Keynote and Invited Talks

  • “Improving the impact resistance of reinforced concrete”, ICSBM 2014: 4th International Conference on Structures and Building Materials, 15-16, March, 2014, Guangzhou, P.R. China (Keynote).
  • H. Abbas (2007), “Retrofitting of Seismically Deficient Structures”, National Conference on Geotechnical and Structural Aspects of Earthquake Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, 4-5 August.
  • H. Abbas and N.K. Gupta (2006), “Energy Absorption in Axial Crushing of Thin Tubes and Frusta”, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Advances in Product Development, MNNT, Allahabad, Paper No. 24, February 17-18.
  • “Retrofitting of Seismically Deficient Buildings”, National Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure, Institution of Engineers (India), Aligarh Local Centre, Aligarh, India, April 16-17, 2005.
  • H. Abbas (2005), “Alternate Building Materials”, II National Seminar on Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Oct. 3-4.
  • “Axial crushing analysis of tubes and impact force calculation”, UMIST, Manchester, United Kingdom, March 22, 2004.
  • “Earthquake Resistant Design of Civil Engineering Structures”, National Workshop on Geotechnical and Structural Measures for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in Terai Region”, Department of Civil Engineering, Madan Mohan Malaviya Engineering College, Gorakhpur, India, Oct. 11 – 12, 2004.
  • “Mathematical Modeling for Axisymmetric Crushing of Tubes”, Int Conference on Industrial & Applied Mathematics, India International Center, N. Delhi, Dec.4-6, 2004.
  • “Blast Resistant Design of Structures”, Institution of Engineers (India), Aligarh Chapter, India, May 2003.
  • “Hazards of cyclonic wind and their remedial measures”, Institution of Engineers (India), Aligarh Chapter, India, Dec. 1999.
  • “Impact problems”, Short-term course (639-spl) on “Finite element application to structural dynamics problems”, Continuing Education Department, University of Roorkee, India, July 1991.
  • “Computer graphics in FORTRAN using Starbase”, Short term course on Computer Graphics, Quality improvement program, University of Roorkee, India, June 1988.