Dr Abhijit Ganguli

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

Dr. Abhijit Ganguli is a Senior Lecturer with Civil Engineering and Built Environment with expertise in non-destructive evaluation and health monitoring of civil structures.

Prior to joining LJMU, Abhijit was an Associate Professor within India’s IIT system, leading Government and defense agency funded research projects.

He has consulting experience with the Indian construction industry on health assessment of existing structures. Abhijit has a background in structural dynamics, experimental mechanics and ultrasonic wave propagation with a PhD from Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium followed by research experience with Schlumberger, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and the Northeastern University in the United
States.

He has supervised five doctoral students and has several publications with international journals. Abhijit is interested in advising students motivated to pursue a PhD at LJMU.

Languages

Bengali
Hindi
French

Degrees

Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, PhD

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2021 - present
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, 2017 - 2021
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2011 - 2017
Associate Research Scientist, Northeastern University, 2008 - 2011
Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2006 - 2008

Journal article

Mayakuntla PK, Ghosh D, Ganguli A. 2021. Nondestructive evaluation of rebar corrosion in concrete structures using ultrasonics and laser-based sensing NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND EVALUATION, DOI Author Url

Majhi S, Mukherjee A, Ganguli A. 2021. Enhanced Ultrasonic Imaging in Concrete Structures with Spatial Apodization Filters JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 33 DOI Author Url

Dey G, Ganguli A, Bhattacharjee B. 2021. Inversion Based Retrieval of the Profile of the Degree of Moisture Saturation in Concrete Using Electrical Impedance Measurements Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 40 DOI

Dey G, Ganguli A, Bhattacharjee B, Gandhi TK. 2020. Electrical response-based technique for estimation of degree of moisture saturation in cement concrete and mortar in drying and wetting cycle CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 262 DOI Author Url

Ghosh D, Kumar R, Ganguli A, Mukherjee A. 2020. Nondestructive Evaluation of Rebar Corrosion-Induced Damage in Concrete through Ultrasonic Imaging JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 32 DOI Author Url

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal G. 2019. Comparative assessment of the contending force and placement methods for weightless sagging cables Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 20 :1049-1062 DOI

Dey G, Ganguli A, Bhattacharjee B. 2019. Electrical Conductivity, Dielectric Permittivity, and Degree of Saturation of Cement Mortar at Low Radio Frequencies JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION, 47 :2664-2680 DOI Author Url

Dey G, Ganguli A, Charjee BB, Gandhi TK. 2019. Potential of electrical response at low radio frequencies for estimation of the degree of moisture saturation in cement mortar Indian Concrete Journal, 98 :56-63

Ghosh D, Beniwal S, Ganguli A, Mukherjee A. 2018. Reference free imaging of subsurface cracks in concrete using Rayleigh waves STRUCTURAL CONTROL & HEALTH MONITORING, 25 DOI Author Url

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal G. 2017. Static and dynamic analysis of cable-suspended concrete beams STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS, 64 :611-620 DOI Author Url

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal GS. 2017. Mechanics of Cable-Suspended Beams LATIN AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 14 :544-559 DOI Author Url

Beniwal S, Ghosh D, Ganguli A. 2016. Ultrasonic imaging of concrete using scattered elastic wave modes NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, 82 :26-35 DOI Author Url

Beniwal S, Ganguli A. 2016. LOCALIZED CONDITION MONITORING AROUND REBARS USING FOCUSED ULTRASONIC FIELD AND SAFT RESEARCH IN NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION, 27 :48-67 DOI Author Url

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal GS. 2016. Theory of Weightless Sagging Elasto-Flexible Cables LATIN AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 13 :155-174 DOI Author Url

Beniwal S, Ganguli A. 2015. Defect detection around rebars in concrete using focused ultrasound and reverse time migration ULTRASONICS, 62 :112-125 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Rappaport CM, Abramo D, Wadia-Fascetti S. 2012. Synthetic aperture imaging for flaw detection in a concrete medium NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, 45 :79-90 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Gao RX, Liang K, Jundt J. 2011. Optimal ultrasonic array focusing in attenuative media ULTRASONICS, 51 :911-920 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Gao RX, Liang K, Jundt J, Ordonez A. 2010. Experimental Investigation of Ultrasound Wave Focusing in Attenuative Solids IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, 59 :2261-2271 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Deraemaeker A, Preumont A. 2007. Regenerative chatter reduction by active damping control JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 300 :847-862 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Deraemaeker A, Romanescu I, Horodinca M, Preumont A. 2006. Simulation and active control of chatter in milling via a mechatronic simulator JOURNAL OF VIBRATION AND CONTROL, 12 :817-848 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Deraemaeker A, Horodinca M, Preumont A. 2005. Active damping of chatter in machine tools - demonstration with a 'hardware-in-the-loop' simulator PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART I-JOURNAL OF SYSTEMS AND CONTROL ENGINEERING, 219 :359-369 DOI Author Url

Mukherjee A, Joshi SP, Ganguli A. 2002. Active vibration control of piezolaminated stiffened plates COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 55 :435-443 DOI Author Url

Chapters

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal G. 2019. Linearized dynamic analysis of weightless sagging planar elastic cables Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 12 :419-433 DOI

Kumar P, Ganguli A, Benipal GS. 2015. Seismic analysis of weightless sagging elasto-flexible cables Advances in Structural Engineering: Dynamics, Volume Two :1543-1562 9788132221920 DOI

Conference publication

Gautham A, Ganguli A. 2018. A parametric study on defect sizing in plates using lamb wave reflection coefficients Journal of Structural Engineering (India), 45 :61-66

Ghosh D, Rahul , Ganguli A, Mukherjee A. 2018. Ultrasonic imaging as a diagnostic tool for detection of rebar corrosion Proceedings of the 7th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, APWSHM 2018, :808-816

Beniwal S, Ganguli A. 2015. Reverse Time Migration Based Ultrasonic Imaging of Rebars Embedded in Concrete 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IUS), IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) DOI Author Url

Ghosh D, Beniwal S, Ganguli A. 2015. Detection of Defect in Concrete Slab Using Rayleigh Waves 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IUS), IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Rappaport CM, Miller EL, Wadia-Fascetti S. 2011. Investigation of born approximation applied to non-destructive evaluation of concrete media Kundu T. HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 2011, Conference on Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2011 7984 DOI Author Url

Ganguli A, Gao RX, Liang K, Jundt J. 2007. Investigation of efficient ultrasonic array focusing in attenuative solids 2007 IEEE ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS, VOLS 1-6, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium :1175-+ DOI Author Url

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers.

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