NameAJAY CHOURASIA
Date of Birth29.07.1967
E-mailajayapc@yahoo.com
Present DesignationPrincipal Scientist
DivisionStructural Engineering
AJAY_PH

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E.Civil EngineeringNagpur University, NagpurIndia1994
M.E.Civil EngineeringNagpur University, NagpurIndia1996
M.B.A.Marketing & Financial ManagementNagpur University, NagpurIndia1999
Ph.D.Civil Engineering - StructuresIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeIndia2015

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationStructural Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationEarthquake Resistant Design,Construction, Repair & Retrofitting;

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
TaiwanTo attend training on ‘Seismic Design of Building Structures’ during Jan. 21-25, 2002, organized by ‘National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering’, Taipei (Taiwan)19.1.200227.1.2002
Portugal9th International Masonary Conference04.07.201412.07.2014
NepalAdvice to Government of Nepal09.05.201514.05.2015
Publications and Patents
  • Publications:

Books Published

  1. Parida, M., Chourasia, Ajay, Singh, S.K., (2012)”, Edited volume onRole of Infrastructure for sustainable development”, The Institution of Engineering (I) , Roorkee.
  2. Chourasia, Ajay, Singh, S.K., Bhattachryya, S.K.  (2010), A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction Practices”, CBRI , Roorkee, April 2010
  3. Chourasia, Ajay, Singh, S.K.  (2008), A Book on “Seismic Resistant Design & Rehabilitation of Structures”, The Institution of Engineering (I) , Roorkee.
  4. Agrawal, S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, Agarwal, Pankaj (2004), A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction”, CBRI, Roorkee.
  5. Agrawal, S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, Agarwal, Pankaj (2004), A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction”, CBRI, Roorkee.

 

Chapter in Books

  1. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia Ajay, (2007) Assessment of seismic vulnerability of existing building stocks,Chapter in Book on ‘Disaster Management in India’, New Royal Book Co., Lucknow, ISBN:81-89267-57-4, pp 284-297, 2007.
  2. Chourasia Ajay, Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., (2007) Seismic vulnerability analysis in Delhi, Chapter in Book on ‘Disaster Management in India’, New Royal Book Co., Lucknow, ISBN:81-89267-57-4, pp 298-315, 2007.
  3. Agrawal Shailesh, Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj. (2007) ‘Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in Jabalpur Urban Area’(Chapter –8), Special Publication on Seismic Hazard & Risk Microzonation of Jabalpur Urban Area’, Vol. I,Geological Survey of India, Nagpur.
  4. Agrawal Shailesh, Chourasia Ajay, (2003) ‘Application of GIS in Assessment of Building Damage Vulnerability Due to Earthquake in Jabalpur Urban Area’, Special Publication of DST (Seismology Division) on ‘Application of GIS IN Earthquake & Landslide Hazard Assessment’, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, July 2003.

 

Papers in International Journals

  1. Verma R., Chourasia, Ajay.  (2015) Protection of Bio-deteriorated reinforced concrete using concrete sealers, Int. J. Of Material Chemistry & Physics, Vol. 1(1), 2015, pp 11-19.
  2. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya, SK, Bhargava, Pradeep,  Bhandari, NM (2013).  Ínfluential aspects on seismic performance of confined masonry construction’, Natural Science, Vol.5, No. 8A1, pp 56-62. Doi: 10.4236/ns.2013.58A1007.
  3. Murty, C.V.R., Raghukanth, S.T.G., Menon, A., Chourasia, A., Bhushan, S., Roy, D., 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, 14p.
  4. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhargava Pradeep,  Bhandari NM. Seismic Behaviour of Different Masonry Buildings: A Full-scale Experimental Study’ American Society of Civil Engg – ASCE (Under review).
  5. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhargava Pradeep, Bhandari NM. Seismic Damage Limitation and Behaviour Factor for Masonry Structures’, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration (Submitted).

Papers Published in National Journals

  1. Murty, C.V.R., Chourasia Ajay, Kumar Pradeep R., Karanth Anup, Kumar Hari.   (2014).  Lessons from 1 May 2013 Doda (India) Earthquake Reiterate Urgent Need to Mitigate Seismic Risk, Journal of Disaster Mitigation, Vol.7(1,2).
  2. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya (2014).  Confined Masonry Construction for India: Prospects & Solution for Improved Behaviour’, IBC Journal.
  3. Chourasia, Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K.. (2011),  “Confined Masonry: A solution for seismic resistant construction”.  BMTPC Newsletter, special issue. pp 30-37.
  4. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj (2007).  Performance Evaluation of Seismic Resisting and Retrofitting Measures for Full-scale Brick Masonry Buildings under Earthquake Loads, Journal of Structural Engineering,  Vol.43(1), pp 56-62,  April-May 2007.
  5. Chourasia Ajay,  Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.  (2007).  Estimation of seismic vulnerability of building of Delhi Municipal Area, Journal of Disaster & Development,  Vol. 1(2), pp 169-185,  May 2007.
  6. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia Ajay (2007) An approach towards health assessment of buildings through ambient vibration measurements, Journal of New Building Materials & Construction World,    November 2007.
  7. Agrawal Shailesh, Chourasia, A., Parashar Jalaj (2000). Response of Flyash Ponds under Dynamic Loads, Indian Geotechnical Journal, July 2000.

 

Papers Published in International & National Seminars, Symposia and Conferences

  1. Panigrahi, S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K. ‘Health Assessment of a Multi-storey Shear Structure using Modal Curvature Method and Genetic Algorithm’, (2015) Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace & Civil Infrastructure, IX-SPIE, San  Diego, California, USA, March 2015.
  2. Chourasia, Ajay. ‘Innovations in Seismic Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures’ (2015) All India Workshop on Innovations in Concrete Technology,  The Institution of Engineers, Dehradun, , July 2015.
  3. Chourasia, Ajay.  Settlement induced building damage : Challenges. (2015).Workshop onInnovative Designs for Ground Improvement Techniques for Challenging Hilly Regions, The Institution of Engineers (I), Roorkee, Feb. 28-Mar.1, 2015.
  4. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhandari NM., Bhargava Pradeep. (2014). Design Strategy for Confined Masonry Buildings in India, 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Dec. 2014 .
  5. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK. (2014). Seismic Performance Assessment of Undamaged and Retrofitted Masonry, Int. conf. on Earthquake Engineering & Disaster Management,  New Delhi, Dec. 2014.
  6. Panigrahi, SK, Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K. (2014). Noise Influence on Condition Monitoring of Structures, 8th Uttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress, Dehradun, Dec. 26-28, 2014.
  7. Chourasia Ajay,  Negi S.K. (2014). Rehabilitation of RCC Structures: Local-Global Consequences, Int. Conf. on Conservation of Modern Architecture and Restoration of Concrete Structures, Chandigarh, April 3-5, 2014.
  8. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhargava Pradeep, Bhandari NM. (2014). Seismic Performance of Full-scale Brick Masonry Buildings’ 9th International Masonry Conference (9IMC), University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal, July 2014.
  9. Bhattacharyya, SK, Chourasia Ajay, Experiences on 2011 Sikkim Post-Earthquake Damage Assessment: Strategies for risk reduction. (2012). ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium,  Roorkee, October 20-21, 2012.
  10. Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K.,  Parashar J, (2012). Health Assessment of buildings using vibration characteristics, Twenty eighth national convention of civil engineering, Role of Infrastructure for sustainable development,  IEI, Roorkee, October 12-14, 2012.
  11. Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K.,  Parashar J, (2012).  Seismic rehabilitation of heritage structures: Problems and prospects, ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium,  Roorkee, October 20-21, 2012.
  12. Chourasia Ajay, Parashar J, Singh S.K., Bhattacharyya SK, Non-Destructive tests for masonry structures, ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium,  Roorkee, October 20-21, 2012.
  13. Chourasia Ajay, Kajale Y.P., Parashar J, (2012). Prefab building construction for sustainable development, National conference on trends and recent advances in civil engineering (TRACE-2012), Amity School of Engineering & Technology, New Delhi, September 27, 2012.
  14. Koushik Pandit, Chourasia Ajay,  S.K. Bhattacharyya, (2012).  Pillar design practices in coal mines,  Twenty eighth national convention of civil engineering, Role of Infrastructure for sustainable development,  IEI, Roorkee, October 12-14, 2012.
  15. Singh S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Dalbehera, MM, Bhattacharyya SK, (2012). Hybrid Fibre Reinforced Concrete – A Review, Twenty eighth national convention of civil engineering, Role of Infrastructure for sustainable development,  IEI, Roorkee, October 12-14, 2012.
  16. Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K., Bhattacharyya SK, (2012).  Failure  analysis  of structures: Case studies,  Twenty eighth national convention of civil engineering, Role of Infrastructure for sustainable development,  IEI, Roorkee, October 12-14, 2012.
  17. Kajale, YP, Parashar J, Chourasia Ajay. Energy Efficient Building Technologies: An approach towards sustainable development, (2012). Conference on emerging trends on energy conservation in buildings (EECB-2012), CBRI, Roorkee, November 1-3, 2012.
  18. Suvir Singh, S.K. Singh, Chourasia, Ajay. (2011).  “Fire in Business Buildings- A case study’”, Proc. Of National seminar on Fire Science & Technology Research and Inititatives, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Nov. 3-4, 2011, pp. 298-302.
  19. Agrawal Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia, Ajay, (2008).   Health assessment of buildings through ambient vibration measurements,  Conf. on Challenges & Application of Mathematical Modelling Techniques in Building Science & Technology, Feb. 7-8, 2008 CBRI, Roorkee , pp 171 – 180.
  20. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia, Ajay, (2007). Seismic upgradation of RC buildings using non-linear static analysis,  National seminar on ‘Recent trends in Geotechnical & Structural Engineering’, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Dec. 22-23, 2007.
  21. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia, Ajay, (2005). Seismic vulnerability assessment of buildings in Delhi,  National symposium on structural dynamics, random vibrations & earthquake engineering, IISc Bangalore, July 21-22, 2005.
  22. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia, Ajay, (2005).  Seismic Risk Analysis of Buildings in Jabalpur,  Sym. On Managing Safety: Challenges Ahead, The Institution of Engineers (I), New Delhi, Feb. 14-16, 2005.
  23. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia, Ajay, (2005).  Experimental Investigation of Seismic Strengthening & Retrofitting Measures of RC Multistoried Buildings, Intl. Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures,  Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Jan. 2005.
  24. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia, Ajay, Parashar, J. (2005).   Seismic vulnerability analysis of buildings in Jabalpur urban area,  Symposium on Seismic Hazard Analysis & Microzonation, IIT Roorkee, Sept. 23-24, 2005.
  25. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr.,  Chourasia, Ajay, (2004).  Criteria for Vibration Measurements in Structures,  Asia-Pacific Conf. on System Integrity & Maintenance, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, December 2004.
  26. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia, Ajay, (2004).  Vibration Monitoring of Residential Buildings around Compressor Stations,  Asia-Pacific Conf. on System Integrity & Maintenance, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, December 2004.
  27. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia Ajay, (2004).  Seismic Vulnerability Analysis of Buildings in Jabalpur Urban Area, Third International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia, Oct. 18-19, 2004, organised by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur at Agra, pp 5-18.
  28. Mathur, V.K., Agrawal, S.K.,  Chourasia, Ajay (2004), “Microzonation Studies as Impacted by Recent Earthquakes in India”, World Congress on Natural Disaster Mitigation, The Institution of Engineers (I), New Delhi, Feb. 19-22, 2004.
  29. Agrawal, S.K.,  Chourasia, Ajay (2004), “Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in Delhi”, World Congress on Natural Disaster Mitigation, The Institution of Engineers (I), New Delhi, Feb. 19-22, 2004.
  30. Mathur, V.K., Agrawal, S.K., Chourasia, Ajay (2003), “Demand-Capacity Approach for Seismic Rehabilitation of RC Residential Buildings”, 9th International Conference on Civil & Structural Engineering Computing (CIVIL-COMP 2003), Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK .
  31. Agrawal, S.K.,  Chourasia, Ajay (2003), “Seismic Rehabilitation of RCC Structures – How Far From Reality?”, Third Sequinquennial International Symposium on Innovative World of Concrete,  Indian Concrete Institute, Pune, Sept. 19-21, 2003.
  32. Agrawal, S.K.,  Chourasia, Ajay (2003), “Non-Linear Static Analysis for Seismic Evaluation & Retrofit of RC Buildings”,  Workshop on Retrofitting of Structures, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Roorkee, Oct. 10-11, 2003.
  33. Shailesh Kr Agrawal,  Ajay Chourasia (2003).   “Pragmatic Approach for Seismic Risk Reduction of Megacities in India”, Indian Habitat & Infrastructure: Need for Innovative Approach, CBRI, Roorkee, Sept. 25-26, 2003.
  34. Agrawal Shailesh Kr., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj, (2002).  ‘Seismic Evaluation & Retrofitting of Existing Building – A Case Study’, 12th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, 16-18th Dec, 2002, IIT, Roorkee.
  35. Agrawal Shailesh, Chourasia Ajay Parashar Jalaj, (2002).  ‘Seismic Safety Aspects for Historical Monuments’, Conference on Strategy & Methodology for conservation of Heritage Buildings & Monuments in India, April 4-5, 2002, CBRI, Roorkee.
  36. Agrawal, Shailesh Kr., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj, Dutta, Jayanta, (2001).  Experimental Investigations on Earthquake Resistance and Retrofitting Measures of Masonry Houses – A Review, International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICCE – 2001), 23-25 July 2001, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  37. Agrawal, S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj, (2001).  System Identification of Eight Storied Steel Framed Structure, Advances in Structural Dynamics and Design (ASDD), January 9 –11, 2001, SERC, Madras
  38. Agrawal Shailesh, Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj, (2000).  Vibration Monitoring of Machine Foundation at Refineries, VETOMAC-I, Oct., 25-27, 2000, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  39. Jaisingh, M.P., Verma, N., Gupta, R.L., Gautam, D.K., Agrawal, S.K., Kumar, A., Chaurasia, A., Kumar, V., Batra, Y.K., (2000).   Nand Kuti: A Prefabricated Shelter for the Victims of the Natural Disasters, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Lesson for Architects and Engineers from Recent Indian Earthquake, Roorkee, 2000.

 

Technical Broucher

  1. CSIR-CBRI Technology Demonstration-cum-Class Room. (2015). CSIR-Central Building Research Institute,Roorkee.

 

Documentary

  1. Chourasia, Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K., Jain, H.K. (2014) Confined Masonry Constructions, 20 min. Documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Patent Filed

3-D Deformometer (2014): For measurement of deformation of prism in three perpendicular directions simultaneously.

  • Tech. Reports:

 

  • Projects handled –

International Project

  1. 1. Structural Health Monitoring of Tall Buildings using Vibration based Techniques (under DST: IC-IMPACT scheme) Collaborating Laboratories: CSIR-CBRI and Department of Building, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada).
  1. 2. Improving Seismic Resistance of Cultural Heritage Buildings (under EU-INDIA economic cross cultural programme, Sponsor: European Commission to India, New Delhi and University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal).

Game Changing’ R&D Projects

  1. Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings using Wireless Sensor Network, 2012-2017.
  2. Development of appropriate support system for artificial pillars for optimal coal extraction of locked-up coal from underground mines, 2012-2017.
  3. Performance evaluation of confined masonry building under earthquake loads, 2012-2017.

R & D Projects

 

  1. Early Warning Instrumen-tation & Decision package for a landslide in Chamoli-Joshimath region of Garhwal Himalaya, CSIR-CBRI, 2014.
  2. Design and development of disaster resistant intermediate shelters for Western Himalayan region, CSIR-CBRI, 2014.
  3. Experimental Investigation on efficacy of various materials & techniques used for seismic retrofitting of structures under quasi-static conditions, CSIR network project coordinated by CBRI Roorkee, 2007.
  4. Health assessment of multistoried buildings under ambient & forced vibration, CSIR network project coordinated by SERC, Chennai, 2007.
    1. Experimental investigation of RC frame buildings under quasi-static condition, 2004.
  5. Lateral Strength of Brick Masonry Buildings with Precast RC Channel and Brick Panel Roofing System under Quasi-Static Testing, 2000.
  6. System Identification of 8 storied steel framed structure under ambient vibration, 1999.

 

Sponsored Research Projects

  1. Instrumentation & Monitoring of Buildings and RE walls at Greenfield Airport, Pakyong, Sikkim (Sponsor: Airport Authority of India, New Delhi), 2014.
  2. Damage assessment at Chittorgarh Fort due to nearby blasting operations (Sponsor: Supreme Court of India), 2014.
  3. Restoration of Konark Temple, Orissa (Sponsor: Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi), 2013.
  4. Evaluation of 3-S prefabricated systems to establish behaviour of various joints under all design loads on full scale two storied building (Sponsor: BG Shirke Const. Tech., Pune), 2010
  5. Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability of Building in Delhi: An approach towards building damage scenario (Sponsor : DST, New Delhi), 2006.
  6. Experimental Investigation of masonry buildings under quasi-static conditions (Sponsor : DST, New Delhi), 2006
  7. Health Assessment and quality audit of Health Care Buildings in Uttaranchal (Sponsor: UA Health System Development Project, Dehradun), 2006.
  8. Risk assessment & engineering solutions for buildings along Metro Corridor (Sponsor: International Metro Civil Contractors, New Delhi), 2005.
  9. Structural Integrity Test on 1/5th Scale Model of Core Support Structure  (Sponsor : IGCAR, Kalpakkam), 2004
  10. Seismic Vulnerability of Building in Jabalpur Urban Area (Sponsor : DST, New Delhi), 2003.
  11. Projects on Repair and Re-strengthening of Earthquake Damaged Buildings/Structures in Gujarat (Sponsor : IOCL), 2003
  12. Inspection of Plant and Township Buildings for Assessment of Damages caused by Earthquake and Suggesting Remedial Measures (Sponsor : KRIBHCO, Surat), 2003
  13. Earthquake Behaviour of Masonry and Prefabricated Buildings  (Sponsor : DST, New Delhi), 2002.
  14. Development and Repair of RC Near Surface Depositories for Disposal of Radioactive Wastes  (Sponsor: BARC, New Delhi), 2002.
  15. Investigating Earthquake resistance of Three Multi-storeyed Buildings of Sahara India at Lucknow and Recommending Seismic Retrofitting Measures (Sponsor : SICCL, Lucknow,), 2002
  16. Repair & Rehabilitation of earthquake Damaged Health Care Buildings (Sponsor: Govt. of Gujarat), 2002
  17. S & T Support for Survey, Repair and Rehabilitation of Buildings of Earthquake Affected Areas of Garhwal Including Establishment of Building Centres (Sponsor : UP, PWD), 1999
  18. Reclamation of Abandoned Flyash Ponds for Human Settlements (Sponsor : TIFAC, DST, New Delhi), 1999

Consultancy Projects

  1. Rehabilitation of Kedarnathdham, Uttarakhand (Sponsor: Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Govt. Of Uttarakhand), 2015.
  2. Expert advice on construction of multi-storied prefabricated buildings in Delhi (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2015.
  3. Restoration & Preservation of RC Heritage Secretariat Building at Chandigarh (Sponsor: UT Administration, Chandigarh), 2014.
  4. Retrofitting for Fire-Damaged AG Office Building at Shimla, (Sponsor: CPWD, Shimla), 2014.
  5. Rehabilitation of fire-damaged heritage building of SBI, Chennai (Sponsor: State Bank of India, Chennai), 2014.
  6. Residual life assessment of plant structures and suggesting remedial measures  at NTPC Rihand (Sponsor: NTPC, Rihand), 2014.
  7. Rehabilitation of 5 MCD flyovers in Delhi (Sponsor: Municipal Corporation of Delhi, 2010.
  8. Rehabilitation of fire damaged buildings at ALTTC Center, BSNL, Ghaziabad,; CSIR HQ) and strengthening measure, 2009
  9. Proof checking of structural analysis, design & drawing of University Buildings at HNB University, Srinagar (Sponsor: HNB University, Srinagar), 2009
  10. Repair & Rehabilitation of ISBT, Kashmere Gate –Link & Departure Blocks at New Delhi  (Sponsor: Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System, New Delhi), 2009
  11. Structural integrity & stability of administrative block & G.O.’s Mess of ITBP Mussoori  (Sponsor: CPWD, Dehradun), 2008
  12. Inspection & quality control monitoring of construction works at HRDI at Mandi, Gopeshwar (Sponsor: Herbal Research Development Institute), 2009
  13. Repair & Rehabilitation of Expansion Joint at Jawahar Vypar Bhawan, New Delhi. (Sponsor: State Trading Corporation of India, New Delhi), 2008
  14. Proof checking of structural analysis, design & drawing of Aurangabad Airport Buildings  (Sponsor: Airport Authority of India, New Delhi), 2007
  15. 15. Rehabilitation of  Expansion Joint at Old PGIM Hospital Building, Rohtak, (Sponsor: Govt. Hospital, Rohtak), 2007
  16. Health assessment of RC Chimney & suggesting remedial measures at NTPC, Badarpur (Sponsor: NTPC, Badarpur), 2004.
  17. Vibration monitoring of R&D Centre (CEERI) at Naraina (Sponsor: CEERI Pilani),  2004.
  18. Structural design of School Buildings under Rajiv Gandhi Navodaya Vidhyalaya at Dehradun and Landhora (Sponsor: UP RNN, Lucknow), 2004
  19. Advice on seismic design for Gujarat Government Office Buildings, Ahmedabad (Sponsor: SMEC, Ahmedabad), 2004.
  20. Advice on Remedial Measures for Earthquake Damaged Pump Stations & Residential Buildings of SMPL  – IOCL in Gujarat (Sponsor: IOCL, Rajkot),. 2004.
  21. Distress in Campus School Building at GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar  (Sponsor: Pantnagar University), 2004.
  22. Third Party Inspection of Road Repaired by Hot Mix Plant at BHEL Hardwar Township (Sponsor: BHEL, Hardwar), 2004.
  23. Third Party Inspection of Water-proofing cement coat on the exterior of buildings at BHEL Hardwar Township (Sponsor: BHEL, Hardwar),. 2004.
  24. Third Party Inspection of Grit finish plaster on buildings at BHEL Noida (Sponsor: BHEL, Noida), 2004.
  25. Structural analysis & seismic design of Forest Hospital building at Haldwani (Sponsor: Forest Hospital, Haldwani), 2004.
  26. Remedial measures for distressed Guest House at Neelkanth (Sponsor: UA Tourism, Dehradun), 2004.
  27. Structural design of Office Buildings at Meerut (Sponsor: UP AVP, Lucknow), 2003
  28. Structural analysis & seismic design of Mechanical Engineering Block of GB Pant University, Pauri (Sponsor: UPRNN, Lucknow), 2003.
  29. Remedial Measures for Restoration of Damaged Buildings at IOCL, Gandhidham, 2002.
  30. Investigation of Damages of IOCL Buildings caused by Earthquake & suggesting measures at IOCL, Rajkot, 2002.
  31. Checking of Structural Integrity of Indian Oil Nagar, Noida including pipeline office building at NOIDA, IOCL, New Delhi, 2002.
  32. Strengthening measures for repair of PVKL’s control room building at Kandla, Jamnagar, 2002.
  33. Remedial measures for restoration of damaged buildings of IOCL at Ahmedabad, 2002.
  34. Checking of Design Basis with regard to Earthquake forces, IOCL, New Delhi, 2002.
  35. Investigations of Distressed Govt. of India Text Books Press, Chandigarh, 2002.
  36. Structural Analysis, Design and Construction of SRINIVASAM Multi-storeyed Amenities Centre at Tirupati (Sponsor : T.T. Devasthanams, Tirupati), 2001.
  37. Vibration Monitoring of CCR building at BPCL refinery, Mumbai (Sponsor : Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai), 2001.
  38. Vibration Monitoring of Gas Compressor Foundations at OIL, Duliajan (Sponsor : Oil India Limited, Duliajan), 2000
  39. Block Vibration Tests at Panipat (Sponsor : Soil Engineering Consultants, New Delhi), 2000.
  40. Engineering and Geotechnical Investigation and Design of Balianala retaining walls (Sponsor: PWD, Nainital), 1998.

 

Member of professional societies:

  1. Member, International Masonry Society (IMS), UK.
  2. Fellow,  Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET)
  3. Life Member, The Institution of Engineers (India).
  4. Life Member,  Indian Association of Structural Engineering
  5. Life Member,  Indian Concrete Institute.
Professional Experience:
R&D experience in the area  for 20 years
Honors & Awards:
  1. Awarded ‘Ph.D’ Structural Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Thesis  topic:  ‘Performance Evaluation of Confined Masonry Buildings under lateral cyclic loadings’, May 2015.
  2. Reviewer for the following journals:

a)            ISET Journal in Earthquake Engineering

b)            International  Journal of  Earth Sciences & Engineering

  1. Acted as examiner for Ph.D. and Masters Theses for different Universities and Institutes in India.
  2. Chairman, CSIR-CBRI Website Development Committee, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  3. Member, PERT (Earthquake) Team of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  4. Awarded certificate for course on ‘Seismic Design of Building Structures’ at National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
  5. EC Member, The Institution of Engineers (I), Roorkee Local Chapter, 2010-2014.
  6. Secretary, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET), 2012 – till date.
  7. Secretary, 6th International Conference on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.
  8. Member (CED-39) on Earthquake Engineering, Bureau of  Indian Standards, New Delhi.
  9. Member (W092 Committee),  International Council for Research & Innovation in Building & Construction (CIB), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  10. Member, Central Monitoring Cell, Monitoring of Integrated Housing & Infrastructure Projects for Urban Poor under JNNRUM, Govt. of India.
  11. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Retrofit Policy of India – Policy, Strategy and Guidelines, NDMA, GOI, New Delhi.
  12. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Building Types in India, NDMA, GOI, New Delhi.
  13. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Hazard Zoning of India, BMTPC, New Delhi.
  14. Member, Building Committee of Sikkim / HNB Central University
  15. Member, Prefabricated Building Construction Review, CIDCO, New Mumbai.
  16. Member of Advisory committee for several National and International conferences in the country.
  17. Chaired several Technical sessions in different National & International conferences.
  18. Coordinator for Confidential meeting at CBRI for examinations conducted by CSIR in the discipline of Civil Engineering.
  19. Coordinated and organized Vth International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: Possibilities in numerical and experimental techniques at IHC, New Delhi, 2006.
  20. Organized a workshop on Conservation of Architectural Heritage: Strengthening Possibilities in collaboration with European Experts at Archeological Survey of India in Delhi for ASI officers, professionals, 2005.
  21. Organized National Training Programme on Capacity Building for Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management of Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, 2004-05.