Faculty Profile

Samit Ray Chaudhuri
Associate Professor

B.E., Bengal Engineering College, 1997
M.Tech., IIT Kanpur, 2000
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2005

Room: 303 E Western Laboratory Extension
Phone: (91-512) 259 7267
eMail: samitrc[AT]iitk.ac.in

Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~samitrc/


  • Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering

  • Performance evaluation of structural and nonstructural components and systems

  • Performance-based design and structural rehabilitation

  • Seismic soil-structure interaction

  • Structural health monitoring

  • Structural testing


  • Ray Chaudhuri, S. and Villaverde, R., “Effect of Building Nonlinearity on Seismic Response of Nonstructural Components: A Parametric Study.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol 134(4), 2008, pp.661-670.

  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., Change in Instantaneous Eigenproperties due to Yielding of a Structure”. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.312, 2008, pp.754-768.

  • Na, U. J., Ray Chaudhuri, S., and Shinozuka, M., “Probabilistic Assessment for Seismic Performance of Port Structures.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.28, 2008, pp. 147-158.

  • Liang, J., Ray Chaudhuri, S. and Shinozuka, M., “Simulation of Non-stationary Stochastic Processes by Spectral Representation.” ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, (133), 2007, pp.616-627.

  • Ray Chaudhuri, S. and Hutchinson, T.C., “Fragility of Bench-mounted Equipment Considering Uncertain Parameters.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 132(6), 2006, pp.884-898.

  • Hutchinson, T.C. and Ray Chaudhuri, S., “Simplified Expression for Seismic Fragility Estimation of Sliding-Dominated Equipment and Contents.” Earthquake Spectra, Vol.22(3), 2006, pp.709-732

  • Ray Chaudhuri, S. and Hutchinson, T.C., "Characterizing Frictional Behavior for Use in Predicting the Seismic Response of Unattached Equipment." Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 25, 2005, pp.591-604


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