IIT Gandhinagar: 15 Years of ExcellenceNews

Manish Kumar


Manish Kumar

Associate 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

    1. Saboo, A, Khan, M.Kumar, M.*, and Sajish, S. (2023). “Influence of seismic isolation on the earthquake response of internal components in a fast reactor,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 413, 112522, 1-23.

    2. Saboo, A., and Kumar, M.* (2023). “Dynamic analysis of a partially-filled cylindrical–conical–cylindrical shell representing a pressure vessel,” Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 183, 110342, pp. 1-32.

    3. Matale, S. V.Kumar, M.*, and Rai., D. C. (2023). “Experimental and numerical study of a plasterboard suspended ceiling system with “free” perimeter supports,” Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 149, Issue 1, pp. 1-15.

    4. Raj, S. V., Bhatia, U., and Kumar, M.* (2022). “Cyclone preparedness strategies for regional power transmission systems in data-scarce coastal regions of India,” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Vol. 75, 102957, pp. 1-18.

    5. 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, 104711, pp. 1-17.

  • Work Experience

    • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Nov 2021 to present)
    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Jun 2015 - Nov 2021)

  • Awards

    • ● Nidhi Prayas grant by DST to develop a method for systematic reinforcement of 3D printed concrete layers (2023)
    • ● Dean's appreciation letter for performance in a course (2022)
    • ● Commendation Card from the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of Southern Command, Indian Army for contributions towards developing India's first 3D printed concrete bunker (2021) – Indian Army announced adoption of the bunker's variants along Himalayan and western borders of India (2022).
    • ● Honorable Mention Paper Award at the 13th 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,” Patent Number 436854, Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, patent granted on July 2, 2023.

    • Modi, C., Kumar, M., and Vadali, M. V. (2023). “Apparatus to form a reinforced concrete structure and a method thereof,” Application Number 202321031610, Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, provisional application filed on May 3, 2023.

    • 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.