Professor Subrata Chakraborty

Professor, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur


Areas of Interest:

Structural Analysis and Design; Reliability Analysis ;Optimization under uncertainty Robust and Reliability Based Optimization; Dynamic Analysis under extreme events; Earthquake Engineering
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment; Structural Health Monitoring; NDT Methods; Vibration control
Fibre Reinforced Composites.
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Specialization:

Structural Engineering; Computer aided analysis and design, Structural Analysis
under Uncertainty)

Consultancy Areas:

Assessment of various infrastructures i.e. building, bridges, industrial structures
health inspection and condition assessment and of various structures Various Non-destructive tests(i.e. UPV, hammer, CAPO, GPR etc.) on existing structures, Safety and Reliability of Structures
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Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Professor Chakraborty is currently Head of Civil Engineering at IIEST Shibpur. Over the years, he has made outstanding contribution in stochastic finite element & sensitivity analysis, nonstationary earthquake model in seismic safety, reliability of hybrid uncertain systems; sensitivity based robust optimization, structural health monitoring, vibration control etc. As an independent researcher, Professor Chakraborty has completed a number of funded research projects and is active in collaborative research and industrial consultancy. He was a guest scientist in renowned Institutions in Germany, USA, Italy and UK. Prof. Chakraborty has published extensively in important journals, authored textbook, book chapters and received several awards..

Professional Experience:

  • Professor and Head Civil Engg. (20014-till date),
  • Professor (2008-till date),
  • Assistant Professor (2000-2008),
  • Lecturer (1995-2000) at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur (formerly Bengal Engineering Science and University, Shibpur).

Keywords:

Keywords:
Structural Engineering; Reliability Analysis ; Uncertainty Modelling; Optimization; Dynamic Analysis under extreme events; Earthquake Engineering; Structural Health Monitoring; NDT Methods; Vibration control;

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Contact Information

Office

Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur
P.O.- B. Garden Howrah- 711103, West Bengal INDIA, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
Phone (033)2668-4561,62,63 (extn 673), Fax: (033) 2668-4564, 2916

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Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE), University of Calcutta (Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur), W.B., India (1991)
  • Master of Technology (MTech), IIT Kharagpur, W.B., India (1993)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), IIT Kharagpur, W.B., India (1997)
  • Post-Doctoral Research during March to Sept. 2003 at University of Cambridge, U.K. during May to October, at University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S.A. during May to Nov 2009 and July to Sept. 2010 at RWTH Aachen Germany

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology V. H. Joshi Award for contributions in Structural Dynamics( 2014).
  • Fellow of the INAE ( 2011) to recognize distinguished contributions to Engineering.
  • The Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (2009-10)
  • The BOYSACAST Fellowship (2004-2005) by DST, Govt. of India
  • The INAE Young Engineer Award for the Year 2003
  • The Young Faculty Research Award for the year 2004-05 by the BEC Alumni Association, USA.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated To : Section I: Civil Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2011


Year of Birth: 1969