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.



Research Interest

  • Performance Based Seismic Design
  • Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • Structural Health Monitoring

Ph.D Supervision at BITS Pilani:


  • M. Jaya Kumar Bhaskar, "Investigation on the Seismic Behaviour of Masonry Infilled Walls Strengthened with Textile Reinforced Concrete”,Supervisor: Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Lampros Koutas, The University of Thessaly, Greece, (Jan, 2019 to till Date).
  • Gourav Tyagi, " Development of construction materials from galvanic and electroplating sludge: A Sustainable Business Model”, Supervisor: Dr. Anupam Singhal, Co-Supervisors: Dr. Srikant Routroy, and Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, (Jan, 2019 to till Date).
  • Akash Samadhiya, " Potential of using Sandstone Waste as a Raw Material for Geopolymerization”,Supervisor: Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Sayantan Chakraborty, (Jan, 2021 to till Date).
  • Karthik J., "Investigation on The Effect of Fiber Pattern in Strength of Light Transmitting Light Weight Concrete”,Supervisor: Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Subhasish Pradhan, (Jan, 2021 to till Date)


  • Shaik Hussain, "A study on the effect of Carbonation on properties of Concrete",Supervisor: Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, Co-Supervisor: Prof. S.B.Singh, (Jan, 2014 – Dec, 2017).
  • Manpreet Singh, "Potential of Marble Slurry as a Mineral Admixture in Concrete”, Supervisor: Dr. Anshuman, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Dipendu Bhunia, (July, 2015 – June, 2018).


  • One of the research collaborators from BITS-Pilani in ASCRIN (Asian Smart Cities Research Innovation Network), La Trobe University, Australia.
  • One Ph.D thesis is ongoing under research collaboration with Dr. Lampros Koutas, The University of Thessaly, Greece (Jan, 2019 to Till Date).
  • One of the coordinators in establishment of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between BITS Pilani and Trinity College, Dublin.
  • One of the members from BITS-Pilani in IICRI (Ireland-India Concrete Research Initiative) concrete research project.