Ravi Sinha

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Ravi Sinha is the Dean of Alumni & Corporate Relations and Professor of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in India. He completed his Bachelor of Technology from IIT Bombay, MS from Vanderbilt University, USA, and PhD from Northwestern University, USA. He has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1992. Sinha’s research work is in the area of Structural Engineering specializing in Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Risk Management. Sinha is also closely associated with policy-making related to disaster risk management.

Sinha has chaired or served in several government panels in India. He has also served as a consultant to the World Bank for climate resilient cities program, and is a co-author of the World Bank’s Primer on Climate Resilient Cities. Sinha is a member of Maharashtra State Disaster Management Authority. He is also the Co-Chairman of National Panel of Experts of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India. He is a member of Bureau of Indian Standards committees responsible for standards dealing with earthquake safety and tall structures. Sinha is also a consultant to a number of companies in India and abroad.