NameDr. Navjeev Saxena
Date of Birth17-05-1963
E-mailnavjeevsaxena@gmail.com
Present DesignationPrincipal Scientist
DivisionArchitecture & Planning
NavjeevSaxena

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E. (Civil Engg.)Related SubjectsMotilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, Now MNNIT AllahabadIndia1983
M.E. (EQ. Engg.)Structural DynamicsUniversity of Roorkee, Now IIT RoorkeeIndia1993
Ph.D.Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction Including Slip and SeparationIIT RoorkeeIndia2005

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationCivil Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationEarthquake Disaster Mitigation through Analysis, Earthquake Resistant Design, Repair & Retrofitting of Structures

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

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Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards) :
  1. Saxena N, Paul DK and Kumar R (2012). Effects of embedment including slip and separation on seismic SSI response of a nuclear reactor building. International Journal Nuclear Engineering and Design, 247(2012) 23-33,doi:10.1016/j.nucengdes.2012.02.010.
  2. Saxena N and Anand A (2011). Effectiveness of lintel band and concrete corner on lateral load response of brick masonry building. National conference on Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete structures, Noida, UP, India, May 6-7, pp. 434-439.
  3. Saxena N, Paul DK and Kumar R (2011). Effects of slip and separation on seismic SSI response of nuclear reactor building. International Journal Nuclear Engineering and Design, 241(2011) 12-17, doi:10.1016/j.nucengdes.2010.10.011.
  4. Nagarajan P, Saxena N and Agarwal P (2010). Time domain seismic response of base isolated RCC framed building. 14thSymposium on Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India, paper no. A0095.
  5. Nagarajan P, Saxena N and Agarwal P (2010). Seismic design of base isolated RC framed multistoreyed building. 14thEuropean Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, paper Id 1044.
  6. Bhat G and Saxena N (2010). Static and Dynamic Behavior of Earthen Slopes in the Region of Uttarkashi, India. Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances In Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics and Symposium in honor of professor I. M. Idriss, SAN Diego, CA – May 24-29.
  7. Parihar A, Saxena N and Paul DK (2010). Effects of Wall-Soil-Interaction on Seismic Response of Retaining Wall. Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances In Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics and Symposium in honor of professor I. M. Idriss, SAN Diego, CA – May 24-29.
  8. Saxena N (2009). Identification of Critical Locations in a Fissured Rock Slope. Second India Disaster Management Congress New Delhi, India. 4-6 November. (Abstract published).
  9. Saxena N (2009). Interface Modeling for Slip and Separation. National Conference on Trends and Challenges in Structural Engineering and Construction Technologies organized by CBRI Roorkee, India, pp. 56-64.
  10. Saxena N, Paul DK, Kumar, Ram (2009). Static Soil-Structure Interaction Response of Nuclear Reactor Building. National Conference on Trends and Challenges in Structural Engineering and Construction Technologies organized by CBRI Roorkee, India, pp. 93-102.
  11. Saxena N, Paul DK, Kumar, R (2009). Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction Response of Nuclear Reactor Building. National Conference on Trends and Challenges in Structural Engineering and Construction Technologies organized by CBRI Roorkee, India, pp. 122-133.
  • Publications previous to 2009:
  1. Saxena N, “Effects of Discontinuities on Rock Slope Stability (2008)”, Proceeding of Diamond Jubilee Conference on Landslide Management: Present Scenario & Future Directions organized by CBRI Roorkee, India, Abstract Volume, February 2008, pp. 86-88.
  2. Saxena N (2008), “Modeling of Concrete-Reinforcement Contact in RC Elements”, Proceeding of Diamond Jubilee Conference on Challenges and Applications of Mathematical Modeling Techniques in Building Science and Technology organized by  CBRI Roorkee, India, February 2008, Vol.I, pp. 67-73.
  3. Kumar A and Saxena N (2007), “Issues in Affordable Quality Housing in Delhi and Strategies for Future Development”,World Housing Congress, Malaysia, April 2007, pp. S4/20.
  4. Saxena N, Kumar A, Kumar V and Trikha DN (2007), “Structural Issues in Industrialized Building System for Quality Housing”, World Housing Congress, Malaysia, April 2007, pp. S2/11.
  5. Kumar A and Saxena N, “Industrialized Building Systems for Mass Housing: A Critical Appraisal”, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, India, Vol.14, No. 2, December 2007, pp. 6-14.
  6. Saxena N, Kumar A and Deoliya R, “Structural Modeling and Design Considerations of Tall Buildings”, Proceeding of National Seminar on Modern Trends in Architectural and Civil Engineering Practices by Institution of Engineers India Roorkee Chapter, India, November 2007, pp. 26-32.
  7. Saxena N, Deoliya R, Kumar A and Negi SK, “Glass a Versatile Modern Building Material: An Overview”, Proceeding of National Seminar on Modern Trends in Architectural and Civil Engineering Practices by Institution of Engineers India Roorkee Chapter, India, November 2007, pp. 199-207.
  8. Kumar A and Saxena N, “Industrialized Building Systems: An Overview”, Proceeding of National Seminar on Modern Trends in Architectural and Civil Engineering Practices by Institution of Engineers India Roorkee Chapter, India, November 2007, pp. 3-14.
  9. Deoliya R and Saxena N (2007), “Structural Use of Glass in High Rise Buildings”, Proceeding of fourth National Conference on Wind Engineering-2007, SERC, Chennai, India, October 2007, pp. 355-366.
  10. Chandrasekaran AR, Dubey RN and Saxena N, “Analysis of Staging of Elevated Water Tanks as a Rigid Space Frame”,Proceedings of tenth  Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, India, November 1994, pp. 659-665.
  • Tech. Reports: 02 No.
  1. Paul DK, Saxena N (2005), “Dynamic uplift analysis of reactor building”, A report of Earthquake Engineering Studies, Deptt. of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  2. Saxena N (2010), “Transient seismic response of a single story masonry building”, A technical report of CBRI, under Network Project NWP-39, No. DNS-NWP39-TR2.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters:

Saxena N and Deoliya R (2007), “Chapter-4: Determination of Appropriate Glass Thickness” of the book entitled“Guidelines for use of glass in buildings”, Published by New Age International (P) Limited, Delhi, ISBN: 81-224-2065-6.

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Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
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Professional Experience:
27.5 Years
Any other:
  • Miscellaneous achievements
  1. Certificate of Merit in CSIR’s Leadership Development Programme of LDP-08-04 2008 obtained in 2009.
  2. Reviewer of International Journal “Nuclear Engineering and Design”.
  3. Member of BIS CED-39 committee on “Earthquake Resistant Structures”.
  4. Supervisor of M.Tech. students of Department of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  5. Supervisor of M.Tech. students of Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  6. Life member of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET), Institution of Engineers India (IEI), Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures (ISCMS).
  7. Consistent honors holder till BE (Civil).
  8. Merit scholarship holder since class 6th till BE (Civil).
  9. Team manager for SSBMT tournament.
  10. Prizes in debate, carrom, table tennis and other social and cultural activities of the institute.
  • Strengths
  1. I believe and practice the sayings “Nothing is impossible in this world” and “Well begun is half done involving far sightedness”.
  2. I have challenging & motivating aptitude with managerial capability and work with honesty, sincerity and loyalty to the employer.