January 1, 2011
SHAMSHER PRAKASH FOUNDATION WELFARE SOCIETY has been established in Sirhand-India
From the Press
February 21, 2007
Dr.Shamsher Prakash Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri- Rolla was invited to deliver a keynote lecture on “Pile Foundations under Earthquakes” to the International Symposium GEO – Singapore 2006 in December 2006.
He also delivered a key note lecture on “Recent advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering” IGC-06, Madras, India in December 2006.
Dr.Prakash was admitted as HONORARY FELLOW OF INDIAN GEOTECHNICAL SOCIETY in 2006. He has been cited for outstanding lifelong contributions to Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics including Liquefactions of fine grained soils and seismic behavior and analysis of rigid retaining walls.
He was also selected to receive the IGS Kueckelmann bi-annual prize ( INd. $ 35,000) for significant contribution to geotechnical engineering in INDIA.
He has been admitted to the order of the Golden Shillelagh of MSM-MST Alumni Association, June 2006.
He also delivered a series of seminars on his research at the University of Missouri-Rolla i.e. “Pile Foundation Analysis and Design” and “Peace of mind through Yog-Sadhna” to Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
February 21, 2006
Dr.Shamsher Prakash has been appointed HONORARY EDITOR of International Journal of Case Histories in Geo-mechanics.
He has been designated a Member of the International Commission on Case Histories of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
Dr.Prakash was invited to make a panel presentation at the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, OSAKA, Japan (09/05), on “Design of Footings During Earthquakes”. He was also invited to make a key note presentation on “CONSIDERATION IN DESIGN OF SHALLOW AND DEEP FOUNDATIONS DURING EARTHQUAKES” to the Indian Geotechnical Conference, Ahmedabad (INDIA) (12/05)
Dr.Shamsher Prakash has been designated Chairman, Sixth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Washington DC, August 2008. In the previous five Conferences 1981,1988,1993,1998 (St.Louis, MO) and 2004 (NewYork, NY) participants had joined from 25-35 countries.
He has also delivered a series of seminars during the year on his research at the University of Missouri-Rolla on “DAMAGE TO CIVIL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES DURING EARTHQUAKES” and “HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ENGINEER” at the Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, Punjab. (04/05) AND Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab. (09/05)
Professor Shamsher Prakash was felicitated at the International Conference on Yoga and Natural Therapy, Lucknow (INDIA) on November 30, 2005, for his contribution to “HEALING THROUGH YOGA” and Lectures on YOGA “ PHILOSPHY “ Worldwide.