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Dr. Abhay Gupta has obtained his BE(Civil) in 1981 & subsequently ME(Structures) from SGSITS Indore and Ph.D. from University of Roorkee, Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) in the area of “Aerodynamic Interference in Tall Rectangular Buildings: Wind Tunnel Studies” in 1996. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering construction and Structural design.

He has served as Professor of Structural Engineering at SGSITS Indore from 1984 to 2007. His areas of interests include Design of Structures in RCC and Steel, Design for Dynamic Effects, Codes of Practices in Wind and Earthquake Engineering, Bridge Engineering; and Soil-Structure Interaction. He has also completed One Semester certificate course on “Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings and Structures” from IIT Kanpur in 2003 under NPEEE. He has also worked with the IIT Roorkee team under Prof. Prem Krishna for preparation of revised draft of IS 875: pt3, & its Handbook which is available on website of NICEE. Dr. Abhay Gupta was also awarded the Two-month summer research fellowship by INAE to work at IIT Roorkee between June-Aug. 2006 in the area of Interference in Tall Buildings & made an invited presentation during the 3rd International Workshop on Harmonization of Wind loading codes in Asia-Pacific region in Delhi on 2-3 Nov. 2006. He was one of the invited experts for Wind Tunnel Testing & investigation for 130m, 160m & 205m tall buildings proposed/constructed at Kolkata, Noida and Mumbai respectively, done at IIT Roorkee.

Dr. Gupta is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Association of Structural Engineers and a Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society, Indian Society of Wind Engineering, Indian Roads Congress, and associated with several other professional bodies. He is currently Vice President of Indian Society of Wind Engineering, National Executive committee member of Indian Geotechnical Society & a referee for IRC journals for Bridge Engg Division. Dr. Gupta was a member of BIS subcommittee CED43 (for Foundations of Buildings) and currently representing in CED57 (Cyclone Resistant Housing) & CED46 (Steel Structures). Dr. Abhay Gupta has also served as one of the Editors for International Journal of Wind & Engineering.

Best wishes to all!

Er. (Dr.) Abhay Gupta
Principal ,

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