Ms. Smriti Raj

Areas of Expertise

Sustainable Materials and Composites & Retrofitting/ Rehabilitation of Structures

Academic Background: 
  • Ph.D. (Pursuing), Structural Engineering; AcSIR University, Chennai
  • M.Tech, Structural Engineering; AcSIR University, Chennai
  • B.Tech, Civil Engineering; West Bengal University of Technology, West Bengal
Professional Background: 
  • Scientist, AML Laboratory,  CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 23rd May 2016 – Till Date
  • Senior Project Fellow, 2014-2016
  • Scientist Trainee, 2013-2014
  • Junior Manger, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, 2010-2011
Areas of Scientific Interest: 
  • Steel concrete composite and Sandwich Panel
Awards & Honours: 
  • M. Ramaiah Prize for the best technical paper titled “Flexural studies on Basalt Fiber Reinforced Composite Sandwich panel with profile sheet as core’, 2016
  • Quick Hire Scientist Fellowship, 2011-2014
  • Merit scholarship in B.Tech, Civil Engineering, 2009-2010
  • 2nd rank in debate competition organized by Ministry of Information and Broad Casting GOI, 2000
  • Senior Diploma in Music from Prayag Sangit Samati, Allahabad, 2001-2005
  • State cricket player, 2003
  • Raj, Smriti, V. Ramesh Kumar, BH Bharath Kumar, Smitha Gopinath, and Nagesh R. Iyer. “Flexural studies on basalt fiber reinforced composite sandwich panel with profile sheet as core.” Construction and Building Materials 82 (2015): 391-400. IF:2.26.
  • Raj, Smriti, V. Ramesh Kumar, BH Bharath Kumar, and Nagesh R. Iyer. “Basalt: structural insight as a construction material.”Sādhanā: 1-10 (2016). IF:0.58

Research laboratory People:

Phone Number: 
+91-44 225494836
E- Mail: 
People Photo: 
Main Profile: 
Not important
CSIR-SERC</br> Taramani, Chennai – 600 113.