NameSiddharth Behera
Date of Birth06.01.1988,
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionStructural Engineering Group

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B. TechCivil EngineeringBiju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), OdishaIndia2010
M. TechEngineering of Infrastructure and Disaster Mitigation (Buildings)AcSIR, New DelhiIndia2012


a) Main Area of SpecializationStructural Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationPrecast Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Wind Engineering, Tall Buildings

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. S. Behera and A. K. Mittal, “A comparative study of wind forces on tall building and towers as per IS 875 Part III (1987) and Draft code (2011) using Gust Factor Method”, 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Volume II, 2012, 325-334.
  2. S. Behera, A.K. Mittal, S.K. Bhattacharyya, A. Gupta and D. Ghosh (2013), “Wind forces on inclined solar panels on flat roofs “, 8thAsia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec 10-14, 527-532
  3. D. Ghosh, A.K. Mittal, S. Behera and A. Gupta (2013), “Wind flow characteristics around rooftop solar array – A numerical study”, 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec 10-14, 674-681.
  4. A.K.Mittal, D. Ghosh, S. Behera, I.A. Siddiqui and D Dharmshaktu (2013), “Wind flow simulation in the vicinity of tall buildings through CFD “, 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec 10-14, 682-690.
  5. A.K. Mittal, S. Behera and D. Ghosh (2014) “Role of Tall Buildings in Urban Infrastructure: Research Issues”, National Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure Developement (NCSID) jointly organised by Civil Engineering Department of National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research(NITTTR), Chandigarh and Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh,  March 13-14, 43-50.
  6. D. Ghosh, S. Behera & A. K. Mittal, “Assessment of wind flow around rooftop solar array – A case study”, 7th National conference of Wind Engineering, , Nov 21-22 2014,  213-220.
  7. A. K. Mittal, S. Behera, D. Ghosh & S. K. Bhattacharyya, “Issues of Tall Building due to Wind Forces-A Case Study”, 7th National conference of Wind Engineering, Nov 21-22, 2014, 53-60.
  8. D. Ghosh, S. Behera & A.K. Mittal (2015) “Numerical Simulation of Wind Effect on a Rooftop Solar Array”, Journal of Energy and Power Sources, 2(8), 317-322.
  9. D. Ghosh, S. Behera, Achal Kr. Mittal (2015), “Pressure Reduction Strategy of Tsunami Wave for Buildings” India International Science Festival, New Delhi, 4-7 Dec.
  10. A. K. Mittal, S. Behera, D. Ghosh, H. Gupta (2016), “Earthquake Failures and Mitigation”, Seminar on Construction Techniques in Earthquake Prone Areas, Chief Engineer Siliguri Zone, MES, Siliguri, May 27.
  • Publications previous to 2009: NIL
  • Tech. Reports: NIL
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

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

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Professional Experience:
Presently, working as a Scientist in Structural Engineering Group of CSIR-CBRI since November 2012.