Dr. Snehal Kaushik

Dr. Snehal Kaushik

Associate Professor


Dr. Snehal Kaushik is Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Department at the Girijananda Chowdhury University Guwahati (GCU). She attended the Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science, Nagpur University, where she received a B.E degree in Civil Engineering in 1997. In 1998 she began her post graduate studies and received M.Tech (Structural Engineering) degree in 1999. She joined as a Senior Research Associate at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and worked there for 8 years. After involved in research for several year she began her doctoral research at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and received the PhD degree in 2018.She has been a faculty member of the Department of Civil Engineering at GIMT since 2018, holding the rank of Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Department, GCU since 2022.

As a member of the faculty, specializing in Structural engineering, she has been engaged in research and centered on earthquake resistant design, nonlinear behavior, seismic retrofitting of structures. Member of the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology. Published several research papers in national and international journals and conferences on different research areas.

She has served as chairman or member of numerous major committees of the institute such as the Institute Innovation Council (IIC), National Board of Accreditation (NBA).


  • Ph.D. (2017) Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
  • M.Tech. (2000) Structural Engineering, Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (Now VNIT), Nagpur, India
  • B.E. (1997) Civil Engineering, Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS), Ramtek, Nagpur, India


  • Kaushik S, Tabassum Nahar Saikia, Syed Maroof Hassan Syed, Suhail Jafri and Banashree Baruah (2021) "Response of Multistoried Building Considering Soil-Structural Interaction Under Lateral Loading", Seismic Design and Performance. Sitharam T.G., Pallepati, R.R. Kolathayar, S. (Eds.), Springer Nature, PP. 219-231. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-4005-3 , ISBN: 978-981-334-004-6
  • Kaushik S., Dasgupta K. (2021), "Seismic Response of Shear Wall–Floor Slab Assemblage". In: Dutta S., Inan E., Dwivedy S.K. (eds) Advances in Structural Vibration. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5862-7_10
  • Kaushik, S., and Dasgupta, K. (2018), “Seismic Behaviour of RC Slab-Shear Wall Assemblage Using Nonlinear Static and Dynamic Analysis”, In Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume 2, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Volume 12, Rama Mohan Rao, A., and Ramanjaneyulu, K. (eds.), Springer Nature, PP. 219-231. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0365-4_19, ISBN: 978-981-13-0364-7.
  • Kaushik, S. (2021) “Seismic Response of RCC Building Under Column Removal Scenario" International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET). Volume 9, Issue 3, March 2022, S.No: 356.
  • Kaushik, S. and Dasgupta, K. (2021) “A drift-based design procedure for RC buildings considering the effect of shear wall - floor slabs junction" Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 3 (2021) 313-326. https://doi.org/10.12989/eas.2021.21.3.303
  • Kaushik, S. and Dasgupta, K. (2019) “Seismic behaviour of slab-structural wall junction of RC building” Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Springer Publication, Vol 18 (2), 331-349. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11803-019-0507-8
  • Kaushik, S. and Dasgupta, K. (2016). “Seismic damage in slab-structural wall junction in RC building.” Procedia Engineering, Elsevier Publication, 144, 1332 – 1339. doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.05.162
  • Kaushik, S., Nath, S. S., and Das, T. (2022). “Impact Assessment of Plastic Strips on Compressive Strength of Concrete" North-East Research Conclave, Sustainable Science and Technology (NERC 2022), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India, 20-22 May 2022, (Track 6-Disaster Management).
  • Snehal Kaushik, (2022). “Seismic Response of RCC Building under Column Removal Scenario" International Conference on Material, Mechanics and Structures (ICMMS 2022), NIT Calicut, Kerala, India, 10-12 March 2022
  • Kaushik, S. and Dasgupta, K. (2021). “Analytical Study on Seismic Behavior of Rectangular Shear Wall Connected to Floor Slabs" 12th Structural Engineering Convection (SEC2020+1), NCDMM and MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 17-19 December 2020 (rescheduled to 17-19 December 2021) (paper accepted for presentation)