Prof. Sri Sritharan, is Wilson Engineering Professor, at Iowa State University, USA. He joined the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at Iowa State University as an Assistant Professor in December 1999. He became an Associate Professor in 2005 and Full Professor in 2010. He served as the Director of Graduate Education (DOGE) and Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Affairs for the CCEE department from 2007 to 2012, and the faculty lead for the Wind Energy Initiative of the College of Engineering from 2011 to 2014. He became the Grace Miller Wilson and T. A. Wilson Endowed Engineering Professor in 2008.
Dr. Amlan Sengupta is currently working as Professor at IIT Madras. He earned his B-Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. Thereafter, he pursued his MS from Rice University, USA and PhD from University of Missouri Rolla, USA. His research expertise includes prestressed concrete behaviour and design, experimental investigation of reinforced concrete members and analysis, design and seismic retrofit of buildings. Be-fore joining IIT Madras, he worked with Ove Arup Partners, a renowned design firm. He has authored number of journal papers on the behaviour of reinforced concrete/ prestressed concrete and strengthening of concrete members.
Dr. Subramaniam’s Professor & Dean (Planning) Department of Civil Engineering, IITH, research expertise is in the areas of material characterization using destructive and non-destructive methods, health monitoring and strengthening of structures. He has published several papers on condition assessment and repair of concrete structures. He has also served as a consultant on various projects related to condition assessment and strengthening. He is a fellow of ASCE and ACI, USA and serves on several international committees on concrete structures.
Suriya Prakash’s Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IITH,his research expertise is on structural behaviour and
design of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete systems. He worked with Structural Group Inc, USA a renowned firm in
strengthening design and construction using advanced construction
materials. He has designed strengthening solutions for several buildings
in the US and middle east. He has authored several papers on behaviour
of reinforced concrete columns and strengthening with FRP composites. He
is a member of ASCE and ACI, USA. He holds various prestigious awards
including Ramanujan fellow from Department of Science and Technology,