Prof Ravi Sinha

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India


Ravi Sinha is Professor and former Dean of Alumni & Corporate Relations at IIT Bombay. His research activities are mainly in earthquake engineering, structural engineering, and disaster risk management. Prof. Sinha is closely associated with policymaking related to disaster risk management in India. Prof. Sinha has chaired/served in several government panels. Prof. Sinha is also a member of Maharashtra State Disaster Management Authority. He is the Co-Chairman of National Panel of Experts of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

Prof. Ravi Sinha is a member of Executive Committee of Bureau of Indian Standards. He is also a member of its committees responsible for development of national standards related to earthquake safety. Prof. Sinha also has extensive experience on urban disaster risk management and is a co-author of the World Bank's Primer on Climate Resilient Cities.