Chinmoy Kolay

PhD (Lehigh University, USA)

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, Lehigh University, USA, 2016
  • M.Tech., IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, 2009
  • B.C.E. (First Class with Honours), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2006



  • Structural Dynamics

  • Kolay, C. and Ricles, J. M. “Assessment of explicit and semi-explicit classes of model-based algorithms for direct integration in structural dynamics”. In: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 107.1 (2016), pp. 49–73. doi: 10.1002/nme.5153.

  • Feng, D., Kolay, C., Ricles, J. M., and Li, J. “Collapse simulation of reinforced concrete frame structures”. In: The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings 25.12 (2016), pp. 578–601. doi: 10.1002/tal.1273.

  • Kolay, C., Ricles, J. M., Marullo, T. M., Mahvashmohammadi, A., and Sause, R. “Implementation and application of the unconditionally stable explicit parametrically dissipative KR-alpha method for real-time hybrid simulation”. In: Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 44.5 (2015), pp. 735–755. doi: 10.1002/eqe.2484.

  • Kolay, C. and Ricles, J. M. “Development of a family of unconditionally stable explicit direct integration algorithms with controllable numerical energy dissipation”. In: Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 43.9 (2014), pp. 1361–1380. doi: 10.1002/eqe.2401.

  • Kolay, C., Prashant, A., and Jain, S. K. “Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis and Seismic Coefficient for Abutments and Retaining Walls”. In: Earthquake Spectra 29.2 (2013), pp. 427–451. doi: 10.1193/1.4000141.

  • Research Scientist I & NHERI Lehigh Research Engineer, ATLSS Engineering Research Center, Lehigh University, USA (June 2016–May 2017)

  • Assistant Professor, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India (Oct. 2009–July 2011)

  • Graduate Engineer Trainee, Larsen & Toubro Ltd. ECC Div., Chennai, India (July 2006–June 2007)

  • Gibson fellowship and Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS) fellowship, Lehigh University, Spring 2015

  • Yen fellowship, Lehigh University, Fall 2014

  • Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS) fellowship, Lehigh University, Spring 2013

  • P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellow, Lehigh University, Apr. 2013–May 2016

  • Academic Excellence Award, IIT Kanpur, Mar. 2009


Room: Structural Engineering Laboratory

Office Phone: +91-512-259-6282

Email: ckolay[AT]

Structural Dynamics, Earthquake Engineering, Structural Testing, Hybrid Simulation

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