Dr.Rupen Goswami

Rupen Goswami
Associate Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574301
Email: rg@iitm.ac.in

IITM Scholar profile page

  • Doctor of Philosophy, IIT Kanpur
  • Master of Technology, IIT Kanpur
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons), Jadavpur University
Professional Experience

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, IIT Madras, 2008 – present
  • Structural Design Engineer, M/s Development Consultants Pvt Ltd, Calcutta, 1999 – 2000


  • Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Oakland, CA
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Roorkee
  • Life Member, Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi
Research Interests
  • Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures
  • Nonlinear Response of Structures
Recent Publications

Books prepared towards capacity building of
Architects, Enginners and Artisans
, 2012

Supported by Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority


Research and Consultancy
  • Seismic Connections
  • Capacity Building on Earthquake Behaviour of RC Buildings and Contents
Student Guidance


  • Vulnerability Study of Brick Masonry Structures Subjected to Lateral Loads (in progress)
    S.R. Balasubramanian (with Professor A. Meher Prasad)
  • Seismic Design of Steel Beam to Concrete Filled Composite Column in Special Moment Frame Buildings (in progress)
    M. Velmurugan


  • Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges (in progress)
    P. Pandi (with Dr. U. Saravanan)
  • Analysis and Design of Monopoles for Transmission Line Towers (in progress)
    N.V. Suresh Kumar


  • Parametric and Experimental Study of Ductile I-Beam to Box Column Connections for Steel Moment Resisting Frames
    Tanish Kumar, June 2009
  • Prediction of Failure in Steel Welded Connections for Seismic Applications
    Diwan Singh Bora, May 2010
  • Analysis and Optimum Design of Cold-formed Steel Uprights for Industrial Storage Racks
    S. Ananthan, June 2010
  • Seismic Response of Cold-formed Steel Storage Racks
    N. Jafarali, June 2011
  • Seismic Demands on Steel Moment Resisting Frames
    Charan Raju, June 2011


  • Effect of Semi-Rigid Connections on Design of Steel Buildings
    Rahul Oraon, June 2010

Undergraduate Courses

  • Analysis and Design of Structures for Wind and Earthquake
  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Structural Engineering Laboratory

Graduate Courses

  • Advanced Analysis and Design of Structures for Wind and Earthquake
  • Advanced Topics in Metal Structures
  • Design of Structures for Ductility (New Course)
  • Experimental Techniques
Continuing Education