Dr Dipti Ranjan Sahoo

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Areas of Interest:

Earthquake Engineering, Structural Engineering, Structural dynamics.


Seismic retrofitting, Performance-based seismic design of steel and RC structures, Supplemental energy dissipation devices, Post-earthquake reconnaissance survey, Pseudo-dynamic testing of structures

Consultancy Areas:

Design of buildings, bridges and other structures, Seismic strengthening and retrofitting of existing structures, Rehabilitation of buildings with stilt.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions

Major Professional Contributions:

Performance-based plastic design of buckling-restrained braced steel frames; Seismic strengthening of RC frames using aluminum shear link and steel caging; Detailing of battens for enhanced seismic resistance of built-up steel columns; Development of experimental facilities for earthquake engineering research; Application of steel fibers in concrete beams for cost-effective constructions;
Post-earthquake damage survey of Sikkim 2006 earthquake.

Professional Experience:

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Univ. of Texas Arlington, USA (2008-10)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Infrastructures, IIT Bhubaneswar (Jun.- Dec., 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi (Dece. 2010- Present).


Retrofitting and strengthening of buildings and bridges; Seismic design and analysis; RC frames with weak and open story, Steel structures with braced frames and dampers .


Contact Information


Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Tel.: (+91) 11 2659 1203
Fax: (+91) 11 2658 1117

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  • B.E. (Civil)- Utkal University, Odisha; 2001
  • M. Tech. (Structures)- IIT Kanpur; 2004
  • Ph.D. (Structures)- IIT Kanpur; 2008


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • INAE Young Engineer Award (2012)
  • DST Young Engineer Award (2012)
  • DAE Young Scientist Award (2011)
  • IEI Young Engineer Award (2011)
  • Kusuma Outstanding Young Faculty Award, IIT Delhi(2012)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated I: Civil Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: na

Year of Birth: 01/05/1978