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Dr. Hemant B. Kaushik
Associate Professor

Office: Room 003, M-Block
Phone: +91 (361) 258 2427
Fax: +91 (361) 258 2440
 

Email: hemantbk@iitg.ac.in
               hemantbk@gmail.com

 


 

 

Updated on 11 June 2017

Education

Ph.D. (2006) Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

M.Tech. (2000) Structural Engineering, Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur, India

B.E. (1996) Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur, India

 

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (Since March 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Assistant Professor (December 2007 - February 2014), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Senior Project Scientist (December 2006 - December 2007), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Senior Project Associate (February 2000 - July 2000), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Project Engineer (Civil) (June 1996 - August 1998) M/s. Hindustan Builders, Nagpur, India

 

Specialization Structural Engineering

 

Research Interest

Earthquake Resistant Design of structures
Nonlinear Behavior of Structures
Retrofitting of Structures
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Structures

Earthquake Damage Surveys

 

Honors/Awards/Medals

INAE Young Associate since 2013 (Indian National Academy of Engineering).

Member of a team set up by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India to assess damage to school buildings in Sikkim constructed under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and to suggest retrofitting measures after 18 September 2011 earthquake.

INAE Young Engineer Award 2010 (Indian National Academy of Engineering).

Associate Scribe of "Earthquake Engineering Practice" a quarterly periodical published by National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

Received fellowship under the Indian National Academy of Engineering scheme "Mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows" to work at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India during the summer of 2009.

Worked on post-earthquake fatality estimation for different building types to reduce the earthquake hazard under a US Geological Survey Program Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER).

 

Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Studies

04 January 2016 Imphal Earthquake (Magnitude 6.7)

Preliminary Report available at NICEE

25 April 2015 Nepal Earthquake (Magnitude 7.8)

Reports/Videos/Photos - available at EERI Earthquake Clearinghouse

18 September 2011 Sikkim Earthquake (Magnitude 6.9)

14 February 2006 Sikkim Earthquake (Magnitude 5.8)

26 December 2004 Sumatra Earthquake (Magnitude 9.3)

26 January 2001 Bhuj Earthquake (Magnitude 7.7)

 

Professional Membership

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), USA

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA

American Concrete Institute (ACI), USA

Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET), India

Institution of Engineers (India), India
 

Book Chapters/Refereed Technical Reports

  1. Lizundia, B., Shrestha, S.N., Bevington, J., Davidson, R., Jaiswal, K., Jimee, G.K., Kaushik, H.B., Kumar, H., Kupec, J., Mitrani-Reiser, J., Poland, C., Shrestha, S., Welton-Mitchell, C., Tremayne, H., and Ortiz, M. (2016), "M7.8 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake on April 25, 2015 and its Aftershocks", EERI Earthquake Reconnaissance Team Report, May 2016, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Oakland, California.
    http://www.eqclearinghouse.org/2015-04-25-nepal/files/2016/05/Nepal-Gorkha-Earthquake-Report-Reduced.pdf

  2. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Non-linear Behavior of Weak Brick-Strong Mortar Masonry in Compression”, in Advances in Structural Engineering: Materials, Vol. Three, Matsagar, V. (Editor), Springer.

  3. Kaushik, H.B., and Srinivasan, D. (Editors) (2012), “Seventh National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium - Abstract Book”, Seventh National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, 12-14 October 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati.
    http://www.iitg.ernet.in/7natfoe/7NatFoE-Abstract.pdf

  4. Kaushik, H.B., and Ravindra Babu, K.S. (2012), “Assam-type House”, World Housing Encyclopedia Report No. 154, Published by Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), USA and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Japan.
    www.world-housing.net/asia/report-154-assam-type-house

  5. Kaushik, H.B., Dasgupta, K., Sahoo, D.R., and Kharel, G. (2006), “Reconnaissance report: Sikkim earthquake of 14 February, 2006”, National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India.
    www.nicee.org/Sikkim.php, www.eeri.org/lfe/india_sikkim.html



Research Articles in Journals

  1. Nithin, V.L., Das, S., and Kaushik, H.B., (2017), "Wavelet-based Simulation of Scenario-specific Nonstationary Accelerograms and their GMPE Compatibility", Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol 99 (August 2017), Elsevier, pp. 56-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.05.007.

  2. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B., (2016), "Behavior and Failure Mechanisms of Masonry-Infilled RC Frames (in Low-Rise Buildings) subject to Lateral Loading", Engineering Structures, Vol 111, 15 March 2016, Elsevier, pp. 233-245. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.12.034.

  3. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B., (2016), "Suitability of Fly Ash Brick Masonry as Infill in Reinforced Concrete Frames", Materials and Structures, Vol 49(9), September 2016, Springer Publications, Co-published with RILEM, pp. 3831-3845. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-015-0757-5.

  4. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B., (2015), "Vulnerability Analysis of Buildings for Seismic Risk Assessment: A Review", The Bridge and Structural Engineer, The journal of the Indian National Group (ING) of International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), 45(1), March 2015, pp. 63-76.

  5. Choudhury, T., Milani, G., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Comprehensive numerical approaches for the design and safety assessment of masonry buildings retrofitted with steel bands in developing countries: The case of India”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol 85, Elsevier, 15 June 2015, pp. 227-246.

  6. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Evaluation of Non-linear Material Properties of Fly Ash Brick Masonry under Compression and Shear”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27(8), ASCE, August 2015: 04014227.

  7. Kaushik, H.B., and Dasgupta, K. (2013), “Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Structures in Sikkim, India, based on Damage Observation during Two Recent Earthquakes”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27(6), ASCE, December 2013, pp. 697-720.

  8. Surendran, S., and Kaushik, H.B. (2012), “Masonry Infill RC Frames with Openings: Review of In-plane Lateral Load Behaviour and Modeling Approaches”, The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, Bentham Science Publishers, 6, pp. 126-154.

  9. Kaushik, H.B. (2011), “Importance of Effective Stiffness Properties of RC Members in Seismic Analysis and Design of Structures”, Annals of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), VIII, pp. 191-196.

  10. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2009), “Effectiveness of some strengthening options for masonry-infilled RC frames with open first storey”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 135(8), ASCE, August 2009, pp. 925-937.

  11. Kaushik, H.B., and Jain, S.K. (2009), “Earthquake Engineering: Meeting Report”, Current Science, 97(1), Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, 10 July 2009, pp. 13-15.

  12. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2007), “Stress-strain characteristics of clay brick masonry under uniaxial compression”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 19(9), ASCE, September 2007, pp. 728-739.

  13. Kaushik, H.B., and Jain, S.K. (2007), “Impact of great December 26, 2004 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami on structures in Port Blair”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 21(2), ASCE, March/April 2007, pp. 128-142.

  14. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2007), “Uniaxial Compressive Stress-Strain Model for Clay Brick Masonry”, Current Science, 92(4), Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, 25 February 2007, pp. 497-501.

  15. Rai, D.C., Kumar, K., and Kaushik, H.B. (2006), “Ultimate flexural strength of reinforced concrete circular hollow sections”, The Indian Concrete Journal, 80(12, The Associated Cement Companies, Thane, India, December 2006, pp. 39-45.

  16. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2006), “Code approaches to seismic design of masonry infilled reinforced concrete frames: A state-of-the-art review”, Earthquake Spectra, 22(4), EERI, USA, November 2006, pp. 961-983.

  17. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2006), “A case for use of dynamic analysis in designing for earthquake forces”, Current Science, 91(7), Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, 10 October 2006, pp. 874-877.

  18. Kaushik, H.B., Dasgupta, K., Sahoo, D.R., and Kharel, G. (2006), “Performance of structures during the Sikkim earthquake of 14 February 2006”, Current Science, 91(4), Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, 25 August 2006, pp. 449-455. Reprinted by Earthquake Hazard Center, New Zealand, April 2007.

  19. Murty, C.V.R., Rai, D.C., Jain, S.K., Kaushik, H.B., Mondal, G., and Dash, S.R. (2006), “Performance of structures in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) during the December 2004 Great Sumatra earthquake and Indian Ocean tsunami”, Earthquake Spectra, 22(S3), EERI, USA, Special Issue June 2006, pp. S321-S354.

  20. Rai, D.C., Murty, C.V.R., Jain, S.K., Kaushik, H.B., Mondal, G., Dash, S.R., Tang, A., Yashinsky, M., and Eskijian, M., (2006), “The effect of the December 2004 Great Sumatra earthquake and Indian Ocean tsunami on transportation systems in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands”, Earthquake Spectra, 22(S3), EERI, USA, Special Issue June 2006, pp. S561-S579.

  21. Tang, A., Rai, D.C., Ames, D., Dash, S.R., Eskijian, M., Jain, S.K., Kaushik, H.B., McLaughlin, J., Mondal, G., Murthy, P.A.K., Murty, C.V.R., Murugesh, G., Plant, G., Rao, S., and Yashinsky, M. (2006), “Lifeline systems in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) after the December 2004 Great Sumatra earthquake and Indian Ocean tsunami”, Earthquake Spectra, 22(S3), EERI, USA, Special Issue June 2006, pp. S581-S606.

  22. Kaushik, H.B., and Rai, D.C. (2006), “An insight into the flexibility of light beam-to-column connections”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), 86(CV/4), CE Division, February 2006, pp. 171-176.

 

Research Articles in Conferences and Workshops

  1. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2017), “A Simplified Method for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of RC Buildings with Open Ground Storey”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 1684, Santiago, Chile.

  2. Nithin, V.L., Das, S., and Kaushik, H.B. (2017), “Seismic scenario specific ground motion simulations consistent with ground motion prediction equation”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 2143, Santiago, Chile.

  3. Chand, B., Kaushik, H.B., and Das, S. (2017), “Experimental Study on Traditional Assam-type Wooden House for Seismic Assessment”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 2431, Santiago, Chile.

  4. Lizundia, B., Kaushik, H.B., Kupec, J., Shrestha, S., and Welton-Mitchell, C.
    (2017), “Investigating Community Resilience in Chautara, Nepal”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 2522, Santiago, Chile.

  5. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2017), “Predicting Shear Failure in Columns of Masonry Infilled RC Frames using Macro-Modeling Approach”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 3168, Santiago, Chile.

  6. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2016), “Seismic Fragility of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Vertical Irregularities”, Proceedings of Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016), 21-23 December 2016, Paper ID 469, CSIR-SERC, Chennai, INDIA.

  7. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Influence of Collector Beams on Lateral Load Response of RC Frames with Masonry Infills”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP), December 14-17, 2015, Paper No. O0272, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  8. Chand, B., Thomas, J., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “A Novel Method for Seismic Strengthening of Open Ground Story Buildings”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP), December 14-17, 2015, Paper No. O0168, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  9. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Seismic Fragility of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames with Open Ground Story”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP), December 14-17, 2015, Paper No. O0202, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  10. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2014), “Non-linear Behavior of Weak Brick-Strong Mortar Masonry in Compression”, Proceedings of Structural Engineering Convention (SEC 2014), 22-24 December 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

  11. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2013), “Influence of Masonry Properties on Lateral Load Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ICSEM-2013), 20-22 December 2013, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India, Paper No. 031.

  12. Basha, S.H., and Kaushik, H.B. (2012), “Evaluation of Shear Demand on Columns of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames”, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 24-28 September 2012, Portuguese Society for Earthquake Engineering, and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Lisbon, Portugal, Paper No. 601.

  13. Kaushik, H.B., and Dasgupta, K. (2012), “Observations on Performance of Structures during 18 September 2011 Sikkim (India) Earthquake”, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 24-28 September 2012, Portuguese Society for Earthquake Engineering, and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Lisbon, Portugal, Paper No. 5281.

  14. Murty, C.V.R., Rai, D.C., Kumar, H., Mitra, K., Bose, A.K., Kaushik, H.B., Pradeep Kumar, R., Jaiswal, A. (2012)  “A Methodology for documenting Housing Typologies in the Moderate-Severe Seismic Zones”, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 24-28 September 2012, Portuguese Society for Earthquake Engineering, and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Lisbon, Portugal, Paper No. 81.

  15. Parchuri, C.P., and Kaushik, H.B. (2011), “Use of RC Shear Walls in Strengthening of Open Ground Story RC Buildings”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2011, 4-6 July 2011, The European Association for Structural Dynamics (EASD), and The Technological Institute of the Royal Flemish Society of Engineers (TI KVIV), Leuven, Belgium, Paper No. 960, pp. 419-426.

  16. Kaushik, H.B., and Mane, A.L. (2010), “Effect of cracked section on lateral response of RC structures”, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 30 August-03 September 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia, Paper No. 1649.

  17. Kaushik, H.B., and Manchanda, S.V. (2010), “Influence of ductile detailing on behaviour of masonry infilled RC frames”, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 30 August-03 September 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia, Paper No. 1575.

  18. Kaushik, H.B., and Sanganee, D.A. (2010), “Analytical investigations of confined masonry constructions”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Earthquake Symposium, Bangladesh, 05-06 March 2010, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Bangladesh Earthquake Society, pp. 223-230.

  19. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2008), “Importance of Lime on Compressive Behaviour of Burnt Clay Brick Masonry”, 8th International Seminar on Structural Masonry, 05-07 November 2008, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, pp. 157-164.

  20. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2008), “A rational approach to analytical modeling of masonry infills in reinforced concrete frame buildings”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 12-17 October 2008, Beijing, China.

  21. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2007), “Evaluation of code-specified strengthening schemes for open first-storey in masonry-infilled RC frames”, 8th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 5-7 December 2007, Singapore.

  22. Kaushik, H.B., Rai, D.C., and Jain, S.K. (2007), “Some strengthening options for RC buildings on stilts”, 3rd Structural Engineers World Congress, 2-7 November 2007, Bangalore, India.

  23. Kaushik, H.B. (2007), “Seismic vulnerability of RC frames with masonry infills”, National Workshop on Science & Technology in Disaster Management - Earthquake, Land Slide & Tsunami, 2-3 April, National Disaster Management Authority, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

  24. Kaushik, H.B., Dasgupta, K., Sahoo, D.R., and Kharel, G. (2006), “Performance of RC buildings during the Sikkim earthquake of 14 February 2006: a review”, 13th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Paper ID 047, 18-20 December, Department of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, India, pp. 268-278.

  25. Kaushik, H.B. and Jain, S.K. (2006), “Performance of buildings in Port Blair (India) during the Great Sumatra earthquake of 26 December 2004”, Paper ID 610, Proceedings of Eighth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (8NCEE), EERI, 18-22 April, San Francisco, USA.

  26. Dayal, U., Kaushik, H.B., Goswami, R. and Dasgupta, K. (2001), “Wharf failure at Navalakhi port due to Bhuj earthquake - a case study”, Proceedings of Workshop on Recent Earthquakes of Chamoli and Bhuj, Vol. 1, 24-26 May, DEQ, University of Roorkee, India, pp. 115-124.

  27. Kaushik, H.B. and Ingle, R.K. (2000), “Effect of finite size joint correction on earthquake analysis and design of staging for overhead service reservoirs”, Proceedings of Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2000), 5-8 January, 2000, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, pp. 419-424.

  28. Kalyani, R., Kaushik, H.B., Sukhija, P., Akella, K and Ingle, R.K. (1996), “Development of pre-processor and post-processor for SAP-IV using ‘C’ language”, B.E. project presented at INNOVATIONS 96 - BE Project Exhibition and Presentation Competition, 18-19 March, 1996, organized by Institution of Engineers (India), Nagpur local chapter and Vidarbha Industries Association.

 

Technical Reports, Newsletters

  1. Kaushik, H.B. (2015), "Feasibility study on construction of an additional floor in the administrative building of NRL, Golaghat, Assam", Project Report submitted to Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Golaghat, Assam.

  2. Das, S. and Kaushik, H.B. (2014), "Review of Seismic Hazard Input for Safety Evaluation of Lower Subansiri Dam", Project Report submitted to NHPC Ltd, Gerukamukh, Dhemaji Assam.

  3. Kaushik, H.B. and Pradhan, B. (2013), “Quality evaluation of prestressed porcupine members”, Project Report submitted to Flood and River Erosion Management Agency of Assam (FREMAA), Guwahati.

  4. Kaushik, H.B. and Dasgupta, K. (2013), “Seismic design of pier and foundation of bridge over Umiam river at Shella, Meghalaya”, Project Report submitted to PWD (Roads) Meghalaya.

  5. Murty, C.V.R., Raghukanth, S.T.G., Menon, A., Goswami, R., Vijayanarayanan, A.R., Gandhi, S.R., Satyanarayana, K.N., Sheth, A., Rai, D.C., Mondal, G., Singhal, V., Parool, N., Pradhan, T., Jaiswal, A., Kaushik, H.B., Dasgupta, K., Chaurasia, A., Bhushan, S., Roy, D., and Pradeep Kumar, R. (2012), “The Mw 6.9 Sikkim-Nepal Border Earthquake of September 18, 2011”, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Special Earthquake Report - February 2012, Learning From Earthquakes Project, EERI, USA, 14p.

  6. Kaushik, H.B. (2010), “Assessment of structural safety of the war memorial structure at Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya”, Project Report submitted to Hindustan Prefab Limited, North Eastern Region, Shillong.

  7. Talukdar, S. and Kaushik, H.B. (2009), “Evaluation of the Degradation of Bank & Post Office Building at Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. and Suggestions for its Rectification”, Project Report submitted to Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Golaghat, Assam.

  8. Kaushik, H.B. (2009), “Assessment of structural safety of additional class rooms in Kendriya Vidyalaya at Lokra, Assam”, Project Report submitted to Arunachal Pradesh Public Works Department, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.

  9. Kaushik, H.B. (2006), “Evaluation of strengthening options for masonry-infilled RC frames with open first-storey”, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India.

  10. Jain, S.K., Murty, C.V.R., Rai, D.C., Malik, J.N., Sheth, A.R., Jaiswal, A., Kaushik, H.B., Gandhi, P., Mondal, G., Sodhi, J.S., Kumar, G.S., Sanyal, S.A. and Dash, S.R. (2005), “The Great Sumatra earthquake and Indian ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004”, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Special Earthquake Report #3, EERI Newsletter, April, USA, 12p.

  11. Kaushik, H.B., Murty, C.V.R. and Jain, S.K. (2004), “Dynamic analysis of rail bridge at Patna across Ganga river in Bihar”, Project Report submitted to M/s. Rail India Technical and Economic Services Limited (RITES), New Delhi.

  12. Kaushik, H.B. (2000), “Dynamic analysis of overhead service reservoirs (OSR)”, Master of Technology Project Report, Applied Mechanics Department, Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (Now VNIT), Nagpur, India.

  13. Kalyani, R., Kaushik, H.B., Sukhija, P., and Akella, K (1996), “Development of pre-processor and post-processor for SAP-IV (Structural Analysis Program) using ‘C’ language”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (Now VNIT), Nagpur, India.


Under Graduate Courses taught/teaching
ME101: Engineering Mechanics

CE202: Solid Mechanics

CE302: Structural Analysis II

CE309: Design of Structures II

CE312: Seminar Course

CE402: Design Project

 

Post Graduate Courses taught/teaching
CE512: Structural Engineering Laboratory

CE606: Earthquake Engineering

CE615: Design of Masonry Structures

RT511: Earthquake Resistant Rural Housing

 

 

Project/Thesis Supervision

Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering)

Syed Humayun Basha (2017), "Shear Behavior of Columns in Masonry Infilled RC Frames under Lateral Loads", Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

Thainswemong Choudhury (In Progress since July 2012), "Strengthening of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings".

Trishna Choudhury (In Progress since July 2012), "Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings".

Biswajit Chand (In Progress since July 2013), "Evaluation and Enhancement of Seismic Capacity of Assam-type Housing".

Nithin V. L. (In Progress since July 2013), "Seismic Design of Structures considering Mainshock-Aftershock sequence".

Subhadip Naskar (In Progress since July 2015), "Effect of Slow-Cycle Fatigue on Seismic Damage Index Considering Influence of Axial Load".

Bonisha Borah (In Progress since July 2015), "Seismic Analysis of Confined Masonry Buildings".

 

Master of Technology (Structural Engineering)

Ankush Zalke (2016), "Analysis of RC Column Under Slow Cyclic Fatigue Considering Influence of Axial Load", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Aswanth P. (2016), "Incremental Dynamic Analysis for Fragility Assessment of RC Structures", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Akhil Thomas (2015), "Influence of Masonry Properties on the Lateral Load Behavior of Masonry Infilled RC Frames", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Harshad Yadav (2015), "Influence of Axial Load on Low Cycle Fatigue Behaviour of RC Columns", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Jim Noble Thomas (2014), "Non-Obstructing Bracing Configurations for Open Storey Strengthening", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Mukesh Kumar Roy (2014), "Influence of Openings in Masonry Infills on Lateral Load Behaviour of Open Ground Storey Buildings", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Biswajit Chand (2013), "Effects of RC Bracings on Earthquake Response of RC Frames", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

D. Dastagiri (2013), "Seismic Evaluation and Strengthening of Wooden Houses", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

K. S. Ravindra Babu (2013), "Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Elevated Storage Tanks", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Sandeep S. Patil (2012), "Empirical Period Formulae for Force Based Seismic Design of Buildings", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Sachin Surendran (2012), "Lateral Load Behaviour of Masonry Infilled RC Frames with Central Opening", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Syed Humayun Basha (2011), "Evaluation of Ductility Provisions in Seismic Codes for Masonry Infilled RC Frame Buildings", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Ashish L. Mane (2010), "Effect of cracked section on lateral response of RC structures", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Sagar V. Manchanda (2010), "Influence of ductile detailing on strength and stiffness of masonry infilled reinforced concrete frames", Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Sanjib Kumar Bhattacharya (2009), “Strengthening of existing open ground storey reinforced concrete buildings”, Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Thainswemong Choudhury (2009), “Evaluation of a simple strengthening scheme for unreinforced masonry buildings”, Master of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

 

Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)

Bhavesh Shrimali (2015), “Dynamic Analysis in Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures", Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Purushottam Sharma (2015), “Identification of Lateral Load Resisting Frames for Enhanced Seismic Performance in Three Story Dual System Building”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Vemula Yashwanth (2014), “Lateral Load Behavior of RC Buildings with Floating Columns”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Anand Yadav (2014), “Comparative Evaluation of Seismic Design Methodologies for RC Buildings”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Deepak Mallyk (2013), “Retrofitting Strategies for Reinforced Concrete Frames damaged due to Earthquake Shaking”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

J. Laxmi Reddy (2013), “Earthquake Analysis of School Buildings”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Chalavadi Pradeep Kumar (2012), “Equivalent Diagonal Strut Properties for Masonry Infill Walls with Openings in Reinforced Concrete Frames”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Rajiv Kumar Sinha (2012), “Effect of Energy Dissipation Devises on Lateral Load Performance of Structures”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Pranjal Saraswat (2011), “Non Linear Material Properties of Unreinforced Masonry under Compression”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Prateek Ropia (2011), “Stress-Strain Characteristics of Unreinforced Masonry under Compression”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Chetan Phani Parchuri (2010), “Strenghtening of open ground storey RC buildings using RC shear walls”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Shrey Sultania (2010), “Out-of-plane behaviour of masonry infill reinforced concrete frames”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

S. Rohit Kumar (2009), “An analytical model for masonry infilled reinforced concrete frames with openings”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Dhaval Anil Sanganee (2009), “Analytical investigations of confined masonry constructions”, Bachelor of Technology Project Report, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.

 

Conferences/Symposia/Workshops/Short Courses Organized

Seismic Safety Agenda in North-Eastern Region of India
Local Organizer
Workshop Organized by National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering (NICEE) at IIT Kanpur in collaboration with Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 22 March 2014 at IIT Guwahati.

Seventh National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (7NatFoE)
Co-Chairman, Organizing Committee
Organized by IIT Guwahati and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) during 12-14 October 2012 at IIT Guwahati.

International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems (ENSURE 2012)
Finance Chair, Organizing Committee
Organized by IIT Guwahati and Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Govt. of India during 24-26 February 2012 at IIT Guwahati.

Advances in Concrete and Masonry: Materials and Mechanics
Course Organizer
QIP Short Term Course conducted at IIT Guwahati during 16-20 June 2008.

 

Invited Lectures

Training of Engineers and Architects on Seismic Retrofitting
Guest Lecturer

Organized by District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Kamrup Metropolitan District at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati during 20-21 August 2010.

Structural Protection, Repair and Rehabilitation of Buildings

Guest Lecturer

Training of practicing engineers organized by Dr. Fixit Institute of Structural Protection and Rehabilitation in association with Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC) at Don Bosco Institute, Kharghuli, Guwahati during 18-19 March 2010.

Retrofitting of Vulnerable Buildings

Guest Lecturer

Training of Assam PWD engineers organized by Assam State Disaster Management Authority in association with Geohazards International at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati during 16-17 February 2010.

Workshops on Earthquake Resistant Technology
Guest Lecturer

Organized by Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Assam in Guwahati during 27-28 February 2009, 08-09 December 2008, and 05-06 August 2008.

Management Development Programme on Construction Management and Human Resource Development
Guest Lecturer

Organized by Indian Institute of Management Lucknow for engineers of Rural Engineering Services, Government of UP, India at IIM Lucknow campus during January 2004 and December 2004.

Review Workshops on Resource Material in Earthquake Engineering
Guest Lecturer and Organizer

Organized by National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India for graduate students and teachers from engineering colleges across India during 2003 - 2006

 

 

Sponsored Research Projects

Evaluation of a Strengthening Scheme for Unreinforced Masonry Building using Steel Bands, Sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India (October 2014 onwards).

Seismic Design Criteria for RC Structures Considering Mainshock-Aftershock Sequence for Northeastern India, Sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India (May 2014 onwards).

Evaluation and Enhancement of Seismic  Capacity of Assam-type Housing, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (September 2013 onwards).

Performance Based Probabilistic Capacity Models for Concrete Structures subject to Blast Loading, Sponsored by Armament Research Board (ARMREB), Defense Research & Development Organization, Government of India. (May 2013 onwards).

Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Building Types in India, Sponsored by National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India. (August 2011-March 2013).

Equivalent Diagonal Strut Properties for Masonry Infills in RC Frames, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India under Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist. (March 2009 onwards).

Retrofitting of Masonry Infilled RC Frames, Sponsored by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India under Startup Research Grant Program (February 2009-December 2012).

 

Major Consultancy Projects

Feasibility study on construction of an additional floor in the administrative building of NRL

Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Golaghat, Assam.

Inspection of quality of fabrication & erection of structure (hanger) at Air Force Station, Borjhar

M/s Modern Prefab Systems Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon.

Review of Seismic Hazard Input for Safety Evaluation of Lower Subansiri Dam

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC).

Quality evaluation of prestressed porcupine members

Flood and River Erosion Management Agency of Assam (FREMAA), Guwahati.


Seismic design of pier and foundation of bridge over Umiam river at Shella, Meghalaya

PWD (Roads) Meghalaya.


Assessment of structural safety of the war memorial structure at Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya

Hindustan Prefab Limited, North Eastern Region, Shillong.


Evaluation of the Degradation of Bank & Post Office Building at Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. and Suggestions for its Rectification

Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Golaghat, Assam.


Assessment of structural safety of additional class rooms in Kendriya Vidyalaya at Lokra, Assam

Arunachal Pradesh Public Works Department, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.


 

 


Other Responsibilities/Activities

Institute Level Responsibilities

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017
Chairman

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2016
Organizing Vice Chairman

Technical Board, IIT Guwahati
Chairman, February 2014 - October 2015

Institute Hostel Disciplinary Committee, IIT Guwahati
Member, July 2012 - March 2014

Hostel Warden, IIT Guwahati
Warden, Brahmaputra Hostel, August 2011 - March 2014

Warden, Dibang Hostel, July 2010 - July 2011

Associate Warden, Umiam Hostel, July 2008 - July 2010

Purchase Committee, Hostel Affairs Board, IIT Guwahati

Convener, December 2013 - March 2014

Official Language Implementation Committee, IIT Guwahati

Member, January 2010 - April 2013

Hostel Allotment Committee, Hostel Affairs Board, IIT Guwahati
Member from August 2010 - June 2011

Convener, January 2009 - July 2010

Department Level Responsibilities (Civil Engineering)

Departmental Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee, IIT Guwahati
Member, Structural Engineering, since July 2014

Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee, IIT Guwahati
Member, Structural Engineering, July 2012 - July 2014

Structural Engineering Laboratory, IIT Guwahati
Faculty In-Charge, June 2008 - August 2010

Departmental Website, IIT Guwahati
Developer and Faculty-in-Charge, August 2009 - August 2010

Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee, IIT Guwahati
Member, Structural Engineering, March 2008 - August 2010

 

Conferences/Workshops Attended

Sixteenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Santiago, Chile.

Fifteenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 22-28 September 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.

Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2011, 4-6 July 2011, Leuven, Belgium.

Fourteenth European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 30 August - 03 September 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia.

Third International Earthquake Symposium, Bangladesh, 05-06 March 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Seismic Design of Concrete Gravity Dams 03-06 March 2009, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India.

Fourteenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 12-17 October 2008, Beijing, China.

Eighth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 5-7 December 2007, Singapore.

Third Structural Engineers World Congress, 2-7 November 2007, Bangalore, India.

National Workshop on Science & Technology in Disaster Management - Earthquake, Land Slide & Tsunami, National Disaster Management Authority, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2-3 April 2007.

Third Indo-German Workshop and Theme Meeting on Seismic Safety of Structures, Risk Assessment and Disaster Mitigation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India, 12-14 March 2007.

Eighth US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, USA, 17-22 April 2006.

Automation of Structural and Earthquake Engineering - New Advances in Numerical Methods, Computers and Structures Inc. (CSI), New Delhi, India, 19 April 2005.

Second Indo-German Workshop on Seismic Safety of Structures, Risk Assessment and Disaster Mitigation, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, 15-16 February 2004.

Indo-German Workshop on Earthquake Relief, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany, 24-29 June 2002.

 

 

 

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