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Daya Shanker

Department of Earthquake Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (India)

Expertise: Engineering Seismology and Seismotectonics Seismic and Tsunami hazard and Earthquake prediction Ground Motion studies Earthquake Induced Landslide Zonation Induced seismicity and Earthquake Control Site Effect and Seismic microzonation
Work: 01332-72349,Ext.5128
About Me Publications
Dr. D. Shanker is presently a Professor of Engineering Seismology in the Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. He has so far supervised Five PhD thesis (+04 supervising) and Twenty-four M. Tech thesis. His research publications numbering more than 187 in International and National Journal of their repute as well as Conferences,having more than 663 scientific citations. As an active consultant and researcher, he has made a great contribution in teaching to PG and UG Science and engineering students. Dr. Shanker is a member of several national and international committees and life member of different scientific societies and has travelled (48-Foreign visits) widely to deliver invited and technical talks and chair scientific session in international seminars and conferences. He is ex-executive member of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET) up to 2022. Besides academics, he has been made a excellent contribution in extracurricular activities and administrative skill as well, like Ex-Staff Adviser Rowing Game, IIT Roorkee, Ex-Associate Manager and Ex-Treasurer of the Adarsh Bal Niketan (ABN) Senior Secondary School, IIT Roorkee, Ex-Faculty Search Committee Member Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee and presently, member of Executive committee Society for Promotion of Soil Dynamics in India. He has visited more than 38 countries and some of them several times (48-visits) on mission to imbibe technological know-how and utilized them in the scientific program in India.