Deepankar Choudhury, Humboldt Fellow, JSPS Fellow, BOYSCAST Fellow, TWAS VS Fellow, FIGS is a Professor at Department of Civil Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is also Adjunct Professor of AcSIR, New Delhi, India and Visiting Professor of TU Darmstadt, Germany. 1st Class 1st Gold Medalist in both B.E. (Civil) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and M.E. (Geotechnical) from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, he received Prof. G.A.Leonard’s Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in India for years 2001 & 2002 from Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi for his Ph.D. degree from IISc Bangalore. He received Awards from Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Indian Science Congress Association, National Academy of Science India (NASI), Institution of Engineers India, Indian Society for Technical Education, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of Science & Technology (DST). He got international awards like Humboldt Fellowship from Germany, JSPS Fellowship from Japan, TWAS VS Fellowship from Italy, Best ASCE Paper Award from International Association for Computer Methods & 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, he visited UC Berkeley USA, NUS Singapore, UoW Australia, KU Japan, and TU Darmstadt Germany. He is Editorial Board Member of various national and international journals. He is Secretary of Technical Committee TC 212 Deep Foundations and Member of TC 203 Earthquake Geotechnical Engg. of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and Member of IBC-1803, USA. His research areas are Geotechnical Earthquake Engg., Foundation Engg., Computational Geomechanics etc. He published over 190 technical papers including 95 in refereed journals and supervised 10 PhDs & several M.Techs.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2014