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educator , structural engineer

Satyendra Kumar Ghosh, Indian structural engineer, educator. Recipient Gold medal, University Calcutta, 1966.


Ghosh, Satyendra Kumar was born on September 17, 1945 in Berhampore, W. Bengal, India. Arrived in United States, 1975. Son of Santosh Kumar and Sadhana (Bose) Ghosh.


Bachelor of Engineering, University Calcutta, India, 1966. Master of Arts in Science, University Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1972.


Structural engineer Kuljian Corporation, Calcutta, India, 1966—1967. Research and teaching assistant University Waterloo, 1967—1969, 1970—1972, postdoctoral fellow, 1973, research associate, 1973, adjunct professor, 1973—1974. Research and teaching assistant University Pittsburgh, 1969—1970.

Structural engineer Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Illinois, 1974—1975, senior structural engineer, 1975—1980, principal structural engineer, 1980—1983, program manager engineered structures, 1988, director engineered structures and codes, 1989—1998. President S.K. Ghosh Associates, Inc., Palatine, since 1998. Associate professor civil engineering University Illinois, Chicago, 1984—1987, adjunct professor civil engineering, since 1988.

Consultant Portland Cement Association, Skokie, 1984—1987. Partner Elan Associates, Waterloo, 1972—1973. Visiting lecturer department Materials Engineering University Illinois, Chicago, 1980, Chicago, 1982—1983.

Principal Fintel Ghosh Inc., Chgo, 1984—1987.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Treasurer Illinois chapter Association of Indians in American, 1981—1982, vice president, 1983—1984. Fellow: Institute of Engineers India (Engineering Congress prize 1982), American Concrete Institute (Structural Research award 1992, Alfred E. Lindau award 2004), Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (Charles Zollman award 1998, Titan of the Precast/Prestressed Industry award 2004, Charles Zollman award 2005, 2006). Member: American Society of Civil Engineers, Concrete Research Council (Arthur G. Boase award 2006), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (president Illinois chapter 1998).


Married Sumita Majumdar, July 4, 1973. Children: Elka, Sourish.

Santosh Kumar Ghosh

Sadhana (Bose) Ghosh

Sumita Majumdar

Elka Ghosh

Sourish Ghosh