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Dr.D.K. Paul
Dr. D.K. Paul Emeritus Professor dpaulfeq[at]iitr.ac.in 91-01332-285522
Areas of Interest
  • Seismic analysis and design of structures, Nonlinear dynamics, Earthquake resistant design, Impact a, Seismic analysis and design of structures, nonlinear dynamics, Earthquake resistant design, Impact a
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.ScEngg.University of Lucknow1965
B.E.Civil Eng..University of Roorkee1969
M.E.Earthquake EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1971
Ph.DCivil Engg.Univ. of Wales, Swansea, U.K.1982
PDFEngg.Univ. of Wales, Swansea, U.K1986
Memberships
  • Committee to look into the various problems faced by Ramganga dam and Saddle dam, Member
  • Standing Advisory Committee, Tehri Hydropower Development Corporation, New Delhi, Member
  • Standing Advisory Committee on Seismological Network in Tehri Region, Member
  • NCSDP for River Valley Projects, constituted by CWC, New Delhi, Member
  • Advisory Committee of NCDM constituted by Ministry of Agriculture, Member
  • University of Roorkee Sports Association from 1997-2000, Deputy Chief Advisor
  • Expert Committee, Retrofitting of high risk structures, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, Member
  • Chamauli Earthquake, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Member
  • Panel of Experts, Peer Review/Evaluation of Work Report of Scientists at various Institutions, Member
  • Project Review Committee, BRNS Projects, BARC, Bombay, Member
  • Sectional Committees and Drafting Committees, Bureau of Indian Standards; New Delhi., Member
  • Technology Development Group, Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO), Lucknow., Member
  • Research Advisory Group, Structural Engg. Research Centre, SERC, Ghaziabad (1991-94), Member
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Two terms 1994-96, 1996-98, Vice-President
  • X Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Roorkee, November 16-18, 1994, Organizing Secretary
  • National Workshop on Preparedness for Post Earthquake Disaster Surveys, December 22-23, 1993, Convener
  • Workshop on Seismic Base Isolation of Structures, New Delhi, June 6-7, 1989, Organizing Secretary
  • Int. Assoc. for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Member
  • Indian Association for Computational Mechanics (IndACM), Life member
  • National Group for Computational Methods in Geomechanics (NGCMG), Life member
  • Indian Society for Wind Engineering - ISWE (LM-13), Life member
  • Indian Soc. for Rock Mech. and Tunneling Tech. ISRMTT(LM-249), Life member
  • Indian Society for Continuing Engg. Education, ISCEE(LM-249-1992), Life member
  • Indian Geotechnical Society - IGS (LM-297-1982), Life member
  • Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers (FIIBE), Life Fellow
  • Indian Association of Structural Engineering, (FIndASE-98), Life Fellow
  • Indian Association of Structural Engineers (LF-098), Life Fellow
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology -FISET (F-10), Life Fellow
  • Institution of Engineers (India) -FIE ( F-11236, 1988), Life Fellow
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering, Fellow
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Experimental Studies to Verify The Efficacy of Earthquake Resistant MeasuresR.N. DubeA1
Seismic behaviour of Frame-Shear wall BuildingsGopal M. TankA1
Behaviour of Integral Abutment Bridges Under Temperatutre Effect and Seismic ExcitationPradeep Kumar T.V.A1
Seismic Response Analysis of a Cable-Stayed BridgeSunil M.A1
Effect of Foundation and Dam Discontinuties on the Response of Concrete Gravity DamShilpa PalA1
Seismic Microzonation of Mega CitiesJaved Ahmed NaqashA1
Performance-Based Seismic Design of HospitalsS. ChoudhuryA1
Creep and Shrinkage Effects on Seismic Response of Prestressed Concrete StructureRajeev GoelA1
Inelastic Seismic Response of R.C. Framed Building-with a Soft StoreyHusain Khalaf JarallahA1
Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction Including Slip & SeparationNavjeev SaxenaA1
Generation of Design Earthquake and Damage Detection using ANNJayanta PathakA1
System Identification for use in Earthquake Damage Detection of R.C. Framed BuildingsAloke K. DuttaA1
Nonlinear Behaviour of Nuclear Containinment Shells under Impact and Blast LoadingAkhilesh Kumar PandeyA1
Seismic Analysis of Stepback and Setback Buildings on Hill slopesSatish KumarA1
Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Infilled Panels Under EarthquakeHarpal SinghA1
Nonlinear Behaviour of Brick Masonry Subjected to In-Plane LoadingAjit GuhaA1
Behaviour of Ferrocement-Reinforced Concrete Composite water TanksKamal BhattacharyaA1
Behaviour of Track Structure under Stationary and Moving Vertical Wheel LoadsNarendra DevA1
Inelastic Dynamic Analysis of Concrete Frames Under Non- Nuclear Blast LoadingWaleed ThahnoonA1
Earthquake Protection of Medium-Rise Reinforced Concrete Buildings by BaseSajal Kanti DevA1
Dynamic Behaviour of Structures Subjected to Missile ImpactHusain AbbasA1
Static and Dynamic Analysis of Coupled Shear WallS.C. ChakrabartyA1
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
42. Codal Practices on earthquake Resistant Design and ConstructionDept. of Earthquake Engg., IIT Roorkee and BMTPC06-12-2007
41. Seismic Analysis and Design of Large Dams, NTPC Hydro LimitedIIT Roorkee12-03-2007
40. Seismic Analysis and Design of Large Dams, Central Water CommisionIIT Roorkee12-03-2007
39. Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction of Buildings jointlyIIT Roorkee & BMTPC18-09-2006
38. Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings, NPEEEIIT Roorkee24-07-2006
37. Earthquake Risk Management sponsored by MHA, NPCBEERMIIT Roorkee12-06-2006
36. Earthquake-Geotechnique Engineering for Teachers of Engineering Colleges, NPEEEIIT Roorkee29-05-2006
35. Earthquake Engineering for Polytechnic Teachers, NPEEEIIT Roorkee,22-05-2006
34. Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Structures, NPEEEIIT Roorkee19-12-2006
33. Earthquake Resistant Design, Re-construction, Repair and Retroffitting of Masonry Buildings at KGovernment R & B Jammu and Kashmir2005-10-24
32. Earthquake Resistant Design, Re-construction, Repair and Retroffitting of Masonry Buildings at BGovernment R & B Jammu and Kashmir2005-10-23
31. One week NPEEE course on Geotechnic Earthquake Engineering, NPEEEIIT Roorkee29-08-2005
30. Earthquake Risk Management under NPCBEERMMinistry of Home Affairs03-01-2005
29. Earthquake Engineering for Polytechnic Teachers, NPEEEIIT Roorkee05-06-2004
28. Seismic Codes Applicable to StructuresALSTOM Projects India Ltd., New Delhi30-01-2004
27. Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings, NainitalADPC Bangkok16-10-2002
26. Design and Construction of Earthquake Resistant Structures, BangloreNew Delhi06-08-2002
25. Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings, DehradunADPC Bangkok29-07-2002
24. Seismic qualification of buildingsNew Delhi07-07-2001
23. Earthquake Resistant Design of BuildingsRoorkee22-05-2001
22. Earthquake Resistant Design of DamsRoorkee23-04-2001
21. Design Concept on Earthquake Resistant BuildingsHydrabad18-04-2001
20. Earthquake Resistant Design of BuildingsCED Course22-05-2001
19. Earthquake Resistant Design of DamsCED Course23-04-2001
18. Computational Modelling for Geodynamic ProblemsAICTE Course18-03-1997
17. Fundamentals of the Finite Element MethodCont. Ed. Dept30-08-1994
16. Application of Finite Element Method in Solution of Nonlinear ProblemsCont. Ed. Dept03-01-1996
15. Earthquake Resistant Design of BuildingsQIP Course22-07-1993
13. Earthquake Resistant Design of StructuresCont. Ed. Dept. Course20-08-1991
11. Finite Element applications to static and dynamic structural problemsRDSO Course23-12-1989
10. Earthquake resistant design of buildingsDharamshala for Himachel Pradesh, PWD Engineers,19-09-1988
9. Finite element application to static and dynamic structural problemsInst. of Engineers06-02-1989
8. Finite element application to dynamic continuum problemsQuality Improvement Programme, Roorkee20-06-1988
7. Earthquake Resistant Design of BuildingsDharamshala19-09-1988
6. Training course on "Educational buildings in earthquake areasRoorkee and Dharamshala, Sponsored by UNESCO, Bangkok,22-02-1988
5. Specialist course on "Earthquake resistant design and construction of buildingsAizawal, Mizoram, Sponsored by PWD, Mizoram03-11-1987
4. Finite element applications to static and dynamic structural problemsContinuing Education Department24-09-1985
3. Computer aided seismic analysis of multistorey buildingsContinuing Education Department26-12-1984
2. Earthquake resistant analysis and design of gravity damsContinuing Education Department11-02-1985
1. Finite element application to static and dynamic problemsContinuing Education Department18-10-1983