National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

Biography OF Saraswati Setia



Name: Saraswati Setia

Designation:     Professor
Qualification:   Ph.D.

One semester Certificate Course in Earthquake Engineering Education (IIT Kanpur)


Current Address:

BT-102, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra-136119, India

Phone 1 (Personal): 01744-238350, 9466622999
Phone 2 (Office): 01744-233353

Email: ,

Engineering Areas of Interest

  • Earthquake Engineering
    • Seismic behaviour and Response of steel and RCC moment resisting Frames
    • Behaviour of Connections in Steel Moment resisting frames
    • Seismic Torsional Response of MRFs
    • Base Isolation Studies
  • Structural Dynamics and Structural Analysis
  • Seismic Retrofit Rehabilitation and Strengthening
  • Experience: Teaching/Research/Consultation/Administrative          :           23years


Research Publications:

Journals                                 15

Conferences                           30

M.Tech Dissertations            25

No. of Ph.D. guided              In progress                 Three              

Salient Consultation Projects           About 25


  • Awarded the ISTE National Award for guiding best M.Tech Thesis in Civil Engineering titled, ‘ Effect of damping in Bearings for Base Isolated Buildings
  • Awarded the Best Paper Award at the National Conference on “Innovations in Design and Construction of Industrial Structures”, NIT Durgapur
  • Post Graduate Fellowship, NPEEE, MHRD, GOI
  • INAE Scholarship

Others: Member of

  • ISTE (Indian Society of Technical Education)
  • ISET (Indian Society of Earthquake Technology), Roorkee.
  • ICI ( Indian Concrete Institute)