Dr. Subhrajit Dutta

Subhrajit
Assistant Professor
Phone:
 +91-9167518539
Email:
subhrajit.dutta[at]civil.nits.ac.in; subhrajit.nits[at]gmail.com
Date of Joining: 12/06/2018
Academic/Industrial Experience (in years): 5 years (Academic)/2 years (Industry)

 

 

 

                                                      

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC / INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Grade I (Tenured), Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India (Jul, 2022-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Grade II, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India (Jun, 2018-Jun, 2022)
  • Assistant Professor, Grade II, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong, India (Dec, 2017-May, 2018)
  • Invited Researcher, Department of Civil Engineering, Structural Division, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal (Sep, 2020-Aug, 2021)
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland (Dec, 2019/ Nov-Dec, 2022)
  • Project Research Scientist, FOSSEE, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (Sep, 2017-Nov, 2017)
  • Project Engineer, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Guwahati Refinery, India (Aug, 2010-Jun, 2012)

 


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1. PhD (2017), Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

2. Bachelor of Technology (2010), Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India 


SPECIALIZATION AND AREAS OF INTEREST

Specialization in Structural Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Reliability and Risk Analysis
  • Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Structural Form-finding
  • Design of Metamaterials
  • AI/ML in Structural Engineering

SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dr. Subhrajit Dutta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at National Institute of Technology Silchar. He completed his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2017, where he was a recipient of the MHRD (GoI) scholarship for Graduate study. Subhrajit received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology Silchar in 2010. After his B.Tech, he joined Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Guwahati Refinery, where he served for about 2 years before joining IIT Bombay for his Post-Graduate study. He was working as an Assistant Professor in NIT Meghalaya after his PhD, and joined his position at NIT Silchar in June, 2018. Subhrajit’s research group is currently working on areas like, probabilistic structural mechanics, system reliability/risk analysis, uncertainty quantification, structural optimization under uncertainty, structure & infrastructure resilience, machine/deep learning, risk-based decision making, to mention a few. Subhrajit is the Associate Editor of Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE and the Review/Guest Editor for various prestigeous journals. He serves as a reviewer for Reliability Engineering and System Safety; ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering; Structural Engineering and Mechanics; Structures; ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering. He was working as a visiting scholar in the Department of Civil Engineering at Aalto University, Finland during December, 2019 and November-December, 2021. Subhrajit was also an external/invited researcher in the Department of Civil Engineering (Structural Division), Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.


 PATENT(S)


EDITORSHIP

  • Associate Editor: Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE.
  • Review Editor: Frontiers in Built Environment; Frontiers in Sustainable Cities.
  • Guest Editor: ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering.
  • Guest Editor: Remote Sensing, MDPI; Modelling, MDPI.
  • Advisory Editor: Structural Integrity Book Series, Springer

BOOKS

[B2] Correia JAFO, Choudhury S, Dutta S (2022), Advances in Structural Mechanics and Applications, Proceedings of ASMA-2021, Book Series on Structural Integrity (STIN Volume 19/26/27), Springer Nature.

[B1] Putcha C, Dutta S, Gupta SK (2021), Reliability and Risk Analysis in Engineering and Medicine, Transactions on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, Springer Nature.

[BC3] Kumar A, Dutta S, Gandomi AH (2022), Surrogate model-driven bio-inspired optimization algorithms for large-scale and high-dimensional problems, Biomimicry in Aerospace, Aloysius F. Hepp et al. (Eds.), Elsevier.

[BC2] Dutta S, Gandomi AH (2020), Surrogate model-driven evolutionary algorithms: Theory and applications, Evolution in Action – Past, Present, and Future, Wolfgang Banzhaf et al. (Eds.), Book series on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, Springer Nature.

[BC1] Dutta S, Gandomi AH (2019), Design of experiments for uncertainty quantification based on polynomial chaos expansion metamodels, Handbook of Probabilistic Models, Samui, P, et al. (Eds.), Elsevier.


SUBJECTS TAUGHT (INCLUDING SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING)


MEMBERSHIP

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (M.ASCE)
  • Structural Engineering Institute (M.SEI)
  • International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO)
  • Asian Society of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ASSMO)

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • 1st place award in IEEE Connecting The Unconnected (CTU) challenge
  • Research Mobility Grant Award, DST-Academy of Finland
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship, MHRD (GoI), IIT Bombay
  • Honorarium for Steel Design Software Development, IIT Bombay
  • Summer Research Fellow, IIT Madras.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 


EXTRAMURAL FUNDING

Sponsored research projects

6. Project title: Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure (FIST): To Strengthen the Research Facilities in the Department.  Role: Co-Principal Investigator/Project Implementation Group, Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, India, 2022-2027. (Ongoing)

5. Project title: Bamboo Towers for Low-Cost, Affordable, and Sustainable Rural Internet Connectivity. Role: Principal Investigator, Funding Agency: ISIF-ASIA Grant, Australia, 2022-2023. (Ongoing)

4. Project title: Urban Flood Mitigation of Silchar City. Role: Principal Investigator, Funding Agency: Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 2021-2022. (Ongoing)

3. Project title: Topology Optimization of Complex Structures and Architected Metamaterials: Computational Design considering Uncertainties (TOCSAM). Role: Principal Investigator, Grant no.: DST/INT/Finland/Call-2018/6, Funding Agencies: Department of Science and Technology, India and Academy of Finland, 2019-2021. (Completed)

2. GIAN course project title: An Introduction to Continuum Structural and Topology Optimization for Engineers. Grant no.: 191031L01, Funding Agency: GIAN, MHRD.

1. GIAN course project title: Optimization under Uncertainty: Theoretical Insights and Engineering Applications. Grant no.: 191031L02, Funding Agency: GIAN, MHRD.

Consultancy project

2. Proof checking of civil structural design and drawings for electrification work of North-East Frontier Railways (NFR) Package 2, Amount: 3.54 Lakhs, Client: IRCON International Ltd.

1.  Proof checking of civil super-structural/foundation design and drawings for an office building in Andheri (E), Mumbai. Amount: ₹2.36 Lakhs, Client: Trio Consultants, Mumbai.


JOURNAL ARTICLES

[J35] Khan MSA, Kabir G, Billah M, Dutta S (2022), An integrated framework for bridge infrastructure resilience analysis against seismic hazard, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. (Accepted, in press)

[J34] AFG Roman, Khan MSA, Kabir G, Billah M, Dutta S (2022), Evaluation of interaction between bridge infrastructure resilience factors against seismic hazard, Sustainability, 14, 10277.

[J33] Adak D, Chand A, Patton ML, Dutta S, Bisht H (2022), Experimental investigation on the structural performance of nano-Silica blended square and circular CFST stub columns, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. (Accepted, in press)

[J32] Marbaniang AL, Dutta S, Ghosh S (2022), Updated weight method: an optimisation-based form-finding method of tensile membrane structures, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 65(6), 1-22.

[J31] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2022), Modelling and quantification of time-varying flood resilience for housing infrastructure using dynamic Bayesian Network, Journal of Cleaner Production, 361, 132266.

[J30] Sen MK, Dutta S (2022), A Bayesian network modeling approach for time-varying flood resilience assessment of housing infrastructure system, ASCE Natural Hazards Review, 23(2), 04022006.

[J29] Dutta S,  Kabir G (2022), Multidimensional urban infrastructure resilience assessment for informed decision-makingICE Smart Infrastructure and Construction, 175(3), 103.

[J28] Chakraborty V, Dutta S (2022), Indian railway infrastructure systems: Global comparison, challenges and opportunities, ICE Smart Infrastructure and Construction, 175(3), 127-140.

[J27] Khan MSA, Etonyeaku LC, Kabir G, Billah M, Dutta S (2022), Bridge Infrastructure Resilience Assessment Against Seismic Hazard using Bayesian Best Worst Method, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. DOI: 10.1139/cjce-2021-0503. 

[J26] Rana BS, Dutta S, Maiti PR, Putcha C (2022), On computation of reliability index for tensile membrane structures based on limit state of deflection, International Journal of Structural Integrity. DOI: 10.1108/IJSI-05-2022-0068.

[J25] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G, Laskar SA (2022), Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process framework for flood resilience quantification of housing infrastructure system, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 49(6), 980-992.

[J24] Adak D, Marbaniang D, Dutta S (2021), Experimental studies on the development of a self-healing cementitious matrix for repair and retrofitting of concrete structures, International Journal of Structural Integrity, 12(5), 799-814.

[J23] Srinivas D, Ramagiri KK, Kar A, Adak D, Farsangi EN, Dutta S (2021), Experimental characterization of quaternary blended mortar exposed to marine environment using mechanical strength, corrosion resistance and chemical composition, Journal of Building Engineering, 42, 102822.

[J22] Xiao M, Mukherjee S, Raghavan B, Dutta S, Breitkopf P, Zhang W (2021), Revisiting p-refinement in structural topology optimization. Structures, 34, 3640-3646.

[J21] Laskar JI, Sen MK, Dutta S, Laskar SA (2021), A flood resilience analytics framework for housing infrastructure systems based on Dempster-Shafer (evidence) theory, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 35(6), 04021073.

[J20] Roy G, Choudhury S, Dutta S (2021), An integral approach to probabilistic seismic hazard analysis and fragility assessment for reinforced concrete frame buildings, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 35(6), 04021097.

[J19] Mukherjee S, Lu D, Raghavan B, Breitkopf P, Dutta S, Xiao M, Zhang W (2021), Accelerating large-scale topology optimization: State-of-the-art and challenges. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, 28(7), 4549-4571.

[J18] Dutta S, Ghosh S (2021), Form-finding of frame-supported tensile membrane structures using stochastic optimisation, Structures, 32, 2211-2221.

[J17] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2021), Flood resilience of housing infrastructure modelling and quantification using Bayesian belief network, Sustainability, 13(3), 1026.

[J16] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G, Pujari NN, Laskar SA (2021), An integrated approach for modelling and quantifying housing infrastructure resilience against flood hazard, Journal of Cleaner Production, 288, 125526.

[J15] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2021), Evaluation of interaction between housing infrastructure resilience factors against flood hazard based on rough DEMATEL approach, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 12(5), 555-575.

[J14] Das S, Dutta S, Adak D, Majumdar S (2021), On the crack characterization of reinforced concrete structures: Experimental and data-driven numerical study, Structures, 30, 134-145.

[J13] Sen MK, Dutta S, Gandomi AH, Putcha C (2021), Case study for quantifying flood resilience of interdependent building-roadways infrastructure systems, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 7(2), 04021005.

[J12] Sen MK, Dutta S, Laskar JI (2021), A hierarchical Bayesian network model for flood resilience quantification of housing infrastructure systems, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 7(1), 04020060.

[J11] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2020), Development of flood resilience framework for housing infrastructure system: Integration of best-worst method with evidence theory, Journal of Cleaner Production, 290, 125197.

[J10] Sen MK, Dutta S (2020), An integrated GIS-BBN approach to quantify resilience of roadways network infrastructure system against flood hazard, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 6(4), 04020045.

[J9] Dutta S, Gandomi AH (2020), Bi-level data-driven modeling framework for high-dimensional structural optimization under uncertainty problems, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 146(11), 04020245.

[J8] Dutta S (2020), A sequential metamodel-based method for structural optimization under uncertainty, Structures, 26, 54-65.

[J7] Das S, Dutta S, Putcha C, Majumdar S, Adak D (2020), A data-driven physics informed method for prognosis of infrastructure systems: Theory and application to crack prediction, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 6(2), 04020013.

[J6] Xiao M, Lu D, Breitkopf P, Raghavan B, Dutta S, Zhang W (2020), On-the-fly model reduction for large-scale structural topology optimization using Principal Components Analysis, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 62(1), 209-230.

[J5] Xiao M, Lu D, Breitkopf P, Raghavan B, Zhang W, Dutta S (2020), Multi-grid reduced-order topology optimization, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 61(6), 1-23.

[J4] Putcha C, Dutta S, Rodriguez J (2020), Risk priority number for bridge failures, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 25(2), 04020010.

[J3] Dutta S, Ghosh S (2019), Analysis and design of tensile membrane structures: Challenges and recommendations, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 24(3), 04019009.

[J2] Dutta S, Ghosh S, Inamdar MM (2018), Optimisation of tensile membrane structures under uncertain wind loads using PCE and kriging based metamodels, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 57(3), 1149–1161.

[J1] Dutta S, Ghosh S, Inamdar MM (2017), Reliability-based design optimization of frame-supported tensile membrane structures, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 3(2), G4016001.


 CONFERENCE ARTICLES

[C1] Ghosh S, Marbaniang AL, Mahasrankintakam AB, Pajgade R, Dutta S, Belur SB, Jensen M (2021), Bamboo towers: A low-cost and sustainable technology for connecting the unconnected regions. In 2021 IEEE 4th 5G World Forum (5GWF), Virtual Conference, October 13-15, Montreal, Canada.

[C2] Khan MSA, Kabir G, Billah M, Dutta S (2021), Bridge Infrastructure Resilience Analysis against Seismic Hazard using Best-Worst Methods. In 2nd International Workshop on Best Worst Method, June 10-11, Delft, The Netherlands.

[C3] Garshasbi M, Sen MK, Kabir G, Dutta S (2021), Housing Infrastructure Resilience Analysis against Flood Hazard Using an Intuitionistic Fuzzy DEMATEL approach. International Conference on Advances in Structural Mechanics and Applications (ASMA-2021), October 06-08, NIT Silchar, India.

[C4] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2021). Flood Resilience Quantification for Housing Infrastructure using Analytic Hierarchy Process, In International Virtual Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (VCDRR), Civil Engineering for a Disaster Resilient Society, March 15-20, NIT Surathkal, India.

[C5] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2020), Housing infrastructure resilience framework development for sustainable future, In International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA’20), Nov 08-09, Bahrain.

[C6] Mukherjee S, Lu D, Dutta S, Raghavan B, Breitkopf P, Xiao M (2020), Topology optimization of structures using higher order finite elements in analysis, In International Conference on Modelling Simulation and Optimization (CoMSO-2020), Aug 03-05, Silchar, India.

[C7] Sen MK, Dutta S, Kabir G (2020), A decision-making framework for quantification of housing infrastructure resilience against flood hazard. In Giannetti, B.F.; Almeida, C.M.V.B.; Agostinho, F. (editors): Advances in Cleaner Production, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop, May 26, Melbourne, Australia.

[C8] Sen MK, Dutta S, Ghosh S (2020), Flood resilience quantification for roadways infrastructure using an integrated GIS-BN approach, In 2nd ASCE India Conference on “”Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies (CRSIDE2020)””, March 02-04, Kolkata, India.

[C9] Roy G, Choudhury S, Dutta S (2020), Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis of Silchar city considering spatial variability in earthquake magnitude and source-to-site distance. In 2nd ASCE India Conference on “”Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies (CRSIDE2020)””, March 02-04, Kolkata, India.

[C10] Rassiwala H, Ghosh S, Dutta S (2020), Numerical quantification of seismic damage in a masonry building. In 2nd ASCE India Conference on “”Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies (CRSIDE2020)””, March 02-04, Kolkata, India.

[C11] Marbaniang AL, Dutta S, Ghosh S (2019), A comparative study on the optimisation-based form-finding of tensile membrane structures, In Joint International Conference, 60th IASS Annual Symposium – 8th Structural Membranes, Oct 7-10, Barcelona, Spain.

[C12] Putcha C, Rodriguez J, Dutta S, Hebert L (2019), Risk priority number for construction failures, In 17th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP ’19), July 29 – Aug 1, Las Vegas, USA.

[C13] Dutta S, Putcha C (2019), Reliability-based design optimization of a large-scale truss structure using polynomial chaos expansion metamodels, In 4th International Conference on Reliability, Safety and Hazard (ICRESH 2019), Jan 10-13, Chennai, India.

[C14] Dutta S, Ghosh S, Inamdar MM (2017), Polynomial chaos-based optimisation for a tensile mem-brane structure under uncertain wind forces, In 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017), Aug 6-10, Vienna, Austria.

[C15] Dutta S, Ghosh S, Inamdar MM (2015), Stochastic optimisation of the initial prestress for a tensile membrane structure subjected to uncertain wind forces, In 1st ECCOMAS Thematic International Conference on Uncertainty Quantication in Computational Sciences and Engineering (UNCECOMP 2015), May 25-27, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece.

[C16] Dutta S, Ghosh S (2014), Numerical form-finding of a tensile membrane structure using dynamic relaxation method, In 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2014), doi: 10.3850/978-981-09-1139-3 371, Dec 10-13, Chennai, India.


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PHD SCHOLARS

  • 7

M.TECH. SCHOLARS

  •  13