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  1.  Padma  Bhushan  
  2. Padma Shree
  3. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Memorial Award
  4. President Int. Assoc. of Earthquake Engg.
  5. UN Sasakawa award on disaster mitigation
  6. INAE Fellowships and awards
  7. National Seismic Advisor, GoI
  8. INSA/ DST/ DAE Young Scientist awards
  9. Memberships of National Committees
  10. ISET Awards
  11. Khosla Annual Research Awards
  12. Indian Service of Engineers Award       

 

Year 2014-2015

Sharma, M.L.

  1. Dr. M.L. Sharma, Professor was elected as Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union during 51st Annual Convention held at Kurukshetra University during Nov. 19-21, 2014 and also chaired a session on Seismic Hazard in the Convention.
  2. Dr. M. L. Sharma is appointed Convener of BIS Sub Committee of CED-39 for “Guidelines for seismic microzonation”.

Maheshwari, B.K.

  1. Prof. B.K. Maheshwari was presented IACMAG Award of "Excellent Regional Contributions" during 14th Int. Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods & Advances in Geomechanics, Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 2014
  2. Prof. B.K. Maheshwari was invited to deliver a talk entitled "Recent Advances in Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction" in a Preliminary Session during Indian Geotechnical Conference, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, December 18, 2014.
  3. Dr. B.K. Maheshwari is appointed convener of the BIS Sub-committee of CED-39 for "Liquefaction Potential of Soils during Earthquakes".

Jakka, R.S.

  1. Dr. Ravi Sankar Jakka, Asst. Professor, Deptt. of Earthquake Engg. has been conferred upon ‘Young Geotechnical Engineer Best Paper Award’ on 18th December, 2014 from Indian Geotechnical Society.

Shrikhande, Manish

  1. Dr. Manish Shrikhande published a book on "Finite Element Method and Computational Structural Dynamics"  published by PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  2. Dr. Manish Shrikhande is appointed Convener of the BIS Sub-committee of CED-39 for Dams.

Paul, D.K.

  1. Chairman, Working Group on Seismic Microzonation of Delhi Region constituted by DST, New Delhi.
  2. Member of STEERING COMMITTEE for Involvement of Science and Technology Community in DM work constituted bt National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India
  3. Member of Group Monitoring Committee (GMC) for the National Coordinated Programme on Seismicity constituted by Ministry of Earth Sciences
  4. Member of the Governing Council (GC) of Central Soil and Material Research Station, New Delhi constituted by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, ( August 2008 – August 2011).
  5. Member Program Advisory Committee (PAC) for Intrnational Cooperation in the area of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences constituted by DST for three years w.e.f Feb2, 2012.
  6. Member Sub-Committee of Advisory and Monitoring Committee on Seismic Microzonation study of NCT Delhi on 1:10000 scaleconsituted by Director General of Meteorology, IMD
  7. Chairman, BIS Committee on Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee - CED 39 reappointed for another term of three years 2014-2017.
  8. Member of re-constituted National Steering Committee (NSC) for National Earthquake Risk Mitigation Project (NERMP) consttuted by NDMA datd July 21, 2014
  9. Member of Expert Committee to discuss beyond design basis earthquake constituted by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Government of India
  Year 2013-2014  

Sharma, M.L.

  1. Life Fellow, Indian Geotechnical Society
  2. Member of academic board of Kurukshetra University
  3. Member of academic board of ISM Dhanbad
  4. Member, Committee on seismic microzonation of cities, MoES
  5. Member,  Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee, CED 39, of Bureau ofIndian Standards (BIS), New Delhi, since June 25, 2013

Maheshwari, B.K

  1. Dr. B.K. Maheshwari is appointed as an Expert Member identified by Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee, CED 39, of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi, since June 25, 2013.

 

  Year 2012-2013
 

Sharma, M.L.

  1. Awarded Prof. A.S. Arya Disaster Prevention Award by IIT Roorkee during the Annual Convocation held during August 2012. The award carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lac and a citation.
  2. Member of Advisory Committee on “Seismicity and Earthquake Precursors” constituted by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi
  3. Elected unopposed as the ISET Vice-President of the Society.  
  4. Member of Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee, (Committee No. 39) Sub Committee Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi
  5. Member of Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee, (Committee No. 39) Sub Committee Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi

Sinvhal, Amita

  1. Amita Sinvhal, WISE India Award, Women in Science and Engineer in – India Awards 2012, for projects involving women engineers /scientists/ architects as key members, for carrying out Post Earthquake Damage Survey after the earthquake in Kashmir in 2005.

Maheshwari, B.K.

  1. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Maney Publishing, U.K., Since January 2013.

Paul, D.K.

  1. Member Sub-Committee of Advisory and Monitoring Committee on Seismic Microzonation study of NCT Delhi on 1:10000 scale constituted by Director General of Meteorology, IMD
  2. Member of Review Committees to Study Final Reports on Benchmarking of CWPRS & CSMRS,  constituted by Ministry of Water Resources, New Delhi dated Feb.2, 2013
  3. Member of Short Term Consultant appointed to the Staff of the World Bank Group for an assignment with Agriculture and Rural Development Unit constituted by the WORLD BANK
  4. Member of Task Force Committee to assess the progress of R & D projects on "Engineering of Disaster Mitigation and Health Monitoring for Safe and Smart Built Environment"  and provide necessary guidance to project team, Constituted by the CBRI Director, May 2013
  5. Invited  address at the National Symposium on Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction for Urban Social Housing Projects, India Habiat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, July 19-20, 2012
  6. Invited  Speaker on Realistic Simulation in Earthquake Engineering at the 3D Experience Forum 2012,Dassault Systems,  New Delhi, October 12, 2012
  7. Invited to deliver a Keynote Lecture on "Geophysical Investigations in Civil Engineering and Urban Seismic Risk Reduction" and to Chair a Technical Session in the National Workshop on Engineering Geophysics for Civil Engineering and Geo-Hazards (EGCEG), Organised by CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee from November 22-23, 2012
  8. Invited to deliver Keynote Lecture in the International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation & Management Strategies at CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee on February 15, 2013
  9. Invited to deliver Keynote Lecture in the Workshop on Structural Assessment and Safety of Structures" at Jamia Milia Islamia on Saturday 09, 2013
  10. Invited to deliver lecture on Tehri Dam, Cognizance- 2013
  11. Invited to Chair a Technical Session During a National Seminar on Safety of Structures on 26th April, 2013, New Delhi

Wason, H.R. 

  1. Re-elected as President, ISET for 2013-15 term.    

Kumar,  Ashwani  

  1. Member of Project Advisory Committee, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

 

 Year 2011-2012
 

Wason, H.R. 

  1. President, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology.
  2. Member, Editorial Board, Mathematical J. of Interdisciplinary Sciences.
  3. Member, Advisory Group Constituted for “Preparation of Upgraded   Earthquake Hazard Maps”, BMTPC, New Delhi

 

Paul, D. K.
  1. Member of Research Council of Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee nominated by Director-General, CSIR, New Delhi
  2. Chairman of Earthquake Engineering Sectional Committee, CED 39 by Civil Engineering Council, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.
  3. Member of Core Group  to look into various aspects relating to Retrofitting of Buildings and Open Ground Storey Buildings to Make them Earthquake Resilient constituted by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), New Delhi, September 29, 2011
  4. Member of Post Earthquake Reconnaissance Team (PERT) for 18th September 2011 Sikkim Earthquake Constituted by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), New Delhi, September 27, 2011
  5. Member Program Advisory Committee (PAC) for International Cooperation in the area of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences constituted by DST for three years w.e.f. Feb. 2, 2012

 

Kumar, Ashok
  1. Member, Expert Group of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board for  estimation of ground motion parameters for Nuclear Power Plants
  2. Expert Member, Technical Committee of Bihar State Disaster Management Authority for establishment of seismological instrumentation in Bihar

 

Singh, Y.
  1. Sir Arthur Cotton Memorial Prize, Institution of Engineers (India)

Maheshwari, B. K.

  1. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Geotechnical Journal (Springer)