Dr. Shashank Pathak
Assistant Professor
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering 

A11, 5th Floor, Room No.- 15
North Campus, IIT Mandi, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India - 175075, 

E-mail: shashank@iitmandi.ac.in


Ph.D. (Civil Engineering) Jul 2013-Sep 2019

PhD Thesis: 

Nuclear Explosion Deforms the Ground: How much & How Sure?

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India

B.Tech.-M.Tech. (Dual) (Civil Engineering) Jul 2005-Aug 2010

Master Thesis: 

On Nonstationarity-Related Errors in Modal Combination Rules

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, U.P., India

Research Interest

Structural Dynamics; Uncertainty analysis; Extreme & Transient Loads

Professional Experience

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India: Assistant Professor in School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (Since Nov 2021)

Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium: Post-doctoral researcher in Precision Mechatronics Laboratory (Nov 2019–Sep 2021)

Central Soil & Materials Research Station, Ministry of Water Resources RD & GR, Govt. of India: Scientist-B (Jun 2012–Jun 2017) & Scientist-C (Jun 2017–Sep 2019)

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India: Assistant Research Professor in Department of Civil Engineering (Nov 2011–Apr 2012)

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Faridabad, Haryana, India: Post-Graduate Engineer Trainee (Aug 2010–Aug 2011) & Executive Engineer (E1) (Aug 2011–Oct 2011)  

Scholarships and Awards

Junior Associate Editor in Journal of structural dynamics.


Actions de recherche concretes (ARC) Fellowship–2019 by ULB, Belgium

Young Geotechnical Engineer Award–2016 by Indian Geotechnical Society-Delhi Chapter

ISRMTT Best Paper Award–2014 by Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology

Academic Excellence Award–2010 by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

Academic Excellence Award–2009 by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

All India Rank 36 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2009

Rank 24 in U.P. State in High School U.P. Board Examination, 2003