M. L. Gambhir, B.E. and M.E. (IIT Roorkee), Ph.D. (Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada), has been Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department, and Dean of Planning and Resource Generation, at Thapar University, Patiala. He has wide experience in structural design and project management of diverse types of structure in reinforced concrete and structural steel.
His major research interests are theoretical and experimental structural engineering, structural rehabilitation and retrofitting, vibration-based health monitoring of structures, structural stability and dynamics.
A member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET), Prof. Gambhir has held responsible positions in numerous technical committees. He has published/presented over 65 technical papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and has authored a number of books.