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consultant , Engineering educator

Achintya Haldar, American engineering educator, consultant. Recipient 1st Presidential Young Investigator award National Science Foundation, 1984-1989. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (associate editor Journal Structural Engineering 1992-1995, Walter Huber Civil Engineering Research prize 1987, head structural safety & reliability since 1995).

Background

Haldar, Achintya was born on September 13, 1945 in Calcutta, India. Arrived in the United States, 1972. Son of Late Jatindranath and Angur (Mondol) Haldar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1968. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1976.

Career

Design engineer, Marco Steel Supply, Champaign, Illinois, 1972; teaching & research assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1972-1976; staff engineer, Bechtel Power Corporation, Norwalk, California, 1976-1978; assistant professor, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1978-1979; assistant professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1979-1985; associate professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1985-1988; professor, U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1988. Consultant MARTA, Atlanta, 1987-1993. Technical advisor National Research Council National Academy Sciences, Washington, 1992-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Uncertainty Modeling in Finite Element, Fatigue and Stability of Systems, 1997, Uncertainty Modeling in Control, Vibration and Fuzzy Analysis Systems, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (associate editor Journal Structural Engineering 1992-1995, Walter Huber Civil Engineering Research prize 1987, head structural safety & reliability since 1995).

Connections

Married Carolyn Sue Hershell, August 30, 1975. 1 child, Justin Pritam.

father:
Late Jatindranath Haldar

mother:
Angur (Mondol) Haldar

spouse:
Carolyn Sue Hershell

child:
Justin Pritam Haldar