Dr.Amlan Kumar Sengupta

Dr. Amlan Kumar Sengupta
Professor
Phone: +91-44-amlan
Email: amlan@iitm.ac.in

Education
  • MS, Rice University, 1994
  • PhD, University of Missouri–Rolla, 1998
  • B Tech, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 1990
Professional Experience

 

  • Engineer, Advanced Technology Group, Ove Arup & Partners, London, 2002
  • Engineer, Structures Division, Ove Arup & Partners, Los Angeles, 1998 to 2001
  • Engineering Assistant, Earth Sciences Division, Fugro McClelland Incorporated, Houston, 1993 to 1994.

 

Research Interests
  • Modelling of reinforced concrete (RC) panel elements under membrane stresses
  • Retrofiting of RC members
  • Analysis of RC and prestressed concrete memebrs
Recent Publications
  • Sengupta, A. K., Badari Narayanan V. T. and Asokan A., “Seismic Retrofit of Existing Multi-storeyed Buildings in India – An Overview of the Method and Strategies”, Proceedings, Structural Engineering Convention, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, December 12 to 14, 2003, pp. 181–190.
  • Sengupta, A. K., Badari Narayanan V. T. and Asokan A., “Seismic Retrofit of Existing Multi-storeyed Buildings in India – An Overview of the Method and Strategies”, Proceedings, Workshop on Retrofitting of Structures, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, October 10 to 11, 2003, pp. 17–28.
  • Sengupta, A. K., “Constitutive Models for Plain and Reinforced Concrete – An Overview,” Indian Concrete Journal, The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Vol. 77, No. 8, August 2003, pp. 1244–1250.
  • Sengupta, A. K. and Belarbi, A., “Modeling Effect of Biaxial Stresses on Average Stress–Strain Relationship of Reinforcing Bar in Reinforced Concrete Panels,” Structural Journal, American Concrete Institute, Vol. 98, No. 5, September–October 2001, pp. 629–637.
  • Sengupta, A. K. and Belarbi, A., “Incorporation of the Effect of Biaxial Stresses in the Average Stress–Strain Relationship of Rebar in RC Panels,” Proceedings (in CD-ROM), 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, January 30 to February 4, 2000.
  • Kamat, D. R. and Sengupta, A. K., “Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Mid Rise Multi-Storeyed Reinforced Concrete Buildings in India”, ICI Journal, Indian Concrete Institute, Vol. 7, No. 2, July-September 2006, pp. 23 – 25.
  • Gajalakshmi, P. and Sengupta, A. K., “Modelling of Low-rise Shear Walls for Push-over Analysis of Buildings”, Indian Concrete Journal, The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Vol. 80, No. 6, June 2006, pp. 41 – 46.
  • Sengupta, A. K., “Constitutive Models for Plain and Reinforced Concrete – An Overview,” Indian Concrete Journal, The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Vol. 77, No. 8, August 2003, pp. 1244–1250.
  • Sengupta, A. K. and Belarbi, A., “Modeling Effect of Biaxial Stresses on Average Stress–Strain Relationship of Reinforcing Bar in Reinforced Concrete Panels,” Structural Journal, American Concrete Institute, Vol. 98, No. 5, September–October 2001, pp. 629–637.
  • Sengupta, A. K., Rao, R. M. and Jacob, B., “Testing RC Panels under In-plane Biaxial Loads”, Indian Concrete  Journal, The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Vol. 79, No. 6, June 2005, pp. 51–56.
Research and Consultancy

Major sponsored research projects

  • Co-editor, “Handbook on Seismic Retrofit of Buildings”.  Sponsor: Central Public Works Department.  Value: Rs. 900,000.
  • Coordinator, Web-based and video-based courses on “Prestressed Concrete Structures” under the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL).  Sponsor: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.  Value: Rs. 300,000.
  • “Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Multi-storied Buildings”.  Sponsor: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Value: Rs. 6,925,300.

Major consultancy projects:

  •   Co-investigator, “Seismic Evaluation of Pondicherry Rajnivas Building”.  Sponsor: Public Works Department, Pondicherry.  Value: Rs. 180,000.
  • Co-investigator, “Rehabilitation of Ernakulam Wharf”.  Sponsor: Cochin Port Trust.  Value: Rs. 218,000.
Student Guidance

Current Ph.D. thesis:

  • V. T. Badari Narayanan
  • K. Gnanasekaran
  • Milinda M.Ashok
  • Rajeevan B.
Past M.S. thesis:
 
  • A.Ashokan, Graduated in 2006Rama Mohana Rao P., Graduated in 2007
Courses

Undergraduate

  • Basic Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Design of Concrete Structural Systems
Postgraduate
  • Advance Theory and Design of Concrete Structures
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Advanced Topics in Structural Concrete
Continuing Education