Leadership
Prof. Pradipta Banerji
Director
Prof. Pradipta Banerji

Indian Institute of Technology, 
Roorkee – 247 667, Uttrakhand

 

Prof. Pradipta Banerji, a Civil Engineer from IIT, Delhi, MS & Ph. D in Structural Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, USA, joined the HAL Board as a Part-Time Non Official Director with effect from 5th May, 2014.

Prof. Banerji started his career at the University of California as a teacher/Research Assistant in Civil Engineering from 1981 to 1987, and thereafter joined IIT, Bombay as Assistant Professor and spent more than 15 years as Faculty Member. Presently, he is Director at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

Prof. Banerji was a visiting Research Professor at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada and the Institute of Statics and Dynamics for Aerospace Structures at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. He was Advisor, Global Alliances, Intellectual Venture India Ltd, before taking over as Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in October 2011. His areas of specialisation are Earthquake Engineering and Structural Health Monitoring.