NameDr. Banti A. Gedam
Date of Birth20.05.1983
E-mailbantiagedam [at]
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionFire Research Laboratory

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
DiplomaCivil EngineeringGovernment Polytechnic - Arvi, MSBTE Mumbai, MaharashtraIndia2005
B.E.Civil EngineeringNagpur UniversityIndia2008
M.TechStructural EngineeringVisvesvarya National Institute of Technology, NagpurIndia2010
Ph.D.Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee, RoorkeeIndia2015


a) Main Area of SpecializationFire effects on RC structures, Heat transfer analysis, Fire-resistant design of RC member
b) Sub-area of SpecializationShrinkage and creep of concrete

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

Country visited Purpose From To
Nepal To conduct a school site survey for collection of data for the preparation of DPR, Meeting with GoN officials and Reconstruction Wing of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu 12 April 2019 18 April 2019
Malaysia Pre-delivery Inspection of Vertical Fire Resistance Furnace 29 January 2019 31 January 2019


Publications and Patents

Current Publications (2015 onward):


  1. Banti A. Gedam “Fire resistance design method for reinforced concrete beams to evaluate fire-resistance rating.” Structures, (2021),33, 855-877. (SCI). DOI:
  2. Banti A. Gedam “Time-dependent behaviour prediction of the prestressed HPC I-girder.” Engineering Structures, (2019), 201, 109763, 1-19. (SCI). DOI:
  3. Banti A. Gedam, Aff.M.ASCE; N. M. Bhandari; and Akhil Upadhyay. “Influence of supplementary cementitious materials on shrinkage, creep and durability of high-performance concrete.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, (2015), 28(4), 04015173, 00-00. (SCI). DOI:
  4. Banti A. Gedam; Akhil Upadhyay; and N. M. Bhandari. “An apt material model for drying shrinkage and specific creep of HPC using artificial neural network.” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno-Press, 52(1), (2014), 99-113. (SCI). DOI:
  5. Banti A. Gedam; Akhil Upadhyay; and N. M. Bhandari. “Performance of creep and shrinkage prediction models for normal strength concrete.” The Bridge & Structural Engineer, 43(3), (2014), 137-148. DOI:


  1. Banti A. Gedam; Suvir Singh; Akhil Upadhyay; and N. M. Bhandari. (2019). “Improved durability of concrete using supplementary cementitious materials.” Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies, Kingston University, 14-17 July 2019, London, UK.
  2. Banti A. Gedam; N. M. Bhandari; and Akhil Upadhyay. (2017). “Time-dependent behavior prediction, serviceability and sustainability problems for high-performance concrete bridges.” International Congress and Exhibition “Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Infrastructure Geotechnology”, GeoMEast 2017, Sharm Elsheikh, Egypt.
  3. Banti A. Gedam; N. M. Bhandari; and Akhil Upadhyay. “Life cycle sustainability of concrete structure using high performance concrete.” International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, ICSCI-2014 ©ASCE Indian Section, IIT Hyderabad, Telangana, India. (2014)
  4. Banti A. Gedam; N. M. Bhandari; and Akhil Upadhyay. “Appropriate creep and shrinkage model of HPC for improve life-cycle design.” fib-Congress 2014, Mumbai, India. (2014)
  5. Banti A. Gedam; Akhil Upadhyay; and N. M. Bhandari. “Study of an apt creep and shrinkage prediction model for high performance concrete.” 22nd International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, San Francisco, USA. (2013)
  6. Banti A. Gedam; Akhil Upadhyay; and N. M. Bhandari. “An apt material model to predict creep and shrinkage behaviour of HPC concrete.” Third International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies, At Kyoto, Japan. (2013)


  • TEQIP-III Sponsored Online Short Term Training Program on Advances in Special Civil Engineering Structures & Materials (ASCESM – 2021) at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, (March 9-13, 2021).
  • International Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (ICRACE-2017) at Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU– Mullana – Ambala, (May 4-5, 2017).


  1. Survey report – Post-Earthquake Reconstruction of School Buildings in Nepal of District: Kavrepalanchok, 2019.
  2. Shrinkage and Creep Data Bank for Indian Environment, 2015.


  • Chair Professor-Bridge Engineering sponsored by Indian Railways. The nature of research work: Experimental compilation of shrinkage and creep test data generated in Indian environment for Research Designs & Standards Organization, Lucknow

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

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Director’s Research Paper AwardDirectorBest Research Publication2019
ScholarshipMHRD, Government of IndiaPh.D Research Scholar2010-2014
ScholarshipMHRD, Government of IndiaM-Tech Scholar2008-2010
ScholarshipNagpur University, MaharashtraBE Scholar2005-2008
ScholarshipMSBTE Mumbai, MaharashtraDiploma Scholar2002-2005
Professional Experience:
10 months – Teaching experience as Assistant Professor.

Professional Service & Membership:

  1. American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM International) (Member ID.#: 1805868, Student Member)
  2. American Concrete Institute (Student Member)
  3. American Society of Civil Engineering (Member ID.#: 9104459, Affiliate Member)
  4. ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology (LM 1512, Life Time Member)
  5. Indian Geotechnical Society (LM-3487, Life Time Member)
  6. Indian Society of Wind Engineering (LM.504, Life Time Member)
  7. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (Member ID.#: 106752 as of: 2012-2013)
  8. The Institute of Engineering India (Associate A-553254-0/19162, Life Time Member)