Dr. Sumedha Moharana | Department of Civil


Dr. Sumedha
Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
Block-C, Shiv Nadar University
DADRI Uttar Pradesh
Profile Summary 

Sumedha has completed her Ph.D. from IIT, Delhi. During her doctoral studies she handled many research projects funded by DRDO, ISRO, DST and MHRD. Her major research interests are, smart structure, piezo-impedance based structural health monitoring, shear lag effect and piezo-structure interaction. In addition, she is also interested in composite structure, dynamic behaviour of thin wall structure

Educational Qualifications 
Ph. D (Civil Engineering)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
M.Tech (Structural Engineering)
Biju Patanaik University of Technology, Odisha
B.E (Civil Engineering)
Biju Patanik University of Technology Odisha
Work Experience 
Assistant Professor,
Shiv Nadar University,
I currently work here
Teaching & Research Interests: 

Piezoelectric Impedance Based Structural Health Monitoring , Smart Materials, Modeling Of Piezo-Elasto Dynamic Interaction and Shear Lag Effect


DST International Travel Support for conference for attending SHM/NDE 2015 Conference in San Diego, USA


Young researcher travel grant to visit department of Civil Engineering of Istanbul Technique University



Financial grant  for Asia Pacific Summer School for smart material: Interacted and shared ideas with 50 international participants

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)

1. Moharana, S. and Bhalla, S. (2015), “Influence of Adhesive Bond Layer on Power and Energy Transduction Efficiency of Piezo-Impedance Transducer,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. Vol. 26,No. 3 (Feb), pp. 247-259.
2. Moharana, S. and Bhalla, S. (2014), “A Continuum Based Shear Lag Model for Electro- Mechanical Impedance (EMI) Technique,” International Journal of Solids and Structures , Vol. 51, No-6, 1299–1310.
3. Bhalla, S. and Moharana, S. (2013), “A Refined Shear Lag Model for Adhesively Bonded Piezo Transducer,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 33-48. 
4. Moharana, S. and Bhalla, S. (2013), “Modelling of Piezo-Bond Structure System for Structural Health
Monitoring Using EMI Technique,” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 569, pp. 1234-1240. (DOI:
5. Moharana, S. and Bhalla, S. (2012), “Numerical Investigation of Shear Lag Effect on PZT-Structure
Interaction: Review and Application,” Current Science, Vol.103, No. 25, pp. 685-696. 

Conference Publications

1. Moharana, S. and Bharat, S (2017), “Bio induced Strength enhancement of Recycled Coarse Aggregates” ASCE INDIA CONFERENCE 2017,12 - 14 December 2017 NEW DELHI, INDIA. Under theme Urbanization Challenges In Emerging Economies, Moving Towards Resilient Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure.(full paper)

2. Moharana, S and Garg, B. (2016) “Nondestructive evaluation of cement composite under sulphate attack,” Proceedings of Fifth International Symposium on Life -Cycle Civil Engineering,IALCCE2016, Edited by Prof. Jaap Bakkar and Prof. D M Frangpool, 16-19th Oct. 2016, TU Delft Netherland.

3. Moharana, S., Bhalla, S., Srivastava, S., Suresh, R., Kaur, N., Gupta, A. (2015), “Application Of Structural Health Monitoring Technologies To Bio-Systems: Current Status And Path Forward” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California USA, 8 March 2015 to 12 March 2015. (Presented oral)

4. Moharana, S and Bhalla, S (2015) “Modelling Of Shear Lag Effect For Piezo-Elstodynamic Structure For Electro-Mechanical Impedance Technique,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California USA, 8 March 2015 to 12 March 2015. (Presented oral)

5. Moharana, S. (2014), “Experimental Investigation of Concrete Hydration and Fracture Embedded Piezo Sensor” New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture NT2F14 Belgrade, Serbia. 15th to 18th Sep. 2014.

6. Moharana, S and Bhalla, S (2014) “Review Of Power Consumption And Energy Efficiency For Electro-Mechanical Impedance (Emi) Technique,” Seventh International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and Systems (ISSS-2014), 8th -11th July 2014, IIsc, Bangalore, India.

7. Moharana. S. (2014) “Civil Structural Health Monitoring Using Piezoelectric Sensor,” 3rd international workshop on physics based material models and experimental observations, 2nd -4th June 2014, Cesme, Turkey (poster).

8. Moharana, S. and Bhalla, S. (2013). “Analytical and Numerical Modelling of Shear Lag Effect for PZT-Structure Impedance model,” 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 9th -11th Sep. 2013, Stanford.