Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar, Asst. Professor in Civil Engineering Department have been nominated by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as an Expert member of three Working Groups (WGs) of CED 39 (BIS) on developing new Indian Standards,
IS 13920 (Part 11) on "Earthquake Resistant Design and Detailing of Coastal Structures".
IS 15988 (Part 11) on "Earthquake Safety Assessment and Retrofitting - Coastal Structures"
IS 1893 (Part 11) on "Criteria for Earthquake Resistant Design of Coastal Structures "
The members of these WGs are
Prof. S. Chandrasekaran (IITM)
Dr. M. V. Ramana Murthy (NIOT)
Dr. K. Sreevalsa (NIT K)
Prof. Arun Prasad (IIT-BHU)