Tathagata Ray, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in¬†Structural and Earthquake Engineering¬†– 2013,¬†University at Buffalo, SUNY
  • Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering – 2005,¬†Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Professional History

  • 01/14 to Present – Assistant Professor,¬†New Mexico State University, USA
  • 10/13 to 12/13 – Post-Doctoral Associate,¬†University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
  • 08/08 to 08/13 – Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant,¬†University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
  • 08/05 to 08/08 – Structural Engineer,¬†NTPC Ltd. Noida, India

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear structural analysis (material nonlinearity, finite 3D deformation and rotation, strength and stiffness deteriorations, pinching)
  • Seismic isolation (sliding bearings, triple friction pendulum)
  • Passive structural control (weakening, damping, negative stiffness device)
  • Developing structural analysis software codes (IDARC2D, 3DBASIS, NSPECTRA)

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