Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar pursued M.Tech from IIT Kanpur, Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and served as International Research Staff at UPC BarcelonaTech Spain with European Union Fellowship. He is presently Asst Professor and Research Coordinator in the Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India. Dr. Sreevalsa has authored three books and published several research articles focusing on earthquake hazard assessment and is a reviewer for many international journals. His research interests include Disaster Risk Reduction, Earthquake Preparedness, Geotechnical Earthquake Engg., Seismic Hazard Assessment, Site characterization, Liquefaction Hazard Assessment, Geosynthetics, Water resource management, and Coastal Reservoirs. He served as Chairman of Students Council at IISc and Adviser to Think India, a national forum of students from premier Institutes in India. He is currently the Secretary Indian chapter of International Association for Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR), Executive Committee Member of Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association and in the board of directors at IIT-Kanpur based start-up G-Intelligence. Dr. Sreevalsa was featured by The New Indian Express in their Edex anniversary edition in 2017 and honored with Edex award: 40 under 40 - South India's Most Inspiring Young Teachers.
Education
M.Tech IIT Kanpur, Ph.D. IISc Bangalore
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Disaster Risk Reduction, Earthquake Preparedness, Geotechnical Earthquake Engg., Seismic Hazard Assessment, Site characterization, Liquefaction Hazard Assessment, Geosynthetics, Water resource management, and Coastal Reservoirs