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Dr. Tapan K. Bandyopadhyay

Dr. Tapan K. Bandyopadhyay

Name: Dr. Tapan K Bandyopadhyay
Designation: Emeritus Professor
Professional Qualification: B.C, E., M.C.E (Struct.), Ph.D (Engg.),F.I.E, F.IIBE, FIV, FICE (UK), Chartered Engineer
Ph.D.(Civil/Structural Engineering),Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India,1989, (Thesis reviewed by Dr. E.W. Bennett of University of Leeds, England)
M. C. E. (Structural Engineering), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 1971,
B.C.E.(Civil Engineering),Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 1969,
Other Technical Qualifications: Computer Aided Structural Analysis from Jadavpur University (JU),1982. Management Programmes: a) Development Investor Ltd; Kolkata b) Tata Management Development Centre (TMDC) Jamshedpur, Bihar, India. Software packages: GT STRUDL; Engineering Packages: SAP IV, SAP-90, and STAAD Pro etc.
Overview of Profile:

  • At present Dr. Tapan K Bandyopadhyay is Emeritus Professor
  • Earlier important positions held and worked in Organizations/Institutes: 
  • Vice President/ Sr. Vice President/ Executive Vice President of Structural Design & Engineering and R&D of M/s ThyssenKrupp Industries India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Deputy Director General & HOD Technical Development & Standard./ Joint Director General of Institute for Steel Development & Growth
  • Sr. Project Engineer/Asst. Chief Engineer/Deputy Chief Engineer/ Chief Engineer of Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, and Kuljian Corporation Inc., Philadelphia, USA
  • Mining & Allied Machinery Corporation Ltd., Durgapur, West Bengal (Govt. of India Undertaking)
  • Research Design & Standards Organization, Lucknow (Ministry of Railways), 6) Central Public Works Department(Design), Kolkata
  • Publications of Documents/Books from INSDAG while working as Head of Department: About 50 Technical Documents were published by INSDAG pertaining to state-of-the-art design and construction of steel /steel-concrete composite projects. 

Involvements in National Code Committees:
i) IS: 800--2007-Indian Standard Code of Practice for General Construction in Steel, Bureau of Indian Standards
ii) CED: 46P9-National Building Code of India: Part 6, Structural Design, Bureau of Indian Standards
iii) IS: 12778-Hot Rolled Parallel Flange Steel Sections for Beams, Columns and Bearing Piles, Bureau    of Indian Standards
iv) IS: 12779 --Rolling, Cutting Tolerances for Hot rolled Parallel Flange Sections
v) IRC: 22-Standard Specification and Code of Practice for Road Bridges, Section VI, Composite   Construction, Indian Roads Congress
vi) IRC: 24- Standard Specifications and Code of Practice for Road Bridges, Section V, Steel Road   Bridges - Indian Roads Congress
vii) IRC: SP: 74-2007-Guidelines for Repair and Rehabilitation of Steel Bridges--- Indian Roads   Congress
Forefront research area: Steel Structure System
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Experience (in years) : Teaching :10, Industry : 25, Research : 10



  • The Geological mining & Metallurgical society of India, Culcutta-700019.
  • Indian water Resource society , Roorkee-247667.
  • International association of Hydrological sciences, Walling for Oxford shire OX18 BB, UK.
  • Geological Society India, Bangalore-560019.
  • Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi-110002.
  • National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata-700019 . 

Publications & Trainings :

  • He had been Published more than six papers and Three articles.
  • He had been also undergone more than twenty trainings.

Dissertation in M.Tech. on ' Load path analysis of tall asymmetrical buildings considering seismic forces'.
Publications :

  • Publication in International Journal of Advances in Management , Technology and Engineering Sciences (ISSN : 2249 - 7455) Volume III , Issue 8(II) May 2014 on Relocation of Existing Structures
  • Publication in International Journal of Scientific progress and research IJSPR , in Volume -10, No -10 , April 2015 of paper titled Vulnerability of RC structures and Quality Control