Dr. Prabir Chandra Basu

Consultant, L & T Construction

Areas of Interest:

Civil Engineering, Natural Hazards, Human induced external events, NPP safety, regulation


Concrete technology, Structural engineering, Safety of engineering system against natural hazards and human induced events, NPP safety, Safety regulation

Consultancy Areas:

concrete and steel structures, earthquake engineering and natural hazards, protection against sabotage, safety of NPP, safety regulation


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

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

Major Professional Contributions:

• Key designer of satellite launching vehicle complex, ISRO, Srihorikota, and NPPs (Kaiga-1&2 and RAPP-3&4).
• Established the Civil and Structural Engineering Division (CSED), AERB and developed the formal civil engineering safety regulation of nuclear installations.
• Developed high performance and high volume fly ash concrete for construction of Indian NPP.
• Safety evaluation of NPP against earthquakes, flood, wind, and sabotage.
• Safety assessment of multiunit NPP site against multiple hazards.
• Supervised a number of PhD programs and M. Tech. theses.
• Successfully completed many of international and national assignments.
• Contributed about 100 publications in referred journal, international/national conference, seminar and workshop.

Professional Experience:

• Consultant, Nuclear and Special Bridge BU, L & T Construction, Mumbai.
• Raja Ramanna Fellow, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai.
• Consultant, International Seismic Safety Center, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.
• Director (CSED), Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Mumbai.
• Sr. Principal Engineer, Development Consultants Limited, Kolkata.


concrete, structures, earthquake engineering, natural hazards, nuclear power plant(NPP), safety, sabotage, regulation


Contact Information


Contact address: AH-4/91&96 Kendriya Vihar, Sector-11 Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410210.
Phone: +91 22 2774 9101 (L), +91 982 064 7061 (M).
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  • B.E. 1972 Civil engineering Calcutta University (B.E. College).
  • M. Tech. 1975 Structural engineering, Indian Institue of Technology Kanpur.
  • PhD 1981 Structural reliability and optimization, University of Liverpool, UK.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Letter of Commendation for contribution to the development of the methodology on "The assessment of Vulnerability of Nuclear Plants against Site Specific Severe External Hazards", 2012, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.
  • Group Achievement Award successfully undertaking seismic ee-evaluation of FBTR, 2011, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.
  • VASVIK Industrial Research Award for Mechanical & Structural Sciences and Technology, 2004.
  • ICI-Fosroc Award "Outstanding Concrete Technologist", 2002-2003.
  • "Commonwealth Scholarship" for doctoral research in 1978.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section I: Civil Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2006

Year of Birth: 1951