Dipankar Chandra, Ph.D., P.E, F.ASCE, is senior structural engineer at Stantec Consulting Services Inc., where he has made numerous contributions to the civil engineering profession, especially in the field of bridge engineering. Chandra has performed design of several complex bridge projects in Pennsylvania, West Virginia,
and Kentucky. Author of numerous articles on structural mechanics and bridge engineering, he has developed very efficient and useful software systems used in concrete and steel bridge design and analysis.
One of the developers for the PSLRFD software for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) used for designing and analyzing prestressed concrete bridges, Chandra was instrumental in developing Pennsylvania DOT design charts and tables for prestressed concrete bridge girders.