Mr Mohit Verma

Contact Details

Mr Mohit Verma
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: mohitverma(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22545727

Academic Background
  • Pursuing Ph. D., Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Chennai, India.
  • M. Tech. Engineering of Structures, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Chennai, India.
  • B. E. (Hons.) Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan, India.
Professional Background
  • Scientist, CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 2011 till date
  • Quick Hire Scientist (Trainee),CSIR – Structural Engineering Research Centre Chennai, 2009-2011
  • Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2013-2014
Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Structural dynamics (Hybrid simulation)
  • Multi-criteria decision making (MCDM)
  • Low-velocity impact
Awards & Honours


  • Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowship 2013-14.
  • First prize (Technical), Paper Presentation Contest organized during APOGEE 2008 Rajasthan, India.
  • Jindal Jubilee Gold Medal for the best outgoing student awarded for the creditable performance in academics and co-curricular activities, 2004, Delhi, India
  • Certificate of merit by C.B.S.E., outstanding academic performance in Physics (top 0.01 %), 2004, Delhi, India


  • Reviewer of Engineering of Structures and Experimental Techniques.

Membership Professional bodies

  • Associate member of The Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Life member of The Indian Association for Computational Mechanics (IndACM)

Foreign exposure  

  • Visited University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA under Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowship 2013-14
  • Visited Seoul, South Korea to present a paper in 2011 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics.

Google Scholar


  1. Prem, P. R., Verma, M., Murthy, A. R., Rajasankar, J, Bharatkumar, B. H. (2017). Numerical and theoretical modelling of low velocity impact on Ultra high performance concrete panels. Structural Engineering and Mechanics. (Accepted)
  2. Verma, M., & Rajasankar, J. (2017). A thermodynamical approach towards group multi-criteria decision making (GMCDM) and its application to human resource selection. Applied Soft Computing, 52, 323-332.
  3. Verma, M., Prem, P. R., Rajasankar, J., & Bharatkumar, B. H. (2016). On low-energy impact response of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) panels. Materials & Design, 92, 853-865.
  4. Verma, M., Thirumalaiselvi, A., & Rajasankar, J. (2016). Kernel-based models for prediction of cement compressive strength. Neural Computing and Applications, doi:.10.1007/s00521-016-2419-0.
  5. Verma, M., Rajasankar, J., Anandavalli, N., Prakash, A., & Iyer, N. R. (2015). Fuzzy Similarity Approach for Ranking and Health Assessment of Towers Based on Visual Inspection. Advances in Structural Engineering, 18(9), 1399-1414.
  6. Verma, M., Rajasankar, J., & Iyer, N. R. (2015). Numerical assessment of step-by-step integration methods in the paradigm of real-time hybrid testing. Earthquakes and Structures, 8(6), 1325-1348.
  7. Verma, M., Rajasankar, J., & Iyer, N. R. (2014). Fuzzy logic controller for real-time substructuring applications. Journal of Vibration and Control, 20(8), 1103-1118.
  8. Prakash, A., Rajasankar, J., Anandavalli, N., Verma, M., & Iyer, N. R. (2013). Influence of adhesive thickness on high velocity impact performance of ceramic/metal composite targets. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 41, 186-197.
  9. Verma, M., & Rajasankar, J. (2012). Improved model for real-time substructuring testing system. Engineering Structures, 41, 258-269.


  1. Verma, M., Stefanaki, A., Sivaselvan, M. V., Rajasankar, J., & Iyer, N. R. (2015). A Convex Optimization Framework for Hybrid Simulation. In Advances in Structural Engineering , 221-231. Springer India.
  2. Verma, M., Rajasankar, J., & Iyer, N. R. (2013). Numerical evaluation of controllers for delay compensation in real-time substructuring. Journal of Structural Engineering (JoSE), CSIR – SERC, 40(1), 29-34.
  3. Bharathi Priya, C., Keerthana, M., Verma, M. & Banjara, N.K. (2011). Design of steel channel tension members-proposal to IS 800:2007. Journal of Structural Engineering (JoSE), CSIR-SERC, 38(2), 122–130.