Dr. Dipendu Bhunia

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Concrete Technology, Performance Based Seismic Design, Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Sustainable Construction Materials
Department of Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.


  • Received Best Paper Award on “Alkali-activation potential of stone wastes by Akash Samadhiya, Dipendu Bhunia and Sayantan Chakraborty” in the Second International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures (ICCMS-2022) during 13-19 December, 2022.
  • Received Best Oral Presenter Award on “Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Innovative Hazardous Waste Valorizing Bricks with Conventional Bricks by Gaurav Tyagi, Anupam Singhal, Srikanta Routroy, Dipendu Bhunia, and Mukund Lahoti”, online F-EIR Conference 2021 - Environment Concerns and its Remediation, Chandigarh, 18-22nd October, 2021.
  • Received an invitation from Trinity College Dublin as a visiting academic funded by Science foundation Ireland-India fund, TCD and University-immersion programme, BITS Pilani (May-July 2014).
  • Full Scholarship (Ministry of Human Resource and Development of India) to undertake Ph.D. program in the department of Earthquake engineering on Structural Dynamics, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (July 2003-July, 2007)
  • Full Scholarship (Ministry of Human Resource and Development of India) to undertake M.E. program in Structural Engineering, Bengal Engineering College (D.U.), Shibpur, Howrah (July, 2001 to January, 2003)
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) March, 2001