IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

Professor

Department of Architecture, Town and Regional Planning

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) in Architecture, Town and Regional Planning in 2014 from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
  • Master of Architecture in 1996 from Jadavpur University with First Class having specialization in Urban Design
  • Bachelor of Architecture in 1992 from Jadavpur University with First Class
  • Higher Secondary Examination in 1987 from St. Lawrence High School, Calcutta with First Division under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education
  • Secondary Examination in 1985 from St. Lawrence High School, Calcutta with First Division under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

  • Biography included in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2016 (33rd Edition)
  • Selected as one of the Top 50 innovators under the DST – Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme 2013 for the entry “Engineered Bamboo Houses: A cost-effective low-embodied energy disaster-resistant solution”
  • Selected among the Top 7 of the Lafarge Invention Awards 2011 for the entry “Low Embodied-Energy Bamboo Concrete Flooring”
  • Elected as Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects by the Council of the Institute on 7 January, 2011
  • Elected as Associate of the Institute of Urban Designers, India by the Council of the Institute on 28 May, 2009
  • Recognised as a State Resource Person under National Programme for Capacity Building of Architects in Earthquake Risk Management (NPCBAERM) by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Govt. of India since March, 2006
  • Awarded Institute post-graduate fellowship by Dept. of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India for qualifying the GATE – 94 in 1994
  • Awarded National Scholarship for the year 1987-88 by West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (Rank – 163 in Higher Secondary Examination)
  • Awarded National Scholarship for the year 1985-86 by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (Rank – 98 in Secondary Examination)
  • Awarded the rank of CDT / SGT by the National Cadet Corps, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India in 1984

Contact

Address

  1. Email: parthasm@arch.iiests.ac.in, parthasm@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Disaster resistant architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Development Studies
  • Technical Education
  • Visual Design

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the IIA (Membership No. F12112)
  • Associate of the IUDI (Membership No. A-193)
  • Life Member of the ISTE (LM-32334)
  • Registered Member of the COA (Registration No. CA / 96 / 20362)
  • Life Member of the FOSET (Membership no. LM 96 00595 CCU

Courses Undertaken

Theory

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Disaster Resistant Architecture
  • Evolution of Architecture (Europe: Classical to Renaissance)
  • Plumbing Services

Studio

  • Architectural Design (6th Semester)
  • Basic Design

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Mukhopadhyay, P. and Dutta, S. C. (2016). “Rapid Visual Screening of earthquake susceptible buildings.”Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Municipal Engineer, ICE (accepted)
  2. Mukhopadhyay, P. and Dutta S. C. (2016). “Indian Cyclones and Earthquakes: Their Impact on Structures.” Encyclopaedia of Natural Hazards, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, United States (accepted)
  3. Mukhopadhyay, P. and Dutta, S. C. (2015). “Investigating Compressive and Cleavage Strengths of an Indian Bamboo Species.”Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 27(9), 06014029, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001187 (Sep 29, 2014). ISSN: 0899-1561. Impact factor: 1.32
  4. Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P. S., Saha, R. and Nayak, S. (2015). “2011 Sikkim Earthquake at Eastern Himalayas: Lessons learnt from performance of structures.”Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 75, 121-129, doi: 10.1016/j.solidyn.2015.03.020 (Apr 28, 2015). ISSN: 0267-7261. Impact Factor: 1.30
  5. Mukhopadhyay, P. (2014). “Study on Cyclone and Earthquake Resistance of Non-engineered Building Elements.” Ph. D. thesis, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India.
  6. Dutta, S. C., Mukhopadhyay, P., and Goswami, K. (2013). “Augmenting Strength of Collapsed Unreinforced Masonry Junctions: Principal Damage Feature of Walls Damaged by Moderate Indian Earthquakes.” Natural Hazards Review, ASCE, 14(4), 281–285, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000096 (Sep 17, 2012). ISSN: 1527-6998. Impact Factor: 0.79
  7. Mukhopadhyay, P., and Dutta, S. C. (2012). “Strongest Cyclone of the New Millennium in the Bay of Bengal: Strategy of RVS for Nonengineered Structures.” Natural Hazards Review, ASCE, 13(2), 97-105, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000057 (May 26, 2011). ISSN: 1527-6998. Impact Factor: 0.79
  8. Dutta, S. C., and Mukhopadhyay, P. (2012). Improving earthquake and cyclone resistance of structures: Guidelines for the Indian subcontinent, TERI, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-7993-302-2

Patents

  • Indian Patent Application No. 1220/KOL/2011 filed on 19 September 2011 titled PROCESS FOR PRESERVATION OF BAMBOO FOR STRUCTURAL APPLICATION AND PRESERVED BAMBOO THUS PROCESSED applied by Rabi Mukhopadhyay and Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay.
  • Indian Patent No. 202555 awarded to Rabi Mukhopadhyay and Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay vide Application No. 04/CAL/1999 filed on 01/01/1999 titled IMPROVED VERTICAL AXIS WIND ELECTRICITY GENERATOR-CUM-WIND WATER PUMP granted on 02/03/2007.