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Sudhir K. Jain

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Sudhir K. Jain

Director, Professor , Civil Engineer

  • BE: University of Roorkee, 1979
  • MS: California Institute of Technology Pasadena, 1980
  • PhD: California Institute of Technology Pasadena, 1983

Email: director -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : http://www.iitk.ac.in/nicee/skj/

Office: 3/301
VOIP: 2400


  • Work Experience

    • Director, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, (Jan 2009 – present)

    • Director, (Additional Charge), Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, (May 2015 – Oct 2016)

    • Dean, Resource Planning and Generation, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (Jan 2005 – Jan 2008)

    • Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (Jan 2001 – Dec 2003)

    • Professor (currently on leave of absence), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (1995 – present)

    • Visiting Scholar / Visiting Associate Professor, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, (Jan 1994 – Dec 1994)

    • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (1991 – 1995)

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (1985 – 1991)

    • Visiting Faculty Member, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, (Jan 1989 – Apr 1989)

    • Lecturer, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (1984 – 1985)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Jain, Sudhir K., 2016, “Earthquake safety in India: achievements, challenges and opportunities”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-016- 9870-2, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 1337-1436, May 2016.

    2. Kolay C, Prashant A and Jain S K, 2013, “Non-linear Dynamic Analysis and Seismic Coefficient for Abutments and Retaining Walls,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 29, No. 2, May 2013, pp 427-451.

    3. Mondal G, Prashant A, and Jain S K, 2012, “Simplified Seismic Analysis of Soil-Well-Pier System for Bridges”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 32, January 2012 pp 42-55.

    4. Joshi S, Prashant A, and Jain S K, 2011, “Analysis of Buried Pipelines Subjected to Reverse Fault Motion,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 31, Issue 7, July 2011, pp. 930-940.

    5. Mondal G and Jain S K, 2008, “Lateral Stiffness of Masonry Infilled RC Frames with Central Opening,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 24, No. 3, August 2008, pp. 701-723.

    6. Kaushik, H.B, Rai, D.C., and Jain, S. K., 2007, “Stress-Strain Characteristics of Clay Brick Masonry Under Uniaxial Compression”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, (ASCE), Vol. 19, No. 9, September, pp. 728-739.

    7. Kaushik, H. B., Rai, D. C., and Jain, S. K., 2006, “Code Approaches to Seismic Design of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames: A State-of-the-Art Review”, Earthquake Spectra, 22(4), November 2006, pp. 961-983.

    8. Singh R, Roy D and Jain S K, 2005, “Analysis of Earth Dams Affected by the 2001 Bhuj Earthquake”, Engineering Geology, 80 (3-4), August, pp: 282-291.