Deepankar Choudhury

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India


Deepankar Choudhury is Humboldt Fellow, JSPS Fellow, BOYSCAST Fellow, TWAS VS Fellow, and FIGS Fellow. He serves as a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is also serving as Adjunct Professor of AcSIR, New Delhi, India, and Visiting Professor of TU Darmstadt, Germany. Choudhury is 1st Class 1st Gold Medalist in both B.E. (civil) degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, and M.E. (geotechnical) degree from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India, and he received Professor G. A. Leonard's Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in India for years 2001 and 2002 from Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), New Delhi, India, 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 such as Humboldt Fellowship from Germany, JSPS Fellowship from Japan, and TWAS VS Fellowship from Italy. 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 Engineering of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and Member of IBC-1803, USA. His research areas are geotechnical earthquake engineering, foundation engineering, and computational geomechanics. Choudhury published over 190 technical papers including 95 in refereed journals and supervised 10 Ph.D. and several M.Tech. degrees.

Biography Updated on 5 May 2014

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