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Anjan Bhowmick, PhD

Associate Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering


Anjan Bhowmick, PhD
Office: S-EV 6241 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5950
Email: anjan.bhowmick@concordia.ca

Dr. Bhowmick joined the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University in 2011. He received his Ph.D. degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, M.A.Sc. degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering from University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada and B.Sc. degree (with Honours) in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
His research interests include Seismic design and analysis of steel and concrete structures, Seismic retrofit and rehabilitation of existing structures, and Bridge engineering. Dr. Bhowmick has authored/coauthored several articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences. In addition to his research expertise, he has extensive practical experience in the design of buildings and bridges. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alberta (APEGGA) and affiliated to CSCE, ASCE.

Research areas

  • Seismic design and analysis of steel and reinforced concrete structures
  • Stability of Steel beams and columns
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Seismic rehabilitation of steel structures
  • Fatigue of steel structures
  • Connections of steel structures


Teaching activities

Courses

  • CIVI 453- Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • CIVI 390- Civil Engineering Design Project
  • BCEE 344- Structural Design I
  • ENGR 244- Mechanics of Materials
  • CIVI 490- Capstone Civil Engineering Design Project


Publications

Selected refereed journal publications


  1. Farahbakhshtooli, A., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2020) “Seismic collapse assessment of composite steel plate shear walls.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Accepted-in Press.
  2. Sabouri-Ghomi, S., Nasiri, A., Jahani, Y., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2020) “Flexural performance of composite walls under out-of-plane loads.” Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, 34 (4):525-545. 
  3. Farahbakhshtooli, A., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2019) “Seismic collapse assessment of stiffened steel plate shear walls using FEMA P695 methodology.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 200:109714.
  4. Barua, K., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2019) “Nonlinear seismic performance of code designed perforated steel plate shear walls.” Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, 31 (1):85-98.
  5. Mia, Md. M., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2019) “A finite element based approach for fatigue life prediction of headed shear studs.” Structures, Elsevier, 19: 161–172.
  6. Kabir, I., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2018) “Lateral torsional buckling of welded wide flange beams under constant moment.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering45 (9):766-779.
  7. Kabir, I., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2018) “Applicability of North American standards for lateral torsional buckling of welded I-beams.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 147:16-26.
  8. Ahmed, M.Moselhi, O., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2018) "Two-tier data fusion method for bridge condition assessment."  Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 45 (3):192-214.
  9. Moselhi, O., Ahmed, M., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2017) "Multi Sensor Data Fusion for Bridge ConditionAssessment."  Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, 31 (4):04017008 (1-15).
  10. Dhar, M.M., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2016) “Seismic response estimation of steel plate shear walls using nonlinear static methods.” Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, 20 (4):777-799.
  11. Sabouri-Ghomi, S., Jahani, Y., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2016) “Partial interaction theory to analyze composite (steel–concrete) shear wall systems under pure out-of-plane loadings.” Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier, 104: 211–224.
  12. Dey, S., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2016) “Seismic performance of composite plate shear walls.” Structures, Elsevier, 6: 59–72.
  13. Bhowmick, A.K., Grondin, G. Y. (2016) “Limit state design of steel columns reinforced with welded steel plates.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 114: 48-60. 
  14. Chatterjee, A.K., Bhowmick, A.K., and Bagchi, A. (2015) “Development of a simplified equivalent braced frame model for steel plate shear wall systems.” Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, 18 (3): 711-737.
  15. Bhowmick, A.K. (2014) “Seismic behavior of steel plate shear walls with centrally placed circular perforations.” Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier, 75: 30-42. 
  16. Bhowmick, A.K., Grondin, G. Y., and Driver, R.G. (2014) “Nonlinear seismic analysis of perforated steel plate shear walls.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 94:103-113.
  17. Bhowmick, A.K., Grondin, G. Y., and Driver, R.G. (2011) “Estimating Fundamental Periods of Steel Plate Shear Walls.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 33 (6):1883-1893. 
  18. Bhowmick, A.K., Driver, R.G., and Grondin, G. Y. (2011) “Application of Indirect Capacity Design Principles for Seismic Design of Steel Plate Shear Walls.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 137 (4):521-530.
  19. Bhowmick, A.K., Grondin, G. Y., and Driver, R.G. (2010) “Performance of Type D and Type LD Steel Plate Walls.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 37(1): 88-98.
  20. Bhowmick, A.K., Driver, R.G., and Grondin, G. Y. (2008) “Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Steel Plate Shear Walls Considering Strain Rate and P-Delta Effects.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 65 (5):1149-1159.
  21. Bhowmick, A. K., Kumalasari, C., Varkekar, A., and Madugula, Murty K. S. (2004) “Experimental Determination of Axial Compressive Strength of Crimped Cold-formed Channels,” Thin-Walled StructuresElsevier, 43:543-552.


Participation activities

Selected conference proceedings

  1. Barua, K., Bhowmick, A. (2017) "Seismic Performanceof Perforated Steel Plate Shear Walls." 39th IABSESymposium, Vancouver, Canada, September 19-23.
  2. Mia, M. M., Bhowmick, A.K. (2017) "Fatigue-Life Prediction of Shear Stud Using Finite Element Analysis." 6th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Materials, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 31-June 3.
  3. Mia, M. M., Bhowmick, A.K. (2017) "Static Strength of Headed Shear Stud Connectors Using Finite Element Analysis." 6th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Materials, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 31-June 3.
  4. Nath, M., Bhowmick, A. (2016) "Seismic Performance of Yielding Shear Panel Device (YPSD)-SEC-823" Structural Engineering Convention, Chennai, India, December 21-23.
  5. Moselhi, O., Ahmed, M., and Bhowmick, A.K. (2016) "Integration of NDE Measurements and Current Practice In Bridge Deterioration Modeling." 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2016), Auburn, Alabama, USA, July 18-21.
  6. Nath, M., Bhowmick, A. (2016) "Seismic Performance of Yielding Shear Panel Device (YPSD)-SEC-823" Structural Engineering Convention, Chennai, India, December 21-23.
  7. Imran, I.M., Bhowmick, A. (2016) “Effect of Geometric Imperfection on Lateral Torsional Buckling Capacity of I-beams.” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, London, ON, Canada, June 1-4.
  8. Nath, M., Bhowmick, A. (2016) “Modelling and Analysis of Yielding Steel Shear Panel Device.” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, London, ON, Canada, June 1-4.
  9. Chandra, A., Bagchi, A., and Bhowmick, A. (2016) “Post-Earthquake Fire Performance of Steel Moment Resisting Framed Structures.” 5th International Structural Specialty Conference, London, ON, Canada, June 1-4.
  10. Kabir, I.M., Bhowmick, A. (2016) “Lateral Torsional Buckling of Welded Wide Flange Beams.” SSRC Annual Stability Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 12-15.
  11. Dhar, M. M., Bhowmick, A. (2015) “Seismic Performance Evaluation of Steel Plate Shear Walls Using the Capacity Spectrum Method.” 11th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Victoria, BC, Canada, July 21-24.
  12. Ahmed, M., Bhowmick, A. K., and Moselhi, O. (2015) “Comparative Study of Current Practice in Bridge Condition Assessment.” 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, Vancouver, AB, Canada, June 8-10.
  13. Bhowmick, A. K. and Grondin, G. Y. (2014) “Limit State Design of Steel Columns Reinforced with Welded Steel Plates.” 9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX, Calgary, AB, Canada, July 15-18. 
  14. Dey, S. and Bhowmick, A. K. (2014) “Seismic Performance of Composite Plate Shear Wall Systems.” 4th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 28-May 31.
  15. Rais Esmaili, M. and Bhowmick, A. K. (2014) “Seismic Performance of Eccentrically Braced Frames Designed According to Current Canadian Seismic Provisions.” 4th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 28-May 31.
  16. Ahmed, M., Bhowmick, A. K., and Moselhi, O. (2014) “Non Destructive Evaluation Methods for Bridge Condition Assessment.” 4th International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 28-May 31.
  17. Dey, S. and Bhowmick, A. K. (2013) “Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Composite Plate Shear Wall Systems.” CSCE Annual General Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1.
  18. Bhowmick, A. K. (2013) “Seismic Behaviour of Code Designed Perforated Ductile Plate Walls.” CSCE Annual General Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1.
  19. Chatterjee, A. K., Bhowmick, A. K., and Bagchi, A. (2012) “Development of a Methodology for Seismic Performance of Buildings with Steel Plate Shear Wall Systems.” 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28.
  20. Bhowmick, A. K., Grondin, G. Y., and Driver, R. G. (2012) “Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Perforated Steel Plate Shear Walls.”  15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28.
  21. Chatterjee, A. K., Bhowmick, A. K. and Bagchi, A. (2012) “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Light-Gauge Steel Plate Shear Walls.”  3rdInternational Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 6-9.
  22. Bhowmick, A. K. (2012) “Evaluation of Modal Pushover Analysis Procedure for Steel Plate Shear Walls.” 3rd International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 6-9.
  23. Bhowmick, A. K., Driver, R. G., and Grondin, G. Y. (2009) “Inelastic Seismic Response of Steel Plate Shear Walls Including P-Delta Effects.” Structural Stability Research Council Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, April 1-4.
  24. Bhowmick, A. K., Grondin, G.Y. and Driver, R. G. (2006) “Non-linear Finite Analysis of Steel Plate Shear Walls.” 1st International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 23-26.
  25. Bhowmick, A. K. and Ghrib, F. (2005) “Investigation of Critical Plane Models for Multiaxial Fatigue Life Assessment.” 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2005), Montreal, Canada.
  26. Safiuddin, Md., Bhowmick, A. K., and Ashraf, M. (2003) “An Experimental Investigation on The Flexural Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete Beam.” Second Annual Paper Meet and International Conference on Civil Engineering, July 17-18, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 299-309.
  27. Bhowmick, A. K., Ghrib, F. and Ashraf, M. (2003) “Fatigue Life Predictions of A Notched Shaft Under Pure Torsional Loading.” 3rdInternational Conference of Mechanical Engineers (ICME) and 8thAnnual Paper Meet on E-manufacturing. March 20-22, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 245-254.

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