable supported and Cable-Stayed Bridges held in Nov. `99 at Hyderabad .
  4. Ramakrishnan , C.V., Gupta, S. and Dutta, A., Automated three dimensional delaunay triangulation of domains with curved boundary surfaces. In the proceedings of European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering ECCOMAS 2000 held in Barcelona, 11-14 September 2000.
  5. Dutta, A., Accurate linear dynamic analysis of structures using space and time adaptivity. In the proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology held in Leuven, Belgium, 6-8 September 2000 pp-111-115
  6. Dutta, A. and Talukdar, S., Diagnostic procedure for bridge damages using improved vibration technique in the Proceedings of ICCE 2001 at IISC, Bangalore held in July 2001.
  7. Gupta, S. and Dutta, A., Finite elements, genetic algorithms and b-splines: a combined technique for shape optimization in the Proceedings of International conference on DAMS 2003 held at Coimbatore from January 6-8, 2003.
  8. Dutta, A., Adaptive shape optimization of structure using genetic algorithms in the Proceedings of WCSMO5 held at Lido di Jesolo, Italy, 19-23 May, 2003.
  9. Dutta, A., Study of Delamination of FRP Composites under Low Velocity Impact using Adaptive Finite Element Method in Russian Indian Workshop on High Performance Computing in Science and Technology (HPC SE 2003) held from 16-20, 2003 in Moscow.
  10. N. Prashanth, Anjan Dutta and V. Chandramouli, Estimation of stage-discharge in river flow using 2D finite element, in International Conference on Environmental Fluid Mechanics ’05 (ICEFM’05) held on March 3-5 2005.
  11. Dutta , Anjan, Deb, S.K and Desu, N.B., Optimal design of bi-directional tuned mass dampers for seismic response control of asymmetrical building, in 9th World Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation and Active Vibration Control of Structures, Kobe, Japan held on June 13-16, 2005.
  12. Sajal Kanti Deb, Anjan Dutta, Nagendra Babu Desu, Optimal design of coupled tuned mass dampers for seismic response control of asymmetric building, in 9th World Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation and Active Vibration Control of Structures, Kobe, Japan held on June 13-16, 2005. 
  13. P.Dharma Teja Reddy , Rahul Ratakonda and Anjan Dutta, Multi-objective optimization of a large span roof truss, in SEC 2005, IISC Bangalore held on 14-16 December, 2005.
  14. Dutta, A., Deb, S.K. and Medhi, M., , Parametric system identification technique for damage detection of multistoreyed shear building in First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland held on 3-8 September 2006.
  15. Sriramamurthy, I and Dutta, A., Shape Optimization of Plate Under Transient Dynamic Loads in 2nd International congress on Computational mechanics and simulation held in IIT Guwahati from 8-10 December, 2006.
  16. Dutta, A.K., Dutta, A. and Deb, S.K., Active control of a cable-stayed bridge against earthquake excitation in 2nd International congress on Computational mechanics and simulation held in IIT Guwahati from 8-10 December, 2006.
  17. Rahul, Chakraborty D. and Dutta A. , Island Model Parallel Genetic Algorithm for Optimization of Symmetric FRP Laminated Composites, in the proceedings of 13th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2006), held in Bangalore during December 18-21, 2006.
  18. K. Suresh, Sajal K. Deb and Anjan Dutta, Parametric system identification of multistoreyed buildings with non-uniform mass and stiffness distribution, in the proceedings of 14th WCEE, held in Beijing during October 12-17, 2008, Paper ID: 05-01-0053.
  19. Dutta,A.K., Deb, S.K., and Dutta A., Design of active controller for Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge, USA against seismic excitation using updated numerical model, in the proceedings of 14th WCEE, held in Beijing during October 12-17, 2008, Paper ID: 14-0286.
  20. Debnath N., Deb, S.K., and Dutta A., Robust design of TMD for seismic response control of asymmetric soft storey buildings, in the proceedings of 14th WCEE, held in Beijing during October 12-17, 2008, Paper ID: 05-01-0045.
  21. Choudhury A.M., Dutta A. and Deb S.K., Comparative study of full scale beam-column joints under cyclic loading”, in the proceedings of 3rd International Earthquake Symposium, Dhaka, March 5-6, 2010.
  22. Arun Ch. Borsaikia, Anjan Dutta, and S.K.Deb, Identification of influence of infill walls on lateral stiffness of rc framed structure, in the proceedings of 5th International Civil Engineering Conference (CECAR5) together with the Australasian Structural Engineering Conference (ASEC 2010), Sydney, August 8-12, 2010.                            
  23. Kamal Kumar, Anjan Dutta and S.K. Deb, Multiple crack identification in a beam using genetic algorithm, in the proceedings of The Tenth International Conferenceon Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain, September 14-17, 2010.          
  24. C.Marthong, S.K.deb and A.Dutta, Performance of rehabilitated RC beam-column sub-assemblage under cyclic loading, in the 36th Conference on OUR WORLD IN CONCRETE & STRUCTURES, Singapore, August 14-16, 2011.
  25. Kheni Dhaval Govindbhai, S.K. Deb, Anjan Dutta, Studies on Toughness of Hybrid Fibre-Reinforced Cementitious Composite Beam, in the International Conference on Structural Engineering Construction and Management 2011 at Kandy, Sri Lanka, 15-17 December, 2011
  26. Animesh Das, Anjan Dutta and S.K. Deb, MODELING OF FIBER-REINFORCED ELASTOMERIC BASE ISOLATORS in the proceedings of 15th World Congress in Earthquake Engineering held in Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 September, 2012. (Paper ID 1854)
  27. N. Debnath, S.K. Deb & A. Dutta, System Identification of the Saraighat Bridge using Ambient Vibration Data: A Case Study in the proceedings of 15th World Congress in Earthquake Engineering held in Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 September, 2012. (Paper ID 1842)
  28. Samim Mustafa and Anjan Dutta, Bayesian probabilistic approach for model updating and damage detection in the proceedings of VEESD 2013 held in Vienna , Austria, 28-30 August, 2013.
  29. Sumit Gupta and Anjan Dutta, Comparative study on damage identification techniques using limited static and dynamic responses in the proceedings of International Conference in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE-2013) held in IIT Madras, India
  30. Needhi Kotoky, Anjan Dutta and Sajal Kanti Deb, Hybrid Simulation of Structural System in 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, December 11-13, 2014
  31. Prodip K. Paul, Anjan Dutta, and Sajal K. Deb, “System identification and damage detection of r.c. structure” in the proceedings of  5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering at Crete Island, Greece, 25–27 May 2015 
  32. N. Debnath, A. Dutta and S.K. Deb, “Multi-Modal Passive-Vibration Control of Bridges Under General Loading-Condition”, accepted in ICOVP 2015, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems, December 14-17, 2015, IIT Guwahati, India.
  33. Anjan Dutta and Biswajit Pal, Investigation of trian-track-bridge interaction system in high speed railways, accepted in CECAR7 at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 30th August-2nd September, 2016
  34. Thuyet Van Ngo, Anjan Dutta and Sajal K. Deb, Predicting stability of a prototype un-bonded fibre-reinforced elastomeric isolator by finite element analysis,in ICCM2016, Berkeley,CA, USA, August 1st-4th, 2016.
  35. Thuyet Van Ngo, S. K. Deb, A. Dutta, N. Ray and A. J. Mitra, Performance evaluation of fiber reinforced elastomeric isolators under cyclic load,in 8th World Congress on Joints, Bearing and Seismic Systems for Concrete Structures, Atlanta, Georgia, September 25-29, 2016. 
  36. Needhi Kotoky, Anjan Dutta and Sajal Kanti Deb, Experimental investigation of the behavior of HyFRC bridge piers for improved seismic performance, in SEC 2016 at SERC Madras.

National Conferences :

  1. Dutta, A., Satish, T. and Rajeev, M., Refinement strategy in adaptive finite element method. In the proceedings of ISTAM 98 held in Dec’98 at Coimbatore, pp- 59-64.
  2. Dutta, A. and Dhar, N.G., Accurate estimation of stress concentration factor using adaptive finite element method. . In the proceedings of ISTAM 98 held in Dec’99 at Warangal, pp- 130-135.
  3. Talukdar, S. and Dutta, A., Damage identification in bridges using vibration technique. In the proceedings of National Seminar on Problems Associated with Bridge Construction and Maintenance held in July, 2000 at Guwahati by Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers, pp-15-20
  4. Nallasivam, K, Talukdar, S and Dutta, A., An approximate solution for the natural frequencies of curved bridge girder considering gravitational and centrifugal effects of moving load in SEC2003 held in IIT Kharagpur from 12-14 December, 2003, pp. 272-279.
  5. A. Ch. Borsaikia, A. Dutta and S. Talukdar, Evaluation of characteristics of damaged structure by experimental and theoretical study in SEC2003 held in IIT Kharagpur from 12-14 December, 2003, pp. 191-199.
  6. K.Nallasivam, S.Hopeful, Anjan Dutta and S.Talukdar, "Static Analysis of Horizontally Curved Thin-Walled Box-Girder Bridge”, Indian Road Congress, 68th Annual Session, November 2007.
  7. Rupam Nath, S.K. Deb and Anjan Dutta, “Validation of Numerical Model of Prototype Base Isolated RC Building using Recorded Earthquake Response”,26th National Convention of Civil Engineers held in, 9-10 October, 2010 at Guwahati.

 

Teachings:

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Structural Analysis
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Numerical Methods
  • Design of Structure
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Mechanics of Composite Material
  • Analysis and Design of Bridges
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Design of Steel structures

Guidance


Doctor of Philosophy (Completed)

  1. Paresh Chandra Deka , Fuzzy Neural Network Modeling for Hydrological Studies, 2004 ( Jointly with Dr. V. Chandramouli)
  2. K. Nallasivam, Response of horizontally curved thin-walled box-girder bridge to vehicular loads, 2007 (Jointly with Dr. S. Talukdar)
  3. Atanu Dutta, Updating of Finite Element Model of Cable-stayed Bridges for Improved Dynamic Characteristization and Active Seismic Response Control Implementation, 2007 ( Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  4. A.M. Choudhury, Size effect of retrofitted  beam- column joints using FRP composites, 2010 (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  5.  A.  Borsaikia, Health monitoring of structures using system identification technique, 2011 (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  6.  C. Marthong, Rehabilitation of damaged beam-column joint using epoxy injection, 2012 (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  7.  N. Debnath, Operational Modal Analysis of an Existing Large Truss Bridge and Passive Vibration Control using Updated Model, 2014 (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  8.  A. Das, Seismic response control of low-rise buildings using fibre-reinforced elastomeric isolator, 2015  (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)
  9. Ngo Van Thuyet, Studies on performance of prototype FREI building, 2017 (Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ongoing)

  1. A. Lego, Nonlinear analysis of integral bridge (Registered in 2010) Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb
  2. P. Paul, Nonlinear system identification (Registered in January, 2012) Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb
  3.  N. Kotoky, Performance evaluation of bridge pier with HyFRC (Registered in July, 2012) Jointly with Dr. S.K. Deb
  4.  Kamaljyoti Nath, Stochastic finite element analysis ((Registered in July, 2013) Jointly with Dr. B. Hazra
  5.  S. Sengupta, Studies on seismic assessment of long span bridges with tall piers (Registered in July, 2014)

Research/Consultancy Projects

Sponsored Research:

  1. Co-investigator for Department of Science& Technology sponsored R&D project on “Automated Mesh Generation for the Simulation of Three Dimensional Forging” along with Prof. C.V. Ramakrishnan of IIT, Delhi , INDIA
  2. Investigator for Center for Development of Advanced Computing sponsored R&D project on “Study of delamination in FRP composites under low velocity impact using adaptive finite element method” 
  3. Co-investigator for BRNS sponsored R&D project on “Verification test of a prototype base isolated two storeyed R.C.C. framed building subjected to actual earthquakes” 
  4. Co-investigator for MHRD sponsored R&D project on “Studies on seismic behaviour of buildings with soft-storey based on pseudo-dynamic testing” 
  5. Investigator for AR&DB sponsored project on “Development of software for optimal shape design of Aircraft Structures” 
  6. Co-investigator for MHRD sponsored R&D project on “Optimum design of laminated FRP composite structures” 
  7. Co-investigator for DST sponsored R&D project on “Optimization of laminated fibre reinforced plastic composites on parallel platform”
  8. Investigator for DST sponsored R&D project on “Studies on influence of HyFRC in enhancing seismic performance of reinforced concrete bridge pier”
  9. Investigator for industry (M/S D2S Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd., Guwahati-1) sponsored R&D project on “Experimental investigation on the use of HyFRC in enhancing seismic performance of reinforced concrete bridge pier”

Consultancy Projects:

  • Finite element analysis of pile foundation involving soil-structure interaction (N.F. Railway)
  • Proof checking of a four lane skew bridge (PWD, Assam)
  • Earthquake analysis of a three span railway steel bridge (N.F. Railway )
  • Earthquake analysis of a four span railway pre -stressed bridge (N.F. Railway )
  • Evaluation of structural integrity of DM plant and Administrative Building (IOCL, Noonmati)
  • Erection of Tower on the roof of various Telephone Exchange Building at Shillong (BSNL)
  • Detailed structural design, preparation of working drawing suitable for construction of the proposed ICE (shop) expansion for Oil India Limited at Duliajan
  •  Design of Gas Compressor Foundation for Assam Gas Company at Duliajan
  • Proof checking for design of railway over bridge (ROB) near Changsari, Guwahati
  • Proof checking of 200m span Cable-suspended bridge in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Proof checking of 300m span Cable-suspended bridge in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Proof checking of ropeways at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Non-destructive evaluation of Guwahati Medical college
  • Detailed studies on Structural stability and safety of RBI office building at Guwahati
  • Proof checking of design and drawings for the Dowki Bridge
  • Detailed studies on Structural stability and safety of RBI quarters at Guwahati
  • Proof checking of ROBs in Bihar
  • Proof checking of ROBs in East-West corridor
  • Proof checking of ROBs in Rohtak, Haryana
  • Proof checking of design and drawing of bridge over river Barak
  • Instrumentation of bridges for running of CC+6+2 Tonne loaded BOXN Wagons train on NF Railway
  • Proof checking of Jubilee Bridge super-structure, fabrication, drawing and erection scheme under SE Railway
  • Proof checking of railway bridges (Jiribam to Imphal) under NF Railway
  • Proof checking of design and drawings of Santragachi station development project for S.E.Railway  --- Ongoing
  • Proof checking of railway bridges (between Bhairabi-Sairang in Mizoram) under NF Railway
  • Proof checking of bridges over river Barak – Ongoing
  • Proof checking of the detailed design of approach roads of cable stayed road over bridge at Barddhaman in the state of West Bengal – Ongoing
  • Proof checking of railway bridges (between Kawnpai-Sairang in Mizoram) under NF Railway – Ongoing 
  • Investigation of soundness and stability of 120 men barrack at BSF campus Mawpat, Shillong
  • Repair and rehabilitation of damaged bridges no. 46/3 and 73/3 on NH-31C 
  • Proof checking of design and drawings of superstructure, substructure and foundation of 323 m flyover A and 429 m flyover B across Kona Expressway at ingress and egress points of Santragachi bus terminus, KolkataOngoing
  • Proof checking of design and drawings for conversion of abutment to pier of Railway Bridge over river Hooghly at Nawadwip, West Bengal Ongoing
  • Proof check of launching scheme for launching of 76.2M Open Web Girder for South Eastern Railway Bridge
  • Proof checking of Bridge no.135 between Pirpainti and Bhagalpur under Eastern Railway
  • Proof checking of RCC bridge no. 4/1 on the road from NH-31 at 841 km to Kanuri via Golokganj town over river Gangadhar
  • Recommendation for repair of damaged Ford showroom at Shillong due to earthquake
  • Proof checking of Rail cum Road Bridge over river Ganga at Ghazipur- Ongoing
  • Proof checking of design and drawings of Salimari station development project for S.E.Railway  --- Ongoing


Other Activities:

  • Convener, Institute Works Monitoring Committee ( April, 2003- March, 2006)
  • In-charge, Structural Engng lab. for two years
  • Secretary, DPPC for one year
  • Head, Civil Engg. Deptt. ( April, 2006- March 2009)
  • Member, BWC, IIT Patna 
  • Member, External Expert Committee to examine issues related to Structural Safety of Reserve Bank’s Office and Residential Buildings
  • Member, BOG, IIIT Guwahati
  • Member, BWC, NIT, Meghalaya
  • Dean, Institute Works (July, 2009 - July, 2014)

Currently:

  • Member, BWC, NIT, Mizoram
  • Member, BWC, Tezpur University
  • Member, BWC, IIIT Guwahati
  • Member, BWC, National Law University and Judicial Academay, Assam
  • Member, Academic Council, NERIST
  • Vice President (East), IAStructE

 

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