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Manish Kumar

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Manish Kumar

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

  • BTech: IIT Kanpur, 2008
  • MTech: IIT Kanpur, 2010
  • PhD: State University of New York at Buffalo, 2015

Email: mkumar -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : http://people.iitgn.ac.in/~mkumar

Office: 5/333
VOIP: 2481


  • Selected Publications

    • Oza, P. S., Kumar, M., and Mohapatra, P. K. (2021). “Aerodynamic forces on a high-voltage delta-configuration lattice transmission tower segment,” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 216, pp. 1-17.

    • Kumar, M., Matale, S., and Rai, D. C. (2020). “Influence of perimeter supports on the seismic response of plasterboard suspended ceiling systems,” Proceedings of 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sendai, Japan, September 21 – 25, 2020.

    • Saboo, A., and Kumar, M. (2020). “An analytical formulation to describe the vibration of a fluid-shell system representing a fast reactor,” Proceedings of 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sendai, Japan, September 21 – 25, 2020.

    • Ghosh, R., and Kumar, M. (2019). “Evaluation of macro models for masonry-infilled reinforced concrete frames,” Proceedings of 13th North American Masonry Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June 17–19, 2019.

    • Kumar, M., Whittaker, A. S., and Constantinou, M. C. (2019). “Seismic isolation of nuclear power plants using sliding bearings,” Report NUREG/CR-7254, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington D.C., USA.

    • Kumar, M., Whittaker, A. S., Kennedy, R. P., Johnson, J. J, and Kammerer, A. M. (2017). “Seismic probabilistic risk assessment for seismically isolated safety-related nuclear facilities,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 313, pp. 386-400.

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Jun 2015 to present)

  • Awards

    • ● Honorable Mention Paper Award at the 13 th North American Masonry Conference (2019)
    • ● Second prize in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ poster competition at SUNY Buffalo (2013)
    • ● Second prize in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering poster competition at SUNY Buffalo (2013)
    • ● IH Shames Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at SUNY Buffalo (2012)
    • ● ASR Sai Memorial Gold Medal at IIT Kanpur (2011)
    • ● Academic Excellence Award at IIT Kanpur (2008, 2010)
    • ● Merit Certificate for securing within ten positions in state board exams (2002, 2004)

  • Patents

    • Shekhar, S., and Kumar, M. (2019). “An apparatus and method for 3D printing of concrete structures,” Application Number 201921036413 (provisional), Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, application filed on September 10, 2019.

    • Shekhar, S., Mathur, R., and Kumar, M. (2018). “A system for 3D printing of a concrete structure,” Application Number 201821026589, Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, application filed on July 17, 2018.