Dr. -Ing. Saptarshi Sasmal

Senior Scientist at Structural Engineering Research Center and Assistant Professor at Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research

Area of Expertise

Dr. Saptarshi Sasmal is worksaping as Senior Scientist in CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre. His research interest includes behavior of concrete structures, seismic resistant design of structures, Integrity assessment of reinforced/prestressed concrete structures, Structural health monitoring (SHM), Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in structural rehabilitation, Mechanics of materials, Atomistic simulation and multi-scale modelling of composite materials


Publications :

  • National/International Conferences: 32
  • Peer reviewed Journals: 55
  • Book Chapters: 5

Awards and achievements :

  • Received Gold Medal in  Master of Engineering Level for securing topmost position among all successful candidates from Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University , Kolkata, in 2000
  • Received Certificate of Merit from Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC) for the paper among those published by Scientists of CSIR-SERC in 2003-2004
  • George Oomen Memorial prize from Institutions of Engineers (India) for the Best paper in Civil Engineering published in 2005-2006
  • Awarded DAAD Fellowship for PhD studies in University of Stuttgart, Germany, by Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), Bonn, Germany,  in 2006
  • Best technical paper award from ING-IABSE (Indian national group of International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering) in 2006, 2007
  • §  Dr. M. Ramaiah prize for the best technical paper  entitled “Transfer matrix method for construction phase analysis of incrementally launched prestressed concrete bridges”, published in Engineering Structures, 2006
  • Paper entitled “Fuzzy Logic Based Condition Rating of Existing Reinforced Concrete Bridges” was nominated for Outstanding Paper Award of J. Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, 2007
  • Awarded the doctoral degree from Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany in 2009 with the Grade “Mit Auszeichnung” (Outstanding) which is the best possible grade in German academic system
  • Awarded the CSIR Young Scientist Award for the year 2010 in Engineering Sciences for significant contributions to condition assessment and strengthening of structures (first time from the structural engineering fraternity)
  • Awarded the L & T Dr A Ramakrishna Young Engineer Award – 2011 by Institution of Engineers (India), AP, for outstanding contribution in Structural Engineering
  • Received Certificate of Merit from Structural Engineering Research Centre for the paper among those published by Scientists of CSIR-SERC in 2010-2011
  • Received the prestigious Outstanding Young Concrete Engineer – 2012 by Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), Tamil Nadu Chennai Centre and UltraTech Cement during Concrete Day Celebration on 6th September, 2012.
  • Member of Editorial board of International Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics
  • Selected for Young Scientist Award – 2013 by Indian Concrete Institute (ICI)

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