Dr. Vivek B

Assistant Professor, Head of Department, Department of Civil Engineering 

Seismic soil-structure interaction, Soil liquefaction, Stochastic variability, NDT testing of RCC structures, Structural Health Monitoring
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Dubai Campus Dubai International Academic City  P. O. Box No. - 345055  Dubai, UAE.


International Journals
  • B. K. Pandey, A. Chandrakar, Vivek. B. (2023), "Intercomparison of bias correction approaches for simulated temperature by multiple climatic models over southern India", Acta Geophysica. (I.F. 2.293)  
  • J. M. Mathews, Vivek, B., M. Charde (2023),"Thermal insulation panels for buildings using recycled cardboard: Experimental characterization and optimum selection", Energy & Buildings, Vol 281, pp  112747.  (I.F. 7.201).
  • Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2020). “Seismic SSI Study on 3D Frames using Resonant Vibration Tests”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol 26 (8), pp. 3977-3999. (I.F. 2.997) 
  • Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2019). “Design and calibration of a laminar soil box suitable for a low-capacity shake table using free-field tests on Ganga sand bed”, Soils and Foundations, Vol. 59(5), pp. 1602-1612. (I.F. 3.098)
  • Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2017). “Influence of SSI on Period and Damping of Buildings Supported by Shallow Footings on Cohesionless Soil”, International Journal of Geomechanics (American Society of Civil Engineers), Vol. 17(8), pp. 1-14. (I.F. 3.819)
  • Vivek, B., Sharma, S., Ray-Chaudhuri, S. and Raychowdhury, P. (2017). “A Study on Failure Mechanism of Self-supported Electric Poles through Full-scale Field Testing”, Engineering Failure Analysis (Elsevier), Vol. 77, pp. 102–117. (I.F. 3.634)
  • Anjali, M., Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P., (2015). “Seismic Response Analysis of Ganga Sand Deposit using Shake Table Tests”, International Journal of Geo-Engineering (Springer), Vol. 6, No.1, pp. 1-13.
  • Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2014). “Probabilistic and Spatial Liquefaction Analysis using CPT Data: A Case Study for Alameda County Site.”, Natural Hazards (Springer), Vol. 71, pp. 1715-1732. (I.F. 3.685)
Special Publications
  • Vivek B. and Prishati Raychowdhury. (2019) "Effects of Soil-Structure Interaction of FRP Confined Reinforced Concrete Structure under Lateral Cyclic Loading". ASCE Geotechnical Sp. Pub. No. 308, Geo-Congress 2019, pp. 90- 97. 
Conferences (National/ International)
  • Vivek B. and Raj Mukeshbhai Patel (2023) "Effect of Non-linear soil structure interaction in seismic response of asymmetric structures", 9th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN2023), Athens, Greece. 
  • Vivek B., Prishati Raychowdhury. (2017) “Shake table testing of a low and medium rise buildings with tied foundation base”, Proceedings of International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES2017), California, USA. 
  • Raychowdhury, P. and Vivek B. (2017), “Numerical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Seismic Soil-structure Interaction Behavior of Shallow Foundations”, Conference on Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics CoNMiG, Roorkee, India.
  • Vivek B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2016), “Effect of soil-structure interaction on modal properties of a building”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, Chennai, India
  • Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2015). “Experimental modal analysis of a steel frame structure with SFSI effects”, 6th International conference in earthquake geotechnical engineering, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Anjali, M., Vivek, B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2014).  “Ground response analysis of ganga sand through shake table experiments”. Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Sharma, S., Vivek, B., Bajpai, K. K., Ray-Chaudhuri, S. and Raychowdhury, P., (2014). ”Failure Mechanism of Self-Supported Electric Poles: Experimental and Analytical Investigations”. 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.
  • Vivek B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2012). “Probabilistic Liquefaction Potential Evaluation Considering Soil Spatial Variation”. Proceeding of 5th Asian Pacific Symposium on Stuctural Reliability and its Application, Singapore.
  • Vivek B. and Raychowdhury, P. (2011). “Probabilistic approach for evaluating soil liquefaction considering spatial variability of soil”. In Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, Kochi, India.