has over 37 years of experience in the analysis and design of structures subjected to dynamic forces. He is President of EDA Consultants (formerly known as Engineering Dynamic Associates). Previously he held senior technical positions at Lummus Company, Foster Wheeler Corporation and Impell Corporation.
He has published two books, over 50 technical papers, and authored numerous technical reports. He received the ASME Best Paper Award in 1986 and has taught short courses for practicing engineers for over 20 years. He has a B.E. in Civil Engineering from the University of Madras, India, an M.E. in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada.