IITB Logo Manish Kumar
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

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Education
Ph.D.
, Structural and Earthquake Engineering
State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, 2015


M.S., Structural Engineering
State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, 2012

B.Tech., Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2008


Field of Specialization
Structural & Earthquake Engineering
Blast Resistant Structures

Research Focus
Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Seismic Isolation, Analysis and Design of Nuclear Structures, Blast and Impact Loads on Structures

Current Research Work
Aircraft Impact on Seismically Isolated Nuclear Power Plants
Seismic Isolation of Nuclear Power Plants


Conferences:

24th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology
August 20-25, 2017, Busan, Korea


New Reports and Tools:

Lead rubber bearing design: Try my web application for design of LR bearing

Video tutorials on blast load calculation tool Air3D: Tutorial 1, Tutorial 2

Modeling of seismic isolators in contemporary software programs: This report summarizes the modeling techniques of elastomeric and friction-based isolators in SAP2000, ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, and OpenSees

Seismic Isolation Design Web Application: Try my new web application for design of isolation system for bridges using elastomeric and lead rubber bearings.

Finite Element Analysis of Elastomeric Bearings in Compression: A presentation and report on finite element analysis of elastomeric bearings in compression.



News

UB CSEE 2013 Poster Competition:
A poster presentation competition was held at UB CSEE department on 22nd of March, where I received a 3rd prize for a poster titled "Seismic Isolation of Nuclear Power Plants using Elastomeric Bearings"
Link to MCEER News
Link to Participants Pics
Link to the Poster