Dr. Putul Haldar

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Designation: 
Assistant Professor Room no. 304 Department of Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Nangal Road, Rupnagar - 140001 Punjab, India Phone (Office): +91-1881-242109
Department: 

Civil Engineering

Areas of Research: 
Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Evaluation of Structures
Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Structures
Performance-Based Design of Structures
Nonlinear Modeling and Analysis of Structures
Structural Engineering and Dynamics
Education: 
Ph.D. in Seismic Behavior and Vulnerability of Indian RC Frame Buildings with URM Infills ( IIT Roorkee)
Postgraduate (Structural Dynamics) in Earthquake Engineering ( IIT Roorkee)
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Indian Institute of Engineering Science And Technology, Shibpur former Bengal Engineering & Science University)
Work Experience: 
1. Working as Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Ropar, Rupnagar, Punjab-140001 from July 20, 2016 till date.
2. Adjunct faculty of National Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur.2015-2016
3. Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, MNIT Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302017 from October 31, 2012 to July 19, 2016.
4. Provided lecture and hands-on training in Indo-Norwegian training programme on "Seismic Design of Multistorey Buildings: IS 1893 vs EC8'' at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India during December 8-10, 2016
5. Invited talk on “Seismic Safety of Structures” for students of Civil Engineering Department, MNIT Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302017 on October 21, 2016.
6. Invited lecture on seismic vulnerability and risk assessment in training programme for Engineers of Uttarakhand Government on “Retrofitting Methodology” at IITRoorkee, during 05-26 April, 2016.
7. Provided lecture and hands-on training in Indo-Norwegian training programme on “Nonlinear Analysisand Performance Based Design of MultistoreyBuildings”at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India during 03–05 December, 2015.
8. Provided lecture and hands-on training in Indo-Norwegian training programme on “Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8”at Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India during 27–29 May, 2015.
9. Provided lecture and hands-on training in Indo-Norwegian training programme on “Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8” at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India during 13–15 October, 2014.
10. Provided hands-on training in Indo-Norwegian training programme on “Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8”at Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India during 26–28 May, 2014.
11Provided teaching assistance on Seismic Vulnerability Assessment to participants from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, in Short-Term Course on Techniques forEarthquake Resistant Structures, Organized by SAARC Disaster Management Centre, New Delhi in collaboration
12Worked as Fellow 'B' under Norway sponsored research scheme entitled "Earthquake Hazard and Risk Reduction on the Indian Subcontinent” with Institutional cooperation between India and Norway at Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India from August 2012 to
13Provided teaching assistance on Seismic Vulnerability Assessment to participants from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, in Short-Term Course on Techniques forEarthquake Resistant Structures, Organized by SAARC Disaster Management Centre, New Delhi in collaboration
14. Provided teaching assistance on Retrofitting of Buildings to engineers in National Programme for Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management (NPCBEERM), Home Ministry, Government of India, February 07-19, 2011.
15Provided training of non-linear structural analysis software (SAP 2000) to teachers of various Engineering Colleges in India, in National Programme for Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management (NPCBEERM) NPCBEERM Course on Earthquake Risk Management, IIT Roorkee, November 3-29,
16. Provided teaching assistance on Seismic Design of Masonry Structures to the core group of engineers in IITR-NTU Training Programme on Seismic Strengthening, IIT Roorkee, May 17-21, 2010.
17Provided teaching assistance on Damage Assessment of Buildings based on Seismic Intensity to undergraduate civil engineering students, in course on Disaster Mitigation & Management for undergraduate Civil Engineering Students, Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management and Departme
18. Provide training of non-linear analysis software (SAP 2000) to participants from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, in Short-Term Course on Earthquake Risk Mitigation, September 15-21, 2010.
19. Provided teaching assistance to Master of Technology courses at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.
20. Participated as a team member for “Earthquake Risk Reduction in Himalaya with institutional cooperation between India and Norway”, under the Indo-Norwegian collaborative programme, 2008-2010.
21. Provided teaching assistance on Behavior of Buildings During Earthquakes to the National Talent Search Awardees, in Short-Term Course on Nurturance Programme for National Talent Search Awardees, 12-16 Dec, 2011.
Selected Publications/Patents: 

 1. Putul Haldar and Yogendra Singh (2009), “Seismic Performance and Vulnerability of Indian Code Designed RC Frame Buildings,” ISET Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 502, Vol. 46, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 29-45.

 2. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and D. K. Paul (2012), “Effect of URM Infills on Seismic Vulnerability of Indian Code Designed RC Frame Buildings”, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Vol. 11, No. 2, June 2012, pp. 233-241.

3. Putul Haldar and Yogendra Singh (2012), “Modeling of URM Infills and their Effect on Seismic Behaviour of RC Frame Buildings,” Special Issue on Advances in Infilled Framed Structures: Experimental & Modelling Aspects, in The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, Bentham Science Publishers, Vol. 6, (Suppl 1-M1), October 2012, pp. 35-41.

4. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh, Dominik. H. Lang and D. K. Paul (2013), “Comparison of Seismic Risk Assessment Based on Macroseismic Intensity and Spectrum Approaches using ‘SeisVARA’”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 48, May 2013, pp. 267-281.

5. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and D. K. Paul (2013), “Identification of Failure Modes of URM Infilled RC Frame Buildings”, Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 33, pp. 97-118.

6. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and D. K. Paul (2016), “Simulation of Infills for Seismic Assessment of Open Ground Storey RC Frame Buildings” Journal of Structural Engineering, CSIR-SERC Chennai, Vol. 43, No. 1, May 2016, pp. 38-47.

7. Mayur Pisode, Mitesh Surana, Putul Haldar and Yogendra Singh (2017) “Comparative Assessment of Seismic Fragility of RC Frame Buildings Designed for Older andRevised Indian Standards” ISET Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 534, Vol. 54, No. 1, March 2017, pp. 17-29.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Putul Haldar, and Yogendra Singh (2017), “Failure Modes of RC Buildings due to Irregular Placement of Infills”, Proceedings of the 8th Asia and Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium (YRGS 2017), 7-8 September 2017, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo.    

2. Yogendra Singh, P. Pravin Kumar Venkat Rao, Sachin Kadam and Putul Haldar (2016),“ Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings”, National Workshop on “Advances in Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures”, September 22-23, 2016 CBRI, Roorkee, India, pp. 23-41.

3. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and Dominik. H. Lang (2015),“Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability Functions for URM InfilledRC Frame Buildings in India”, SECED 2015 Conference: Earthquake Risk and Engineering towards a Resilient World9-10 July 2015, Cambridge UK,9-10 July 2015, (Proceedings online available).

4. Putul Haldar,Yogendra Singh and D. K. Paul (2013), “Modeling of URM Infills and Their Effect on Seismic Vulnerability of RC Frame Buildings”,Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education 2013, ICERIE 2013, 11 ̶ 13 January, SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh, Paper No. ICERIE – 301.

5. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and D. K. Paul (2012), “Estimation of Capacity Curve Parameters for Indian RC Frame Buildings with URM Infills”,15thWorld Conference on Earthquake Engineering, September 24-28, Lisbon, Portugal.Paper No. WCEE2012 –0732.

5.Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh, Dominik. H. Lang and D.K. Paul (2010), “IVARA – A Tool for Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment of Indian Housing,” 14th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Department of Earthquake Engineering, IITRoorkee, December 17-19, 2010, pp. 1405-1415.

6. Putul Haldar, Yogendra Singh and D.K. Paul (2009), “Seismic Vulnerability of URM Infilled RC Buildings,” National Seminar on Research Activities for Disaster Mitigation in Housing in India, August 22-23, 2009, Roorkee, India, pp.  230-242.

7. Yogendra Singh, Ratnesh Kumar and PutulHaldar (2009), “Earthquake Resistant Design & Construction Practices in India”, Second India Disaster Management Congress – IDMC 2009, November 4-6, VigyanBhaban, New Delhi, paper no. A1-SOA.

8. Yogendra Singh and Putul Haldar (2009), “Estimation of Seismic Performance of IS Code Designed RC Frame Buildings,” Proc. Trends and Challenges in Structural Engineering and Construction Technology, February 11-12, CBRI, Roorkee, India, pp. 534-535.

9. Yogendra Singh and Putul Haldar (2008), “Modern Trends in Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures,” Proc. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering for Infrastructure Development, February 15-16,  NIT Raipur, pp. 14-27.

Other Information: 

SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Sl. No.  Name of the Research Project  Funding Agency Duration
1.

External Co-PI of “Earthquake Hazard and Risk Reduction on the Indian Subcontinent” with Institutional Cooperation between India and Norway

Royal Norwegian Embassy to India (NewDelhi)  2012-2015
2. PI of “Seismic Performance of Shear Walled Reinforced Concrete Frame Structure on Rocking Foundation”  ISIRD grant of IIT Ropar 2016-2020
3.  PI from IIT Ropar of “Next Generation Earthquake Loss Estimation Tool for Hilly Regions” in collaboration with IIT Roorkee DST IMPRINT II AND Risk Management Solutions India (RMSI)  2019-2021
4. Co-PI of “Micro Green Roofing” in collaboration with IIT Kharagpur  DST IMPRINT II and ELT India 2019-2021    
5. Co-PI of“Compendium of Traditional Earthquake Resilient Construction for Knowledge Sharing and Disaster Risk Reduction: Promotion of Traditional Construction Practices National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), New Delhi 2019-2021

 

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

Sl. No. Name of the Project as Principal Investigator Funding Agency
1. "Mix  Design  for  M25  and  M35  grade  concrete  for  providing  RUB  at  locations  31,  35, 39,  41,  45,  46,48  &49  in  ADSLBHL  jurisdiction" (2014) NW  Railway, Bhilwara
2. "Proof checking of structural drawings of faculty staff qtrs.T-IV (24 Nos.) and T-II (48 Nos.)" (2015) C.P.W.D.
3. “Vetting of Structural Drawings of Terminal Building of Airport at Ajmer”(2015) Ranjeet Singh Choudhary
4. “Vetting of Structural Design for Structural Stability of Boundary Wall Drawing No. S/9/202” (2016) Hindustan Steel Works Const. Ltd.
5. “Structural Assessment of Partially Constructed OHSR at Moga Town, Punjab” (2017) Punjab water Supply and Sewerage Division, Moga
6. “Training Programme on Building Construction for 50 PUDA Engineers” (2017) Greater Mohali Area Development Authority, Chandigarh
7. “Redevelopment of Old Cement Godown Area Whole Sale Vegetable and Fruit Market Azadpur, New Delhi”  (2018) Vastu Group, Chandigarh
8. "Vetting of Structural Drawings of Sewage Treatment Plant of Capacity 400 KLD and 500 KLD at Begumput, Hyderabad” (2018) M/S Chandel Construction Co.
9. “Proof Checking of Structural Drawings of Commercial Hall at Bhatinda (Punjab)” (2018)  Buildtech Engineers
10. “Concrete Mix Design of Grade M10, M15, M25, M30, M40, M45 For Construction of Various Buildings Under Phase-1C at IIT Ropar (Punjab)” (2019)  CPWD Ropar (Pb)
11.

“Proof checking of structural drawings for STP of capacity 2.26 MLD to be installed at Jagadhri Railway Colony” (2019) 

S. R. Paryavaran Engineers (P) Ltd.

12.

“CommercialBuildingonPlotPropertyNo.B-19-555/1Situated at Cemetry Road Civil Line Taraf GehlewalLudhiana” (2020)

Solid Line  Architects Architects & Interior Designers