Structural Health Assessment

Structural Health Assessment

Prestigious lectures

  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Monitoring: Past, Present and Future,” Keynote Lecture, Engineering Mechanics Institute and Probabilistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference, ASCE, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 25, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Civil Infrastructures,” Institute Lecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, April 7, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Disaster Mitigation,” Special Plenary Lecture as the Guest of Honor, International Conference on Disaster Mitigation, ICDM’14, India, January 23, 2014.

Special Lectures with Technical Papers

  • Haldar, A., “"Structural health assessment: Past, Present, and Future," The 8th International Workshop on Structural Life Management of Power Structures, Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPCO-RI), Daejeon, Korea, September 13-14, 2018. 
  • Haldar, A., and Al-Hussein, A., “Prognostics and Structuring Health Assessment Using Uncertain Measured Response Information,”  Keynote Paper, International Conference on Reliability, Safety, and Hazard (ICRESH) and Advances in Reliability, Maintenance, and Safety (ARMS), Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden, June 1 - 4, 2015.
  • Haldar, A., and Al-Hussein, A., “Structural Health Assessment: Challenges,” Inaugural Keynote Paper, International Conference on Disaster Mitigation, ICDM’14, Chennai, India,pp. K7-1 to K7-10, January 23-24, 2014.
  • Haldar, A., and Das, A.K., “Health Assessment of Structures – Past, Present, and Future,” Invited paper, International Symposium on Engineering under Uncertainty: Safety Assessment and Management, ISEUSAM-2012, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India, January 4 to 6, 2012.
  • Haldar, A., Structural Health Assessment using Noise-contaminated Minimum Dynamic Response Information, Invited Lecture, International Workshop on Frontier Technologies for Infrastructure Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 361-382, 2008.

Special Invited Presentations without Technical Paper (international)

  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Polis University, Tirana, Albania, January 17, 2020.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment: Challenges and Novel Theoretical and Experimental Strategies.” Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena – Colombia, South America, October 16, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment and Monitoring – A Global Outlook,” International Conference on Structural and Civil Engineering Research, Paris, France, June 6, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Challenges in Structural Health Assessment,” Structural Engineering Research Center,” Chennai, India, January 10, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Chonnam National University, Korea, September 18, 2018.
  • HaldarHaldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Chonnam National University, Korea, September 18, 2018.Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Chonnam National University, Korea, September 18, 2018. A., “Structural Health Monitoring: A Brief Review with Emphasis in Uncertainty”, IIT-Guwahati, December 27, 2017.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Structures,” 2017 Annual ASCE/ASHE State Conference, Phoenix, AZ, September 15, 2017.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Civil Infrastructures,” Institute Lecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, April 7, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment – Myths, Challenges, and Solution Strategies,” Global Initiative for Academic Network (GIAN), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, March 3, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment – A Novel Approach,” McGill University, Montreal, Canada, October 19, 2012.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information – A Progress Report,” Dept. of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, August 31, 2012.  
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information,” Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, January 11, 2010.
  • Haldar, A., “Recent Development in Structural Health Monitoring in Civil Engineering Applications,” Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, January 9, 2010.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Monitoring of Structures,” Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Reactor Safety Division, Mumbai, India, May 8, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information – A Novel Approach,” Thapar University, Patiala, India, April 28, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information,” Structural Engineering Research Center, Chennai, India, April 17, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Is The Inverse Problem Technique Appropriate for Structural Health Assessment?” Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, April 9, 2009.
  • Haldar, A. “Structural Health Assessment using Uncertainty-Filled Minimum Dynamic Response Information,” Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, India, March 20, 2009.
  • Haldar, A. “Structural Health Assessment using Noise-Contaminated Minimum Dynamic Responses,” Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, February 17, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique with Minimum Information under Uncertainty,” South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, P.R. of China, May 21, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique under Uncertainty,” Southeast University, Nanjing, P. R. of China, May 28, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique,” Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, P. R. of China, May 29, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment with Minimum Information under Uncertainty – A Novel Approach,” National University of Singapore, Singapore, January 6, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural health assessment with minimum information,” Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, January 4, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment under Uncertainty – A Novel Approach,” Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India, December 22, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Post-Earthquake Structural Health Assessment” Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, December 19, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Post-Disastrous Evaluation of Structures,” Autonoma University of Sinaloa, Mexico, September 23, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Damage Assessment,” University of Sonora, Mexico, November 11, 2004.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Monitoring of Existing Structures,” The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, February 25, 2002.
  • Haldar, A., “Nondestructive Inspections and Reliability Updating for Fatigue Damage Evaluation,” The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, February 22, 2002.
  • Haldar, A., “In-service Health Monitoring of Existing Structures,” The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, February 7, 2002.

Edited Books

Book Chapters

  • Haldar, A., and Al-Hussein, A., Chapter 1 - Structural Health Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges, Recent Developments in Structural Health Assessment - Opportunities and Challenges,  World Scientific Publishing Co., 2021.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., Chapter 7 - Recent Development in Unscented Kalman Filtering for Health Assessment of Large Structural Systems, Recent Developments in Structural Health Assessment - Opportunities and Challenges, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2021.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., Complexities and Solution Strategies in Structural Health Assessment, Recent Advances in Science and Technology Research, Vol. 2, pp. 39-51, 2020, DOI: 10.9734/bpi/rastr/v2.  
  • Haldar, A., and Al-Hussein, A., “Prognostics and Structural Health Assessment Using Uncertain Measured Response Information,”   Current Trends in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety, Edited by U. Kumar, A. Ahmadi, A. K. Verma, and P. Varde, Springer International Publishing, pp. 165-186, 2016.
  • Das, A.K., and Haldar, A., Health Assessment with only limited noise-contaminated response information, Health Assessment of Engineered Structures: Bridges, Buildings and Other Infrastructures, World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 149-178, 2013.
  • Haldar, A., and Das, A. K., Structural Health Assessment Using Extended Kalman Filter, Advances in Mathematics Research, Volume 16, pp. 397-442, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, N.Y., November, 2012, ISBN 978-1-61324-928-4.
  • Haldar, A., Structural health assessment using noise-contaminated minimum dynamic response information, Frontier Technologies for Infrastructure Engineering, edited by S-S. Chen and A. H-S. Ang, CRC Press/Balkema, pp. 383-408, 2009.
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., Chapter 13 - Structural Health Assessment, Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering, edited by A. Haldar, World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 249-269, 2006.
  • Chowdhury, M., and Haldar, A., Chapter 4 -Performance Based Reliability Evaluation of Structure-Foundation Systems, Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering edited by A. Haldar, World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 55-75, 2006.
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., Chapter 21 - System Identification at Local Level under Uncertainty, Applied Research In Uncertainty Modeling And Analysis, Edited by N. O. Attoh-Okine and B.M. Ayyub, Springer Science Publishers, New York, pp. 461-490, 2005.
  • Zhao, Z. , and Haldar, A., "Fatigue reliability updating using non-destructive inspection," in: NDT Methods Applied to Fatigue Reliability Assessment of Structures, J. Mohammadi, editor, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 139-156, 2004.
  • Chen, G., and Haldar, A., “Fatigue Reliability Assessment and Updating with On-Line Nondestructive Inspection for Pressure Vessels,” PVP Vol. 487, Aging Management and License Renewal, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, pp. 41-48, 2004.
  • Zhao, A., and Haldar, A., Chapter 6 - Reliability-Based Structural Fatigue Damage Evaluation and Maintenance Using Non-Destructive Inspections, Uncertainty Modeling in Finite Element, Fatigue, and Stability of Systems, edited by A. Haldar, A. Guran and B.M. Ayyub, World Scientific Publishing Co., 1997, pp. 159-214.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., Chapter 19 - Finite Element Based Structural Identification under Uncertainty, Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis: Theory and Applications, edited by B.M. Ayyub and M.M. Gupta, North-Holland, 1994, pp. 315-328.

Refereed papers

  • Nguyen, T.V., Seo, J., Ahn, J-H., Haldar, A., and Huh, J., “Finite element analysis-aided seismic behavior examination of modular underground arch bridge,” Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology incorporating Trenchless Technology Research, Vol. 118, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2021.104166, 2021.
  • Mac, V. H., Huh, J., Doan N. S., Lee, B. Y., and Haldar, A., “A comprehensive study on identification of both deck and soffit defects in concrete bridge decks through thermographic investigation of shaded side under natural conditions,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 303, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124452, 2021.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Infrastructures Using Limited Uncertain Dynamic Response Information Following Earthquakes,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/13632469.2021.1927891, 2021.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Condition Assessment of Civil Structures under Earthquake Excitation,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 32, Issue 1, January 2019, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000943, 12 pages.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., Complexities in Assessing Structural Health of Civil Infrastructures,” Journal of Complexity, Vol. 2017, Article ID 2623805, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2017/2623805.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Nonlinear System Identification from Noisy Measurements,” International Journal of Structural Engineering (IJSTRUCTE), Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 155-173, 2018.
  • Tran, Q. H., Han, D., Kang, C., Haldar, A., and Huh, H., “Effects of Ambient Temperature and Relative Humidity on Subsurface Defect Detection in Concrete Structures by Active Thermal Imaging,” Sensors, 2017, 17, 1718; doi:10.3390/s17081718.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Structural Damage Prognosis of Three-Dimensional Large Structural Systems,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 12, pp. 1596-1608, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2017.1304430.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Extended and Unscented Kalman Filters,” Special Issue on “Data Acquisition and Processing, Uncertainty Management and Inverse Problem Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring Applications,” International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems, Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2, pp. 52-76, 2015.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., Computational Intelligence for Structural Identifications,” 2015 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2015), Cape Town, South Africa, December 7-10, 2015; 978-1-4799-7560-0/15/$31 ©2015 IEEE.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Unscented Kalman Filter with Unknown Input and Weighted Global Iteration for Health Assessment of Large Structural Systems,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, DOI: 10.1002/stc.1764, June 2015.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “A Novel Unscented Kalman Filter for Health Assessment of Large Structural Systems with Unknown Input,” Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, ASCE, ISSN 0733-9399/04015012(13), 141(7), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000926, July 2015.  
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Issues on Structural Health Assessment and Monitoring under Measurement Uncertainty and Nonlinearity,” SRESA’s International Journal of Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering, Special Issue on Prognostics & Structuring Health Management, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 1-12, 2015.  
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment at a Local Level Using Minimum Information," Engineering Structures, Vol. 88, pp. 100-110, 2015.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A.,“Health Assessment of Nonlinear Structural Systems”, SRESA’s International Journal of Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering, Special Issue on Prognostics & Structuring Health Management, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 25-34, 2015.
  • Haldar, A., Das, A.K., and Al-Hussein, A., “Data Analysis Challenges in Structural Health Assessment using Measured Dynamic Responses,” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 1350017-1 to 1350017-22, 2013, DOI is: 10.1142/S1793536913500179.
  • Haldar, A., and Das, A.K., “Health Assessment of Structures – Past, Present, and Future,” Society for Reliability and Safety’s International Journal of Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 53-63, 2012.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Three Dimensional Large Structural Systems – A Novel Approach,” Society for Reliability and Safety’s International Journal of Life Cycle reliability and Safety Engineering, Vol.1, Issue 1, pp. 01-14, 2012.
  • Das, A. K., Haldar, A., and Chakraborty, S., “Health Assessment of Large Two Dimensional Structures using Minimum Information – Recent Advances,” Advances in Civil Engineering, Volume 2012, Article ID 582472, 16 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/582472, September, 2011.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Structures Exposed to Seismic Excitation,” ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Vol. 48, No.1, Paper No. 514, pp. 11-27, March, 2011. 
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Structural Integrity Assessment under Uncertainty for Three Dimensional Offshore Structures”, International Journal of Terraspace Science and Technology (IJTSE), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 101-111, 2010.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., "Structural Health Assessment of Truss-type Bridges using Noise-Contaminated Uncertain Dynamic Response Information,” International Journal of Engineering under Uncertainty: Hazards, Assessment, and Mitigation, Vol. 2, No. 3-4, pp. 75-87, 2010.
  • Haldar, A., and Das, A. K., “Prognosis of Structural Health – Nondestructive Methods,” Special Issue on Prognostics and Health Management (PHM), International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 395-406, 2010.  
  • Haldar, A., “Is the Inverse Problem Technique Appropriate for Structural Health Assessment?” Current Science, Vol. 97, No. 8, pp. 1187-1195, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., Martinez-Flores, R., and Katkhuda, H., “Crack Detection in Existing Structures using Noise Contaminated Dynamic Responses,” Journal of Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 50, pp. 74-80, 2008.
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., “A Novel Health Assessment Technique with Minimum Information,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 821-838, 2008. 
  • Haldar, A., and Martinez-Flores, R., “A Novel Methodology for Assessment of Safety of Existing Structures”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 82-91, 2008.
  • Martinez-Flores, R., Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., “Structural Performance Assessment with Minimum Uncertainty-Filled Information,” International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 121-140, April, 2008.
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Beams – Theoretical Formulation and Analytical Verification,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 33-44, February, 2008.
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Beams – Experimental Verification,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 45-56, February, 2008.
  • Martinez-Flores, R., and Haldar, A., “Experimental Verification of a Structural Health Assessment Method without Excitation Information,” Journal Of Structural Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 33-39, April-May, 2007.
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., “Defect Identification under Uncertain Blast Loading,” Optimization and Engineering Journal, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 277-296, 2006.
  • Martinez-Flores, R., Haldar, A., and Katkhuda, H., “Structural Health Assessment After an Impact,” Paper No. IMECE 2006-13718, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., Martinez-Flores, R., and Katkhuda, H., “Structural Health Assessment Using Minimum Information under Uncertainty,” Keynote Lecture, Structural Engineering Convention, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, pp. 57-71, December, 2005.
  • Katkhuda, H., Martinez-Flores, R., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment at Local Level With Unknown Input Excitation,” Journal of the Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 956-965, June, 2005.
  • Katkhuda, H., Martinez-Flores, R., and Haldar, A., “A Novel Defect Identification And Structural Health Assessment Technique,” Journal of Structural Engineering, Special issue on Advances in Health Monitoring/Assessment of Structures including Heritage and Monument Structures, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 1-8, April-June, 2004.
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment Of Beams –Experimental Investigations,” Journal of the Structural Engineering, Special issue on Advances in Health Monitoring/Assessment of Structures including Heritage and Monument Structures, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 23-30, April-June, 2004.
  • Ling, X., and Haldar, A., “Element Level System Identification with Unknown Input with Rayleigh Damping,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 8, pp. 877-885, August, 2004.
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., “Post Processing of Linear Accelerometer Data in System Identification,” Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 123-130, July-September, 2003.
  • Chowdhury, M. R., Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "An Investigation on the System Reliability of Pile Supported Navigational Structures," Journal of the Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 80-88, January, 1998.
  • Wang, D., Chowdhury, M., and Haldar, A., "System Reliability Evaluation Considering Strength and Serviceability Requirements, " International Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 62, No. 5, pp. 883-896, March, 1997.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "System Identification With Limited Observations and Without Input," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 123, No. 5, pp. 504-511, May, 1997.
  • Zhao, Z., and Haldar, A., "Fatigue Damage Evaluation and Updating Using Nondestructive Inspections," Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 775-788, 1996.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Fatigue Risk Assessment and Updating Using Non-Destructive Inspections," Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics in Pressure Vessels and Piping, PVP-Vol. 304, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, pp. 453-460, July, 1995.
  • Zhao, Z., Haldar, A., and Breen, F.L., "Fatigue Reliability Updating Through Inspections for Bridges," Journal of the Structural Division, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 5, pp. 1624-1642, May, 1994.
  • Zhao, Z., Haldar, A., and Breen, F.L., "Fatigue Reliability Evaluation of Steel Bridges," Journal of the Structural Division, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 5, pp. 1608-1623, May, 1994.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "An Element Level SI with Unknown Input Information," Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 1, pp. 159-176, 1994.

Refereed conference papers (ICOSSAR & ICASP)

  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “Quality and Quantity of Measured Information in Structural Health Monitoring,” 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'17), Paper No. 7530, pp. 3040-3049, 2017 TU-Verlag Vienna, ISBN 978-3-903024-28-1.
  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “A Comparison of Unscented and Extended Kalman Filtering for Nonlinear System Identification,” 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, (ICASP12), Vancouver, Canada, July 12-15, 2015; https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/53225.
  • Al-Hussein, A., Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Algorithmic and Computing Technologies for Health Assessment of Real Structures in the Presence of Large Nonlinearity,” 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, June 23-25, pp. 49-56, 2013.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Improvements in the Kalman Filter Concept for Structural Health assessment,” 11th International Conference on Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR'13), Columbia University, New York, N.Y., pp. 1587-1592, 2013.
  • Al-Hussein, A., Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “A New Approach for Structural Health Assessment using Unscented Kalman Filter,” 11th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR'13), Columbia University, New York, N.Y., pp. 1579-1585, 2013.
  • Katkhuda, H., Martinez-Flores, and Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique using Noise-Contaminated Limited Response Information,” 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'09), Paper No. ICOSSAR2009: 0058, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., Martinez-Flores, R., and Katkhuda, H., “Verifications of a Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique,” 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability (ICASP10-2007), ISBN978-0-415-45211-3, CH214, 2007.
  • Katkhuda, H., Haldar, A., and Flores, R.M., “System Identification under Uncertainty,” 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability (ICOSSAR'05), June, 2005.
  • Flores, R.M., Haldar, A., and Katkhuda, H., “Experimental Verification of a Structural Health Assessment Technique,” 9th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'05), June, 2005.
  • Vo., P.H., and Haldar, A., “Defect Detection in Beams,” 9th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'05), June, 2005.
  • Vo., P.H., Haldar, A., and Ling, X., “A Time-Domain System Identification Technique with Optimum Number of Finite Elements” 9th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability (ICASP9-2003), Vol. 1, pp. 481-486.
  • Ling, X., and Haldar, A., “System Identification Using Localized Structural Model,” 8th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'01), June, 2001, (CD-ROM).
  • Haldar, A., Ling, X., and Vo, P.H., "Element Level Damage Evaluation Using SI," 8th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability (ICASP8-1999), pp. 1143-1148, December, 1999.
  • Haldar, A., Ling, X., and Wang, D., "Nondestructive Identification of Existing Structures with Unknown Input and Limited Observations," 7th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'97), Vol. 1, pp. 363-370, 1998.
  • Zhao, Z., and Haldar, A., "Fatigue Damage Mitigation Using Nondestructive Inspections," 7th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'97), Vol. 2, pp. 1227-1234, 1998.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "Stiffness and Damping Identification for Tall Buildings with Unknown Excitation," Seventh International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability, (ICASP 7), Vol. 2, pp. 1341-1347, July, 1995.
  • Zhao, Z., Haldar, A., and Breen, F.L., "Reliability-Based Fatigue Inspection and Maintenance for Steel Bridges," 6th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR `93), August 9-13, Vol. 2, pp. 1035-1042, 1993.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "A System Identification Technique with Unknown Input Information," 6th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR '93), August 9-13, Vol. 2, pp. 851-857, 1993.

Conference papers

  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “A new extension of unscented Kalman filter for structural health assessment with unknown input," SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2014, San Diego, California, March 9-13, 2014.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Health Prognosis of Large Engineering Structures using Minimum Information,” 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and the 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability Notre Dame, IN, June 17-20, 2012.
  • Das, A. K., and Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using only Noise-Contaminated Responses,” International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM)/Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis (ISUMA 2011), University of Maryland, pp. 518-525, 2011.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment after Major Hazards,” Cooperative Actions for Disaster Risk Reduction, Edited by Y. Tamura, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 283-284, March 6, 2009 (invited).
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Noise-Contaminated Minimum Dynamic Response Information,” Invited by the President of the National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST) in Taipei, Taiwan and the Ministry of Education of the Taiwan government, October 24, 2008.
  • Haldar, A., Katkhuda, H., and Martinez-Flores, R., “Structural Health Assessment at the Element Level,” International Conference Mesomechanics, Giza, Egypt, January 28 – February 1, 2008 (invited), Paper No. M-46.
  • Haldar, A.,Martinez-Flores, R., and Katkhuda, H., “Health Assessment of Structures under Uncertainty,” Health Monitoring of Structure, Material & Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, October 16-18, pp. 195-201, 2007 (invited).
  • Martinez-Flores, R., Haldar, A., and Katkhuda, H., “Issues in Kalman Filter-based Damage Evaluation at the Element Level without Excitation Information,” World forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (SMSST’07), Chongqing and Nanjing, China, May 22-27, 2007.
  • Bandyopadhayay, D., and Haldar, A., “Seismic Vulnerability of Kolkata – The Structural Aspect of Existing Structures,” International Conference on Civil Engineering in The New Millennium: Opportunities and Challenges (Cenem-2007), Bengal Engineering and Science University, India, Paper No. STR 085, January, 2007.  
  • Bandyopadhayay, D., and Haldar, A., “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment: Condition Updating of Existing Structures using Bayesian Approach,” 2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics & Simulation, IIT-Guwahati, India, December 8-10, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., Martinez-Flores, R., and Vo, P.H., “Salient Features of a Novel Health Assessment Technique,” 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, University of California, San Diego, July 11-13, 2006, Paper No. WWCSCM-018.
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A.,Defect Detection At Local Level Using Sub-Structure Model With Unknown Input Excitation,” 9th ASCE EMD/SEI/GI/AD Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004, (CD-ROM).
  • Martinez, R. F., and Haldar, A., “Defect Identification and Structural Health Assessment Technique – Experimental Verification,” 9th ASCE EMD/SEI/GI/AD Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004, (CD-ROM).
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., “Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Damage Assessment of Beams,” 9th ASCE EMD/SEI/GI/AD Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004, (CD-ROM).
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment and Monitoring Technique,” Fourth International Workshop for Structural Control (4IWSC), Columbia University, New York, N.Y., June 10-11, 2004, pp. 203-208.
  • Chen, G., and Haldar, A., “On-line Nondestructive Inspection for Fatigue Reliability Assessment and Updating for Pressure Vessels,” 9th ASCE EMD/SEI/GI/AD Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004, (CD-ROM).
  • Katkhuda, H., Martinez, R. F., and Haldar, A., “Stiffness Identification Under Uncertain Blast Loading,” Third International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, September 21-24, 2003, pp. 22-27.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., “Fatigue Reliability Updating of Aging Steel Bridges Using Non‑Destructive Inspection,” ASCE Structures Congress, Seattle, Washington, May 29 to June 1, 2003.
  • Ling, X., Haldar, A., and Vo, P.H., “Experimental Verification of A Novel Time-Domain System Identification Technique,” 2000 Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, University of Notre Dame, July 24-26, 2000, Paper No. PMC2000-086, (CD-ROM).
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Use of NDE in Fatigue and Fracture Reliability," 1999 Structures Congress, ASCE, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 18-21, pp. 821-824, 1999.
  • Haldar, A., Ling, X., and Wang, D., "Use of SI of Damage Evaluation at the Element Level," 1998 Structural Engineers World Congress, San Francisco, California, July 18-23, Paper Reference: T216-1, (CD-ROM), 1998.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Reliability-Based Maintenance Strategy Using NDI," 1996 Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Worcester, Massachusetts, August 7-9, 1996, pp. 364-367.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Fatigue Reliability Evaluation, Updating and Maintenance of Steel Bridges Using NDI," NSF Workshop on Reliability in Bridge Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, October 2-4, 1996, pp. 179-184.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Reliability-Based Inspection Strategy for Fatigue Risk Management," Fourteenth International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 1995, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. II - Safety and Reliability, pp. 215-222, June, 1995.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "Offshore Structures Identification at the Element Level," Structures Congress '94, Atlanta, Georgia, April 25-27, 1994.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "Identification of Existing Structures Under Uncertainty," Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, pp. 29-35, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, April 25-28, 1993.
  • Haldar, A., and Reddy, R.K., "A New Iterative Algorithm for Structural Identification," 13th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 1, pp. 290-291, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, June 2-6, 1991.
  • Haldar, A., and Breen, F.L., "Reliability-Based Inspection and Maintenance of a Public Transportation System," Structure Congress 1990, ASCE, pp. 620-621, Baltimore, Maryland, April 30 to May 3, 1990.
  • Breen, F.L., and Haldar, A., "Reliability-Based Inspection and Maintenance Program For MARTA's Structures," 1989 Rapid Transit Conference, American Public Transit Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 3-8, 1989, (Invited Presentation).

 

Technical Reports

  • Al-Hussein, A., and Haldar, A., “A Novel Technique for Structural Health Assessment in the Presence of Nonlinearity,” Report No. CEEM-15-002, August 2015.
  • Sedgeman, A., and Haldar, A., “America’s Current Infrastructure and Health Assessment of Bridges,” 2013.
  • Das, A. K., “Health Assessment of Three Dimensional Large Structural Systems Using Limited Uncertain Dynamic Response Information," Report No. CEEM-12-001, December, 2012.
  • Safdar, A.R., and Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Real Structures Using Frequency and Time Domain System Identification Methods,” April, 2011.
  • Martinez, R. F., and Haldar, A., “Damage Assessment Potential of a Novel System Identification Technique – Experimental Verification,” Report No. CEEM-05-001, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, February 2005. 
  • Katkhuda, H., and Haldar, A., “In-Service Health Assessment of Real Structures at the Element Level with Unknown Input and Limited Global Responses,” Report No. CEEM-04-001, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, December 2004.
  • Vo, P. H., and Haldar, A., "Experimental Study of the Time Domain Damage Identification," Report No. CEEM-03-001, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, December 2003.
  • Ling, X., and Haldar, A., “Linear and Nonlinear Time Domain System Identification at Element Level for Structural Systems with Unknown Excitation,” Report No. CEEM-00-101, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, May 2000.
  • Kazakoff, J.P., and Haldar, A., "Frequency Domain Estimation Techniques Used in Transfer Function Estimation and Experimental Modal Analysis," 1999.
  • Zhao, Z., and Haldar, A., "Primary and Deformation-Induced High and Low Cycle Fatigue Reliability of Infrastructure with Updating Through Non-Destructive Inspection," prepared for the National Science Foundation, Report No. CEEM -95-102, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, February 1995.
  • Bitar, F., and Haldar, A., "Reliability Analysis for Deformation-Induced Fatigue Cracking in Steel Bridges,"1995.
  • Haldar, A., "Research Outlines on Reliability-Based Fatigue Damage Evaluation and Inspection Planning of Steel-Plated Structures," prepared for the Norwegian Research Council, The Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, Norway, December, 1995.
  • Wang, D., and Haldar, A., "System Reliability Estimation of a Pile Group in Navigation Systems," Technical Report prepared for the U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Vicksburg, Mississippi, December, 1994.
  • Haldar, A., and Zhao, Z., "Reliability-Based Fatigue Inspection and Maintenance Analysis of MARTA"s Bridge System," prepared for MARTA, Report No. CEEM-91-102, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, December 1991.
  • Zhao, Z., and Haldar, A., "Reliability Analysis of Crack Growth Under Random Loading Considering Modeling Updating in the MARTA Bridge System," 1991.
  • Haldar, A., "Phase I - Mathematical Aspect of Sampling Strategies," Report prepared for MARTA, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1988.
  • Haldar, A., and Josey, L.A., "A Statistical Inspection Program for MARTA's Aerial Structures," Report prepared for MARTA, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1988.
  • Josey, L.A., and Haldar, A., "The Development of a Statistical Inspection Program of MARTA's Aerial Structures," 1988.

Special Invited Presentations without Technical Paper (international)

  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Polis University, Tirana, Albania, January 17, 2020.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment: Challenges and Novel Theoretical and Experimental Strategies.” Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena – Colombia, South America, October 16, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment and Monitoring – A Global Outlook,” International Conference on Structural and Civil Engineering Research, Paris, France, June 6, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Challenges in Structural Health Assessment,” Structural Engineering Research Center,” Chennai, India, January 10, 2019.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment,” Chonnam National University, Korea, September 18, 2018.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Monitoring: A Brief Review with Emphasis in Uncertainty”, IIT-Guwahati, December 27, 2017.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Structures,” 2017 Annual ASCE/ASHE State Conference, Phoenix, AZ, September 15, 2017.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Assessment of Civil Infrastructures,” Institute Lecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, April 7, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment – Myths, Challenges, and Solution Strategies,” Global Initiative for Academic Network (GIAN), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, March 3, 2016.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment – A Novel Approach,” McGill University, Montreal, Canada, October 19, 2012.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information – A Progress Report,” Dept. of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, August 31, 2012.  
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information,” Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, January 11, 2010.
  • Haldar, A., “Recent Development in Structural Health Monitoring in Civil Engineering Applications,” Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, January 9, 2010.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Monitoring of Structures,” Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Reactor Safety Division, Mumbai, India, May 8, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information – A Novel Approach,” Thapar University, Patiala, India, April 28, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment using Minimum Noise-Contaminated Dynamic Response Information,” Structural Engineering Research Center, Chennai, India, April 17, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “Is The Inverse Problem Technique Appropriate for Structural Health Assessment?” Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, April 9, 2009.
  • Haldar, A. “Structural Health Assessment using Uncertainty-Filled Minimum Dynamic Response Information,” Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, India, March 20, 2009.
  • Haldar, A. “Structural Health Assessment using Noise-Contaminated Minimum Dynamic Responses,” Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, February 17, 2009.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique with Minimum Information under Uncertainty,” South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, P.R. of China, May 21, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique under Uncertainty,” Southeast University, Nanjing, P. R. of China, May 28, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “A Novel Structural Health Assessment Technique,” Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, P. R. of China, May 29, 2007.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment with Minimum Information under Uncertainty – A Novel Approach,” National University of Singapore, Singapore, January 6, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural health assessment with minimum information,” Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, January 4, 2006.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Health Assessment under Uncertainty – A Novel Approach,” Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India, December 22, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Post-Earthquake Structural Health Assessment” Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, December 19, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Post-Disastrous Evaluation of Structures,” Autonoma University of Sinaloa, Mexico, September 23, 2005.
  • Haldar, A., “Structural Damage Assessment,” University of Sonora, Mexico, November 11, 2004.
  • Haldar, A., “Health Monitoring of Existing Structures,” The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, February 25, 2002.
  • Haldar, A., “Nondestructive Inspections and Reliability Updating for Fatigue Damage Evaluation,” The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, February 22, 2002.
  • Haldar, A., “In-service Health Monitoring of Existing Structures,” The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, February 7, 2002.

Financial Supports

National Science Foundation, Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), University of Arizona Foundation, U.S. Army Waterways Experimentation Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Several industries including Raytheon Corporation, American Inst. of Steel Construction, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT), Norwegian Research Council, several governments including China, India, Iraq, Jorden, Mexico (few received fellowship from their Government to work with Dr. Haldar).