Dr. Basuraj Bhowmik 

Basuraj is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU). He received his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and graduated from the National Institute of Technology Agartala with a B.Tech in Civil Engineering. Dr. Bhowmik was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin, Ireland. He worked with Siemens Power and Gas as a Senior Executive in the area of vibration-based condition monitoring of gas turbines. 

Basuraj actively works in the area of renewable energy system downtime detection, with a special emphasis on wind turbines. His Scholar profile can be accessed here. He is involved in developing computationally effective real-time algorithms for structural health monitoring and exploring new methodologies for data assimilation of complex systems – ranging across civil, mechanical, and aerospace systems – with a focus on sparse sensor data analytics, machine-learning algorithms, and online modal identification. His awards include the Best Reviewer Award at CTCS 2022 and the prestigious MILCA Award for Academics by the Confederation of Indian Industries. He is also an international award recipient of the coveted Research Excellence Award at the Annual MaREI Symposium, in Ireland.

Basuraj is open to collaborations and participation in funding calls.

OSCAR doctoral candidates

Ms. Anshu Sharma: December 27, 2023 - Present. 

Anshu has completed her Masters from MBM University, Jodhpur with excellent grades. She will be working in Structural Health Monitoring. 


Mr. Raj Singh 

"Always dedicated towards my goal"

Raj completed his Bachelors from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut.  He is working on Operational Modal Analysis of built infrastructures. He is a specialist in Finite Element Modeling and is currently undertaking two major projects in determining the system health of existing bridges. As an upcoming graduate of the OSCAR Lab, Raj is interested to pursue higher academics as a career option. He can be connected through his LinkedIn profile. He is an avid cricket enthusiast. 


Aman Srivastava
"My desire to further my research interests has been sparked by working with Dr. Basuraj. The exposure I gained under his direction enabled me to get research internships."

Sarthak Anand

"I'm a Formula 1 fanatic and an avid Structural Health Monitoring enthusiast. My obsession with digital twins has me driving toward peak performance. Thankfully, Dr. Basuraj Bhowmik is an outstanding mentor who keeps me on track, helping me turn my passions into winning formulas!"

Bhargav Pratim Nath

Ayush Sahu 

"A wonderful journey and a florid experience bloomed multiple tracks of new ideas and vibrant insights with Dr. Basuraj. Its been a pleasure to work under his guidance."

Lakhadive 'Mehul' Mehulkumar

"I m a fast learner, I have learned many new skills from being a novice in the field of Structural Analysis due to the excellent mentorship which I was blessed upon by Dr. Basuraj. I want to work in the field of structural analysis and learn new skills at a faster pace."