NameAJAY CHOURASIA
Date of Birth29.07.1967
E-mailajayc@cbri.res.in
Present DesignationChief Scientist
DivisionStructural Engineering

Educational Attainments

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

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationStructural Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationEarthquake Engg. & Buildings Retrofit, Precast Buildings, Health Monitoring, 3D Concrete Printing.

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
NepalTo explore possibility for reconstruction of schools21.11.201625.11.2016
CanadaStructural Health Monitoring of Tall Buildings22.02.201705.03.2017
MyanmarSelection and design of temporary and permanent housing for displaced people in Rakhine State04.02.201809.02.2018
NepalSigning of MoU, Meetings with GoN and Reconstruction Wing of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, visit to school construction sites05.03.201909.03.2019
NepalAs Team Leader, Reconstruction of Disaster Resilient School / Health Infrastructure construction in Nepal13.03.202216.03.2022

Publications:

Books Published

    1. Simplified Guidelines for Earthquake Safety of Buildings from National Building Code of India 2016 (2021), National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
    2. CSIR-CBRI – BMTPC Construction Technology Compendium for Urban Housing (2021), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MOHUA), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
    3. Chourasia Ajay (2019). “Confined Masonry: Concepts, Experimental Evaluation & Retrofit, Structural Analysis & Design’’ CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee. (Reprint).
    4. Chourasia Ajay (2018). “Confined Masonry: Concepts, Experimental Evaluation & Retrofit, Structural Analysis & Design’’ CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
    5. Chourasia Ajay (2018). “Structural Designs & Detailing for Confined Masonry EWS Houses’’, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
    6. Pahal: Prakriti Hunar Lokvidya – A Compendium of Rural Housing Typologies (2017), Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
    7. Chourasia Ajay (2017).“Design Guidelines for Confined Masonry Buildings’’, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
    8. Parida M., Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K. (2012). Edited volume on “Role of Infrastructure for Sustainable Development”, The Institution of Engineering (I), Roorkee.
    9. Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K., Bhattachryya S.K. (2010). A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction Practices”, CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee, April 2010.
    10. Chourasia Ajay, Singh S.K. (2008). A Book on “Seismic Resistant Design & Rehabilitation of Structures”, The Institution of Engineering (I), Roorkee.
    11. Agrawal S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, Agarwal P. (2004). A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction”, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
    12. Agrawal S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Agarwal P. (2004). A Book on “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction”, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Chapter in Books

  1. Chourasia Ajay, Panigrahi S.K. (2021). Numerical Analysis of Qutb Minar Using Non-Linear Plastic-Damage Macro Model for Constituent Masonry, IOP e-book – Modelling and Computations in Vibration Problems, Ed.: S. Chakraverty et al., Volume 1: Numerical and Semi-Analytical Methods, DOI:10.1088/978-0-7503-3483-9ch14, IOP Publishing Ltd 2021,PP 14.1-14.14.
  2. Panigrahi S.K., Chourasia Ajay, (2021). A study on Mode Shape based Approaches for Health Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Beam Under Transverse Loading, IOP e-book – Modelling and Computations in Vibration Problems, Ed.: S. Chakraverty et al.,Volume 1: Numerical and Semi-Analytical Methods, DOI:10.1088/978-0-7503-3483-9ch12, IOP Publishing Ltd 2021, PP 12.1-12.14.
  3. Pijush, Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay (2021).’’ Seismic Performance Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Building with Precast Shear Wall’’, Journal of Seismic Hazards and Risk, Lecture Notes, Springer, Singapore.,pp 95-107.
  4. C Patel. S K Panigrahi. Chourasia Ajay, Timir Roy, A Bagchi, L Tirca. (2020) Wavelet Transformation Approach for Damage Identification of Steel Structure, Model Recent trends in wave mechanics and vibrations, Springer Publisher, ISBN 978-981-15-0286-6 Chapter- 18.
  5. Bisht, R. S., Panigrahi, S. K., Kumar, D., Kumar, N., Kumar, P., Ali, S. S., and Chourasia, A., (2020), Dynamic Analysis of Mini Climbing Crane,  Recent Trends in Wave Mechanics and Vibrations (pp. 259-269). Springer, Singapore. (ISBN 978-981-15-0287-3).
  6. Agrawal S., 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.
  7. Chourasia Ajay, Agrawal S. (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.
  8. Agrawal S., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar J. (2007). ‘Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in Jabalpur Urban Area’ (Chapter –8), Special Publication onSeismic Hazard & Risk Microzonation of Jabalpur Urban Area’, Vol. I, Geological Survey of India, Nagpur.
  9. Agrawal S., 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. Pal, B., Chourasia, A., Kapoor, A. (2023). “Intricacies of various printing parameters on mechanical behaviour of 3D printed concrete, Structures Elsevier, (Under review- manuscript no-STRUCTURES-D-23-05008)
  2. Chourasia, A. Kapoor, A., Pal, B., Divya. (2023). “Development of a 3D printable binary and ternary cementitious composite of M30 grade incorporating Agro-Industrial Waste”, Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier. (Under review-manuscript no-JBE-S-23-12174).
  3. Garg, K., Singh, S., Chourasia, A., Gopalakrishnan N. (2023). “Numerical Analysis of Fire-Exposed Reinforced Concrete Sections for Assessing Post-Heating Axial and Flexural Capacity”, Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier. (Under review-manuscript no-JSFE-10-2023-0039).
  4. Sonkar, C., McCrum, D., Chourasia, A., and Behera, S. (2023). “Axial resistance of cold-formed steel built-up I-section and single C-section wall panels with varied sheathing configurations subjected to interactive buckling: experimental and analytical investigations”, Thin-walled Structures (under review-manuscript no- TWST-D-23-02397)
  5. Chourasia, A., Ansari, M. M., Kapoor A., Sonkar, C. , Parashar, J. and Sharma, S. (2023), “Investigation of performance of two storey RC frame with infill ALC panels under lateral cyclic loading”, Engineering Structures (under review-manuscript no- ENGSTRUCT-D-23-06335)
  6. Chourasia, A., Dalbehera, M. M., Kapoor A., Kulkarni, K.S, Gourav, G., Singh, S. and Ramancharla, P.K. (2023), “Damage assessment of buildings due to land subsidence in Joshimath Hills”, Natural Hazards (under review).
  7. Chourasia, A., Dalbehera, M. M. (2023), “Application of animal bones and seashells as partial replacement in Concrete : A review”, Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology (under review).
  8. Joshi, A., Jain, K., Chourasia, A. (2023). “Acoustoelastic constants for prediction of stress level of a uni-axially loaded concrete element”, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, CSHM-D-23-00235 (Communicated).
  9. Eswar, M., Chourasia, A.Numerical Evaluation of Building with SMA-based Isolator”, Jr. of Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering (Communicated).
  10. Kapoor A, Chaurasia L, Divya, Chourasia A. “Rheological behaviors and structure build-up of 3D printed agro-industrial waste based concrete”,Structural Concrete. (Communicated)
  11. Ansari, M.M., Chourasia, A., (2023). “Performance of FRP bar reinforced concrete Beam Column Joint”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Communicated).
  12. Ansari, M.M., Chourasia, A., (2023). “Performance of concrete structural elements reinforced with FRP bars: A state-of-art review”, Iranian Journal of science and technology, Transactions of Civil Engg. (Communicated).
  13. Sonkar, C., Chourasia, A., McCrum, D. P., and Behera, S. (2023). “Comparative experimental behaviour of cold-formed steel built-up I-section and single C-section wall panels with different sheathing boards under compression and their design methodologies”, Journal of Building Engineering (Communicated)
  14. Sonkar, C., Chourasia, A., (2024). “Axial performance of cold-formed steel built-up I-section wall panels with double-layer sheathing board configurations and their design methodologies”, Thin-walled Structures (Communicated).
  15. Ansari, M.M., Aditya, K., Chourasia, A., (2023). “Blast performance of reinforced column and their residual strength”, Construction Building Materials (Communicated).
  16. Kapoor A, Chourasia A, Divya, (2023).” Green Revolution in Construction: Exploring the Structural Feasibility of 3D Printed Concrete Beams from Agro-Industrial Waste Materials”, Construction Automation (Communicated).
  17. Chourasia A, Kulkarni, K.S, Kapoor, A., Dalbehra, M.M, Gaurav, G., Ramanchandrala P.K. (2023). “Application of ANN and Fuzzy Logic Techniques for Subsidence Induced Damage Assessment of buildings at Joshimath hills”,   Nature, 2023 (Submitted).
  18. Chourasia A., Singhal S., Chourasia A.(2023). “Numerical Simulation of Laterite Confined Masonry Building Subjected to Quasi-static Monotonic Lateral Loading”, Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance, Vol. 8 (1), pp 1-11. http://doi.org/10.1080/24705314.2022.2142895 (IF: 1.64).
  19. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal, S., Manivannan TL. (2023). “Prefabricated Volumetric Modular Construction: A Review on Current Systems, Challenges & Future Prospects”, ASCE-Practice Periodical on Structural Design & Construction, Vol. 28(1): 03122009-16. DOI: 10.1061/PPSCFX.SCENG-1185.
  20. Chourasia A., Singhal S., Parashar J., Chourasia A. (2022). “Reinforced concrete beam-columns anchored with headed bars under reversed cyclic loading: Experimental and numerical investigation”, Structural Concrete, 1-15, fibWILEY, DOI: 10.1002/suco.202100468 (IF: 3.13).
  21. Singhal S., Chourasia A., Kajale Y.(2022). “Design of Steel Wire Loop Connection for Precast Reinforced Concrete Structural Components”, Scientia Iranica: A Transaction. Vol. 29(6), 2837-2849. DOI: 10.24200/sci.2022.57459.5252. (IF: 1.435).
  22. Singh, Siddharth, Maiti S., Bisht, R.S., Balam, N., Solanki, R, Chourasia, Ajay and Panigrahi, S.K. (2022). “Performance behaviour of agro-waste based gypsum hollow blocks for partition walls”, Nature Portfolio, Scientific Reports, 12:3204. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-07057-y (IF 4.379).
  23. Dwivedi A., Pal A., Patel S. Chourasia Ajay (2022). “Evaluation of Model 3D Printer and Design Mix for 3D Concrete Printing”, Journal of Advanced in Construction Materials and Sustainable Environment, pp: 837-847.
  24. Chourasia A., Kapoor A., Dwivedi A. (2022). Building Construction using 3-D Concrete Printing: A Review on current practices and future prospectus. Engineering Structures (Submitted)
  25. Eswar M., Chourasia A., Gopalakrishnan N. (2022) “Seismic Response Control of Buildings using Shape Memory Alloys as Smart Material: State-of-the-Art Review”, Earthquakes & Structures (IF: 2.03) (In Print)
  26. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, Kajale Y., Panigrahi S.K. (2021). “Seismic Response of Precast Reinforced Concrete Wall Subjected to Cyclic In-plane and Constant Out-of-plane Loading”, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Vol. 15(5), pp: 1128-1143. DOI: 10.1007/s11709-021-0753-5. (IF: 2.446).
  27. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, Kajale Y. (2021). “Cyclic Behaviour of Precast Reinforced Concrete Beam-columns Connected with Headed Bars”, Journal of Building Engineering Vol. 42, pp: 103078. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103078. (IF: 5.70)
  28. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, Kajale Y., S. Dirgha (2021). “Behaviour of Precast Reinforced Concrete Structural Wall Systems Subjected to In-plane Lateral Loading”, Engineering Structures Vol. 241, pp: 112474. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.112474. (IF: 4.77)
  29. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., Bhargava P.(2021).“Damage Limitation and Structural Behaviour Factor for Masonry Structures”, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 22(1), pp: 19-28. DOI: 10.1080/13287982.2021.1872978. (IF: 1.38)
  30. Ahmad, S.F, Bhargava P., Chourasia A. (2021). “Residual Shear Strength of reinforced Concrete Slender Beams without Transverse Reinforcement after Elevated Temperatures”, Journal of Structures, Vol. 23(7), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.112163. (IF : 5.01)
  31. Chourasia A., Singh S.K., Singhal S., Singh D., Chauhan N. (2021).“Detailed Vulnerability Assessment and Seismic Up-gradation of Non-Engineered Masonry Building”, Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance, Vol. 6(2), pp: 123-134 DOI: 10.1080/24705314.2021.1875176. (IF: 1.64)
  32. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S. (2022). Seismic Behavior of Suspended Ceilings: A Critical Review”, Advances in Structural Engineering. (Under review). (IF : 1.94)
  33. Eswar M., Chourasia Ajay, Gopalakrishnan N., Singhal S. (2021). “Seismic Response Control of Buildings using Shape Memory Allow as a Smart Material”, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials. (Under review). (IF: 1.21)
  34. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar J.(2020) “Anchorage Behaviour of Headed Bars as Connection System for Precast Reinforced Concrete Structural Components”, Structures, 27, pp. 1405-1418. DOI:10.1016/j.istruc.2020.07.043. (IF: 5.01)
  35. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., Parashar J. (2020)“Seismic Performance Evaluation of Full-scale Confined Masonry Building using Lightweight Panels”, Journal of Building Engineering, Vol. 32, 101473.DOI:1016/j.jobe.2020.101473. (IF: 5.70)
  36. Chourasia Ajay, Kajale Y., Singhal S., Parashar J. (2020). “Seismic performance assessment of two-storey precast reinforced concrete building’’. Structural Concrete, Vo. 21(5), pp1–DOI: 10.1002/suco.201900146. (IF: 3.13)
  37. Ahmad S., Bhargava P., Chourasia Ajay, Sharma U.K. (2020).“Shear Transfer Strength of Uncracked Concrete after Elevated Temperatures’’. Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 146(7), 0420133. DOI:1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002681. (IF: 3.312)
  38. Kritika S.K., Singh S.K., Chourasia Ajay (2020). “Performance of recycled fine aggregate concrete using novel mix-proportioning method”. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vo. 32(8), 04020216. DOI:1061/(ASCE)MT.91943-5533.000328. (IF: 3.447)
  39. Kritika S.K., Singh S.K., Chourasia Ajay (2020). Alternative fine Aggregates in production of sustainable concrete-A review’’, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 268,DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122089. (IF: 9.668)
  40. Ahmad S., Bhargava P., Chourasia Ajay (2020). “Effect of Elevated Temperatures on shear-friction behaviour of Concrete: Experimental and Analytical Study”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 225,111305.DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111305. (IF: 4.77)
  41. Ahmad S., Bhargava P., Chourasia Ajay (2020). “Direct Shear Failure in Concrete Joints exposed to Elevated Temperatures’’, Structures, Vol. 27,1851-1859,DOI:10.1016/j.istruc.2020.07.074. (IF: 5.01)
  42. Eswar M., Chourasia Ajay, Gopalakrishnan N. (2020). “Seismic Control Applications of Buildings using Shape Masonry Alloys: State of the Art”, Journal of Structural Engineering. (Communicated). (IF: 3.312)
  43. Chourasia A., Singhal S., Parashar J. (2019).“Experimental Investigation of Seismic Strengthening Technique for Confined Masonry Buildings’’, Journal of Building Engineering, 25, pp: 1-13.DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100834. (IF: 5.70)
  44. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, Chellappa S., Parashar J. (2019). “Precast Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls: State of The Art Review’’,  Structural Concrete, Vol. 20, pp 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/suco.201800129. (IF: 3.13)
  45. Ahmad, S., Bhargava, P., Chourasia Ajay (2018). “Shear Transfer Strength of Uncracked interfaces: A simple analytical Model’’. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 192, pp:366-380. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.094. (IF:6.141)
  46. Bhatia H., Chourasia Ajay, Pal S. (2018).”Non-Model Approach Based Damage Detection in RC Frame with Masonry Infill’’. Journal of MDPI Proceedings, Vol.4 (56), pp 1-11. DOI:10.3390/ecsa-5-05860. (IF: 2.648)
  47. Patel S.S , Chourasia Ajay, Panigrahi S.K., Bhattacharyya S.K., Parashar J. (2018). “A study on Efficacy Wavelet Transform for Damage Identification in Reinforced Concrete Buildings’’, Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies. ISSN 2523-3920, DOI 10.1007/s42417-018-0023-6. (IF: 1.889)
  48. A Sabamehr, A. Bagchi, L Tirca, SK Panigrahi, Chourasia Ajay (2017). “Effectiveness of the Random Decrement Technique in Modal Identification of Structures using Ambient Vibration Response’’, Journal of Structural Health Monitoring. (IF: 5.929)
  49. Kumar Ashok, Chourasia Ajay, , Kumar A.,Vijayraj (2016).”Prefabricated Foundation System for Single Storey Houses” International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction, cibw117.
  50. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhargava P., Bhandari N.M. (2016). “Seismic Performance of Different Masonry Buildings: A Full-scale Experimental Study’’, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 30(5), DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000850. (IF: 2.49)
  51. Patel S.S., Chourasia Ajay, Panigrahi S.K., Parashar J. (2016).Damage Identification of RC Structures using Wavelet Transformation’’. Procedia Engineering, 144, pp 336-342. (IF: 1.88)
  52. Tarannum Y., Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Parashar, J. (2015). “Fragility Analysis for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings: A Review, International Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2(6), pp 502-508. (IF: 0.42)
  53. Verma R., Chourasia, Ajay. (2015).”Protection of Bio-deteriorated Reinforced Concrete Using Concrete sealers”, International Journal of Material Chemistry & Physics, Vol. 1(1), pp 11-19. (IF: 4.094)
  54. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K., Bhargava, P., Bhandari, N.M. (2013). “Influential Aspects on Seismic Performance of Confined Masonry Construction’’, Natural Science, Vol.5(8), pp 56-62. DOI: 10.4236/ns.2013.58A1007.
  55. Murty, C.V.R., Raghukanth, S.T.G., Menon, A., Chourasia Ajay, 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.

Papers Published in National Journals

  1. Bisht, R., Kumar D., Garg N., Kumar V, Singh S., Sameer, Panigrahi, S.K., Chourasia, A. (2023) “Trenchless Mechanized Inspection and Retrofitting Strategy for Buried Sewerage Systems”, of Scientific & Industrial research. CSIR.  355, June 2023.
  2. Chourasia A, Kapoor, A., Dalbehra, M.M, Kulkarni, K.S, Gaurav, G., Ramanchandrala P.K. (2023). “Subsidence Induced Damage Assessment of buildings for Joshimath hills”,   Current Sciences,  2023 (Submitted).
  3. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S. (2022). “Structural Behaviour of Suspended Ceilings”, J. of Seismic Academy , Vol. 1(1), pp 12-16
  4. Singh Siddharth, Bisht Ravindra Singh, Chourasia Ajay, Patel Rajith, Jain Shorab, Sameer, Yadav, and Soraj Kumar Panigrahi “Performance evaluation of autoclaved aerated concrete and brick masonry buildings: A case study in north Indian climatic region” Acoustical Society of India, 48, (2021) 185-201
  5. Singh S., Chourasia A., Bisht R., Panigrahi S.K., Sameer (2021). “Thermal and Acoustic Performance of Aerated Concrete- Cement Fiber-Board and Bamboo Buildings”, CSIR-NIScPR, India.
  6. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., Parashar J. (2020). “Environment Friendly Cellular Blocks for Masonry Construction”, of BMTPC , Vol. 9(3), pp 32-37.
  7. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., Singh D., (2020) “Seismic Evaluation Methodology for Retrofit of Masonry and Reinforced Concrete Buildings”, J. Indian Association of Structural Engineers, Vol. 10 (3), pp. 44-53.
  8. Chourasia Ajay, Murty C.V.R., Singhal S. (2020). “Retrofit Technique for Masonry Buildings: A Case Study”, J. Indian Association of Structural Engineers, Vol. 10 (3), pp. 26-34.
  9. Chourasia, Ajay, Singhal S., (2019). “Perforated Plastic Cement Bags as Retrofit Material for Masonry Building”, of Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, special issue. pp 31-35.
  10. Chourasia, Ajay, Gupta, S. (2019), “Influential parameters for headed bars in RC beam-column joint”, Current Science, Vol. 116(10), pp. 1666-1673. DOI: 10.18520/cs/v116/i10/1666-1673.
  11. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., (2019).“Confined Masonry Construction for India: A Techno Economical Solution for Improved Seismic Behaviour’’. Current Science, Vol 117(7), pp: 1174-1183. DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i7/1174-1183.
  12. Chourasia Ajay, Panigrahi S.K., Patel S.S. (2018). “Damage Identification of Reinforced Concrete Beam Using Model Curvature Approach.’’, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol.77, pp.337-341.
  13. Timir, B., Banerji Srishti, Panigrahi S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Tirca Lucia (2017). “Modal Identification and Damage Detection in Structures Using Non-linear and Non- Stationary Vibration Response, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.44(3), pp. 220-227.
  14. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K. (2015). “Confined Masonry Construction for India: Prospects & Solution for Improved Behaviour’’, IBC Journal, Vol. 1, ISSN 2349-7467, Sept. 2015.
  15. 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).
  16. Chourasia, Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K., (2011).“Confined Masonry: A solution for seismic resistant construction”.  BMTPC Newsletter, special issue. pp 30-37.
  17. 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.
  18. Chourasia Ajay, Agrawal, S.K., (2007). “Estimation of seismic vulnerability of building of Delhi Municipal Area, Journal of Disaster & Development, Vol. 1(2), pp 169-185.
  19. Agrawal, S.K., Chourasia Ajay (2007). “An Approach towards Health Assessment of Buildings through Ambient Vibration Measurements”, Journal of New Building Materials & Construction World, November 2007.
  20. Agrawal S.K., 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. Ansari, M.M., Chourasia, A., (2024). “Behaviour of concrete filled cold formed steel tube under impact load and their residual strength”, I-DRI 2024, First Indian Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, An International Symposium, NIT Puducherry. (Accepted)
  2. Ansari, M.M., Chourasia, A., (2023). “Investigation of residual strength and progressive collapse of RC column under blast loading”, 13th Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2023), VNIT, Nagpur. (Accepted)
  3. Chourasia, A., Ramancharla, P.K. (2023). ” Structural analysis and design methodology for disaster resilient school buildings in Nepal”, The 2nd International Symposium on One Health, One World (OHOW-2023), Dhaka, Bangladesh (Accepted)
  4. Chourasia, A., Ramancharla, P.K (2023). ” Plastic cement bags as retrofit material for masonry buildings”, The 2nd International Symposium on One Health, One World (OHOW-2023), Dhaka, Bangladesh (Accepted)
  5. Chourasia A, Singhal S, (2024).” Damage Assessment and Structural Behavior Factor for Precast Reinforced Concrete Structural Systems”, 18th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Italy. (Communicated).
  6. Singhal, S., Chourasia, A., Ramanchandrala, (2024). “Seismic response of connection systems for precast reinforced concrete structural wall-columns”, 18th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Italy. (Communicated)
  7. Eshwar, M., Chourasia, A., Ramanchandrala, P.K., Singhal, S. (2024). “Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints with Fe-based Shape Memory Alloy Bars”, 18th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Italy. (Communicated)
  8. Eshwar, M., Chourasia, A., Singhal, S. (2024). “Seismic Response Control of Buildings using Fe-based Shape Memory Alloy Base Isolators”, 18th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Italy. (Communicated)
  9. Sonkar, C., Chourasia, A. & McCrum, D. P. (2024). “Behavior of cold-formed steel stud-to-sheathing connections subjected to in-plane lateral loads”, 18th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Italy. (Communicated)
  10. Sonkar, C., Chourasia, A., and Behera, S. (2023). “Design of sheathing based restrained cold-formed steel built-up i-section columns subjected to interactive buckling”, 13th Structural Engineering Convention, VNIT Nagpur. (Communicated)
  11. Chourasia A, Ramanchandrala P.K., Dalbehra, M.M, Kapoor, A., Kulkarni, K.S, Gaurav, G. (2023). “Damage assessment of buildings associated with land subsidence in Joshimath’’,   IABSE,  2023 (Submitted).
  12. Singh S.K, Badkul Aishwarya, Rahaman Reyazur, Chourasia A. (2023). “Geopolymeric Materials for Sustainable Construction: A Paradigm Shift”, Innovative and Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (ISCMT), New Delhi, Jan. 2023, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  13. Chourasia A, Jain Saurabh, Singh Siddharth, Singh S.K, Negi S.K (2023). “Functionality Tests on Emerging Construction Technologies: Thermal and Water Tightness Investigations”, Innovative and Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (ISCMT), New Delhi, Jan. 2023, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  14. Bisht, Ravindra Singh, Solanki, Kanti Lal, Kumar Dinesh, Sameer, Panigrahi, S.K, Chourasia A. (2023). ”Affordable Modular Mobile Crane for Multi-storey Construction”, Innovative and Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (ISCMT), New Delhi, Jan. 2023, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  15. Ansari M.M, Kadam Aditya, Chourasia A. (2023). “Blast performance of steel and GFRP bar reinforced concrete structure”, Innovative and Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (ISCMT), New Delhi, Jan. 2023, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  16. Panigrahi, S.K, Kumar Dinesh, Sameer, Kumar Narendra, Bisht, Ravindra Singh, Chourasia A. (2023). “A semi-automatic machine for plastering of wall” Innovative and Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (ISCMT), New Delhi, Jan. 2023, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  17. Chourasia A, Singhal S, (2023). “Seismic Behaviour of Two-Storey Precast Reinforced Concrete Building’’, InfraCivilCon2023: Infrastructure & Civil Engineering Research Conference, Rome, Italy, Mar. 27-29, 2023.
  18. Chourasia A., Bhalke A., and Parmar S. (2022). “Detailed Vulnerability Assessment and Seismic Retrofit of Existing Lifeline Masonry Buildings”, 17th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering – 17SEE, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee.
  19. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal S., Akshat C., (2021)“Post COVID-19 Impact on Construction Industry: Challenges & Solutions”, 5th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM 2021), NIDM, NDMA, IIT Delhi, New Delhi (2021).
  20. Ahmad, S., Bhargava, P., Chourasia Ajay, (2019).“Shear Capacity of Unreinforced Concrete Joints after Elevated Temperatures’’. 12th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanic, Busan, South Kora, Sep 29- Oct. 04, 2019.
  21. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay (2019). “Seismic Resistance of Precast Reinforced Concrete Shear walls: Experimental and Analytical study’’. 8thInternational Engineering Symposiums, Kumamoto University, Japan.
  22. Timir, B, Panigrahi S.K., Chourasia Ajay (2019) “Vibration-Based System Identification of Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Using Frequency Domain Methods’’. CSCE Annual Conference British Columbia, June 12 – 15, 2019.
  23. Chourasia A, Singhal S, Chourasia Ajay (2019). “Pull –out Behaviour of Headed Bars Embedded in Concrete.’’ 8thInternational Engineering Symposiums, Kumamoto University, Japan.
  24. Timir, B., Banarjee S., Panigrahi S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Bagchi A.(2019). “A Novel Method for vibration-based Damage Detection in Structures using Marginal Hilbert Spectrum’’, 10th Structural Engineering Convention, CSIR-SERC, Chennai, 21-23 December 2019.
  25. Timir, B., Bagchi, Panigrahi S.K., Chourasia Ajay (2018) “Damage Identification In Structures Using Correlation based Technique’’ International Conference CSCECGC Building Tomorrow’s Society Fredericton, Canada, June 13 – June 16, 2018.
  26. Singhal S., Chourasia Ajay, (2018). “Joint Connections for Precast Structural Concrete Components 16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering’’, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  27. Singhal S.,Chourasia Ajay, (2018).“Seismic Performance Assessment for School Buildings in India. 16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering’’, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  28. Chourasia Ajay (2018), “Reinforced Concrete Prefab Technologies for Mass Housing Seismic Safety & Sustainability Issues’’, PEPSCON, Vijayawada, January 2018.
  29. Bisht R, Panigrahi S K, Dinesh Kumar, Narendra Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Syed Saif Ali, Sameer, Chourasia Ajay, “Dynamic Analysis of Mini Climbing Crane”, NIT Rourkela, WMVC 2018, Nov 26-28, 2018. NIT Rourkela.
  30. Patel C, Panigrahi S K, Chourasia A et al., Wavelet Trans. Approach for Damage Identification of Steel cyclic Structure Model, NIT Rourkela, WMVC 2018, Nov 26-28, 2018.
  31. Ahmad, S., Bhargava, P., Chourasia Ajay, (2017). Shear Transfer Capacity of Reinforced Concrete exposed to fire’’. 4th International Conference on civil and Environmental Engineering for sustainability, Langkawi, Malaysia, 4-5 December 2019.
  32. Chourasia Ajay, Kajale P. Yogesh,Singhal S., Parashar J.(2017). “Promising Prefab Technology for Mass Housing in India Scenario’’, Conference on Infrastructure Sustainability in Hilly Regions, CISHR, NIT ,Srinagar, Uttarakhand, December 2017.
  33. Chourasia Ajay, Singhal , ParasharJ. (2017). “Performance of Prefab RC Shear Walls:A Review’’. Conference on Infrastructure Sustainability in Hilly Regions CISHR NIT, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, December 2017.
  34. Chourasia Ajay, Bhalke A., Singhal S. (2017). “Confined Masonry Construction for Mass Housing’’, Conference on Infrastructure Sustainability in Hilly Regions CISHR NIT, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, December 2017.
  35. Chourasia Ajay, Gupta S., Singhal S. (2017). “Investigation on Headed Bars as anchorage Device in Beam-Column Joint-A Literature Review’’, Conference on Infrastructure Sustainability in Hilly Regions CISHR NIT, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, December 2017.
  36. Chourasia Ajay, Negi S.K., Singh S.K. (2016). “Rehabilitation of RCC Building Local-Global Consequence’’. National workshop on advances in repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures, CSIR –CBRI, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, pp. 129-136, September 2016.
  37. Murty C.V.R, Chourasia Ajay, Kumar R. P., Singh Y., MenonA. (2016). “2015 Twin Nepal Earthquakes: Concern Towards Earthquake Safety of Buildings’’. 6th Int. Conference in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and soil Dynamics, IIT Roorkee, August 2016.
  38. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, (2016). Brick Masonry Characterization under Uni-axial Compression, 16th Brick & Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, June 2016.
  39. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, (2016). Influence of Plaster Thickness on Shear Strength of Solid Clay Brick Masonry, 16th Brick& Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, June 2016.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. Chourasia, Ajay.Settlement Induced Building Damage: Challenges.(2015). Workshop on Innovative Designs for Ground Improvement Techniques for Challenging Hilly Regions, The Institution of Engineers (I), Roorkee, Feb. 28-Mar.1, 2015.
  43. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK, Bhandari , Bhargava  Pradeep.(2014). “Design Strategy for Confined Masonry Buildings in India”, 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Dec. 2014 .
  44. Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya SK (2014). “Seismic Performance Assessment of Undamaged and Retrofitted Masonry”, International conference on Earthquake Engineering & Disaster Management, New Delhi, Dec. 2014.
  45. Panigrahi, SK, Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K. (2014). Noise Influence on Condition Monitoring of Structures, 8thUttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress, Dehradun, Dec. 26-28, 2014.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. K Pandit, Chourasia Ajay, S Bhattacharyya (2012) “Depillaring of Coal and Mine Roof Supports’’Conference Paper, October 2012.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. Chourasia Ajay, Parashar J, Singh S.K., Bhattacharyya SK, Non-Destructive tests for masonry structures, ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium, Roorkee, October 20-21, 2012.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Singh S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Dalbehera, MM, Bhattacharyya SK, (2012). Hybrid Fibre Reinforced Concrete – A Review, 28th National convention of civil engineering, Role of Infrastructure for sustainable development, IEI, Roorkee, October 12-14, 2012.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. Suvir Singh, Singh,S.K., Chourasia, Ajay. (2011).“Fire in Business Buildings- A case study’”, Proc. Of National seminar on Fire Science & Technology Research and Initiatives, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Nov. 3-4, 2011, pp. 298-302.
  59. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  60. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  61. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  62. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  63. Agrawal S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, (2005). Experimental Investigation of Seismic Strengthening & Retrofitting Measures of RC Multi-storeyed Buildings, Intl. Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Jan. 2005.
  64. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  65. Agrawal S.K., Chourasia, Ajay, (2004). Criteria for Vibration Measurements in Structures, Asia-Pacific Conf. on System Integrity & Maintenance, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, December 2004.
  66. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  67. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  74. 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.
  75. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  76. Agrawal S.K., 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.
  77. 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.
  78. Agrawal S.K., Chourasia Ajay, Parashar Jalaj, (2000). Vibration Monitoring of Machine Foundation at Refineries, VETOMAC-I, Oct., 25-27, 2000, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  79. Jaisingh, M.P., Verma, N., Gupta, R.L., Gautam, D.K., Agrawal, S.K., Kumar, A., Chaurasia, A., Kumar, V., Batra, Y.K.,(2000). NandKuti: 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 Document

  1. Simplified Guidelines for Earthquake Safety of Buildings from National Building Code of India 2016 (2021), National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  2. CSIR-CBRI : BMTPC Construction Technology Compendium for Urban Housing (2021), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MOUHA), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  3. CSIR-CBRI Contribution for “Aatmanirbhar Bharat”, (2020) CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
  4. Construction Technologies for Housing, (2020) CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
  5. Pahal: Prakriti Hunar Lokvidya – A Compendium of Rural Housing Typologies (2017), Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

Technical Broucher

  1. Spinner: Tool for design of RC Beams for Residential Buildings (2019); Ed. I. CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee
  2. Spinner: Tool for design of RC Slabs for Residential Buildings (2019); Ed. II. CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee
  3. CSIR-CBRI Tips for Good Construction Practices in Buildings.(2017). CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee (in Hindi and English)
  4. Spinner: Tool for design of RC Slabs for Residential Buildings (2017).CSIR-Central Building Research Institute,Roorkee
  5. CSIR-CBRI Technology Demonstration-cum-Class Room. (2015). CSIR-Central Building Research Institute,Roorkee

Documentary

  1. Chourasia, Ajay, (2021) Post-Earthquake Reconstruction of Social Infrastructure in Nepal, 10 min. documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Rooorkee.
  2. Chourasia, Ajay, (2021) Emerging Construction Technologies: CSIR CBRI Construction Technology Demonstration Park, 13 min. documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Rooorkee.
  3. Chourasia, Ajay, Negi, S.K. (2020) Construction Technologies for Housing, 15 min. documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Rooorkee.
  4. Chourasia, Ajay, Negi, S.K., Singh Suvir (2020) Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital, 5 min. documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Rooorkee.
  5. Chourasia, Ajay, Bhattacharyya, S.K., Jain, H.K. (2014) Confined Masonry Constructions, 20 min. Documentary, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Patents Filed

  1. Deformed Head Bars as Mechanical Anchorage System for Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints, No. 0013NF2021, dt. 21.01.2021.
  2. Round Boulders Mortar (RBM) Units for Masonry Works (2018), No. 0168/NF/2018, dt. 28.11.2018.
  3. Steel Jacketing Technique (2018): For Strengthening Coal Pillars to Improve Underground Coal Recovery, Ref. No. 0156/NF/2018, dt. 15.10.2018.
  4. 3-D Deformometer (2014): For measurement of deformation of prism in three perpendicular directions simultaneously. No. 444/DEL/2015, dt. 02.2015.
  5. Semi-automatic Wall Plastering Machine: (In pipeline)

Keynote Lectures

  1. ‘Seismic Resiliency of India: Where are we?, Workshop at Border Security Force, New Delhi;  ICI-Ultratech Chandigarh, Jabalpur, March 2023.
  2. ‘3D Concrete Printing in Construction’, Joint Workshop of IAStruct and IIIT Hyderabad, Feb. 2023.
  3. ‘Promising Construction Technologies @213”, One Week-One Lab Program at Delhi, Mumbai, Dehradun, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, December 2022.
  4. ‘Seismic Resistant Confined Masonry Buildings: Codal Provisions’, BIS-IEI, Shimla Workshop at The Institution of Engineers (I), Shimla Chapter, December 2022.
  5. Advances in Prefab Construction Technologies: Challenges & Way Forward’, Conf. on Adv. In Structural & Geotechnical Engineering, Indus University, TN, August 2022.
  6. ‘3D Volumetric Modular Construction’, Navnirmiti : A course on Prefabricated Construction, Ministry of Housing of Urban Affairs, BMTPC, New Delhi. March, August 2022.
  7. Seismic Safety of Precast RC Construction: Challenges & Way Forward’, IIT G – ISET Symposium on “Socio-Technological Aspect of Seismic Disaster Management’, IIT Guwahati, June 2022.
  8. ‘Prefabricated Volumetric Modular Construction’, National Workshop on “Prefabricated Buildings & Construction, JNTU, Hyderabad, November 2021.
  9. “Advanced Construction Technologies for Housing”, “Cyclone Resilient Housing System”, “Simplified & Detailed Vulnerability Assessment of Life Line Buildings”, “Retrofitting of Buildings”, “Prefabricated Buildings” at various platforms of IITs / NITs / CSIR-CBRI / Indian Association of Structural Engineers Association / Govt. of Orissa, 2020-2022.
  10. Design of Seismic Resistant RC/Masonry Buildings, Retrofitting of Buildings, Good Construction Practices, Prefabricated Building sat various courses for Engineers from different States of India, at a short-term course on Multi-Hazard Resistant Buildings, CSIR-CBRI, 2014-2022.
  11. ‘Prefab Buildings System: Seismic Safety ‘at Chief Engineers Seminar organized by Military Engineering Services, Chandigarh, March 2018.
  12. ‘Prefab Technologies and Precast Concrete Structure, PEPSCON at Vijayawada, January 2018.
  13. ‘Prefab Buildings for Housing for all Mission-Prospects & Caution on ‘’ Housing for hilly regions at NIT, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, December 2017
  14. ‘Seismic Resistant Design and Good Construction Practices’ at NIIT, Najibabad, Uttar Pradesh, Oct. 2017.
  15. ‘Retrofitting Techniques of Existing Buildings’ to engineers of SAARC Nations, SAARC Disaster Management Centre, Gandhinagar, Sept. 2017.
  16. Design of Earthquake Resistance Building’ at Ordinance Factories Institute of Learning, Dehradun, April 2017.
  17. Earthquake Resistant Structures’ – around 40 Lecture delivered at various platform during 2015-20.
  18. Structural Health Monitoring’ –India International Trade Fair Delhi, Nov.2016.
  19. ‘Masonry Buildings: Types of Failures & Codal Recommendations’, and ‘Design, Construction of Confined Masonry Buildings’, at the Training Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Buildings in Bihar, organized by Bihar State Disaster Management Authority, May 2015.
  20. Seismic Retrofitting of Secretariat Building, Chandigarh’, Chandigarh Heritage Conservation Committee, April 2015.
  21. ‘Repair, Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Buildings’–An invited talk at Workshop on Civil Works for Army Officers, delivered at Bengal Engineering Group, April 2015.
  22. ‘Concrete & its ingredients: Quality Control Aspects’ – Lecture delivered at All India seminar on New Developments in Use of Alternative Materials for Concrete, organized by ICI, Nagpur, March 2015.
  23. Workshop to Senior Officials of Ordnance Factories of India, on Advances in Structural Engineering, Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Buildings”; National Academy of Defense Protection (NADP), Nagpur, July, 2014.

Sponsored Research Projects

  1. Building Safety Assessment on hilly slopes of Karnaprayag, Uttarakhand (Sponsor: Govt. of Uttarakhand), 2023.
  2. Mitigation, Recovery & Reconstruction of subsidence zone in Joshimath (Sponsor: Govt. of Uttarakhand), 2023.
  3. Structural Health Assessment of Conveyor System of Coal Handling Plant of NTPC (Sponsor: NTPC, Hazaribagh), 2022.
  4. S&T Intervention for Construction of Demo-cum-Beneficiary Driven Houses in the state of UP, Assam, and Bihar (Sponsor: Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi), 2022.
  5. Rehabilitation of Heritage Building of CAG, Puri (Sponsor: Comptroller of Auditor General, Puri), 2022.
  6. Master Plan and Rehabilitation of Shri Mansadevi Temple Campus, Panchkula (Sponsor: Shri Mansadevi Trust, Panchkula), 2022.
  7. Structural Design & Technical Advice on Reconstruction of Shri Mansadevi Temple, Panchkula (Sponsor: Haryana PWD, Panchkula), 2022.
  8. Seismic Performance Evaluation of 3D Volumetric and Prefabricated AAC Panel building systems (Sponsor: Magricrete, Vadodara), 2021.
  9. Restoration and Preservation of Structures of Rajghat Campus, New Delhi (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi) 2021.
  10. Structural Health Monitoring of New Kalwa Bridge Navigation Span (Sponsor: Thane Municipal Corporation), 2021.
  11. Structural Health Monitoring of New Parliament Building (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi), 2021.
  12. Seismic Vulnerability Assessment & Retrofit of Lifelines Buildings in Himachal (Sponsor: HP State Disaster Management Authority, Shimla, Govt. of Himachal), 2021.
  13. Technical Advice & Design review for Reconstruction of Shri Kedarnath Dham (Sponsor: Govt. of Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand), 2021.
  14. Quality Assurance & Control of Precast Construction at NIT, Goa, (Sponsor: GOA CPWD, Bambolim, Panji, Goa), 2021.
  15. Seismic Vulnerability Assessment & Retrofit of Lifeline Structural in Uttarakhand (Sponsor: Rural Works Department, SDMA, Dehradun, Uttara hand), 2021.
  16. Architectural / Structural Detailing and Quality Assurance of Buildings (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd, Saharanpur) 2021.
  17. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Bhatinda, (Sponsor: of Punjab, Bhatinda), 2021.
  18. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Shimla, (Sponsor: Ministry of Health, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla), 2020.
  19. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Tanda, (Sponsor: Ministry of Health, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla), 2020.
  20. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Nalagarh, (Sponsor: Ministry of Health, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla), 2020.
  21. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Una, (Sponsor: Ministry of Health, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla), 2020.
  22. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at Mandi, (Sponsor: Ministry of Health, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla), 2020.
  23. Development, Planning, Design, Construction of Covid-19 Makeshift Hospital at NDRF (Pilot scale project), Ghaziabad, 2020.
  24. Health Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures of M/s Zuari Agro Chemicals (Sponsor: Zuari Agro Chemical Limited, Goa),
  25. Rehabilitation of Platinum Jubilee Hostel at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) (Sponsor: Indian Statistical Institution, Delhi),
  26. Testing and evaluation of prefab Structural Element/ Structures to re-establish behaviour of various joints under all design load conditions including seismic for high rise building (Sponsor: B.G. Shirke Construction Technology Pvt. Ltd), Mundhwa,
  27. Functionality Performance Tests on RC Prefabricated ‘3-S Precast Building System’ (Sponsor: BG Shirke Construction Technology Pvt. Ltd.Pune) 2020.
  28. Review of Structure Drawing and Quality Assurance of Institution / Health Buildings, (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd., Dehradun), 2020.
  29. Detailed Condition Assessment of Steel and Concrete Structures at Coal Handling Plant, TSPS, Kaniha (Sponsor: National Thermal Power Corpn., Kania), 2019.
  30. Detailed Condition Assessment of Structures of Stage –I TSPS, Kaniha, (Sponsor: National Thermal Power Corpn., Kania), 2019.
  31. Structure detailing review and Quality Assurance of Institution Buildings. (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd., Dehradun), 2019.
  32. Seismic Safety Audit & Retrofit of Motilal Nahru School of Sports, School Girls Hostel Building at Sonipat, 2019.
  33. Investigations of Cracks Observed in Erected Precast Panels of LIG &EWS Houses in Narela and Rohini, (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2019.
  34. Structural Evaluation and Retrofit of Apartment Building at PDIL colony (Sponsor: PDIL, Vadodara), 2019.
  35. Review of Structure and Services Design for SDRF Project, Jolly Grant, Dehradun (Sponsor: Bridge, Ropeway, Tunnel and Other Infrastructure Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (BRIDCUL), 2019.
  36. Review of Architectural and Structural Detailing and Quality Assurance of Buildings. (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd., Dehradun), 2018.
  37. Quality Control & Expert Review Architectural/ Structural Drawing of UPRNN Srinagar Unit-II, (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd., Dehradun), 2018.
  38. Review of Architectural and Structural Detailing and Quality Assurance of Buildings, (Sponsor: UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd., Dehradun), 2017.
  39. Health Assessment of Ammonia storage tank foundations at CFCL Gadepan, Kota, (Sponsor: Chemical Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited Gadepan (Kota), Rajasthan, 2016.
  40. Technical Assistance, Support and Guidance to Panchayat Raj Department, Govt. of Orrisa for implementation of Rural Housing Programme, (Sponsor: Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of Orrisa, Bhubaneshwar), 2016.
  41. Instrumentation & Monitoring of Buildings and RE walls at Greenfield Airport, Pakyong, Sikkim (Sponsor: Airport Authority of India, New Delhi), 2014.
  42. Damage assessment at Chittorgarh Fort due to nearby blasting operations (Sponsor: Supreme Court of India), 2014.
  43. Restoration of Konark Temple, Orissa (Sponsor: Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi), 2013.
  44. 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
  45. Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability of Building in Delhi: An approach towards building damage scenario (Sponsor: DST, New Delhi), 2006.
  46. Experimental Investigation of masonry buildings under quasi-static conditions (Sponsor DST, New Delhi), 2006
  47. Health Assessment and quality audit of Health Care Buildings in Uttaranchal (Sponsor: UA Health System Development Project, Dehradun), 2006.
  48. Risk assessment & engineering solutions for buildings along Metro Corridor (Sponsor: International Metro Civil Contractors, New Delhi), 2005.
  49. Structural Integrity Test on 1/5th Scale Model of Core Support Structure (Sponsor : IGCAR, Kalpakkam), 2004
  50. Seismic Vulnerability of Building in Jabalpur Urban Area (Sponsor: DST, New Delhi), 2003.
  51. Projects on Repair and Re-strengthening of Earthquake Damaged Buildings/Structures in Gujarat (Sponsor : IOCL), 2003
  52. Inspection of Plant and Township Buildings for Assessment of Damages caused by Earthquake and Suggesting Remedial Measures (Sponsor : KRIBHCO, Surat), 2003
  53. Earthquake Behaviour of Masonry and Prefabricated Buildings (Sponsor : DST, New Delhi), 2002.
  54. Development and Repair of RC Near Surface Depositories for Disposal of Radioactive Wastes (Sponsor: BARC, New Delhi), 2002.
  55. Investigating Earthquake resistance of Three Multi-storeyed Buildings of Sahara India at Lucknow and Recommending Seismic Retrofitting Measures (Sponsor : SICCL, Lucknow), 2002.
  56. Repair & Rehabilitation of earthquake Damaged Health Care Buildings (Sponsor: Govt. of Gujarat), 2002.
  57. S & T Support for Survey, Repair and Rehabilitation of Buildings of Earthquake Affected Areas of Garhwal and Establishment of Building Centres (Sponsor : UP, PWD), 1999.
  58. Reclamation of Abandoned Fly-ash Ponds for Human Settlements (Sponsor : TIFAC, DST, New Delhi), 1999.

Consultancy Projects

    1. Rehabilitation of Underground Control Station of MES  at Meerut, Commander Works of Engineers, MES, Meerut. 2023.
    2. Technical Advice and structural design of traditional buildings on Kedarnath pathway (Sponsor: National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), New Delhi), 2023.
    3. Preparation of Simplified Guidelines to Earthquake Resistant Housing Construction for Common man (Sponsor: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). Govt. of India), New Delhi, 2021.
    4. Resettlement of Displaced People of Myanmar, Construction of Pre-Fabricated Housing in the Rakhine State (Sponsor: Ministry of External Affairs Govt. of India), New Delhi, 2018.
    5. Retrofitting Measures for JNV at Pakyong, East Sikkim and Rothak, West Sikkim, (Sponsor: Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India), 2016.
    6. Structural Detailing of Proposed Multi-Storied Residential Building of DDA, Dwarka (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2016.
    7. Structural Drawing/Design of Proposed Multi-storeyed Dwelling Units for in-situ Rehabilitation of Slum Dwellers at Jailorwala Bagh, New Delhi. (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2016.
    8. Design/Drawings of Proposed Prefabricated LIG type High Rise Buildings(Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2016.
    9. Structural Drawings/Design of Integrated Housing of MDDA, Dehradun (Sponsor: Masoori-Dehradun Development Authority, Dehradun), 2016.
    10. Feasibility study for Construction of Sports College, Behat (Sponsor:U.P. Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd. Saharanpur Unit), 2016.
    11. Investigation on Damage to a Building in Himgiri Colony, Moradabad Due to Operation of Tube Wall (Sponsor: Moradabad Nagar Nigam, Moradabad), 2015
    12. Expert advice on Structural Detailing of Proposed Multi –storied Residential Building and Sport Complex of DDA, Dwarka (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2015.
    13. Rehabilitation of Kedarnathdham, Uttarakhand (Sponsor: Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Govt. Of Uttarakhand), 2015.
    14. Expert advice on construction of multi-storied prefabricated buildings in Delhi (Sponsor: Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi), 2015.
    15. Restoration & Preservation of RC Heritage Secretariat Building at Chandigarh (Sponsor: UT Administration, Chandigarh), 2014.
    16. Retrofitting for Fire-Damaged AG Office Building at Shimla, (Sponsor: CPWD, Shimla), 2014.
    17. Rehabilitation of fire-damaged heritage building of SBI, Chennai (Sponsor: State Bank of India, Chennai), 2014.
    18. Residual life assessment of plant structures and suggesting remedial measures at NTPC Rihand (Sponsor: NTPC, Rihand), 2014.
    19. Rehabilitation of 5 MCD flyovers in Delhi (Sponsor: Municipal Corporation of Delhi, 2010.
    20. Rehabilitation of fire damaged buildings at ALTTC Center, BSNL, Ghaziabad,; CSIR HQ) and strengthening measure, 2009.
    21. Proof checking of structural analysis, design & drawing of University Buildings at HNB University, Srinagar (Sponsor: HNB University, Srinagar), 2009.
    22. Repair & Rehabilitation of ISBT, Kashmere Gate –Link & Departure Blocks at New Delhi (Sponsor: Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System, New Delhi), 2009.
    23. Structural integrity & stability of administrative block & G.O.’s Mess of ITBP Mussoori (Sponsor: CPWD, Dehradun), 2008.
    24. Inspection & quality control monitoring of construction works at HRDI at Mandi, Gopeshwar (Sponsor: Herbal Research Development Institute), 2009.
    25. Repair & Rehabilitation of Expansion Joint at Jawahar Vypar Bhawan, New Delhi. (Sponsor: State Trading Corporation of India, New Delhi), 2008.
    26. Proof checking of structural analysis, design & drawing of Aurangabad Airport Buildings (Sponsor: Airport Authority of India, New Delhi), 2007.
    27. Rehabilitation of Expansion Joint at Old PGIM Hospital Building, Rohtak, (Sponsor: Govt. Hospital, Rohtak),
    28. Health assessment of RC Chimney & suggesting remedial measures at NTPC, Badarpur (Sponsor: NTPC, Badarpur), 2004.
    29. Vibration monitoring of R&D Centre (CEERI) at Naraina (Sponsor: CEERI Pilani), 2004.
    30. Structural design of School Buildings under Rajiv Gandhi Navodaya Vidhyalaya at Dehradun and Landhora (Sponsor: UP RNN, Lucknow), 2004
    31. Advice on seismic design for Gujarat Government Office Buildings, Ahmedabad (Sponsor: SMEC, Ahmedabad), 2004.
    32. Advice on Remedial Measures for Earthquake Damaged Pump Stations & Residential Buildings of SMPL – IOCL in Gujarat (Sponsor: IOCL, Rajkot),. 2004.
    33. Distress in Campus School Building at GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Sponsor: Pantnagar University), 2004.
    34. Inspection of Road Repaired by Hot Mix Plant at BHEL Hardwar Township (Sponsor: BHEL, Hardwar), 2004.
    35. Inspection of Water-proofing cement coat on the exterior of buildings at BHEL Hardwar Township (Sponsor: BHEL, Hardwar),. 2004.
    36. Inspection of Grit finish plaster on buildings at BHEL Noida (Sponsor: BHEL, Noida), 2004.
    37. Structural analysis & seismic design of Forest Hospital building at Haldwani (Sponsor: Forest Hospital, Haldwani), 2004.
    38. Remedial measures for distressed Guest House at Neelkanth (Sponsor: UA Tourism, Dehradun), 2004.
    39. Structural design of Office Buildings at Meerut (Sponsor: UP AVP, Lucknow), 2003.
    40. Structural analysis & seismic design of Mechanical Engineering Block of GB Pant University, Pauri (Sponsor: UPRNN, Lucknow), 2003.
    41. Remedial Measures for Restoration of Damaged Buildings at IOCL, Gandhidham, 2002.
    42. Investigation of Damages of IOCL Buildings caused by Earthquake & suggesting measures at IOCL, Rajkot, 2002.
    43. Checking of Structural Integrity of Indian Oil Nagar, Noida including pipeline office building at NOIDA, IOCL, New Delhi, 2002.
    44. Strengthening measures for repair of PVKL’s control room building at Kandla, Jamnagar, 2002.
    45. Remedial measures for restoration of damaged buildings of IOCL at Ahmedabad, 2002.
    46. Checking of Design Basis with regard to Earthquake forces, IOCL, New Delhi, 2002.
    47. Investigations of Distressed Govt. of India Text Books Press, Chandigarh, 2002.
    48. Structural Analysis, Design and Construction of SRINIVASAM Multi-storeyed Amenities Centre at Tirupati (Sponsor : T.T. Devasthanams, Tirupati), 2001.
    49. Vibration Monitoring of CCR building at BPCL refinery, Mumbai (Sponsor : Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai), 2001.
    50. Vibration Monitoring of Gas Compressor Foundations at OIL, Duliajan (Sponsor : Oil India Limited, Duliajan), 2000.
    51. Block Vibration Tests at Panipat (Sponsor: Soil Engineering Consultants, New Delhi), 2000.
    52. Engineering and Geotechnical Investigation and Design of Balianala retaining walls (Sponsor: PWD, Nainital), 1998.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  1. Project Coordinator, Mission Mode Project on “Mass Housing”, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  2. Group Leader, Structural Engineering Group, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  3. Group Leader, 3-D Concrete Printing, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  4. Scientist-in-Charge, Building Dynamics Laboratory, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  5. Member of Civil Construction and Maintenance activities of CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  6. Member of AcSIR Evaluation committee at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee
  7. Institute Structural Engineer for design of structures in CSIR-CBRI, CSIR-IIP, Dehradun campus.
  8. Member of the Departmental administrative committees at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Professional Affiliations:

  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.
  6. Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) – under consideration

Organizational Activities (at CSIR-CBRI):

  1. Chairman, CSIR-CBRI Website Development Committee.
  2. Group Leader, 3-D Concrete Printing
  3. Group Leader, Structural Engineering
  4. Nodal Officer, CSIR Mission Mode Project on “Mass Housing”.
  5. Coordinator, Advanced Pseudo-Dynamic Test facility creation for Full-scale test of buildings at CSIR-CBRI.
  6. Coordinator, Short term course on ‘Seismic Analysis, Design & Retrofitting of Buildings’ (75 courses)
  7. Coordinator, Brainstorming Session & Industrial Meet’ for Research activities at CSIR-CBRI under 12th Five Year Plan and Mission Mode Projects.
  8. Coordinator of an Expert Group (DST-SERC) Meeting for project evaluation/monitoring, 2013, 2014.
  9. Coordinator of an Expert Group (DST: IC-IMPACT) Meeting for project evaluation, 2015.
  10. Scientist-in-Charge, Building Dynamics Laboratory, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  11. Member of Civil Construction & Maintenance activities of CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
  12. Member of AcSIR Evaluation Committee at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee
  13. Institute Structural Engineer for the design of structures in CSIR-CBRI; CSIR-IIP, Dehradun; and CSIO, Chandigarh
  14. Member of the Departmental administrative committees at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Awards & Honours:

    1. Diamond Jubilee Best Technology Award (2023), Light-weight Cellular Blocks for Confined Masonry Construction, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2023.
    2. “Excellence Award 2021: Industrial Research”, (2021) The Institution of Engineers (I), RLC Year 2021-21, Sept. 2021.
    3. Best Technology Award (2021) for Prefab, Foldable, Light-weight, Speedy Assembly: Makeshift COVID 19 Hospital by CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2021.
    4. Diamond Jubilee Best Research Paper Award (2021) for the paper entitled Shear Transfer Strength of Uncracked Concrete after Elevated Temperature, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2021.
    5. Diamond Jubilee Research Paper Award (2020) for best Research Publication entitled “Experimental Investigation of Seismic Strengthening Technique for Confined Masonry Buildings’’, CSIR-CBRI, Feb. 2020.
    6. Best Technology Award (2020), Headed bar as mechanical anchorage system for RC beam-column joints, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2020.
    7. Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award of Uttarakhand (2019), Indian Concrete Institute, Uttarakhand, 2019.
    8. Diamond Jubilee Best Technology Award (2019), Round Boulder Mortar (RBM) Units for hilly regions, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2019.
    9. Diamond Jubilee Research Paper Award (2017) for the paper entitled  “Seismic Performance of Different Masonry Buildings: A Full-scale Experimental Study’’, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Feb. 2017.
    10. Eminent Engineers Award (2016) by Uttarakhand State Center of The Institution of Engineers, Dehradun, Dec. 2016.
    11. D’ Structural Engineering (2015), Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Thesis topic: ‘Performance Evaluation of Confined Masonry Buildings under Lateral Cyclic Loadings’, May 2015.
    12. Certificate ‘Seismic Design of Building Structures’, (2001) National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
    13. Member, Technical Evaluation Committee, Global Housing Technology Challenge – 2021,Lucknow, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI, New Delhi.
    14. Member, National Advisory Committee, Infrastructure Skill Development Academy, Ghaziabad (Delhi – NCR).
    15. Member, Technical Evaluation Committee, Global Housing Technology Challenge 2019, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI, New Delhi.
    16. Member, Structural Design Evaluation Committee, Light House Projects (LHP-GHTC), MoHUA, GoI, New Delhi, 2021.
    17. Member Secretary, Simplified Guidelines for Seismic Safety of Buildings based on NBC 2016, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2021.
    18. Member, Post-Disaster Need Assessment : Joshimath Land Subsidence, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2023.
    19. Member, AICTE Curriculum Formulation on Earthquake Engineering, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2020-23.
    20. Member, Seismic Vulnerability & Rapid Visual Screening Assessment of Buildings, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2020-23.
    21. Member, International Council of Consultants (ICC), New Delhi, 2020.
    22. Member, Steering Committee on “Academia”, India Construction Week 2020, Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), New Delhi, 2020.
    23. Reviewer for the following journals (a few):
      i. Performance of Constructed Facilities – ASCE
      ii. Int. J. Earthquakes & Structures
      iii. Structural Concrete
      iv. Journal of Building Engineering
      v. Construction and Building Materials
      vi. ISET Journal in Earthquake Engineering
      vii. J. of Structural Engineering
      viii. International Journal of Earth Sciences & Engineering
    24. Acted as Examiner for 25 Ph.Ds. and 50 Master these is in civil engineering for different Universities and Institutes in India.
    25. Coordinator, Advanced Pseudo-Dynamic Test Facility for Full-scale test of buildings upto four storey at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
    26. Chairman, CSIR-CBRI Website Development Committee, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.
    27. Project Coordinator of MMP on Development of Fast, Durable and Energy Efficient Mass Housing Scheme, CSIR-CBRI.
    28. Project Coordinator of MMP on Safe & Sustainable Climate Resilient Buildings in India, CSIR-CBRI.
    29. Member, PERT (Earthquake) Team of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
    30. Committees of Bureau of Indian Standard : CED3, CED 13:7, CED 13:15, CED24, CED29, CED29:4, CED37, CED37, P2, CED 38:1, CED 39, CED39:1, CED39:P5, CED 39:9, CED 46:P10, CED 46: P17, CED 51 / P2, CED 56, CED 12 : P1, CED 13, CED 38, CED 46:P, BIS, New Delhi, 2023.
    31. EC Member, The Institution of Engineers (I), Roorkee Local Chapter, 2010-2014.
    32. Secretary, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET), 2012.
    33. Secretary, 6th International Conference on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.
    34. Member (CED-39) on Earthquake Engineering, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.
    35. Member (W092 Committee), International Council for Research & Innovation in Building & Construction (CIB), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
    36. Member, Central Monitoring Cell, Monitoring of Integrated Housing & Infrastructure Projects for Urban Poor under JNNRUM, Govt. of India.
    37. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Retrofit Policy of India – Policy, Strategy and Guidelines, NDMA, GOI, New Delhi.
    38. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Building Types in India, NDMA, GOI, New Delhi.
    39. Member – Expert Group, Seismic Hazard Zoning of India, BMTPC, New Delhi.
    40. Member, Building Committee of Sikkim / HNB Central University
    41. Member, Prefabricated Building Construction Review, CIDCO, New Mumbai. Member of Advisory committee for several National and International conferences in the country.
    42. Chaired several Technical sessions in different National & International conferences.
    43. Coordinator for Confidential meeting at CSIR-CBRI for examinations conducted by CSIR in the discipline of Civil Engineering.
    44. Coordinated and organized Vth International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: Possibilities in numerical and experimental techniques at IHC, New Delhi, 2006.
    45. 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.
    46. Organized National Training Programme on Capacity Building for Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management of Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, 2004-05.

Current Research Areas:

    1. 3D Concrete Printing in Construction
    2. Prefabricated / Precast / Volumetric Modular Buildings
    3. Structural Dynamics: Base Isolation using Smart Material – Shape Memory Alloy
    4. Confined Masonry Buildings
    5. Seismic Resistant Analysis and Design: Masonry, RC Buildings
    6. Structural Restoration / Retrofitting / Heritage Buildings
    7. Experimental Investigations: RC, Masonry, Emerging Building Technologies
    8. Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings & Industrial Structures
    9. Seismic response of non-structural elements