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Dr.Vipul Prakash
Vipul Prakash Professor vipulfeq[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-285538
Areas of Interest
  • Structural Analysis & Design, Suspension and Arch Bridges
  • Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Resistant Design
  • Structural Analysis & Design, Computer Software for Structural Analysis & Design
  • Structural Analysis, Numerical Analyses
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014OnwardsProfessor in Structural Engg.Dept. of Civil Engg., I.I.T. Roorkee
20062014Associate Professor in Structural Engg. Dept. of Civil Engg., I.I.T. Roorkee
20042006Assistant Professor in Structural Engg. Dept. of Civil Engg., I.I.T. Roorkee
19962004Assistant Professor in Structural DynamicsDept. of Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee/ I.I.T. Roorkee
19861996Lecturer in Structural DynamicsDept. of Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee
19891993Graduate Student ResearcherUniversity of California at Berkeley, USA
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
27th Rank in JEE 1980Indian Institutes of Technology1980
Topped REE 1980University of Roorkee, Roorkee1980
UOR Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1981
UOR Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1982
UOR Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1980
UOR Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1983
2nd Prize in Technical Quiz CompetitionInstitution of Engineers, India1982
Topped GATE 1983 in Civil Engineering with a percentile Score of 99.96Indian Institutes of Technology1983
Cautley Memorial Gold Medal for obtaining highest marks in MATHEMATICS in first two years of B.E.University of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
Anand Swaroop Gold Medal to the best student in PHYSICS at B.E. LevelUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
U.P. P.W.D. Centenary Gold Medal for TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
Thomason Memorial Gold Medal and Books worth Rs. 25/- for the best ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECTUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
Thomason Prize of Rs. 200/- for the MOST DISTINGUISHED STUDENT who is 2nd in classUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
The 1957 Roorkee University Alumni Gold Medal for the BEST WARD OF THE ALUMNI in all UG CoursesUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
Sir L.P. Misra Silver Medal for SURVEYINGUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee1984
REGENTS FELLOWSHIPUniversity of California at Berkeley, USA1984
William H. and Helena I.S. Popert FellowhipUniversity of California at Berkeley, USA1989
William H. and Helena I.S. Popert FellowhipUniversity of California at Berkeley, USA1986
Department of Atomic Energy Young Scientist Research Award 1994Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, India1994
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Structural Engg.U.C. Berkeley1992
M.S. in Engg. Structural Engg.U.C. Berkeley1985
B.E. (Hons.)Civil Engg.University of Roorkee1984
Memberships
  • Indian Concrete Institute, Life Member 4214
  • Indian Institute of Bridge Engineers, Life Member LM 621
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Life Member 385
  • Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures, LM 531
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Strong Motion Array Data as Seismic response of Layered MediaShailesh Kumar AgrawalA2001
Performance Based Seismic Design of Low to Medium Rise RC Framed Buildings for India.Sachin Madhavrao PoreA2008
Performance Based Seismic Design of Coupled Shear WallsDipendu BhuniaA2010
Preliminary Design of Suspension Bridges with Reverse CablesKrantikumar Keshavrao BoragaonkarA2012
Theory and Design Aids for Suspension Bridges with Reverse CablesManish Kumar RathoreA2011
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Introduction to Personal Computers, MS DOS, MS Word, Lotus 123Civil and Earthquake Engineering Departments, University of RoorkeeMay 1987
Influence of Site Soil Conditions on Design Response SpectraIGS Local Chapter, BarodaApril 27-2
Why did the Kutch Earthquake of 26 Jan 2001 damage large number of multistory buildings in AhmedabadIGS Local Chapter, Baroda0000-00-00
Reasons for damages observed in Kutch EarthquakeCEPT, AhmedabadJune/July,
Comparison of seismic requirements between India and CaliforniaCEPT, AhmedabadJune/July,
Influence of Soil Conditions on the Damage Pattern observed in Ahmedabad during the Kutch EarthquakeCEPT, AhmedabadJune/July,
Damages observed in Kutch Earthquake of 26th January 2001.VNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Goals and Principles of Earthquake Resistant DesignVNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Influence of Soil Conditions on Design Response SpectraVNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Introduction of DRAIN family of computer programs for the Dynamic Response Analyses of Inelastic StrVNIT, Nagpur0000-00-00
Response Spectrum Concept in Seismic Structural AnalysisVNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Capacity Design Method in Earthquake Resistant Design of Reinforced Concrete StructuresVNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Performance Based Earthquake Engineering of ATC-40VNIT, NagpurDec. 3-5,
Design Philosophy for Earthquake Resistant DesignDeptt. of Architecture and Planning, IIT RoorkeeOct. 2003
Design Philosophy for Earthquake Resistant DesignDeptt. of Architecture and Planning, IIT RoorkeeOct. 2003