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Manish Kumar

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Manish Kumar

Assistant Professor, Civil

  • BTech: IIT Kanpur, 2008
  • MTech: IIT Kanpur, 2010
  • PhD: State University of New York at Buffalo, 2015

Email: mkumar -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : http://people.iitgn.ac.in/~mkumar/

Office: 5/333
VOIP: 2481


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Jun 2015 to present)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Ghosh, R., and Kumar, M. (2019). “Evaluation of macro models for masonry-infilled reinforced concrete frames,” Proceedings of 13th North American Masonry Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June 17–19, 2019.(Honorable Mention Paper Award).

    2. Sonpal, A., Kumar, M., and Sarma, H. D. (2019). “Effect of gap between column and masonry infill on the response of masonry-infilled reinforced concrete frames,” Proceedings of 13th North American Masonry Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June 17–19, 2019.

    3. Kumar, M., Whittaker, A. S., and Constantinou, M. C. (2019). “Seismic isolation of nuclear power plants using sliding bearings,” Report NUREG/CR-7254, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington D.C., USA.

    4. Shekhar, S., Mathur, R., and Kumar, M. (2018). “Additive manufacturing using self-compacting concrete,” Application Number 201821026589 (provisional), India Patent, application filed on July 17, 2018.

    5. Kumar, M., Whittaker, A. S., Kennedy, R. P., Johnson, J. J, and Kammerer, A. M. (2017). “Seismic probabilistic risk assessment for seismically isolated safety-related nuclear facilities,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 313, pp. 386-400.

    6. Kumar, M., Whittaker, A. S., and Constantinou, M. C. (2015). “Characterizing friction in sliding isolation bearings,” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, Vol. 44, No. 9, pp. 1409-1425.

  • Awards

    • ● Honorable Mention Paper Award at the 13 th North American Masonry Conference (2019)
    • ● Second prize in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ poster competition at SUNY Buffalo (2013)
    • ● Second prize in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering poster competition at SUNY Buffalo (2013)
    • ● IH Shames Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at SUNY Buffalo (2012)
    • ● ASR Sai Memorial Gold Medal at IIT Kanpur (2011)
    • ● Academic Excellence Award at IIT Kanpur (2008, 2010)
    • ● Merit Certificate for securing within ten positions in state board exams (2002, 2004)

  • Patents

    • ● Shekhar, S., and Kumar, M. (2019). “An apparatus and method for 3D printing of concrete structures,” Application Number 201921036413 (provisional), Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, application filed on September 10, 2019.

    • ● Shekhar, S., Mathur, R., and Kumar, M. (2018). “A system for 3D printing of a concrete structure,” Application Number 201821026589, Indian Patent Office, Mumbai, application filed on July 17, 2018.