Mr. Akshaye Raj comes from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, which is the prime Indian research institution for earthquake engineering.
He holds a Bachelor B.E. in Civil Engineering. During his visit at KIT between September 2013 and March 2014, which is funded by the DAAD, he will work on strong ground motion scenarios for Northern Indian cities as part of his M.Tech. thesis.
Earthquake hazard and risk