Dr. Trishna Choudhury

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Structural Engineering

Email

trishna.choudhury@thapar.edu

Specialization

Structural Engineering

Email

trishna.choudhury@thapar.edu

Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Trishna Choudhury is working with CED Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since December 2018. She has completed her PhD degree in Structural Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in August 2018. Her research interests include Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Structural Damage Assessment, Seismic Risk and Vulnerability Assessment, Performance and Nonlinear Behavior Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings.

Education

  • Ph.D. (IIT Guwahati) in Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
  • B.E. in Civil Engineering / Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, Assam / First class (85%)

Experience: Total Teaching Experience 2 years 2.5 months

  • August 2010 – July 2012: Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering, Royal School of Engineering and Technology (Royal Group of Institutions).
  • August 2017 – April 2018: Junior Research Fellow (JRF-GATE) in the project titled “Evaluation and Enhancement of Seismic Capacity of Assam-type Housing” in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • December 2018 – Present: Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab.

Teaching Interests:

  • Structural Dynamics
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Seismic Analysis and Design of Structures
  • Probability Concepts in Fragility Analysis

Research Interest:

  • Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures
  • Structural Damage Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Seismic Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Performance and Nonlinear Behavior Assessment of Buildings

Publications:

Journals

  1. Choudhury, T., Kumar, V., Rashid, F., and Kaushik, H. B., (2020) “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Strengthening of New Market Building Damaged after January 04, 2016 Imphal (India) Earthquake”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, Vol. 34 (2): 04019116, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001392 (Also published in select Science Last Fortnight, Current Science, Vol. 118, No. 7, 10 April 2020)
  2. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H. B., (2019), “Treatment of Uncertainties in Seismic Fragility of RC Buildings with Infill Walls”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 126, November 2019, 105771, DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2019.105771.
  3. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H. B., (2018) “Seismic Response Sensitivity to Uncertain Variables in RC Frames with Infill Walls” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 144(10): 04018184, October, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002190.
  4. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H. B., (2020), "Component Level Fragility Estimation for Vertically Irregular Reinforced Concrete Frames", Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Taylor & Francis, Vol 24(6), pp. 947-971, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13632469.2018.1453413.
  5. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H. B., (2018), “Seismic Fragility of Open Ground Storey RC Frames with Wall Openings for Vulnerability Assessment”, Engineering Structures, Elsevier, Vol 155, 15 January 2018, Elsevier, pp. 345-357, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.11.023.
  6. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B., (2015), "Vulnerability Analysis of Buildings for Seismic Risk Assessment: A Review", The Bridge and Structural Engineer, The journal of the Indian National Group (ING) of International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), 45(1), March 2015, pp. 63-76.

International Conferences

  1. Tramboo, A. H. and Choudhury, T., “Seismic Performance Assessment of a Tall RC Building Retrofitted with Shear Walls”, Full length paper accepted for presentation in 12th Structural Engineering Convention-An International Event (SEC 2020), Organized by NCDMM and MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 17-19 December 2020, Event rescheduled for 19-22 December, 2021 due to COVID 19.
  2. Sompura, M., Choudhury, T., Kwatra, N., “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Beams”, Full length paper accepted for presentation in 12th Structural Engineering Convention-An International Event (SEC 2020), Organized by NCDMM and MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 17-19 December 2020. Event rescheduled for 19-22 December, 2021 due to COVID 19.
  3. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2018), “Seismic Fragility Flow Plots for Risk Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Open Ground Storey”, CESDOC 2018, 2nd International Conference on Sustainability, 18-19 December, Guwahati, Assam.
  4. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2017), “A Simplified Method for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of RC Buildings with Open Ground Storey”, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 9-13 January 2017, Paper No. 1684, Santiago, Chile.
  5. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2015), “Seismic Fragility of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames with Open Ground Story”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP), December 14-17, 2015, Paper No. O0202, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.

National Conferences

  1. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2019), “Purview of Nonlinear Static and Dynamic Analysis Procedures on Seismic Fragility Estimation of RC Buildings with Masonry Infills”, National Conference on Advances in Structural Technologies, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar, INDIA – 788010.
  2. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2018), “Sensitivity Study of Seismic Response of MI-RC Frames to Critical Random Parameters”, 16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, 20-22 December 2018, IIT Roorkee, India.
  3. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2016), “Seismic Fragility of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Vertical Irregularities”, Proceedings of Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016), 21-23 December 2016, Paper ID 469, CSIR-SERC, Chennai, India.

Book Chapters

  1. Choudhury, T., and Kaushik, H.B. (2018), Seismic Fragility of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Vertical Irregularities in Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume – 2, ISBN: 978-981-13-0364-7, Ramanjaneyulu, K. and Rao, A. R. M. (Editors), Springer.

Seminar Organised: 

Organized an online seminar on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering Systems: Advances and Challenges, on January 23, 26, and 30, 2021, in Civil Engineering Department, at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala in collaboration with the Institution of Civil Engineers (India).

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • Ranked among top 1/8th of total candidates in India in four subjects in All India Senior Secondary examination in the year 2004 from Kendriya Vidyalaya CRPF, Guwahati.
  • Star marks awardee in Higher Secondary examination in the year 2006 from Cotton College.
  • Ranked 2nd in Gauhati University (B.E. Civil Engineering), Assam in the year 2010.
  • Received Government of India (MHRD) scholarship during Ph.D. program at IIT Guwahati.
  • 1st runners up in poster presentation in Research Conclave’16 held at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in the year 2016.
  • Young Female Engineer of ACECC for the Future Leadership Forum (FLF) nominated by the Institution of Civil Engineers (India) in the year 2020.

Message to Students & Community

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