Professor Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Areas of Interest:

Health Monitoring of Structures, Structural Rehabilitation, Sustainable Material, Fluid-structure Interactions, Earthquake resistant structures


Structural Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

Structural Rehabilitation, Restoration of Heritage structures, Problems of structural Engineering


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

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

Major Professional Contributions:

Contributed immensely in the development of newer structures and retrofitted damaged structures; Retrofitted a large number of Heritage structures in the country, Development of sustainable material, Earthquake resistant structural system. Gave leadership to a National Institute in creating front end projects in the area of Building research.

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Design Engineer - Tata Consulting Engineers, Bangalore - 1981-1987.
  • Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Professor(HAG) - IIT Kharagpur - 1987-Till date.
  • Director, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee - 247667 - 2009-2015.


Structural Health Monitoring, Sustainable material, FRP-Concrete composite system, Heritage structures, Recycled aggregate, Earthquake resistant system, Structural Retrofitting, Structural Rehabilitation


Contact Information


Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur - 721302
Phone: +91-3222-283410(O); 283411(R), 09411100666 (M); 09932575122 (M)
Fax: +91-3222-282254

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  • B.E. (Civil) - B. E. College, Shibpur, Calcutta University - 1974-1979 - First Class First.
  • M. Tech. (Structure) - IIT Kharagpur - 1979-1981.
  • PhD (Engineering) - IIT Kharagpur 1992.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow of Indian Association of Structural Engineering;
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers (I); Member - International Masonry Society;
  • Member - International Association of Steel-Concrete composite structures;
  • Concrete Technologist of the year (2011); Telkom Best Lecturer Award (South Africa);
  • K. F. Antia Memorial Gold Medal; University Gold Medal etc.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section I: Civil Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2004

Year of Birth: 1957