Faculty Profile
 

Sekhar Kumar Chakrabarti
Professor

B.E. (Civil Engineering), Bengal Engineering College, University of Calcutta, India, 1972
M.S. (Civil Engineering), University of Arizona, U.S.A., 1983
Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), University of Arizona, U.S.A., 1987

Room: 112-B Western Laboratory Extension
Phone: (91-512) 259 7173
eMail: chakra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: - http://home.iitk.ac.in/~chakra/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Behavior and design of steel- concrete interface in Composite Construction
  • Structural Connections
  • Structures Health Monitoring and Rehabilitation of Structures.

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • Graduate Academic Scholarship of University of Arizona, U.S.A. on the basis of superior academic record.
  • Recipient of the following awards on the basis of the results of the B.E. (Civil) Examination, 1972: (i) University Gold Medal and a Cash Prize.(ii) S.M. Ghosh Memorial Gold Medal.(iii) Late K.M. Basu and Krishna Bhamini Basu Gold Medal.(iv) Sibley Scholarship for 1974 to undergo studies/training in Design of Machine Foundation in the Imperial College of Science and Technology (London, U.K.). (v) Slater Memorial Medal.(vi) Old Centralian Medal.(vii) Strength of Materials, Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machinery Book Prize.
  • Tau Beta Pi (Engineering National Honor Society, U.S.A.) honor in recognition of exhibiting distinguished scholorship and exemplary character while a student at University of Arizona, U.S.A.
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India).
  • Recipient of congratulatory letter from the Chairman, Academic Senate, I.I.T. Kanpur for extra-ordinary performance in teaching during 2003-04-II Semester in I.I.T. Kanpur.

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Desai, A.A. and Chakrabarti, S.K., "A study on the Structural Response of a PSC Inner Containment Dome with Large Openings Due to Prestress Transfer," World Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 2014, 4, 103-122, Published Online April 2014 in SciRes.
  • Chakrabarti, S.K., "A study on the evaluation of performance of the PSC inner containment dome with large openings during prestress transfer." Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsavier, 263, 2013, pp. 10-17.
  • Chakrabarti, S.K., Kumar, A., and Basu, P.C., “An experimental investigation on the local behavior of steel-concrete interfaces at large openings in the PSC inner containment dome,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 240, 2010, pp.947-956
  • Gandhi, D., Chakrabarti, S.K., and Basu., P.C., “ A study on the local behavior of steel-concrete interface at and around large opening in the PSC inner containment dome,”  Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 239, 2009, pp.442-454.
  • Chakraborti, S.K., Damarla, V.N., and Basu, P.C., "Behaviour of Steel Plate-Concrete Interface under combined shear and normal forces," The Bridge & Structural Engineer, ING-IABSE, Vol. 38(2), 2008.
  • Chakrabarti, S.K., Chaturvedi, P.K. and Basu, P.C., "Behaviour of Steel Plate-Concrete Interface in shear," Journal of Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Vol. 34(4), 2007.

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