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S.K. Ghosh


Standard Building Code and the ASCE 7 Standard Committee (Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures). He is a former member of the Boards of Direction of ACI, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and BSSC (Building Seismic Safety Council). He is a member of the Board of Governors of ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute. Ghosh has long been a provider of continuing education related to structural provisions of building codes to the structural engineering profession and the code enforcement community.  His books and other publications on structural design are widely used by those in design practice. In addition to authoring over 200 papers and books, Dr. Ghosh has investigated and reported on structural performance in most recent earthquakes. Among his many awards, on the 50th anniversary of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) in 2004, S. K. Ghosh was named one of fifty “Titans” of the U.S. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Industry. He was awarded ASCE’s 2013 Walter P. Moore Jr. Award for his contributions towards improving the consistency, accuracy and clarity of structural codes and standards throughout the U.S. and abroad. Ghosh has a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in civil engineering from the University of Calcutta, India, and a Master of Applied Science (MASc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in structural engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.]]>