Date of Birth18.01.1989
E-mailsayantani.lala [at], sayantani [at]
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionArchitecture & Planning

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
Bachelor of EngineeringCivil EngineeringBengal Engineering and Science University, ShibpurIndia2011
Master of TechnologyStructural EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, BombayIndia2013


a) Main Area of SpecializationCivil Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationStructural Engineering

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Northern Ireland, United KingdomScholarship under ‘Queen’s India Welcome Scheme’ to complete summer internship at Queen’s University, Belfast, UK.18.06.201009.07.2010
Kos Island, GreecePaper presentation at the international conference of COMPDYN 2013.11.06.201315.06.2013
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
    •  International Journals
      1. Kumar, A., Chaurasia, A., Lala, S., Kumar, A. and Deopa, V. Prefabricated Foundation System for Single Storey Houses. Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information & Value8(2). (2016). p78-91.
      2. Pujari, N.N., Ghosh, S. and Lala, S. Bayesian approach for the seismic fragility estimation of a containment shell based on the formation of through-wall cracks. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering2(3), (2015). p.B4015004.
    • International Conference
      1. Lala, S., Ghosh, S. and Pujari, N.N. Seismic fragility analysis of a nuclear primary containment structure. In ECCOMAS Thematic Conf.—COMPDYN 2013: 4th Int. Conf. on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Proc.,—An IACM Special Interest Conf. (2013).
      2. Pujari, N.N., Mandal, T.K., Ghosh, S. and Lala, S., 2013. Optimisation of IDA-based fragility curves. In 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR13), New York, USA (2013).
  • 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):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Rajya PuraskarShri G.K. Gandhi - Former Governor of West Bengal & Patron of Bharat Scouts and Guides.Second Highest Award for a Guide/ Scout 2004
Scholarship under Queen’s India Welcome SchemeQueen’s University, Belfast, UKSummer Internship2010
Teaching AssistantshipMHRD, Gov. of IndiaM. Tech2011-13
Professional Experience:
  • Structural Engineer at Dar-al-Handasah, Shair & Partners Pvt. Ltd, India. [2013-14]
    • Finite element modeling & Design of Structures
    • Estimation and BOQ preparation
    • Involvement in International projects including the Al Khor Stadium, World Cup Football 2022 & infrastructure development in Nigeria, Angola, Madinah Haj City etc.
  • Assistant Professor at Techno India Salt Lake, Department of Civil Engineering, Kolkata. [2014-16]
    • Courses handled:
      • Strength of Materials
      • Structural Analysis
      • Design of RCC Structures
      • Design of Steel Structures
      • Building Materials & Construction
      • Water Resources
      • Civil Engineering Drawing
  • Second-in-charge of Institute-Industrial partnership cell conducting vocational training for undergraduates.
Any Other:

  • Currently working in Prefabricated Structures, Structural Glazing System & Efficiency of Building systems.
  • Use of Softwares: Abaqus, SAP2000, SAFE, ETABS, OpenSees, Matlab, AutoCad