S. RAJASEKARAN, D.Sc. (Civil Engineering), FNAE, is Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has 50 years of teaching and research experience and published more than 300 research papers in international and national journals. He was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and recipient of several awards such as AICTE Award for Outstanding Academic and AICTE Award for Outstanding Researcher. His areas of special interest include Structural Engineering, Finite Element Analysis and Application of Soft Computing to Structural Engineering, Structural Dynamics and Stability of Structures.