Deepankar Choudhury ,Humboldt Fellow, JSPS Fellow, BOYSCAST Fellow, is a Professor at Department of Civil Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India. Always 1st Class 1st Gold Medalist in B.E. (Civil) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and M.E. (geotechnical) from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, Dr. Choudhury received Prof. G.A. Leonard’s Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in India for years 2001 and 2002 from Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi for his Ph.D. degree from (IISc) Bangalore. He received Young Scientist/Engineer Awards from Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Indian Science Congress Association, National Academy of Science India (NASI), Institute of Engineers India, Indian Society for Technical Education, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), and Department of Science & Technology (DST). He also received international awards like Humboldt Fellowship from Germany, JSPS Fellowship from Japan, Excellent ASCE Paper Award from International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), USA, SP Research Award (India), USA, Young Researcher Award from Asia Pacific Association for Computational Mechanics (APACM). As Visiting Faculty/Scientist, Dr. Choudhury visited UC Berkeley USA, NUS Singapore, UoW Australia, KU Japan, and TU Darmstadt Germany. He works as an Editorial Board Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Bulletin, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Journal Disaster Advances, International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Reviewer of several journal papers. He works as a Secretary of Technical Committee TC 212 Deep Foundations and Member of TC 203 Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering of ISSMGE. His research is in area of geotechnical earthquake engineering with applications to earthquake resistant design of geotechnical structures, foundations. He published over 145 refereed technical papers among which 75 are in refereed journals.
Biography Updated on 27 May 2012